Edgewood club’s free offer to have a go at judo

PRIDE OF EDGEWOOD -- the award winners and club championship winners line up for the camera at Edgewood Judo Club's annual presentation night.
PRIDE OF EDGEWOOD -- the award winners and club championship winners line up for the camera at Edgewood Judo Club's annual presentation night.
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Another successful year for the Hucknall-based EDGEWOOD JUDO CLUB was wrapped up at their annual presentation ceremony.

Now the club is inviting more people to become involved in the sport when they hold a free ‘come-and-have-a-go’ session next Monday (6th January) to mark the start of 2014.

Anyone can pop along to the club’s headquarters at Edgewood Leisure Centre on Edgewood Drive at 6 pm to try their hand at judo.

However, spaces are limited, so please ring club coach Steve Wilkins on 0115 9521346 or e-mail edgewood.judoclub@ntlworld.com beforehand.

Wilkins says the main highlights of 2014 for Edgewood were Sam Watson qualifying as a level-one coach and Arron Wright achieving his junior gold referee’s award.

The annual award winners at the club’s presentation night were --

Sam Knowles Boys’ Achievement, Harry Orton; Mary Knowles Girls’ Achievement, Emile Palmer; Skegby Achievement, Alisha Norman; Judoka Of The Year, Ellise Palmer; Novice Of The Year, Kieren Roden; Kano Of The Year, Samuel Watkin; Fardell Improvement, Dylan Green; Fardell Attendance, Ciaran Wright and Reece Wright; Edgewood Players, Curtis Flint; Skegby Players, Joseph Allsop.

The club championship winners were --

Boys’ Under-25kg, William Midgley; Boys’ Under-30kg, Nathan Henshaw; Boys’ Under-35kg, Harry Orton; Boys’ Under-40kg, Oliver Smith; Boys’ Under-45kg, Benjamin Watkin; Boys’ Under-50kg, Jai Raison; Boys’ Over-55kg, Oskar Wrzesniewski; Girls’ Under-25kg, Emile Palmer’ Girls’ Under-45kg, Leah Morgan; Girls’ Under-50kg, Alisha Norman; Girls’ Over-55kg, Jessica Daniels.