Kilkea (2) - 06/08/22

The East Down Combine was formed in 1967 and caters for pigeons fanciers within the County of Down in Northern Ireland. There are currently 22 clubs with approx 200 members sending a birdage of up to 5,000 pigeons each week. The Combine is currently spilt into 2 Section with a line running North to South creating an East to West Section. The membership currently race for 40 Open positions and 20 Section positions on a weekly basis. The Combine is affiliated to The Irish Homing Union Regulating and Promoting the Sport of Pigeon Racing in Ireland since 1895. Click here for all the latest news and results from the East Down Combine. Weekly reports penned by Clifford Browne.
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willie reynolds
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Kilkea (2) - 06/08/22

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Combine enjoys another good race from Kilkea

Saturday 6th of August saw the East Down Combine back at Kilkea in Co. Kildare for the second race from there and the 4th race of this year’s Young Bird programme and again this week the weather was perfect for a race and the 4,000 plus convoy was released at 10am into a light Westerly wind which saw a very similar race to the 1st Kilkea with the open winner just breaking the 1700ypm mark and this week it was to the Newtownbreda partnership of B Hogg & sons who were 1st and 3rd open and again this week the leading birds were into the West section with lofts here taking the first 15 Open placings .

2nd open was to Belmont’s Albert Gregg and then the Dundonald lofts of Mark Foulis and Mr &Mrs Stephen Brown & son having the next 10 birds between them with Mark winning 4th,5th, 6th ,7th & 9th with the Browns 8th , 10th ,11th, 12th & 13th then two to the Belmont partnership of R & J Conlane .

Top three in the East section were to Annalong’s Kevin Rooney ,son & dtr who were 16th ,18th & 19th open . It was another excellent race with the youngsters tumbling in on top of one another and the full result Open ,Section and nominated was :

06/08/2022 2nd Kilkea
123 Members Sent: 4246 Birds in a Light Westerly Wind
Pos Name Club Velocity
1 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1705.800
2 Albert Gregg Belmont RPC 1689.941
3 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1685.882
4 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1683.502
5 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1682.851
6 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1681.768
7 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1681.552
8 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1678.165
9 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1677.881
10 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1677.736
11 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1677.092
12 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1676.878
13 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1676.235
14 R & J Conlane Belmont RPC 1672.165
15 R & J Conlane Belmont RPC 1671.949
16 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1671.336
17 W & R Evans & Leahy Belmont RPC 1670.865
18 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1670.753
19 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1670.753
20 J.Young & Ptnrs Dundonald HPS 1669.945
21 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1668.419
22 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1667.265
23 D & L Jackson & Dtrs Belmont RPC 1667.079
24 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1666.685
25 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1666.685
26 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1666.540
27 C & H Cully Cloughey HPS 1665.570
28 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1665.406
29 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1664.659
30 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1664.081
31 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1664.081
32 D & L Jackson & Dtrs Belmont RPC 1663.241
33 T McConnell & G Young Dundonald HPS 1662.933
34 Mackey & Lockhart Ballylesson HPS 1662.679
35 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1662.349
36 W.White & Son Newtownbreda HPS 1661.375
37 W.White & Son Newtownbreda HPS 1661.151
38 R Watson & Son Killyleagh Central HPS 1659.218
39 Burgess & Brennan Bangor RPC 1658.548
40 C McManus & Dtr Crossgar HPS 1658.004

West Section 45Members Sent: 1569 Birds in a Light Westerly Wind

1 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1705.800
2 Albert Gregg Belmont RPC 1689.941
3 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1685.882
4 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1683.502
5 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1682.851
6 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1681.768
7 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1681.552
8 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1678.165
9 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1677.881
10 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1677.736
11 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1677.092
12 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1676.878
13 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1676.235
14 R & J Conlane Belmont RPC 1672.165
15 R & J Conlane Belmont RPC 1671.949
16 W & R Evans & Leahy Belmont RPC 1670.865
17 J.Young & Ptnrs Dundonald HPS 1669.945
18 D & L Jackson & Dtrs Belmont RPC 1667.079
19 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1666.540
20 D & L Jackson & Dtrs Belmont RPC 1663.241

