Sunday 6

o Leven Canoe Marathon Duck Bay, Loch Lomond. 12.30pm Start. 2 courses: long 12 miles; short 6 miles. Sponsored by Lendal canoe equipment suppliers. this is one of a series of about 10 marathon events in which the competitors score points towards an overall total. Margaret Kinninmonth our country‘s fastest lady paddler who has recently returned from international competition in Spain. will be one of the 40 paddlers at the starting line and will probably be one of the lucky winners who receive a coveted Lendal paddle as prize. This year, the marathon competitors are grateful of police protection for the event after previous unpleasantries of shooting and stone-throwing at participants.

Saturday 12 a Sunday 13

o Canoe Slalom Events, Div 2 a 3. Bridge of Awe. near Taynuilt (on the Oban - Callander road), 120 competitors. Spectators can watch from the road or the river bank if they are prepared to get muddy! Entries to : lan McCaddy, 52 The Bryony, Alloa FK10 2X8, 0259 215 853.


Saturday 5

0 International Scotland v Holland v Belgium Meadowbank 1pm (see panel).

BADMINTON Thursday 3

0 Scotland v England Magnum Leisure Centre, Irvine. 4pm & 7pm. (4pm) Adult £1 , Child 50p. (7pm) Adult £2, Child £1. With a possibility of two new caps on the English side, Scotland stand a good chance of their first ever victory at this level.

Saturday 5 & Sunday 6

o Lothlan Badminton Group - East Junior Tournament Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh. 10am.

Saturday 12

o TSB Badminton Championship Bellahouston Sports Centre, 31 Bellahouston Drive, Glasgow. 9.30am-7.30pm. No fee for spectators.

KEEP FIT Sunday13

0 Scottish National Team Auditions Dunfermline Physical Education College. Cramond. 10am—1pm.


Saturday 5

0 Scottish Table Tennis Championships Iorthe Disabled Jack Kane Centre, 208 Niddrie Mains Road, Edinburgh. 10.30am—5pm. Spectators welcome admission free. 100 competitors from all over Scotland.

GOLF Saturday 5

0 Area Team Championship Finals: Semi-finals Stranraer GolfClub. 9.15am. 1.30pm for single players.

Sunday 6

0 Finals Stranraer GolfClub. 9.15am, 1.30pm for single players.

Tuesday 15

0 Glasgow Boys' GolI Championship Linn Park GolfCourse, Glasgow. 25p. Open to boys who are not members of private clubs. 3 age groups: 12 yrs and under; 15 yrs and under;15—18 yrs.

SEA ANGLING Friday 11 a Saturday 12

0 International Team Sea Angling Shore Championships South Queensferry. From the Hound Point to Barnbougle Castle. Competitors: 8 two-man teams from England, Scotland, Eire, Northern Ireland, Wales.


o Alloa Brewery Scottish Open Sea Angling Championships Presented by the South Oueensferry Sea Angling Club. Open Shore Championships. Open Team Championships. Junior Open Shore Championships. Fishing from Barnbougle Castle to Society, Queensferry shore. Seniors and Ladies £1.50, Juniors 75p. Open team event £1 per angler.

Over 300 anglers will be involved in these events, and hopefully the bad weather this summer will pay off by attracting more sizeable flounder and eels in the deeper waters.

All championships are Scottish Federation Trophy Events with considerable prizes amounting to £500 and pools for prize money for the heaviest catch.

Registration from 8am at Flotilla Club, Shore Road, South Queensferry. Fishing time, 10am—4pm.

RUGBY Saturday 5

0 Edinburgh Acads v Gala Div 1.

Scottish National League.

0 Watsonians vJediorest Div 1. SNL.

0 Royal High v GI High/Kelv Div 1. SNL.

0 Jordanhill v Musselburgh Div 2. SNL.

0 Haddington v Langhoim Div 2. SNL. 0 Ouniermline v Claritston Div 2.


0 Portobelio 11 Glasgow Acads Div 2. SNL.

Saturday 12

o Heriot’s FP v Edinburgh Acads Div 1. SNL.

0 West oi Scotland v Watsonians Div 1. SNL.

0 Stew/Melt! FP v Boroughmuir Div 1. SNL.

0 GL High/Kelv v Stirling City Div 2. SNL.

0 Royal High v Jordanhill Div 2. SNL. 0 Musselburgh v Haddington Div 2. SNL.

0 Claritston v Langhoim Div 2. SNL.


Saturday 12

0 Scottish Amateur Gymnastics Association Grangemouth Sports Centre. Mens Artistic National Development Plan Finals: Set Routines. Boys National Development Plan Finals: Voluntary Routines. Winners to compete in British finals.

0 Scottish Championships. National Devlopment Plan Class 6—5—4—3—2 Pairs and Groups & The Carita House Regional Finals. Linwood Sports Centre, Brediland Road. Linwood. 9.30am warm up. 10.30am

competition. Adult £1 .20. Child 60p.

Winners to compete in the British Regional Finals.

0 Womens Artistic East of Scotland Womens Open. Sponsored by the Glenrothes Development Corporation. Fife Institute. Glenrothes. Fife. 10.30am warm up. 11.30am competition. 2.00pm warm up. 3.00pm competition. Adult £1.00. Child 50p.


0 Sports Acrobatics Scottish Championship Class 6-5—4—3—2 Tumblers & The Carita House British Regional Finals. Avondale ~“ " as!


Recreation Association. Larkhall. 10.00am. Adult£1.20. Child 60p.


0 Race Days Tuesday. Thursday. Saturday. Powderhall Stadium, Beaverhall Road. Edinburgh. 7.30pm.


o Disco Competitions Plaza Ballroom. Eglinton Street. Glasgow. Doors open 1 1.30am. Teams start 12 noon. Adult £2. Child £1.50. Juvenile (under loyrs) and Adult ( 16+) teams.

Competitions: Disco singles. Disco pairs. Rock ‘n Roll singles. Rock ‘n Roll pairs. Body Popping.

Saturday 12

0 Scottish Boys Championship Meadowbank Sports Centre. 139 London Road. Edinburgh. 9.00am. Pay at door.


0 Scottish Boys Championship Meadowbank Sports Centre, 139 London Road. Edinburgh. 9.00am. Pay at door.


0 Scottish Table Tennis Association Team Cup Meadowbank Sports Centre. 139 London Road, Edinburgh. 10.00am. Pay at door.


o Meadowbanlr Open Meadowbank Sports Centre. 10.00am. Pay at door.

FOOTBALL Saturday 5

0 Celtic V St Mirren Prem Div. Fine Fare League. Celtic Park. 3pm. After Wednesday‘s lock-out in the Cup-Winners‘ Cup. the Parkhead gates open again for what should be the best game of the day, with both teams committed to attacking football.

0 Hearts v Dundee Prem Div. Fine Fare League. Tynecastle Park. 3pm Hearts may find Archie Knox‘s improved side too tough. judging by

their recent good performances

fl. against Rangers and Celtic.

o Motherweli v Rangers Prem Div. Fine Fare League. Fir Park. 3pm. Well‘s reorganised defence will be hoping to contain the likes of Bell and Williamson. but Rangers must take two points from this kind oftie to stay in the title chase.

O Airdrie V Clyde First Div. Fine Fare League. Broomfield Park. 3pm.

0 Dumbarton v E File First Div. Fine Fare League. Boghead Park. 3pm. 0 Morton vAyr Utd First Div. Fine Fare League. Cappielow Park 3pm. 0 Particit Thistle v Fortar First Div. Fine Fare League. Firhill Park. 3pm. 0 Cowdenbeath v Queen’s Park

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