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* Bannister House, Match Lakes, Merseyside. Sun, 34. Jimmy Holland (Maccy’s) 92-8-0,carp to 6 lb, corn, pole 13m, peg 22; Lee Murphy (Ted Carter Preston) 87-4-0; Paul Bottomly (Coppull Angling) 80-0-0; Les Jones (Gilders Tackle) 79-4-0; Dennis Dawber (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 79-0-0; Richard Dawber (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 62-8-0.

* Hall Lane, Parbold, Lancs. Sun, 48, Bessie’s Lake. John McFarland (Rochdale Angling) 89-10-0, F1 and common carp to 3 lb, maggot and paste, 13m, peg 54; Dave James (Bolton) 85-8-0; Mike Rogerson (Preston Innovations) 83-2-0; Dave Ryan (Ted Carter Preston) 79-8-0; Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter Preston) 75-8-0; Keith Barton (Wigan Angling) 75-8-0.

* Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, Staffs. Sun, 91, Canal, Bridge and Meadow pools. Lee Hardwick (Mosborough Tackle) 145-4-0, F1s to 1 lb 8 oz plus five carp to 5 lb, pellet and meat across and down sides, Bridge peg 36; Tony Weightman (Ted Carter Southport) 116-12-0; Steve Conway (Shakespeare Superteam) 107-10-0; Steve Michaels (Tri-Cast) 91-14-0; John Chapman (Ted Carter Southport) 91-6-0; Mark Kearns (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 88-7-0.

* Lauren Pilkington-Smith Memorial, Bridgewater Canal, Leigh, Lancs. Sat, 40. Danny Martin (Wigan MG) 25-8-0, seven bream to long poled worm plus 7 lb of hemp roach, pegged in Marsland Green Basin; Terry Speakman (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 13-11-0; Ant Marsden (Wigan MG) 6-7-0; John Easton (Liverpool AS) 5-15-0; Ged Martin (Tri-Cast Highfield) 5-0-8; Ken Power (Tri-Cast Highfield) 4-11-0. £200 raised for Leigh Ospreys Junior AC.

* Maver Mega Match This! Qualifier, Heronbrook Fisheries, Staffs. Sat, 109, all pools. Simon Allen (Maver Midlands/Bag’em) 137-8-0, mainly F1s plus a few carp to 5 lb, 14m tight to far bank, Canal peg 13; Alex Feeney (Matrix Wayne’s Tackle) 132-4-0; Tom Scholey (Pole Fishing) 127-14-0; Jason Brown (Maver Midlands) 126-6-0; Ben Holmes (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 119-6-0; Andy North (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 117-7-0.

* Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Sat, 44, Covey. Kerry Kirkwood (Black Swan) 152-12-0, F1s, maggot shallow, 13m pole under bridge, peg 1; Lee Harrison (Drennan Barnsley Blacks) 133-12-0; Simon Beswick (Maver NW) 107-9-0; Mark Tregear (Partridge) 102-9-0; Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 97-14-0; Kevin Bennett (Partridge Lakes) 97-10-0. Sun, 78, Covey. Barry Bush (Lingmere) 127-2-0, F1s, maggot shallow, 4m, peg 34; Peter Humphreys (Rochdale Angling) 106-10-0; Craig Leland (Emsworth) 105-14-0; Graham Ramsdale (Wigan AC) 105-13-0; Keith Leatherbarrow (Partridge Lakes) 102-13-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru/Bait-Tech) 96-15-0.

* Stapeley Crewe SL, Shropshire Union Canal, Nantwich, Cheshire. Sun, 70. Ben Garbett (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 9-10-0, a 2 lb bream, a 1 lb roach plus bits, poled red maggot and squatt, peg E4; Phil Johnson (Browning Lifestyle Green) 7-15-8; Derek Bowers (Drennan NW) 7-13-11; Lewis Breeze (Drennan NW) 6-11-7; Robbie Lloyd (Browning Lifestyle Green) 6-7-11; Jason Cunningham (Shakespeare Superteam) 5-15-8. Teams: Team Les O 54; Browning Lifestyle Green 53; Saints 50; Wigan MG Green 47; Drennan NW 45; Ted Carter Southport 43. League: Drennan NW 104; Wigan MG Green 99; Team Les O 94; Ted Carter Southport 90; Saints 89; Browning Lifestyle 88.

