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 BRAY - 30th June 2012

Class No & description

No of stems

First

Second

Third

26,  1 cultivar

6

Maria Melvin

Oliver Clarke

John Markham

27,  2 distinct

2 x 6

John Warren

Maria Melvin

Oliver Clarke

28,  3 distinct

3 x 6

John Warren

Maria Melvin

Oliver Clarke

29,  mixed

6

John Warren

Maria Melvin

Oliver Clarke

30,  bowl

20

John Warren

Maria Melvin

Oliver Clarke

John Warren won the Bray Sweet Pea Championship for the best exhibit in classes 26 to 30

John Warren won the Bray & Delgany HS Perpetual Challenge Cup for the most points in classes 26 to 30

 BALBRIGGAN - 1st July 2012

Class No & description

No of stems

First

Second

Third

39,  mixed

5

Chris McAleer

John Warren


40, 1 variety

5

John Warren

Chris McAleer


41,  2 varieties

2 x 5

Chris McAleer

John Warren


42,  bowl

15 max

John Warren

Chris McAleer


43,  mixed bush grown

5

John Warren

Chris McAleer


44,  3 distinct

3 x 5

Chris McAleer

John Warren


45,  3 distinct Irish bred

3 x 5

Chris McAleer

John Warren


Sweet Pea Medal for the Best Exhibit in classes 39 to 45 was won by Chris McAleer

Bill Chase Memorial Trophy for Best Vase in classes 39 to 45 was won by Chris McAleer

 RUSH - 7th July 2012 - All-Ireland Championship of 2012 and Rush Show

Class No & description

No of stems

First

Second

Third

Open Classes





Class A, four distinct

4 x 9

Maria Melvin

Chris McAleer

Oliver Clarke

Maria Melvin won the Frank Doyle All-Ireland Sweet Pea Championship Perpetual Challenge Cup

28,  three distinct

3 x 6

Maria Melvin

Chris McAleer

Oliver Clarke

29,  one white or cream

6

Maria Melvin

John Warren

Oliver Clarke

30,  one red or maroon

6

Maria Melvin

Chris McAleer

John Warren

31,  one magenta

6

Oliver Clarke

John Warren

Maria Melvin

32, a mauve, lavender or blue

6

Maria Melvin

Chris McAleer

John Warren

33,  any other colour

6

Chris McAleer

John Warren

Maria Melvin

34, mixed

9

Chris McAleer

John Warren

Maria Melvin

35,  any variety

1

Chris McAleer

Oliver Clarke

John Warren

36,  bowl, mixed

20

Maria Melvin

Chris McAleer

John Warren

37, two distinct

15

Oliver Clarke

Maria Melvin

John Warren

38,  two Irish bred

15

Oliver Clarke

Maria Melvin

John Warren

39, 3+ Irish bred, bush grown

5

John Warren

Oliver Clarke

Maria Melvin

Cooltonagh/RHSI Project  (Limited to exhibitors who have received the Project’s Starter Pack)

40

1

Maggie Williams   

 Jackie Hosford


41

6

No entry



Novice Classes (actually limited to growers of not more than 80 cordon-grown Sweet Pea plants)

42,  mixed

6

Michael Burke

Irene Dickson

Niall Coveney

43, one variety

6

Michael Burke

Irene Dickson

Niall Coveney

44, not grown on canes

6

No entry



45, bowl, with own foliage

12

Michael Burke




Chris McAleer won the Frank Doyle Perpetual Cup for the Best Vase of Sweet Pea (Valerie Harrod)

Maria Melvin won the Christy McGee & Sons Perpetual Cup - the Rush S. P. Championship ( Class 28)

Michael Burke won the Dermot McNamara Perpetual Cup for the highest points in the Novice Classes

Maria Melvin won the John Pratt Perpetual Cup for highest aggregate points in classes 29 to 39

2012 shows at Bray, Balbbriggan and Rush 
Past Years' Shows Irish Shows

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