Since the decision at Crufts last year,with the judge's awarding BOB to a limping dog we have decided to give up showing,we have started athletics with Maisie and Conk and they just love it ,you will find some photo's of them both on our website under Maisie and Conk;s page
Some of Murphy's Achievements at CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWS
" GALLANT PRINCE OF HENFAES AT GALLANTSTAFF "
Pet name MURPHY
Northern Counties 3rd in Junior. Judge... Mrs. A. Dick
East Midlands 3rd in Maiden .Judge... Mr. M. Clarke .
Crufts 3rd in Graduate . Judge ... Mr. H. Coble.
West of England 2nd in Sp, Yearling. Judge... Mrs J. Hunter.
Scotland 3rd in Post Graduate. Judge.... Mr. N. Berry.
Three Counties 2nd in Post Graduate. Judge ... Mr. B. Grattidge.
Blackpool 1st in Sp, Yearling. Judge ..... Mr. J. Finney.
S.W.K.A. 3rd in Post Graduate . Judge...Mr. R. Pugh.
City of Birmingham 4th in Post Graduate. Judge....Mr. M. Phillips.
Welks 3rd in Post Graduate . Judge.... Sarah Hemstock.
South Wales 4th in Post Graduate. Judge... Margaret Ward.
Midland Counties 3rd in Post Graduate. Judge...Mrs. G. Small.
Scotland 1st in Post Graduate. Judge.....Mrs. J. Loughborough.
Blackpool 1st in Limit Judge ... Mr. B. Hunter.
Crufts 2007 2nd in Limit. Judge....Mrs K. Aspin
Those are some of Murphy's Achievements. at Open and Limit Shows
Merseyside 1st in Puppy and BEST PUPPY in Show Judge ...Mr. Dickie Austin
Alyn and Deeside 1st in Junior and 2nd in Graguate Judge ... Mr M Shufflebothom
North West 1st in Maiden and 1st in Novice Judge ..Mr. Martin Grimwood
Merseyside 1st in Maiden and 1st in Novice Judge.... Mr. Paul Martin
East Midlands 4th Junior Judge ...Mr. Craig Dillon
South Wales 2nd Junior Judge...Mr. Steve Tooze
North West 3rd in Junior Judge...Mrs. E Foy
Potteries 1st in Junior Judge ...Mr. S Hunt
Cradley Heath 2nd in Junior Judge... Mr. Andy Jones
Alyn and Deeside 1st in Graduate Judge....Mr. K Williams
South Wales 4th Post Grad Judge.... Mr. Ken Morton
Western 3rd in Post Grad Judge.... Miss Jayne Winrow
Alyn and Deeside 2nd in Post Grad Judge....Mr. Ws Cambell
North West 4th in Post Grad Judge.....Mr. Steve Bradder
Potteries 1st in Post Grad Judge....Mr. I Paterson
East Midlands 1st in Post Grad Judge... Mr. Pat Harkin
Alyn and Deeside 1st in Post Grad Judge... Mr. Dave Wedgewood
North West 3rd in Post Grad Judge.....Mrs M Cairns
Alyn and Deeside in Post Grad Judge....Mr. J Thompson
Merseyside 3rd in Limit Judge Amanda Shipman
East Mid 3rd in Limit Judge....Mr. Frank Reader
Merseyside 2nd in Limit Judge....Mr. Gary Hinsley
Merseyside 1st in Open Judge Mrs. C Kerrigan.
Murphy in his first show in Veteran class at the North West.And really enjoyed him self.
1 st in Veteran ..... Judge Mrs.D Welsh
Matthews and Jones, Gallantstaff Prince of Henfaes at Gallantstaff,
Dark red dog enjoyed his day out,still very lively and wanted to make sure that the
other dogs knew he was about.
This dog was in super condition and a credit to his owners,
Eye colour was in relation to his coat,lovely expression,neat ears good mouth,
straight frount onto very neat feet.
Good topline held on the move so well down the mat,
Judged him as a youngster and it was great to see this lad again.
Crufts 2010 4th in Veteran Judge Mr. R Drummond
GALLANT PRINCE Of HENFAES at GALLANTSTAFF Murphy at Crufts 2nd in Limit 2007
" GALLANTSTAFF PLEASANT GIFT "
Pet name Jade
( Jade's notable Achievements so far .......)
Welsh Kennel Club 5th in Puppy . Steve Rumble (Champ show)
Scotland SBT Club 2nd Puppy . David Lee(Champ Show)
Northern Counties 4th Puppy . Peter Smith (open Show)
Northern Counties 2nd Maiden . "" "" ""
Western 4th Puppy 3rd Maiden Patrick McGlynn (Champ Show)
Potteries 1ST in Junior Mr K. Goodwin (Open Show)
Potteries 1ST in Novice Mr. K. Goodwin (Open Show)
Potteries 1st in Junior ........Judge. Penny Funnell ( Limit Show )
SBTC club 3rd in Junior Judge ...Helen Wall
Bootle, Crosby & South Liverpool Canine Society. Judge ..... Mr. Peter Jones.
Shown by Mr. Lister.
