Conker king 'hadn't played for 70 years'
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Conker world champion, 85, 'hadn't played for 70 years'

A Chelsea Pensioner who has not played conkers for 70 years has been crowned "conker king".

John Riley emerged victorious at the World Conker Championships 2017, held in Southwick, Northamptonshire.

Animal charity owner Julie Freeman, 45, from Rutland, was crowned conker queen.

  • 09 Oct 2017
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