Northern Ireland Open Karate Championships

At the recent Northern Ireland Karate Championships which were held in QUB PEC in Belfast karate students from the Scrabo club in Ards and the Carnalea and Aurora clubs in Bangor came away with a Christmas sack of medals. The top performer of the squad was Rachael Fleming from Bangor who gave fantastic performances in both her individual kumite and kata winning them both for the second year in a row. She was closely followed in results by her IKU European Championships team-mate, Craig Brashaw from Newtownards who won his kata and somehow ended up with silver in the kumite final after fighting up a weight and age category. Other… Read More

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