nursery trials

Nursery trials in South Wales start usually in October and culminate in December with the South Wales Nursery Final and the All Wales Nursery Final. There are seven County nursery leagues: Brecknockshire, Ceredigion, Glamorgan, Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Radnorshire, Glos/Gwent. The Rules for Nursery Trial Championships can be found here.

2023 Trial results 2013-2022

All Wales Nursery Final Results
Saturday 9th December
Cwmdu, Crickhowell, South Wales

1. Rob Ellis and Pip 8
2. Kevin Evans and Thornbury Max 11
3. Kevin Evans and Hendre Tex 15
4. Meddwyn Evans and Sian 16
5. Dewi Jenkins and Becca 17
6. Owain Lewis and Genog Ruby 20 OLF
7. Alun W Jones and Jock 20
8. Hafgan Pugh and Trawsfynydd Alf 21 OLF
9. Karin Haker and Chloe 21
10. Huw Francis and Myllin Tim 22
11. Kerstin Schwarze and Brenig Harry 23 (Reserve)
12. Dewi Jenkins and Troedrhiw Jim 24 (Reserve)

Team
1st - South Wales 259
2nd North Wales 337



South Wales Nursery Final

Saturday 2nd December
Haycastle, Pembroke

Judges; Logan Williams and Elin Hope
1. Kevin Evans Thornbury Max 17
2. Kevin Evans Hendre Tex 25
3. Nigel Watkins Jed 29
4. Floyd Farthing Nant y Moel Nip 31
5. Dewi Jenkins Becca 32
6. David Evans Hendre Jet 34
7. Iwan Rees Pentre Jax 34
8. David Millichap Efail Chase 37
9. Dewi Jenkins Troedrhiw Jim 38
10. Rob Ellis Pip 39
11. Eirian Morgan Talley Kate 39
12. Karin Haker Chloe 40
13. Daniel Jarman Fflos 41
14. Owain Lewis Ruby 43
15. Stan Harden Foxridge Bet 43

Res
Meirion Owen Helen 44
James Jones Brondrefawr Sally 46

Team results
1. Brecon 137
2. Ceredigion 150
3. Glamorgan 155
4. Radnor 174
5. Carmarthen 195
6. Glos/Gwent 222
7. Pembroke 229

CARMARTHEN

Carmarthen Nursery #5: 28/10/23
Host: Angie Driscoll and Kelvin Broad, Ffos y Fran
Judge: John Bowen
Nursery

  1. Angie Driscoll, Maarfarm Riggs 10
  2. Lisa Hansson, Limone, 12
  3. Angie Driscoll, Nedwin Tim 13
  4. Meirion Jones, Cap 23
  5. Tony Mallon, Mylie 26
  6. Alison Sharpe, Coalfield Gryff 30

Puppy

  1. Angie Driscoll and Maarfarm Riggs 10
  2. Lisa Hansson, Limone 12
  3. Meirion Jones, Cap 23
  4. Alison Sharpe, Coalfield Gryff 30
  5. Timmy Thompson, Tawelfan Sif 34
  6. Alison Sharpe, Chiltern Bolt 45

Novice

  1. Kelvin Broad, Kinloch Bode 8
  2. Sheila Lewis, Croft 13
  3. Heddwyn Thomas, Gelli Peg 14

Carmarthen Nursery #4: 22/10/12
Held at Penycoed, Host Heddwyn Thomas,
Judge Emyr Lloyd
Nursery
1. Gerald Lewis, Bryncoch Max 8;
2. Meirion Jones, Cap 11;
3. Lisa Hansson, Limone 12;
4. Meirion Owen, Helen 18;
5. Stuart George, Zola 46 olf;
6. Andrew Green, Midge 46.

Puppy
1. Meirion Jones, Cap 11;
2. Lisa Hansson, Limone 12;
3. Stuart George, Zola 46 olf;
4. Andrew Green, Midge 46;
5. Alison Sharpe, Coalfield Gryffyn 50.

