.67.». .1 "2? I Scotland has a chance to shine

'3 114/5. 5,12,;

on the international sports stage this month

in the World Kickboxing Association’s European cruiserweight Championship. Duncan Airlie James, the reigning Commonwealth Champion from Glasgow takes on Mark Russell, the Englishman who is ranked number five in the world. While the two lighters have a similar physique Russel has the edge in terms of experience - out or 37 professional tights Russell has lost six - an impressive rate by anyone’s standard. James on the other hand has fought twelve tights, winning nine, losing two and scoring three draws. There will also be Scottish title light bouts and support bouts. European Championship Thai-Boxing Championship, Sat 22 April, Motherwell Civic Centre, 01698 252640. 7.30pm.

£12415 (£8 children).

Events are listed alphabetically by sport, Crescent. Glasgow. Info: 0131 3 I 7 7247.

then by day. Sport Listings compiled by 1 Jonathan Trew.


Sunday 9

I Scottish Claymores v Amsterdam 1

Admirals Murrayfield Stadium. 220 1314. ; Saturdays. Shawfield Stadium. Rutherglen

3pm. £5—£20. The Claymores will be i hoping to make up for their debut defeat.

Still. losing by two points is hardly a rout.

CRICKET Tuesday 25

I Scotland v Derbyshire Titwood. Glasgow. info: 0131 317 7247. 11am. £6 (£3). Settle in for a long day; there are 55 overs a side in this Benson and Hedges .Cup match.

Tuesday 2

I Scotland V Yorkshire Hamilton

11am. £6 (£3).

Glasgow I Race Days Tuesdays. Thursdays and

Road. Glasgow. There are ten races in each meeting starting at 7.45 pm.


Saturday 22

FIRST DIVISION I Clydebank V Hamilton Kilbowie Park. Arran Place. Clydebank. 3pm. I Stranraer v St Johnstone Stair Park. London Road. Stranraer. 3pm. I Dundee v Raith Rovers Dens Park.

Sandeman Street. Dundee. 3pm. I Airdrie V St Mirren Broadwood Stadium. Cumbernauld. 3pm.

I Dunlermline v Ayr United tiasi End Park. Halbeath Road. Duni'erniline. 3pm. SECOND DIVISION

I Morton V 003 Cappielow l’ark. Sinclair Street. Greenock. 3pm.

I Berwick Rangers v Stirling Albion Shielfield Park. Tweedmouth. Berwick- upon-"l'weed. 3pm.

I Brechin V Clyde Glebe Park. Trinity Road. Brechin. 3pm.

I East Fife v Meadowbank Bayyiew Park. Methil. File. 3pm.

I Stenhousemuir v Dumbarton ()CItilVic‘W Park. Gladstone Road. Stenhousemuir. 3pm.

Saturday 29


; I Hearts V Aberdeen 'l‘ynecastle Park.

9 Gorgie Road. Edinburgh. 3pm.

I Dundee United v ilibs 'I‘annadice Park.

I Dundee. 3pm.

9 I Falkirk V Celtic Brockyille l’ark‘. Ilopc

Street. Ealkirk. 3pm.

I Kilmarnock v Partick Thistle Rugby Park. Kilmarnock. 3pm.

I Rangers v Motherwell lbi-ox. tidmision Drive. Glasgow. 3pm.


5 I St Mirren v Dundee Sl Mii'l'cn Park.

Love Street. I’aislcy. 3pm.

I St Johnstone v Raith Rovers

McDiarmid Park. Criel‘l‘ Road. Perth.


I Hamilton v*Ayr United tin-hill Park. so

l—‘irhill Road. Glasgow. 3an

I Dunlermline v Airdrie liasi End l’ark.

Halbeath Road. l)uni‘ermline. 3pm.

I Stranraer v Clydebank Stair Park.

London Road. Stranraer. 3pm.


I Clyde v Stenhousemuir Broadwood

, Stadium. Cumbernauld. 3pm.

1 I Berwick Rangers v Morton Shieli‘ield

Park. Tweedmouth. Berwick-uport-’l‘weed.


; I Dumbarton V ODS Boghead Park. Miller Street. Dumbarton. 3pm.

I Meadowbank v Brechin Meadowbank

g Stadium. London Road. Edinburgh. 3pm.

I I East Fife V Stirling Albion Bayyiew

E Park. Methil. Eii‘e. 3pm.

Friday 21

l I Ayr Races Ayr Racecourse. Ayr l-‘irst . race 2pm. National Hunt racing.

Saturday 22 I Ayr Races Ayr Racecourse. Ayr. Eirst race 1.55pm. Here's another chance for you to lose your shirt with the Stakis Scottish Grand National. Can’t be worse than the other National and bookies' delight Royal Athlete at 40/1. Unbelievable.

KEM— : Friday 21 -Sunday 23

3 I XIII European Kendo Championships

Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena. Argyle Street. Glasgow. 0141 227 5581. : 10am. £3.50 (£2). Kendo players from

1 over twenty countries will be taking part : in this competition. If you thought that

l Pulp Fiction was fast and highly stylised i wait until you see this.

BERKE— Thursday 27

I Women’s 5K Run (ilasgow (it'ecn. start and registration outside Clydedale Boathouse by Saltmarket. lnl’o: 550 1837. Registration Iron) 0. 15pm. Start 7.15pm. The emphasis is lirme on the taking part rather than the winning l'or this event. Last year 176 women took part and the organisers see this year's race as good preparation for the women's 10k run in May.

MDTDR RACING . Sunday 30

I SMRC Car Racing Knockhill Racing

3 Circuit. By I)nni‘erniline. Eil'c. 01583

622090. 1pm. to (£5). lieaturing all Scottish classes including Formula l-‘ord 1600 and saloons.


Friday 21-Sunday 23

I Scottish Snowboarding Championships

:\yieniore Ski Centre. 0|22J 21203 I.

I 10.50am. Three days ol~ board action

including the giant slalom and li‘eestylc competitions.

Friday 21

I Edinburgh Monarchs v Exeter Falcons I’owdcrhall Stadium. Beayerhall Road. Edinburgh. 556 397‘). 7.15pm. £7.50 including race card. cones for kids and ()Al’s. Exeter haye signed tip Mark l.oram one oi" the top English riders so the Monarchs may have catise to worry.

Sunday 23

I Glasgow Tigers v Middlesbrough Bears Sliawi‘ield Stadium. Rutherglen Road. (ilasgow. ()15 1552. 7.15pm. £7.50 including race card. cones for kids and ()Al’s. Knock-()nt Ctip.

Friday 28

I Edinburgh Monarchs v Cradley Heath Heathens Powderhall Stadium. Beayeiliall Road. 556 307‘). 7.15pm. £7.50 including race card. cones for kids and ()Al’s. The lleathens look set to wipe the board at this

Saturday 22—Saturday 6

I Satellite Tournament Craiglockharl Sports Centre. Colinton Road. Edinburgh. 225 I284. 10am. l‘ree. Top class racquet and ball action from a lull international field of world ranked players.

Saturday 22

I Scotland v Rumania Murraylield Stadium. Edinburgh. 3-10 5000. 3pm. £12. In a season which has seen Scotland's i‘ortunes improve dramatically only to be dramatically thumped in the last match of the Five Nations. this should be a good warm-up for the World Cup in South Africa in June.


82 The List 21 Apr-4 May 1995