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FOOTBALL NOTES. LLANDUDNO AMATEURS v COLWYN BAY. (Welsh Coast League). The Amateurs opened their league pro- gramme on Saturday with a match against Colwyn Bay. A fortnight ago the Bayites had made mincemeat of the Llandudno men in a friendly on Rhos Fields, and were consequently confident of their ability to carry away two points as the result cif their visit, to Llandudno. When the Amateurs lined up it was seen that J. Ð. Williams was amongst the absentees, and that his plaice was filled by Breeze, a, young player of great promise, who partnered Jimmy Williams on the left wing. Brookes Evans was in the centre, and Davies and D. Griffiths completed the forward line. The half-back line was the same as that which did so well last year, i.e., Pearson (captain), G. Davies, and Jacob Williams. J. H. Jones and J. H. Davies were at back, and "A. Porter" in goal. The Bayites had their best team out, including1 a, coal black player, who evidently hailed from the Banks of the Congo, and who played a nice game all through. The gate did not appear to be a very large, one, considering the fine afternoon, but it is stated that the finan- cial secretary is very well satisfied with the amount taken. Although the game was a, hard one and keenly contested from beginning to end, it was not, by any means a good one. The ball was too often out of play on the Ciraigydon side of the field to be interest- ing. The first half was entirely in favour of the, home club, and they certainly should have led by more than a single goal at the interval..Hallwood, the Col- wyn Bay custodian, proved to be in great form, and it was entirely owing to his exertions that the score was not much heavier. The goal scored by the Amateurs came from the, foot of Breeze, who took a pass from Jacob Williams and planted it in the net with a, shot that gave Hall- wood no chance of preventing! a score. The Bayites improved after this, but their attacks were very spasmodia and seldom spelt danger to the home fortress. Porter was not seriously tested all: through the first half. At the opposite end, however, Hallwood had a hot time of it, but managed to scrape through, although en one occasion there was a, confident appeal for a goal when he scooped out the ball from what most spectators thought was the wrong side of the line. The referee thought differently, and play proceeded without. interruption until the whistle sounded for half-time. The second half was much more even, and at one time it looked as if the Amateurs had shot their bolt. A hot attalck by the Bayites found that the weak spot in the home defence was Davies at left full back, and playing on this for all they were worth, they soon had him in such difficulty that even Jack Henry could not save him, and a cross shot—fast and low down-made the scores equal after about fifteen minutes' play. This reverse woke up the Amateurs to the dan- ger of their position, and Jimmy Wil- liams broke away on the left, transferred at the crucial moment to his partner, Breeze, and that player with a very simi- lar shot to his scoring one in the first half, gave the home team the lead again. A minute or two later Brookes Evans brought Hallwood to his knees with a terrific drive, and then the right wing took up the attack with vigour, Hallwood being winded during an exciting episode in the goal mouth. He, however, kept his lines intact, and the game ended in favour of the home club by two goals to one. No one will deny but that the best team won) but at the same, time it was apparent that alterations will have to be made in it for future matches. J. H. Davies at back as already stated was the weak spot in the defence. He certainly tried hard, but could not do the right thing. Sam Williams, on his ordinary form, would have been a great improvement. J. H. Jones had double duty to do in conse- quence of the weakness of his partner and did it well. The half-backs were safe in defence, but did not back up the forwards sufficiently. The forwards were not a success, and probably this was the rea- son why David Griffiths was not so pro- minent as in the first two matches. There was very little fault to find with the referee, Mr Richards, of Bangor. As far as one could see he made but two mis- takes, both cases of offside, neither of which had any material bearing on the re- sult of the game. Of the visiting players, McCann at centre half was always conspicuous, and his exertions and the agility of Hallwood between the sticks saved them from a, heavier defeat. LLANDUDNO AMATEURS v. HOLY- HEAD. The following will represent the Amateurs at Holyhead this afternoon: Goal, A. Porter; backs, S. Williams, and J. H. Davies; half-backs, J. Williams G. Davies, and H. Pearson; forwards', D. Griffiths, G. LI. Jones, Brookes Evans' R. Davies, and Breeze. Reserves, J. Brown, Trevor Roberts, and Frank Roberts. Linesman, A. Hill. Train leaves at 1 30 p.m. CORINTHIANS FOOTBALL CLUB. The annual meeting of the Corinthians F.C. was held on Tuesday evening, when the following officers were elected Chairman, Mr F. W. Jones; treasurer, Mr L. Miudd; secretary, Mr A. J. Davis; committee, H. Be^an, T. Hewitt, W. Owen, J B. Parry, J. Jiones, W. F. Allman, R. Travers, A J. S. Merchant, R. J. Hughes, Wilson, Cawthorne, and E. Williams. A discussion took place concerning the North Wales Wednesday League, and a hope was expressed that a number of new clubs would join this year. WELSH HOCKEY TEAM; FOR, THE OLYMiPIC GAMES. On Saturday at Shrewsbury representa- tives of North and South Wales Hockey Associations selected the following team to represent Wales in the international hockey matches in connection with the Olympic games next month — 0. Turnbull (South Wales), goal; E. Richards (Abergavenny), right back; Llewelyn Evans (St. Asaph), left back; C. Shepard (Penarth), right half; Lyne (Whitchurch), centre half; Frank Con- nah (Colwyn Bay), left half; Phillips (Newport) and A. Law (Trefnant), right wing; Harold Connah (St. Asaph), centre forward; J. R;. Williams (Whitchurch) and Pallott (Penarth), left, wing.

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