3 Provinces Nursery Final

Date: Sunday, 22nd February 2015

Location: Donroe, Co Carlow

RE-SCHEDULED FROM 8 FEBRUARY DUE TO HEAVY FOG. The field is on the main Borris-Fenagh road. 9.00 am start.

Leinster, Munster and Connaught each run their own nursery league from Nov to Jan (approx 10 trials).

There are 3 classes in each province. The Beginners/Farmers class, A/Senior class and lastly the B/Junior class.

The beginners/farmers class  is for new handlers and the dog can be any age.

The A/Senior class is for dogs under 3 years old on 1st Oct who have won a novice, intermediate or been placed in an open trial.

B/Junior class is for dogs under 3 years old on 1st of Oct that have not won anything.

Two beginners handlers and five A and five B dogs from each province go forward to the final with a total of 36 dogs competing on the day.

Terry Grimes eye testing available on field €45.

Thanks to Tomas McCarthy and Mick O'Gorman. Tomas will be hosting the trial and supplying the sheep while Mick is allowing us the pleasure of using his land.

An excellent days trialling is guaranteed, showcasing the best young sheepdogs in the country. All will be welcomed.

Hot food available all day.

For any further information see Facebook page 'Sheepdog Trials Ireland' or contact Secretary Miss Maura Ryan on 087 998 1396.