Bervie win the Armstrong sevens Tournament

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ON a wet Saturday, June 18, the Armstrong 7-a-side football tournament was held at Inverbervie, when 15 teams competed for the trophies.

Section 1 had Arduthie, Bervie 1, Laurencekirk 1 and Ferryden and it was Bervie 1 who progressed to the semi-finals.

Section 2 had Bervie 2, Laurencekirk 2, Lochside 1 and Mill o’ Forest and group winners were Mill o’ Forest.

In Section 3 it was Bervie 3, Lairhillock, Lochside 2 and St Cyrus with Lochside 2 winning the group.

Section 4 contained Catkins, Glenbervie and Gourdon and Glenbervie won the group on goal difference.

In the semi-finals it was Mill o’ Forest 1 Lochside 2 0 and Bervie 1 3 Glenbervie 0.

In a very good final between Bervie 1 and Mill o’ Forest, Bervie took the lead, but Mill o’ Forest equalised before half-time.

Bervie went in front again, then it was 2-2, then Bervie scored two more goals to make the final score 4-2.

Winners of the Memorial Cup for small schools were Glenbervie.