Wallasey Athletic Club seniors tackled the full championship distance of 9 miles for the first time this season when they met their old friends and rivals, Wirral A.C. at Prenton last Saturday. Wirral (1, 2, 4 and 5) 12 pts. beat Wallasey (3, 7, 9 and 10) 29 points.
For Wirral, county champion Johnny Green (1) and club captain Norman Graces (2): managed to shake off Wallasey's Denis Dickinson (3) (56m. 55s.) who had clung to them tenaciously throughout both the 4 mile laps, which included a fair proportion of plough and mud.
For Wallasey, Dinsdale (7) (58m. 35s.) who started
The youths ran over 3 miles and Wirral won again by 10 pts. to 26 pts.; but Wallasey's counting four were handicapped by their ignorance of the course, and on neutral ground a different tale might have been told.