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


Saturday 9

I British Vets llotne International Cross Country Irvine. Further information from the Scottish Athletics Federation on 0141 664 5448.


Saturday 2

I Scottish Invitational Singles Cockburn Centre. Glasgow. 10am. The men and ladies battle it out in four sections of four to find places in the last eight. The quarter finals are due to commence in the late afternoon. Call the Scottish Badminton Union on 0141445 1218.

Sunday 3

I Scottish Invitational Singles Cockburn Centre, Glasgow. 1.15pm. It‘s finals day. with the denouements expected to get rolling around 3pm. Details from the SBU on 0141 445 1218.

Friday 8—Sunday 10

I Triangular and British Curling Association Championships Perth Ice Rink. 9am. The Triangular is a friendly challenge between Scotland. Wales and

Polished performance: brushes at the ready for the Triangular and British Association

England with trophies dished out for the men’s (Tom Ballantyne Cup) and women’s (Connie Miller Cup) victorious nations with the overall winners claiming the Welsh Stone. The British Curling Association is a round robin Olympic qualifier with the next event in October 1997. Call the Royal Caledonian Curling Club on 0131 333 3003.



Saturday 2

I Celtic v Aberdeen Celtic Park. Kerrydale Street. Glasgow. 3pm.

I Hearts V Ilunlennline Tynecastle Park. Gorgie Road. Edinburgh. 3pm.

I liilmamoclt V ilibs Rugby Park. Rugby Road. Kilmarnock. 3pm

I Motherwell v Dundee United Fir Park.

Firpark Street. Motherwell. 3pm.





Curling Championships at Perth Ice liinlt

I lialth llovers v liangers Starks Park. Pratt Street. Kirkcaldy. 3pm.


I Clydebanlt V Falkirlt Bcghead Park. Miller Street. Dumbarton. 3pm.

I Dundee V St Mirren Dens Park. Sandeman Street. Dundee. 3pm.

I Morton V Airdrie Cappielow Park. Sinclair Street. Greenock. 3pm.

I St Johnstone v East File McDiarmid Park. Crieff Road. Perth. 3pm.

I Stirling Albion v Particlt Thistle Forthbank Stadium. Sprinkerse Industrial Estate. Stirling. 3pm.

Saturday 9 FIRST DIVISION I Airdrie V Dundee Broadwood Stadium.

Cumbernauld. 3pm.

I East File v Morton Bayview Park. Wellesley Road. Methil. 3pm.

I Falkirk V Stirling Albion Brockville Park. Hope Street. Falkirk. 3pm.

I Particlt Thistle v St Johnstone Firhill Park. Firhill Road. Glasgow. 3pm.

I St Mirren V Clydebanlt St Mirren Park. Love Street. Paisley. 3pm.


I Marie Curie 5-a-side Tournament Pitz Super Soccer. Blackhall Street. Paisley. 1.30pm. Both male and female teams are welcome in this event which aims to raise funds for the Marie Curie Nursing Service. Entry fee is £20 per team and more details are available from Kevin Gerrie on 0141 332 0063.

Sunday 10


I Scotland V Sweden lbrox Stadium. Edmiston Drive. Glasgow. 3pm. See Hit List.

Thursday 14

PREMIER LEAGUE I Celtic v Rangers Celtic Park. Kerrydale Street. Glasgow. 8pm. See Hit List.

HOCKEY Sunday 10

I Sliu llistrict Cup 3rd liound Various venues. The District Cup is now down to the final sixteen teams. For details of the draw. call the Scottish Hockey Union on 01316508170.

Saturday 2

I Scottish llight Championships Ballogie. Aboyne. For details. call the organiser on 01339 886535.

Sunday 10

I British Schools Championships Pitlochry. information on this event is available from the organiser on 0141 770 7618.

Cab best Sport this fortnight


I Celtic-v Rangers Clash number _. two'in the 01d Finn's Russian roulette season. Tommy Burns‘s men could do ‘with a win to break down the psychological barrier which has' prevented them from beating'Rangers since April 95 while Walter Smith] will have his players determined to continue that. streak. Celtic Park. Kerrydale Street. Glasgow. Thurs l4.

8pm. WORLD CUP FOOTBALL III Scotland V Sweden Having proved conclusively that football isn’t always a game of two halves. the Scots will be hoping to return to sanity as the Swedes come to Ibrox. This is the last World Cup fixture until next March. so a win will do very nicely. Ibrox Stadium. Edmiston Drive. Glasgow. Sun 10, 3pm. RUGBY UNION I Scotland V Australia The tourists visit Murrayfield for their first clash since 1992, with the ever-retiring David Campesc having just gained his 100th cap. Murrayfleld. Edinburgh. Sat 9. 2pm.


Saturday 9

I Scotland v Australia Murrayfield. Edinburgh. 2pm. See Hit List.

Sunday 3

I Saltcoats 27th upen Shore Championships Saltcoats. For details. give the Scottish Federation of Sea Anglers a bell on 0131317 7192.

Sunday 10

I Gleneagles Merit Phillips Equestrian Centre Senior Show Gleneagles Mark Phillips Equestrian Centre. Auchterarder. Call the organiser on 01357 522853.


Saturday 2

I SCRBC F2 llational Fixture Cowdenbeath Racewall. 6.30pm. For full details. call stadium on 01383 610166.

Saturday 9

I 50m Sprint Gala Carnegie Leisure Centre. Dunfermline. 9am. Sixteen clubs from across Scotland will gather for this' annual event. now into its sixth year at the Carnegie Leisure Centre. Age ranges are 10—18-year-olds. For further information. call the organiser on 01383 823935.

92The List [-14 Nov 1996