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Grandstand

Synopsis

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Introduced by Frank Bough
12.35*
Football Preview
SAM LEITCH introduces the popular lunch-time football spot, with goals, news and views of today's top matches with comment by JIMMY HILL.
1.0*
Boxing
Billy Williams v Johnny Wall (West Ham) (Shoreditch)
This week's top of the bill light-heavyweight fight at Shoreditch Town Hall.
Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
1.30; 2.40; 3.30*
Show Jumping from Park Farm, Northwood The Lancia Championships
The top names of show jumping compete in this new major indoor event for prizes worth nearly £6,000, including a £2,000 car which goes to the combined winner of the two main classes. Commentator
RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD
1.50; 2.20; 3.0*
Racing from Newbury
2.0 Kencot Handicap Chase (21 miles)
2.30 Greenham Group Hurdle (2 miles)
3.5 Betterton Chase (3 miles) Commentators JULIAN WILSON and CLIVE GRAHAM
3.15; 3.45*
Rugby League Cup Semi-final from Wigan
Dewsbury v Warrington
Dewsbury, last season's League Champions, bid for the game's other major honour.
Commentator EDDIE WARING
4.30*
International Hockey from Lord's
England v West Germany
Highlights of the match in which England meet the reigning World and Olympic Champions.
Organised by the Hockey Association in conjunction with Arthur Guinness Ltd.
Commentator NEIL DURDEN-SMITH
4.45* Final Score
Classified football results, racing and rugby results with reports and action highlights of the day's top events.
Today's Timetable:
12.35 Football Preview
1.0 Boxing; 1.30 Show Jumping
1.50 Racing; 2.10 Sports Round Up
2.20 Racing; 2.40 Show Jumping
3.0 Racing; 3.15 Rugby League
3.30 Show Jumping; 3.45 Rugby League
4.30 Hockey; 4.45 Final Score
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events.
Television presentation: Show jumping FRED VINER Racing DENNIS MONGER
Rugby League RAY LAKELAND Hockey DAVID KENNING
Grandstand producer BRIAN VENNER Grandstand editor ALAN HART

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Bough
Introduces: Sam Leitch
Unknown: Jimmy Hill.
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Commentators: Julian Wilson
Commentators: Clive Graham
Commentator: Eddie Waring
Unknown: Fred Viner
Unknown: Dennis Monger
Producer: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

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