The highly popular comeback race the same weekend as OB Inland Nat attracted just short of 15,000 birds released in Roscrea County Tipperary last Saturday at 9.00am in a Lt Easterly wind. Section winners filled the top three places with 1st Open winner the ace Ahoghill partnership of Young McManus & Sons. Their Blue cock bred from Louis Thijs direct stock was timed at 11.57am to record velocity 1428 for the 144 miles to Croft Lofts in Ahoghill.
Roscrea Comeback – 14/05/16, Lib 9.00am wind Lt East
NIPA Open Roscrea Comeback 575/14,747 –
1-1B Young McManus & Sons Ahoghill 1428, 2-1H D Mullan Strabane 1423, 3-1A K Murphy Coalisland 1422, 4-2A G & S Smith Cookstown 1419, 5-3A G & S Smith 1417, 6-2B J & M Milliken Rasharkin 1415, 7-4A G & S Smith 1414, 8-1D Kemp & McBride 1411, 9-2D Kemp & McBride 1411, 10-1C J & D Braniff Colin 1411, 11-2C D & J Campbell 1410, 12-3D Kemp & McBride 1410, 13-4D Kemp & McBride 1409, 14-3B M/M Robinson Ahoghill 1404, 15-5A G & S Smith 1403, 16-3C Beggs & Hall Larne 1403, 17-4C Beggs & Hall 1402, 18-4B J Hutchinson & Son Ballymoney 1402, 19-5C K & S Doherty Larne 1401, 20-6C S Maginty 1401.
NIPA Club Results click here! Roscrea-Comeback-club-results-14th-May-2016
NIPA Result Open & Section click here! Roscrea Comeback 14th May 2016
Report by HOMER click here!