Roscrea Comeback 14/05/16 –

Roscrea Comeback 14/05/16 –
Rosie and Paddy McManus from Ahoghill holding winner of 1st Open NIPA.

Rosie and Paddy McManus from Ahoghill holding winner of 1st Open NIPA.

The highly popular comeback race the same weekend as OB Inland Nat attracted just short of 15,000 birds released in Roscrea County Tipperary last Saturday at 9.00am in a Lt Easterly wind. Section winners filled the top three places with 1st Open winner the ace Ahoghill partnership of Young McManus & Sons. Their Blue cock bred from Louis Thijs direct stock was timed at 11.57am to record velocity 1428 for the 144 miles to Croft Lofts in Ahoghill.

NIPA Race/Date

Roscrea Comeback – 14/05/16, Lib 9.00am wind Lt East

NIPA Open Roscrea Comeback 575/14,747 –

1-1B Young McManus & Sons Ahoghill 1428, 2-1H D Mullan Strabane 1423, 3-1A K Murphy Coalisland 1422, 4-2A G & S Smith Cookstown 1419, 5-3A G & S Smith 1417, 6-2B J & M Milliken Rasharkin 1415, 7-4A G & S Smith 1414, 8-1D Kemp & McBride 1411, 9-2D Kemp & McBride 1411, 10-1C J & D Braniff Colin 1411, 11-2C D & J Campbell 1410, 12-3D Kemp & McBride 1410, 13-4D Kemp & McBride 1409, 14-3B M/M Robinson Ahoghill 1404, 15-5A G & S Smith 1403, 16-3C Beggs & Hall Larne 1403, 17-4C Beggs & Hall 1402, 18-4B J Hutchinson & Son Ballymoney 1402, 19-5C K & S Doherty Larne 1401, 20-6C S Maginty 1401.

NIPA Club Results click here! Roscrea-Comeback-club-results-14th-May-2016

NIPA Result Open & Section click here! Roscrea Comeback 14th May 2016

Report by HOMER click here!

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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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