The 2015 Vinnie Duffy Memorial Sabre was hosted by DKIT today. Congratulations to this year’s champions: Men’s Sabre Winner: David Downey (Foyle Fencing) Runner-up: Michalis Kirimlidis (Salle Dublin) Women’s Sabre Winner: Manon Nouvian (DUFC) Runner-up: Mary Ball (u/a)
Monthly Archives:: January 2015
The GLL Camden International Cadet Sabre Tournament took place today at Olympic Park in London, attracting 79 fencers from 14 countries. Ross Patton (Foyle Fencing) competed representing Ireland, in his first event on the European Cadet Circuit. In the pools, he took four victories and two defeats to seed 34th overall, progressing comfortably through the… Read more »
Rosie McGonagle, recently selected for the European Cadet Championships in Women’s Épée, competed on the European Cadet Circuit for the second time this season in Espoo, Finland today. Following the pool, she seeded 58th with V0D6, and did not progress to the DEs.
The World Cup circuit in Men’s Sabre continued this weekend with the Trophée Luxardo in Padua, hosted by the Italian Fencing Federation. Stephen Concannon and Aidan Clarke, both of Salle Dublin, represented Ireland at the event. At present they are ranked 232 and 277 in the world, respectively. Stephen Concannon defeated Chen CHN in the… Read more »
Congratulations to the cadet and junior athletes selected to fence at the European Championships in Slovenia next month. The competition will run from 24 February to 5 March, and will be broadcast via the live stream at the Maribor Fencing website. In addition to the individual events, Ireland will also field a team in Junior… Read more »