Golden Fleece – Reserve Champion

Brilliant news from Sandra Brown of “The Dean” flock with her Black Wensleydale Fleece finishing Reserve Champion in the Golden Fleece final run by British Wool.

The Golden Fleece is a nationwide competition open to all British Wool producers, aiming to highlight the quality of British wool. Producers from England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales are invited to enter their fleeces at any of the eleven British Wool depots across the UK. In addition, the champion fleeces from 14 regional agricultural shows attended by British Wool were automatically entered into the four country finals.

The results were announced on Wednesday 8th November at British Wool’s annual conference of regional committee representatives in Exeter. Sandra, having already taken the English Champion in the speciality/knitwear type, with her Black Wensleydale fleece finished Overall Reserve Champion Golden Fleece winning a salver and £250

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Photo with thanks to British Wool

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