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RUGBY. LLWYMIPIA 17pts., BRIDGEND 3. This watch, was played at the De "Wmtoa Grounds under ideal weather conditions and before a large crowd. Five -inlrlU-iK-Ya after the start, Mark Lewis caught the ball on the dap and secured a good try for his. side, but Richards failed to convert. The Bridgend quartet got into motion, but Geo. Llewellyn intercepted and simply flew along the touofo lime, only to be brought down near the line. Llwynypia- were awarded a peiialtp, and Richards kicked a splendid goal. Boon after, A. Evans, for Bridg- end, wriggled over with a try, but this was not converted. The visitors were now playing much better, and kept the homesters for a good while in their own territory. Tommy Griffiths relieved the pressure somewhat by a huge kick, which found touch near the halfway line. Up to half-time a very vigorous game was played, the Llwynypia forwards showing themselves to good advantage. During the second half, the homesters gained another 11 points, while the visitors remained at a standstill. The most prominent of their players were Tom Ev,ango in the three-quarter line, Rogers at hall, and the two Evanses in the for- wards. In the home team Mark Lewis played a brilliant- game in the quartet, and. Griffiths and Geo. Llewellyn gave a good skooount of themselves. Phillips and Beddoes played well at half, while Dick Sellings, Griddle, Storrey, and Pmkham in the octette shone brilliantly. TRHORCHY 9pts., MAESTEG 3. At this match on Saturday, a large crowd attended, despite the Ton-Pentre attraction. Treorchy started and pressed well for a time, and by means of rushes took the game within the visitors' 25 line. A general give-and-take policy was indulged in for some time, but an .excel- lent run and kick by J. W. Lewis was followed by T. O. Jones, who neatly put the leather over the bar. Spiller, with the two above-named, were never found wanting. Maesteg's pack did not play so well in eeruin work as in the, loose. Nevertheless, the visiting team put up a good fight. Wise, F. Davies. D. Lawis and Fusley took the lend for Treorchy, whilst Colman, Bees, and Ackerman were the most prominent for- Maesteg. Daly James played well at back. TREHBRBERT 3pts., MACKINTOSH 0. Although Treherbert triumphed over Cardiff Mackintosh in this match at Tre- herbert on Saturday last, it cannot be said that they deserved their victory by a penalty goal to nil. The game was little better than a scramble from begin- ning to end. The first half was nothing but a series of uninteresting scrums, caused by knocks-on in the line-out. The ball never seemed to enter the scrums properly, and here the referee showed weakness in ruling the game. For refusing to play the ball, the Mackintosh I full-back got his side penalise^, and Will i Lewis dropped a. goal for Treherbert from a fairly easy position. The forwards improved slightly in the second half, but the ball never travelled quick enough to the centres, who were always partly smothered before the ball was passed to them. If the football displayed in this match is any criterion of present-day second class Walsh football, there is no gain- saying the fact that science in the art of the handling code has deteriorated to such an extent that no surprise* need be expressed at so many former devotees forsaking the old love for the new, viz., Association. Bull, Pitman, Joe Davies, B. W. Jones and VI.; R. Jones were most prominent for Treherbert. Attley, Long, Bryant, and Meyrick appeared to be the pick of the visitors. FBRND-ALE 7pts., BARG.0ED 3. This Glamorgan League match was played at the Darran Grounds, Ferndale, on Saturday last, before a large crowd. Much mtere&t was centred in the fixture, as both ttams are young organisations of the Leagpe. The visitors have the repu- tation of being last season's champions in the knock-out competition of the Rliymney Valley League, whilst the Ilhomida boys are the knock-out winners or Pontypridd and District League. There were several changes in the home team to that which opposed Pontypridd in their last match. The visitors also suffered from many absentees, including Bob Jones, late of Ferndale, and an international forward, who, by the way, was assisting the Glamorgan Police at Neath. The home team soon assumed the aggressive, and carried play to the visitors' territory. Fine play by Danny Owen. or the wing saw Bargoed's line in danger. Several bouts of passing were indulged in by the homesters, but some- how or other the last transfer was wild, and thus many points were missed. From a scrum on the Bargoed 25 line, Biddis- eombe, receiving from his forwards, gave a, fine paJSs to his oartner, and Davies, after doubling a few players, dropped a magnificent goal. After the restart, Bargoed were pressing, and relief came to the homesters with a free kick. From another scrum, the home halves initiated a iiue bout, of passing, and this time; Danny Owen crossed in the right corner with aa. unconverted try. Im tko second half, H. V. Jones broke through on hie own, and had^ he been better supported, a certain scare would have reealted. W. John, with a beau- tiful run, relieved the pressure, and the gams remained in mid-field for some time. A rush by Bargoed forwards took play to the home line, and Syd Griffiths securing, crossed under the posts. Percy failed with the kick. The closing stages were in favour of Ferndale. 