Fencing

European Championships, Plovdiv – March 2017

March 7, 2017

Fencers Bertie, Maria and Caitlin all distinguished themselves for the GB Team at the Junior European Under 17 and Under 20 Fencing Championships in Plovdiv last week....

Truro School Fencers qualify for the European and World Fencing Championships

February 15, 2017

Three of Truro School’s fencers have received confirmation this week that they have been selected to represent Team Great Britain at both the European and World Fencing...

Fencing report: National Circuit Sabre Event

November 14, 2016

Last weekend our Under 20 fencers travelled to Manchester for a national circuit sabre event, all were looking for a good result to help them secure their place on the next international in the sabre heartland of...

Fencing Report – 17 October 2016

October 17, 2016

Congratulations to Max Cromie who won the Manchester LPJS Under 13 sabre last weekend, alongside Sam Cox who claimed gold in the Under 11 and George Livsey who finished...

Truro School Fencers compete for GB in the Under 20’s Team in Bulgaria

October 4, 2016

Last weekend, 6 Truro School fencers (Jenna Bray, Caiti Maxwell, Maria Chart, Lily Wood, Jamie Craze, and Nick Howes) competed for the GB under 20 team in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. In the team event in the las 16 the girls ruled over Italy (who have the world number 1, 2 and 5) by 45 points to 32! They then went on to beat Mexico (a team which included one...

Fencing Report – Weekend 24 September

September 26, 2016

This weekend our fencers continued their tour with the Under 17 sabre event in Stratford and the Hamlet senior...

Truro Fencers Succeed at London Competition

September 19, 2016

At the first British ranking event of the season Truro School fencers dominated the competition in London setting their stall out for the rest of the season....

Truro Fencers bring home the gold from the UK Schools Games

September 5, 2016

Truro School fencers win more gold medals than Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland put together at the UK Schools...

Young Fencers Shine at National Championships

July 5, 2016

As the academic year rounds up, our fencers have continued their season's competition with the Under 17 and Under 20 national championships in...

England Youth Championships Results

June 24, 2016

Great results from all our fencers at the England Youth Championships last...

British Youth Fencing Championship Finals in Sheffield

May 4, 2016

This bank holiday weekend our fencers competed in the British Youth Championship Finals in Sheffield. After qualifying through preliminary heats earlier in the season, our team were ready to take on the best that each county had to...

Sixth Form Student Caitlin Makes British Fencing History

April 20, 2016

Following her victory at this weekend’s British Senior Womens’ Fencing Championship in London, Lower Sixth Form student Caitlin Maxwell has become the first woman to hold all GB Sabre Fencing titles (Under 17, Under 20 and Senior) at the same...

Fencing Report – March 2016

March 29, 2016

This half of term has seen our fencers get to the business end of the season with European and World Championships selections and the Public Schools Fencing Championships. Congratulations go to the 5 Truro School fencers selected for the GB Under 17 and Under 20 sabre teams at the European Championships in Serbia: Jenna Bray,...

Double gold at Under 17 and Under 20 National Championships

February 8, 2016

In the Under 17 and Under 20 National Fencing Championships this weekend our younger fencers did themselves proud with very solid results. Eoghan Cromie came 25th in the Under 17 and 55th in the Under 20 foil events. Sophie Whinney clinched 40th place with a fantastic 25th place finish for Daisy Boyes-Hunter in the Under...

Fencing Report – Week Beginning 11 January 2016

January 18, 2016

This weekend has been a busy one for our fencers who were competing at the Senior national championships in London and an Under 17 European circuit event in Austria. On the domestic front, Nick Howes finished a solid 11th place in the senior nationals. Caitlin Maxwell took the bronze in the women’s senior sabre, with...

Under 20 Fencing International – Plovdiv, Bulgaria

November 19, 2015

Last weekend our fencers competed for the Under 20 GB team at an international in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The men’s event saw a tough day for Nick Howes who finished in 118th place. Former pupil Josh Maxwell finished in a strong 22nd place and we were thrilled to see Will Deary claim a bronze medal. In...

Fencing Report – Week Beginning Monday 26 October

November 2, 2015

Camden International Sabre Event At the Camden International sabre event last weekend our fencers were pitted against Europe’s finest once again.   In the women’s sabre event Lily Wood finished in 41st with Jenna Bray in 31st and Molly Wood in 26th. In the men’s sabre event Luke Haynes finished in 51st with Alex Boote...

Sosnowiec Under 20 International

October 27, 2015

Our fencing internationals have two back to back internationals over half term. The first stop was Sosnowiec in Poland for an under 20 circuit event. Nick Howes, Caiti Maxwell and Maria Chart were all competing with Jamie Craze taking some enforced rest as a hamstring injury has left him side lined for a few weeks....

Fencing Report – European Circuit Tour – Meylan, France

October 22, 2015

The latest Under 17 European circuit event tour took our fencers to Meylan, France. Seven Truro School fencers made up the men’s and women’s GB sabre teams.   Bertie Holdsworth had a very positive start taking one of the highest seedings out of the first round but eventually he finished in 34th position with much...

Fencing Report – Week Beginning Monday 28 September

October 8, 2015

In the Under 17 boys’ event Bertie Holdsworth continued his fine run of form with another podium place, this time taking gold. Alex Boote finished in 6th place with Luke Haynes in 25th, Sam Boorne in 28th and Henry Hurst in 58th.   In the Under 17 girls’ competition, Keely Rodda finished in 8th place,...