From the sports’ archives: 30 years ago

Bowls: In the Montrose Uniroyal sponsored pairs bowling competition there was an all Edzell final. G. Fitchett and W. Ferrier beating W. Findlater and W. Bremner.

Football: Brechin will have two closed door games before the season starts - one against Cowdenbeath away and one versus Huntly at Gayfield on July 28. 
On July 30, Hibs are at Brechin, on August 7, St Mirren are the visitors and on August 13, Coventry are due at Glebe Park. 
The first league game is away to Clyde on August 11 and the Forfarshire Cup tie against Dundee United will probably be at Tannadice on August 15. The firs home league game is against newly-promoted Forfar on August 18.