INFC Skibbereen 26/05/15 – Result/Report

INFC Skibbereen 26/05/15 – Result/Report
Winner of 1st North Sect for McComb Bros of Killyleagh.

Winner of 1st North Sect for McComb Bros of Killyleagh.

McComb Bros win 1st North Section with Tommy's Boy.

McComb Bros win 1st North Section with Tommy’s Boy.

Adam Hillis Wexford North & South, 1st Open INFC Skibbereen ON Inl Nat

Adam Hillis Wexford North & South, 1st Open INFC Skibbereen ON Inl Nat


North section 355 members entered 3565 pigeons
Winner : McComb Bros – Killyleagh – vel 1477
Middle section 96 members entered 784 pigeons
Winner : L Newman & Family – Ballymun – vel 1370
South section 45 members 363 pigeons
Winner : Adam Hillis – Wexford North & South – vel 1432 

Liberated Tuesday 26th May 2015 at 11:00 wind light northerly
Total pools and prize money £15404.52 
INFC Skibb Prov Result – Skibbereen-O.B.-Nat.-2015
Report by Brendan McLoughlin
Skibbereen Old Bird National Provisional Result. Subject to correction. North Section – 1. McComb Bros. Killyleagh 1346, 2. O & M Monaghan Andersontown 1345, 3. Whiteside Bros. Eastway 1344, 4. A Bradley Dromara 1342, 5. B & M McCorriston Dromore 13416. Grattan Bros Eastway 1339, 7. Harper & Young Cloughey 1339, 8. Bingham & Seaton Ligoniel 1338, 9. McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar 1336, 10. A. T & J Houston Lisburn & District 1333.South Section – 1 A Hillis Wexford N & S 1432, 2 Dempsey Bros Wexford N & S 1405, 3 G Furlong Wexford N & S 1396, 4 R & M Hillis Wexford N & S 1378, 5 A Hillis Wexford N & S 1369.Middle Section – 1 L Newman & Family Ballymun 1370, 2 M & U Gorman Balbriggan 1369, 3 N & N Smith Greenhills 1368, 4 McCabe & Byrne Dublin N.C. 1365, 5 P Rock & Son Skerries 1362.All positions subject to correction.
Remember to place all club results in the Results Section of to be included in reports by HOMER. 

NOTE: INFC Robin Duddy Challenge 2015 –

The 3  Bird Average Challenge – Yearling Nat & Channel YB Nat with Robin Duddy Trophy to the winner.

Skibbereen O.B. National 2015.

Update at 11:30 on Tuesday 26th May.

Skibbereen old bird inland national.  

496 members have entered 4714 birds competing for £16302.00 in pools and prizemoney.

The pigeons have been released at 11.00 am in a  light northerly wind turning to north north west enroute.

Next update this evening. 

Update Tuesday 26th  May @ 09:00


Skibbereen old bird inland national.

Conditions on route are not yet favourable to release but are to improve later this morning.

Our next update will be around 11:30 when further information will be available.


Update Saturday 23rd May @ 20:30

Race marking will take place as planned on Monday 25th May for the Skibbereen Old Bird National times as printed in the race entry form booklet.

Weather reports received today would indicate favourable weather for Tuesday. The Waterloo Road has now re opened in both directions after recent road works.




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About the author

Willie Reynolds

Covering the sport in Ireland for several years, scribe for both BHW & RP and a number of local newspapers including the News Letter (Farming Life Supplement) each Wednesday. Secretary of Ballymena & District for a number of years and currently PO for the Mighty NIPA & INFC. Watch out for the many articles/news items penned by HOMER.

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