BEN Hall has won the National Campdraft Council of Australia National Rider of the Year award.

The Australian Campdraft Association (ACA) team member was the last man standing after three rounds between five representatives of four associations in the Pryde's EasiFeed National Champion Rider competition at the Warwick Rodeo.

 Hall comes from Muttaburra in north-west Queensland and was the leader going into this afternoon's final round.

He had 167.5 points on Foot Acre and then scored 87.5 as second last competitor in camp today to win from Simon Dodwell from the Southern Campdraft Association (SCA)  riding Wallabah Excel.

Troy Palmer from the Australian Bushman's Campdraft and Rodeo Association (ABCRA) was third on Impressive Destiny with 247.5 points and Capella rider Steve Comiskey (ACA) fourth with 246.5 on Delta.

With Hall and Comiskey in the top-four, it was no surprise the ACA won overall from the SCA with ABCRA third and the Gippsland Campdraft Association fourth.

In other campdraft news, Nebo rider Bryony Puddicombe has ridden Marnies Destiny into the lead with 89 in the Australian Stockman's Saddlery and Vanderfield Hino Ladies Silver Cup Campdraft after the end of the first round in Warwick.

The final is tomorrow.

The first of the rodeo action is round 1 of the Warwick Rodeo Australian Championships from 6pm tonight. 



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