OG Waterside hosted a successful IPO trial at club grounds on Friday October 31st under Toine Jonkers (VDH/WUSV)
Tracklayer: Brian Simpson (OG Waterside)
Helper: Brian Reidy (OG Waterside)Please read on for full results
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
The Irish Sieger Show 2014 and a Körung (breed survey), hosted by OG Wicklow, took place on Saturday August 23rd under judge/körmeister Margit van Dorssen (Kennel von Arlett) at Newcastle GAA grounds, Co Wicklow.
IRISH SIEGER: MURRAY'S GRANITT VOM OSTERBERGER-TAL
RESERVE SIEGER: CARROL'S ZANTO VON DER LIEBESWARTE
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OG Templepatrick hosted a club trial and a qualification/selection trial for the Irish team going forward to the WUSV IPO World Championships at club grounds on August 2nd/3rd 2014 under Wim van Dijk (SV/VDH - Netherlands)
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OG Duhallow hosted an IPO club trial on Sunday June 29th 2014, judged by Henriette Bohnstedt (SV/GSDL)
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Congratulations to the new Irish National IPO Champions and Irish National Tracking Champions, Pat Hedderman and Wolfhaus Kinga of OG Thomond who scored 90/86/97 - 273 and will be representing Ireland at the WUSV IPO World Championships in Finland.
Congratulations also to the Irish Sieger V1 Zanto von der Libeswarte IPO1 KKL1, owned by Maureen Lakin, and Siegerin V1 Weika von der Thorner Insel IPO3 KKl1 owned by Barry & Allison Hill.
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GSA Ireland extends its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Richard James from the German Shepherd Dog League of Great Britain - a fellow competitor, judge and founder member of White Rose Schutzhund Club, who has passed away. A pioneer of dogsport in the UK, he will be sadly missed.
GSA Ireland would like to announce that the Irish National IPO Championship winner's trophy for 2015 has been dedicated to Richard's memory.
OG Waterside held a successful club trial on June 27 2015 under judge Toine Jonkers (VDH/WUSV). Helper was Brian Reidy and tracklayer was Brian Simpson. Trial winner was Martin Noonan and Oberhausen Gary of OG Duhallow who scored 86 in tracking, 90 in obedience and 93 in protection to finish with a score of 269.
Special congratulations to nine year old Fionn Murphy of OG Duhallow and his dog Holly who performed a superb BH round - GSA Ireland's youngest handler!
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