SU fencers competing at NIJFS Round 1 (minus Charlie Beimers)
Round 1 of the 2018/19 NI Junior Foil Series was held last Sunday 4th November at Hunterhouse College in South Belfast. This was the first competition of the new fencing season and the first round of a series of 6 to be held across the school year, each round held in a different school or club.
Nine Sullivan fencers entered the event across 4 of the 7 age group categories: U14 Girls, U14 Boys, U16 Girls and U16 Boys.
Year 8 beginner, Charlie Beimers, was our only entrant in the U14 Girls, finishing a creditable 5th in her first ever competition.
In the U14 Boys, 3 SU fencers made the quarter finals, with Cameron Kitchen 6th, Finn Neely 7th and Arnav Arava 8th.
The U16 Girls category was dominated by Sullivan fencers, with Victoria Morris winning gold, Ruzi Statham silver and joint third place bronze medals going to Rachel McKillen and Izzy Evans.
Cormac Kitchen was the only SU representative in the U16 Boys, finishing third to take bronze.
Round 2 takes place on Sun 9th December in RBAI in Belfast.
Victoria, Ruzi, Rachel & Izzy take U16F gold, silver & bronze
Cormac takes U16M bronze
Ruzi goes ‘En Garde’