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NORTH WALES COAST LEAGUE.

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FOOTBALL.

LEAGUE—FIRST DIVISION.

LEAGUE—SECOND DIVISION.

THE COMBINATION.

RHYL v. OSWESTRY.

FESTINIOG v. BEAUMARIS.

CARNARVON UNITED v. CONWAY.

WELSH AMATEUR CUP. ..._.--

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bit of work on his left wing. Llanrwst were obviously bent on business, and again they attacked with telling energy, and, but for the strong tackling and kicking of Tonkin, HalJwood must have, been again beaten twice in quick succession. Rowlands, who was, of course, quite out of place at back, was weak in kick- ing, and the visting forwards were quick to mark the fact. A brisk rush through on the far side and Row- lands was beaten, Howell Roberts netting the second goal midst ringing cheers from the exceptionally large number of supporters who had accompanied the team from Llanrwst. Up to this stage Llanrwst were far and away the superior attacking side. Their forwards were quicker on the ball, and their halves served the front line in a most skilful manner. Gren. Jones was particularly serviceable in this direction, while Rich- ards led the forwards very smartly. So far their rear division had not been worried much, but, when they were, they signally failed to do themselves or the team justice. Roberts was vacillating, uncertain with his kicks and lacking altogether in resource. Owen was somewhat stronger, but on the day's form he was also quite unsatisfactory. Jones in goal was quite equal to his task. The outcome of the first serious attack by Colwyn Bay was a terrific drive by Walter Parry, but Jones saved beautifully by tipping the ball over the bar. The ensuing corner kick was fruitless, but, after a brief rally by the visitors the "Red and Black" for- wards were again hovering around Jones, and Saunders essayed a natty pot at close quarters, but this again was handled by the keeper very effectively. Llanrwst were now hard pressed, and backed up by two of the halves, the defence struggled courageously to keep their opponents beyond shooting range. At length Ned Griffiths, after a delightful bit of foot- work in midfield, made an opening, and transferred to J. LI. Owen, on the wing. The latter careered down the line at a merry pace, and, after outwitting H. Roberts and W. Owen, centred beautifully, Stanley Hughes goaling with a lightning shot, which gave Jones no chance. Immediately after- wards the Colwyn Bay forwards were at work on the other wing, but Jack Owen slipped when on the point of passing to his inside man. It should be stated that at this time McCann had rearranged his team. While he himself had taken Rowlands' place at back, the lat- ter took his customary post at half. Parry assisting J. Ll. Owen on the left wing. It was to this re- arrangement that Colwyn Bay owed their change 'of fortune, for immediately it had been carried out Llan- rwst became the defenders rather than the aggressors. Colwyn Bay kept up the attack and Rowlands tested Jones with a promising shot which the latter placed over the bar. The corner kick was cleared by Gren. Jones who transferred play to the other end, but McCann checked the -ve in good time. Back once more in Llanrwst territory, Parry got away smartly on the left, and sent over to J. Ll. Owen, who again centred faultlessly, Stanley once more putting on the finishing touch. The scores were thus even, and a stirring cheer which marked the fact, apparently in- spired the home men. At any rate they swooped down upon Jones again, and Walter Parry directed a glor- ious shot at long range which just skipped clear of the post—a fortunate thing for Jones, for he had been beaten all along the way by the ball. A prolonged eiege by the home forwards yielded nothing, thanks to the excellent goal-keeping of Jones, and at hall-time I the scores were: Colwyn Bay 2, Llanrwst 2. I The second half opened with a brilliant run on the I right wing by Jack Owen, and that a goal was not forthcoming was not his fault. This was immediately. followed by a Meiedithian display along the touch line by the tireless and irrepressibe Wellings-the best half on the field—and there was another mistake on the part of the forwards in failing to materialise his oentre. During the next fifteen minutes, however, the play was of a. very uninteresting character, neither side putting any real life into their work. At one point Stephen Hughes and J. G. Jones initiated a smart move on the visitors' left, and McCann was very hard pressed till Tonkin came to the rescue, and cleared the ground with a tremendous drive. Roberts and Williams on the other wing also got away well as the result of good work by the veteran "Franz," but-Tonkin on this oc- casion was assisted by McCann. A capital shot by Gren. Jones sailed over the crossbar just an inch to the wrong side. Then the home forwards rallied again and before many minutes had elapsed a corner was forced. The flag-kick was well placed, but it was booted out of the way. Like a bolt from the blue, Stanley then rushed upon the ball and levelled at Jones a Piagnificent drive which easily beat the keen- er. A few minutes later the same player notched his fourth goal midst loud applause. It came from a centre by J. Ll. Owen, who had been perfectly served by Wellings. Llanrwst pluckily rallied and attacked with creditable smartness, but it was too late to make # up the lost ground, and the end came with the scores: Colwyn Bay 4, Llanrwst 2.