Rhodesian Ridgebacks

ROCKSHAM

 

 

 

 

 

 

*News Update 12th October 2015*

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Paddy Wins Club Show 2015

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*Paddy Takes Breed Record *

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'Binti takes Celtic Winners 2015'

*Irish Champion at only 21 Months*

Eilack Kimweri's Binti By Rocksham

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Been a while since our last update so in brief :

Two New Members of the Family

'Jess'

Champion & Junior Champion Her Majesty Out of Africa at Rocksham

Top Winning Basenji 2013

'Binti'

Eilack Kimweri's Binti by Rocksham

Now 7 Months has had a fantastic start to her show carrier

 

Rocksham Kimweri

'Paddy'

Has had another fantastic 12 months in the show ring and also was sire to a beautiful litter breed by Pat Selby of the Eilack Kennels UK   'Father to Binti'

Top Ridgeback 2013 and Finalist at the Irish Kennel Club Show Dog of the Year 

Best in Show & Multi Group Winner

 

 

 

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Paddy makes Semi Finals at Hound of Year 2013

 

'Paddy  Just Keeps on Winning'

Champion & Jr. Ch  Rocksham Kimweri - Celtic Winner 2012

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Paddy gained his Second F.C.I. International C.A.C.I.B. at the IKC International Show in September and a week later his first CC under E.K.C. regulations at Belfast Championship Show. Throughout the summer and autumn of 2012 he has continued to win at both Green Star and Group Placing level and is currently the top winning Rhodesian Ridgeback in Ireland.

We are so proud of Paddy and also his sister Penny      'Rocksham Kitambi'.

Both so true in type and to the breed.

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'Paddy Wins Hound Group at  Cork & Dist Championship Show 

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Champion, Jr. Ch & Celtic Winner Rocksham Kimweri won his first Hound Group (FCI 6) at Cork & Dist CC on June 3rd this followed from the previous day's 2nd place in Group 6 at     Munster Canine. A great weekend of wins for Team Rocksham.

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Champion, Jr. Ch & Celtic Winner Rocksham Kimweri  took     Green Star, BoB & Hound Group 4 at Banbridge & District          All Breed Championship Show on 15th April 2012.

      Whilst Rocksham Kitambi wins Open Bitch and Reserve Green Star Bitch

Another Big Day out for the Rocksham Team

 

'Paddy Wins on St Patrick's Day' 

Luck of the Irish

  

 

           

Champion, Jr. Ch & Celtic Winner Rocksham Kimweri  took Green Star, BoB & Hound Group 4 at the Irish Kennel Club's     St. Patrick's Day All Breed Championship Show in Dublin on   17th March 2012.

All this just 2 days after his second birthday.

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'Paddy Ends The Year in Style'

 

Champion Rocksham Kimweri (Paddy) wins Champion Dog & Green Star Dog at the Dublin Dog Show Society Christmas Show in Dublin under Judge Mr Mick Drennan.

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Our New Irish Champion

Champion Rocksham Kimweri

 

     Paddy has now been confirmed as having gained his Championship title.  He was awarded his seventh and qualifying Green Star (CAC) at the Cloghran Championship Show in November under judge Mrs Zeta Fogarty. Paddy won his first Green Star at Swords in June 2011 and in five months and at the young age of only 20 months  has gained his title. He has had a lot of success over the past six months both in Ireland and the U.k. including Best in Show at the Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of Ireland's 25th Anniversary Championship Club Show in August.  Paddy adds his name to a long list of home breed champions from our top winning kennel.

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Cloghran Championship Show

Rocksham Kimweri (Paddy) Takes Open Dog & Green Star

at Cloghran Championship Show under Judge Zeta Fogarty

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'It's Treble Time for Rocksham at

The Irish Kennel Club International Weekend'

 

Rocksham Etain (Tansey) Takes Open Bitch, Green Star & BoB

Rocksham Kimweri (Paddy) Takes Open Dog & Green Star

(Both in Rhodesian Ridgebacks)

This gives both their Sixth Green Star (CAC) Leaving just one more each to get for their Irish Championship Titles

Meanwhile our Cirneco Del Etna - Ch. & Int. Ch. Anharbin Blue Yonder del Rocksham takes Green Star & BoB

 

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Breed Specialty Best in Show for Rocksham

 

Rocksham Kimweri

(Paddy)

Takes Best in Show at The Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of Irelands 25th Silver Anniversary Show under Breed Specialist from the USA Mr Clayton Heathcock

This was Paddy's 5th Green Star

L-R: Eddie Patterson, Paddy, Clayton Heathcock, Gail Patterson

 

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                    Rocksham Kimweri

                          (Paddy)

                                 Takes Open Dog & Green Star

                          'his Fourth'

                            at

                                 Bangor Championship Show

 

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'Another Double for Team Rocksham'

             Sligo All Breeds

 

Rocksham Kimweri (Paddy): 1st Junior Dog, GS, BoB & Group 3

Rocksham Etain (Tansey): 1st Open Bitch, GSB & Res BoB

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2011 World Show Paris

'Rocksham Juniors Do Us Proud'

 

 

Rocksham Kimweri & Kitambi travelled to Paris for the World Show making them the First of the breed from Ireland to be exhibited at this event. We are very proud of our two young hounds who took this experience in their stride.