* Wigan DAA, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Heatons Bridge, Lancs. Sun, 42. Bob McCann (Tri-Cast) 11-4-8, bream and skimmers, punch bread and feeder maggot (AKA squatts!), 11m; Alan Whalley (Sensas NW) 8-14-12; Alan Jagger (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 8-0-4; Kevin Garry (Hindley MG) 5-6-4; Les Clayton (Hindley MG) 5-0-4.



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Blundell’s, nr Warrington, Cheshire. Wed, 20, rover. Cliff Noble (Stalybridge Angling Centre) 216-10-0, ide, skimmers, carp and F1 carp to 3 lb, maggot shallow, 4m, peg 21 Trio; Warren Kirby (Ashton Angling) 205-15-0; Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 201-15-0; Mike Billingham (Bag’em Baits) 172-1-0. Thurs, 15, rover. Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 98-0-0, 50 lb of ide and F1s, 48 lb of commons and mirrors to 8 lb, maggot and pellet 9m shallow and down edge, peg 35 West; Karl Webster (Urmston) 90-2-0; David Howard (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 79-4-0. Sat, 27, rover. Steve Parry (Daiwa Guru) 180-2-0, ide, skimmers, F1 and mirrors, maggot and pellet down edge, peg 47; Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 150-8-0; Keith Leatherbarrow (St. Helens Angling) 135-1-0; Carl Webster (Urmston) 131-6-0; Steve Gallagher (Ted Carter’s Southport) 123-7-0. Sun, 17, Trio. Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 191-10-0, carp and F1s to 3 lb, maggot shallow, 6m, peg 27; John Traynor (Edgeley Sport) 151-4-0; Rob Parker (Warrington Tackle and Gun) 150-4-0; Kurt Clements (Complete Fisherman) 131-2-0.

Brookside, Snake Pit, Cheshire. Thurs, 17. Stuart Conroy (Kamasan) 171-0-0, carp, meat, 10m, peg 3; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 121-2-0; John Shellam (Stalybridge) 106-10-0; Mike Corbett (Ashton Angling) 106-4-0; Allen Metcalfe (Ray’s Tackle) 90-0-0; Andy Butler (Mosella) 87-12-0. Sat, 17. John Shellam (Stalybridge) 112-14-0, silver fish and carp, pellet, 13m, peg 17; Stuart Conroy (Kamasan) 110-2-0; Steve Carrier (Widnes AC) 73-8-0; Mark Pleven (Lionel’s) 72-6-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 72-4-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 67-12-0. Sun, 25. Stuart Conroy (Kamasan) 113-4-0, carp to 4 lb, meat, 13m, peg 49; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 82-4-0; Mark Pleven (Lionel’s) 73-8-0; Ste Carrier (Widnes AC) 70-14-0.

Firswood Road, Latham, Lancs. Tues, 16, £1000 Final. Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 130-2-0, ide and carp, maggot shallow at 4m, peg 4; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere) 127-6-0; Frank Cooke (Ray’s Tackle) 123-1-0; Ian Burly (North West Baits) 111-7-0; Alan Bruce (Ray’s Tackle) 108-4-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 106-11-0.

Hampton Springs, Malpas, Cheshire. Wed, 18, over-50s. John Cheetham (Widnes AC) 76-4-0, carp to 8 lb plus silvers, meat and pellet, 10m, peg 24 Meadows; Peter Gerrard (Tyldesley) 66-1-0; Les Picken (Holywell Anglers) 58-8-0; Rob Smith (Rod’n’Reel) 52-6-0.

Hanchurch, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffs. Wed, 17, over-60s, Model Canal. N. Powell (Hanchurch) 66-5-0, carp, barbel and ide, maggot, peg 60; M. Taylor (Hanchurch) 65-11-0; H. Simcock (Hanchurch) 58-9-0.

