This year’s 2023 trial marked 75 years ofGlenravel & District Working Sheepdog Society .
We believe this trialis the oldest running trial on the island of Ireland .To mark the milestone thecommittee decided to donate all the proceeds of the trial to a localcharity called Angels Wishes .
Friday night kicked off the local novice class with Seamus Gallagher& Dan taking the top spot with JP Mc Fadden & June in a close second .Paudie Mc Killop & Becca took 3rd spot on the evening . The main trial gotunderway on Saturday morning at 8am with Peter Og Morgan in the judging seat .The sheep remained very consistent from the start of the trial to end with themule hoggets proving hard to pen and shed. Shannon Conn & Rick took top prize in theIntermediate with 61 points with Paudie Mc Killop & Tide taking a close secondon 60 point . James P Mc Kee & Becca put up an excellent run in the OpenTrial scoring 90 points . Alastair Lyttle then a little later put up thewinning run scoring 93 points to take top spot in the Open trial. Tommy Long& Gem took 3rd on 88 points . Before prize giving John Paul Mc Faddenthanked all the sponsors and everyone who helped make the fundraising trial ahuge success for 2023 .
1st = S Gallagher & Dan
2nd = JP Mc Fadden & June
3rd = P Mc Killop & Becca
1st = S Conn & Rick 61 pts
2nd = P Mc Killop & Tide 60 pts
3rd = K Mc Dowell & Fly 46 pts
1st = A Lyttle & TWM 93 pts
2nd = JP Mc Kee & Becca 90 pts
3rd = T Long & Gem 88 pts OLFD
4th = L Conn & Tess 88 Pts OLFD
5th = J Mc Closkey & Dollar 84 pts
6th = J Maginn & Jess 83 pts
Best Outrun lift Fetch = K Mc Cullough & Cap
Neill Mc Quillian Memorial Cup = P Mc Killop &Tide
Highest Pointed 2 Dogs = J Mc Closkey
Highest Co Antrim dog = E Mc Auley & Tam
Young handler award = S Fegan
The Roger Crawford Cup = E Mc Auley & Tam
John Mc Naughton Memorial Cup ( new Cup) A Lyttle& TWM