The Connaught/Leinster Aberdeen-Angus Club held its annual herds competition awards night Sunday 15th September. This year’s competition was judged by Jim Borland from Kelso in the Sottish Borders.
Club chairman Gerry Lynch making a presentation to master judge, Jim Borland.
Mr. Gerry Smyth, Managing Director of Angus Beef Ireland was on hand for the presentation of prizes yesterday. Well done to everyone who took part this year and the full results are listed below:
Michael Smith receiving the Best Small Herd prize on behalf of Bernard Kerins from judge, Jim Borland and sponsor, Gerry Smyth. Bernard also won the best cow family and best senior heifer calf prize.
1, Bernard Kerins’ Kerins Herd
2, Dermot Lynch & Josephine Byrne’s Tomriland Herd
3, John Brady’s Lisnafanna Herd
Conor Craig receiving the Best Medium Herd prize from judge, Jim Borland and sponsor, Gerry Smyth.
1, Conor Craig & Amanda Bogan’s Millbawn Herd
2, Felicity McGrath’s Gortnalon Herd
3, Louis Byrne’s Tomriland Herd
Malachy Tighe receiving the Best Large Herd prize from judge, Jim Borland and sponsor, Gerry Smyth. Malachy also won the prize for the best junior bull calf.
1, Malachy Tighe’s Tara Herd
2, Donal Spring’s Aughnamona Herd
3, John McEnroe’s Liss Herd
Pat Cahill receiving the prize for Best Stock Bull and Best Senior Bull Calf from judge, Jim Borland and sponsor, Gerry Smyth.
Best Senior Bull Calf: Pat Cahill
Best Junior Bull Calf: Malachy Tighe
Best Senior Heifer Calf: Bernard Kerins
John McEnroe receiving the prize for the Best Junior Heifer Calf from judge, Jim Borland and sponsor, Gerry Smyth.
Best Junior Heifer Calf: John McEnroe
Best Cow Family: Bernard Kerins
Best Stock Bull: Pat Cahill