for Stillorgan Taekwon-Do Squad at Tramore Tournament
impressive performance by members of Stillorgan Taekwon-Do School brought back 7
trophies from the Republic of Ireland Taekwon-Do Association tournament
held recently in Tramore, Co. Waterford.
tournament attracted 150 competitors from Taekwon-Do schools in Dublin, Kildare,
Waterford, Cork, Limerick, Athlone and Galway.
of honour at the event was Master Anthony Phelan, 7th Degree Black
Belt, the founder of Taekwon-Do in the Waterford area.
Stillorgan squad, who train in St. Laurence’s Community Centre, consisted of
Rowan Brennan, Stephen O’Donnell, brothers Gareth and Jonathon Lyons, David
Lanigan, Richard Barber, John Byrne, Patrick Power, Aaron Brady and Edmond Veale
who won two gold, one silver and four bronze awards between them.
a reward for their endeavours, four of the winners have been selected by
Instructor Floyd Keane, 4th Degree Black Belt, to represent their
school at the forthcoming UK Open Championships which will be held in Cardiff.
Rowan Brennan (Mount Merrion), Stephen O’Donnell (Dun Laoghaire),
Jonathon Lyons (Kilmacud) and David Lanigan (Sandymount) will compete against
opponents from all over England, Scotland and Wales.
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