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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.

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Jedburgh prepares for annual Hand Ba' contest

Jedburgh has been making preparations ahead of their annual Hand Ba' game.

Shop owners have boarded up their windows in preparation for the main Hand Ba' competition Credit: ITV News Border

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

The boy's game began at 12pm and the men are due to play at 2pm Credit: ITV News Border

It was once played all over Scotland, but today Jedburgh is one of only a few towns that keep up the tradition.

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