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Grandstand featuring the Rugby League World Cup: Great Britain v Australia

Synopsis

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Introduced by Frank Bough
12.50*
Football Preview
SAM LEITCH introduces Grandstand's up-to-the-minute football preview, featuring match analysis and the action and personalities in the news.
1.10*; 1.40*; 2.10*
International Table Tennis
England v Japan
For the JAL Trophy
The strongest team in the world including the reigning world singles champions SHIGEO ITO and MISS TOSHIKA KOWADA in action against England's top players, DENIS NEALE (Yorkshire), CHESTER BARNES (Essex), and PAULINE PIDDOCK (Kent). Highlights of this best-of-seven match at the Central Hall, Birmingham.
Commentator MAX ROBERTSON TV presentation by FRED VINER
1.20*; 1.50*; 2.20*
Racing from Newbury
1.30 The Hedge Hopper's Novices' Hurdle Race (Div 1) (over 2 miles)
2.0 The Hermitage Steeplechase (over 21 miles)
2.30 The St Simon Stakes (over 11 miles)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and CLIVE GRAHAM
TV presentation by DENNIS MONGER
2.35*; 4.30*
International Swimming from the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Edinburgh.
The Bologna Trophy
Britain's major swimmers compete in this annual triangular match between Scotland, England and Wales - the final major swimming event of the season.
Commentators MAX ROBERTSON
HARRY WALKER and BOBBY MCGREGOR TV presentation by CHARLES MUNRO
2.55*
International
Rugby League
The 1970 World Cup
Great Britain v Australia from Headingley
BBC outside broadcast cameras bring you the whole of Great Britain's opening match, in which they face the reigning World Champions, competing for the V & G trophy
Joining Great Britain and Australia in this seven-match World Cup Tournament are New Zealand and France. The competition is run on a League basis (two points for a win, one for a draw) and the top two meet in the final at Headingley in two weeks' time when the whole match will be covered in Grandstand.
Commentator EDDIE WARING TV presentation by RAY LAKELAND
4.50*
Results Service
Grandstand Timetable:
12.50 Football preview
1.10 Table Tennis from Birmingham
1.20 Racing from Newbury
1.40 Table Tennis from Birmingham
1.50 Racing from Newbury
2.10 Rugby League preview/Table
Tennis
2.20 Racing from Newbury
2.35 Swimming from Edinburgh
2.55 Rugby League: Great Britain v
Australia
4.30 Swimming from Edinburgh
4.40 Teleprinter
4.50 Results Service
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events. Grandstand presented for television by BRIAN VENNER
Editor ALAN HART
(Eddie Waring 's 10 out of 12: see page 9)

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Bough
Introduces: Sam Leitch
Unknown: Shigeo Ito
Unknown: Miss Toshika Kowada
Unknown: Denis Neale
Unknown: Chester Barnes
Unknown: Pauline Piddock
Commentator: Max Robertson
Presentation By: Fred Viner
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Clive Graham
Presentation By: Dennis Monger
Commentators: Max Robertson
Unknown: Harry Walker
Unknown: Bobby McGregor
Presentation By: Charles Munro
Commentator: Eddie Waring
Presentation By: Ray Lakeland
Television By: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart
Television By: Eddie Waring

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Grandstand featuring the Rugby League World Cup: Great Britain v Australia

BBC One London, 24 October 1970 12.45






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