From the sports’ archives: 50 years ago

Cricket: the cricket season opens on Saturday, 18th April, with the usual fixture against Grove Academy F.Ps. All cricket enthusiasts are cordially invited to join the regulars at net practice which has now begun.

Hockey: At Perth on Saturday Brechin wound up the season at the Midlands six-a-side tourney. During an unsuccessful though pleasant afternoon the Brechin six won only one game, losing four by the odd goal.

Football: Brechin YMCA (under 16s) have had another fine season. They are runners-up in the league to Forfar Swifts and have won the supplementary league. They are also forging on in two cup competitions. They play Mearns United in the final of the James Craib Cup.