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Congratulations to the cadet and junior athletes selected to fence at the European Championships in Slovenia next month.

The competition will run from 24 February to 5 March, and will be broadcast via the live stream at the Maribor Fencing website. In addition to the individual events, Ireland will also field a team in Junior Men’s Épée for the first time in some years.


Men’s Épée
Juniors: Jonathan Burnside, Geoffrey Corcoran, Philip Slater

Women’s Épée
Cadets: Kerrie Johnson, Rosie McGonagle

Men’s Foil
Juniors: Phillip Cripwell

Women’s Foil
Juniors: Victoria Duxbury
Cadets: Anna Lee, Jessica Timlin

Men’s Sabre
Juniors: Brian Murray

A full support team has also been appointed to travel with the squad, as follows.

  • Team Manager (Cadets): Philip Lee
  • Team Manager (Juniors): Nuala McGarrity
  • Coaches: Philip Lee, Mike Westgate, Phillip Cripwell
  • Officials: Wendy McGonagle, Fiona Timlin

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