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The Romney Marsh and District Sheepdog Society


President: Les Ramsden
Dave Thompson
Liz Lauder
David Thompson

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Monday, 5 August 2019

Results Snargate trial 4th August 2019

Thank you to all our competitors at our Snargate trial. We send thanks to Wendy Cole for judging, Ed Lovejoy for the field and Martin for his support. The letter-outters did a fabulous job, as always.

16 ran

1. Sarah Walker, Quill, 75t
2. Mark Banham, Rob, 66t
3. Mark Banham, Shabden Ivy, 65t
4. Alain Cools, Jerry, 57t
5. Nick Couwelier, Bet, 51t
6. Mark Banham, Taff, 49t

Due to the lack of numbers we followed the trial with a sweepstake, directed by Ron Beecham and judged by Dave Thompson. The winner taking all the entry money, was Wendy Cole with Rheed. Well done!!

Monday, 22 July 2019

RESULTS Kent Championship 21st July 2019

Thank you to everyone who ran yesterday at Westwell for the Kent Championship 2019. We also send thanks to the Lister Family for the field, Doug Millen for the sheep and Philip Davies-Russell for judging. Thanks go to all our helpers who made the day run smoothly.


1. Mark Banham, Rob, 83
2. Wendy Cole, Rheed, 74
3. Jackie Marsh, Angie, 70
4. Sarah Walker, Quill, 66
5. Mark Banham, Taff, 65 (OLF)
6. Mark Banham, Shabden Ivy, 65

1. Wendy Cole, Rheed, 74
2. Mark Banham, Shabden Ivy, 65
3. Geraldina Orlando, Tuma, 54
4. Jackie Marsh, Star, 44

Winner of Open: Ernest Finn shield, Mark Banham , Rob
Highest placed farmer: President Cup, Mark Banham, Rob
Highest placed Shepherd in Open: John Jones coursing club cup, Sarah Walker, Quill
Highest placed lady in the Open: Kathmick trophy, Wendy Cole, Rheed
Winner of Novice: Cooper cup, Wendy Cole, Rheed
Best pen of the day: Dave Thompson Anniversary round tray, Mark Banham, Rob
Least commands OLF: John Gascoigne “Silence is Golden” Cup, Mark Banham, Rob

Monday, 17 June 2019

Sussex Sheepdog Society Open Trial held at Firle Beacon, Sussex 16th June 2019

Thank you to Tom Gribble for getting this great venue and sheep ready for our trial . Thank you to Jackie Marsh for judging, everyone who let out sheep and everyone who supported the trial. It was certainly a wet and windy day but the views were stunning.

16th June 2019
Judge: Jackie Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex)
25 Dogs ran

1st John Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex) Hutch 80
2nd Philip Davies-Russell (Farnham, Surrey) Kirk 68
3rd Jed Watson (Yelverton, Devon ) Zac 64
4th Paul Griffiths (Glynde, Sussex) Standen Roy 63
5th Fiona Davies-Russell (Farnham, Surrey) Nellie 60
6th Val Powell (Ashby, Northants) Tyke 53

1st Philip Davies-Russell (Farnham, Surrey) Kirk 68

Sunday, 9 June 2019

Torry Hill results 8th June 2019

Thank you to all our competitors at our Torry Hill trial. The weather was a mixed bag, but we all persevered whilst rather damp. We thank our judge Sarah Walker, and our team of helpers.


1. Wendy Cole, Rheed, 53tu
2. Jill Bastable, Suze, 51tu, OLF
3. Louisa Taylor, Holly, 51
4. Cathy Cassie, Denwyn Swift, 46tu

1. Fiona Davies-Russell, Nell, 80
2. Rob Hawke, Chip, 69
3. Philip Davies-Russell, Kirk, 59
4. Robert Putnam, Mossie, 57tu
5. Rob Hawke, Mo, 53
6. Louisa Taylor, Cant, 39

1. Cathy Cassie, BAW Sean, 90
2. Tim Foster, Mist, 87
3. Fiona Davies-Russell, Nell, 80
4. Wendy Cole, Mheg, 77
5. Tim Foster, Molly, 74
6. Jackie Marsh, Angie, 72

OLF award: Cathy Cassie
Winners cup: Cathy Cassie

Monday, 3 June 2019

Torry Hill Saturday 8th June 2019 Running order


Romney Marsh and District Sheepdog Society  
TORRY HILL Saturday 08th June 2019 (ME9 0ed) 
Starter judge: Dave Thompson and Open judge: Sarah Walker 
Trial starts at 9am  (Open will not start before 9:30am) 

  • 1. Cathy Cassie.                                    
  • 2. Louisa Taylor 
  • 3. Wendy Cole 
  • 4. Jill Bastable 
  • 5. Steve Gearing 
  • 1. Rob Hawke 
  • 2. Tim Foster 
  • 3. Louisa Taylor 
  • 4. Cathy Cassie 
  • 5. Fiona Davies-Russell 
  • 6. Anita Tackley 
  • 7. Wendy Cole 
  • 8. Ray Wickens 
  • 9. Jackie Marsh 
  • 10. Rob Hawke 
  • 11. John Marsh 
  • 12. Amy Rouse 
  • 13. Elaine Anstey 
  • 14. Tim Foster 
  • 15. Louisa Taylor 
  • 16. David Thompson 
  • 17. Karen Gearing 
  • 18. Robert Putnam 
  • 19. Fiona Davies-Russell 
  • 20. Peter Gent 
  • 21. Amy Rouse 
  • 22. Anita Tackley 
  • 23. Cathy Cassie 
  • 24. Elaine Anstey 
  • 25. Philip Davies-Russell 
  • 26. Wendy Cole 
  • 27. John Marsh 
  • 28. Ray Wickens 
  • 29. Rob Hawke 
  • 30. Sally Else 
  • 31. Jackie Marsh 
  • 32. Tim Foster 

Starter: David and Harvey 
1-2 David and Harvey 
3-7 Jill and Karen 
8-12 Philip and Cathy 
13-17 Ray and Anita 
18-22 Wendy and Amanda 
23-27 Tim and Sally 
28-32 Robert and Elaine 

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