50 years ago

Bowls: The qualifying rounds for the Scottish police pairs bowling championships were played on Canmore green, Forfar. Fourteen teams from Forfar, Perth and Kinross, Dundee, Angus, Aberdeen City and the north eastern counties took part. The two team to go forward to the finals at Perth on August 11 are - Forfar (Sergeant Hoggan and Constable Lamb) and Angus (Constables Mullen and Byars).

Homing Pigeons: IN the race from Hassendean (47) birds) Brechin Homing Pigeon Society results were - 1, R. McGarrie (1057.6); 2, A. and D. McDonald (1052.2); 3, G. Whyte and Hendry (1045.8); 4, R. McGarrie (1039.1); 5, A. and D. McDonald (975.5); 6, W. Christison (974.6).