Cusack resumes race for Rio with L16 in Cancun

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Congratulations to Brendan Cusack (Empire United), who reached the L16 at this weekend’s Cancun foil satellite. Cusack defeated Shimbo BRA, Villacreses Bravo ECU, Lugo PUR and Botero COL in the pool and he progressed to the tableau. In the DEs he knocked out  Mejia Ruiz COL 15-3 and eliminated Nagle GBR 15-11 in the L32. Cusack faced world… Read more »

DUFC wins Intervarsities for ninth consecutive season

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Maynooth University hosted the 2016 Intervarsity Championship over 5-6 March, featuring teams from ten universities and colleges across the island. Five universities chased the Frank Russell Cup, fielding teams in all six weapons: NUI Galway, Queens University Belfast, University College Cork, UCD, and Trinity College Dublin. As usual, IT Carlow and DKIT focussed solely on sabre,… Read more »

March update to Cadet and Junior national rankings

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The March update to the national Cadet and Junior Rankings are now live! Congratulations to this month’s youth number ones. The following fencers have topped the table in their respective weapons. Men’s Épée: Philip Slater (Lisburn Gladiators) & Paul Verdon (Grosvenor FC) Women’s Épée: Charlotte Slater (Lisburn Gladiators) Men’s Foil: Phillip Cripwell (DUFC) & Paul… Read more »