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Rules Team Confident Of Victory Against University [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Mes Team Confident HI Victory Against University ( By 'Hover') lllawarra Australian Rules team, after winning-last Saturday against University, are pepped tip and are confident of downing Syd ney at Trumpcr. Park on Saturday. The South Coast boys will be all out to ny&ftge tho .win that Sydney obtained at last meet ing. ' '' * .?.After -€ series of lectures by the cagtain and coach (Charlie Sandy)' and also an enlighten ing ? -p*-p 'talk from exColling woad player Tom. Heeson, the team is determined to play open football, positional play, and to keep the game at the fastest tempo possible. it is gratifying to officials and supporters to see lllawarra ' adopt this attitude, as too many games have 'been lost this sea son by individual .play and rough, illegal practices. j . A well-known fact in this code is that the man who plays the ball and forgets everything about, his opponent will always finish in front and enable his team-mates to co-operate for victory. j STRONG SIDE I ...
Parramatta-Wollongong Union Game Should Be Fast [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Pammatta - Wollongong Union Game Should Be Fast ( By ' Breakaway ' I Wollongong Rugby Union team returns to the Showground on Saturday to play Par ramatta. The match is expected to provide fast and thrilling football. Both sides'favour the open game and each set of backs includes a number of well-known sprinters who will ensure that the game is kept on the move. On ' their convincing record over the past few weeks Wol longong must be favoured to win, but any Sydney side is hard to toss. In the metropolis the com petition is keen and the play ers are invariably well trained. The same cannot always be said of the country, where good teams often lose matches simply because th^eir repi-esentatives lack condition and polish. Wollongong. has suffered de- 1 feat but once in the last six weeks, that occasion being at the hands of Drummoyne. Par ramatta also went down to the Reds last week, scores being 12 points to 3. However, Wollon- ( gong played Drummoyne on their home oval, whereas Parr...
JOCKEY WADES THROUGH FLOOD TO RIDE AT GRAFTON [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
JOCKEY WADES THROUGH I FLOOD TO RIDE AT GRAFTON I GRAFTON, Wednesday. — Jockey E. T. Ross waded through flood waters knee deep and travelled 15 miles by taxi to- ride at the Grafton races today. He managed to get to Graf ton to ride Counter Play In the first race, but his luck was out and he finished only third. Ross left Newcastle on Mon day but his car was held up yes terday afternoon at Coutt's uiUBSUig, xie wuueu uuuuiju floodwaters -this morning and I went on to Grafton by taxi. Punters received a jolt in the Ramornie Handicap — first leg of the double — when the hot fav ourite finished only, third. Result: Ramornie Handicap, 6f.: Wild Buck, .8.0 (E. Clarke), 1; Chan ter's Choice, 8.0 (E. T. Ross), 2; Pullson, 8.5 (F. Hickey), 3. Bet ting: Evens Pullson, 4 Wild Buck, 5 Gold Valley, 10 Mephisto, 12 Sir Standard, 20 Chanter's Choice, Earlstrom. Divs.: £1/6/6; place, 10/6, £2/11/6. Three quarters of a length, head. Time U7i.
South Coast Bowlers Beat Metropolis [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Soutli Coast Bowlers JL Tlie Metropolis-South Coast bo\y.ts match at Waverley was played on a green that was all that could be- desired for good bowls. .. South Coast won by five points. . . Results were: E. Risk, E. Hamilton, V. Wil ; liamson, Jock Brown (S.C.) 23 v. W. Mc Dougall, F. Honey bone, W. Armitage, A. Newton (M.) 38. ' A. Tuck, W. Wearing, R. Rob '. son, ;R._ Barbee (S.C.),' 32 _ v. K. Robiiiard, — Donald, W. Lowe, E. Florence (M.) 23. W. .Griffiths, J. Mitchell, J. Clark, R. Scott (S.C.) 21 v. R. Cave, V. Phillips, R. Hawkins, M. Heaiey (M.) 26.' J. Evans, W. Todd, A. Page, O. Wait (S.C.) 33 v. J. Bates, C. Chapman, E. Forsberg, C. Noble 17. South Coast 109. Metropolis 104. ?
Rules Team To Play Sydney [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Play Sydney i ^ ►' j The lllawarra Australian Rules teams to play Sydney at Trump et- Park on Saturday are:— 1st GRADE: Sandy, Clarke, Gault, Jones, Mvlcs, Hanaford, Hopkins, Brookfield, Wilcox, Harriss, Davis, James, Stivey, Hcrberte, Kierce, Gilbert, £Mc Lolland, Hoban, Laurie. RESERVE GRADE: Hockley, McDonald, Warren, Jenkins, Cheyne,- Cotter, Hickman, Perry, T-Iarrisson, Cole, Burns, Rich ards, Harriss, Stanton, Freeman, Priestley, Sanders, Gow, Taven er, Carter, Hawkins, Small, Guthrie.
