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featuring International Rugby Union England v Scotland
Introduced by Frank Bough direct from Twickenham

12.50* Football Preview
Sam Leitch introduces action, personalities, and the latest news of today's matches.

1.10; 2.25* Boxing: The Heavyweight Championship of Great Britain, Europe and the Empire: Henry Cooper (The champion) v Joe Bugner (The challenger)
Highlights of the week's big boxing occasion at Wembley; plus other outstanding contests from the same bill, on which Tom Imrie, the 1970 Commonwealth Games champion, made his professional debut.

1.35* Show Jumping from Stoneleigh: The Final of the Midland Bank Indoor Show-Jumping Championship of Great Britain
More than 100 competitors have contested each of the rounds leading up to this final. Now the field has been reduced to 12 leading show jumpers, competing on their horses of the future.

2.50* International Rugby Union: The Calcutta Cup: England v Scotland
BBC outside broadcast cameras bring you the whole of today's International Championship match at Twickenham.
with summaries by Cliff Morgan
(Also in Rugby Special, 7.45 pm BBC2. Has Rugby Union a future?: page 53)

4.50* Results Service
including classified football, rugby and racing results.

Grandstand Timetable:
12.50 Football preview
1.10 Boxing: Cooper v Bugner
1.35 Show Jumping
2.10 Rugby Union preview
2.25 Boxing
2.50 Rugby Union: England v Scotland
4.40 Teleprinter
4.50 Results Service
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events.



Presenter: Frank Bough
Presenter (Football Preview): Sam Leitch
Boxer: Henry Cooper
Boxer: Joe Bugner
Commentator (Boxing): Harry Carpenter
TV presentation (Boxing): Bob Duncan
Commentator (Show Jumping): Dorian Williams
TV presentation (Show Jumping): Alan Mouncer
Commentator (International Rugby Union): Bill McLaren
Summaries (International Rugby Union): Cliff Morgan
TV presentation (International Rugby Union): Alan Mouncer
Grandstand presented for television by: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

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