Novice

  1. Heddwyn Thomas, Peg 24;
  2. Emyr Jones, Liz 27;
  3. Sheila Lewis, Croft 37.

 

Carmarthen Nursery #2:  8/10/23.
Held at Penhill, Llanpumpsaint.
Judge Mike Hemmings.
Nursery
1. Gerald Lewis, Bryncoch Max 7;
2. Kelvin Broad, Kinloch Bode 18;
3. Meirion Jones, Cap 24;
4. Alison Sharpe, Chiltern Bolt 26;
5. Meirion Owen, Helen 27;
6. Tony Mallon, Mylie 29.

Puppy
1. Meirion Jones, Cap 24;
2. Alison Sharpe, Chiltern Bolt 26;
3. Andrew Green Midge 35.

Novice
1. Emyr Jones, Liz 21;
2. Sheila Lewis, Croft 45;
3. Hilary Lewis, Betsi 64.

 

1/10/23. Carmarthen Nursery 1: 1/10/23
Penycoed, Drwslwyn
Judge Malcolm Ellis
Nursery:
1. Gerald Lewis, Bryncoch Max 14;
2. Meirion Owen, Helen 15;
3. Kelvin Broad, Kinloch Bode 20;
4. Lisa Hansson, Limone 21;
5. Lewis Nigel Watkins, Jed 24;
6. Tony Mallon Mylie 33.

Puppy:
1. Lisa Hansson, Limone 21;
2. Nigel Watkins, Jed 24;
3. Meirion Jones, Cap 43.
4. Logan Williams and and Nedwin Maddie 65 T

Novice:
1. Emyr Jones, Liz 30.

 

GLAMORGAN

Glamorgan Nursery #4: 29/10/23
Host Mike Edwards
Judge Lewis Nigel Watkins
Nursery
1 Floyd Farthing Nant y Moel Nip 10
2 Rob Ellis and Pip 11
3 David Howells Cai 11
4 David Millichap Efail Chase 12
5 Mike Edwards Bronallt Doug 12
6 Rob Ellis Rose 12

Novice
1. Rob Ellis, Pip 5
2. Mike Edwards, Bronallt Doug 6
3. David Howells, Cai 7
4. David Millichap, Efail Chase 10
5. Lyn Howells, Jock 12
6. David Meek Wyverne craig 17

 

Results from Glamorgan Nursery #3
22/10/23
Host: Dai and Cerys Millichap
Judge; Iwan Rees

Nursery
1. Rob Ellis and Pip 11
2. David Millichap and Efail Chase 16 OLF
3. Rob Ellis and Rose 16
4. David Howells and Cai 17
5. Mike Edwards and Bronallt Doug 24
6. Hywel Llewelyn and Gem 26

Novice
1. Mike Edwards and Luke 12
2. Dai Millichap and Efail Chase 17
3. Mike Edwards and Bronallt Doug 20
4. Lyn Howells and Jock 22
5. David Meek snd Wyverne Craig 23
6. Nigel Mellor and Kinloch Kel 25

 

Glamorgan Nursery #2: 8/10/23
Trial host Floyd Farthing
Judge Colin Gordon
Nursery results
1. Floyd farthing Nant y Moel Nip 9
2. Mike Edwards Bronallt Doug 12
3. Jack Howells and Millie 13
4. David Millichap Efail Chase 14
5. David Meek and Wyverne Craig 15
6. Robert Ellis Pip 16

Novice
1. Robert Ellis Pip 1
2. David Howells and Cai 11
3. David Millichap Efail Chase 12
4. Jack Howells Cydros Boss 13
5. Mike Edwards Luke 14
6. Hywel Llewellyn Gem 15

 

Glamorgan Nursery #1: 1/10/23
Held at Colin Gordon’s Stembridge farm
Judge: John Wheaton
Nursery results
1st Rob Ellis Pip 11
2nd Floyd Farthing Nant-y-Moel Nip 22
3rd David Howells Cai 26
4th David Meek Wyverne Craig 34
5th Dai Millichap Efail Chase 38 t
6th Mike Edwards and Bronallt Doug 52 t

