Three Rivers Shotokan Club impress in Dublin

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Three Rivers Shotokan club had a busy weekend as they returned to the City West Hotel Dublin for 2 days of karate under the watchful eye of multiple World and European Champions Alexandra Recchia from France and Rene Smaal from Holland.

Day 1 of this annual event organised by WKFI Instructors Martin Nulty and Jimmy Harte was a seminar which seen all in attendance gaining excellent knowledge in a fun packed environment which culminated with Jamie-Lee Simpson and Emma Dolan being selected to compete on opposite teams on the Sunday as both champions went head to head as coaches in a team challenge match.
Sunday saw the serious side of the weekend commence as the members of the Three Rivers took to the Tatami in what was a high level competition and again the young athletes from Donegal didn’t disappoint their Coach Martin McNamee as they scooped an amazing tally of 6 Golds 9 Silver and 3 Bronze medals.

 

Sports writer from St Johnston, now based in Letterkenny, with ten years' experience covering sport in Donegal. Was a nominee for NUJ Sports Journalist of the Year in 2010. Honoured by the Donegal Boxing Board in 2016 for his coverage on the sport.

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