National YMA Finals
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National Calf Show Finals
National Calf Show 2011 -26th & 27th of July,
The Hub, Cillin Hill, Kilkenny.
Judge: James Tomilson, Bilsborow Holsteins
Official Launch- Wednesday 13th of July, Annaharvey Equestrian Centre, Tullamore at 1 pm.
Alan Jagoe, President of Macra officiating.
New for 2011:
Shorthorn Class-Calf born on or after 1st January 2011.
More info, contact Mary Purcell, 0860461442
Jersey Class-Calf born on or after 1st January 2010,
More info, contact Philip Whitley, 0876508488
National YMA Calf Show Finals – 2011
Champion Calf: Cahirmee Shot Presence – owner: Pat Smith, Cahirmee House, Doneraile, Co. Cork.
Reserve Champion: Limerick Clare – Chapelhill Bolivian Sunset – owner: Donal Bourke, Ballinafinn, Adare, Co. Limerick.
Honourable Mention: Kildare – Clonpaddin WRM Rose – owner: Emma & Kevin Behan, Rathangan, Co. Kildare.
Clipping Class – sponsored by pedigreecattle.ie
1st: Slaney Club – Laura Sinnott & Mark Hurley
2nd: Breffni Oriel – Brendan Greenan & Colin Todd
Joint 3rd: Limerick/Clare – Thomas Neville & Stephen McInerney and Cork Club – Garry Moore & Jason Helen
Main Sponsors: Volac Ireland and Eurogene A.I. Services.
1st: Carlow Kilkenny: George Murphy
2nd: Kerry – Lauren Fitzmaurice
3rd: Cork – Brian Smith
4th: Breffni Oriel – Cormac Waterson
5th: Cork – Hannah Buckley
6th: Kerry – Bryan Fitzmaurice
1st: Kerry – Michael Maunsell
2nd: Limerick Clare – Emma McNamara
3rd: Cork – Kevin Smith
4th: Carlow Kilkenny – Lena Coogan
5th: Galway – Kane Boal
6th: Limerick Clare – Conor Lynch
1. Kildare – Emma Behan
2. Cork – Paul Murphy
3. Slaney – Louise Sinnott
4th: Limerick Clare – Rachel McNamara
5th: Cork – Rachel White
6th: Kildare – Kevin Behan
1st: Limerick Clare – Caitriona Neville
2nd: Limerick Clare – Donal Bourke
3rd: North Eastern – Paul Daly
4th: Cork – Diarmuid Murphy
5th: Cork – Robert Forrest
6th: Kildare – Marie Doran
1st: Breffni Oriel: Brendan Greenan
2nd: Slaney – Aisling Fortune
3rd: Limerick Clare – Dermot McCarthy
4th: Kildare – Nina Hammen
5th: Carlow Kilkenny: Louise Murphy
6th: Cork – Maria Burke
Shorthorn Class – sponsored by Premier Dairies
1st: Monasterosis Fanny 9th – owner: Michael Manley
2nd: Venus Misty 848 – owner: Ml. & Mary Purcell
3rd: Venus Waterloo 853 – owner: Ml. & Mary Purcell
Jersey Class – sponsored by the Jersey Cattle Soc. Of Ireland.
1st: Glaslough Sultan Marie – owner: D. Boyd & D. O’Neill, Glaslough, Co. Monaghan.
2nd: Drointon Griffens Velvet – owner: Rachel White, Ballygarvan, Co. Cork.
3rd: Moorshill Georgia Lexie – owner: Pat Aherne, Rylane, Co. Cork.
Junior Calf Class
1st: North Eastern Club – Tubbertoby Atwood Maddie – Owner: Paul Flanagan, Termonfeckin, Drogheda, Co. Louth.
2nd: Limerick Clare – Ballinafinn Samuelo Anna – owner: Donal Bourke, Kilfiny, Adare, Co. Limerick.
3rd: Cork Club – Dock Baltimor Elizabeth – owner: Brian Hayes, Dock Holsteins, Kinsale, Co. Cork.
4th: Galway Club – Sprucegrove Roy Sunlight – owner: Kane & Megan Boal, Tuam, Co. Galway.
