Southern Vintage Engine & Tractor Club Annual Ploughing Match: Saturday 3rd November 2018 – Strandhall Farm Courtesy of Joe Taggart and Ffinlo Creer Southern Vintage Engine & Tractor Club Shield World Class 1st: 137 points – Stephen Ennett – Best bye 2nd: 130 points – William Duggan 3rd: 124 points – Gordon Clague […]
The SYFC staged another highly successful match at Balladoole by kind permission of Mr Henry Watterson. World Style Vintage mounted Vintage trailed Manx style Horses Margaret Dodd did well in the slippery conditions to provide you with another fine selection of photos
Alan Radcliffe took the title in an extremely close final result. Tractors Horses Margaret Dodd captured the day perfectly.
Saturday 27th January 2018 Manx Style: 1st Billy Cormode , 111 points General purpose: 1st Gordon Kennaugh 106 points 2nd Ste Ennett 105 points 3rd Steven Lace 104 points 4th Colin Duggan 103 points 5th Stuart Callow 93 Points Vintage: 1st Alan Radcliffe 114 points 2nd Chris Clague 105 points Horses: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Following on the photos from the Nov 2016 Southern Young Farmers match held at Strandhall, we now have the results World Style Vintage mounted Vintage trailed
Orry Mitchell has kindly provided the results from it annual match held on 5th November at Colby Vintage mounted Vintage trailed Classic tractors World style Horses Southern Vintage Engine & Tractor Club Shield World Class 1st: Gordon Clague –  – International – Best Bye 2nd: Steven Lace –  – MF4325 […]
Despite the overcast conditions not lifting during the day, those that attended this year’s Marown Royal Ploughing Match at Ballamillaghyn had a most enjoyable day. Spells of drizzle in the morning did clear but the sun never really got to shine. Numbers were down this year with only one horse team entered which was mainly […]
After another week of rain, hopes were high with the forecast of bright and relatively warm weather. However, the day started out murky and with a breeze blowing, it never really got any better. The field, kindly provided by the Duggan family, was surprisingly dry and resulted in a good standard of ploughing. With no horse classes […]
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 […]
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 […]
The sun was shining on Jurby this year The high winds and driving rain from last year’s Northern Young Farmers match were a distant memory for the competitors at the 2015 event. This year marked the 16th year that Liz and Will McMillan provided the land and as usual the field was a good dry one. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
[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 […]
It’s a welcome and successful return to competition ploughing for Walter Radcliffe
Gordon Kennaugh takes the title of 2014 Manx Ploughing Champion
Another Saturday, another match and another wet day
The organisers were proved right to postpone the match by 24 hours
‘Only fools and horses’, is how the match was described at the prize presentation of this year’s match.
The full results from last Saturday’s match are now available.
The list of class winners at this year’s SVETC match, held at Colby
The results and photos from the National are now available [gmedia id=107] #John_Costain regains his National Champion title in the tractors. While #Jim_Caine continues his success in the horse class Tractor results Horse results
The 2006 Manx Style championships results are now available.
The 2006 Mannin results are now available. [gmedia id=102] The 2006 Mannin results are now available. World style Manx style Vintage Horses
Heavy rain prior to and during the weekend of the 22nd & 23rd failed to dampen the enthusiasm
The results from the Marown match are now available.
Numansdorp, approx 20 km south of Rotterdam in the Netherlands was the venue for the 8th European Vintage Championships
Bright conditions greeted the ploughmen as they arrived at the field.
Details & results of the 2004 National
Details of Manx performances are now available
Colin Duggan is the Manx Champion
Manx representatives shine in Doncaster
John Costain & Jim Caine retain National titles
John Costain retains title