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A small Ba game

A Dougie Cooper picture, date estimated. The Ba seems to have been a much smaller game at this time. I assume this would have been in the days when it was only played by people who came from Kirkwall.
Picture added on 11 April 2006
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The Ba
Comments:
Jackie (Hag) Scott won this 'ba' Christmas 1965
Anonymous comment added on 10 February 2009
The Christmas Day Ba used to be a lot smaller than the New Year one which was thought far more important.
Added by John Schollay on 11 February 2009
Billy Johnston won the 1965 christmas day ba.
Anonymous comment added on 26 December 2010
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