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 »
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Three fencers made the trip to the city of Wuxi (near Shanghai) for the 2018 World Championships. All three qualified by making it to the DEs at a World Cup during this season, and both of our foilists repeated the feat in China. Stephen Brown (Queen’s University Belfast / Grosvenor FC) earned the best result… Read more »
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 »
This year saw a record turnout for the Viking Cup as 43 sabreurs travelled to Reykjavik. With three victories apiece in the pools, both Irish fencers met one of the eventual medallists and went out in the L32. Michael Jacob faced down Kennedy CAN, Gustavsson SWE and Pitura CAN, losing his L32 against Gelinas CAN… Read more »
A supremely unlucky Beth Taylor (Queen’s University Belfast) was the first fencer ruled out of the tableau in Junior Women’s Sabre, despite a promising start to the day with pool victories over Erbil TUR and Ben-Azizi TUN. Beth Taylor – 97th of 128
Concluding the pool without victories, Michalis Kirimlidis placed 186th of 202 at Sabre de Wolodyjowski World Cup in Warsaw.
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 »
Although Michalis Kirimlidis got a victory on the board against Lopez of Puerto Rico, neither Irish fencer made it through the cut at the Trofeo Luxardo on February 2nd. Michalis Kirimlidis (Salle Dublin) – 192 / 212 Michael Jacob (Shakespeare's Swords) – 201 / 212
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 »
A difficult round for Ireland's sabreurs saw all three cut after the pools. Colm Kelleher's victory over Genov BUL was the only win for the Irish team in the individual event. Colm Kelleher (DUFC): 81st of 95 Tadhg Garton (DUFC): 88th of 95 Brian Crowley (UCD / Salle Dublin): 92nd of 95 Team Ireland: 14th of 14… Read more »
Frantz Aime defeated Rasulov USB and Tkachev RUS in the pool at the Coupe Heracles JWC in Budapest, but was unfortunately the fifth fencer to miss the cut. Frantz Aime (CHC Chatelaine): 133rd of 175 Matteo Neri ITA held on to the title for a second year, and earned his second JWC gold of season against world #8… Read more »
oth Irish sabreurs at the Camden International concluded their pools with three victories, as Michael Jacob defeated Parr GBR, Leponis GBR and Levy-Bencheton FRA while Michalis Kirimlidis earned victories over GBR fencers Janssen, Potter, and Redshaw. Unfortunately the two were drawn against each other in the L64. Kirimlidis maintained his seeding to progress 15-13, then… Read more »
Ciara Cormican (Lisburn Gladiators) fenced at the Camden Cadet in London on 28th October. She came through the pool without victories and missed the cut. Ciara Cormican: 69th of 74
Belgian Fencing held the Flemish Open sabre satellite on Sunday. Michalis Kirimlidis (Salle Dublin) recorded pool victories over Rapp GER, Redshaw GBR, Hoschna CZE and Bottecchia BEL. Kirimlidis earned a bye into L32, where he faced Rapp GER for a second time and was knocked out 15-10. He placed 22nd of 53. Michael Jacob had just… Read more »
After a pool victory over Pimenau NED, Michalis Kirimlidis (Salle Dublin) went out 15-8 to Guarnaccia ITA in the L32 at the SISTA sabre satellite in Amsterdam. He placed 28th of 38. Guarnaccia went on to take silver, losing the final 15-6 to his compatriot Francesco D’Armiento.