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ROUND-UP: Great win for Cuckoos, Pinchbeck joy will be short-lived, former Premier League striker scores against Stamford

Yaxley made a superb start to the defence of their United Counties League Cup trophy with a 4-1 win at Premier Division high-fliers Eynesbury last night (September 19).

Sienna Rushton has been flying the flag for England in New Zealand.

NETBALL: Oundle schoolgirl on England duty in New Zealand

Oundle School netballer Sienna Rushton spent part of her summer holiday touring New Zealand with the England Under 19 netball squad.

Sam Barron with dad Gary (left) and trainer Jimmy Tibbs (right).

FIGHT NEWS: Barron hopes to get back on track at York Hall

Sam Barron is hoping to become the second September winner from Peterborough at London’s top small hall boxing venue on Saturday (September 23).

Suzanne Dickens (left) and Anne Curwen.

PREVIEW: Thorpe Wood pair chasing a dream victory in Portugal

Suzanne Dickens will be hoping to put a recent injury behind her as she prepares to fly out to Portugal for the grand final of the Lombard Trophy.

Yaxley celebrate their United Counties League Cup win last season.

PREVIEW: Tough start to cup defence for Cuckoos

Yaxley couldn’t have a much tougher start to their defence of the United Counties League Cup trophy.

Barnack CC at 3pm yesterday. Photo: David Gillett, Market Deeping CC.

RUTLAND LEAGUE: Commitee order big relegation battle to be re-staged this weekend

The Rutland League commitee have ordered Barnack and Market Deeping to play their big Division One relegation battle this Sunday (September 24) following a controversial abandonment of the fixture yesterday (September 17).

Action from yesterday's game between Peterborough Northern Star Ladies and Peterborough United Ladies. Picture: Gary Reed

LADIES FOOTBALL: Star beat big rivals Posh in the FA Cup

Peterborough Northern Star took the honours in yesterday’s (September 17) big city derby against Peterborough United.

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Action from Netherton B (red) v Ramsey Reserves at the Grange. Photo: David Lowndes.

PETERBOROUGH LEAGUE: Reserve side restore club honour, hot top three keep winning, Jacks are all right for Whittlesey

Some of the anguish felt by Peterborough Sports first team on Saturday (September 16) was washed away by the performance of the club’s reserve side.

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Simon Richardson with the Champion of Champions Trophy. Picture: Leaderboard Photography

ENGLISH TITLE SUCCESS: Richardson’s final hole birdie is just champion

Spalding Golf Club’s Simon Richardson pulled off an astonishing final-hole birdie to shoot four under par 69 and win the English Men’s County Champion of Champions tournament by a stroke.

Goalkeeper Jonathan Bond keeps his concentration as Posh defend a Walsall corner. Photo: Joe Dent/

MATCH REACTION: Ambitious Peterborough United frustrated by Walsall draw

The ambition of the current Peterborough United squad was laid bare after Saturday’s 1-1 League One draw at Walsall (September 16).

James Archer scored a hat-trick for Hull against Phantoms.

MATCH REPORT: Archer takes dead aim to down his old club

A player who spent last season with Peterborough Phantoms returned to haunt them last night (September 17) as they tasted defeat in their first NIHL National Cup outing.

Jack Holder picked up 12 points for Panthers in Glasgow.

MEETING REPORT: Holder stars in Scotland

Number one Jack Holder broke his Glasgow duck with a bang to lead Peterborough Panthers to a fine SGB Championship away success yesterday (September 17).

Posh fans at Northampton earlier this season.

COMPETITION: Win tickets to see Peterborough United take on Cobblers

The Peterborough Telegraph has teamed up with Checkatrade, official title sponsor of the Checkatrade Trophy, to offer 10 lucky fans the chance to win four tickets apiece to Peterborough United v Northampton at the ABAX Stadium on Tuesday October 3.

Some of the finalists at the Longthorpe Tennis Club Championships, from left, Jan Ortonowski, Alison Hurford, Julian Dowse, Caroline Worth, Phil Watson and Roy Purves.

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS: Elementary for Watson at Longthorpe again

Phil Watson continued his domination of Longthorpe Tennis Club tournaments with a treble success on Finals Day.

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Bethany Jones and Rebecca Jones with their trophy haul from the WKA Open.

KICKBOXING: Sisters fight each other in a G Force Final

Lianne Jones and sister Bethany had to fight each other in a final at the prestigious G Force International Open Championships.

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ACADEMY UPDATE: Peterborough United manager quizzed by One Touch students

ACADEMY UPDATE: Peterborough United manager quizzed by One Touch students

The new 16+ One Touch Football Academy & Education Scholarship, based at The Grange, home of Netherton Utd FC, has got off to a great start.

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Mac Campbell won a Fenland Rods event

ROUND-UP: Peterborough DAA are back, Cat meat supremo Chris does the business

It’s been several years since Peterborough DAA pulled out of fishing national events for one reason or another.

Posh striker Junior Morias congratulates the officials at full-time at Walsall. Photo: Joe Dent/

MATCH COMMENT: WALSALL 1 PETERBOROUGH UNITED 1: Life’s certainties: deaths, taxes and blundering football officials

If Benjamin Franklin was alive today he’d add incompetent Football League officiating to death and taxes as life’s only certainties.

Peterborough Town's Joe Dawborn took 53 Northants Premier Division wickets.

ROUND-UP: Peterborough Town finish third, but Dawborn is leading wicket-taker again

Peterborough Town had to settle for third place in the Northants Premier Division after a frustrating end to the season yesterday (September 16).

Phantoms netminder Adam Long was man of the match against Bracknell.

MATCH REPORT: PHANTOMS 4, BRACKNELL 2: Long stands tall as city side start with a win

Peterborough Phantoms made a winning start to the National Ice Hockey League (NIHL) Division One South campaign last night (September 19) – in what may well prove to be one of the toughest tests they face.

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