PAUL FLANAGAN WINS AT DE COENSTADT
Congratulations to GSA Ireland member and current Irish National IPO Champion Paul Flanagan for winning the WUSV qualifier at the De Coenstadt club in the Netherlands with Sepp vom haus Silma, with a score of:
99/97/98 - 294.
Also congratulations to GSA Ireland members Colm Cussen with Levi Vongraf (82/93/85 - 260) and Andrea Leamy with Barje vom Annacarton (87/75/86 - 248) who also competed at the event.
Congratulations also go to GSA Ireland member Eithne O Hanlon with Balou vom Annacarton who recently placed third at the WUSV qualifier at Severnside Schutzhund Group (85/86/87 - 258)
GSA Ireland congratulates the Irish team who travelled to Haguenau, France, for the WUSV World Championships from October 8-12th 2014.
Representing Ireland were:
Padraig (Paul) Flanagan and Sepp vom Haus Silma
Tracking - 91
Obedience - 89
Protection - 91
To finish on a score of 271 - congratulations to Padraig and Sepp for yet another successful World Championships
Clare Higgins and Eilenburg Joel
Tracking - 71
Obedience - 70
Protection - 88
To finish on a score of 229. Well done to Clare and Woodsy for attaining a qualifying score at their first ever World Championships.
Team captain was Andrea Leamy and vice captain was Clare Weir. Tracksuits were sponsored by Karanberg kennels.
The competition was won by Helmut Huber and Hank com Weinbergblick for the third year in a row with a score of 99 - 96 - 97 (292) and Germany also won the top team position.
For more information and full results - visit the event website here
OG Waterside will host an IPO trial at club grounds on Friday October 31st under Toine Jonkers (VDH/WUSV)
Tracklayer: Brian Simpson (OG Waterside)
Helper: Brian Reidy (OG Waterside)