Tug-of-war team in the national final

The YFC team celebrates getting through to the tug of war national final
The YFC team celebrates getting through to the tug of war national final

Bilsborrow young farmers tug of war team are through to the YFC national finals.

After winning the competition at Myerscough College open day, they represented Lancashire at the northern area finals held at Hexham last weekend.

The boys beat teams from Cumbria, Northumberland and Yorkshire, then defeated Harrogate and now will travel to Tenbury Agricultural Show as northern Area ‘A’ team on August 3. The team, all local lads and members of Bilsborrow Young Farmers, comprises Craig Johnston, John Barton, Greg Billington, Sam Metcalf, James Billington, Daniel Thompson, Dave Easom and Luke Billington.