5th: Limerick Clare – Ballyelan Goldwyn Lustre – owner: Tom Lynch, Ballyelan, Ballingarry, Co. Limerick.
6th: Slaney – Clonpaddin Fran Fanta – owner: Hurley Family, Arklow, Co. Wicklow.
1st: Cork Club – Coolroehouse Denise Dellia – owner: John Forrest & Family, Coolroehouse Holsteins, Banteer, Co. Cork.
2nd: Carlow Kilkenny – Swiftsheath Marie 1179 – Tom & Maura Muphy , Swiftsheath, Jenkinstown, Co. Kilkenny.
3rd: Kildare Club – Clongowes Shottle Amelia – owner: Clongowes Wood College Farm, Clongowes, Co. Kildare.
4th: Cork Club – Coolroehoues Talented Leslie – owner: John Forrest & Family, Coolroehouse Holsteins, Banteer, Co. Cork.
5th: Limerick Clare – Ballyelan Shottle Dellia ET – owner: Tom Lynch, Ballyelan, Ballingarry, Co. Limerick.
6th: Breffni/Oriel club – Portvale Icefyre Dawn – owner: Clayton Coulter, Portinagy, Emyvale, Co. Monaghan.
1st: Limerick Clare: Chaplehill Bolivian Sunset – owner: Donal Bourke, Ballinafinn, Adare, Co. Limerick.
2nd: Slaney Club – Hallow Sanchez Floride – owner: M. & P. Jones, Hallow, Gorey, Co. Wexford.
3rd: Cork Club – Tubbertoby ATN Linda – owner: Paul Murphy, Banteer, Co. Cork.
4th: Limerick Clare club – Laurelelm Tartin Ann. Owner: Elizabeth & Mike McNamara, Newtownshandrum, Co. Cork.
5th: Kerry: Reddragon Jotan Rachel Red – owner: Michael Maunsell, Abbeydorney, Co. Kerry.
6th: Kerry : Leagh Manoman T Ledge – owner: Tim Fitzmaurice, Co. Kerry.
1st: Kildare – Clonpaddin WRM Rose. Owner: Emma & Kevin Behan, Rathangan, Co. Kildare.
2nd: Laois Offaly – Beechrow Debonair Pledge. Owner: Michael Booth, Stradbally, Co. Laois.
3rd: Breffni/Oriel – Rowantree LPI Carmen, Owner: Jim Allen
4th: Slaney Club – Grangecon Jet Lulu, Owner: Anthony Kealy
5th: Kildare Club – Baldonnel Goldwyn Ebony, Owner: Cyril Dowling
6th: Cork Club – Coolroehouse Susie Mist, Owner: Coolroe House Farms
1st: Cork club – Cahirmee Pronto Lee Marieka – owner: Pat Smith, Doneraile, Cork.
2nd: Cork club: Cahirmee Goldwyn Presence – owner: Pat Smith, Cahirmee House, Doneraile, Cork.
3rd: Breffni Oriel: Pavime Million Paradice 2 – owner: Roy Cromie
4th: West Midlands – Weepingash Jasper Appoint ET – owner: Mike Magan, Killashee, Longford.
5th: Carlow Kilkenny – Clonpaddin WRM Mimi – owner: Liam & Sandra Murphy, Evergreen, Carlow.
6th: Limerick Clare – Ballyelan Minister Lynita – owner: Tom Lynch, Ballyelan, Ballingarry, Co. Limerick.
1st: Cork Club: Cahirmee Shot Presence, owner: Pat Smith, Cahirmee House, Doneraile, Co. Cork.
2nd: Limerick Clare: Ballinafinn Aspen Daphne, Owner: Donal Bourke, Ballinafinn, Adare, Co. Limerick
3rd: Slaney – Hallow Laurin Chrissi, owner: M. & P. Jones, Hallow, Gorey, Co. Wexford.
4th: Limerick Clare: Clonpaddin G Fame, Owner: Jerry McCormick, Cappavilla, Clonlara, Co. Clare
5th: Kildare – Clongowes Eight Alberga, owner: Clongowes Wood College, Clongowes, Kildare.
6th: Breffni Oriel: Greenlea Rampage OR Red, owner: Brendan Greenan.
