40 years ago

Golf: In the final of Edzell Gannochy Golf Club championship Willie Taylor beat Alistair J. Webster four and two.

Football: At the annual general meeting of the Midland Association it was decided that next season the First Division should have 16 clubs and the Second Division 15. This means that Brechin Victoria and St. Joseph’s, who should have been relegated, stay in the First Division.

Cricket: At Meigle on Tuesday, June 26, Brechin failed in their bid to reach the Three Counties Cup final. They were matched against Perth Cricket Association. 
Brechin can take consolation as it’s the furthest they have gone in this competition.
Scores - Perth 111 for six wickets. Brechin 101 for nine wickets.