High Heyes Farm, Eccleston, Lancs. Sat. 25. Lloyd Bamber (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 132-2-0, F1s and carp, maggot, 10m, peg 37, new match record; Les Delpinto (Complete Fisherman) 60-0-0; Martin Liptrot (Gone Fishing NW) 53-10-0; Dave Denton (Ted Carter Southport) 44-8-0.

Lingmere, Match Lakes, Cheshire. Wed, 20, OAPs. Mark Greasley (Maver Cheshire) 65-12-0, F1s and silver fish, worm, 8m, peg 20; Les Pickin (Connah’s Quay) 58-3-0; Ray Jackson (Cammell Laird) 54-6-0; Jimmy Edwards (Birkenhead) 51-6-0. Sat, 16. Jimmy Dewhurst (Birkenhead0 108-2-0, carp and barbel, red maggot, 8m and down edge, peg 17; Chris Eaton (Upton) 101-12-0; Phil Henry (Fisherman’s Tackle) 93-14-0; Mark Downey (Birkenhead) 80-2-0.

Meadow View, Lymm, Cheshire. Tues, 21, OAPs, Lark Pool. Dave Horan (Didlow Angling) 48-4-0, carp to 8 lb, corn and pellet, 8m and down edge, peg 24; Steve Leaf (Meadow View) 46-12-0; Dave White (Hazel Grove) 45-4-0; Paul Ledgerton (Meadow View) 40-0-0. Thurs, 19, Linnet Lake. Geoff Wilson (Meadow View) 52-8-0, carp to 8 lb and chub to 2 lb, corn, 6m, peg 2; Dave White (Hazel Grove) 40-12-0; Don Bruce (Meadow View) 32-0-0; David Hancock (Baileys Tackle and Gun) 29-4-0. Sat, 19. Dave Horam (Didlow Angling) 60-8-0, carp to 7 lb and tench to 5 lb, corn, 8m, peg 35; Sean Woodward (Danny’s Tackle) 46-6-0; Barry Davies (Deeside Tackle) 40-12-0; Darren Catterall (Meadow View) 40-6-0. Sun, 21, Lark. Bob Dac (Edgeley Sport) 70-10-0, carp to 7 lb and tench, pellet, pole 8m, peg 40; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 59-8-0; Phil Chung (Twangers) 45-12-0; Ricky Salmon (Burt Baits) 43-0-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed, 20. Steve Parry (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 194-0-0, all carp to 12 lb, meat, pole down edge, peg 3; John Easton (LAS) 94-10-0; Steve Boyd (Liverpool Dockers) 92-10-0; Jimmy Faulkner (Norris Green) 73-12-0. Sat, 18. Dave Phillips (BAS) 82-10-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet shallow, 8m and down edge, peg 42; Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle) 75-6-0; Ben Lloyd (LAS) 69-12-0; Paul Bottomley (Lostock Tackle box) 53-8-0.


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Newton-le-Willows AA, St. Helens Tackle and Bait Ladies Trophy, Vulcan Reservoir, Merseyside. Wed, 20. Amy Marcroft (Newton/Golborn Tackle) 12-14-0, carp, roach and skimmers, pellet, 10m, peg 18; Dawn Hilton (Leigh) 2-15-0; Jackie Burns (Newton-le-Willows) 2-14-8. Thurs, 30, OAPs, Haydock Park Farm. Eddie Cook (Warrington) 15-13-0, skimmers and roach, pellet, 12m, peg 6; Jimmy Byrne (Warrington) 14-6-0; Ivor Brown (Newton-le-Willows) 14-5-0; Harry Newton (Warrington) 14-4-0. Sun, 20, Sankey Canal Upper Pound. Bill Aston (Leigh) 18-2-0, tench and bream, worm, 12m, peg 51; Ray Shorrocks (Farnworth) 11-6-0; Eddie Cook (Warrington) 8-10-0. Sun, 48, Cory Environmental Senior Citizens, Ladies & Juniors Trophy, Lyme and Wood Pools. Amy Marcroft (Newton/Golborne Tackle) 10-10-0, chub, crucian carp and roach, maggot, pole 10m, peg 21 Lyme Pool; Dawn Hilton (Leigh) 7-10-0; Mark Collins (Newton-le-Willows) 7-1-0; Ivor Brown (Newton-le-Willows) 5-9-0.

