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ISRF Fed Winners 2015

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  IRISH SOUTH ROAD FEDERATION WEEKLY WINNERS 2015
POSIT DATE RACE POINT NAME CLUB RING BIRDS MEMBERS MILES YARDS VELOCIETY
1  18/04/2015 THURLES BRENDAN DUNNE & SONS Clondalkin RPC IHU-14-S-32098  11671 495 74 1713 1329.725
1  25/04/2015 TRAMORE M/M S HUNT & FAM SARSFIELD RPC IHU-13-S-139168 11078 539 87 366 1830.119
1  04/05/2015 PILMORE BEACH ROBERT BRENNAN CABRA RPC IHU-13-S-73943 11544 499 121 229 2109.042
1  09/05/2015 MALLOW JOHN BRADY & SON DUBLIN NORTH EAST IHU-13-S-40187 11084 494 136 1670 1612.258
1  16/05/2015 SKIBBEREEN MADDEN BROS DUBLIN NORTH COUNTY IHU-14-S-076099 10012 487 184 771 1779.34
1  23/05/2015 BARLEYCOVE OPEN M HOOLAHAN SNR SARSFIELD RPC IHU-14-S-36443 5808 410 193 107 1580.16
1  30/05/2015 PILMORE BEACH MARTIN MCMANUS CABRA RPC IHU-14-S-126548 9407 468 121 830 1743.564
1  30/05/2015 TRURO OB OPEN JOE & JASON CARABINI
EAST WALL AND DISTRICT
IHU-14-S-23551  1556 308 219 1454 1237.99
1  06/06/2015 PILMORE BEACH DARREN MURPHY NORTHSIDE AND DISTRICT IHU-13-S-90234 9801 465 124 687 2121.386
1  07/06/2015 TALBENNY OPEN KAVANAGH&TOUTY BALLYMUN RPC IHU-14-S-89298 1649 377 122 1131 1227.813
1  13/06/2015 MALLOW JOHN FARRELL CABRA RPC IHU-13-S-89767 6494 394 131 1139 1480.505
1  13/06/2013 PENZANCE  OPEN M. TIMMINS FINGLAS RPC IHU-14-S-132722 1543 341 228 1480 1097.788
1  19/06/2015 PENZANCE  OPEN MR&MRS D DUNNE & GSON GREENHILLS AND DISTRICT IHU-13-S-79042 2281 385 223 1435 1196.109
1  20/06/2015 SKIBBEREEN V FLOOD & SON DUBLIN NORTH EAST GB-14-D-6513 4554 355 184 1019 1737.214
1  26/06/2015 ST MALO OB OPEN WILLIE MCCARTHY CABRA RPC IHU-12-S-89465 795 362 382 681 1381.649
1  27/06/2015 SKIBBEREEN ROBERT BRENNAN CABRA RPC IHU-13-S-73949 4149 301 177 292 2150.18
1  04/07/2015 BARLEYCOVE OB OPEN A. FARRELL FINGLAS RPC IHU-14-S-123086 3427 304 198 272 2101.76
1  11/07/2015 THURLES DONAL KELLY CABRA RPC GB-15-E-05279 5329 401 79 438 1916.899
1  18/07/2013 THURLES M/M S HUNT & FAMILY SARSFIELD RPC IHU-15-S-139100 8913 313 76 259 2068.727
1  25/07/2015 PILMORE BEACH W KELLY RIALTO IHU-15-S-40160  9542 331 119 487 1467.85
1  1/08/2012 MALLOW CURRAN & RUSH Shelbourne Premier IHU-15-S-003537 8708 318 132 1743 1848.109
1  8/08/2013 SKIBBEREEN DYLAN & DANIEL BOYLAN CABRA RPC IHU-15-S-026086 5520 276 176 1486 1348.748
1  15/08/2015 BARLEYCOVE YB OPEN N&N SMITH GREENHILLS AND DISTRICT IHU-15-S-036129 2935 216 194 1624 1749.434
1  21/08/2015 THURLES ROBBIE DALY NORTHSIDE AND DISTRICT IHU-15-S-001800 10494 372 83 718 2112.201
1  29/08/2015 TALBENNY YB OPEN  M BYRNE & SONS SHELBOURNE PREMIE IHU-15-S-144294 309 1809 118 958 1583.39
1  29/08/2015 PILMORE BEACH T. SWEENEY & SONS FINGLAS RPC IHU-15-S-035232 369 9133 122 19 1940.346
1  05/09/2015 MALLOW JOHN ALYMER & SONS CABRA RPC IHU-15-S-144208 344 7157 131 516 1359.804
1  12/09/2015 CASTLETOWN DONAL KELLY CABRA RPC IHU-15-S-075053 255 4987 157 19 1899.256
1  19/09/2015 SKIBBEREEN YB OPEN T.MC LOUGHLIN & SON FINGLAS RPC IHU-15-S-035116 241 4159 177 1686 1684.054
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IRISH SOUTH ROAD FEDERATION RULES PASSED IN 2014 AGM

