Rochdale Judo Club impress in BJA NW Area Ippon League

Date published: 11 October 2017

Rochdale Judo Club had a successful day at the first Ippon League held by the BJA NW Area at Blackburn Leisure Centre on Sunday.

Dave Hulme won gold in style with ashi-waza techniques.

Isobel Kitchen also took home a gold medal winning all her fights with impressive ippons.

Jake Brearley impressed, taking on more experienced judoka, winning a silver medal.

Noa Docherty came home with a wealth of experience along with a silver medal.

In his first ever contest, Kajus Latakas put in a superb performance to win silver.

Warren Schofield, chairman of Rochdale Judo Club, said: "I am impressed with all our judokas in the way they conducted themselves, they are all true sportspeople."


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