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Covid 19 update – Sport Ireland

Covid 19 update – Sport Ireland

Ireland is now at Level 5 of the Framework for Restrictive Measures. Level 5 is expected to be in place for the next 6 weeks. The Government’s guidance on Level 5 is clear, with the risk to public health meaning that individuals are asked to stay at home, with certain exceptions. With regard to sport, […]

Return to Play Protocol 

Return to Play Protocol 

  Covid-19 is, unfortunately, very much still with us and we all have an obligation to be vigilant to ensure our safety and that of our fellow participants and leaders.  Prior to activity you are asked to comply with the guidelines below.  Please also watch this short video.   Travel to the activity venue alone or with […]

Lanigan-O’Keeffe wins bronze in men’s final at Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Lanigan-O’Keeffe wins bronze in men’s final at Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

  Ireland’s Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe has taken a giant step towards his third Olympic Games after winning a bronze medal at the season-opening UIPM 2020 Pentathlon World Cup Cairo. The Kilkenny athlete, 28, put a difficult 2019 behind him with a terrific performance in the Egyptian capital, making up three places in the Laser Run to […]

Sive Brassil finishes 16th in women’s final at Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Sive Brassil finishes 16th in women’s final at Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Ireland’s Sive Brassil has boosted her chances of qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games by finishing an impressive 16th in the women’s final at UIPM 2020 Pentathlon World Cup Cairo. The 26-year-old gained vital points in the Olympic qualification ranking list with an impressive performance in a highly-competitive field in the Egyptian capital. Brassil […]

Lanigan-O’Keeffe reaches men’s final at UIPM Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Lanigan-O’Keeffe reaches men’s final at UIPM Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Ireland’s Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe made a solid start to his season at UIPM 2020 Pentathlon World Cup Cairo after qualifying for the men’s final in 13th position overall. Lanigan-O’Keeffe (28) finished third in his qualification group with 1,155 points, only seven points behind the overall top scorer, Aleix Heredia Vives of Spain. The two-time Olympian from […]

Brassil and Coyle reach women’s final at UIPM Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Brassil and Coyle reach women’s final at UIPM Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Ireland’s Sive Brassil made a confident start to her season at UIPM 2020 Pentathlon World Cup Cairo after qualifying for the women’s final with the third-highest score. The 26-year-old finished 2nd in her qualification group with 1,032 points, guaranteeing her participation in Friday’s final where she will be joined by Natalya Coyle, who was ninth […]

New Year Epee 2020

New Year Epee 2020

  Many congrats to all who competed in this years New Year Epee. The prize winners for each category are listed below.   Junior Girls Megan Piao 2nd Aisling Mellon Whelan Junior Boys 1st Simon Barrett 2nd Caolan Costello 3rd Christopher O’Brien Senior Women 1st Inga Gorceva 2nd Kate Barrett Senior Men 1st Tom O’Brien […]

Appointment of Development Coach Tom O’Brien

Appointment of Development Coach Tom O’Brien

  Pentathlon Ireland is pleased to inform its membership that Tom O’Brien will be taking up the position of Development Coach with immediate effect. Tom is an accomplished Pentathlete who has competed with distinction in international pentathlon, fencing and laser/run championships. His initial brief will include working with Radu Andrei, who is returning to his […]

‘I can’t describe how happy I am,’ says Natalya Coyle after qualifying for Tokyo 2020

‘I can’t describe how happy I am,’ says Natalya Coyle after qualifying for Tokyo 2020

– Meath pentathlete secures place at third Olympics with 14secs to spare – Eighth-place finish in European Championship women’s final for 28-year-old – Team-mate Brassil finishes 16th as Lanigan-O’Keeffe announces season is over   Natalya Coyle is heading to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after accomplishing her mission at the European Modern Pentathlon Championships in […]