Season ends on a high note for Nigel

LISSAN PLOUGHING RI Farm
ABOVE: James Adair, second in the Vintage Lift, with judge Martin Gill

BALLYNURE ploughman Nigel Gamble ended the season on a high, capturing the Championship of the Field at the annual match organised by the Lissan Vintage Club, held on the lands of Jim Harkness, Claggan Road, Churchtown, Cookstown.

The judges were David Percy, Randalstown, Harold Simms, Carrickfergus, George Huey, Armoy, and Martin Gill, Crossgar.

BEST: Wesley Henry, the Best Club Member in the Novice Class.

The awards will be handed out at the annual presentation night on a date still to be confirmed.

Results

Horses

Everyday Work: 1, David Kee, Ballybofey, Donegal.

Style and Appearance: 1, David Kee, Ballybofey, Donegal.

Horse Championship: David Kee.

Tractors

Lift: 1, Nigel Gamble, Ballynure; 2, James Adair, Ballycorr, Ballyclare; 3, Jack O’Brien, Enniskillen; 4, Fred Dunn, Brookborough; 5, Marc Gamble, Ballynure.

Trail: 1, David Henry, Cookstown.

Novice; 1, Jeffrey Cush, Lurgan; 2, Wesley Henry, Cookstown; 3, Thomas Henry; 4, Paul Graham, Loughgall; 5, David Watterson.

Best work by a member of Lissan Vintage Club under 21 years: Conor Mellon

Best work by a member of Lissan Vintage Club in the Novice Class: Wesley Henry.

Tractor Championship: Nigel Gamble, Ballynure.

Overall Championship of the Field: Nigel Gamble

ABOVE: Paul Graham, Loughgall, competing in the Novice Class

A spokesperson for the Lissan Vintage Club expressed thanks to the landowners, the sponsors, judges, competitors, caterers and everyone who helped in any way to make the event such a success.

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