Russell Swords is a Cardiff based fencing club running classes across the city for both adults and kids, catering for everyone from beginner to international competitor. Come and learn the exciting modern sport of fencing in one of the largest and most successful clubs in Wales! Click below to find out more...

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News & Events

Success at Team Championships

A massive congratulations to our team who took part in this year's Welsh Team Foil Championships! RS teams dominated the competition bringing hom Silver and Gold in the men's event and Silver in the women's. Some superb performances and a really fun event - Well done!

Special thanks to Carl Difford who ran the event despite a broken toe and congratulations to Gwent Sword who also did extremely well - Taking Gold in the women's and Bronze in the men's.

Russell Swords Cardiff fencing team 2011

Our valient teams were:

Team A - Gold


  • Ethan Ridsdale
  • Chris Powell
  • Dan Ridsdale


Team B - Silver


  • Iolo Westacott
  • Hugo Vine
  • Gareth Streeter


Team C - 4th


  • Chris Rutter
  • Peter Idziaszczyk
  • Steve Litherland
  • Drew Davies


Women's Team - Silver


  • Antonia Evans
  • Rebeccah Williams
  • Marisol Russell


Russell Swords Cardiff Fencing Team winning team foil 2011