11 Dai Lewis, Dan Morgans and Harry Daviee were the pick of the home pack. Of the visiting pack, Ridge, Watts and Harries were prominent. TREORCHY OLD BOYS 16pts., PENYR- ENGLYN ALL WHITES 0. Monday was a Derby" day at Tre- herbert. A League match was played between the above teams, and the rivalry of the two sides may be described as mare than keen. As the All Whites had already been defeated by the Old Boys at Treorchy, the former were determined, if possible, to avenge their defeat at Tre- herbert. The Old Boys attacked immediately after the start. A rush by the Penyr- englyn forwards looked dangerous, but Haye fisted the ball. Treorchy were forced to concede a minor. The visiting forwards made a rush and Bob Meredith scored a try, but was injured whilst crossing the line. Will Jones failed to convert from an easy position. After Play was resumed, D. M. Evans (inside half of the All Whites) was prominent with a, fine bit of individual play. A kick by Edwards brought much needed relief to Treorchy. The All Whites were attacking when the interval arrived. In the second half, the visiting backs indulged in a beautiful round of passing. Alf. Hopkins (centreV broke through bril- liantly and transferred to Knapgate. The latter passed to Chapman (wing), who romped over easily. Will Jones con- verted. The Old 'Boys continued attack- ing. The Penyrenglyn wing, Gethin, foolishly kicked over his own line, and Chapman pounced on the ball at his feet, scoring a "soft" try. Hopkins con- verted. The last score was contributed by Au. Hopkins, who, seeing an opening, quickly dashed over with a trv. The kick at goal failed. During the whole of the second half, the Old Boys were aggressive. Without a. doubt, the out- standing player on the field was Alf. Hopkins. CASEY BOYS 25pts., BUDGET BOYS 6. The above match took place at Fern- dale on Monday afternoon. Both sets of boys are members of touring clubs. All the proceeds of the match were devoted to the Welsh National Memorial Con- sumption Fund. Sergt. Brown (the new manager of Ferndale Workmen's Institute) kicked off for the Casey Boys, who were soon on the attack. From a scrum on the half- way line, Beynon initiated a fine bout of passing, which ended in Dai Lewis scoring a beautiful ry. Caleb Phillips had no difficulty in adding the two points for the Caseys. Misfielding by W. Morris, the Caseys' custodian, put his line in danger, but Jack Coles covered and saved well, finding touch in the opponents' territory. The Caseys were again going in grand style, and this time D. J. Thomas, after running the length of the field, scored a beautiful try, Phillips majorising from a difficult corner. After this, the Lloyd Georgians warmed up and gave the "troupers" a hot time, and were awarded two penalties in suc- cession in front of their opponents' goal. Each kick went wide. In the second half, the Champions were soon the aggressors, and Jim Prce forced a minor. Shortly afterwards, D. J. Thomas made a fine burst,, but was thrown into touch near the line. From a scrum the Caseys' three-quarters were again in motion, and Dai Lewis scored an unconverted try. The Politicians forwards were great in the rushes, and Tommy Walters securing, scored an un- converted try. W. J. Evans shortly afterwards intercepted a pass from Doyle and registered another unconverted try. Dan Morgans went through with a magni- ficent try, whilst Harry Nelmes, Dai Lewis and Jim Price also scored for the Caseys. A regrettable incident was the ordering off: of Caleb Phillips, the cap- tain of Casey Boys for fouling an oppo- nent badly. D. J. Thomas (left wing) was also sent off for a similar offence. Caseys, playing thirteen men had the best of the game to the finish. LLWYNYPIA HARLEQUINS Gpts., TONYREFAIL 0. These teams met at Tonyrefail in a League match. Canon Lewis started for Llwynypia, and one of the home men returned to touch. From the line-out, the visitors took the ball towards the home 25, and from a scrum T. Thomas received, and scored. The kick for goal failed. From a rush J. Besant scored for the visitors, but the try remained uncapped."

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