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Grandstand

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Introduced by Frank Bough featuring
International Rugby Union
12.25*
Football Focus
BOB WILSON introduces action, personalities and the latest news of today's matches.
12.50, 1.25, 2.0*
Racing from Ascot
1.0 Durham Ranger Novices' Hurdle (Division 1) (2m)
1.35 Philips Comes Novice Hurdle (Qualifier) (2im)
2.10 Blue Circle Cement Handicap 'Chase (2m)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and RICHARD PITMAN
2.20*
International
Rugby Union from Twickenham
England v Scotland The Calcutta Cup
BBC outside broadcast cameras cover the first day of the 1977 International Championship. The last time England won a Championship match was in this same fixture two years ago at Twickenham. Scotland, who beat both England and Ireland last season, are bound to begin this contest with the ' auld ' enemy as favourites.
Commentator BILL MCLAREN
Playing in today's match: Roger Uttley (England) Andy Irvine (Scotland) and at 4.0* from Cardiff
Wales v Ireland
Highlights of this afternoon's other international in which Wales begin the defence of their Championship.
Commentator NIGEL STARMER-SMITH
4.40* Final Score
With classified football, rugby and racing results.
Today'stimetable:
12.25 Football Focus; 12.50 Racing
1.10 Rugby Union preview; 1.25 Racing
1.45 Sports Round-up; 2.0 Racing
2.20 Rugby Union: England v Scotland
4.0 Rugby Union: Wales v Ireland
4.40 Final Score
* Timings may be changed by events Television presentation:
Football Focus TERRY LONG Racing DENNIS MONGER Rugby Union:
England v Scotland BILL TAYLOR
Wales v Ireland DEWI GRIFFITHS Grandstand producer BRIAN VENNER
Editor ALAN HART

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Bough
Introduces: Bob Wilson
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Richard Pitman
Commentator: Bill McLaren
Unknown: Roger Uttley
Commentator: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Producer: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

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