New result website is launched ahead of 2015 season

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A new Pigeon Craic result site as just been launched.

You can visit the site every week for the up to date results from all organisations.

You can also post your comments, pictures or videos.

Log in to www.pigeoncraic.com/results or use the link on the top bar on the pigeon craic site www.pigeoncraic.com. Click on results tab, then register on the site. Register as Club Admin (only one per club - this is the person posting the result each week) or register as a member (as a member you can comment on any results from any club and post pics etc).

What will the site do? The site will show the results as you the fancy post them. On the front page there will be a box showing all the latest results (posted in past seven days by the relevant club, time of posting and top two in club plus click to view full result.

The club admin/members can post any comments and pictures plus information on the latest winners and prizewinners plus any club information. Posting a picture is very simple. Go to the relevant race result, then click on the add image button. Select your image from your computer, click on image, post image.

The only thing now needed is for the fancy to join the site.

I would like to wish all fancier friends good health and enjoy your racing in the coming season.

NIPA - NEW CLUB PICK UP TIMES

The NIPA season is due to start again on the 18th April weekend with a race from Tullamore in County Offaly.

Top racers Plunkett , Polloch & Nelson pictured with Drew Harper- EDC 1st Tullamore winner

Top racers Plunkett , Polloch & Nelson pictured with Drew Harper- EDC 1st Tullamore winner

There will be three new drivers in the transport team and they join three from last season. The club pick up times came under close scrutiny and it has been necessary to make some changes on some routes.

The new Convoyer is Paddy McNeice and Ivan Mawhinney returns as Race Controller.

Drug tests will also be carried out over the season, as soon as possible after each race is flown. Same procedure for results as last season, fax or e-mail a copy of result before 10.20pm on the day of the race. NIPA Fax: (028) 92 693913, E.Mail: nipapigeons@hotmail.co.uk

The following are the times that the transporter will leave the following clubs:

Limavady 5.30 pm, Londonderry/Derry all clubs will have been collected by 7.00 pm, Strabane 7.30 pm, Mourne 7.50 pm, Omagh 8.20 pm.

Coleraine Prem, Co Derry & Windsor 6.00 pm, Ballymoney 6.20 pm, Rasharkin 6.40 pm, Cullybackey 7.00 pm, Ahoghill 7.20 pm, Ballymena 7.40 pm, Broughshane 8.00 pm, Harryville 8.20 pm, Kells 8.40 pm, Randalstown 9.00 pm, Muckamore 9.20 pm, Crumlin 9.40 pm, Glenavy 10.00 pm.

Glenarm/Cushendall 5.30 pm, Larne 6.00 pm, Horseshoe 6.20 pm, Ballycarry 6.50 pm, Carrick & Dist 7.20 pm, Carrick Social 7.40 pm, Ballyclare 8.00 pm, Doagh 8.20 pm, Kingsmoss 8.40 pm, Eastway 9.00 pm, Ligoniel 9.30 pm.

Castledawson 6.00 pm, Cookstown 6.30 pm, Coalisland 7.00 pm, Dungannon 7.15 pm, Annaghmore 7.45 pm, Bondhill/Loughgall/Blackwatertown 8.15 pm, Armagh/Monaghan 9.00 pm, Markethill 9.30 pm, Bessbrook 10.00 pm, Millvale/Newry Inv 10.15 pm, Newry & Dist 10.30 pm, Ballyholland 10.45 pm.

Corrigs 6.00 pm, Downpatrick 6.45 pm, Killyleagh Dist & Central 7.30 pm, Harmony 8.00 pm, Dromara 8.30 pm, Kircubbin 6.00 pm , Ards 6.45 pm, Comber 7.15 pm, Dunedin 7.40 pm, Kingswood 8.10 pm, South Belfast 8.30 pm, Colin 9.00 pm, Derriaghy 9.30 pm, Lisburn 10.00 pm, Dromore 10.30 pm

Hills & Maze 5.30 pm, Donacloney 6.00 pm, Beechpark 6.30 pm, Bleary 7.00 pm, Lurgan Soc 7.30 pm

Wilton Cross 7.50 pm, Edgarstown 8.20 pm, Portadown & Drumcree 8.45 pm, Laurelvale 9.15 pm, Gilford 9.45 pm, Banbridge HPS/Social and Drumnavaddy 10.15 pm

EAST DOWN COMBINE - OPENING RACE

The East Down Combine started their old bird season at the weekend with an opening race from Tullamore. The birds were liberated at 9am into a south westerly breeze and a fast race was on the cards. At the time of going to press the likely winners of 1st 2nd & 3rd Open is the partnership of Harper & Young - Drew Harper & Martin Young - Cloughey HPS - velocities 2157, 2145 & 2144.

Congratulations to the top racing partnership on your fantastic result in the opening old bird race of the season.