2014 Southern Vintage ploughing match

There was an International feel to this year’s Southern Vintage ploughing match Held on land next to Colby football club, which was kindly provided by #Paul_Costain, ploughmen from Wales joined the locals on a dry but blustery day.   [gmedia id=111] Thanks again to Margaret Dodd for the quality photos from the day   The […]

Marown Ploughing match 2014 – results and photos

The 2014/15 ploughing season got underway today on land above the Braaid,by kind permission of Messrs Christian, Ellerslie.   As usual Margaret Dodd was on duty and has generously supplied photos form the day. [gmedia id=109]     Manx Style   Vintage Tactors   Classic Tractors   General Purpose Tractors   General Purpose Horses   […]

Sulby Plough Service

There will be a Plough Service at 10.30 am Sunday 23rd Nov. 2014 at Sulby Methodist Church and everyone is welcome to attend.   The organisers have  would like encourage men to come, especially those connected with farming, to volumise the singing If anyone is interested please contact Mike on 878601, but the whole family is welcome. […]

Technology comes to Marown Royal Ploughing match

There have been ploughing matches staged in the parish of Marown for over 150 years but this year’s match saw a new twist on the combination of old and new technologies. As is usual these days, the horse ploughs competed against modern tractors and ploughs but this year for the first time competitors were able to enter the match […]

Marown Royal Ploughing match online schedule & entry form

This year’s Marown Royal ploughing match will be held on Saturday 25 October starting at 10:30am on land above the Braaid, by kind permission of Messrs & Mrs Christian, Ellerslie. And you can choose how to enter: online – just read and accept the rules set out below and then complete the form. download the schedule and entry […]

Mad Sunday Vintage Rally – Port St Mary

The Southern Vintage Engine and Tractor Club will be holding their Annual Vintage Rally on Mad Sunday 1st June on The Stonefield at Ballacreggan Farm, Port St Mary, courtesy of the Cooil Family, from 11.00am to 5.00pm.   Any one with an exhibit is welcome or just please come for a look at the exhibits, only £1 entry. […]

Jean Burns Memorial match 2014

[gmedia id=20] Photos courtesy of Margaret Dodd   After having difficulties with wet fields, the Isle of Man Ploughing Association found a good dry field and day up on the Staarvey. The site provided fine views over Peel and the west of the Island.   With confirmation of the event only being circulated last week and other […]