Penzance YB Grand Nat – Prov result & Report

Penzance YB Grand Nat – Prov result & Report
Martin Graham of Ballymena & Dist, seven birds timed and 1st Club.

Martin Graham of Ballymena & Dist, seven birds timed and 1st Club.

Billy McCarthy of Cork, 1st Open INFC Penzance YB Grand National.

Billy McCarthy of Cork, 1st Open INFC Penzance YB Grand National.

Report by Brendan McLoughlin - INFC_Young_Bird_National_Penzance_2014

Prov Result - Penzance-Y.-B.-2014prov

Report in the Forum - http://www.pigeonnetwork.com/spam/new_forums/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=2463&sid=cde96dde266244f8e0ad20de97b6d3fe

Penzance Y. B. National Update Wednesday 22.30
Update Wednesday 3rd September 2014 at 22:30

Penzance Young bird Grand National. Hours of darkness 20:48 to 06:30

93 first day birds recorded. For Second day arrivals clock checking arrangements are

Muckamore 17.30 Lisburn 10.00 am Banbridge 21.00 Balbriggan 19.00

Stillorgan 19.00. For Wicklow and Cork stations contact your station manager.

Top ten in the south section

1. B McCarthy Cork 1318

2. Hegarty Bros. Cork 1244

3. M Maguire & Son Sallynoggin 1202

4. J Oldham Cork 1125

5. W Berns Gorey 1020

6. W Berns Gorey 1012

7. N Grant & Son Balbriggan 992

8. E Matthews Enniscorthy 990

9. J Franey Rathew 923

10. J Sharkey Castlebellingham 852

Top ten in the North Section

1. N Black & Son Dromara 1209

2 J McGreevy Crossgar 1196

3 V Thom Cookstown 1193

4 S Hughes Coalisland 1181

5 J Greenaway Dromore 1180

6 Mr & Mrs Hayes Ballyclare 1166

7 S & J McCullough Beechpark Social 1165

8 O Fitzpatrick & Son Gilford 1146.7

9 D Mawhinney & Son Beechpark Social 1146.6

10 S & K Duke Crossgar 1132

 

401 members have entered 2332  pigeons and competing for £17,558.00. The pigeons were released 09:15 wind at the release site was light south easterly.

Best of luck to all lofts competing in Ireland - Next update this evening.

Wednesday 3rd September 2014 at 08:45.

No release in Penzance at present due to low cloud and overcast conditions. 

Next update  around 10:15.

Sunday 31st August 2014 at 17:30.

Grand National Penzance Young Bird race sponsored by Frazers Animal Feeds.

Race marking will take place as planned on Monday 1st September for a possible release on Wednesday times as printed in the race entry form booklet.

Please ensure your D.A.R.D. bird register number or IHU southern region number is on your entry form in the box provided.

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About the author

Willie Reynolds

Covering the sport in Ireland for several years, scribe for both BHW & RP and a number of local newspapers including the News Letter (Farming Life Supplement) each Wednesday. Secretary of Ballymena & District for a number of years and currently PO for the Mighty NIPA. Watch out for the many articles/news items penned by HOMER.

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