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Lyngcoln and Hart Chosen

Northcote found the experiment of hav- ing joint coaches from among its own play- ers so successful Inst season when it won the premiership that the committee de- cided last nlfcht to follow the same pro- cedure again it appointed Jack Lynß coln and Ernie Hart Joint coaches and they will share the amount set aside for the payment of a coach Lyngcoln was one of the joint coaches last season The committee did not offer the appointment to any plajer outside its own club

Lyngcoln nnd Hart were In charge of training last night

Other old players present were oshea OKecfe Simmonds, Alec Gray (who was joint coach with Lyngcoln last season), and Ackland

New plavers »ho trained were LeBarr) t Hay L Hay Edwards Page Walmsley Pur- cell Slolev R Bennett O R Halligan nnd J Hecnev Thev are mostly local Juniors Some of them showed promise On Account of the cricket finals Northcote Is unable to accept an Invitation to play a practice game against Collingwood on Saturday

The team will play a practice match against Htzro) at I itzro) on April 10

Bruns« iek's 20 Rcrruits

A plenslng feature at Brunswick »ns that practically all of last years men were pres- ent the absent players Included Doschen McElrov Laskv and A Thompson A dillon Colin Bold and Hughie Donnelly who haye been on the tracks for some time looked very fit K Mnskoll and Alan Cattcrall who had to retire during last season after Injuries moved freely

There «ere about 20 recruits The coach (Roy McKay) gave them very light training

As the Brunswick ground Is engaged for cricket finals the club is unable to accept an

Invitation from Collingwood to play a practico game on Saturday Brunswick has asked Collingwood lor a mstch on Easter Monday or on Saturda) April 1 or 10 Brunswick «ill train again to night

Laing at Camberwell

Training began at Camberwell yesterday under Roy Laing) the new coach About 30   players were present and only light work was


Among the new men who were most con conspicuous were Redman a half back from Tra falgar Northey a wlngman from Camper down Sale a full forward from Auburn and   Leeper a follower from Alphington Wilkes who played with Auburn last year and Mur- ray a wlngman from Scotch College also showed promise

Cricket praetlce prevented most of last year s players from attendlng but Youl Meehan   and Tatham were in good form.

Yarraville To-day

Because the ground Is still In use for cricket pinctlec, Yarraville first and second elghtccns «111 train together on Mondays and Wcdnes

days under the coach, Jack Cashman, until the cricket team finishes Because of this and because the cricket team may be using the ground for the final ns far ahead as April

the club has arranged practice matches against Essendon on April 3 and against St Kilda on April 10

Jcrram Virc-caplain

For the first night of training at Williams town no ball was used and players 1) id onl) a run to loosen up O Jcrram »as appointed lice captain to N Huggins the pla)tng coach The committee last night granted a clearance to Harry Thompson who has played 11 games lu the last two seasons He Is going to Yarra- mie Socials The committee discussed players payments and (mining and decided that this )car allowances would be on the basis of pay

ment for matchea pla j cd nnd for attendance at training This It wai considered would prevent Rny slackness nt training The amount of payment will be decided next week It was decided also that pla} era not selected In the first eighteen would havo to play with the second» or lose financially

The club has been promised a trophy for the best player In each home match by a for- mer plo} cr Mr Henry Hall

Tabuteau Back al Prahran

Tabalean Prahran s former defender who coached Ouyen last year reappeared with his old club last night He hns applied to be cleared back to Prahran nnd will piny this season Outstanding recruits were K McKen- zie wlnr; (Ki ne ton I K Fleming (Fitzroy and Ivanhoe) A Sanders wing (Sandringham and Fitzroy! R Régnier a very big centro half forward G Slade and A Greville (Bendigo) brother of the rover of the side

Sandringham Préparera

Old player» and recruit» at Sandringham began preparation» for the first practice match on Saturday at Beach Oval Many promising new men were seen, and when the older players return a powerful combination will be as-


The best recruit» at present aro Phillips n half forward from Alphington Frey n rover

from the Sandringham Amateurs Johnson a halfback and Witchell a wing from Black Rock Finnigan a local half back Harvcj a centremnn from Burnley Ensor a half forward from the Sandringham Amateurs and Sutton a follower from Kew

The committee hopes to see at training to morrow Kemp Davies Torpy McCamb Thoms Bush Meehan and Cracknell

Coburg Still Without Coach

About 40 players attended the first training at Coburg yestordny The sub committee which Is dealing with the selection of a conch hns not yet mode a recommendation to the general committee Jim Jenkins a former captain and coach who la now a member of the committee was in charge of training and he w11) continue to act untli the successor to Peter neville is appointed

Old player» present were Hamilton Anderson Bell Whitfield Williamson Lance Collins Bragg Olsen Brown Shenfield Reltschcl Hen nlng Ebhage and La Franke

Of the new players, J. Cleland, a forward and rover from Yackandandah, and P. Sheehy, a back-pocket player from Beulah, were the   more impressive. The team will train again


Be\ eridge With Preston

I Beveridge the former Collingwood centre player, who wa» In Western Australia last football season has returned to Vlctorln Ile trained at Preston vestorday and the com mlttce Is hopeful of being able to Include him In the team The coach (Bert Hydel expressed disappointment with the small number of last years players In training so fir-only 12 O Connor Beagley Cooper and Dunstone were present yesterday and Kevin Brown who 1

engaged In footrunnlng will be present ne\l week Walker Virtue Pinchbeck nnd Murphy of the Second Eighteen are showing excellent form Or the 12 new plovers Gilbert from the local CYM S displayed great promise Hi Is a half back Tho class of recruits Kcncrnlly Is excellent

The teom will train again to morrow and senior» and Junior» will have a run on Sitnr ilfty __________________