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Football. TREHERBERT 7pts., BARRY 7. This match, a Welsh League, was fought out to aj draw at Treherbert on Saturday. The ground was in a fairly good condition, and the weather was very wintry, snow falling at periods of the game. Treherbert were without Francis at half, and he was greatly missed. Barry took most of their chances, while Treher- bert were more reluctant in making use of their good chances. This is one great fault of the Treherbert team; they do not finish off their work. However, matters were so situated that Barry took the lead, the score now being 7 points to 3. Treherbert had but a short time remaining to play, but, as they always do when it is too late, they set up a most vigorous attack, and brought off some of the most brilliant rushes and bouts of passing. Each effort came within an ace of scoring, and eventually these efforts were rewarded 'by a goal kicked by Duncan. Yet Treherbert were two points behind and there were only a few minutes to score. Abbey Thomas broke through many times, but he was always prevented fom eoring. Eventually Bartry were penalised, and Abe Evans dropped a good penalty goal. Treherbert still carried on the attack until the whistle sounded no side. Thus the game was pulled out of the fire at the last moment. LLWYNYPIA THURSDAYS 3pts., MERTHYR THURSDAYS 3. This match was played on the Mid- Rhonclda Athletic Grounds on Thursday last., before a good attendance of spec- tators. Merthyr kicked off, and Arthur Williams, who fielded the ball, found touch with a brilliant kick in the visitors' 25. From the line-out a scrum was formed, and Merthyr, getting the ball, took play into the Llwynypia half. From a line-out, and just inside the home 25, I. Thomas threw the ball to George Llewellyn, who raced away, beating the opposition easily witlij his speed, and scored a lovely try. amidst great excite- ment. Ivor Morgan made a good attempt at goal. This reverse put more vigour into the play, and Merthyr began press- ing. A crulln was formed close upon tha LlWynypia line, and Johnny Lewis was penalised for picking the ball out of the scrum. Rateman made a poor attempt at goal, much to the relief of the home side. Half-time was called shortly after this, Llwynypia, Thursdays leading by a try. Early in the ftecond Shlalf, Merthyr obtained a try which should not have been allowed, the ball not entering the scrum at all. The scores now: being equal, excitement was intense, and Llwynypia were pressing all the time. E Mithan and J. H. Llewellyn scored tries,, but both were disallowed. Arthur Williams broke through and looked like scoring, but was brought back for some cause which Mr. Boots, the referee, could not explain. Bateman, the Llwynypia man who played for Merthyr, saved con- tinually, and had it not been that he was in such good form the Llwynypia Thursdays would have piled up a heavy score. Dai Meade and Eddie Phillips, the smart Llwynypia half-backs, assisted Merthyr, and it now seems doubtful if Merthyr possesses a, Thursday team, as the last time they visited here they were assisted by five Llwynypia men and four from Pontypridd. For Llwynypia, G. Llewellyn, 1. Thomas and Arthur Williams were the best of the backs, and Mark WilkinS and Mithan the pick of the forwards. Jack Davies, the Llwynypia wing was suffering from a damaged rib, and could not let himself go owing to the hardness of the ground. Llwynypia still have an unbeaten record, and have scored 209 points against 20. YNYSHIR JUNIORS 2gls., TYLORS- TOWN 2. Tylorstown started in a snowstorm and very soon tested Lewis, who cleared smartly, and Jarman receiving, dribbled half the length of the field; but struck the upright with a great shot. Splendid passing between the Tyiorstown forwards ended in Coombes .scoring. The Juniors soon equalised through Jarman, but Tylorstown very soon took the lead, Coombes again scoring, Lewis having no chance to save. After this reverse the Juniors played more together, and but for the splendid play of Greenaway, the visitors' goalie, must have piled up a good score. For Tylorstown, Greenaway and Drew were the pick, and Jarman, Lloyd, and Walters played well for the Juniors. PENTRE UNITED 6pts., LLWYNYPIA RESERVES 0. Pentre United anticipated a hard and keen game on Saturday, their visitors being Llwynypia Reserves, who are so near to the top of the Rhondda League. The game was a good one, the ground being in capital condition and the climatic conditions very suitable. The final score of two tries to nil was well deserved and just about represents the difference between the teams. Of the homesters the halves played a good game, and they were well supported by their backs. On present form Pentre should be able to capture a few more League points.

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