Category: fencing club

Duffy Team Épée 2012

Another year just begun which means it’s time for the annual Professor Duffy Team Épée event at Trinity College (Dublin).  This year the event is being held on Saturday 28 January (men) and Sunday 29 January2012 (women).  Full details and…

Pembroke Winter Épée Challenge 2011

Just a quick reminder that tomorrow, November 17, is the annual Pembroke Winter Épée Challenge. It’s an open competition and free to all Pembroke members and €10 for non-members. Check in is at 8pm- 8.15pm. (Payment at the door along…

Falling Down

“Falling Man” © Copyright Simon Palmer and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence. I don’t know what got into me tonight but I fell twice in a course of a five point bout.  As Wilde said, once may…

Summer League Update

I was away on holidays for a couple of weeks, attending amongst other things a performance of the entire of Wagner’s Ring Cycle – more on that in another post.  I dropped into the club on Tuesday when I returned…

Modern Pentathalon Makes Paper

Great spread in the Irish Times on Natalya Coyle pentathlete and one of our Olympic hopefuls, who trains occassionaly at our club. I love the idea of the modern pentathalon; running, swimming, riding, fencing and shooting. Obviously, I fence, and…