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COMBINATION.

FLINT TROUNCE DENBIGH.

RHYL GAIN TWO POINTS.

NORTH WALES COAST LEAUU6.

- THE BATTLE OF THE QUARRYMEN.

BERRIES PLAY NINE MEN.

HARBOURMEN'S EASY WIN. -

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HARBOURMEN'S EASY WIN. (By "Critio.") Holyhead Swifts 7 Colwyn Bay | This, the first home fixture of the Swifts, under the auspices of the Ooast League, waa played on Saturday, in beautiful weather (n;<>re suited to the summer game than the winter) and before a large number of (spectators. TIne teams had met a week previously on the ground of the visitors, whea the Holyheadian3 triumphed by the ondy goal scored. Last season the points wora shared) at Colwyn Bay, but the latter team seourod am unexpected victory in the return en- counter, amti there were not a few who feared a similar resuft on the present occasion. But 'twas not to bot and the Swifts have had the satisfaction oi bagging four points as the out- oomo of their two first League games. How- ever, I am anticipating. Timed to start at 3.45, the game was .not emterod upon until a few minutes r. when Refe-roe W. R. Welch, Ore we, marshalled the players m the following ordec HOLYHEAD: Robt. Owen; Roland Wil- liams, Owen Morgan; Louis Jon-os, \V. T. Jones, Riohd. Eilis (capC); L. McNeil, W. S. Owen, H. O. Jorc.i. R. C. Jones, R. Williams. CDLWYN BAY: Hughe-; T McCann, O. E. Williams; Nod Griffiths, W. E. Robert", Did. Rowjarjds; Southern, Stanley Hug'nes. I'hil'.ps, H. Pruchard., and A. Davies. The homesters kicked oi£, having to face a powerful sun which evidently 1-and.capprd them greatly. In the first minute the Bayites went off oci the right but Stanley Hughes over-ran the ball which went behind. For some time the exchanges were fairly even, the visiting for- wards b:?in.g exceedingly smart on the bail and causing the home defence many an anxious mo- meùt. The visitors gained a corner on the left, but nothing came oi it. Fine play by McNeil enabled Salisbury Owen to get going but iicCann cleared well. 1:1 the next minute H. O. tried a long one. but it cleared the cross- bar. At the other ."ad, Southern, put in some good work amdi was placing" tlie bail accurately but no advantage was taken of his centres. Nice play OCL the home left resulted in McNeiL centreing well only to see R. C. Jones pli,-e the ball wicie of the upright. lID made amends for this a little later, and following {me forcing play by Salisbury Owen, he one.ied the scoring with a FINELY-GOT COAL. amid loud cheers. This did not deter the visi- tors and they went off with a dash, some splen- did footwork, being indulged in by their for- wards. A Conner was forced off Morgan, but this was saiely cleared. Not to be done, the Bayites came again and were awarded a iroe- kiok close in, Dick Ellis being the delinquent. This was beautifully placed, and to the dismay of all, RO:¡L.JJ¡ Wiiiiams who was on the goal- loie, only partially touched tho ball, which was defected iaio the not, thus bringing the teams on a level. Thcra was no mistaking the earnest- n-eca of the visitors, who tried all they knew to obtain the lead. They were, however, met with a determined defence., W. T. and Louis Jones especially shining*. J. Williamj semfc in a fine but Hughes cleared his linos weJl. The home team now began to assert themselves, and attacked frequently, plough they did not have matters all their own way. Ona shot by Salis- bury Owen deserved to score, but Hughes came to too rescue of his side with a fine clearance. From a free-kick given against thei Swifts, Ro- bert Owen was enabled to show his prowess by m.ans of a splendid save. Salisbury Owen then tried to get throu.gh "on his own" but was beaten on tihe post by McCann. The visiting right wing madto a little headway but Louis Joiws effectually barred much progress, aind than McNeui 6printed down his wing, finishing up wAh a placed centre which was returned to Salisbury Owen. That player returned the com- pliment and1 gave to McNeil, who scored a really fine goal, tihe ball striking' the far post amd thenoe found its way into the net. Some give the credit for this goal to J. Williams, who was well in, but I personally did not see him touch the ball, though he might have dona so. Ere long, the homesters had added another goal to thejir credit, the executant this time be- ing H. O. Jones, who received when about 20 yards out. He did not hesitate but shot hard and true for tlw mark, registering the best goal of the matdh. The Swifts were not having all the bett of the argument, and soon I-Inghee was called upon by R. C. Jonos, but he respon- ded ably. Yet another fruitless oorner was awardied the visitors on the right. Although they showed some g'ood play in mid-field they invariably finished up weakly. The two brothers 11. O. and R. C. Jones indulging in some. beauti- fully combined footwork, enabled the latter to again score a good goal. Juslt prior to the inter- val Robert Owem elicited loud cheers for a mag- niiicent clearance from one of the visitin.g for- wards. Half-time: Holyhead 4 goals, Colwyn Bay, 1 goal. "Lemon time" over, tihe teams got quickly to work and the leaders early cat assumed fhe aggressive. Indeed, it was but on rare occa- sions that the visitors threatened datnger and when it did come, it was easily repulsed. For thirty-five of the last 45 minutes, the homesters were clearly and, unmistakably "top dogs." They soon added another goal to their already formidable total, R. C. Jones doing he trick with a ovely goal. Right from the re-start, the Swifts .made for the opposite goal, and Richard Ellis judiciously parting with the ball to Salis- bury Owen, tho latter dribbled along, finally send'ng to R. C. Jomes, who foroedi an abortive corner on the right. Then McNeil was busy on the left, winding up a fine run with an equally good shot, which Hughee ably dtaalt with. Then followed a sustained! attack on the visiting goal, J. Williams, H. O. Jones, R. C. Jones aind Satisbury Owen, having EACH A "POP" at goal, but all failing. The visitors put up a. stubborn defence but they could not keep the invaders out, and following vonie effective play by McNeil, Salisbury Owen received and put on goal number six with a faA shot. Once or twioo did the visiting forrwards break through, Stanley and Southern making strenuous efforts to pierce tho defence, all to no avail. The seventh goal wa» again the outcome of somo fine work oy McNeil, O. E. WriKams miskiokin and scoring against his own side. A veritable "quid pro- quo!" The Swifts attacked again and again but without further success, the end being reach-ad with the scores: Holyhead, 7 goals, Col- wyn Bay, 1 goal.

LLANDUDNO JUNCTION TOO GOOD…

THE SOLITARY GOAL.

DIVISION II.

---CHESTER AND DISTRICT LEAGUE.

FRIENDLIES.

WAS A SOLO RUN

A WIN FOR LLANDUDNO AMATEURS.

'A USELESS PENALTY. -

'OIlERS PLAY NINE MEN.

LAST SATURDAY'S RESULTS.

NEXT SATURDAY'S FIXTURES.I

5th BATT. ROYAL WELSH FUSILIERS.

NOTES AND COMMENTS.

LLANBERIS CRACKERS.

MADOC MUSINGS.

BANGOR BANGS.

PWLLHELI PEBBLES.

NORTH WALES WEDNESDAY LEAGUE.

THE BANGOR CLUB.

FIXTURES.

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