Mexborough Red Rose v Denaby Red Rose.

November 1881

Mexborough and Swinton Times, November 4.

Mexborough Red Rose v Denaby Red Rose.

This match was played on Saturday last on the ground of the former. The visitors won the toss, and chose to play up hill against the wind.

The ball was then set in motion, and the home team soon got in possession of it, when Hobson and Vernon played well together, and put it through the goal. Barron at the left-wing, made an excellent kick against the opponents goal when Simmister put it through again.

The home team scored five goals before half-time was called.

The ball was again kicked off after halftime been called, when Adey, Cusworth and Chester got in possession of the ball and secured another goal.

All the Mexbroites played well up hill against the wind and scored six more goals, leaving the home team to win by 11 goals to none.

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