Team Ireland named for Junior & Cadet Worlds 2018

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Fencing Ireland is delighted to announce the team that will represent Ireland at the Cadet and Junior World Championships in Verona this April. Weapon Junior Event Cadet Event Men’s Épée – – Women’s Épée IndividualSophia Kalimtgis*Charlotte Slater* IndividualSophia KalimtgisCharlotte Slater Men’s Foil Individual & TeamEoin GronningsaterJohn Robert Cockburn*Jake McGillion-Moore*Matthew McKay* IndividualJohn Robert CockburnJake McGillion-MooreMatthew McKay… Read more »

Level 1 Coaching – Winter course adds nine new names to Coaches Register

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Representatives from seven fencing clubs took part in the winter Level 1 Coaching course hosted by Fencing Ireland and accredited by Coaching Ireland. The new additions to the coaches register include some individuals new to coaching, and others new to the Fencing Ireland certification system. View the FI Coaches Register here. Successful Examination Candidates –… Read more »

Irish fencers excel at British Universities championships

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There were past and present Irish internationals in action at the British University and College Sport Championships in Sheffield over the weekend. Men's Foil (146) 9th  James Brosnan (University of Warwick) 30th  Kris Gwynne (Durham University) Men's Épée (145) 31st  Oliver Hope (Cambridge University) 74th  Arran Hope (Cambridge University) Women's Épée (85) 14th  Eilidh Prise (University… Read more »

Maynooth Novice Cup 2018 – results

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Maynooth University Fencing Club hosted the second event of three Novice Series events over the weekend. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners: Men’s Épée: Paul Begley (DUFC) Women’s Épée: Phoebe Ireland (UCD) Men’s Foil: Adam Neville (UCD) Women’s Foil: Gráinne O’Connor (NUI Galway) Men’s Sabre: Alex Reilly (DUFC) Women’s Sabre: Bethany Rush (DUFC) View… Read more »

East of Ireland Open 2018: results

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UCD Fencing Club hosted the East of Ireland Open at Belfield Sports Centre over the February 10th-11th weekend. Congratulations to all of this year’s champions! Men’s Épée: David Losonczi (EnGarde FC / Pembroke FC) Women’s Épée: Sophia Kalimtgis (Knightsbridge FC) Men’s Foil: Phillip Cripwell (DUFC) Women’s Foil: Emilia Velma (Pembroke FC) Men’s Sabre: Stephen Concannon… Read more »

Pembroke Youth Series: Excalibur Cup – results

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Well done to the winners of the 2018 Excalibur Cup. U17 Mixed Épée: Finn Heaslip (Brian Boru FC) U14 Mixed Foil: Luke Sherlock (Pembroke FC) U17 Mixed Foil: Claudio Sosa Smatrala (Pembroke FC) U14 Mixed Foil: Claudio Sosa Smatrala (Pembroke FC) U12 Mixed Foil: Simon O’Kelly (Pembroke FC) U10 Mixed Foil: Myles Moriarty-Smyth (Pembroke FC)… Read more »