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).

March Town cricketers after their title-winning success at Fodham.

CAMBS LEAGUE: March clinch the Division Two title, Newborough relegated

March Town pulled off a remarkable title-winning success in Cambs Division Two today (September 11).

Market Deeping skipper Dave Gillett.

LINCS PREMIER DIVISION: Deeping overcome the odds to finish fourth

Market Deeping have finished a commendable fourth in the Lincs Premier Division after the last day of the season (September 10) was washed out.

Peterborough Town skipper David Clarke.

NORTHANTS PREMIER DIVISION: Town still chasing second place as ONs clinch the title

Peterborough Town still have a chance of finishing second in the Northants Premier Division even though their penultimate match at Finedon was washed out today (September 10).

Danny Haynes cracked 103 not out for Nassington at Uppingham.

MERIT TABLE: Haynes brothers in hot form

Wisbech Town brothers Danny and Kieran Haynes both feature in this week’s merit table.

Conor Craig has been a key man for Nassington all season.

WEEKEND PREVIEW: Big day ahead for Nassington and Ramsey

Nassington will win their first Rutland Division One title for 20 years as soon as they collect a single bonus point from their final game at home to Market Deeping on Sunday (September 11, 1pm).

Sam Evison hits out on his way to 94 for Bourne against Nassington. Photo: David Lowndes.

RUTLAND LEAGUE: Nassington set for first title for 20 years

Nassington are within a point of clinching their first Rutland Division One title for 20 years.

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Asim Butt scored 61 for Peterborough Town against Old Northamptonians.

NORTHANTS LEAGUE: Title celebrations on hold after Town washout

Old Northamptonians’ Northants Premier Division title celebrations were put on hold for a week after rain washed out their match at Peterborough Town after just 30 overs yesterday (September 3).

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Tom Norman took three wickets for Nassington at Saffron Walden.

CAMBS LEAGUE: March are back in Division One, Castor are back in Division Two, Bulls are doomed

March Town clinched an immediate return to Cambs Division One for next season even though their big game at St Ives was abandoned just after half-time yesterday (September 3).

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