2013-09-25   facebooktwitterrss
Roscommon Lleyns Break the Record

Records were broken at Roscommon on Saturday 21st September when Clive Wardrop, Portarlington sold his 1st prize shearling Lleyn ram for €1720 to Wayne Carter, Ballyroan.

Named ‘Bod’, this Lleyn ram is bred from an Alan McDonald ram out of a Louis Hill Ewe.

Bod the Champion Ram with Clive Wardrop

Bod the Champion Ram with Clive Wardrop

Other highlights in the rams included Clive Wardrop selling another shearling, ‘Bob’ by the same McDonald sire for €940 to Oisin Quinn, Enniscrone. C & H Long, Lifford sold the first ram into the ring for €700 to G O’Connor, Ballymote. This 2010 born ram, Mileview Torr Head, bred by C & A Kennedy was sired by N Johnston ram. Malachy Harnet, Naas sold a shearling sired by an Alan McDonald ram for €700 to C Richardson, Arvagh.

In the females, the first prize pen of shearlings from John Joe O’Neill, Athlone topped at €200/head when selling to Andrew Dodd, Calary. Clive Wardrop was last into the ring with his shearlings but also realised €200/head selling to Ray Bracken, Dangan. Alan McDonald sold the second prize pen for €190/head to Andrew Dodd, Calary. The third prize pen from Brendan Donnellan, Ballinasloe sold for €175.

In the ewe lambs, Clive & Hazel Long, Mullanbuoy topped with their first prize pen selling for €170/head to Avalon Carli, Rathangan. Clive Wardrop sold the second prize pen for €138/head to Seamus Clarke, Rathdrum. Mary Gordon, Enniscrone also sold a pen for €138/head to Declan Shannon, Kiltimagh. The third prize pen from Brendan Donnellan realised €130/head.

Ewes (5) to €92 av €92
Shearling Ewes (92) to €200 av €168.53
Ewe Lambs (177) to €170 av €109.39
Rams (11) to €1720 av €655.46 per head

Show Results
Judge: David Knowles, Kendal, Cumbria

Shearling Ewes
1st John Joe o’Neill
2nd Alan McDonald
3rd Brendan Donnellan

Ewe Lambs
1st Clive & Hazel Long
2nd Clive Wardrop
3rd Brendan Donnellan

1st C Wardrop (80)
2nd E Leonard (85)
3rd R Edwards (91)

Top Prices
Gearoid O’Connor €92

Shearling Ewes
John Joe O’Neill €200
Clive Wardrop €200
Robin Darker €195
Alan McDonald €190
Robon Darker €190
Robin Darker €185
Brendan Donnellan €180
Brendan Donnellan €175 (x2)
Mary Gordon €172
John Joe O’Neill €170

Ewe Lambs
Clive & Hazel Long €170
Clive Wardrop €138
Mary Gordon €138 (x2)
Brendan Donnellan €130
Malachy Harney €128
Clive Wardrop €125
Robert Clarke €120 (x2)
Robert Clarke €118
Brendan Donnellan €115
Malachy Harney €115

Clive Wardrop €1720
Clive Wardrop €940
Clive & Hazel Long €700
Malachy Harney €700
Eamon Leonard €560
Clive & Hazel Long €540
Clifford Richardson €500


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