They had upheld my appeal and told the BDFA they had to go away and chose the team again.
She added: "The outcome of that was the QC on the panel declared he had an issue over certain matters within the BDFA selection criteria and requested them to go away and reconsider their structure.
Significantly, the BDFA have never wavered in their selection decision despite confrontation which shows they believe they have done the right thing, but nevertheless Mrs Fitzgerald feels bewildered and angry.
Fitzgerald added: "I will stay a member of the BDFA and I will defend my British epee and foil titles but I will not go back to our governing body.
1/1-10; Grant Watson to Sir John Simon, Havana, August 29, 1033, BDFA, II, D, vol.
1, and Grant Watson to Sir John Simon, Havana, August 21, 1933, BDFA, II, D, vol.
The Labour Situation in Cuba and the British West Indies," in Rees to Eden, Havana, February 20, 1937, BDFA, II, D, vol.