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Introduced by Frank Bough
Football Focus
BOB WILSON presents a special preview of the FA Cup Third Round.
12.45* Rugby League Challenge Cup Draw: live from the Grandstand studio, the draw for the first round of the competition which reaches its climax in May,
12.50; 1.20; 1.50; 2.20* Racing from Haydock Park
1.0 Philip Cornes Novices Hurdle Race (Qualifier. 2Jm)
1.30 Rochdale Novices' 'Chase (2m)
2.0 Tote Northern 'Chase (H'cap) (3m)
2.30 Tote Northern Hurdle (H'cap) (2¾m)
1.10; 1.40; 2.40*
International Darts from the New Horticultural Hall, Westminster. The Watneys MY British Open Championships
To retain his singles title, TONY BROWN has to resist the challenge of top British and overseas players, including the World Professional champion, JOHN LOWE. In the Ladies' event, MAUREEN FLOWERS, placed third last year, has her eyes set on taking the title from holder JUDY CAMPBELL. Commentators SID WADDELL and TONY GREEN
Australia v England
The Second Test from Sydney Highlights of the second day's play.
3.0; 4.5*
International Tennis from Olympia
The Braniff Airways World Doubles Championship
Semi-final day in this
£100,000 tournament, featuring the world's leading exponents of the doubles game. This afternoon, the winners of the orange group meet the runners-up in the blue group for tomorrow's final. Commentators DAN MASKELL and JOHN BARRETT
Rugby League from
Swinton John Player Trophy - Final
WIDNES, who have won this trophy twice and appear in their fifth final in six years, will attempt to extend that remarkable record when they take on BRADFORD NORTHERN in this match postponed from 1 December.
Commentator EDDIE WARING
4.40* Final Score
Today's timetable:
12.20 Football Focus
12.45 Rugby League Draw
12.58 Racing; 1.10 Darts
1.20 Racing: 1.40 Darts; 1.50 Racing
2.10 Cricket: 2.20 Racing: 2.40 Darts
3.0 Tennis: 3.20 Rugby League
4.5 Tennis: 4.40 Final Score
* Timings subject to alteration Television presentation:
Cricket 9 NETWORK, Rugby League FRED VINER
Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS Editor Grandstand HAROLD ANDERSON


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Richard Pitman
Unknown: Tony Brown
Unknown: John Lowe.
Unknown: Judy Campbell.
Commentators: Sid Waddell
Commentators: Dan Maskell
Commentators: John Barrett
Unknown: Swinton John
Commentator: Eddie Waring
Unknown: Mike Murphy
Unknown: John McNicholas
Unknown: Bill Taylor
Unknown: Fred Viner
Unknown: Keith Phillips
Unknown: Harold Anderson

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