Phil Drabble and Eric Halsall have moved to Watergate Farm on the edge of Loweswater Lake to introduce the first of the National Singles Champions to compete for a place in the Final. From BBC Archives.
DAVID MCTEIR with Garry
MERVYN WILLIAMS with Gail
At this stage in the competition a special feature, The Brace Championship, where, with the skill and practice born of years of experience, one man works two sheepdogs together on the trial course.
PETER HETHERINGTON with Mell and Hemp
WYN EDWARDS with Moss and Jaff GLYN JONES continues his training of the young dog Glen on his farm in North Wales.