Northwich, River Weaver, Cheshire. Sun, 24, oak tree stretch. Ian Courtney (Birkenhead) 13-11-0, bream skimmers and eels, maggot, crumb feeder and pole, peg 448; Paul Denton (Birkenhead) 9-1-0; Ben Roberts (Tri-Cast Weston Team Wales) 7-8-0.

Old Hough, Middlewich, Cheshire. Tues, 19, Big Max Pool. Jamie Taylor (Old Hough) 93-6-0, carp, pellet; Tom Rycroft (Old Hough) 46-8-0; Gary Billinge (Old Hough) 37-3-0. Thurs, 11, Boulders and Goose. Pete Johnson (Old Hough) 82-11-0, carp, pellet; Dave Machin (Old Hough) 64-10-0. Sat, 17, Upper and Lower Benbo. Darren Mulheir (Old Hough) 74-15-0, carp, pellet; Gareth Gibbons (Old Hough) 64-13-0; Lewis Breeze (Drennan NW) 57-10-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Mon, 34, OAPs, Spay, Marsh and Ribbon. Nick King (Tackle Saver) 76-3-0, ide, F1s and commons, caster shallow, 6m, peg 8 Marsh; Ian Bentham (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 61-3-0; Ron Kinsella (Warrington Angling) 59-1-0; Dave Timmins (Gilders) 52-6-0. Tues, 23, Covey. Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 140-2-0, F1s and mirror carp, pellet, 12m pole, peg 93; Mitch Rawlinson (Fishing Republic) 126-13-0; Nigel Banks (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 124-4-0; Tommy Sexton (Cockneyland) 114-4-0. Wed, 61, OAPs, Covey. Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 126-5-0, common mirror and F1 carp, caster shallow, pole 8m, peg 85; John Wilson (Partridge Lakes) 109-15-0; Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle) 104-7-0; Alan Richards (Lime Hurst) 96-3-0; Jim Luby (Partridge Lakes) 91-4-0; Dave Bradley (Maver NW) 90-8-0. Thurs, 58, Covey. Steve Openshaw (Lingmere) 207-13-0, F1s, caster shallow, 7m, peg 34, new record for Lake 6; Barry Bush (Lingmere) 186-9-0; Danny Sixsmith (Pole Repairs) 168-14-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 157-14-0; Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 146-1-0; Wayne Keany (Tri-Cast) 143-6-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Mon. 15. Dave Allsop (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 16-10-0, skimmer bream, red maggot, bread feeder, peg 101; Kevin Hall (Newton-le-Willows) 11-4-0; Gedd Rigby (St. Helens Angling) 9-11-0.

Stoke City DAA, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat, 21. Steve Askey (Sensas Angling Shrewsbury) 15-10-5, bream, poled worm and caster, peg 125; Dave Richards (Four Ashes AC) 7-5-1; Steve Broome (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-2-12; Dave Holbrook (Brownhills) 5-12-3.

Wigan DAA, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Crook, Lancs. Wed, 22. Kevin Stothers (Gidlow Angling) 5-1-4, bream, skimmers and perch, maggot and caster, 11m; Colin Blurton (Maver) 4-10-8; Gary Marchant (Wigan MG) 3-3-8; Mick Johnson (Sensas) 3-1-8. Sat, 24, Parbold. Tex Stothers (Gidlow Angling) 8-12-0, bream, caster, pole 11m; Dave Trafford (Ted Carter Preston) 6-3-0; Steve Mayoh (Gidlow Angling) 5-10-0; Alan Whalley (Sensas NW) 4-10-8; Carl Whalley (Sensas NW) 4-10-0.



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