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FOOTBALL. SOAMES CHARITY CUP. SEMI-FINAL RHOS RANGERS v. WREXHAM The above teams met at Johnstown be- fore a record gate, in the semi-final of the Soames Cup. The Wrexham team being the holders, brought the full team to defend their honoured position. The toss was won by Wrexham who elected to kick down the slope and with a strong wind in tliwr favour. The Rhos forwards were the first to bear pressure, but was cleared by'Rogers. The next few minutes saw Wrexham pressitng hard Hughes clearing E D Roberts ran smartly up on the right wing but shot behind, later on he forced a corner which was nearly converted. Jones and Davies on the left delighted the crowd with their tricky short passing, and completely baffled the half and full back. Pike made a nice run but shot wide. A combined run by the Rangers was effect- ively accomplished Bob Williams netting to the deafening cheers of their support- ers. After the restart Wrexham tried hard to equalise but the defence of Rhos was perfect, Matthews being the pick, his tackling was a treat, and the speedy way he reversed the play gained the applause of all the spectators. A long shot from Morris the Wrexham back aided by the strong wind wasfheaded by Hughes into his own goal. Foth teams played hard to obtain the lead but the interval arrived with both sides on the same footing. After changing ends. Rhos after their hard exertion the first halt felt that their task this half much easier and they soon proved their superioity over their oppo- nents, A run on the right by Roberts was smartly done who centered to Will- y e iams that player safely netting. Pike at the other end headed smartly but Foulkes fisted well out. The Rhos half back line was a treat and played strenuously all through the game. Johnnie Davies got away at a fast space and when he got into a position he shot for goal, Morgan fisted out, with nobody to beat Roberts kicked over, the bar from very close range. R Williams a minute tater shot wide. Rhos up to this stage had the Wrexham team completely bottled up and were continually hovering in their half. Rhos forced two corners and from the second D Davies added the third. Wrexham, now came up and Shepard tested Foulkes with a hot shot but he cleared easily. The Rhos forwar d again got their stride and after clearing all obstacles Williams with one of his "un-stop-able" crashes the fourth goal. Wrexham played hard to bring the lead down but all their attempts were foiled. The Rhos backs were kick- ing and clearing well especially Griffiths, Hughes not being up to his usual form. Wrexham was awarded a penalty Hughes handling. Glyn Jones easily scoring. Rhos from the centre pressed and Johnnie Davies had hard lines in not scoring. Time was nearly up and Rhos were two goals ahead and about a minute to play they relaxed their strenuous play but they learnt a lesson. Chaiton ran up the wing and from his pass Franklin scored. They was only just time. to. place the ball on the centre, when the end was signalled. Rhos well-deserved to win and by more goals that they were accredited for. Wrexham scored their only deserved goal a minute from time, the other two through the neg- lect of their opponents' back. Final. RHOS RANGERS 4 GOALS. WREXHAM 3 GOALS.

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