SWSN guide to South West & S Wales fencing on twitter

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PLYMOUTH FENCING CLUB

Plymouth Fencing Club coach Andy Hill is a long-time friend of South West Sports News.

I will keep trying to persuade Plymouth Fencing Club to become part of the fencing community on twitter.

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ANDREWS IS BRITISH YOUTH SILVER MEDALLIST

Plymouth fencer Tim Andrews finished runner-up in the boys under 14 epee at the British Youth Championships at Sheffield.

Fellow Plymouth Fencing Club member and Plymouth College student Georgina Barrington, from Holsworthy, finished third in the girls under 18 epee.

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WELLINGTON SWORDS SUCCESS

Wellington Swords’ Chris Hay completed the rare feat of retaining the boys under 18 epee title at the British Youth Championships at The English Institute of Sport in Sheffield.

 

It was a successful competition for the club as Chard’s Jessica Gundry also won a national title, claiming the girls under 14 epee gold medal in her first year competing in the age group.

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MCGEEVER 13TH IN EUROPEAN U23 CHAMPIONSHIPS

Devon-based teenager Jenny McGeever finished 13th in the women's epee event at the European Under 23 Fencing Championships at Gdansk, Poland.

McGeever beat Romanian Roxana Lazar 15-13 in the last 32 stage of the tableu before losing 15-11 to Russian Olga Kochneva, the eventual bronze medallist.

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