2015


Southern Vintage match results & photos

A bright start gave way to some blustery showers and when the points were totalled up there were some close totals Southern Vintage Engine & Tractor Club Shield – World Class   Cecil J Mitchell Shield – Vintage Trailer Diesel   Roy Hutchinson Memorial Shield – Classic Tractor Class   Ferguson T-20 System Class   Darnills […]


Marown Royal Ploughing match 2015 online schedule & entry form

Entries are now closed for this year’s Marown Royal ploughing match will be held on Saturday 24 October starting at 10:30am on land at the Cooil, 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. […]


2015 Cronk y Voddy Horse ploughing match

The Governor helps out with the horse ploughing   The final match of the 2014/15 season took place at Ballagyr, Peel and as well as the ploughing, there was a little ceremony to present a replica of the Charlie Caine glass trophy to #Harold_Leece during the lunch break. #Bill_O’Connell kindly commissioned the replica, that can be retained […]


Southern Young Farmers match 2015

Conditions were bright but there was a biting cold wind for those who attended this year’s SYFC match, held at Fisher’s Hill by kind permission of the Watterson family.   The dry field provided an excellent site and the class winners were Vintage – Alan Radcliffe World style – Graham Jones Manx style – Billy Cormode Reversible […]


Photos from the 2015 IOM Ploughing Association match

#Margaret_Dodd had an highly productive day photographing the 2015 match, which was held at ClyBane, Braddan, by kind permission of #Frank_Cain. Despite having a twisted knee that she picked up at the Mannin match, Margaret managed to capture 113 photos of the day’s events, including a couple of special commissions. [gmedia id=124]  


Charlie Caine 2015 – Manx Style Ploughing Championships

Harold Leece from Greeba won this year’s Charlie Caine ploughing match to take the title of Manx Style Champion. A total of 9 competitors to the field provided by #Gordon_Clague at Shenharra, Peel. But Harold, who is 92, fought off some stiff competition to regain the title. Tractors   Horse   #Gordon_Clague was the winner […]


Mannin ploughing match 2015 results & photos

After many years at the Clypse, the Mannin Ploughing Association moved to a new a site for their annual match. #Paul_Faragher kindly provided an excellent site at Baldromma and the size of the field meant that the organisers were able to provided butts that were wider than most competitors experience at local matches, with the […]


Cronk y Voddy 2015 1

What a difference a year makes…. Conditions for the 2015 match couldn’t have been more different from that 12 months previous. And with the strong winds dying down on Friday, the organisers were able to erect the marquee and everything was set.   Margaret Dodd was once again present to capture the proceedings with these great […]