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Claremont Wins Well. Playing brisk, systematic football, to which a small group of individual players -Clarke, G. Moloney, Compton and Hoo per-provided an added measure of bril liance, Claremont won well against Swan Districts at Claremont Oval on Satur day. The teams were: -CLAIEMONT.--Backs: Sutherland, Lovegrove, S. Moloney. Half-backs: Readon, Clarke. Grieve. Centres: Morris. G. Moloney, Rosken. Half. forwards: Compton, R. Lawn, O'Reilly. For wards: Young, Hopkins, Bee. Ruck: Reeves, Maitland, Hooper (rover). Nineteenth .man: Guthrie (replaced Compton, injured leg, in last quarter). SWAN DISTRICTS.--Jones, Avery, Zilko. Half-backs: Andrews, Murray, MeInerney. Centres: Erepp, Darmody. Mosey, Half-forwards: Moiler, Rosewarne. Penberthy. Forwards: Gorn, Holdsworth. Bastow. Ruck: Bravo, Bandell, Forden (rover). Nineteenth man: Chester (did not play). UhtPIRE.--C. N. Cook. Despite erratic kicking and a tendency to fumble in the forward line. Clarefont led with 4.5 to 1.1 at quarter time. It was far superior in the air. At centre half-back Clarke played brilliant foot ball and subdued Rosewarne who, how ever, was somewhat stiff and sore. In the second quarter the Swan Districts team was outpointed at every turn and Claremont ran to a 33-point lead at the end of the term with 10.9 to 4.6. Clare mont's pace improved and its marking became even more brilliant. Hooper and Hopkins scored almost every time the, ball passed the centre line while Clarke stop ped the Swan Districts attack throughout the quarter. Maintaining the pressure. Claremont took complete charge of the game in the third quarter and established a winning lead of 53 points, with 15.12 to 7.7. The lead would have been greater-if six or more easy shots at goal had not failed. In a badly bedten attack Holdsworth, the Swan Districts goal sneak, did excellent work, unaided. Swan Districts made a. brilliant re covery in the last quarter and drew with in' 25 points of Claremont, Murray in the rack and Holdsworth being chiefly re sponsible. Claremont had to abandon its,loose play and finish hard to win, with 18.14 to 13.8. The quarter scores were: CLAREMOICT .5 10.9 15.12 1814 132 SWAN DISTRICTS 1.1 4.6 7.7 13.8 86 Scorers.--Claremont: Hooper, 7.1; Hop kins, 6.0; Bee, 2.1; Morris, 1.1; Lovegrove, 1.0; Reeves, 1.4; Lawn, 0.5; Compton, 0.1; O'Reilly, 0.1. Swan Districts:. Holds worth, 9.5; Bestow, 2.1; Bravo, 1.0; Gorn, 1.0; Rosewarne, 0.2. Best players.-Claremont: Clarke, Compton, Hooper, G. Moloney, Lawn, Reaves, Hopkins and Young. Swan Dis tricts: Holdsworth, Bravo, Murray, Zilko, Andrews and Randell.