National YMA Calf Show Finals – 2010
Champion Calf 2010: Ballinacurra Jasper Royalty with Exhibitor Dermot McCarthy and Judge Iwan Morgan of the “Erie” herd in Wales. Sponsors of the event are Eurogene (rep by Eamon Coleman) and Volac (Liam Gannon (left) and Darragh O’Rourke.
Champion Handlers 2010: L-R Judge: Colin Laird of the “Blythbridge” herd in Scotland. Champion Handler Louise Sinnott with her calf and Reserve Champion Laura Sinnott.
Conor Lynch of the Limerick Clare Club -
Winner of the Novice Handler at the 2010 National YMA Finals
The following are the results from the National YMA Calf Show finals 2010 which took place in the Hub, Cillin Hill, Kilkenny on Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th July.
1st Place: Cork Club (Team: John Forrest & Paul Murphy)
2nd Place: Breffni/Oriel Club (Team: Brendan Greenan & Colin Todd)
3rd Place: Cork Club (Team: Garry Moore & Rachel White)
Champion Handler: Louise Sinnott – Slaney Club
Reserve Champion Handler: Laura Sinnott – Slaney Club
Honourable Mention: Kevin Doran, Kildare Club
Champion Calf: Ballinacurra Jasper Royalty owned by Dermot McCarthy Club: Limerick Clare
Reserve Champion Calf: Beechrow Atlas Twain owned by Michael Booth Club: Laois/Offaly
Honourable Mention Calf: Ballyelan Damion Robin owned by Tom Lynch Club: Limerick Clare
Leader Board Top 3 Clubs:
1st: Limerick Clare
1st: Cork Robert Forrest and Paul Murphy
2nd: Breffni & Oriel Brendan Greenan and Colin Todd
3rd: Cork Garry Moore and Rachel White
1st: Limerick & Clare Conor Lynch
2nd: Breffni & Oriel
3rd: Slaney Darragh Maguire
1st: Calow & Kilkenny Lauren O’ Toole
2nd: Cork James O’ Sullivan
3rd: Laois & Offaly Mary Conroy
1st: Slaney Louise Sinnott
2nd: Breffni/Oriel Colin Todd
3rd: Kildare Emma Behan
1st: Slaney Laura Sinnott
2nd: Kildare Kevin Doran
3rd: Breffni & oriel Caolan Duffy
1st: Limerick & Clare Dermot McCarthy
2nd: Carlow & Kilkenny John Paul Murphy
3rd: North Eastern Tadhg Bourke
Champion: Slaney Louise Sinnott
Reserve Champion: Slaney Laura Sinnott
Honourable Mention: Kildare Kevin Doran
1st: Limerick & Clare Emerald Shottle Nadine Donal Neville
2nd: Limerick & Clare Ballinafinn Atlas Daphne Donal Bourke
3rd: Slaney Hallow Laurin Chrisi M & P Jones
1st: Slaney Ballyboy Goldwyn Carmen 2 Jim & Una Sinnott
2nd: North Eastern Tubbertoby Shot Pattie Paul Flanagan
3rd: Cork Knockbrown Duplex Rosina D & M O’ Sullivan
1st: Limerick & Clare Ballinacurra Jasper Royalty Dermot McCarthy
2nd: Breffni& Oriel Dalevalley Mira Dundee Jim Allen
3rd: North Eastern Tubbertoby Jasper Brenda Paul Flanagan
1st: Cork Dock Rose August Brian Hayes
2nd: Kildare Clongowes Bolton Tilly 2 Clongowes College
3rd: Limerick & Clare Chappelhill Lheros Elegant Donal Bourke
1st: Laois & Offaly Beechrow Atlas Twain Michael Booth
2nd: Slaney Hallow Damion Indianink M & P Jones
3rd: North Eastern Tubbertoby Shottle Paradise Paul Flanagan
1st: Limerick & Clare Ballyelan Damion Robin Tom Lynch
2nd: Breffni & Oriel Cornboro Firm Jolly Brian Corley
3rd: Limerick & Clare Ballyelan Talent Celicia Tom Lynch
Champion: Limerick & Clare Ballinacurra Jasper Royalty Dermot McCarthy
Reserve Champion: Laois & Offaly Beechrow Atlas Twain Michael Booth
Honourable Mention: Limerick & Clare Ballyelan Damion Robin Tom Lynch
Pictured at the Press Launch of the National YMA Finals held in conjunction with the North Eastern Calf Show were Richard Whelan, Chairman IHFA, JP Harkin, Volac, Sponsor, Chris Mullally, Eurogene, Sponsor, Maria Burke, National YMA Co-Ordinator, Shane McEntee, TD, John O’Dea, Eurogene, Sponsor, Kenneth Boyd, Judge North Eastern Calf Show, Andrea Murphy, National YMA Chairperson, Charles Gallagher, Chief Executive IHFA, Leo Nulty, Chairman North Eastern Club. Calf Handler: Paul Daly.
