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Sport on 2


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1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Introduced by John Helm with Peter Jones down by the Thames, and including
1.30; 2.0; 4.0; 4.50; 5.35 The Boat Race
Oxford v
The 122nd race takes place this afternoon over a four-and-a-halfuuie course from Putney to Mortlake. The record to date: Oxford 52 wins. Cambridge 68. with one dead heat.
Commentary and reports by JOHN SNAGGE and PETER JONES on the BBC launch following the crews, and our man on Chiswick Bridge and the towpath will be BRIAN JOHNSTON.
1.45; 2.9; 4.50; 5.25 International
Rugby Union
England will be looking for their first win against France since 1964 and Scotland will be
-hoping for their first victory over Ireland since 1966. Commentary and reports on both matches by PETER WEST and ALUN WILLIAMS in Paris and GEORGE HAMILTON and IAN ROBERTSON in Dublin.
1.30; 2.0; 3.45; 5.0; 5.45 Football League
With the championship race building up to a thrilling climax, exclusive ' live ' commentary on one of the day's top matches, scoreflashes throughout the afternoon direct from five other grounds, scores and results as they come in. with classified checks at 5.0 and 5.45*
2.0; 5.35
The Big Fight Stracey v
Lewis DESMOND LYNAM reports on this afternoon's weigh-in and talks to both men a few hours before tonight's fight.
Plus the racing results throughout the afternoon, with a classified check at 5.40*
And, at 5.0
Sports Report Timetable:
1.38 News/prospects
2.0 Rugby Union/Boat Race/
3.45 Football half times
3.55 Boat Race/Football
4.42 First Football results
4.50 Rugby Union/Boat Race
5.0 Sports Report
5.25 Rugby Round-up
5.35 Boat Race/Boxing
5.40 Classified Racing/Football
Events may alter timings
A Radio Sports Unit production


Introduced By: John Helm
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: John Snagge
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Brian Johnston.
Commentary By: Peter West
Unknown: Alun Williams
Unknown: George Hamilton
Unknown: Ian Robertson
Unknown: Desmond Lynam

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