To fill the vacancy of Chairperson following the resignation of Laura Donaghy, the FENCING IRELAND Board has decided to hold an EGM (date yet to be confirmed). The official notice of EGM including Agenda will be sent to voting members (that is, those holding an Adult, Life or Student membership) on Friday, 2nd November, 2018. To… Read more »
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Our 2018 AGM will take place on Sunday 10th June at 7-8 Wilton Terrace, Dublin 2, from 14:30. The official notice of AGM, including 2017 Accounts, Chairman’s Report and Agenda was sent to voting members (that is, those holding an Adult, Life, Student or Supporter membership) on Friday 18 May, 2018. These documents can also… Read more »
The Nationals are now underway at Loreto Abbey Dalkey! You can follow live results here: http://www.ncif.net/nat18
With the 2018 National Championships taking place this weekend, the national rankings have been updated to reflect competition results since the East of Ireland Open. Cadet Rankings Junior Rankings Senior Rankings:Men’s Épée and Women’s ÉpéeMen’s Foil and Women’s FoilMen’s Sabre and Women’s Sabre Late entry to the National Championships is still possible via the event… Read more »
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Seán Ryan (UCD / Pentathlon Ireland) placed 54th at the U23 European Championships in Yerevan, Armenia. His sole pool victory was over junior #30 Kolanczyk POL.
All six Team Ireland’s foilists made it to the DEs in this year’s Junior World Championships in a bumper day that yielded two L32s and two L64s. Junior Men’s Foil A newcomer to the Irish squad, Eoin Gronningsater (Duke University) came out fighting in Pool 1. Victories over Zoons NED, Slavchev BUL, Bird GBR and… Read more »
A supremely unlucky Beth Taylor (Queen’s University Belfast) was the first fencer ruled out of the tableau in Junior Women’s Sabre, despite a promising start to the day with pool victories over Erbil TUR and Ben-Azizi TUN. Beth Taylor – 97th of 128
Concluding the pool without victories, Michalis Kirimlidis placed 186th of 202 at Sabre de Wolodyjowski World Cup in Warsaw.
Three young Irish fencers took part in the CEP Foil Marathon, a two-day event for U17s and U14s held in Paris. Finn McMullen – Day 1: 132 / 292 Dasha Lee (Pembroke FC) – Day 1: 131 / 162 Claudio Sosa Smatrala (Pembroke FC) – Day 1: 88 / 232 , Day 2: 97 / 103
Well done to the winners of the 2018 Excalibur Cup. U17 Mixed Épée: Finn Heaslip (Brian Boru FC) U14 Mixed Foil: Luke Sherlock (Pembroke FC) U17 Mixed Foil: Claudio Sosa Smatrala (Pembroke FC) U14 Mixed Foil: Claudio Sosa Smatrala (Pembroke FC) U12 Mixed Foil: Simon O’Kelly (Pembroke FC) U10 Mixed Foil: Myles Moriarty-Smyth (Pembroke FC)… Read more »
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 »
The Irish Open Fencing Championships and FIE Satellite in Men’s Épée are now in progress at Dublin’s National Indoor Arena. 72 épéeists representing 21 countries will fence off for World Cup points in today’s satellite, while the Irish Open events in Women’s Épée, Men’s Foil, and Women’s Foil are also taking place in the same… Read more »
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Best of luck to Ido Ajzenstadt (Pembroke FC) who will be Ireland’s first fencer at the Maccabiah Games in recent years. The 2017 Games – the 20th edition of this quadrennial event – is currently underway in Haifa, Israel. Men’s Épée will take place on 10 July.