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Scilly’s Judo Club Wins Clutch Of Medals At Nationals

Scilly’s Judo Club Wins Clutch Of Medals At Nationals

Scilly’s Judo Club has brought back a clutch of medals from last week’s British Judo Nationals. Eleven young islanders travelled to Kettering on the 22nd November to represent the islands. And they’ve done very well against competitors from all over the UK, including some from the national and international judo squads. The club brought home […]

Scilly’s Judo Stars Retain Cornish Medals

Scilly’s Judo Stars Retain Cornish Medals

Three members of the Isles of Scilly Judo Club have retained their gold medals at a weekend event in Penzance. Zoe Hitchens, Lewis Taylor and Isabella Taylor returned from the British Judo Council Cornish Championships where all three islanders held onto the Cornish Champion awards, which they won last year. All of the local contingent […]

Judo Club Fundraiser Will Help Youngster Go To Championships

Judo Club Fundraiser Will Help Youngster Go To Championships

Scilly’s Judo Club members will be hoping for good weather this weekend as they hold their ‘Sunday Funday’ event. It’s to raise money to help send the youngsters to the Cornish Championships, which are held in Penzance in May and October each year. One of the organisers, Adrienne Robson, says the club is “quite big […]

Islands’ Judo Hopeful Gets Through ‘Tense’ Schools Tournament

Islands’ Judo Hopeful Gets Through ‘Tense’ Schools Tournament

Islands’ Judo hopeful Harry Stone just missed out on the medals at the British Judo Association Schools finals in Sheffield on Saturday. Dad and Coach, Dave Stone said Harry, who was representing the Five Islands School, had a “tense and hard fought competition” in the under 66kg category. Harry achieved three convincing wins, says Dave, […]

Islands’ Judo Club To Receive Expert Coaching This Weekend

Islands’ Judo Club To Receive Expert Coaching This Weekend

A judo expert who has represented the UK will coach the islands’ competitors at the sports hall over the next four days. 29-year-old Stuart Pateman has made the Great Britain BJA Junior squad. He’s won gold medals on six occasions. This weekend, as the club grades its members, he’ll encourage youngsters to try and achieve […]

Young Islander’s Move To Mainland Could Be Springboard To Judo Gold

Young Islander’s Move To Mainland Could Be Springboard To Judo Gold

One young islander is hoping a move to a mainland college could provide a springboard to Olympic gold. 16-year-old Harry Stone has been competing at the highest levels of judo in his age group for several years. Last year, he’s represented the country at junior level in Belgium and Holland. But dad Dave Stone says […]

St Mary’s Man Represents Britain At International Judo Tournament

St Mary’s Man Represents Britain At International Judo Tournament

A St Mary’s Judo Club member has represented Britain at an international competition in Belgium this weekend. Harry Stone was selected to try for the prestigious Ippon Trophy in Antwerp by the British Judo Council. He was picked after gaining gold at national level in two competitions and because he’s been to at least four […]

Scilly’s Young Judo Stars Pick Up Clutch Of Medals

Scilly’s Young Judo Stars Pick Up Clutch Of Medals

Young members of Scilly’s Judo Club have returned triumphant from the Cornwall County Championships. 17 children aged between 8 and 14 years old spent the weekend at Penzance Leisure Centre where they secured 4 gold, 6 silver and 5 bronze awards. Lewis Taylor, Justin Jesenko, Kagiso Mompoloki, Ethan Graham, Corey Graham, Keith Guy, Jevon Hughes, […]