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GENERAL RULES

9. That the members shall at the Annual General Meeting elect from the members present a 8 person management committee. These to be: president (the figurehead of the isrf) chairman (responsible for day to day running of the federation) senior vice chairman junior vice chairman secretary treasurer assistant secretary assistant treasurer other positions elected at the AGM including transport managers, liberator, station managers Press Officers, IHU Delegates, Auditors, shall not form part of the management committee but will attend meetings if their area of responsibility is to be discussed.

62 That an internet code of conduct be adopted to apply to all members, this document to be published on the website and rule book

63 There to be only one person as liberator.

64 Any ISRF member caught cheating that they be banned for life from I S R F.

65 If possible drug testing of racing pigeons to take place on a Friday night before the birds are race marked.

The selected birds are to be put in to crates or pens to hold the birds in club rooms until the drug testing procedure is completed.

66 That when a drug test is carried out that a copy of the results be sent to all clubs in the ISRF.

67 When the secretary and chairman meeting is called clubs chief clock setter is also invited so all masters and systems can be checked to ensure they have the most up to date software etc

68 ISRF secretary returns acknowledgement letter by reg post within 7 days of receiving any letters by members provided a registered letter was sent to the fed secretary. 

69 The ISRF members should elect a chief conveyer who should go to as many races as possible .

IRISH SOUTH ROAD FEDERATION

RACING RULES

10 For all races clocks and ETS must be checked in the same clock station in which they were set unless permission is given by the federation secretary or president. Members who get anyone else to clear their clocks for any race organised by the federation will be disciplined by the federation committee.

15 For French Open race the winner must have their clock or ETS checked within 2 hours of timing to compete for the Millar Gold Cup.

For open races all clocks to be returned to stations for 5pm or within 2 hours if clocking later than 3 pm (Saturday & Sunday). No clocks to be printed before 5pm. Stations open for 1 hour.

For Weekday open races (Monday to Friday) all clocks to be returned to stations for 7pm or within 2 hours if clocking later than 5 pm.

For French open race all birds timed on the winning day to be notified within 1 hour to the federation secretary who will set the clock station opening times.

For all races, late birds checked by agreement with the clock station managers/secretaries.

In the event of non notification of French pigeons to the federation secretary or clocks which are returned late to stations competitors will be given the time that the clock or ETS is printed at the clock station, no penalty to be given without informing the federation secretary. 

28. When race marking birds for races at least five individual members must be present before such race marking can commence (a partnership equals one member). Clubs with 10 or less members complete a sign in sheet each week and hand to the transport manager to show minimum 5 federation members present at marking time. If no sheet is received the club is excluded from the result for that week. Clubs found to be falsifying this information to be expelled.

38 All crates to be dressed properly, any crate not complying with same shall be refused collection by transport manager. Only sawdust must be used as dressing, wood chipping is not acceptable. Crates to be disinfected weekly.

60 All club and federation winning pigeons to be verified by club or federation officials. This process to include checking ownership and liberation of the winning pigeon and re-entry to their loft being observed. Unverified winners will be disqualified after 7 days.

69 That all clubs abide by guidelines for race marking and clock checking as published in the rule book and on the website

70 That all basketing and clocking information regarding 1st federation winning pigeons be sent to the federation secretary within 7 days of race result being issued. Failure to do this will result in automatic disqualification.

