Racing gets underway this weekend

Fanciers will be glad to hear racing commences this weekend for the NIPA and Ulster Federation.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 8:28 am
Trevor Agnew - A & T Agnew - Ballyclare & Dist - 1st Sect C Talbenny 2020.
Trevor Agnew - A & T Agnew - Ballyclare & Dist - 1st Sect C Talbenny 2020.

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

NIPA

The NIPA commences racing this weekend from Tullamore. The new amended race programme for the 2021 season is as follows: 24th April Tullamore; 1st May Roscrea; 8th May Gowran Park; 15th May Fermoy; 22nd May Castletown; 29th May Barleycove Inland National & Fermoy; 5th June 1st Talbenny; 12th June 2nd Talbenny & Fermoy 5 Bird; 19th June Bude & Skibbereen Yearling National; 26th June Penzance & Penzance Classic & Fermoy; 1st July St Malo/Ploughgastel French National.

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P. Farrelly & Son - Grosvenor - 1st Open Ulster Federation Skibbereen Young Bird Derby 2020

As official Press Officer for the NIPA (Sections C, D, F & G) I will endeavour to give maximum coverage through the fancy press and craic website to all Club, Section & Open Winners but your help is needed to make this a success.

Please feel free to send any photos that you wish to have published. You can send pics by email, whatsapp or by picture message on mobile phone. Email: [email protected]

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

ULSTER FEDERATION

P Fairley & Sons - Andersonstown - 1st Open Ulster Fed Skibbereen 2020.

The Ulster Federation commences racing this weekend from Navan.

The new amended race programme for the 2021 season is as follows: 24th April Navan; 28th April Mullingar; 1st May Horse & Jockey; 8th May Horse & Jockey; 15th May Fermoy; 22nd May Skibbereen.

As press officer for the Ulster Federation I will endeavour to give maximum coverage through the fancy press and craic website to all Fed & Club Winners but your help is needed to make this a success.

Please feel free to send any photos that you wish to have published.

Multi Award Winner - Ronnie Williamson - Newry & Dist - 8 X 1st Open NIPA Awards 2020 - a record year

You can send pics by email, whatsapp or by picture message on mobile phon. Email : [email protected]

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

PIGEON CRAIC RESULT SITE

Can I take this opportunity to appeal to all clubs and club Press Officers (where appointed).

Pictured 5 year old Fionn Mc Cabe with dad Sean and sister Eimhear celebrating having won 1st NorthSouth Fed, 1st Sect & 1st Open NIPA Tullamore 19,155 birds competing

The Pigeon Craic Result Site - www.pigeoncraic.com/results - will be up and running for the new season ahead. If you have not already joined please do so - only club admins can post results.

Please submit your result plus any relevant text on the top winning fancier and birds to the website plus myself, asap after race, for publication in the fancy press. Please feel free to send any photos that you wish to have published.

You can send pics by email, whatsapp or by picture message on mobile phone. Email: [email protected]

Please note this website can show your past results that you have submitted with just a click of a button there for all to view.

As official Press Officer for the NIPA (Sections C, D, F & G) and Ulster Federation, I will endeavour to give maximum coverage through the fancy press and craic website to all Club, Section & Open Winners but your help is needed to make this a success.

GALLERY

I have included a few pics of last season’s top award winners within the NIPA & Ulster Federation.

I hope you enjoyed the memories of the 2020 season over the past few weeks.

FAO : CLUBS & FANCIERS

Is your club looking to generate a few pounds? Have you – the individual fancier – a few youngsters etc. to offer? To date all clubs/individuals have had great success. If so feel free to contact myself or send an email: [email protected]