The Belfast Open was held last weekend 12-13 April in St Columbanus College in Bangor, hosted by Belfast Fencing Club. Results are now up on the Results Page.
Results for round 5 of the 2013/14 NIJFS and final rankings for the series are now up on the Results and Rankings pages. The final 13/14 NIJFS round was held last Saturday in St Columbanus College in Bangor in conjunction with the Belfast Open, hosted by Belfast Fencing Club.View full post
N I Fencing Ltd. would like an expression of interest from any candidate (+18) wishing to be considered for the role of the Northern Ireland Team Manager at the Sainsbury’s School Games 2014. For more details please visit the Positions Vacant PageView full post
Entries are now closed for the BYC qualifiers which will take place at Hunterhouse College on Sunday 23rd Feb 2014. Only the Under 14 Foil male and female entries will have to compete for qualification. Under 14 Male Check in closes at 9.15am for 9.30am start Under 14 Female Check in closes at 10.15am for …View full post
Results for round 5 of the 2013/14 NIJFS and final rankings for the series are now up on the Results and Rankings pages. The final 13/14 NIJFS round was held last Saturday in St Columbanus College in Bangor in conjunction with the Belfast Open, hosted by Belfast Fencing Club.
N I Fencing Ltd. would like an expression of interest from any candidate (+18) wishing to be considered for the role of the Northern Ireland Team Manager at the Sainsbury’s School Games 2014.
For more details please visit the Positions Vacant Page
Entries are now closed for the BYC qualifiers which will take place at Hunterhouse College on Sunday 23rd Feb 2014.
Only the Under 14 Foil male and female entries will have to compete for qualification.
Under 14 Male Check in closes at 9.15am for 9.30am start
Under 14 Female Check in closes at 10.15am for 10.30am start
All other entries will automatically qualify to represent Northern Ireland at the event. We will be in contact with you all to arrange further payment for the competition in Sheffield.
To Junior Fencers
This is a message to junior fencers born between 1998 and 2005 (inclusive), listing details of the 2013/2014 Northern Ireland Junior Foil Series. The series will run from November 2013 to April 2014, consist of 5 rounds and include 4 age groups ranging from under 10 to under 16. The competitions will be foil-only events.
|02 Nov 13
14 Dec 13
18 Jan 14
08 Mar 14
12 Apr 14
|Grosvenor School Sports Hall
RBAI School Sports Hall
Sullivan School Sports Hall (TBC)
Wallace School Sports Hall (TBC)
Campbell College Sports Hall (TBC)
Age Group Categories
|Under 10 Mixed
Under 12 Girls
Under 12 Boys
Under 14 Girls
Under 14 Boys
Under 16 Girls
Under 16 Boys
|2004 or 2005
2002 or 2003
2002 or 2003
2000 or 2001
2000 or 2001
1998 or 1999
1998 or 1999
|Category||Maximum Blade Size|
- Any fencer can only compete in one category.
- If at an event, any category has insufficient fencers to run a competition, then fencers in that category may be moved up to the next age group above them and/or combined with the boys/girls category in the same age group.
- Fencers can move up an age group for development reasons. To do this, complete the Age Group Change Application Form giving parental consent and club coach recommendation, and return to David White, to be received by 31st October 2013. Fencers cannot change categories once the series has begun.
Entry fees will remain at £10. All entrants must be registered with British Fencing (or equivalent, IFF, etc).
Online entry at http://www.nifencing.com/
At event check-in, anyone not registered will not be allowed to compete, with no exceptions.
Fencing Kit Requirements
Under 10, Under 12, Under 14: Under 16:
800N or 350N plastron. 800N plastron.
350N mask, jacket and breeches. 350N mask, jacket and breeches.
No lame bib or mask wire required. Lame bib and mask wire required.
Ranking Points System
Place Points Place Points
1 22 11 7
2 18 12 6
3 15 13 5
4 15 14 4
5 13 15 3
6 12 16 2
7 11 17 1
8 10 18 1
9 9 19 1
10 8 etc all subsequent places 1 point
Final ranking points for the series in each category will be totaled from fencer’s best 4 results from the 5 rounds.
David WhitePlease email any queries to email@example.com
Due to a change in circumstances the NIJFS Training Day on Sunday 29th September for U10s and U12s has been cancelled. Any U10s or U12s who have already signed up for the Training Day are invited to attend the Training Day on Saturday 28th September with the U14s and U16s instead.
For more information on this event please go to the Calender Posting
We are pleased to announce the final year end awards for 2012/13
Mens Foil Clarke Little
Womens Foil Rachel Philpott
Mens Epee Philip Slater
Womens Epee Eimile McSorley
Mens Sabre James Nicholls
Womens Sabre Kathryn Marshall
Under 16 Awards
U16 Mens Foil Philip Slater
U16 Womens Foil Rachel Philpott
U16 Mens Epee Philip Slater
U16 Womens Epee Rosie McGonagle
U16 Mens Sabre Niall McCafferty
U16 Womens Sabre Kathryn Marshall
Congratulations to all! Any outstanding awards will be sent out in the next few weeks.
Congratulations to the following fencers, who have all been selected to represent Northern Ireland at the 5 Nations Fencing Tournament which will take place this year on 2 November 2013 in The Pleasance, Edinburgh University.
David Alexander, Jonathan Weekes, Alastair Johnston, Peter Brown,
Jonathon Bradley, David Burnside, Jamie Simpson, Andrew Fenwick
Thomas Nicholls, Niall Dowse, David Connolly, James Nichols
Victoria Duxbury, Olivia Keyes, Gillian Worman, Rachel Philpott
Nina Moiseivitch, Megan Woodrow, Eimile McSorley, Lucia McCafferty
Niamh Spence, Kathryn Marshall, Chloe Lopez-Colcolough, Anna Rooney
Team Manager : To be confirmed