CoronaVirus/COVID19 – National Championships Postponed

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Dear fencers, As you are aware the Coronavirus, COVID-19, has spread rapidly through the world and has now been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation. The board of Fencing Ireland have been reviewing developments as they occur and evaluating the impact on our sport. Following a board meeting this morning we have decided… Read more »

European Cadet Championships – L64 for McGillion-Moore

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Claudio Sosa Smatrala (76th of 102) kicked off Team Ireland’s involvement at Cadet European Championships in Porec, Croatia with a 15-11 direct elimination loss to Tsybulia of Belarus. Claudio’s qualification to the knockout rounds came with a dominant win over Serbian Dusan Zeljkovic. The one win and a 5-4 loss to the Danish Jonas Karlsen… Read more »

Selections – 2020 Olympic Zonal Qualifiers

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It’s our pleasure to announce the below fencers have been selected to represent Ireland at the European Zonal Olympic Qualifier in Madrid on 18/19 April As of the 19th February the current team selected is:Men’s Foil – Eoin GronningsaterMen’s Epee – Michael GeraghtyMen’s Sabre – Michalis Kirimlidis Further selections will be considered, depending on results… Read more »

Finn McMullan qualifies for Junior Euros and Worlds

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Congratulations to Finn McMullan who met the qualifying standard for Junior Euros and Worlds this weekend at the Leszno Junior Foil World Cup where he finished 130th. Finn joins the five young foilists who have also met the qualifying standard for Cadet/Junior European Championships in Porec, Croatia in Mid February as well as or the Cadet/Junior… Read more »

Cadet/Junior European & World Championships Selection

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It’s our pleasure to announce the below fencers have qualified for the Cadet European Championships in Porec, Croatia in Mid February as well as or the Cadet World Championships in Salt Lake City, USA at the start of April. CadetsMF – Claudio Sosa SmatralaWF – Isabella Keniston-CooperWF – Kaitlyn McGillion-Moore JuniorsMF – Jake McGillion-MooreMF –… Read more »

North West Open – Results

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Men’s Epee19 October 2019 – 09:00 Final Results Place Name Member # Club(s) Division Country 1 GAGLIARDI davide 101534 UCD/Brian Boru IRL 2 DUGUID stewart 90107 mid down GBR 3T ORIFICI adelphi 100136 ravenwood IRL 3T RICHARDSON joseph 100313 brian boru IRL 5 BOYLE gerard 90102 Belfast Fencing GBR 6 MCCLURE ethan 126610 mid down… Read more »

Derry Open 2019 – Results

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Senior Men’s Sabre17 November 2019 – 10:45 Final Results Place Name Member # Club(s) Region Country 1 HARKIN Daithi 132395 Magee Fencing GBR 2 ALI Idiris 128741 Leon Paul Epee GBR 3T MACSWEENEY Kevin 100283IRL UCC IRL 3T JOHNSON STEEVES Nigel 100884IRL UCC IRL 5 DOWLING Luke 100761IRL Dublin University IRL 6 QUIGLEY Barry 102358… Read more »

Northern Ireland Open 2019 – Results

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Senior Men’s Epee8 December 2019 – 08:30 Final Results Place Name Member # Club(s) Region Country 1 SCOTT Noah 101136IRL UCD USA 2 CARNEC Yves 100479IRL Pembroke FRA 3T BURNSIDE Jonathan 99739 Magee Fencing IRL 3T BEGLEY Paul 100721IRL Dublin University IRL 5 MITCHELL Sam 100423IRL Dublin University GBR 6 GROGAN Stephen 100767IRL Dublin University… Read more »

5 Nations 2019 – Results

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Fencing Ireland hosted the 2019 Five Nations at DCU on Saturday 23rd November.  The best result of the weekend came from our Women’s Foil team, who 3 of their 4 matches. Overall champions England turned in a dominating performance, winning 5 of the 6 weapons on the day. Final standings 1st – England (5 Golds, 1… Read more »

2019 5 Nations Team announced

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The squad representing Ireland at the 2019 Five Nations has been named. This year’s Five Nations will take place in DCU, Dublin on November 23rd. Men’s Épée Tom O’BrienRory HighSean RyanPaddy Brennan Women’s Épée Natalya CoyleIsabelle ClarkeAlisha MullenCamille Hindsgaul Men’s Foil Michael ThompsonClaudio Sosa SmatralaConor NagleChristopher Lennon Women’s Foil Anna LeeAnnemarie SullivanFiadhnait McDonoughEmilia Velma Men’s… Read more »

Fencing Ireland are hiring!

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Fencing Ireland are currently recruiting for a new General Manager. The General Manager will be responsible for the managing the daily work of Fencing Ireland, developing the sport’s marketing strategy, the co-ordination and of Fencing Ireland’s of relationship with the national and international governing bodies, and the systematic implementation and review of Fencing Ireland’s policies… Read more »

A Call to Arms – Fencing Ireland Strategy Meeting

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“All changed, changed utterly, a terrible beauty is born.” W.B. Yeats The sport of fencing has grown and with your help has the potential to be transformed fundamentally. I am asking those interested in helping to create this “terrible beauty” to join your Fencing Ireland Committee in Loreto Dalkey Sports Hall on Sunday, 03 March… Read more »

Fencing Ireland EGM – 11th December 2018

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Notice is hereby given that an Extraordinary General Meeting of the company will be held at 7/8 Wilton Terrace, Dublin 2 at 18:00. By order of the Board of Directors – Desmond Gilhooly(Secretary) 08/10/2018 Agenda To consider and ratify the nomination of Philip Lee to the position of chairman following the resignation of Dr. Laura… Read more »