On Saturday 12th May the Staffordshire Federation Of Young Farmers Clubs held its annual rally. This year it was at Overton Farm Hollington by kind permission of J. A. Bloor.

It was a glorious day and visitor numbers were exceptionally high, so high in fact extra parking at to be found in an additional field. The hosts for the day J. A. Bloor provided excellent rally facilities, accompanied along with a very warm welcome.

It was again a very good rally for Stone YFC, who entered many of the 42 competitions, the day had on offer to test their skills. At the end of the day the results were out, and read as follows. 1st with a table Chess Set Luke Gallimore, 1st with a tool box Dan Blakemore, 1st Nat Roe with tossing a bale of hay, (well worth a call when getting the hay harvest in) 1st in Floristry Emma Timmis and Phillippa Bourne in the relevant age categories, 2nd Tractor Handling, Tug of War, and Sheep Shearing.

During the disco in the evening at the same location, further results were announced; Stone for the second year running took the Most Improved Club trophy, Senior Cup and joint first with Eccleshall the Rose Bowl Cup

If next year you would like to put your skills to the test then why not join Stone YFC remember you don’t have to be a farmer to become a member of this great club for details go to www.staffsyoungfarmers.org.uk