The Perth-type Blackies were won by the Curran Brothers with their shearling ewe, with the same exhibitors taking reserve with an older ewe. Then in the Jacob classes the winner was a tup from Bentrim Jacobs, while reserve went to Cyril Cromie with an older ewe.
Top honours in the North Country Cheviots here at Balmoral went to Tommy McKean with his aged tup, a son of Allenshaws Highlander from his 100-ewe flock. Reserve spot was taken by Desmond Robinson with a gimmer from his 150-ewe flock, with this one being a daughter of a Nun Cote Nook tup, she was champion at Limavady as a ewe lamb.
In the Rouge classes it was a championship win for Michael Graham with his aged ewe, a daughter of Kinsella Kit Kat. She was also champion at Balmoral last year. Reserve to her was a gimmer from Jayne Tannahill.
Champion in the Kerry Hills was Brian Malcolmson with his aged tup, with Sean and Fiona McAllister reserve with a shearling ewe. And in the Mules is was another success for Michelle Wright who took top spot with her shearling ewe. Michelle also took top honours in the Greyface with a shearling ewe, with reserve here going to Hugh Henry with an older ewe.Read more