Call to Action: IFF Schools Fencing Programme

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Have you ever wished your school had fencing? The IFF is very excited to launch a new programme for fencing in schools! Starting in January 2016, we will be offering after-school fencing to interested schools, led by our new fully-qualified and fully-equipped professional coach, who has experience at the highest international levels. In the first… Read more »

Boston Sabre Grand Prix results

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Sabre is the last of the weapons to host a Grand Prix, taking place in Boston. Stephen Concannon (Salle Dublin) represented Ireland. In this tough Olympic year, Stephen racked up three victories in the pool, defeating Gokea USA, Jaskot POL and Lara MEX. With V3D3 he qualified easily for the tableau, drawing world cadet #7… Read more »

Congratulations to this year’s Winter Blade winners

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Congratulations to the winners of the second Winter Blade, hosted by DCU. Men’s Épée Winner: Ricuta Laurentiu (UCC) Runner-up: Dawid Kulka (Pembroke FC) Women’s Épée Winner: Alisha Mullen (Pentathlon Ireland / UCD) Runner-up: Eva Melly (Pentathlon Ireland) Full results are available on our Results page.

Foil JWC results from Lyon and Terrassa

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Our top U20 foilists contested Junior World Cups in Spain and France today. Phillip Cripwell (DU Fencing) competed in the Catalan city of Terrassa. He put in a strong performance in the first round, defeating Sanguino POR and Esmendia ESP convincingly in the pool. He suffered three 5-4 losses, against Kiss GBR, Saukans LAT, Chan… Read more »

Preis der Chemiestadt JWC results

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168 sabreurs fenced at the Preis der Chemiestadt JWC in Dormagen today. Brian Murray (Foyle Fencing) inflicted a 5-1 defeat on Egawa JPN, but had no other victories in the pool. He missed out on the tableau by ten places and finished 146th. Fionn Flynn (DKIT) had a close match against Pitura CAN, but was… Read more »