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Sport on 2


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1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Presented by Desmond Lynam
With star names and the pick of the day's sporting action, including:
1.30; 2.25; 4.50; 5.25* International
Rugby Union
England v
Scotland Wales v
A double bill on the first day of the International Championship with ENGLAND, bottom of the table for three successive years, playing SCOTLAND in the Calcutta Cup match at Twickenham. Meanwhile WALES, intent on winning their third successive championship, take on IRELAND at the National Stadium in Cardiff.
Commentary and reports from PETER WEST and CHRIS REA at Twickenham, with expert comment from former England and British Lions , full-back BOB HILLER ALUN Williams and GEORGE HAMILTON are the commentators in Cardiff.
1.30; 3.45; 5.0; 5.45*
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; 2.5; 4.50; 5.40*
Racing from Ascot
Featuring commentary by PETER BROMLEY on the Blue Circle Cement Handicap Chase at 2.10. run over two miles and worth £5,000 to the winner.
Plus results throughout the afternoon from the other meetings. with a classified check at 5.40*.
1.30; 2.0; 5.30* Cricket
England face India in the Third Test of the series in Madras. CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS reports on the second day's play, and talks to the players making the headlines.
And at 5.0*
Sports Report
Classified Football at 5.0 and
5.45*: reports and comments on the top Football stories of the day; the personalities making the news; Rugby Round-Up at
5.25*: classified Racing Results at 5.40*.
Timetable :
1.30 News/prospects from all featured events
2.0 Cricket; 2.10 Racing
2.25 Rugby Union/Football
4.42 First Football results
4.50 Racing
5.0 Sports Report
5.25 Rugby Round-Up
5.30 Cricket
5.40 Classified Racing/Football
Events may alter timings
A Radio Sports Unit production


Presented By: Desmond Lynam
Presented By: Chris Rea
Unknown: Bob Hiller
Unknown: Alun Williams
Unknown: George Hamilton
Commentary By: Peter Bromley

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