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 »

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 »

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 »