- Organisation was basic, with the rules being simple and passed on by word of mouth.
- Drinking and play were closely associated, and the weekly market was social and sporting as well.
- Village wakes were associated with praise and festivity, there were opportunities for men to test their strenth and speed such as wrestling and running.
- Peasant women would also race too.
- Other than gathering pesants would have little time for sports…
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