Youth Fencing

School Games 2016; Info & Optional information for Selectors

The Sainsbury's School Games 2016 will take place on 1-4 Sep in Loughborough.   More information here.  This is a Scottish Team representative event by invitation only and involves fencers from each of the home countries (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales).   Each country will take a team of four fencers in each weapon and the same four fencers will take part in both the individual and the team events.

Edinburgh Plastic Fencing Results : Sunday 21st February 2016

Primary 3

1. Evan Drummond-Murray (b)

2. Finn Davidson (b)

3. Cameron Syme (b)

3. Anna Magee (g)

5. Joseph McBride (b)

6. Tristan Wake (b)

7. Savva Nazarov (b)

8. Fahad Arieff (b)

9. Isobel Archibald (g)

10. Alistair Davies (b)

11. Alfie Corrall (b)

Primary 4

1. Alex Read (b)

2. Evan Leivesley (b)

3. Sam Ritchie-Haplin (b)

3. Andrew Corner (b)

5. Oscar Griffen (b)

6. Fergus Reid (b)

7. Rebecca Cowan (g)

Ready Steady Fence - Plastic Fencing Festival

Loads of FUN, Fencing and Games as part of the

Ready Steady Fence Plastic Fencing Festival!



Sports Centre, Hutchesons Grammar School, 21 Beaton Road, Glasgow, G41 4NW


Session 1 – 3.15pm – 4.15pm - Please arrive by 3pm to check-in 

Session 2 – 4.15pm – 5.15pm – Please arrive by 4pm to check-in

What to wear:

Free Memberships for Plastic Fencers

If your child has taken part in Plastic Fencing Classes within schools in the WEST OF SCOTLAND with Coach David Rollo, then 

Scottish Fencing are delighted to offer them FREE social membership, worth £10.

2016 SFA Summer Camp

Dates for the Scottish Fencing Academy summer camp are 4 - 8 July. The venue is Strathallan School (see pictures above).

Applications for the Summer Camp should be received three weeks before the event so sign up to guarantee your place! Coach Serena isn't able to come now but in her place we welcome Beatrice Argenti, winner of the Mediterranean U20 Championships and runner-up in the Italian U20 Championships. She is planning to accompany three younger Italian foilists for some international sparring.

Scots excel at the British Cadet & Junior Championships

It was great to see a contingent of younger Scots in action at the Cadet and Junior British Championships this weekend. Congratulations go to the following for their fantastic results:

Katie Smith                    Silver                Junior Women’s Foil

GB Men's Foil team qualify for Rio 2016

#RoadtoRio, Britain’s men’s foil team qualified for the Olympics this weekend. Richard Kruse, the only Scot and his fellow team mates are now looking forward to fencing men’s foil in Rio. You can read the full report with comments from Richard here.

SFA Training Day

Ready Steady Fence - Edinburgh Plastic Fencing Competition

The Ready Steady Fence series of competitions are for primary school age children who have been coached in clubs or school classes.


Every entrant will receive a Chocolate Medal.

Poule fights up to 3 with Direct Elimination (DE) fights to 5.

Distinct age groups for P3, P4, P5, P6 and P7.

Separate girls and boys competitions.


Sunday 21st February

St Thomas Aquins School, Edinburgh.



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