Foil JWC results from Lyon and Terrassa

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Our top U20 foilists contested Junior World Cups in Spain and France today. Phillip Cripwell (DU Fencing) competed in the Catalan city of Terrassa. He put in a strong performance in the first round, defeating Sanguino POR and Esmendia ESP convincingly in the pool. He suffered three 5-4 losses, against Kiss GBR, Saukans LAT, Chan… Read more »

Preis der Chemiestadt JWC results

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168 sabreurs fenced at the Preis der Chemiestadt JWC in Dormagen today. Brian Murray (Foyle Fencing) inflicted a 5-1 defeat on Egawa JPN, but had no other victories in the pool. He missed out on the tableau by ten places and finished 146th. Fionn Flynn (DKIT) had a close match against Pitura CAN, but was… Read more »

Looking ahead to Irish Open

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The 2015 Irish Open Championships are taking place this weekend at Loughlinstown Leisure Centre. At the time of writing, this year’s event has attracted almost 180 entries, including 66 fencers fencing in the FIE World Cup Satellite for Men’s Épée. This year’s press release is attached below. We hope to see you all at Loughlinstown… Read more »

Good luck to Team Ireland at Turin Grand Prix

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Very best of luck the Irish foil squad at this weekend’s Trofeo Inalpi Grand Prix in Turin, comprising the following fencers: David Alexander, Brendan Cusack, Gavin Williams, Victoria Duxbury and Anna Smith. Results will be streamed live via the event website.

Irish Open takes place this weekend

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The IFF’s flagship event, the Irish Open, takes place this Saturday/Sunday 28/29 November. Entry to foil, sabre, and Women’s Épée is still open on our Irish Open microsite. Entry to the Men’s Épée FIE satellite has now closed; a full list of entrants is available on the FIE website.

Lee wins bronze at Welsh Open

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Irish fencers competed across all three weapons at this year’s Welsh Open in Cardiff. The result of the weekend came from junior Anna Lee (Pembroke). Competing in a field of 37, Lee and Dublin-based Joana Ramalho seeded 12th and 13th respectively after the pools and progressed easily into the L16. Joana was knocked out by… Read more »

Good luck to our junior and senior fencers in Turku

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This weekend, three FIE events come to Turku, Finland, with Irish épéeists competing at junior and senior level. Saturday sees the Kupittaa FIE Satellite. Results will be streamed live, with the following fencers taking part: Philip Slater Jonathan Burnside Oliver Hope Arran Hope Jamie Simpson On Sunday, the following fencers will compete in the Junior… Read more »

Cusack California-bound for World Cup season opener

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The very best of luck this weekend to Brendan Cusack, who continues his bid for a place at the Rio Olympics at the Men’s Foil World Cup in San José, California. Pools start on Friday 16 October at 10am local time (6pm Irish time). US Fencing will be publishing live results throughout the event.

Good luck to the Junior Men’s Épée team in Luxembourg

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Our U20 épéeists are in action over the weekend at the first event on this year’s Junior World Cup circuit. The Challenge Emile Gretsch takes place in Luxembourg. Best of luck to our five selected athletes: Philip Slater Jonathan Burnside Timothy Andrews Oliver Hope Arran Hope Photo: David Evers, used under Creative Commons License (By… Read more »