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SW League 2017/18

Review

Davidstow Moor towards Crowdy Reservoir, from airfield

Davidstow Moor towards Crowdy Reservoir, from airfield
Credit: Colin C James

Last edited: Fri 4 May 2018

Congratulations to Martin Lewis for becoming south west league champion at Light Green level. Oliver Lewis also made the podium, finishing 3rd on the Yellow course.

Final tables 2017/18

SWOA

SWOA

There were several other QO members who were regulars at Galoppens this season. How they got on is summarised in a table at the bottom of this page.

The series

In Galoppens, you're pitted against some of the best terrain in the South West, over nine events from autumn to spring. Venues vary from runnable forest, open hillside, moorland, dunes and mixed New Forest terrain.

Galoppen is a Swedish word for a regional league.

The following table is an index with reports and results for all the events in the series:


DateInfo / resultsVenue / organising club

8 Oct 2017

Review, Results

Foxbury, New Forest (Sarum)

12 Nov 2017

Review, Results

Haytor, Dartmoor (Devon)

3 Dec 2017

Review, Results, Photos

Brierley, Forest of Dean (Bristol)

21 Jan 2018

Review, Results

West Woods, Marlborough (North Wilts)

4 Feb 2018

Review, Results

Mallards Pike, Forest of Dean (North Glos)

11 Feb 2018

Review, Results, Details, Route analysis

Dur Hill & Holmsley Walk (Wessex)

18 Feb 2018

Review, Results

Turf Hill & Millersford, New Forest (Wimborne)

8 Apr 2018

Review, Results, League tables

St Audries, Quantocks (Quantock)

29 Apr 2018

Review, Results

Davidstow, Camelford (Cornwall)

How QO members scored

These are the positions achieved by those members who achieved the magic number of five scoring runs, compared to all on their course who did likewise.

NameCoursePosition / of
Steve RobertsonBlue6th / 12
Tony HextGreen7th / 17
Bill VigarShort Green4th / 7
Martin LewisLight Green1st / 1

Others who competed quite frequently were Andy Rimes & Pete Shirvington (Brown), Brian Fletcher & Matthew Knipe (Blue), John Trayler & Roger Craddock (Green), Julia Robertson (Short Green), Karen Lewis (Orange) and Annabelle Lewis (Yellow)

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Davidstow Moor

Davidstow Moor
Credit: Derek Harper

Bicknoller Post, St Audries, looking W

Bicknoller Post, St Audries, looking W
Credit: Sheila Russell

Turf Hill, New Forest

Turf Hill, New Forest
Credit: Seo Mise

Holmsley Walk

Holmsley Walk
Credit: Mike Faherty

Brierley, Forest of Dean

Brierley, Forest of Dean
Credit: Jonathan Billinger

Mallards Pike (Blackpool Brook)

Mallards Pike (Blackpool Brook)
Credit: Jonathan Billinger

West Woods, Wiltshire

West Woods, Wiltshire
Credit: Vieve Forward

Haytor, early on

Haytor, early on
Credit: Devon OC Facebook