13th December 2018


    The Ballylesson club help their Annual  Open Show on Saturday 8th December and once again it was a big success and the club extends  it’s thanks to the judges Geordie Mc Intosh, Bob Connolly,  Chris Linden ,Charlie Mc Manus & James & Robert Stewart . The results in the various classes were ;

( Colour Classes ) a.a.c & a.a.h t/w     1ST R  Trimble ,2nd C& D Smyth & sons, 3rd     P & C Johnston ,4th     P & C Johnston ,  reserve R Trimble,  v.h.c P & C Johnston ,h.c ,C& D Smyth & sons ,  commended J Kirk & sons 

( Colour Classes ) a a c , a a h Handled 1st Gillespie bros,  2ndC & D Smyth & sons, 3rd     K & B Mc Conaghie & son ,4thJ Kirk & sons reserve Cousins ,Mc Conaghie Albert , v.h.c R Trimble h.c Cousins ,Mc Conaghie, Albert commended Gillespie bros 

( O/B t/w ) 1st J Patterson ,2nd J Patterson ,3rd C& D Smyth & sons ,4th C & D Smyth & sons ,reserve J Kirk & sons, v h c    C& D Smyth & sons ,
h.c Gillespie bros ,commended Cousins, Mc Conaghie ,Albert

( O/B handled )1st     Cousins Mc Conaghie Albert, 2nd J Patterson ,3rd J Patterson 4thMackey & Lockhart, reserve C & D Smyth & sons ,v.h.c, J Patterson, h.c C & D Smyth & sons, commended Gillespie bros 

( Y/B t/w ) 1st J Patterson, 2nd J Kirk & sons, 3rd J Patterson ,4th J Patterson, reserve J Kirk & sons, v.h.c J  Patterson, h.c Cousins, Mc Conaghie ,Albert commended Mackey & Lockhart 

( Y/B handled) 1st J Patterson, 2nd J Patterson ,3rd Mackey & Lockhart,
 4th     Cousins, Mc Conaghie ,Albert reserve Cousins ,Mc Conaghie, Albert, v.h.c J Kirk & sons, h.c J Patterson, commended Mackey & Lockhart 

    Next week it is the turn of classes for Old Cocks and Old Hens .

     Well that completes my East Down Combine News for the 2018 season so may I take this opportunity to wish all readers a very Happy Christmas and  a healthy, prosperous and successful year in 2019 . 



Clifford Browne 


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