Offaly ploughers pick up National Ploughing 2017 awards

The NPA awards took place in Tullamore

Justin Kelly


Justin Kelly


As the announcement came that Offaly will once again host the National Ploughing Championships in 2018, the county's plough men and women picked up their awards following this year's event.

Offaly had four medalists this year and they were presented with their medals at the NPA Awards event at the Bridge House Hotel in Tullamore recently.

Gerard Mahon finished second in the Macra 2 Furrow Conventional Class, Laura Grant was third in the Farmerette class, Frankie Gowing came second in the Standard 3 Furrow Reversible Class, while Dermot Ryan just missed out in the Under 28 Reversible Class Final as he took third spot.


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