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 need to be aware of Rule 37. The final date for receiving a proposed race programme is the end of October. All race programmes submitted must include both an Inland and Channel National race for old and young birds.
NIPA Trophies & Cups 2016 NIPA TROPHY WINNERS 2016
Bronze Diploma – Bronze Awards 2016
Silver Diploma – Silver Awards 2016
The rates relief on racing pigeon clubs comes into effect on the 1st October 2016 please get in touch with your rating office to avail of this relief in your rates.
Claims for all the NIPA Average Cups and various awards must be made inside 14 days from the final race. Cups and trophies won last season should be returned ASAP to Fred Russell.
NIPA Section Old /Young and Overall Fanciers of the Year 2016
OLD BIRD – Section A: G & S Smith Cookstown 622 pts, Section B: A Darragh Cullybackey 542 pts, Section C: J & D Braniff Colin 559 pts, Section D: P & J Boal Dromore 604 pts, Section E: D Calvin Bondhill 588 pts, Section F: J Hall & Son Harmony 567 pts, Section G: R Williamson Newry & Dist 645 pts, Section H: A Kelly Omagh 488 pts
YOUNG BIRD – Section A: G & S Smith Cookstown 328 pts, Section B: Thompson Bros Crumlin 298 pts, Section C: Gregg Bros & McCandless Titanic 280 pts, Section D: J Greenaway Dromore 293 pts, Section E: J Douglas & Son Lurgan 253 pts, Section F: C Hutchinson Comber 293 pts, Section G: R Williamson Newry & Dist 286 pts, Section H: J McCool Limavady 258 pts.
OVERALL – Section A: G & S Smith Cookstown 950 pts, Section B: A Darragh Cullybackey 676 pts, Section C: Gregg Bros & McCandless Titanic 661 pts, Section D: I Gibb & Sons Glenavy 850 pts, Section E: D Calvin Bondhill 794 pts, Section F: J Hall & Son Harmony 825 pts, Section G: R Williamson Newry & Dist 921 pts, Section H: No claims.
Young Fancier of the Year – 1st Delaney & McCambridge Harmony, R/up Ellie Marshall Comber.
NIPA Section Champion Old & Young Birds
OLD BIRD – Section A: G & S Smith Cookstown Cheq Cock GB 14 C 01644, Section B: Thompson Bros Crumlin Blue Hen GB 14 A 32757, Section C: M & T Griffith Eastway Blue Cock GB 14 R 01398, Section D: P & J Boal Dromore Blue Hen GB 15 D 21392, Section E: D Calvin Bondhill Blue Hen GB 15 B 09724, Section F: J Hall & Son Harmony Dk Cheq Hen IHU 15 N 02584, Section G: J Smyth & Sons Drumnavaddy Blue Cock GB 14 D 18764, Section H: A Kelly Omagh Blue Hen GB 14 R 31112.
YOUNG BIRD – Section A: G & S Smith Cookstown GB 16 C 09167, Section B: Thompson Bros Crumlin Blue Hen GB 16 C 11426, Section C: Gregg Bros & McCandless Titanic Blue Tip Cock NWHU 16S 3819, Section D: I Gibb & Sons Glenavy Dk Cheq Hen GB 16 D 28863, Section E: N Weir Loughgall Blue Hen GB 16 X 61671, Section F: J Hall & Son Harmony Blue Cheq Cock GB 16 H 18111, Section G: Donnelly Bros Newry City Blue Cheq Hen GB 16 A 40708, Section H No Claims.
France Silver Diploma awarded 2016 –
K Carolan, Coalisland (GB12C-22154): 2014 St Malo 47th Open & 5th Sect A Vel 565, 2015 St Malo 91st Open & 10th Sect A Vel 1184, 2016 St Malo 10th Open & 1st Sect A Vel 1016.
France Bronze Diploma awarded 2016 –
G & R Connor Killyleagh Central Blue Hen (GB 13 L 16573): 2015 St Malo 163rd Open & 9th Sect F Vel 1024, 2016 St Malo 57th Open & 4th Sect F Vel 675. J Greenaway Dromore Blue Hen (GB 14 D 07311): 2015 St Malo 109th Open & 8th Sect D Vel 1151, 2016 St Malo 38th Open & 7th Sect D Vel 809. A McAteer Ballyholland Blue Hen Drumcove Tara (GB13 B 33648): 2015 St Malo 141st Open & 22nd Sect G Vel 1078, 2016 St Malo 54th Open & 8th Sect G Vel 685. S Wilson & Son Dromore Blue Cock (GB 13 D 02688): 2015 St Malo 197th Open & 14th Sect D Vel 910, 2016 St Malo 84th Open & 16th Sect D Vel 607. S Ogle Drumnavaddy Blue Hen (GB 13 D 08013): 2015 St Malo 180th Open & 25th Sect G Vel 971, 2016 St Malo 12th Open & 2nd Sect G Vel 1003. N Black & Son Dromara Dark Cheq Hen (GB 12 D 12125): 2015 St Malo 60th Open & 6th Sect D Vel 1248, 2016 St Malo 139th Open & 24th Sect D Vel 259. T Mallon & Son Banbridge Red Hen (GB 13 A 21903): 2015 St Malo 12th Open & 4th Sect G Vel 1371, 2016 St Malo 103rd Open & 14th Sect G Vel 548. W Mc Dowell & Son Milltown Mealy Hen (GB 13 D 25576): 2015 St Malo 198th Open & 27th Sect G Vel 909, 2016 St Malo 81st Open & 11th Sect G Vel 626. S Marshall Cookstown (GB 12 C 15905): 2015 St Malo 186th Open & 19th Sect A Vel 955, 2016 St Malo 62nd Open & 5th Sect A Vel 666. H Cordner Annaghmore Blue Hen (GB 12 L 37461): 2015 St Malo 190th Open & 68th Sect E Vel 941, 2016 St Malo 111th Open & 35th Sect E Vel 495. I McCallum Laurelvale Mealy Hen Hillside Queen (GB 14 L 05985): 2015 St Malo 140th Open & 49th Sect E Vel 1083, 2016 St Malo 14th Open & 5th Sect E Vel 1001. Capper Bros Bondhill Blue Hen (GB 14 B 02335): 2015 St Malo 51st Open & 22nd Sect E Vel 1267, 2016 St Malo 8th Open & 3rd Sect E Vel 1025. W G Neill Bondhill (GB13 B 03904): 2015 St Malo 62nd Open & 29th Sect E Vel 1247, 2016 St Malo 87th Open & 26th Sect E Vel 601. J Waring Lisburn Cheq Hen (GB13 L 08450): 2015 St Malo 123rd Open & 10th Sect D Vel 1114, 2016 St Malo 13th Open & 3rd Sect D Vel 1001. Cooney Bros Monaghan Red Hen (GB09 E 34339): 2015 St Malo 44th Open & 18th Sect E Vel 1283, 2016 St Malo 37th Open & 13th Sect E Vel 823. D Dixon Ballymoney (GB13L 42889): 2015 St Malo 174th Open & 20th Sect B Vel 988, 2016 St Malo 43rd Open & 6th Sect B Vel 750.