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 '16Lucy Johnson
(DUFC)
Fiadhnait McDonough
(NUI Galway)
Naomi Lee
(AFU)
Irish Open '16Lucy Johnson
(DUFC)
Anna Lee
(Pembroke FC)
Laura Talbot
(FC Amsterdam)
Northern Ireland Open '17Charlotte Slater
(Lisburn Gladiators)
Keziah Beattie
(Grosvenor FC)
Francine Robb
(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 '16Joffrey Martelly
(Pembroke FC)
Conor Nagle
(Munster Blades)
Stephen Concannon
(Salle Dublin)
Irish Open '16Harry Peck
GBR
Phillip Cripwell
(DUFC)
Raul Perez Garrote
(Ravenwood FC)
Northern Ireland Open '17Conall Cromie
(Truro FC)
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 Pembroke FC 3 1 1
2 Brian Boru FC 2 1 2
3 Munster Blades 1 1  
4 Salle Dublin 1   1
5 Cyrano 1    
6 Dublin University   4 2
7 NUI Galway   1 1
8 University College Dublin     4
9 University College Cork     3
10 Belfast FC     2

Medal Table 2016-17

Place Club   Gold     Silver     Bronze  
1 Pembroke FC 6 4 14
2 Dublin University FC 5 8 11
3 Salle Dublin 4 6 7
4 Munster Blades 3   2
5 Lisburn Gladiators 2 4 7
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   5
11T Foyle Fencing 1   1
11T Grosvenor FC 1   1
12 Queen's University Belfast   3  
13 Belfast FC   1 1
14T Hunterhouse College   1  
14T Ulster University   1  
16 University College Dublin     3
17T Boyne Valley FC     1
17T Dundalk IT     1