Ogilvie Signs will defend their title against an anticipated strong challenge from Murray and this season’s surprise team. Plexus-Mercian, but all three must first negotiate tricky quarter-final ties. Those begin at 9.30pm, with the winners contesting the semi-finals at 1.40pm and 2.35pm. The final, to be televised live on Scotsport, is at 3.45pm. £1 (50p).

MOTOR SPORT Sautrday 14

o Datamart Valentine Rally The rally. the second round in this year‘s Esso Scottish Rally Championship (led by Donald Heggie after his win in Inverness), begins in Dunfermline today, and will use the forests of central Scotland before finising at the Forth Bridge Hotel.

Saturday 14

MCEWAN'S NATIONAL LEAGUE o Heriot's FP vJedIorest Goldenaere. Edinburgh. 2.30pm.

This marvellous, balletic picture at wrestlers, Taking A Dive, chosen as the Sports Photograph oi the Year, helped win Evening Times photographer Craig Halkett the Scottish Sports Photographer ol the Year title lor the third time, the Iirst photographerto be so honoured (accepting his engraved plate, Craig remarked upon the tact that the children now had a silver trisbee eachl). Halkett's poweriul porttolio torms part oi a touring exhibition which will visit Scottish Sports Centres during the year (see Arts).

Other awards presented in a ceremony at the Glasgow Film Theatre included the runner-up prize tor The Scotsman’s Hamish Campbell, with a commendation Ior James Galloway oi the Glasgow Herald. Duncan McEwan

o Boroughmuirv Hawick Meggetland, Edinburgh. 2.30pm.

0 Watsonians v Selkirk Myreside, Edinburgh. 2.30pm. Kelso’s win here in the vital match two weeks ago has blunted Watsonians challenge to the Hawick monopoly, but this should be a competitive match between two of the stronger sides.

0 Ayrv Edinburgh Acads Millbrae. Ayr. 2.30pm.

Monday 16

INTER-DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP 0 Edinburgh V Glasgow Meggetland, Edinburgh. 7pm.

Wednesday 18

INTERNATIONAL (UNDER 19) 0 Scotland v Italy Meggetland. Edinburgh. 7pm.

Sunday 8

0 Kodak Classic 10,000 Metres Crownpoint Sports Park, Crownpoint Road, Glasgow. A strong field, including last year‘s winner Nat Muir. will contest this



oI Bridge at Weir took the amateur prize, with Valerie Brown lifting the runner-up award, while Herald photographer Edward Jones won the Best Sport For All Picture Award (a campaign run under the auspices oi the Sports Council, who organise this competition with sponsorship Irom DP), with his line Veteran Sprinters.

All the award-winning pictures are included in the exhibition, testament once again to the outstanding photogenic possibility sport otters, the skills at the photographers who capture it and, perhaps above all, the physical and emotional commitment at those (oi all ages) who play It, and whose ettorts turnish these splendid, memorable Images. Catch it it It comes your way. (Kenny Mathieson)

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Activities and Fun

0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street, 221 4526.

Youth Theatre Team Mondays (NB changed from Fridays) 7.30pm. £3 per term. For 12 years and over. New members always welcome to join the Youth Theatre which works on drama skills to build into an annual production.

0 GHOSVENOR CINEMA Ashton Lane, Hillhead, 339 4298.

Caley Kids Club Saturdays 1.30—4.30pm. 50p. For 4—14 yea '5. Games, cartoons, serial and raffle. Parents welcome, or children can be left under supervision.

O HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive, Pollokshields, 427 2725. Saturday Activities 2.15pm. Free. No booking. Games for fun with an old-fashioned theme.

Sat 7 March: Victorian Entertainments 5—8 years

Sat 14 March: Printing/Potato prints 4—6years


0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive, Pollokshields, 427 2725. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Mary Queen at Scots Semi-permanent exhibition. This year, above all, is the to find out more about Mary in the 400th anniversary year of her death.

Toys Irom the Attic Until 5 May.

An Egyptian horse in its 2000+ year is one of the very special toys on display in this exhibition of old-fashioned toys. Closer to home there is a dolls‘ house made for a little girl in Glasgow in 1916, complete with a tiny candlestick for lighting the way to bed. There are competitions and quizzes, with prizes, related to the exhibition.


0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521.

The Wayward Princess Sat 14 & 21 March (11am & 2.30pm); Suns 15 & 22 March (4pm). £2.50/£1.50 (60 mins) Zoe, the wayward Princess has a mind of her own! She doesn’t care for any of those offered as a potential husband, but has her own ideas about finding one. Nor is she afraid of ghosts, goblins, wizards or witches! For 5—12 year olds, presented by the Glasgow-based

Primary Colours children‘s theatre with lots ofmusic. dance and audience participation.

EDINBURGH Activities and Fun

0 CATCH CLUB Glenogle Baths, Glenogle Road (in the Club Room) and Pilmeny Youth Centre, 44 Buchanan Street (off Leith Walk). Mon—Fri during term time (until 4 April). From after school—6pm. 10pencc per day. (parents/adutls should go along with the child to enrol in the first instance). For 5—12 years. Two after school clubs offering lots of games. trips, outings, swimming etc during the school terms.

0 ROYAL COMMONWEALTH POOL Dalkeith Road (buses 2, 21, 33, 14, 89), 667 7211 Mon—Fri 9am—9pm, Sat and Sun 10am—4pm. Leam-to-Swim Schemes Starts 9 March. Booking now. £4.40 for child, £7.60 adult for one lesson per week (Mon—Fri)for 10 weeks. Sessions are divided into: Mother and baby (under 1 year), parent and child (2—3 years) and beginners (5—7).

Creche 40p for members of Swim and Trim Classes. See Open List. OROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street 225 7534.

Young Museum gives children a chance to take part in the museum‘s many activities outwith school. It includes workshops, film programmes and competitions on Sat mornings and at other times during school holidays. All the events are open to children aged 8—12 years and admission is free. Workshops are very popular however, and numbers are limited so do book in advance (forms from Information Desk). The workshops listed below are the last in the current series which looks at festivals from all over the world. A new programme of trips will start some time after 16 April when this series ends.

Pertorm Chinese New Yearand Dragon Dances Sat 14 March. NB later time than usual: 1—3pm. Traditional ceremonial dances, with various Edinburgh Chinese Dance Groups, to mark the recent (29 Jan) start of the Chinese New Year.

Booking Starts Thurs 2 April for Make Fabergé Easter Eggs! (taking place on Thurs 16 April).

0 THINS BOOKSHOP 53-59 South Bridge, 5566743.

Thins Saturday Club Saturdays 10-11.30am. Free. Open to any child. Story reading and picture

40 The List 6 -— 19 March