Friday 10/Saiurday 11

0 Ayr Reverts to National Hunt for the last time this season. with the Scottish Champion Hurdle a prelude to Saturday‘s William Hill Scottish Grand National. Scotland's premier jump race. Ayr Racecourse. Whitletts Road. Ayr. Friday Club £8: Eglinton £5: Carrick/Craigie £2.50: First Race 2.15pm. Saturday Club £111Eglinton £6; Carrick/Craigie £2.50: First Race 1.45pm.

Monday 13

0 Edinburgh First Flat meeting after a very successful inaugural National Hunt season at the Musselburgh Course (8 miles from Edinburgh on the A 1). Club £7; Paddock £3.50. First Race 2pm.

ICE HOCKEY Saturday 4


0 File Flyers v Dundee Rockets Kirkcaldy Ice Rink. Kirkcaldy. 7.15pm. £2.75 (£1.75).


0 Glasgow Eagles v Kirkcaldy Kestrels Summit Centre. Minerva Way. Finneston. 5.30pm. £3 (£1).

RUGBY Saturday11


0 Scotland 1! Italy New Anniesland. Glasgow. 2.3llpm. Scotland‘s Under-2 lsget a chance to avenge the recent heavy beating the Under-1‘) squad received from a superior Italian side.

SNOOKERH_._' Sunday5

0 Stephen Hendry v Jimmy White The Forum. Almondvale West. Livingston. Scotland's top player. last seen here when over 2000 fans watched his match with Steve Davies. takes on the mercurial White in another crowd-pulling

American Football gets underway again this month. with the restructured Budweiser League matches beginning on 26 April. The season starts as usual with the Capital Bowl. pitting the unbeaten Glasgow. pipped by

challenge. Ring Livingston 419191 for booking information. Tickets £5 (£3). 7.30pm.


0 Edinburgh Monarchs v Wolverhampton Wolves Powderhall Stadium Beaverhall Road. Edinburgh. 7.15pm. £3.50. This prestigious challenge match against strong British League opposition replaces the individual event originally scheduled for tonight.

Friday 10

0 Edinburgh Monarchs v Berwick Bandits Powderhall (all details as above). A re-run of the rained-off fixture which should have opened the season. this home leg ofthe Spring Cup replaces the challenge match against Glasgow.

STOCK CARS Saturday 4/Saturday 11

O Newtongrange Victoria Park. Newtongrange. 7pm. £2.5(l(£l ). Stock car racing is back in ftill swing for the new season at Newtongrange Star FC‘s ground on the outskirts of

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CHAR! TY HARTEH FLIGHT over the Hebrides - Sunday 3rd May. Take oiiiromGiasgow at 3.30pm andily overthe islandsiorabout half an hour. Then back again to Glasgow for a celebration at the

airportdorn intheiunioriust E30—priceincludesairee glass oiwine and a party hat. It's a fabulous flying finale to our weekend of world

Edinburgh. wrde parties. raisrng money for the new youth centre on Iona.

To reserve your seat on the plane, send a cheque for £30 and a W stamped addressed envelope to The MacLeod Centre, Iona. Thursday 16_Saturday 18 Strathclyde. Please make your cheque payable to The MacLeod


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o Girobanklnternational Swim Meet Royal Commonwealth Pool. Dalkeith Road. Edinburgh. Atop class field is anticipated for this annual event. Prices and starting times to be advised. but likely to begin around 9am daily.

WRESTLING Fnday3 0 Professional Wrestling The Forum. Almondvale West. Livingston. 7.45pm. £3. £2.51). Shouldn't be on the sport page at all. as far as I‘m concerned. but people have this bizarre compulsion to turn up in their droves to watch grown men stalk around beating their chests and pretending to hurt one another.


3 There’s a great range of general summer courses available at Glenmore Lodge, the National Outdoor Training Centre set in the Scottish Highlands.

O Lochs and Mountains

Discover the North West Highlands by canoe and pitch camp along the way. No experience required.

OWeekend Navigation Course

O Sampling Outdoor Activities , Try a number of different activities - 3 canoeing. rock climbing. mountain walking and see how you get on.

O Mountain First Aid

For full details write or phone now. i

-. Glenmore Lodge. National Outdoor Training Centre. l Avremore. Inverness-shire PHZZ lOU. (Tel: 047 986 256)

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Birmingham lorthe British Championship last year. againsttheir closest rivals.

Edinburgh. Get there early-a big crowdis expected torthis annual showdown at l Meadowbanir. See Gridiron. |

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