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NIPA Awards – 2020 Season

Northern Ireland Provincial Amalgamation of Racing Pigeon Societies Awards 2020 – Old Bird Trophy winners 2020: G F Whiteside Cup (Tullamore) – R Williamson, Newry & Dist Vel 1539; Gilmour & Beattie Cup (Gowran Park) –


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RPRA Meeting Guidance @ 15/09/20

ROYAL PIGEON RACING ASSOCIATION COVID-19 MEETING GUIDANCE FOR AFFILIATED ORGANISATIONS. Version 1 – 15th September c2020 Introduction Now that the racing season is coming to an end attention is being turned to meetings. This document will


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North Coast Classic 2020 –

FINAL UPDATE 2020 AT 16 00 14\9\20 14th September 2020 4:12 pm | By: NCC AUTHOR – Adrian Youngsters liberated at 8 15am in little or no wind with good sunshine , cleared instantly – Good


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Rafferty & Toman 1st YB Nat Talbenny 2020 –

Syndicate Lofts bloodlines win Talbenny for Rafferty & Toman – The Premier YB National for the NIPA was flown as arranged on Saturday 12th September, liberation in Talbenny in Pembrokeshire was at 8.00am in a Lt


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Drumnavaddy Charity Presentation –

Fanciers & Friends donate £7,300 to NI Air Ambulance Charity and others – Members off Drumnavaddy Inv HPS have just donated a magnificent £2,300 to the Air Ambulance NI Charity. The fanciers and their family members,


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Wild Atlantic Way 2020 –

The grand final of the Wild Atlantic Way One Loft Race (Dublin) was flown from Valentia on Sunday 30th August another great success for Sean Hunt & Family. Overall winners were from Wales while the runner-up


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RPRA (Irish Region) Awards 2020 –

RPRA Awards for 2020 – With a restricted old bird programme and with the Penzance birds returned to Ireland for a liberation in Fermoy the Individual Bird Performance in the various NIPA Sections will be the


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NIPA St Malo OB Nat 2020

In a season of many ups and downs and a late start to racing the NIPA managed a restricted programme that included cross channel events from Talbenny and Bude and ended the season at the end


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Alan Darragh – 6 x 1st INFC

My National Memories by Alan Darragh. First published in the BHW. BHWMay2020-1 BHWMay2020-2 BHWMay2020-3 BHWMay2020-4   Click on Alan Darragh website http://pigeonnetwork.com/client/Swallowbrae/index.html


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INFC Awards for 2019 –

Irish National Flying Club – Trophy and Award Winners 2019  King George V Challenge Cup Saint Allouestre Grand National old bird race winner – J. Murtagh & Son, Ballyholland HPS. Vel. 1145. Gilliland Cup Saint Allouestre


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Kings Cup – Johnny Murtagh 1st Open INFC

Saint Allouestre King’s Cup Update Friday 23.45 – Posted on July 5, 2019 Saint Allouestre Grand National King’s Cup – Sponsored by Frazers Animal Feeds. Update Friday 5th July 2019 @ 23.45 Provisional top fifteen in


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INFC Yearling National – 1st Joey McLoughlin

The Yearling Nat for the INFC was delayed for several days due to severe weather conditions, race marking was in Lisburn last Friday and liberation in Sennen Cove on Sunday at 6.00am in a Lt South


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INFC Skibbereen OB Nat – 28/05/19

Skibbereen Old Bird Inland National – Sponsored by Bamfords Top Flight. Provisional result which is subject to correction.  South Section – 1 Dobbs Bros. Blackwater R.P.C. 1521.4, 2 Dobbs Bros. Blackwater R.P.C. 1521.2, 3 Bolger Family


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Mid Antrim Combine – AGM 13/03/19

Mid Antrim Combine AGM will be in the Ballymena Clubrooms on Wednesday 13th March at 8.00pm. Only club delegates can vote on business of the meeting. I intend, and I have mentioned this ages ago, to


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NIPA (France) Diplomas –

The first Gold Medal & Diploma was won in 2000 by Murphy & Martin of Cookstown with Billy’s Pride, followed in 2001 by Speirs & Campbell of Cookstown with Tommie Girl and Alan Darragh with Golden


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