More pigeon racing success for local fanciers at Roscrea

Davy Devenney (l) 1st Sect B from Roscrea with loft man Robin McIntyre. inbm18-16s
Davy Devenney (l) 1st Sect B from Roscrea with loft man Robin McIntyre. inbm18-16s

For the second week there was a head wind however, local birds were still released in Roscrea at 10.30am. Here are the results:

Hanson & Harpur have the top three places in the Coleraine Premier and also Coleraine Triangle. Davy Devenney who races mostly Alan Darragh birds was best in Ballymoney, and won 1st Section B. Tommy and Annie Tweed were best in Rasharkin & District and well placed in Mid Antrim.

Jimmy Hanson (l) top three in Coleraine Prem, Anthony McDonnell next. inbm18-16s

Jimmy Hanson (l) top three in Coleraine Prem, Anthony McDonnell next. inbm18-16s

Coleraine Triangle Roscrea - Hanson & Harpur Coleraine Prem 1288, Hanson & Harpur 1288, Hanson & Harpur 1267, A & M Boyle Windsor Soc 1262, T Scott & Son Windsor Soc 1259, A & M Boyle 1254, B & R Watton Windsor Soc 1250, T Scott & Son 1248, A McDonnell Coleraine Prem 1246, G Donaghy Son & Grandson Windsor Soc 1245, T McCrudden Coleraine & Co Derry 1245, Diamond Bros Coleraine Prem 1244, D Coyles & Son Coleraine Prem 1242, E & D Tosh Coleraine Prem 1240, B & R Watton 1238.

Section A 65/2028 – G & S Smith Cookstown 1311, G & S Smith 1311, G & S Smith 1305, S Hughes Coalisland 1295, W Bleeks & Son Cookstown 1294, Hanson & Harpur Coleraine Prem 1288, Hanson & Harpur 1288, G & S Smith 1286, G & S Smith 1286, G & S Smith 1285.

Section B 143/4140 – D Devenney Ballymoney 1308, Fleming Bros Crumlin 1299, Stewart Bros Randalstown 1296, Thompson Bros Crumlin 1292, Surgenor Bros Kells 1288, Surgenor Bros 1283, Surgenor Bros 1281, Reid Bros & McCloy Cullybackey 1277, Reid Bros & McCloy 1276, J Eagleson & Sons Ballymena 1275.

Ballymoney & Coleraine Clubs Roscrea

Tommy and Annie Tweed best bird in Rasharkin & Dist from Roscrea. inbm18-16s

Tommy and Annie Tweed best bird in Rasharkin & Dist from Roscrea. inbm18-16s

Ballymoney HPS 20/767 – D Devenney 1308, J Connolly 1261, 1259, A & M Boyle 1255, J Hutchinson & Son 1253, A & M Boyle 1249, J Hutchinson & Son 1247, D Dixon 1232, 1221, J McDowell & Sons 1218, D Gage 1217, D & H Stuart 1213.

Dervock RPS 6/308 – D Devenney 1308, A & M Boyle 1255, J Hutchinson & Son 1253, A & M Boyle 1249, J Hutchinson & Son 1247, D & H Stuart 1213, D & G McMullan 1197, 1193, D Devenney 1188, D & H Stuart 1180.

Coleraine Premier HPS 20/664 – Hanson & Harpur 1288, 1288, 1267, A McDonnell 1246, Diamond Bros 1244, D Coyles & Son 1242, E & D Tosh 1240, W Henry 1237, D Coyles & Son 1237, Hanson & Harpur 1237. Congratulations to Jimmy Hanson winning again from Rosscrea on another good head wind day. Winning pigeon is Dean Pallet van lint. This hen was 3rd Open for Jimmy last year when he took 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the NIPA Open. She has now won three races. She was timed at 14.06hrs flying 159 miles.

Windsor Social 19/495 – A & M Boyle 1262, T Scott & Son 1259, A & M Boyle 1254, B & R Watton 1250, T Scott & Son 1248, G Donaghy Son & Grandson 1245, B & R Watton 1238, T Scott & Son 1233, G Donaghy Son & Grandson 1227, K Glass 1225. First place and the first time in the Windsor Andy & Mavis Boyle and also third, very close second place to T Scott and son.

Ballymoney West Combine 10/337 – J Hutchinson & Son 1253, J McDowell & Sons 1218, D Gage 1217, Curry & Gilmore 1197, L Neill 1175, Brown & Stewart 1161, W Blair 1148, R J Elliott 1112, D Laverty 1104.

Rasharkin & District HPS 12/403 – A C & T Tweed 1252, F Kaczynski 1251, J & D Surgenor 1251, J & M Milliken 1248, H Cubitt 1247, 1242, Steele & McNeill 1243, J & D Surgenor 1238. Danny Dixon 1232, 1221.

Coleraine & Co Derry – T McCrudden 1245, 1226, Mrs B McCrudden 1209.

Mid Antrim Combine Roscrea – Stewart Bros Randalstown 1296, J Eagleson & Sons Ballymena 1275, J Eagleson & Sons 1273, Young McManus & Sons Ahoghill 1266, J Eagleson & Sons 1263, Young McManus & Sons 1258, McFall & McManus New Antrim 1258, Young McManus & Sons 1255, Young McManus & Sons 1255, A C & T Tweed Rasharkin 1252, T Kaczynski Rasharkin 1251, J & D Surgenor Rasharkin 1251, Young McManus & Sons 1249, J & M Milliken Rasharkin 1248, Young McManus & Sons 1248.