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East Down Combine News - 27-05-21

East Down Combine News 

with Clifford Browne

JACKIE CROSSAN WINS 1ST & 2ND OPEN MALLOW

The East Down Combine were in Mallow (Co. Cork) on May 22nd for the 4th race of the season and with a good day in prospect with a NW wind the convoy of just over 4,500 birds were released at 8.30am and with the West in the wind the leading birds recorded velocities in the 1400’s .

Leading the Open and East Section result with two together was the Downpatrick loft of Jackie Crossan to take 1st and 2nd open and Section with a further three birds at 11th ,12th and 13th open .

Jack Crossan 27 05 21

Annalong’s Rooney family had another good race with 3rd ,5th, 16th ,17th ,28th ,32nd,33rd 34th & 38th open . The Newtownbreda lofts of B Hogg & Sons were 4th open and top the West section and then its back to Downpatrick for 4 together for Phillip McCullough & dtr . The Open top ten were completed by the Portavogie partnership of R & G Thompson .

Jack Hogg 27 05 21

P McCullough 27 05 21

R Thompson 27 05 21

The Open section and nominated results were:

East Down Combine

22/05/2021 Mallow OB

167 Members Sent: 4656 Birds in a North Westerly Wind

Pos

Name Club Velocity

1 J Crossan Downpatrick Premier 1466.576

2 J Crossan Downpatrick Premier 1466.265

3 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1460.917

4 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1459.395

5 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1455.695

6 P McCullough & Dtr Downpatrick Premier 1450.588

7 P McCullough & Dtr Downpatrick Premier 1449.874

8 P McCullough & Dtr Downpatrick Premier 1449.772

9 P McCullough & Dtr Downpatrick Premier 1449.670

10 R & G Thompson Portavogie 1449.249

11 J Crossan Downpatrick Premier 1448.782

12 J Crossan Downpatrick Premier 1447.873

13 J Crossan Downpatrick Premier 1447.571

14 A Bradley Ballynahinch HPS 1446.814

15 Abernethy & Turner Ballynahinch HPS 1445.030

16 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1445.027

17 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1444.469

18 A Bradley Ballynahinch HPS 1442.442

19 A Bradley Ballynahinch HPS 1442.340

20 C & D Smyth & Sons Ballylesson HPS 1441.972

21 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1440.256

22 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1440.162

23 R & J Conlane Belmont RPC 1440.044

24 S Milligan & Dtr Downpatrick HPS 1439.532

25 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1439.280

26 S Milligan & Dtr Downpatrick HPS 1439.225

27 P McCullough & Dtr Downpatrick Premier 1437.350

28 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1435.503

29 J Kirk & Sons Ballylesson HPS 1434.735

30 Telford Bros Downpatrick HPS 1434.199

31 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1433.646

32 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1428.933

33 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1428.279

34 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1428.061

35 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1427.094

36 M McKee G/Son Annalong HPS 1426.134

37 W.McMaster & Son Ballywalter SPC 1426.110

38 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1425.996

39 P McCullough & Dtr Downpatrick Premier 1424.155

40 J Patterson Ballylesson HPS 1422.779

West Section

62Members Sent:1897 Birds in a North Westerly Wind

1 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1459.395

2 A Bradley Ballynahinch HPS 1446.814

3 Abernethy & Turner Ballynahinch HPS 1445.030

4 A Bradley Ballynahinch HPS 1442.442

5 A Bradley Ballynahinch HPS 1442.340

6 C & D Smyth & Sons Ballylesson HPS 1441.972

7 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1440.256

8 M.Foulis Dundonald HPS 1440.162

