Guernsey's Elizabeth College win National Fencing title


Guernsey's Elizabeth College have won the Best School title at the Public Schools' Fencing Championships for a fourth consecutive year.

Elizabeth College finished the Championships in Crystal Palace with a 32-point advantage over their nearest rivals Brentwood.

The Guernsey school won seven trophies overall, including the Graham Bartlett Trophy for Top Boys' School.

George Birch was a standout performer, winning gold in the epee.

Birch, a year nine student, also made the quarter-finals fo the both the foil and the sabre, to bring the Mount Haes Master Of Arms back to Guernsety for the first time.

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