Boy's Hand Ba' contest underway

The annual Borders tradition of Hand Ba' is undeerway in Jedburgh.

The boy's Hand Ba' game is underway Credit: ITV News Border

Centuries ago, it would have involved the use of an Englishman's head, but now uses a ball with ribbons.

The men of Jedburgh are due to play at 2pm Credit: ITV News Border


Let the games begin

The annual tradition of Hand Ba' has been taking place Jedburgh. The game, which dates back to 1914, is based on a version of medieval football.