Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.



A moderate number of spectators assembled at the Caledcniun Ground on Saturday to witness the Association football match between .a team selected from the ranks of tho llugby players and a combined Association team. The teams lined out as follows

Association Tram (Color.*).—W. Morris (Thistle), goal; Couhlan (Southern) and J. MortisiThisllt), fullbacks ; Monetii If (Northern), Salmond (Wakari), and L>. Jl'Millan (Wakari), haif-backa; Pollock (Wakari) and Clelaml (Southern), rij-ht wins;: A. Carver (Southern), centre ; G. M‘Millan (Wakari) and P. Ross (Thistle), hj ft wl.'.p;. ItiKhiv Union Tram (Blues). —Tslatoa (Dunedin), uoal ; A. bang (Caversham) and W. Lang (Pirates), lal'-hacks; Harper (Dunedin) and Fox (Duntdln), half-backs; A and C. Mortis (Pirate-), right wing ; Cran (High School) and Hunter (Dunedin), centre; Turnbull (Dunedin) and Turton (Dunedin), left wing. So'e umpire, Mr A. Buchanan; line tmpitiS, Meters Edwards and Ritchie.

The Colors won tho toss and to play with the wind, which was blowing lightly from tho northern end. By fast play they rushed the ball to their opponents’ quarters, and made strenuous attempts to register a score, but the defensive play of the Blues was too good. The Morris brothers managed to shift play to the opposite end of the ground, and the leather being played in the centre of the field, Cran showed up well in a serviceable dribble past the twenty-five flag in tho Colors’ territory. Then the Association goal man (W, Morris) gave the leather a rattling kick, and, aided greatly by the wind, it fell about midfield, but here Carver and Salmond, by nice dribbling, took it within a few yards of the Blues’ goal posts, and one of the Blues kicking the hall over the line, a corner kick was awarded the Colors. Moncrieff kicked in, and tho ball, striking one of the Blues, found its way between the posts, and the first score was registered in a goal for the Colors. After play commenced again the Blues made st-enuous efforts to equalise the score, but could not do so, and the spell ended with tho score standing: Colors one goal, Blues nil. In the second spell the ball was very soon in the Colors’ territory, and the Blues were awarded a corner kick, which was taken by Lang, but nothing came of it. The Colors then rushed the ball down the field, but Lang and Cran worked like Trojans, and in a minute or two they had the ball in the Colors’ ground. The play was very exciting while it remained so close to the Colors’ line, and Taiaroa made a vigorous dash towards the goal posts with the ball at his feet, but his career was cut short by W. Morris, who caught the ball in the nick of time and sent it down tho field in good stylo, where Carver and Moncrieff took it up, and before they were stopped, the leather was well into the Blues’ ground. Fox, who had exchanged places with Taiaroa, kicked to midfield, where tho Bines’ forwards happened to be, and they rushed the ball on to tho Colors’ goal line. The Colors, hemmed down in their quarters, could not get their line cleared, and the ball coming in Hunter’s way, he kicked it between the posts amidst applause. Scores : Colors ono goal, Blues one goal. No further score was made, and the game then ended in a draw.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

FOOTBALL, Issue 8031, 7 October 1889

Word Count

FOOTBALL Issue 8031, 7 October 1889

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.