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I AN UPSET. amid a. deafening roar of cheering, tba two sides being composed of the following:â PLAN OF THE FIELD. Referee: Mr. J. S. Kennedy, of the Irish Rugby Union. Mr. C. J. N. Fleming, vice-president of the Scottish Union, and Mr. J. Jarrett, of the Welsh Union, acted as linesmen. SALE OF TICKETS STOPPED.. Just before the kick-off Mr. Walter Rees made the official announcement that the sale- of shilling tickets had been stopped in order to ensure saftty The Game Described Frew, the Scottish captain, led the wa.y to the accompaniment of the "Cock of the North by the band, and were quickly fol- lowed by Trew and his men, who were greeted with "Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau." Scotland won the toss, and elected to play with the. wind at their backs from the river end.. Jack Bancroft kicked off, and a oouple of the Welsh forwards getting in front of the ball, a scrum was ordered in mid-field. The ball was heeled out to Morgan. who threw a* low pass to Bush, wbih he :11?ld not possibly take and another scrum was ordered on the W?I'?h side of the centre line. The Scotsmen broke up the scrum quickly, and the ball was kicked across to Simson on the left wing, and he with a fine punt found touch ten yards from the Welsh line. The Scotsmen attempted a round of pass- ing, but Gibbs broke in and kicked down to the centre, and Shulze, nelding the ball splendidly, kicked back to Bancroft, who found touch at the centre. A Free Kick for Wales The Scottish forwards dribbled well into the. Welsh 25, where Spiller eaved at the mouth of his goal, and a free kick WM given to Wales for a.n off-side tackle by one of the Scottish forwards. Bancroft put in a fine touch-finder near the mntre, and t.he geotch- I I men, again attempting passing, failed to handle the baH. and Percy Bush. breaking in cleverly, dribbled down the ground in great, styie, but,, after, heating the, Scotch custodian was unlucky in over-running the ball. A fine rush. -by, the Welsh forwards returned play to within ten yards of the Scot- tigh, line. and Trew. picking up in loose, tried (hard to find an opening, but, finding his way < blocked, screw-kicked into touch five yards I from the Scottish line- Wales now pressed hard. and Shulze, fielding the ball on his own goal-line, kicked to Bancroft, who punted across to the mouth of the goal, and Melville Baker was on top of Shulze just ae he Touched Down in Self-Defence From the kick out Wales again attacked strongly, the forwards showing grand form and beating the Scotchmen at their own game in the open. A magnificent dribble carried the ball over the line, and just when a try seemed certain one of the Scottish players threw himself on the ball, and *thus robbed the Welshmen of a well-deserved score. From the kick out play settled down for a, minute inear the centre, and Ivor Morgan, taking the ball in the line-out, passed to Trew, who gave up to Bush, but the Car- diffian kicked the ball forward and thus lost a chance of making a promising opening. A free kick to Scotland gained them a lot of ground, and was the means of carrying play into the Welsh 25, where Bancroft was called upon to save at a critical moment. Diving for the ball. he picked it up un- erringly and punted into touch ten yards from his line. Scotland were keeping up the attack, when Angus picked up the ball, and made a. burst, but was well tackled by Spiller just as he was getting dangerous. From the line-out which followed Pugsley broke away in good style, but. the passing which he initiated broke down through a knock forward, and a moment, later a ¡poe.nalty kick to Scotland resulted in M'Cullum finding touch with a fine kick within a few yards of the Welsh goaHine. The Welsh for- wards were now called upon to defend. and they responded in grand style by carrying a scrum, and dribbling down to the 25 line, where Schulze picked up cleverly and found touch fifteen yards from the Welsh line The Welsh forwards- again broke away, and from a smart kick one of the Scotsmen made. his mark and kick up to Pugsley, who failed to hold, but quickly recovered himself and ho,l, d bizt Q passed to Trew,; who kicked down to Schulze; and the Scottish custodian kicked back over the Welsh goal-line, the ball going out of bounds. I Game Carried to Scottish Line From the, kick-out some fine kicking was seen between the two custodians, and finally Jack Bancroft found touch near the centre. The Welshmen had the better of the argu- ment in the line-out, but another free was j given to Scotland, and quite twenty yaj-de were gained by the kick. From the line-out Willie Trew made a mark, and Jack Ban- croft found touch near, the centre. Ivor Morgan led his,.forwards in grea.t style with a rush which took the ball to 'the Scottish