Hand Ba': 'it just gets a grip of you'

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

The game, which dates back to 1914, is based on a version of medieval football.

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

Billy Gillies has been involved with the sport for more than 60 years and told ITV Border why he thinks it's endured for so long:

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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.