Success for Irish students as UK university season wraps up

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Three Irish internationals fenced for their universities this week as the 2015-16 BUCS season came to a close. Foyle Fencing sabreuse Kathryn Marshall competed with the victorious University of Surrey team at yesterday’s BUCS Championship final in Sheffield. The Surrey women’s 1st team faced the University of Edinburgh, whose foil squad included Irish Olympic hopeful… Read more »

Medals for RBAI at Public Schools Fencing Championships

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Nine fencers from the Royal Belfast Academical Institution fenced at the PSFC in London last week, all participating in the foil events.  The Public Schools' events are split into three age groups: fencers in 1st-3rd year contest the Mount-Haes trophies, 4th-5th years compete in the Junior events, and the Senior competitions are for pupils in 6th-7th year. Having competed… Read more »

U14 International to take place in England

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The IFF is delighted to invite all our under-14 fencers (born in 2002, 2003 or 2004) to compete at an international competition in England later this month. The European Fencing Confederation (EFC) has awarded the hosting of the first six-weapon under-14 European Series event to British Fencing – the Valerie Degorce International Youth Trophy. The… Read more »