Sheepdog trials

THE Northumberland Sheep Dog Trials league held a nursery trial (for dogs under three years old) at Aydon Shield Farm, Whitley Chapel, on Sunday.

Archie Tait, from Barrasford, judged 16 dogs working mule sheep over a good flat course.

Results: 1 Tony Iley, (Longframlington), with Strike, 85/100pts; 2 Allan Wallace, (Bellingham), Flash 81/100; 3 Bevis Jordan, (Whitfield), Pearl 78/100; 4 Mike Northwood, (West Woodburn), Queen 77/100; 5 Tony Iley, Scout 76/100; 6 Paul Turnbull, (Rothbury), Roy 69/100.

Novice prize went to Jane Wynn, (Capheaton), Fly, 77/100.