2 Jun 2015

Clean sweep for North Island sheep dogs

7:01 am on 2 June 2015

North Island triallists made a clean sweep of the top placings in the national sheep dog championships at Moawhango, near Taihape.

Guy Peacock and his dog Falcon, from Mataroa, won the long head event.

Merv Utting and Prince, from Gisborne, took the both the national and North Island short head and yard titles.

Bruce Parkinson and Grace, from Raetihi, did the same in the straight hunterway event and Dave Stuart with Gus, from Rangiwahia, won the national zig-zag hunterway.