Dear Fencers and Fencing families.
The Australian 2017 Cadet and U15 Fencing Championships are on this weekend here in Perth.
This exciting event is being held at Cockburn Basketball stadium from Wednesday the 7th to Sunday the 9th of July.
Please come down and support our youngest fencers as they fence off against the best Australia has to offer!
WA’s fencers continued to impress at national level in the recent Australian Junior Championships in Brisbane, with four top eight finishes, two team silvers and an individual bronze.
Nikita Mawhirt brings home a bronze for Women’s Epee after a strong performance in the pools and DEs.
The Women’s Epee team (Emma Johnson, Isabel Longbottom, Alanah Maclaurin and Nikita Mawhirt) earned silver with a hard-fought 40-45 against NSW A, while the Women’s Sabre team (Emma Johnson, Nikita Mawhirt and Freya North-Hickey) also took silver in their final against NSW A.
Emma Johnson showed her versatility with a 6th in Women’s Sabre, …