TONY McLOUGHLIN OLD (NWIRC)
Tony’s birds flew fast in the strong breeze and there was a lot of 2 and 3 birds rolling.
DAVE MOSELEY YOUNG ( AERC)
Birds flew round the loft area most of the time but did not really get it together but there was some very nice rollers in the kit.
DEAN FORSTER OLD (TIRC)
Dean’s birds came out into the sunshine and no breeze,the birds looked like they were going to be good but soon went flat and just flew around.
PETER FOSTER YOUNG (AERC)
Peter liberated the birds in nice sunny weather with no breeze, the birds went up at first this kit looked to be good at first but soon went flat.
CHARLIE GROUT YEARLING (TIRC)
Charlie liberated the birds and from the start the birds flew high and in the distance for some time, they came back and managed to score a few breaks with a black and white rolling very nice.
COLIN BAILEY OLD (CCRC)
Colin’s birds came out into the sunny still weather birds flew high and there was not many breaks made by the kit.
LEE WHITE OLD (AERC)
Lee’s birds come into the sunny weather and flew round the estate,they made a few breaks but with no quality.
HARRY HEARD YEARLING (MDRC)
Harry put the birds up in a strong wind and the birds where blown all over the sky a bird joined the kit and made it 21 birds in the kit.
COLIN BAILEY YOUNG (MDRC)
When Col liberated the birds it was very windy and the birds could not get into the roll mode.
HARRY HEARD OLD (AERC)
Harry liberated the birds and from the start the birds started to work and made some nice breaks the weather was good for these birds.
PAUL LONGSTAFF YEARLING (SPRC)
Paul liberated the birds and they climbed to a good height, but did not want to work so Paul scratched the kit.
HARRY HEARD YOUNG (CCRC)
Harry liberated his young birds at first they looked like they were going to score quite a few breaks but after 8 minutes they started to spread across the sky and fly loose he had a bird down after 5 minutes.
CHARLIE GROUT OLD (MDRC)
Charlie put the birds up in the still sunny weather and the birds looked like they were going to be a nice kit with a few breaks, but then they went flat he had 2 birds down after 15 minutes.
COLIN BAILEY YEARLING (TIRC)
Col put the birds up and they went too high and had to be taken off the clock for a few minutes, when the birds came back into view they did not settle down.
LEE WHITE YEARLING (CCRC)
Lee put the birds up but they flew very low and looked like they were going to land from the start after 4 minutes 30 seconds all the birds landed the kit was disqualified.
PETER FOSTER YOUNG (TIRC)
Peter put up his young birds and they came out and flew at a good pace, the kit made 5 breaks then went flat for the rest of the fly.
SHAUN OVERFIELD YOUNG (AERC)
When we got to Shaun it was very foggy ,we waited until 8am and then phoned Stuart Turton to see what the weather was like there Stuart said “ Not to bother” as it was the same at his place, we waited 20 minutes the birds came out and did not settle as a team.
STUART TURTON YEARLING (AERC)
When we got to Stuart’s the birds went up but did not want to fly so he scratched the kit.
GORDON JOPLING YEARLING (TWRC)
Gordon put his yearlings out and they flew flat for the first 7 minutes when they did roll they were loose.
SHAUN FORREST YOUNG (TWRC)
Shaun’s birds come out and flew on one wing the whole fly one bird rolled and hit the roof and landed in next doors garden one bird down 10 minutes 4 seconds.
MAC HOUSTON YOUNG (COSRC)
Mac put his young birds out and they flew round on a strong breeze and did not really start working together.
ALAN MILNE YOUNG (MHIRC)
Ali put the birds out in bright sunshine his young birds did not settle together with some individual birds rolling.
JOHN HALL OLD (MHIRC)
John put his birds up in a breeze with the birds making a big break before they were on the clock.They started to gain some height they made some decent breaks but could not see them quality wise to give more points.
ROSS YOUNG YEARLING (MHIRC)
Ross put his yearlings out in a breeze and over cast sky,the birds did a bit of fluttering about and not properly rolling a pair of jackdaws attacked the kit they made a couple of breaks.
ALAN MILNE OLD (TWRC)
Ali’s birds came out and flew at a steady pace and made a few breaks, the birds looked to fly even slower half way through the fly.
MAC HOUSTON OLD (COSRC)
Mac put his old birds out and they flew at a good pace and worked for the first half of the fly. After the time was up the kit put some nice breaks in ( Typical ).
GORDON JOPLING OLD (COSRC)
Gordon put his old birds up and they flew a perfect pattern in rain but just switched off half way through the fly.
HARRY HEARD OLD (SPRC)
Harry put his old birds up in heavy rain the rain eased and the birds worked well.I missed a few breaks at the front of the house which would of made a big difference to the score.
COLIN BAILEY YEARLING (MDRC)
Col put his yearling kit out and the kit worked well this time putting in a few more breaks than the Sunday.
GRAHAM WILKINSON YOUNG (BDFRC)
Graham put his yound birds out in overcast sky. The birds flew round and did not want to work they landed after 12 minutes and disqualified.
JONATHAN BROADBENT OLD ( BDFRC)
Jonathan put his old birds out and the birds flew very high only putting in 3 breaks before going too high to judge then out of sight the birds where taken off the clock for 6 and a half minutes when they came back into sight the birds did not want to work.
