2017 Leinster T.A.F.I Banks Qualifier

Laois-Angling-Centre-062Bank Senior Competition leinster qualifier Sunday 29 of Oct 2017

Venue Laois Angling Center Colrain Co Laois registration @ 9.15am Weather permitting Competition on catch & release basis-F.I.P.S Mouche Scoring Entry Fee: 40.00 Euro (All entries To be posted to Brian Lynch Hon. Secretary ) Closing date Monday 23rd of Oct 2017 no late entries. Please let Pat Noonan know who is attending for numbers etc. Anglers must be 18 years old or over on 1st of January 2017

Fishing times 10.00 am to 4.00 pm

Top Six Rods: to qualify for Inter Pro – Venue to be decided.
Venue will be closed to anglers & their agents from Monday 23 of Oct 2017 to Saterday 28 Oct 2017 Inc

Note this is a new competition, your co-operation is important and is open to all seniors, Competitors must be T. A. F. I. affiliated, and must produce current club membership card of what club the competitor is fishing for (this is essential for insurance purposes and will be strictly adhered to).
Note: this competition is a qualifier for the year 2018

Any enquiries to Pat Noonan 086 1096129.

Brian Lynch Hon Sec 087 9818197 or 057 86 44076

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2017 T.A.F.I Masters Results

Here is the provisional results to the recent T.A.F.I Masters that were held on the River Nore and Lough Owel. T.A.F.I would like to thank the host clubs for there outstanding organisation on the day and to all those who helped make these events possible. Congratulations to all the winner and those who qualified to proceed to the International Masters event to come, tight lines.

TAFI Masters InterPro River Qualifier for 2018, Ballyragget, Kilkenny, 19-08-2017

Place Name Points (Morning) PP Points (Evening) PP TP TPP
1st Donal Monaghan 10220 1 10020 1 20240 2
2nd Hubert Smith 7300 1 7600 1 14900 2
3rd Peter Doherty 3560 2 2260 3 5820 5
4th Jim Russell 2200 4 6480 2 8680 6
5th Roger Fowler 2800 4 2760 2 5560 6
6th Michael Twohig 2420 3 2280 4 4700 7
7th Declan Conlon 4520 2 1260 6 5780 8
8th Bernard Mannion 2900 3 1120 5 4020 8
9th Stewart McGrane 1100 5 2900 3 4000 8
10th John Connolly 1180 6 1620 4 2800 10
11th Billy O’Reilly 1300 5 520 7 1820 12
12th Tommy Noonan 0 7 1600 5 1600 12
13th John Lalor 1160 7 520 7 1680 14
14th Charles Kennedy 0 7 540 7 540 14

TAFI Masters InterPro Lake Qualifier for 2018, Lough Owel, 20-08-2017

Place Name Province Number of Trout Total Weight
1st Eddie Blanche L 4 7.1.2
2nd Declan Conlon L 4 6.13.8
3rd Hubert Smith L 3 5.15.0
4th Donal Monaghan L 3 4.15.4
5th Noel Farrar L 3 4.9.8
6th Tommy Noonan M 2 3.15.0
7th Stewart McGrane L 2 3.7.2
8th Julie Gerry L 2 3.7.2
9th Ivor Cox L 2 3.5.6
10th Joe Quinn C 1 2.10.4
11th John Flanagan C 1 2.8.8
12th Michael Twohig M 1 2.2.0
13th Jackie Coyne C 1 1.15.6
14th John Connolly C 1 1.14.2
15th Oliver Hargandon C 1 1.13.2
16th Alan Delaney L 1 1.9.4
18th Roger Fowler L 1 1.8.0
18th Martin McQuaid L 1 1.8.0
20th Bernard Mannion C 0 0
20th Billy O’Reilly M 0 0
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T.A.F.I National Masters 2017 Results

21017697_10214189099389736_211284265_o.jpgFollowing last weekends National Masters held on the Nore River and Lough Owel here is the provisional results and they are to be ratified by central council at the next meeting.

