Congratulations to the Irish Men’s Foil team, comprising David Alexander (Nottingham Cavaliers), Brendan Cusack (Empire United) and Conor Nagle (Dresdner Fecht-Club 1998), who have placed 12th at this year’s European Championships!
Monthly Archives:: June 2016
Two of Ireland’s top sabreurs competed at the European Championships this afternoon. Michalis Kirimlidis took two scalps in the pool, including a 5-4 upset of 2014 world champion Kovalev RUS. Despite concluding the pool V2D4, Kirimlidis missed the heavy cut on indicators and placed 56th. Aidan Clarke came through the pool with no victories and… Read more »
Despite a victory over Shaida BLR and a close match against Boczko HUN, épéeist Benedict Chambers did not make the tableau at the European Championships, placing 81st.
The European Championships kicked off today in Torun, Poland. Men’s Foil was the first event of the tournament, with Ireland’s best result coming from Brendan Cusack. Brendan Cusack defeated Babaoglu TUR, Dosa HUN and Andersen DEN in the pool and advanced to the tableau as 28th seed. He knocked out Lecocq BEL with a fantastic 15-3 victory… Read more »
Fencing Ireland would like to wish the best of luck to our six athletes competing in Torun this weekend! See the event website for live streaming and results over the course of the competition – and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook for the latest updates!