5 Nations Information

Results

Download all the 5 Nations Results from the weekend

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Download a pdf of 5 Nations Schedule

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Referees

 

Pat Casey PC
Dan Hazelwood DH
Patrick Jennings PJ
Chris Lennon CL
Mimmo Pastore MP
Mihai Rascu MR
Sam Ridley SR
Jules Rose JR
Adrian Speakman AS
Sarah Steacy SS
Mike Thornton MT

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Teams
 

England

Marie Liston and George Liston

Team Manager – Beth Davidson

Mens Foil Womens FoilMens Épée Womens Épée Mens Sabre Womens Sabre
Matthew Billing Cathy CookMatt Henderson Corrina Lawrence Soji Aiyenuro Bridget Pleasant
Richard Morris Katie Beardmore Greg Allen Abbi Mathews Curtis Miller Emily Ruaux
David Standen Madison Pearce Elliot Grover Hannah Lawrence Bryn Saunders Liz NG
Lindsay Bottoms Kirk Slankard

 

Ireland

IFF Official:  Colm Flynn

Team Captain – Stephen Concannon

Mens Foil Womens FoilMens Épée Womens Épée Mens Sabre Womens Sabre
Phillip Cripwell Anna Lee Geoffrey Corcoran Kate Coleman-Lenehan Aidan Clarke Erin Barclay
Brendan Cusack Fiadhnait McDonough Rory Hayes Suzanne Kane Stephen Concannon Evie Clarke
Conor Nagle Rebecca Ryan Paul McCarron Lorraine McGill Michalis Kirimlidis Alex Lolies
John Wyatt Jessica Timlin Scott O'Malley Sorcha Mellon-Whelan John McCabe

 

Northern Ireland

Team Manager – Andrew Murphy

Mens Foil Womens FoilMens Épée Womens Épée Mens Sabre Womens Sabre
David Alexander Victoria Duxbury Philip Slater Rachel Connor James Nicholl Chloe Lopez-Colcolough
Alastair Johnston Gillian Worman Jonathan Burnside Laura Donaghy David Connolly Francine Robb
Stephen Brown Lucy Taylor David Burnside Kerrie Johnson Keiran Dowse Kathryn Marshall
Gavin Williams Keziah Beattie Andrew Fenwick Rosie McGonigle Brian Murray Niamh Spence

 

Scotland

Mens Foil Womens FoilMens Épée Womens Épée Mens Sabre Womens Sabre
Paul StanbridgeChloe DicksonChristopher RocksSarah HarveyMichael ClarkeMichelle Guarino
Christopher MollardKatie SmithHugh KernohanMaggie TaitStuart ScottKate Daykin
Shaun AldermanRuth ClarkeThomas HoffmanFiona GrantJulian GhoshJessica Corby
Calum JohnstoneAndrew Williamson

 

Wales

Team Manager – Mark Ridsdale

Team Captain – James Taylor

Mens Foil Womens FoilMens Épée Womens Épée Mens Sabre Womens Sabre
Glen Ostacchini Eleanor Regnart-Butler James Taylor Stella Lancey Joe Nickel Katherine Kempe
Chris Wild Abi Difford Andy Culling Beatrice Fannon Henry Talbot Emma Waller
Celyn Lewis Heulwen Hill Alex Edwards Jenny Yate Tom Jackson Fran Whalley
Catrin Smith Isaac Florence Megan Ware
Oct
7
Sat
Academy Training @ Hunterhouse College
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cost £15 .

Hunterhouse College

 

This will also be a Training day for Club Officials to learn the use of the computer and organising competitions. Every club should make sure that they have a representative if they are running competitions.  The cost for this training will be £10

Oct
21
Sat
North West Open @ University of Ulster Coleraine, New Sports Centre
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day

University of Ulster Coleraine, New Sports Centre

 

Hall will be open 8.30 am to 5.30pm both days

Nov
4
Sat
NI Junior Foil Series 17-18 Round 1 @ Grosvenor Grammar School
Nov 4 all-day

REGISTRATION NOT OPEN

Round 1 will be held on Saturday 4th November in Grosvenor Grammar School, Belfast.

The competition is a foil-only event.

Entries
Closing date for entries: Midnight Thu 2nd November 2017.
Entries can be made online or by downloading and printing the 2017-18 round 1 entry form and sending it to:

David Connery, 9 Millreagh , Dundonald, Belfast, BT16 1TJ.

