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 September 2019.


Current Titleholders

*denotes defended title

WOMEN'S WEAPONSÉpéeFoilSabre
South of Ireland Open 19/20Camille Hindsgaul
(DUFC)
Anna Lee
(Pembroke)
Giulia Terzani
(Magee Fencing)
West of Ireland Open 19/20Alisha Mullen
(University College Dublin)
Keziah Beattie
(Salle Boston)
Lillias Healy*
(University College Cork)
Irish Open 19/20 Lucy Johnson
(DUFC)
Genevieve Clarke
(OFC Bonn)
Manon Nouvian
(DUFC)
Northern Ireland Open 19/20Aisling Mellon-Whelan
(Brian Boru)
Finnula Mageras
(Notre Dame)
Phoebe Ireland
(UCD)
East of Ireland Open 17/18Isabelle Clarke
(Brian Boru FC)
Emilia Velma*
(Pembroke FC)
Aoife O'Loughlin
(Cyrano FC)
National Championships 17/18Natalya Coyle
(Brian Boru FC)
Keziah Beattie
(Grosvenor FC)
Beth Taylor
(Queen's University Belfast)
National Team Championships 19/20Brian Boru FCTBCTBC
MEN'S WEAPONSÉpéeFoilSabre
South of Ireland Open 19/20Yves Carnec
(Pembroke)
Andrea Petrignani
(UCD)
Michalis Kirimlidis
(Salle Dublin)*
West of Ireland Open 19/20Jonathan Burnside
(Magee Fencing)
Andrea Petrignani
(UCD)*
Michalis Kirimlidis
(Salle Dublin)
Irish Open 19/20Tristan Tulen
Netherlands
Eoin Gronningsater
(Duke)
Michalis Kirimlidis
(Salle Dublin)
Northern Ireland Open 19/20Noah Scott
(UCD)
Stephen Brown
(Fence like an Olympian)
Michalis Kirimlidis
(Salle Dublin)
East of Ireland Open 18/19Antoine Gentille
Dublin City Univeristy
Conor Nagle
(Munster Blades FC)
Stephen Concannon*
(Salle Dublin)
National Championships 18/19Arthur Lanigan-O'Keeffe
(Brian Boru FC)
Stephen Brown
(Queen's University Belfast)
Stephen Concannon
(Salle Dublin)
National Team Championships 19/20Magee FencingQueen's University BelfastTBC

Club Medal Table

After four events of the 2019/20 national circuit the medal table stands as follows (9th December 2019)

PlaceClubGoldSilverBronze
1UCD517
2Salle Dublin401
3Dublin University356
4Pembroke232
5Magee Fencing214
6Fence Like an Olympian142
7UCC138
8Brian Boru FC123
GBRSalle Boston101
GEROFC Bonn100
USADuke100
USANotre Dame100
9Pembroke FC012
10Pentathlon Ireland011
11NUIG010
GBRMX Fencing010
12Grosvenor004
13QUB001
13Belfast001
13Sullivan Upper FC001

Medal Table 2018-19

After six events the 2018/19 medal table stands as follows on 11 February 2019:

Place Club   Gold     Silver     Bronze  
1 Brian Boru FC 6 5 7
2 DUFC 4 5 8
3 Salle Dublin 4 3 5
4 Pembroke FC 3 3 9
5 Queen’s University Belfast 3 2 1
6 UCD 2 3 10
7 UCC 2 3 6
8 Cyrano 2 1 0
9 Pentathlon Ireland 2 0 3
10 Belfast FC 1 1 2
GBR MX Fencing 1 1 1
12 Munster Blades FC 1 1 0
13 NUI Galway 1 0 2
DEN Varde Faegteklub 1 0 2
15 Fence Like an Olympian 1 0 1
GBR Salle Boston 1 0 0
17 En Garde FC 1 0 0
GBR Edinburgh FC 1 0 0
GBR University of Warwick 1 0 0
17 Dublin City University 1 0 0
USA Fairfield Fencing Academy 0 2 0
22 Magee Fencing 0 1 4
23 RBAI 0 1 1
GBR Lazlos 0 1 0
25 Lisburn Gladiators 0 0 2
GBR University of Dundee 0 0 1
26 Sullivan Fencing 0 0 1
GBR Fencing Acadamy of Westchester 0 0 1
26 Grosvenor 0 0 1
26 Hunterhouse 0 0 1
26 RCSI 0 0 1
26 Stockport 0 0 1

Medal Table 2017-18

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 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