Saturday 25 October 2014

Skerries clinch full medal haul

Published 18/12/2012 | 17:54

National Karate League medal winners Abbie Beggs (U-13) and Lee Delaney (U-8) with Sensei Brendan Smullen and Coach/Sensei Michael Blount.

LEINSTER Karate League champions Abbie Beggs and Lee Delaney represented North Fingal Shotokan Group at the recent national league finals.

Hosted in Dublin, both Karata-Ka attended the event with coach and national karate panel judge Michael Blount to compete in the Under8 and Under-13 age groups, representing Leinster. Abbie competed in both Kumite and Kata sections at Under-13 level, winnign a silver and bronze medal, while Lee competed in the Under-8 Kumite and was on top form on the day, cruising through the eliminations to secure the gold medal and the All-Ireland League title. Sixteen clubs and associations participated, representing the four provinces, with Skerries Karate Club representing the North Fingal region again this year.

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