The Point

Although we no longer publish Scottish Fencing's magazine, The Point, in paper form, it will live on here where we will collect together various magazine-type articles.

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  • Thank you to everyone who contributed to the consultation process For Challenge Wratislavia 2019. It was fantastic to hear from so many within our fencing community and for me it feels like the final process is a real community effort.

    As we look to build our strategy for the future it has been made clear that the trip to Challenge Wratislavia is a valued part of a youth fencers development in Scotland. As a result of the consultation process what follows in the final version is...

    25 May 2018
  • Competing at Challenge Wratislavia has been a highlight for many of our younger fencers. It is an inspirational tournament. It is challenging but not beyond many of our younger fencers which makes it an ideal first step to competing outside of the UK.

    Friendships made on this trip are a legacy that bonds future Scottish Fencing teams and it is great to see how young people develop during the trip.

    It is a fantastic event but over the years it has grown beyond the capacity for...

    16 May 2018

    Attached below is the May update of the a running total of the BF ranking points scored by Scottish fencers since the selection period for the Commonwealth Fencing Federation Championships (CFFC) began on 1 July 2017.

    Hugh Kernohan

    16 May 2018
  • Full results from the European Veteran Team Fencing Championships are here

    Some highlights from the Championships were:

    Viv Frith                Team Gold in the grand veteran women’s  sabre

    Sheila Anderson   Team Silver In the grand veteran ladies foil

    Stephen Rennie...

    14 May 2018
  • The British Youth Championships took place at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield last weekend. The competition seen over 1000 competitors compete over 24 different age groups and categories.

    The full list of results can be found here.

    Boys Foil Highlights

    Under 12’s

    In a field...

    8 May 2018
  • The overall result for the 2018 Veterans 4 Nations match was as follows

    1. England - 21 points
    2. Scotland - 18 points
    3. Ireland - 12 points
    4. Wales - 9 points

    Meaning that England retains the Justin Smith Trophy.

    The complete results calculation 


    30 Apr 2018