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MATCH WITH ROCKLIFFE. Footballets will be glad to hear that the famous Rockliffe team who drew with Newport last year and defeated Cardiff, are to visit Penarth in the Easter holidays- ) PENARTH A v CARDIFF ARTILLERY. Played at Penarth, the kick-off being delayed till 5 o'clock through the lateness of the visitors. Mr Wi B. Gibbs, Penarth F.C., refereed. The homesters led off spiritedly and quickly invaded the visitors' territory, where a smart bout of passing all the quartette handling, enabled the wing man to get over with a try in the corner the same player failing at the augmentation. The artillerymen made an incursion into the Seasider's territory, but thi third lines erratic passes precluded an equalisation and ouly a minor resulted. Play was now hotly waged in Penarth's quarters, the outcome being another minor. To the attack they returned agaiiij when Clode attempted a drop for goal, a miner, how- ever, being its fate. This was followed by the same player trying the same tactics, with a similar fate. 0. Kirby now changed the venue to midfield, where Knight and Chivers by dexterous manipulation in transfers, worked t) the Artillymen's 25, and Dewar accomplishing the rest of the work. which terminated in a try. Knight from a difficult angle put on the coup de grace by lauding a goal. Within two minutes Charlie Kirby, from a difficult pas by Knight, sprint- ed in from the equatorial with another try, this being also made a fiver of by Knight. HALF-TIME SCORE. G. T. M. Penarth A 2 1 0 Artillerymen 0 0 4 Resuming, the winners kept up the pressure, and another unconverted try was registered by Kirby, who immediately after, from a round of passing initiated by Dewar, finally receited from Chivers, and dropped a neat goal. From a scrum at the centre, Thornley passed out to Chivers, who put in a flying kick, and outdistancing Russell, fell on the ball, which, 11 dap- ping, was finally pounced on and secured by Kirby, For some irregularity the try was disallowed. Penarth still kept ap the attack, and rounds of applause were evoked by the smart handling of the home quartette wherein Kirby and Knight were most brilliant, the the latter grounding another try, which be also converted. Dewar now waltzed in with a try, uncon- verted, and Thornley soon after followedsuit, Penarth winning by 31 points to nil.

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