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.


Sunday 17

I Edinburgh to Glasgow Itoad Delay Fettes College. Edinburgh. 10am. Clubs from across Scotland. plus England's Redford AFC. will be tearing for the finishing-line which awaits the victors in Glasgow's Crown Point Stadium. The first chest should breach the wire at 1.30pm. For more information. call the Scottish Athletics Federation on 0131 317 7320.

BADMINTON Wednesday 20-Sunday 24

I Glasgow Scottish Open Championships Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena. Glasgow. Four days of top action in the Kelvin Hall with players front fifteen nations battling it otrt for the big prizes. See Hit List.

Monday 25

I Scotland V China h/Ieadowbank Sports Centre. Edinburgh. For details of the titne arid line-ups for this challenge match. give the Scottish Badminton Union a hell on (II-1| 4-15 IBIS.

Thursday 21 -Sunday 24

I Province Championships Magnum Centre. Irvine. Call the Royal Caledonian Cttrling Club on 0131 333 3003.

CYCLING Sunday 24

I Scottish Cyclo Cross Championship Bellfield Park. Kilmarnock. Details are available from the organiser on 01563




Saturday 16

I Aberdeen v Dundee United Pittodrie Stadium. Pittodrie Street. Aberdeen. 3pm. I Hearts V Nibs Tynecastle Park. Gorgie Road. Edinburgh. 3pm.

I lIilmarnocIt v Motherwell Rugby Park. Rugby Road. Kilrnarnock. 3pm

I Iiaith Rovers v Duntennline Starks Park. Pratt Street. Kirkcaldy. 3pm.


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

I Clydebanlr v Particlt Thistle Boghead Park. Miller Street. Dumbarton. 3pm.

I Dundee v St Johnstone Dens Park. Sandernan Street. Dundee. 3pm.

I St Mirren V Morton St Mir‘ren Park. Love Street. Paisley. 3pm.

I Stirling Albion v East Fife Forthbank Stadium. Sprinkerse Industrial Estate. Stirling. 3pm.

Wednesday 20


I Bangers v Grasshopper lbrox Stadium. Edmiston Drive. Glasgow. 7.30pm. Pride at stake now. as well as revenge on the Swiss champs who provided the first nail in Walter Smith's Euro-dream coffin with September’s 3-() reverse.

Saturday 23


I Dundee United v itaith Rovers Tannadice Park. Tannadice Street. Dundee. 3pm.

I Duntermline v Celtic East End Park. Halbeath Road. Dunfermline. 3pm.

I iiibs V Aberdeen Easter Road Stadium. Albion Road. Edinburgh. 3pm.


I East Fite V Dundee Bayview Park. Wellesley Road. Methil. 3pm.

I Falkirk V St Mirren Brockville Park. Hope Street. Ealkirk. 3pm.

I Morton v Stirling Albion Cappielow Park. Sinclair Street. Greenock. 3pm.

I Particlt Thistle v Airdrie Eirhill Park. Eirhill Road. Glasgow. 3pm.

I St Johnstone v Clydebanlt MCDIat‘mid Park. Crieff Road. Perth. 3pm.

Sunday 24


I Hearts v Bangers Celtic Park. Kerrydale Street. Glasgow. 3pm. Can the Jambos gain revenge for their Harnpden drubbing in May or will the Gers regain the trophy which they almost made their own in the 80s? See Hit List.

Sunday 24

I Scottish Senior Championships Meadowbank Sports Centre. Edinburgh. 9.30am. Eight different weights will be contested with the medals dished out around 4pm. Further details are available from the Scottish Judo Federation on 0131317 7270.


I National Trial Championship Stonehaven. For information. call the organiser on 01569 763025.


Saturday 16


I itawiclt V Boroughmuir Mansfield Park. Mansfield Road. Hawick. 2pm.

I lleriot’s FP V Currie Goldenacre. Bangsholm Terrace. Edinburgh. 2pm.

I Stirling County V Melrose Bridgehaugh Park. Cattseway Head Road. Stirling. 2pm.

I Watsonians v Jedtorest Myreside. Myreside Road. Edinburgh. 2pm.

Saturday 23

I Doroughmuir v Ileriot’s FP Meggetland. Edinburgh. 2pm.

I Currie v Stirling County Malleny Park. Balerno. Edinburgh. 2pm.

I Jedtorest V llawiclt Riverside Park. Jedburgh. 2pm.

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

Saturday 23-Sunday 24

I lethame House Equestrian Centre Senior SIIDVI Lethame House Equestrian Centre. Strathaven. Details on this two- day event can be garnered frorn the organiser on 01357 522853.

Saturday 16

I Scottish Synchronised Swimming Club Championships Tulliallan Police College. Tulliallan. lptn. This event is routine-only with no compulsory figures. but don't let that put you off. Solo. duet and team contests make up the day's happenings with teams from Edinburgh. C lydebank. Nairn. Elgin. Glenrothes. Dunferrnline and Gamock aiming to top the pile. Awards made around 6pm. For funher details. call the Scottish Amateur Switnming Association on 0141 641 8818.

Catch the best Sport this fortnight

BADMINTON I Scottish Dpen Championships Fifteen nations are represented in this European Badminton Union Grand Slam event. with players coming from as far afield as Guatemala and Trinidad and Tobago. Wednesday sees the qualifying stages in all competitions with Thursday and Friday taking us up to the quarter- finals. Saturday is semi-finals day with the trophies handed over on Sunday. England's Peter Knowles and Sweden's Catherine Bengsson will be aiming to defend the singles' titles/{elvr'n Hall International Sports Arena. Glasgow. Wed 20, 2.30pm; Thurs 2 I «Fri 22, lOam; Sat 23-~Sun 24. 1 pm.


III Coca Cola Cup Final: Rangers vs Hearts The first silverware of the season will be dished out here. though that early guaranteed passage into Europe is not so certain. Defeat would complete a fairly traumatic month for Rangers while victory could get their season back on course. For Hearts. even reaching the final marks another step in their rehabilitation under Jim Jeffries. As if the match required further spice. this is the first clash since the infamous lbrox Four nonsense. Celtic Park. Kerrydale Street. Glasgow Sun 24. 3pm.

TABLE TENNIS Saturday 23

I North oi Scotland Dpen Beach Leisure Centre. Aberdeen. Details on this event are in the hands of the Scottish Table Tennis Association. Give them a ring on 0131317 8077.


Saturday 16

I National Championships Glenrothes. For information on the event. give the Scottish Trampoline Association a ring on 01467 642045.

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