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


Scottish Claymores v Frankfurt Galaxy Sun 1. Murrayfield Stadium. Edinburgh. 3pm. The Claymores need to capitalise on their recent success after that shaky start if they are to have any hope of regaining the World Bowl title they fought so hard to collect last year. Scottish Claymores v London Monarchs Sun 8. Murrayfield Stadium. Edinburgh. 3pm. This is the Claymores' final home gatne of the season. so let‘s hope it has some significance. For further information call the Scottish Claymorcs on ()131 220 1314.


10th World Badminton Championships Until Sun 1. Scotstoun Leisure Centre. Danes Drive. Glasgow. The top names in the world of the shuttlecock are now battling for the big prizes with the individual trophies being dished out on Sunday. Sixty-seven nations and 45() competitors have been represented in this year’s tournament. which also incorporates the 5th Sudirman Cup. Further details from the Scottish Badminton Union on (1141 4-15 1218.


Saturday 31


Carlton v Strathmore Grange Loan. Edinburgh. 1 lam.

Freuchie v Arbroath United The Cricket Ground. l-‘reuchie. 1 lam. Heriot’s FP v Aberdeenshire Goldenacre. lidinburgh. 1 Iain.

Stirling County v RHSM Williamt‘teld. Stirling. 11am.

West Lothian v Grange Boghall. l.inlithgow. llatn.


Aberdeenshire v Carlton Morningside Road. Aberdeen. 1 lam.

Arbroath United v West Lothian Lochlands Cricket Ground. Arbroath.

l lam.

Grange V RHSM Raeburn Place. lidinburgh. llam.

Heriot's F? v Stirling County Goldenacre. Edinburgh. I lam. Strathmore v Freuchie Lochside Road. Forfar. 11am.

Sunday 8


Edinburgh v Central Goldenacre. lidinburgh. llatn.

South v Strathclyde East Selkirk.

l latn.

Strathclyde West v North Meikleriggs. Paisley. llam.

lnverclyde Open Sat 31’Sun I. l.args. For all the details on the weekend's cutting and thrusting. don't allow yourself to be foiled. give the organiser a call on (11-11 641 3058.


Race Meeting Mon 2. 2.30pm. Hamilton Park Racecourse. Bothwell Road. Hamilton. For the latest news on the runners and riders give the course a

call on 01698 283806.

Race Meeting Wed 1 1. 7pm. Hamilton Park Racecourse. Bothwell Road. Hamilton. The nights tnust be fair drawing out now if you can see the gee- gees from the grandstand. (11698 283806 for more information.


Knockhill Supercar Invitational Drivers Day Fri 30. lpm. Knockhill Racing Circuit. by Dunfermline. Today‘s rubber burning revolves around a selection of the world‘s supercars. The track action continues until around 5pm.

Porsche Cup Race Day Sun 1. 9.30am. Knockhill Racing Circuit. by l)unfermline. This major British championship stars the Porsche Cup racers and other top classes in a full day’s action. The Porsche roadcar parade happens around lunchtime. where the 256mph Porsche 962 will be a star attraction. (‘all the venue on ()1383 723337 for more details.


Scottish Pairs Sun I. Bell's Sports Centre. Perth. Catch a glimpse of this cult game before it gets on the box and becomes really popular. More details on this alternative bowling tourney from the organiser on 01542 832591.


Glenmorangie Camanachd Cup Final Sat 7. 3pm. An Aird Park. Fort William. Sliitity"s answer to the ()1d 1-‘irm meet in today's final. Newtonmore and Kingussie have dominated the game over the last two decades. with Kingussie holding sway in recent times and starting the match as slight favourites. However. a revitalised and young Newtonmore side are threatening to wrest control from their Speyside neighbours. and winning this match could be the kickstart they need. lidited highlights will be shown at 5pm on Grands/(1nd the following day. More info is available from the organisers on (1159‘) 534167.


Edinburgh Monarchs v Skegness Braves 1-'ri 30. Armadale Stadium. Iidinburgh. 7.30pm. The Braves frotn

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On your bike, Glasgow Tigers take on the Edinburgh Manarchs at Shawfield Stadium

Skegness only came into existence in April but their side is attracting much interest with Australian sensation Brett Woodifield in the team.

Glasgow Tigers v Edinburgh Monarchs Sun 8. Shawfield Stadium. Glasgow. 6.30pm. Scotland’s big two meet again with the ex-Monarchs trio in the Tigers' line-up hoping to get one over on their old chums.

National Open Championships Wed ll—Sat l-l. Tollcross Leisure Centre. Glasgow. 9am. 3pm. This year's ()pen also incorporates the Scottish Youth Championships which get underway at noon on Wed 11 and Thurs 12. More details are available from the Scottish Amateur Swimming Association on ()141 (>41 8818.


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