Ploughing Match Results

Sprayer

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Class 3 had just one judge. All the other classes had 2 judges one at each end.

£1000 raised for charities which are the air ambulance and a donation to Don Woodhouse's travelling fund to the World Ploughing match in Kenya.
 
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Sprayer

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The points in the classic class seem very low by comparison with other classes. Even the novices scored better
There was only one judge for the Classic class whereas the other classes had 2 judges judging more than 1 class in a row of plots, so the two scores from each end were added to give the result. Hence the scores are roughly doubled if I am making sense. I have since edited the post, thanks for bringing the point to my attention.
 

Tonym

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There was only one judge for the Classic class whereas the other classes had 2 judges judging more than 1 class in a row of plots, so the two scores from each end were added to give the result. Hence the scores are roughly doubled if I am making sense. I have since edited the post, thanks for bringing the point to my attention.
I thought that was probably the reason.
 

Sprayer

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Often think this would be a good thread to have as a "sticky" where people can just post results as and when...
Quite agree, I was hoping someone would follow the idea, I find TFF is very user friendly to cut and paste results into without becoming to technical, on the other hand I find facebook hard work. If the thread is used correctly and does not develop into to much of a general gossip thread it will be very interesting. I have had several requests to post the score sheets but I am resisting as the last time I did that some time ago it lead to a public assassination of the judges, by some people who were not even at the match, something I cannot condone even if I felt hard done too on the day.
 

Boohoo

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Newtownabbey
Overall results from the Six Nations held at the Northern Ireland Ploughing Championships in Donaghcloney.

Vintage Hydraulic
1st Ian Simms Northern Ireland
2nd Paddy Doyle Republic of Ireland
3rd Emlyn Jones Wales

Vintage Trail
1st Trevor Johnstone England
2nd Tommy Cullan Republic of Ireland
3rd David Grattan Northern Ireland

Classic
1st Alan Simms Republic of Ireland
2nd David Tomlinson England
3rd Garrett Jones Wales
 

Sprayer

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South Derbyshire
Results for Ashby Young Farmers Ploughing match at Heather on September the 2nd. Thank you everyone who supported us and the DLR air ambulance. A big thank you to the Carter family for letting us use their land and thankyou to the people who helped marking out and on the day.

ASHBY YFC PRIZE WINNERS SEPT 2nd 2018
PLACE VINTAGE TRAILED Points
1
John Milnes 297
2 Michael Taylor 261
3 Max Cherry 244
4 Derek Parker 238

PLACE FERGUSON TE 20 Points
1 John Kitching 216
2 Len Atton 216
3 Jim Earl 186
4 Charlie Roberts 153

PLACE CLASSIC Points
1 Carl Wright 238
2 Tom Sutton 222
3 Ceri Richards 209
4 Patrick Rowland 209

PLACE VINTAGE MOUNTED Points
1 Richard Ingram 247
2 Phil Allman 230
3 Tom Cheadle 210
4 Brian Gibbs 194

PLACE WORLD STYLE Points
1 John Kitching 264
2 Rob Butlin 220
3

PLACE EURO REVERSIBLE Points
1 Edward Foster Johnson 274
2 Carl Shaw 232
3 Peter Swinson 214
4 Ray Ogden 207

PLACE 2 & 3 FURROW REVERSIBLE Points
1 Graham Sutton 247
2 George Sutton 202
3 Ted Wright 196
4 Graham King 175

PLACE OPEN REVERSIBLE Points
1 Ryan Holdcroft 203
2 Eliot Marsh 195
3 Chris Yates 182
4

PLACE HORTICULTURAL Points
1 Brian Carter 206
2 Graham Brown 203
3 Ivan Clarke 187
4 Chris Shields 160

PLACE MIXED NOVICE Points
1 Joe Baxter 208
2 Julian Simpson 184
3 Paul Upton 180
4 R Hill 145

BEST YFC REVERSIBLE Points
Ryan Holdcroft 82
 
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Firefighters douse tractor ‘well alight in a field’

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Firefighters were called in to extinguish a tractor which was “well alight in a field” in Somerset, England, this week.

The incident occurred yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, July 29, on Chilton Road, Chilton Polden, Bridgwater, in the English county, local firefighters confirmed.

In a brief report on the matter, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: “Fire control received calls to a tractor on fire at Chilton Polden, Bridgwater.

“Fire control sent two fire engines from Bridgwater, one fire engine from Street and one water bowser from Yeovil.

Once the crew got in attendance the officer in charge confirmed one tractor well alight in a field...
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