Thank you to everybody that contributed to the 2018 National Sheepdog Trials

Our sincere thanks goes to each and every person involved in the four national trials of 2018. 

We started off in Ireland on 19th July, then moved to England from 27th July, then Scotland from 2nd August, and finally to Wales from 9th August.

Firstly we would like to thank the following committee members for their hours of hard work and dedication:


Martin O’Malley

John Joe Veasy

Claire Molloy

Maureen Molloy

Joseph O’Malley

Pauric Corrigan

Gerard O’Malley



Brian Bell

Lynn Morland

Peter Christensen

Ken Smith

Frank Satterthwaite

Jonathan Brunton

Jean Bousfield

Rod Green

Andrew Hunter

Richard Fawcett

Simon Atkinson

Julie Atkinson

Malcolm Metcalfe

Andrew Procter

Alison Procter

Emma Procter

Robbie Dupuy

Steven Ledger

Frank Whitfield

Phil Shellhorn



Kenny Donald

Bobby Middleton

Melissa Donald

Ian Lockhart

Sandy McCulloch

Bobby Howatson

Fiona McMillan



Arthur Roberts

Janine Rees-Denman

Beate Behr

Allen Main

Samantha Kenyon

Edward M. Archdale

R.Emrys Lewis

Rhys Owen

Sue Main

Pennant Williams

Gareth Denman

Keith Jones

Gwyn Lightfoot

John Whiteley

Julia Whiteley

John Ellis

Sarah Ellis

Ceri Ratcliffe

Dei Williams

R Hefin Roberts

E Wyn Edwards

Gwynfor Owen

Eirian Morgan



Our thanks also goes to:

Our National Presidents, Senior Vice-Presidents and Junior Vice-Presidents for each of the nations.

Each of the judges, this is an extrememly difficult task to carryout, requiring full consentration throughout each and every individual run.

Our course Directors for ensuring the smooth running of the trials.

Our commentators.

Our dedicated teams of people letting sheep out throughout the three days, ensuring each and every packet of sheep is consistent.


Land owners.

Sheep providers.

Julie, Amanda, Carol, Kim and Sue from the office, for the hours they spent working through the entry forms, and for their continued support and dedication.

And finally we would like to thank anybody else that is not listed above for giving up their free time to help make the 2018 Nationals such wonderful and enjoyable trials, your time and support does not go unrecognised.


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