Helen and Eddie Banks live with their dogs, a horse, several chickens and a cat in a village near Grantham, which is in the picturesque county of Lincolnshire.

They both showed Boxers in the seventies, Eddies affix being Sunhawk and Helens Norwatch. They only became one when they bred their first litter together in the early eighties, and just in case anyone is wondering which way round the affixes go its
Bitches:- Sunhawk Norwatch
Dogs:- Norwatch Sunhawk
and if they buy in or comes back from breeding terms it’s:- at Sunhawk Norwatch!

The foundation of the kennel was formed by two famous brood bitches - Eddies Ebony Eyes of Winuwuk who produced three Reserve CC winners and Helens record breaking Norwatch Mustang Wine who produced 5 Champions. All of their winning dogs go back to Mustang Wine as do many of the top winnnng dogs in the ring today.

Since the first Champion - the famous Brock Buster - many more have followed, including seven in direct line, and to date the kennel has won or bred winners of over 100 Kennel Club Challenge Certificates and well over 100 Kennel Club Reserve Challenge certificates. These can be seen on THE RECORDS page.

Helen and Eddie are both Championship Show judges and have awarded CCs both here and abroad, they are also hard working committee members of the Anglian Boxer Club. In 2009 they judged the British Boxer Club Championship Show.

Judging at The British Boxer Club Ch. Show in the new Kennel Club Bulding at Stoneleigh with their BIS, RBIS and BPIS


This is Helen and Archie enjoying an afternoon at Burghley House — and below — Tom, the latest resident of the Norwatch Sunhawk Stable



Their latest appointment was to judge at Crufts 2011, the first husband and wife team ever to do so. Their Best of Breed, Ch. Winuwuk Lust At First Sight went on to won the Workingn Group

Eddie is joint editor of the world renowned magazine ‘Boxer Quarterly’ which can be seen on the LINKS page.

Pictured left with their Best Puppy winner at Crufts 2011 and below with the Dog and Bitch CC winners