Irish cadet #1s Paul Verdon (Grosvenor) and Charlotte Slater (Lisburn Gladiators) will fence at the Manchester Cadet Foil, a ranked event on the European Cadet Circuit. Best of luck to both fencers!
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Phillip Cripwell will travel to Györ, Hungary for the Coupe Heracles JWC in Men’s Foil on 26 September. Best of luck! Image credit: arth2o, used under Creative Commons licence.
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 »
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/
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The meeting summaries for January – May 2015 have been published on the summaries page and can be viewed at the following here
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.
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 »
Reminder to apply for / renew FIE licence and send entry via email to: email@example.com – CLOSING DATE 21 NOV FIE licences can be purchased online at https://irishfencing.net/fieefc-payment
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/
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 »
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to book… Read more »
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 »
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 »