OPENING OP SOCCER SEASON. I
Great interest is being taken in the opening of the Soccer football season to mono««-, and a large erotvd is expected to journey to the Brisbane Cricket Ground, where two senior matches will be played. The first will be between the two local rivals, Brisbane City and Pineapple Rovers, and. the second be iH-eeu Bush Rats and Thistles. Season tickets are now available.
The following teams have been
Brisbane City v. Pineapple Rovers (kick-off 2 p.m.).-Brisbane City: Goal, C. Bryant; backs, C. T. Hudson, F. Humphries, half-backs, AV. Fergus, D, C. Graham, AV. Callum; fonvards, AV. ¿Mitchell, F. ¿M. .Stevenson, G. AV. Brown, A. Clark, F. Bollnvcll: íoservcs, It. ». Mitchell, P. Sjience. Pineapple Hover?: Goal, J. Hamilton; backs, J. English, N. Morrison; half-backs, 1!. Wightman, 10. Fowler, .1. Al. Ross; for- wards, J. Nicholson A. Al'Mill.in, L. Clark, C. Duffy, R. Nesbitt; résolve, T.
Bush Rats v. Thistles (kick-off 3.30 p.m.).-Bush Rats: Goal, G. Hughes: backs, A. Bums, C. Gedge; hall-bucks, E. Ni. L. Warrell, A. StPiv.ait; for- wards, J. IJainswnrtli, E. Rumble, T. Hainsworth, D. Potts, AV. AVancll; re nerve, «I. Easton.« Thistles: Goal, F. Shin a; backs, W. Al'Bride, D. Cumber ford : half-backs, J. Love, J. Peebles, C. M'Govern; forward, G. Hoskins, J. Ciimberfoid, R. Craig, C, Stone, C. Bigiiy; reserves, J. Steele, W. Kegli.
The following bave been .selected to represent. Corinthians acauist Bundamba, at Bundamba, to-morrow-, and are re- quested '?-< meet at Central Station at 1.15 p.m.:-Goal, Pickersgill; full backs, Harris and Lenehan; half-backs. Ross, Blake, and Armstroi»«'; forwards. Ockendon, Cohen, Bending, Drombro«vsky, Ludlow; reserves, Barrett, M'Gilvary. «rid Gadsby.
A meeting of the Caledonian Club was held in the club rooms on AVednes day night, and arrangements -were .marie for the opening of the season to-morro««-. The team which a\-,ill. travel to Mitchelton will bo an follows:-¿May, Tate. Douglas, Ross, Gilroy, Leishman, Holland, 'Bollock. Allison. Harper, Mnrue. Reserves: M'Bride, Mitchell, M'Lolland.
REFEREES FOR TO-MORROW.
A meeting of the- Queensland Association Football Referees' Union was held on Tues- day, Air. Ross presiding over a very largo number of members. The union has de- cided to ask the Q.F.A. and the Junior Association to circularise clubs asking them to pay strict attention to Lo,««- Vi, this action being due to the fnct that some of the boots ut present on the market do uot meet the requirements laid down hy the law. The union discovered itself in the happy position of lial-ing a small sur- plus of reterees after every match lia 1 boon Ulled. The referees appointed for to-morrow were:-Senior A: Thistle v. Bush Rats, A. Jackson; Pineapple Rovers v. Brisbane City, J. ¿Marmin; Bundamba v. Corinthians, R. Kemp. Ii Division 1: Bundamba A. v. Wynnum, .1. Follett; Latrobes v. Bundamba U., J. Currie; Din more v. Blackstone, C. Lyst; Wilston v. S. Brisbane Scottish, J. B." Smith. B Division 11: Bulimba v. Brisbane Gym., A. C1. Blackslin««-: Waterside Workers v. Kedron [J., \V. Donelhtn; Mitchelton v. Caledonians, F. J. Plunkett; Toom- bul v. M. F. Brigade, V. Altrielge. First Grade Junior: Kangaroos v. S.B. Scottish, J. Laing: Shafston R. v. Merthyr, li. Menzies; Manly U. v. W. Brisbane. A. Evans. Socoml grado L: Ellena v. Redland U., II. Johnson; Highgate Hill v. Latrobes, A. Stephenson; Toowong 0. v. Pineapple R., A. A. Bill. Second grade If.: Gymnasium v. St. Lucia, A. A..BU1: Belmont It. v. Musgrave R.. A. »T. Blakcly; Hendra U. v. Toombul U., F. Short. Third grade: Thompson Est. v. Sunnybank, J. TI. Wheal; Wilston' v. Merthyr. R. .Sand- over; Bedford R. v. Kedron U" j. Stanley; Manly U. v. Brisbane City, A. Evans. Junior minor I.; Buranda v. Junction Rovers, E. li. Johnson; Bulimba v. Kan- garoos, A. G. Blackshnw: Wilston (A) v. Bedford Rangers, "R. «Sandover. Junior minor ÏL: Merthyr v. Wilston (B), .T. TJrry; Jubilee Rovers v. Cortto.ni*, .T. Currie; Toombul TJ. v.'Shafton R.. F. At tr'itlgc. Juvenile: Kangaroos v. Ellenas, O. Shell*;; Gordons v. Merton Rovers, Chapman: Marathons y. Bedford R., Chap- man; Natives v." AAril«*-ion, E. R. Johnson; St.. Andrews' v. Technical H.S., A. Stephenson. .