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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers
* Ancholme WL, River Ancholme, Cake Mills, N. Lincs. Sun, 40. Mick Tams (Pelham) 19-1-0, three tench plus quality perch, poled worm, 5-7m, peg 43; Graham Bunnage (Garbolino Harrisons Lincs County) 16-15-0; Graham Thornton (Grimsby Bait 2 Fish) 15-14-0; Gary Atkinson (Garbolino Harrisons Lincs County) 13-5-0; Chris Elsom (Garbolino Harrisons Lincs County) 10-12-0. Final League: Scunthorpe Tackle 7; Grimsby Bait 2 Fish 13.
* Bob-Co Yorkshire WL, River Ouse, Hunters Lodge to Linton. Sun, 80. Craig Turbitt (Tackle 2U) 13-10-0, roach and bleak, whip and maggot, peg 294; Glen Brown (Barnsley) 11-9-0; Paul Clarke (Mirfield) 9-11-0; Stan Haigh (Angler’s World Holidays) 7-14-0; Chris Burton (Angler’s World Holidays) 6-3-0. Teams: Tackle 2U 55; Angler’s World Holidays 47; Mirfield 45. League: Angler’s World Holidays 7; Mirfield 8; Tackle 2U 10.
* Mirfield, Aire and Calder Canal, Altofts, W. Yorks. Sat, 36. Dave Armitage (Cleckheaton) 14-10-0, five chub plus perch, waggler and caster, peg 42 at Stanley Ferry; Denis White (Maver) 11-2-0; Keith Hobson (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 9-8-0; Phil Austin (Barlby Village Stores) 8-0-0.
* Ripon, River Ure, Ripon, Sun. 38. Dave Robson (Selby) 1-10-0, an eel plus three roach, bomb and worm, peg 120; Dennis Wood (Ilkeley) 1-4-0; Nick Smith (Aireborough) 1-2-0; Nick Wallinger (Ripon) 0-15-0.
* Yarm, River Tees, Yarm, Cleveland. Sun, 39. Graham Jones (Darlington Angling Centre) 26-7-0, perch to 3 lb 9 oz, feedered worm, peg 147; Steven Bell (Darlington Angling Centre) 26-3-0; Craig Devlin (Yarm) 15-15-0; Louis Mackintosh (Browning Quaker) 15-2-0.
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Smaller fishing match results
Bank End, Finningley, S. Yorks. Sun, 29. Danny Myers (Sheffield) 73-2-0, carp, pellet feeder, peg 8; Phil Gullitt (Clay Lane) 62-9-0; Len Squire (R & R Sports) 33-12-0; Fred Maxwell (Bank End) 28-10-0; F Staniuszko (Bank End) 26-15-0; Keith Vardy (Bank End) 24-6-0.
Barnburgh, S. Yorks. Wed, 17, Bottom pond. 17. Mark Wragg (Sheffield) 56-4-0, F1s, poled pellet; Gary Jubb (Goldthorpe) 52-8-0; Brian Butler (Maltby) 39-0-0; Les Peace (Barnburgh) 38-0-0. Fri, 22, Top pond. Gary Jubb (Goldthorpe) 46-4-0, F1s, poled pellet; Dave Harrison (Barnburgh) 45-0-0; Dave Cheetham (Frenzee) 44-4-0. Sun, 24. Top and Middle. Gary Jubb (Goldthorpe) 48-8-0, F1s, poled pellet; John Bromilow (Maltby) 45-8-0; Dave Graham (Barnburgh) 39-10-0; Malc Thompson (Barnburgh) 37-8-0.
Beverley, Beverley Canal, E. Yorks. Sun, 19. Dave Brooks senior (Hull) 10-1-0, roach, poled punch, peg 14; Barry Sawyer (Beverley) 9-0-0; Steve Addy (Mosella Selby) 8-0-0.
