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Welsh Wallball on the BBC

Pel-Law, Wales’s forgotten sport: ‘Just a ball and a wall’

Football and rugby haven’t always been Wales’s only national sports.

In the 19th century, handball courts were everywhere and were used by the mining community in particular.

Now only one remains, in the village of Nelson near Caerphilly.

BBC News went to find out what’s keeping the tradition alive.

Watch the video here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36840724

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