21014971_10214189065828897_1199540902_o.jpgThe first three placings on the river Nore was, 1st Donal Monahan with two place points with 34 points, 2nd was Hubert Smith with 2 place points and 25 trout and third place went to Peter Doherty who had 5 place points and 10 trout.

For the lake venue first place went to Eddie Blanche with 4 trout, second place went to Declan Conlon who also had four trout and third went to Hubert smith with a total of three fish.

 

 

Congratulations to all those who fished and will make up the team for the masters International. The two competitions were ran exceptionally well by the host clubs. T.A.F.I Leinster and National T.A.F.I would like to

21014793_10214189066028902_1164549929_o.jpgthank Ballyragget Anglers, Co Kilkenny  and the lads on Lough Owel for hosting the competitions over the two days.

 

The full ratified results will be posted following the next central council meeting.

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Notice on Rule for TAFI Masters 2017

LEINSTER TAFI WISH TO NOTIFY ALL PROVIENCES OF TAFI OF  A CHANGE OF RULE 7 ON PREVIOUS  INFO ON ENTRY TO INTERPROVINCIALS MASTERS TO BE HELD ON 19TH & 20TH OF AUGUST 2017 FOR THE YEAR 2018 WITH REGUARDS TO AGE OF COMPETITORS, ON CONSULTATIONS WITH ALL CHAIRMANS OF PROVINCES AND CHAIRMAN OF TAFI JOHN CONNOLLY IT HAS BEEN DECIDED TO STAY IN LINE CURRENT FIPP MOUCHE RULES,
COMPETITORS MAY FISH A MASTERS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PROVIDING THE ARE 50 IN ANY PART OF THAT CALENDER YEAR OF 2018. I AM ASKING ALL PROVINCIAL SEC TO NOTIFY ANGLERS AND WE ARE EXTENDING THE CLOSING DATE TO WEDNESDAY 16 OF AUGUST 2017FOR ENTRIES

BRIAN LYNCH HON SEC OF TAFI

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T.A.F.I National Masters Competition 2017

The river event will be held at the following venue:

Masters InterPro River, Saturday 19th of August 2017,Host club Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny

Conditions:

  1. Fished over two sessions, 10 AM – 1 PM and 2.30 PM – 5.30 PM, Catch and Release
  2. Scored Fips-Mouche including placings
  3. Entry fee 40 euro (per angler) to be sent to Kevin Oates Yellow Rd Castlecomer Co Kilkenny from each respective province & any cheques to be made out to Ballyragget Angling Club
  4. Entry fee must be with Kevin Oates by Friday the 11th of August, each angler must provide their own steward and name of steward
  5. Anglers must be a member of a TAFI registered club
  6. Weigh in will take place directly after the competition and details will be announced on the morning, Anglers advised to bring food & drinks restaurant is open from 7 am in Ballyragget
  7. Competitors must 50 years or older on 1st of January 2017
  8. Registration 8.30 AM and assemble point the Square Ballyragget, Standard TAFI River rules will apply and will be available on the morning
  9. River closed from 12 mid-night on13th of August 2017 to Saterday 19 of August 2017 to competitors & their agents, day tickets available from Mc Graths News & Chews the Square Ballyragget Co Kilkenny.

All enquiries to Brian Lynch 087-9818197 or Pat Noonan 086-1096129 or Kevin Oates 087 1213521

For the Lake it will be : 

Masters InterPro Lake, Sunday 20th of August 2017, Lough Owel, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

Conditions:

