Joy for Jemma

JEMMA O Dwyer continued her excellent form for Marshalswick Judo Club with a gold medal in the Herts Closed event on Sunday. After taking silver in the BJC Nationals in Hereford a week earlier, Jemma impressed with a fine display of ippon judo

JEMMA O'Dwyer continued her excellent form for Marshalswick Judo Club with a gold medal in the Herts Closed event on Sunday.

After taking silver in the BJC Nationals in Hereford a week earlier, Jemma impressed with a fine display of ippon judo in the girls Under 55 kilo group at the Herts event. Jemma, aged 15, then entered the senior women's Kyu grade open event and picked up another silver medal to add to her medal haul.

Euan Gelling, competing in the boys Under 30 kilo group, fought his way through to the final where he took the silver medal on a split decision. Sophie Hodgekiss also impressed as she battled through to the final and picked up silver in the girls Under 30 kilo group.

Luke Collins, in the boys Under 35 kilo group, also picked up a silver medal with a fine display of determined judo in his first Herts competition.


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After going up a weight group, Liam Campion secured bronze in the Junior boys Under 50 kilo category with some very controlled judo. Jak Hamilton and Jarrard Kenworthy fought extremely well in the junior boys group and primary grades Joel McKinnon, Tom Hirst, Josh Farraway performed well in their first competition.

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