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Corble Cup / Epee championships

Guildford and RAF Cosford

This weekend is one of the busiest in the domestic fencing calendar, with the Corble Cup sabre international at Guildford and the British epee championships at RAF Cosford, near Wolverhampton. It is 50 years since Archie Corble presented the attractive Cup for what is Britain's leading sabre event and domestic hopes lie with Ian Williams, whose training with the French squad has proved rewarding on the international circuit. In the men's event at the British epee championships at Cosford. Quentin Berriman, Britain's most talented epeeist of his generation, is the favourite. Penny Tomlinson, a former national champion, is placed to add to her tally of medals in the women's contest.

How to get there: Corble Cup, Guildford Spectrum, Parkway, Guildford, Surrey, is close to A3 and clearly signposted. (Tel: 01483 443333). Fencing starts at 9am tomorrow (individuals, gala final 6pm) and Sunday (teams). Admission: pounds 3.50 adults, children free. British epee championships, RAF Cosford, nr Allbrighton, Wolverhampton, West Midlands. 9.30am on both days. Spectating is free, but proper proof of identity is needed.

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