Sabreurs kick off World Championships

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Good luck to the Irish sabre team, who are in action at the World Championships in Moscow today. Stephen Concannon, Michalis Kirimlidis and Aidan Clarke all start their pools at 12.30 Russian time (10.30 Irish time), with live results available at the following link: http://www.fencingworldwide.com/en/competition/2982-14/global/

Dublin sabreurs out in force for Cole Cup satellite

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The Cole Cup satellite in Men’s Sabre took place in London on 25 April, hosted at the new Leon Paul Fencing Centre. Stephen Concannon overturned Van Hoffelen GBR to reach the L16 for the second time this season. Michalis Kirimlidis was knocked out by Aiyenuro GBR and placed 30th, while Aidan Clarke finished 37th.

Salle Dublin fencer takes gold at Birmingham International

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Well done to Salle Dublin’s Szabina Matyas (HUN), who won Women’s Sabre at the Birmingham International Fencing Tournament today. Other results from Birmingham this weekend, where a strong Irish contingent was in attendance: Women’s Épée – 9th Jennifer McGeever (Pentathlon Ireland) Men’s Foil – 13th David Alexander (Nottingham Cavaliers) Women’s Foil – 13th Joana Ramalho… Read more »

Irish Open / FIE Satellite 2014 – Change of date

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Please note an important change of date relating to the FIE Satellite Mens Epee and the Irish Open 2014: FIE Satellite Mens Epee will now take place on Saturday 29 November 2014. https://irishfencing.net/calendar/fie-mens-epee-satellite/ Irish Open (other weapons) will take place on Saturday/Sunday 29/30 November 2014 https://irishfencing.net/calendar/irish-open-2/  

IFF Facebook Competition

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The IFF is running a Facebook competition in which two fencers will win free entry to the 2013 Irish Open. All you have to do is like our Facebook page and share a picture on your timeline. Simple. See www.facebook.com/IrishFencingFederation for more. The Irish Open will be held in UCD on the 7/8 December. For… Read more »

IFF Training Weekend, 19/20 October

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Reminder and Confirmation of Information: IFF TRAINING WEEKEND, 19/20 October 19 October, 10am-4pm: épée (run by Colm Flynn and Olga Velma) and foil (run by Katie Arup) 20 October, 10am-4pm: sabre (run by Hugh Tobin) Cost: €20 Location: Modern Pentathlon Fencing Hall, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown Still some places remaining – email secretary@irishfencing.net to book… Read more »

National Team Championships Results

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Congratulations to the 2013 National Team Champions: Men’s Épée PENTATHLON IRELAND: Conor Hillick ©, Tom O’Brien, Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe, Éanna Bailey Men’s Foil PEMBROKE: Duncan Salter ©, Phillip Cripwell Men’s Sabre UCC: Chris Mooney ©, Hugh Tobin, Michalis Kirmlidis Women’s Épée PENTATHLON IRELAND: Kate Coleman ©, Sive Brassil, Naomi Mullins, Kate Madden Full results can be found… Read more »

2013/14 Season Begins 24th August

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The new season will open with the South of Ireland Open at UCC, on 24th & 25th August. From the coming 2013/14 season, the Irish Rankings will culminate with the Irish National Championships in March. This will begin immediately with forthcoming South of Ireland Open (24/25 August) being the first ranking event of the new… Read more »