Malcolm Taylor’s Somerville Nell from Tasmania competing at the sheepdog trials.
Malcolm Taylor’s Somerville Nell from Tasmania competing at the sheepdog trials. Erin Smith

Working like a dog at Allora

THE action of the Queensland Championships sheep dog trials continued yesterday with plenty of spectators looking on from the grandstands.

The top scorer at yesterday's event with an impressive 97 was Errol Brettschneider and his dog Fiesta Flea from Grafton.

Peter Gorman and his dog Dadgingarra Nell from Western Australia took out second top score with 93.

Overall, Jim O'Connell, with the help of his trusty dog Camara Queen, is placed first with 97 points.

Brettschneider is sitting second overall after his top performance yesterday.

Malcolm Taylor and his dog Macara Ed from Tasmania is third overall on 96.

The efforts of Gorman's Dadgingarra Nell yesterday bumped him to fourth position.

Greenbank competitor Dale Formosa with dog Nardoo Sheeba rounded out the top five with a score of 92.

Action at the Allora Showgrounds continues today and the Daily News will bring you the results in tomorrow's paper.

The events begin at 7am and run until Sunday.

There will also be more photos in next week's Bush Telegraph.



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