14/11/2012 - 2011 was a wonderful season for the partnership De Clercq-Vervaren with a first national Ace Pigeon Grand Distance. Unfortunately the 2012 season began with some terrible news: his wife Peggy passed away.
26/07/2012 - Both Souillac and Marseille were delayed until Sunday so the pigeons could fly the race under a clear blue sky, with a soft east northeast wind. Ideal weather for the best pigeons to stand out from the rest!
11/12/2011 - A particularly instructive visit to the tandem De Clercq Vervaeren brought us to Rillaar, by the winners of the nationals Ace bird Grand Distance. Rillaar is a municipality of the city Aarschot, situated in the east of the province Flemish Brabant.
22/11/2011 - The championship of the best yearling hens 2011 on the international races (2 prizes) is known. The best three pigeons are from Belgium: first are De Clercq-Vervaeren from Rillaar, second is Etienne Meirlaen from Deurne and the top three is completed by Bert Penne from Nederhasselt.