Swansea’s finest put Cardiff to the sword

Mens team

Swansea University men’s fencing team sealed a memorable 135-100 victory over Cardiff at Varsity.

Swansea won the three disciplines of foil, sabre and epee with ease.

Richard Rapier, coach of the men’s fencing team was delighted with his side’s performance.

“Our hard work has really paid off.

“Having a huge crowd to watch us cap off a great year was amazing.”

The foil discipline saw Swansea win 45-38 against a doggedCardiff side.

George Orchant claimed several impressive victories, winning 10-2, 13-0 and 5-4 to help claim victory for Swansea.

Swansea claimed victory in the sabre discipline 45-33.

Rapier’s performance provided a highlight for the crowd, verbally contesting the decisions made by the umpire.

Swansea’s epeeists capped off a brilliant performance by winning 45-29, totalling the scores to 135-100 to Swansea.

Woodward was impressed with the way Dan Ridsdale’s performance.

“Dan cemented an excellent start with a controlled finish.”

Due to their success, the club’s sessions are free for all to try till the end of term.

Swansea University 1sts 135-100 Cardiff University 1sts

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