Junior European Championships, Jerusalem

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Today in Mens Epee, Geoffrey Corcoran from Enniskerry fought a valiant fight in a tough pool to get 1 victory against the World No. 43 seed Omer Oztunc from Turkey. The other fencers in his pool were Berta HUN, Melocchi ITA, Vaulin UKR, Stymne SWE and Minkevicius LTU. Geoffrey’s final result was 80th out of… Read more »

European Cadet Championships, Jerusalem

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Today in the Cadet Europeans in Jerusalem, Tim Andrews from Plymouth was placed a very creditable 31st out of 86 fencers in the Cadet Mens Epee event. In his first round pool Tim had 3 victories (against Saavalainen FIN, Gusarov EST and Weber SUI) and 3 defeats (against Brems DEN, Michalik SVK and Brinkmann GER)…. Read more »

IFF Training Weekend, 19/20 October

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Reminder and Confirmation of Information: IFF TRAINING WEEKEND, 19/20 October 19 October, 10am-4pm: épée (run by Colm Flynn and Olga Velma) and foil (run by Katie Arup) 20 October, 10am-4pm: sabre (run by Hugh Tobin) Cost: €20 Location: Modern Pentathlon Fencing Hall, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown Still some places remaining – email secretary@irishfencing.net to book… Read more »

Irish Open now accepting entries

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The Irish Fencing Federation has great pleasure in inviting you to the Irish Open Championships, incorporating our 7th Mens Épée FIE Satellite. The Irish Open will be held at University College Dublin Gym, Belfield, Dublin 4, on Saturday/Sunday 7th-8th December 2013. This includes an informal get-together on Saturday night (details to be announced on the… Read more »

Intermediates Results

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Congratulations to the 2013 Intermediates Champions, who fenced at UCD on 5-6 October: Men’s Épée: Scott O’Malley Men’s Foil: Phillip Cripwell Men’s Sabre: Michalis Kirimlidis Women’s Épée: Madeleine Bresemann Women’s Foil: Anna Lee Women’s Sabre: Jacinta Clair Full results can be found here.

National Team Championships Results

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Congratulations to the 2013 National Team Champions: Men’s Épée PENTATHLON IRELAND: Conor Hillick ©, Tom O’Brien, Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe, Éanna Bailey Men’s Foil PEMBROKE: Duncan Salter ©, Phillip Cripwell Men’s Sabre UCC: Chris Mooney ©, Hugh Tobin, Michalis Kirmlidis Women’s Épée PENTATHLON IRELAND: Kate Coleman ©, Sive Brassil, Naomi Mullins, Kate Madden Full results can be found… Read more »

Five Nations Team selected

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The Five Nations will take place this year on 2 November in Edinburgh. Mens Foil: Conor Nagle (c), Chris Cooke, John Wyatt, Philip Lee Mens Épée: Geoffrey Corcoran, Colm Flynn (c), Matthew Tracey, Eamonn McGrattan Mens Sabre: Stephen Concannon (c), John McCabe, Chris Mooney, Aidan Clarke Womens Foil: Anna Lee, Jessica Timlin, Olivia Flynn, Jacinta… Read more »

South of Ireland Results

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Congratulations to the 2013 South of Ireland Open Champions: Womens Sabre: Niamh Spence Mens Sabre: Stephen Concannon Womens Épée: Anna Lise Mion Mens Épée: David Burnside Womens Foil: Joana Ramalho Mens Foil: Stephen Brown Full results can be found here.

Coaching Development Course (Level 1)

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Dear Fencer/Coach/Parent/Volunteer If you are interested in coaching fencing, you are cordially invited to take part in the 3rd Level 1 Fencing Coach (all weapons) course developed by Irish Fencing, together with Coaching Ireland, which will run over three weekends in September/October 2013. This course is intended for anyone who is already coaching beginner fencers… Read more »

Irish Fencing League announced

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A promising, exciting development for Irish Fencing – the IFF hope the Irish Fencing League achieves the success all the work of its founders, Stephen Concannon and Aidan Clarke, deserves. This year the league will be running in sabre only. For more information see the Irish Fencing League’s website or find them on Facebook.

2013/14 Season Begins 24th August

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The new season will open with the South of Ireland Open at UCC, on 24th & 25th August. From the coming 2013/14 season, the Irish Rankings will culminate with the Irish National Championships in March. This will begin immediately with forthcoming South of Ireland Open (24/25 August) being the first ranking event of the new… Read more »