40 years ago

Football: Forfar Celtic, 3; Brechin Vics, 4.
Vics had the first half with the wind behind them in the league cup, section two match. 
Murray put Vics ahead after 10 minutes, followed by Michie, Soutar and Michie again. 
When the teams turned round Moir (2) and Taylor netted for Celtic.

Bowls: This year’s Homewood Trophy was won by one of the youngest bowlers to bring the trophy to the Private Green since the competition start in 1960. 
In the final Bobby Barbour beat Andrew Barclay 21-10 in an interesting game of contrasting styles, with Bobby being most at home at the long ends. 
Since 1960 the trophy has been won eight time by Leslie Sim.