Suffolk Sheep Club annual prizegiving

Hayes McCaughan being presented with the Ulster Bank shield from Pauline and Danny McAlister for the champion sheep at the club Armoy sale
Hayes McCaughan being presented with the Ulster Bank shield from Pauline and Danny McAlister for the champion sheep at the club Armoy sale

Members from the North Antrim & East L/Derry Suffolk Sheep Club celebrated another successful year at their prize giving ceremony in the Bushtown House Hotel Coleraine.

Club Chairman John Hegarty welcomed everyone and gave a special welcome to special guests Mr and Mrs Daniel McAlister and Mr and Mrs Packie Donnelly.

Packie Donnelly being presented with the Dick Maybin memorial cup from Pauline  and Danny McAlister for the champion sheep at the club annual  summer charity show

Packie Donnelly being presented with the Dick Maybin memorial cup from Pauline and Danny McAlister for the champion sheep at the club annual summer charity show

Chairman John Hegarty highlighted the events which had taken place over the season and thankedeveryone who had played a role in ensuring their success.

Packie Donnelly was master judge for the club flock competition held in the days running up to the dinner and he announced his judging decisions during the evening when he awarded the top flock award to Martin Butlers Castlewood flock. Packie thanked the club for asking him to judge the event and congratulated all those who took part commenting on the very high standard of stock presented in all sections.

Club Vice Chairman Jason Watson thanked the following club Sponsors for their support throughout the year, Paul Sloan, Butchers Ballymoney, Thompsons Feeds, Natural Stockcare Ltd, Glens Farm Supplies, Fane Valley Stores, North Antrim Stores Mosside & Ivan Smyth Bushmills all who had given tremendous support to the club over the year.


SHOW TEAM OF THE YEAR – RC & JC Watson Bannview.

Packie and Rhonda Donnelly presenting Martin & Eoin Butler with the club rose bowl for the top flock in the flock competition also included are Pauline and Danny McAlister.

Packie and Rhonda Donnelly presenting Martin & Eoin Butler with the club rose bowl for the top flock in the flock competition also included are Pauline and Danny McAlister.

RESERVE SHOW TEAM – Packie Donnelly Donrho.

Summer charity show Champion - Packie Donnelly Donrho.

KILREA SHOW & SALE CHAMPION – Winner of the Northern Bank perpetual shield – Philip Gurney Oakbridge.

ARMOY SHOW & SALE CHAMPION - Winner of the Ulster Bank perpetual shield – H & D McCaughan Ballyrock.

2015 Club Flock Competition RESULTS

Kindly SPONSORED BY FANE VALLEY STORES

Champion – Winner of the Club Rose bowl - Martin Butler - Castlewood,

Ewe lambs – 1st H & D McCaughan, 2nd Martin Butler 3rd Geoffrey Douglas.

Flock Ewes – 1st Martin Butler 2nd H & D McCaughan 3rd Geoffrey Douglas

Stock ram – 1st Martin Butler Donrho Del Boy, 2nd Geoffrey Douglas Malinhead Captain, 3rd H & D McCaughan Glenhead Hotpoint.