Carrick Advertiser, Larne/Ballyclare Gaz – 10/10/13

News Items 09 Oct 2013
RPRA (Irish Region) Meeting –
A Meeting of the RPRA (Irish Region) Appeals Committee will be held in the Clarion Hotel Carrickfergus this Saturday 12th October at 1.30pm. The Agenda will include (1) Minutes of the last meeting, (2) Any other correspondence, (3) Appeals and (4) Committee to judge awards for 2013.
Two appeals are listed for discussion. H Hamilton v Springvale HPS and G Parker & Son v Hillsborough & Maze HPS. Any queries contact Secretary Robert Reid.
Prize Nights –
Bookings are now being taken for tickets to the Annual NIPA Ladies Night to be held at the Templeton Hotel in Templepatrick on Friday 8th November. Secretary Fred Russell has requested all cups and trophies are returned ASAP and in a clean condition. Could all the INFC 2012 trophy winners please return them to Ronnie Johnston or Trevor Topping. The annual dinner will be held in the Stormont Hetel in Belfast on Friday 29th November.
NCC Sale Season –
The Coleraine based One Loft Race North Coast Classic are having a series of sales for the birds that returned from the Rosscarbery Grand Final. SALE 3 Friday 11th October, SALE 4 Thursday 17th October. Both in the Chimney Corner Football Club, Randalstown Road in Antrim at 8.00pm, birds on view at 7.00pm.
Carrick & District HPS – Cup winners in 2013
T Creighton & Son won – Elmhurst Cup OB Points, Morrow Cup YB Points, Stroller Cup YB Ave, H Hamilton Memorial Trophy Rosscarbery Nat & Skibbereen YB Nat, E Burgess Cup Best Ave YB Nat, J Tierney Cup Best Performance Young Bird, H Hamilton Cup Talbenny YB Nat and race before, Turner Cup Talbenny YB Nat, E Gilliland Cup 1st YB Race, R & H Hamilton Shield INFC YB Inl Nat.
M/M R Reid won – E Tierney Cup OB Ave to Penzance, E Skelton Cup Highest winning velocity, McAllister Cup Lowest winning velocity, R Bowen & Son Cup Best Ave all Fermoy races, M Tierney Cup 6th OB Race Fermoy, Shankill Cup Inland Points Ave OB, G McAllister Cup Bude race Rosscarbery, A Patton Cup YB Knock-Out, R Surgnor Mem Shield 5th YB Race.
Elliott Bros won – S Murphy Cup – Penzance OB, M/M R Reid Trophy Penzance Classic, D Tierney Cup Same Bird Talbenny (2) & Penzance, J Tierney Cup Best Ave Talbenny (1) & (2).
S Beattie & Daughters won – McGifford Cup OB Channel Ave, Graham Cup OB Ave to France, Phil Canny Trophy OB Nat Portland, T Binding Cup Best Ave last two old bird races, Stocker Cup Combined Ave OB & YB.
D McAtamney won – J Clawson Cup YB Inland Nat.
W Degnan & T McKee won – M/M R Reid Trophy Rosscarbery OB Nat.
M/M G Robinson won – McMahon Cup Rosscarbery Nat NIPA both Clubs.
Not won – Vint Cup Kings Cup, T Creighton & Son 1st OB National, T Tierney Cup YB Novice Ave, W Colwell Cup YB Nat INFC.
J & A Wilson & Sons from Doagh & Dist won the Breeder/Buyer Race flown from Fermoy.
Carrick Social R P C – Cup & Trophy Winners 2013
D & J Armstrong & Son  N Mc Clay Trophy old bird inland national 6th Race
D & J Armstrong & Son  Pearl Insurance cup old birds Bude
D & J Armstrong & Son  N Creighton memorial shield young birds 6th Race
D & J Armstrong & Son  J Mc Cracken cup old birds 1st Talbenny
D & J Armstrong & Son  Myrtle Mc Murtry memorial trophy old & young bird inland nationals
D & J Armstrong & Son  Omega cup young birds Fermoy
D & J Armstrong & Son  Boylan cup best average young birds except Nationals
D & J Armstrong & Son  Myrtle Robinson memorial cup best average 2nd Talbenny & Penzance
D & J Armstrong & Son  Marie Rankin memorial cup old birds 3rd race
D & J Armstrong & Son  Johnston Country Frye shield old birds 4th race
D & J Armstrong & Son  Peoples cup best average Bude & Penzance
D & J Armstrong & Son  Kernogans sports trophy
D & J Armstrong & Son  J Gilbert memorial cup old birds 7th race
D & J Armstrong & Son  D J Gibb trophy young birds 5th race
D & J Armstrong & Son  K Mc Dowell cup best old bird performance
D & J Armstrong & Son  H G Hamilton shield higest winning velocity
D & J Armstrong & Son  J R Joniery shield old birds 5th race
D & J Armstrong & Son  J Steele shield young birds 3rd race
D & J Armstrong & Son  Ulster bank cup young birds 1st race
D & J Armstrong & Son  E Hall memorial shield young birds 4th race
D & J Armstrong & Son  R Mc Allister shield old bird knock-out
D & J Armstrong & Son  T Lyttle cup old birds 2nd Talbenny 9th race
Mr & Mrs Robinson         Ross Construction trophy young bird Ross Carbery National
Mr & Mrs Robinson         Mc Mahon Cup young bird inland Nationals both clubs
Mr & Mrs Robinson         Putman cup young bird averages
Mr & Mrs Robinson         Y/Bird National shield best average Talbenny & Ross Carbery
Mr & Mrs Robinson         Carrick cab trophy combined old & young bird inland averages
Mr & Mrs Robinson         East Antrim fencing & decking shield Ross Carbery final race
Mr & Mrs Robinson         Pyeroy shield old birds first race
Mr & Mrs Robinson         L Simms memorial cup old birds Penzance
Mr & Mrs Robinson         Tourist Inn cup young birds Talbenny National
Mr & Mrs Robinson         C G C Laboratory shield best young bird performance
Mr & Mrs Robinson         K Waide memorial cup national sale bird winner
R Mc Murtry & Dtr           W Anthony cup lowest winning velocity
R Mc Murtry & Dtr           Mc Burney cup best average all NIPA Nationals
R Mc Murtry & Dtr           G Irvine memorial cup best average Bude Penzance & St Malo
R Mc Murtry & Dtr           Old bird channel average cup
R Mc Murtry & Dtr           Pollock Cup old bird St Malo National
R Mc Murtry & Dtr           R Heron memorial cup Kings cup St Malo & young bird Penzance
R Mc Murtry & Dtr           B Dodds memorial cup best average Penzance & St Malo
Hall & George    T H Moore memorial cup young birds 2nd Race
Hall & George    J Adams trophy young bird knock-out
Hall & George    Yearling challenge shield
T Peel    J Mc Maw Shield old birds 2nd Race
T Peel    Fergus Inn trophy old bird inland averages
J Mc Maw            Eastwood Challenge Cup combined old & young bird average
J Mc Maw            Old bird average cup
D Meek                Anna Robinson trophy  novice trophy
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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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