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Royal Welsh Show 2016

Mr and Mrs I Harries with Gelli Retinue Jill

Mr and Mrs I Harries with Gelli Retinue Jill. Overall Shorthorn champion at the Royal Welsh Show 2016

20th -23rd July 2016 | Judge: Roger Stockton

Harries' Headline at the Royal Welsh 2016

In the blistering sunshine at arguably the most picturesque show ground Judge Roger Stockton, Westonia herd, Southampton taps out Gelli Retinue Jill from Ian and Eiddwen Harries as Champion.  Commenting on the intermediate cow Roger states “she paraded with such style, has great balance and dairy character which made her an easy winner today.”


Royal Highland Show 2016

Dairy Champion: Winbrook Wren 2 - D Dent

Dairy Champion: Winbrook Wren 2 - D Dent

23rd June 2016 | Judge:  J Robinson

Winbrook Wren 2nd Wins the Royal Highland 2016

In a strong show of Dairy Shorthorn cattle at this years Royal Highland David Dent, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria emerges victorious with Winbrook Wren 2nd.  Sired by Nejay Prince this senior cow in milk was “an obvious Champion” for Judge James Robinson, Strickley herd, Kendal.


Great Yorkshire Show 2016

Great Yorkshire Show Champion: Churchroyd Peggy 19

Great Yorkshire Show Champion: Churchroyd Peggy 19, from IRG Collins

12-14th July 2016 | Judge: Rob Morgan

Shorthorn Stands Supreme at the Great Yorkshire 2016

Under the critical eyes of Judge Rob Morgan, Morwood herd, Wem, Churchroyd Peggy 19th retains her unbeaten track record in the show ring by winning the Championship title.  When commenting on his Champion from IRG Collins & Partners, Rob states that “there is no way you can escape the sheer capacity and tremendous udder of this cow.”


Royal Cheshire County Show 2016

Champion: Churchroyd Peggy 19

Champion: Churchroyd Peggy 19

Churchroyd Peggy 19th Champion of Champions at the Royal Cheshire Show 2016 - 21st and 22nd June

For the third consecutive year IRG Collins & Partners proved victorious with the still undefeated Churchroyd Peggy 19th.  For Judge Ian Harries' Gelli Shorthorns, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire she was “an obvious Champion as her phenomenal capacity, sensational ring presence and bloom of udder easily gave her the advantage today”.  This sentiment was reiterated by the Interbreed Judge Edward Griffths as Peggy phenomenally won the Supreme title.