Category Archives: History

Items recording historical events in the life of the club

Teagan Gets Top GB Result at Eden Junior World Cup (Nov 2018)

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.
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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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Another Super Saturday of Results

Newham Take Eight Medals in a Weekend!

Teagan Williams-Stewart and Georgia Silk (still only cadets) took gold and bronze respectively at the Newcastle U20 Fencing Tournament, whilst Rachel Shaw and Alice Campbell came 7th and 9th respectively. The ages of these talented fencers range from 15 to 18!

Congratulations also to Khalam Contractor who took gold in the U11 Boys Category at the Camden LPJS and who later added the bronze in the U13 Boys! This a fantastic result for someone fencing in the next age group up! Well Done Khalam!

And it didn’t end there! On the same day Lauren Ryder-Garcia and Sophie Tsang took Silver and Bronze in the U13 Girls at the Camden LPJS, and Mohammed Belbouab and Jagroop each took a Bronze in the U9 Boys at the Camden LPJS, taking our medal haul to eight! Well done Teagan, Georgia, Khalam, Lauren, Sophie, Mohammed and Jagroop!!

Pierre and I are so proud of you all!

 

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Georgia gets the Top GB result at the Manchester Cadet International!

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

Georgia Silk at Manchester Cadet International [Click for larger image]

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Silver and Bronze at the National Cadet & Junior Championships!

Well done to GB Cadet International, Teagan Williams-Stewart, who took silver at the National Cadet Championships after losing on the last hit 14-15.

Well done also to club-mate and Junior GB International, Alice Campbell, who took bronze at the National Junior Championships.

Congratulations also to GB Cadet International, Ellie Knox, who took 5th place at the Junior Championships. Well done girls!!!

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