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FOOTBALL NOTES. I THE AMATEURS BEATEN BY DENBIGH,. The journey to Denbigh was made by the Llandudno Amateurs, and some cf their most ardent supporters by means of one of the motor charabancs of the Llan- dudno Motor and Garage Company, :.nd from all accounts it, was a very pleasasit and enjoyable one. Very unfortunately the morning did not open very promising- ir_ Z)- ly or there is no doubt but that many more would have availed themselves of the cheap rate arranged with the Com- pany. The team was not quite, at full strength, Jack Lunt being replaced at full back by Sam Williams. The game was a very pleasant one, but the visitors, although superior on the general run of the play, found the Den- bigh custodian too hard a nut to crack, and were beaten by two goals to nil, one goal being scored in each half. J. E. Williams was in rattling form, and time after time got through on his own only to see his final efforts brought to naught by the agility and resource of the opposing goalkeeper. The other forwards and also the halves were in good trim. Sam Wil- liams in the last line of defence was not so steady as usual, and has played many better games. This weakness entailed a lot of extra work on J. H. Jones, who acquitted himself well. The same teams meet again this after- noon on the Council Field in the third round of the Welsh Amateur Cup. The advantage of ground this time being with the Amateurs should tell in their favour, Those supporters of the Amateurs who saw the game on Saturday have not any serious misgivings as to the result of the cup-tie. In their opinion the Amateurs were clearly the better team, and were only beaten because of the extra good quality of the goalkeeping. Some of the players take the same view, so that at any rate they will take the field with con- fidence. Be the result what it may the game should be a very interesting one and stubbornly contested. Last season the Amateurs twice beat their conquerors of Saturday, on the Coun- cil Field by one goal to> nil, and at Den- bigh by three goals to two. The game on the Council Field was one of the most exciting of the season. If this afternoon's match is anything like as good it will be well worth going1 to see. Bangor were defeated on Saturday in the Welsh Cup Compet-iton at Rhyll the game taking place on the latter's ground. The score was two goals to one. In the same competition Nantwich beat Whit- church by two goals to nil. On the Council Field on Saturday St. George's and Dyffryn Road Schools met in the Schools League Competition, the Warren boys proving the better team by two goals to nil. The competition has aroused great enthusiasm amongst the Schoolboys, and will no doubt lead to good results. On the Council Field on Wednesday afternoon the Llandudno Celts played a friendly with Llanfairfechan. After a pleasant game the home team won by three goals to nil. By beating the "Wallabies" on Saturday at Cardiff, Wales re-asserted her supre- macy in the world of Rugby football. The game was a hard-fought one, during which both sides took and gave an im- mense amount, of gruelling. The score at the finish was Wales 1 goal two, tries (9 points), Australia 2 tries (6 points). Much to the surprise of the critics, Oxford faded to beat Cambridge on Satur- day at "Rugger," the final score being five points each. From reports of the match it would appear that with a little luck the Light Blues would have won, ft.r the brilliant Dark Blue three-quarters were quite put off their game by the, dash- ing Cambridge pack. The draw for the third round, to be played on January 9th, was made on Wed- nesday night as follows: --N,T elshpool v. Llanidloes, Aberystwyth v. Royal Welsh Warehouse, Rhyl v. Connah's Quay or Shotton United, Clhe,gter v. Nantwich, Oak Alyn Rovers v. Wrexham, Oswestry v. Druids, Wellington Town v. Wellington St. George's or Chirk, Aberdare or Mardy v. Milford United. .n.lI'tT'4! 1"