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Balmoral Show Results Day 2, 2016 - Sheep and cattle

Published 13/05/2016

Max Watson and cow Daisy from Coleraine at the Balmoral Show at the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park near Lisburn, Co Antrim. Picture By: Arthur Allison Pacemaker Press
Max Watson and cow Daisy from Coleraine at the Balmoral Show at the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park near Lisburn, Co Antrim. Picture By: Arthur Allison Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker press 13/05/2016 All the fun of the fair as one of the biggest events on the farming calendar takes place at the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park near Lisburn, Co Antrim. The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS)Õs annual show is 10% larger than last year. Pictured is Ryan Donaghey and Jack and Lisa Hood from Plum Bridge. Picture By: Arthur Allison Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker press 13/05/2016 All the fun of the fair as one of the biggest events on the farming calendar takes place at the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park near Lisburn, Co Antrim. The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS)Õs annual show is 10% larger than last year. Pictured is Wendy and Gordon Smyth from Donegal. Picture By: Arthur Allison Pacemaker Press
13 May 2016 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye. First Minister Arlene Foster attended the final day of the Balmoral Show. First Minister Arlene Foster pictured at the Balmoral Show with Andrew Boal and Jo Jordan from the Cancer Fund for Children
13 May 2016 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye. First Minister Arlene Foster attended the final day of the Balmoral Show. First Minister Arlene Foster pictured at the Balmoral Show with Liz Birch from Armagh
13 May 2016 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye. First Minister Arlene Foster attended the final day of the Balmoral Show. First Minister Arlene Foster pictured at the Balmoral Show with 2 year old Aimee Neill from Newtownabbey.
13 May 2016 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye. First Minister Arlene Foster attended the final day of the Balmoral Show. The First Minister visited the Cooktown stand in the NI Food and Drink Pavilion and is pictured Gillian Cahoon, Wendy Donaldson and Helen Bell.
13 May 2016 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye. First Minister Arlene Foster attended the final day of the Balmoral Show. First Minister Arlene Foster pictured at the Balmoral Show with Dorothy Randal and Mary Miller from Strabane.
13 May 2016 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye. First Minister Arlene Foster attended the final day of the Balmoral Show. The First Minister visited the Pop Notch stand in the NI Food and Drink Pavilion and is pictured with Graham Neill and Michael Heaslip.
13 May 2016 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye. First Minister Arlene Foster attended the final day of the Balmoral Show. The First Minister visited the Sea Source stand in the NI Food and Drink Pavilion and is pictured with Hal Dawson.
13 May 2016 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye. First Minister Arlene Foster attended the final day of the Balmoral Show. The First Minister visited the Sea Source stand in the NI Food and Drink Pavilion and is pictured with Hal Dawson and Simon Hamilton MLA.
13 May 2016 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye. First Minister Arlene Foster attended the final day of the Balmoral Show. The First Minister visited the Sea Source stand in the NI Food and Drink Pavilion and is pictured with Hal Dawson and Simon Hamilton MLA.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 13th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the final at the day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 13th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the final at the day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by / Press Eye
Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the second of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye
Paul Mills and daughter Katie
All the fun of the fair as one of the biggest events on the farming calendar takes place on it's second day Thursday the 12th of May at the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park near Lisburn, Co Antrim. The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS)s annual show is 10% larger than last year. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Alison McCullagh and daughter Amber
Leah Graham
James Stewart
A proud owner with his prize bull at the Balmoral Show
All the fun of the fair as one of the biggest events on the farming calendar takes place on it's second day Thursday the 12th of May at the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park near Lisburn, Co Antrim. The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS)s annual show is 10% larger than last year. Picture Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
Liam Devlin, Lucy Steele and Alan Lawrence from Cookstown enjoying an ice cream at the Maze
Archie Anderson gives thumbs-up to the Balmoral Show
Joel, Jake, Emily Rose and Lindsey Ferguson from Maghaberry cooling down with ice creams yesterday
Secretary of State Theresa Villiers with RUAS president Billy Robson (right) and chief executive Colin McDonald yesterday
©Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, second day: At the showgrounds in Balmoral Park were Keri Dillion and Denvor Jameson form Tandragee Co Armagh Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye.com
Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye Chloe Burgess, Catherine Cleland and Claire Montgomery from Glastry Farm Ice Cream
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye Clare Stone from Foodie Folk
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye Tarna Moss (13) and Isaac Groves (5)
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye Rhys Morrison and Daniel both 11 from Lisnaskea
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye Jenifer Meeke and Pauline Crompton from Dromara.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye Eleanor O'Neill from Clandeboye Estates
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye Mark Henry from Ballymoney
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye Sisters Grace (7) and Eva (5) Scott from Ballynahinch
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye Raymond McFarland and Rayderjem Legend
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye Lily Rose (1) and her Dad Robert Vance from Maguires Bridge
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye Sophie Henry.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye Darcy Getty from Dromara celebrating her 4th Birthday
©Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, second day: At the showgrounds in Balmoral Park were Michelle O'Neill MLA, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, Richard Donnan Head of Ulster Bank in Northern Ireland and Dan McGinn Communications and Corporate Affairs Manager Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye.com
©Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, second day: At the showgrounds in Balmoral Park were Ethan, Rhonda, Sean and Orla McAfee from Ballymoney enjoying a cup of tea in the Ulster Bank tent Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye.com
©Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, second day: View of Day 2 of the Balmoral Show Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye.com
©Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, second day: At the showgrounds in Balmoral Park were Eamon Askin, Sinead Askin and Liam Askin Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye.com
©Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, second day: At the showgrounds in Balmoral Park were Joel, Jake, Emily Rose and Lindsey Ferguson from Maghaberry Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye.com
©Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, second day: Northern Ireland goalkeeper Roy Caroll at the Balmoral show Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye.com
©Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, second day: At the showgrounds in Balmoral Park were Sammy Adams and Stuart Dunlop from Banbridge Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye.com
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Balmoral Show in partnership with Ulster Bank Picture by Freddie Parkinson /Press Eye Liam Devlin, Lusy Steele and Alan Lawrence from Cookstown
Robert Wilson, Scott Wilson, Tracey Wilson, Alison Feathers and Stephen Marshall
Cattle being judged on the first day of the Balmoral Show
Freestyle Moto-X Display team entertaining the crowds
Kelly Minford, Templepatrick
Dr Tome Cole showing Rare Breeds pictured at Balmoral Show. Picture Kevin McAuley/McAULEY MULTIMEDIA
Relaxing at Balmoral Show. Picture Kevin McAuley/McAULEY MULTIMEDIA
Councillor Garath Keating from Armagh
©Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, first day: At the showgrounds in Balmoral Park were Clidhna McTague, P6 St Patrick's PS Rashakin, one of the winners of the Ulster Bank Farm Safty Competition pictured with Agri Kids funder Alma Jordan. The book of Short Stories will be available for download free of charge to all schools in Northern Ireland. Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye.com
Audrey Moore, Omagh
©Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, first day: At the showgrounds in Balmoral Park were Clidhna McTague, P6 St Patrick's PS Rashakin, one of the winners of the Ulster Bank Farm Safty Competition pictured with Agri Kids funder Alma Jordan. The book of Short Stories will be available for download free of charge to all schools in Northern Ireland. Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye.com
Stewart Wilson, Lisburn
©Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, first day: View of the Balmoral Show Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye.com
Pictured at Embrace Farm launch on the UFU stand at Balmoral Show. From left: Brian Rohan, founder, Embrace Farm; Rory Best, Captain, Ireland Rugby Team; Seamus Bannon, ABP; Sinead McLaughlin, award winning Tyrone Ladies GAA footballer and Victor Chestnutt, Deputy President, UFU. Embrace Farm have an Ecumenical Remembrance Service for bereaved farm families on 25 June in Abbeyleix. Photograph: Columba O'Hare
