heffield Independent – Wednesday 28 December 1898
South Yorkshire League
Doncaster Rovers Reserves 2 Denaby United 2
These old rivals met on the Intake Ground, Doncaster, on Tuesday afternoon, before a capital attendance.
The game open exceedingly force, and soon after the start Newsome scored for Doncaster. Denaby retaliated and soon equalised, but close enough time Dawson gave Rovers the lead.
Half-time arrived with the score standing: Doncaster Rovers Res 2 goals; Denaby 1 goal
On resuming Denaby pressed, and quickly equalised the score.
The game continue to be forced and vigorously contested, but at the close either side again an advantage, when the whistle blew for time the score stood:
Doncaster Rovers Res 2 goals
Denaby United 2 goals