9 R & J Conlane Belmont RPC 1440.044

10 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1439.280

11 J Kirk & Sons Ballylesson HPS 1434.735

12 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1433.646

13 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1427.094

14 J Patterson Ballylesson HPS 1422.779

15 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1422.591

16 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1417.098

17 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1417.098

18 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1416.355

19 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1413.725

20 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1413.725

East Section

105 Members Sent: 2759 Birds in a North Westerly Wind

1 J Crossan Downpatrick Premier 1466.576

2 J Crossan Downpatrick Premier 1466.265

3 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1460.917

4 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1455.695

5 P McCullough & Dtr Downpatrick Premier 1450.588

6 P McCullough & Dtr Downpatrick Premier 1449.874

7 P McCullough & Dtr Downpatrick Premier 1449.772

8 P McCullough & Dtr Downpatrick Premier 1449.670

9 R & G Thompson Portavogie 1449.249

10 J Crossan Downpatrick Premier 1448.782

11 J Crossan Downpatrick Premier 1447.873

12 J Crossan Downpatrick Premier 1447.571

13 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1445.027

14 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1444.469

15 S Milligan & Dtr Downpatrick HPS 1439.532

16 S Milligan & Dtr Downpatrick HPS 1439.225

17 P McCullough & Dtr Downpatrick Premier 1437.350

18 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1435.503

19 Telford Bros Downpatrick HPS 1434.199

20 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1428.933

Open (Nominated)

Position

Member

Club

Velocity

Points

1

P McCullough & Dtr

IHU19N07950

Downpatrick Premier

1449.77

20

2

P McCullough & Dtr

GB17C37831

Downpatrick Premier

1449.67

-

3

R & G Thompson

IHU18N10148

Portavogie

1449.24

19

4

J Crossan

IHU19N08362

Downpatrick Premier

1448.78

18

5

Mr & Mrs S Brown

IHU19N10140

Dundonald HPS

1439.28

17

6

P McCullough & Dtr

IHU18N10923

Downpatrick Premier

1437.35

-

7

M McKee

IHU20N14992

Annalong HPS

1426.13

16

8

W McMaster & Son

IHU20N13065

Ballywalter SPC

1426.11

15

9

Ambrose & Kelly

IHU20N15653

Portavogie

1418.11

14

10

J Trimble & G/Son

IHU20N14328

Annalong HPS

1416.94

13

11

J Patterson

IHU18S149972

Ballylesson HPS

1410.90

12

12

S & K Duke

IHU20N10897

Crossgar H P S

1409.42

11

13

K .Rooney,Son & Dtr

GB19A34802

Annalong HPS

1404.08

10

14

R & G Thompson

IHU20N15446

Portavogie

1402.04

-

15

K .Rooney,Son & Dtr

GB20A34141

Annalong HPS

1400.82

-

16

Harper & Young

IHU19N10719

Cloughey HPS

1399.82

9

17

J & R Young

IHU20N15357

Portavogie

1397.79

8

18

K .Rooney,Son & Dtr

GB19A35030

Annalong HPS

1395.19

-

19

R & J Conlane

GB20X28052

Belmont

1395.00

7

20

Mr & Mrs S Brown

IHU20N03283

Dundonald HPS

1394.34

-

East (Nominated)

Position

Member

Club

Velocity

Points

1

P McCullough & Dtr

IHU19N07950

Downpatrick Premier

1449.772

10

2

P McCullough & Dtr

GB17C37831

Downpatrick Premier

1449.67

-

3

R & G Thompson

IHU18N10148

Portavogie

1449.249

9

4

J Crossan

IHU19N08362

Downpatrick Premier

1448.782

8

5

P McCullough & Dtr

IHU18N10923

Downpatrick Premier

1437.35

-

6

M McKee

IHU20N14992

Annalong HPS

1426.134

7

7

W McMaster & Son

IHU20N13065

Ballywalter SPC

1426.11

6

8

Ambrose & Kelly

IHU20N15653

Portavogie

1418.115

5

9

J Trimble & G/Son

IHU20N14328

Annalong HPS

1416.944

4

10

S & K Duke

IHU20N10897

Crossgar H P S

1409.427

3

West (Nominated)

