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Thursday June 11 2009

PICTURE: DUNCAN VAN NIEKERK

■ Touché... Cape swordsmen in action during a training session ahead of the fencing senior national championship which takes place at UCT on Saturday and Sunday June 13 and 14. For more information, call 084 554 4566.

Kommetjie fencer makes a point Nationals this weekend, Saturday and Sunday June 13 and 14, at UCT. With sweat pouring down his face the now 22-year-old, Marais, remembered his early fencing

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or more than two years now, Ashley Marais, from Kommetjie, stands alone as the best sabre fencer in South Africa, and he hopes his hard work, dedication and discipline will show once again at the Senior

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