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SPORTS AND PASTIMES. Bancroft beads the Glamorgan County j batting averages bv no less than fifteen runs per innings, It is expected that Fitzgerald's p'&ee in j the Cardiff IHREEIJUARU r line will be taken by j Gwyn Nieholls. ¡Ont' Cardiff contemporaries are cougratu-1 the. fact that they have secured Frank Mills to hli one of tht j- two vacant positions in thr. pack. j McCutehoon, the old SWANSEA three- quarter, declares that Lie is getting beyond football, but tho Lancashire champions ATE loth to let him go. He is therefore now passing as a sort of first reserve. Speaking of Swansea's chances for the coming « ARM Walsh Athlete savs Who will be the champions this year it IS hard to I say. but there is no doubt tfaat the only teams who have a lack iu are Cardiff and JSewporL j He goes ou Swansea, whatever AMOU RL of NEW blood they may introduce, are hvrJly I likely to nuprove er-ongh on their form of the past ceupie of seasons to come out cn top. U the Jameses get reinstated though which i I sincerely hope hey will, iL will roae a deal of difference to THE team. THAT'S r. fact j lo all probability the Swansea "socker" I team will b« greatly strengthened th's season I A by ths inclusion of Whittick, the half-back, who P'ayed such « grand game against Roger- j stone last year. lie is also a fine centre for- ward, and it is this position that he will, in all probability occupy this year. He is fast, and has plenty of weight—lather a valuable quality when playing against HEAVY teams. J _ai Another acquisition IS Darlow. WHO has recently come to Swansea from "HruID." He is A fast left WING forvavd—just what is \vanted—and is said io BE a clever and tricky j player, I hear vague rumours about A ditrk j horse liailiag from Stoke, who i TO prove a. tower ot strength to the team, but shall j see. The team will begin practice in the COURT* of the next few da vs. | APROPOS the South YVALI&u "socker' J ciubs, A writer in the Athleiir News observes that Builth, Carditl, Barry, bwansea, Aber j dare. Brecon, and Rogerstocc ought to maRe a goad fight of it, nr.d on present iudifations TIIARE is not much to T HOOSE between them, The NEWS TO the effect that Sir John Llewelyn has presented a. 25 &ui"t"a cup ior j competition at the forthcoming 5J-mile race j of the SJ>aedweli Cyelmg Club, winch WAS published exclusively in the columns of the Post- on Monday, will be received v, ;j:b de'ight by every local sportsmr.n. Such a magniiicent i trophy will NOT fail to awaken kaeu CO MPEL tion, and will bring its usual fruits, viz cra«FC riders. Sit" J olin's patronage oi sports M J never been DISPLAYED in a. more judicious manner. The shooting competition at the new range J in Oxtord-street, Swansea, WAS HIST week von |1 bv Policc-Constable John Davies of I' Catherine-street, with", score of 33, our of a 1 possible 36. ¡ The IOC-yards amateur swimming cham- plocship d the WEST oomes off f1;, the Kings- down Baths, Ewstol, on V>eclnoEUay, SC;ERN- Iv r 26tli. I u.ider&tand that ivorrean Eviii has entered, iiarc- is a chance for Doherty —if h<, is QUALIFIED. I OB Thursday EVENING the great 100-mUft^ bicycle race comes off, on the ST HELAN^ track. Swansea. The monotony of witnejMK iDg the 300 laps.111 be broken by the fook and hurdle races which will take place on +14 tield while the ott«r contest IF in PROGRESS The Harriers liave done wisely in refusing ill take entries from aecond-rate men. The folio-wing is » lint of entries for tbs1 great hundred-miu < ;iee, with the HARIDICAF rer -jived by each m!a.a ;— Sthrt ÙX o ctocc m. W. Watidns, Swansea. 11.20 G. Oorfielu, 8wanSC3. 1120 S, !fightinga!e, Swansea. 11-25" S. Riad. S Wallt!e:t, 1L25 c Qukl. 11.36" P .R. Taylor, Swansea. 11.40" K. KTebards,.SwHiisea. 11.<; J. Basoett, Llanelly, :c..54.. m. John Witliams, Llanelly. I"i.o4 D. Bvarus Carmarthen. 11.54 C. Hopkins, Swansra. 12.0 Lianffly. 12.0 V li. Williams, Llanelly. 12.0 „ J. D, Davies, Lianeily. 12-0 W. Rosser, Swansea. 12.0 A. Wiilia,msrCHa>mniman. a "——— was much disappointed with the v. Singleton ma.t.ch 'st Saturday. I said frooi the first that Dr. P< rlrins should have gone ia ,-to open the innÍl: He was the oniy MAN that faced the ;>wling with anyrhiarf like confidence, xie made a gallant attempl to step the" rot," but it was no good. A more lamentable display of batting I never ssfrv. Lady Swansea ims written to the Laague secretary .Mtting that she will be very pleased to undertake the presentation of the S, & D.C.L. Cha'ienge Shield. The ceremony is to come ofi between this and the end of next week, so I advise Mr. Challenger to get his speech ready' Th, auspicious event is to come off in the NE# gyainasium ot the Shaftesbury Institute, In the match aea ,1St Swanland Park oa Monday AI- the St. HELEN'S Ground, Lidridpe assisted Swansea as a "gentleman. Swao- iand,drew I^E lite at Kldridge, and wouldn't consent to Bancroft playing, so W. J." wrapped himselfin his long overcoat, arranged a sweater round his neck to keep the dra,TIGHT out; and, in the capacity of umpire, WEATHERED the chilly east wind. The eener< opinion expressed was that the "Northerners couldn't play cricket FOR nuts 1

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