"NEWPORT CAPS v. THE REST.- The Newport Cricket, Athletic, and Football Club opened their football season on Saturday with a club match, entitled Caps versus Rest, with Mr. J. M. Wood as captain. The leather was started at 3.30, in the presence of a large concourse of people, and was kept on the move for one hour and a half, and when time was called the game stood thus:- The Caps had obtained two goals, one try, and had compelled the Rest to touch down once in self-defence. The Rest only forced their opponents to touch down twice. On behalf of the Caps, Newman, Spittle, Jenkins, and W. Phillips (captain) played in splendid form, and the remainder were quite up to last year. Amongst the Rest, Lyne, Gulien, Thompson, and the captain (J. M. Wood) were well to the front, and promise to make first team men for the coming season. We append a list of the teams:- Caps: W. Phillips (captain), C. Phillips, A. C. Phillips, R. Loane, G. Harding, A. Goss, T. Ponsford, T. Spittle, W. Mitchell, C. H. Newman, J. Bothomley, Rest: J. M. Wood (captain), W. Wood, C. Thompson, - Gulien, H. Lyne, H. Gould, E. Goss, C. Chambers, H. Graham, T. Railton, H. Railton, H. Handy, G. Winn, Ll. Evans, E. D. Edwards, - Green, E. Evans, C. Jordan, H. Badderley."