Gibb & Byrne

Browsing: nipa results

The first big race of the old bird season was the Rosscarbery Inland National, due to be flown last Saturday it was delayed for one day due to weather problems, with the convoy liberated in Co


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David Booth is the man of the moment, 5 races completed in the Old Bird race programme, 5 x 1st Sect H and in the last two races 1st & 2nd Open NIPA almost 23,000 birds


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The return to Gowran Park turned out a lot better than the previous week, race should have been from Corrin but it was decided that with the weather unpredictable they would stay short. Just short of


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For the third old bird race the NIPA moved to Gowran Park in County Kilkenny a big convoy of 25,200 birds released at 10.45am in a Lt Variable wind. It should have been a perfect race


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The second race of the old bird season was flown from Tullamore, over 22,000 birds were released at 10.00am in a Lt Westerly wind. The Coastal Sect F dominated the result and what a performance by


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For the second year the NIPA opening race from Mullingar was topped by a local loft, last season it was T & J McDonald 1st Open for Coleraine Prem and this same bird was well placed


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The 72nd Annual General Meeting for the NIPA took place in the Protestant Hall, Glenavy, on Saturday 11th February commencing at 2.00pm sharp. As usual the votes were counted for the season’s race programmes just at


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NIPA Ladies Night 2016 –

Ladies Night for the Mighty NIPA With another full house at the Templeton Hotel in Templepatrick the NIPA Chairman Alan Darragh welcomed all those attending and introduced the guests who included local MLA Robin Swann and


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The latest committee meeting of the NIPA was held in Dromore on Tuesday 4th October, the next one will take place on Wednesday 2nd November.  A number of items were listed for consideration and member clubs


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Rosscarbery YB Nat 10/09/16

Three big races in the last week almost completed the young bird racing season, the NIPA had National events from Talbenny and Rosscarbery and the Irish Nat FC held their Annual Grand National from Penzance on


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Hard National race from Talbenny – With very poor weather forecast for Saturday the Premier YB Nat from Talbenny in South Wales was arranged to be flown on Sunday 4th September, race marking was on Friday


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NIPA Fermoy (2) & 5 Bird – 02/09/16

Congratulations to Young Fanciers Delaney & McCambridge on winning the 2nd Fermoy Young Bird Open. 1st Club, 1st Section G, 1st Open, Delaney & McCambridge, Harmony H.P.S. 1833.76 Delaney & McCambridge, Harmony HPS 1st Club, 1st


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Gowran Park (2) – 27/08/16

With the last three weeks of the NIPA young bird programme put back for one week, the additional race last weekend was from Gowran Park in Kilkenny, looked to be a good success with plenty of


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The NIPA birds were race marked on Saturday evening and released in Fermoy at the later time of 14.00hrs Sunday in a helping Lt Southerly wind. Rain was forecast en-route and this delayed a lot of


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Last weekend NIPA were competing from the new race point of Gowran Park Racecourse in Kilkenny, seems to have been a good success. East Antrim lofts filled the top places, Gregg Bros & McCandless of Titanic


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