Three Counties Championship

The Three Counties Championship runs throughout the year, between Bedford, Dacorum, Hitchin, Luton, Milton Keynes, St. Albans and Watford fencing clubs.
Teams consist of 3 fencers each for Foil and Epee.
Bouts are first to 5 points or 3 minutes duration.
Winning team determined by bouts won.
Matches are held as part of clubs’ usual training evenings and consist of poules for both foil and epee.
Full rules (updated Feb 2024) can be viewed here.

At the end of the season 3 trophies are awarded :
Foil Trophy – for the most number of victories in foil.
Epee Trophy – for the most number of victories in epee.
League Trophy – winner of the new points-based league for the 2023 season. (Win=3pts, Draw=2pts, Loss=0pts, Bonus Points available - see rules)

2024 League Table & Schedule

FOIL

Position Team Matches Foil wins Foil losses Bout wins Bout losses Indicator
1 Hitchin
2 Bedford
3 St Albans
4 Dacorum
5 Watford
6 Luton
7 Milton Keynes

EPEE

Position Team Matches Epee wins Epee losses Bout wins Bout losses Indicator
1 Hitchin
2 St Albans
3 Bedford
4 Dacorum
5 Luton
6 Milton Keynes
7 Watford

LEAGUE TABLE

Position Team Matches Total wins (3pt) Total draws (2pt) Total losses (0pt) Bonus Points Handicap TOTAL POINTS
1 Luton 6 6
2 Milton Keynes 4 4
3 Watford 2 2
4 Dacorum 0 0
5 St Albans -1 -1
6 Bedford -2 -2
7 Hitchin -3 -3

2024 SCHEDULE

Match Date Day Home Away Foil (H) Foil (A) Epee (H) Epee (A) Match (H) Match (A)
1 15-02-24 Thur St Albans Watford
2 21-02-24 Wed Watford Dacorum
3 29-02-24 Thur Dacorum Luton
4 05-03-24 Tue Luton MK
5 14-03-24 Thur MK Bedford
6 19-03-24 Tue Bedford Hitchin
7 02-04-24 Tue Hitchin St Albans
8 10-04-24 Wed Watford Luton
9 11-04-24 Thur St Albans Dacorum
10 16-04-24 Tue Luton Bedford
11 18-04-24 Thur Dacorum MK
12 25-04-24 Thur MK Hitchin
13 30-04-24 Tue Bedford St Albans
14 30-04-24 Tue Hitchin Watford
15 02-05-24 Thur St Albans Luton
16 08-05-24 Wed Watford MK
17 09-05-24 Thur Dacorum Bedford
18 14-05-24 Tue Luton Hitchin
19 16-05-24 Thur MK St Albans
20 21-05-24 Tue Bedford Watford
21 21-05-24 Tue Hitchin Dacorum
22 06-06-24 Thur St Albans Hitchin
23 12-06-24 Wed Watford St Albans
24 20-06-24 Thur Dacorum Watford
25 02-07-24 Tue Luton Dacorum
26 16-07-24 Tue Bedford MK
27 12-09-24 Thurs MK Luton
28 17-09-24 Tue Hitchin Bedford
29 25-09-24 Wed Watford Hitchin
30 26-09-24 Thur St Albans Bedford
31 03-10-24 Thur Dacorum St Albans
32 08-10-24 Tue Luton Watford
33 10-10-24 Thur MK Dacorum
34 22-10-24 Tue Bedford Luton
35 22-10-24 Tue Hitchin MK
36 06-11-24 Wed Watford Bedford
37 07-11-24 Thur St Albans MK
38 07-11-24 Thur Dacorum Hitchin
39 12-11-24 Tue Luton St Albans
40 19-11-24 Tue Bedford Dacorum
41 21-11-24 Thur MK Watford
42 26-11-24 Tue Hitchin Luton

Submit results

Please use the form below to submit the results for your 3 Counties matches.
On clicking Submit, they will be automatically forwarded to the organisers and will usually be updated in the results table within 24hrs.



















    Previous Results

    2023 RESULTS

    FOIL

    Position Team Matches Foil wins Foil losses Bout wins Bout losses Indicator
    1 Hitchin 12 11 1 84 20 64
    2 Bedford 12 11 1 83 21 62
    3 St Albans 12 8 4 57 51 6
    4 Dacorum 12 4 8 45 60 -15
    5 Watford 12 4 8 43 62 -19
    6 Luton 12 2 10 29 79 -50
    7 Milton Keynes 12 2 10 21 72 -51

    EPEE

    Position Team Matches Epee wins Epee losses Bout wins Bout losses Indicator
    1 Hitchin 12 11 1 71 33 38
    2 St Albans 12 10 2 75 33 42
    3 Bedford 12 8 4 66 38 28
    4 Dacorum 12 5 7 51 53 -2
    5 Luton 12 3 9 42 66 -24
    6 Milton Keynes 12 3 9 32 60 -28
    7 Watford 12 2 10 25 79 -54

    LEAGUE TABLE

    Position Team Matches Total wins (3pt) Total draws (2pt) Total losses (0pt) Bonus Points TOTAL POINTS
    1 Hitchin 12 11 1 0 0 35
    2 Bedford 12 9 1 2 1 30
    3 St Albans 12 9 0 3 1 28
    4 Dacorum 12 5 0 7 1 13
    5 Watford 12 3 0 9 1 10
    6 Milton Keynes 12 3 0 9 0 9
    7 Luton 12 1 0 11 3 6

    2022 RESULTS

    League champions:  Hitchin
    Epee champions: Bedford
    Foil champions: Hitchin


    2019 RESULTS

    League champions:  St Albans
    Epee champions: Dacorum
    Foil champions: Watford