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Grandstand

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featuring
The Rugby League Cup Final Hull v Hull Kingston Rovers
Introduced by Frank Bough direct from the Empire Stadium, Wembley.
12.30*
Football Focus
On the last full Saturday of the football season, BOB WILSON looks at the vital promotion and relegation issues.
12.55*
Snooker from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
The Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship
A place in the final and a chance for the winner's cheque of 115,000 awaits the winner of today's first semi-final.
Commentators TED LOWE:
JACK KARNEHM and CLIVE EVERTON
1.15*
Cup Final City
Hull's ' local derby' has been uplifted to Wembley and TONY GUBBA reports on the effect that the two clubs have had on the city.
1.25; 1.50; 2.20*
Racing from Haydock
1.30 The Cold Shield Windows Handicap (11m 131y)
2.0 The Cold Shield Windows 4,000 Guineas (1m 40y)
2.30 The Cold Shield Windows Trophy (7f 40y)
Top miler Kris makes his keenly awaited reappearance in this valuable event.
Commentators JULIAN WILSON and JIMMY LINDLEY
1.35*
International
Show dumping from Hickstead
The Everest Pairs Relay This is an exciting class ridden-off against the clock. With all the leading British riders present we can expect some interesting combinations, like father and son HARVEY and ROBERT SMITH , or brother and sister DAVID BROOME and LIZ EDGAR.
Commentator
RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD
2.5* Meet the Teams
Grandstand cameras take viewers into the dressing-rooms to meet today's finalists less than an hour before kick-off.
2.40*
Rugby League
The State Express
Challenge Cup Final Hull v
* Hull Kingston Rovers
BBC outside broadcast cameras bring you the whole of this great occasion, followed by the presentation of the Cup and medals by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.
Hull Kingston Rovers, led by former England skipper ROGER MILLWARD , have never won the Cup and will be determined to equal the record of their neighbours who have succeeded just once, in 1914. Hull, who are the best suDDorted team in the League this year, were promoted from the Second Division last season. Commentators
EDDIE WARING and ALEX MURPHY
4.45* Final Score
Classified results and match reports from the last full Football League programme.
Today's timetable:
12.30 Football Focus; 12.55 Snooker
1.15 Cup Final City; 1.25 Racing
1.35 Show Jumping; 1.50 Racing
2.5 Meet the Teams; 2.20 Racing
2.40 Rugby League Cup Final
4.45 Final Score
* Timings subject to alteration
Television presentation:
Football FOCUS MIKE MURPHY
Snooker RICHARD TILLING and BILL TAYLOR Racing JOHN MCNICHOLAS
Show Jumping JOHNNIE WATHERSTON Rugby League Cup Final
NICK HUNTER and ALASTAIR SCOTT
Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS Editor Grandstand HAROLD ANDERSON .
Sporting Themes (record REH 348, cassette zcr 348), from record shops
Snooker scores and reports on Ceefax

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: Tony Gubba
Commentators: Julian Wilson
Commentators: Jimmy Lindley
Commentators: Robert Smith
Unknown: David Broome
Unknown: Liz Edgar.
Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown: Roger Millward
Unknown: Eddie Waring
Unknown: Alex Murphy
Unknown: Mike Murphy
Unknown: Snooker Richard Tilling
Unknown: Bill Taylor
Unknown: John McNicholas
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston
Unknown: Nick Hunter
Unknown: Alastair Scott
Unknown: Harold Anderson

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