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  2. FOOTBALL. NEW SEASON OPENED.

    The report of the Essendon v. St. Kilda match, won by Essendon by 6 goals 18 behinds to 6 goals 8 behinds, will be found on page 6. There was no runaway victory for a League club ...

    Article : 116 words
  3. LAWN TENNIS. INTERSTATE CONTEST.

    SYENDY, Sunday.—The New South Wales lawn tennis championship meeting was brought to a successful close yesterday. Heath, the Victorian holder, met Sharp, the ...

    Article : 701 words
  4. GOLF. ROYAL MELBOURNE CHAMPIONSHIP.

    Golfers appreciated the rain of last week almost as much as the farmer, who saw in the welcome fall a relief from the fears whcih had beset him. The dry summer and autumn have made the golf ...

    Article : 1,568 words
  5. RIFLE NOTES.

    There was again in shortage of targets at Williamstown on Saturday, and it is plain that at least 100 are required to cope with the demand. It is no uncommon sight to see a thousand men ...

    Article : 2,314 words
  6. NOTES BY OBSERVER.

    Williamstown, on their own ground, met Brighton, who, for the greater part of the game, played far superior football in all respects than the locals, and came with a strong dash in the last 10 minutes. ...

    Article : 615 words
  7. MELBOURNE BEATS RICHMOND.

    Local interest in the first meeting of those neighbouring and neighbourly clubs, Richmond and Melbourne, upon the Richmond Cricket-ground, was keen, and expectations were realised in a ...

    Article : 905 words
  8. SPORT AND WAR.

    Although it has only an indirect connection with football, I cannot pass by a letter in "The Argus" of Saturday, under the signature "Meteor," without comment. He says:—"Instead of youths ...

    Article : 238 words
  9. KEEPING TIME.

    The first of May was, in one sense, a typical football day, because the conditions suggested mid-winter rather than May. The air was still, the turf underfoot heavy and dead, the sky ...

    Article : 437 words
  10. ESSENDON'S WINNING SIDE.

    "You've got a league team," said the old Essendon player, M'Kenzie, when, as captain of Brunswick, Essendon had beaten him on Saturday. There were nearly 5,000 people watching the match, and, ...

    Article : 565 words
  11. METROPOLITAN ASSOCIATION.

    As is usual, the clubs in this association have supplied senion clubs with a large number of players this season, but these annual losses do not apparently seriously affect the clubs concerned, ...

    Article : 364 words
  12. PENNANT COMPETITIONS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 1,108 words
  13. IMPROVEMENTS AT VICTORIA-PARK.

    It was appropriate that the opening match at Victoria-park this season should have been with Collingwood's near neighbours and keen rivals, Fitzroy. The new grand-stand, which adds so ...

    Article : 1,169 words
  14. RESULTS OF MATCHES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 76 words
  15. THE SENSATION OF SATURDAY.

    The first Saturday of the season provided its sensation in the unexpected and splendid victory won by the University against formidable Carlton. And, as I lately conjectured, the Carlton fellows ...

    Article : 1,382 words
  16. ASSOCIATION MATCHES.

    Northcote, with a fine record as a junior team, were admitted to the Victorian Footbal Association last year with every prospect of success. It cannot, however, be claimed by even the most rabid ...

    Article : 1,114 words
  17. MELBOURNE DISTRICTS ASSOCIATION.

    Essendon District played Northern District at Sandringham. The scores were:—Essendon, 4 goals 10 behinds (34 points); Northern District, 2 goals 4 behinds (16 points). Goal-kickers for ...

    Article : 317 words
  18. FOOTSCRAY BEATEN.

    Upon Prahran rested the responsibility of facing the association premiers of last year for the opening match, and Prahran rose to the occasion handsomely. There was a little ceremony at the ...

    Article : 364 words
  19. ECHUCA CLUB.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 129 words
  20. COMMONWEALTH ASSOCIATION.

    Public Service v. Ascotvale, on the Friendly Societies' Reserve.—In spite of the fact that both sides had comparatively weak teams in the field, a fast and well-contested game was put up. Public ...

    Article : 48 words
  21. BRITISH ASSOCIATION.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 35 words
  22. CLOSE FINISH AT PORT MELBOURNE.

    Nearly 4,000 people saw the game between North Melbourne and Port Melbourne, and it is quite evident that the association clubs, as well as the league, are to benefit by the universal Saturday ...

    Article : 305 words
  23. ESSENDON CLUB.

    The first monthly medal of the season will be played for next Saturday, against Bogey. ...

    Article : 18 words
  24. COUNTRY MATCHES.

    BALLARAT, Saturday.—Premiership matches started to-day, each of the four competing teams being without some of their last year's team. Rain fell at intervals, and the slippery turf ...

    Article : 356 words
  25. METROPOLITAN CLUB.

    The Witchwood Cup and second prize, both presented by Mrs. Ernest Keep (the president), will be played to-morrow, the 4th May, at the Metropolitan Golf Links. Match play, partners ...

    Article : 56 words
  26. ROYAL MELBOURNE ASSOCIATES.

    The Bogey medal for April has been won by Mrs. O'Hara (21). 1 up. The foursomes will be played to-day, and Mrs. O'Brien's trophy on Monday, May 10. ...

    Article : 35 words
  27. BAIRNSDALE CLUB.

    The tie which took place last Monday between Captain Thorn and Mr. T. J. Entwisle for first place in the Men's Singles Handicap at the Bairnsdale links was played off on Thursday afternoon, ...

    Article : 58 words
  28. SOUTH SUBURBAN ASSOCIATION.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 181 words
  29. RIVERSDALE CLUB.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 87 words
  30. ASSOCIATION SCORES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 82 words
  31. HAIRDRESSER'S SALOON ON FIRE.

    At about 4 o'clock on Saturday morning a fire occurred in a hairdressing saloon in Buckley-street, Footscray, occupied by Mr. Vic. Eddy and owned by Mr. S. A. ...

    Article : 195 words
  32. THE SYDNEY SEASON.

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—The Australian football season opened yesterday, and a good deal of interest was taken in the various games. The teams are likely to be stronger than in any previous season. ...

    Article : 87 words
  33. YARRAWONGA TOURNAMENT.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 202 words
  34. THE ADELAIDE SEASON.

    ADELAIDE, Sunday.—The football season was opened on Saturday, in the presence of Large crowds. West Adelaide (last year's premiers) beat Port Adelaide by 9 goals 12 behinds to 5 goals ...

    Article : 67 words
  35. SOUTH MELMOURNE'S COLTS.

    Notwithstanding the fact that last season Geelong finished at the bottom of the list, the interest of their supporters by no means diminished, and already the members' roll has reached 1,200. ...

    Article : 1,177 words
  36. VICTORIAN JUNIOR ASSOCIATION.

    Results:—Yarraville, 14 goals 7 behinds (91 points), beat Pembroke, 3 goals 6 behinds (24 points); Footscray, 12 goals 10 behinds (80 points), beat Coburg, 2 goals 2 behinds (14 points); North ...

    Article : 898 words
  37. WEST AUSTRALIAN LEAGUE.

    PERTH, Saturday. — To-day's league matches resulted:—East Fremantle, 10 goals 8 behinds, beat Perth, 8 goals 7 behinds; East Perth, 11 goals 7 behinds, beat North Fremantle, 6 goals ...

    Article : 70 words
  38. WHAT WEAK PEOPLE WANT.

    They want good food—nourishing food—food that makes muscle, nerve, and bone—to wit, any food when Plasmon has been added. Plasmon is the best part of Nature's best food—Milk.—[Advt.] ...

    Article : 30 words
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