Gowran Park, Kilkenny 13/08/16

Last weekend NIPA were competing from the new race point of Gowran Park Racecourse in Kilkenny, seems to have been a good success. East Antrim lofts filled the top places, Gregg Bros & McCandless of Titanic HPS and D & J Campbell from Eastway took 1st & 2nd Open NIPA with 19,174 birds competing.

Mr Robin Swann, the North Antrim Ulster Unionist Party Assemblyman and Chairman of the Stormont Public Accounts Committee, has “warmly welcomed” the announcement from Stormont’s Finance Minister Mairtin O’Muilleoir that pigeon clubs will now receive rates relief the same as other sporting venues. This was announced during a visit by the Minister to the Cullybackey HPS in Co Antrim.

NIPA Open Gowran Park 656/19,174 –

1-1C Gregg Bros & McCandless Titanic 1549, 2-2C D & J Campbell Eastway 1544, 3-1D O & M Monaghan Colin 1543, 4-1F – J Hall & Son Harmony 1542, 5-2D S Rice Colin 1540, 6-3D Kincaid & McCann Dunedin 1539, 7-3C Gregg Bros & McCandless 1538, 8-4C Gregg Bros & McCandless 1538, 9-4D J Greenaway Dromore 1538, 10-5C M & T Griffith Eastway 1538, 11-6C M & T Griffith 1538, 12-7C Gregg Bros & McCandless 1537, 13-5D P & J Boal Dromore 1537, 14-1E S Curran Lurgan Soc 1537, 15-8C Gregg Bros & McCandless 1536, 16-9C Whiteside Eastway 1535, 17-6D J & V Abernethy Harmony 1534, 18-2E J Douglas & Son Lurgan Soc 1533, 19-2F McComb Bros Killyleagh Cent 1532, 20-7D J Greenaway 1532.

NIPA Open & Sect results –  Gowran-Park-Open-13th-August-2016

NIPA Club results – Gowran-Park-13th-august-2016

Results & Reports click here!




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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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