Eagleson loft records victory in Tullamore race

Paddy McManus has topped Ahoghill in the opening races from Mullingar and Tullamore.
Paddy McManus has topped Ahoghill in the opening races from Mullingar and Tullamore.

This week’s result from Tullamore proved to be a great result for J Eagleson & Sons loft, of Ballymena & District HPS.

They timed a Chequered white flight hen at 12.20pm, recording velocity 1308 for the 126 miles.

Young McManus & Sons were next best having the top four in Ahoghill with J & M Milliken winning Rasharkin for the second week and another very good card.

Mid Antrim Combine Tullamore – J Eagleson & Sons Ballymena 1308, Young McManus & Sons Ahoghill 1297, J & M Milliken Rasharkin 1297, Young McManus & Sons 1297, J & M Milliken 1297, J & M Milliken 1296, J & M Milliken 1296, Young McManus & Sons 1287, Young McManus & Sons 1286, Steele & McNeill Rasharkin 1285, Blair & Rankin Ballymena 1284, McFall & McManus New Antrim 1283, J Eagleson & Sons 1280, J Eagleson & Sons 1277, W Livingstone Ahoghill 1271, Mrs M Smyth Broughshane 1267, J & D Surgenor Rasharkin 1266, Houston Bros Randalstown 1266.

Mid Antrim Combine Clubs Tullamore

Ballymena &District 14/319 – J Eagleson & Sons 1308, Blair & Rankin 1284, McFall & McManus 1283, J Eagleson & Sons 1280, 1277, 1262, 1261, 1260, 1259, Blair & Rankin 1256.

Ahoghill Flying Club 11/380 – Young McManus & Sons 1297, 1297, 1287, 1286, W Livingstone 1271, Young McManus & Sons 1262, 1262, 1260, D Lowry 1259, Young McManus & Sons 1258.

Brooke Supplies 2 Bird Club Young McManus & Sons 1287, D Lowry 1259.

New Antrim Amal – McFall & McManus 1283, 1250, 1249, 1233, 1229, 1217, K Wilkinson & Son 1215.

Broughshane & Dist HPS 6/77 – Mrs M Smyth 1267, J Simpson 1259, 1249, T & M Morrow 1240, 1224, Mrs M Smyth 1211, C Kennedy 1161, J Getty 1151, 1127, M Neilly 1109. Broughshane club would like to thank member Bob Wylie for sponsoring this race.

Randalstown HPS 8/208 – Houston Bros 1266, Stewart Bros 1255, Percy Son & Murphy 1253, F & G & J Dickey 1242, Percy Son & Murphy 1241, Houston Bros 1241, Stewart Bros 1238, 1238, Percy Son & Murphy 1236, F & G & J Dickey 1228.

LEN RUSSELL SALE

At the present time birds are being sorted for disposal of stock on behalf of the late Len Russell.

Ken Wilkinson is holding three sales in the Chimney Corner Football Club first of which was held last week.

The second sale on April 21 will be the race team followed by the final sale on April 28 of multi-award winning Eye-sign Family.

Contact Ken on 07701 000652 for further details.