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'''"''$PORTINGt I NOTES. -, S. ... FOOTBALL, • rrzaoY v. RIromooD. Tns Richmond ground was only moderately attended eon Saturday last, probably as many gaining a view from the hill over lookingthe ground as within the enclosure. The game was, up till half-time, avery fair one, bt after the interval,. with but the ex ception of a few minutes, it degenerated into aseries of scrimmages, scragging tussles, in which blows were frequently exchanged, and in several instances the fighting element was ramspat when the ball and the play were yards away. This sort of thing cannot go en. Umpires should put down the element of fighting with a strong hand. If two or three players were disquoalified there would ho fewer of the exhibitons which are occur ing in nearly every match now played. The play: Fitzroy kicked up the hill to the north goal. Sloan secured from the bounce, and then Digby (Richmond) booted the ball away, and Sloan was awarded a free kick under the recording angels. Digby to Sloan, and then Melling secured a mark from the scrimmage, and the first behind. Digby and Cornigo were prominent in a forward move ment on Richmond's part, Reid came in with a fine mark but kicked rather hnrriedly, and from the scrimmage which ensued Hickey bad to put his beet foot forward in getting the ball to the centre. Bain to Elder re turned and Hickey marked, Cauley missed, and Taylor received a free kick. l'Michael toKerrigan to the centre, when Backhouse marked in ne style, be played to Parker marked to Howard, a behind being the ouat come of a. nice kick. Kelly and Melling centered, only to see the ball returned by I Digby and Taylor to the vicinity of the Fitzroy goal. Parker was awarded a free lick, and Reynolds temporarily saved the goal, Alsop then marked and his kick raised 1 the two flags. Cornigo played well, and Jenkins marked splendsdly, Sloan kicked to the centre wing, and Shore booted back, Melling, Kerrigan, Sloan and Kelly worked the ball up to the Richmond's half-back line where Sinclair marked, he centered, and Kerrigan returned to Davis, then Backhouse received afree hick, a rapid passage between Freeman and Howard being followed with a behind. Musgrovre. Kelly and Whelan worked the ball right up to goal, and from uot of bounds M'Speerin smartly marked to Kerrigan, who passed to Lamley, and one lag. Callaghan showed good play then Elder was conspicuous, Mc'Michael, Melling and Sloan worked from the centre to the eaet wing where Sumpter secured, and a long low kick was well marked by Grace, who, booted first goal. Taylor, Williams and Howard caused the sphere to hover round the Fitzroy goal, Red eomeo in with a beautiful mark, and a fine long kick was well marked by Backhouse. Elder and Bain forwarded,and Cawley relieved the pressure, Howard badly meesing up a splendid oppor tunity; however, it did not matter much as one of the Fitzroy was kind enough to give Taylor a mark, and he was considerate in only kicking a behind. This was quickly followed by another by Price. Fitzroy then made:a rally, Jenkins marked beautifully right back, Melling and Callaghan took up the running, and Lamley failed badly - in attempting a mark. Sumpter retrieved the error, and gave Lamley a little mark, a behind being scored. Quarter time Fitzroy ... - ..1 goal 4 behinds Richmond ... 1 goal 5 behinds Jenkins and M'Speerin played well at the start, then Backhouse gained great applause for a splendid mark, and from his kickfReid leso brought the house down. Melling, Banks and M'lIMichael handled the bal Sparrow returned, and Freame marked splendidly but was only equal to a behind. Callaghan, Kerrigan and Sloan played to the centre, when Banks secured a good mark, M'Mietlel wan too much for kin opponent, and then Kelly'marked smartly to Sumpter. Kerrigan marked-well bat kicked badly. Melling played well, and Jenkins Was very smart in passing a little mark to Kerrigan. Digby defended, and Mulogrove and Whelan returned the ball, Grace marked beautifully, and another goal was signalled. After a few minutes play, in which Mnsgrove and M'Speerin were prominent, Grace again marked foomiMel ling and the thirdgoa was scored. A qeick rally by the home team resulted is Alsop getting another opportunity, and a good goal followed. Richmond aguin preesd for ward, Weir and Reid centred,and M'Speerin to M'Michael to Grace gave Fitzroy their fouith goal.: Reid again marked splendidly, Kelly and D. Moriarty put ii some geod play, then Richmond worked the ball for ward, Price having a shot but failed, and at half-time the scores were Fitzroy ,.. .