East Section 78 Members Sent: 2677 Birds in a Light Westerly Wind

1 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1671.336
2 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1670.753
3 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1670.753
4 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1668.419
5 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1667.265
6 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1666.685
7 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1666.685
8 C & H Cully Cloughey HPS 1665.570
9 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1665.406
10 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1664.659
11 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1664.081
12 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1664.081
13 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1662.349
14 R Watson & Son Killyleagh Central HPS 1659.218
15 Burgess & Brennan Bangor RPC 1658.548
16 C McManus & Dtr Crossgar HPS 1658.004
17 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1656.009
18 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1655.585
19 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1654.885
20 J Crossan Downpatrick Premier 1653.098

Open (Nominated)
Position Member Club Velocity Points
1 M Foulis
IHU22N02255 Dundonald HPS 1682.85 20
2 M Foulis
IHU22N02241 Dundonald HPS 1681.76 -
3 Mr & Mrs S Brown & Son
IHU22N02852 Dundonald HPS 1676.23 19
4 K .Rooney,Son & Dtr
GB22A81564 Annalong HPS 1671.33 18
5 D & L Jackson & Dtrs
GB22A09714 Belmont 1663.24 17
6 Mackey & Lockhart
IHU22N16884 Ballylesson HPS 1662.67 16
7 C McManus & Dtr
IHU22N00741 Crossgar HPS 1658.00 15
8 W Morrison
IHU22N08562 Belmont 1656.84 14
9 Mackey & Lockhart
IHU22N16880 Ballylesson HPS 1656.07 -
10 Mr & Mrs S Brown & Son
IHU22N02823 Dundonald HPS 1651.12 -
11 M Reid
IHU22N13130 Portavogie HPS 1648.81 13
12 Mr & Mrs S Brown & Son
IHU22N02802 Dundonald HPS 1647.18 -
13 J Patterson
IHU22S25775 Ballylesson HPS 1645.53 12
14 J Patterson
IHU22S25755 Ballylesson HPS 1644.25 -
15 Ambrose & Kelly
IHU22N05313 Portavogie HPS 1643.66 11
16 J Trimble & G/Son
IHU22N10066 Annalong HPS 1643.55 10
17 J & R Young
IHU22N05025 Portavogie HPS 1643.43 9
18 J & R Young
IHU22N05036 Portavogie HPS 1642.18 -
19 D & L Jackson & Dtrs
GB22C37201 Belmont 1640.99 -
20 M Reid
IHU22N13126 Portavogie HPS 1639.93 -


East (Nominated)
Position Member Club Velocity Points
1 K .Rooney,Son & Dtr
GB22A81564 Annalong HPS 1671.33 10
2 C McManus & Dtr
IHU22N00741 Crossgar HPS 1658.00 9
3 M Reid
IHU22N13130 Portavogie HPS 1648.81 8
4 Ambrose & Kelly
IHU22N05313 Portavogie HPS 1643.66 7
5 J Trimble & G/Son
IHU22N10066 Annalong HPS 1643.55 6
6 J & R Young
IHU22N05025 Portavogie HPS 1643.43 5
7 J & R Young
IHU22N05036 Portavogie HPS 1642.18 -
8 M Reid
IHU22N13126 Portavogie HPS 1639.93 -
9 R Connolly
IHU22N12021 Downpatrick Premier 1637.96 4
10 S & K Duke
IHU22N00902 Crossgar HPS 1637.78 3
11 S Regan
IHU22N11832 Ballywalter SPC 1610.26 2
12 R Moore & Son
IHU22N03328 Bangor RPC 1609.4 1


West
Position Member Club Velocity Points
1 B Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1705.8 20
2 A Gregg Belmont 1689.94 19
3 B Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1685.88 -
4 M Foulis Dundonald HPS 1683.50 18
5 M Foulis
IHU22N02255 Dundonald HPS 1682.85 -
6 M Foulis
IHU22N02241 Dundonald HPS 1681.76 -
7 M Foulis Dundonald HPS 1681.55 -
8 Mr & Mrs S Brown & Son Dundonald HPS 1678.16 17
9 M Foulis Dundonald HPS 1677.88 -
10 Mr & Mrs S Brown & Son Dundonald HPS 1677.73 -
11 Mr & Mrs S Brown & Son Dundonald HPS 1677.09 -
12 Mr & Mrs S Brown & Son Dundonald HPS 1676.87 -




Around the Combine Clubs

Annalong K .Rooney, Son & Dtr GB22A81564 1671.336
K .Rooney,Son & Dtr 1670.753 , K .Rooney,Son & Dtr 1670.753

Annsborough G & P Brown 1617.568 , G & P Brown 1611.231
M Croskery 1567.066

Ballylesson 9 sent 229 birds Mackey & Lockhart IHU22N16884 1662.679
Mackey & Lockhart IHU22N16880 1656.076
J Patterson IHU22S25775 1645.536

