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Fencing Competition Interschools 2015

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.

Fencing Interschools

Sullivan Upper Fencing Club A and B teams plus coaches and support.

David White SUFC Coach

18 June 2015

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