- 4 goals 4 behinds Richmond ... 2 goals 6 behinds Fitzroy were very quick after the interval, Kelly received a. little mark, he kicked right np the centre, and M'Speerin smartly marked to Grace, who scored his fifth goal, amidst'great applause. Thekick wasaggod one, the ball just squeezing through. Rich mond made a rapid rally, Weir relieved,a couple of fine marks by Shore and Price, roturned the ball to the Fitzroy goal, and Howard marked. D. Moriarty did a fine run across goal, Muasgrove followed up the advantage, then Sparrow marked to Price, McMichael played well and Fitzroy forwards instead of shepherding all went for the ball -result goal relieved and a couple of free kinks placed the Fitzroy goal in danger, a behind being the outcome of a free-kick right in front. D. Moriarty marked splendidly, but Richmond were pressing the visitors and scored another behind. Hickey played well. A series of ecrimmages the east wing followed, and the result of good play on Parkers part was a goal. Fitzroy madea quick rally, a fine run by D. Moriarty across ?hacentre to the pavilion, then Musgrove and Whelan got the ball forward, where Cawley marked to Whelan and the sixth goal was onotched. Some good play was hown by Reid and Reynolds in defeace,and at three-quarter time the scores were : Fitzroy ... ... 6 goals 4 behinds R ichmond .. 3 goalsl 10 behinds ,:Dp?og the first few minutes of the lest nuatert Fitzroy simply walked over the hoome team. The game was ball bounced, forwarded by MeMichael and Melling, and a goal. The seventh was scored thusly alcMichael to Whelas, a sixty yard kick was knocked out of bounds, and Melling marked to D. Moriarty, who put up a fine goal. Ball bounced, Cawley to MlcMichael, a fine bootsent the ball in front, and a snap shot by Sumpter again raised the two pieces of bunting. 9th goal-McMichael secured on the bounoe, a running kick was taken by Grace and passed to WVhelan, who kicked poorly, then Lamley marked to Cawley and a goal. Within a minute Lamley had another shot, the ball piecing through the hands of McMichael, ltelling and Whelan. Richmond then made an effort to pull them selves together, and a fine mark by Back house caused the ball to travel cut near the Fitzroy behind post, and a freeokick to the home team gave another behind. Melling and Moriarty played well, then Hickey centered and Jenkins passed to Grace, ball returned and Whelan was awarded a free-kick, he kicked in front of goal, and Jenkins by splendid p!ay gave Sumpter a mark, and the 10th goal resulted. Fiteroy e,,tinu,d to pro s the home team, ohs rarely g.t tire ball pact hall-ray. McMichael scored a behind frqm a shot which proved the final score. The result was a decided win for Fitzroy. Scores: Fitzrey ... ...10 goals 7 behinds Richmoni .. 3 goals 10 behinda SFitzryplay Williamstown to-morrow at : Fitzroy: Banks. Callaghan, Cawley. Cleary Grace.Hinkey. Jeekins, Kerrigan, L.mlcy, Lockington, IMurove, Mellivg McSpeerie, Matthewre, Bueckley WV., McMiehael; Reid, Reynolds, Sumpter, Sln, Whnlasn, V Wir, and ahemrn. . bsecd Wilsamntonin team will be selccted:;frin i ?:. .. . • '? , f ~,.,, '?
the following :--Brwnfleid, Clarike. Condon, Dyson, Evans, Fribbe. Fanning, Grimden, Griffen, Gibbs/,Hall, Hawkestone, James, Kenny, McCallum, R .McCubbin, G. cCubboi, Rielly; Rigg, Sbgnant, Sheehan, Shanahan, Thompson, W. Warren and. P. Warren. Mission Ramblers v. Ponbooke, at Albert Park. The following is the Itambler's team :--Blane, Banbury, Broobman, Candy, Davidson, Gough, Hart, Hoolpei,M Hiirmes, Johnston, Lock, Layfield, .Mrrte,.'Price, Potts, Ridd, Stack, Robeetahn, Eyan, Marshall, O'Brien, Small and Wriglit. Meet at the gymnasium at 1.45 ebirp: -