Veterans Fencing

European Veterans Team Championships 2018- Scottish Representatives

Scottish Fencing would like to congratulate the Scottish fencers selected to represent Great Britain at the 2018 European Veterans Team Championships in Alkmaar, Netherlands. 

VETERANS 

MF- Mike McKay & Nick Mort

WEGeorgina Usher

MS- Julian Ghosh

WS- Michele Narey

GRAND VETERANS

WF- Sheila Anderson

ME- Hugh Kernohan

2018 Veterans 4 Nations Match - Team Selection

The following fencers have been selected to represent Scotland at this year's Veteran's 4 Nations Match to be held in April at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Men's Foil

  • Mike McKay (Captain)
  • Nick Mort
  • Paul Stanbridge
  • Kevin Milne

 

Men's Epee

  • Hugh Kernohan (Captain)
  • George Liston
  • Erik Moncrieff
  • Andrew Munley

 

Men's Sabre

Big Successes at Veterans Age Groups

Big successes at the Veteran Age Group qualifier this week for Scottish fencers qualifying them for the European team championships in the Netherlands. For those who won gold, there is also a guaranteed place for the World Championships in Livorno Italy in October.

Gold

  • Mike McKay - MF Cat 2
  • David Stephen Rennie - MS Cat 3
  • Georgina Usher - WE Cat 1
  • Nick Mort - MF Cat 1
  • Viv Frith - WS Cat 4

 

Silver

  • Hugh Kernohan - ME Cat 3

 

Bronze

2017 European Veteran Fencing Championships, 25 -28 May

Mike McKay finishes 8th! Great Britain won 2 gold, 4 silver and 10 bronze medals at the 2017 European Veteran Fencing Championships - a very successful event! 

The Championships (individual) are held every 2 years and this year the lovely Italian town of Chiavari near Genoa was the host. This is an open event and there were over 1470 fencers across all 6 weapons in all age groups.

There were 8 fencers from Scotland who entered.

2017 Veterans 4 Nations

England 1, Scotland 2, Ireland 3, Wales 4 - Scotland won gold in Women's Foil.

This year Ireland were the hosts and the event was held in Dalkey, south of Dublin with the Saturday night gala dinner being held in the Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire.

For the first time, the event was being held over one day. The men’s foil, Women’s epee and the men’s sabre were in the morning with the remaining weapons in the afternoon.

Scottish success at the British Veteran's Champs

Congratulations to all the Scots who took part in the British Veterans Championships in Manchester on the 4th and 5th of March.

Scottish medal winners were

Gold 

  • Sheila Anderson (Cat 3 Womens Foil) 
  • Michelle Narey (Cat 2 Women's Sabre)

Silver

  • Chris Hyde (Cat 1 Men's Sabre)
  • Mike McKay (Cat 2 Men's Foil)

Bronze

2017 Veterans 4 Nations Match - Team Selection

The following fencers have been selected to represent Scotland at this year's Veteran's 4 Nations Match in May near Dublin.

 

Women's Foil

  • Sheila Anderson (Captain)
  • Maria Cabrelli
  • Helen Pitt
  • Marie Steele

 

Women's Sabre

  • Viv Frith
  • Michele Narey (Captain)
  • Lorna Smith

 

Women's Epee

  • Karen Grant (Captain)
  • Lorna Smith
  • Maggie Tait

 

Selection for 2017 Veterans 4 Nations Match

This year’s Veterans 4 Nation match will be held in Ireland on Saturday 6th May near Dublin with all events being held on one day.  Due to the increased cost of booking travel and the availability of hotels, the selection date for the Scottish Veterans for this event will be Monday 13th February.  Rankings will be based on those at the end of January plus any adjustment for competitions between then and the 13th, e.g. the MOFT.

2017 Veterans 4 Nations Match

This year's Veterans 4 Nations match will be organised by the Irish Fencing federation.  It will be held in Daley (on the coast near Dublin) with all matches held on Saturday 6th May.

There will be a Gala Dinner in evening at the Royal St George Yacht Club.

A special hotel deal has been arranged with the Haddington in Dun Laoghaire. http://www.thehaddington.ie

 

Scottish Results at CVFC2016

Our Scottish Fencing Veterans team are competing in the Commonwealth Veteran Fencing Championships 2016 being held in Christchurch, New Zealand.
 

Scottish Medals

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