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County Captains’ report 2019

County Captains’ report 2019 It was another successful year for Devon at Excalibur as we finished in a close second place, just behind Kent. This was an impressive result and a truly combined effort, with every fight of every team member counting towards the overall placing. As always, team selection presented some challenges, with epee teams in particular proving difficult to put together due to the scheduling of a key pentathlon event on the same weekend (which was particularly frustrating as this also took place at Bath University!). This meant that a number of the men who had previously agreed to fence became unavailable, and a couple of the ladies were only able to fence on the Saturday

The Dart Team of 2 (Epee & Sabre) Rescheduled to July 28th.

The TeamsTeams of two made up of one experienced fencer and one less experienced. Unisex. Enter as an individual in the weapon of your choice. The entries are then ranked accordingly to experience and known ability. On the day, a separation will be made in each weapon between the more experienced and the less so. The higher ranked are put into one ‘hat’ and the lower ranked into another. The teams are then drawn and it is always a point of interest to see who you have. It is not intended to be a deadly serious competition but it is hoped that it may encourage relative beginners (who may never before done a competition) to have a go with the feeling that they have the support and advice of th

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