"NEWPORT V CARDIFF - A match between teams representing these two towns was played on Saturday, in the Sophia Gardens Field. The Cardiff team was composed of Messrs. E. C. Fry - captain, and Herbert (quarter backs), R. H. Foa and W. D. Phillips (half backs), C. Riches (back), and W. G. Jones, B. Girling, L. Batchellor, E. Williams, J. Hood, F. Thomas, W. Thomas, A. Duncan, H. Davies, Sewell (forwards). The Newport team were: W. Phillips, captain, and Dennis (backs); T. B. Jones (three-quarter back), A. Goss and Cross (half backs), J. Richards, Ponsford, Harding, C. Phillips, Jenkins, Julius, Goss, Lane, and Brown (forwards). Both teams played remarkably well, and the game was drawn, Newport having two touches down to Cardiff's one."