Sheep dog trial results

The Northumberland Sheep Dog Trials League held an open trial at Blindburn, Alwinton, on Saturday.

John Robinson, from Coldingham, judged 41 dogs working well-behaved Cheviot sheep over a very steep and demanding hill course.

Results: 1 Katy Cropper, from Shap, with Tsavo, 78/90pts; 2 Ben Smith, Corbridge, Ben, 77; 3 Laurence Archer, Allendal), Mack, 76; 4 Mark Day , Alwinton, Chad, 75; 5 Arthur Temple,Temple Sowerby, Balemund Zazoo, 74; 6 Thomas Longton, Quermore, Tot, 73.

Best novice was Bridie Bennet, from Longhoughton, with Jill.