Defending team champs again

FORFAR'S EGGHEADS: The winners of the Ally Roebuck Memorial Quiz for a fourth successive year were The Nearly Men. Pictured are Craig Kearns, Brian Farnan, Davie Anderson and Brian Burns, in the company of Forfar Rotary president Mike Cumming and Lesley Roebuck.

FORFAR'S EGGHEADS: The winners of the Ally Roebuck Memorial Quiz for a fourth successive year were The Nearly Men. Pictured are Craig Kearns, Brian Farnan, Davie Anderson and Brian Burns, in the company of Forfar Rotary president Mike Cumming and Lesley Roebuck.

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THE Nearly Men emerged as winners of the Rotary Club of Forfar’s Ally Roebuck Memorial Quiz for the fourth year in succession.

Rotarian Andy McCafferty welcome the teams and introdduce quizmaster David Crompton.

From the onset it was heads down, engage the brain and proceed with a series of rounds containing a varied programme of questions.

During a short interval the teams were given a short talk by Alan Davie, from Victim Support Angus and the important role they undertake where victims are often the forgotten part of crime.

In a closely fought competition, The Nearly Men, represented by Craig Kearns, Brian Farnan, Davie Anderson and Brian Burns pipped second-placed Dislexic Brains and The Hotshots, who finished third.

President Mike Cumming thanked everyone for their support and expressed his delight at the attendance of Lesley Roebuck and her continuing interest in the quiz night as he presented her with a bouquet of flowers.

Special thanks were expressed to Ian Whyte of the Plough Inn for the free use of the hall and to quizmaster David Crompton.

Money raised will go to Victim Support Angus and the money raised on the night will be doubled by the Rotary Club so they will receive in total £870.