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World 's Challenge. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
?World's Challenge. Cannon having recovered from his acci ? dent has issued a challenge to wrestle any -man in the world £200 to £500 aside and ? Grmco-Roman championship. He says if ? lie can arrange a match with Connor, ? sports will see hotter wrestling next time.
Orientals v. Our Soys. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
Orientals v. Our Soys. Theso teams contested a one day's match to gether on the latter club h excellent wicket, Moore l'ark, ou Saturdov afternoon last, which resulted in an easy win for tho yellow and black representa tives by 128 runs. The Our Boys uatted first, and were soon disposed of for 22 runs ; A. Davis being top scorer witli 7 runs. M'Graw, six wickets for 9 rnns, pnd Donnau, four for 8, bowling with deadly effect. The Orientals in their essay put iogether 150 runs when their innings closed. Charley Pa trick playing an excellent iunings for 50. Ernest Ironside . 'J2, Donnan, 21, and Meagher 12, also batted well. Davidson, Breakwell, and Stedman, shared the bowling honours for the losers. Tho fielding of both teams was good. The Orientals leave Sydney by tho 9 o'clock South Mail train on Thursday evening next, and pluy ut Yaas on Good Friday afternoon and Easter Saturday, and Banda noon on Easter Monday. Scores — Ouu Boys. Roberts, h o w, b Donnan ... ? 2 G. Stedman, b Donn...
RILEY CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
RILEY CUP. The match for the above trophy between the Wentworths aud Marrickvilles was concluded on tho Agricultural Ground oil Saturday afternoon, the attendance of spectators boing very poor indeed. The Marrickvilles, having 132 runs to get with seven wickets to fall, were all oui for 80, thus losing by 7G runs. Griggs, with 31, played best for tlio Marrickvilles whilst W. aud A French also pluyed very well. At the conclusion of this match tho Rvdes end Wentworths commenced tho first match of the last round. The latter occupied the wickets first, but were all out for the miserable total of 51 runs. W. Burcher was top with 13, whilst Green played nicely for 11. Neither Sparks nor Dickiugs camo off with the bat, the fliTt-namcd being caught by Wales l-ehind tho wickets. J. Spurway anu Docker bowled splendidly, the former taking five wickets for 27 runs, aud the latter three for 22. Tho Rydes at call of time lost one wicket for 6 runs. Tlio Rydos should win this match, as thoy have c...
Junior Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
Junior Cricket. Tho Junior Cup matches played on Satur day afternoon woro much moro important ' than tho geuorality. Tho match botween tho Wontworths and Marrickvilles was eoneludcd early, tho former winning by somo 70 odd runs. Thero was only ono player, Griggs, who mado a decent show with tho willow for tho suburban team, who could only muster up 80 runs. That tho Marrickvilles aro a sterl ing club wo doubt not, but tho victors woro rather too good for them. On tho conclusion of this matoh tho Kydes and Wontworths commonood thoir second last match for tho Cup, but liko tho provious contest tho scor . ing wiw miserably low, wliioh is moro to bo accounted for by tho rare bowling talent than tho bad wickots. Tho Wontworths going in first wero all out for 54 runs. W. Burcher and Green wero tho only pair to reach double figures, whilst thoso who woro l9oked upon as likely to troublo tho bowKrs— Sparkes and Pickings— did noxt to nothing. J. Spur way and Dookor trundled famously in this ...
BELVIDERE V. CARLTON. Ground Match. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
. BELVIDEBE V. CARLTON. Ground Hatch. Tho above clubs continued their match far dob ecbhIou of the wickots on tho Association Ground. At tho conclusion of tlio last day's piny tlio Cnrl tous, who went to the wickots first, hod lost eijrht wickots for 1JJ5, A. UaHhcrman carrying his bat through tho day's play for 09 runs. On Saturday lust tho play was continued, but Leary was soon dismissed boforo ho added auything to his score. ine ruiiiuiuiu^ duuhhuh am not lnaico Hiucn snow, aud tho last wicket fell for 101 runs. Ferris and Crane bowled vory well towards tlie closo of tho Carlton's iuwfriirs, so that although tlio wicket was in pcrfect condition, tho Carlton representatives wero unable to do anything extraordinary. A. Banneruuin's innings wuh tho feature of tho game, and may bo safely put down as his best per forinancofor two seasons, and wo sineerolv trunt that Uannerman's form is tlio forerunuor of a gcuornl all round improvement. The lie! videres started their innings very disa...
