Red comes out on top in trials

THE Northumberland League held an open sheep dog trial at Weldon Bridge, Longframlington, on Saturday.

Cameron Dixon, from Coldingham, judged 46 dogs working strong-willed Lleyn hoggs over a flat course.

The results were: 1 Gordon Thompson, from Bellingham, with Red, 89 out of 100points; 2 Geoff Pringle, Alwinton, Mist, 88/100; 3 Bill Elliot, Yetholm, Rod, 86/100; 4 Tony Iley, Longframlington, with, Grit, 79/100; 5 Frank Noble, Tow Law, Moss, 78/100; 6 John Edgar, Consett, Molly, 77/100.

The novice prize went to Peter Telfer, from Haydon Bridge, with Meg, 66/100pts.