Veterans Fencing

Scotland Win Celtic Challenge 2014

This year's Celtic Challenge held in South Queensferry was won by the Scottish Veterans' Team.  

The Dragon Trophy for the overall event was awarded to Karen Grant, the Scottish Women's Epee captain and organiser of the event.The Dragon Trophy

Individual Weapon Results

Men's Epee

Veterans' 4 Nations 2014 Results

Scotland took 2nd place in the Veterans' 4 Nations Event held in Edinburgh on the weekend of 26th/27th April.  

The Scotland's Men's Foil team won Gold in their match.

Here are the points standings at the end of the event:

Veterans Weapon Captains 2014

Weapon Captains are appointed for the Scotland Veterans events, and they apply the selection criteria to pick the members of the team (which can be up to 5, on the basis that the Captain may be fencing). Scotland hosts three major events this year. The following are the appointments for the first event in 2014 (the Veterans Home International):

Men's Foil: Mike McEwan
Men's Epee: Brian McMiken
Men's Sabre: Paul Donaldson

Ladies Foil: Sheila Anderson
Ladies Epee: Karen Grant
Ladies Sabre: Michele Narey

CVFC2014 - Planned Running Order

The planned order of events is summarised below - please note the scheduling of each day's activity is underway so the order within each day may need some adjustment:


For the events hosted in Scotland next year we have tentative dates and general locations which are:

Vets Home International 2013 - Results

Full results now available in the attached PDF - well done all!

Some great results for Scotland on the first day of the 4 Nations Veterans Home International. Especially from our Women's Sabre Team who won all their matches.

More videos: CVFC 2012 - epee and sabre

Some more video footage - 


Video: CVFC 2012 Men's Sabre Final - Scotland v England

If you only watch one video from CVFC 2012, this is the one to watch:

It's quite close early on, and as the Scotland lead stretches further ahead, it's inspiring to see that the standard never drops, with some cracking moves from all the fencers.

Updated: CVFC 2012 Men's Epee - Scotland v Canada

Updates to include all fights in our Men's Epee match against Canada:

CVFC 2012 Men's Foil - Scotland v Singapore

Video of this match is at

I was a bit slow and economical in movements due to injury, but Mark and Paul were a bit more dynamic!

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