Natasha Richards, Lisburn
Pictured at Embrace Farm launch on the UFU stand at Balmoral Show. From left: Norma Rohan, founder, Embrace Farm; Keith Morrison, HSE NI; Barclay Bell, President, UFU; Rory Best, Captain, Ireland Rugby Team and Roberta Simmons, President, YFCU. Embrace Farm have an Ecumenical Remembrance Service for bereaved farm families on 25 June in Abbeyleix. Photograph: Columba O'Hare
Alan Fraser and grandson Alfie Bowen
Rory Best, Gilford
William McMordie
91 year old Robbie Mulligan from Banbridge
Colin Todd, Lisburn
In the sheep ring at the Balmoral show
A young judge helps pick a winner
Michelle McLararnon from Cookstown enjoying the colour during the first day of the Balmoral Show
Emma McInnes preparing an Limousin Bull for competition during the first day of the Balmoral Show
Show Jumping
Aerial view of Balmoral Park during the first day of the Balmoral Show.
Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn.
Jack Dunlop
Stefan Smyth pictured in the goat section ahead of the Balmoral Show in association with Ulster Bank. Pic Steven McAuley
Annie Spratt(7) From Crosgar checks out the life size Irish Moiled bull, the latest sculpture by the Ulster Folk & Transport Museums award winning willow sculptor and basket maker Bob Johnston. The sculpture was made especially for the museum stand at the Balmoral Show which also includes blacksmithing and basket making demonstrations. The Ulster Folk & Transport Museums Farm Manager, Robert Berry, said, The willow bull is the stands centrepiece and, of course, visitors are very welcome to get a photo with this fabulous sculpture. We hope visitors will enjoy our stand which focuses on Ulsters old farming traditions and practices.
Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Pacemaker Press 10/5/2016 Judging sheep at The opening day of the Balmoral Show at the Maze Site near Lisburn , Thousands of people attend The three-day extravaganza of farming, food and family fun celebrates many aspects of agricultural life. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Pacemaker Press 10/5/2016 Judging sheep at The opening day of the Balmoral Show at the Maze Site near Lisburn , Thousands of people attend The three-day extravaganza of farming, food and family fun celebrates many aspects of agricultural life. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Judith Baxter from Newtownstewart preparing Irish Moyle cattle for competition during the first day of the Balmoral Show. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
William Montgomery from Maghera feeding straw to a goat during the first day of the Balmoral Show. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
William McElroy and Eddie Mercer, aged 9, from Dromara preparing Ivaniskey Pedigree for competition during the first day of the Balmoral Show. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
@Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 11 th May 2016 Mandatory Credit -Brian Little/Presseye RUAS Chief Executive Colin McDonald during the first day of the Balmoral Show. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
@Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 11 th May 2016 Mandatory Credit -Brian Little/Presseye Emma McInnes preparing an Limousin Bull for competition during the first day of the Balmoral Show. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
@Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 11 th May 2016 Mandatory Credit -Brian Little/Presseye Lyndsey McAllister from Portadown with 'Nota' an Hereford calf preparing for competition during the first day of the Balmoral Show. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
@Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 11 th May 2016 Mandatory Credit -Brian Little/Presseye Eddie Mercer, aged 9, from Dromara preparing Ivaniskey Pedigree for competition during the first day of the Balmoral Show. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
@Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 11 th May 2016 Mandatory Credit -Brian Little/Presseye Nathan Allison (left) from Richhill and David McTurk from Markethill , aged 13, enjoying their visit during the first day of the Balmoral Show. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
@Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 11 th May 2016 Mandatory Credit -Brian Little/Presseye Lily Anderson aged 4 in the huge shovel of a CAT Wheel Loader during the first day of the Balmoral Show. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
@Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 11 th May 2016 Mandatory Credit -Brian Little/Presseye Competition Sheep judging during the first day of the Balmoral Show. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
@Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 11 th May 2016 Mandatory Credit -Brian Little/Presseye An Alpaca on show at Mourne Alpacas during the first day of the Balmoral Show. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
@Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 11 th May 2016 Mandatory Credit -Brian Little/Presseye Michelle McLararnon from Cookstown enjoying the colour during the first day of the Balmoral Show. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
@Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 11 th May 2016 Mandatory Credit -Brian Little/Presseye The Goat pens during the first day of the Balmoral Show. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show 2016. Thousands to flock to agricultural extravaganza for the first of the three day show at Balmoral Park outside Lisburn. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
©Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2016 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, first day: The Dengie 5 Year Old Championship At the showgrounds in Balmoral Park were Fyfin Eko ridden by Jonathan Smyth Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye.com
Sean Blaney, wife Helen and sons Seanog and Rory launched a new division of their engineering business, Blaney Motor Company, during a VIP launch on Wednesday morning at Balmoral Show. Two new concepts wheel loaders were launched during the event.
Gemma McLaughlin from Ballymena gives a firm farmers wave to show off her new agri themed nails on the first day of Balmoral Show. Picture: Chris McCullough
Gareth Gault and Kirsty Ward from Grassmen launch their new website www.grassmen.com during the first day of Balmoral Show. Picture: Chris McCullough
Pacemaker Press 10/5/2016 The opening day of the Balmoral Show at the Maze Site near Lisburn , Thousands of people attend The three-day extravaganza of farming, food and family fun celebrates many aspects of agricultural life. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Pacemaker Press 10/5/2016 The opening day of the Balmoral Show at the Maze Site near Lisburn , Thousands of people attend The three-day extravaganza of farming, food and family fun celebrates many aspects of agricultural life. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Pacemaker Press 10/5/2016 Judging sheep at The opening day of the Balmoral Show at the Maze Site near Lisburn , Thousands of people attend The three-day extravaganza of farming, food and family fun celebrates many aspects of agricultural life. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Pacemaker Press 10/5/2016 Judging sheep at The opening day of the Balmoral Show at the Maze Site near Lisburn , Thousands of people attend The three-day extravaganza of farming, food and family fun celebrates many aspects of agricultural life. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Pacemaker Press 10/5/2016 Show Jumping at The opening day of the Balmoral Show at the Maze Site near Lisburn , Thousands of people attend The three-day extravaganza of farming, food and family fun celebrates many aspects of agricultural life. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Pacemaker Press 10/5/2016 Judging sheep at The opening day of the Balmoral Show at the Maze Site near Lisburn , Thousands of people attend The three-day extravaganza of farming, food and family fun celebrates many aspects of agricultural life. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Pacemaker Press 10/5/2016 The opening day of the Balmoral Show at the Maze Site near Lisburn , Thousands of people attend The three-day extravaganza of farming, food and family fun celebrates many aspects of agricultural life. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Pacemaker Press 10/5/2016 The opening day of the Balmoral Show at the Maze Site near Lisburn , Thousands of people attend The three-day extravaganza of farming, food and family fun celebrates many aspects of agricultural life. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Pacemaker Press 10/5/2016 Show Jumping at The opening day of the Balmoral Show at the Maze Site near Lisburn , Thousands of people attend The three-day extravaganza of farming, food and family fun celebrates many aspects of agricultural life. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Pacemaker Press 10/5/2016 Sheep sheering at The opening day of the Balmoral Show at the Maze Site near Lisburn , Thousands of people attend The three-day extravaganza of farming, food and family fun celebrates many aspects of agricultural life. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Brothers Eddie, Sam & Matthew Mercer travel with Ruby the Hen and Louie the lamb to announce Translinks special bus, coach and train transport plans for this years Balmoral Show
Rhonda Geary from RUAS in the cattle halls in preperation for Balmoral Show in association with Ulster Bank.
Gary McClelland from Belcoo prepares cattle ahead of the Balmoral Show in association with Ulster Bank. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
Eamon McGarry prepares cattle ahead of the Balmoral Show in association with Ulster Bank. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
Balmoral Show. Women's Institute
Balmoral Show. Women's Institute
Balmoral Show. Women's Institute
Balmoral Show 2016 preparations
Balmoral Show 2016 preparations Picture by Andrew Paton/Press Eye.com
Balmoral Show 2016 preparations
Balmoral Show 2016 preparations
Balmoral Show 2016 preparations
Balmoral Show 2016 preparations
Balmoral Show 2016 preparations
Balmoral Show 2016 preparations

