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East Down Combine 11-05-18

East Down Combine News
with Clifford Browne


MOTHER & DTR PARTNERSHIP WIN FERMOY


For the 4th race of the year the East Down Combine were in Fermoy on Saturday the 5th May and mist and Fog early in the day delayed the start until it lifted and the 5000 plus entry were in the air at 11am into a helping Southerly wind which saw the first 19 birds in the Combine record velocities over 1900ypm .


The Open winners this week were to the Downpatrick Premier partnership of Mrs E Wynn & dtr who recorded a velocity of 1973ypm ,congratulations to them on this performance and I hope to have a photo shortly ,they were closely followed by last week?s open winners Cromie & Magee & son of Ballynahinch and we stay in Ballynahinch for 3rd open to Alastair Bradley .The open places were shared around many Combine clubs which saw the West section being won by Cromie & Magee & son whilst the East section was won by Mrs Wynn & dtr . The full open and Section result was :


East Down Combine

05/05/2018 1st Fermoy OB
174 Members Sent: 5044 Birds in a Southerly Wind
Pos Name Club Velocity

1 Mrs E Wynn & Dtr Downpatrick Premier 1973.453
2 Cromie & Magee & Son Ballynahinch HPS 1971.930
3 A Bradley Ballynahinch HPS 1953.880
4 Brown & McConnell Dundonald HPS 1938.113
5 R Connolly Downpatrick Premier 1930.471
6 R Hunter Ballynahinch HPS 1924.878
7 Gillespie Bros Ballylesson HPS 1924.247
8 A. Crawford Ballylesson HPS 1915.782
9 D.Croskery & Son Annsborough HPS 1915.313
10 D.Croskery & Son Annsborough HPS 1912.498
11 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1911.018
12 G Lyttle Comber Social 1910.854
13 R. Johnston Comber Social HPS 1910.147
14 R. Johnston Comber Social HPS 1909.968
15 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1904.433
16 Brown & McConnell Dundonald HPS 1902.332
17 G Lyttle Comber Social 1902.209
18 Cowan & McCartney Dundonald HPS 1901.118
19 Cromie & Magee & Son Ballynahinch HPS 1900.669
20 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1898.843
21 P McCartan Annsborough HPS 1893.821
22 D.& D Chew Newtownbreda HPS 1892.558
23 R Moore & Son Bangor RPC 1884.787
24 R Moore & Son Bangor RPC 1883.783
25 A Bradley Ballynahinch HPS 1878.168
26 J Patterson Ballylesson HPS 1875.883
27 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1873.894
28 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1873.035
29 Graham Bros Ballynahinch HPS 1871.841
30 S & P Logan Ballynahinch HPS 1871.634
31 R.Irwin Dundonald HPS 1870.401
32 Myles,Kincaid,McCann&Auld Dundonald HPS 1866.122
33 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1862.459
34 J.Young & Ptnrs Dundonald HPS 1858.341
35 A. Crawford Ballylesson HPS 1855.499
36 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1855.362
37 J Patterson Ballylesson HPS 1854.329
38 Cowan & McCartney Dundonald HPS 1853.538
39 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1853.301
40 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1853.134

West Section

59 Members Sent: 1736 Birds in a Southerly Wind

1 Cromie & Magee & Son Ballynahinch HPS 1971.930
2 A Bradley Ballynahinch HPS 1953.880
3 Brown & McConnell Dundonald HPS 1938.113
4 R Hunter Ballynahinch HPS 1924.878
5 Gillespie Bros Ballylesson HPS 1924.247
6 A. Crawford Ballylesson HPS 1915.782
7 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1911.018
8 R. Johnston Comber Social HPS 1910.147
9 R. Johnston Comber Social HPS 1909.968
10 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1904.433
11 Brown & McConnell Dundonald HPS 1902.332
12 Cowan & McCartney Dundonald HPS 1901.118
13 Cromie & Magee & Son Ballynahinch HPS 1900.669
14 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1898.843
15 D.& D Chew Newtownbreda HPS 1892.558
16 A Bradley Ballynahinch HPS 1878.168
17 J Patterson Ballylesson HPS 1875.883
18 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1873.894
19 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1873.035
20 Graham Bros Ballynahinch HPS 1871.841


