Changes at Newham Swords

From Wednesday February 25th the club will be open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. See Where and When for details of each day.

Tuesday fencing will end on 10th Feb

Please note that there are a number of Fridays when there will be no fencing. This is because other sports need to use Friday evenings to set up for competitions. Please check the Club Calendar page as these are subject to change

All the best, Lin and Pierre

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Three more Golds plus Bronzes for Newham fencers

At the National Leon Paul Junior Series Tournament held at SportsDock in November Newham fencers picked up a number of medals.

LPJS Nov2014 From Left, Pierre Harper (Coach), Emilija Lukaite, Benjamin Urdzal, Sophie Tsang, Jacob Haynes, Rachel Shaw and Linda Strachan (Club Manager)
LPJS Nov2014 From Left, Pierre Harper (Coach), Emilija Lukaite, Benjamin Urdzal, Sophie Tsang, Jacob Haynes, Rachel Shaw and Linda Strachan (Club Manager)[click for larger image]
In the U15 Girls Event, GB U17 International and Lister student, Rachel Shaw, took gold.
In the U13 Girls Age Group, GB U17 International and Cumberland student, Emilija Lukaite, also took gold.
Newham Sword’s third gold of the day came when Jacob Haynes remained undefeated before lifting the U11 Boys Trophy.
Sophie Tsang and Benjamin Urdzal added to the Swords medal haul when they each took bronze in the U9 Girls and U13 Boys Events respectively.
“These young fencers deserve all the success they are getting at the moment. They work hard in training and have a tremendous team spirit”, said Club Manager, Linda Strachan.
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