Gisborne and Wairoa well represented at North Island champs

Graeme Cook (pictured at Waingake) will be competing at Te Aute.
Merv Utting (pictured at Waingake) will be competing at Te Atue.

The Poverty Bay dog trial centre will be well and truly represented at the North Island championships which start at Te Aute in Central Hawke’s Bay on Monday.

There will be 25 competitiors from here and Wairoa in action over the course of the titles next week.

“Our guys and our girls too are all right with it and it’s fair to expect good success for our competitors,” said trials commentator Ross Buscke.

“I expect to see quite a few of them on the boards.”

Those competing include Colin Bayliss, Bob Bryson, Leo Edgington, Annie Flood, Henry Gaddum, Ned George, Noddy Halley, Anthony Hughes, Allen Irwin, Ted Jefferd, Robert Jeffery, Tim Lamont, John Macpherson, Johathan McIntyre, Rod Mead, Robert O’Sullivan, Laurence Rau, Andrew Savage, Samantha Shaw, Rodger Strachan, Merv Utting (pictured at Waingake), Martin Wolter, Graeme Cook (also pictured at Waingake), Jake Roche and Ruie Bridge.

Jerry Cook and Larry Hoole qualified for the Island titles but chose not to enter. Pictures by Maria Jeffery

The Poverty Bay dog trial centre will be well and truly represented at the North Island championships which start at Te Aute in Central Hawke’s Bay on Monday.

There will be 25 competitiors from here and Wairoa in action over the course of the titles next week.

“Our guys and our girls too are all right with it and it’s fair to expect good success for our competitors,” said trials commentator Ross Buscke.

“I expect to see quite a few of them on the boards.”

Those competing include Colin Bayliss, Bob Bryson, Leo Edgington, Annie Flood, Henry Gaddum, Ned George, Noddy Halley, Anthony Hughes, Allen Irwin, Ted Jefferd, Robert Jeffery, Tim Lamont, John Macpherson, Johathan McIntyre, Rod Mead, Robert O’Sullivan, Laurence Rau, Andrew Savage, Samantha Shaw, Rodger Strachan, Merv Utting (pictured at Waingake), Martin Wolter, Graeme Cook (also pictured at Waingake), Jake Roche and Ruie Bridge.

Jerry Cook and Larry Hoole qualified for the Island titles but chose not to enter. Pictures by Maria Jeffery

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