Lanebern Saint Bernards

Breeder, Exhibitor & Championship Show Judge of St Bernards

Also Judge of Bullmastiff & Great Dane                                       

 IR CH Abbotsbury Volcano With Chandlimore - 'Rooney'

 Sire: UK CH, International CH, Nordic CH, Luxembourg CH, Belgium CH, Norwegian CH, Swedish CH, Danish CHWORLD CH 08, Belgium Winner 08, Belgium Winner 07, Norwegian Winner 07   Chandlimore Hold Your Horses 

Dam: Abbotsbury Knowitall

 Born - 18/06/2006

Hip Score: 11:18 = 29

Rooneys Pedigree

Rooney winning Reserve Top Puppy 2008 at the East Anglian supermatch (Above)
Photo by Carol Ann Johnson

** Rooney is a proven stud dog**


Rooney has won Many 1st places & Best Smooth in Show at Open, Breed Club & General CH Shows. We are delighted to have campaigned him again at the Irish Munster Circuit this year (2011) & gained his IRISH CHAMPION Title

His Daughter 'Lady' is also doing exceptionally well & has gained 5 of the 7 Green Stars needed to become a IR CH also!

Hibernian CH Show (Ireland) - 1st Open Dog class & graded EXCELLENT (Smooth Coat) Res GREEN STAR DOG under Judge Mr T Johnston.

11/09/2009 - ***Rooney wins Limit Dog & Reserve Dog CC at the Richmond CH Show under Judge Mrs Jane Brennan (Brenidge)!***

Due to the IKC now splitting Long & Smooth coats for Judging, We were delighted to be able to attend the Circuit in Ireland again this year with Rooney, he did very well. Here are his results:

22/08/2009 - Tralee CH Show - 1st Open Dog class & graded EXCELLENT (Smooth Coat) Green Star Smooth Dog & Best of Breed (Smooth) under Judge Mr K Johansson (Sweden)

20/08/2009 - Limerick CH Show - 2nd Open Dog class & graded EXCELLENT (Smooth Coat) Res Green Star Smooth under Judge Mrs M Kozlowska (Poland)

18/08/2009 - Killarney CH Show - 1st Open Smooth Dog class & graded EXCELLENT (Smooth Coat). Green Star Smooth Dog & Best of Breed (Smooth) under Judge Mr B Owen (Canada)

**16/08/2009 - Clonmel CH Show - 2nd Open Smooth Dog Graded  EXCELLENT (Smooth Coat) - Judge Mr E Wild (Canada)**

15/08/2009 - Navan CH Show - 2nd Open smooth Dog class & graded Very Good (Smooth Coat). under Judge Mrs P Junehall (Sweden)

31/05/2009 - We were delighted to attend the Euro Show this year in Dublin. Rooney was placed 2nd Open Smooth Dog & was graded EXCELLENT. He then won Res CACIB, Res Green Star & Reserve Best of Breed (Smooth) under Spanish Judge Mr Julian Hernandez who was extremely complimentary about our 'Roonster'. Thank you.

29/05/2009 - St Bernard Club of Ireland CH Show - Rooney attended the show & was placed 2nd in Open Smooth Dog graded EXCELLENT & Res Green Star Smooth Dog under Judge Kari Augenstad (Spain)



The above were taken at 2007's Munster Circuit in Ireland when Rooney was just 14months old

***Rooney WINS Reserve Top Puppy 2008 at the East Anglian Supermatch!***

which took place on Sat 1st March 2008 at St Ives, Huntingdon. Mystery Judges were Mrs P Chadwick, Mr D Simpson & Mr J Luscott. (Main Picture at top of page)

***Rooney WINS BEST SMOOTH IN SHOW at the United St Bernard Club Open show under Judge Mr Vic Salt!***

Here are More of 'Rooneys' show accolades! Check his other results HERE

10th February 2007 - BEST PUPPY IN SHOW WINNER!!

at the Isle of Ely Canine Society Open show 2007


at the National Working & Pastoral Breeds Open show 2007

27th May 2007 - 3rd in the Purina Pro Plan Puppy Dog Stakes

from 24 entries @ Bath CH Show

3rd June 2007 - Best Puppy Dog

at the Southern Counties CH show 2007

10th June 2007 **Best Smooth In Show**

at The South of England St Bernard Club Show 2007 - Liz Dunhill**

13th April 2008 **Best Smooth In Show**

at The United St Bernard Club Show 2008 - Vic Salt**

08th June 2008 **Best Smooth In Show**

at The South Of England St Bernard Club Show 2008 - Glynn Payne**

2nd August 2008 **Best Smooth In Show**

at The English St Bernard Club Show 2008 - Diane Robinson **

4th October 2008 **Best Smooth In Show**

at The Scottish St Bernard Club Championship Show 2008 - Peter Radley

12th October 2008 **Best Smooth In Show**

at The English St Bernard Club Limit Show 2008 - Susan Lodge (Sanflax)

Rooney came to compete at the Irish Circuit for the first time this year - here are his results & Gradings:-



**Dogs are judged on the FCI system in The Rep of Ireland & Must be given a grade - For an understanding of the 'Grading system' click HERE

The Highest Grade a Puppy can Achieve is VERY PROMISING & the highest an Adult can Achieve is EXCELLENT

18/08/2007 - Navan CH Show - Ireland - 2nd Junior Dog (2 entries) - Mr D Timmins (Ireland)

FCI Graded **EXCELLENT**  Pic 1

19/09/2007 - Clonmel Intl CH Show - Ireland - 2nd Junior Dog (7 Entries) - Mr A Marshak (Israel) - 

FCI Graded **EXCELLENT** Pic 2  

21/08/2007 - Killarney CH Show - Ireland - 3rd JuniorDog (4 entries) - Mr A Henry (Ireland)

FCI Graded **EXCELLENT**  Pic 3

23/08/2007 - Limerick CH Show - Ireland - 1st Junior Dog (5 entries) - Mr R Dempsey (South Africa)  

FCI Graded **EXCELLENT**  Pic 4

25/08/2007 - Tralee CH Show - Ireland - 1st Junior Dog (3 entries) - Mr D Bolus (USA) 

FCI Graded **VERY GOOD**  Pic 5


Rooney is a Large SMOOTH Coated St Bernard & he has joined us from the Abbotsbury Kennels in Suffolk.  We are delighted to now co-own him with Tan Nagrecha from the Chandlimore Kennels in Lincolnshire. 

We thank Trevor & Norma for such a wonderful lad & we hope that his first show successes will continue.

Since starting his show career, Rooney has qualified many times for CRUFTS 2008 & also qualified with his BEST PUPPY IN SHOW WIN for the East Anglian Supermatch 2008!!

Please keep comming back to see how he progresses.

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