40 YEARS AGO
CRICKET: Paceman I an Jones was the star of the show as Market Deeping beat Boothby Pagnell in the Hodgkinson Cup final. He took 6-28 as Deeping won by 45 runs. ANGLING: Oundle’s Fred Jefferson was the runaway winner of the Frank Reynolds Memorial Open on the Twenty Foot Drain at Beggars Bridge. He caught 36lb 5oz of bream. POSH: David Gregory won the race to represent Posh in the British Professional Footballers Sprint Championship. He covered just short of 100 min 10.25 seconds in the London Road heat to earn a place in the final at Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh. Peter Hindley was second fastest. CRICKET: Alan Tait scored 108 in Peterborough Town’s Northants League win over Rushden to pass 1,000 runs for the season. CRICKET: Castor went seven points clear at the top of the Peterborough League after smashing Welland by 10 wickets. John Kendall scored 30 as Welland were shot out for 58 and Paul Turner had the excellent figures of 7-18. POSH: Ernie Moss scored both Posh goals in a 3- 2 friendly defeat at Sheffield Wednesday.