ANU Fencing Club a Force at AFC2

ANU Fencers made waves at AFC2 last weekend in Adelaide with some of the club's best results in recent times.

Of particular note was in Men's Epee, where three ANU fencers made the top eight; Nigel Nutt 8th, Dale Drummond 6th and Jeremy Shelley 2nd.

Jeremy Shelley V Jacob Ohrt in the round of 32. Photo: Grant McKay

Jeremy Shelley V Jacob Ohrt in the round of 32. Photo: Grant McKay

In Women's Epee, Kate Curtis came close to a top eight result coming 9th and Cathy Syme came 17th. Cathy also went on to come 3rd in Veteran Women's Epee.

D'Arcy Jessop came 14th in Men's Foil and Nigel Nutt came 2nd in Veteran Men's Foil.

Cameron Smith came 17th in Men's Sabre and 3rd in Veteran Men's Sabre.

Full results can be found here.

The next major competition is AFC3 in Perth in August.

ACT 2018 Canberra Day Tournament Results

The 2018 Canberra Day Tournament was held on the 11th of March, featuring men's and women's events in Open Foil and Epee and a mixed Open Sabre event. 21 fencers represented ANU at the state level. 

Congratulations to Jeremy Sadler, Dale Drummond, Grant McKay, Isabel Longbottom, Ashlee Uren (fencing under her mysterious alias 'Ashley'), D'Arcy Jessop, Jeremy Shelley, Dale Drummond, and Ben Yap for their podium finishes. 

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