Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 19 May 1939
On Johnson’s Fine Bowling
Darfield 54 Monk Bretton 55 for 8
Monk Bretton were lucky to defeat Darfield on Saturday by two wickets. Darfield could make little impression on the bowling of S Johnson, who finished with 6 for 15 in 15.3 overs. With Hartigan and Roberts top scorers with 14 each, Darfield made 54.
Monk Bretton replied with 55 For 8, of which D Dalton knocked up 15. The most successful Darfield bowlers were Hartigan (4 for 20), and Hughes (2 for 9).
DARFIELD: W Wilkes b Howe 1, W Bladen b Johnson 8, F Hartigan b Johnson 14, E Fisher c Richardson b Johnson 0, T Roberts b Johnson 14, A Milsom c Howe b Allen 4, F G Perrin c Richardson b Allen 2 R Barnes c Allen b Johnson 1, H Smith b Johnson 0, D Hughes run out 5, R H Taylor not out 0 extras 8 total 54.