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Royal Shrovetide Football

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Shrovetide Football Ashbourne 2018 - 4

Play quickly moves to the St Johns Street, Ashbourne.
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Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football 2014 - Play on the Sports Fields 2

Play is clearly visible from an elevated level as it becomes grounded against a hedge on the edge of the Sports Fields.
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2017.02.28 Royal Shrovetide Football Tues Vid 8.

Play for a while continues in the pond!
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2017.02.28 Royal Shrovetide Football Tues Vid 3.

Some climb on top of the hug!
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Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football 2014 - ends up in the middle of Ashbourne Pond again.

It doesn't happen very often but play ended up in the town pond two time in two days this year!

Asbourne – Derby 2018

Shrovetide Football Ashbourne 2018 - 7

GIVE WAY... to Ashbourne's Royal Shrovetide Football. Nothing moves on the road other than the crowd as they follow the game from Ashbourne Memorial Gates down Park Road.

2017.02.28 Royal Shrovetide Football Tues Vid 6.

Is the game going to end up in Ashbourne Pond?

Bourton-on-the-Water Football in the River 2008

Bourton Rovers Football in the River 2008 video highlights from - Every year members of the Bourton Rovers Football Club, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, compete in a game of football in the River Windrush. The crazy event is suspected to date pack over 100 years and 1000s of spectators flock to the village to see the action every year. See for more info.

2017.02.28 Royal Shrovetide Football Tues Vid 7.

The hug topples over the edge of the boardwalk and into Ashbourne Pond! lol
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Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football 2014 - Drama in the Henmore Brook.

Play stood still in the Henmore river for over 25mins with players often falling off the river bank and onto the players below.

2017.02.28 Royal Shrovetide Football Tues Vid 1.

Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football 2014 - Day 1.(Shrove Tuesday) Turning up of the ball.

Shrove Tuesday 04/03/2014. Turner up of the ball today was local builder Stuart Lees.

Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football

Action from the first day of Royal Ashbourne Shrovetide Football 2009. Score on day 1-0 to Down'ards.

Leave a comment if you spot yourself.

Video free to use :)

Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football Wed 18th feb 2015

Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football Wed 18th feb 2015
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Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football - 2017. Wednesday. Ball Toss.

Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football - 2017. Wednesday Ball Toss
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Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football 2013 (GoPro Edit)

Every year, thousands of locals from rival sides of a rugged English town brutally compete in an ancient sports game that is the lifeblood of the community -- and the origin of soccer, rugby, and football. This is Royal Shrovetide mass football played in the town of Ashbourne, UK.
Filmed with the GoPro HD Hero

Music: Kasabian - Club Foot

Filmed/edited by Ben Holmes

Shrovetide 2016 - Ashbourne

Highlights of the 2016 Shrovetide -One of the best in YEARS!!!!!

Royal Shrovetide Football 2018

The Spirit of Ashbourne - Shrovetide Football 2011

A Documentary I made for my university dissertation about Shrovetide Football- the ancient game of the up'ards v down'ards played in the streets of Ashbourne in Derbyshire.

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