Newham Swords GB Girls Make a Clean Sweep at FCL U20 BRC!

Well done to Newham Swords fencers, and GB Internationals, Alice Campbell, Teagan Williams Stewart and Georgia Silk  who took gold, silver and bronze respectively at the FCL U20 BRC (held on the 27th February).

This means that the girls have won every single Cadet and Junior BRC so far this season (six in total), making them the most successful Cadet and Junior Women’s Foil Squad in the country!! Well Done Alice, Georgia and Teagan. Pierre and I are really proud of you all!!

Teagan, Alice and Georgia flanked by Linda Strachan and Coach Pierre Harper
Teagan, Alice and Georgia flanked by Linda Strachan and Coach Pierre Harper (click for larger pic)

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Williams-Stewart Makes History for Newham Swords!!

Newham Swords made history on 26th January 2019 when Teagan Williams-Stewart, the current GB Cadet Number 1, gained a silver medal at the Rome U17 International.

This was not only a personal best for Williams-Stewart but also an historical result as no other U20 female foilist in the country has ever achieved this in the history of the sport.

“This is a monumental result for Teagan and the Club and well deserved given Teagan’s hard work over the last twelve months”, said Head Coach, Pierre Harper. 

“This result comes at the end of an excellent cadet and junior season for Williams-Stewart who has not only won every single U17 and U20 British Ranking competition since September, but has also gained selection for every single U17 and U20 World Cup this season” added Club Manager, Linda Strachan.

Following her fantastic results this season, Williams-Stewart has now been selected for the Cadet and Junior World Championships which will take place in Poland next month.

Well Done Teagan!!

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Teagan and Georgia Selected for Cadet and Junior European Championships

Yet more GB selections for Newham Swords Fencing Club!

Well done to Teagan Williams-Stewart who has just been selected for the Junior European Championships! This now means that she will compete in both the Cadet and Junior Europeans alongside Newham Swords team-mate, Georgia Silk!

Well Done Teagan and Georgia! Pierre and I are so so proud of you both!!

Teagan Stewart-Williams and Georgia Silk between coaches Linda Strachan and Pierre Harper
Teagan Stewart-Williams and Georgia Silk between coaches Linda Strachan and Pierre Harper

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Newham Swords Gain 6 Medals at the Newham LPJS

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
 
 

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

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Medals for Newham Teams

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
U16 Team Abubakr Bah, Keir Adeleke, Jamiel Contractor,Teagan Williams-Stewart

U12 TeamDaniel Duras  Khalam Contractor (front) and Mikhel Archer.
U12 TeamDaniel Duras Khalam Contractor (front) and Mikhel Archer.

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Newham fencers selected to represent GB

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.

Newham GB selections 2018
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!!!

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