From the sports’ archives: 50 years ago

Football: Brechin Victoria 5, Forfar West End 3.
West End took the lead after 12 minutes though Thomson. From the kick-off Vics equalised. A shot from Leitch hit the post and Cawthorne made sure from the rebound. A Ritchie header put Vics in the lead before the interval. A misunderstanding at the back allowed Beedie to notch a third goal for Vics. Next minute Beedie went though on his own to give Gerrie no chance. McDonald scored for West End from a Wallace cross. Sandeman made it five for Vics eight minutes from the end. Kidney scored a third for West End.

Golf: Jim Allan (9), Brechin was defeated in the play-off of the Camperdown Shield at Trinity. Winner was John Walker (6).