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“do or not do - there is no try”
-Yoda-
Commonwealth Games
Monday, 14 July 2014 14:40

The majority of the NZL team to compete in the upcoming Commonwealth Games are currently in Europe training and competing as they build up to the event.

The full team meet in Glasgow on 19 July, and the Judo competition starts the day after the Opening Ceremony and runs for the first 3 days of the Games (24-26 July). We have athletes competing each day of competition.

Sky Sport will be providing coverage (at least of the finals block) and highlights. Prime will also have free to air coverage.

Regular Games news and results can be found on the NZOC website www.commonwealthgames.kiwi

We wish our team of 11 athletes all the best in their quest for Commonwealth Games medals!

For team details, including competition dates

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NZL Commonwealth Games Team
Friday, 16 May 2014 17:54

The NZOC have today announced the NZ Judo team selections for the 2014 Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow in July.

Those currently named are; Chanel Kavanagh (TAU WB) -48, Patti Grogan (GIS EC) -52, Darcina Manuel (GIS EC) -57, Moira de Villiers (CAN CA) -70, Adrian Leat (JNH AK) -73, Ivica Pavlinic (MET WB) -81, Mark Brewer (MOT CD) -81, Ryan Dill-Russell (JNH AK) -90, Tim Slyfield (UNI AK) -100, Jason Koster (CAN CA) -100, and Sam Rosser (WJA AK) +100.

Congratulations to those selected and we wish you all the best in your "Fight For Gold".

 
NZL Team Success at OJU Champs
Monday, 28 April 2014 10:05

Auckland hosted the 2014 OJU Championships on Saturday, and the home support proved successful for the 37 member NZL team.

Overall the team collected 31 medals, with 12 gold, 9 silver, and 10 bronze. Of particular note were the Senior Men and Women results which provided very valuable World Ranking Points to aid their selection chances for the Commonwealth Games.

The Senior Men dominated the division, winning all four titles from -81 up, and bronze in each of the other 2 categories in which we had entries. The Women picked up 2 titles, 3 silver, and a bronze.

Congratulations to all the NZL team and officials, and the local event organisers for a successful event.

A list of NZL medallists is attached.

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Medals At Queensland Open
Thursday, 13 March 2014 08:12

A number of NZ players had medal success at the Queensland International Open last weekend in Brisbane.

Congratulations to; Emma Rouse (NJC AK) silver SW-48, Meghan Robson (NJC AK) silver JW-52, Amber Porter (WAI WN) silver CW-57 and bronze JW-57, Jade Tuilaepa (NJC AK) bronze in CW-57 and JW-57, Cameron Baker (NJC AK) bronze CM-73, Ashley Porter (WAI WN) bronze JW-63, Annezka Joubert (NJC AK) silver CW-63, and Blake Platt (NJC AK) silver SB-40.

 
Medals At ACT
Saturday, 01 March 2014 10:10

A small group of JNZ members competed recently at the ACT International Open in Canberra.

Ockert Steyn (HEN WB) won the JM-81kg category, and bronze medals went to Joy Williams (GIS EC) in SW-63, Ella Spinks (CAN CA) in JW-63 and CW-63.

Congrats to all!

 

upcoming events

Southern Cross International
08/08/14~09/08/14
Melbourne AUS

OJU Kata Seminar
20/08/14~24/08/14
Sydney, AUS

Sydney International
30/08/14~30/08/14
Sydney AUS

North Island Championships
30/08/14~31/08/14
Tauranga, NZL

Event information is available on the documents page

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