Successful year for judo club

A BOROUGH judo club has been celebrating a number of success stories in 2012.

Emily Chandler won player of the year for outstanding commitment and dedication and a fantastic grading where she jumped two senior belts at North Shields YMCA judo club.

Meanwhile Frankie Dempsey participated in a university competition, her first ever championships.

The club is now preparing to go away on a week long trip to Cromer where members will be going for their next grades and Emily Chandler will be do her FPJ1 coaching award along with first aid training.

The club follows this by heading to Sheffield and Bristol for competitions.