Well done to the 55 judoka who took to the mat on Sunday 26th of February 2023 for the first National Grading of the year.
17 judoka became new 2nd KYU’s & 14 judoka became new 1st KYU’s, well done to all.
Congratulations to the following judoka on their successful Dan Grade promotions:
Rory Beirne 1st Dan – Wild Geese Judo Club
Aleksandrs Drozdovs 1st Dan – Portmarnock Judo Club
Nicholas McCarthy 2nd Dan – Wild Geese Judo Club
Brian McGilloway 3rd Dan – Renbukan Judo Club
Andrew Ryan 5th Dan – Portmarnock Judo Club
James Ward from Paul Cummins School of Judo acquired his points and completed his theory for 4th Dan but must
allow for the appropriate waiting period to pass before his promotion is confirmed.
Thanks to the National Graders, Referees and Table Personnel for their assistance on the day.