The List selection of the best in sporting events overthe next lortnight. Sport is listed tirst by event and then by day.
BASKETBALL Friday 6
MEN'S FIRST DIVISION I East End v Cumnoclt East End Academy. Academy Street. Shettleston. 8pm.
WOMEN'S FIRST DIVISION
I All Blacks v Boroughmuir Aces Tynecastle High School. McLeod Street. Edinburgh. 3.15pm.
WOMEN'S FIRST DIVISION
I MIM V Bo'ness Wildcats Forrester l ligh School. Broomhouse Road. Edinburgh. 8.15pm.
I Race Days Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday. Shawfield Stadium. Rutherglen Road. Glasgow. There are 10 races on a Tuesday. 11 on a Thursday and 12 on a Saturday. Tuesday and Thursday meetings begin at 7.45pm; Saturday‘s starts at 7.30pm.
I Race Days Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday. Powderhall Stadium. Beaverhall Road. Edinburgh. There are 10 races on Tuesday and Thursday. 12 on a Saturday; starting at 7.30pm forTuesday and Thursday. 7. 15pm for Saturday.
FOOTBALL Saturday 30
I Motherwell v Dundee Fir Park. Motherwell (all Motherwell buses pass the ground). 3pm.
I Hibernian v Dunlermline Easter Road Stadium. Albion Road. Edinburgh. 3pm. I Rangers v Hearts lhrox Stadium. Glasgow (2 mins lbrox underground). 3pm.
I Clyde V Hamilton Firhill Park. Glasgow. 3 m.
I Falkirlt v Albion Rovers Broekville. Falkirk ( 100 yards from Grahamston station). 3pm.
I Morton V Fortar Athletic (‘appielow Park. Greenoek (5mins from ('artsdyke station). 3pm.
I Meadowbanlt v St Johnstone Meadowbank Sports Stadium. London Road. Edinburgh. 3pm.
I Airdrie V Alloa Broomfield. Airdrie (5 mins Airdrie station). 3pm.
I Stirling Albion v Kilmarnoclt Annfield Park. Stirling. 3pm.
I Motherwell v Rangers Fir PArk. Motherwell (all Motherwell buses pass the ground). 7.30pm.
I Celtic v Hibernian Celtic Park. Gallowgatc. Glasgow. 7.30pm.
I Hearts V Ounlennline Tynecastle Park. Gorgie Road. Edinburgh. 7.30pm.
I St Mirren V Dundee Love Street. Paisley (5 mins from Gilmour Street station). 7.30pm.
With Scotland off on World Cup business against France on the 11th (please. all we need is one point). the lower Divisions again have an opportunity to gather in the crowds. Why not visit the brand new. all-seater McDiarmid Park in Perth forthe St Johnstone v Morton match. or watch Glasgow‘s other (and most eccentric) teams. Partick Thistle. play Falkirk. Then again. if you are of a more charitable inclination. you might care to visit Firs Park. Falkirk and lend your support to East Stirling. who consistently register the worst home attendances.
I Particlt Thistle V Falkirk Firhill Park. Glasgow. 3pm.
I Clydebanlt v Hamilton Kilbowie Park. Clydebank (2 mins from Singer station). 3pm.
I Albion Rovers v Foriar Athletic Cliftonhill Park. Coatbridge (10 mins Coatdyke station). 3pm.
I Meadowbanit v Clyde Meadowbank Sports Stadium. London Road. Edinburgh. 3pm.
I East Stirling v aerwiclt Rangers Firs Park. Falkirk. 3pm.
I Oueen's Parlt v Stranraer Hampan Park. Glasgow (5 mins Mount Florida and King‘s Park stations). 3pm.
I Stenhousemuir v Stirling Albion Ochilview Park. Larbert. 3pm.
GOLF Monday 2£unday 8
I Scottish Championships Monktonhall G.C.. Musselburgh. near Edinburgh. Until Thursday. there will be pre-qualifying and amateur tournaments. with the professionals competing for the £25.()()() total prizemoney from the 5th onwards. Sandy Stephen currently holds the title.
Saturday 7/Sunday 8
I Scottish Area Amateur Championships West Kilbride Golf Course. The Foursomes tee off at 9am. With the winners of the competition for the last two years. Lothian. already eliminated. Fife take on the Borders in the first semi-final. and the North East play Lanarkshire in the other semi. The final will follow. no doubt on the Sunday.
