Come along and support the Blues fencers this weekend!
Oxford Men’s Blues vs. Imperial
Oxford Women’s Blues cs. Cambridge
Oxford Women’s Blues vs. Surrey
All matches will be held in the Iffley Cricket Schools (our usual venue) and will each last roughly 3 hours.
Will be great to see any of the new fencers there – come and see some high-level fencing and make a difference by adding to the volume!
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.
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§ionTitle=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.
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.
Hereford and Worcester Open- Women’s Foil
Emma-Tina Segall- 1st
Madison Pearce- 3rd
Leon Paul Open- Men’s Epee
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,