Today’s competition was again held in the sunny Ballynonty, Co Tipperary hosted by Slieveardagh Tug of War Club.
First competition was the Development League, round two of 540kg, 6 a side. 5 teams took part, Slieveardagh, Ballinastoe, Rathanna, Mighty Oaks and Donoughmore. Some great pulling in the league again this week, Points as follows: Ballinastoe 12pts, Rathanna 9 pts, Mighty Oaks 6pts, Slieveardagh 1pt, Donoughmore 1 pt
Next up was the TOWI Open Championship 640kg. 6 teams took part in this competition; Mulcair, Slieveardagh, Castlegregory, Mighty Oaks, Boley and Ballinastoe
The 4 teams going through to the semi finals were, Ballinastoe, Mulcair, Castlegregory and Boley.
One semi final was between Mulcair and Ballinastoe, Ballinastoe took this in 2 straight ends.
The other semi final was between Castlegregory and Boley, each team took an end with Boley taking the 3rd end to secure their place in the final.
The fight for the bronze was then between Castlegregory and Mulcair, with Castlegregory claiming victory after 2 straight ends.
The final was then a very exciting battle between Ballinastoe and Boley, with Ballinastoe taking gold in 2 straight ends.
Again another great day of pulling and thanks to all teams for coming out and participating.
Hope to see you all next week Sunday 27th Sept, in the same venue, Ballynonty, for Development League 500kg Round 2 and 600kg open championship