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Fencing Ireland is delighted to host the 2017 National Championships at Loreto Abbey Sports Centre, Dalkey, Co. Dublin on 22-23 April.


All entrants must:

  • be a current member of Fencing Ireland
  • hold, or be eligible to hold, Irish citizenship


Saturday 22 April
Women’s Épée – check in by 09.15
Men’s Foil – check in by 09.30
Women’s Foil – check in by 12.15
Gala foil finals from 15.30

Sunday 23 April
Men’s Épée – check in by 09.15
Men’s Sabre – check in by 12.15
Women’s Sabre – check in by 14.15
Gala sabre finals from 15.30

Fencers may enter a maximum of one event per day. The entry list is also available online.

Event Details

The early-bird entry fee is €20 for one weapon or €30 for two, payable at registration online. The online form closes at 23.59 on Thursday 20 April. Late entries will also be accepted on the day of competition with a late fee of €10.

Format: one round of pools with all fencers promoted to Direct Elimination, followed by DE to a single winner.

Entry List

Men’s Épée

Number Fencer Name Club
1 Dawid Kulka Pembroke FC
2 Jamie Simpson Imperial College London / Brixton FC
3 Scott O’Malley Brian Boru FC
4 Paddy Brennan Pembroke FC
5 Shane Whelan Salle Dublin
6 Duncan Salter Pembroke FC / Brian Boru FC

Women’s Épée

Number Fencer Name Club
1 Laura Donaghy UCD / Brian Boru FC
2 Isabelle Clarke Munster Blades FC / Pembroke FC
3 Sophia Kalimtgis Knightsbridge FC
4 Sorcha Mellon-Whelan UCD / Salle Dublin
5 Lucy Johnson DUFC

Men’s Foil

Number Fencer Name Club
1 Adrian Lee Pembroke FC
2 Matthew McKay RBAI / Fence Like An Olympian
3 Duncan Salter Pembroke FC / Brian Boru FC

Women’s Foil

Men’s Sabre

Women’s Sabre

Number Fencer Name Club
1 Kathryn Marshall Foyle Fencing / University of Surrey