Lysaght's Poor Baseball Display [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Lysaght's Poor Baseball Display . (By 'Fly') | After a good display against jThirlmacs last Saturday week I the baseball team staged an afnti -limax on Saturday when they ?Vent down to C.R.M. to the tune if 40 runs to 16. At no stage of the game did the Lysaghts boys look like a team and, with the exception of young Dave Kershaw, who took 'wo very fine catches at left field,- the whole team performed i like novices. ! For C.R.M. Tom Wadwell and Fred Chrystal performed best with the bat, crossing the home plate on no less than seven oc casions, -while for Lysaghts Tom Rogers and Adrian Warrington sctfred three runs 'each. Pitching for Lysaghts Merv Burns received three K 2s and al lowed no walks. Adrian War rington, who took over for a short spell, had two K2s to his credit and allowed two walks. However, Lysaght's form was too bad to be true and an im provement should be seen in next week's game.
C.B.C. TEAM FOR SUNDAY [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
C.B.C. TEAM FOR SUNDAY The C.B.C. team to paly West ern Suburbs at Figtree on Sun day will ibe:' P. Mendo, H. McCafferty, O'Keefe, R. Robertson, T. Mc Govern, IC. iMur-phy, J. Froh muller, T. Dignam,' H. Fitzger ald, J. Davis, A. Lawler, T. Oliver, A. McGovcm.
"Test Team" To Meet N.S.W. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
'Test Team' To Meet N.S.W. . GUNNEDAH, Wedneday.— The English Rugby League team to play N.S.-W. at the S.C.G. on Saturday will be a virtual test side, team manager Mr. Tom Speckling said today. The team will not be selected until Fri day morhinij. 'We iritend to put in the best possible team for Saturday, be cause we want to win and we also want to give the Sydney public the best, to which it is entitled,' said Mr. Speddirig. He added that social activities of the team will be cut out from tomorrow, and that more rigid discipline would apply until after the deciding Third Test on Sat urday week. ? Long excursions will be out and official functions will be cut to a minimum. .
Hassen Wants 9.12 Limit [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
? Hassen Wants 9.12 Limit SYDNEY, Wednesday. — Aus- tralian lightweight champion Jack Hassen is prepared to fight Victorian welterweight Norm Gent at a 9.12 limit. Announcing this today, Has sen's trainer, Em McQuillan, said Hassen would be ready for Gent in three weeks. McQuillan said today 'Gent 0 10 4f Via fraine right way and that is the limit we want.' American lightweight Freddiie Dawson was out of bed today and | expects to be perfectly flfc for his fight with Frenchman Jean Mou gin at Sydney Stadium on Mon day week. Stadium ofliciols told Dawson today he can wait an extra ' week if he likes and the Charles j Williams-Harry Hayes match will be brought forward. However Dawson's trainer, Harry Rudolph, said he was de laying a decision . regarding the fight until the end of the week. Commenting on the proposal to bring the Hayes-Williams fight forward a week, Hayes' manager, Ern McQuillan, said 'I do not think there is any chance of Hayes being ready for Mon day night week.'
Eskimo Defence Force [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Eskimo' Defence Force NEW YORK, Wednesday (A.A.P.). — Ah army of .Eskimo youths- is being built up to. guard Alaska, against a surprise' attack: : from Siberia,- , tlie United States Army revealed at Nome. . liL was stated that scout battalions of - Eskimos, hardened to the bitter cold and used to handling rifles,, would be established at nearly every sizeable village along the Arctic coast. Many of the units.- ? were already prepared for action. .
National Cricket Plan [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
National Cricket Plan LONbON, Wednesday (A.A.P.) . — A national cricket coaching scheme, controlled by the M.C.C., is recommended' by the Cricket Inquiry Committee in its report released last night. The com mittee recommends the appoint ment of a £1,000 stg. a year di rector of coaching/ assisted by other coaches, at £600stg. a year. It recommended the coaching of bovs from the aere of 11.
Two Soccer Games At Woonona This Week-end [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Two Soccer Games At Woonona ? This Week-end (Bv 'Ex-International'') / Woonona has two big contests this weak-end — Drummoyne in the competition series on Saiyrda; and Granville on Sunday in the firs!!: round prope of the State knockout cup tie. 'The. points against Drum moyne are so valuable that even a draw would mean elimination from the competition semi-finals. Drummoyne has not been match winners recently, but are , capable of providing a surprise | Jja.cket against any team. ' :Y, Their forwards, A. Sorbie, W. Cuthertson, A. Humphreys, L. Mrska and A. Shaw, have given some headaches to opposing de fenders ? Woonona defence should take no liberties with these city in vaders. Where Drummoyne has experi enced weakness has been in their halves, but they have ob tained the services of a new centre-half, -A. Kajzerek, a New Australian, in the hope of again winning points. Their defence, H. Dawes, R. Hall and particularly goalie R. Lord, are strong and reliable. Lord is hailed as the...
Will Represent State [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Will Represent State At the conclusion of yester day's schoolboy Soccer matches the State Under 14 team was announced. It is: B. Edwards (capt.), S. Richardson, G. Morris, T. Arnall, W. Kerr and K. Mcin tosh, ail from lllawarra; B. Greig' (vice-capt.), L. Bai'ham, R. Bird, W. Freestone and B. H addon, from Sydney; G. Moffit, E. Griffiths, K. Hogan and L. Carter, from New castle.
