The 35th Irish Kennel Club Championship for AV Spaniels was held at Ballynatray Estate, Co. Cork by kind permission of Mr Henry Gwyn-Jones. Steward of the Beat Martin O’Riordan; Judges Mark Clifford and Willie Megaughin saw 33 dogs and their handlers over two days compete in dense, bramble covered woodland.
Winner: FTCh Clodahill Delilah. Breeder: Mr S. McKinstry, Handler/Owner: Mr P. Carragher.
2nd place: FTCh Helmsway Hawk of Witchwillows. Breeder: Mr & Mrs I. English, Handler/Owner: Mr G. Wilson
3rd place: FTCh Skronedale Romulus. Breeder: Mr N. Blakeney, Handler/Owner: Mr D. Donnelly
4th place: Cheweky Hedgecutter of Cowarnecourt. Breeder: Mr M. Whitehouse, Handler/Owner: Mr R. Young
Running time 129 mins.
Filmed and produced by Paul French Video and commentary by Jimmy King.