Wigtownshire Ploughing Society held their annual match last Saturday (December 7) at Mark Farm, near Castle Kennedy.

A total of 42 ploughmen from across Scotland and Ireland competed against one another in five different classes, with the hope of claiming the championship title.

Northern Ireland plougher, David Gill from County Down, was named the overall champion after winning his class. Securing the top spot in the Vintage trailing and taking the reserve title was Mr D Grattan.

The Society would like to thank the Fisher family for the use of their field and to the judges and spectators who support the show each year.

Leading awards:

Champion – D Gill. Reserve champion – D Grattan.

Broken work – 1, D Gill; 2, D McInally; 3, G Rae.

Classic – 1, J Magnay; 2, N Gamble; 3,W McHarrie.

Reversible – 1, M Henry; 2, G McLachlan; 3, R Anderson.

Vintage trailing – 1, D Grattan; 2, D Kirkpatrick; 3, J Currie.

Vintage mounted – 1, G Black; 2, F Davidson; 3, R Wilkinson.

Confined to Wigtown – M Henry. Junior – J Currie.