Forget Lara Croft, try conkers

17th October 2003 at 01:00
The Campaign for Real Conkers is calling for the traditional game of conkers to be taught in schools. Dismayed by the lack of interest among the PlayStation generation, the CFRC believes that conkers games must be taught as part of the school PE curriculum. To launch its campaign, the horse-chestnut campaigners have challenged Education Secretary Charles Clarke to a match.

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