Report by Brendan McLoughlin - INFC_Young_Bird_National_Penzance_2014
Prov Result - Penzance-Y.-B.-2014prov
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.