Dublin Épée – results

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Congratulations to David Losonczi (Pembroke FC / DVE Hungary) and Anna Lise Mion (Brian Boru FC / Pembroke FC), the winners of this year’s Dublin Épée. Laurentiu Ricuta (University College Cork) and Charlotte Levin (Leon Paul Épée) took silver, while Ricardo Dominguez (Brian Boru FC), Yves Carnec (Pembroke FC), Lucy Johnson (DUFC), and Kate Coleman… Read more »

Trinity Team Foil – results

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The Trinity Team Foil was hosted by DUFC today at Trinity College Sports Centre. Eleven teams participated, representing five different clubs. The final was contested by the Grosvenor FC comprising Robbie Cockburn, Daniel Sigurdsson and Luke Wallace, who defeating Phillip Cripwell, Fearghal Donaghy and Killian Hanlon of DUFC. Full results are available in the Results… Read more »

FIE World Cup Sabre: Warsaw results

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Michalis Kirimlidis (Salle Dublin / Ravenwood FC) and Aidan Clarke (Salle Dublin) placed 172nd and 175th at the Sabre de Wolodyjowski in Warsaw today. Image by Gabriela Fab, used under Creative Commons licence 2.0

FIE Announcement: On-guard position in sabre

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In an urgent letter sent to national federations today, the FIE has announced a return to the conventional on-guard position in senior international sabre. Full text below or view letter on the FIE website. — Following the Executive Committee meeting held in Nice on 17th February 2017, please see below an urgent decision regarding article… Read more »

Armoury workshop – 19 March 2017

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The next FI Armoury training event will take place at Loreto Abbey Dalkey on Sunday 19 March.     It will be possible to certify to Personal, Club, and/or Competition Armourer level. You can check out the content of each level on our Armourer Development page.  Participants are welcome to attend in part or in full… Read more »

BUCS success for Irish student fencers

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A number of Irish students took part in the UK student individuals in Sheffield this weekend.  Team Edinburgh claimed five places in the L8 of Women’s Foil, including gold for Chloe Dickson and quarter-finals for two Irish fencers in a field of 82. Meanwhile, Men’s Épée, three Irishmen placed in the L32 of 150. Victoria Duxbury placed 6th in… Read more »

Élite Épée Spring Men’s Event – results

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The fourth event of the Élite Épée series took place in Northamptonshire, UK on Sunday, with four Irish fencers making the trip. Jamie Simpson (Imperial College London) was V5D0 in the pools, earning a bye directly into the L64. He knocked out John Prime (Bedford FC) 15-9, before going out to Commonwealth finalist Marc Burkhalter… Read more »

East of Ireland Open results

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Congratulations to the winners of this year’s East of Ireland Open, the fifth event on our National Circuit. Men’s Épée: Giovanni Buzzi (DUFC) Women’s Épée: Anna Lise Mion (Brian Boru FC / Pembroke FC) Men’s Foil: James Brosnan (University of Warwick) Women’s Foil: Anna Lee (Pembroke FC) Men’s Sabre: Lothar Winiger (CH Chatelaine) Women’s Sabre:… Read more »

New Olympic Council of Ireland committee elected at EGM

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Fencing Ireland extends its congratulations to the new Olympic Council of Ireland board, elected at last night’s EGM. We look forward to working with the new team on the road to Tokyo 2020. President: Sarah Keane (Swim Ireland) 1st Vice President: Colm Barrington (ISA (Irish Sailing Association)) 2nd Vice President: Robert Norwood (Snowsports Association of… Read more »

FIE World Cup Foil: Cusack reaches top half at Bonn

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A top-half finish for Brendan Cusack at the World Cup in Bonn. Victories over Teliporandidis GRE, Dahlin DEN, Wikstrom SWE and Fujino JAP earned a bye directly into the preliminary 128, where he was knocked out 15-7 by world #32 Takahiro Shikine of Japan. Fencing at his first senior World Cup, Stephen Brown (QUB) defeated Fernandez… Read more »