National Finals – Tuesday 27th & Wednesday 28th July 2010
Our Annual National Calf Show finals will take place again this year at the Hub, Cillin Hill, Kilkenny on Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th July 2010. This 2 day event will kick off at 2pm on the Tuesday with the Clipping Competition followed by the Handler Classes (showmanship) at 3.30pm. These classes will be judged by Mr. Colin Laird of Peebleshire, Scotland. The Calf classes commence @ 10am on Wednesday morning 28th July. Our youngstock judge is Mr. Iwan Morgan of Carnarthen, Wales. The National Finals will wrap up on Wednesday afternoon with presentation of prizes to the winning competitors from our 15 regional YMA Clubs along with the Northern Ireland Club. Winners of the various competitors will go forward to represent Ireland in the European Young Breeders School in Belgium this September. We are again indebted to our loyal sponsors Volac and Eurogene A.I. for their generous sponsorship of this prestigious show.
All welcome to attend – Free Entry.
Kindly sponsored by Volac & Eurogene
Clipping Classes sponsored by pedigreecattle.ie
NATIONAL YMA FINALS 2009
Tues / Weds 28th & 29th July
Champion Handler: Dermot McCarthy of the Limerick Clare Club
Reserve Handler: Catriona Neville of the Limerick Clare Club
3rd: Laura Sinnott of the Slaney Club
Champion Calf: Hallow Sept Storm Indianink Owner: M. & P. Jones
Club: Slaney Handler: Leonhard GroBpUtzl
Reserve Champion Calf: Baldonnel Goldwyn Sharon Owner: Cyril Dowling & Mervyn Eager
Club: Kildare Handler: Emma Behan
Honourable Mention Calf: Rowantree Elegant Molde Owner: Damian Wynne
Club: Breffni / Oriel Handler: Conor Morley
1st – Owen Laffan of the Limerick / Clare Club.
Calf: Everground Gail 23 owned by Margaret Laffan.
2nd – Micheal Kirby of the Kerry Club
Calf: Akeragh LCIX Joan owned by Peter Kenneally
3rd – Alanna Maunsell of the Kerry Club
Calf: Akeragh LCIX Freda owned by Peter Kenneally
1st – Paul Murphy of the Cork Club
Calf: Carrighdown Touch Ranger owned by George White
2nd – Christine Lynch of the Limerick / Clare Club
Calf: Ballyelan Talent Celicia owned by Tom Lynch
3rd – Cormac Desmond of the Cork Club
Calf: Lisduff Indianink 34 owned by John O’Sullivan
1st – Catriona Neville of the Limerick/Clare Club
Calf: Emerald Sam Karry owned by Donal Neville
2nd – Paul Shannon of the Breffni / Oriel Club
Calf: Glaslough Miss Petra owned by D. & K. Boyd
3rd – David Booth of the Laois / Offaly Club
1st – Laura Sinnott of the Slaney Club
Calf: Ballyboy Damion Carmen owned by Laura Sinnott
2nd – Donal Bourke of the Limerick / Clare Club
Calf: Rosstemple Golden Girl Red owned by John Curtin
3rd – Nicola Boyd of the Breffni/Oriel Club
Calf: Rockfield Drake G Muriel owned by Dominic McAdam
1st – Dermot McCarthy of the Limerick/Clare Club
2nd – Gary Jones of the Slaney Club
Calf: Hallow Advent Twizzle owned by M. & P. Jones
3rd – Maria Burke of the Cork Club
Calf: Lisnacunna Toystory Luella owned by Michael O’Sullivan.
