South of Ireland Flock Competition – 2018

South of Ireland Flock Competition – 2018

Overall Champion Eamonn Duffy celebrates Kells Flock

Judge: Mr Andrew Wilson, Castleisle Flock

This year’s flock competition was judged by the highly respected Suffolk breeder, Mr Andrew Wilson , of the Castleisle Flock, Donegal. The South of Ireland competition was held in conjunction with the Suffolk Society Flock competition this year. Eamonn Duffy had a very successful year, winning the overall trophy for best flock in Ireland. This is the second year in a row that Eamonn has lifted the South of Ireland branch trophy, and the Kells Flock also featured strongly in the 2018 Society competition lifting the Brook Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best flock of over 100 ewes, competing against flocks from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales.

Overall Champion

Winner: E Duffy (Kells Flock)

Reserve: S & P O’Connor (Islandmore Flock)

Flock up to 30 Ewes

Winner: S & P O’Connor (Islandmore Flock)

Reserve: J & E Gahan (Barronstown Flock)

Flock Over 30 Ewes

Winner: E Duffy (Kells Flock)

Reserve: S & S Gahan (Barrowlands Flock)

Ewe Lamb Class

Winner: E Duffy (Kells Flock)

Reserve: C Watchorn (Beechbrook Flock)

Flock Ewes Class

Winner: R Mclaughlin (Ballyboe Flock)

Reserve: E Duffy (Kells Flock)

2nd Reserve: P Byrne (Limepark Flock)

Stock Rams

Winner: S & S Gahan “Carragh Captivate”

Reserve: S & V Tiffin “Bawnard the Rebel”