North West pigeon update

J McDowell & Sons won both Ballymoney clubs from Talbenny. inbm22-16s
J McDowell & Sons won both Ballymoney clubs from Talbenny. inbm22-16s

Talbenny in South Wales was the venue for the first cross channel race of the old bird season, best bird locally was timed in Rasharkin & Dist by the ace loft of J & M Milliken doing velocity 1410.

J McDowell & Son won both Ballymoney clubs and Hanson & Harpur from Coleraine Prem were best in the Coleraine Triangle.

Jimmy Hanson had the top bird in the Coleraine Triangle from Talbenny. inbm22-16s

Jimmy Hanson had the top bird in the Coleraine Triangle from Talbenny. inbm22-16s

Coleraine Triangle Talbenny (1) – Hanson & Harpur Coleraine Prem 1355, R McCook Windsor Soc 1334, Hanson & Harpur 1327, R & J Parke Windsor Soc 1308, L & R Hanson Coleraine Prem 1279, Hanson & Harpur 1278, Diamond Bros Coleraine Prem 1275, J L Madden Coleraine Prem 1241, G McLaughlin Coleraine Prem 1235, T Scott & Son Windsor Soc 1198, T Scott & Son 1196, S Gage Windsor Soc 1194, Hanson & Harpur 1177, Newton & Quinn Coleraine Prem 1172, D Coyles & Son Coleraine Prem 1170.

Ballymoney & Coleraine results

Rasharkin & District 11/158 – J & M Milliken 1410, 1375, T Kaczynski 1372, 1354, H Cubitt 1353, A C & T Tweed 1348, Steele & McNeill 1347, H Cubitt 1329. Danny Dixon 1372.53, 1349.64, 1348.15, 1344.43.

Ballymoney HPS 17/242 – J McDowell & Sons 1389, D & H Stuart 1383, D Dixon 1372, D Devenney 1364, J McDowell & Sons 1349, D Dixon 1349, 1348, 1344, D Devenney 1343, J Connolly 1330.

J & M Milliken of Rasharkin & Dist 1st MAC, 1st Sect B & 7th Open NIPA. inbm22-16s

J & M Milliken of Rasharkin & Dist 1st MAC, 1st Sect B & 7th Open NIPA. inbm22-16s

Ballymoney West Combine 7/120 – J McDowell & Sons 1389, W Blair 1286, R J Elliott 1266, D Laverty 1234, Brown & Stewart 1220, D Gage 1199, J Hutchinson & Son 1170.

Dervock RPS 7/76 – D & H Stuart 1383, D Devenney 1364, D Devenney 1343, D & H Stuart 1315, D Devenney 1303, D & H Stuart 1268, S Laverty 1258, J Hutchinson & Son 1170, A & M Boyle 1162, S Laverty 1161.

Coleraine Premier HPS 37/398 – Hanson & Harpur 1355, 1327, L & R Hanson 1279, Hanson & Harpur 1278, Diamond Bros 1275, J L Madden 1241, G McLaughlin 1235, Hanson & Harpur 1177, Newton & Quinn 1172, D Coyles & Son 1170. No stopping team Hanson and Harpur. Now 7x1st clubs and a one two from the first channel race of the season and winning the pools with the Roscrea winner from last weekend. Winning pigeon is reported to be a Lambrecht. Well done Jimmy.

Windsor Social 15/118 – R McCook 1334, R & J Parke 1308, T Scott & Son 1198, 1196, S Gage 1194, J McCormick 1166, C Morrow & Son 1162, R McCook 1133, S Gage 1106, A & M Glass 1095.

This weeks winner in Windsor R & C McCook with a gift bird from Willy van Horner with Trevor Scott the pools winner coming 3rd and 4th. inbm22-16s

This weeks winner in Windsor R & C McCook with a gift bird from Willy van Horner with Trevor Scott the pools winner coming 3rd and 4th. inbm22-16s

Mid Antrim Update – From Talbenny in South Wales the best bird was timed once again by J & M Milliken of Rasharkin, having a fantastic season. Their Blue yearling cock racing widowhood was a Willie Greer Krauth on the sire side and the dam is down from Ron Williamson’s Lady Helen lines. This one was indeed bred for the job keeping the loft up at the top of the NIPA with 1st MAC, 1st Sect B & 7th Open with 11,384 birds competing.

Mid Antrim Combine Talbenny (1) – J & M Milliken Rasharkin 1410, M/M Robinson Ahoghill 1389, J & M Milliken 1375, Stewart Bros Randalstown 1373, T Kaczynski Rasharkin 1372, D Dixon Rasharkin 1372, W & J Smyth Ballymena 1362, R H Clements Harryville 1361, M Graham Ballymena 1359, A McBride Harryville 1359, T Kaczynski 1354, H Cubitt Rasharkin 1353, J Eagleson & Sons Ballymena 1353, R H Clements 1352, M/M Robinson 1351.

The RPRA (Irish Region) Meritorious awards for Individual bird performance will as usual be from Talbenny (2) and Penzance, claims are required for each NIPA Section with the prizes presented at the NIPA Ladies Night.

Section A 52/754 – G & S Smith Cookstown 1423, S Hughes Coalisland 1403, G Quinn Coalisland 1371, G Quinn 1358, B Morgan Coalisland 1357, S Hughes 1357, Hanson & Harpur Coleraine Prem 1355, G & S Smith 1346, S Hughes 1343, B Morgan 1342.

R & J Parke top three out of Rosscarbery National. inbm22-16s

R & J Parke top three out of Rosscarbery National. inbm22-16s

Section B 123/1704 – J & M Milliken Rasharkin 1410, J Simpson Broughshane 1410, M/M Robinson Ahoghill 1389, J McDowell & Sons Ballymoney 1389, D & H Stuart Ballymoney 1383, J & M Milliken 1375, Stewart Bros Randalstown 1373, T Kaczynski Rasharkin 1372, D Dixon Ballymoney 1372, J & M Milliken 1369.