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RESULTS AT A GLANCE.

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COMBINATION.

--.---WELSH AMATEUR CUP.

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CONWAY v. COLWYN BAY.

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CONWAY v. COLWYN BAY. TERRIBLE. CLIMATIC CONDITIONS. (BY VEDETTE.") This match was absolutely and utterly spoilt by reason of its taking place in a gale of wind and rain. At the start there were not half a dozen spectators on the lines, some scores of en, thusiasts huddling against the walls and hedges in proximity to the field of play. It was, in- deed. a matter for surprise that so many had the courage to wend their way from the town to the bleak and exposed Morfa ground. We might well have been spared a miserable exhibition of football for the referee should have had no hesi- tation whatever in declaring the ground unfit for play, the goalmouths being transformed into miniature lakes. It was quite impossible to say whether the ball was over the line or mot whiein, it dropped with a splash into the water. Surely the Conway club might have provided saw-dust, and removed the water before the match was due to commence. But I have long ceased to marvel at the way football is con- ducted in North Wales, and so I was not vastly surprise to see a match in a cup tourney-for a national trophy be it noted,—proceed under conditions which can only be described as im- possible. In spite of the heavy rain that had fallen for many hours in the morning, the turt was in excellent condition. The visitors won the toss, and played towaids the xiver, with the gale at their backs. Team& Conway. Llew Parry, goal; Tom Jones and "Now" Ellis, backs; Will Evans, Bob Owen, and Sam Hughes, half-backs; Tom, Craven, Joe Hughes, D. O. Davies, J. R. Jones, and Sam Parry, forwards. Colwyn Bay: C. Hallwood, goal; T. Webb and R. C. Morris, backs; Ned Griffiths, H. P. Evans, and Dick Rowlands (captain), half- backs Jack Owen, J. P. Hughes, W. Southern, S. Hughes, and H. Pritchard, forwards. Referee Mr R. Her see, Llandudno. Linesmen Mr Tom Edward's, Conway, and Mr R. J. Davies, Colwyn Bay. The visitors attacked, but their movements were disjointed, and the forwards seemed quite unable to combine. It will be noticed that their team differed in five instances from that which lost to Llandudno in the Coast Senior Cup the previous week. R. C. Morris, Ned Griffiths, Jack Owen, J. P. Hughes, and H. Pritchard ap- peared t0' the exclusion of D. Roberts, W. R. Roberts, W. E. Roberts, T. Wellings, and H. C. Waterhouse. These changes were not all made with the object of strengthening the team, as W. R. Roberts, who performed so well at Llan- dudno, was not qualified to take part in this competition, and one or two. others were unable to turn out. Conway had the same side as triumphed over Blaenau Festiniog in the Coast Senior Cup on the previous Saturday, save that 'Tom Jones entered the team, and L. H. Roberts dropped out. A CLEVER GOAL. The Bay remained in the homesters' half for some time, but their shots were badly directed, and the Conway backs were playing a strong game. The wind dropped considerably, and after Conway had made two unsuccessful at- tacks, the ball was worked down, and Craven centred for Jones to beat Hallwood. The play leading up to this goal was very attractive, the visiting defence being quite nonplussed. Upon resuming, Owen and Parry changed positions on the right wing, but the forwards still failed to arrive at an understanding. The ball was well: taken down on the Bay left, but the whistle had gone for a breach of the rules by a visiting forward ere it was driven into, the net. Conway wtere aggressive, and from a corner, a home player headed out of the goalmouth instead of sending the ball under the bar. Once Hall- wood saved a point blank shot from close quar- ters, and half-time arrived with Conway lead- ing. THE HOMESTERS' FAULTY SHOOTING. It was thought that Conway would press con- tinually now that they had the wind in their favour. And so it proved. But their shooting was of the weakest description, and this, added (Continued on page 5.)

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