Sunday, 27 September 2009

Dufftown Open - 26th September 2009

23 Garioch players travelled up to the Dufftown open this weekend. It was another great result for the club with 16 medals coming home. Everyone put in a good performance - Well done guys!


Ben De Miranda (-34kg) - Gold

Sean Dunn (-42kg) - Gold

Kyle Brown (-46kg) - Gold

Calum Duff (-81kg & Open) - Gold

Rebecca Slater (-28kg) - Silver
Nordine Adrif (-30kg) - Silver

Nicole Galt (-36kg) - Silver

Fergus MacFarlane (-38kg) - Silver

Harriot Andrews (-63kg) - Silver

Bradley Fyfe (-90kg & Open) - Silver

Logan Leslie (-27kg) - Bronze

Andrew McWatt (-30kg) - Bronze

Lewis Williamson (-34kg) - Bronze

Carol Allan (-63kg) - Bronze

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Heart of England Championships - 6th September 2009

Triple medal success for Garioch at one of Britain's biggest competitions held in the National indoor arena in Birmingham with over 900 competitors. All three of our players fought very well against some of the best players in the country.


Stuart McWatt (-42kg) - Gold
Ewen MacDonald (-50kg) - Gold
Jessie Mathewson (-44kg) - Bronze

Great result you guys!

Monday, 14 September 2009

Scottish Championships - 12th september 2009

Garioch sent down 19 competitors to meadowbank in Edinburgh for the Scottish championships this year. All 19 of them were a credit to our club with some great judo resulting in five new Scottish champions for Garioch.


New Scottish Champions:
Stuart McWatt (-42kg b band) - Gold
Lewis Mark (-27kg a band) - Gold
Olivia Reid (-28kg a band) - Gold
James Littler (-38kg b band) - Gold
Jessie Mathewson (-44kg b band) - Gold

Other medalists:
Murray Wood (-30kg a band) - Silver
Ewen Macdonald (-46kg b band) - Silver
Helen Forbes (-57kg c band) - Silver
Shannon Reid (-40kg b band) - Bronze
Scott Lyall (-46 c band) - Bronze

Well done to all the players and thanks to the mat side coaches for their help.

Lakeland Open - Sunday 23rd August 2009

Two of our judo players took the trip down to Kendal to compete in this superior event, which is hosted in Kendal judo clubs purpose built dojo.

Stuart McWatt received silver although he fought well throughout the competition; he was unfortunately beaten in the final by a wazari.

James Littler was our other player down at the competition, he also received silver. Again another good solid performance throughout by James, but unfortunately he was caught for ippon in the final.

Well done boys!

Sunday, 13 September 2009


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