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East Down Combine News - 26-08-21

East Down Combine News

with Clifford Browne

EAST SECTION SUCCESSES FROM HORSE & JOCKEY & MULLINGAR

The Latest races in the East Down Combine’s revised Young Bird Programme were from The Horse & Jockey flown on Monday August 16th and this was followed by Mullingar on August 22nd and as can be seen the entries are beginning to tail off as the season draws to a close with the final race for the East Down Combine being from Skibbereen scheduled for September 11th . Further proof if proof be needed that the end of the season is just around the corner was word from Fintan Moran of the Malahide & District club of a forthcoming fund raising “ phone in” auction to be held between 1st and 12th of September and full details can be obtained from Fintan on tel 00353-868150589.

As I write this column the weather has picked up and has enabled birds to be trained so perhaps the season will wind down with some first rate racing conditions.

Right a look at the Horse & Jockey and Mullingar results and The race from the Horse & Jockey saw the birds liberated on Monday 16th August at 10am into a NW wind which led to steady velocities with the top 11 birds making over the 1100ypm and again the first arrivals were to East Section lofts with the Cloughey partnership of C & H Cully with the winner on 1146 ypm .

C H Cully

Next two were two the Annalong partnership of John Trimble and his grandson Zac with the Portavogie lofts of Robert & Glenn Thompson in at 5th open and these top five birds took the top 5 places in the East section.

Trimble Grandson    R G Thompson

Best in the West Section were B Hogg & sons of Newtownbreda .2nd West section were Crossgar’s McCartan & Woodsides with the Dundonald team of Myles , Kincaid , McCann & Auld 3rd section . Full result was ;