CRICKET NOTES The English Team 's Expenses [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
[?] (By ' Not Out.') The English. Team's Expenses. j win do Been oy ino recorw umuw umu u« English team havo mndo a most ftncccBsful tour as far as the merits of their cricket are concerned. On two solitary occasions only have thoy Buffered defeat, and had not old father Time been at logporheadH with them their list of wins would have included more than half the present unsatisfactory drawn rnimftg 'PinnTiniall v RnP:ikmcr tllO trin haH Been a failure, as Mr. Lilly white avers, hut tho loss wa« not tho result of paucity of 1 attendanco only, but in a larger degree to tho wet weather, which Hpoiled their 'gates/' Roughly puessing, Lillywhite estimates tho | coat of Bringing out a team of cricketers to ! bo between ^£6500 and .£7000, and if to be ! Buro of success means to net .£7000 in order to bo on the right side, then it is a dreary uphill gamo to play a toam in the colonies under finch unfavourable climatic chanircs as thoso which attended tho lato Eleven. But the last summer was...
Borough, Clubs. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
Borough Clubs. Not long ago Mr. W. C. Marshall, who is an ardent supporter both of cricket and football, assisted by a number of his cricketing fra ternity, determined to lay tho foundation of a now institution — viz., borough cricket clubs, and with this end in view they have established the Paddington C.C. It is needless for ine to sav hero that this class of club will bo ono of the happiest moves that tho willow wiolders havo ovor made. Little or no in terest is now centrcd in the doings or matches of tho senior chibs, and you may wander to tho Domain or tho Association Ground, and boo a few spectators, mostly personal friends of tho players or olso the 'ground worm' | with tho long cuffs, fan-tail banger, and green- i lined felt hat, who, by the way, pretty near owns the whole ground. ^ Th:s want of in terest can nover bo remedied so long as there aro international or intercolonial contests, and epringing, as it docs, from the want of par tisans or supporters, cannot wall bo ave...
Davis Handicap. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
Z?n.vis Handicap. The Davis Sculling Handicap Race, to be- , ? rowed April 21 and 23, has received twelve entries, and the committee have handi capped the men as follows : — NjMntterson, scratch W.- Anderson, 32sec. ' James Stansbury, 13soc. T. Power, S3sec. C. Ncilnon, 1+uec. 0. Davis, 33sec. C. Matterson, 17ecc. J. Qlccson, 37bcc. J. Wullf, 23sec. A. Cruiso, 40sec. . ' , H. Croad, 31sec. .J. lluskcrow, -1-We. . Acceptances aro to be made on or before April J5, when heats will be drawn for. Acceptances for the Sydney Driving Park events have been extended to Tuea-'-'. day. , . '
METROPOLITAN CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
METROPOLITAN CUP. It is tbo intention of Mr. R.-Bowden, of Oxford street, to present n cup and medals to bo played for by the 2nd Junior Cricketers of this city for tbo season 1877-8. The popularity which is attached to theso Metropolitan Cup contests is too well known to need comment, for tho Inst. three seasons clubs competing for the Metropolitan Cup have brought somo of their members out as first-class visitors who attend these matches, shows what in terest is taken in them ; also tho trophies pre sented by gentlemen for best batting aud bowling averages, and fivo or six other trophies, which will be as numerous as heretofore. The cup, which will be manufactured by Messrs, H. Mnmemitfc and Sous, of Sheilleld, will surpass any trophy that lias been presented to 2nd junior cricketers, while the medals will be manufactured in the colonies. Thoy will bo culled the Metropolitan Jubilee Cup and Medals. Tho entrnnco money will bo so small that the promoters expect to see nearly all the...
