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East Down Combine 24-08-18

East Down Combine News

with Clifford Browne

1st Open Thurles for David Hamilton (Bangor)

For the 5th Young Bird race of the season the East Down Combine were in Thurles and with suitable weather conditions the birds were in the air on Saturday August 18th at 9am and with a South West wind blowing it was going to be speedy with the winner averaging 66mph for the journey and again this week it was to a member of the Bangor Club ,David Hamilton with a velocity of 1943 ypm ,2nd Open was the Open winning loft of the previous week, Bangor’s Lambert & Stewart and it was then over to Dundonald for 3rd open to Mark Foulis .At 4th it was Mrs E Wynn & dtr .of Downpatrick Premier and then the next 5 birds were to two Dundonald lofts those of Brown and McConnell and B.C.T.Foulis & Gill with Newtownbreda’s B Hogg & sons completing the top ten . Both sections were represented in the top ten with the East section having three of the first 4 in the Open. Full open and section result was :

East Down Combine

18/08/2018 1st Thurles YB

123 Members Sent: 3137 Birds in a South West Wind

Pos Name Club Velocity

1 D.Hamilton & Son Bangor RPC 1943.448

2 Lambert & Stewart Bangor RPC 1935.234

3 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1933.769

4 Mrs E Wynn & Dtr Downpatrick Premier 1930.527

5 Brown & McConnell Dundonald HPS 1929.453

6 Brown & McConnell Dundonald HPS 1929.227

7 B C T Foulis & Gill Dundonald HPS 1928.825

8 B C T Foulis & Gill Dundonald HPS 1928.599

9 Brown & McConnell Dundonald HPS 1928.325

10 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1927.895

11 B C T Foulis & Gill Dundonald HPS 1927.694

12 McQuaide & Briggs Bangor RPC 1921.412

13 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1917.997

14 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1917.997

15 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1917.997

16 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1917.768

17 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1917.080

18 J Trimble & Son Annalong HPS 1916.505

19 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1915.869

20 J & R Young Portavogie 1915.532

21 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1915.427

22 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1914.985

23 J.McCartan Annalong HPS 1911.546

24 R Moore & Son Bangor RPC 1908.818

25 Myles,Kincaid,McCann&Auld Dundonald HPS 1906.104

26 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1905.234

27 J & B Young Portavogie 1904.497

28 J & B Young Portavogie 1902.725

29 A & P Trimble & Sons Donaghadee RPC 1902.112

30 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1897.118

31 B C T Foulis & Gill Dundonald HPS 1894.576

32 J Trimble & Son Annalong HPS 1892.958

33 S Casement & Son Ballylesson HPS 1890.604

34 R Moore & Son Bangor RPC 1889.314

35 McQuaide & Briggs Bangor RPC 1888.861

36 J.Young & Ptnrs Dundonald HPS 1888.269

37 J.Young & Ptnrs Dundonald HPS 1888.053

38 J.McCartan Annalong HPS 1887.871

39 S Casement & Son Ballylesson HPS 1887.680

40 J.Young & Ptnrs Dundonald HPS 1887.621

West Section

36Members Sent: 1049 Birds in a South West Wind

1 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1933.769

2 Brown & McConnell Dundonald HPS 1929.453

3 Brown & McConnell Dundonald HPS 1929.227

4 B C T Foulis & Gill Dundonald HPS 1928.825

5 B C T Foulis & Gill Dundonald HPS 1928.599

6 Brown & McConnell Dundonald HPS 1928.325

7 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1927.895

8 B C T Foulis & Gill Dundonald HPS 1927.694

9 Myles,Kincaid,McCann&Auld Dundonald HPS 1906.104

10 B C T Foulis & Gill Dundonald HPS 1894.576

11 S Casement & Son Ballylesson HPS 1890.604

12 J.Young & Ptnrs Dundonald HPS 1888.269

13 J.Young & Ptnrs Dundonald HPS 1888.053

14 S Casement & Son Ballylesson HPS 1887.680

15 J.Young & Ptnrs Dundonald HPS 1887.621

16 J.Young & Ptnrs Dundonald HPS 1887.405

