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As the Senior League Play-oils go ahead on the 23rd (see Listings), Mr Hugh K. Young, Secretary to the Bank * ol Scotland, announces good news lor Indoor bowling with the Bank’s biggest eversingle sponsorship cheque being

Commonwealth Games organising

committee chairman—£110,000 in _ support ol the Games, and the bowling 3 events will be the major recipients. i Sponsorship is at great importance to i these, the lirst ever sell-financing ' Games, but why has the Bank singled l out bowling in particular? Old I traditions run deep and the answer lies

in the Bank’s history at support lor l


% Saturday 16 i

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Glasgow University Athletic Club

9 Trophy Carnegie Centre. 5 Dunfermline. 24956. Start 5 pm.

20p. Spectators welcome (see

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panel). l GYMNASTICS 1

0 Individual Apparatus and Team Under 12 and Under14 Boys Championships Grangemouth Sports Complex. Abbots Road. 48671]. Warm-up 9.30am. Competition 10.30am. £1 .20Child/OAP 60p.



0 Western v Edinburgh Civil Service Milngavie.

o Grange v Kelburne Raeburn Place.l Div 2.

o Watsonians v Giltnock Nth Eastbank Myreside Road.

0 Clydesdale v lnverleith Beaton Road.

0 UddIngston v Dabcock Renlrew Crownpoint Road. Bridgeton.

Saturday 23

0 Edinburgh Civil Service v Hazlehead Muirhouse.

o Kelburne v Ruthrieston Greenlaw Drive. Paisley.

Div 2.

o Glllnock Nth Eastbank v Uddingston

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Shettleston Road.

bowling at both Club and National level. Over the last two years it has supported 15 dillerent bowling competitions including the Scottish Women's National Championships.

In return, the Scottish teams are proving their worth. At the last Games in Brisbane, the Scots were double gold medal winners and this time around they will again be the ones to watch even in the light at a record number ol16 Commonwealth entries with women participating iorthe lirst time in each ol the 3 competition events. (Photo: Stuart Paterson, Scottish Sports Photographer ol the Year, 1980)

o Dabcock Renlrew v Clydesdale Moorcroft. Renfrew. o lnverleith v ICI Castlebrae.



o Murraylield Racers v Durham Wasps Murrayfield Ice Rink. 6.30pm. £2.50


Saturday 23

0 Norwich Union Final Murrayfield Ice Rink. 5.15pm. £2.50Child £1.50. The winners of the Scottish Premier Division meet the English champions (probably Durham Wasps) to contest the first Norwich Union Cup final.

Sunday 24

o Murraylield Racers v File FIyers Murrayfield Ice Rink. 6.30pm. £2.50 Child £1.50.

0 Glasgow Dynamos v AItrincham Aces Shawlands Ice Rink. 6pm. £1.50.


Saturday 23

o CIS Scottish Seniors Cup League League Play-Offs Round Robin basis.

Sunday 24

0 John Morrison League: Paisley v Blantyre Auchinleck v Prestwick Glasgow v Cumbernauld Irvine v Coatbridge Ardrossan v Lanarkshire Ayrv Allander


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0 Senior Men 8. Women Championships Meadowbank.

London Road, Edinburgh. Weigh-in 9am. Start 10am. £1 Child 50p. The Scottish Championships for seniors (over 16) covers 8 weight categories plus an Open event for the men, and 7 plus an Open event for women.



Div 1.

o Heriot's v Watsonians

o Kilmarnock v Hawick

o Stew/Melville v Preston Lodge 0 West of Scotland v Jedlorest Div 2

o Ayrv Clarkston

0 Glasgow High/Kelv v Haddington 0 Glasgow Acads v Edin Wands o Portobello FP v Stirling City

0 Dunlermline v Royal High

0 Musselburgh v Langholm

Saturday 23

Div I

o Gala v Stew/Melville

o Heriot’s v Kelso

o Watsonians v Hawick

- Preston Lodge v Selkirk

o Boroughmuir v Edin Accies

o Kilmarnock v West of Scotland Div 2

0 Glasgow Acads vAyr

o Clarkston v Glasgow High/Kelv o Haddington vJordanhiII

- Edin Wands v Portobello FF

0 Stirling City v Dunlermline


0 East at Scotland ‘Tartan Special' Shore Festival and the Scottish (Open) Winter Shore Championships Fishing


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Approximately17o swimmers, both junior and senior, will compete at the Carnegie Baths In this major event. Started by Glasgow University in 1981 as their contribution to International Disabled Year, this is an inter-regional competition with teams competing lrom Flle, Strathclyde, Lothians, Central, Grampian and Tayside.

In Dundee last year, a combined team lrom File and Tayside won the coveted trophy alter a day ol close competition. This year, morale is high as swimmers prepare lor the event.

File -the host region— have a

Limits: Dysart Pier to RGC Offshore. Registration between 8am and 10am at the Dysart Sailing Club. Fife and at Fishermans Huts, Buckhaven. Fife. Fishing Times: 10am—4pm. Entry Fees: Seniors and Ladies £1.50. Juniors 75p, Teams £1.

Friday 22 to Sunday 24

0 Scottish Women's Closed Championships Stirling University. 1st Round: Fri 5.30pm. 2nd Round: Sat 10am—5pm. Finals: Sun 10am—1pm. Free. An individual knockout competition at the highest level ofplay. Last year's winner. Heather Wallace ofStonehaven will be fighting to defend her position against other top internationalists. Heather ranks in the top 10world squash players and stands a good chance in Sunday‘s finals.Alison Cruickshank (Dundee). Audrey Cumberford (Hamilton) and Shirley Brown (Edinburgh) should also be competing.


Sunday 24

0 White Water Canoe Races, Div C Open Thistlebrig, RiverTay. Start 11am. Over a short length of river from the large weir at Stanley to the rapids ofThistlebrig. this Division C event should bring out all the newcomers to the sport who are aiming at becoming involved on a competitive level. The 2V2 mile stretch approximately 12 minutes ofproficient canoeing will hopefully not be too affected by current low water levels to test the skills ofthe competitors.

particularly strong team and will hope to rate in the finals, but opposition is tough. With Central and Gramplan being Involved lor the Iirst time in the event, the competition again promises to be close and exciting.

Swimmers are categorized into ability groupings making up 10 classes for lreester lront and 10 for lreestyle back. At the end at the hectic competition all participants will celebrate at the Dunlermline Centre with a bullet and disco. (Photo: Ian Torrance, Scottish Sports

Photographerolthe Year1982).


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