A round-up of the big winners on the first day of the 2016 Balmoral Show.

Sheep

 

Sheep

Bluefaced Leicester

Shearling ram and upwards

1st Loughrey, Ms Julie, Limavady

2nd Henry, Hugh, Ballymena

3rd Laverty, Seamus and sons, Ballymoney

Ewe, two-shear and upwards, rearing of having reared a lamb in 2016

1st Blaney, Mr Brendan, Cushendall

2nd Blaney, Mr Brendan, Cushendall

3rd Loughrey, Ms Julie, Limavady

Shearling ewe

1st Becom, Mr Lee, Fivemiletown

2nd Adams, Mr Joseph

3rd Wright, Miss Michelle, Ballymena

Ram lamb, born in 2016, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock no

1st McKillop, Mr Declan, Cushendall

2nd Wright, Miss Michelle, Ballymena

3rd McKeegan Mr Eamon, Ballymena

Ewe lamb, born in 2016, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock no

1st Blaney, Mr Brendan, Cushendall

2nd Laverty, S & sons, Ballymoney

3rd McKillop, Mr Declan, Cushendall

Rosette for the best pair of Bluefaced Leicester lambs born in 2016, entered in the classes for which they are eligible. Lambs must be the property of and bred by the exhibitor. Presented by the Bluefaced Leicester Sheep Society

SP McKillop, Mr Declan, Cushendall

Res Henry, Hugh, Ballymena

Rosette for the best group three Bluefaced Leicester sheep, one of which must be a male, the property of the exhibitor and entered in the classes for which they are eligible. No more than one sheep from any class. Presented by the Bluefaced Leicester Sheep Society

SP Loughrey, Ms Julie, Limavady

Res Adams, Mr Joseph

Champion prizes, £50 and £25 for the Champion and Reserve Champion Bluefaced Leicester sheep.

SP Blaney, Mr Brendan, Cushendall

Res Blaney, Mr Brendan, Cushendall

The John Blaney Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best Bluefaced Leicester sheep. Presented in memory of the late John Blaney

SP Blaney, Mr Brendan, Cushendall

Res Blaney, Mr Brendan, Cushendall

 

Charollais

Ram, two-shear and upwards

1st Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

2nd Berry, Mr Colin Trevor, Dromore

3rd Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Shearling ram

1st Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

2nd Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

3rd Aiken, Mr James, Dromore

Ewe, two-shear and upwards, rearing or having reared a lamb in 2016

1st Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

2nd Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Shearling ewe

1st Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

2nd Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

3rd Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Ram lamb, born on or after 1st December 2015, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock no

1st McAllister, William, Ballymena

2nd Malcomson, Mrs Sheila E, Newry

3rd McAllister, William, Ballymena

Ewe lamb, born on or after 1st December 2015, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock no

1st Aiken, Mr James, Dromore

2nd McAllister, William, Ballymena

3rd Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Perpetual Challenge Trophy for the best group of three Charollais sheep exhibited by a member of that Society and entered in their respective classes. Presented by the British Charollais Sheep Society Limited, Irish Region

