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Scarva village hosts thousands for annual Sham Fight

King James and King Billy at the Scarva Sham Fight. Credit: Presseye

Around 100,000 people have descended on the Co Down village of Scarva for the annual Sham Fight.

The event, hosted by the Royal Black Institution, pits King William against King James in the main attraction of the day – however, dozens of bands also take part in a parade.

UTV’s Paul Clark went along to join the crowds.

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