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Report on Australian performance at World Fencing Championships 2019

05 Aug 2019
Violet Hull at World Championships 2019

After a solid performance at Universiade 2019 in Napoli, our Uniroos met the rest of the Aussie contingent in Budapest, Hungary for the 2019 Senior World Championships. Australia was represented in all events in men and women’s epee, foil, and sabre throughout the 9-day championship. Despite the odd cancelled flight and missing fencing bag during…

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Changes to the AFF Management Team

05 Aug 2019
Caitlin Fox-Harding

Fencers and supporters may notice some recent changes to the AFF’s Management Team. This team comprises passionate and highly skilled people who deliver the AFF’s programs nationally. Each team member reports directly to the AFF Board and is generally the first point of contact when dealing with various issues or queries related to their management…

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500 reasons to be a team player

10 Jul 2019

The AFF manages athlete entries to many overseas tournaments as outlined here. This includes submitting entries for individuals and teams to FIE, EFC and FCA events where there are no calls for nominations, such as FIE World Cups and satellite events, (Early Closing Events under the AFF Selection Policy). This process is managed according to…

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2019 Annual General Meeting

26 May 2019
2019 Annual General Meeting

At the 2019 Australia Fencing Federation Annual General Meeting held in Sydney on 26 May 2019, member states elected Mr Vincent Elias and Mr Kelvin Andrews to the AFF Board. This is Vince’s second term in office. Kelvin, a senior barrister from New South Wales, is a newcomer. The newly constituted Board then convened and…

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games tickets available

10 May 2019

The Australian Olympic Committee has announced the individual ticket sales process for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is now open in Australia. The request phase will run from May 10 until May 31. To secure individual tickets offered as part of the request phase, Australian residents are invited to create a CoSport.com account and submit…

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Oceania Cadet Championships 2019

23 Apr 2019
Oceania Cadet Championships

Australian cadet fencers are on the move again, travelling to Wellington, New Zealand for the 2019 Oceania Cadet Championships, running from 25 to 28 April. A team of 36 athletes across all weapons will celebrate Anzac Day at the tournament, reflecting on Australia’s shared history with the host nation. While some team members have barely…

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