OBITUARY: RIP local legend Jim Weston

One of Peterborough’s best all-round cricketers passed away at the weekend.

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STREET SPORT: Take part in a fast and furious game

Hunts Cricket Board are to host ‘street’ cricket sessions in the city.

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Heach coach at Peterborough Town Jamie Smith.

INDOOR NETS: Indoor junior practice at Peterborough Town

Peterborough Town Cricket Club’s popular indoor junior nets get under way on Friday, January 13 at the Thomas Deacon Academy sports hall.

Max Verstappen (right) would trounce Lewis Hamilton on a level playing field.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Give Max a fast car, Darragh the freedom of the city and give me a ticket to the darts

2016 wasn’t a bad sporting year. Great Britain ruled the Olympics, England’s rugby union team went through the year unbeaten and a little club won the Premier League.

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Maria Sharapova is a villain of 2016.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: The heroes and villains of 2016

All good columnists use their last page of the year to remember the best and worst from the previous 12 months.

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Simone Biles was an unworthy winner of Overseas Sports Personality of the Year prize.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Brownlee good, but Biles better than Bolt? What nonsense

Andy Murray should retire gracefully from future Sports Personality of the Year contests to give everyone else a chance.

My hero Virat Kohli.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: An Indian hero, English ‘villains’. Joshua is great, Hartley is not

The original England squad selection was flawed, the team selection for each individual Test has been hopeless and the captaincy has been atrocious.

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is the best boss in the Premier League.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Conte is best boss, Tiger needs to quit, stop picking South Africans to play for England

The manager prepared to admit he was wrong and put things right is now leading the Premier League.

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Nico Rosberg is a sporting hero for 2016.

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.

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