A match between clubs representing Tillock, Love, and Co. and McMurtrie, Kellermann, and Co. played a match on Macdonaldtown Park last Saturday, and it resulted in a win for the former by 14 runs. The respective scores were 62 and 48. For the winners, M. McEncroe (32) and Levy (10) batted well, while Brewter (13, not out) and Collins (12) were the highest scorers for the losers. M. J. McEncroe took 7 wickets for 21 runs. Daggar and Collins divided the bowling honours for McMurtrie, Kellermann,
A match between the Suffield and Ormond clubs was
played at Burwood last Saturday, and resulted in a draw - the scores being two wickets for 36 and 74 runs respectively. For the former Kemp, with 27 (not out), played best, while for the latter G. Flemming made 27 and Collis 17. Rogers and Thompson bowled well throughout for the Suffields.
The Balmains met the Waverleys on the ground of the latter last Saturday. The Waverley batted first and put together 92 before the last wicket fell. The Balmain having but a short time to bat before call of time, resorted to "slogging," and paid the penalty by being disposed of for the small score of 50.
The match between Harrison, Jones, and Devlin and Robert Harper and Co.'s clubs, for the Empire Cup, was resumed last Saturday. With three wickets down for 10 runs in the second innings, the former resumed their place at the wickets, and were not disposed of till they had com- piled 70 runs, thereby leaving their opponents 79 runs to get to win ; but owing to the good fielding of the Harrison, Jones, and Devlin, they were all got rid of for 39 runs, leaving that club victors by 38 runs. For the winning team in the second innings, Thomas 10, Anquin 19, and Fisher 10 batted best ; while Anquin, 5 wickets for 13, and Fisher, 2 for 7, divided the bowling honors. For Robert Harper and Co., Hammond and Burrie, with 13 each, were
the only players who made double figures. Hammond,
who took five wickets for 21 runs, trundled best.
The second match in the first round of the Empire con- test commences on Saturday, 24th instant, and will be between the representatives of J. Stedman and McMurtrie, Kellermann, and Co.
The following is a list of the Kenilworth team selected to play against the Croydon Oxford Cricket Club on Saturday, 24th instant : - W. Paradise (captain), J. Little, E. Pownall, E. Larbalestier, H. Wiltshire, P. Rossitter, H. Pownall, S. Hull, T. Hall, A. Wiltshire, W. Hudson. Emergencies - W. Larbalestier, C. Wiltshire.
The Standard and Balmain Olivettes met last Saturday to try conclusions. The Standard proved too strong for the Olivettes, beating them by an innings and 27 runs. Scores : Olivettes, 14 and 10 ; Standards, 51. Smith 17, Hellyer 14, Crocker 11, were the only ones who succeeded in getting double figures. The bowling of the Standards was very destructive, especially that of Hogan and Howard, who obtained 5 wickets for 4 runs. Hurst and Griffiths bowled best for the Olivettes.
The following have been selected to represent the Surreys at Rushcutter Bay on Saturday in their match against the Mercantiles : - Stapleton, Starr, Hyem, O'Connor, A. Stapleton, Kenyon, Campion, Hellmrich, Brown, Farrell, Mullins, Levison (12).
The match between the Redfern Albert and Chippendale Clubs for the Kinsela cup was concluded on Saturday last, and resulted in a win for the former by 14 runs. At the conclusion of the previous Saturday's play the Chippen- dales had three wickets down for 10 runs, leaving the re- maining batsmen to get 43 runs to win. This, however, they failed to do, Medcalf 14 not out, and McCoy 9, being the only batsmen able to make a stand, the innings closing for 39 runs. The most successful trundlers for the winners
were Purcell three for 13, Kingsley four for 16, and Baker two for 6. The umpires discharged their duties to the satisfaction of both clubs. Appended are the scores : -
First Innings 54
Second innings 79
Total 133 CHIPPENDALE. - Second Innings.
Russell, b. Purcell 2 --- F. Medcalf, b. Baker 0 Nunn, c. Endicott, b. Kingsley 2 --- Lane, b. Baker 3
Henderson, c. Harper, b. --- Graham, b. Purcell 0
Kingsley 0 --- Sundries 4 Wilson, run out 2
McCoy, c. Endicott, b. --- Total 38
Kingsley 9 --- First innings 81 Sherlock, b. Kingsley 0
Johnston, b. Purcell 3 --- Grand total 119 E. Medcalf, not out 13
The following have been selected to represent the North
Shore Belmore against Newtown Waratah for the Kinsela cup on Saturday : - J. and H. Wheatley, J. and H. Deane, Cooney, Clarke, Whealey, E. Robertson, Little, Bercery, Huntington, and Reeves 12.