Fencing Coach wanted at DkIT

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The Sports & Societies team at Dundalk IT are inviting CVs for a part-time coaching role with DkIT Fencing Club. Please see the PDF advertisement for full details including remuneration, hours, and application deadline.

L32s all round at Cole Cup sabre satellite

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Our Men’s Sabreurs have all gone out before the L16 in this afternoon’s satellite in London. Michalis Kirimlidis scored victories over Aktas TUR and Wrase GER along with narrow losses to Winiger SUI and Ghosh GBR. He was knocked out 15-10 by Mogg GER and finished 19th. Michael Jacob made his international debut today, defeating… Read more »

Sabreurs and épéeists contest Cole Cup

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Good luck to the four Men’s Sabreurs and two Women’s Épéeists fencing at the Cole Cup in London this weekend. Aidan Clarke (Salle Dublin), Fionn Flynn (Salle Dublin / DKIT), Michael Jacob (Birmingham FC) and Michalis Kirimlidis (Salle Dublin) will fence in the Men’s Sabre satellite. Live results will be streamed via En Garde. In… Read more »

Junior Worlds: L128 for Slater

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Two Irishmen fenced in the 174-strong Men’s Épée event at Junior Worlds today. Philip Slater (Lisburn Gladiators) defeated Jaime COL and Ng HKG to qualify for the DE round. He drew 14th seed Bartissol POR in the L128 and was knocked out, placing 116th overall. With one pool victory over Yusufov AZE, Jonathan Burnside (Foyle… Read more »

Junior Worlds: Lee and Murray fly the flag

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Anna Lee (Pembroke FC) and Brian Murray (Foyle Fencing) competed at the Junior World Championships today. With pool victories over Clarke AUS, Van Der Walt RSA and Nawar EGY, Anna progressed to the DEs as 64th seed. For her first match, she drew 65th seed Cecchini BRA, currently #9 in the world rankings, and was… Read more »