Student Individuals 2018 – results

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Well done to this year’s Student Individual champions! Men’s Épée: Jonathan Burnside (Ulster University) Women’s Épée: Alisha Mullen (UCD) Men’s Foil: Phillip Cripwell (DUFC) Women’s Foil: Kirsten Siig Pallesen (NUI Galway) Men’s Sabre: Nigel Johnson Steeves (University College Cork) Women’s Sabre: Anna Zink (DUFC) The 2018 SIs were hosted by Maynooth University.

Irish fencers excel at British Universities championships

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There were past and present Irish internationals in action at the British University and College Sport Championships in Sheffield over the weekend. Men's Foil (146) 9th  James Brosnan (University of Warwick) 30th  Kris Gwynne (Durham University) Men's Épée (145) 31st  Oliver Hope (Cambridge University) 74th  Arran Hope (Cambridge University) Women's Épée (85) 14th  Eilidh Prise (University… Read more »

Maynooth Novice Cup 2018 – results

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Maynooth University Fencing Club hosted the second event of three Novice Series events over the weekend. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners: Men’s Épée: Paul Begley (DUFC) Women’s Épée: Phoebe Ireland (UCD) Men’s Foil: Adam Neville (UCD) Women’s Foil: Gráinne O’Connor (NUI Galway) Men’s Sabre: Alex Reilly (DUFC) Women’s Sabre: Bethany Rush (DUFC) View… Read more »

East of Ireland Open 2018: results

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UCD Fencing Club hosted the East of Ireland Open at Belfield Sports Centre over the February 10th-11th weekend. Congratulations to all of this year’s champions! Men’s Épée: David Losonczi (EnGarde FC / Pembroke FC) Women’s Épée: Sophia Kalimtgis (Knightsbridge FC) Men’s Foil: Phillip Cripwell (DUFC) Women’s Foil: Emilia Velma (Pembroke FC) Men’s Sabre: Stephen Concannon… Read more »

Pembroke Youth Series: Excalibur Cup – results

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Well done to the winners of the 2018 Excalibur Cup. U17 Mixed Épée: Finn Heaslip (Brian Boru FC) U14 Mixed Foil: Luke Sherlock (Pembroke FC) U17 Mixed Foil: Claudio Sosa Smatrala (Pembroke FC) U14 Mixed Foil: Claudio Sosa Smatrala (Pembroke FC) U12 Mixed Foil: Simon O’Kelly (Pembroke FC) U10 Mixed Foil: Myles Moriarty-Smyth (Pembroke FC)… Read more »

NI Junior Foil Series, Round 3: results

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Congratulations to the winners of Round 3 of the NI Junior Foil Series. U16 Boys: Finn McMullan (Fence Like an Olympian) U16 Girls: Catherine McConvey (Fence Like an Olympian) U14 Boys: Claudio Sosa Smatrala (Pembroke FC) U14 Girls: Dasha Lee (Pembroke FC) U12 Boys: Eoghan Ó hAnluain-Fay (Pembroke FC) U12 Girls: Megan Xu-Ran Piao (Pembroke… Read more »

Results: Winter Blade – Carnec and Gorceva take gold

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Close to 50 épéeists braved the cold on Sunday morning for the fourth annual Winter Blade at Dublin City University, run for the first time as a Tier B competition. Yves Carnec (Pembroke FC) and Inga Gorceva (Brian Boru FC) were this year’s winners. Full results: www.ncif.net/win17/index.htm

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 »

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 Satellite (Épée): Dublin – Lanigan-O’Keeffe places in L16

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Well done to all of the Irish fencers who competed in the Dublin Satellite this weekend! Below are results for the Irish and Irish-based fencers: 14 Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe (Brian Boru FC) 24 David Losonczi (Pembroke FC / EnGarde) HUN 25 Philip Slater (Lisburn Gladiators) 27 Benedict Chambers (FFF Stockholm) 40 Paddy Brennan (Pembroke FC) 41… Read more »

Huge turnout for West of Ireland Open

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The West of Ireland Open took place at NUI Galway this weekend, with another strong showing from DCU swelling numbers in Men’s Épée to over 60. Congratulations to this year’s winners, who earn double points at this National Circuit event. Men’s Épée: David Losonczi (Brian Boru FC / EnGarde FC) Women’s Épée: Anna-Lise Mion (Brian… Read more »

Treble gold for Foyle at North West Open

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 North West Open, which took place this weekend at Ulster University in Coleraine. Men’s Epee: Jonathan Burnside (Foyle Fencing) Women’s Epee: Marie McGinnity (Grosvenor FC) Men’s Foil: Alastair Houldsworth (Belfast FC) Women’s Foil: Sarah Shaw (Hunterhouse FC) Men’s Sabre: David Downey (Foyle Fencing) Women’s Sabre: Kathryn Marshall (Foyle… Read more »

Intermediates 2017 held at UCD

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Intermediate Championships: Men’s Epee: Dawid Kulka (Brian Boru FC) Women’s Epee: Virginie Gautier Men’s Foil: Elliot Schneier (DUFC) Women’s Foil: Katja Rybakova (Pembroke FC) Men’s Sabre: Federico Albertini (Salle Dublin) Women’s Sabre: Gerda Ziemele (UCD)

South of Ireland Open 2017 held in Cork

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Well done to our 2016-17 South of Ireland champions! Thanks to hosts UCC Fencing Club and congratulations to all of this year’s medallists. Men’s Épée: David Losonczi (Pembroke FC) Women’s Épée: Anna-Lise Mion (Brian Boru FC / Pembroke FC) Men’s Foil: Conor Nagle (Munster Blades) Women’s Foil: Victoria Duxbury (Edinburgh FC) Men’s Sabre: Aidan Clarke… Read more »