Arfon Working Gundog Club report Novice AV Retriever Trial


The Arfon Working Gundog Club held its 14 Dog Novice A.V. Retriever Stake on the 13th November 2018 at the Carreglwyd Estate, Llanfaethlu, Anglesey by kind permission of Mr Rickie Roberts.

The judges were:

  • Mr Kevin Bradey
  • Dr Nicola Reynolds
  • Mrs Judith White
  • Mr Phil Brown

The guns were:

  • Mr John Dudley
  • Mrs Leanne Deering
  • Mr Rob Jones
  • Mr Ken Owen
  • Mr Gerallt Wynn
  • Mr Eurwyn Roberts

The weather was bright and dry and with the guns shooting well, with a number of dogs failing we were well into the second round after all the birds were retriever from the first drives. Following the second drive the dogs were tried again and again there were failures and by the time the judges closed their books there was only one dog left.

We would like to thank our host, the judges, the guns the helpers and our sponsors CSJ Specialist Canine Feeds and Gary McCarthy of Gundog Gear for helping make it a successful day.

The judges awarded a second place to Mr Daniel Astley with Shadyoak Rusty a Lab dog he also won the Guns Choice.

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