The final round of this year’s Northern Ireland Junior Foil Series was held at Hunterhouse College on Sunday 26th April.
In the Under 12 event:
- Dylan Gardiner finished in 6th place.
In the Under 14 event the final results were as follows:
- Noah Brown 8th
- Matthew McKay 7th
- Nkosinathi Khumalo 6th
- and Rowan Luney finished in 5th place.
In the Under 16 event
David Stewart and Michael Thompson finished in 6th and 5th place respectively. It was an all-Inst final with Aneurin Duffin-Murray fencing against Paul Verdon. In the end Paul took the gold medal and Aneurin finished in 2nd place, taking the silver.
The Northern Ireland Junior Foil Series consists of 6 rounds over a number of months and the overall top 3 winners of the series were also announced. In the Under 16 age category Paul Verdon finished in 1st place, meaning that he is the Under 16 NI Junior Foil Series Champion. This is a tremendous achievement for Paul and very well deserved!
Well done to all boys involved in a very successful fencing season!
NIJFS Under 16 Champion Paul Verdon
The final of the Under 16 event Paul Verdon vs Aneurin Duffin-Murray
Under 16 event medal winners Paul Verdon (far left) and Aneurin Duffin-Murray (2nd from left)