Jack Hogg    McCartan Woodsides

East Down Combine

16/08/2021 1st Horse & Jockey

90 Members Sent: 2287 Birds in a North West Wind

Pos

Name Club Velocity

1 C & H Cully Cloughey HPS 1146.804

2 J Trimble & G/Son Annalong HPS 1143.736

3 J Trimble & G/Son Annalong HPS 1140.299

4 R & G Thompson Portavogie 1131.797

5 T.Smith Killyleagh Central HPS 1130.789

6 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1123.900

7 Ferguson & Wilkinson Donaghadee RPC 1111.799

8 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1107.375

9 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1106.864

10 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1106.864

11 C & H Cully Cloughey HPS 1105.254

12 J Trimble & G/Son Annalong HPS 1080.190

13 G & P Brown Annsborough HPS 1079.910

14 R Connolly Downpatrick Premier 1077.846

15 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1075.434

16 Myles,Kincaid,McCann&Auld Dundonald HPS 1072.310

17 P Byrne & Son Crossgar HPS 1070.781

18 J & R Young Portavogie 1066.614

19 P Byrne & Son Crossgar HPS 1063.575

20 C & D Smyth & Sons Ballylesson HPS 1062.811

21 Young, McCormick & Angus Portavogie 1055.531

22 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1051.087

23 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1049.132

24 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1049.001

25 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1049.001

26 K & B McConaghie & Son Ballylesson HPS 1047.305

27 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1043.559

28 R & G Thompson Portavogie 1043.347

29 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1039.908

30 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1039.899

31 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1039.765

32 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1039.632

33 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1039.499

34 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1039.432

35 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1038.363

36 Burgess & Brennan Bangor RPC 1037.777

37 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1037.461

38 J Trimble & G/Son Annalong HPS 1034.495

39 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1031.827

40 Gordon Bros & Sons Killyleagh Central HPS 1030.130

West Section

38 Members Sent: 907 Birds in a North West Wind

1 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1123.900

2 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1075.434

3 Myles,Kincaid,McCann&Auld Dundonald HPS 1072.310

4 C & D Smyth & Sons Ballylesson HPS 1062.811

5 K & B McConaghie & Son Ballylesson HPS 1047.305

6 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1043.559

7 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1038.363

8 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1037.461

9 R HUNTER Ballynahinch HPS 1028.199

10 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1028.125

11 W & L Robinson Comber Social HPS 1021.274

12 B. Hogg & Sons Newtownbreda HPS 1020.286

13 S Rea Dundonald HPS 1019.866

14 J.Young & Ptnrs Dundonald HPS 1016.315

15 D & L Jackson & Dtrs Belmont RPC 1012.191

16 D & L Jackson & Dtrs Belmont RPC 1012.005

17 Myles,Kincaid,McCann&Auld Dundonald HPS 1010.198

18 Joe McGreevy Crossgar HPS 1007.462

19 Cowan & McCartney Dundonald HPS 1005.595

20 T Marshall & Son Newtownbreda HPS 1001.931

East Section

52 Members Sent: 1380 Birds in a North West Wind

1 C & H Cully Cloughey HPS 1146.804

2 J Trimble & G/Son Annalong HPS 1143.736

3 J Trimble & G/Son Annalong HPS 1140.299

4 R & G Thompson Portavogie 1131.797

5 T.Smith Killyleagh Central HPS 1130.789

6 Ferguson & Wilkinson Donaghadee RPC 1111.799

7 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1107.375

8 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1106.864

9 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1106.864

10 C & H Cully Cloughey HPS 1105.254

11 J Trimble & G/Son Annalong HPS 1080.190

12 G & P Brown Annsborough HPS 1079.910

13 R Connolly Downpatrick Premier 1077.846

14 P Byrne & Son Crossgar HPS 1070.781

15 J & R Young Portavogie 1066.614

16 P Byrne & Son Crossgar HPS 1063.575

17 Young, McCormick & Angus Portavogie 1055.531

18 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1051.087

19 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1049.132

20 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1049.001

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Around the Combine Clubs

Annalong

J Trimble & G/Son 1143.736 , J Trimble & G/Son 1140.299

J Trimble & G/Son 1080.19

Annsborough G & P Brown 1079.91 , P Brown & Son 937.806

P Brown & Son 913.462

Ballylesson C & D Smyth & Sons 1062.811 , P & C Johnston 1000.181

C & D Smyth & Sons 993.615

Ballynahinch R Hunter 1028.252 R Hunter 899.784 R Hunter 898.79

Ballywalter

J Orr & Son 991.221 , Palmer & McKay & Graham 924.143

W McMaster & Son 915.415

Bangor

Burgess & Brennan 1037.777 , Lambert & Stewart 1015.23

Burgess & Brennan 1005.797

Belmont D & L Jackson & Dtrs 1012.19 , D & L Jackson & Dtrs 1012.001

R & J Conlane 1000.37

Cloughey

C & H Cully 1146.804 , Harper & Young 1107.375

Harper & Young 1106.864

Comber

W & L Robinson 1021.274 , J Crockard & Son 988.867

W & L Robinson 949.509

Crossgar McCartan & Woodsides 1075.434 , P Byrne & Son 1070.781

P Byrne & Son 1063.575

Donaghadee

Ferguson & Wilkinson 1111.799 , A & P Trimble & Sons 1017.27

D & K McCutcheon 1014.324

DownpatrickPremier R Connolly 1077.846 , F Black & Sons 1015.712

F Black & Sons 1015.516

Dundonald Myles,Kincaid, McCann & Auld; 1072.31 , S Rea 1019.866

J Young & Ptnrs 1016.315

Dundrum E & A Rogan 1016.666 , S Foster Connor & Parry 917.289

E & A Rogan 899.823

Killyleagh Central T Smith 1130.789 , Gordon Bros & Sons 1030.123

Gordon Bros & Sons 1026.211

Newtownbreda B Hogg & Sons 1123.9 , K & B McConaghie & Son 1047.305

B Hogg & Sons 1043.559

Portavogie R & G Thompson 1131.797 , J & R Young 1066.614

Young, McCormick & Angus 1055.531

Sunday August 22nd saw the Combine back to Mullingar with birds released at 11.30am into a light West wind which was turning more northerly en route and resulted in a faster race than the Horse & Jockey at the start of the week and again it was the East section taking the top places in the Open ,in fact they had 39 if the top 40 places with velocities in the 1400’s . 1st and 2nd Open was the Annalong loft of Kevin Rooney ,son & dtr with two together on 1446 closely followed by Cloughey’s Gordon Bros & Sons and then it was members of these two clubs which took the 39 open places between them as the results show . Crossgar in the West section had the top three places here with McCartan & Woodsides having the first two and Alex & Anne Cheevers being 3rd Section . Full result was :

