40 years ago

Cricket: IT was a good fast wicket at Brechin on Saturday, and with the homesters batting first, a goodly total of runs was looked for, but against some straight bowling of fairly good length, Brechin cut a rather sorry figure. The prof was top scorer with 19, the only double figures in the whole Brechin innings.

Golf: Nancy Duncan, Brechin, went down three and two to Muriel Thomson, the Aberdeenshire internationalist, in the first round of the Scottish Women’s Championship on St Andrews Old Course.

Football: Brechin City have signed Alex Brown, full back with Dundee United reserves last season.

Cricket: Brechin Cricket Club’s coffee morning in the City Hall realised £240.