BRITISH ASSOCIATION FINAL.
BUSH RATS V. ROYALS.
Those teams met on Saturday in the final match of the Q.B.F.A Senior Com- petition on the Reliance ground at Din- more, before a large number of specta- tors The following were the respective
Royals Harrison, Hitching Watkins Dobbro, Follett, Vasselll, Johns, Wright, .Shellj, Hamilton, and Marsh
Bush Rats E Verrell, Wilson Rut
ledge, Campbell Potts Hawkins, Ted man S Skelbran H Skelbran, H Ver- rell, and Young
"Wright won the toss from Wilson and decided to kick uphill, haWng the sun somowhat in their f.nour Rats, kicked oft anj play at once became very fast Rats looked dangerous but nothing cime of the attack RoyuK then had a look In, and some good plat was shown on both sides, the backs playing a good game Royals at times showed good combination hut failed at the critical moment Bush Rats front rank were
playing-a good caine, but Kitchin« and Watkins broke up the combination time after time. A corner to Rats looked bad for Royals, but the latter cleared. From this out a ding-dong game was witnessed, both teams seeming pleased when the whistle went for half-time, «hen neither
The second halt was a repetition of tho first, there being nothing nuten to choouc between either team. Big kicking at times by both teams spoiled good chances. -'Rats had slightly the better of It, and Royals' goalkeeper was called upon to save often. In about twenty five minutes' play perhaps tho only mis- take made foy Royals' back gave the Rats an opening, which they were not slow In taking advantage of, and Tcdman scored with a good shot-Rats, I ; Royals, nil. 'From the kick-off Rats worked well, and Royals' goalkeeper had .¡¡r.iin to «uve. Royal« tranferred, and g.ne Verroll something to do, which he did »eil. Royals still pressed, and a couple of cor- ners resulted, but 'Rats cleared on both occasions. Good play by Rats' forwards made things look bad for Royals, whoso goalkeeper only Just cleared. From this out Royals tried hard to equalise, but their shooting was bad, and fiats again had them in trouble, and the whistle weat with the ball In Royals' goal! Rats winning by 1 to nil. This win entitles them to hold the cup. Mr. J Logan gave every satisfaction as referee.