Thirty-third Vale of Belvoir Conker Championships were fiercely contested under a new competition format
Around 100 people took part in the newly formated 33rd annual Vale of Belvoir Conker Championships at Long Clawson on Sunday.
For the first time ever, male and female competitors went head to head in an open competition.
The voluntary organising committee decided to make the championships simpler and more appealing to players by having a mixed over 14s contest and a mixed under 14s junior competition.
Villager Martin Walker said: “This was the first year we ran a male and female mixed open competition and the tournament was fiercely contested.
“The 2016 Vale of Belvoir champions were Andy... read more
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