Entries by Jarryd Dunn

Petersen-Pollard becomes Junior European Champion while Moorhead claims bronze

On day two of the Junior European Championships in Vantaa, Finland, Kelly Petersen-Pollard (-70kg) became Junior European Champion while Lachlan Moorhead (-81kg) won bronze. Sutton Coldfield’s Petersen-Pollard, who entered the Championships as the top seeded player, had a bye in the opening round before defeating Mina-Agneta Ricken (GER) and Lara Kliba (CRO) to win her […]

Bronze for Javadian on Day 1 of Junior European Championships

It was bronze for Yasmin Javadian (-52kg) on day 1 of the Junior European Championships in Vantaa, Finland. Following a bye in the opening round Javadian defeated Manon Monnard (SUI) in the second round to set up a quarter-final match against defending Junior European Champion Faiza Mokdar (FRA). Unfortunately, she was defeated by the experienced […]

Lisa’s realisation of a lifetime goal

‘It has been a long journey, but I am really pleased to be here, finally!’ For Lisa Harrison last weekend was the realisation of a lifetime goal when she gained her international refereeing license and became an IJF referee. Lisa had to travel to the Santo Domingo PanAmerican Open in the Dominican Republic for her […]

Team Update: Junior European Championships

Unfortunately Jasmine Hacker-Jones (-52kg) and Josie Steele (-57kg) have had to withdraw from the Junior European Championships this week due to injury.  The Championships are to be held in Vantaa, Finland from 12-15th September. The full British Judo team is as follows: Men Joshua Giles (-60kg; Coventry) Henry Wakes (-66kg; Camberley) Lachlan Moorhead (-81kg; Penistone) […]

Senior British Judo Association Coach visits Cyprus

Last month RAF Veteran Mr Dave Cooper, a senior British Judo Association coach, a 6th Dan Black Belt and Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, visited RAF Akrotiri Judo Club in the Republic of Cyprus to deliver a masterclass and further develop engagement opportunities in the country. Mr Cooper, a former RAF Sergeant, conducted two masterclasses […]

2022 Commonwealth Games Judo Venue Announced

Birmingham 2022 has today announced a change in venue for judo at the Commonwealth Games. Originally scheduled to take place at the NEC in Solihull, judo will now be held at the Coventry Indoor Arena. This news comes after a routine review of venues, nearly two years on from Birmingham’s bid. The Coventry Indoor Arena […]

Dan Grade Promotions – August 2019

Moving into the Dan grades is a special moment that all judoka will treasure. Whether a lifetime goal or a happy co-incidence of hard work and dedication to the sport of judo, Dan grade promotions deserve to be recognised. At the end of each month, we will publish the names of all judoka promoted to […]

Tokyo World Championship Preview

The International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships start on Sunday at the home of Judo; Tokyo, Japan. With the World Championships also acting as a test event for next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games it is a great opportunity for British Judo players to experience the competition environment prior to the 2020 Games. The individual programme […]