Harryville loft has first local bird to return from Talbenny

John Balmer has 1st Ahoghill and 2nd Mid-Antrim Combine from Talbenny.
John Balmer has 1st Ahoghill and 2nd Mid-Antrim Combine from Talbenny.

Harryville had the best local bird in the weekend race from Talbenny in South Wales, birds were released at 7.20am in a Lt Southerly wind.

Trevor Johnston & Sons timed their yearling Blue Pied hen at 11.48am recording velocity 1445 for the 220 miles into the Doury Road.

Mid Antrim Combine Talbenny 93/1524 – T Johnston & Son Harryville 1445, J Balmer Ahoghill 1435, G Price Harryville 1427, H Cubitt Rasharkin 1426, H Cubitt 1418, A Darragh Cullybackey 1416, M/M Robinson Ahoghill 1414, A Darragh 1413, Stewart Bros Randalstown 1412, J Millar Randalstown 1409, M/M Robinson 1407, Houston Bros Randalstown 1397, A Darragh 1396, J & M Milliken Rasharkin 1396, J Rock Harryville 1395, D Dixon Rasharkin 1395, A C & T Tweed Rasharkin 1392, A Darragh 1392, D Dixon 1390, Stewart Bros 1383, J Smyth & Son Ahoghill 1378, J Orr & Son Ahoghill 1378, F J & G Dickey Randalstown 1376, Stewart Bros 1375.

Champions League 2015 - Matches for Sennen Cove at the weekend are Surgenor Bros v J Simpson, Stewart Bros v Percy Son & Murphy, D Dixon v McFall & McManus, A Darragh v J Rock.

Mid Antrim Clubs

Harryville HPS 10/167 – T Johnston & Son 1445, G Price 1427, J Rock 1395, MDC Magill 1368, J Rock 1361, R H Clements 1359, G Price 1354, R H Clements 1345, L Mullan 1344, J Rock 1340.

Ahoghill Flying Club 11/210 – J Balmer 1435, M/M Robinson 1414, 1407, J Smyth & Son 1378, J Orr & Son 1378, A & N Young 1368, J Balmer 1359, 1358, Balmer Young & Sons 1344, Young McManus & Sons 1332. Brooke Supplies 2 Bird Club – M/M Robinson 1414, J Orr & Son 1378.

Kells & District HPS 12/185 – S Bell 1424, 1388, J Millar & Son 1366, 1362, 1362, Tully Lofts 1360, S Bell 1358, J Millar & Son 1357. Sizzlers 2 Bird Club – J Millar & Son 1357, S Bell 1354, Scott & Clements 1330, T Shanks & Son 1321, T & M Morrow.

Cullybackey HPS 13/299 – A Darragh 1416, 1413, 1396, 1392, H & R McCloy 1373, Cochrane Bros 1369, A Darragh 1367, 1364, Russell Bros 1359, A Darragh 1358.

Randalstown 11/173 – Stewart Bros 1412, J Millar 1409, Houston Bros 1397, Stewart Bros 1383, F J & G Dickey 1376, Stewart Bros 1375, H Boyd 1368, Percy Son & Murphy 1361, J Millar 1349, Percy Son & Murphy 1344.

New Antrim Amalgamated – MDC Magill 1368, 1338, R McFall & Son 1337, 1333, K Wilkinson & Son 1324, McFall & McManus 1317, R McFall & Son 1317, 1312, McFall & McManus 1309, MDC Magill 1304.

Ballymena & District 18/256 – W & J Smyth 1365, B Ramsey 1343, R McFall & Son 1337, W & J Smyth 1336, J Eagleson & Sons 1336, B Ramsey 1336, R McFall & Son 1333, J Eagleson & Sons 1327, Blair & Rankin 1324, W & J Smyth 1324. Ballykeel Invitation – J W Reynolds 1232, M/M M Sempey 1215, 1214.

Broughshane & District 6/61 – J Simpson 1350, D Houston & Son 1337, 1313, J Simpson 1257, M Smyth 1238, 1234.