2015 Interschools Fencing Competition
An interschools fencing competition was held in RBAI in Belfast on Wednesday 17June. Sullivan Upper Fencing Club entered 2 teams, RBAI 2 teams, Campbell 1 team, Methody 1 team, Strathearn 1 team and Hunterhouse 1 team.
The SU A Team consisted of senior fencers Emily Maginn, Ella Reid, Rachel Smyth and Adam Cunningham, while junior fencers Erin Maginn, Phoebe McPherson, Izzy McMahon and Anna Vaughan made up the SU B Team. Ms Carey and Mr White were coaches in attendance, while injured SU fencer Iona O’Neill attended in a support role.
The SU A Team defeated RBAI B by a significant margin to go into the last 4 but then lost to favourites Strathearn. The B Team, despite a strong fight-back that included Phoebe winning 20 consecutive points, were narrowly beaten by Campbell in the first round to finish joint 7th. The A Team then comfortably beat Campbell in a fence-off to take 3rd place. Methody were overall winners.
Sullivan Upper Fencing Club A and B teams plus coaches and support.
David White SUFC Coach
18 June 2015