P & J Jones - Skerries

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P & J Jones - Skerries

Postby willie reynolds » Mon Nov 16, 2015 4:49 pm

P & J Jones, Skerries –

I spoke with Paul at Dublin Show and he promised to send me some racing details, he was with good friend Derek Cummins no mean racer himself, Paul races in partnership with son John. Bude last season was a top result, 1st, 9th & 10th Open in the East Coast Fed (Dublin) and the fastest velocity into Ireland that particular day. One week later from Penzance finished 3rd Open ECF beat by 2 yards following a bad trap.
Then with the young birds, 5th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 27th, 29th, 36th, 40th Open from Talbenny Derby followed in the young bird National from Penzance, they were 12th, 18th, 20th and 38th INFC. .
At the East Coast Federation presentation, they won the Gold Medal for the Best Young Bird in the Federation, after winning it last year. They also won the Young Bird average on the channel and the trophy for the 1st Open winner.
In the 2014 racing season the loft won 11 x 1sts, other positions included 40th Open Talbenny and 19th Fed Penzance with same bird, from Tramore 8th, 9th & 10th Fed and then 2nd, 3rd & 4th Fed Pilmore Beach. They won the YB Gold Ring with 2nd Open Talbenny, 2nd Open in Penzance 200/1534, 1st Fed Owenahincha 209/5046, 3rd Open St Malo 101/364. 3rd Open Talbenny 168/1466 plus Gold Medal. Well done Paul & John.

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Paul Jones (l) with good friend Derek Cummins at Dublin Show.

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Paul Jones collecting awards at the 2015 ECF prize night in Balbriggan.

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