30 YEARS AGO

Septem­ber 1986

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Those Were The Days -

RUGBY: Vet­eran prop Dave Everitt scored the only try of the game as Bor­ough beat his old club Nor­wich 9-0. CRICKET: Peter­bor­ough Town fin­ished third in the Northants League Premier Di­vi­sion after crush­ing Over­stone by eight wick­ets in their fi­nal game. Neil Tay­lor took 5-37 and Gary Rice 4-38 as Over­stone were bowled out for 85. ICE HOCKEY: Cana­dian su­per­star Gary Unger made his Peter­bor­ough Pi­rates de­but but couldn’t pre­vent an 8-7 de­feat at the hands of Whit­ley Bay. Todd Bid ners co red five of Pi­rates’ goals. SNOOKER: Lon­don Brick Com­pany clerk Neil Duffy won the big East of Eng­land Cham­pi­onship at Bury St Edmunds. He beat Craig Black 3-2 in the fi­nal to land the £250 prize. POSH: Sup­port­ers who jeered ‘what a load of rub­bish’ after Posh lost 2-1 at homet o Crewe caused de­fender Steve Collins to col­lapse after the game. That was the opin­ion of Posh boss John Wile, who said: “Steve was quite poorly and I feel that it was due to ner­vous ex­haus­tion caused by the re­cep­tion of the crowd.” FOOT­BALL: Gio­vanni Ne­spoli scored a hat-trick for ICA in their 11-0 rout of Spar­tan Aztecs in the Peter­bor­ough Sun­day League.

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