Cattle & Sheep Results 2015

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Cow crowned
Supreme at Lurgan Show 2015
A Holstein cow bred by the father and son team of Philip and Simon Haffey, Portadown, was crowned supreme overall champion at Lurgan show on Saturday.
Mr Millar, the judge, awarded the reserve overall championship to the Limousin leader and interbreed beef champion Lowbarn Fotty, a five-year-old cow from Robert and Stephen Clyde’s herd at Antrim.
Reserve in the interbreed dairy lineup was the Holstein winner Inch Shottle Daphne 10th EX90 shown by Jim Morrison and James Cleland, Downpatrick.
Reserve in the interbreed beef section was the British Blonde exhibited by Paul McGarry, and son Eamon, from Dundrod.
Lurgan Show was also host to the NI Simmental Club’s junior heifer derby sponsored by Woodcraft Kitchens in Kilrea. Top prize went to Thelma Gorman, Armagh, for her sixteen-month-old Kilbride Farm Newry daughter Woodford Penny. Taking the reserve title was the thirteen-month-old entry Derrycallaghan Fancy Me from County Fermanagh’s Harold Stubbs, and grandson Alan Burleigh.
Toast of the interbreed sheep section was a Charollais shearling ewe from Comber flock owner Diane Christie. Runner-up was the Suffolk champion from Norman Robinson, Downpatrick.
Joining the Lord Mayor on a tour of the show grounds was a number of guests which included Irish Shows Association president Jim Harrison; Northern Ireland Shows Association president Bill Leeman; and the Department of Agriculture’s Louise Ward Hunter. Billy Robson, president of the RUAS was also present.

Cattle Specials
Harrison Centennial Show Cup for the champion of champions in the cattle section: Philip and Simon Haffey. Reserve: Robert and Stephen Clyde.
Lurgan Milling Co Cup for the best pair of dairy animals: Philip and Simon Haffey.
O’Hare Perpetual Challenge Cup for the champion dairy cow in show: Philip and Simon Haffey. Reserve: TJ Morrison and Sons.
Waugh Family Medal for the champion beef animal in show: Robert and Stephen Clyde. Reserve: Paul and Eamon McGarry.
Qualifier for the McLarnon Feeds/NISA Dairy Cow Championship: Philip and Simon Haffey; and TJ Morrison and Sons.
Qualifier for the Linden Foods/NISA Pedigree Beef Heifer Championship: Nigel and Gail Matchett; and A and D Johnston.
Qualifier for the Bank of Ireland/NISA Junior Bull Championship: Sean McGovern; and Paul and Eamon McGarry.
Best pair of dairy females – 1, Philip and Simon Haffey; 2, TJ Morrison and Sons.
Best pair of beef animals- 1, Sean McGovern; 2, Andrea and Keith Nelson.

Creamline Perpetual Cup for the champion: Cecil and Matthew Graham.

McMurray Perpetual Challenge Cup for the champion: TJ Morrison and Sons.

Express Foods Perpetual Cup for the champion: Philip and Simon Haffey

Aberdeen Angus
Ruddock Perpetual Challenge Cup for the champion: John and Ann Henning.

Burke Perpetual Challenge Cup for the champion: J and W McMordie.

Automart Cup for the champion: Sean McGovern.

William Johnston Cup for the champion: Keith and Andrea Nelson.

Lurgan Show Society Tankard for the champion: Robert and Stephen Clyde.

British Blonde
Ulster Farmers’ Mart Perpetual Cup for the champion: Paul and Eamon McGarry.

Irish Moiled
Lurgan Show Tankard for the champion: Nigel Edwards.

Champion: Montgomery and McClenaghan.

Rare Breed
Champion: David Brown.

Commercial Beef
Bovril Perpetual Cup for the champion: Keith Williamson.

Junior Handlers
Woodside Farm Cup for the champion handler: Sam Matchett.

Sheep Specials
Qualifier Danske Bank/NISA Sheep Championship: J Aiken and Diane Christie.
Interbreed sheep champion: Diane Christie.

William Allen Memorial Perpetual Cup for the champion: AJ and NA Robinson.
HM Hillis Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best group of three: AJ and NA Robinson.

Hampshire Down
The Ashley Trophy for the best group of three: J and A Fletcher.

Champion: Paul O’Connor.

Ile de France
Champion: M and S Robinson.

Rouge de L’Ouest
Champion: AJ Graham.

Saville Auto Village Cup for the champion: Diane Christie.

Border Leicester
Champion: J Aiken.

Any other Breed
Champion: RJ McCauley.

Champion: David Brown.

Champion: A and R Megarrell.

Prime Lambs
Champion: Daniel Dorman.