Newmains Presentation Night.
Its always a pleasure to attend Newmains club for their annual presentation. With the excellent organisation from Andy Frame(Secretary) ,Wendy Whiteford and help from Ian Lindsay(President) you are always made very welcome.
The club is one of the most competitive in the Lanarkshire federation and takes some winning. The club is full of top lofts that all want that red card every week.
Its everything you wish in a club and is very much the blueprint for any pigeon club. It’s the biggest club in Lanarkshire sending big bird age.
Members are keen National fanciers, who regularly win top honours in the SNFC programme.2019 members Wullie Smart winning 1st Section 4th Open Burdinne Gold Cup SNFC with BC Su15 L 2558 & Tam Richardson winning 1st section 104th Open Buckingham SNFC with BH Su18 5330.Two brilliant results!
This year’s main guests were Andy & Liz Miller from Edinburgh, club President Ian Lindsay introduced the guests and provided us with a resume of Andy’s brilliant season, winning 1st Section,1st Open the Scottish National Gold Cup & 1st Section, 2nd Open Scottish National Roye.A truly phenomenal result for Andy who has proved himself to be one of Scotland’s top fancier over the years.
His fine form continued that night with winning most of the raffle prizes, he truly has the midas touch.
Members thank both for their time.
As always, the team had everything organised including a great night of a lovely three course meal and social activity, a live singer ,bingo and a great raffle was provided. Well done Wendy and family who word tirelessly for the club and are a real credit to our sport. The members very much appreciated their work.
The night was brilliant, and everyone stayed on to the early hours.
Onto this year winners
2019 Prize winners
Race winners Old Birds
Kelso-John Whiteford & Family
Ripon-John Whiteford & Family
Worksop-Jackie & Kevin Miller
Jackie Miller winner of lowest velocity ,R/U Combine Average, R/U Old Bird Average,MacLean shield race 13
Maidstone-Eadie & Kelly
Kettering -Boslem& Gilfillan
Kelso-Jackie & Kevin Miller
Ypres-John Lawrie & Son
John Lawrie & Son winner of Ypres tophy-Gormil cup-Carlsberg trophy
Young Bird Programme
Kelso-Jackie & Kevin Miller
Wullie Smart winner of R/U Young Bird Average-Points Shield ,MacLean Shield race 14
Hexham-A & J Cook
Catterick-A & J Cook
Ripon-Lindsay & Henderson
Old Bird Average -Eadie & Kelly
Andy Miller (L) presenting top prize winner Andy Eadie of Eadie & Kelly winning Combine & Old Bird Average .LSC Shield,W King Cup-Norman Cup, Yearling shield-Jaap Van Alpen
Inland Average-T Richardson
Tam Richardson winner of Inland average & Sprint Cup
Combine Average-Eadie & Kelly
Young Bird Average-Lindsay & Henderson
Ian Lindsay winner of Young Bird Average-J Wands Trophy-Young Bird KO-Duke of Edinburgh
Dave Crawford winner of R Menzies Mem Trophy
Mrs Frame presents Wendy Whiteford (R)
J Menzie wins Heart Foundation Trophy-Old Bird KO
A & J Cook wins Helmet Wilms Trophy
Thanks for a great night!
John Leggate ,Tom Corrie snr, Rab Simpson & Peter Anderson enjoying their night.
Tom Corrie jnr
Lanarkshire Press Officer