THE Devon and Exmoor Sheepdog Society held its Devon Maltese Cross Championship at Woodford, Witheridge. The judge was Mrs K Dart from Molland. There were 21 runs.

Results: 1, R Watson, Postbridge, Gwen 76OLF;  2, J Watson, Postbridge, Mirk 76;  3, J Watson, Postbridge, Jake 71; 4, R Watson, Postbridge, Juno 69;  5, J Watson, Postbridge, Sweep 68;  6, R Hayes, Witheridge, Mint 66.

The sweepstake was won by R Hayes with Ned.

Sunday, September 30 — Devon and Exmoor Sheepdog Society, Devon Novice Championships, at Middle Merripit Farm, Postbridge.

Judge was Mrs L Lock from Plymouth.

Novice Maltese Cross Championship: Results: 1, K Watson, Postbridge, Matt 69; 2, J Watson, Postbridge, Roy 61; 3, P Slattery, Wheddon Cross, Pip 56; 4, S Greenaway, Manaton, Ruby 44OLF; 5, J Tucker, Brentor, Fleet 44; 6, R Watson, Postbridge, Dot 40.

Novice Driving Championship: Results: 1, D Cole, Bittaford, Jill 76; 2, J Watson, Postbridge, Meg 73; 3, J Slattery, Tivington, Saffi 72; 4, B Evans, Virginstowe, Joe 68; 5th L Robertson, Princetown, Ford 62; 6, T Peat, Swimbridge, Jess 56. New handler was won by Nick Whitwell with Shep. Outrun lift and fetch was won by David Cole with Jill.

Saturday, September 22 — at Ley Farm, Diptford. The judge was V Pitts from Exminster with 29 runs.

Open Driving: Results: 1, J Watson, Postbridge, Jake 88; 2, R Watson, Postbridge, Juno 86; 3, R Watson, Postbridge, Gwen 85; 4, J Harper, Jacobstowe, Lilly 83; 5, J Watson, Postbridge, Sweep 81; 6, A. Bennett, St. Austell, Jack 70 OLF.

Novice Driving: Results: 1, R Watson, Postbridge Gwen 85; 2, J Carter, Delabole, Joe 70; 3, J Watson, Postbridge, Roy 66.

Brace: 1, Ian MacKay from Lustleigh with Sanduck Fly and Sanduck Queen; 2, Trevor Hopper from Veryan with Tweed and Moonspark Zac.