FAVOURED by bright, sunny, weather, a large crowd of football lovers attended at the Somerville oval last Saturday to witness the final struggle for the supremacy of the Peninsula Second Football Association pennant, between Tyabb (minor premiers) and Moorooduc.
The spectators had the pleasure of seeing a real, good, friendly game.
Tyabb were always in the ascendancy during the first three quarters. A plucky, and wonderful recovery by Moorooduc in the final term, in which the minor premier failed to score, proved a fitting termination to an almost perfect game, and when the final bell tingled, Tyabb were favored with the coveted pennant by the narrow margin of eight points.
Moorooduc relied upon the same team that successfully defeated Tyabb last week, and the only alteration in the Tyabb ranks was that Jack Williams was included in place of Ernie Robertson, who stood down.
The final, scores were: Tyabb, 7.4; Moorooduc, 5.7.
It may seem a trifle unfair to distinguish as to who were the best players, as every man played very well. However, Bob Storey was the champion of the match.
His fine high-marking and general play was all that could be desired, and contributed largely towards Tyabb’s victory.
Leslie Cole, Frank Denham and Tom Holley played wonderful football, and were very hard to catch on foot.
Alan Hodgins gave his best as full back. Ben Josephs (4 goals) Dave Longmuir, Reg. Borley, George Slocombe, Syd. Evans, Jerry Lake, Ray Borley, and Otto Thornell all battled hard towards success, and George Bear, Cliff Vann, and Jack Williams were conspicuous at times.
“Cappy” Benton and Arnie Noble also did their share.
For the vanquished Dick Morey played beautiful football, but the veteran, Sam Sherlock and “Billy” Patterson worked like tigers to avert defeat.
The high marking of Bert Grierson and Russell were amongst the outstanding features of the match. Lou Connell and Harry Humphries played well; whilst Tom Higgens, George Lucas, Jim McLellan, Gordon Wilks, Mick Sheridan, Reg. Grierson and Fred Wegner and Jack Coxhell did well.
Umpire Todd, on the whole, gave an excellent display of umpiring, but he let the game get a trifle too willing in the final term, when many free kicks were missed.
The dullness of light towards the finish of the match made it somewhat difficult to see everything.
The goal-kickers of the match were Ben Josephs (4), Les Cole (2), and Bob Storey for Tyabb, and Billy Patterson (3), and Jack Coxhell (2) for Moorooduc.
IN reference to Mr. O J. Olsen’s advts., appearing elsewhere, the price of 4-cylinder Buick cars should be £450, and not £440, as stated.
THE delegates meeting of the Peninsula Cricket Association will be held at Hastings on Saturday, September 16th.
IN today’s issue, Ms Gertrude Dodd advertises a specially attractive list of bargain prices for new season’s goods, which will be of interest to keen buyers.
Mrs. Dodd’s windows are well dressed, well stocked with the latest and most fashionable dress materials, and are a distinct credit to the district.
OUR correspondent regrets having omitted from the report of the Langwarrin Sunday School Anniversary concert that the accompaniments were played by Mrs. Murray and Miss Wickes.
The service they rendered was much appreciated.
AT yesterday’s Council meeting it was reported that the Frankston Riding councillors had since met and authorised the opening of a memorial to the late Sir John Madden in the centre of the Bay Street Gardens.
SUGGESTIONS have been made that a gun club should be formed at Frankston, and anyone interested in the formation of such a body should communicate with Mr. E. J. Parker, Bay View Hotel, Frankston, or Cr. H. J. McCulloch, Seaford.
THE Rosebud cricketers have hopes of forming a district association this season.
The rules of the Peninsula Cricket Association are to be adopted.
MR. W. G. Thornton, postmaster at Frankston, is at present on annual leave.
Mr. V. S. Cloke, of the postal staff, is also on holidays.
MR. E. J. Parker has received several inquiries relative to the establishment of a bicycle club at Frankston, and in all probability a public meeting will be called to discuss the matter.
THE Federal Treasurer (Capt. S. M. Bruce, M.P.), has sent “The Standard” a copy of his recent Budget speech, which occasioned such general interest throughout the Commonwealth at the time of its utterance.
IT is rumored that Moran & Cato Pty. Ltd., who recently acquired property at Frankston, purpose erecting up-to-date business premises here at an early date.
THE Soldiers’ Memorial Committee in addition to having the services of Miss Sheila Shannon for their concert of the 21st, has been fortunate in having obtained the help of Mrs. Edmund Collins and Mrs. J. G. Mann.
Miss Dorathea MacMaster has also generously promised her valuable help, and Miss Feldman is arranging for the sale of sweets during the evening by some willing lady helpers whose presence will add to the gaiety of the nation.
AT the conclusion of a long Council meeting, which commenced at 10am and did not end till 11pm.
Cr. Gray said that now the proceedings had ended he would just like to acknowledge that during some of the discussions he may have got a little heated.
If he had said anything to hurt any of his colleagues’ feelings, or if any one felt aggrieved he was prepared to express regret.
He did not desire to carry any feeling outside the meeting.
W. A. Wauchope reports his second successful sale, whens he has splendid yarding of cattle and pigs, and small supply of sheep.
Competition was keen, and he disposed of all his cattle and sheep, and the majority of pigs.
THE residents of Rye have formed a literary society.
WORKING bees are being held at Portsea to remove the kaffi thorn, which obstructs the view of the sea near the pier, to plant grass on a cleared site, and to erect seats.
IT is proposed that a central receiving hospital be established in Sorrento for the purpose of combating and isolating any epidemic occurring in that part of the Peninsula.
No public hospital being available it is felt that it is imperative in the interests of public health that an institution on the lines suggested should be established, to be maintained by voluntary subscriptions.
From the pages of the Frankston and Somerville Standard, 8 September 1922