21st Annual Skills of the Hills" Event

7th April 2018

At Cotley Farm, Wambrook, Chard. TA20 3EP

By kind permission of Mr Tom Eames & Family.

Hedgelaying Results

Percy Duck Challenge Cup
1st Colin Risdon
2nd Colin Clutterbuck
3rd Mike Reed
=4th Nick Copp
Willow Drew
Dugdale Cup
1st Matt Townsend
2nd Dave Brackley
3rd Gary Moore
4th Alex Hannam
Intermediate Pairs
1st Ed Gaines & Stuart Wright
2nd Darren & Paul Ackroyd
3rd Heath & Lynda Cregan
4th Stuart Curtis & Simon Cullingford
1st Rob Sturmey
2nd Ben Pritchard
3rd Bob Parsons
4th Jamie Ranson
Novice Pairs
1st Rob & John Hannam
2nd Sam & David Olive
3rd Dan Mackley & Stuart Riggs
4th James Maben & David West

Other Prizes

Best competitor living in the Blackdown Hills AONB.
Blackdowns Cup
Colin Risdon
Best veteran competitor (aged 60 or over).
Colin Clements Trophy
Best Lady Competitor Lynda Cregan
Best YFC Competitor
The NatWest Cup
Dan Strawbridge
Best competitor aged under 19.
John Coombes Memorial Shield
Sam Olive
For best work on a poor length.
"Golden Crook"
Malcolm Dowling & Duncan Fraser
Best regrowth of a length from the 2017 competition.
Roger Vickery Regrowth Cup
Geoff Pitt

Here are a few photographs taken on the day.

Photographs of the event used on this site are by kind permission of Ray Gibbon.

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