South Yorkshire Times August 27, 1966
Rockingham 204 Denaby 106 for 7
Derek Pawley’s maiden century of 104 for Rockingham did not result in a win for his side against Denaby and Cadeby in the Yorkshire Council at Hoyland Common on Saturday. Derek is principally a bowler, but there were some outstanding features in his batting that it will be talked for quite a long time.
We went into bat Rockingham lost three wickets without a run being scored, and he and Archie Wootton took the score to 117 before the latter was out for 38. Pawley had his century on the body 56 minute, and such was his personal rate of scoring that his century came in just 94 minutes.
He talks six boundaries in one over off Lawlor, and in all out 13 fours and three sixes.
Four Denaby Lawley had six for 58 despite Pawley knocking 24 of him in one over.
Pawley went on to open the bowling of his long innings and had Jones LBW with only five runs on the board. Hitchmough had two rather quick wickets and Denaby were struggling at 31 for three. With Oakley and Dodd coming together, runs came rather steadily and they doubled the score before they were parted when Anderson had Dodd clean bowled for 35. Then came some defensive batting by the remaining Denaby batsmen and Denaby’s 106 for7 gave them the draw they desired.