Belfast Critique

Glen of Imaal Terriers

Puppy: 1) Romainville Brannigan at Brockland. Masculine puppy in lovely hard muscle, broad skull, dark eye, strong neck, well laid shoulders. Slightly over crooked in front. Rise to loin, strong rear, moves well. Best Puppy.

Open: 1) Multi Champion Abberann Conan, sound & typy, mature & hard in body, strong masculine head, strong neck, well laid shoulder, good legs & feet, correct topline, better rear than 2, very sound with long stride. CC & BOB. 2) Ch/Int Ch Brockland Brayhead Lad. Very good profile mover, masculine head with broad skull & dark eye, good feet, rise to loin, coat could be harsher. Strongly muscled rear. RCC.

Limit Bitch: 1) Jeonty Maybe Daysee. Feminine, balanced if rather moderate in angulation, pleasing head of width with dark eye & well set ears. Could have more neck. Slight bow to front. Well sprung ribs. Could have slightly more rise in topline. Parallel out & back, harsh coat. Res CC

Open Bitch: 1) Ch/Ir Ch Abberann Ennya. Very good type, feminine head, only slight stop, broad skull, ears OK, strong & lengthy neck, quite a good front, just enough rise in topline, strong rear with well bent stifle & low hocks, uses rear very well. Harsh coat if rather long.CC. 2) Int/Bel Ch Brockland Brenna Anne. 9 years, feminine in head. Coat could be better texture. Enough neck, good legs & feet, typlical in topline, fairly good hind angulation. Just a bit ploddy on move.

Jeff Horswell (Judge)