Gibb & Byrne

Browsing: Open & Sect Results

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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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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Roscrea 06/08/16 –

Patrick McFadden topped the NIPA in the 4th Young bird event from Roscrea in Co Tipperary, birdage exceeded 20,000. His Blue hen is a darkened y/b racing to the perch. Her sire is from birds from


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For the third weekend of the young bird season the NIPA birds were released together in Tullamore, the convoy just short of 20,000 birds were released at 10.30am in a Lt NW wind. The best birds


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Top Half of Sec. A. ie Coleraine area and all of section B Mullingar Liberated at 10-15am Sec. H Mullingar. Derry, Limavady, Omagh area Liberated at 9-50am Both liberations were liberated in a high white cloud


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The East Down Combine have Liberated in Navan at 10.00am, Wind West. Section F Liberated at 10-45am in Navan in a south westerly wind. Section B & Top Half Of Section A Liberated at 11-00am in Mullingar


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St Malo National 24/06/16 –

The Blue Riband race for the NIPA was flown from St Malo (France) last Frioday 24th June, all the Irish birds were released at 6.15am in a West to Northwest wind. It was a hard race


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