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Suffolk Hosts National Sheepdog Trials for First Time
Ipswich Star - August 2017
Thousands descended on Haughley Park in Suffolk for the National Sheepdog Trials the first time the event has ever been held in the county. [more]

Pup Sets New Record Price at Skipton Working Dogs Sale
stackyard.com - March 2017
A 4,700gns top call for a broken dog and a 2,000gns new record high for a youngster sold in the unbroken pup pen were the dual highlights of another highly successful working sheep dog sale at Skipton Auction Mart. [more]

Every Dog has its day as Substitute Collie Wins Welsh National Sheepdog Trials
dailypost.co.uk - August 2016
Young dog Mac was a last-minute stand-in but he cruised to victory at a highly successful national trial near Corwen. [more]

Moffat Sheepdog Record Breaker Sells for 4,500gns
stackyard.com - March 2016
C & D Auction Marts Ltd in conjunction with Moffat Sheepdog Society held their Annual Spring Sale of 47 working collies and 4 pups at Hammerlands, Moffat on Saturday 12th March 2016. [more]

3,600gns Tops Skipton Working Sheep Dog Sale
stackyard.com - February 2016
Red Rose sheep farmer and leading triallist Robin Dean ran away with top price honours at Skipton Auction Mart's opening working sheep dog sale of 2016 when selling his 15-month-old black and white dog, Gunnerwell Alfie, for 3,600 guineas. [more]

ITV rounds up Brendan Cole and Tony Blackburn for Sheepdog Contest
The Guardian - June 2015
Stars including Strictly Come Dancing’s Brendan Cole and DJ Tony Blackburn have signed up to a new ITV celebrity competition based in the world of sheepdog trials. [more]

Record Turnover at Skipton Working Sheepdog Sale
stackyard.com - May 2015
Two 11-month-old litter sisters from John Bell stole the show when selling away at 4,250gns and 3,400gns respectively at Skipton Auction Mart's Spring working sheepdogs sale, on a day when turnover set a new record high. [more]

Such a Trial for Sheep
The Telegraph - September 2014
Britain has enjoyed some grand sporting occasions recently, such as the London Olympics or the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. But none of these can compete with the event that took place in the Highland town of Tain. [more]

In search of the Usain Bolt of Sheepdogs
The Telegraph - September 2014
The Telegraph pays a visit to the World Sheepdog Trials, where 240 dogs are competing in “the Olympics of the sheepdog world”. [more]

Skipton Auction Mart’s Annual Spring Sale of Working Sheep Dogs
stackyard.com - May 2014
Northern Ireland’s Hugh McKee led the field on price at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual Spring sale of working sheep dogs. [more]

Emma Gray has become the first female winner of the Northumberland Sheepdog Trials League
mailonline - October 2013
Emma has becoming the first woman to win the prestigious sheepdog championship in the contest’s four-decade history. [more]

Sheepdog Trials return after an absence of 28 years
inverurieherald.co.uk - August 2013
The Scottish National Sheepdog Trials returned to Aberdeenshire for the first time since 1985. [more]

Penybont farm to host Welsh National Sheepdog Trials
newsnorthwales.co.uk - August 2013
The Welsh National Sheepdog Trials are being held in Radnorshire for the first time since 1985. [more]

John Bell Top Dog at CCM Skipton Again
stackyard.com - July 2013
Renowned East Riding sheep dog handler John Bell returned to the scene of his greatest ever triumph to again head the field at the summer sale of working sheep dogs at Skipton Auction Mart. [more]

One Man and His Dog find a new home in move to BBC1
heraldscotland.com - July 2013
Sheepdog trial contest One Man and His Dog is to move to BBC1 – but will come to an end as a show in its own right after 37 years. [more]

More than 100 traders due to attend English National Sheepdog Trials
thisisnorthdevon.co.uk - July 2013
More than 100 trade exhibitors are expected at the Devon Country Fayre and English National Sheepdog Trials, which take place at Filleigh this month. [more]

New World Record Price for Sheep Dogs at Skipton
stackyard.com - May 2013
Sheep dog enthusiasts from all over Europe turned out in force for the popular May sales fixture at Skipton Auction Mart on Friday May 17th. [more]

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