The last satellite of the season – Copenhagen’s Trekanten International – took place over the weekend, contested by three Irish foilists. Men’s Foil Alastair Johnston (Salle Holyrood) earned victories over Ferraro USA and Briceno VEN to make it out of the pools. He drew Kralik SVK in the first round and was knocked out 15-7…. Read more »
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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 »
Victoria Duxbury secured victories over Vallero-Collantes SWE and Hajas HUN in the pool, but a place in the tableau eluded her by a single touch as Duxbury proved the second fencer to miss the cut. Victoria Duxbury (Edinburgh FC) – 147th of 183 There were medals for Russia, USA, Italy and Germany as half of… Read more »
Victoria Duxbury competed at the first of this season’s foil Grand Prix, defeating Ueltgesforth GER and Jubenot FRA in the pool. She narrowly missed the cut for tableau, placing 146th of 176.
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 »
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 »