£15 entry fee to be paid online, or to accompany printed entries received by the closing date.  Cheques should be made payable to NI Fencing Ltd.
Fencers must have a current British Fencing/NI Fencing membership (or equivalent, e.g. IFF) valid on the day of the competition. At event check-in, anyone without a valid membership will not be allowed to compete, with no exceptions.
Check in times
Under 16 Male                         Closes 1015 for 1030 Start
Under 16 Female                     Closes 1015 for 1030 Start
Under 14 Male                         Closes 1030 for 1045 Start
Under 14 Female                     Closes 1045 for 1100 Start
Under 12 Male                         Closes 1100 for 1115 Start
Under 10 Mixed                       Closes 1115 for 1130 Start
Under 12 Female                     Closes 1115 for 1130 Start

Other competition details 
Safety regulations will be strictly enforced (breeches must be worn).
Competitors intending to compete in an age group category above the one for which he/she would normally qualify need to ensure that the appropriate application form has been submitted in good time.
The organisers reserve the right to select or change the format of the competition.

Category Details
Under 10 Mixed           Born 2008 or 2009
Under 12 Girls             Born 2006 or 2007
Under 12 Boys             Born 2006 or 2007
Under 14 Girls             Born 2004 or 2005
Under 14 Boys             Born 2004 or 2005
Under 16 Girls             Born 2002 or 2003
Under 16 Boys             Born 2002 or 2003

Foil sizes
U16 Male and Female  Max Size 5 Blade
U14 Male and Female  Max Size 3 Blade
U12 Male and Female  Max Size 3 Blade
U10 Mixed                    Size 0 Blade

Fencing Kit Requirements
Under 10, Under 12, Under 14:
800N or 350N plastron.
350N mask, jacket and breeches.
No lame bib or mask wire required.

Under 16:
800N plastron.
350N mask, jacket and breeches.
Lame bib and mask wire required.

Poules
U12, U14, U16           One round, fights to 5 hits, time limit 3 minutes
U10                            One round, fights to 5 hits, time limit 2 minutes

Direct Elimination
U14, U16                   Fights to 15 hits, 3 periods of 3 minutes with gaps of 1 minute
U12, U10                   Fights to 10 hits, 3 periods of 2 minutes with gaps of 1 minute

 

 

 

Nov
18
Sat
Derry Open 2017
Nov 18 – Nov 19 all-day

Details to be Confirmed

Dec
2
Sat
Academy Training @ TO BE CONFIRMED
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cost £15 .

TO BE CONFIRMED

Dec
9
Sat
NI Junior Foil Series 17-18 Round 2 @ Royal Belfast Academical Institution
Dec 9 all-day

REGISTRATION NOT OPEN

Round 2 will be held on Saturday 9th December in Royal Belfast Academical Institution, Belfast.
The competition is a foil-only event.

Entries
Closing date for entries: Midnight Thu 7th December 2017.
Entries can be made online or by downloading and printing the 2017-18 round 2 entry form and sending it to:

David Connery, 9 Millreagh , Dundonald, Belfast, BT16 1TJ.

£15 entry fee to be paid online, or to accompany printed entries received by the closing date.  Cheques should be made payable to NI Fencing Ltd.
Fencers must have a current British Fencing/NI Fencing membership (or equivalent, e.g. IFF) valid on the day of the competition. At event check-in, anyone without a valid membership will not be allowed to compete, with no exceptions.
Check in times
Under 16 Male                         Closes 1015 for 1030 Start
Under 16 Female                     Closes 1015 for 1030 Start
Under 14 Male                         Closes 1030 for 1045 Start
Under 14 Female                     Closes 1045 for 1100 Start
Under 12 Male                         Closes 1100 for 1115 Start
Under 10 Mixed                       Closes 1115 for 1130 Start
Under 12 Female                     Closes 1115 for 1130 Start

Other competition details 
Safety regulations will be strictly enforced (breeches must be worn).
Competitors intending to compete in an age group category above the one for which he/she would normally qualify need to ensure that the appropriate application form has been submitted in good time.
The organisers reserve the right to select or change the format of the competition.

Category Details
Under 10 Mixed           Born 2008 or 2009
Under 12 Girls             Born 2006 or 2007
Under 12 Boys             Born 2006 or 2007
Under 14 Girls             Born 2004 or 2005
Under 14 Boys             Born 2004 or 2005
Under 16 Girls             Born 2002 or 2003
Under 16 Boys             Born 2002 or 2003

Foil sizes
U16 Male and Female  Max Size 5 Blade
U14 Male and Female  Max Size 3 Blade
U12 Male and Female  Max Size 3 Blade
U10 Mixed                    Size 0 Blade

Fencing Kit Requirements
Under 10, Under 12, Under 14:
800N or 350N plastron.
350N mask, jacket and breeches.
No lame bib or mask wire required.

