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Football: Brechin Matrix kept up their challenge to retain the league shield with a good away win over Montrose Roselea. After Roselea scored, Tocher was moved to the centre where he notched two goals before returning to centre half.

Tennis: Despite the rainy evening six couples took part in an American tournament held at the Argyle Street courts on Thursday. The winners were George Duncan and Peter Gellalty; runners-up were Elizabeth Eunson and Ron Milne. Both couples were presented with prizes.

Football: Brechin Vics drew 1-1 with Montrose Roselea at Montrose last Wednesday in the second round of the Brechin Rosebowl competition.