Novice
1. Rob Ellis and Pip 18 t
2. Floyd Farthing and Nant-y-Moel Nip 23
3. Dai Millichap Efail Chase 24
4. Carly Millichap Sasha 37olf
5. Mike Edwards Bronallt Fly 37
6. Dai Meek Wyverne Craig 42

 

GLOS/GWENT

Glos/Gwent Nursery #4: 28/10/23
Judge: Nigel Watkins
Nursery

  1. Nataly Matthews and Hilltop Rory, 11
  2. Bradley Morgan, Tom 13
  3. Bradley Morgan, Gelli Cal 14
  4. Jamie Garland, Rhyswg Taff 21
  5. Rob Lewis Preseli Mel 23

Novice

  1. Mark Jones and Clint 15 OLF
  2. Nataly Matthews, Hilltop Rory 15
  3. Rhys Groucott Belle, 22
  4. Bradley Morgan, Gelli Cal 24
  5. Mark Jones and Mac 25
  6. Jamie Garland Rhyswg Taff 26

 

Glos/Gwent nursery #3: 21/10/23
Judge; Roy Price
Nursery
1. Rhys Groucott and Belle 16
2. Jamie Garland and Rhyswg Taff 19
3. Terry Coles and Kate 20 OLF
4. Bradley Morgan and Tom 20
5. Rob Lewis and Preseli Mel 23
6. Nataly Matthews and Hilltop Rory 24

Novice
1. Terry Coles and Kate 13
2. Bradley Morgan and Tom 16
3. B Rees and Flick 16
4. Nataly Matthew and Hilltop Rory 20
5. Steve Currie and Glen 21 OLF
6. Bradley Morgan and Cal 21

Results - Glos/Gwent Nursery #2: 14/10/23
Host; Mark Jones
Judge; Phil Thomas
1. Rhys Groucott and Belle 22
2. Bradley Morgan and Gelli Cal 24
3. Beth Watts and Dev 27
4. Angie Blackmore and Rosewood Peg 29
5. Rob Lewis and Preseli Mel 33
6. Nataly Matthews and Hilltop Rory 34

Novice
Judge: Angie Blackmore
1. Jamie Garland and Rhyswg Fay 30T
2. Steve Currie and Gale 30
3. Steve Currie and Glen 42T
4. Terry Cole and Kate 42T
5. Mark Jones and Clint 44T
6. Rob Lewis and Preseli Mel 45
Best Young Handler
Taylor Garland and Rhyswg Ollia

 Glos/Gwent Nursery #1: 08/10/23
Judge Jamie Garland
Nursery class
1. Bradley Morgan and Tom 28
2. Bleddyn Charles Lester and Brynoer Juno 30
3. Nataly Matthews and Hilltop Rory 36
4. Beth Watts and Dev 39
5. Bradley Morgan and Carl 44
6. Rob Lewis and Preseli Mel 46

Novice class - judge Angie Blackmore
1. Terry Coles and Kate 30T
2. Jamie Garland and Fay 31T
3. M Jones and Clint 35
4. Rhys Foote and Lil 39
5. Beth Watts and Dev 53

 

PEMBROKESHIRE

Pembs Nursery #6: 29/10/23
Arthur Morgan & Family, Cardigan
Judge: Emyr Lloyd

Nursery:
1. Llion Harries , Preseli Dewi, -9
2. Stan Harden , Foxridge Bet, -12
3. Teifion Morgan , Mwnt Jan, -15
4. John Bowen , Tom, -16
5. Llion Harries, Preseli Rob, -21
6. John Bowen, Patch, -21T

Puppies:
1. Stan Harden, Foxridge Bet, -12
2. John Bowen, Tom, -16
3. Llion Harries, Preseli Rob, -21
4. John Phillips , Cwmhyfryd Jet, -31T
5. Sioned Evans , Gwnnws Roy, -31
6. Bettina Laemmle , Mist, -36T

