URC Southern Area Southern Inter-Club Team Working Test Sunday 1st July 2018

On Sunday 1st July 2018 URC Southern hosted the Inter Club Match at Northall Farm, Fletching, East Sussex.

Seventeen Teams consisting of Open / Novice & Novice Dog / Novice Handler were


The day started at 8.00 am where the hosts treated all to Bacon Rolls, Tea and Coffee, the

Match started at 9.30 am, with six Judges plus six Stewards to stay with each group for the

day, this worked very well as all the teams had completed the tests by 01.30pm.

Back to the clubhouse to unwind with an excellent barbeque and Presentations and

photos of winners.

All though we did not win we finished a respectable middle of the field. The most

important thing that we were able to come away from this team event was that were able

to impart some of our knowledge and experiences onto our ND / NH which is important in

the fact that we all started with very little knowledge of working tests etc and hopefully in

a few year’s time they will be able to pass on what they have learnt!

On behalf of the team we would like to thank the Chiltern for letting us run under their


Doug Leake, John Read (Big John) & John Sirett (Little John)