71 That all club crates being transported to pick up points for race loading be accompanied by minimum 2 people. A minimum of 3 people are required to help the load of the crates. Clubs failing to comply to be automatically excluded from race result for that week. Habitual offenders to be dealt with by the committee

72 The members of the Kimmage club must mark their pigeons each week in the Celtic club in order to compete in the ISRF weekly races and for their club to remain a member of the I S R F.

73 That long range weather forecast be used before race marking and decision made Thursday at 7pm o’clock if race marking is to be changed.

74All federation members to receive texts re marking changes, liberations etc rather than just club secretaries

75 The ISRF website will be updated weekly with results and information on races and will be used to communicate race or rule changes to members.

76 For Barleycove birds must have more time for rest and marking should be on Friday morning.

77 Each club should be instructed to elect a chief clock setter

78  To change the way we feed birds on a holdover. They should be fed half an ounce when a holdover is called and a further half an ounce approximately five hours later

79 That the federation only feed maize to the birds when channel racing or holdovers

80 Where there is an issue with a bird or birds escaping the transporter, the transport manager should meet the transporter as soon as possible and report to the chairman

81 The transporter should be sprayed and disinfected each week

 A Copies of results should be available at the transport to facilitate members who are not computer literate

.B  Pigeonlink website funding for the coming season is 1Euro per ISRF member.

 C That the doors on the wooden creates be fixed to stop them from not opening during liberations.

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ISRF Committee meeting 8-12-15

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ISRF Committee meeting 8-12-15

Members present  H Byrne, ,W Butler, M Roche ,G Daly, V Flood, E Curdale.

1) Minutes of the previous meeting were read and passed

2) Crates not collected

East Wall ,Dodder Valley ,N Kildare ,Cabra  Finglas

3) Rule 68

Possible texting  Top 6 for preliminary for open results

4) A issue of empty crates and spaces  being sent  on transporter  on weekly races   was discussed

5) The mixing of pigeons on the transporters was discussed

6) Making stations and clock stations for opens races was discussed,

7) Air condition unit  put in transporters was discussed .

 Air vents might be changed to cattle extractor electric  fans

8)  It was pointed out that some clubs only use and want steel crates.

9) The motions proposed by the clubs for the ISRF AGM was discussed

10) The rockets have to used 15minutes before liberation at race points.

11) The race program for 2016 was discussed and a proposed race program was put together for the secretaries meeting on in the following  week.

12) The cost of channel races was discussed 

It was pointed out that the ISRF sent extra conveyors on the channel

13) The profit /loss account regarding the open races was discussed It was pointed out thtsome open races lost money and others made money.

It was suggested the cost per bird should go up from 5 euro to 7 euro for France, and from 2.0 euro  to 2.50 euro for the rest of the channel races

14) Weekly fed prize money to increase to 100 euro.

15) A discussion  took place regarding the compiling of results.

 It was pointed out that some weekly results which were sent in by  some clubs  was not correct  (eg  spelling errors,wrong loft no,typo errors regarding rings  etc)and this had a negative effect on  the compiling  of the yearly league tables .  It was agreed that steps will have to be taken if possible to reduce typing errors etc  from being  e mailed to the ISRF secretary.

RULE 73 TO BE CHANGED TO …THAT LONG RANGE WEATHER FORECAST BE USED BEFORE RACE   MARKING.  DECISION TO BE MADE FRIDAY AT 1 O CLOCK (PM) IF RACE MARKING IS TO BE CHANGED.

MOTION  FROM ISRF COMMITTEE

THAT THE POINTS PER FEDERATION RACES BE INCREASED FROM 100 TO 250 POINTS.IN RACES WITH 2000 BIRDS. OR MORE

MOTION FROM ISRF COMMITTEE

CLOCK  STATIONS.

 MOTION   FROM ISRF COMMITTEE
THE FEDERATION WILL UPHOLD ALL DOMESTIC CLUB RULES REGARDING THE SETTING AND CHECKING TIMES FOR CLOCKS PROVIDING THE RULES DO NOT CONTRAVENE FEDERATION OR IHU RULES.

MOTION  FROM ISRF COMMITTEE

RULE 58  TO BE CHANGED TO  THAT THE  MINIMUM NUMBER OF BIRDS PER CRATE BE AS FOLLOWS, INLAND FEDERATION 20 OLD BIRDS, 22 YOUNG BIRDS, OPEN RACES 18 BIRDS, CHANNEL RACES 16 BIRDS FRANCE. RACES  14 BIRDS.

