VIDEO: St Michael's take the honours in this year's Shrovetide football match.

The hard-fought game between the two parishes of the town drew in the crowds at the pastures by Alnwick Castle.

See tomorrow's Gazette for a match report and a great selection of pictures from the game.

The procession from the castle down to the pastures. Pictures by Jane Coltman

The procession from the castle down to the pastures. Pictures by Jane Coltman

Action from the match.

Action from the match.