RECORD ENTRIES AT CLONMEL SUMMER SHOW

Hereford breeders continue to turn out in force as Clonmel show in the south of Ireland attracts large number of entries.

Henry and Mervyn Parr came out on top to claim the title for overall champion on the day, while the well known Kilsunny herd kept their winning streak alive when Kilsunny Lass Matilda was awarded Reserve Champion. After five shows in 2017, Matilda has never been out of the championship line-up with one supreme and four reserve titles to her credit already this summer.

Competition Results:

Supreme Hereford Champion: Grianan Orange 589, Henry & Mervyn Parr, Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny.

 

Reserve Supreme Hereford Champion: Kilsunny Lass Matilda, Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny Hse, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

 

Overall Calf Champion: Kilsunny Lass Nectar, Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny Hse, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

 

Reserve Calf Champion: Racomane Caesar, Adrian Cronin, Rathcomane, Ballyhar, Killarney, Co. Kerry.

 

Class Results

Bull calf between 01.07.2016 – 31.12.2016

1st Adrian Cronin, Rathcomane, Ballyhar, Killarney, Co. Kerry. Rathcomane Caesar. DOB: 07.09.16. Sire: Kilsunny Goliath, / Dam Springvilla Astra

2nd Veronica Brennan & Ray Hunt, Herberry Herefords, Ballyherberry, Dualla, Co. Tipperary. Herberry Alfred. DOB: November 2016. Sire: Gouldingpoll 1 Lucy / Dam: not listed.

3rd Michael O’ Keeffe, Gurteragh, Newmarket, Co. Cork. Gurteragh Rambo 700. DOB: not listed. Sire: Balleen Bonus / Dam Oldcastletown Red Robin

 

Heifer calf born after 01.07.2016 – 31.12.2016

1st:Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny Hse, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. Kilsunny Lass Nectar. DOB: 02.07.16,. Sire: Glaslough Judge / Dam: Kilsunny Lass Primrose

2nd John Neenan, Broadford, Charleville, Co. Limerick. Tullaha Audrey. DOB: 24.07.16. Sire: Kilsunny Goliath / Dam: Tullaha Aoibhinn

3rd Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny Hse, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. Kilsunny Lass Nadia. DOB: 02.10.16. Sire: Cill Cormaic Marcel /Dam: Kilsunny Lass Josslyn

 

Junior calf, male or female, born in 2017

1st Veronica Brennan & Ray Hunt,  Herberry Herefords, Ballyherberry, Dualla, Co. Tipperary. Herberry Lucy Lou. DOB: 12.01.17. Sire: Dendor 1 Kohinoor PP / Dam:  Gouldingpoll 1 Lucy

2nd Michael O’ Keeffe, Gurteragh, Newmarket, Co. Cork. Gurteragh Roman 714. DOB: 11.01.17. Sire: Gurteragh Justice / Dam: Gurteragh Judy

3rd Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny Hse, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. Kilsunny Noble. DOB: 20.01.17. Sire: Glaslough Judge / Dam: Kilsunny Lass Fluffy

 

Senior Heifer born after 01.09.2014 and before 31.08.2016

1st Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny Hse, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. Kilsunny Lass Matilda. DOB: 19.11.15. Sire: Glaslough Judge / Dam: Kilsunny Lass Gem

2nd Henry & Mervyn Parr, Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. Tourtane Advent. DOB: 08.12.15. Sire: Kilsunny Goliath / Dam: Grianan Orange 589

3rd Gerry & Ciara McNamara, Labasheeda, Co. Clare. Allowdale Serena. DOB:30.08.15. Sire: Haven Kingpin / Dam: Allowdale Serena

 

Cow, in calf or in milk, any age

1st Henry & Mervyn Parr, Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. Grianan Orange 589. DOB: 03.03.11. Sire: Grianan Highflyer / Dam: Grianan Orange

2nd Glenn Dudley, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. Lakelodge Kathy 5. DOB: 07.01.12. Sire: Kilsunny Goliath / Dam: Lakelodge Kathy 3

3rd: Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny Hse, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. Kilsunny Doreen’s Jasmin. DOB: 14.08.12. Sire: Ballyaville Caradoc / Dam:  Kilsunny Doreen’s Fairy

Judge: Mr. Dan Melody, Bunratty, Co. Clare

Report: Edward Dudley

Photos: Edward Dudley & Mervyn Parr

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