National Success for UCC Judo

  • 8th January, 2020

A huge congratulations to Ciara Murphy and TJ Palmer who represented UCC at the All Ireland Judo championships in the National Indoor Arena. Ciara won Gold and an additional 10 more points towards her 2nd Dan. TJ earned Bornze in the junior section and Gold in the senior section. We are so proud to

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Self Defense Class and Judo Demonstration

  • 8th July, 2019

In late September UCC Judo will be holding a self defense class and a judo demonstration. The self defense classes are always very popular and great fun. The judo demonstration will be an entertaining showing of what judo is and why it's a sport everyone can practice and enjoy! Specific dates

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Training Over the Summer

  • 12th June, 2019

Just a reminder that training will continue on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 to 10:30 throughout the summer in Studio 1 of the Mardyke. Beginners are always welcome.

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Congratulations to our two new IJF Referees

  • 5th June, 2019

Congratulations to the two new IJF Referees, Kevin Fitzmaurice and our very own David Holmes who got presented with their “Blue Badges and Ties” on May 19th.

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Dan Grading 22/10/17

  • 23rd October, 2017

This weekend members from UCC Judo made the journey to Galway for Galway Judo Festival 2017 and took part in the national Dan Grading. It was a great showing from everyone involved, the results are as follows: Daniel Fenton progressed from Green to Blue Belt (2nd Kyu). Vice-Captain Ciara Murphy

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  • 30th September, 2016

It is a great honor for UCC Judo Club to announce that our head coach David Holmes has achieved his level 2 coaching qualification. David is a 3rd Dan black belt and since joining UCC as a coach in 2013 has helped to improve judo massively, under his tutelage UCC won the Women's and men's

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New Committee 2016/2017

  • 10th April, 2016

Congratulations to everyone who took part in our Annual AGM, there were some fantastic speeches by all and we wish our new Captain Luke Hickey all the best with his committee next year.   As Captain, Luke aims to increase our retention of recruited members by using a mentor system where

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UCC Judo Wins Website of the Year 20115/2016

  • 18th March, 2016

UCC Judo are delighted to announce that we have won the award for "Best Website" from the UCC clubs executive this year :] This award is given to the club with the most unto date website each year and we were delighted to receive the award. Many thanks has to go to Tim Kelly for keeping the

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Southside and District Sports Awards 2016

  • 9th March, 2016

I am delighted to say that UCC Judo Club has been awarded the "Southside and District Sports Award" for February 2016. The award is sponsored by Cork International Airport Hotel, Red FM and Gerald McCarthy Awards & Gifts. UCC Judo Club won the award for our outstanding success at Intervarsities

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Self-Defence Seminar Collaboration

  • 1st March, 2016

Yesterday UCC Judo joined forces with UCC Feminist Society to bring UCC Students a three week self-defence seminar. Last night at 8.30pm 35 people came to learn some applicable self-defence skills. Our Coach David Holmes and I took the first session, going through various different scenarios

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