From the sports’ archives: 30 years ago

Golf: Wilson Strachan, a 49-year-old engineer of Ward Road, Brechin, has achieved every golfer’s dream - a hole-in-one - and wins a coveted Johnnie Walker International Hole-in-One Award. Mr Strachan, of Brechin Golf Cub, scored an ace at the ninth hole of the Brechin course. He used a No.5 wood and was playing in the Winter Eclectic Competition.

Football: Brechin City 1, East Fife 1.
In this Scottish Cup third round tie, City managed to earn replay against the strong-going East Fife. Both teams are to be congratulated on putting on the show they did. In the 12th minute Burgess jumped clear to head home for East Fife. The homesters drew level after 35 minutes, from the penalty spot.