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Auction of One Loft 2022 Yearlings

The auction of the RPRA One Loft 2022 Yearlings will take place on our dedicated auction website from Wednesday 5th October. The list of birds to be auctioned can be seen here. Would the owners of these birds please send the relevant pedigrees to [email protected] or RPRA HQ. You will need to be registered on the site […]

Bird Flu Updates

New Case in England Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in poultry on 29 September at a premises near Lowestoft, East Suffolk, Suffolk. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone was declared around the premises. All poultry on the premises will be humanely culled. Details of the measures that apply in these […]

New auction on our auction website

The next auction on our dedicated auction website will be for 60 young birds from the Cotswold Valley One Loft Race, and opens on Monday 3rd October. See the outline details below. Please note that lots do not appear on the site until the auction goes live. You will need to be registered on the site […]

One Loft Young Birds 2022 Final Race

The RPRA One Loft Young Birds 2022 Final Race took place today from Sennen Cove, a distance of 199 miles 264 yards.  297 birds were released at 09:00am and cleared online heading North West. The top 10 result is below. Click on the image to see the full result. Click here to see the Final […]

School Loft on The One Show

Last night’s edition of BBC1’s The One Show featured the school loft at Mount Carmel RC High School, Accrington, who fly with Oswaldtwistle HS. The episode is available on iPlayer for the next four weeks. Click on the image to go to the link. (The feature starts at around 03.45)    

RPRA National Awards 2022

It’s that time of year to submit your applications for the RPRA National Awards 2022. There are eight different categories, decided on a coefficient basis: Adult – Short Distance (5 performances needed between 65 & 250 miles) Adult – Middle Distance (2 performances needed between 251 & 450 miles) Best All Round Performance by a […]

GB23 Ring Orders

We are now accepting pre-orders of GB23 rings, by post only for the time being, or through the RPRA’s online ordering system. There is a discount of 2½% on orders received by Friday 30th September. To order by post, click on the appropriate image below to download the form, and complete and send it to […]

RPRA One Loft Young Birds 2022 Hot Spot 4

One Loft Young Birds Hot Spot 4 took place today from East Prawle, a distance of 138 miles 775 yards. The 462 birds were liberated at 08:45am into a moderate head wind and they cleared in one group online. The first birds arrived back at 12.22pm and the provisional top 10 is below. Click on […]


The RPRA has today appointed a new CEO, Mr Chris Sutton. We wish Chris well in his new post. Thank you to all those who applied for this position. Les Blacklock RPRA President  

Statement from RPRA – Queen Elizabeth II

We are saddened to learn of the death of our Patron, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We would like to thank her for her service throughout her 70 year reign. All our thoughts are with the Royal Family at this sad time. The following statement has been issued by RPRA President, Mr Les Blacklock: ‘The […]