Over the 3 days of competition, at the World, French & Breed Club shows, both had great results being short listed, from classes of almost 30 other Ridgebacks, to the last 6 and gaining Excellent Grading. A great weekend meeting up with friends both old & new.

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'Double - Double at Bray for Rocksham'

*Paddy & Penny Take Both Green Stars and Both become Junior Champions*

Rocksham Kimweri (Paddy): 1st Junior Dog, GS & BoB

Rocksham Kitambi (Penny): 1st Junior Bitch, GS & Res. BoB

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'What a Pretty Penny at Kilkenny'

*Penny Takes Her First Green Star & Group 3 at 15 Months*

Rocksham Kitambi (Penny): 1st Junior Bitch, GS, Bob & Group 3

Rocksham Kimweri (Paddy): 2nd Junior Dog

Rocksham Etain (Tansey): 1st Open Bitch & Res. Green Star

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Green Star Day for Rocksham at Swords

*Paddy Takes His First Green Star at 15 Months*

 

 

Rocksham Kimweri

Rocksham Kimweri (Paddy): 1st Junior Dog & Green Star Dog

Rocksham Kitambi (Penny): 1st Junior Bitch

Rocksham Etain (Tansey): 1st Open Bitch

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Cork / Munster Weekend

Rocksham Team had a successful trip to the South West

Munster Canine:

Rocksham Kimweri: 1st Junior Dog

Rocksham Kitambi: 1st Junior Bitch

Rocksham Etain: 1st Open Bitch & Res. Green Star

 

Cork & District:

Rocksham Kimweri: 1st Junior Dog & Res. Green Star

Rocksham Kitambi: 1st Junior Bitch

Rocksham Etain: 1st Open Bitch & Res. Green Star

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Rocksham Kimweri (Paddy)

Manchester Championship: 1st Puppy Dog & Best Puppy in Breed

Banbridge & District Championship : 1st Junior Dog & Reserve Green Star Dog

West of England Ladies Kennel Championship: 1st Junior Dog

Omagh & District Open: BoB & Hound Group 2

Belfast Open: BoB & Hound Group 4

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2010 News

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Tansey Follows up her win at the Hound Show by taking Green Star Bitch at Munster Canine Association

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The Hound Association of Ireland

Rocksham Tansey Wins Green Star Bitch

&

Rocksham Mokabi Takes Reserve Green Star Dog

 

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*Kabi Wins Again*

Rocksham Mokabi Takes Green Star Dog at Banbridge & District Championship Show

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Kabi takes Group 6 Win at All Ireland Bull Breeds Assc.

Rocksham MoKabi  (Kabi): 1st Open Dog, Green Star Dog Best of Breed

and Group 1 in Hound Group 6

Rocksham Etain (Tansey): 2nd Junior Bitch

Walamadengie Kelic Kaylie at Rocksham (Kaylie): 2nd Open Bitch

Judge: Mr V Veiga (Portugal)

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The 'Rocksham Team' has great day out at the

2009 Dun Laoghaire International

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Rocksham MoKabi  (Kabi) 1st Open Dog, Reserve Green Star & Res. CACIB

Rocksham Etain (Tansey) 1st Junior Bitch & Reserve Green Star

Walamadengie Kelic Kaylie at Rocksham (Kaylie) 1st Open Bitch & Res. CACIB

Rocksham Kinda 2nd Open Bitch

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'Tansey'

Rocksham Etain

 

Subject to Kennel Club Confirmation Tansey has gained her

IKC Junior Championship Title

    Recent Results:

Combine Canine International: 1st Junior Bitch,

Green Star Bitch Reserve BoB and Puppy Group 6 Winner

Hibernian All Breeds: 1st Junior Bitch

Swords International: 1st Junior Bitch and Reserve Green Star

Kilkenny All Breeds: 1st Junior Bitch

Deise All Breeds: 1st Junior Bitch

Bray All Breeds: 1st Junior Bitch and Reserve Green Star

Irish Ladies Kennel Association: 1st Junior Bitch and Reserve Green Star

 

Rocksham Xander

 

Congratulations to Xander who has gained his Kennel Club Good Citizen  Gold Award at the age of 'Only' 14 Months

Big Congrats to Catherine for all her hard work