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Angus

(ăng`gəs), council area (1993 est. pop. 111,020), 842 sq mi (2,181 sq km), and former county, NE Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, the county of Angus became part of the Tayside region in 1975. In the local government reorganization of 1996, Tayside was dissolved and the council area of Angus, roughly approximating the old county, was created. The county of Angus was formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire.

Angus

a council area of E Scotland on the North Sea: the historical county of Angus became part of Tayside region in 1975; reinstated as a unitary authority (excluding City of Dundee) in 1996. Administrative centre: Forfar. Pop.: 107 520 (2003 est.). Area: 2181 sq. km (842 sq. miles)
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Forfarshire have had an extra week to bask in the glory of their first Eastern Premier title, having clinched it on the penultimate Saturday of the season.
Forfarshire, led by opener Craig Wallace (73) who enjoyed a partnership of 88 with Callum Garden (44) and then another of 54 with Usain Mohammed (26), wrestled back the initative, only for Shire to hit back with three wickets to reduce the visitors to 189 for seven.
stoneywood-dyce, in the meantime, travel to arbroath, looking to put behind them the 394-run mauling they suffered at the People's Park at the hands of Forfarshire who then rolled over the home side for 146.
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The four Group A teams Scotland, USA, Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Bangladesh look ahead to the ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier which starts this week in Scotland, with two spots up for grabs for Australia 2020.The tournament begins on 31 August at Forfarshire Cricket Club in Dundee and the Arbroath Cricket Club, with the winners of the two semifinals ensuring a place at the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 to be held in the Australian cities of Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney from 21 February to 8 March next year.
Shire are sitting bottom of the Eastern Premier Division with three games to go, starting with tomorrow's visit of tabletoppers Forfarshire. Player unavailability has been the major challenge for Reid this season as his side have struggled for consistency.