Yearly Archives: 2017


Southern Vintage ploughing match 2017 – Results & photos 1

The Southern Vintage Engine and Tractor Club wishes to thank Paul Costain for the use of the 2 fields at Colby which is greatly appreciated. There were 16 tractor outfits on the field, one tractor ploughed two plots with different drivers and thank you to Nicola and David Rawnsley for ploughing against each other. The […]


2017 Southern Vintage ploughing match

Annual Ploughing Match Saturday 4th November 2017 At the entrance to the Colby Football Club ground   Courtesy of Paul Costain  10am for a 10.30 start   It would be greatly appreciated if competitors would please confirm that they wish to compete in the match by Monday 30th October – please contact Chris Clegg on 412353 […]


Isle of Man National match 2017

Colin Duggan is the 2017 Manx champion ploughman. There was a late change of venue but the new site proved to be excellent and produced an overall high standard. There was a bitterly cold wind blowing all day and so all spectators deserved a special mention but Margaret Dodd deserved a medal by staying all […]


Mannin match 2017

This year’s Mannin match got off to a damp start with underfoot conditions being best described as ‘sticky’ but the clouds broke and the sun eventually shone after dinner.   Nicola Rawnsley took the best bye, clash and butt and the full results are listed below   Manx style   General purpose   Vintage mounted […]


NYFC 2017 results and photos

The 2017 season got off to a great start and for the ploughmen who ventured down to Jurby, they enjoyed the hospitality of Liz and Will McMillan and the Northern Young Farmers Club. The excellent site, as usual on the Bretney, meant a good standard of ploughing for judges Billy Clelland and Willie Kermeen to […]