Ballynahinch R Hunter 1587.492 , Abernethy & Turner 1587.346
R Hunter 1586.64

Ballywalter S Regan 1629.728 , S Regan IHU22N11832 1610.265
S Regan 1576.23

Bangor Burgess & Brennan 1658.548 , Burgess & Brennan 1633.017 R Moore & Son 1631.35

Belmont A Gregg 1689.94 , R & J Conlane 1672.16 , R & J Conlane 1671.94

Cloughey Harper & Young 1668.452 , C & H Cully 1665.57
Harper & Young 1665.439

Comber W & L Robinson 1623.051 , F Gilmore 1594.085
J Crockard & Son 1593.971

Crossgar C McManus & Dtr IHU22N00741 1658.004
S & K Duke IHU22N00902 1637.784 , J McGreevy 1623.296

Donaghadee Ferguson & Wilkinson 1637.468 ,Ferguson & Wilkinson 1636.877
E D & K Allan & Sons 1633.963

DownpatrickPremier J Crossan 1653.098 , Mrs E Wynn & Dtr 1649.699
T Burns 1638.866

Dundonald M Foulis 1683.502 M Foulis IHU22N02255 1682.851
M Foulis IHU22N02241 1681.768

Dundrum J Ringland & Son 1566.411 , S Foster Connor & Parry 1564.996
S Foster Connor & Parry 1539.96

Killyleagh Central R Watson & Son 1659.218 , C J Healy 1645.643
C J Healy 1621.436

Millisle A & E Muckle IHU22N14416 1574.69 T McCullough 1566.38
J Rankin 1550.67

Newtownbreda B Hogg & Sons 1705.8 ,B Hogg & Sons 1685.882
W White & Son 1661.375

Portavogie M Reid IHU22N13130 1648.818
Ambrose & Kelly IHU22N05313 1643.661
J & R Young IHU22N05025 1643.438


East Down2bird News

The results in the 2 Bird club for 2nd Navan and 1st Kilkea were ;

2nd Navan 46 sent 92

1st R Johnston 1396.021 prize money £30
2nd M Foulis 1387.054 pools £10
3rd J Young & ptnrs 1346.352 pools £7.50
4th S & K Duke 1250.290
5th W R Evans & Leahy 1249.45
6th Myles ,Kincaid, McCann & Auld 1236.898 pools £5
7th Wm Morrison 1235.23
8th Cowan & McCartney 1224.245
9th C & D Smyth & sons 1208.218
10th W & R Evans & Leahy 1187.47
11th J McGreevy 1167.087
12th J Trimble G’son 1165.517
13th T Horner & sons 1158.226
14th C Healy 1151.584
15th L & R Barr 1145.683
16th D L Jackson & dtrs 1138.64
17th A & A Cheevers 1126.641
18th B Hogg & sons 1124.274 pools £3.50
19th S Regan 1115.653
20th C Browne 1110-876

R & J Conlane win nom £34 . Congratulations to Ronnie Johnston on winning this 2nd Navan and to the Evans & Leahy partnership on having both their entries in the result .
1st Kilkea 40 sent 80

1st W R Evans & Leahy 1693.57 Prize money £30 pools £10
2nd J Young & ptnrs 1674.847 pools £7.50
3rd J T Rainey & Son 1640.64 pools £5
4th McConnell & Young 1608.354
5th Wm Morrison 1598.977 pools £3.50
6th C & D Smyth & sons 1552.280
7th C & D Smyth & sons 1550.034
8th D Shaw 1544.515
9th Cowan & McCartney 1536.635
10th R & J Conlane 1463.49
11th D & W Carlile & son 1451.506
12th S & K Duke 1449.218
13th T Horner & sons 1444.816
14th S Regan 1421.465
15th C Healy 1404.831
16th J McGreevy 1352.716
17th M Foulis 1305.735
18th C Browne 1277.609
19th C & L Kelly & sons 1269.146
20th R Moore & son 1256.328

Wm Morrison wins nom of £34 .Congratulation to W & R Evans & Leahy on winning 1st Kilkea and to C & D Smyth & sons on timing both their entries in the result

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This week the birds move on to Gowran Park and with the very warm weather at present I would expect an early liberation to avoid the main heat of the day so it’s news etc as usual to me at tel. no 028 9146 5273 or e-mail me at cliff.browne2@tiscali.co.uk. Or write to 29 West burn Crescent ,Bangor . BT20 3RN



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