The Northern Ireland Charollais Sheep Club held their Annual Dinner and Awards Night at the La Mon House Hotel. It was good to see the event well supported by members and friends. Club Chairperson welcomed everyone with a special welcome for Dumfries Breeder Ben Radley and his dad Scott who had kindly agreed to judge the Annual Flock Competition, kindly sponsored by Norbrook.
After a very enjoyable meal the prizes were awarded
The Lornbrook Flock following a very successful Show season were awarded Male of the Year, Female of the Year and the Glenbrook Trophy for Show Team of the Year.
Harold and Rebecca McBratney donated a new trophy awarded to the Winner of the Young Breeders Class at Dungannon Premier.
The Chairman’s Trophy was awarded to David and Liz Mawhinney for their dedication to the Breed
Male of the Year: Lornbrook Flock
Female of the Year: Lornbrook Flok
Show Team of the Year: Lornbrook Flock
The Novice Trophy: Mark Cairns
Ashtonelle Trophy: Ellie Moore
Before announcing his results Ben thanked the Club for inviting him and his Dad over to judge the Flock Competition, they had thoroughly enjoyed themselves and much appreciated the hospitality shown to them. The standard of the sheep presented were excellent
Winning Overall Champion Flock was the Tullyear Flock of Drew and Stephen Cowan from Banbridge. The Tullyear Flock also won the Stock ram Trophy with their Senior Stock Ram: Duiske V Man.
Junior Stock Ram was won by Gareth Beacom with his ram Oakchurch Admiral jointly shared with David Argue, County Cavan
Catching the Judge’s Eye for the Overall Ewe Lamb Trophy was the Ballyhunsley Flock of David Anderson.
Large Fock: 1st Drew and Stephen Cowan, 2nd Ian Goudy 3rd Alistair Moore
Medium Flock: 1st Malcomson Family, 2nd David Anderson,3rd David Cromie
Small Flock: 1st Graham Foster,2nd William McAllister,3rd Norman McMordie
Large Flock: 1st Drew and Stephen Cowan.2nd Ian Goudy,3rd Alistair Moore
Medium Flock: 1st David Anderson. 2nd Malcomson Family, 3rd David Cromie
Small Flock: 1st Graham Foster, 2nd William McAllister,3rd Norman MCMordie.
1st Drew and Stephen Cowan, Duiske V Man.
2nd Malcomson Family and Norman McMordie, Ballyhibbon Wingman
3rd Harold McBratney and David Mawhinney, Artnagullion Trojan
Junior Stock Ram
1st Gary Beacom, David Argue, Oakchurch Admiral
2nd Norman McMordie, Sarah Riley, Bertie McAfee: Logie Durno Aristocrat
3rd Drew and Stephen Cowan: Tullyear Allstar
Champion Ewe Lambs: Ballyhunsley Flock David Anderson
Reserve Champion Flock: Ringclare Flock, Malcomson Flock
Overall Champion Flock: Tullyear Flock, Drew and Stephen Cowan
The Club are now looking forward to their Annual Female Sale in Dungannon Market on Monday 31st October where there are Thirty seven In-Lamb Shearlings and Seventy Nine Ewe Lambs catalogued for sale.Sale will commence at 12.30 with On line bidding via LSL Auctions available. Please register with market prior to sale. Catalogue can be viewed at https://www.charollaissheep.com/2022/10/06/dungannon-female-export-sale-31st-october/