Battlehill Judo club played host to the first event of the newly established North East Judo Grand Prix, at Tyne Youth and Community Centre in Tynemouth.
There will be five events held annually with all competitors ranked on an overall leader board.
Unlike all other Judo competitions the organisers have opened this event up to all Judo Associations ensuring that there are no barriers to entry and the best Judoka from the area are able to compete together.
The first event was a great success with 152 competitors taking part from 16 clubs around North Tyneside, South Tyneside and Northumberland.

Battlehill Competitors and Results

Charlie Hutton Primary Boys u24 Gold
Ellie Hutton Junior Girls u44 Gold
Ian McMorine Primary Boys +38 Silver
Jenni Francis Junior Girls u32 Gold
Joe Carroll Junior Boys u38
Josh Stoneman Junior Boys u55 Gold
Kieron Hardaker Junior Boys +66 Bronze
Kyle Flannery Junior Boys +66 Gold
Luke Anderson Junior Boys u55 Silver
Maddox Fuller Junior Boys u38
Owen Hardaker Junior Boys u42
Scott Anderson Junior Boys u55
Sean Young Junior Boys u60 Bronze
Shaylin Burn Primary Girls u32
Lewis Gray Primary Boys u27

For Full Results and Photos please visit www.nejudo.co.uk