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FOOTBALL IN ENGLAND.

THE AUSTRALIANS' TOUR. TWO MORE VICTORIES. By Telegraph.—Press Association.—Copyright. London, December 17. The Wallabies (the Australian amateur Rugby team) to-day met the Glamorgan League, one of the strongest combinations in Wales. After an even game the Austra lians were victorious, scoring two tries and a goal (eleven points) to the one try (three points) scored by their, opponents. The Australian professionals won their match against Treherbert (a Glamorganshire team) scoring two tries to the one registered by their opponents. (Received December 18, 11 p.m.) London, December 18. The match between the Wallabies and Glamorgan was played in heavy rain, the ground being a quagmire. In the first half Dix scored a try, which Carmichael converted, making his fiftieth goal during the tour, and Glamorgan secured an unconverted try. In the second half Mandible and Rowe obtained tries for the Australians. In the professionals' match Treherbert scored an unconverted try early in the first half, Butler and Devereux scoring for the Australians. There was no scoring on either side in the second half. The record of the Australian amateur team is:—Played 25 matches, won 19, lost 4. The professionals' record is: — Played 21 matches, won 13, lost 5, drawn 3. The Wallabies' remaining engagements are:Decemberl9 Newport, 21 Abcrtillery, 26 Swansea, 28 Cardiff; January 1, France. The professionals meet Wakefield Trinity, Leeds, Oldham. England (at Huddersfield) in the order given, and have nearly a dozen other matches, the engagements running into March.

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FOOTBALL IN ENGLAND., New Zealand Herald, Volume XLV, Issue 13937, 19 December 1908

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FOOTBALL IN ENGLAND. New Zealand Herald, Volume XLV, Issue 13937, 19 December 1908

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