Leominster Agricultural Society held the ploughing match at Stocklow near Pembridge this year. The day was a great success and we will shortly be publishing the results and some photos here.
The results of the 2013 Leominster Ploughing Match are as follows:
|World Style||E Watkin||R George||A Davies||A Morgan|
|Highcut||R Irvine||D Needham||D Williams|
|Vintage Trailor||G Harries||J Milne||J Hodges||R Curtis|
|Hydraulic Vintage||E Jones||R Ingram||R Prosser||P Studley|
|Novice Vintage||P Partridge||D Chamberlain||J Reece|
|Horses||R Smith||K Williams||R Read|
|Classic||M Childerley||H Hoyle||A Taylor|
|Ferguson||K Williams||M Newman||J Hanscomb|
|Ride on Garden Tractors||G Allen||S Hitcham||N Allen|
|Walk behind Garden Tractors||T Pratt||A Pomeroy||B Reynolds|
|A & A Williams Shield||G Harries, Tenby, Pembrokeshire|
|L J Williams Trophy||E Jones, Caersws, Montgomeryshire|
|J Jones Memorial Shield||M Childerley, Nottinghamshire|
|B Kington Trophy||G Harries, Tenby, Pembrokeshire|
|Ferguson Cup||K Williams, Kings Caple, Herefordshire|
|Brian Davies Trophy||E Jones, Caersws, Montgomeryshire|
|Best turned-out Tractor & Plough (Roy Jenkins Shield)||H Hoyle, Oxfordshire|
|Best turned-out Horses||Kim Williams, Dymock, Gloucestershire|
|Overall Champion (Vivien Samuels Shield)||Evan Watkin, Cefn Coch, Newmills, Montgomeryshire|
This year’s Society of Ploughman national ploughing match will take place in Herefordshire at Llanwarne (HR2 8JH) by kind permission of Mrs I E Williams & family on 12th & 13th October 2013.
For more information, please visit the Society’s website.
|Wheat||William Lyke||W H Speakman & Son||Hyde Brothers|
|Barley||Franks Brothers||W H Speakman & Son||Marston Court Farm|
|Oats||Corbett Farms||Franks Brothers||R & K Thomas|
|Maize||William Lyke||Marston Court Farms||Mark Conod|
|Short-term Ley||Ayres Brothers||BW Speakman & Son||William Lyke|
|Long-term Ley||Franks Brothers||R & K Thomas||Marston Court Farms|
|Best Suckler Herd||Marston Court Farms||R & K Thomas||BW Speakman & Son|
|Best Beef Cattle||Marston Court Farm||BW Speakman & Son||R & K Thomas|
|Best Managed Farm||Frank Brothers||BW Speakman & Son||Marston Court Farms|
|Best Sheep Flock||Frank Brothers||Cawley Farms||Marston Court Farms|
|Champion Crop||William Lyke (Wheat)|
|Champion Ley||Ayres Brothers|
|Young Stockman||William Speakman|
E & J Solutions Ltd were proud to support the Ploughing Society’s competition, providing the judges for the crop and ley competitions.
In other local ploughing society news:
Sunday Luncheon to be held at Docklow Pools on Sunday 27th October – to book contact Anne Williams on 01568 615365.
The Leominster Ploughing Match is to be held at Broad Farm, thanks to the Sparey family on 1st September. Please try to visit the match and support us, even if only for a few hours.