Fencing Club: NIJFS Round 5

The final round of this year’s Northern Ireland Junior Foil Series was held at St Columbanus’ College on Saturday 12th April.

In the Under 12 event:

  • Noah Brown finished in 6th place; 
  • Rowan Luney finished in 5th place;
  • Matthew McKay finished in 2nd place, winning a silver medal.

In the Under 14 event the final results were as follows:

  • Michael Thompson 9th;
  • Ben Young 8th;
  • David Stewart 6th;
  • and Aneurin Duffin-Murray finished in 1st place, winning the gold medal.

In the Under 16 event Daragh Patterson finished in joint 3rd place, winning a bronze medal and Theo Millar finished in 1st place winning the gold medal.

The Northern Ireland Junior Foil Series consists of 5 rounds over a number of months and the overall top 3 winners of the series were also announced.  In the Under 12 age category Matthew McKay finished in 1st place and so is the Under 12 NI Junior Foil Series Champion.  In the Under 14 age category Aneurin Duffin- Murray also finished in 1st place and so is the Under 14 NI Junior Foil Series Champion.  Finally, in the Under 16 age category Daragh Patterson finished in 3rd place and Theo Millar finished in 1st place, meaning that he is the Under 16 NI Junior Foil Series Champion.

This is a tremendous achievement for Matthew, Aneurin and Theo! Well done to all boys involved on a very successful fencing season!

Aneurin Duffin-Murray competing in the final round of the competition

Aneurin Duffin-Murray competing in the final round of the competition

Aneurin Duffin-Murray far right is the Under 14 NIJFS Champion

Aneurin Duffin-Murray far right is the Under 14 NIJFS Champion

Daragh Patterson and Theo Millar came 3rd and 1st respectively in the NIJFS 2013 - 2014

Daragh Patterson and Theo Millar came 3rd and 1st respectively in the NIJFS 2013 - 2014

Matthew McKay far right is the Under 12 NIJFS champion

Matthew McKay (far right) is the Under 12 NIJFS champion

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