Jacltle McNamara (Celtic) and Darren Jackson (Ribs) go into battle once more In the Fourth Round oi the Tennent’s Scottish Cup. See Listings tor details.

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

. ATHLETICS . Saturday 15/Sunday 16

I Scottish Athletics Federation Combined Events Championships Kelvin Hall. Glasgow. Details are available from the Scottish Athletics Federation on ()131 3 I7 7320.

BADMINTON Saturday 8

I Carlton Senior Inter-Group competition Cockburn Centre. Glasgow. For all you need to know on the movers and shakers on show. call the Scottish Badminton Union on 0141 445 I218.

FOOTBALL Saturday 8

PREMIER lEAOUE I Celtic v Raith Rovers Celtic Park. Kerrydale Street. Glasgow. 3pm. I Dundee United V llibs Tannadice Park. Tannadice Street. Dundee. 3pm. I Ouniermline v Rangers East End Pat-k. Halbeath Road. Dunfermline. 3pm. I llearts V Itilmarnoclt Tynecastle Park. Gorgie Road. Edinburgh. 3pm. I Motlrenvell v Aberdeen Fir Park. Firpark Street. Motherweli. 3pm. FIRST DIVISION I East File v Clydebank Bayview Park. Wellesley Road. Methil. 3pm. I Morton V Falkirlt Cappielow Park. Sinclair Street. Greenock. 3pm. I Partick Thistle v St Mirren Firhill Park. Firhill Road. Glasgow. 3pm. I St Johnstone V Airdrie McDiarmid

- Park. Crieff Road. Perth. 3pm. I Stirling Albion v Oundee Forthbank Stadium. Sprinkerse Industrial Estate. Stirling. 3pm.

Tuesday 11


I Ilibs v Ountermline Easter Road Stadium. Albion Road. Edinburgh. 7.30pm.

I Ililmarnoclt v Celtic Rugby Park. Rugby Road. Kilmarnock. 7.30pm.

I Raith Rovers v Motherwell Starks Park. Pratt Street. Kirkcaldy. 7.30pm.

Wednesday 12


I Aberdeen v Rearts Pittodrie Stadium. Pittodrie Street. Aberdeen. 7.30pm.

I Rangers v Dundee United lbrox Stadium. Edmiston Drive. Glasgow. 7.30pm.

Saturday 15


I Brechin or Alloa v Raith Rovers Glebe Park. Trinity Road. Brechin. 3pm.

I Clyde v llilmarnock Broadwood Stadium. Cumbernauld. 3pm.

I Falkirlt or Berwick Rangers v Ountermline Brockviiie Park. Hope Street. Falkirk. 3pm.

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

I Motherwell v llampilton Fir Park. Firpark Street. Motherweli. 3pm.

I Rangers v East File Ibrox Stadium. Edmiston Drive. Glasgow. 3pm.

Sunday 16


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

Monday 17


I lllbs V Celtic Easter Road Stadium. Albion Road. Edinburgh. 7.45pm.


I Sports Acrobatics British Regional Finals Avondale Recreation Association Centre. Larkhall. 10.30am. Today's exertions are centred on the pairs and group events in the lntemational Federation Sports Acrobatics (1 FSA for short) and the National Finals. The prizes should be dished out around 4.30pm. For more details call Scottish Gymnastics on 01324 612308.

I Still District Cup Quarter-Finals Various venues. Details on times. the draw and venues from the Scottish Hockey Union on 0131 650 8170.


I Ayr Races Ayr Racecourse. This is the third date of Ayr's National Hunt season with the new Princess Royal Stand open for entertainment. More info from the course on 01292 264179.

Saturday 15/Sunday 16

I Scottish Clip First Round Meadowbank Stadium. London Road. Edinburgh. 11am (Sat); Ipm (Sun). Sixteen teams battle it out in the world’s strangest game. See photo caption.

ICE HOCKEY Saturday 8/Sunday 9

I Scottish Cup Kirkcaldy Ice Rink. Kirkcaidy. For details on the draw and times. call the organiser on 0131 449 3163.

MOTOR SPORT Saturday 8

I Snowman Rally lnverness. For information call the Scottish Motor Sport Federation on 0141 221 3850.

RUGBY UNION Saturday 8


I Boroughmuir V Currie Meggetland. Colinton Road. Edinburgh. 3pm.

I Ilatviclt V Melrose Mansfield Park. Mansfield Road. Hawick. 3pm.

I lleriot’s FP V Watsonlans Goldenacre. Bangholm Terrace. Edinburgh. 3pm.

I Stirling County v Jediorest Bridgehaugh Park. Causeway Head Road. Stirling. 3pm.

Saturday 15


I Currie V HaIick Malleny Park. Balerno. Edinburgh. 3pm.

I Jedtorest v Borouglunulr Riverside Park. Jedburgh. 3pm.

I Malrose V llerlot’s FP The Greenyards. Melrose. 3pm.

I Vlatsonians v Stirling County Myreside. Myreside Road. Edinburgh. 3pm.


Saturday 15

MCAMY CUP SEMI-FINALS I lnverary V Oban Taynuilt. near Oban. 1.30pm.

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Friday 7

I Ryden Scottish Schools’ Championships Glenshee. Information is available from the Scottish Ski Council on 0131317 7280.

Thursday 13-Saturday 22

I International Open Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre. Bridge of Don. World-ranking event comes to Scotland for the very first time. See Hit List.

Friday 7-Sunday 9

I Lothiaa Masters Championships Edinburgh Sports Club. Info from 0131 337 6994.

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