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

Friday 6

I Scottish Club Championship Semi- Final Lake of Menteith. Call the David Wilkie Scottish Anglers National Association on ()I3l 339 8808.


Saturday 7—Sunrlay 8

I Eastern Area Federation lntemationale de Iir a I’Arc Star Lasswade High School. Bonnyrigg. 9.30am. Hoping to hit the target in this two-day event will be around I00 archers. Call the Scottish Archery Association on 0l224 782 I44.

ATHLETICS Saturday 7

I Ben Ilevis Hill Bace Claggan Park. Fort William. 2pm. Last year saw the centenary of this event; this year. Ian Holmes will be attempting to defend his title against an expected Iield of over 400 runners. The Scottish Athletics Federation have more details on 0l3I 3 I7

I Scottish Athletics Federation Marathon Championship National Sports Centre. Largs. Call the Scottish Athletics Federation on 0I3I 3 I7 7320.


Wednesday 11

I Perth Open Friends Provident Grand Slam Bells Sports Centre. Perth. Call the organiser on 0l738 625333.

Saturday 7

I Scottish Sports Association tor Disabled People lawn Bowls Championships Westburn Park. Aberdeen. More information can be garnered from the Scottish Sports Association for Disabled People on 0l592 4 l5700.

Saturday 14-Sunday 15

I British Junior International Series Northl'teld Bowling Complex. Ayr. IIam/IOam. See Hit List.


Sunday 8

I llational Mountain Bike Race Championships Edinburgh. For information on times and places. call the organiser on 0l3l 337 8527.

CRDDUET . Saturday 7-Sunday 8

I Scottish Championship Finals Bush Club. Edinburgh. For more details call the Scottish Croquet Association on 0l3l 229 0954.

Saturday 14-Sunday 15

I llational and Dpen Diving Championships The Royal Commonwealth Pool. Edinburgh. l0am—noon. 2—4pm. The Scottish Amateur Swimming Association Highboard and 3m Springboard Diving Championships for both men and women take place over two days with the 3m in the moming and the highboard in the afternoon. Call the SASA on GM] 64l 88l8.


Saturday 7


I Celtic V llibs Celtic Park. Kerrydale Street. Glasgow. 3pm.

I llearts v Dundee United Tynecastle Park. Gorgie Road. Edinburgh. 3pm.

I llilmamocit v Duniennline Rugby Park. Rugby Road. Kilmarnock. 3pm.

I Motherwell v Ilangers Fir Park. Firpark Street. Motherwell. 3pm.

I Baith Borers v Aberdeen Starks Park. Pratt Street. Kirkcaldy. 3pm.


I Clydebank v St Mirren Kilbowie Park. Arran Place. Clydebank. 3pm.

I Dundee V Alrdrie Dens Park. Sandeman Street. Dundee. 3pm.

I Morton V East Flte Cappielow Park. Sinclair Street. Greenock. 3pm.

I St Johnstone V Partlclr Thistle McDiarmid Park. Crieff Road. Perth.


I Stirling Albion V Falker Forthbank Stadium. Sprinkerse Industrial Estate. Stirling. 3pm.

Tuesday 10

UEFA CUP FIRST ROUND I Aberdeen v Barry Town Pittodrie Stadium. Pittodrie Street. Aberdeen.


I Celtic v Hamburg Celtic Park. Kerrydale Street. Glasgow. 8pm. See Hit List.

Saturday 14


I Aberdeen 11 Itilmarnoclr Pittodrie Stadium. Pittodrie Street. Aberdeen. 3pm. I Dundee United v Celtic Tannadice Park. Tannadice Street. Dundee. 3pm.

I Duntermline v Motherwell East End Park. Halbeath Road. Dunfermline. 3pm. I Ilibs V Baith Borers Easter Road Stadium. Albion Road. Edinburgh. 3pm. I Bangers V Ilearts Ibrox Stadium. Edmiston Drive. Glasgow. 3pm.


I Airdrie V Morton Broadwood Stadium. Cumbernauld. 3pm.

I East File V St Johnstone Bayview Park. Wellesley Road. Methil. 3pm.

I Falkirk V Clydebank Brockville Park. Hope Street. Falkirk. 3pm.

I Particlt Thistle v Stirling Albion Firhill Park. Firhill Road. Glasgow. 3pm.

I St Mirren v Dundee St Mirren Park. Love Street. Paisley. 3pm.


Saturdays and Sundays

I llighland and Border Games For details

on specific events and times give the Scottish Games Association a bell on 0I463 783040 and have a glimpse at The Lisl's Extra Time section.

HDCKEY Friday 6—Sunday 8

I Senior Vlomen's Triangular lntemational Ioumament Moray House Institute. Cramond Campus. Edinburgh. On a water-based pitch. the Scots take on the French at 6pm on Friday and the Irish at 2pm on Sunday. Sandwiched in between is the France v Ireland clash on Saturday at 3pm. Saturday’s fare is completed when the Scots take on the Scottish Development Squad at “am.

while the French meet the SDS on Sunday at the same hour. Call the Scottish Hockey

Union on 0I3l 650 8I70.


Sunday 8

I llational Moto Cross Championship Glenterry Farm, Twynholm. Call the organiser on 0I387 7l l I58.


Saturday 14


I lleriot’s FP V Jedlorest Goldenacre. Edinburgh. 2pm.

I Melrose V Currie The Greenyards. Melrose. 2pm.

I Stirling County v llawiclt Bridgehaugh. Stirling. 2pm.

I \Vatsonlans v Burghmulr M yreside. Edinburgh. 2pm.


Paul McStay: tlt to hammer Hamburg? llrooranu. ' I European Cornpetltlon A crucial week for Scottish football as the real- Euro action starts. Celtic take on Hamburg who have had a miserable start to their season and are currently languishing mid-table. Aberdeen meet Welsh part-timers Barry Town, steady in the knowledge that a repeat“ of their preliminary performance may result in another embarrassing exit. In the Champions League, Rangers travel to meet Swiss champs , Grasshoppers where a repeat of their. stunning victory in Russia is unlikely; but must have given them heart that 5. they can avoid last year’s disastrous f points tally. See listings for details.

BOWLING . I British Junior International Series; The Scots play host to their Welsh. 4 5‘ Irish and English counterparts in Ayr.‘: in defence of the title they captude . last year in Learnington Spa. The ‘v squads are all under 25 years and the: tournament is made up of six' of: four players. For more details phone‘s? the Scottish Bowling Association on':4 0141 221 8999. Norrltfield BoWIing.';;% Complex. Ayr. Sar14. Ilam; Stilt" 5.3: 100m. _ ' I ;' "

Sunday 15

I Balms Bace Glasgow Ski Centre. Bellahouston Park. Glasgow. 2pm. Around 70 under-I ls will be taking to the slopes in this well-established event. Call the organisers on GM! 427 4991.


Monday 16-Saturday 21

I Centenary Tennis Championships oi the Highlands Atholl Palace Hotel. Pitlochry. Call the Scottish Lawn Tennis Association on Ol3l 225 I284 for more information.

The List 6-l9 Sept 1996 BB