SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Rosberg is my hero. Cook out Root in, BBC disgrace

Nico Rosberg is not just my hero of the week, but my hero of the year for winning the Formula One World Championship.

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Henry Roberts receives his special award.

Henry rewarded for outstanding service

The Rutland Cricket League said a big thank-you to long-serving secretary Henry Roberts at their annual prizegiving at the weekend.

Some of the Peterborough Town CC prize winners: back left to right, Sohail Hayat, Joe Dawborn, Nadir Haider, front Vengupal Prabhakan, sponsors June and Steve Best, Kieran Judd.

AWARDS NIGHT: Hat-trick for Peterborough Town and Hampton stars

Fast bowler Joe Dawborn has completed a hat-trick of Peterborough Town CC player-of-the-year awards.

Andy Murray celebrates his rise to world number one after winning the Paris Masters.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Is Murray the best GB sportsman of all time?

Arise Sir Andy Murray. I assume it will happen at the next opportunity and so it should.

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Steven Finn shouldn't be anywhere near the England Test team.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Crazy decisions continue to hold England back

England’s ambition to became the number one Test nation will be dashed for the foreseeable future by their dopey selectors.

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David Steele is the guest speaker

Huntingdonshire Cricket Board’s annual awards dinner will be held at Wood Green on Friday November 11.

Castor CC award winners from the left were, back, Dave Porter, Andy Johnson, Aiden Steels, Bob Dunn, John Jarvis, Harley Killingsworth, Callum Johnson. front, Reece Smith and  Mark Wheat.

Harley is the first winner of ‘Duck Boy’ prize

Castor CC introduced a new award at their annual presentation night in memory of club chairman Steve Henson who died earlier this year.

Nick Andrews playing for England on a previous tour to the West Indies.

Ashes battle Down Under for Market Deeping CC all-rounder

City-based cricketer Nick Andrews is hoping to be part of an Ashes-winning England team 12 months before Alastair Cook and co.

Loser Lewis Hamilton.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Lewis in pole position for loser’s award

It’s not been a great few weeks for British sport. If there was an anti-Sports Personality of the Year, the BBC would have a long list of contenders.

Rob Sayer (right) with his Leicestershire young player of the year prize. Picture: Neville Chadwick Photography

Sayer scoops top county award, Hunts kids off to South Africa

Former Peterborough Town all-rounder Rob Sayer has won Leicestershire County Cricket Club’s young player-of-the year prize for 2016.

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Pictured at the March CC awards night are from the left (back) Brandon Phillips, Simon Bradshaw, Sam Mason, Andrew Wright, (front) Ryan Wright, Tyler Phillips, Keith Coburn and Nathan Oliver.

AWARDS NIGHT: March collect Cambs League Division Two trophy

March Cricket Club skipper Tyler Phillips picked up the Cambs League Division Two trophy at the club’s annual awards night.

Burghley Park CC award winners.

AWARDS NIGHT: Barry Hancock is Burghley Clubman of the Year

Burghley Park Cricket Club held their annual presentation evening at The William Cecil in Stamford with club chairman Simon Stephenson handing out the trophies along with the help of club sponsor William Bowles from Stamford Building and Construction.

Middlesex players celebrate their County Championship title.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: A title decided by ‘match-fixing’

One interesting day at the end of a five-month season has not ‘saved’ the County Championship as some (mostly Yorkshiremen) rushed to claim last week.

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Joey Barton.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Football’s most obnoxious player, batty cricket selection, not-so-healthy athletes

Now that Robbie Savage has long retired, it’s a toss up between Joey Barton and Diego Costa as to who is the most obnoxious current professional footballer.

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Peterborough Town's Ajaz Akhtar during his innings of 62 against Wellingborough. Photo: David Lowndes.

MERIT TABLE: Moore and Butt top the charts

Teenager Ollie Moore topped the bowling charts in the Peterborough Telegraph Merit table this week.

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Asim Butt on his way to a rapid century for Peterborough Town against Wellingborough. Photo: David Lowndes.

NORTHANTS LEAGUE: Mixed emotions for Peterborough Town on the final day

It was a good and bad day for Peterborough Town yesterday (September 17) as the curtain fell on the Northants Premier Division season.

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Baston CC before their defeat in the South Lincs League Cup Final.

ROUND-UP: Burghley Park promoted, Deeping safe, Baston lose cup final

Burghley Park sealed promotion from Rutland Division Three with a rapid nine-wicket win over Long Sutton yesterday (September 19).

Kyle Medcalf will be a key man for Peterborough Town seconds at East Haddon.

WEEKEND PREVIEW: Relegation decider for Peterborough Town team

Peterborough Town complete their season this weekend with home games against Wellingborough Town in the Northants Premier Division tomorrow (September 17) and Market Deeping in Rutland Division One on Sunday (September 18).

Peter Foster scored 123 for Oundle against Uppingham.

MERIT TABLE: Awesome Aussie tops the charts

Aussie Adam McDermott of Nassington’s 135 from 92 balls was good enough for top spot in the weekly Peterborough Telegraph merit table.

Adam McDermott (right) smashed  a rapid century for Nassington against Market Deeping.

RUTLAND LEAGUE: Winning streak delivers title to Nassington and tons galore in the top flight

Nassington finished 37 points clear at the top of Rutland Division after completing their season with a six-wicket win over Market Deeping at Fotheringay Road yesterday (September 11).

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