30 YEARS AGO
CRICKET: Peterborough Town cruised to a six-wicket win over Old Wellingburians in the North ants League. Skipper Alan Swan nm a dean unbeaten 53 out of Town’s 112-4. Neil Taylor (3-23) and Geoff Towns(3-26) were Town’s best bowlers. ICE HOCKEY: Peterborough Pirates were beaten 6-5 at home by Oxford City Stars after having Canadian import Todd Bidner dismissed halfway through. Before his game misconduct charge for fighting, Bidner had scored one goal and supplied two assists. CRICKET: Former Posh star John Cozens smashed a superb 117 for Thomas Cook in a drawn South Lincs League game against Castor. CRICKET: Peterborough Town beat Market Deeping by six wickets in the South Lincs League. They bowled Deeping out for 115 with Adam Howorth taking 4-27 and Ajaz Akhtar 3-24. FOOTBALL: Baker Perkins went top of UCL Division One after a 3-0 win over Thrapston. Neil Bird, Gary Scotcher and Keith Roberts got the goals. ATHLETICS : Thames Valley Harrier Peter Rice won the Thorney 5 in 27:22 with Stan Bowles of Peterborough AC finishing runner-up in 27:50. Terry Fone of Bushfield Joggers was third in 27:59.