Northumberland & Durham Collie Club (Dogs)
I would to thank N & D for their kind invitation to judge at their well organised CH show, and to thank my 2 stewards for keeping my ring in order. My co judge and I agreed on all the in show awards


Minor Puppy D 1st Condon’s Monsolana Bounty Taste for Arronwell
A well grown tri youngster who took my eye from the start, he stood showing his lovely neck and shape to advantage, good head, eye and expression clean stop and good muzzle best puppy dog.
2nd Iley’s Ilyda Ted Baker a 6 months old baby who shows great promise well put together good head, eye with a good muzzle and chin he has good bone neat feet and sound on the move
3rd Jones Erjon Early Edition


Puppy D 1st Cogndon’s Monsolana Bounty Taste for Arronwell
2nd Collins Jump in the Fire Du Amazones at Triburle well grown with a pleasing head good eye and expression , he has a good neck and outline and was in good well presented coat both moving and showing well he was full of his self
Junior D 1st McGintees Rubacuori Della Bucca Delle Fate s/w with a good head, eye and expression would like his ears a little tighter set he has a good neck and body shape well presented and a sound mover.
2nd Ashe’s Forrestwalk Rocker Man nice size s/w in good coat and body. Good head & eye and was well presented and handled just tended to stand a little close behind
3rd Fairgrieve’s Rosschell Murphy’s Law  


Yearling D 1st Cooney’s Jopium Stole my Heart at Lingwell A lovely clean head well placed eye giving a good expression well set and used ears pleasing body shape he moved well
2nd Slater’s Danfrebeck Double O Seven at Stanlox bigger type of s/w who is just coming into coat but this only served to show a good outline, nice head, and eye and well placed ears a good neck he moved and showed well
3rd Rycraft’s Kynan Silvershadow at Rydellsky


Maiden D 1st    Iley’s Ilyda Ted Baker


Novice D 1st Collins Jump in the Fire Du Amazones at Triburle


Graduate D 1st Sibbald’s Telforth Tony s/w who really appealed to me has a beautiful clean head with such a sweet eye and expression. His ears are well placed and used, a good neck and body he has good bone and feet and a beautifully presented coat pleased to award him the Res CC
2nd Brooker’s Chantique Loves to Boogie with Corisan A nice type of male with a good head clean stop and a good muzzle and chin he has a good eye and expression well placed and used ears as always well presented moves well
3rd Ross’s Tremaro Star Touch at Samshernik


Post Graduate D 1st Monsolana Bluzstar for Arronwell Super coloured blue that was in good well presented coat. He has a good masculine head with a pleasing eye he has a good neck and body shape with lovely bone he is sound on the move and shows well
2nd Melvin & Jopson’s Starlenga Streets Ahead at Nithview A lovely type of s/w who stood and showed so well he has a good head type with a good eye and expression he has a good outline and sound mover
3rd Milns Sandcourt Ice Blue at Sandrock


Mid Limit D 1st Cronk’s Chelborn More to Tell Blue merle in such good well presented coat as always from this kennel, he takes your eye for his beautiful neck and outline a good showman a good clean head with a flat skull a good muzzle and chin super top line and so sound on the move
2nd Boyles Barrenclough Moonglow he has a clean head with a sweet expression good neck and body moves well


Limit D A lovely class

1st Collins Triburle Zachary The star of the day beautiful clean head with a super eye and sweet expression he has a clean stop good muzzle and chin  well placed and used ears such a good neck and body shape he moved so well on good legs and feet. In  good always well presented coat pleased to award him his 2nd CC and in full agreement with my co judge BIS 2ND Davies Chelborn Dependable a sable who was put down to perfection he has a good head type,, sweet expression with good well placed and used ears  he has  good neck and body shape he moves soundly on good legs and feet
3rd Jeffries Chantique Hot Toddy at Deorwine   

Open D McEntee Ch Gerian Sunmaker of Roanburn Standing alone today brought back memories of his late owner; he looked so well, a good head type with a sweet eye he has a good body shape moved well on good legs and feet
Veteran 1st McGowan’s Ch Westoak Warload old favourite  having awarded him a Res CC last time I judged him and the sire of my Res CC today still retains a clean head good expression and moves so well especially behind still shows well he was BVIS

Judge Roz Makepeace