Fencing: NIJFS Round 2 2014

The 2nd round of this year’s Northern Ireland Junior Foil Series was hosted by RBAI on Sunday 7th December. There was a great atmosphere in the Sports Hall and everyone was very impressed by the tasty treats and Christmas crafts on sale that were handmade by the Mums of the RBAI fencers.

In the Under 12 event:

Jonathan marks finished in 11th place whilst Joshua Watters and Dylan Gardiner finished in 7th and 8th place respectively.

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

  • Nick Thomas 15th;
  • Patrick McColl 14th;
  • Ross Chambers 13th;
  • Rowan Luney 10th;
  • Nkosinathi Khumalo 9th;
  • Noah Brown 7th;
  • And Matthew McKay finished in joint 3rd place, winning a bronze medal.

In the Under 16 event the final results were as follows:

  • Michael Thompson 8th;
  • David Stewart 7th;
  • Ben Sloan 6th;
  • Aneurin Duffin-Murray 5th
  • and Paul Verdon finished in 1st place winning the gold medal.

Well done to all boys involved. Thanks to everyone who made the day such a success; in particular to Mrs McKay, Ms Graham, Mrs Brown and Mrs Verdon whose help was invaluable.

Dads working hard!

Dads working hard!

Fencing Coach Katie and Mrs McKay at the tea and coffee stall

Fencing Coach Katie and Mrs McKay at the tea and coffee stall

Matthew McKay far right - bronze medal winner

Matthew McKay (far right) - bronze medal winner

Nick Thomas and Patrick McColl taking a break

Nick Thomas and Patrick McColl taking a break

Noah Brown and  Rowan Luney in the direct elimination stage

Noah Brown and  Rowan Luney in the direct elimination stage

Paul Verdon far left - gold medal winner

Paul Verdon (far left) - gold medal winner

RBAI Christmas trees made by Mrs McKay

RBAI Christmas trees made by Mrs McKay

The competition in full swing

The competition in full swing

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