SP Christie, Mrs Diane,

Newtownards

Champion prizes £50 and £25 for the Champion and Reserve Champion Charollais sheep

SP Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Res Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best Charollais sheep. Presented by the NI Charollais Sheep Club through Clarendon Feeds

SP Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Res Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Rosette or the best Charollais sheep. Presented by the British Charollais Sheep Society

SP Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Res Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Rosette for the Champion and Reserve Champion male sheep at the Show. Presented by the British Charollais Sheep Society

SP Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Res Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Rosette for the Champion and Reserve Champion female sheep at the Show. Presented by the British Charollais Sheep Society

SP Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Res Aiken, Mr James, Dromore

 

Lleyn

Ram, two-shear and upwards

1st Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

2nd Kennedy, Jayne & Catherine, Ballyclare

3rd Latimer, Mr Barry, Omagh

Shearling ram

1st Kennedy, Jayne & Catherine, Ballyclare

2nd Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

3rd Killen, Seamus, Newry

Ewe, two-shear and upwards, rearing or having reared a lamb in 2016

1st Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

2nd Kennedy, Jayne & Catherine, Ballyclare

3rd Latimer, Mr Barry

Shearling ewe

1st Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

2nd Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

3rd Cunningham, Mrs A Fiona, Hillsborough

Ram lamb, born in 2016, bred by exhibitor

1st Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

2nd Trainor, Mr Adrian, Newry

3rd Millen Mr Russel, Coleraine

Ewe lamb, born in 2016, bred by exhibitor

1st Millen Mr Russel, Coleraine

2nd Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

3rd McConville, Mr Adrian, Newry

Champion prizes, £50 and £25, for the Champion and Reserve Champion Lleyn sheep. SP Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

Res Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

Rosette for the Champion and Reserve Champion male sheep at the Show. Presented by the Lleyn Society

SP Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

Res Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

Rosette for the Champion and Reserve Champion female sheep at the Show. Presented by the Lleyn Society

SP Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

Res Millen Mr Russel, Coleraine

 

Rare breeds

Ram, two-shear and upwards

1st Cole, Dr Thomas, Carryduff

2nd Kerr, S & J, Moira

3rd Hamilton, Mrs Lynda, Omagh

Shearling ram

1st Hamilton, Mrs Lynda, Omagh

2nd McCauley, RJ, Dromore

3rd McCauley, RJ, Dromore

Ewe, two-shear and upwards, rearing or having reared lamb in 2016

1st McCauley, RJ, Dromore

2nd Hamilton, Mrs Lynda, Omagh

3rd Cole, Dr Thomas, Carryduff

Shearling ewe

1st Kerr, S & J, Moira

2nd Hamilton, Mrs Lynda, Omagh

3rd McCauley, RJ, Dromore

Ram lamb

1st McCauley, RJ, Dromore

2nd Hamilton, Mrs Lynda, Omagh

3rd McCauley, RJ, Dromore

Ewe lamb

1st Hamilton, Mrs Lynda, Omagh

2nd McCauley, RJ, Dromore

3rd Cole, Dr Thomas, Carryduff

Champion prizes, £50 and £25, for the Champion and Reserve Champion rare breed sheep.

SP Hamilton, Mrs Lynda, Omagh

Res Cole, Dr Thomas, Carryduff

 

Swaledale

Ram, two-shear and upwards

1st Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

2nd Blaney, Mr John, Ballymena

Shearling ram

1st Blaney, Mr John, Ballymena

2nd Conlin, Brian, Castlederg

Ewe, two-shear and upwards, in wool, rearing or having reared a lamb in 2016

1st Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

2nd Loughridge, Fred & June, Ballymoney

3rd Blaney, Mr John, Ballymena

Shearling ewe

1st Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

2nd Loughridge, Fred & June, Ballymoney

3rd Blaney, Mr John, Ballymena

Rosette for the Champion and Reserve Champion male sheep at the Show. Presented by the Swaledale Sheep Breeders’ Association

SP Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

Res Blaney, Mr John, Ballymena

Rosette for the Champion and Reserve Champion female sheep at the Show. Presented by the Swaledale Sheep Breeders’ Association

SP Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

Res Haughey, Mr Eddie,

Ballymena

Champion prizes, £50 and £25, for the Champion and Reserve Champion Swaledale sheep.

SP Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

Res Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

Rosette for the Champion and Reserve Champion Swaledale sheep. Presented by the Swaledale Sheep Breeders’ Association

SP Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

Res Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

 

Cattle

Charolais cattle

Cow, born before 1st January 2013, in calf or in milk having had at least one calf.

1st Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

2nd Johnston & Sons, Mr Edgar, Cookstown

Heifer, born on or after 1st January 2014, and on or before 30th June 2014

1st Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

2nd Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

3rd Matchett, Nigel & Gail

Heifer, born on or after 1st July 2014, and on or before 31st December 2014

1st Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

2nd Short,Mr William, Omagh

3rd Bothwell, Mr David, Enniskillen

Heifer, born on or after 1st January 2015

1st Millar Martin & Cyril, Coleraine

2nd Bothwell, Mr David, Enniskillen

3rd Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

Bull, born on or before 1st January 2015

1st McWilliams, Mr Robert, Londonderry

2nd Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

3rd Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

Bull, born on or after 1st January 2015 and on or before 31st March 2015

1st Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

2nd Whyte, Mr William, Portglenone

3rd Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

Bull, born on or after 1st April 2015

1st Keelagher, Mr Thomas, Fivemiletown

2nd Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

3rd RH Sinnamon &Sons, Dungannon

Group of three animals, bona fide the property of one exhibitor, and entered in the classes for which they are eligible

1st Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

2nd Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

3rd Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

The Orage Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best Charolais cow or heifer. Presented by Mrs G Orage in memory of her late husband, W Norman Orage

SP Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

Res Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

The John K Currie Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best Charolais heifer [classes 567 - 569]. Presented by J K Currie

SP Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

Res Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

Special prizes, £100 and £50 for the best and reserve best junior Charolais female. Presented by the British Charolais Cattle Society Limited

SP Millar, Martin & Cyril, Coleraine

Res Bothwell, Mr David, Enniskillen

The H A Curry Perpetual Trophy for the best junior Charolais Bull. Presented by H A Curry

SP Keelagher, Mr Thomas, Fivemiletown

Res Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

Special prizes, £100 and £50, for the best and reserve best junior Charolais Bull. Presented by the British Charolais Cattle Society Limited

