Double Gold at first FCL Open

Posted on September 6, 2017

Congratulations to Salle Paul coach, Justyna Osmanska (competing for Poland), and to long-time Salle Paul member, James Brosnan (currently competing for Academy), who both won Golds at the first ever FCL Open on 2nd September 2017.

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New training wheelchair for Shalini

Posted on August 14, 2017

Big thanks to Viv Mills at the Sabre Trust, and to all of our Salle Paul fencers and parents who helped take part in our fundraising events at this year's Summer Party, as we have been able to buy a training wheelchair for Shalini. Shalini is a left-handed fencer so needed a training chair to help her development. The new kit also means she can spar against other members now that we have two chairs at the club. Thanks to our coach, Keni, for ...

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Medal tally from LPJS International

Posted on August 14, 2017

Great results from our young Salle Paul fencers at the LPJS International held at our home venue over the weekend of 5th/6th August 2017. Competing in their first ever events were young Yusuf Hussein, who was 12th in the U9 Boys, and his sister Sumayyah Hussein, who was 6th in the U11 Girls. Congratulations to both of them - they passed their British Fencing Grade 1 Achievement Awards in June this year after starting to fence only 8 months ...

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London Region Novice & Intermediate Silver and Bronze

Posted on July 9, 2017

Congratulations to Michael Bex for his Bronze (Intermediate) and to Patrick Livingstone (pictured) for his Silver (Novice) yesterday (Sunday 9th July 2017) at the London Region Championships at St Benedicts School in Ealing. In a nail-biting final, Patrick just lost out on the Gold medal 14-15. His Silver also completes Patrick's two Novice seasons as it is exactly two years since he started fencing by doing an adult beginner fencing course ...

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New British Cadet Champion – Alessandro

Posted on July 2, 2017

Congratulations to Alessandro Gill, the new British Cadet Champion! Great fencing over the weekend of 1st/2nd July 2017 from all our fencers and very good to see Ale come away from Nottingham with the Champion's Trophy. Brij Gautam, who was the Cadet Champion last year, was 9th and young Oliver Strange also performed brilliantly coming into the last 16 with his overall 14th position. Alex Culkin, competing in his first Cadet season, was ...

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Bronze for Blerta at Malta Open

Posted on June 22, 2017

For the second year running, Salle Paul joined the Malta International Open and young Blerta Berisha won Bronze in the Ladies Foil on Saturday 17th June 2017. Blerta, who started fencing just over a year ago, kept her cool against many more experienced fencers in the 35 degree heat to win her Bronze. Joining Blerta were Patrick Livingstone (left) who made the last 8 in the Men's Foil, with Nick Woollard who made the last 16. The Malta Open ...

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Three Bronzes at England Youth Championships

Posted on June 22, 2017

Great results for Salle Paul fencers at the England Youth Championships (EYC) in Hertfordshire on Saturday 17th June 2017: Bronze for Nathalie Culkin in the U11 Girls; and joint Bronze medals for Alex Culkin and Shalang Kolas in the U13 Boys. All our fencers performed well but particularly exciting was Alex Culkin's match to get into the last 4 - he was 1-5 down against his opponent at the first break in the DE but bought it back in the ...

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Double Bronze at Luton Open

Posted on May 29, 2017

Salle Paul fencers were out in force at the Luton Open on Saturday 28th May 2017 with U15 fencer Amelia Middleton winning the Bronze in the Ladies Foil, and Junior (U20) Owen Grosvenor also winning Bronze in the Men’s Foil. Patrick Livingstone was 20th, Gerry Brosnan 24th, Nick Woollard 28th and Chris Crees 37th. Fellow Salle Paul member Giles Rhodes, competing under St Albans Fencing Club, was 16th. Pictured left to right: Nick, ...

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Silver at European Veteran Championships for Graham

Posted on May 26, 2017

Big congratulations to Graham Paul for winning the SILVER in the Veteran European Championships in Chiavari, Italy on Friday 27th May 2017. Graham, who competed at the 1968, 1972, 1976 and 1984 Summer Olympic Games has also been British Champion too many times to recount.

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Bronze to Oliver at Valerie Degorce U14 International Trophy

Posted on May 20, 2017

Well done to Oliver Strange who won BRONZE in the U14 Valerie Degorce International Youth Trophy held at Salle Paul's home venue on 20th May 2017. Oliver (pictured right) with Dawood Khan 11th, Alex Culkin 15th and Shalang Kolas 10th – together with coach Tony Conyard. In the U14 girls, Amelia Middleton was 7th. The Valerie Degorce International series is for the Under 14 age group to provide international experience. The previous ...

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