THERE was a good turnout of competitors at the 45th annual ploughing match organised by County Down Traction Engine Club, held on the lands of David Bryce and son, Killinchy Road, Comber.
The judges were Tom McCracken, Brian McNally, David Percy and Cecil Wray.
The club expressed thanks to David Bryce and son for the use of their lands, the judges, competitors and everyone who helped in any way to make the 45th match such a success.
Horse class – 1, Lindsay Hanna BEM; 2, John Weir.
Novice – 1, Jonathan Lemon; 2, Jim Graham; 3, Ben Jamison; 4, Jack More.
Senior lift – 1, James Adair; 2, Neil Scott; 3, Fred Dunn; 4, Frankie Davidson.
Classic – 1, David J Lemon; 2, Dai Kennedy; 3, David Lemon; 4, David Boyd.
Intermediate – 1, Raymond Clifford; 2, Jack O’Brien; 3, Eamon Cusack; 4, James Adams.
Best work done by a Ferguson tractor and plough – Raymond Clifford.
Youngest competitor – Ben Jamison.
Champion of the field – James Adair.