G & M ATCHESON'S
2011 RPRA Irish Region Award & RPRA UK Award winner for 0-250 miles
Michael has named his pigeon that has won the 2011 RPRA Irish Region Award and RPRA UK Award for 0-250 miles ‘Champion Georgie Lad’ after his beloved father George, who sadly passed away two years ago, 98 years young. The sire of this yearling widowhood cock is a Soontjen which has won many prizes for Michael to include 2x1st clubs and 5th Open Clonmel 26,870 birds. The dam is bred by Patrick and Rene Verulosem who Michael visited in 2008 with Tommy Crattan and their good friends from Durham and Leeds. Michael would like to take this opportunity to thank the Vervloesem family for their support and for supplying him with such quality birds. This is a super racing cock.
Champion Georgie Lad GB2011F24824
In 2011 this yearling won:
1st Club Ligoniel, 1st Loughview Combine 1215birds, 1st Section C, 9th Open Fermoy 17163 birds.
1st Club Glengormley, 2nd Loughview Combine, 2nd Section C, 12th Open Fermoy 5 bird 2488 birds.
1st Club Glengormley, 3rd Loughview combine, 5th Section C, 20th Open Tullamore 24873 birds.
1st Club Ligoniel, 1st Loughview Combine 1294 birds, 5th section C, 35th Open Roscrea 30000 birds.
RPRA (Irish Region) Award Winner 0-250 miles.
RPRA United Kingdom Award Winner 0-250 miles.
Michael also looks to have another up and coming star on his hands in the shape of Mr Bude.
Mr Bude GB2009F27313
1st Club, 3rd Loughview Combine, 3th Section C, 29th Open 8,313 birds 2010.
1st Club, 2nd Loughview Combine, 5th Section C, 13th Open 7,397 birds 2011.
Photos courtesy of Sid Collins.