After a pool victory over Pimenau NED, Michalis Kirimlidis (Salle Dublin) went out 15-8 to Guarnaccia ITA in the L32 at the SISTA sabre satellite in Amsterdam. He placed 28th of 38. Guarnaccia went on to take silver, losing the final 15-6 to his compatriot Francesco D’Armiento.
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Well done to our 2016-17 South of Ireland champions! Thanks to hosts UCC Fencing Club and congratulations to all of this year’s medallists. Men’s Épée: David Losonczi (Pembroke FC) Women’s Épée: Anna-Lise Mion (Brian Boru FC / Pembroke FC) Men’s Foil: Conor Nagle (Munster Blades) Women’s Foil: Victoria Duxbury (Edinburgh FC) Men’s Sabre: Aidan Clarke… Read more »
We had two fencers in attendance at the SISTA foil satellite in Amsterdam today. James Brosnan (Warwick University) was V5D1 in the pool, defeating Snijder NED, Lloyd GBR, Zoons NED, Kahl GER and Jans-Kohneke NED to seed 15th. After eliminating Corlett GBR 15-7, he was overturned by Kahl GER in the L32 and placed 18th… Read more »
A full complement of four Irish fencers took to the piste at this year’s London foil satellite, rescheduled to September this season. Stephen Brown (Grosvenor FC) earned the result of the weekend. Clearing the pool V2D4 with victories over Pinto COL and Jones GBR, Brown made the cut as 136th seed. He overturned Beke HUN… Read more »
We had three U20 internationals at the Eden Cup JWC in London today. Anna Lee (Pembroke FC) had pool victories over Hill GBR and Jeglinska POL, seeding 58th. She was knocked out by Junior #8 Recher FRA. Keziah Beattie (Grosvenor FC) defeated Ricci ITA and Babaeva GBR in the pool, but mhe missed the cut… Read more »
Check out the action from the Fencing Mob in Dublin today, celebrating World Fencing Day. Event video: view on our Facebook page Event photos: view photo album Fencing Mobs took place all over the world today as part of an international initiative led by the Italian Fencing Federation. Arriving dressed to duel, our fencers –… Read more »
The first Irish event of the season took place at the NSC today as eleven epee teams battled it out for the national championship. A tough Pembroke side looked almost untouchable all day, defeating Brian Boru FC on home turf in the men's final. The hosts were more successful in Women's Épée, taking gold with… Read more »
Fencing Ireland is delighted to host our first ever #FencingMob! With World Fencing Day around the corner, we are looking for innovative and eye-catching ways to promote the sport of fencing in Ireland. As part of a worldwide initiative led by the Italian Fencing Federation, we’ll be seeking to make fencing visible with a Fencing… Read more »
Due to size constraints at the venue, the National Club Championships has been split into three weapon-specific events. Men’s Épée and Women’s Épée will proceed as planned on Saturday 9th September at the National Sports Campus. Foil and sabre events will be held separately at a future date. To register your team or view the… Read more »
The Selection Subcommittee is pleased to approve all of the start-of-season requests for selection in their entirety. Senior Calendar Junior Calendar Cadet Calendar If you are listed for an event incorrectly, or if any of your requested events are missing, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. Fencers are invited to contact the Selectors at… Read more »
There were eleven Irish fencers in action on day 2 of the Celtic Challenge. The day yielded a second medal for Duncan Salter, who conceded his 2016 épée title to Keith Barnett of Cornwall in an 8-5 final. Anna-Lise Mion also added to the Irish medal tally with bronze in Women’s Épée. Men’s Épée (36… Read more »
Our foilists and sabreurs have got the Celtic Challenge off to a great start in Wales today, with Pembroke FC’s Philip Lee and Duncan Salter earning silver and bronze for Ireland in Men’s Foil. Men’s Foil (25 entrants) 2nd Philip Lee 3rd Duncan Salter 6th Gerry Brosnan Women’s Foil (21 entrants) 7th Kate Harris 10th… Read more »
Fencing Ireland has published its Selection Policy for the 2017-18 season. Fencers intending to compete in FIE and EFC events are advised to contact the selectors (via email@example.com) to outline their international competitions for the season. Training plans and non-FIE/EFC competitions are not required. View selection criteria >> Download selection application >> The deadline for these… Read more »
Three Irish foilists took part in the World Championships in Leipzig today. Despite entering his pool as bottom seed, Conor Nagle (Munster Blades) took victories over Rizell SWE, Menkuer TUR and McGregor RSA. He went through to the tableau V3D3, losing 15-9 to Mayakan THA. Brendan Cusack finished the pool V2D3 and also made the… Read more »
Aidan Clarke (Salle Dublin) and Michalis Kirimlidis (Salle Dublin) fenced at this year’s Worlds after two stellar performances at the Viking Cup in Reykjavik. However, there were no DEs for Ireland’s sabreurs this year: Kirimlidis registered a 5-2 victory over Fernando SRI in the pool, placing 113th overall, while Clarke finished in 126th place.