- British Fencing Club of the Year 2018
Newham 2019 Junior Challenge Series (foil only)
- Newham Junior Series Event 3 11th May 2019
- Newham Junior Series Event 4 22nd/23rd June 2019
Training Camps 2019
- Summer Camp – Monday 29th July – Thursday 1st August
- October Half Term– Monday 21st, Tuesday 22nd and Thursday 24th October
Newham Swords managed to make the final shortlist for 4 BF Awards but won the BF Best Club Award! Photo shows Pierre and Linda proudly holding their Award.
Linda and Pierre – Club of the year 2018 – Newham Swords!
Well done to Newham Swords fencer, Khalam Contractor
, who took double gold in the U11B and U13B,
to Mohammed Belbouab
and Jagroop Singh
who took gold and bronze respectively in the U9B
and to Sophie Tsang and Lauren Ryder-Garcia who each took bronze in the U13G
Fencers from Left, Khalam Contractor, Jagroop Singh and Mohammed Belbouab
Fencers Sophie Tsang (left) and Lauren Ryder-Garcia
Newham Swords LPJS fencers
Congratulations also to all our other fencers who took part, many of whom achieved personal bests – particularly six year old Safiyah Salami
who was the youngest competitor in the tournament
Well done to Newham Swords fencer, and the current Cadet GB Number 1, Teagan Williams-Stewart, who (at just 15 years of age) got GB’s top result by coming 43rd out of 133 fencers at the Eden Junior World Cup. Well done also to Head Coach, Pierre Harper, who supported Teagan throughout the competition.
Teagan finished a great weekend for Newham Swords when reaching the L32 stage (achieved by only four Brits) of the London Senior Cup which took place the following day.
Well done to GB Number 1 and 2, Teagan Williams-Stewart and Georgia Silk, who took gold and bronze respectively at the Nottingham BRC Tournament!! Well Done Girls! Terrific performances!!
Well Done to Newham Sword’s U12 and U16 Teams who took gold and silver respectively today at the Eastern Region Youth Team Championships! Well Done to Teagan Williams-Stewart, Abubakr Bah, Keir Adeleke, Jamiel Contractor, Khalam Contractor, Daniel Duras and Mikhel Archer. Well done also to coach Pierre Harper!!
U16 Team Abubakr Bah, Keir Adeleke, Jamiel Contractor,Teagan Williams-Stewart
U12 TeamDaniel Duras Khalam Contractor (front) and Mikhel Archer.
Well done to our Newham Swords Cadet and Junior Internationals who have achieved some fantastic results over the last two months, earning them GB selections for various cadet and junior internationals over the next three months!
Well Done to Teagan Williams-Stewart and Georgia Silk who are now ranked 1 and 2 respectfully in the GB U17 Rankings, and who have just been selected for the U20 Eden Cup, the Budapest U17 International and the Cabries U17 International.
Congratulations also to Ellie Knox who is currently ranked number 8 in the GB U17 Rankings, earning her a GB selection for the Budapest and Cabries U17 Internationals.
Well done also to Rachel Shaw and Alice Campbell for their selections to represent GB at next month’s Eden U20 World Cup.
Fencers from left, Williams-Stewart, Shaw, Campbell, Silk and Knox. Newham GB selections 2018 [Click for larger image]
Well done girls! Pierre and I are so proud of you all!!!
GB U17 International, Georgia Silk, got GB’s top result at the Manchester Cadet International. Georgia fenced superbly all day (losing just one fight in the first round) before losing to the eventual silver medallist.
This result now catapults Georgia into the top 5 of the GB U17 Rankings. Well done Georgia!!
Georgia Silk at Manchester Cadet International [Click for larger image]
GB U17 International, Teagan Williams-Stewart, has just been selected to fence for GB at the Algiers Senior World Cup which will take place in November.
Teagan Williams-Stewart GB Selection
This is an incredible achievement for a fencer who is still only 15 years of age.