Another gold rush for Sword masters

NEWHAM SWORDS continued their fine season with another 10 medals last weekend. At the Academy Cup, held at the Seymour Hall in London, top honours went to Alice Campbell and Camilia Mouaziz, who earned bronze and silver respectively in the girls under-10

NEWHAM SWORDS continued their fine season with another 10 medals last weekend.

At the Academy Cup, held at the Seymour Hall in London, top honours went to Alice Campbell and Camilia Mouaziz, who earned bronze and silver respectively in the girls' under-10 event.

This was followed by Rachel Shaw's gold in the girls' under-12 event, and bronze in the girls' under-14 event.

Team-mate Pearce Clarke also took gold in the boys' under-12 category as well as a bronze in the under-14 event.


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Newham Swords' final medal at the Academy Cup came in the boys' under-14 field, where James Udrzal took gold.

At the British Schools' Fencing Team Championships, held at Ackland Burleigh School in north London, Lister School took the gold medal in the boys' under-15 age group.

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The team comprised of Robbie Shaw, Habib Adebajo and Joao De Sousa, who all train at Newham Swords and are coached by Lister PE teacher Linda Strachan.

"This is a fantastic achievement by the Lister School fencing team, given that this is the first time that a non-public school has won the trophy," she said.

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