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The Ba'

An event in December in Orkneys
Kirkwall
Orkneys
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The Ba' is played every Christmas and New Year's Day in Kirkwall, Orkney. Traditional street rugby, played by the Uppies and Doonies with a much prized locally made leather Ba' (ball).

The Ba' is thrown up outside St Magnus Cathedral and the game ranges through the town.

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Liberation of Orkneys & Shetlands - 1472
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