The National Circuit comprises a ‘top tier’ series of six high-quality tournaments. For full details about the role of the National Circuit in the Irish rankings, see the Rankings Explained page.

National Circuit

The tables below show the titleholders and medal tables for this season’s National Circuit and are correct as of 23 April 2017.


Current Titleholders

WOMEN'S WEAPONSÉpéeFoilSabre
South of Ireland OpenAnna-Lise Mion
(Brian Boru FC / Pembroke FC)
Victoria Duxbury
(Edinburgh FC)
Aoife O'Loughlin
(Cyrano)
West of Ireland OpenAnna-Lise Mion
(Brian Boru FC)
Kirsten Siig Pallesen
(NUI Galway)
Manon Nouvian
(DUFC)
Irish OpenNatalya Coyle
(Brian Boru FC)
Keziah Beattie
(Grosvenor FC)
Niamh Spence
(Cambridge University)
Northern Ireland OpenRachel Conner
(Laszlo's Fencing)
Keziah Beattie
(Grosvenor FC)
Naomi Lee
(Shakespeare’s Swords)
East of Ireland OpenSophia Kalimtgis
(Knightsbridge FC)
Emilia Velma
(Pembroke FC)
Naomi Lee
(Shakespeare's Swords)
National ChampionshipsNatalya Coyle
(Brian Boru FC)
Keziah Beattie
(Grosvenor FC)
Beth Taylor
Queen's University Belfast (QUB)
MEN'S WEAPONSÉpéeFoilSabre
South of Ireland OpenDavid Losonczi
(Pembroke FC)
Conor Nagle
(Munster Blades)
Aidan Clarke
(Salle Dublin)
West of Ireland OpenDavid Losonczi
(Pembroke FC / EnGarde)
Calvin Rusiewski
(Munster Blades / University of Limerick)
Tadhg Garton
(DUFC)
Irish OpenAndrea Vallosio ITAJames Brosnan
(University of Warwick)
Stephen Concannon
(Salle Dublin)
Northern Ireland OpenDavid Burnside
(Cambridge University)
David Alexander
(Nottingham Cavaliers)
Michalis Kirimlidis
(Salle Dublin)
East of Ireland OpenDavid Losonczi
(Pembroke FC / EnGarde FC)
Phillip Cripwell
(DUFC)
Stephen Concannon
(Salle Dublin)
National Championships '17Arthur Lanigan-O'Keeffe
(Brian Boru FC)
Stephen Brown
(Queen's University Belfast)
Stephen Concannon
(Salle Dublin)

Club Medal Table

Place Club   Gold     Silver     Bronze  
1 Brian Boru FC 6 4 11
2 Pembroke FC 6 3 10
3 Salle Dublin 5 4 10
4 Dublin University 3 7 12
5 Queen’s University Belfast 2 3 1
6T Munster Blades 2 1 1
6T Grosvenor FC 2 1 1
8 Pentathlon Ireland 2   2
9T Cambridge University 2    
9T EnGarde 2    
9T Shakespeare’s Swords 2    
12 NUI Galway 1 2 1
13 Cyrano 1   3
14T University of Limerick 1   1
14T Knightsbridge FC 1   1
14T University of Warwick 1   1
17T Nottingham Cavaliers 1    
17T Laszlo’s Fencing 1    
19 Lisburn Gladiators   2 1
20 University College Cork   1 4
21T Belfast FC   1 2
21T Salle Boston   1 2
21T Brixton FC   1 2
24 Magee FC   1 2
25T Salle Holyrood   1  
25T Ulster University   1  
25T Paris Université Club   1  
28 University College Dublin     8
29 Fence Like an Olympian     2
30T Boyne Valley FC     1
30T Fairfield Fencing Academy     1
30T TH Hamburg Eilbec     1
30T University of Surrey     1

Medal Table 2016-17

Place Club   Gold     Silver     Bronze  
1 Pembroke FC 6 4 14
2 Dublin University FC 5 9 13
3 Salle Dublin 4 6 7
4 Munster Blades 3   2
5 Lisburn Gladiators 2 4 8
6 Ravenwood FC 2 1 3
7 Brian Boru FC 1 4 7
8 Pentathlon Ireland 1 3 4
9 University College Cork 1 1 9
10 NUI Galway 1 2 6
11T Foyle Fencing 1   1
11T Grosvenor FC 3/td>

1 2
11T University of Warwick 1    
14 Queen's University Belfast   3  
15 Belfast FC   1 1
16T Hunterhouse College   1  
16T Ulster University   1 1
18 University College Dublin     3
19T Boyne Valley FC     1
19T Dundalk IT     1