SP Keelagher, Mr Thomas, Fivemiletown

Res Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

Junior Breed Champion, £30 & £20, for the Champion and Reserve male or female animals born on or after 1st January 2015. Only 1st and 2nd Prize winner forward. Rosettes to be worn. Presented ABP Food Group

SP McWilliams, Mr Robert, Londonderry

Res Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

The Breeders Perpetual Challenge Trophy for the best Charolais bull exhibited by a club member. Presented by the NI Charolais Club

SP McWilliams, Mr Robert, Londonderry

Res Keelagher, Mr Thomas, Fivemiletown

The Bardin Perpetual Challenge Trophy for the best Charolais animal exhibited by a club member. Presented to the NI Charolais Club by the Bardin Family of Nevers

SP McWilliams, Mr Robert, Londonderry

Res Keelagher, Mr Thomas, Fivemiletown

The Brigadoon Perpetual Challenge Trophy for the best homebred Charolais in Show exhibited by a club member. Presented by the Connolly Family

SP McWilliams, Mr Robert, Londonderry

Res Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

Champion prizes, £100 and £50, for the Champion and Reserve Champion Charolais. Presented by ABP Food Group

SP McWilliams, Mr Robert, Londonderry

Res Keelagher, Mr Thomas, Fivemiletown

 

Herefords

Cow or heifer, born on or before 31st December 2013, in calf or with own natural calf at foot

1st McMordie, J&W, Newtownards

2nd Graham, Mr James, Portadown

3rd Taggart, Mr John, Newtownards

Heifer, born on or after 1st January 2014, and on or before 30th June 2014, in calf or with own calf at foot

1st Beatty, Paul &Wendy, Aughnacloy

2nd Kerr, Mr Ciaran, Lurgan

3rd McMordie, J & W, Newtownards

Heifer, born on or after 1st July 2014, and on or before 31st December 2014

1st McMordie, J & W, Newtownards

2nd McMordie, J & W, Newtownards

3rd Haire, J E, R I & W, Crumlin

Heifer, born on or after 1st January 2015

1st Haire, J E, R I & W, Crumlin

2nd Watson A & G, Downpatrick

3rd Richmond, Mervyn, Enniskillen

Bull, born prior to 1st April 2014

1st Haire, J E, R I & W, Crumlin

2nd Watson A & G, Downpatrick

3rd Kerr, Mr Ciaran, Lurgan

Bull, born on or after 1st April 2014, and on or before 31st December 2014

1st Beatty & Son, C M, Dungannon

2nd Haire, J E, R I & W, Crumlin

3rd Haire, J E, R I & W, Crumlin

Bull, born on or after 1st January 2015

1st Martin, Mrs Jacqueline, Saintfield

2nd Patterson, Mr Aaron, Downpatrick

3rd Watson, A & G, Downpatrick

Group of three animals, bona fide the property of one exhibitor and entered in the classes for which they are eligible

1st McMordie, J & W, Newtownards

2nd Haire, J E, R I & W, Crumlin

3rd Geelan, Mr Coote

Champion prizes, £100

and £50, for the Champion and Reserve Champion

Hereford. Presented by Lidl supermarket

SP Beatty, Paul & Wendy, Aughnacloy

Res McMordie, J & W, Newtownards

Junior breed champion, £30 & £20, for the Champion and Reserve male or female animals born on or after 1st January 2015. Only 1st and 2nd Prize winners forward. Rosettes to be worn. Presented by Lidl

SP Martin, Mrs Jacqueline, Saintfield

Res Haire, J E, R I & W, Crumlin

The Hereford Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best Hereford animal exhibited by a Member of that Association, with a replica to the breeder who wins this Cup on any three occasions with different animals. Presented by the NI Hereford Breeders’ Association

SP Beatty, Paul & Wendy, Aughnacloy

Res McMordie J & W, Newtownards

F W McMordie Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best junior Hereford [born on or after 1st July 2014. Presented by the McMordie Family in memory of the late Eric McMordie

SP McMordie J & W, Newtownards

Res Martin, Mrs Jacqueline, Saintfield

The Jervis W Williamson Memorial Perpetual Challenge Cup for award to the best Hereford female. Presented by Mrs Isobel Williamson

SP Beatty, Paul & Wendy, Aughnacloy

Res McMordie J & W, Newtownards

The Sidney Mawhinney Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best naturally polled Hereford bred in the United Kingdom. Presented by Sidney Mawhinney

SP Beatty, Paul & Wendy, Aughnacloy

Res McMordie J & W, Newtownards

 

Simmental

Cow, born before 1st January 2013, in calf or in milk having had at least one calf

1st Wilson, Mr Jospeh, Rathfriland

2nd Hogan, Mr Nigel, Carlow

Cow or heifer, born in 2013, in calf or with calf at foot having had a calf by three years old

1st Hogan, Mr Nigel, Carlow

Heifer, born on or after 1st January 2014, and on or before 30th June 2014

1st Hazelton, W D & J D, Dungannon

2nd Glasgow, Mr J Nigel, Cookstown

3rd Nelson, Andrew, Enniskillen

Heifer, born on or after 1st July 2014, and on or before 31st December 2014

1st Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

2nd Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

3rd Wilson, Mr Joseph, Rathfriland

Heifer, born on or after 1st January 2015

1st Mullarkey, Kieran, Sligo

2nd Hazelton, W D & J D, Dungannon

3rd Richardson, Adrian

Bull, born on or before 31st December 2014

1st Frazer, Mr Michael, Templepatrick

Bull, born on or after 1st January 2015

1st McDonald, S & P

2nd Glasgow, Mr J Nigel, Cookstown

3rd Wilson, Mr Joseph, Rathfriland

Pair of animals, bona fide the property of one exhibitor and entered in the classes for which they are eligible

1st Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

2nd Wilson, Mr Joseph, Rathfriland

3rd Hogan, Mr Nigel, Carlow

Champion prizes, £100 and £50, for the Champion and Reserve Champion Simmental. Presented by the British Simmental Cattle Society

SP Mullarkey, Kieran, Sligo

Res Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

Junior breed champion, £30 & £20, for the Champion and Reserve male or female animal born on or after 1st January 2015. Only 1st and 2nd Prize winners forward. Rosettes to be worn. Presented by the British Simmental Cattle Society

