Veterans Fencing

2017 Veterans 4 Nations Match

This year's Veterans 4 Nations match will be organised by the Irish Fencing federation.  It will be held in Daley (on the coast near Dublin) with all matches held on Saturday 6th May.

There will be a Gala Dinner in evening at the Royal St George Yacht Club.

A special hotel deal has been arranged with the Haddington in Dun Laoghaire.


Scottish Results at CVFC2016

Our Scottish Fencing Veterans team are competing in the Commonwealth Veteran Fencing Championships 2016 being held in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Scottish Medals

Veterans Winton Cup 2016 - Results

The Veterans' Winton Cup is an annual team event, with teams representing various regions around Britain.  Scotland has never managed to provide a team but was invited to join the North Britain team a few years ago.  

After several years of receiving the "wooden spoon", this year North Britain achieved an excellent 3rd place (even with an incomplete team).  

Veterans Celtic Challenge 2016 - Results

The 2016 Celtic Challenge was held in Dublin over the weekend of 23rd/24th July at DCU hosted by Ireland Fencing.  Veteran fencers from various Celtic nations took part in competitions over both days with their individual results being accumulated to decide the overall result for the Dragon Trophy.

After two busy days of competition (within an excellent Gala Diner on the Saturday evening), Wales returned home as the overall winners.  

Veterans Celtic Challenge 2016

Important - Flying to Dublin as part of the Veteran's Celtic Challenge? Check your flight operator to ensure they will take your fencing bag. Some flights now refuse to take fencing bags, some will only take them if bags are locked. Contact for updates.


The Veteran's Celtic Challenge 2016 will be held on the weekend of 23rd/24th July at Dublin City University and hosted by Fencing Ireland.

The schedule for the event is:

Veterans Home International 2016 - Results

The Scottish Veterans were fencing last weekend (9th/10th April) in Durham at the Four nations event. This was fought over two days and there were some really tough and close matches.

On the Saturday the men and women Foilists both fenced brilliantly to win all their matches and get the gold medals. The ladies and men's Sabre teams both won and lost matches to get third place and bronze medals.

Veterans Home International 2016 - Team Selection

This year's 4 Nations team match will be in Durham on the weekend of April 9th/10th.

The following fencers have been selected to represent Scotland


Men's Sabre

  • Barry Coutler
  • Keith Davidson (Capt)
  • Ruadh Drummond
  • Colin Macinnes


Women's Foil

  • Sheila Anderson (Capt)
  • Maria Cabrelli
  • Helen Pitt
  • Maire Steele


Men's Foil

Scots selected for GB Veterans Team for the European Champs

Congratulations to the following Scots selected for the GB Veterans team going to the European Championships on the 5 May 2016.



Mike McKay 

Nick Mort 



Sheila Anderson 



Ali Urquhart 



Georgina Usher 



Barry Coulter 



Michelle  Narey 



Full team details here


Veterans Home International 2016

This year's 4 Nations team match will be in Durham on the weekend of April 9th/10th.

Selection of the teams will be in line with the published criteria, so will be decided a month before the event.

The schedule of competitons is:


  • Women's Foil and Men's Sabre : check-in 9:30 am for 10 am start
  • Men's Foil and Women's Sabre : check-in 1:30 pm for 2 pm start


Veterans Home International 2015 - Results

After an exciting weekend of fencing the final ordering came down to the last match, Women's Team Foil between Scotland and England.  In the end it was a convicing win 45-29 by the Scottish team of Sheila Anderson, Maria Cabrelli and Helen Pitt - ensuring Scotland's 2nd place in the overall competition.

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