Tough competition at the annual Petworth ploughing match

There was success for local farmers at the annual Petworth and District Agricultural Association ploughing match this year held at Richard Comber's Manor Farm, Heyshott.

Monday, 26th September 2016, 1:03 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:47 pm
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Father and son team Stuart and Neil Dallyn repeated their feat of four years ago by both winning their classes - mounted conventional and premier reversible. Neil Dallyn took the premier reversible title for the fifth year and also won best ploughing by a farmer in the association, best reversible ploughing and best ploughing with a New Holland tractor.

Open tractor ploughing was won by R Langridge who was also crowned champion ploughman. Best vintage ploughing was won by D Allen. Young farmer went to Henry Carter of Loxwood. Long service awards went to Terry Moreton from Leggs Farm Heyshott (54 years on the same farm) and in the under 40 years category Chris Vincent won for eight years with R A Dallyn & Sons. The Ted Green Fodder Cup for the fodder competitions went to C Stickland and the Dickhurst Challenge Bowl for most points across all farm competitions was won by T R Tupper from Bignor Farms. The Mchardy cup for the best sample of corn went to R A Dallyn & sons.

Full results: Open tractor: 1 R Langridge, Forest Green Dorking; 2 W A Parsons, Loxwood; 3 G Burse,Chichester: Mounted plough

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1 S Dallyn, Petworth; 2 S Bell, Petworth; 3 Nigel Dallyn, Petworth: premier reversible: 1 Neil Dallyn, Coldwaltham; 2 William Tupper, Bignor; 3 J Lywood, Kirdford: Reversible: 1 T Attifield, Coldwaltham;2 M Gailer, Heyshott: Classic: 1 B Little, Angmering; 2 R Martin, South Harting; 3 D Geary, Pease Pottage: Young Farmers: 1 H Carter, Loxwood; 2 W Payne, Loxwood:

Vintage: 1 S Harrison, Upwaltham; 2 J Austin, Steyning; 3 D Gill, Alfold: Vintage: 1 D Allen, Sutton Scontney; 2 P Crockford, Rogate; 3 J P Tester Burpham.

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