Sweepstake:
1. Teifion Morgan, Tess, -5

 

Pembs Nursery #5: 15/10/23
Llion Harris & Family, Crymych
Judge: Irwel Evans
Nursery:
1. Eifion Hope , Roxy, -18
2. Stan Harden , Foxridge Bet, -19
3. Llion Harries , Preseli Rob, -20 OLF
4. Bettina Laemmle , Mist, -20T
5. Llion Harris, Preseli Dewi, -25T
6. John Bowen , Patch, -28T

Puppy:
1. Eifion Hope, Roxy, -18
2. Stan Harden, Foxridge Bet, -19
3. Llion Harries, Preseli Rob, -20 OLF
4. Bettina Laemmle, Mist, -20T
5. Eifion Hope, Moss, -31T
6. Karl Griffith, Joe, -35

 

Pembrokeshire Nursery #4: 8/10/23
Jameston, Vicky Hinman
Judge Nursery: Anna-Lou Daybell
Nursery:
1. Bettina Laemmle , Mist, -14 OLF
2. Llion Harries , Preseli Rob, -14
3. Teifion Morgan, Mwnt Jan, -15T
4. Eifion Hope , Moss, -17T
5. Christine Pugh , Glen, -19T
6. Bettina Laemmle, Floss, -25T

Puppy:
1. Bettina Laemmle, Mist, -14 OLF
2. Llion Harris, Preseli Rob, -14
3. Eifion Hope, Moss, -17T
4. Christine Pugh, Glen, -19T
5. John Bowen , Tom, -25T OLF
6. Stan Harden, Foxridge Bet, -25

Judge Sweepstake: Stan Harden
Sweepstake:
1. John Bowen, Patch, -19

Pembs Nursery #3: 7/10/23
New Inn, John Bowen
Judge: Logan Williams
Nursery:
1. Llion Harries , Preseli Rob, -15
2. Stan Harden, Foxridge Bet, -16
3. Llion Harris , Preseli Dewi, -24T
4. John Bowen , Patch, -25T
5. Bettina Laemmle , Mist, -28 OLF
6. Eifion Hope , Moss, -28T

Puppy:
1. Llion Harris, Preseli Rob, -15
2. Stan Harden, Foxridge Bet, -16
3. Bettina Laemmle, Mist, -28 OLF
4. Eifion Hope, Moss, -28T
5. John Bowen, Tom, -30T
6. Christine Pugh , Glen, -32T OLF

Pembs Nursery #2: 30/9/23
Jameston, Stan Harden
Judge: Meirion Jones
Nursery:
1. Stan Harden, Kennox Floss, -12
2. Teifion Morgan , Mwnt Jan, -14
3. Bettina Laemmle , Floss, -17T OLF
4. Llion Harries , Preseli Rob, -17
5. Stan Harden , Foxridge Bet, -18T
6. John Phillips, Cwmhyfryd Jet, -20 OLF

Puppy:
1. Stan Harden , Kennox Floss, -12
2. Llion Harris , Preseli Rob, - 17
3. Stan Harden , Foxridge Bet, -18T
4. John Phillips , Cwmhyfryd Jet, -20 OLF
5. Christine Pugh , Glen, -20
6. Llion Harris , Bob, -21

 

Pembs Nursery #1: 24/9/23
Host: Ceri & Richard Darlington
Judge: Alison Sharpe
Nursery:
1. Llion Harries, Preseli Dewi, -31T
2. John Bowen Patch, -47T
3. Teifion Morgan, Mwnt Jan, -48T
4. Llion Harries, Preseli Rob, -49T
5. John Bowen, Mist, -51T
6. Stan Harden, Kennox Floss, -54T

Puppy:
1. Llion Harries, Preseli Rob, -49T
2. John Bowen, Mist, -51T
3. Stan Harden, Kennox Floss, -54T
4. Karl Griffith, Joe, -60T
5. Llion Harries, Bob, -61T
6. Christine Pugh, Glen, -65T