  1. Fished over one session, 11 AM –6PM, size limit of 14 inches (to fork of tail)
  2. Assembly point Jack Doolans Shore, Registration 9.30 AM
  3. This competition is based on the two trout basis of a bag limit and on the card after this each trout will have a value of 1.5 LBS reguardless of size COMBINED TOTAL.
  4. Entry fee 50 euro (per angler) 30 euro per( Boating angler) to be sent to Brian Lynch from each respective province, Cheques made out to Leinster TAFI
  5. Entry fee must be with Brian Lynch by Friday the 11th of August WITH NAMES OF ANGLERS & BOATING ANGLERS
  6. Anglers must be a member of a TAFI registered club
  7. Weigh in will take place directly after the competition and details will be announced on the morning, as a set of rules will be available on the morning (standard TAFI Lake rules)
  8. IFI Permits required to fish Lough Owel
  9. Each provience to provide 50% boatmen this may adjust depending on numbers
  10. Competitors advised to bring food & drinks.

All enquiries to Brian Lynch 087-9818197 or Pat Noonan 086-1096129

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TAFI Inter-provincial Youth River and Lake 2017

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Date: Saturday 1st July

Venue: Fane River, Dundalk and District Brown Trout and Salmon Anglers association.

Registration: Dundalk and District Brown Trout and Salmon Anglers Association clubrooms, Toberona Bridge.

Registration time: 8:30 amballon caddis 018

Directions: Exit Junction 17 from M1, follow signposts for Dundalk, take the first left turn on the hill, pass Dundalk rugby club on left and turn right, take next left and follow road to bridge and clubrooms.

Entries: €30 per competitor. Names and entry fees to be sent from provinces to John Coughlan (Leinster TAFI treasurer) by Wednesday 28th June.

The following details for each competitor must be sent to Shane Callan (shane.callan.2010@gmail.com) by the 28th June also;

  • Name of competitor
  • Name of controller
  • DOB of competitor
  • Confirmation of catching an eligible fish at provincial qualifier

Competition:

                  Session 1: 11:00-1:30              Session 2: 3:00-5:30

Rules: Key points

  • Barbless hooks only (either manufactured or fully de-barbed)
  • Maximum of three rods to be assembled at any one time
  • Landing nets must be used
  • Hat and glasses must be worn at all times.
  • Minimum size limit: 18cm to the tip of the tail. Only brown trout to count.

Full list of rules will be given at registration

Lake Inter-pro:

Date: Sunday 2nd July20160417_105822

Venue: Lough Owel, Mullingar.

Registration: Lough Owel Angling Centre, Tullaghan shore.

Registration time: 9:00 am

Entries: €30 per competitor. Names and entry fees to be sent from provinces to John Coughlan (Leinster TAFI treasurer) by Wednesday 28th June.

The following details for each competitor must be sent to Shane Callan (shane.callan.2010@gmail.com) by the 28th June also;

  • Name of competitor
  • DOB of competitor
  • Confirmation of catching an eligible fish at provincial qualifier

NOTE: Each province entering a team must provide two boatmen AND engines.

Competition:

11:00-5:00 (all boats to be on Tullaghan Shore by 5:00 pm)

Rules: Key points

  • Barbless hooks only (either manufactured or fully de-barbed)
  • Maximum of one rod to be assembled at any one time
  • Landing nets must be used
  • Lifejackets, hat and glasses must be worn at all times. NO EXCEPTIONS
  • Minimum size limit: 33cm to the tip of the tail. Only brown trout to count. Size of fish must be verified by boat partner.

Full list of rules will be given at registration

 

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T.A.F.I Leinster River Youths Qualifier

ballon caddis 018Leinster youth river qualifier will be held on the 13th of May 2017 and the Venue will be the River Nore, kindly hosted by the Ballyragget Anglers.

Entry fee: €20 Meeting outside McGraths News and Chews shop, the square Ballyragget at 9.00am.

Fishing: session 1: 10:00-12:30 Session 2: 2:00-4:30 Barbless hooks only Maximum of 3 rods to be set up Minimum size: 18cm Only brown trout to count.

All anglers must provide a controller. Name of angler and controller to be with Shane Callan (0872908887) by the 9th of May.

We look forward to seeing you there on the day

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