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December club competition change

Thu 13 November 2014

The December club competition will be delayed by a week until the 10th due to the match against Southampton Epee Club.


Junior Christmas Party

Fri 7 November 2014

Junior festive bash is 3.30pm on Saturday 13th December at Reading Climbing Centre. Cost is ?22.50 each, which includes 90 minutes of climbing, equipment, instruction and pizza buffet tea. Please email the club, if you would like to come along.


Commonwealth Fencing Championships

Fri 7 November 2014

Good luck to Chris Greensides and Beccy Mayle who are fencing at the Commonwealth Fencing Championships in Largs this week. You can follow their progress here http://www.cfc2014.org/.


Club Competition Results

Fri 7 November 2014

The November club competition results are in with Chris Greensides winning prize in the Senior competition and Owen Foulkes the junior competition. The full results can be found here.


Inter club matches

Thu 30 October 2014

RFC fencers have an away match against Egham FC on 7th November. Home matches are planned with Reading University and Southampton over the coming weeks.


Oxford Match

Thu 30 October 2014

We are in the Reading post. Reading Fencing Club hosted a match with Oxford Fencing Club (OFC) on Wednesday 29 October, which ended in an overall draw of 2-all. Two adult teams were fielded by each club. RFC ?A?, made up of David Hillier, Liz Sandford and Phil Barbasiewicz narrowly lost to OFC ?A? by a score of 45-43, whilst the RFC ?B? team ? Chris Greensides, Verity Hillier and Jeff Rosenbaum ? beat OFC ?B? 45-29. RFC?A? then beat OFC ?B? in a ?golden hit? decider, 42-41. RFC ?B? narrowly lost to OFC ?A? 37-36. An U18 pool unique was also run, with a RFC fencer ? Noam Rosenbaum ? winning all his fights, with Messina Karle of OFC coming second. A return match will be arranged for the New Year.


Christmas meal

Fri 24 October 2014

The RFC 2014 Christmas Dinner will be held at 7:00pm on Monday 15th December at Loch Fyne (http://www.lochfyneseafoodandgrill.co.uk/locations/reading) in Reading. All members are welcome to come and join in the fun! If you would like to come, then you will need to confirm your attendance by Wednesday the 3rd of December by emailing your menu choices to Verity and paying a ?5 cash deposit to Verity or a bank transfer to RFC. The menu can be found here. Please note there will be no fencing on this date as we will all be at Loch Fyne!. We will also be arranging a separate event for the younger members of the club.


Good luck Sylvia

Sun 19 October 2014

Good luck to Sylvia Brown who is fencing at the veterans world championships in Debrecen, Hungary this week.


Upcoming friendly matches

Thu 2 October 2014

We have arranged a match against Oxford Fencing Club on the 29th October 2014 (half term) starting at 7:30 sharp. They are bringing two teams to us if you are interested then please talk to Phil or email the club. He also have a match against Reading Uni on the 24th of November. They will be fielding two mens teams and a ladies team, again if you would like to fence talk to Phil or email the club.


Club Competition Results

Thu 2 October 2014

The October club competition results are in with Sam Gibbs winning the prize in the Senior competition and James Radford the junior competition. The full results can be found here.