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Hot Rocks is Scottish fencing champion

Hot Rocks is Scottish fencing champion

15/01/2010, by in Sport

Shetland fencing triumphed at Scotland’s most prestigious competition at the weekend with local fencer Christopher Rocks becoming Scottish épée champion and his twin brother Stephen coming fifth in the men’s sabre.The pair had been competing in the country’s most prestigious fencing comp... Read more...

Fencers hit top form in Inverness

Fencers hit top form in Inverness

09/10/2009, by in Sport

Shetland Fencing Club travelled to Inverness at the weekend and pro­duced probably the best results in the several years of competing in this senior Scottish Open com­petition.Nine fencers in all represented the Shetland club over two days of competitions, covering all three fencing weapons ... Read more...

Fencers do well at Doric

Fencers do well at Doric

31/07/2009, by in Sport

Last weekend the Shetland Fencing Club travelled away to the Doric Open at the Beach Leisure Centre in Aberdeen. Eight fencers travelled down on the boat and three more joined from the mainland.This was the fourth Doric Open and in the past Shetland has always done well in the competition.Th... Read more...

Fencers do well in Glasgow open

Fencers do well in Glasgow open

10/04/2009, by in Sport

A group of six fencers from Shetland travelled to Glasgow last weekend to join five other Shetland Fencing Club members to compete in the Glasgow Senior Open competition.This is one of the major Scottish competitions on the calendar, drawing a large entry from all over the UK and beyond.The minimum... Read more...

Fencers compete in championships

Fencers compete in championships

27/03/2009, by in Sport

Shetland Fencing Club held its annual prizegiving on Saturday to round off the club championships which had been held over the last few weeks.The championships are open to under-18s and consists of three separate competitions for the three different weapons of fencing; the foil, épée and sabre... Read more...

Impressive display by fencing team

Impressive display by fencing team

16/01/2009, by in Sport

Shetland Fencing Club had an impressive nine competitors in the biggest senior Scottish fencing event of the calendar at Meadowbank Stadium, Edinburgh.For junior fencers this level of competition is very tough, as they will compete against experienced seniors from the UK and abroad.Living in She... Read more...

Sophie’s success

Sophie’s success

03/10/2008, by in Sport

FENCER Sophie Drosso, 16, got her season off to a flying start on Saturday.She finished second with the silver medal and won the North Section Schools Cup, in the first major (senior) Scottish open com-petition of the year in Inverness.One of the oldest competitions on the calendar, the Highland... Read more...

Fencers impress in Doric Open event

Fencers impress in Doric Open event

11/07/2008, by in Sport

LAST weekend’s Doric Open proved to be a huge success for Shetland fencers, who claimed six medals at the event in Aberdeen’s Beach Leisure Centre.Saturday’s events saw the men’s épée first with some of Scotland’s top fencers entered.The Shetland contingent got off to a good start wi... Read more...