TOW Archive

This page will be used for articles, photos and cuttings about Tug of War in general, looking into the history of our great sport: Watch out for featured articles, coming soon!


1908 Olympics – Great Britain Squad

Regents Palace Team 1930

A Ladies Team in action in the 1920’s


J.C. Staton & Co’s Tug of War Team, Tutbury, Staffordshire 1920.

J.C. Staton & Company were gypsum miners and plaster manufacturers at Fauld and Tutbury. Their tug of war team had a national reputation and won many competitions. At that time pulling was six a side in many areas!