THE annual dinner and prize-giving of the Northern Ireland Charollais Sheep Club proved to be another successful event in the club calendar with members enjoying a lovely meal in the Ross Park Hotel followed by the distribution of Club Awards. Club Chairman William McAllister issued a warm welcome to everyone, especially to special guests for the night Mr and Mrs Eddie Buckley of the Kilbarry Flock, County Cork, who judged the flock competition.
William thanked Norbrook for their continued generous sponsorship and congratulated all prize winners on their awards which were the result of much dedication over the year.
In his speech before giving his results Eddie thanked everyone for their warm welcome when he visited their flocks. Despite the heavy rain throughout his journey he and Pamela had thoroughly enjoyed their visit. His Champion Flock was the Tullyear Flock of Drew and Stephen Cowan with Reserve awarded to the Artnagullion Flock of William McAllister.
Male Of The Year: Jim and Trevor Bell, Hollylodge Phoenix
Female Of The Year: William McAllister, Artnagullion Pandora
Novice Shield: Alistair Moore
Chairman’s Trophy: Tommy Fenton
Glenbrook Show Team: Lornbrook Flock
Worcester Trophy: William McAllister
Flock Competition Results
Small Flock – 1st William McAllister; 2nd Graham Foster; 3rd William Martin
Medium Flock – 1st David Anderson; 2nd Tommy and Derek Fenton; 3rd John Graham
Large Flock – 1st Drew and Stephen Cowan; 2nd Malcomson Family; 3rd Alistair Moore
Small Flock – 1st William McAllister; 2nd Graham Foster; 3rd Harold McBratney
Medium Flock – 1st David Anderson; 2nd John Graham; 3rd Tommy and Derek Fenton
Large Flock – 1st Drew and Stephen Cowan; 2nd Alistair Moore; 3rd
Champion Overall Ewe Lambs – William McAllister
Stock Ram – 1st David Anderson, Ballynoe House Playboy; 2nd Alistair Moore, Kirkhouse Remo; 3rd Drew and Stephen Cowan, Ardcath Sullivan.
Junior Ram – 1st Malcomson Family; 2nd Ian Goudy; 3rd John Graham
Champion Flock – “Tullyear” Drew and Stephen Cowan; Reserve Champion Flock – “Artnagullion” William McAllister.