Crowds flocked to the Shilnavogie Sheepdog trial which was held on the premises of John Davison.
The judge for the day was Shaw Beggs, Balnashee and the time keeper was Gordon Montgomery, Broughshane. Robert Hamilton.
Carnalbanagh took the entries and a lovely autumn day brought out a good number of spectators and twenty four dogs competed for the silverware. The committee would like to thank all those who gave donations as well as the sponsors and everyone who gave of their time and talent to make such a successful event. £445 has been raised for Autism NI.
The results were as follows: First- Brian White with Madge; Second Joe Maybin with Jill; third Brian White with Glen; fourth Martin Agnew with Jim; fifth Jim Davison with Mic; Sixth Jim Davison with Ned; Alex Davison cup for best outrun, lift and fetch Robin McNinch. Artie McNeil cup for best drive, shed and pen Martin Agnew.
Best pen outside cup winners Joe Maybin with Floss and the Jack McNeil cup for best young handler was won by Ryan Hamilton with Joe
Rosemary Hoey was awarded the Pat O’Boyle trophy for best lady competitor.
The ‘guess the weight of the lambs’ competition was won by Arthur Mawhinney.
Sponsors of the event were as follows: Grove Veterinary; Fane Valley Co-operative; Connons General Merchants; Oldstone Veterinary Clinic; Clydes Building Supplies; McCurdy Fuels; Town and Country Stores; Hamils Stores and Moores Animal Feeds.