Under 16:
800N plastron.
350N mask, jacket and breeches.
Lame bib and mask wire required.

Poules
U12, U14, U16           One round, fights to 5 hits, time limit 3 minutes
U10                            One round, fights to 5 hits, time limit 2 minutes

Direct Elimination
U14, U16                   Fights to 15 hits, 3 periods of 3 minutes with gaps of 1 minute
U12, U10                   Fights to 10 hits, 3 periods of 2 minutes with gaps of 1 minute

 

Dec
16
Sat
Coach Training Course @ TO BE CONFIMRED
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The first Coaches Course for this season will be on Saturday 16th December LOCATION TO BE CONFIMRED

There are Four sessions and the dates will be added to the NIF Calendar throughout the year.  For those interested in upgrading their qualifications it is important to attend. The price is the same as last year – £30

The course starts at 10.00am and finishes at 4.00pm

As last year the courses will be spread around the country.

Please contact Mike Westgate or Gerard Madden to indicate your intention to attend this course.Coaches should attend at least one Coaches Session in the year to to update their coaching qualifications.

 

Jan
6
Sat
Academy Training @ TO BE CONFIRMED
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cost £15 .

TO BE CONFIRMED

Jan
13
Sat
NI Junior Foil Series 17-18 Round 3 @ Hunterhouse College
Jan 13 all-day

REGISTRATION NOT OPEN

Round 3 will be held on Saturday 13th January 2018 in Hunterhouse College, Belfast.
The competition is a foil-only event.

Entries
Closing date for entries: Midnight Thu 11th January 2018.
Entries can be made online or by downloading and printing the 2016-17 round 3 entry form and sending it to:

David Connery, 9 Millreagh , Dundonald, Belfast, BT16 1TJ.

£15 entry fee to be paid online, or to accompany printed entries received by the closing date.  Cheques should be made payable to NI Fencing Ltd.
Fencers must have a current British Fencing/NI Fencing membership (or equivalent, e.g. IFF) valid on the day of the competition. At event check-in, anyone without a valid membership will not be allowed to compete, with no exceptions.
Check in times
Under 16 Male                         Closes 1015 for 1030 Start
Under 16 Female                     Closes 1015 for 1030 Start
Under 14 Male                         Closes 1030 for 1045 Start
Under 14 Female                     Closes 1030 for 1045 Start
Under 12 Male                         Closes 1100 for 1115 Start
Under 10 Mixed                       Closes 1115 for 1130 Start
Under 12 Female                     Closes 1115 for 1130 Start

Other competition details 
Safety regulations will be strictly enforced (breeches must be worn).
Competitors intending to compete in an age group category above the one for which he/she would normally qualify need to ensure that the appropriate application form has been submitted in good time.
The organisers reserve the right to select or change the format of the competition.

Category Details
Under 10 Mixed           Born 2008 or 2009
Under 12 Girls             Born 2006 or 2007
Under 12 Boys             Born 2006 or 2007
Under 14 Girls             Born 2004 or 2005
Under 14 Boys             Born 2004 or 2005
Under 16 Girls             Born 2002 or 2003
Under 16 Boys             Born 2002 or 2003

Foil sizes
U16 Male and Female  Max Size 5 Blade
U14 Male and Female  Max Size 3 Blade
U12 Male and Female  Max Size 3 Blade
U10 Mixed                    Size 0 Blade

Fencing Kit Requirements
Under 10, Under 12, Under 14:
800N or 350N plastron.
350N mask, jacket and breeches.
No lame bib or mask wire required.

Under 16:
800N plastron.
350N mask, jacket and breeches.
Lame bib and mask wire required.

Poules
U12, U14, U16           One round, fights to 5 hits, time limit 3 minutes
U10                            One round, fights to 5 hits, time limit 2 minutes

Direct Elimination
U14, U16                   Fights to 15 hits, 3 periods of 3 minutes with gaps of 1 minute
U12, U10                   Fights to 10 hits, 3 periods of 2 minutes with gaps of 1 minute

Feb
3
Sat
NI Junior Foil Series 17-18 Round 4 @ TO BE CONFIRMED
Feb 3 all-day

THIS IS A PROVISIONAL DATE – DATES AND LOCATIONS WILL BE CONFIRMED CLOSER TO THE NEW SEASON