Nine golds among judo club’s medal haul

North Shields-based Terminus Judo Club entered 19 members in the Scarborough Sports Centre Summer Event and came home with a host of medals, including nine golds.

Gold medals were awarded to Jack Craig, Jack Ross, Sean Sutherland, Ben Smith, Connor Brookes, Blake Milne, Joe Sherman, Joe Ross and Hannah Dunn.

Sam Edmundson, Alex Johnson, Aaron Adlard and Caitlin McAndrew all won silver medals.

And there was bronze medal success for Nile Ward, Josh Eyers, Ben Patrick, Owen Casey, Holly Waugh and Liah Duncan.

Five junior members – Alfie Edmundson, Jordan Patterson, Alex Sutherland, Dylan Waugh, Jenifer Brookes who were under eight and not eligible to compete – took part in a training session taken by Dermot Heslop 6th Dan.

The club is offering a free taster session to adult and juniors to encourage others into the sport

The players are coached by Bill Tierney with three level two coaches to assist.

Session times for juniors are Monday and Wednesday 6.15pm to 7.15pm and for seniors 7.15pm to 8.15pm.