Thursday, 7 October 2010

Scottish Championships - Perth - 11th September 2010

18 players, 13 medals & 7 new Scottish Champions!

Garioch Judo Club were flying high at the weeekend! The whole squad fought very well, with most of them trying to make qualification for the British Championships in October in Sheffield. Special well done to Ewen MacDonald who fought hard through his category, but unfortunately on his last fight of the day: broke his wrist, the clubs thoughts are with you!


Band A:

Murray Wood (-30kg) - Gold + Scottish Champion
Lewis Mark (-30kg) - Silver
Ben Demirander (-34kg) - Gold + Scottish Champion
Lewis Williamson (-34kg) - Silver
Olivia Reid (-32kg) - Bronze

Band B:

Liam Aitken (-30kg) - Gold + Scottish Champion
Ryan Harper (-34kg) - Bronze
Fergus MacFarlane (-42kg) - Won 2 Lost 2
Stuart McWatt (-46kg) - Gold + Scottish Champion
James Littler (-50kg) - Gold + Scottish Champion
Shannon Reid (-44kg) - Bronze

Band C:

Ross Mark (-55kg) - Bron
Ewen MacDonald (-55kg) - Bronze
Scott Lyall (-55kg) - Won 1 Lost 2
Sean Dunn (-50kg) - 5th Won 2 Lost 2
Helen Forbes (-52kg) - Silver
Jessie Mathewson (-48kg) - Scottish Champion

Band D:

Bradley Fyfe (-90kg) - Gold + Scottish Champion

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Heart of England - Birmingham - 5th September 2010

The club had 4 of our top players competing at the NIA Birmingham in one of the most prestigious events in the Judo calendar. There was 10 mat areas in operation and we came away with some great results.


Annemarie Holding (Seniors, Open) - Silver
Ewen MacDonald (C Band, -55kg) - Won 1 Lost 2
Jessie Mathewson (C Band, -48kg) - Won 1 Lost 2
Stuart McWatt (B Band, -46kg) - Gold

Well done guys!

UK School Games - 2nd-5th September 2010

Garioch had 2 players fighting for Scotland at this very important event, Helen Forbes & Bradley Fyfe. They can both hold their heads high after putting in great performances.


Bradley Fyfe (-90kg) -

Lakeland Open - Kendal - 22nd August 2010

This years Lakeland Open only had one competitor from Garioch in attendance due to one of our players being injured. Stuart McWatt fought hard through his category (Under 16 years -46kg) only to be beaten in the final with seconds to go.

Well done Stuart!!


Stuart McWatt
(-46kg, Under 16yrs) - Silver