 MOTION   FROM ISRF COMMITTEE

RULE 68  TO BE CHANGED TO  ALL CLUBS IN OPEN RACES  TO TEXT ISRF SECRETARY WITH TOP 6 VELOCITYS WITHIN ONE HOUR OF CLUB RESULT BEING DONE,ALLOWING A PROVISIONAL ISRF RESULT TO BE PUBLISHED ON THE DAY OF THE RACE. 

Meeting closed 

 

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ISRF AGM 2015

Posted by admin On 28/12/2015 - 08:07:23 0 views

IRISH SOUTH ROAD FEDERATION

PRESIDENT HENRY BYRNE    SECRETARY  MICHAEL ROCHE

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2015

TO BE HELD ON SUNDAY 24TH JANUARY 2016 AT 10.30AM

IN THE CLANN NA GAEL G.A.A CLUB

MOORE ROAD RINGSEND DUBLIN 4

AGENDA:

1. MINUTES OF LAST AGM

2. PRESIDENT’S REPORT

3. SECRETARY’S REPORT

4. TREASURER’S REPORT

5. TRANSPORT MANAGER’S REPORT

6. LIBERATOR’S REPORT

7. AUDITORS’ REPORT

8. BALANCE SHEET

9. ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2015

10. NEW MEMBERS 

TRIM: 

Michael Sweeney,

    Whitehall.
    Castlepollard,
    Co. Westmeath

Eammon Hanney
   32 Churchfields,
   Kentstown,
   Navan,
   Co. Meath.

RACING

ISRF  RACE PROGRAMME 2016

OLD BIRDS   YOUNG BIRDS
16TH APRIL THURLES 16TH JULY THURLES
23TH APRIL TRAMORE 23TH JULY THURLES
30th APRIL PILMORE BEACH 30th JULY TRAMORE
7TH MAY MALLOW 6TH  AUG PILMORE BEACH
14TH MAY CASTLETOWN 13TH AUG MALLOW
21st MAY BARLEYCOVE  OPEN 20th AUG  CASTLETOWN OPEN
28TH MAY CASTLETOWN 27TH AUG THURLES
28TH MAY TALBENNY  OPEN 27TH AUG TALBENNY OPEN
4TH JUNE CASTLETOWN 3rd SEPT PILMORE BEACH
4TH JUNE TALBENNY  OPEN 10TH SEP MALLOW
11TH JUNE PILMORE BEACH 17TH SEP CASTLETOWN
11TH JUNE PENZANCE OPEN 24TH SEP  CASTLETOWN OPEN
18TH JUNE SKIBBEREEN  
18TH JUNE PENZANCE  OPEN  
24TH JUNE ST. MALO  OPEN  
25TH JUNE CASTLETOWN  
2nd JULY BARLEYCOVE  OPEN  
9TH JULY PENZANCE  OPEN  
   

 

MOTIONS:

1 MOTION  FROM ISRF COMMITTEE

THAT THE POINTS PER FEDERATION RACES BE INCREASED FROM 100 TO 250 POINTS.IN RACES WITH 2000 BIRDS. OR MORE

2 MOTION FROM ISRF COMMITTEE

CLOCK STATIONS.

3 MOTION   FROM ISRF COMMITTEE

THE FEDERATION WILL UPHOLD ALL DOMESTIC CLUB RULES REGARDING THE SETTING AND CHECKING TIMES FOR CLOCKS PROVIDING THE RULES DO NOT CONTRAVENE FEDERATION OR IHU RULES.

4 MOTION  FROM ISRF COMMITTEE

RULE 58  TO BE CHANGED TO  THAT THE  MINIMUM NUMBER OF BIRDS PER CRATE BE AS FOLLOWS, INLAND FEDERATION 20 OLD BIRDS, 22 YOUNG BIRDS, OPEN RACES 18 BIRDS, CHANNEL RACES 16 BIRDS FRANCE. RACES  14 BIRDS.