Birmingham Canine 2nd in Post Grad Judge...... Mrs Ann-Marie Mc Garath (Open Show)
West of England 5th in Yearling Judge.... Mr. George Earle ( Champ Show )
M/Bay 3rd in Post Grad Judge .... Mr. Paddy Christie (Champ Show )
Birmingham Nat 3rd in Yearling Judge Mr. Bryan Cadogan ( Champ Show )
Scotland SKC 3rd in Post Grad Judge Mr. George Fleming ( Champ Show )
SCCA 3rd in Yearling Judge. Ann Corns ( Champ Show )
Blackpool 3rd in Sp Yearling Judge Mr. B Dootson ( Champ Show )
Leeds 1st in Post Grad Judge Barbara Ann Beaufoy ( Champ Show )
Merseyside 1st in Post Grad Judge...Mrs. Val Finney ( Open Show )
Welsh Kennel Club 2nd in Post Grad Judge....Mr. J Beaufoy ( Champ Show )
Darlington 3rd in Post Grad Judge .........Mr. Dickie Austin ( Champ Show)
Midland Counties 4th in Post Grad Judge ........Mr. P Willkinson ( Champ Show )
East Midlands 4th in Post Grad Judge..........Mrs. Lesley Mc Fadyan ( Champ Show )
Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club 1st in Post Grad ........ Judge Gill Mc Dermott ( open Show )
West Brom Birmingham 1st in Post Grad ......Judge, Mr. Andy Draper ( Open Show )
North West 2nd in Post Grad .... Judge Mr. Archie Bryden ( Champ Show )
Merseyside 2nd in Post Grad .....Judge Mr. William Mc Knight ( Champ Show )
Alyn and Deeside 2 nd in Limit ... Judge Mr. J Coats (Open Show )
Border Union 2nd in Post Grad ..... Judge Mrs. Wynny Southworth ( Champ Show )
S.W.K.A 4th in Limit ........Judge . Mrs Jan Hunter ( Champ Show ).
Crufts 2010 4th in Mid Limit........ Judge Mr.GH Earle ( Champ )
Gallantstaff Precious Gift
Pet name Maisie
Potteries 1st in Minor puppy .....Judge Mr. T.Taylor (Open Show
1st Gallanstaff Precious Gift � Very pretty headed baby with a lovely expression. Raw in the body and still a lot to fall into place as it should do with a little time.
Merseyside 5th in Minor Puppy .....Judge Mr. B.Blackley (Champ )
Midland Counties 2nd in Minor Puppy ... Judge Mr'Sam Wilkes ( Champ Show)
Matthews &Jones� Gallantstaff Precious Gift. Red and white puppy in superb condition, she looked as if she was enjoying herself, nice all round with good front and head, good topline, moved and handled well.
North West 1st in Minor Puppy ...Judge Gill Thomas ( Open )
I Matthews & [ones' Gallantstaff Precious Gift, red, lovely pup with clean 'bite, nice dark eye. Head still to come. Overall build good, topline excellent, moved well.
SBTC 2 nd in Minor Puppy .... Judge Mr,Max King (Open )
Matthews & Jones . Gallantstaff Precious Gift. more forward than one,strong head with broad skull
and strong muzzle and underjaw,moved well.
West Brom & Wednesbury 1st in Minor Puppy also Best Puppy in Breed ( Open )
Natinal Terier 1st in Junior............ Judge Mr. Gerald Westwood ( Champ Show )
also 2nd in Novice
Border Union 2nd in Junior ........Judge Ann Dick ( Champ Show )
Blackpool 5th in Junior ........ Judge Tommy Curd ( Champ Show )
North East 1st in Junior ...... Judge Mrs. Wynny Southworth ( Champ Show)
1 Matthews & Jones� Gallantstaff Precious Gift. Red and white of substance. Good head, dark eye, mouth, ears, front and feet. Handler tends to stand front too wide. Short coupled, good rear, can move well,
Potteries SBT Club 2nd in Limit ...Judge Mr. Andy Stewart, (Limit Show )
Southeren Counties 1st in Post Graduate Judge Paddy Christey (Champ Show )
1 Matthews & Jones' Gallantstaff Precious Gift red/white,
very tidy girl lots too like super head chisel head, good underjaw, with scissor bite, dark round eyes, neat ears, pigment good, well padded feet up on pasterns, well sprung rib, well let down hocks, good muscles on hind quaters, moved with drive and level topline, handled well
Welsh Kennel Club .. Judge Mr. John Bunting 3rd in Limit ( Gained her Stud Book Number ) Champ show
North of Scotland ..... Judge Mr. Bert Emmett 5th in Limit ( Champ show )
Potteries SBT Club ....... Judge Mr Stuart Foster 2nd in Limit (Open Show )
Best class of the day.
Gallantstaff Precious Gift
Red with white, feminine top size bitch with clean head shape, dark eye, nice rose ears and pleasing expression. She has a good straight front, good shoulder placement, ample spring of rib, good tuck up and level topline. Moved and handled well.
We stopped showing our dogs in 2013 due to the decisions that were made at Crufts 2013, placing a lame
bitch and giving her the CC and best of breed, with that decision we decided enough was enough and stopped
spend any more money, this wasn't the first time decisions have made like this.
Gallantstaff Celtic Sword
Pet name Taff
Taff has been shown a few times by friends and has qualified for Crufts, But Taff loves the athletics better.