About Us

Welcome to Irfon Judo Club.  I am your sensei (Coach) Richard Jones; Just come along with tracksuit bottoms and a t-shirt, we will try and find you a judogi you can borrow in the short term.  Please ensure you have no jewellery (earrings, rings, necklaces, bracelets etc) also please ensure (girls) you have no metal […]


The Irfon Judo Club commenced on 18 April 1977, in Builth Wells Primary School.  As the Club developed it moved into the Strand Hall on 26 October 1977, for increased space due to the growth of the sport.  The next move came in August 1981, when the Club moved to the new Sports Centre which was […]

Easy Fundraising

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising a free donation for Irfon Judo Club? There are nearly 3,000 retailers on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thetrainline and Sainsbury’s – it doesn’t cost you […]

Kate Chamberlain – Silver Medal

This five-day event was hosted in Walsall  at The University of Wolverhampton’s Walsall Campus – which is home to British Judo’s Centre of Excellence from 25 – 29 September 2019 with over 1,000 athletes competeing with categories for pre-cadet, cadet, junior, senior, veteran and visually impaired judoka.  Congratulations on achieving your Silver Medal.  

Natalie Powell – Minsk 2019 European Games 21 – 24 June 2019

7th placing for Natalie Powell at the Minsk 2019 European Games. The 2nd European Games was held in the Belarussian capital from 21 – 24 June 2019. The European Games double as the usual European Judo Championships and offers important ranking points for athletes aiming for Olympic qualification. Natalie over-powered Russian Antonina Shmeleva in round […]