From the sports’ archives: 40 years ago

Football: Brechin City have signed 21-year-old Stuart Wilson of Dundee North End, a fast-moving player who has scored a lot of goals for North End this season.

Bowls: When Edzell bowling green was officially opened for the season the first official duty of the recently elected president, Mr Alan C. White, was to unfurl the new club flag. The opening match between the president’s rink and those representing the vice-president, Mr W. Findlater, was a 92-71 win for the president.

Golf: In the final of Angus County Ladies’ match play championship over the Elliot (Arbroath) course, Miss N. Duncan, Brechin, beat Miss J. Smith, Carnoustie, one up in the silver division.