Has been played for over 500 years across Cornwall, today St Ives and St Columb are the only places where the sport still takes place.

A team game usually played in February or March. Starts at 10:30am St Ives and 4:30pm St Columb. There are no rules or playing field except the winner must return a silver ball from the start point (usually the beach or Market Square) back to the Guildhall or town boundary within a hour and half.


Location: St Columb and St Ives, Cornwall

Date: on Shrove Tuesday and on the second Saturday following.

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