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 Open '17Anna-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 Open '17Anna-Lise Mion
(Brian Boru FC / Pembroke FC)
Anna Lee
(Pembroke FC)
Naomi Lee
(AFU)
National Championships '17Rachel Conner
(Laszlo's Fencing)
Anna Lee
(Pembroke FC)
Kathryn Marshall
(Foyle Fencing)
MEN'S WEAPONSÉpéeFoilSabre
South of Ireland OpenDavid Losonczi
(Pembroke FC)
Conor Nagle
(Munster Blades)
Aidan Clarke
(Salle Dublin)
West of Ireland Open '17David 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 Open '17David Burnside
(Cambridge University)
David Alexander
(Nottingham Cavaliers)
Stephen Concannon
(Salle Dublin)
East of Ireland Open '17Giovanni Buzzi
(DUFC)
James Brosnan
(University of Warwick)
Lothar Winiger
(CH Chatelaine)
National Championships '17Philip Slater
(Lisburn Gladiators)
Conor Nagle
(Munster Blades)
Stephen Concannon
(Salle Dublin)

Club Medal Table

Place Club   Gold     Silver     Bronze  
1 Brian Boru FC 4 3 7
2 Pembroke FC 4 2 6
3 Salle Dublin 3 3 3
4 Dublin University 2 6 9
5 Munster Blades 2 1 1
6 Cambridge University 2    
7 NUI Galway 1 2 1
8 Grosvenor FC 1 1  
9 Cyrano 1   2
10 University of Limerick 1   1
11T EnGarde 1    
11T University of Warwick 1    
11T Nottingham Cavaliers 1    
11T Laszlo’s Fencing 1    
11T Shakespeare’s Swords 1    
16 Queen’s University Belfast   2 1
17 University College Cork   1 3
18 Belfast FC   1 2
19T Brixton FC   1 1
19T Lisburn Gladiators   1 1
19T Magee FC   1 1
22 Salle Holyrood   1  
23 University College Dublin     6
24T Boyne Valley FC     1
24T Knightsbridge FC     1
24T Fence Like an Olympian     1
24T TH Hamburg Eilbec     1
24T Salle Boston     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 3 6
8 Pentathlon Ireland 1 3 4
9 University College Cork 1 1 8
10 NUI Galway 1 1 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