SP Mullarkey, Kieran, Sligo

Res McDonald, S & P

The Bobbie Dickson Perpetual Championship Trophy for the best Simmental. Presented by Mrs E M Dickson and family, in memory of the late Robert Dickson

SP Mullarkey, Kieran, Sligo

Res Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

Pair of engraved crystal glasses for the best British Simmental. Presented by the British Simmental Cattle Society

SP Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

Special prize, £25, for best Simmental cow with calf at foot. Presented by British Simmental Cattle Society

SP Wilson, Mr Jospeh, Rathfriland

Res Hogan, Mr Nigel, Carlow

Perpetual Cow Bell for the best British Simmental female. Presented by Imex

SP Mullarkey, Kieran, Sligo

Res Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

Bangor & Six Road Ends Farmers’ Union Perpetual Trophy for the best Simmental female

SP Mullarkey, Kieran, Sligo

Res Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

Bobbie Gamble Perpetual Trophy for the best Simmental heifer, born on or after 1st January 2014 and on or before 30th June 2015. Presented by the Gamble Family in memory of the late Robert Gamble

SP Mullarkey, Kieran, Sligo

Res Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

Trophy for the best Simmental male. Presented by the NI Simmental Club

SP McDonald, S & P

Res Glasgow, Mr Nigel, Cookstown

Special prizes, £30 and £20, for the best Simmental bull and Reserve, bred by exhibitor. Presented by the NI Simmental Club

SP McDonald, S & P

Res Glasgow, Mr Nigel, Cookstown

William Black Memorial Perpetual Cup for the male Champion Simmental bull. Presented by the Black family in memory of the late William Black, Carmavy, Crumlin

SP McDonald, S & P

Res Glasgow, Mr Nigel, Cookstown

 

Sheep

Bluefaced Leicester

Shearling ram and upwards

1st Loughrey, Ms Julie, Limavady

2nd Henry, Hugh, Ballymena

3rd Laverty, Seamus and sons, Ballymoney

Ewe, two-shear and upwards, rearing of having reared a lamb in 2016

1st Blaney, Mr Brendan, Cushendall

2nd Blaney, Mr Brendan, Cushendall

3rd Loughrey, Ms Julie, Limavady

Shearling ewe

1st Becom, Mr Lee, Fivemiletown

2nd Adams, Mr Joseph

3rd Wright, Miss Michelle, Ballymena

Ram lamb, born in 2016, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock no

1st McKillop, Mr Declan, Cushendall

2nd Wright, Miss Michelle, Ballymena

3rd McKeegan Mr Eamon, Ballymena

Ewe lamb, born in 2016, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock no

1st Blaney, Mr Brendan, Cushendall

2nd Laverty, S & sons, Ballymoney

3rd McKillop, Mr Declan, Cushendall

Rosette for the best pair of Bluefaced Leicester lambs born in 2016, entered in the classes for which they are eligible. Lambs must be the property of and bred by the exhibitor. Presented by the Bluefaced Leicester Sheep Society

SP McKillop, Mr Declan, Cushendall

Res Henry, Hugh, Ballymena

Rosette for the best group three Bluefaced Leicester sheep, one of which must be a male, the property of the exhibitor and entered in the classes for which they are eligible. No more than one sheep from any class. Presented by the Bluefaced Leicester Sheep Society

SP Loughrey, Ms Julie, Limavady

Res Adams, Mr Joseph

Champion prizes, £50 and £25 for the Champion and Reserve Champion Bluefaced Leicester sheep.

SP Blaney, Mr Brendan, Cushendall

Res Blaney, Mr Brendan, Cushendall

The John Blaney Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best Bluefaced Leicester sheep. Presented in memory of the late John Blaney

SP Blaney, Mr Brendan, Cushendall

Res Blaney, Mr Brendan, Cushendall

Charollais

Ram, two-shear and upwards

1st Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

2nd Berry, Mr Colin Trevor, Dromore

3rd Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Shearling ram

1st Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

2nd Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

3rd Aiken, Mr James, Dromore

Ewe, two-shear and upwards, rearing or having reared a lamb in 2016

1st Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

2nd Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Shearling ewe

1st Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

2nd Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

3rd Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Ram lamb, born on or after 1st December 2015, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock no

1st McAllister, William, Ballymena

2nd Malcomson, Mrs Sheila E, Newry

3rd McAllister, William, Ballymena

Ewe lamb, born on or after 1st December 2015, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock no

1st Aiken, Mr James, Dromore

2nd McAllister, William, Ballymena

3rd Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Perpetual Challenge Trophy for the best group of three Charollais sheep exhibited by a member of that Society and entered in their respective classes. Presented by the British Charollais Sheep Society Limited, Irish Region

SP Christie, Mrs Diane,

Newtownards

Champion prizes £50 and £25 for the Champion and Reserve Champion Charollais sheep

SP Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Res Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best Charollais sheep. Presented by the NI Charollais Sheep Club through Clarendon Feeds

SP Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Res Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Rosette or the best Charollais sheep. Presented by the British Charollais Sheep Society

SP Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Res Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Rosette for the Champion and Reserve Champion male sheep at the Show. Presented by the British Charollais Sheep Society

SP Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Res Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Rosette for the Champion and Reserve Champion female sheep at the Show. Presented by the British Charollais Sheep Society

SP Christie, Mrs Diane, Newtownards

Res Aiken, Mr James, Dromore

Lleyn

Ram, two-shear and upwards

1st Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

2nd Kennedy, Jayne & Catherine, Ballyclare

3rd Latimer, Mr Barry, Omagh

Shearling ram

1st Kennedy, Jayne & Catherine, Ballyclare

2nd Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

3rd Killen, Seamus, Newry

Ewe, two-shear and upwards, rearing or having reared a lamb in 2016

1st Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

2nd Kennedy, Jayne & Catherine, Ballyclare

3rd Latimer, Mr Barry

Shearling ewe

1st Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

2nd Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

3rd Cunningham, Mrs A Fiona, Hillsborough

Ram lamb, born in 2016, bred by exhibitor

1st Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

2nd Trainor, Mr Adrian, Newry

3rd Millen Mr Russel, Coleraine

Ewe lamb, born in 2016, bred by exhibitor

1st Millen Mr Russel, Coleraine

2nd Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

3rd McConville, Mr Adrian, Newry

Champion prizes, £50 and £25, for the Champion and Reserve Champion Lleyn sheep. SP Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

Res Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

Rosette for the Champion and Reserve Champion male sheep at the Show. Presented by the Lleyn Society