1st – Dermot McCarthy & Catriona Neville of the Limerick Clare Club
2nd – Laura Sinnott & Louise Sinnott of the Slaney Club
3rd – Paul Shannon & Colin Todd of the Breffni / Oriel Club
1st – Ballyelan Talent Celicia Owner: Tom Lynch
Club – Limerick /Clare Handler: Christine Lynch
2nd – Ardskeagh Mia Dora Owner: John McNamara
Club: Limerick / Clare Handler: Stephen McInerney
3rd – Mullaghlands Champion Joan Owner: Patrick Gaynor
Club: Breffni/Oriel Handler: Colin Todd
1st – Hallow Sept Storm Indianink Owner:M. & P. Jones
Club: Slaney Handler: Leohard GroBpUtzl
2nd – Baldonnel Goldwyn Sharon Owner: Cyril Dowling & Mervyn Eager
Club: Kildare Handler: Emma Behan
3rd – Rosstemple Dundee Luna Owner: Richard Whelan & Kevin McGloin
Club: North Eastern Handler: Brendan Nulty
1st – Mileen Talented Sasha Owner: David Beechinor
Club: Cork Handler: David Beechinor
2nd – Coolroehouse D Jill Owner: John A. Forrest
Club: Cork Handler: Robert Forrest
3rd – Rockfield Drake G. Muriel Owner: Dominic McAdam
Club: Breffni/Oriel Handler: Nicola Boyd
1st – Rowantree Elegant Molde Owner: Damian Wynne
Club: Breffni/Oriel Handler: Conor Morely
2nd – Glaslough Fab Francy Owner: D. & K. Boyd
Club: Breffni/Oriel Handler: Fergal McAdam
3rd – Hallow Advent Twizzle Owner: Dermot Jackson
Club: Slaney Handler: Gary Jones
RESULTS YMA FINALS ’08:
Junior Handler (aged 12 or under on 1st Jan)
1. TJ Maunsell – Kerry
2. Kevin Behan – Kildare
3. Chere Duffy – Breffni / Oriel
Intermediate Handler (aged between 13 & 16 on 1st Jan)
1. Emma Behan – Kildare
2. Louise Sinnott – Slaney
3. Thomas Neville – Limerick / Clare
Senior Handler (aged between 17 & 20 on 1st Jan)
1. Laura Sinnott – Slaney
2. Nicola Boyd – Breffni / Oriel
3. Diarmuid Murphy – Cork
Mature Handler (aged between 21 & 26 on 1st Jan)
1. Tadhg Bourke – Limerick / Clare
2. Dermot McCarthy – Limerick / Clare
3. John Kelly – West Midlands
Champion Handler: Emma Behan – Kildare Club
Reserve Champion: Tadhg Bourke – Limerick / Clare
Honourable Mention: Dermot McCarthy – Limerick / Clare
Junior Calf (born after 1st Jan)
1. Glaslough Fab Francy owned by D&K Boyd
2. Rowantree Elegant Molde owned by Damian Wynne
3. Greenlawn PS Storm Begonia owned by Michael Lynch
Intermediate Calf (born between 1st Sept & 31st Dec ’07)
1. Chapelhill Damion Delight owned by D&T Bourke
2. Emerald Talent Karry owned by Donal Neville
3. Glaslough Damion Rox owned by D&K Boyd
Senior Calf (born between 1st March & 31st Aug ’07)
1. Hallow Lheros Indianink owned by M&P Jones
2. Swiftsheath Susie Mist 923 owned by Liam Murphy
3. Ballinafinn Shottle Beatrix owned by D&T Bourke
Mature Calf (Born between 1st Jan & 28th Feb ’07)
1. Coolroehouse Indianink owned by John Forrest
2. Borahard Electricity Hera owned by Patrick Loughlin
3. Beechrow Gibson Twain owned by Michael Booth
Champion Calf: Hallow Lheros Indianink – M&P Jones (Slaney Club)
Reserve: Coolroehouse Indianink – John Forrest (Cork Club)
Hon Mention: Borahard Electricity Hera – Patrick Loughlin (Kildare Club)
Winning Club: Limerick / Clare