RADNOR

Radnor Nursery #3; 24/10/23
Host: Karin Haker and Paul Tomkins
Judge; Venn Davies
Nursery
1. Karin Haker and Chloe 12
2. Iwan Rees and Pentre Jax 13
3. Bryan Pugh and Bella 15
4. Iwan Rees and Pentre Cass 17
5. James Jones and Brondrefawr Sally 18
6. Aurwen Price and Lloyd 21

Novice
1. Paul Tompkins and Fynydd Kylo 11
2. Graham Powell and Nick 18
3. Doug Bayliss and Rock 22
4. John Davies and Mick 38

Beginner
1. Scarlet Hopkins and Mirk 28

Radnor Nursery 2: Saturday 21st October
Host: John Davies Graig-yr-Onnen
Judge; Brenda Howson
Nursery
1. Iwan Rees and Pentre Jax 17
2. Mark Owen and Bob 20
3. James Jones and Brondrefawr Sally 21
4. Iwan Rees and Pentre Cass 22 OLF
5. Graham Powell and Bess 22
6. Aurwen Price and Jess 24

Novice
1. John Davies and Mick 27
2. June Simmons and Lokci 34
3. Doug Bayliss and Rock 36
4. Anna Prothero and Lass 43

Beginner
1. Scarlet Hopkins and Mirk 36

Radnor Nursery #1: Wednesday 18th October
Host: Graham Powell
Judge; Lorna Owen

Nursery Class
1. Iwan Rees and Pentre Jax 2
2. Graham Powell and Bess 6 OLF
3. James Jones and Brondrefawr Sally 6
4. Karin Haker and Chloe 7
5. Aurwen Price and Lloyd 15
6. Bryan Pugh and Nantmel Whiskey 18

Novice
1. Graham Powell and Nick 20
2. Paul Tomkins and Fynydd Kylo 22
3. June Simmons and Lokci 23
4. Doug Bayliss and Rock 39

Beginner
1. Scarlet Hopkins and Mirk 23

CEREDIGION
Ceredigion nursery #1: 21/10/23
Judge: Eirian Morgan
National
1. Dewi Jenkins and Becca 17
2. Emyr Lloyd Queen 21
3. Dewi Jenkins Moli 27
4. Owain Lewis ruby 29 OLF
5. Martha Morgan Scott 29
6. John Davies and Rex 37

Young Handler
1. Sion Davies and Moss 24

South Wales Style
1. Owain lewis and ruby 8
2. Dewi Jenkins and moli 13
3. Daniel Rees and Ben 15
4. Dewi Jenkins and Becca 17 OLF
5. Dewi Jenkins and Troedrhiw Jim 17
6. Martha Morgan and Scott 25

Young handler
1. Sion Davies and Moss 26
2. Ynyr Siencyn and Mirk 52

New handler

  1. Aled Thomas and Fly 49

Ceredigion Nursery 2: 28/10/23
Judge: Llion Harries
Host: Irwel Evaans, Pentre Gwnnws
National Style

  1. Dewi Jenkins, Troedrhiw Jim 15
  2. Daniel Jarman Fflos 20
  3. Dewi Jenkins, Becca 21
  4. Elin Hope, Trefynor Sian 25
  5. Owain Lewis, Ruby 29
  6. Martha Morgan, Scott, 36

Young Handler

  1. Ynyr Siencyn, Finn 23
  2. Sion Davies, Moss 37

South Wales Style

  1. Dewi Jenkins, Troedrhiw Jim 5
  2. Dewi Jenkins, Molly, 8
  3. Owain Lewis, Ruby 20
  4. John Davies, Rex 23
  5. Emyr Lloyd Queen 28
  6. Dewi Jenkins, Becca 31

Young Handler

  1. Sion Davies, Moss 29
  2. Ynyr Siencyn, Finn 28
  3. Ynyr Siencyn Mirk 70

New Handler
1st Alun Jones Kate 41;
2nd John Henry Jones Jim 45;
3rd Aled Llyr Thomas Fly 69