McComb Bros top the East Down Combine –
Second race for the East Down Combine, birds were released in Tullamore at 10.00am in a North wind, McComb Bros of Killyleagh Central won 1st & 2nd Open with 5,727 birds competing. Rab Hunter of Ballynahinch had a fantastic result winning 1st, 2nd & 3rd in the West Sect followed by M & A Johnston who won both Ballylesson and Newtownbreda.
East Down Combine Tullamore Open 212/5,727 –
McComb Bros Killyleagh Cent 1342, McComb Bros 1337, Gordon Bros & Son Killyleagh Cent 1337, J Hall & Son Cloughey 1336, Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey 1336, Gordon Bros & Sons Killyleagh Cent 1335, Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey 1334, T Smith Downpatrick 1334, T Smith 1332, R Hunter Ballynahinch 1328.
EDC West Sect 64/1753 – R Hunter Ballynahinch 1328, R Hunter 1311, R Hunter 1311, M & A Johnston Newtownbreda 1311, C & D Smyth & Sons Ballylesson 1310.
EDC East Sect 148/3974 – McComb Bros Killyleagh Cent 1342, McComb Bros 1337, Gordon Bros & Sons Killyleagh Cent 1337, J Hall & Son Cloughey 1336, Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey 1336.
East Down Combine started the season with a race from #Mullingar, liberation was at 9.15am in a helping SW wind. Ballylesson had a big result and a fantastic start for ace racer John Patterson who took 1st, 2nd and 3rd Open doing velocities 1910, 1906 and 1905.
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