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    Fast and Furious Flyball

    Wednesday March 06, 2013

     


    There are no prizes for guessing which is the nosiest sport at Crufts – the Flyball teams are unbeatable in this department!

    The dogs love it – and atmosphere reaches fever pitch as 16 teams battle against each other for a place in the final.

     

    Qualifiers are held throughout the year, and at Crufts the competition starts at the quarter-final stage. The teams are composed of four dogs and handlers; one of the team members must be an ABC dog – anything but a Border Collie (or Working Sheepdog).

      This year, the competition is judged by Rachel Childs.

     

    THURSDAY MARCH 7TH

    FIRST QUARTER-FINAL

    Two teams compete against each other, and the running order is as follows:

     

    1. Gleinffer Angels

    Knebworth  Twisters

     

    1. Nuneaton Titans

    Demon Dogz

     

    1. Brigg Mutttley Crew

    Flyball Incredibles

     

    1. Dream Team South East

    Wilton Fly By Nights

     

    FRIDAY MARCH 8TH

     

    SECOND QUARTER-FINAL

    The running order is:

    1. Dream Team

    Extreme Racers

     

    2.  Kidderminster Royals

    Thistle Flyers

     

    1. Four Paws Flyers

    Gleniffer Demons

     

    1. Hot Pawsuit

    Wilmslow Wagtails

     

    SATURDAY MARCH 9TH

    This is the big day for the Flyball teams with the semi-finals scheduled at 14.45 pm and the decider at 17.35