40 years ago

CRICKET: ARBROATH V Brechin. a good day on Sunday gave Brechin the chance of revenge against Arbroath following their drawn match last month at Guthrie Park. Brechin took full advantage by winning the toss and putting the homesters into bat.

Football: Brechin Vics 2, Arbroath Vics 3. In the first half there was no scoring. Both teams missed many chances. After seven minutes Welsh of Arbroath was inches over with a free kick. Marnie beat ‘keeper Phillips but placed the ball weakly across goal.

Riding: At the open gymkhana held by Kincardineshire Riding Club at Cowie Park, Stonehaven, Miss L. Kidd, Brechin was second for best turned out.