K Rooney    Gordon 26 08 21

East Down Combine

22/08/2021 2nd Mullingar YB6

70 Members Sent: 1579 Birds in a Light West Wind

Pos

Name Club Velocity

1 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1446.801

2 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1446.516

3 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1446.000

4 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1445.933

5 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1445.152

6 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1444.957

7 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1444.957

8 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1444.807

9 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1444.763

10 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1444.762

11 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1444.762

12 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1444.558

13 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1444.558

14 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1444.372

15 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1444.146

16 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1444.146

17 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1443.787

18 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1443.670

19 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1443.398

20 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1443.323

21 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1443.323

22 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1443.118

23 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1443.009

24 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1442.912

25 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1442.912

26 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1442.912

27 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1442.707

28 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1442.707

29 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1442.620

30 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1442.252

31 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1441.685

32 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1441.476

33 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1441.271

34 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1439.706

35 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1438.295

36 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1436.573

37 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1422.062

38 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1413.474

39 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1394.491

40 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1393.136

West Section

27Members Sent: 669 Birds in a Light West Wind

1 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1394.491

2 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1379.991

3 A & A Cheevers Crossgar HPS 1374.841

4 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1367.224

5 J.Young & Ptnrs Dundonald HPS 1361.400

6 T Marshall & Son Newtownbreda HPS 1360.685

7 Cowan & McCartney Dundonald HPS 1360.581

8 T Marshall & Son Newtownbreda HPS 1359.879

9 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1340.369

10 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1337.860

11 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1337.860

12 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1337.282

13 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1334.776

14 Mr & Mrs S Brown Dundonald HPS 1334.603

15 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1327.726

16 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1327.536

17 Cowan & McCartney Dundonald HPS 1325.232

18 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1323.376

19 T Marshall & Son Newtownbreda HPS 1320.370

20 McCartan & Woodsides Crossgar HPS 1319.804

East Section

43 Members Sent: 910 Birds in a Light West Wind

1 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1446.801

2 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1446.516

3 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1446.000

4 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1445.933

5 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1445.152

6 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1444.957

7 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1444.957

8 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1444.807

9 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1444.763

10 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1444.762

11 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1444.762

12 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1444.558

13 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1444.558

14 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1444.372

15 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1444.146

16 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1444.146

17 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1443.787

18 K Rooney,Son&Dtr Annalong HPS 1443.670

19 Harper & Young Cloughey HPS 1443.398

20 Gordon Bros & Sons Cloughey HPS 1443.323

Open (Nominated)

Position

Member

Club

Velocity

Points

1

K .Rooney,Son & Dtr

NEHU21NP28

Annalong HPS

1444.80

20

2

K .Rooney,Son & Dtr

GB21A22729

Annalong HPS

1443.67

-

3

J Trimble & G/Son

IHU21N16707

Annalong HPS

1378.71

19

4

R & G Thompson

IHU21N19113

Portavogie

1378.18

18

5

Ambrose & Kelly

IHU21N19359

Portavogie

1372.44

17

6

J Young & Ptnrs

IHU21N06641

Dundonald HPS

1361.4

16

7

F Black & Sons

IHU21N15032

Downpatrick Premier

1349.86

15

8

Ambrose & Kelly

IHU21N19360

Portavogie

1346.45

-

9

Palmer & McKay & Graham

IHU21N15774

Ballywalter SPC

1332.69

14

10

McLoughlin Bros

IHU21S123571

Annalong HPS

1308.77

13

11

Mackey & Lockhart

IHU21N14350

Ballylesson HPS

1303.74

12

12

Mr & Mrs S Brown

IHU21N11590

Dundonald HPS

1302.18

11

13

W McMaster & Son

IHU21N15666

Ballywalter SPC

1302.09

10

14

C & D Smyth & Sons

IHU21N00604

Ballylesson HPS

1300.94

9

15

W McMaster & Son

IHU21N15670

Ballywalter SPC

1294.91

-

16

Cowan & McCartney

IHU21N11629

Dundonald HPS

1293.13

8

17

Cowan & McCartney

IHU21N11602

Dundonald HPS

1282.50

-

18

P & C Johnston

IHU21N00823

Ballylesson HPS

1280.98

7

19

R & J Conlane

GB21C03891

Belmont

1280.43

6

20

Cowan & McCartney

IHU21N11640

Dundonald HPS

1279.96

-

East (Nominated)

