CLUBS - A

Albright & Wilson

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  • TWIF Open Club Titles        1
1994
1994

Association National Championships, Paignton, Devon. Catchweight Silver (Front to Back): ?, Patsy Murphy, ? , ? , Seamus Murphy, ? , ?, ? , Chris Powell (Coach) (Courtesy of the ToWA)#01

1994
1994

Association National Championships, Paignton, Devon. Catchweight Silver (Front to Back): ?, Patsy Murphy, ? , ? , Seamus Murphy, ? , ?, ? , Chris Powell (Coach) (Courtesy of the ToWA)#01

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Aldbrough

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1999
1999

Association National Championships, Plymouth, Devon. (Front to Back) ? (Courtesy of the ToWA)#01

1999
1999

Association National Championships, Plymouth, Devon. (Front to Back) ? (Courtesy of the ToWA)#01

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All Saints

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  • National Titles                    7
  • National Youth Titles         1   
1968
1968

Association National Indoor Championships Youth Champions Back Row: ? Front Row: ? (Courtesy of the ToWA)#01

1970
1970

Association National Indoor Championships Catchweight Champions Back Row: ? Front Row: ? (Courtesy of the ToWA)#02

1970
1970

Association National Indoor Championships 108 Stone Champions Back Row: ? Front Row: ? (Courtesy of the ToWA)#03

1968
1968

Association National Indoor Championships Youth Champions Back Row: ? Front Row: ? (Courtesy of the ToWA)#01

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Area 6 Youth

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  • National Youth Titles         2   
1994
1994

Association National Championships, Paignton, Devon (Front to Back): ? (Courtesy of the ToWA)#01

1994
1994

Association National Championships, Paignton, Devon (Front to Back): ? (Courtesy of the ToWA)#01

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Ashover

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  • National Youth Titles         3   
1970
1970

Association National Indoor Championships, Youth Champions Back Row: ? Front Row: ? (Courtesy of the ToWA)#01

1970
1970

Association National Indoor Championships, Youth Champions Back Row: ? Front Row: ? (Courtesy of the ToWA)#01

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BAC/BAe

Formed in  ??  this Surrey club was successful throughout the decades at National and International level. Achieving numerous honours 
and won for itself and as England (ER) representatives:
  • World Titles                  1 (ER)
  • UK Titles                       4 (ER)
  • National Titles              17

BAC/BAe

Formed in  ??  this Surrey club was successful throughout the decades at National and International level. Achieving numerous honours 
and won for itself and as England (ER) representatives:
  • World Titles                  1 (ER)
  • UK Titles                       4 (ER)
  • National Titles              17
1969
1969

Byfleet Sports Ground R Smith, P Butler, K McCarthy, D Howlett, T. Thomas, T Moucaell, D Winsor, P Twells - Coach Fred Radford (Courtesy of BHS)

BAC Parish Day undated
BAC Parish Day undated

(Courtesy of BHS)

1372 team poss tug of war at Parish Day
1372 team poss tug of war at Parish Day

(Courtesy of BHS)

1969
1969

Byfleet Sports Ground R Smith, P Butler, K McCarthy, D Howlett, T. Thomas, T Moucaell, D Winsor, P Twells - Coach Fred Radford (Courtesy of BHS)

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1969
1969

Byfleet Sports Ground R Smith, P Butler, K McCarthy, D Howlett, T. Thomas, T Moucaell, D Winsor, P Twells - Coach Fred Radford (Courtesy of BHS)

BAC Parish Day undated
BAC Parish Day undated

(Courtesy of BHS)

1372 team poss tug of war at Parish Day
1372 team poss tug of war at Parish Day

(Courtesy of BHS)

1969
1969

Byfleet Sports Ground R Smith, P Butler, K McCarthy, D Howlett, T. Thomas, T Moucaell, D Winsor, P Twells - Coach Fred Radford (Courtesy of BHS)

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Barking

Originally formed in 1930, the club disbanded in the 1950s only to reform in 1966.
The club was a mainstain of the Tug of War Association but folded completely in the mid 80s.
The club was coached for many years by stalwart Norman Lee, who was also a Grade 1 Association Judge.
1973
1973

Indoor @ Crystal Palace (Courtesy of EJC)

1976
1976

W G Hillyard Memorial Coxted, Surrey (Courtesy of EJC)

Barking 003 IMG_20200519_0006
Barking 003 IMG_20200519_0006

(Courtesy of EJC)

1973
1973

Indoor @ Crystal Palace (Courtesy of EJC)

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Barking

Originally formed in 1930, the club disbanded in the 1950s only to reform in 1966.
The club was a mainstain of the Tug of War Association but folded completely in the mid 80s.
The club was coached for many years by stalwart Norman Lee, who was also a Grade 1 Association Judge.
1973
1973

Indoor @ Crystal Palace (Courtesy of EJC)

1976
1976

W G Hillyard Memorial Coxted, Surrey (Courtesy of EJC)

Barking 003 IMG_20200519_0006
Barking 003 IMG_20200519_0006

(Courtesy of EJC)

1973
1973

Indoor @ Crystal Palace (Courtesy of EJC)

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Bata

This team were, like so many teams of their era, a company side, part of the British Bata Shoe Co. based in East Tilbury, Essex.
They were a competitive side and their company even produced a range of trainers for the indoor circuit.
1954
1954

Gala Sports Day at Bata (Courtesy of BSHC)

1958
1958

Squad (Courtesy of BSHC)

1970
1970

Squad Back Row: Alan Thomas(Coach), Jed Stone, Geoff Hall, Ian Lovett, Dave Cooper, Ted Atkins. Front Row: Champ Johnson, John Graves, Keith Ford, Paddy, Eddie Colgate. (Courtesy of BSHC)

1954
1954

Gala Sports Day at Bata (Courtesy of BSHC)

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Bata

This team were, like so many teams of their era, a company side, part of the British Bata Shoe Co. based in East Tilbury, Essex.
They were a competitive side and their company even produced a range of trainers for the indoor circuit.
1954
1954

Gala Sports Day at Bata (Courtesy of BSHC)

1958
1958

Squad (Courtesy of BSHC)

1970
1970

Squad Back Row: Alan Thomas(Coach), Jed Stone, Geoff Hall, Ian Lovett, Dave Cooper, Ted Atkins. Front Row: Champ Johnson, John Graves, Keith Ford, Paddy, Eddie Colgate. (Courtesy of BSHC)

1954
1954

Gala Sports Day at Bata (Courtesy of BSHC)

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Beckton Gas

Founded in 1935,this club had a long and successful history within the sport.
One of the founding clubs of the Tug of War Association in 1958 they were renowned for their fighting spirit and guts.
The club was forced to move when the gas works closed and became Curzon Tug of War Club in 1974.
1960s
1960s

(Courtesy of MMC)

1960s
1960s

(Courtesy of MMC)

1960s
1960s

Dagenham Town Show ,Essex Dave Romano, Alan Vouse, Tom Hall(Coach), Albert Allen.

1960s
1960s

(Courtesy of MMC)

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Beckton Gas

Founded in 1935,this club had a long and successful history within the sport.
One of the founding clubs of the Tug of War Association in 1958 they were renowned for their fighting spirit and guts.
The club was forced to move when the gas works closed and became Curzon Tug of War Club in 1974.
1960s
1960s

(Courtesy of MMC)

1960s
1960s

(Courtesy of MMC)

1960s
1960s

Dagenham Town Show ,Essex Dave Romano, Alan Vouse, Tom Hall(Coach), Albert Allen.

1960s
1960s

(Courtesy of MMC)

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Bedford Ladies

Founded in 1988, they are one of the Englands most successful ladies teams. 
1996
1996

TWIF World Championships, Slagharen, Netherlands. Back Row: Dina Grogan, Tara Adams, David Kitchener, Julie Pettit, Marion Kitchener Front Row: Debbie Brough, Heidi Towse, Annette O’Toole, Alicia Hawkin, Marian Frances (Courtesy of DKC)

1996
1996

TWIF World Championships, Slagharen, Netherlands. Back Row: Dina Grogan, Tara Adams, David Kitchener, Julie Pettit, Marion Kitchener Front Row: Debbie Brough, Heidi Towse, Annette O’Toole, Alicia Hawkin, Marian Frances (Courtesy of DKC)

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Bedford Ladies

Founded in 1988, they are one of the Englands most successful ladies teams. 
1996
1996

TWIF World Championships, Slagharen, Netherlands. Back Row: Dina Grogan, Tara Adams, David Kitchener, Julie Pettit, Marion Kitchener Front Row: Debbie Brough, Heidi Towse, Annette O’Toole, Alicia Hawkin, Marian Frances (Courtesy of DKC)

1996
1996

TWIF World Championships, Slagharen, Netherlands. Back Row: Dina Grogan, Tara Adams, David Kitchener, Julie Pettit, Marion Kitchener Front Row: Debbie Brough, Heidi Towse, Annette O’Toole, Alicia Hawkin, Marian Frances (Courtesy of DKC)

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Beech Hill Blues

The Luton based club formed in ??made a name for itself during the 70's to 90's. Representing England several times and gaining top honours.
and won for itself and as England (ER) representatives:
  • World Titles                  3 (ER)
  • UK Titles                       3 (ER)
  • National Titles              20
1980
1980

TWIF World Championships, Basle, Switzerland. Representing England. 640K Champions (Courtesy of MMC)

1984
1984

560K Team at Coveney, Cambs. (Courtesy of MMC)

1980
1980

TWIF World Championships, Basle, Switzerland. Representing England. 640K Champions (Courtesy of MMC)

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Beech Hill Blues

The Luton based club formed in ??made a name for itself during the 70's to 90's. Representing England several times and gaining top honours.
and won for itself and as England (ER) representatives:
  • World Titles                  3 (ER)
  • UK Titles                       3 (ER)
  • National Titles              20
1980
1980

TWIF World Championships, Basle, Switzerland. Representing England. 640K Champions (Courtesy of MMC)

1984
1984

560K Team at Coveney, Cambs. (Courtesy of MMC)

1980
1980

TWIF World Championships, Basle, Switzerland. Representing England. 640K Champions (Courtesy of MMC)

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BAC/BAe

Formed in  ??  this Surrey club was successful throughout the decades at National and International level. Achieving numerous honours 
and won for itself and as England (ER) representatives:
  • World Titles                  1 (ER)
  • UK Titles                       4 (ER)
  • National Titles              17
1969
1969

Byfleet Sports Ground R Smith, P Butler, K McCarthy, D Howlett, T. Thomas, T Moucaell, D Winsor, P Twells - Coach Fred Radford (Courtesy of BHS)

BAC Parish Day undated
BAC Parish Day undated

(Courtesy of BHS)

1372 team poss tug of war at Parish Day
1372 team poss tug of war at Parish Day

(Courtesy of BHS)

1969
1969

Byfleet Sports Ground R Smith, P Butler, K McCarthy, D Howlett, T. Thomas, T Moucaell, D Winsor, P Twells - Coach Fred Radford (Courtesy of BHS)

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Barking

Originally formed in 1930, the club disbanded in the 1950s only to reform in 1966.
The club was a mainstain of the Tug of War Association but folded completely in the mid 80s.
The club was coached for many years by stalwart Norman Lee, who was also a Grade 1 Association Judge.
1973
1973

Indoor @ Crystal Palace (Courtesy of EJC)

1976
1976

W G Hillyard Memorial Coxted, Surrey (Courtesy of EJC)

Barking 003 IMG_20200519_0006
Barking 003 IMG_20200519_0006

(Courtesy of EJC)

1973
1973

Indoor @ Crystal Palace (Courtesy of EJC)

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Bata

This team were, like so many teams of their era, a company side, part of the British Bata Shoe Co. based in East Tilbury, Essex.
They were a competitive side and their company even produced a range of trainers for the indoor circuit.
1954
1954

Gala Sports Day at Bata (Courtesy of BSHC)

1958
1958

Squad (Courtesy of BSHC)

1970
1970

Squad Back Row: Alan Thomas(Coach), Jed Stone, Geoff Hall, Ian Lovett, Dave Cooper, Ted Atkins. Front Row: Champ Johnson, John Graves, Keith Ford, Paddy, Eddie Colgate. (Courtesy of BSHC)

1954
1954

Gala Sports Day at Bata (Courtesy of BSHC)

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Beckton Gas

Founded in 1935,this club had a long and successful history within the sport.
One of the founding clubs of the Tug of War Association in 1958 they were renowned for their fighting spirit and guts.
The club was forced to move when the gas works closed and became Curzon Tug of War Club in 1974.
1960s
1960s

(Courtesy of MMC)

1960s
1960s

(Courtesy of MMC)

1960s
1960s

Dagenham Town Show ,Essex Dave Romano, Alan Vouse, Tom Hall(Coach), Albert Allen.

1960s
1960s

(Courtesy of MMC)

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Bedford Ladies

Founded in 1988, they are one of the Englands most successful ladies teams. 
1996
1996

TWIF World Championships, Slagharen, Netherlands. Back Row: Dina Grogan, Tara Adams, David Kitchener, Julie Pettit, Marion Kitchener Front Row: Debbie Brough, Heidi Towse, Annette O’Toole, Alicia Hawkin, Marian Frances (Courtesy of DKC)

1996
1996

TWIF World Championships, Slagharen, Netherlands. Back Row: Dina Grogan, Tara Adams, David Kitchener, Julie Pettit, Marion Kitchener Front Row: Debbie Brough, Heidi Towse, Annette O’Toole, Alicia Hawkin, Marian Frances (Courtesy of DKC)

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Beech Hill Blues

BAC/BAe

Formed in  ??  this Surrey club was successful throughout the decades at National and International level. Achieving numerous honours 
and won for itself and as England (ER) representatives:
  • World Titles                  1 (ER)
  • UK Titles                       4 (ER)
  • National Titles              17
1969
1969

Byfleet Sports Ground R Smith, P Butler, K McCarthy, D Howlett, T. Thomas, T Moucaell, D Winsor, P Twells - Coach Fred Radford (Courtesy of BHS)

BAC Parish Day undated
BAC Parish Day undated

(Courtesy of BHS)

1372 team poss tug of war at Parish Day
1372 team poss tug of war at Parish Day

(Courtesy of BHS)

1969
1969

Byfleet Sports Ground R Smith, P Butler, K McCarthy, D Howlett, T. Thomas, T Moucaell, D Winsor, P Twells - Coach Fred Radford (Courtesy of BHS)

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Barking

Originally formed in 1930, the club disbanded in the 1950s only to reform in 1966.
The club was a mainstain of the Tug of War Association but folded completely in the mid 80s.
The club was coached for many years by stalwart Norman Lee, who was also a Grade 1 Association Judge.
1973
1973

Indoor @ Crystal Palace (Courtesy of EJC)

1976
1976

W G Hillyard Memorial Coxted, Surrey (Courtesy of EJC)

Barking 003 IMG_20200519_0006
Barking 003 IMG_20200519_0006

(Courtesy of EJC)

1973
1973

Indoor @ Crystal Palace (Courtesy of EJC)

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Bata

This team were, like so many teams of their era, a company side, part of the British Bata Shoe Co. based in East Tilbury, Essex.
They were a competitive side and their company even produced a range of trainers for the indoor circuit.
1954
1954

Gala Sports Day at Bata (Courtesy of BSHC)

1958
1958

Squad (Courtesy of BSHC)

1970
1970

Squad Back Row: Alan Thomas(Coach), Jed Stone, Geoff Hall, Ian Lovett, Dave Cooper, Ted Atkins. Front Row: Champ Johnson, John Graves, Keith Ford, Paddy, Eddie Colgate. (Courtesy of BSHC)

1954
1954

Gala Sports Day at Bata (Courtesy of BSHC)

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Beckton Gas

Founded in 1935,this club had a long and successful history within the sport.
One of the founding clubs of the Tug of War Association in 1958 they were renowned for their fighting spirit and guts.
The club was forced to move when the gas works closed and became Curzon Tug of War Club in 1974.
1960s
1960s

(Courtesy of MMC)

1960s
1960s

(Courtesy of MMC)

1960s
1960s

Dagenham Town Show ,Essex Dave Romano, Alan Vouse, Tom Hall(Coach), Albert Allen.

1960s
1960s

(Courtesy of MMC)

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Bedford Ladies

Founded in 1988, they are one of the Englands most successful ladies teams. 
1996
1996

TWIF World Championships, Slagharen, Netherlands. Back Row: Dina Grogan, Tara Adams, David Kitchener, Julie Pettit, Marion Kitchener Front Row: Debbie Brough, Heidi Towse, Annette O’Toole, Alicia Hawkin, Marian Frances (Courtesy of DKC)

1996
1996

TWIF World Championships, Slagharen, Netherlands. Back Row: Dina Grogan, Tara Adams, David Kitchener, Julie Pettit, Marion Kitchener Front Row: Debbie Brough, Heidi Towse, Annette O’Toole, Alicia Hawkin, Marian Frances (Courtesy of DKC)

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Beech Hill Blues

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Broadmoor Staff