BETTING MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
BETTING MARKETy ' J Betting over tho Sydney Cup w ^V; been so brisk as the fluctuations in r . ' '' ?market would indicate, and1 lnanv 'v' quiries for leading horses inthe*«mofetlSl' : ? ' have not led to business. Tom. Brown'5 easier, while Nelson has hardened. ' ? the arrival of tho Victorian- horifcs n 5 the time drawing near, 3ome alteratiH ' may bo looked for. Following are ti prices : — ° 'e 100 to 30 Nolson . 100 to 12 Tho Jowel ? v';'i 110 to 10 Btnnloy 100 to 10 Mozart 100 to 8 Myall King J:/:. 100 to 8 Crossfire ' H 100 to 7 Tho Lovito IVlf; 100 to 6 Abuse ri:?; 100 to G Willoroo ^ 100 to 5 Bingmastcr hft 100 to 4 to 100 to 2 otliors. . ^ ~ i'M
Verona v. Ormonde. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
Verona v. Ormonde. This match for the cup was cojimtneed on the Agrico'tura1 Ground, and as the Ve o as treated their prescit opponents to a one innings drubbing in a previous match for the cup, the latter got n i strouger team together but tins one made a worse I show thou the last, as tne Veronas have run un the I enormous sco-o cf 105 for the loss o'. six wickets. 1 Watson and Ed nundson, with 61 aud 44 respec tively, plpye'l first class for the*- rnrs, and in fact I every oie of tho Verona ba*-ir'm played well. I Goldmon bowled brst for tin Ormondes, who | stuck to tlie'r wor- in the field in a commendablo j manner. Scorcs . — I Veroka.— First Innings. j Gee, c Cameron, b Mitchell ? 27 1 Arldsvoi'th, b Goldman ... ... 4 Edmuudson. b M'Mahon ? Ii Watson, c Valford, b Goldman ? 01 Muddle, b Mitchel ? 16 Richai-dsod.notout ? 29 Burns, st Cnn-i:on, b Goldman ... 5 Stronid.notoat ? 0 Sundries... ? 10 Six wickets for ? 205
NEW ZEALAND SP [?] AUCKLAND, Marc 335 on Athletics to the Fore by four [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
SEW ZEALAND SP(,er,ed| ?' ? ? f (from oub o^vn connESPONDiJ3^ th-j Auckland, Mar4j35 Qn Athletics to the Pore. !y f0lu. Last winter a company was flotichine, this city to form an athletic groujj paid it seemed to die a natural death, vely. however, awakened again, and strg, was to bo taken at onco to have land remont cinder tracks laid down and the ni- front appointments erected. The cost oaded; first year is expected to be £550. at beat New Zealand Stud Compan The annual meeting of the share Race ; of tho N.Z. Stud Co., was held last The report was unanimously adopti directors, aftor careful and matuten(j sidoration, decided to ndd the jding a Musket and Onyx to this stud. I'll ling sale possibly oxceeded the dii _ expectations, although tliey were cof% * of the fact that good prices would yaney tained for Musket stock. The di]c°™a proposed to reduce the liability of P ''U1 holders from tho sum of £2 10s. pei-etue, to £1 per share, of which sum 10s. sh'1®^ dleemed paid up. Tho fina...
COHEN CUP. Glemmore v. Emerald. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
COHEN CUP. I Glenmore 7. Emerald. This match was resumed and concluded on tho Cup wickots, Mooro Park, victory favouring tho Emeralds, The scoring throughout tho match was vory pool, whilst tho wicket is perhaps tho worst and most dangerous one in the park. Tho Glon mores had to bat minus Yatos (20 notont) as ho could not resuuio his inniugs owing to tho noliuay nrrangoments not allowing ofhis putting iu an ap' pearnnco. Thi« proved a serious loss, ns thoy woro only beaten by 10 runs. The wickot mist be put down as tho solo cauBO of such a*ailuro ou tin pirt of the batsmen, as it was vory dangerous. Scores Emerald. First Innings, Second Innings. Driver, b Robinson ... 4 eM'Ewan, b Rob inson ? 1 Parfitt,l.b.w.,b Robinson 3 b Robinson ... 2 R. Lovo, c Gillies, b Rob inson ? 3 b Colbourno ... 7 Hancock, c and b Robin son ? 13 b Colbourno ... 0 Taw, not out ? 25 cRobinson, b Col* bourne ; ? 6 Crookshauk. b M'Ewan... 0 h.o.w., b Col bourne ? 0 Farindow, b Robinson ... 0 I.b.w.,b Robinson...
