From a team of 19 competitors, BMA Clondalkin topped the podium with 4 golds, 12 silvers and 9 bronze medals
Their huge medal haul was thanks to the outstanding fighting team the Clondalkin outfit is producing.
12 year old Louise Shortt was extremely impressive with a 1st, 2nd and 3rd in her three respective fighting categories. "Louise is a guaranteed medal at every event she enters" says proud coach Ilija Salerno.
Brother and sister duo Anthony (6 year old) and Aisling Hollywood (9 year old) were on their second outing for the Clondalkin team. Aisling finished top of the podium (gold) and younger sibling was just short of a medal in his category.
Oisin Clancy (8 year old) , still fresh from his TMA New Year's Open brilliant outing, reached the semi finals of his category and finished with a deserved bronze.
Emilia Douglas (10 year old) was in flying form earning a double silver in her fighting categories.
Brother duo Cayden and Roan Derwin are gearing up for the national championships this year looking to earn the coveted title. They were both focused and determined to leave their mark and they made their presence felt. Roan (11 year olds) earned a well deserved bronze medal while older sibling, 15 year old Cayden reached the finals of the boys LC 15-17 year old -57kg group and bronze in the KL division.
17 year old Sean Hawkins was extremely impressive dominating his point fighting division and finishing in third place in his LC category. He too is aiming for his second cap for Team Ireland later this year.
His younger brother, 7 year old Jamie reached the semi finals of his category and finished with a well deserved bronze medal.
Trio brothers Nathan (11), Kameron (12) and Joshua (15) have all just recently returned to the competitive scene. With this only their second outing since their return have made an impressive return with brothers Joshua and Nathan both earning bronze medals in their age categories while Kameron finished the long day with a double silver medal to his name.
Making their debut for BMA Clondalkin were Oliwia and Matthew Tyczkowska. Both made a brilliant start for the Clondalkin club and finished their divisions with a bronze medal a piece.
Hanna Sammon who was on loan from our sister club in Naas, was in flying form reaching the finals of both her divisions finishing in first place in one and joint third in her second.
Our senior team of Alex Barrett, Rachel Bhandal and new comer Moses Esan all put on a great display of fighting skills all earning a runner up medal in their weight categories.
Kym Fitzgerald was unlucky not to progress in her division but put on a great performance and display for the club.