Martial arts ace Ashton earns England spot

Ashton Brannigan (9) of the BCKA martial arts club which trains in Ramsey has been named in the Engl

Ashton Brannigan (9) of the BCKA martial arts club which trains in Ramsey has been named in the England team. - Credit: Archant

Mini marvel Ashton Brannigan has been selected to fight for England.

The nine year-old, who trains with the Peterborough BCKA Club in Ramsey, impressed international selectors with his efforts at recent trials.

His first outing for his country is likely to be the WKKC European Championships in June. He will also compete in the Irish Open this year as well the qualifiers for the 2016 World Championships.

Peterborough BCKA chief Andy Whitwell said: “I am very pleased with Ashton’s progress and expect great things from him.”

Peterborough BCKA are now accepting new members into the Ramsey club that trains at the Abbey College on Sunday evenings from 6.30pm to 8pm.


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Anyone interested in joining should contact Whitwell on 07969 792286 or visit www.bcka-peterborough.co.uk

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