NI Junior Foil Series, Round 3: results

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Congratulations to the winners of Round 3 of the NI Junior Foil Series. U16 Boys: Finn McMullan (Fence Like an Olympian) U16 Girls: Catherine McConvey (Fence Like an Olympian) U14 Boys: Claudio Sosa Smatrala (Pembroke FC) U14 Girls: Dasha Lee (Pembroke FC) U12 Boys: Eoghan Ó hAnluain-Fay (Pembroke FC) U12 Girls: Megan Xu-Ran Piao (Pembroke… Read more »

Save the date & Calling for sabreurs: pre-Nationals training camp, 15-16 April

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Fencing Ireland will host international foil and épée fencers for a pre-Nationals training camp in Dublin over 15-16 April. The cost to attendees will be €50, payable in advance during online registration. Sabre Camp Fencing Ireland is urgently seeking expressions of interest from sabreurs to assess the viability of a sabre section at the camp…. Read more »

Irish team selected for Junior & Cadet European Championships

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Congratulations to the young fencers who have been offered a place on the Ireland team for the 2018 European Championships. This year’s European Championships will take place from 1-11 March in Sochi, Russia. Fencers who achieve a qualifying result between January 14th and the Championships will also be offered a place, subject to availability in… Read more »

Cadet Circuit (Épée): Clarke and Kalimtgis go out in Bratislava first round

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A record-breaking 800 cadets fenced at the Circuit event in Bratislava over the weekend, including two cadet épéeists. Sophia Kalimtgis' lone victory over Su CAN only did not see her through to the DEs, with both Sophia and Isabelle Clarke eliminated after the pools. Sophia Kalimtgis (Knightsbridge FC) – 207th of 241 Isabelle Clarke (Munster Blades… Read more »

JWC Udine (Foil): Anna Lee makes L64

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Junior foilist Anna Lee placed in her third L64 of the season on Saturday at the Alpe Adria JWC in Italy. Beating Martinez Lopez ESP, Salmas AUS, Semenova RUS, and Conti ITA in the pool, Lee earned a bye into the L64. She was knocked out by Kondricz HUN 15-8. In Sunday’s Mens Foil event, Michael Thompson… Read more »

JWC Budapest (Sabre): Near-miss for Aime at first JWC

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Frantz Aime defeated Rasulov USB and Tkachev RUS in the pool at the Coupe Heracles JWC in Budapest, but was unfortunately the fifth fencer to miss the cut. Frantz Aime (CHC Chatelaine): 133rd of 175 Matteo Neri ITA held on to the title for a second year, and earned his second JWC gold of season against world #8… Read more »

Results: Winter Blade – Carnec and Gorceva take gold

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Close to 50 épéeists braved the cold on Sunday morning for the fourth annual Winter Blade at Dublin City University, run for the first time as a Tier B competition. Yves Carnec (Pembroke FC) and Inga Gorceva (Brian Boru FC) were this year’s winners. Full results: