CLUBS - W

Walkern

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1974
1974

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1974
1974

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1974
1974

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Walpole Wombles

This club from the Walpole area of Norfolk, started out as Terrington Young Farmers in the 1960s doing very well before they moved onto the Association circuit. The club has had various names Terrington Young Farmers, Woolpack Wanderers/Wombles and Walpole Wombles.
1966/67
1966/67

Terrington Young Farmers National Young Farmers Championship. Semi finalists. (Front to Back) (Courtesy of John Dix - part of Jamie Dewsbury Collection)#01

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1966/67
1966/67

Terrington Young Farmers National Young Farmers Championship. Semi finalists. (Left to Right) (Courtesy of John Dix - part of Jamie Dewsbury Collection)#02

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1971
1971

Walpole Wanderers Cawston Bell, Norfolk Their first Association winning Squad Back Row: Front Row: (Courtesy of John Dix - part of Jamie Dewsbury Collection)#05

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1966/67
1966/67

Terrington Young Farmers National Young Farmers Championship. Semi finalists. (Front to Back) (Courtesy of John Dix - part of Jamie Dewsbury Collection)#01

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Warbstow

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1970s
1970s

Squad Photo Back Row: Front Row: (Courtesy of )#01

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1970s
1970s

Squad Photo Back Row: Front Row: (Courtesy of )#01

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Waterbeach - 39 Engineers

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1986
1986

Kessingland Weekender, Suffolk (Front to Back) (Courtesy of The Paul Cotgrove Collection)#01

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1986
1986

Kessingland Weekender, Suffolk (Front to Back) (Courtesy of The Paul Cotgrove Collection)#01

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Westbourne

Westbourne Tug of War Club from Hampshire, was established in 1984 as the White Horse changing their name to the Stags Head in1985 and finally to the  Westbourne Club

The team pulled on the Hampshire pubs and clubs circuit for a couple of years before joining the Tug of War Association, the club became inactive in late 1989.

stags head 5
stags head 5

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stags head 2
stags head 2

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stags head 6

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stags head 5

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West Pinchbeck

Based at 'The Bridge' Public house in Lincolnshire, this village side started in 1968, like so many, on the fete circuit but certainly made their mark on the larger Association stage in the upcoming years, winning a National, AAA's and European Open Club title. A club that earned itself a reputation as a club to beat.
 
  • National Titles                     1
  • European Club Title            1
  • AAA's Titles                         1
1968
1968

End of Season Squad Photo Back Row: Front Row: (Photo L. Prudden courtesy of the Tony Mitchell Collection)#01

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1971
1971

Season Squad Photo Back Row: Front Row: (Photo by L. Prudden courtesy of the Tony Mitchell Collection)#02

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Undated
Undated

Squad Training (Front to Back): (Photo by L. Prudden courtesy of the Tony Mitchell Collection)#06

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1968
1968

End of Season Squad Photo Back Row: Front Row: (Photo L. Prudden courtesy of the Tony Mitchell Collection)#01

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Weston Farmers

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1970's
1970's

Back Row: Front Row: (From the Penry Davies Collection courtesy of Nick Barnicoat)#02

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1983
1983

Association National Championships, Kingston, Surrey (Front to Back) (Courtesy of The Martin Mulcahy Collection)#01

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1970's
1970's

Back Row: Front Row: (From the Penry Davies Collection courtesy of Nick Barnicoat)#02

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West Wilts

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1970's
1970's

Back Row: Front Row: (From the Penry Davies Collection courtesy of Nick Barnicoat)#01

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1970s
1970s

Back Row: Front Row: (From the Penry Davies Collection courtesy of Nick Barnicoat)#02

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1970's
1970's

Back Row: Front Row: (From the Penry Davies Collection courtesy of Nick Barnicoat)#01

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Whittlesey Fenmen

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Venue Unknown (Front to Back) (Courtesy of The Steve Gardner Collection)#01

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Venue Unknown Back Row: Front Row: (Courtesy of The Steve Gardner Collection)#01

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Venue Unknown (Front to Back) (Courtesy of The Steve Gardner Collection)#01

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Wicken Reds

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This Essex side joined the Association in 1983 and acquitted themselves well on the circuit. They changed their name to Saffron Walden from 1990.
1986
1986

Southend Open, Southend, Essex (Courtesy of The Martin Mulcahy Collection)#01

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Venue Unknown (Front to Back): (Courtesy of The Martin Mulcahy Collection)#02

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1986
1986

Southend Open, Southend, Essex (Courtesy of The Martin Mulcahy Collection)#01

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Wigston

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  • Federation Titles               5
  • Federation Inter County   2
1993
1993

Federation Championships, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire Catchweight Champions Back Row: Front Row: (Courtesy of The Steve Gardner Collection)#01

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1994
1994

Federation Championships, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire Catchweight Champions Back Row: Front Row: (Courtesy of The Steve Gardner Collection)#02

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1995
1995

Federation Championships, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire Catchweight Champions Back Row: Front Row: (Courtesy of The Steve Gardner Collection)#03

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1993
1993

Federation Championships, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire Catchweight Champions Back Row: Front Row: (Courtesy of The Steve Gardner Collection)#01

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Willesden

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c1963
c1963

London Championships, Hurlingham Park, London (Courtesy of The Martin Mulcahy Collection)#01

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Venue Unknown (Front to Back): (Courtesy of The Martin Mulcahy Collection)#02

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c1963

London Championships, Hurlingham Park, London (Courtesy of The Martin Mulcahy Collection)#01

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Winford

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1968
1968

Association National Indoor Championships, 104st Newcomer Champions Back Row: Front Row: (Courtesy of the ToWA)#01

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1968
1968

Association National Indoor Championships, 104st Newcomer Champions Back Row: Front Row: (Courtesy of the ToWA)#01

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Witney

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  • Federation Titles          4
1991
1991

Federation Championships, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. 640K Champions Back Row: Front Row: (Courtesy of The Steve Gardner Collection)#01

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1991
1991

Federation Championships, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. 640K Champions Back Row: Front Row: (Courtesy of The Steve Gardner Collection)#01

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Wood Treatment Bosley

Founded in 1947 - This club would become the byword for tug of war throughout the sport. 
In the period between 1959 and 1999 the club won for themselves and as England (ER) representatives:
  • World Titles                   2  (ER)
  • European Titles            11 (ER)
  • UK Titles                        5  (ER)
  • National Titles               59
  • AAA's Titles                  38
  • Inter County Titles        15
The club is still active.
1960
1960

Association National Championships, (Front to Back) (Courtesy of The Martin Mulcahy Collection)#01

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c1963

(Front to Back) (Courtesy of The Martin Mulcahy Collection)#02

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1999
1999

TWIF European Championships, Slagharen, Netherlands Representing England 720K Champions (Left to Right) (Courtesy of the ToWA)#12

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1960
1960

Association National Championships, (Front to Back) (Courtesy of The Martin Mulcahy Collection)#01

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