Northern Ireland Charollais Breeders Awards Night

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.

Amy Presho and Trevor Bell are congratulated on receiving the Male of The Year Trophy,the 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.

Harold McBratney presents the Novice Sale Trophy to Ellie Moore

The Chairman’s Trophy was awarded to David and Liz Mawhinney for their dedication to the Breed

Sheila Malcomson,Chairperson presents David and Liz Mawhinney with the Chairman’Trophy

Club Awards:

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

Flock Competition

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.

Ben Radley presents Drew and Stephen Cowan with the Large Flock Trophy and the Overall Champion Flock Trophy

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.

Ben Radley Presents David Anderson with the Overall Ewe Lamb Trophy


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

Ewe Lambs

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.

Stock Rams:

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

Ben Radley,Judge congratulates Stephen Cowan on winning the Stock Ram Trophy
Graham Foster receives the Trophy for Small Flock Winner from Ben Radley
Mark Cairns is presented with the Novice Cup by Sheila Malcomson
Prize Winners in Small Flock
Graham Foster, Charlotte McAllister, Norman McMordie with Ben Radley Judge
Prize Winners in the Medium Flock
David Cromie ,Kenny Malcomson and David Anderson with Ben Radley Judge
Prize winners in the Large Flock
Alistair Moore, Ian Goudy and Drew Cowan with Ben Radley Judge

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