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 »

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 »