5 MOTION  FROM ISRF COMMITTEE

RULE 73 TO BE CHANGED TO …THAT LONG RANGE WEATHER FORECAST BE USED BEFORE RACE  MARKING.  DECISION TO BE MADE FRIDAY AT 1 O CLOCK (PM) IF RACE MARKING IS TO BE CHANGED.

6 MOTION   FROM ISRF COMMITTEE

RULE 68  TO BE CHANGED TO  ALL CLUBS IN OPEN RACES  TO TEXT ISRF SECRETARY WITH TOP 6 VELOCITYS WITHIN ONE HOUR OF CLUB RESULT BEING DONE,ALLOWING A PROVISIONAL ISRF RESULT TO BE PUBLISHED ON THE DAY OF THE RACE. 

7 MOTION   FROM CELTIC INVITATION

THAT AGREED RACE PROGRAM REMAIN AS IS FOR THE SEASON AND NOT MOVE DATES.

8 MOTION  FROM TALLAGHT RPC                                                                              

THE MORNING MARKING ON ALL INLAND OPEN RACES CHANGED TO EVENING MARKING, AS IT WAS DONE BEFORE.

9  MOTION FROM BLANCHARDSTOWN RPC                                                         

THAT THERE BE   1 OR 2 WEEK BREAK BETWEEN OLD AND YOUNG BIRD RACING.

10 MOTION EAST WALL

THAT THERE WILL BE  1 OR 2 WEEK BREAK BETWEEN OLD AND YOUNG BIRD RACING.

11 MOTION FROM BLANCHARDSTOWN RPC                                                        

THAT A RACE BE HELD IN MEMORY OF KEITH WALKER

12 MOTION EAST WALL

THAT FOR ALL OPEN RACES  THAT THERE WILL BE A 20 BIRD LIMIT

13 MOTION EAST WALL

THAT THERE WILL BE THE SAME AMOUNT OF OPEN RACES INLAND AS CHANNEL FOR OLD BIRDS 

14 MOTION EAST WALL

THAT ALL FED RESULTS BE PRODUCED ON A THURSDAY AFTER THE RACE

15  MOTION EAST WALL

THAT THE PIGEONLINK BE DROPPED AS THE OFFICIAL ISRF RESULT SITE.

 

DRUG TESTING

16 MOTION  FROM CELTIC INVITATION

DRUG TESTING TO BE SENT OFF TO THE LAB FOR TESTING WITHIN 3  DAYS OF TESTING AND TESTED FANCIERS BE NOTIFIED OF RESULTS.

17 MOTION FROM TALLAGHT RPC 

EVERY CLUB GET AN EXTRA DRUG TESTING BASKET SO BOTH HENS AND COCKS CAN BE TESTED AT THE ONE TIME.

18 MOTION  FROM BLANCHARDSTOWN RPC                                                       

THAT DRUG TESTING BE BROUGHT BACK ON A WEEKLY BASIS.

19 MOTION  FROM BLANCHARDSTOWN RPC                                                            

THAT THE METHOD OF TESTING BE LOOKED AT, IE FEATHER TESTING AS OPPOSED TO DROPPINGS BEEN TESTED

TRANSPORTERS

20 MOTION FROM BLANCHARDSTOWN RPC 

THAT WE GO BACK TO USING WOODEN CRATES.

21 MOTION FROM BLANCHARDSTOWN RPC

THAT CRATES BE LOADED IN A VERTICAL AND SYSTEMATIC ORDER.

GENERAL RUNNING OF THE ISRF

22  MOTION  FROM BLANCHARDSTOWN RPC

THAT THE  I.S.R.F ELECT A PRO TO PROMOTE  THE SPORT.

23 MOTION  FROM BLANCHARDSTOWN RPC

THAT ALL ISRF RULES PASSED AT AGM BE UPHELD THROUGH THE SEASON (RACE PROGRAM).

 

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ISRF Awards 2015.

Posted by admin On 30/10/2015 - 07:11:58 0 views

The Irish South Road Federation awards for 2015 have just been confirmed. The committee would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the winners and to wish everyone good luck for a great racing season in 2016.



 



 


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ISRF Ring Lists 2015

The IHU 15 S rings series are allocated as follows :
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ISRF Awards 2015

The Federation awards for 2015 have just been confirmed. The committee would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the winners and to wish everyone good luck for a great racing season in 2016.

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