THE SYDNEY FOOTBALL CLUB Australian, Rules. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
THE SYDNEY FOOTBALL. CLUB- 1 . . Australian. Knles. I The soventh annual genoral meeting- of Club was hold on Monday,- evening- at M3 thorpo's York Hotol, Mr:.G. A. Crisp, ooen pymg,-tho ohair, thorobeing about:30imember8 present. Before tho bnsiness of tho- ovoning was Btartod, and im aooordanco- with the Standing rule of the olub, tho members of last season, first t|?enty,'.;^a86mhlod;t[i-olcot their I captain and vico-oantain for- tho fortlnv.m;r,o 'yjar, mth tho roaulfi. that Messrs. Goer and M Kellar .were unanimously- ro-olooted to those. r,3speotivo positions.^ Tho- election of captain' and vice-oaptaia foe- j the ? second twenty was hold over till a' liter meeting. Tho fcan. soo., Mr. O. W. BaUitoasen, md tho annual report, whioli gavo a summary of tho y°°£ 3 Play and tho progress of tlio olub. Iho ueport was.- nicoly writton. Iho report' as woll as tho hon, troasuror's Btatomont was. unanimously adopted. A pro posal to modify rulos 2 and 6 to admit of honorary lady mombors ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
Sporting', To the Sporting Gentlemen of tho Colonies. 'Y0RKSH/REM/W' For many years the most successful sporting writer on the Sydney Press. ' YORICSHIREMAN ' WAS BRILLIANTLY SUCCESSFUL AT HAWKESBURY, SENDING FOUR WINNERS EACH DAY, INCLUDING STANLEY FOR HAWKESBUEY HANDICAP. MAKING FOUR HAWKESBURY HANDICAP 'WINNERS IN SUCCESSION,'. A BEST ON RECORD. ' YORKSHIREMAN ' IS THE ONLY TURF ADVISER IN THE COLONIES, AND HAS ALL THE LEADING BACKERS ON HIS BOOKS. HE HAS A GRAND LOT OF WINNERS FOR RANDWICK, . 1 AND ! BACKERS CAN OBTAIN THEM 1 - | EACH MORNING (Or Before), [ AT [ 3 Ridge Street, Surry Hills, | OR OP ; 'lOEKSHIEEIAX,' : BOX, 802, G.P.O. SYDNEY. '^STANCE AUSTRALIA Barney Allen, THE GOLDEN KING, THE GOLDEN KING, In Leger Stand at Randwick. Barney Allen, OUTSIDE Afc ALL RACE MEETINGS. BARNEY ALLEN, , REGISTERED, ATKENDS ALL ' ! were ? hand&ajjpet^^^^THHjB^ splendid' training pulled thenjH and landed them winners, for-iBB time, by about a length. IK Adotong Crossing Races, net...
CHESTER SHEFFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
CHESTER SHErrttM. | The following is tho result of'tlie handi i- cap run at Chester, near Windsor ho™ » on Friday:— ' °Uu \ FINAL. * W. Brewerp 18yds ? , } C. Samuols, scratch ? '* ' J. Pondorgast, 19yds ? ' T, i A. Daltrm, 13yds ? Y' 1 Timo, 14 8-10acc. '
STANLEY, WINNER OF THE HAWKESBURY HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
STANLEY, WINNER OF THE HAWKESBURY HANDICAP. Stanley, the winnor of the Hawkesbury Autumn Handicap, is a light chestnut coloured gelding, by Grandmaster — Psyche, by Maribyrnong — Hebe, by Kingston — Cripple, by Little John II. — Beeswing, by Marquis — Steeltrap, and was Drcu Dy Mr. v. r . iuncKiiy, 01 new South Wales. Owing to his brilliant vic tory he will have to carry a penalty of 51b. in the Sydney Cup, which will only cause him to carry lib. more than he did on Saturday. Stanley is now fivo years old, and up to the time of winning the Handicap had started seventeen times, but had never succeeded in winning anything of note. Amongst his successes may be mentioned the Novel Selling Raeo at Gunnedah, Railway Handicap atNarrabri, and Forced Handicap at Plattsburg and Wallsend. He is rather a plain looking horse, but is well-made, while tho dash of foot he has shown proves that he is very speedy. . ? ?