Twenty-one medals for Battlehill Judo Club members in competition

Battlehill Judo Club entered 22 students in the British Judo Council’s Newcastle Area open Judo Competition, held at Benfield Sports Centre.

The club returned with a medal tally of eight gold, six silver and seven bronze medals.

The competitors were: Danielle Fitzpatrick (gold), John Lloyd (bronze), Kieron Hardaker (gold), Maddox Fuller (bronze), Owen Hardaker (bronze), Charlie Hutton (gold), Ellie Hutton (gold), Jenni Francis (silver), Joe Flaherty (gold), Joseph Carroll (silver), Kate Sturrock (bronze), Kyle Flannery (silver), Sean Young (runner-up), Shaylin Burn (silver), Scott Anderson (bronze), Luke Anderson (gold), Kieran Tweedy (silver), Josh McKeown (gold), Josh Stoneman (silver), Andrew Corbett (gold), Andrew Steinberg (gold), Mala Young (gold).

The club, which has been training at Churchill Community College for the last nine years, recently relocated to Holy Cross RC Primary School, Coniston Road, Wallsend, with lessons on Wednesday and Fridays for six years to adults.

For further information contact Malcolm Young on 07803 745184 or email