Good sport was had over the past week on the Newport River, with 9 anglers reporting a catch of 13 salmon and one reasonable sea trout. Peter Varin, Co. Dublin, returned one grilse of 8lbs, while Walter Tarleton, U.K., had a smaller grilse. Fergus Rothwell and William Falter both banked grilse of over 6lbs, with John Onions landing one of 5lbs. Jimmy Lawlor had two grilse of 4.5lbs and 6lbs, Michael Graff landed a sea trout of 2.3lbs and also a grilse. Jimmy Laffey and Peter Alsworth also enjoyed double success, with each angler capturing two grilse each.