Position

Member

Club

Velocity

Points

1

Mr & Mrs S Brown

IHU19N10140

Dundonald HPS

1439.28

10

2

J Patterson

IHU18S149972

Ballylesson HPS

1410.90

9

3

R & J Conlane

GB20X28052

Belmont

1395.00

8

4

Mr & Mrs S Brown

IHU20N03283

Dundonald HPS

1394.34

-

5

Mr & Mrs S Brown

IHU20N03326

Dundonald HPS

1394.17

-

6

Mr & Mrs S Brown

IHU20N03298

Dundonald HPS

1393.46

-

7

R & J Conlane

GB19X19002

Belmont

1390.54

-

8

R & J Conlane

GB20X28032

Belmont

1390.27

-

9

J Kirk & Son

IHU16N09177

Ballylesson HPS

1386.64

7

10

I & A Cousins & M & J Albert

GB19X21113

Ballylesson HPS

1385.65

6

Around the Combine Clubs

Annalong

K .Rooney,Son & Dtr 1460.917 , K .Rooney,Son & Dtr 1455.695

K .Rooney,Son & Dtr 1445.027

K Rooney 27 05 21

Annsborough

G & P Brown 1410.178 , G & P Brown 1400.571 ,

G & P Brown 1384.571

Ballylesson 10 members sent 325 birds,

C & D Smyth & sons 1441.972

J Kirk & sons 1434.735 , J Patterson 1422.779

Ballynahinch 

A Bradley 1446.825 , Abernethy & Turner 1445.032

A Bradley 1442.452

Alaistair Bradley 27 05 21

Ballywalter

W McMaster & Son IHU20N13065 1426.11 , S Regan 1345.705

S Regan IHU20N13407 1344.177

Bangor

Lambert & Stewart 1415.792 ,R Moore & Son 1414.117

Lambert & Stewart 1411.727

Belmont 

R & J Conlane 1440.04 , R & J Conlane GB20X28052 1395.007

R & J Conlane GB19X19002 1390.54

Cloughey

Harper & Young IHU19N10719 1399.824 , C & H Cully 1395.366

C & H Cully IHU18N13745 1386.899

Comber

G Lyttle 1408., G Lyttle 1394.561 , R Johnston 1378.469

Crossgar 

McCartan & Woodsides 1427.094 , S & K Duke IHU20N10897 1409.427 S & K Duke IHU20N10912 1384.118

Donaghadee

Ferguson & Wilkinson 1398.558 ,D & K McCutcheon 1393.882

A & P Trimble & Sons 1384.037

DownpatrickPremier 

J Crossan 1466.576 , J Crossan 1466.265

P McCullough & Dtr 1450.588

Dundonald M Foulis 1440.256 , M Foulis 1440.162

Mr & Mrs S Brown IHU19N10140 1439.28

Dundrum E & A Rogan 1402.07 , E & A Rogan 1391.549

R McVeigh & Son 1357.8

Killyleagh Central 

T Smith 1372.23 , T Smith 1359.78 ,C J Healy 1348.802

Millisle

R Strain & Son 1344.72 , J Rankin 1338.38 , R Strain & Son 1337.36

Newtownbreda

B Hogg & Sons 1459.395 , B Hogg & Sons 1422.591

B Hogg & Sons 1416.355

Portavogie 

R & G Thompson IHU18N10148 1449.249

Ambrose & Kelly IHU20N15653 1418.115 ,

R & G Thompson IHU20N15446 1402.044 

 

East Down2bird News

Horse & Jockey 14/5/2021

57 members competed

1st B Hogg & sons 1308.743 pools £20 80

2nd R Moore & son 1282.177 pools £15 60

3rd Mr & Mrs S Brown 1281.449

4th R Moore & son 1278.133 pools £10 40

5th R Irwin 1256.994 pools £5 20

6th Gordon bros & sons 1248.920

7th J Kirk & sons 1237.133

8th J Patterson 1225 .211

9th F Gilmore 1223.193

10th Mackey & Lockhart 1222.786

11th J Galbraith & son 1221.946

12th T Horner & sons 1220.205

For a second time this year from three races Bangor’s Reggie & David Moore have both their entries in the prizes -good selecting .

Obituary

It is with deep regret that I have to report to the Fancy the death of Mrs Jane (Jeannie) McCavery ,the dearly loved mother of the East Down Combine and INFC chairman Leonard . To Leonard and the wider family circle may I pass on our sincere condolences at this sad time .

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This weekend May 29th it is the first of the Classic races of the season with the Joe Ringland Skibbereen Classic and good flying to all in this event .

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