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INFC site for History & Results –

Click Here for History & Results http://www.irishnationalflyingclub.com/ See Forum for Archive re INFC, NIPA in Look back at 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80′, 90’s etc and in Mid Antrim Combine for history on various member clubs.    


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INFC National Champion –

More HERE!  http://www.irishnationalflyingclub.com/ The late William Erwin Presented a Cup to the Irish National Flying Club For the Best Average, in all National Races. Fanciers winning this Trophy are “National Champions” for that year. INFC National


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Hall of Fame Diplomas 2011 etc – IRISH NATIONAL FLYING CLUB Before the new season starts I want to look at some of the award winners within the Irish National Flying Club in 2011. Gold medals


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INFC Gold Medal – History by Irish Rover

INFC Gold Medal – The history of the INFC Gold Medal is a story waiting to be told. At the AGM in 1979 Willie Reynolds proposed that the INFC present a Gold Medal to any pigeon


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A Top National Loft – The Benson’s of Lisburn

RP Column 27/12/13 A Top National Loft – The Benson’s of Lisburn The Irish National Flying Club annual dinner was held recently in the Stormont Hotel, Belfast. Willie McCaw of Ballymoney won the coveted Single Bird


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1963 – “Bann King” wins Kings Cup

First published in the RP Sat 3rd August 1963, penned by JL on Front Page.  Cover Charge 6d COLERAINE WINS KING’S CUP National win then honeymoon! The Blue Riband of pigeon racing in Ireland – the


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INFC Prize Presentation 2013 –

The Annual Dinner Dance and Presentation of Prizes for the Irish Nat FC was held in the Stormont Hotel Belfast on Friday 29th November. Special guests were Anthony McDonnell from Coleraine who won the Kings Cup


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Merit Award presentation evening will be held on Friday 3rd January 2014 in the Dunsilly Hotel Antrim. Buffet served from 6:45 pm presentation to commence at 7:45 pm. Special guests for the evening are Mr. &


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On a recent visit to the NIPA Office in Dromore they had obtained a couple of newspaper cuttings from years ago not unfortunately in a good enough state to scan or copy for publication, looked like


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INFC – Gold & Silver Medals

INFC Gold Medal – One of the most coveted awards within the INFC is the Gold Medal awarded to any pigeon four times an Open Prize-winner from the Kings Cup Grand National. Over a period of


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THE ANNUAL DINNER AND DISTRIBUTION OF PRIZES WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE STORMONT HOTEL UPPER NEWTOWNARDS ROAD BELFAST ON FRIDAY 29TH NOVEMBER 2013 AT 6:30 PM. TICKETS £28.00 AND ARE AVAILABLE FROM RONNIE JOHNSTON OR TREVOR


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INFC Skibbereen YB Nat – Race Report

  Race report by Brendan McLaughlin – http://www.pigeonnetwork.com/spam/new_forums/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=2037&p=2661#p2661 RESULT: Skibbereen-Y.B.-2013 http://www.lisburntoday.co.uk/sport/local-sport/another-national-title-as-clyde-becomes-the-all-ireland-champion-1-5600361 UPDATE Saturday 21/09/13 The final race of the young bird season was flown last weekend from Skibbereen, some 2,800 birds were competing in the Irish Nat FC


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INFC Penzance YB Grand Nat – Race report

Race report by Brendan McLaughlin – INFC_Young_Bird_National_2013 IRISH NATIONAL FLYING CLUB GRAND NATIONAL PENZANCE YOUNG BIRD RACE SPONSORED BY FRAZERS ANIMAL FEEDS & VETERINARY SERVICES for BIRDS. 468 members entered 2652 pigeons. North section 272 members entered


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INFC Quimper – The final old bird race for the INFC was the Friendship Nat flown from Quimper. The birds were liberated at 6.15am wind Lt NE and it was to prove a very difficult race.


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INFC Awards 2013  The 2013 Kings Cup saw Harold Elliott of Lisburn a senior Nat flyer enter four birds and have all four home. The Hall of Fame Diploma has a long history having been


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