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SPORTING

MEETING OF THE W.A. FOOTBALL

. ASSOCIATION.

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The annual meeting of the members of the Football Association, was held at Mr. Striok land's Hotel oi. Monday evening. There was a good attendance. Mr. Chipper read a let; ter from the West Australian Football Club asking to be admitted into the Association. Mr. Ogborne proposed, and Mr. Birch seconded, that the club should become a mem- ber of the Association. The resolution was carried. Messrs, Mansfield, Ramsay, and McDonough, delegates of the West Austra- lian Fcotbal Club, were then invited into the room to take port in the business of the meet- ing. It was proposed by Mr. Ogborne, and seconded by Mr. Nugent, that Mr. Ramsay be made Hon. Secretary of the Association. The resolution was carried, ft was proposed by Mr. S. J. Chipper, and seconded by Mr. Ogborne, that the W.A.F.C. play with 20 men. An amendment waa proposed by Mr. Ramsay, and seconded by Mr. Mansfield, that the W.A.F.C. be allowed to play with 23 men they being all juniors. The original resolu- tion was carried. It was announced that the colonrs of the W.A.F.C. would be red and black hoops. Mr. W. Spooner was elected nmi ire.

It was arranged that the meetings of the delegates should take place at Fremantle and Perth alternately. The Union FC. asked leave to change their colors to red and white (bar) and permission was given. The follow- ing matches were arranged :

May 21-Unions v. Vintoriana in Perth.

" 24-Rovers v. Victorians do.

" 23-West Australians v. Unions in

Fremantle.

June 4-Rovers v. West Australians in Perth.

June 11-Rovers v. Unions in Fremantle.

" l8-West Australians v. Victorians in Perth.

June 25-Unions v. Victorians in Fremantle. July 2-Rovers v. West Australians in

Perth.

July 9-West Australians y. Unions in

Perth.

July 16-Rovers v. Unions in Perth.

" 23-Rovers v. Victorians in Perth.

" 30-Victorians v. West Australians

in Perth.

August 6-Rovers v. Unions in Fremantle.

" 13-West Australians v. Unions in

Fremantle.

August 20-Rovers v. Victorians in Fre

mantio.

August 27 -Victorians v. West Australians

in Fremantle.

September 3-West Australians v. Rovers

in Perth.

" 10-Victorians v. Unions in Perth.

A NEW ROWING CLUB.

A new rowing club has been formed in Perth, styled the Swan River Rowing Club. Mr. Con. Glasson bas been appointed hon. secretary pro tem., and intending members should communicate with bim. Mr. W. Lawrence, jon., is building a four-oared boat

for the Club.

M.C.C.v. PERTH C.C.

This match was opened yesterday after- noon on the Recreation Ground, Perth. The M.C.C. men went first to the orease^andwere not disposed of until they had made the good score of 129. North.contribnted 50 by ex- cellent play. Lowe also played well for IS, and Piper's 24 was obtained by steady batting.

Scores :

M.C.C.

F. D. North, b. L. Ogborne ... 50 B. A. Piper, b. L. Ogborne. 24 G. Parker, o. Lovekin b. Randell ... 3 H.G.B. Mason, c. and b. Randell ... 3 H. Wright, K Randell . 7 E. Sholl, b. Birch .10 F. Bennion, c. Randell b. Birch ... 0 A. M. Lowe, b. Fruin . l8

F. E. Stafford b. BandeU ...

. 2 E. C. Shenton, b. BandeU ...

. 3 A. Curtis, not ont.

. 6 Extras.

<J

0

Total

-129 Perth C.C. Lovekin, 1 b w, b North

. 22

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J. Kose, e Mason, b do. ... r

. 0

Gamson, c and b Piper

. 8

a

Banfora, b North.

2

w

Eenwortby, b.Piper.

'. 1 L. Ogborne, c Wright, b Piper

5

w

Hussey, b North .

S

Sandell, c Stafford, b North

. 0

la

Birch, b North

. 1

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Lawrence, b North ...

0

Fruin, not out .

. 3

w

Total .

45

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