Fencing

Newcastle University Fencing club is one of the top performing sports at Newcastle University.

The club has pathways for beginner fencers through to international fencers with numerous fencers having competed at European and World Championships at cadet, junior and senior levels. The club has six teams fencing over 55 matches each academic year.

Both women and mens first teams are represented in the Premier North leagues. For 2015/16 the Women's 1st team finished 1st overall nationally with Fencing across both the men and the women resulting 4th nationally.

The club has won numerous medals at the BUCS individual fencing championships. Fencers from Newcastle University have topped the British Junior Rankings and had we have fencers represent Great Britain at junior level at epee, foil and sabre as well as a number of international fencers who have represented their home countries at all levels. The club has been named ‘club of the year’, ‘team of the year’ and had ‘coach of the year’ accolades from the Athletics Union.

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