SPORTING great Tony Pawson has sadly passed away at the age of 91.

Oxford University graduate Tony played cricket for Kent, football for Charlton and the Great Britain squad for the 1948 Olympics, after serving in the Second World War, and twice won FA Amateur Cup winners medals.

It was, however, fly fishing where he shone brightest winning the World Individual Championships in 1984 and team titles leading to him being awarded the OBE for services to angling. His son John Pawson also won the World Title.

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