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Reading Fencing clubs is always active with competitions against ourseleves and other clubs in the region.

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Reminder - No fencing on Monday 20th November

Thu 12 October 2017

The sports hall is unavailable for hire on Monday 20th November, so there will be no fencing.


BB&O County Championships

Thu 12 October 2017

The BB&O County Championships for age groups (U12/U14/U16/U18) and seniors at epee and sabre take place on Sunday 5th November at Langley Grammar School in Langley. Closing date for entries is 1st November, with entries needing to be made via the BF online portal.


Well done Gabi

Sun 8 October 2017

Well done Gabi Smyth who won the Bedford open today!


THIS SUNDAY - Junior Team Competition & Referees

Wed 4 October 2017

We have sent a few email notices but in case you're not already aware there is a junior team competition taking place this Sunday, 8 October, in Swindon. Full details can be found here. There are teams for Under 14 and Under 18 épée. If you're interested in attending please email us ASAP. Also, Southern are looking for referees for the event. They will pay per diem / a bottle of wine so if you are able to referee please contact them via the link above.


Reminder of club closure dates

Mon 2 October 2017

A reminder for those of you who have not noticed a couple of dates in the calendar when the club will be closed as the sports hall is unavailable. The dates are Monday 9th October and Monday 20th November.


September Club Competition

Fri 29 September 2017

Well done Alain Barbasiewicz who wins the prize in this months club competition. Full results can be found here.


Club Match (away) with Sandhurst for intermediate fencers

Mon 18 September 2017

A club match will be held at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) on Wednesday 29th November. The relay team format will be used. This match is only open to intermediate fencers, i.e. less than 2 years experience. Fencing will start at 7.45pm. If you are interested, please let us know by emailing the club or speaking to Phil by no later than Tuesday 22nd November. IMPORTANT NOTE - the match will of course be held on a military base. For security purposes, you will need to bring photo ID with you, plus (if you are driving there) give me a note of your car registration number. I will need to give a full names and car registration details for those coming to RMAS no later than a week in advance of the match, so if you do not do this in time you cannot fence.


Southern Region Age Group Team Competition

Mon 18 September 2017

There will be U14 and U18 team epee events held on Sunday 8th October in Swindon. As always, RFC will cover the cost of entry fees, but if you are interested then you need to let the club know ASAP and pay a £10 deposit. The deposit will be refunded provided you turn up and fence. The closing date for expressing your interest AND paying the deposit is Wednesday 27th September. The latest check-in times will be confirmed nearer to the competition by the organisers. The venue is Play Football Arena, Unit 29, Bramble Road, Kembrey Park, Swindon, SN2 8HB.


Club competition July and end of year results

Fri 28 July 2017

Well done Gregor MacLeod, Gabi Smythe and Alain Barbasiewicz who won the Junior, Ladies, and Men's trophies respectively in this years club competition.

Gregor also won the prize in the club competition this month Full results can be found here.


Lost Property

Tue 25 July 2017

A small Leon Paul mask was left at the club last Wednesday. If it's yours, please let us know by either emailing RFC or speaking to a committee member.