l 0 Sport ls listed as diary: by sport, then ; Saturday 9 3 by day, then by event. This isa tree '

listings service. Please send all details not later than to days belore

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BASKETBALL - Fflday1 0 Murray IM v Paisley Div 1 (Men).

Meadowbank Stadium. London Road. Edinburgh. 7.20pm.

Thursday 7

o Buster Brown’s (Boroughmuir) v Pertll Div 1 (Men). Coasters Arena. Falkirk. 7.30pm.


o Buster Browns (Boroughmuir) v Paisley Div 1 (Men). Meadowbank. Edinburgh. 3pm.

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0 Murray lM v Paisley Div 1

(Women). Meadowbank.

f Edinburgh. 8.45pm.

i Fridays

0 Altered Images v Cavalry Park Div 1 (Women). Forrester High School. Edinburgh. 7.45pm.


0 Falkirkv Murray IM Div 1 (Women). Coasters Arena, Falkirk. 12.15pm. o Boroughmuir Aces v Royal Deeslde Div 1 (Women). Meadowbank, Edinburgh. 1.15pm.

Sunday 3

0 Royal Dee White Water Canoe Race. Royal Dee. Start 10—l().30am. Three events (Div 1.2 and Open) will take place on the gruelling 31/: mile stretch ofwhite water between Potarch and Banchory.

Saturday 9 and Sundale

0 Scottish Universities Open Sun Contest St Andrews beach. Start 10.30am.


o Potarch Hlelandman Triathlon Potarch (on River Dee). Start 10am. Between 20 and 30 competitors are expected to take part in this. the Scottish equivalent of the Hawaiian ‘Iron Man’ Triathlon. The course covers 6 miles of rough canoeing, just under 5 miles of cross~country running and a 17-mile cycle over hilly terrain.


Saturday 2

o Canoe Polo Scottish League Div 1 Aberdeen Swimming Pool. 1—5pm. Free. Programmes 50p.

0 Canoe Polo Scottish League Div 2

i Kirkcaldy Swimming Pool 5.30—9.30pm. Free.

, Beaverhall Road, £2.20 Stand, £1 .30


0 Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays '

7.30pm. Powderhall Stadium,

Ground. inc programme.


I o Tuesdays, Thursdays 7.45pm,

Saturdays 7.30pm. Shawfield Stadium. Rutherglen. £1.50. inc programme.


Saturday 2

FINE FARE LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION 0 Hibernian v Dundee Easter Road,

3pm. Fine chance for Hibs to

continue their climb up the table and ; provoke another famous tantrum

from Archie Knox.

: 0 Rangers v Clydebank Ibrox. 3pm.

On current form the Kilbowie men

g ought to be making the most of these ; big occasions, becau se next season it will be back to the likes of Firhill and Broomfield . . .

5 o Motherwell v St Mirren Fir Park,

3pm . . . and if‘Well can‘t take something from this kind of fixture

i they face a tough New Year, too.

FIRST DIVISION 0 Clyde v Hamilton Shawfield. 3pm.

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o Dumbarton v Fortar Boghead, 3pm. I

O Morton V Airdrle Cappielow. 3pm.


o Albion Rovers v Stranraer Cliftonhill, 3pm.


0 Queen’s Park v Meadowbank Hampden. 3pm.

0 Raith Rovers v Stenhousemuir Stark's Park, 3pm.

Wednesday 6


0 St Mirren v Hammarby Love Street, 7.30pm. Every chance ofSaints reaching the next round after Brian Gallagher‘s hat-trick in the 3—3 draw in Stockholm.



0 Clydebank v St Mirren Kilbowie. 3pm. If Wednesday‘s exertions have knackered McGarvey & Co. and if injuries and suspensions haven‘t taken their toll on the Bankies, Sam Henderson may yet collect some much-needed points.

