Reading Fencing clubs is always active with competitions against ourseleves and other clubs in the region.
Congratulations to RFC's Dave Hillier and Zoe Sheehan, Southern Region epee champions! Verity Hillier and Phil Barbasiewicz won Silver and Sam Gibbs won Bronze. Oh and Sam won the sabre as well.
We recently had a call from Channel 4's programme, Come Dine With Me, who are casting for their next show. They are looking for men or women who may be interested in taking part in the new series; shoot dates for the show are February 29th - March 4th. To apply send your name, address, age and contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org. Otherwise if you have any questions, please feel free to contact David Balcombe on 02071573620. Also, feel free to tell your family and friends in case they are interested too.
Well done to our teams who competed in the national champ's. The ladies team (Verity Hillier, Becky Mayle, Jax Bowers) came 4th, with our men's team (Dave Hillier, Calum Maynard, Philippe and Alain Barbasiewicz) winning bronze.
Well done Nick Dobie who came second at the 3rd Leon Paul mens epee competition on Saturday.
Well done to our fencers who took part in the BB&O County Championships earlier - Hannah Hornby (U14), James Radford (U14), Matthew Boyer (U16), Charlotte Williams (U16) and Alain Barbasiewicz (Men's). Hannah, James, Charlotte and Alain all won gold medals!