The International Gundog League

Retriever Society

IGL Championships – Past

The prestigious International Gundog League Retriever Championship is now held each year in late November/early December and the title is one of the most coveted in the world of competitive retrieving.

See details of past Championships below and visit the gallery for more photographs.

2016 Championship

The 2016 International Gundog League Retriever Society Championship was held on 6th, 7th, 8th December 2016 at Ampton by kind permission of the Turner family and invitation of Peter Rushbrook.   A full report can be seen on the “News” Page and for photographs visit the “Gallery”.   The Winner, for the fourth time, Mr David Latham with F/T Ch Beileys Aguzannis of Fendawood is shown below.   Mr Latham is only the third person to have won the Championship four times.

2015 Championship

The 2015 International Gundog League Retriever Championship was held on on 30th November, 1st and 2nd December 2015 on the Queensberry Estate, Dumfries and Galloway by generous invitation of His Grace the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry KBE, DL. Please select here for a full summary of all competitors and their places.

First place and the 2015 Retriever Champion: Handler Mr J W Halsted with Lady Celina Carter’s F.T.CH. ASTERIX AGUZANNIS of CHATSWORTH (photographed with the The Duchess of Devonshire DL)

First place and the 2015 Retriever Champion: Handler Mr J W Halsted with Lady Celina Carter’s F.T.CH. ASTERIX AGUZANNIS of CHATSWORTH (photographed with the The Duchess of Devonshire DL)

 

2014 Championship

The 2014 International Gundog League Retriever Championship was held  on 1st – 3rd December 2014 at Windsor by gracious invitation of Her Majesty the Queen and the Crown Commissioners. More results

Winner Richard King and Ft Ch Saxaphone Brown Ale of Lincswolds

Winner Richard King and Ft Ch Saxaphone Brown Ale of Lincswolds

 

 

Please select here to watch a video kindly recorded by Paul French at the 2014 IGL Championship.

 

2013 Championship

2013 Retriever Champion

2013 Retriever Champion F.T.Ch Ellijas Danny with owner Mr L Jackson

The 2013 Retriever Championship was held at Lauder, Borders, Scotland, TD2 6QY by kind invitation of  Mr. W. Young Snr., Mr. W. Young Jnr. and Eskdale Shooting Services. More results


2012 Championship

2012 Retriever Champion F.T.CH. DELFLEET NEON OF FENDAWOOD with his owner/handler Mr D S Latham

IGL Retriever Championship 2012 – Cawdor Estate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 2012 championship was held at the Cawdor Estate, Nairn, Nr.Inverness, Scotland by the kind invitation of the Right Honourable the Earl Cawdor.

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2011 Championship

Held at Nevill Holt Estate, Leicestershire by kind invitation of Mr.D.Ross.

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2011 Championship winner Mr K Broomfield

2011 Championship winner Mr K Broomfield

2011 Championship winner Mr K Broomfield running Kaliture Black Spruce

2011 Championship winner Mr K Broomfield running Kaliture Black Spruce

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010 Championship

2010 Retriever Champion Ftch Delfleet Neon of Fendawood and Dave Latham

2010 Retriever Champion Ftch Delfleet Neon of Fendawood and Dave Latham

 

Held at Sandringham Estate, Norfolk by gracious invitation of Her Majesty the Queen

Congratulations to the winner Dave Latham and Ftch Delfleet Neon of Fendawood.

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2009 Championship

2009 Retriever Winner - The Duchess of Devonshire DL’s F.T.CH. Roberto Rannaldini of Bolton Abbey, and his handler Mr.J.W.Halstead

2009 Retriever Winner – The Duchess of Devonshire DL’s F.T.CH. Roberto Rannaldini of Bolton Abbey, and his handler Mr.J.W.Halstead

 

Held at Blankney Estates, Lincolnshire by kind invitation of the Parker family.

Congratulations to the winner The Duchess of Devonshire DL’s F.T.CH. Roberto Rannaldini of Bolton Abbey, and his handler Mr.J.W.Halstead.

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2008 Championship

2008 Championship winner Mr. Noel Bayley’s FTCh Craighorn Abby

2008 Championship winner Mr. Noel Bayley’s FTCh Craighorn Abby

 

Held at Burncastle Estate by kind permission of the Duke of Northumberland DL MRICS; and at Faccombe Estate ~ Eskdale Shooting Services by kind permission of Messrs. Landon, Young & Wallace; near Lauder, The Scottish Borders.

Congratulations to the winner
Mr. Noel Bayley’s
FTCh Craighorn Abby.

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2007 Championship

2007 Championship winner Mrs. Tess Lawrence’s FTCh Willowyck Ruff

2007 Championship winner Mrs. Tess Lawrence’s FTCh Willowyck Ruff

 

Held at Windsor Great Park, by gracious permission of Her Majesty the Queen.

Congratulations to the winner
Mrs. Tess Lawrence’s
FTCh Willowyck Ruff.

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2006 Championship

2006 Championship winner F.T.Ch. Marcus May Be of Wadesmill with Mr. Andrew Wright (Owner: Mr M J Wright)

IGL Championship winner 2006, Mr Andrew Wright with Mr M Wright’s Ftch Marcus May Be of Wadesmill

 

Held at Ampton Shoot at Livermere Hall, Great Livermere, Suffolk with appreciative thanks to Peter & Elsie Hammond.

Congratulations to the winner
Handler: Mr. Andrew Wright
Owner: Mr M J Wright
F.T.Ch. Marcus May Be of Wadesmill.

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2005 Championship

2005 Championship winner Mr.Jim Swindlehurst’s FTCh Mill Cottage Pathfinder

2005 Championship winner Mr.Jim Swindlehurst’s FTCh Mill Cottage Pathfinder

 

Held at the Queensbury Estate by gracious permission of The Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry KT.

Congratulations to the winner
Mr.Jim Swindlehurst’s
FTCh Mill Cottage Pathfinder.

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