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Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide

Five key moments from day one of Shrovetide 2020

It's been an action-packed first day of this year's Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide - with thousands of people descending on the town to get involved. Every...
Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide

12 great photos from day one of Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide 2020

It's been an action-packed day one of Shrovetide in Ashbourne - and these great photos sum up the event perfectly. Our reporters have been out...
Grassroots football

Protected: The long and short of developing a grassroots football strategy

The Brassington Primary School team that I coach surprised me in the last game they played. Accustomed to winning, they were nip and tuck at...

Protected: The Hitman’s rise to boxing legend status

From his earliest dyas as a professional boxer, Ricky Hatton was always going to be a star. Or was he? Can the first fledgling...
The hunt is under way for the Shrovetide ball. Photo: Cloe Astbury

Five key moments from day one of Shrovetide 2019

It's been a crazy first day of action at Royal Shrovetide Football 2019 - with thousands of people descending on Ashbourne to get involved. Every...
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Watch the awesome 360 video of the moment Shrovetide 2019 began

If you have never been to Royal Shrovetide Football before, then it is definitely worth watching this video. Our 360 video, captured as students from the...

Royal Shrovetide: How was it for you?

For the second year running, journalism students headed to Ashbourne to cover Royal Shrovetide Football. They created a pop-up newsroom in the town where they...
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VIDEO: ‘Scared and excited inside the hug’ at Shrovetide Football

Last year, brave Ross Barnett videoed the opening moments of Ashbourne's Shrovetide Football game by diving into the centre of the 'hug'. University of Derby...

Shrovetide: the game in pictures

Day 1 of the Royal Shrovetide Football game has been a thriller with the ball going missing and rumours across the town of sightings. Here's...

They think it is all over…it is now! Shrovetide goal scored...

Delighted Tom Boulton-Lear is pictured just seconds after scoring the winning goal for the Down'ards during Ashbourne's Shrovetide Football game. Tom, who runs TBL Fitness...

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Leicester Riders boss Paternostro an ‘Honorary Brit’ as he talks life...

Leicester Riders head coach Rob Paternostro has revealed the struggles and surprises of being an American living 'across the pond'. Having moved to the UK...