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Findmypigeon

One of our young fanciers – Joseph Corrigan from Knutsford – has developed a website where fanciers can report missing pigeons. Find it at : https://findmypigeon.co.uk/      

Pigeon Mastermind on BBC Radio 2

Catherine Cooper of Peasedown St John, near Bath, joined OJ Borg on BBC Radio 2 for an edition of Midnight Mastermind and asked OJ three questions on pigeon racing. Hear how he got on by clicking on the player below: https://www.rpra.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Pigeon-Mastermind.mp3  

Continental Racing latest: UPDATED

Over the past weeks we have been monitoring the situation in respect of travelling to France for the purpose of pigeon racing. The following facts are relevant: 1. The FCF will provide permits for liberations in France; 2. The Government advises against non-essential journey; 3. The UK Government will impose a 14 day isolation requirement […]

Racing in Scotland – Updated

Pigeon Racing in Scotland This statement relates to RPRA members in Scotland: We have produced a document giving guidance on race marking. Although this document is guidance, members, clubs and organisations should appreciate that it is based on the Scottish Government’s requirements and anyone found not adhering to the content will be jeopardising pigeon racing […]

Pigeon Racing in England – Update

Under Stage 1 of the Government’s coronavirus strategy, along with certain other sports, pigeon racing in England is permitted from today.  To assist, we have been developing guidance to facilitate racing, and this can be downloaded below. We also acknowledge that – under the current restrictions – certain RPRA rules may be difficult to implement, […]

Training in Wales – UPDATED

Following yesterday’s Welsh Government announcement, the RPRA and WHU has written to the First Minister (again) requesting clarification as to how training pigeons can be carried out within the current guidance. Training as part of an essential journey In the meantime my interpretation is: Carrying out training when combined with an essential journey, such as […]

Pigeon Racing in Northern Ireland

We reproduce here the latest update as regards pigeon racing in Northern Ireland, courtesy of the Northern Ireland Provincial Amalgamation (NIPA): “The latest information from the Northern Ireland Assembly on Wednesday 27th May 2020 is that legislation is now in place to permit pigeon racing within Northern Ireland. “This legislation permits four members to be […]

Group Training

Further to the RPRA statement issued on 11th May 2020, the following guidance has been developed to aid group training of more than two people/individuals. It is important to note that it is Guidance and any individual involved in group training should satisfy themselves that they are happy to proceed on that basis. The Guidance […]

Covid-19: Training and Pigeon Racing: UPDATED

TRAINING RACING PIGEONS IN ENGLAND Members should read all of the following statement, and encourage all other members to read the full statement and not rely on word of mouth. Firstly I must stress that the document relates to England only. The devolved Governments have set out a different position in relation to restrictions. The […]

RPRA May Online Show

A total of 332 pigeons were entered across four classes in the weekend’s RPRA May Online Racing Pigeon Show, sponsored by PJ Lofts. The results are as follows, and we offer our congratulations to the winners. Best in Show 1st Place – Prize Card and £50 PJ Lofts Voucher: NWHU16N8443 (Old Cock) – A & […]