0 Hibernian v Heart of Midlothlan Easter Road. 3pm. Henry Smith and Alan Rough could be the key men in the capital clash, if Durie. Cowan, Robertson and Clark ‘put vemselves

abaht a bit’.

0 Rangers v Celtic Ibrox, 3pm. The

men they couldn't film live anyway.

I've made a solemn promise to stop being rude about Rangers so when they lose this one, I‘m sure it won't be for want ofeffort.


0 Hamilton v Dumbarton Douglas Park. 3pm.

0 Morton v Clyde Cappielow. 3pm.

0 Partick Thistle v Kilmarnock Firhill. 3pm.


0 Albion Rovers v Cowdenbeath Cliftonhill, 3pm.

0 Ounterrnllne v Queen at the SouthEast End Park, 3pm.

0 M’bank Thistle v Raith Rovers Meadowbank. 3pm.

0 Queen’s Park v E Stirling Hampden, 3pm.


Ffiday1 0 National Gala lor Physically Handicapped Children Grangemouth

Sports Complex. For further info. contact venue.

Friday 8

0 National Gala tor All Other Handicapped Children Dundee Leisure Centre. For further info. contact venue.


O Tlnto HIII Race Tankerton Lanark. 2.30pm. An A-grade short race of 41/2 miles, with a climb of 1500ft. Entn'es of 50p to R. L. Morris, 33 Morningside Road, Edinburgh (447 8846), in advance or on day of race.


Saturday 2

0 East Scotland Championships (Heats) Under 10 and Under 12. Fife Institute, Glenrothes. £1 Child 50p. a Rhythmic Gymnastics Open Day Forrester High School, Edinburgh. 12 noon—3.30pm. Entry fee £1.

0 Badgework Tournament Bellahouston Sports Centre, Glasgow. Warm-up 10am Start 11am. £1 Child 50p.

Saturday 9

0 Themes TV Junior Gymnast ol the Year Regional Finals. John Wright Sports Centre, East Kilbride. Warm-up 10am Start 12 noon. £1.20 Child 60p.



Div 1.

o Edln Civil Service v Menzieshlll Muirhouse, 2.30pm.

0 Kelbume v Wanderers Kelburne Cricket Club. Paisley, 2pm.

Div 2.

o Gillnock Nth Eastbank v Perthshire Shettleston Road, Glasgow, 2pm.

0 Uddingston v Watsonlans Crownpoint Road, Bridgeton, 1pm.

Sunday 3

0 Senior Interdistrlct Outdoor ToumamentMaryfield, Dundee (Midland District), 9am—1.30pm; Finals 2.30pm.

1 Been to the dogs lately? Well here's a

good excuse -the annual Tennent Caledonlan Marathon - a 21,000 Invitation race over the unusually long distance oi 824 metres.

Scourlogue Champ, the current star ol British greyhound racing, has already been entered and will be the main attraction.

With nine or ten races on each evening’s card, Powderhall (and Shawtleld, in Rutherglen) otter a packed programme, at low cost, in a iriendly atmosphere. The Edinburgh stadium has eight bars dotted around the track and a restaurant overlooking the Ilnlshlng line. The whole operation ls controlled lrom three cramped rooms above the grass running track: the judge’s box, where racing manager Stuart Strachan co-ordlnates the

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trap-loading, oversees each race and announces the results; the machine room lrom where the rabbit ls sklltully kept tantalisineg ahead ol the dogs; and the darkroom, lor the rapid, ll rudimentary, production at the photo-llnlsh negative, which is projected into the judge’s box below. The average Saturday crowd is around 1,500 and the Powderhall management will be hoping to double

this lor the appearance at Scourlogue

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Champ. With betting on the Tote starting as low as ten pence per ‘Investment’, an evening at the dogs Is not just good entertainment- It you’re as jammy as our photographer It can even prove prolltable.

Tennent Caledonlan Marathon, Powderhall, Edinburgh, Saturday9 November.

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