40 YEARS AGO

July/Au­gust 1976

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Those Were The Days -

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.

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