50 years ago

Hockey: Brechin Hockey Club resumes for the new season on Saturday with a trial match at Wards Park commencing at 2 p.m. prompt, when all players and intending players are asked to report. With the new league set-up Brechin are anxious to do well this season and they are on the lookout for new players. Captain is R. J. Hammond. G. F. Hammond, who has retired as match secretary after 13 years’ good service, will still be a playing member. J. Jolly is secretary and match secretary.

Golf: Eighty six of the lowest handicap players in the North-east took part in the Grampian Television golf tournament at Carnoustie, including Drew Robertson, Edzell, who returned 158 (79, 79), six behind the winner.