End-of-season FIE rankings

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The 2018 World Championships conclude in Wuxi tonight, bringing the 2017/18 season to a close. Well done to all of our senior internationals on an excellent season. Men’s Foil 201 Stephen Brown 347 James Brosnan 416 Lachlan Sykes 453 Alastair Johnston 647 Brendan Cusack 795 Michael Thompson Women’s Foil 242 Finnula Mageras 267 Anna Lee… Read more »

European Championships, Novi Sad – Results

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Ireland had six fencers in Novi Sad this week for the European Fencing Championships. Team Ireland participated in four of the individual events and in the Men’s Team Foil. Men's Épée (104) Yannick Borel FRA claimed his third back-to-back European title in a 15-14 thriller against Nikolai Novosjolov EST. View full ME results >>  Men's Épée… Read more »

Junior & Cadet World Championships: Clarke makes L64 in Cadet Foil

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Genevieve Clarke (California Fencing Academy) put on an even stronger performance in today’s competition at the Cadet World Championships, having edged into the L64 in yesterday’s U20s. Clarke finished the pool with victories against Carmona MEX, Malickova CZE, Pediaditaki GRE and Meulenaar NED. After defeating Carvalho POR 15-9 in the first round, she was knocked… Read more »

FIE Grand Prix (Foil): Mageras reaches tableau in Anaheim

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Brendan Cusack and Finnula Mageras flew the flag for Ireland over the St Patrick’s weekend, contesting the Anaheim Grand Prix in California. Despite a close match against Paik USA, Brendan Cusack crashed out of Day 1 after the pools. Finnula Mageras had a more fortunate run in the women's event.  Having seen off Zeiss USA,… Read more »

Results: European Cadet and Junior Fencing Championships 2018

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Ireland sent a team of three to this year’s European Championships, held in the Russian town of Sochi. Cadet Championships [Full results] London-based Sophia Kalimtgis (Knightsbridge FC) defeated Dzekevich BLR and Cervenkova CZE in the pool. Drawing the 7th seed in the tableau, Sophia was knocked out 15-8 by Eid Tjulin SWE. Robbie Cockburn competed in Men's… Read more »

FIE Satellite (Foil): Great results from Barcelona

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There were huge results from Ireland’s foilists at the Barcelona Satellite, held this year in the suburban town of Sabadell. Men’s Foil Stephen Brown got the top result of the day, winning five of his six pool matches including his bout against world #85 Files CRO. Brown earned a bye through the L128, but fell… 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 »