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Spring Public Open Show on Saturday, 18th March 2023

Saturday, 18 March 2023

We welcomed our exhibitors from home and away to our Spring Open Show held on March 18th 2023 Our first show at our new venue Ryde Academy and we express our thanks to them for making us so welcome Our Judges travelled down from Derbyshire Best in Show MR P Miller Mrs B Millichamps Curly Coated Retriever Foxriever Solent Sensation At Wightcurls Reserve Best In Show MRS K. C Taubmans English Springer Spaniel Meltarose Madeline At Meonst


AGM Awards

Wednesday, 1 May 2024

At the 2024 AGM the following results were announced: ISLE OF WIGHT GUN DOG CLUB ANNUAL AGM THROPHIES MAY 202 THE GUNVALE TROPHY ~ Top working dog ~ No recipient MAYDENE MAX TROPHY ~ To the top Island Show Dog ~ Hungarian Vizla Roughshoot Heaven Sent of Solencia owned by Laura Wilcox Ben & Martin Rackett THE HULVERSTONE TROPHY ~ Is awarded by


Results of the AV Retriever Working Test on 25th February 2024

Sunday, 25 February 2024

IWGDC held their first working tests of the 2024 season on 25th February at Lessland Farm, Godshill. Despite a promising start to the day weather-wise my early afternoon the rain had arrived and had set in for the remainder of the day. There were some very wet handlers, dogs, helpers and judges at the end of the day. The ground was already wet and the rain made conditions worse. The four tests had been set by Steve Tanner and provided a good test of the dogs on the day.; Test 1 was


AV Retriever Field Trial - 12 Dog Open Stake

Monday, 8 January 2024

The Isle of Wight Gundog Club held its final trial of the 2023/24 season in 8 January 2024 at Newbarn Farm, Calbourne.  A 12 dog open driven trial on what was a chilly day with some good dog work. Grateful thanks to the landowners, keeper and the beaters, the team of guns organised by Tim Pressey, who shot for the trial, stewards and all helpers. After the first drive which saw birds fall in open ground and cover and with a couple of runners to pick, 9 dogs remained. 


AV Retriever Field Trial - 16 Dog Novice Stake

Saturday, 25 November 2023

The IWGDC held its Novice trial today, Saturday 25th November, at Hill Farm, Brading, Isle of Wight, courtesy of the Lovegrove Family. Judges were Robert Worrall, Mell Brooks, Paula Graystone and Marian Morris-Worrall. It was a lovely day, dry and cold, and the birds flew despite the lack of breeze.  Huge thanks to the landowners, judges and the team of guns that shot for the day who did a really excellent job for the club.  Thanks also to all the helpe


Results of Working Test on 10 September 2023

Sunday, 10 September 2023

The IWGDC held their final tests of 2023 on Sunday 10th Sept at Barton Manor, East Cowes.  A new ground for the club, courtesy of the landowners Mr and Mrs Haig-Thomas, and what a fantastic venue it was, possibly the most impressive toilets of a working test ground! Huge thanks to our landowners for supporting the club and allowing use of the venue.  Thanks also to Tim Pressey and Gill for setting the tests, with special thanks to Tim for the work that he put into pre


Results for Open, Novice and Novice Dog/Novice Handler Working Test on 26 February 2023

Sunday, 26 February 2023

The IWGDC held its first test of the season on Sunday 26th February 2023 at Newnham Farm, Isle of Wight, courtesy of the landowners Mr & Mrs Cleaver. We are very grateful to our judges, Joy and Chris Rose, Beth Morgan and Kevin Phillips.  Thanks also to all the helpers, without whom we would not be able to run an event and to our lovely competitors who continue to support the club and to Mike Cass and Gill Cavaciuti who set 4 lovely tests. The first test was a mar


Field Trial Results for competition on 17 December 2022

Saturday, 17 December 2022

The Isle of Wight Gundog Club held its Open Trial on 17 December 2022 at Hill Farm.  Huge thanks are owed to the Lovegrove family who are the landowners and the guns from the shoot who kindly allowed us to use their shoot day for the trial. Thanks to our judges Colin Pelham, Roger Wade, Ken Green and John Barnes and to the beaters and all those who helped on the day. 1st Mell Brooks, Annington Bay Maddi May 2nd Matthew Gould, Mitforton Toute de Suite


Novice and Open Working Test - 27 February 2022

Sunday, 27 February 2022

Working Tests 27th February 2022 - Results Novice Dog/ Novice Handler Results 1st Muscatelle Mazurka, Helen Vidotto 2nd Sharba3 Rebel Rebel, Debbie Herring 3rd Tallamelie Keepersbanks, Clare Tredegar Novice Test Results 1st Rookhollow Dahlia, Beth Rayner 2nd Lyebreach Golden Eagle of Riverlily, Abbie Reid 3rd Reptonshot Mitre, Susan Hedge 4th Levenghyl Queen Bee, Jenny Phili


Show Match Results for 2019

Added: Monday, 31 July 2023

Below are the previous match results for 2019: *  July 2019 Match Results


History of Club Results (Working)

Added: Monday, 28 August 2023

Over the years the Isle of Wight Gundog Club have run lots of competitions. As these competitions are part of the Club's history we have listed them here: *  April 2011 Working Test (Open)   *  July 2011 Residents Challenge   * 


Autumn Public Open Show on Saturday, 16th September 2023

Sunday, 24 September 2023

Autumn Public Open Show on Saturday, 24th September 2022 The Isle of Wight Gundog club held on Saturday, 16th September 2023 at Porchfield Cricket Club. Best In Show Judge Mr David Pike (Redclyst) More details to follow.


Dog of the Year 2023

Sunday, 28 January 2024

The Dog of the Year for 2023 and the January match will be held on Sunday 28th January 2024 at East Cowes Town Hall. The Judge for the Dog of the Year was Mr Chris Campbell. A list WSS Dog of the Year Winners Best Promising Puppy was won by Rackett and Wilcox's Oakswarren Luminous Flame of Solencia AI Best Puppy was won by Miller and Millichamps Foxriever Solent Solstice Best Veteran


Autumn Public Open Show on Saturday, 24th September 2022

Saturday, 24 September 2022

Autumn Public Open Show on Saturday, 24th September 2022 The Isle of Wight Gundog club held a show at Porchfield Cricket Club on Saturday, 24th September 2022.


Working Test on 18 September 2022

Sunday, 18 September 2022

The Isle of Wight Gundog Club held a Working Test on 18 September 2022.  We would like to give a huge thanks to the very supportive landowners Jenny, David and Barry as well as all the helpers that made the day such a huge success. It was a glorious sunny day and we welcomed over 60 competitors to Moor Farm to take part in a Puppy, Novice, Open and Non retriever working test. The day started with a minute’s silence to honour and pay tribute to our beloved Queen.


March Open Show Results 2022

Saturday, 19 March 2022

ISLE OF WIGHT GUNDOG CLUB OPEN SHOW AT NEWPORT 19th. March, 2022   SPANIEL (COCKER) JUNIOR (1,0) 1st./BOB Blackley & Solero’s Wightroche The Bee Very promising 15 months black bitc


Puppy & Novice GWT Rowlands Farm

Sunday, 20 September 2015

We finished our GTW season with a sunning venue and lovely weather. A good field of approximately 50 dogs, with some lovely retrieves in 4 good tests. A huge thank you to the judges of Wendy Neville, Di Paterson, Gillian Yates and Paula Pitman and the helpers for the club who turned out en masse (22 in total) to set what we hope everyone found to be a good day. The ground was lovely, grassland and wood, undulating slightly, giving the dogs runs to think about and the ground scented well. In


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