Sheffield Independent February 8, 1897
Wombwell Rising Star 3 Darfield 2
played at Wombwell before a fair attendance.
Darfield won the toss and kicked with the wind. The home team at once began to press, and missed a good opening. Dunn scored for Darfield after 25 minutes play.
Half-time Darfield 1 Wombwell 0.
During the second half Wombwell played 10 men,Rose being badly hurt in the first half. The home team scored three times.