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TOP POINTS SCORERS IN ENGLISH RUGBY (to 15 November; thanks to Unisys Sports)

1. Paul Grayson (Northampton): 166 pts.

2. Jonathan Callard (Bath): 138.

3. Andy Halford (Lydney): 134.

4. Mark Mapletoft (Rugby): 131.

5. Simon Hogg (Clifton): 127.

6. Peter Rutledge (Otley): 124.

7. Mark Rodgers (Sheffield): 116.

8. Alistair Kerr (Moseley): 114.

9. Phil Belshaw (Reading): 108.

10. Rob Andrew (Wasps): 107.

TOP 10 MALE TENNIS PLAYERS

(ATP rankings for 12 months until 17 November)

1. Pete Sampras.

2. Jim Courier.

3. Michael Stich.

4. Sergi Bruguera.

5. Stefan Edberg.

6. Andrei Medvedev.

7. Michael Chang.

8. Goran Ivanisevic.

9. Thomas Muster.

10. Cedric Pioline.

YEOVIL'S FA CUP ROLL OF HONOUR

(17 victories over League clubs)

1. Bournemouth (1924-25, h), 3-2.

2. Crystal Pal (1934-35, h), 3-0.

3. Exeter (1934-35, h), 4-1.

4. Brighton (1938-39, h), 2-1.

5. Bury (1948-49, h), 3-1.

6. Sunderland (1948-49, h), 2-1.

7. Southend (1958-59, h), 1-0 (in replay, following 0-0 away draw).

8. Walsall (1960-61, a), 1-0.

9. Southend (1963-64, h), 1-0.

10. Crystal Pal (1963-64, h), 3-1.

11. Bournemouth (1970-71, a), 1-0.

12. Brentford (1972-73, h), 2-1.

13. Cambridge (1987-88, a), 1-0.

14. Walsall (1991-92, a), 1-0 (in replay, following 1-1 home draw).

15. Torquay (1992-93, a), 5-2.

16. Hereford (1992-93, a), 2-1 (in replay, following 0-0 home draw).

17. Fulham (1993-94, h), 1-0.

LEAST SUCCESSFUL GOLFERS ON US PGA TOUR

(career earnings to end of 1993 season; thanks to PA Sports Archive)

1. Joe Kirkwood (dollars 805).

2. Joe Durant (dollars 4,055).

3. Jay Overton (dollars 8,368).

4. Laurie Hammer (dollars 8,653).

5. Neale Smith (dollars 11,413).

6. Lee Porter (dollars 14,907).

7. Greg Cesario (dollars 15,333).

8. Marty Schiene (dollars 20,857).

9. David Delong (dollars 21,058).

10. Al Johnston (dollars 24,358).

ANNIVERSARIES

Today: birth of Gert Fredriksson, canoeist (1919); longest-ever- odds winner in horse-racing - Equinoctal, at Kelso, 250-1 (1990).

Tomorrow: births of Billie-Jean King (1943) and Boris Becker (1967); Mike Tyson becomes the youngest-ever world heavyweight boxing champion (1986).

Tuesday: births of Lew Hoad (1934) and Shane Gould (1956).

Wednesday: births of Herbert Sutcliffe (1894), Ken Barrington (1930) and Ian Botham (1955).

Thursday: births of Joe DiMaggio (1914) and Imran Khan (1952). England lose 6-3 to Hungary at Wembley (1953).

Friday: birth of Joe Lydon (1963).

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