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    Now I am confused. I read BF's news item as...

    Now I am confused. I read BF's news item as meaning April 2015 in Sheffield. Did they mean the Nationals for the 2015/16 season??? Some clarity please.
  2. Thread: New York Sabre

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    You don't even need to make the cut!!! You only...

    You don't even need to make the cut!!! You only need to be in the last 128 and top 70%.

    So wrong..... :dont:
  3. Thread: New York Sabre

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    If I've understood the new ranking scheme, then...

    If I've understood the new ranking scheme, then you will get ranking points for finishing 127 or higher (170 * 70%), regardless of whether you've been cut. Surely this can't be right? Would someone...
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    No-one in this thread has attacked these fencers,...

    No-one in this thread has attacked these fencers, in fact their potential and abilities have been praised.

    What is under attack is the lack of clarity in selection and the bais towards funded...
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    So the predictions are coming true. Has anyone...

    So the predictions are coming true.

    Has anyone seen a justification from British Fencing as to why the ranking scheme was changed? I can certainly see a reason for extending points on large...
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    Congratulations and many thanks to everyone...

    Congratulations and many thanks to everyone involved in organising such a great week of fencing. The finals hall looked great, especially in the evening, the sound system was clear (such a novel...
  7. If I remember correctly, there is a maximum entry...

    If I remember correctly, there is a maximum entry fee for cadet competitions (presumably for foreign fencers?), used to be something like 20 or 30 euros, but perhaps someone could correct me on the...
  8. Couldn't agree more. This is a wonderful...

    Couldn't agree more. This is a wonderful resource which I have used many times. British Fencing should be begging him to develop the site further. I'd love to start looking back at some of the...
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    Couldn't agree more. Junior sabre selection...

    Couldn't agree more. Junior sabre selection events - Millfield, Leon Paul, Leon Paul. Who actually decides where the events will be held? There used to be a Gateshead BSC, but it was held late in...
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    What's boring are those tedious trips up and down...

    What's boring are those tedious trips up and down the M1.
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    Maybe they should just change the name to 'London...

    Maybe they should just change the name to 'London Fencing'. I'm certainly not feeling a lot of Britishness about it. :(
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    Surely this is important info for fencers as...

    Surely this is important info for fencers as well? Am I being totally naive or should this not have been published before the season started in September? There are a number of major high-NIFF...
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    If only. My vote would go to Glasgow and...

    If only. My vote would go to Glasgow and Merseyside. Well run competitions should be recognised. Conversely, poorly run competitions should be named and shamed and excluded from the bidding process...
  14. Thread: Commonwealths

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    ... or how about missing because they knew...

    ... or how about missing because they knew nothing about the training day? I can't find anything on the website and none of my family have received an e-mail about it. :confused:

    Can't...
  15. Thread: The London Open

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    Don't be such a spoilsport. :) Surely there...

    Don't be such a spoilsport. :)

    Surely there must be some contentious issue on Commonwealth selection that we can spend the next month debating. :whistle:
  16. Thread: The London Open

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    So do we have faith that the NIF will be...

    So do we have faith that the NIF will be correctly calculated in respect of the foreign fencers? It certainly sounds like they weren't as highly ranked as I was led to believe. If Commonwealth...
  17. Thread: The London Open

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    So in WF who were these 'un-named' foreign...

    So in WF who were these 'un-named' foreign fencers who got a bye through to today and what did their FIE rankings look like?
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    The change of name confused me initially, but it...

    The change of name confused me initially, but it still makes me laugh. :D
  19. Yet another hare-brained scheme from BF designed...

    Yet another hare-brained scheme from BF designed to alienate a large proportion of the membership. Is there no commonsense in BF HQ? I'd love to see the financial justification for this and the...
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    Don't you mean cool? ;) Is this their...

    Don't you mean cool? ;)

    Is this their secret weapon? Odds on Wales to bag a few medals - everyone is else is going to be falling around laughing....... :whistle:
  21. Thread: MS/WS Chicago 2014

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    GBR beat Singapore 45 - 22 That's a pity, they...

    GBR beat Singapore 45 - 22

    That's a pity, they had originally had us down as beating Germany (ranked 4th), but have now changed it to losing 45 - 34.

    We now fence Argentina (ranked 16th).
  22. Thread: BYC Results

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    Found the U12 Boys Sabre results - they are...

    Found the U12 Boys Sabre results - they are included in with the Saturday figures.
  23. Thread: MS/WS Chicago 2014

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    HUTCHISON Jojo finishes 108th WATSON Alice ...

    HUTCHISON Jojo finishes 108th
    WATSON Alice 146
    RUAUX Emily 136

    ITZKOWITZ Aliya bye in first round, then wins 15-6 to take her into L64
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    Now installed on my Kindle for the amazing price...

    Now installed on my Kindle for the amazing price of 99 pence. Now that is what I call a discount. :)
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    Welcome fellow fencing parent. My son has...

    Welcome fellow fencing parent. My son has competed at international level for many years now. I am rather surprised to hear that drinking alcohol is a problem. The athletes have to sign up to a...
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