MARK McCRORY YEARLING (BDFRC)
The conditions were perfect for Mark to fly his yearlings Mark put the birds on the clock after 7 minutes the birds were breaking well and earned Mark 144 points with some nice quality.
TOMASZ CIWINSKI YOUNG (WRRC)
Tomasz put his young birds out and they looked like they where up for it but after 6 minutes the BOP came and frightened the kit all over they never settled after that.
STEPHEN RAYBOULD OLD ( SCRC)
Stephen put his old birds out in bright sunshine the birds flew high and made 8 breaks but then split for a while because of the height the birds were flying I could not see the quality of the roll.
KEVIN RENWICK YOUNG (YPRS)
Kevin put his young birds out in a cloudy sky the birds they made 8 breaks but the birds were wingy in the roll therefore not a lot of quality points.
ALLAN PATTON YOUNG (SCRC)
Allan put his young birds out in a cloudy sky but the birds did not get going through the whole fly and 1 bird was missing the whole fly.
KEVIN RENWICK OLD (YPRS)
This time Kevin put his old birds up the birds came out and did a decent break and then went flat he had 1 bird down at 14 minutes the same bird went up and down 3 times which ended up with a DQ.
ALLAN PATTON YOUNG (SCRC)
Back to Allans he put his yearlings out the birds made 6 breaks but with now quality in the roll.
MARK McCRORY OLD (WRRC)
Mark put his old birds out in bright sun the birds came out and flew round not really wanting to work.
DEAN ARMSTRONG YOUNG (YDRC)
Dean put his birds out in the rain the young birds went up and up and flew erratically in the wind they managed 3 breaks but with no quality.
S & P TAYLOR YEARLING (HDRC)
Stephen put his yearlings out and 10 out of the 16 birds liberated went up high and 6 stayed low and landed he stopped they fly.
KEITH RICHARDSON OLD (HDRC)
Keith put his old birds out or rather Steven Mountain put them out for Keith as he was working the birds blew away for a while in the strong wind but managed to score a few breaks.
BACK TO YORKSHIRE
ALLAN PATTON YEARLING (SCRC)
Allan put his yearlings out in the bright sunshine the birds flew at the back of the house only doing 1 break.
MARK McCRORY YEARLING (WRRC)
Mark put his yearlings out but after 11 minutes 30 seconds he scratched the kit.
(Thanks Mark )
DARREN DEACON OLD (MRPC)
Darren put his old birds out in the windy weather Darren’s birds flew at the front of the house for a short time but the wind strengthened and blew the kit all over the place spoilt the kit.
WAYNE HITCHCOCK OLD( LRC)
Wayne put his old birds out they flew over the school up the road for a while but came back into sight enough to judge but again could not give a lot of quality.
DARREN DEACON YEARLING (LRC)
Darren put the birds up in a strong wind and again the birds were blown all over the estate they managed a few breaks in bad conditions.
CHRIS BIRCH OLD (SBRC)
I asked Chris to put the birds out and he refused as he said it was raining.
VIV JOHNSON OLD (MRPC)
Viv put his old birds out and they started well but after 3 minutes he had a BOP into them and the birds did not settle again.
TERRY HARPER OLD (AERC)
Terry put his old birds out and they just did not want to work the kit just flew arournd.
TERRY HARPER YOUNG (BBIFRC)
Terry put his young birds out and they flew in and out of the estate not really wanting to work.
PAUL GREEN OLD (BBIFRC)
Paul put his old birds out in windy conditions the birds flew over the wooded area at the top of the street but came back into judging distance 1 bird did land after 9 minutes but the kit managed to score a few breaks.
BACK TO LEICESTER
DARREN DEACON YOUNG (AERC)
Darren put his young birds out and they were blown all over the estate the breaks the birds managed to do where not much quality because of the wind.
DARREN DEACON YEARLING (MRPC)
Darren then flew his yearling kit in the strong wind which again were smashed all over the place there looked to be some good birds in the kit but where spoilt by the wind Shame.
GORDON DAFFURN YEARLING (BBIFRC)
Gordon gave me and Pete a bed for the night and flew his birds the next morning his birds came out and flew round not really wanting to work, but thanks for your hospitality Gordon.
THEN TO LONDON
IFTIKHAR ALI OLD (LBRC)
Ifti put his old birds out in the wind which blew them all over the place which again made them hard to judge, but they managed a few breaks.
AUREL STAN YEARLING (LBRC)
Aurel put his birds out in the wind but the difference is at the back of aurel’s loft is open space so I could see the birds better and could see the breaks that they made.
BACK TO LEICESTER
DARREN DEACON YOUNG (MRPC)
Darren put his young birds out and the weather changed,the wind dropped and the rain stopped I took photo’s of this as I could not believe it,but his young birds flew very slow
And did not want to put big breaks in.
DARREN DEACON OLD (AERC)
Darrens old birds came out in a nice breeze and the birds put on a great show for the last fly and he deserved the score the birds achieved.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank John and Judith Wanless for looking after me and Pete on the Saturday and Sunday the Sunday dinner was great Judith Thank You.
And I would also like to thank Steve and Elaine Brearton for putting me and Pete up for 3 nights and looking after us neither John or Steve where in the Nationals just Good Friends.
And would also like to thank John Hall for all the work he does as being Secretarty ( I know what it’s like mate.
And to Peter Catterall for accompanying me round the fly and doing a great job as marker.
Regards James Brunton