• Short Summary

    THE 22ND INTERNATIONAL PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIPS STARTED TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AT TOOMEBRIDGE, IN THE COUNTY OF LONDONDERRY IN NORTHERN IRELAND.

  • Description

    THE 22ND INTERNATIONAL PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIPS STARTED TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AT TOOMEBRIDGE, IN THE COUNTY OF LONDONDERRY IN NORTHERN IRELAND. TWENTY SEVEN PLOUGHMEN, INCLUDING TEN FROM OVERSEAS ARE TAKING PART IN THE TWO-DAY EVENT.

    THE MAIN EVENT TO START TODAY WAS THE WORLD STYLE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND OVERSEAS VISITORS WERE PROMINENT. COMPETITORS ARE ALLOWED TO USE ANY TYPE OF HYDRAULIC PLOUGH. THE RULES ARE STRICT - FURROWS MUST BE EIGHT INCHES WIDE AND FIVE AND A HALF INCHES DEEP, AND THE JUDGES LOOK AT HOW THE PLOUGHMEN 'HINT' OR FINISH THE PLOUGHED AREA.

    THE RESULTS OF THE COMPETITION WILL BE KNOWN TOMORROW. THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE A TROPHY AND A CASH PRIZE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8UVTYGTDZL733Y0JOIUW97VFB
    Media URN:
    VLVA8UVTYGTDZL733Y0JOIUW97VFB
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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