All-conkering winners crowned in annual Waveney Valley Conkers Tournament in Geldeston

Waveney Vallue Conkers Tournament. Picture: Yanny Mack

Waveney Vallue Conkers Tournament. Picture: Yanny Mack - Credit: Yanny Mack

The all-conkering winners of the Waveney Valley Conkers Tournament claimed their spoils at the annual event.

Waveney Vallue Conkers Tournament. Picture: Yanny Mack

Waveney Vallue Conkers Tournament. Picture: Yanny Mack - Credit: Yanny Mack

Fittingly autumnal weather greeted around 100 people to the event at the Geldeston Lock pub on the shore of the River Waveney.

Waveney Vallue Conkers Tournament. Picture: Yanny Mack

Waveney Vallue Conkers Tournament. Picture: Yanny Mack - Credit: Yanny Mack

A number of competitors took each other on in the classic playground game, which saw champions crowned in two different categories.

Waveney Vallue Conkers Tournament. Picture: Yanny Mack

Waveney Vallue Conkers Tournament. Picture: Yanny Mack - Credit: Yanny Mack

Martin Smith claimed the senior trophy, defeating last year's champion on the way to glory, as well as a two-time champion from 2013 and 2014.

Waveney Valley Conkers Tournament junior finalists Mani from Loddon and Dan from Alburgh. Picture: Y

Waveney Valley Conkers Tournament junior finalists Mani from Loddon and Dan from Alburgh. Picture: Yanny Mack - Credit: Yanny Mack

The junior trophy was won in convincing fashion by Mani from Loddon, who claimed his second triumph.


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The much-anticipated best dressed conker competition was won by Geldeston couple Archie and Rowan Walker, who won with their joint effort 'Conker Eel'.

Organiser Yanny Mack said: 'More than £100 was raised for the River Waveney Trust and the pub almost ran out of beer.'

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