Conker champion Mick Fahey celebrates his win, photo by Ron Hill

Uckfield Rugby Football Club’s unconventional pre-match entertainment

A pre-match conker tournament saw ten contestants battle it out ahead of the URFC vs Vigo match on Saturday (October 5).

The grand prize, a golden conker, was up for grabs. URFC chairman Gordon Buckland presented the prize to winner Mick Fahey who beat last year’s champion, Mick Hall.

Contestants with their conkers, photo by Ron Hill
Contestants with their conkers, photo by Ron Hill
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Two contestants battle it out at the pre-match conker game, photo by Ron Hill
Two contestants battle it out at the pre-match conker game, photo by Ron Hill
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URFC chairman, Gordon Buckland joins in, photo by Ron Hill
URFC chairman, Gordon Buckland joins in, photo by Ron Hill
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Conkers are picked before the battles begin, photo by Ron Hill
Conkers are picked before the battles begin, photo by Ron Hill
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