Published August 11, 2021 1:32PM
Te Karaka's Rod Mead and his three-year-old dog Flame won the final of the J and T Hickey Charity sheep dog trial on Saturday.
Testing sheep made for a tricky final but “Flame did everything I asked of her”, Mead said.
FINALISTS: Te Karaka's Rod Mead and his three-year-old dog Flame won the final of the J & T Hickey Charity sheep dog trial on Saturday. Mead is pictured above with the other finalists, from left: Judge Rocky Hawkins, Peter Williams, Lex Grattan, Andrew Savage, Merv Utting, Merv Williams, Leo Jecentho, Howard Ingles, Rod Mead and Fraser Willson. Absent: Bob Bryson. Picture by Rebecca Williams
TOP NOVICE: The Teutenberg Trophy winner for the novice section was Brodie Hamilton with his dog Scoobie. Picture by Donna Halley
IN ACTION: Gisborne triallist Andrew Savage and Queen, left, finished fifth in the final. Picture by Paul Rickard
TRIAL: Leo Jecentho and Tess from the Waikato finished third. Picture by Paul Rickard