Medals for Lions on move

Rugby Lions judo club'July 21 2011
Rugby Lions judo club'July 21 2011

Three talented members of the Rugby Lions Judo Club, take part in their first judo competition held at the Coventry Judo Club and all came away with a medal.

Dylan Tuckey fought extremely well and achieved a creditable bronze in both his own weight category and the next, showing courage and determination.

Gabriel Jupp also fought extremely well, growing in confidence with each contest, he narrowly missed the gold medal, claiming a well deserved silver.

Ben Cooper, fought with a steely determination against strong competition from the host club to also claimed a well earned bronze medal.

Coach Darren Carwardine expressed his delight and said: “I couldn’t have asked for any more from the lads, they all fought extremely well in their first competition and I am very proud of them”.

The Judo Club used to meet at the Rugby Lions Clubhouse on Webb Ellis Road but during its refurbishment have re-located to Harris Sports Centre in Mellish Road at 6pm on Monday evenings.

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