Ireland at the 2015 World Championships

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This week, Ireland sent five elite fencers to Moscow to compete in the 2015 World Championships. All five were also invited to an international sparring camp hosted by the FIE in the run-up to the tournament. Monday 13 July – MEN’S SABRE Stephen Concannon, Aidan Clarke and Michalis Kirimlidis were among 148 sabreurs contesting the… Read more »

Sabreurs kick off World Championships

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Good luck to the Irish sabre team, who are in action at the World Championships in Moscow today. Stephen Concannon, Michalis Kirimlidis and Aidan Clarke all start their pools at 12.30 Russian time (10.30 Irish time), with live results available at the following link: http://www.fencingworldwide.com/en/competition/2982-14/global/

IFF AGM 2015 – Committee Elections

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The IFF held its AGM on July 11th 2015. Below are the results of this year’s election to the Executive Committee. Chair: Philip Lee Hon. Secretary: Nuala McGarrity Hon. Treasurer: Julian Smith Committee Members: – Laura Donaghy – Colm Flynn – Des Gilhooly – Scott O’Malley – Michael Ryan – Duncan Salter – John Wyatt… Read more »

Refereeing Seminar & Exam

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A Level 1 refereeing course will be held in Dublin on 12-13 September 2015, led by Peter Huggins of British Fencing. In January 2013 the IFF held its first Refereeing Seminar conducted by Huw Barton. It had been intended to follow this up with subsequent sessions but due to the departure of Huw Barton to Australia,… Read more »

Equipment Information Letter

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On July 3rd, the FIE released the following statement regarding Leon Paul SR-71 and Leon Paul V-Blades Dear President, Equipment, Information letter 7-15 continued Having completed the analysis of Leon Paul SR-71 Epee blades, those with dates marked 08.2012 to 06.2015 will no longer be accepted at FIE events. Having completed the analysis of Leon… Read more »