Rosscarbery OB Inl Nat – 14/05/16

The first big race of the NIPA season was the Rosscarbery Inland Nat flown last Saturday 14th May, just over 5,200 birds were released at 8.00am in a Lt Easterly wind. Gerald Delaney of Oroory Hill Stud in Dromore had a dream result with two birds together winning 1st & 2nd Open NIPA plus £1,500. 1st Club Rosscarberry Nat flying 260 miles doing 1295. An excellent week for O’Roory Hill Stud of Mr & Mrs G Delaney, 1st & 2nd Open, Rosscarberry Old Bird National 1st, 2nd, 7th Section G. The winning bird also won 1st Section G last week from Fermoy – a Direct Willy Jacobs that they have now named “Champion Willy’s Pride”.

Rosscarbery Old Bird National 14th May 2016

552 Members sent 5234 birds – Liberated at 8.00 am in a light Easterly wind

Sect A 36/332, Sect B 82/717, Sect C 103/991, Sect D 50/504, Sect E 128/1397, Sect F 30/219, Sect G 51/592, Sect H 44/210.

NIPA Open & Sect Result click here! Rosscarbery Old Bird National 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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