Devon silver for Kingsley boys

09:51 13 February 2014

Kingsley's boys won the silver medal in the Devon U16 Judo Championships

Kingsley's boys won the silver medal in the Devon U16 Judo Championships

Archant

Young Judoka beaten by South Brent in county final

Kingsley School Judo Club fighters competed well at this year’s Devon U16 Judo Championships.

The club attended the championships, held in Kingsbridge, with a record 18 Judoka, and claimed the silver medal in the Boys’ Team Competition after coming back from 2-0 down to beat Plymouth in their semi-final.

The deciding victory for Kingsley came from Jamie Steer in the u50kg bout, before Chris Edwards rounded off the win to secure a final place against South Brent.

In the final, a strong South Brent dominated but there was at least a crumb of comfort for Kingsley, who thanks to Mark Wild and Chris Edwards managed to do what no other team could do and won two bouts in the final.

It was a pleasing return to the competition for Kingsley, who missed last year’s event and previously finished fourth.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 15:01

More than 700 runners set off from Rock Park for the marathon and half-marathon on Sunday morning.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:17

Titans and Carol Anne Diamonds were both in action in the South West Regional League One.

Read more
Saturday, September 24, 2016

Barum lost 2-0 to Bishops Cleeve in Division One South and West this afternoon (Saturday)

Read more
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Club chairman reveals plans for improvements at Mill Road after being awarded a ‘long awaited’ grant

Read more
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Barum ran in four tries in their National League Two South Game, but were on the wrong end of a 43-26 scoreline.

Read more
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Bideford played their first home match of the new Tribute South West One West season on Saturday.

Read more
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The club earned promotion from the C Division East via the playoffs in the Tolchards Devon Cricket League.

Read more
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Barnstaple Town got back to winning ways in the Evo-Stik Southern League Division One South and West at the weekend.

Read more
Saturday, September 17, 2016

The Robins beat Bishops Cleeve 2-1 in the Evo Stik Southern League Division One South and West clash at the Sports Ground.

Read more
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Teams from the police, fire and RNLI faced off to raise money for the lifeboat service.

Read more

Most Read Sport

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 12°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications