From the sports’ archives: 50 years ago

Tennis: Brechin tennis CLUB entertained Montrose Tennis Club at the Argyll Street courts last Wednesday and gained a good win in their first match of the season,beating the visitors 8-1.

CRICKET: AT GUTHRIE Park on Sunday the game was scheduled for four and a half hours play and each side was to have two and a quarter hours batting. Brechin on a new prepared wicket were off to another bad start but Gordon Mitchell, again in form, and Clark put on 50-odd runs in no time.

Football; brechin matrix 5 Forfar Celtic 0.
Jamieson Cup final at Matrix Park on Saturday. Matrix took the lead after 10 minutes play. A cross from Robertson on the left wing found Annandale in good position.