Promising Chief Parenta Best Bet Tonight At Dapto Dogs [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Promising Chief? areata lest let Tonight if Bapto Bogs The young and promising galloper, Chief Parenta, is selected as the best bet for to night's greyhound meeting at Dapto. He is engaged in the final race, the President's Stake. Chief Parenta is perhaps the most improved youngster racing over the distance anywhere on the South Coast. A winner at both his last starts, he has recorded 40.5 on this track after leading all tlie v.ay. Had he been pushed he may have lowered this time. Al Wollongong he won a Club Stake in 41.6, again leading all the way. The danger to Chief Parenta appears to bo the consistent per lormer, Reckless Rona. This smart dog won at Wol longong in 41.4 when he downed Chisler and Baby Moa. On times, Reckless Rona ap pears to be a fraction faster than Chief Parenta, but in all probability the youngster will ?ecord a far better time tonight :f 'pushed' by Reckless Rona. Another advantage in favour }f the younger dog is the fact that he has been around Dapto in the ...
"MERCURY" SELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
'MERCURY' SELECTIONS I OPENING STAKE: Jean Jay,' 3hief Heiress. ' | BROWNSVILLE (2): Supreme Maid, Relight Lad. I BONG BONG STAKE (2): Du-| ian's Dc-w, Jim Jazz. I BONG BONG STAKE (1): Rambler Tom, Princess Linn. WONGAWILLA STAKE (1):' Fairy's Relight, Ben My Chree. WONG AXILLA STAKE (2) : Lord Damon, Pamraye. MARSHALL MOUNT STAKE: Beau Kent, Nyrang Boy. KEMBLA STAKE: Havers, Sue Rock. PRESIDENT'S STAKE: Chief Parenta, Reckless Rona. BEST BET: Chief Parenta. I
LIGHT PREPARATION FOR SAN DOMENICO [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
LIGHT PREPARATION FOR SAN DOMENICO ?' SYYODNEY, Wednesday.— San Domenico will attempt to win the rich Winter Handicap, next Saturday week, on a light pre-, paration. I He has had only one race since a spell — finishing third to Granite and Bungymun — 1 and will .probably iriiss next Satur day's meeting at Canterbury be-j cause of the -heavy track. Although he will have thej benefit of only one race before the Winter Handicap, he has | done plenty of track work and should .reach peak form in tim-e. San Domenico has -been sup ported so heavily in doubles with' the S.T.C. Cup favourite Carapooo that the price has been, nearly halved sincc Mon day. San Domenico also has been coupled extensively with other prominent Cup runners and will be a headache to doubles book makers should he win the first leg. W. Cook, has accepted the mount on Blue Flag, and ap prentice B. Selkrig is likely to ride Midwise. Apprentice Barry Moon will be on Bungymun. . Heroic Sovereign, winner of the race two yea...
Bonnie Wilko's Sound Victory At Wollongong [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Bonnie Wilko' s Sound Victory At Wollongong Taking the lead at the first turn, Bonnie Wilko (9/4- recorded an excellent run to win the Presi dent's Stake at the Wollongong greyhound meet ing last night. Bonnie Wilko was the 'Mercury's' only selection for the meeting. The heavy- backing for Lady I Search after her record-break- i ing run at .Gosford on Tuesday i night was anticipated by book- 1 makers, and as a result she was 1 always at odds on. She started i it 6/4 on. Bonnie Wilko was one of the 1 first to jump into stride with Redouble and the green dog Atomic Light. Lady Search was slow to move. Into the straight the first time Bonnie Wilko took the lead and past the judge's, box was four lengths in .front of Atomic Light and Redouble, followed .by Eastern Tune, Choice Buddha, Lady Search ; and Bronze Forest. | On the turn into the straight, Bonnie Wilko swung for home three lengths in front. Lady Beai-cn was nnisning wen, out a long way back. j Over the last 50 yards the winner...
Newcastle Schoolboys Undefeated In Soccer Trials [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Daily Mercury — 13 July 1950
Newcastle Schoolboys Undefeated In Soccer Trials The inter -district P.S.A.A.A. Secondary Soccer Carnival concluded yesterday with the Newcastle teams playing against the pre viously undefeated lllawarra teams. For the first time since the inception of the carnival one dis trict has been successful . in winning all grades. * Full credit must be given to the visitors, who outclassed the home teams in under- 15 and 16 and gained a victory in the under 14 by the odd goal in five. In the latter game the bigger Newcastle boys were able to ex ploit the wind to advantage. This applied particularly to centre-half' Ken Hogan. Others to catch the eye in this match were L. Carter and Stan Richardson. Scorers for Newcastle were E. ('Bot') Griffiths 2, B. Hardes; lllawarra, . B. Newton, Tas Arnall. RAN WITH WIND In the under 15 match, also played ' at Wenham Park, New castle elected to run with the wind and, in .addition to having great territorial advantages, scored two goals by 'Aspro' Ambler,...