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Close Contest at Leederville. In a match characterised by scrambles but interesting because of the closeness of the scores, West Perth defeated Perth at Leederville Oval on Saturday. The teams were as follows:- WEST PERT'H.-HBacks: Jeavens. Bonner, O'Keefe. Half-backs: P. Walsh, Buttsworth. Tet ley. Centres: L. Walsh. Hill, Coward. Half-for wards: Gregg, MlcDiarmid. Lrwis. Forwards: R. Sereaigh, Tyson, Flemming. Ruck: Marinko, Flegg, Bainoldi (rover). 2ineteenth man: Caplin. if

-PERTH.--Backs: Wormald, Love, L. Walsh. Half-backs: Williams, Carrington, Lamp. Centres: Trainor, Puddey, A. Gri?e. Half-forwards: Hetherington, Dewar. Burton. Forwards: Elphick, Gook, Whittaker. Ruck: Oliphant, M. Jarvis, Reightler (rorer). !ineteenth man: Wooltorton. LUPIRE.-B. Hooper. Perth was first into attack but soon West Perth's superiority in the air be came a vital factor in the game.. More over, West Perth's forwards were surer and better orgardsed than those of Perth. Across the centre Trainor and' Puddey gave Perth an advantage in the second term and Gook was given oppor tudities, ,though not suficient. The re sult was that the scores were level at half-time. One of several changes in placings was Flemming's transference to the centre after the interval. Now L. Walsh began to play brilliantly on the wing for West Perth and Marinko was in good form. There were patches of nice play but most moves broke down near the goals. West Perth was four points ahead at the change-over and -the last-quarter was vigorously contested. Seven minutes from time the leeway was only two points, but West Perth finished the stronger and increased its lead. Following were the quarter scores: I 5I Final. Pta. WEST PERTH . 5.5 8.8 7.13 10.19 79 PERTH - .. . .2 6.8 7.9 9.11 65 Scorers.-West Perth: Tyson (5), Screaigh, Flemming, Rainoldi, Gregg and Marinko. Perth: Gook (5), Whittaker (2), Trainor and Jarvis. Best players: West Perth: L. Walsh. Marinko, Rainoldi, Buttsworth, Tyson, and Tetley. Perth: Trainor, Wormald, Puddey, Goqk, Burton and Keightley.

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