Veteran Winton Cup 2016 Result

The 8th Veterans Winton cup was held at the Lilleshall National Sports centre over the weekend of 24th/25thSeptember 2016, writes Jane Clayton

For the first time 10 teams were entered and this meant a very full weekend of fencing in all weapons.

The South West have dominated the event since the start and although the South East have come close, only losing by 1 hit last year, we had to pull out our very best team to stand a chance as the standard of fencing is getting higher every year.

By the end of Saturday we had already beaten 2 regions and had recorded good results against many others. We had the South West to fence on the Sunday and it came down to the 2 foil events.

We needed 6 victories and our brilliant Mens foil team did the job meaning that we had beaten the South West without needing the 5 extra victories that the Womens foil gained.

A special mention for Nicola Hull in the Womens Epee team who was undefeated all weekend.

The South East were undefeated with 9 victories over the other regions and recorded a total of 343 individual victories.

South East Team
Mens Foil:   Paul Lowen, Mike Thomas, Nick Fihosy, Corsini King
Womens Foil:  Jane Clayton, Kate O Connell, Gillian Worman, Helen Easter, Kate Morwell Neave
Mens Epee:  Will Miller, John Hyde, Simon Pink, Kola Awanyale.
Womens Epee:  Nicola Hull, Marj Onjye, Mariette Mason, Kathy Evans,
Mens Sabre:  Emmanuel Therond, Ian de Whalley, Paul Baillache, Barry Coulter,
Womens Sabre:  Jacqui Esjame-Heath, Grace Coulter, Dominique Kennett, Joanne Yeates.

Special mention to our team scorekeeper Alan Ault.

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