East Section

115 Members Sent: 3308 Birds in a Southerly Wind

1 Mrs E Wynn & Dtr Downpatrick Premier 1973.453
2 R Connolly Downpatrick Premier 1930.471
3 D.Croskery & Son Annsborough HPS 1915.313
4 D.Croskery & Son Annsborough HPS 1912.498
5 G Lyttle Comber Social 1910.854
6 G Lyttle Comber Social 1902.209
7 P McCartan Annsborough HPS 1893.821
8 R Moore & Son Bangor RPC 1884.787
9 R Moore & Son Bangor RPC 1883.783
10 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1853.301
11 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1853.134
12 R Moore & Son Bangor RPC 1847.184
13 Lambert & Stewart Bangor RPC 1843.404
14 R Moore & Son Bangor RPC 1839.173
15 R Moore & Son Bangor RPC 1839.013
16 R Moore & Son Bangor RPC 1838.376
17 D Shaw Bangor RPC 1838.072
18 R Moore & Son Bangor RPC 1837.420
19 R Moore & Son Bangor RPC 1836.783
20 Lambert & Stewart Bangor RPC 1836.675

From Around the Combine Clubs
Annalong K .Rooney,Son & Dtr 1556.18 , J McCartan 1550.749
K .Rooney,Son & Dtr 1544.48
Annsborough D Croskery & Son 1916.411 , D Croskery & Son 1913.657
P McCartan 1893.821
Ballylesson 14 members sent 337 birds --Gillespie bros 1924
A Crawford 1915 , J Patterson 1875
Ballynahinch Cromie & Magee & Son 1971.93 , A Bradley 1953.88
R Hunter 1924.878
Ballywalter R Christie 1785.761 , Palmer & McKay 1767.56
J Orr & Son 1752.882
Bangor R Moore & Son 1884.787 , R Moore & Son 1883.783
R Moore & Son 1847.184
Cloughey Harper & Young 1853.301 ,Harper & Young 1853.134
Gordon Bros & Sons 1820.801
Comber G Lyttle 1911.001 , R Johnston 1910.14 , R Johnston 1909.96
Crossgar T Horner & Sons 1825.298 ,J McGreevy 1823.167
J McGreevy 1788.596
Donaghadee E D & K Allan & Sons 1796.315 ,D & K McCutcheon 1783.568
D & K McCutcheon 1778.67
DownpatrickPremier Mrs E Wynn & Dtr 1973.453 , R Connolly 1930.471
S Milligan & Dtr 1766.997
Dundonald S Brown & McConnell 1938.113 , M Foulis 1911.018
M Foulis 1904.433
Dundrum E & A Rogan 1829.228 ,E & A Rogan 1784.01 , E & A Rogan 1779.803
Hillfoot A Cousins & Sons 1826.503 , A Cousins & Sons 1825.665
A Cousins & Sons 1768.669
Killyleagh Central Gordon Bros & Sons 1821.962 , C J Healy 1789.747
Gordon Bros & Sons 1782.672
Millisle R Strain & Son 1830.717 , R Strain & Son 1830.7 ,J Rankin 1828.8
Newtownbreda B Hogg & Sons 1898.843 , D.& D Chew 1892.569
B Hogg & Sons 1852.764
Portavogie R & G Thompson 1808.561 , R & G Thompson 1788.766
W & N Cully 1778.448

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East Down2bird News
Thurles --28/4/18
1st B Hogg & sons 1402 pools £14 40 (7th Open EDC)
2nd Cowan & McCartney 1389 (15th Open EDC)
3rd Gordon bros & sons 1385 pools £10 80
4th Gordon bros & sons 1370 pools £7 20
5th J Patterson 1369 .70 pools £3 60
6th J Patterson 1369.70
7th R Irwin 1366
8th J Tumelty 1362
9th Harper & Young 1355
10th J Kirk & sons 1354
11th R Moore & son 1353
12th McCartan & Woodsides 1341 .6
Well done to both Gordon Bros & sons and John Patterson who had both their birds feature in the result .

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This week it is a Double Bill with the ordinary race from Mallow coupled with the Derek Wishart Memorial race also from Mallow ,details as per the entry form.