Updated 05/09/2017

Welcome to the website of the Usk Valley Working Gundog Club!
The site aims to provide our members with an up-to-date service, providing the latest news of our events and the results of our club activities. 


Click here for our 2017 Newsletter


Thank you for supporting us throughout 2016.  Please continue to keep an eye on our website for future events.



  • Monday 6th - Committee Meeting

MARCH 2017

  • Saturday 4th - Spaniel Working Test, Clytha, Abergavenny
  • Saturday 25th - Retriever Working Test, Garn-Yr-Erw, Blaenavon

APRIL 2017

  • Friday 7th - Spaniel training commences (see training page for details)
  • Saturday 8th - 2017 Wales International Retriever Team Selection
    A selection test will take place at Pantrhuad Farm, Llanddowror, St Clears, Carmarthen SA33 4JD at 11am. The selected Wales team will compete at the Anglesey County Show and the Irish Game Fairs. If you are interested in attending the selection test please contact Huw Jones for an entry form as NO entries will be taken on the day. Huw jones 07891175858 email huwh@aol.com  

MAY 2017

  • Wednesday 3rd - Retriever training commences (see training page for details)
  • Monday 8th - Committee Meeting, followed by the AGM
  • Monday 29th - Sherborne Country Fair

JUNE 2017

  • Saturday 3rd - Emergency First Aid for Dogs, Woodlands Road Sports and Social Club, Cwmbran booking form poster
  • Saturday 10th - Retriever Working Test, Clytha, Abergavenny

July 2017

  • Saturday 1st - Gundog Demonstration, Monmouth Show
  • Monday 10th July - Committee Meeting
  • Sunday 23rd July - Gundog Demonstration - Clytha Garden Open Day


  • Saturday 12th - Retriever Working Test, Big Pit, Blaenavon
  • Saturday 19th - Spaniel Working Test, Big Pit, Blaenavon


  • Monday 4th - Committee Meeting
  • Saturday 9th - Gundog Demonstration, Usk Show
  • Monday 11th - Novice AV Retriever Trial, Stake , Sedbury


  • Tuesday 3rd - Novice AV Retriever Trial, Stake 2, Sedbury
  • Wednesday 18th - Novice AV Spaniel Trial, Sedbury
  • Friday 20th/Saturday 21st - Open 2 Day Qualifier AV Retriever Trial, Sedbury
  • Wednesday 25th - Open ESS Spaniel Trial, Sedbury


  • Monday 6th -  Committee Meeting


Click here for our Newsletter 2017

Click here for our Newsletter 2016

Click here for our Newsletter 2015

Click here for our Newsletter 2014


Throughout the year, Usk Valley are invited to attend a number of events, which include Demonstrations and Team Events. If any of our members would like to be considered to participate in these events any  please register your interest by emailing me on maccadaizegundogs@outlook.com.  Please note that not all events require selection, but you will be notified if and when this is applicable.

Wishing you all a very happy, successful and undoubtedly challenging working test season, I look forward to meeting many of you again soon,

Trudy Hillier
Hon. Secretary


If you would like to find out more about Usk Valley Working Gundog Club or fancy the opportunity to support and help on any of our events, we will welcome you with open arms. 

Please contact Trudy Hillier for further information, maccadaizegundogs@outlook.com 


Contact information can be found on the 'Club' page under 'Officers and Committee'.  If you have any queries regarding general club activities please e-mail the Secretary, and any queries regarding membership please e-mail the Treasurer.