Daiwa Hallcroft. Retford, Notts. Mon, Veterans, 17, Bridge and Croft lakes. Ian Temple (Hallcroft) 56-10-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet cone, meat and corn, peg 26 Bridge island; Iain Donaldson (Notts) 48-12-0; Nigel Wood (Hallcroft) 27-6-0; Trevor Furby (Notts AA) 17-12-0; Ken Pacey (Gainsborough) 16-7-0. Thurs, 26, Veterans, Moat. Pete Topham (Retford) 76-0-0, seven carp to 12 lb, PVA bag and pellets, peg 61 island; Tony Brown (MAP Leegem) 52-3-0; Arnie Payling (Peg One Angling) 49-8-0; Geoff Hiley (Mansfield) 39-12-0; Roger Holmes (Notts AA) 26-13-0. Sat, 26. Moat. John Barningham (Lincoln Wisby) 94-12-0, 14 carp to 10lb on pellet feeder with hair rigged corn, peg 64 island; Arthur Berisford (MAP Leegem) 67-2-0; Gordon Gibson (MAX Tackle) 60-2-0; N. Potter (Hallcroft) 55-8-0; Andy Oldham (Frenzee) 54-12-0. Sun, 26. Moat. Pete Bagshaw (Barnsley Blacks) 62-14-0, carp to 12lb on groundbait feeder with hair rigged corn, peg 60 island; Dave Dare (Marukyu) 54-10-0; John Barningham (Lincoln Wisby) 40-12-0; Stuart Gray (Worksop) 40-8-0; Arthur Berisford (MAP Leegem) 36-14-0
Ferryboat Farm, Conisborough. Thurs, 11. Steve Foster (Ferryboat) 26-0-0, carp and bream on feeder and pellet; Paul Hunton (Rotherham) 21-0-0; Arthur Bullcroft (Ferryboat) 17-8-0.
Garbolino Lindholme, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Thurs, 21, Bonsai Lake. Dale Sheppard (Maver) 47-5-0, carp, bomb and pellet, peg 48; Paul Christy (Garbolino Lindholme) 41-1-0; George Barbie (Hull) 36-11-0. Sat, 23. John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 62-13-0, carp, pellet, peg 62; Dale Sheppard (Maver) 44-6-0; Martin Holmes (Garbolino Lindholme) 39-3-0. Sun, 21. John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 55-15-0, carp, bomb and pellet, peg 64; Harry Bignall (Sunbed Direct) 55-9-0; Mark Henderson (Garbolino Lindholme) 40-5-0.
Group 35 Shuttlers, Stainforth and Keadby Canal, New Inn, Stainforth. Sun, 20. Adrian Clarke (GP 35) 7-2-0, roach on pole and caster, peg 3; Dave Howitt (GP 35) 5-8-0; Pete Parkinson (GP 35) 3-11-0; Glyn Ducker (GP 35) 3-3-0; Dave Pollin (GP 35) 2-10-0.
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Kiveton Hall, Nr. Sheffield. Sun, 21. Pete Ellis (Kiveton) 122-0-0, carp, pole and pellet, peg 47 Bottom Pond; Ian Ward (Kiveton) 39-12-0; Ray Clay (Kiveton) 36-8-0; Paul Birt (Kiveton) 27-2-0; Roy Gorman (Kiveton) 26-12-0; Paul Massey (Kiveton) 24-0-0.
Mouncey League, River Ancholme, Cake Mills, N. Lincs. Sat, 19. Dave Brooks junior (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 13-2-0, perch, worm, 6m, peg 16; Ronnie Benn (Walton) 8-10-0; Bob Dyer (Garbolino Harrisons Lincs County) 8-9-0.
None Go By Farm, nr York. Sun, 21, Middle Pond. Ian Exley (Daiwa Dons) 25-14-0, roach and skimmers, caster and pellet, peg 10; Steve Webster (Tri-Cast Calder) 22-1-0; Tim Peters (Leeds) 19-13-0.
Oaks, Sessay, N. Yorks. Tues, 16, Ash and Beech lakes. Ant Stock (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 76-4-0, carp, corn and pellet, Beech peg 1; Pete Whale (Oaks) 54-14-0; Chris Hall (Oaks) 37-11-0. Wed, 15, Oaks. Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 25-10-0, roach and skimmers, maggot; John Maddison (Browning Quaker) 25-5-0; Andy Dargue (Browning Quaker) 22-6-0. Thurs, 16, Ash and Beech. Bruce Poland (Oaks) 25-8-0, carp, pellet, Beech 20; Pete Whale (Oaks) 20-11-0; Colin Hood (Oaks) 18-7-0. Sat, 11, Cedar. Stuart Stott (Starbeck) 20-4-0, carp, pellet, peg 29; Chris Kendall (Middy) 14-4-0; Steve Sharples (Oaks) 13-3-0. Sun, 14, Ash, Beech & Sycamore. Chris Hall (Oaks) 78-6-0, carp, corn, Sycamore 21; Phil Sellars (Woodlands Tackle) 69-2-0; Andy Newton (Browning Quaker) 68-12-0.
