A difficult round for Ireland's sabreurs saw all three cut after the pools. Colm Kelleher's victory over Genov BUL was the only win for the Irish team in the individual event.
- Colm Kelleher (DUFC): 81st of 95
- Tadhg Garton (DUFC): 88th of 95
- Brian Crowley (UCD / Salle Dublin): 92nd of 95
- Team Ireland: 14th of 14
Reigning world champion Andras Szatmari HUN defeated world #19 Csanad Gemesi HUN in a 15-13 final.
Ireland began the team event as one of the lowest seeds, with tricky draws against MTK Hungary (D45-13) and then Australia (D45-18).