The competition took the form of a Poule unique which was held over two consecutive club nights. There was a strong entry of some very accomplished and experienced epeeists, which resulted in a high standard of competitive fencing. (Where two
Mens 1st = Stephen Domek, Affondo. 2nd = Frank He, UEA. 3rd = Nick Burton, NFC. 4th = Fergus Rees, Ipswich. 5th = Michael Naulls, NFC. 6th = Darren Paner, NFC. 7th = Ted Hudson, NFC. 8th = Rob Johnson, GYWFC. 9th =
1st = Kris Sales, UEA, 2nd = Xavier Gerin. Ipswich, 3rd = Pete Eames. Leon Paul, 4th = Martin Walters UEA, 5th = Fergus Gilda. Ipswich, 6th = Ben Bone. UEA, 7th = Ted Hudson. Norfolk, 8th = Nathan Gull. UEA, 9th = Robert Johnson. GYWF, 10th
There was an encouraging turnout of 12 fencers for the Easter Bunny Epee Competition. Once again, we decided to hold a Poule Unique format in order to give everyone a full evening’s fencing of 11 fights each. Our thanks to
Many congratulations to Julie Henson who came joint 3rd in the recent British Epee Championships. This event was the final qualifier for selection to represent England in the forthcoming Commonwealth Games, such selections should be announced in the near future.
At the time of writing, there are 12 epeeists who attend the club night on a regular basis, with a further 8 making occasional, but very welcome appearances due to their work commitments. Dariusz Bobushia, John Hemnant and Harry Southan
Julie Henson in full flight against Edourd Datnov a Russian epeeist who came 4th in The Youth Olympics of 2012.
There were 30 entrants for the Epee section of this tournament. For various reasons, only 4 members of the Norfolk fencing Club were able to take part. 4th = Martin Walters, 7th = Kris Sales, 28th = Connie Adams, 30th
1st = Kris Sales, 2nd = Martin Walters, 3rd = Rupert Derham, 4th = Julie Henson, 5th = Ted Hudson, 6th = Nick Burton, 7th = Bernard Harbourn, 8th = John Pearce, 9th = Mick Meyer, 10th = Frank He, 11th = Dariusz Bobushia, 12th = Rob Page, 13th = John Parke, 14th
Julie Henson (centre) pictured on the winner’s rostrum at the Cambridge Winter Tournament 2018. Julie currently ranked 4th in Great Britain’s Womens’ Epee, fought tenaciously and with attacking flair throughout all rounds of the tournament, and thoroughly deserved her gold