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Sport on 2


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1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Presented by Desmond Lynam
1.30; 2.40; 3.45*
Football League Special
Exclusive live commentary on one of the top matches; score flashes throughout the afternoon from five other grounds; scores and results as they come in, with classified checks at 5.0 and 5.45*.
1.30; 2.15; 3.0; 4.50; 5.250 Rugby Special
The first round of the John Player Cup provides some fascinating ties, among them GOSFORTH, the holders, against COVENTRY, who won the trophy in 1973 and 1974. Commentary by PETER WEST and IAN ROBERT -SON. Plus up-to-the-minute news from CHRIS REA of all the other ties, including LONDON WELSH V BATH, MOSELEY V SALE, ESHER v Bristol and WAKEFIELD v
1.30; 2.0; 2.25; 4.50; 5.40* Racing at Sandown
Featuring commentary by PETER BROMLEY on the two main races:
2.0 The Mecca Bookmakers Handicap Hurdle (2m)
2.30 The Mecca Bookmakers Handicap Chase (2m)
Plus results throughout the afternoon from the other meetings. with a classified check at 5.40*.
1.30; 5.30* Cricket
The mcc touring team continue their build-up towards the First Test against India in Delhi in two weeks' time with a match against Central Zone. CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS reports on the second day's play in Jaipur,
And at 5.0*
Sports Report
Classified Football at 5.0 and
5.45*; reports and comments on the top stories of the day; thepersonalitiesmakingthe news; Rugby Round-Up at
5.25*: classified Racing Results at 5.40*.
1.30 News/prospects from all featured events
2.4 Racing at Sandown
2.15 Rugby/Football team news
2.25 Racing at Sandown
2.35 Rugby/Football team news
3.0 Rugby/Football score flashes
3.45 Football half-times
3.55 Football commentary
4.42 First Football results
4.50 Rugby/Racing
5.6 Sports Report
5.25 Rugby Round-Up
5.40 Classified Racing/Football Events may alter timings
A Radio Sports Unit production


Presented By: Desmond Lynam
Presented By: Ian Robert
Unknown: Chris Rea
Commentary By: Peter Bromley
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins

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