National Championships 2018 – Results

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Over 130 athletes came to Loreto Abbey Dalkey this weekend for the Fencing Ireland National Championships. Congratulations to our 2018 winners! Men’s Épée: Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe (Brian Boru FC) Women’s Épée: Natalya Coyle (Brian Boru FC / Pentathlon Ireland) Men’s Foil: Stephen Brown (Queen’s University Belfast) Women’s Foil: Keziah Beattie (Grosvenor FC) Men’s Sabre: Stephen Concannon… Read more »

Team Ireland named for Junior & Cadet Worlds 2018

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Fencing Ireland is delighted to announce the team that will represent Ireland at the Cadet and Junior World Championships in Verona this April. Weapon Junior Event Cadet Event Men’s Épée – – Women’s Épée IndividualSophia Kalimtgis*Charlotte Slater* IndividualSophia KalimtgisCharlotte Slater Men’s Foil Individual & TeamEoin GronningsaterJohn Robert Cockburn*Jake McGillion-Moore*Matthew McKay* IndividualJohn Robert CockburnJake McGillion-MooreMatthew McKay… Read more »

Irish team selected for Junior & Cadet European Championships

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Congratulations to the young fencers who have been offered a place on the Ireland team for the 2018 European Championships. This year’s European Championships will take place from 1-11 March in Sochi, Russia. Fencers who achieve a qualifying result between January 14th and the Championships will also be offered a place, subject to availability in… Read more »

NI Internationals dominate at Derry Open

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Foyle College hosted the Derry Open over the weekend, attracting a typically strong entry in sabre as student fencers from DKIT and IT Carlow made the journey. Well done to this year’s winners: Men’s Épée: Riki Laurentiu (University College Cork) Women’s Épée: Charlotte Slater (Lisburn Gladiators) Men’s Foil: Daniel Sigurdsson (Grosvenor FC) Women’s Foil: Lara… Read more »

Cadet Circuit Sabre: Aime makes L64 at Moedling

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This weekend in Austria, Frantz Aime (CH Chatelaine) secured his best result yet at international level, achieving his second L64 of the season at a notoriously challenging event. Aime was V7D5 across two rounds of pools, defeating Abidovs LAT, Prosse BEL,Kavak TUR, Snell AUS, Piccioli FRA, Dobo HUN and Peker TUR. Seeding 77th for the… Read more »