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I Carnoustie plays host to the 1996 Scottish Open between 10—13 July with a particularly strong lield out to deny Australian Wayne lilley a second successive triumph. Whether or not he conquers his rivals, they will have to lace the accuracy of his broom-handle putting which gave him the edge last year. Both lliclt Faldo and Colin Montgomerie, who came second and third respectively in 1995, are appearing. As well as the bold Monty, Scottish hopes tor high placings will lie with Sam Torrance and newcomer Gordon Sherry (pictured above), while much is expected o1 Andrew Coltart, Boss Drummond and Brian Marchbanlt. Tee-oil times are 7am-4pm on Wed and Thurs, while Fri and Sat’s starting times are earn—1.30pm. You can book a place beside the iairways and greens right through the tournament on the advance ticket line

Events are listed alphabetically by sport, then by day. Fixtures are correct at time 01 publication, but may be attected by weather. Sports Listings compiled by Brian Donaldson.

ATHLETICS Saturday 29

I Scottish Athletics Federation Senior Championships Crownpoint. Glasgow. Track and field events for men and women with both sexes tackling events such as the long jump. pole vault and sprints. The only difference is that the men‘s steeplechase is replaced by the 5000m for women.

Sunday 7

I Race FDI' Lite Holyrood Park. Edinburgh. 2.30pm. Another opportunity to support a good cause and watch some quality athletes as the Imperial Cancer Research Fund aim to‘beat the £30,000 mark. See Hit List.



I elaegow. Comets v Dundee Dodgers Linwood Sports Centre. Glasgow.

I Tayside Cobras v Edinburgh lleivers Diamond Jubilee Park. Alyth.

For further information call the British Baseball Federation (Scottish Federation) on 01382 668420.

Saturday 29


I Aberdeenshire v Wetsonlans Morningside Road. Aberdeen. 1pm.

I Carlton v lieriot’s FP Grange Loan. Edinburgh. lpm.

I Freuchle V Prestwlclt Cricket Ground. Freuchie. lpm.

I Grange v Arbroath llnited Raeburn Place. Edinburgh. lpm.

I West Lothian v Strathmore Boghall. Linlithgow. lpm.

Saturday 6


I Arbroatlt llnited v West Lothian Lochlands Cricket Ground. Arbroath.


I lleriot’s EP V Freuchie Goldenacre. Edinburgh. 1pm.

I Prestwch V Grange Prestwick Oval. Prestwick. 1pm.

I Strathniore v Aberdeenshire Lochside Road. Forfar. lpm.


I Watsonians v Carlton Myreside Road. Edinburgh. lpm.

For full details on the Scottish Cricket League. call the Scottish Cricket League Committee on 0131 538 I652.


Saturday 29 I Scottish raclt Cycling Championships Meadowbank Sports Centre. Edinburgh.

1 lam. The velodrome will be scorching with juvenile. junior and senior riders in a series of sprint and pursuit events. For further information. call Meadowbank Sports Centre on 0131 661 535.

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I CPMA Scottish Dpen Carnoustie. A strong line-up is expected for the fortner PGA tournament. For more information call the organisers on 0171 352 8888. See paneL


Saturda s and Sundays

I Highland ames For details on specific events and times give the Scottish Games Association a ring on 01463 783040 and check out The Lixr‘s Days Out section.

Sunday 30

I International Challenge Crownpoint. Glasgow. The Scottish team take on their North American counterparts. For more information on the start-time and line-ups call the Scottish Lacrosse Association on 01228 599038.


Sunday 30

I Scottish Championship Motor liacing Knockhill Racing Circuit. Dunfermline. lpm. The event features Scottish Formula Ford. Tarmac XR Challenge. Historic Ecosse and Road Saloons. Call Knockhill on 01383 622090 for further information.

Sunday 7

I llot-llatch Dwners Track Day Knockhill Racing Circuit. Dunfermline. 9.30am. Bring your own Hot-Hatch along and try it on the famous touring car circuit. For further details call the venue on 01383 622090.


Saturday 29

I Challenge Match Birds and Bees. Causewayhead. Stirling. 10am. A pub is the setting for the eighth annual clash between Yorkshire and Scotland. Six triples matches will decide who buys the first round with the Scots looking favourites for the match. having avoided defeat since its inaugural event. In addition. STV cameras will be catching

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small piece on a future NB. For more information on the day‘s events. call the Scottish Petanque Association on 01786 470619.

W Saturday 29-Sunday 30

I llorth-East Region (Dpen) Boat Festival Stonehaven. A two-day outing on the water for the North-East's top anglers. For more details call the Scottish Federation of Sea Anglers on 0131 317 7192.

Saturday 29

I Grampian Cup Final Mossfteld Park. Oban. 2.30pm. For the 23rd Grampian Cup Final. teams from the north and south will clash in an under-21 challenge match. For further information call the Scottish Camanachd Association on 01540 673246.


Saturday 29—Sunday 30

I Townloch Dpen Scottish Water Ski . Centre. Dunfermline. For details on this Premier League event call the Scottish

. Water Ski Association on 01383 620123.

:74 The List 28 Jun-II Jul 1996