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The Romney Marsh and District Sheepdog Society


President: Les Ramsden
Dave Thompson
Liz Lauder
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Monday, 9 September 2019

John and Molly Vant Memorial trial RESULTS

Thank you to Cathy Cassie for judging our John and Molly Vant Memorial trial yesterday at Redborough Farm. We send thanks to The Vant Family for the field and sheep, and to all those who helped set-up and those who helped to clear away after a fantastic days trialling. 


Starter Class
1. Fiona Davies-Russell, Kit, 60
2. Mark Banham, Bob, 47tu

1. Louisa Taylor, Cant, 43tu
2. Anita Tackley, Al, 41tu

1. Bob Powell, Mirk, 83olf
2. John Marsh, Hutch, 83
3. Wendy Cole, Mheg, 80
4. Tim Foster, Mist, 75
5. Mark Banham, Taff, 74
6. Mark Banham, Rob, 73

Highest placed lady Wendy Cole
Best OLF cup  Bob Powell

Monday, 2 September 2019

Running Order. John and Molly Vant Memorial trial 8/9/19


John and Molly Vant Memorial trial. Postcode: ME13 0HX Redborough Farm
September 8th 2019
Start: Starter 9am Judge: Dave Thompson
           Open not before 10am Judge: Cathy Cassie

1. Wendy Cole
2. Fiona Davies-Russell
3. Louisa Taylor
4. Mark Banham
5. Helen Finnerty
6. Jill Bastable
7. Rob Moore

1. Mark Banham
2. Tim Foster
3. Rob Moore
4. Mark Banham
5. Sarah Walker
6. Bob Powell
7. Ray Wickens
8. John Marsh
9. Wendy Cole
10. Tim Foster
11. Val Powell
12. Rob Moore
13. Jackie Marsh
14. Mark Banham
15. Anita Tackley
16. Peter Gent
17. Sarah Walker
18. Sally Else
19. Tim Foster
20. Steve Gearing
21. Bob Powell
22. Robert Putnam
23. Rob Moore
24. David Thompson
Ian Wheeler
25. Philip Davies-Russell
26. Karen Gearing
27. Ray Wickens
28. Louisa Taylor
29. John Marsh
30. Anita Tackley
31. Fiona Davies-Russell
32. Geraldina Orlando
33. Wendy Cole
34. Mark Banham
35. Val Powell
36. Jackie Marsh

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

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