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Hundreds of people in the Lincolnshire village of Haxey have marked an ancient tradition today. The 653rd Haxey Hood has taken place. The game sees two teams of villagers wrestle a long leather stick back to their favourite pub without picking it up and running with it.
Phil Coggon, "The Lord" of the Hood has told Calendar how the tradition started.
A traditional game to mark Twelfth Night is being held in the village of Haxey in north Lincolnshire.
Usually it is held on 6 January, but if it falls on a Sunday then the event takes place on 5 January.
The game is similar to a rugby scrum (called the "sway"), which pushes a leather tube (called the "hood") to 1 of 4 pubs, where it remains until the following year's game.