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About Bunnock - The Game of Bones

Bunnock Row of Bones


Bunnock is a fun game that can be played by two to eight players or more.


Two rows of 22 bones are set up about 10 Metres (32 feet 10 inches) apart with one guard at either end 40cm (16" )apart as shown above.  The object of the game is to first knock down the guards (Black Bones) then the inside soldiers (White Bones), before the other team. Each player throwing two bones each with the first team to throw to be decided by a coin toss.  The first team to knock down thier oppositions Bunnock with the least amount of throws will win the game.

Bunnock Three Bone Colors - Soldier, Guard and Throwing