Congratulations to the following judoka who attained Dan Grades at the National Grading in Phibblestown on the 14th October 2018.

1st Dan
Richard Vaniukevich – Fudoshin Judo Club
Steven Vaniukevich – Fudoshin Judo Club
Emmet O’Connor – Kerry School of Judo

Both Richard & Steven achieved Batsugan – well done both of you!

2nd Dan
Grainne O’Sullivan – Portmarnock Judo Club

Olga Lyashevska – Galway Judo Club
Paul Neville – Galway Judo Club

3rd Dan
Tadhg Kelly – Killarney Judo Club

Jack Hanratty of Killarney Judo Club & Sean McCann of Konarakai Judo Club were also successful on gaining enough points towards 1st & 2nd Dan respectively, but have elected to do their theory/kata at the next grading.

Well done to everyone!