Events are listed alphabetically by sport, then by day. Fixtures are correct at time of publication. but may be affected by weather. Sports Listings compiled by Brian Donaldson.


I Scottish Claymores v Rhein Fire Murraytield Stadium. Iidinburgh. 3pm. The Claymores have shovv it fine form so far btrt can they keep it going and revenge the German's victory last month'.’ More information from Scottish Clayrrrores on 01312201314.

Sunday 26

I Scottish Claymores v Frankfurt Galaxy

Mur‘raylield Stadium. lidinbur‘gh. 3pm.

camara— Sunday 19

I City of Glasgow Women’s toll Road Race Kelvingr'ove Art Galleries Car Park. Glasgow. 10am. See Hit List.


Sunday 19


I Dundee Dodgers v Glasgow Comets Downfield Park. Dundee.

I Edinburgh Reivers v Tayside Cobras lack Kane Sports Centre. Fjdrnburgh.

Sunday 26


I Tayside Cobras v Dundee Dodgers Diamond Jubilee Park. :\l_\th.

I Glasgow Comets v Edinburgh Reivers Linwood Sports Centre. Glasgow.

For further information call the British Baseball Federation (Scottish Federation) 01101383008421).


I Senior Men‘s International Magnum Centre. lrvirre. 4pm. Scotland take on the Irish learn. More details from the Scottish Basketball Association on 0131 317 7260.

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London Community Gospel Chair Sun 19 May°8.00pm¢£5.00

Tickets in advance from The Arches Box Oiiice 01.41 221 9736

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Arches. BO‘Midland St. Glasgow 0141 221. 9.736.

Sunday 26

I Leukaemia Marathon Loch Ta): Grandtully. For full details on this charity event call the Forth Canoeing Club on 0131 22‘) 2985.

CRICKET Saturday 18


I Arbroath United v Strathmore Lochlands Cricket Ground. Arbroath. 1pm.

I Carlton V Aberdeenshire Grange Loan. lidinburgh. lprn.

I Grange v Freuchie Raeburn Place. Edinburgh. 1pm.

I Prestwick v Watsonians l’r‘estwick ()val. l’r'estw ick. lprn.

I West Lothian tr lleriot’s FP Hogltall. Linlithgow. 1pm.

Saturday 25


I Aberdeenshire v Arbroath United Morningside Road. Aberdeen. lprn.

I Freuchie v Strathmore Cricket Ground. Freuchie. 1pm.

I Grange v Watsonians Raeburn Place. Edinburgh. lpnr.

I Heriot’s FP v Prestwick (ioldenacr‘e. lidinbur‘gh. 1pm.

I West Lothian v Carlton Hoghall. Linlithgow 1pm.

For full details on the Scottish Cricket League. call the SCottish Cricket League Committee on 0131 538 leZ.


Saturday 18


I Hearts V Rangers llarrrpderr Park. Mount Florida. Glasgow. 3pm. The climax to the Scottish domestic season. See Hit List.


I Scottish Championship Knockhill Racing Circuit. Dunfermline. lpm. Motor racing in reverse direction featuring Scottish Formula Ford. Historic l-icosse. Road Saloons and Irish Formula Ford 1000. Call the venue on 01383 (322090 for further details.

Saturday 18

I Scottish lletball Association Club Rally Teams represented are St Augustines. Bellahouston. Harnmery Row. Curnbernauld. Edinburgh. Claremont. Bishopbriggs. Coatbridge. Cardinal Newman. Bell and Scotstoun. For details of venue and times. call the Scottish Netball .»\ssociation on 01-11 33-1 3650.


Saturday 18

I Bank of Scotland Glasgow Celtic Society Cup Final Strathclyde Police Sports Ground. Lcchinch. 2.30pm. lnverarrv meet ()ban Camanachd in what promises to be a tense and tight encounter. For further infonnation call The Camanachd Association on 01540 (373246.

Sunday 19

BRITISH PREMIER LEAGUE I Scottish Monarchs v Belle Vue Aces Shawlield Stadium. Glasgow. (v.30pm.


Catch the best Sport thls fortnight.


I World Doubles Cup He may have broadened his horizons since quitting the tournament circuit but [he Nastase remains a great draw to crowds who recall his antics long before John McEnroe had abused his first umpire. Now 49 years old, the Romanian legend will be making his first appearance in Edinburgh since 1975 and this time he is threatening to take to the court in a kilt. Further details from the Tournament Press Office on 01713817018. (,‘ror'glocklmrr Tennis Centre. Edinbum/r. Wed 22-50! 25. FOOTBALL

I Tennents Scottish Cup Final You have to go back to 1963 for Hearts' last major trophy success and they will go into the final with Rangers as hot underdogs. All this despite a distinct uptum in fortunes since Jim Jefferies took the Tynecastle reins. including a feat which only Juventus have managed this season: beating Rangers twice. Hampden Park, Mount Florida. Glasgow. 3pm, Sat [(8).


I City of Glasgow Women’s 1011 Road Race The 10K contains the largest field in the country for an all- female road race. Around 1500 athletes are expected to take part. whether they be running,jogging or walking across the scenic West End. More information from the Scottish Athletics Federation on 0131 317 7320. Starts at Kelvr'ngrove Art Gallery Car Park. Glasgow. lOanz, Sun 19.

Wednesday 22


I Scottish Monarchs v Bradford Dukes Shawlield Stadium. Glasgow. 7.30pm. For further information call 0131 332

l 127.

Wednesday 22—Saturday 25

I World Doubles Cup An all-star cast at Craiglockhart. See Hit List.


Friday 17-Sunday 19

I Glasgow City European Club Champions’ Cup Kelvin Hall. Glasgow. Both men and women's teams compete in this prestigious event. Five women‘s teams are competing with Glasgow‘s Su Ragazzi up against teams from England and France as well as the Irish national side. More information from the Scottish Volleyball Association on 0141 638 2413 (evenings).


Thursday 23—Tuesday 28

I Rover Series Larbert. 250 crafts will set otit from Bangor and Gourock with Tarbert the destination by Friday. The bulk of the action from then will be directed north and south as the fleet splits in two. Expect a Tuesday lunchtime finish with prizes due to be awarded around 5.30pm. Further details available from Clyde Cruising Club on 0141 221 2774.

50 The List l7-3Il May 1996