goal-line, and from the ensuing scrum the ball was kicked to Trew. who passed to Bush. a,nd he tried to drop a goal, but missed by yards. Play was taken back to the Welsh 2S through some long kioking, but the Welsh forwards again came off with a magnificent dribble over the centre. The Scottish tor- wards retalia-ted with a eharaoteristn} dribble, but Bush saved the situation by picking up smartly and kicking into touch. A grand (lribble by the Welsh forwards, led by Pugsley, took play right under the Scot- tish cross-bar. The ball was heeled out to Morga,n, who passed to Bush, who made the mistake of trying to drop a. goal instead oC pa,ssing,w Trew. wen that player and Gibbs were absolutely unmarked on theright wing. Wales made another desperate effort for ai try, and Melville Baker, dashing up on the 'left win,g. seemed to have beaten Sutherland for possession over the line, and there was a. wild shout for a try, but the referee aw aided a touch-down., Wales Draws First Blood A amoment later their efforts were rewarded, Pugsley scoring from a forward rush wide ou't. The ball was placed for Jack Bancroft, who just missed by a few feet from a grand kick. M'Cullum kicked out. and ope of his comrades getting in front of the ball caused a scrum to be ordered on the Scottish 25 line. Using their feet to great advantage, the Scottish forwards broke away with a. clever dribble, which took play within ve yards of the home line, but the Welsh for. wards again came to the rescue by carrying the next scrum and dribbling down well to the centre. The play now became desperately keen. Pugsley was prominent in a forward. rush, right over the Scottish 25 line, where Shulze saved in wonderful S'tyle by picking up on the full run and I Preventing a Certain Score. The ball was heeled out from the next scrum to Willie Morgan, who failed, however, to pick it up. and Simson kicked into touch in his own 25 line. A free-kick was given to Scotland for legs up in the scrum. Nearly half the length of the gro'und was gained by the kick. The Scotsmen became dangerous through atajrting a >passing movement which took the 5 Welshmen by surprise, bui Angus failed to take the ball, a.nd Melville Baker kicked into touch. The Scots- men continued to play a strong, aggressive game in Welsh territory, and Ivor Morgan was brought out as. a fifth three-quarter, leaving only seven men in the scrum. The Scottish forwards tried hard to gain posses sion. but the Welshmen pushed them off the ball, and dribbled down to the centre. For a time the Welshmen seemed to relax their efforts, and Tennant brought off one of his famous dribbles and, threatened ¡ danger, but Baker cut across and kicked into toucBr Another magnificent' rush by the Cymric forwards carried play from goal to goal. and the forwards looked like going over in a bunch, when Simpson dived cat the ball right in the mouth of his goal. Excitement ran high when a scrum was formed five yards out, but Scotland gained relief through being given a free kick. Wales now attacked strongly. Gibbs kicked across, but again the situation was saved ¡ through Angus throwing himself on the ball Pugsley led a magnificent dribble to the Scottish line, and the ball was ipicked up by Willie Morgan, who passed to Trew, and the Welsh captain gave up at the rig-bit moment to Percy Bush. I Spiller Scored The latter gave a difficult pass to Spiller. but the Cardiff recruit took the ball cleverly, and with a fine burst through the Scottish three-quarters threw himself over the line with a very fine try. The angle was a difficult one, but Jack Bancroft, with a great kiok, converted, amid a renewed outburst of cheer- ing and the singing of "Hen Wlad fy Nhadau." Trew, the Wtleh captain, shook Spiller by the hand, and he was congratulated by all bis comrades upon scoring in his first inter- national match. I Bush and Tennant Injured. A win for Wales now seemed a certainty, especially as the Welsh forwards were beat- mg the Scotchmen at their own game by showing greater cleverness with their feet, and infinitely more dash. It was only the me-ijiificent play of Cchralze. the Scottish custodian, that kept Wale-s from adding to their score. The Scotsmen were undaunted, and played as vigorously as ever. Some delay was caused through Tennant being injured in being thrown into touch. He was obliged to leave the field wit-h a damaged arm. Play was resumed without the injured player, and the Scottish forwerds dribbled over the Welsh 25 line, where Percy Bush was injured in trying to stop the rush, and was limping badly when the game. waa resumed. The game had now been in pro. gress forty-five minutes, and the referee called for the interval with play in neutral ground. I Half-Time Score I G. T. Pte. Wales 1 1 8 Scotland 0 0 0

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