Well done to all @ Southern Open (& 1 new purple belt)
Some great matches today, reffed more than 100 of them (tired now).
Congrats to Michael Russell who won Purple Lightweight and the mini-absolute, Andy Costello who won the Purple super heavy (didnt see the other purples), danny batten and claudio minhiero for their victories over paul bridges and nic gregoriades respectively - some thrilling matches.
Congrats also to Goran Reljic who got his purple belt from Roger Gracie after winning the Blue absolute and super heavy.
Lots of talented guys in white and blue belts too.
Hard work from the Refs: nick brooks, andy roberts, neil owen, pedro bessa, rob stevens, erm me and the scorers/timers, thanks all and of course most thanks to Jude for all the effort he puts into the scene and for putting the tournament on.
A good day, nice one Jude, J Sho & the crew.
Good results for Carlsons albeit that most of us lost our voices from the OSSing!!
Congratulations to ALL the Carlson Guys and Not to forget Berenice!!
What A team Spirit!!! Just one thing left to say!!!
Thanks to all that organised and competed!