Position

Member

Club

Velocity

Points

1

K .Rooney,Son & Dtr

NEHU21NP28

Annalong HPS

1444.80

10

2

K .Rooney,Son & Dtr

GB21A22729

Annalong HPS

1443.67

-

3

J Trimble & G/Son

IHU21N16707

Annalong HPS

1378.71

9

4

R & G Thompson

IHU21N19113

Portavogie

1378.18

8

5

Ambrose & Kelly

IHU21N19359

Portavogie

1372.44

7

6

F Black & Sons

IHU21N15032

Downpatrick Premier

1349.86

6

7

Ambrose & Kelly

IHU21N19360

Portavogie

1346.45

-

8

Palmer & McKay & Graham

IHU21N15774

Ballywalter SPC

1332.69

5

9

McLoughlin Bros

IHU21S123571

Annalong HPS

1308.77

4

10

W McMaster & Son

IHU21N15666

Ballywalter SPC

1302.09

3

West (Nominated)

Position

Member

Club

Velocity

Points

1

J Young & Ptnrs

IHU21N06641

Dundonald HPS

1361.4

10

2

Mackey & Lockhart

IHU21N14350

Ballylesson HPS

1303.749

9

3

Mr & Mrs S Brown

IHU21N11590

Dundonald HPS

1302.184

8

4

C & D Smyth & Sons

IHU21N00604

Ballylesson HPS

1300.943

7

5

Cowan & McCartney

IHU21N11629

Dundonald HPS

1293.133

6

6

Cowan & McCartney

IHU21N11602

Dundonald HPS

1282.509

-

7

P & C Johnston

IHU21N00823

Ballylesson HPS

1280.984

5

8

R & J Conlane

GB21C03891

Belmont

1280.43

4

9

Cowan & McCartney

IHU21N11640

Dundonald HPS

1279.96

-

10

Mr & Mrs S Brown

IHU21N11561

Dundonald HPS

1276.663

-

Around the Combine Clubs

Annalong

K .Rooney,Son & Dtr 1446.801 ,K .Rooney,Son & Dtr 1446.516

K .Rooney,Son & Dtr NEHU21NP28 1444.807

Annsborough G & P Brown 1323.902 , P Brown & Son 1302.062

G & P Brown 1288.958

Ballylesson Mackey & Lockhart 1303.749 , C & D Smyth & sons 1300.943

P & C Johnston 1295.283

Ballywalter W McMaster & Son 1339.028 ,

Palmer & McKay & Graham IHU21N15774 1332.693

W McMaster & Son 1316.683

Bangor

D Shaw 1284.774 , D Shaw 1283.996 , D Shaw 1283.84

Belmont R & J Conlane GB21C03891 1280.43 , D & L Jackson & Dtrs 1275.009

D & L Jackson & Dtrs 1272.74

Cloughey

Gordon Bros & Sons 1446.001 , Harper & Young 1445.933

Harper & Young 1445.152

Comber

J Crockard & Son 1293.429 , W & L Robinson 1283.192

J Crockard & Son 1262.147

Crossgar McCartan & Woodsides 1394.491 , McCartan & Woodsides 1379.991

A&A Cheevers 1374.841

Donaghadee

A & P Trimble & Sons 1291.235 , D & K McCutcheon 1276.616

D & K McCutcheon 1276.327

DownpatrickPremier F Black & Sons IHU21N15032 1349.867

F Black & Sons 1349.679 , F Black & Sons 1333.005

Dundonald Mr & Mrs S Brown 1367.224 , J Young & Ptnrs IHU21N06641 1361.4 Cowan & McCartney 1360.581

Dundrum

S Foster Connor & Parry 1294.648 , S Foster Connor & Parry 1289.1

S Foster Connor & Parry 1265.852

Killyleagh Central C J Healy 1384.928 , T Smith 1339.035 , T Smith 1338.451

Newtownbreda

T Marshall & Son 1360.685 , T Marshall & Son 1359.879

T Marshall & Son 1320.37

Portavogie R & G Thompson 1383.518 , R & G Thompson IHU21N19113 1378.18 R & G Thompson 1374.644

 

East Down2bird News

1st Mullingar 10/8/21

1st Gordon bros & sons 1469.861 pools £10

2nd Gordon bros & sons 1468.647 pools £7 50 nom £30

3rd J & R Young 1367

4th D Shaw 1357 pools £5

5th W & R Evans & Leahy 1356

6th D & L Jackson & dtrs 1351 pools £2 50

7th J Trimble & g/son 1342

8th C & D Smyth & sons 1338

9th A & A Cheevers 1337

10th Mackey & Lockhart 1331

11th P & C Johnston 1327

12th Mc Loughlin 1322

Good selecting by Gordon Bros & Sons with 1st & 2nd both together and lifting pools & nom .

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This week the birds are going to Tullamore and it is to be hoped that the present spell of settled weather holds.