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I Hamilton Path Bothwell Road. Hamilton. Easy access by the M8. M74 and A74. Club £10. Paddock £4.50 (Paddock concessions available). A six race Flat meeting starting at 2. 15pm.
ICE HOCKEY Saturday 30
NORWICH UNION CUP
I Ayr Raiders v File Flyers Ayr Ice Rink. Limekilns Road. Ayr. 7pm. The team known until a month ago as ‘AyrBruins' sport their new colours of White. Silver and Black in the Scottish section ofthis British Cup.
I Murrayiield Racers v File Flyers Murrayfield Ice Rink. Riversdale Crescent. Edinburgh. 6.30pm. BRITISH PREMIER LEAGUE.DIVISIDN1
I Ayr Raiders v Cardllt Devils The Summit Centre. Minerva Way. Finnieston Cross. Glasgow. 5pm. The Heineken League kicks off with Ayr having to open with a fixture in Glasgow. against newly-promoted Cardiff.
I File Flyers v Solihul Barons Kirkcaldy Ice Rink. 7.15pm.
I Murraylield Racers v Carditt Barons Murrayfield Ice Rink. Riversdale Crescent. Edinburgh. 6.30pm.
MOTOR SPORT Thursday 28 and Friday 29
I Tour at Britain The major event in the UK for Production Saloons. with two Scottish legs. on forest tracks and public roads. Jimmy Macrae. David Gillandeis. David Llewellin and co. will leave Stranraer at 6pm on Thursday evening for the journey to the SECC in Glasgow (arriving at 10.30pm). and on the Friday will depart at 7am for the leg to lngliston. near Edinburgh (arriving at9. 15pm). There will be extensive TV coverage.
McEWAH'S NATIONAL LEAGUE. DIVISION 1 I Stewart's-Melville F? v Edinburgh Acads
lnverleith. Ferry Road. 3pm.
I West oi Scotland v Glasgow High/Kelvinside Burnbrae. Milngavie. 3pm. MCEWAN'S NATIONAL LEAGUE, DIVISION 2 I Edinburgh Wanderers v Musselburgh Murrayfield. Corstorphinc Road.
McEWAN‘S NATIONAL LEAGUE. DIVISIDNI I Heriot's v West of Scotland Goldenacre. Bangholm Terrace. Edinburgh. 3pm.
I Edinburgh Acads v Kelso Raeburn Place. Stockbridge. Edinburgh. 3pm.
I Glasgow High/Kelvinside v Ayr Old Anniesland. Crow Road. Glasgow. 3pm. McEWAN'S NATIONAL LEAGUE, DIVISION 2 I Watsonians v Musselburgh Myrcside. Myrcside Road. Edinburgh. 3pm.
I Corstorphlne v Langholm Union Park. Carricknowe Parkway. Corstorphinc. Edinburgh. 3pm.
I Currie v Preston Lodge FP Malleny Park, Balerno. near Edinburgh. 3pm.
I Glasgow Acads v Ouniermline New Anniesland. llelensburgh Drive. Glasgow. 3pm.
SPEEDWAY . Friday 29
I Edinburgh Belmont Monarchs v Ipswich Witches Powderhall Stadium. Beaverhall Road. Edinburgh. 7.15pm. The Witches are another classy side. with some fine riders such as Mark Loram. Chris Louis and Dean Standing. It promises to be one ofthe best matches of the season.
I Glasgow Tigers v Longeaton Invaders Shawfield Stadium. Rutherglen Road. Glasgow. 7.30pm. Until recently. Longeaton were considered to be the whipping boys of the National League. good for a right gubbing both home and away. but victories against Berwick and Stoke have led to a reassessment oftheir form. Glasgow fans will be well advised not to presume a win.
STELRAD SCOTTISH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP Powderhall Stadium. Beaverhall Road. Edinburgh. 7. 15pm. 16 of the finest riders in the National League (decided by a vote carried out by the Edinburgh fans) will be chasing the title which is currently held by Glasgow‘s Steve Lawson. This is one of the high points of the Scottish calendar and promises to provide some exciting racing.
I Glasgow Tigers v Ipswich Witches (provisional) Shawfield Stadium. Rutherglen Road. Glasgow. Wimbledon and Ipswich are the two front runnersto provide the opposition in this challenge match. Should it be the latter. Glasgow will be looking to score a revenge victory over the only team to have beaten them at Shawfield this season. Phone 0898 654 617 for details and time.
GO mber — 12 October 1989