Stockjudging and treasure hunt success at A&M YFC

All smiles from the winning team at A&M YFC's treasure hunt
All smiles from the winning team at A&M YFC's treasure hunt

Annaclone and Magherally YFC continued their busy summer schedule of events with their annual treasure hunt and barbecue, held on Friday 8th July.

Twenty-two cars completed the tricky treasure hunt, before returning to the club hall for a delicious barbecue.

The second placed team at the annual A&M YFC treasure hunt and barbecue

The second placed team at the annual A&M YFC treasure hunt and barbecue

The club would like to extend thanks to everyone who came and trusts they had a very enjoyable evening.

Numerous club members also competed in the Northern Ireland finals of the silage assessment and stockjudging competition, held at AFBI, Hillsborough, on Thursday 7th July.

There was success for the club across all sections of judging.

Congratulations must go to all members of A&M YFC who qualified for the finals and especially to the following members of the club who were placed in the overall top six:

Noel Thompson with family and friends who came third at the A&M YFC treasure hunt

Noel Thompson with family and friends who came third at the A&M YFC treasure hunt

Silage assessment

18-21: Andrew Sleator, 5th

21-25: Stuart Cromie, 6th

25-30:Stephen Cowan, 4th

Club leader, Jane Cowan, pictured with the writers of the treasure hunt

Club leader, Jane Cowan, pictured with the writers of the treasure hunt

Beef stockjudging

21-25: Ruth Thompson, 2nd

Dairy stockjudging

18-21: Stuart Hanna, 4th

21-25: Noel Savage, 3rd

25-30: John Porter, 3rd

Stephen Cowan, 4th

Sheep stockjudging

16-18: James Boyd, 3rd

18-21: Scott Cromie, 2nd

Upcoming events:

Big breakfast and information morning - Saturday 20th August at the club hall, Ballydown Road, Banbridge.

This is a morning for any potential new members, local community and friends of the club, to get a ‘big breakfast’, whilst finding out information about the club.

New members’ night - Wednesday 24th August, Club Hall, Ballydown Road, Banbridge.

Everyone aged between 12-30 is very welcome to this night of fun and games.