The latest results of the European Ploughing Championships.
held at Wexford, Republic of Ireland on Saturday and Sunday, 30th & 31st March 2019
The representatives from England were Ian Brewer (placed 3rd) and Michael Chappell (placed 6th). Overall Champion - Dan Donnolly, Republic of Ireland.
There was also a conventional class this year with Nigel Vickers representing England, finishing 3rd overall.
were held at St Monans, Fife, Scotland on 26th & 27th August 2019
The representatives from England were Ray Alderson in the trailing plough class (1st), Richard Ingram in the hydraulic class (1st), Jon Cole in the classic plough class (1st) and Graham Sutton in the classic reversible class (3rd). Overall Champion was Richard Ingram.
Above: England Team - front row Mick, Ian and
Nigel with their supporters in Ireland
Left to right: Graham Sutton, Ray Alderson, Richard Ingram, Jon Cole and Charlie Halliday (judge)
Ploughing matches are held across the UK and throughout the year. They offer the chance for both novice and experienced ploughmen and women to take part. It's also a fantastic day out for families and people who enjoy the countryside and rural living.
The high point of the British competition ploughing season is the annual British National Ploughing Championships. With classes for conventional, reversible and horse-drawn ploughs as well as vintage tractors and ploughs.