30 YEARS AGO
RUGBY: Mick Stevenson steamed in for a hat- trick of tries as Baker Perkins thrashed Wellingborough seconds 50-3. CRICKET: Peterborough Town remained in the hunt for the South Lincs League Premier Division title with a winning draw against Grantham. They made 221-2 with Alan Swann scoring 100 and Steve Hair a quickfire 75 not out. Grantham were 166-8 in reply. CRICKET: Cast or clinched the South Lincs League Division One title by beating Empingham by five wickets. Dave Rager made 40 of Castor’s 118-5. DARTS: Peter Evison from Orton Gold hay caused a shock in the first round of the Unipart British Professional Championships when knocking out England captain John Lowe 3-1. Evison lost 4-3 to Kevin Kenny in the next round. FOOTBALL: Andy Malton scored four times as Baker Perkins beat Eastern Motors 8-2 in a Peterborough Sunday Afternoon League match. BOXING: Peterborough’s Lennie Gloster won the Southern Area light-welterweight title by stopping British number three Tony Adams in the eighth round at a professional boxing show at the Wirri na. Gary DeRoux and Nigel Fairbairn both made winning professional de buts.