2009 Association Show Report

Winning Ram Popeswood JayWinning ram Popeswood Jay with owner Rita Wise and judge Lyn Cockerill Winning pair of Shearling ewesWinning pair of Shearling Ewes with owner Ray Wise and judge Edward O Williams Breed Champion Shearling RamBreed Champion - Shearling Ram - Trish Laws Breed Champion Ram LambBreed Champion - Ram Lamb - Lyn Cockerill

In this rather wet summer we were very lucky to have a dry and sunny day for our Annual Show & Sale which, as usual, took place at Abergavenny with Auctioneers Straker Chadwick.

The Show took place in the morning and our judges were Lyn Cockerill (males) and Edward O Williams (females).

The results were as follows:

The Show Classes

Class 2: Pair of Shearling Ewes
1st - Mr & Mrs R Wise    2nd - W Workman    3rd - K Bowman

Class 3: Pair of Ewe Lambs
1st - W Workman    2nd - C Garn    3rd - S M Forsyth

Class 4: A pen of up to 5 ewes
1st - J James    2nd - P Messenger    3rd - E Rose

Class 5: Single Ram, 2 years old & over
1st - Mr & Mrs Wise    2nd - D & R Rowlands    3rd - T & C Williams

Class 6: Single Shearling Ram
1st - J James    2nd - W Workman    3rd - E O Williams

Class 7: Single Ram Lamb
1st - E O Williams    2nd - A & S James    3rd - E Stead

Trophies

R A E Herbert Trophy for the Best Male Exhibit was won by Mr & Mrs R Wise (reserve J James)

The Peter Jones Trophy for the Best Female Exhibit was won by Mr & Mrs R Wise (reserve W Workman)

A S R Austen Trophy for the most points awarded at the Show & Sale was won by W Workman (reserve Mr & Mrs R Wise)

Major Shows

Three Counties Show
Breed Champion - Pair of Shearling Ewes - E O Williams
Reserve Breed Champion - Shearling Ram - Trish Laws

Royal
Breed Champion - Shearling Ram - Trish Laws
Reserve Breed Champion - Pair of Shearling Ewes - E O Williams

Shropshire & West Midlands Show
Breed Champion - Ram Lamb - Kimberley & Dawson
Reserve Breed Champion - Ewe Lamb - Kimberley & Dawson

Royal Welsh Show
Breed Champion - Ram Lamb - Lyn Cockerill
Reserve Breed Champion - Shearling Ewe - D & R Rowlands