South of Ireland Open 2017 held in Cork

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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 »

#FencingMob comes to Dublin!

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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 »

Change of Date: National Club Championships

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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 »

Selections announced for 2017-18 season

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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 selectors@irishfencing.net as soon as possible. Fencers are invited to contact the Selectors at… Read more »

Day 2: Celtic Challenge 2017 – results

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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 »

Day 1: Celtic Challenge 2017 – results

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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 »

International Selection 2017-18

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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 selectors@irishfencing.net) 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 »

World Championships 2017 – Day 2 (Results)

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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 »

World Championships 2017 – Day 1 (Results)

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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.