Cookstown Social HPS

Eight members sent the total of 270 birds to their third race of the Old Bird season from Clonmel race point.

The birds were liberated at 9:10am into a south westerly wind. The Derrygonigan Lofts of G & S Smith takes the first three positions making it a hat trick of wins.

Joe McCormick takes fourth place, with the consistent Mill Lane Lofts of Gerald Marshall in sixth position.

Congratulations to G & S Smith who took first section “A” and fiftieth open in last week’s race from Roscrea.

Next week’s race point is from Fermoy.

RESULTS

NAME VELOCITY

1. G & S Smith 1713

2. G & S Smith 1711

3. G & S Smith 1696

4. Joe McCormick 1686

5. G & S Smith 1680

6. Gerald Marshall 1674

7. G & S Smith 1659

8. G & S Smith 1659

9. G & S Smith 1658

10. G & S Smith 1657

Castledawson HPS

Members sent 123 birds to Saturday’s 170 mile race from Clonmel, liberated at 9.10am in a south west wind. Martin McErlean timed the winner to his Ballymoughan Road lofts at 12.05pm, with more close behind to take third, fourth, fifth and sixth places - second place going to the Tobermore loft of Lynn & Leacock.

RESULTS

NAME VELOCITY

1 M McErlean 1699ypm

2 Lynn & Leacock 1670ypm

3 M McErlean 1663ypm

4 M McErlean 1620ypm

5 M McErlean 1620ypm

6 M McErlean 1606ypm