From the sports’ archives: 50 years ago

Hockey: Lawside, 5; Brechin, 0.
This was a game Brechin will want to forget. Beaten in skill, opportunism and luck, they were no match for a fit, young side.

Football: Brechin City hope to field a trialist forward against Arbroath at Gayfield on Saturday.

Football: Brechin Matrix, 9; Forfar E. E., 0.
Carnegie opened the scoring for Matrix. Crabb scored number two before Carnegie was against on Target. In the second half, Matrix added goals through Carnegie (3), Morton, Crabb and Low. Robertson scored but was given offside. A good move by Morton gave Carnegie number seven and his own fifth goal. Crabb scored number eight, and Low number nine.