Club Officers 2020
|President||Noel Rothwell||087 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Chairman||Philip Jones||086 email@example.com|
|Secretary||Kathleen Watson||086 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Treasurer||Liz Atkinson||087 email@example.com|
|PRO||Una Sinnott||087 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|YMA Coordinator||Marl Hurley||085 email@example.com|
Club Notes – Spring 2020
The AGM and Silage Competition results were on 27th November. There were a few changes to the club officers as follows;
Chairman: Philip Jones
Secretary: Kathleen Watson
Treasurer: Liz Atkinson
PRO: Una Sinnott
YMA Coordinator: Mark Hurley
Trip event organiser: Irene Condren
Peter Clancy and Stephen Hughes from Agriking, sponsor of the Silage Competition congratulated the winners;
Pit silage winners
1st John Atkinson 2nd Sean Hurley 3rd Seamus O’Leary
Bale silage winners
1st Sean Condren 2nd David French
Royal Ulster Winter Fair ‘19
Well done to all exhibitors who attended the recent Royal Ulster Winter Fair. Philip Jones was 2nd with Hallow Solomon Twizzle and got Reserve Junior Champion. He also placed 2nd with Hallow Attic Christina who went on to receive Exhibitor Bred Champion. Jim Sinnott was also there and place 4th with Ballyboy Rambo Carmen in the January Yearling class and placed 4th with Ballyboy Sid Carmen in the 4 Year Old Cow class. Josh Sinnott took part in the handling and placed 3rd in the U12 Handler class. Garry Hurley was also in attendance with Clonpaddin CWG Jill who placed 2nd and also Clonpaddin Kingboy Shower who was 2nd in her class also. Anthony Kealy’s Grangecon Door Honeybee placed 4th in her class. Well done to all our club members on their show successes.
Our annual Christmas Party was held in The Courtyard ,Ferns on Thursday 18th December. We had 15 members in attendance that all enjoyed a great night with great food and company.
24 club members, both young and old, attended our bowling night in Leisure Max Wexford on Thursday 2nd January. Everyone enjoyed a good night’s bowling and some very tasty food. Many thanks to Noel and Marie Kehoe for organising.
Swiss Expo Show 2020
The club would like to congratulate Gary Jones on his tremendous achievement at the recent Swiss Expo Show where, for the second year running, they took home Grand Supreme Champion with Sunibelle Dempsey Espirit. It was great that a few club members had travelled out to attend and support Gary on his success at the show.
All Ireland Awards
Many congratulations to Philip Jones on his recent success at the All Ireland Awards, the results were as follows:
Class 2 – All Ireland Heifer born between 1st July & 31st December 2018
Reserve: Hallow Sol Twizzle
Class 5 – All Ireland 3 Year Old Cow In Milk
Reserve: Hallow Atwood Carmen
Class 6 – All Ireland Junior Cow In Milk
Hon Mention: Hallow Atwood Grace
Class 7 – All Ireland Mature Cow In Milk
Champion: TheValley Amazing Frost
Reserve: Hallow Attic Christina
IHFA President’s Medal
Congratulations to Louise Sinnott who was awarded the President’s Medal. The President, Patrick Gaynor, and C.E. Charles Gallagher interviewed nominated candidates, taking performance and achievements within YMA during the previous year into consideration. Louise is a distinguished participant in YMA both at club level and nationally and has been actively involved from a young age, and therefore a very deserving winner.