Birmingham National Critique

Glen of Imaal Terriers

PD & JD (0).

PGD. 1 Davis’ Donvaleset Rafferty at Viahninns, quite a character, good strength in head & jaw, round well set eyes & pleased in body with correct topline & strong loin, plenty of bone & well muscled at the rear. A somewhat erratic mover.

LD (2) 1 Quinn’s Kirikee Ronan O’Gara, nice for size, good head, strong jaw & eyes & ears of correct shape & size, pleased in neck & shoulder, deep in body with a strong rearend used to good effect on the move, pushed hard in the challenge. 2 Welch’s Romainville Brannigan at Brockland, scored in head, eye & neck, well ribbed up with plenty of bone, steepish topline in profile but moved out quite well both ways.

OD (3) 1 CC & BOB, Garner’s Ch Johnny Be Good at Romainville, stood out with his shape, size & presentation, well handled, pleased in head, eye & correctly shaped & sized ears, strong in neck & body, excellent topline, outmoved all others here. 2 Hadley’s Donvaleset Rebus, head of good shape & size, plenty of bone & well muscled up with good topline & quarters, steady mover.

VD (1) 1 RCC, Welch’s Ch/Int Ch Brockland Brayhead Lad, well known & quality dog who represents the breed so well, cracking head, scores in neck & shoulder with plenty of bone & strength all through, in good coat & condition, moved out well both ways,

PB (1) 1 BP, Rogers’ Jeonty Meme Fern, pleased to see such a lovely young lady, everything looks right here, shows herself off so well, in good coat & condition, well made & nice for size, correct in head & body proportions, scored in eye, ears & neck, moved freely both ways, should go far.

JB (2) 1 Cockayne’s Bregorrey Lady Belleisle, well presented & handled blue who pleased in her well shaped head, strong jaw & well boned front, correct topline, good set on, moved out well fore & aft.

PGB (2) 1 RCC, Hadley’s Donvaleset Domino, head of good proportions, well defined stop, strong in neck & body, well ribbed up with firm loin & drove well from strong hindquarters. 2 Ashcroft’s Romainville Moira, not the strength or ring presence of 1 & would have liked a stronger foreface. Pleased in eye, ears & neck, once settled moved out quite well.

OB (2) 1 CC, Harley’s Ch Donvaleset Brier, strength & substance all through with quality head, strong jaw & sound bite, scored in ears, neck & body with well boned front & well muscled hindquarters, quite a character & once settled moved out well. 2 Withers’ Romainville Aoife at Pajantick, not the substance or bone of 1 but head shape, eye & ears all plus points & moved out quite well going away.

VB (0).