• AN EXCELLENT turnout of 11 teams were forward for the West Region's mixed hockey tournament at Cambusdoon Sports Ground.

  • PETER MATHESON purchased a vintage Massey Fergusson, named it ' Annie' and has now taken on the challenge of driving it from John O Groats to Lands End down to Dover, then across to Scandinavia up to Nordkapp to witness the Aurora Borealis.

  • AN ACTION packed schedule kept everyone busy at the Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs' centre during the Royal Highland Show, where the display of handicrafts boxes, photography entries, farm signs and new merchandise ensured the crowds kept rolling in.

  • AS THE crowds made their way from the tug of war finals in the cattle rings to the Young Farmers centre, last Saturday, to wait for the prize giving of competitions held over the weekend, the tension grew to see who would be winning this year's coveted Stockman of the Year title.

  • ALISTER SHAW clipped his way to the top in the Young Farmers shearing held in the MacRobert Pavillion on Friday.

  • IT WAS a case of history repeating itself during the tug of war finals, held on Saturday in the cattle rings, as last year's winners got their hards on the trophies again.

  • LESMAHAGOW SHOW was the host for a trio of SAYFC West Region competitions, including both the gents and ladies tug-of-war eliminations as well as a sheep shearing competition.

  • SEVEN TEAMS put their culinary skills to the test at the recent Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Club's Highland Region's 'Country Cooks' competition at Fortrose Academy.

  • TAKING THE top honours at the Ayrshire Association of Young Farmers' Clubs' county rally and calf show, which was celebrating its 50th anniversary, was a British Blue cross heifer from Stewart Dunlop.

  • A NEW North Region committee was recently elected with Isobel Swanson taking on the new role as chair from retiring frontman, Stuart Jamieson, with Ruari Box as her vice-chairman.