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School Games – England Squad

This weekend saw the return of the National School Games in Loughborough. It was a fantastic to see athletes competing in the Laser Run event for England, in the under 15 and under 17 age groups,  who train with us in our  weekly sessions alongside our coach who was managing an under 17 England team. [...]
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Sabre meets Epee on Monday Night

At the end of a club night in August, the épée squad joined the veteran sabreurs for half an hour of sabre combat.  Despite the differences between the sports, a series of hard-fought bouts were enjoyed by all.  The épée-ists held their own although they were penalised for their tendency to start half-way across the [...]
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New Website Launched

After several months of careful preparation and planning the new Newcastle Fencing & Sports Trust website has been launched, coincidentally at the same time as lock-down restrictions started to ease.  The result has been wonderful; a steady stream of enquiries for the variety of events being staged in the Fencing Centre.  The first beginners youth [...]
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Surviving the Covid Pandemic

The Newcastle Fencing Centre is poised to reopen as Covid-19 restrictions are eased following the second lock-down.  The fact that the Centre and the Trust that operates it have survived the lock-down is a cause for celebration.  The Newcastle Fencing and Sports Trust gratefully acknowledges the support it has received from bodies such as Sport [...]
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The record of performance of our athletes in 2019-20 is recognised

Individually we have had numerous athletes selected onto National programmes including; Ross Charlton (Pentathlon GB World Class Programme) Sam Tate (Pentathlon GB Talent Squad) Charlotte Payton (Pentathlon GB Development Squad) Toby Aberdeen (British Shooting Talent Academy) Isobel Mactaggart (British Shooting Talent Academy) Eve Aberdeen (British Shooting Development Academy) Henry Tulloch (British Shooting Development Academy) Ruth [...]
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