Local lofts success in NIPA as Jimmy has a clean sweep

At the weekend the NIPA arranged two races and both turned out very successful, especially for local area lofts.

The OB Inland Nat was flown from Rosscarbery in Co Cork and Steele & McNeill from Rasharkin & Dist topped MAC and had 1st Sect B in the NIPA clocking their good Dark Cheq (c) “Champion 02” which had now collected 7 x individual 1sts.

In this race A & M Boyle from Ballymoney were best in the Coleraine Centre while D Coyles & Son topped Coleraine Triangle. The Comeback race was flown from Roscrea, well done to Jimmy Hanson of the Coleraine Premier taking a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the Nipa Open from Rosscrea at the weekend. Winning bird is a yearling roundabout hen and is a grand-daughter off Suarez a RPRA Award winner for Danny Dixon, this hen mated to a Liverpool Jacobs also bred by Danny. Derek McMullan from Ballymoney took 1st in the NIPA Section B making it a super weekend for local lofts.

Ballymoney & Coleraine Clubs Rosscarbery -A & M Boyle Ballymoney 1586, A & M Boyle 1570, J Hutchinson & Son Ballymoney 1555, D Coyles & Son Coleraine Prem 1552, S & C McCook Ballymoney 1548, A & M Boyle 1547, D Dixon Ballymoney 1546, D Devenney Ballymoney 1540, D Dixon 1540, Hanson & Harpur Coleraine Prem 1539.

Coleraine Triangle Rosscarbery - D Coyles & Son Coleraine Prem 1552, Hanson & Harpur Coleraine Prem 1539, Hanson & Harpur 1435, D Coyles & Son 1532, Newton & Quinn Coleraine Prem 1531, J L Madden Coleraine Prem 1529, Hanson & Harpur 1526, Hanson & Harpur 1526, Hanson & Harpur 1526, Hanson & Harpur 1523.

Rasharkin & District 10/73 – Steele & McNeill 1590, T Kaczynski 1551, A C & T Tweed 1532, T Kaczynski 1525, T Whyte 1522, Steele & McNeill 1518. Steele & McNeill win timing at 1.58pm for the 256 mile fly from Rosscarbery, their good Lambrecht widowhood cock “Champion 02” now winning 7x1sts. This bird had earlier won the Mid Antrim Combine this season from Tullamore and is bred from the best Heartbreaker lines from good friend Danny Dixon. D Dixon: 1546.496, 1540.448, 1529.769, 1525.871.

Ballymoney HPS 14/147 – A & M Boyle 1586, 1570, J Hutchinson & Son 1555, S & C McCook 1548, A & M Boyle 1547, D Dixon 1546, D Devenney 1540, D Dixon 1540, 1529, J Hutchinson & Son 1526. A & M Boyle wins the club and tops the Coleraine Center from Rosscarbery, his winning Blue Pied cock is a three year old Van Reet.

Dervock RPS 5/71 – A & M Boyle 1586, 1570, J Hutchinson & Son 1555, A & M Boyle 1547, D Devenney 1540, J Hutchinson & Son 1526, 1522, A & M Boyle 1520, 1517, 1515.

Ballymoney West Combine 5/44 – J Hutchinson & Son 1555, L Neill 1521, J McDowell & Sons 1508, J McConaghie 1480, Brown & Stewart 1395.

Coleraine Premier – D Coyles & Son 1552, Hanson & Harpur 1539, Hanson & Harpur 1435, D Coyles & Son 1532, Newton & Quinn 1531, J L Madden 1529, Hanson & Harpur 1526, 1526, 1526, 1523, 1519, D Coyles & Son 1510.

Windsor Social 9/40 – R McCandless 1495, T Stewart 1494, R & J Parke 1488, R McCandless 1487, R & J Parke 1483, R McCandless 1483, R McCook 1479, A & M Glass 1460, K Glass 1444, S Gage 1443.

Mid Antrim Combine Rosscarbery Nat 76/600 - Steele & McNeill Rasharkin 1590, A Darragh Cullybackey 1563, A Darragh Cullybackey 1562, A Darragh Cullybackey 1562, A Darragh Cullybackey 1562, A Darragh Cullybackey 1562, Percy Son & Murphy Randalstown 1558, A Darragh Cullybackey 1555, Young McManus & Sons Ahoghill 1552, Percy Son & Murphy Randalstown 1551, T Kaczynski Rasharkin 1551, Stewart Bros Randalstown 1551, Scott & Clements Kells 1550, Young McManus & Sons Ahoghill 1550, M/M Robinson Ahoghill 1547, D Dixon Rasharkin 1546, A Darragh 1545, D Dixon 1540, A Darragh 1537, A Darragh 1535, A C & T Tweed Rasharkin 1532, Young McManus & Sons 1532, Houston Bros Randalstown 1531, D Dixon 1529.

Ballymoney HPS 21/662 – D & G McMullan 1659, J Connolly 1641, 1641, D Dixon 1638, L Neill 1628, D & G McMullan 1624, A & M Boyle 1620, D Dixon 1615, Curry & Gilmore 1606, L Neill 1604. D & G McMullan wins the come back from Roscrea with a Verschelde, this four year old Blue Cheq hen was in her first race of the season.

Rasharkin & District 10/157 – A C & T Tweed 1641, 1634, T Kaczynski 1621, T Whyte 1617, H Cubitt 1616, 1581, J & M Milliken 1570, J & D Surgenor 1566. Danny Dixon: 1638.645, 1615.257.

Ballymoney West Combine 10/301 – L Neill 1628, Curry & Gilmore 1606, J Hutchinson & Son 1604, R J Elliott 1585, W Blair 1578, J McDowell & Sons 1559, Brown & Stewart 1557, J McConaghie 1549, C Henry 1532, D Gage 1522.