Alice Ruggles Memorial Fencing 2019

The Alice Ruggles Memorial open epee competition has now become an annual event on the fencing calendar. This year’s event took place once again at the Danielle Brown Sports Centre at the University of Leicester. The individuals competition was on the 14th and mixed teams on the 15th.

There were some familiar faces among the individuals winners

and among the team winners

Once again, the event has raised over £2000 for the Alice Ruggles Trust.

 

Looking back…

Alice was a keen epeeist and fenced in the East Midlands squad before joining Northumbria University, where she became club captain in her third year. The pictures show her in action at the Leeds Open in 2012, and winning 1st place in the Women's Epee.