Killead Ploughing Society held its annual dinner and presentation of awards recently in Templepatrick.
Chairman Samuel Pinkerton welcomed everyone and said he was delighted to see such a large turnout of members, friends and guests.
He said: “Thanks to Henry Boyd and family from Newtownabbey who hosted this year’s event, and to Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council for their generous support.”
Charity cheques were presented to Friends of the Cancer Centre based at Belfast City Hospital, and Parkinson’s UK.
After a delicious meal the awards were presented by Ruth Boyd.
Prize winners included:
Sam Moore Memorial Cup, for the best turned out tractor and plough: Andrew Gill.
Clyde Memorial Cup, for the champion of the field: Andrew Gill.
Mobil Oil Co Plaque, for the runner-up to the champion of the field: David Wright.
Des Wright Cup, for the best opening 12” world style: Andrew Gill.
Gallagher Cup, for the best finish in the world style classes: Andrew Gill.
A Pinkerton Memorial Cup, for the best work by a competitor under 25-years-old: Andrew Gill.
York Street Cup, for the best ins and outs: Andrew Gill.
Wilsons Feeds Cup, for the best work by a member of Killead Ploughing Society: Gerald Erwin.
RA Erwin Memorial Cup, for the youngest ploughman: Jamie Gault.
McClelland Cup, for the winner of the 12” world style class: Andrew Gill.
McGladdery Cup, for the winner for world style reversible class: David Wright.
The Gray Contracts Cup, for the winner of the under 25 reversible class: Jamie Gault.
Don Wright Cup, for the winner of the commercial reversible class: Stephen Clyde.
Macrete (Ireland) Perpetual Cup, for the winner of the senior vintage class: William Gill.
Simms Cup, for the winner of the vintage trailed class: Arnold McAteer.
Killead Ploughing Society Cup, for the winner of the Ferguson class: James Fitchey.