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----------------------------------------------------------------- TOP POINTS-SCORERS IN WELSH RUGBY UNION FIRST DIVISION ----------------------------------------------------------------- 1 Neil Jenkins (Pontypridd) . . 244 2 Adrian Davies (Cardiff). . . .188 3 Paul Thorburn (Neath). . . . .168 4 Aled Williams (Swansea). . . .164 5 David Rees (Newport). . . . . 116 ----------------------------------------------------------------- as at 21 February ----------------------------------------------------------------- MOST POPULAR BADMINTON RACKETS IN THE UK ----------------------------------------------------------------- 1 Carlton 2 Slazenger 3 Yonex 4 Pro Kennex 5 Wilson ----------------------------------------------------------------- Sports Marketing Surveys ----------------------------------------------------------------- CITIES THAT HAVE HELD MOST EUROPEAN FOOTBALL CUP FINALS ----------------------------------------------------------------- 1= Brussels 5 London 5 3= Paris 3 Madrid 3 Vienna 3 6= Glasgow 2 Milan 2 Munich 2 Rome 2 Rotterdam 2 ----------------------------------------------------------------- TOP FIVE MOST EASILY RECALLED GRAND PRIX DRIVERS (interviews with male F1 viewers in Italy, France, Germany and UK) ----------------------------------------------------------------- 1 Ayrton Senna 2 Alain Prost 3 Michael Schumacher 4 Jean Alesi 5 Damon Hill ----------------------------------------------------------------- Sports Marketing Surveys ----------------------------------------------------------------- ANNIVERSARIES ----------------------------------------------------------------- Today Boston Celtics scored 173 points in normal time against Minneapolis, an NBA record (1959). Monday Births of ex-boxer Barry McGuigan (1951); and golf commentator Peter Alliss (1931). Tuesday Birth of showjumper David Broome (1940); death of footballer Dixie Dean (1980); Golden Miller won fifth consecutive Cheltenham Gold Cup (1936). Wednesday Births of rugby player JPR Williams (1949); and golfer Ian Woosnam (1958). Thursday Birth of athlete Fatima Whitbread (1961). Friday Births of Kenny Dalglish (1951); racing driver Jim Clark (1936); and snooker player Willie Thorne (1954). Saturday Birth of David Watkins, the most successful goal-kicker in modern rugby league (1942). -----------------------------------------------------------------

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