SP Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

Res Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

Rosette for the Champion and Reserve Champion female sheep at the Show. Presented by the Lleyn Society

SP Kennedy, Charles & Andrew, Ballyclare

Res Millen Mr Russel, Coleraine

Rare breeds

Ram, two-shear and upwards

1st Cole, Dr Thomas, Carryduff

2nd Kerr, S & J, Moira

3rd Hamilton, Mrs Lynda, Omagh

Shearling ram

1st Hamilton, Mrs Lynda, Omagh

2nd McCauley, RJ, Dromore

3rd McCauley, RJ, Dromore

Ewe, two-shear and upwards, rearing or having reared lamb in 2016

1st McCauley, RJ, Dromore

2nd Hamilton, Mrs Lynda, Omagh

3rd Cole, Dr Thomas, Carryduff

Shearling ewe

1st Kerr, S & J, Moira

2nd Hamilton, Mrs Lynda, Omagh

3rd McCauley, RJ, Dromore

Ram lamb

1st McCauley, RJ, Dromore

2nd Hamilton, Mrs Lynda, Omagh

3rd McCauley, RJ, Dromore

Ewe lamb

1st Hamilton, Mrs Lynda, Omagh

2nd McCauley, RJ, Dromore

3rd Cole, Dr Thomas, Carryduff

Champion prizes, £50 and £25, for the Champion and Reserve Champion rare breed sheep.

SP Hamilton, Mrs Lynda, Omagh

Res Cole, Dr Thomas, Carryduff

Swaledale

Ram, two-shear and upwards

1st Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

2nd Blaney, Mr John, Ballymena

Shearling ram

1st Blaney, Mr John, Ballymena

2nd Conlin, Brian, Castlederg

Ewe, two-shear and upwards, in wool, rearing or having reared a lamb in 2016

1st Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

2nd Loughridge, Fred & June, Ballymoney

3rd Blaney, Mr John, Ballymena

Shearling ewe

1st Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

2nd Loughridge, Fred & June, Ballymoney

3rd Blaney, Mr John, Ballymena

Rosette for the Champion and Reserve Champion male sheep at the Show. Presented by the Swaledale Sheep Breeders’ Association

SP Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

Res Blaney, Mr John, Ballymena

Rosette for the Champion and Reserve Champion female sheep at the Show. Presented by the Swaledale Sheep Breeders’ Association

SP Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

Res Haughey, Mr Eddie,

Ballymena

Champion prizes, £50 and £25, for the Champion and Reserve Champion Swaledale sheep.

SP Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

Res Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

Rosette for the Champion and Reserve Champion Swaledale sheep. Presented by the Swaledale Sheep Breeders’ Association

SP Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

Res Haughey, Mr Eddie, Ballymena

Cattle

Charolais cattle

Cow, born before 1st January 2013, in calf or in milk having had at least one calf.

1st Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

2nd Johnston & Sons, Mr Edgar, Cookstown

Heifer, born on or after 1st January 2014, and on or before 30th June 2014

1st Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

2nd Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

3rd Matchett, Nigel & Gail

Heifer, born on or after 1st July 2014, and on or before 31st December 2014

1st Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

2nd Short,Mr William, Omagh

3rd Bothwell, Mr David, Enniskillen

Heifer, born on or after 1st January 2015

1st Millar Martin & Cyril, Coleraine

2nd Bothwell, Mr David, Enniskillen

3rd Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

Bull, born on or before 1st January 2015

1st McWilliams, Mr Robert, Londonderry

2nd Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

3rd Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

Bull, born on or after 1st January 2015 and on or before 31st March 2015

1st Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

2nd Whyte, Mr William, Portglenone

3rd Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

Bull, born on or after 1st April 2015

1st Keelagher, Mr Thomas, Fivemiletown

2nd Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

3rd RH Sinnamon &Sons, Dungannon

Group of three animals, bona fide the property of one exhibitor, and entered in the classes for which they are eligible

1st Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

2nd Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

3rd Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

The Orage Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best Charolais cow or heifer. Presented by Mrs G Orage in memory of her late husband, W Norman Orage

SP Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

Res Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

The John K Currie Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best Charolais heifer [classes 567 - 569]. Presented by J K Currie

SP Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

Res Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

Special prizes, £100 and £50 for the best and reserve best junior Charolais female. Presented by the British Charolais Cattle Society Limited

SP Millar, Martin & Cyril, Coleraine

Res Bothwell, Mr David, Enniskillen

The H A Curry Perpetual Trophy for the best junior Charolais Bull. Presented by H A Curry

SP Keelagher, Mr Thomas, Fivemiletown

Res Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

Special prizes, £100 and £50, for the best and reserve best junior Charolais Bull. Presented by the British Charolais Cattle Society Limited

SP Keelagher, Mr Thomas, Fivemiletown

Res Crawford, Mr Gilbert J, Maghera

Junior Breed Champion, £30 & £20, for the Champion and Reserve male or female animals born on or after 1st January 2015. Only 1st and 2nd Prize winner forward. Rosettes to be worn. Presented ABP Food Group

SP McWilliams, Mr Robert, Londonderry

Res Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

The Breeders Perpetual Challenge Trophy for the best Charolais bull exhibited by a club member. Presented by the NI Charolais Club

SP McWilliams, Mr Robert, Londonderry

Res Keelagher, Mr Thomas, Fivemiletown

The Bardin Perpetual Challenge Trophy for the best Charolais animal exhibited by a club member. Presented to the NI Charolais Club by the Bardin Family of Nevers

SP McWilliams, Mr Robert, Londonderry

Res Keelagher, Mr Thomas, Fivemiletown

The Brigadoon Perpetual Challenge Trophy for the best homebred Charolais in Show exhibited by a club member. Presented by the Connolly Family

SP McWilliams, Mr Robert, Londonderry

Res Connolly, Mr W D & J A, Ballynahinch

Champion prizes, £100 and £50, for the Champion and Reserve Champion Charolais. Presented by ABP Food Group

SP McWilliams, Mr Robert, Londonderry

Res Keelagher, Mr Thomas, Fivemiletown

Herefords

Cow or heifer, born on or before 31st December 2013, in calf or with own natural calf at foot

1st McMordie, J&W, Newtownards

2nd Graham, Mr James, Portadown

3rd Taggart, Mr John, Newtownards

Heifer, born on or after 1st January 2014, and on or before 30th June 2014, in calf or with own calf at foot

