P.O.W. Fund & Mrs Churchill's Aid-to-Russia Fund
Wednesday, 10 March 1943. KO
IRELAND 2 - 5 N.I. COMBINED SERVICES (H/T 0-2)
Venue: Grosvenor Park, Belfast
Referee: W. McClean
Linesmen: S. Thonpson & W.R. Hamilton
Goalscorers: (IRE) Kelly, Cochrane; (NICS) Best (2), Bennett, Rowley (2)
Tierney (Distillery); Bowler (Derry City), Feeney (Linfield), McMillen (Millwall/Linfield), Vernon capt (Belfast Celtic), Douglas (Belfast Celtic), Cochrane (Leeds United/Linfield), Kelly (Glentoran), Byrne (Belfast Celtic), McAlinden (Portsmouth/Belfast Celtic), Walker (Distillery)
Beale (Tranmere Rovers/Glentoran); Kirkham (Wolverhampton Wanderers/Glentoran), Marriott (Brighton & Hove Albion/Glentoran), Beattie (Parkhead/Glentoran), Mould capt (Stoke/Linfield), Lumby (Stockport County/Distillery), Best (Cliftonville/HM Minesweepers), Bennett (Tottenham Hotspur/Distillery), Townsend (Brentford/Belfast Celtic), Ormston (Stoke/Linfield), Rowley (Manchester United/Distillery)
- Including the £700 gate receipts the entire event raised in excess of £1000 for the nominated funds.
- The match was due to be followed by an auction for Mr Churchill's cigar and three autographed balls, though this was delayed due to the failing light.
With thanks to Steve Bell.