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 »

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 »

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 »

EFC U23s (Foil): L32s for Taylor and Brown in Gdansk

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We had three Irish fencers at the Gdansk U23 this Saturday.  Stephen Brown earned a place in the tableau V4D2 (Koslicki POL, Szewczyk, Izycki POL, Chtioui POL), then edged past Nowosielski POL 15-14, then was knocked out by Kuceba LAT. Lucy Taylor was V3D3 after the pools, defeating Wierzchowska POL, Avelleira VEN, and Jablonowska POL. In the… Read more »

Irish Open winners 2017

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Well done to the winners of this year’s Irish Open Fencing Championships! Men’s Épée Satellite: Andrea Vallosio (Italy) Men’s Team Épée: Denmark – Knudsen, Linnemann, Madsen, Olsen Women’s Épée: Natalya Coyle (Brian Boru FC) Women’s Team Épée: Brian Boru FC – Coleman, Gorceva, Mion Men’s Foil: James Brosnan (University of Warwick) Men’s Team Foil: Pembroke… Read more »

FIE World Cup (Foil): St Maur, Paris – Team Ireland moves to 37th in the world

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Ireland entered two individual fencers and a Women’s Foil team for the World Cup event in Paris this weekend. Fresh from junior success in Bochum, Anna Lee (Pembroke FC) earned a place in the tableau with victories over Ueltgesforth GER and Havrankova. Victoria Duxbury (Edinburgh FC) also came through the pool with two victories, besting… Read more »