Training runs planned from Slane Castle, Balbriggan and Navan points

FROM THE 'TIMES' ARCHIVE...Ron Williamson with his trophy haul.
FROM THE 'TIMES' ARCHIVE...Ron Williamson with his trophy haul.

Details of the Williamson Training Transporter are as follows:

A special training flight from Navan will run tomorrow (Saturday), with Balbriggan and Slane Castle dates on April 13, 14, 15 and 16.

Birds can be hampered the night before or up to 8 o’clock on the morning of the toss.

Contact 07841762399 for further information.

The collection points: Ballyoran Hill 8.15, Edgarstown club 8.30, Edgarstown Park (Robinson’s Bar) 8.45, Laurelvale clubrooms 9 o’clock, Markethill corner 9.30, Newry Playing Fields 9.50.

The Parr Transport will run to the border on Tuesday and Wednesday at the cost of 10 pence per bird or fanciers can use own crates.

The Ardee run today (Friday) will feature the traditional times and pick-up points.


Craigavon A secured second in Ulster League Division Two with a 13-0 clean sweep against Lisburn Racquets C during the team’s final game. That victory arrived off a 13-2 defeat of Queen’s A.

Club nights will continue each Thursday across April.


Legionaires secured a spot in the Wright Cup final with a last-four success over Green Baize C by 4-1.

David Hawthorne’s 100 break proved the highlight as Green Baize Outlaws defeated Green Baize B in the other semi-final within the County Armagh Snooker League.

RESULT: Legionaires 4 Green Baize C 1: E.Quin 62 S.Hutchinson 34, K.Nesbitt 60 D.Gillow 0, R.Porter 87 S.Porter 22, K.Black 48 G.Gillow 59, R.Gillanders 59 R.Porter 55.