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1.0 to 5.0
Introduced by David Coleman

Motoring: Army Rough Riding Championships
Direct from Bordon, Hampshire
From 1.5
Four races, in four different vehicles, decide the champion driver of the British Army

Direct from Worcester
1.30 The County Handicap Steeplechase
2.0 The Pershore Juvenile Hurdle Race
2.30 The Claines Handicap Hurdle Race
3.0 The Comer Novices Steeplechase

Snooker: Joe Davis v. Walter Donaldson
Direct from Birmingham
At 3.10 and 3.50
The second 'Grandstand' match in which Joe Davis meets Britain's leading professionals at 'snooker plus'

Boxing: The World Lightweight Championship: Joe Brown (U.S.A.) v. Dave Charnley (G.B.)
In America at 4.5
A second showing of this week's fight

Sports Results and News Service
At 4.30 app.
Football and Racing Summaries
Including classified football results


Presenter: David Coleman
Arranged by (Motoring): Colonel M.G.M. Crosby
Arranged by (Motoring): Goff Imhof
Commentator (Motoring): Raymond Baxter
Television Presentation (Motoring): Peter Webber
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
Television Presentation (Racing): Philip Lewis
Snooker player: Joe Davis
Snooker player: Walter Donaldson
Commentator (Snooker): Ted Lowe
Television Presentation (Snooker): Barrie Edgar
Boxer: Joe Brown
Boxer: Dave Charley
Commentator (Boxing): Jack Drees
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill
Programme Editor: Paul Fox

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