The Coupe d’Europe in Men’s Sabre was hosted by the Italian city of Padua, alongside the Luxardo Trophy individual World Cup event. National Club champions Salle Dublin represented Ireland, placing 8th overall. The European championship went to Fiamma d’Oro of Italy. There were two Irish entries to the World Cup event. Without victories in the… Read more »
Monthly Archives:: February 2017
Competing in the U17 Cadet Women’s event, Emilia Velma (Pembroke FC) defeated Mugnier FRA, Hales GBR and Giardinieri in the first pool, qualifying for the second round. A single victory over Foillard FRA – combined with strong indicators – saw her through the cut for tableau. Emilia was knocked out 15-5 by Acurero VEN, and… Read more »
Stephen Brown (QUB) defeated Pettinato ARG and Figal ESP to earn a place in the tableau, where he was knocked out 15-10 by Matthew Billing GBR. Phillip Cripwell (DUFC) scored victories over Grimaldi ITA and Alderman GBR, going out 15-11 to Breteau ESP. Brown and Cripwell tied for 51st place in a field of 70…. Read more »
Victoria Duxbury (Edinburgh Fencing Club) competed in the Artus Court World Cup in Poland on Friday and placed 162nd of 177 foilists.