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 […]

Powys Schools Judo (Closed) Championships – Sunday 07 October 2018

28 Primary Schools and 9 High Schools took part at this year’s Powys Schools Judo Championships on Sunday 07 October 2018, hosted by Irfon Judo Club at Builth Wells Sports Centre.  Llandysilio C in W School winning the Shield for the Primary Schools and Llanfyllin High School and Ysgol Calon Cymru jointly winning the High […]


This is a short video filmed at Club for the S4C Programme Clwb Ni from You Tube, click on the play button to view and click on the full screen button in the bottom right hand corner to play in full screen

European Championships

Congratulations to Natalie Powell who takes seventh place on the final day of the European Championships in Budapest. Natalie fought against the world silver medalist and five times European Medalist Maryna Pryshchepa whom Natalie threw for a waza-ari to take victory. That win set up Natalie to meet the European silver medalist Lucie Louette of […]

British Judo

British Judo has pre-selected five judoka to compete at the 2013 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary from 25-28 April 2013, with additional and final selections to be made on Thursday 4 April. Abu Dhabi Grand Prix silver medallist Natalie Powell, 22, becomes the first Welsh judoka to be selected for a major championships since Welsh […]

Judo Grand Prix Samsun

Judo Grand Prix Samsun, Turkey. 31 March 2013 – 78kg Bronze Medal, Natalie Powell. Natalie suffered a difficult start, losing her first contest, but fought back well through the repechage to defeat Croatia’s Ivana Maranic and claim bronze. Natalie said: “The day started badly but it got better. I fought hard and tactically and I’m […]


On Sunday 10 February 2013, 3 members of the Irfon Judo Club travelled to Llandudno to compete in the 10th Junction Judo Club Invitation Competition. All three who competed won Gold medals, with each competitor having 3 fights each and winning with the maximum Scores.  The event was well supported with many competitors from all […]