Impressive Cappamore beef double for Gubbins

An impressive show of beef animals at Cappamore Show saw William R Gubbins of Kilfinane, Co Limerick winning both the GVM All Ireland€ 2,500 Commercial Beef Championship and the commercial championship of the show.

Some of the other main results of the show were as follows.

DAIRY

Champion: 1 Donal Neville, Rathkeale, Co Limerick.

All Ireland: Pat Smith, Doneraile, Co Cork.

Irish Pure Friesian Cow in Milk: Martin Crowe, Doon, Co Limerick.

Shorthorn Champion: Con Condon, Emly, Co Tipperary.

BEEf

Hereford Champion: 1 Trevor Dudley, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

GVM. All Ireland €2,500 Commercial Beef Championship: 1 William R Gubbins, Kilfinane, Co Limerick. Reserve: Robert & Mark McGivern, Carrigtwohill, Co Cork.

Commercial champion: William R Gubbins.

Belgian Blue champion: 1 Mark Flanagan, Meelick, Co Clare.

Charolais champion: 1 Goldstar Charolais, C/O Ryan Family, Thurles, Co Tipperary.

Salers champion: 1 John Burke, Clarecastle, Co Clare.

Limousin champion: Dan Tynan, Mountrath, Co Laois.

Simmental champion: Joseph Kelly, Ennis, Co Clare.

South west Simmental breeders champion: Joseph Kelly.

Inter Breed Calf Competition, born before 2011: Richard O’Beirne, Tuam, Co Galway.

Inter Breed Calf Competition, born after 2011: Matthew Goulding, Ballyduff, Co Kerry.

Pair of Animals, any breed: Goldstar Charolais.

Three of same breed: Dan Tynan, Mountrath, Co Laois.

Angus champion: 1 Albert de Cogan, Castlemartyr, Co Cork.

Parthenaise champion: Patrick Doyle, Bunclody, Co Wexford.

Beef champion: Dan Tynan, Mountrath, Co Laois.

HORSES

Champion Foals: Sandra Maher, Thurles, Co Tipperary; Sheelagh Barry, Ennis, Co Clare.

Champion Young Horse: Tom Casey, Kildysart, Co Clare.

Show Hunter Pony Championship: Jane Gibbons, Claremorris, Co Mayo. Reserve: K. O’ Brien, Buttevant, Co Cork.

Show Pony Brood Mare: Gillian O’Shea, Fethard, Co Tipperary.

All Ireland Final of the Horse Sport Ireland Carriage Driving Championship: Donal O’Rourke, Dunmanway, Co Cork.

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