? Pla^eWs ot (Perth nre training weM, with a: big mustef e&ch practice flight, r Hew bj/WiUjlifake his first appeararice ' toinbr roiv and: his 'inclusion :wiHnnh-snlv
strengthen. the tcajn, but -his-' presence will be hailed with deJignt by the. big red Jegs following. ? If wfllbe Hewbjr'a first' appearance aince -1934, aod; in -his training he pros promise of onoe again being- the champion' footballer! -that he wa©. ? :'. Wataon- w-a- new man from. BnS- sel ton anil is a ^change, rover for the team; He comes with good credential*. Un fortunately 'Matthews is1 'stilr- under' ? the doctor' and 'hisi injury' has turned out to be more eerious than wasfirst- expected. H«;;wia' not be. available for -some little time:\The furnishing, of ,? the h«w'elub rooms -will be completed in- a fortnight ?asi this -will Enable' the ' social ? functions to^be commenced.1'' ffhe'robma wiU'be coly'and; comfortable. *?'? -It is1- worthy of mention that the inclusion' -of H«.wby and 'Watson in rerth'« team ^ill mark the appeBranoe'i-of ;no' leas- than .eight -new players- this' season* -:?? ;??/?'-;-' ? '-'?i'. ?*;:? ::-? ,-? 'l^f^y'Eut rfren«!i«ei.:i !?':.'..;' ;V .Old 'Easts are delighted at ? the -return of Bel, who^has been «way on a station for. the past two years. '^Jank' Bell ?RSsvone of the speed .merchants of the game aitd^a. courageous .player.. /Ej^. cot^ the^ veteran of a hundred' tattka; is to play again and his presence on the field will be of aaaistance. Kirk, from a junior .association, and Piper, from Collie, -'are men from whom. much is expected. Bailey, the half-forward'from the goklfieltte, is' a' great find and supporters1 of the club are looking rfotward to this 'Well-builti ath lete turning out a champion.'. Easts have had their share of bad iu-ek,.and an accident to Coffey. -will keep him out of the team next Saturday .?? Goffey was pfeiying so ably that he can ill be. spared. An- aokle injury is the trouble.. Sociai3 ar« held . every Monday evenmg at -the club rooms, at the Fremantle Oval and are popuiar. . iEverything is going ? .well financially . and otherwise, and despite their last two defeats the East men are looking .forward;:, confidently 16 the matches1' ? to . come. ' ' ...-.: ?v'lv' I';--. .' West Perth.'-; .?/??;- ;'^- -Encoueaged- by their win over .East Fremantle ? last week— the, first for Ycry many, years .on . the lYemantle. Ova: agaihat .thejs.easiders^— the W«st imen-are gaining .mo.st uaswiuous. Ktfardbn-' has recovered' . sufficien tly -from'., the' in juries ? received, against Subiaco to enaole'ihim. ;tb appear agiajn to-morrow. Jimmy 'Gqs-: ncD, the hero of last 'week's game' against Eabts; is ia wonderful form and is taking ?interest .in :Ms training, and. in ^ .the;, wel 'fare'of..'tbe club more eo than ever before. 'Houston, who hails f torn CoUi«,. has been' , granted ;his, clearance and is' shoeing great-:f-irm on the 'track; ; _Giese. proved ?iast Saturday that he, is destined to play ;an .important :part in, .West's game this year. ,,He is a sure-kick 'and a fine posi tion player, rjght jip forward. ..KoUy has recovered from*, his anklejnjiiry. There : is :a rumour that Doug.:. Taylor; the pa'cy centre line pLOyer.'has permanently retir ed, but it is hoped/.that tlife player will be induced to carry on. ,. .Confidence is the keynote in Wests' camp.'and coach' Tom Soutar and the.'. committee.' ?of 'the -club are very hopeful that the team -ivill be high -up in- the list at the end of the sea uin. ' ? ' - ' ' -' ' i
. , Clamnont-CotteslBe'. ? Playing against Subiaco Last week end, the ''bjibies' played a fine game particu larly in the(first half, -when they held, a rt-el-bal'anced side like the maroons. The [?eading and passing- were first olass and leading and- .passing .were -.. first class -and: ' surprised ? even ' their most -sanguine i.. supporters. ? The game was played in a fine sporting spirit. ^Glcn- Smith, was again about the best man on the akle and be roved su perbly. .'Willox did. \v«Jl up. forward. Mdlntosh- found time outside his onerous duties is captain to play great football at centre, 1 while- Howson, on, the -same line,, exhibited much cleverness. All the rest of the team weighed in with excel lent gamm. In aU ? probabilrty Saiiivau .wit 1 be incl'udedi \ and plajied on the wiaj lormorrowV and this TviH enable Sanders to be released for forwaidi-'work, at w-hach-be1 was very, suc cessful lost year in '15' grade. Breen, a 'B' grade playor, who showed grand football last week, is to be tried out in the. hcgiher gmde. The dub is not wa&t- ing in «ntbusia3tic supporters, and Moasrs. C. Stewart and Harry Jomss have mad» Kberal donations duriiis. the week for specific purposes. A foowall«r8' han dicap is to bo run off shoctly. The art union, is to be drunn at the Princess Theatre, and a bumper house, would bene fit the dub, as all tkketa «oM before a certain hour witl . m^an revenue. Mr. G«o. Miller, tie 'B' grade president, ?with bis usual enthusiastic spirit, has decided to devote, his attention to coach ing tbe 'B' grade team. This should ensure some improvement, as Mr. Miller is very thorough. The club. are. -keen, on their 'B' grade realisms that- it is from th« boys of tbe district that they must ?Suildl ticir teams o£ the future - Sooth Fremantls. / Aithongli beaten- on Saturday, the ?play- ers- ar-» not ia the least downhearted, and the spell tMa week-cod1 wll do them a lot of good. They have jiisi codx- Uirotigh tbrfe verji hard enijagemems. There were a coupie moro casuahwa. and in this respect ymiths have been singularly unfortunate so far. Hughe® received a severe, gash over the eye. wbida neewsi t-ated several stitches; Sumdierlaid will have to rest for a week with a damaged aakfe, and Johraiy GampbeS hart his leg in the fined stages- of the East Perth mafceb. There are now seven players on toe inferred list, but it is hoped to have most of them fib for service before the n«it game. Staton played a wonder game for a Ettcc chffp oa Saturday — a game full of pluck' and clash. Diioa and Tuxford, who have not yet ?phiycd, are showing fine form at br»:nh-p, and Too tnes\ a '.B' grade wioger of distinct class, will ppobabS- be tried out ia higher com pany sliortly. Subiaco. Tbe worst news at Subiaco is that the injury recmed by Brophy in t'ae W«t I'ertli match is mope serious than nas first thought. He reoeivwl a kick above tbe ankle. The great haif-back catt walk quite well, but falter® on. the run. The hj5 is to J» X-rayed dttrinj the week. A new man. m 'Ckmeat, vAtp had a first run on Saturday, did exceptionally well, and looks like one o£ Uhe findis of tlic j^ear. Clem Bah^a. brought out of retiremeDl. cotmnenced training om Tuesday evening, and will be ready next match. Bahen, who can -Io everjithing that a good footballer ought to do, ebouldi be a great asset to the team, Parker, -who had Iris dosc brokcoi, is fit for service again. Subinco will. lkM a full strength. side on Saturday, vrK'h tlio exception of Iiropby awl Balwn. An. iai'portant mectirj' of phyors will be held on the evening of Friday, Hay 21.