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Athletics: mRS Margaret Marr, Mill of Marcus, took part in the paraplegic games at Stoke Mandeville, Bucks, and won the Pantathion Cup. She won the shot putt, discus and dartarchery. She has been chosen to represent Great Britain in the international games at Stoke Mandeville later this year. On present form she could represent Great Britain when the British Paraplegic team visits New Zealand in January, 1974.

Football: Brechin City have signed Peter Duff, 21-year-old East Craigie right winger. He has been signed on a provisional form but if he shows up well in pre-season matches will be called up right away. He has only had four or five games as a Junior but Ken Dick had his eye on him at the end of last season.