Best in Show Winners in Club Championship shows

Hall of Fame decade list


Greenglen Moonbeam

A black bitch, from Rev. R. L. Hutchinson, Tyrella Rectory, Downpatrick, Co. Down.

The show was again held at the Archbishop Byrnes Hall, on Saturday, 25/04/1970. Judge Mrs. June Chadwick (Merryworth).

Miss. C. O'Callaghan of Griffith Avenue gained the reserve title with her blue roan dog Rosedale Haymaker. Born 14/08/1967 by Harvester and My Babbette of Henfor.


Cretoka Alfredo

"Fred" - a blue roan dog from Mrs. K. Creamer, Dublin. Born on 11/10/1968, by Scolys Starduster out of Cretoka Marigold. Fred went on to be an International Champion.

The show was held at the Archbishop Byrnes Hall, on Saturday, 24/04/1971. Judge Mrs. Joyce Caddy (Ouaine).


Cretoka Trilby of Dunroy

Owned by Mr. R. Houston. A blue roan bitch from Scolys Starduster and Cretoka Silver Tassie.

The show was held at the Archbishop Byrnes Hall, Harrington Street on Saturday, 22/04/1972. Judge Dr. Ester Rickards.


Scolys Sunchanter

A orange roan dog born 20/04/1971, bred by Mrs. Dilys M. Schofield and owned by Mrs. K. Creamer, Beaumont. Sire Ouaine Chieftain and Dam Scolys Seaflower.

Archbishop Byrnes Hall, Harrington Street on Friday, 20/04/1973.

Reserve BIS went to a orange roan bitch bred by Miss. S. D. Salley on 23/06/1971. Snowie of Wicklow Hills.From Cretoka Alfredo and Judo of Wicklow Hills


Harlington of Regles

A blue roan dog owned by Ms. E. Dolan. By Cochise Czardas and Primrose of Regles, born 01/12/1972.

The show was held in St. Brendans Clinic, Sandymount Avenue, Dublin 4. on Saturday, 20/04/1974. Total Class Entry 192. Judge Jimmy Ewart (Caprington).


Faymyr Gold Crisp

The first golden bitch to take the show and the first Champion of this colour in Ireland, born 12/04/1970, bred by Mr. & Mrs. J. Quigley from Londonderry and owned by Mr. Tommy Foster of Jocelyn Gardens, Belfast. By Faymyr Black Cracker out of Faymyr Golden Shot.

The show was held on Saturday, 19/04/1975. 100 cockers entered for the Club show with no less than 92 turned out.

This is a very typical red Cocker Spaniel with a sweet head, nice neck and shoulders, big ribs, and with a delightful true Cocker temperament. Moved well.

Judge Mr. Gordon F. Williams (Bournehouse).

Mr. Harry J. Graham's dog Hardet Uncle Sammy won the reserve. Bred by Miss. S.D. Salley on 23/06/1971 from Cretoka Alfredo and Judo of Wicklow Hills.

This is a lovely type blue roan, with a lovely head and expression. Nice neck and shoulders and good body properties. Would just prefer him to have a little more angulation in his hind quarters. Was beautifully presented.

Judge Mr. Gordon F. Williams (Bournehouse).


Digbrow Dancing Star

A blue roan bitch, owned by Mr. S. Mack.


Cretoka Alfredo

A second outing for this Champion. Fred still had the goods at eight years of age.

If being an International Champion was not enough, Fred is our first double show Champion.


Cretoka Tamasha

Another Champion (AN. CH. 1979) from the Cretoka Kennels, a blue roan dog from Mrs. Kay Creamer, "Mash" is by Scolys Showman and Seltaeb Trace of Orange and was born on 23/08/1976.

The show was held at the St. Michaels School, Ballymun on Saturday, 04/11/1978, with 118 Class entries. Judge: Mrs. D. M. Trench (Crosbeian).


Talkback of Leinarb

A black dog owned by Mrs. R. Ryan. From Misbourne Valsimo and Faymyr Sundance Dolly, he was born on 30/03/1976.


Founded in 1929. The parent Club of the English Cocker Spaniel breed in Ireland.

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