Category: fencing epee

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…

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…

Pembroke Summer Fencing League 2011

Doesn’t time fly? It’s time again for the Pembroke Summer League. Well, leagues, as there are separate foil and épée leagues on Tuesdays and Thursdays respectively. For those who have not taken part before the summer leagues are run over…

Pembroke Épée Challenge – Spring 2011

And the winners are… We were joined by fencers from several local clubs meaning that the competition had to be held over two Thursday evenings.  In the end the Challenge was dominated by the pentathletes with Arthur Lannigan-O’Keeffe, Eanna Bailey…

The Easts Asleep

The East of Ireland Open, 13 February 2011 Well, I might as well have been.  Better to have stayed in bed and caught up on some deserved sleep than to put myself in the way of so many hits. Not…