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Tickets are still available for a showcase of Cumberland and Westmorland wrestling tomorrow night.

A host of competitors from both home and abroad are set to do battle at the event, which has been organised by Rothbury Wrestling Club.

Wrestlers from Brittany, several of which are champions in their traditional style of Gouren, as well as warriors from Iceland, one of which is the current champion in their traditional style of wrestling, Glima, are set to compete.

The event will also be attended by wrestlers from the host club, as well as a strong contingent from Cumberland, the Lake District and Scotland.

It is expected to have in the region of 70 wrestlers taking part at the event and anyone interested in competing can register beforehand or on the night.

Categories are U8s, U10s, U13s, U16s, U21s, Girls’ U16s, nine stone(st), 11st, 13st, 15st, All Weights and Ladies’ All Weights.

The event is being held at Rothbury Auction Mart, commencing at 6.30pm.

There will also be a live band and a late-licence bar.

Tickets, priced £5 adults and £2.50 for U18s, are available on the door or in advance. U12s and competitors receive free entry.

For tickets, to compete or for details, call 01669 640013 or 07734 785937.