17 J Patterson Ballylesson HPS 1882.233

18 Brown & McConnell Dundonald HPS 1881.265

19 Mackey & Lockhart Ballylesson HPS 1880.840

20 Brown & McConnell Dundonald HPS 1880.621

East Section

87 Members Sent: 2088 Birds in a South West Wind

1 D.Hamilton & Son Bangor RPC 1943.448

2 Lambert & Stewart Bangor RPC 1935.234

3 Mrs E Wynn & Dtr Downpatrick Premier 1930.527

4 McQuaide & Briggs Bangor RPC 1921.412

5 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1917.997

6 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1917.997

7 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1917.997

8 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1917.768

9 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1917.080

10 J Trimble & Son Annalong HPS 1916.505

11 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1915.869

12 J & R Young Portavogie 1915.532

13 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1915.427

14 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1914.985

15 J.McCartan Annalong HPS 1911.546

16 R Moore & Son Bangor RPC 1908.818

17 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1905.234

18 J & B Young Portavogie 1904.497

19 J & B Young Portavogie 1902.725

20 A & P Trimble & Sons Donaghadee RPC 1902.112

 

Around the Combine Clubs

 

Annalong J Trimble & Son 1916.505 , J McCartan 1911.546 ,

J Trimble & Son 1892.958

Annsborough M Croskery 1872.352 , D Croskery & Son 1841.258 ,

M Croskery 1835.515

Ballylesson 12 members sent 262 birds , S Casement & son 1890

S Casement & son 1887 , J Patterson 1882

Ballynahinch A Bradley 1866.261 ,A Bradley 1865.335 , E McLaughlin 1832.105

Ballywalter 1 S Regan (Nominated ring IHU18N20684) 1843.12

S Regan 1842.519 , R Christie 1801.969

Bangor 1 D Hamilton & Son (Nominated ring IHU2018N03800) 1943.448,

Lambert & Stewart 1935.234 , McQuaide & Briggs 1921.412

    

Cloughey Gordon Bros & Sons 1917.997 , Gordon Bros & Sons 1917.997

Gordon Bros & Sons 1917.997

Comber K Tompsett 1866.36 , K Tompsett 1855.12 , G Lyttle 1843.34

Crossgar 1 S & K Duke (Nominated ring IHU18N16967 )1830.116 ,

J McGreevy 1827.283 , J McGreevy 1816.932

Donaghadee A & P Trimble & Sons 1902.112 , A & P Trimble & Sons 1861.924

A & P Trimble & Sons 1858.933

DownpatrickPremier Mrs E Wynn & Dtr 1930.527 ,

Telford Bros & S & J Milligan (Nominated ring IHU18N11887 )1886.601

R Connolly 1863.551

Dundonald M Foulis 1933.769 , S Brown & McConnell 1929.453

S Brown & McConnell (Nominated ring IHU18N18204 )1929.227

Dundrum J Maguire & Ptrs 1841.001 ,

R McVeigh & Son (Nominated ring GB18V12204 )1723.565

R McVeigh & Son 1636.719

Killyleagh Central T Smith 1873.017 , T Smith 1871.628 ,

McComb Bros 1857.269

Millisle J Rankin 1794.335 ,J Rankin 1788.904 , J Rankin 1788.718

Newtownbreda B Hogg & Sons 1927.895 , B Hogg & Sons 1876.794

T Marshall & Son 1865.849

Portavogie J & R Young 1915.532 J & B Young 1904.497 J & B Young 1902.725

East Down2bird News

2nd Tullamore 11/8/18

1st K & B Mc Conaghie & son 1531 pools £11 20 (11th open )

2nd R Irwin 1529.9

3rd R Irwin 1529.8

4th B C T Foulis & Gill 1528

5th J Young & pts 1520

6th J Young & pts 1518

7th Brown & Mc Connell 1512

8th Muir & Mc Cann 1507

9th B Connolly 1493

10th S Casement & son 1481 pools £8 40

11th B C T Foulis & Gill 1478

12th M Foulis 1476

Good selecting on the part of Roy Irwin, B.C.T.Foulis & Gill ,Jim Young & ptnrs all of whom had both their birds in the 2 bird result and good to see Jay Muir ( Muir & McCann--Bangor )in at 8th with the bird which took 2nd club that day and just missed out on a Combine place .

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This week the Combine moves on to Fermoy and by now all members should be aware of the programme reschedule with the Talbenny YB Derby moving from 1st to the 8th of September so it will now be flown on the same date as the 1st Skibbereen YB Derby and not on the day of the2nd Thurles which will now stand alone next week .