Oaktree Leisure, nr. York. Sun, 15, Pond Three. Jason Gilbert (Strayside) 30-2-0, carp, corn and meat; Matt Fryer (Oaktree Leisure) 13-0-0; Gary Shepherd (Army) 10-8-0.
Old Bank, Battyford Canal, Mirfield, W. Yorks. Wed, 12. Craig Hawthorne (Matrix Halifax) 3-6-0, single chub, caster, peg 6; John Sedgewick (Tri-Cast Calder) 2-8-0; Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 1-2-0.
Pool Bridge Farm, nr. Otley. Sun, 14, Horseshoe. Jeff Clay (Boston Spa) 29-0-0, four carp plus skimmers, pellet, 16m, peg 30; Mick Brotherton (Roadline) 23-8-0; Keith Gale (Colton Sports) 11-8-0.
Rotherham UAF, River Don, Sprotborough. Sun, 21. Andy Anderson (Clay Lane) 9-8-0, skimmers on groundbait feeder and maggot, peg 31; Wayne Bartholomew (Steel City) 6-14-0; Joe Murray (Rotherham) 6-5-0; Ian Starbuck (Tippers) 6-2-0; Ian Turner (Worksop) and James Cameron (Rotherham) both 5-14-0.
Silstar Stainforth Angling WL, Pines Lakes, Thorne. Sun, 26. Matthew Holsten (Silstar Stainforth Angling) 41-6-0, carp, poled maggot, peg 29; Lee Hall (Silstar Stainforth Angling) 24-12-0; Jamie Snedker (Silstar Stainforth Angling) 20-6-0; Mark Price (Silstar Stainforth Angling) 20-5-0. Pairs: Lee Saville and Matt Holsten 4; Lee Hall and Steve Jones 4; Jamie Snedker and John Worthington 7. League: Lee Saville and Matt Holsten 43; John Worthington and Jame Snedker 48; Mark Price and Mick Glaister 52.
Sykehouse Fishery, S. Yorks. Wed, 25, Stock Pond. John Pointer (Sykehouse) 57-5-0, carp, poled corn, peg 12; Mark Hopkins (Askern) 48-4-0; A. Beresford (Sykehouse) 21-5-0. Sun, 26, Twin Isles. A. Bomber (Sykehouse) 33-10-0, carp on method feeder with maggot, peg 24; Tim Wright (Sykehouse) 26-6-0; R. Hall (Sykehouse) 17-3-0.
Thornhill, Calder and Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat, 15. Chris Storey (Thornhill) 5-7-0, 80 roach, pinkie, punch and caster, peg 1; Lee Simpson (Tri-Cast Calder) and Ray Reah (Wakefield) both 3-6-0.
Viking Fishery, Pollington, E. Yorks. Sat, 24, Deer Pond. Richard Scott (Goole) 96-6-0, carp on poled bread, peg 13; Stef Armitage (Team Glum) 64-6-0; Fran Williamson (Viking) 51-9-0; George Ryan (Batley) 35-8-0; Harry Lockwood (Knottingley) 27-15-0; Laurie Tones (Viking) 27-1-0.
Woodhouse Grange. Doncaster. Wed, 8, Dog Kennel. Graham Martin (Sheffield) 32-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 16; Malc Scott (Goole) 26-5-0; John Dudley (Medusa) 23-2-0. Sat, 13. Kingfisher. Malc Scott (Goole) 30-10-8, carp on poled pellet, peg 23; Paul Ellis (Goole) 29-4-0; Keith Sanders (Woodhouse Grange) 25-2-0. Sun, 14, Heron. Keith Sanders (Woodhouse Grange) 49-10-0, carp, pellet feeder, peg 47; Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 48-9-0; Bernie Larder (Woodhouse Grange) 43-3-0.
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