1st Beatty, Paul &Wendy, Aughnacloy

2nd Kerr, Mr Ciaran, Lurgan

3rd McMordie, J & W, Newtownards

Heifer, born on or after 1st July 2014, and on or before 31st December 2014

1st McMordie, J & W, Newtownards

2nd McMordie, J & W, Newtownards

3rd Haire, J E, R I & W, Crumlin

Heifer, born on or after 1st January 2015

1st Haire, J E, R I & W, Crumlin

2nd Watson A & G, Downpatrick

3rd Richmond, Mervyn, Enniskillen

Bull, born prior to 1st April 2014

1st Haire, J E, R I & W, Crumlin

2nd Watson A & G, Downpatrick

3rd Kerr, Mr Ciaran, Lurgan

Bull, born on or after 1st April 2014, and on or before 31st December 2014

1st Beatty & Son, C M, Dungannon

2nd Haire, J E, R I & W, Crumlin

3rd Haire, J E, R I & W, Crumlin

Bull, born on or after 1st January 2015

1st Martin, Mrs Jacqueline, Saintfield

2nd Patterson, Mr Aaron, Downpatrick

3rd Watson, A & G, Downpatrick

Group of three animals, bona fide the property of one exhibitor and entered in the classes for which they are eligible

1st McMordie, J & W, Newtownards

2nd Haire, J E, R I & W, Crumlin

3rd Geelan, Mr Coote

Champion prizes, £100

and £50, for the Champion and Reserve Champion

Hereford. Presented by Lidl supermarket

SP Beatty, Paul & Wendy, Aughnacloy

Res McMordie, J & W, Newtownards

Junior breed champion, £30 & £20, for the Champion and Reserve male or female animals born on or after 1st January 2015. Only 1st and 2nd Prize winners forward. Rosettes to be worn. Presented by Lidl

SP Martin, Mrs Jacqueline, Saintfield

Res Haire, J E, R I & W, Crumlin

The Hereford Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best Hereford animal exhibited by a Member of that Association, with a replica to the breeder who wins this Cup on any three occasions with different animals. Presented by the NI Hereford Breeders’ Association

SP Beatty, Paul & Wendy, Aughnacloy

Res McMordie J & W, Newtownards

F W McMordie Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best junior Hereford [born on or after 1st July 2014. Presented by the McMordie Family in memory of the late Eric McMordie

SP McMordie J & W, Newtownards

Res Martin, Mrs Jacqueline, Saintfield

The Jervis W Williamson Memorial Perpetual Challenge Cup for award to the best Hereford female. Presented by Mrs Isobel Williamson

SP Beatty, Paul & Wendy, Aughnacloy

Res McMordie J & W, Newtownards

The Sidney Mawhinney Perpetual Challenge Cup for the best naturally polled Hereford bred in the United Kingdom. Presented by Sidney Mawhinney

SP Beatty, Paul & Wendy, Aughnacloy

Res McMordie J & W, Newtownards

Simmental

Cow, born before 1st January 2013, in calf or in milk having had at least one calf

1st Wilson, Mr Jospeh, Rathfriland

2nd Hogan, Mr Nigel, Carlow

Cow or heifer, born in 2013, in calf or with calf at foot having had a calf by three years old

1st Hogan, Mr Nigel, Carlow

Heifer, born on or after 1st January 2014, and on or before 30th June 2014

1st Hazelton, W D & J D, Dungannon

2nd Glasgow, Mr J Nigel, Cookstown

3rd Nelson, Andrew, Enniskillen

Heifer, born on or after 1st July 2014, and on or before 31st December 2014

1st Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

2nd Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

3rd Wilson, Mr Joseph, Rathfriland

Heifer, born on or after 1st January 2015

1st Mullarkey, Kieran, Sligo

2nd Hazelton, W D & J D, Dungannon

3rd Richardson, Adrian

Bull, born on or before 31st December 2014

1st Frazer, Mr Michael, Templepatrick

Bull, born on or after 1st January 2015

1st McDonald, S & P

2nd Glasgow, Mr J Nigel, Cookstown

3rd Wilson, Mr Joseph, Rathfriland

Pair of animals, bona fide the property of one exhibitor and entered in the classes for which they are eligible

1st Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

2nd Wilson, Mr Joseph, Rathfriland

3rd Hogan, Mr Nigel, Carlow

Champion prizes, £100 and £50, for the Champion and Reserve Champion Simmental. Presented by the British Simmental Cattle Society

SP Mullarkey, Kieran, Sligo

Res Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

Junior breed champion, £30 & £20, for the Champion and Reserve male or female animal born on or after 1st January 2015. Only 1st and 2nd Prize winners forward. Rosettes to be worn. Presented by the British Simmental Cattle Society

SP Mullarkey, Kieran, Sligo

Res McDonald, S & P

The Bobbie Dickson Perpetual Championship Trophy for the best Simmental. Presented by Mrs E M Dickson and family, in memory of the late Robert Dickson

SP Mullarkey, Kieran, Sligo

Res Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

Pair of engraved crystal glasses for the best British Simmental. Presented by the British Simmental Cattle Society

SP Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

Special prize, £25, for best Simmental cow with calf at foot. Presented by British Simmental Cattle Society

SP Wilson, Mr Jospeh, Rathfriland

Res Hogan, Mr Nigel, Carlow

Perpetual Cow Bell for the best British Simmental female. Presented by Imex

SP Mullarkey, Kieran, Sligo

Res Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

Bangor & Six Road Ends Farmers’ Union Perpetual Trophy for the best Simmental female

SP Mullarkey, Kieran, Sligo

Res Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

Bobbie Gamble Perpetual Trophy for the best Simmental heifer, born on or after 1st January 2014 and on or before 30th June 2015. Presented by the Gamble Family in memory of the late Robert Gamble

SP Mullarkey, Kieran, Sligo

Res Weatherup, J L & C J, Ballyclare

Trophy for the best Simmental male. Presented by the NI Simmental Club

SP McDonald, S & P

Res Glasgow, Mr Nigel, Cookstown

Special prizes, £30 and £20, for the best Simmental bull and Reserve, bred by exhibitor. Presented by the NI Simmental Club

SP McDonald, S & P

Res Glasgow, Mr Nigel, Cookstown

William Black Memorial Perpetual Cup for the male Champion Simmental bull. Presented by the Black family in memory of the late William Black, Carmavy, Crumlin

SP McDonald, S & P

Res Glasgow, Mr Nigel, Cookstown

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