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Founded in 1891, Oxford University Fencing Club is one of Britain's oldest and most successful fencing clubs. The club caters for all levels, from beginners to international.

Foil, epee and sabre training are all on offer at the club. Advanced and intermediate fencers receive expert tuition from our club coach, Tomek Walicki, who leads a weekly training session and offers individual lessons throughout the week. In addition there are two club nights every week with free fencing. The quality of fencing is high across all three weapons and many members represent their country internationally.

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End of Term Notices

Written by OUFC Webmaster. Posted in News

Hi everyone!

The Christmas Vacation is now officially upon us and I thought I‘d take the opportunity to update you on the last couple of weeks.

Some excellent results and exciting news with a confirmed date for the 108th Varsity Match below so do read on…

Dates for the Diary

108th Varsity Match- Saturday 7th March 2015

This season’s Varsity Match will be held at Guildhall, Cambridge on Saturday 7th March and the dinner will take place at Clare College.

All members of the club are invited to travel to Cambridge to support the teams, further details will be sent out closer to the time.

Old Blues Match and Annual Club Dinner- Saturday 9th May 2015

The annual Old Blues match will take place during the afternoon of Saturday 9th May, pitting the best Old Blues fencers against the current Blues team.

Afterwards, the Annual Club dinner will be at Vincent’s Club and all members of the club are invited to attend.

BUCS Individuals

On 20-22nd February 2015 are the annual BUCS individuals championships in Sheffield.

We are able to send 6 fencers for each weapon category so if you are interested in taking part, please email either Justin or Harriet to register your interest.

More information can be found here: http://www.bucs.org.uk/page.asp?section=3346&sectionTitle=Individual+Championships

Vacation Training Times

Training will continue over the vacation on Mondays at 19:30 and Thursdays at 20:30 only.

Training times will revert back to normal for 0th week and any taught classes will begin again in 1st Week.

Match Results

Women’s Blues vs Cardiff

Oxford 135- Cardiff 107

Men’s Assassin’s vs Warwick

Oxford 128- Warwick 111

Excellent victories for both teams, it’s looking good for continuing this form into the new term after the Christmas break.

Individual Results

Hereford and Worcester Open- Women’s Foil

Emma-Tina Segall- 1st

Madison Pearce- 3rd

Leon Paul Open- Men’s Epee

Matt Henderson-2nd

Neal Mallett- 3rd

Jonathan Wright- 12th

Irish Open-Men’s Epee

Matthew Baker 3rd

A lot of medals for past and present OUFC fencers at competitions over the last few weeks, excellent results all round.

I hope you all have fantastic Christmas Vacation and take a good break from the stresses of work etc…

See you all next term,


7th Week Notices

Written by OUFC Webmaster. Posted in News

Hi all,

I hope everyone come through the other side of mid term blues unscathed, not too long to go now before the Christmas vac…

OUFCMas Dinner

Just a reminder about the Christmas dinner tonight at ASK Italian at 8pm. If you haven’t got your food requests to Imo yet, please do so ASAP!

Upcoming Fixtures

Wednesday 26th November
Men’s Assassins vs Sussex 1sts
Women’s Assassins vs KCL 1sts

Come down to Cricket Schools for a 4pm start to support OUFC in both of these important cup matches.

Results from the weekend
Men’s Blues
The men’s blues travelled to Bath this Sunday for their first BUCS matches of the season, taking on Bath, Bristol, Cambridge and UCL in one day! They were victorious against Bristol and UCL but fell narrowly to Bath and Cambridge.

Oxford- Bristol: 124- 100
Oxford- Bath: 113- 119
Oxford- Cambridge: 121- 130
Oxford- UCL: 124- 115

Congratulations to all those fencing in their first Blues matches and for making it through four matches in one day!

Women’s Assassins
Oxford – Leicester 1s: 135 – 81
Oxford – Cambridge 2s: 98 – 113
Oxford- Oxford Brookes: 1s 118 – 105

Well done to all those who fenced for the assassins this weekend- excellent results for Oxford, boding well for the rest of the season. Special mentions must go to Becky Martin and Maddi Pearce, who accompanied the team and showed great support throughout the day and to Francine Robb, who continues to show encouragement and enthusiasm for OUFC, whilst being the Leicester coach. Also, to Rosa Chrystie- Lowe who travelled to Leicester at short notice to join the team.

All the best,