Flatcoated Retriever Association of Victoria

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Greg Playdon's dog Torlum Highland Flyer AARD (Riley) competing at the 2008 National Retrieving Trial
(L to R)  Peter Kennon with BUSHMAN BLAZE O GLORY RRD,  Paul Towning with GR CH LINDENJUDE IMSTUCK TOAMI UD RRD (Owned by M. Sullivan)   Greg Playdon with TORLUM HIGHLAND FLYER RRD
Peter Eley Club Treasurer presenting Greg Playdon and his dog Torlum Highland Flyer (Riley) the Plaque for winning Retrieving Dog of the year in 2006
Peter Eley and his dog 'Champion Torlum Dalziel ET, CD NRD (Larry)' competing at a recent trial.
Larry is 11 years old
Australian Champion Flatterhaft Kajsa Bergqist TDX CCD(IMP SWD) competing in a Retrieving competition.
She competes successfully in the Show and Obedience rings & also competes in Tracking competition
Flat Coated Retriever Club Treasurer Peter Eley and his dog Ch Boltiltorp Rhythm & Blues NRD (Imp SWD competing at a recent retrieving trial, he was winning at this point but then in the last retrieve the wheels fell off and he was beaten by 2 points.
Beginners Class placegetters at the recent Flat Coated Retriever Trial
(L to R) Judge Noel Eltringham, 1st Michelle Kennon's Lab Beereegan Thompson River, 2nd Helen Eley with her FCR Kellick Hey True Blue, 3rd Andrew Yeoman's Lab Tockatunga Off the Rails and 4th Scott Farquhar's FCR Kellick Tried it Lyked it, Scott also won the Encouragement award.
Novice Class placegetters at the recent Flat Coated Retriever Trial
(L to R) Judge Noel Eltringham, 1st Peter Eley's FCR Ch Boltiltorp Rhythm & Blues (Imp SWD), 2nd Michelle Kennon's Lab. Beereegan Thompson River, 3rd Peter Kennon's FCR Bushman Whisper the Wind
Making history below with two Flat Coated Retriever 1st & 2nd in a Novice Retrieving stake in July this year, (L to R) Peter Eley and Ch Boltiltorp Rhythm & Blues (Imp SWD winner of the Labrador Club Novice stake and Peter Kennon's Bushman Whisper the Wind 2nd place.
The first female Flatcoated Retriever to become a RETRIEVING TRIAL CHAMPION in Australia. She is DUAL CHAMPION KELLICK RHYTHM OF LIFE RRD (BILLIE) Date of Birth 19/10/2007 Sire: Ch Boltiltorp Rhythm and Blues NRD(Imp Swd), Dam: Ch Kellick Tried and True. She is owned by Margaret Sullivan of Queensland and trialed & trained by Wendy Michalk pictured here competing in a recent retrieving trial in that state. Billie’s achievement is no mean feat considering she is only 4 years old.