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* Forest of Dean Teams of Four, Lightmoor Pool and Steam Mills, Cinderford, Gloucs. Sun, 32. Greg Roberts (Iffers Ringers) 43-8-0, carp, pegged on Lightmoor; Glyn Sherwood (Wye Angling) 43-2-0; Mark Annis (Lydney) 33-9-0. Final League: Wye Angling (Dennis Sherwood, Glyn Sherwood, Craig Brown, Steve Thomas); Iffers Ringers; Iffers Gold. Individual: Andy Prosser (Iffers Gold).
* Izaak Walton Stafford WL, Shropshire Union Canal, Little Onn, Staffs. Sun, 66. Simon Mottram (Browning Lifestyle Red) 25-15-5, six chub, bream to 2 lb and roach, poled red maggot and caster, peg C3; Lewis Kenyon (Team Les ‘O’) 11-5-0; Stef Johansen (Eclipse Green) 11-4-14; Terry Blyde (Pelsall) 11-3-8; Kevin Perry (Browning Lifestyle Red) 10-11-4; Mick Hatchard (Shakespeare Superteam) 10-8-0. Teams: Browning Lifestyle Red 53; Eclipse Blue 48; Shakespeare Superteam 42; Team Les ‘O’ 41; Browning Lifestyle Blue 39; Team Eclipse 37. League: Browning Lifestyle Blue 89; Shakespeare Superteam 88; Wolverhampton AA VDE 81; Eclipse Green 80; Browning Lifestyle Red 79; Eclipse Blue 77.
* Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Sat, 34, Meadow, Bank and Island pools. Howard Kelly (Trafford Angling) 193-4-0, carp, poled pellet down edge, peg 23, Bank Pool. Lee Richards (Packington) 134-10-0; Dave Highfield (Club 2000) 127-14-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 119-0-0.
* Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop. Sun, 32, Chestnut and Sycamore pools. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 110-2-0, carp to 8 lb and skimmers, maggot at 4m and into corner, peg 22, Sycamore Pool; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 106-4-0; Andy Williams (Colmic Vespe) 102-8-0; Darren Webb (Telford) 93-8-0.
* Tunnel Barn Farm WL, Shrewley, Warks. Sat, 76. Joe Carass (Match Fishing Drawbags) 112-6-0, carp and F1s, pellet to island at 14m, peg 23 Club Pool; Clive Allen (DS Floats) 107-3-0; Mark Cross (Norfolk Boys) 106-6-0; Dave Johnson (Maver Gold/Bag ’em Oak) 99-4-0; Mark Eaves (Milo Borden) 87-2-0; Jamie Hughes (Match Fishing Drawbags) 87-1-0. Teams: Match Fishing Drawbags 70; MCM Bag ’em Matchbaits 55; Norfolk Boys 53; MAP Bait-Tech 49; DS Floats 47; ABC and Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths both 45. Sun (open), 44. David James (Mosella UK) 86-14-0, F1s, pellet at 14m and through groundbait slop down edges, peg 23 House Pool 2; Steve Ayres (Frenzee) 82-2-0; Darren Bolton (Mosella Bait-Tech) 80-2-0; Pete Hughes (Arden Fishery) 78-12-0; Ade Mansfield (Shakepeare Superteam) 78-5-0; Adam Mitchell (Frenzee) 77-14-0.
Smaller fishing match results
Aberglais, Tirley Court, Gloucs. Sun, 20. Frank Davies (Tredegar) 277-8-0, carp 3-4 lb, corn on top two, first peg on shallow bank; Mark Williams (Abertysswg) 259-10-0; Ian Cathrew (Merthyr) 184-2-0; Mark Jones (Merthyr) 182-8-0.
Bilston Angling Centre, Shropshire Union Canal, Autherley Junction, Staffs. Sun, 14. Steve Broome (Bilston AC) 17-10-0, skimmers, roach, perch, poled caster and red maggot, peg 13; Capt. Barry Jones (Four Ashes AC) 8-12-0; Barry Lewis (Bilston AC) 7-2-4.
Birmingham AA, River Severn, Arley, Worcs. Tues, 15. Des Phillips (Birmingham) 13-4-0, chub and dace, wagglered maggot, peg 16; Mark Traves (Halesowen) 12-14-0; Colin Harvey (DH Angling) 8-14-0; Dave Foxall (Stourbridge) 7-4-0.
Blackfords Progressive, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat. 23. Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley) 15-8-0, bream to 2 lb, Method and maggot, peg 36; Dave Ridgeway (Shifnal) 14-2-0; Chris Brown (JCB) 12-11-0.
Bridgnorth Legion and Old Comrades AC, River Severn, East Bank, Winscote. Sun, 17. Brian Preece (Bridgnorth AS) 26-8-0, four barbel to pellet feeder plus mixed silvers on poled maggot, peg 36; Jez Williams (Canalside Tackle) 15-8-0; Alan Richards (Coseley) 15-5-0.
Bridgtown Social AC, Cannock Chase, Staffs. Sun, 18, Carney’s Pools. Oliver Davies (Bridgtown Social) 41-4-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet, peg 8; Dave Rayson (Bridgtown Social) 38-4-0; Jason Edmunds (Bridgtown Social) 31-0-0.
Cefn Mably, Cardiff. Wed, 14, over-50s. Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably) 68-8-0, carp, poled pellets in margin, peg 15 Match Lake; Phil Rawlings (Newport) 63-0-0; Paul Waddington (Marshfield) 51-0-0.
Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs, 10. Tony Cook (Bilston Angling Centre) 98-6-0, carp, poled corn, Heron 13; Gerald Westwood (Dudley) 96-4-0; Paul Pace (Elmbridge) 59-4-0. Sat, 18. Tom Walton (Elmbridge) 103-10-0, carp, poled pellet, Heron 7; Jeff Darlow (Roadstone) 78-8-0; Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 69-8-0. Sun, 20. Alan Asbury (Elmbridge) 128-0-0, carp, poled corn, Heron 36; Sid Toroni (White Acres) 114-8-0; Carl Bennett (J and P Tackle) 110-0-0.
Furnace Mill, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun, 14, Mucky Meadow Pool. Daz Randle (Mosella Black Country) 45-0-0, carp to 12 lb, poled pellet, short and 14 metres, peg 35; Ross Sheldon (Furnace Mill) 43-2-0; Andy Buckley (Shifnal) 42-11-0.
Glamorgan, Cefn Mably. Sun, 18. Jon Taylor (Barry) 81-8-0, carp, poled worms in margin, Bridge Pool; Dave Pike (Cardiff) 72-0-0; Robert Michael (Cardiff) 71-8-0.
Goodyear AC, Staffs & Worcs Canal, Coven, Staffs. Sun, 16. Jamie Shinton (Goodyear) 5-14-0, perch to 1 lb, poled worm, peg 14; Steve Thomson (Goodyear) 4-12-0; Steve Gallagher (Goodyear) 3-5-0.
Hawkesbury, Bedworth, Warks. Thurs, 15. Dennis Lutwytche (Hawkesbury) 87-1-0, carp, poled meat, peg 28; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 73-4-0; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 70-0-0. Sun, 19. Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 83-5-0, carp and bream, poled meat and corn, peg 5; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 69-6-0; Charlie Merritt (Hawkesbury) 61-15-0.
Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, W. Wales. Sun, 20, silvers. Andy Smith (Ebbw Vale) 17-9-0, roach, long poled casters, Match Lake; Tim Peters (ABC Baits Leeds) 16-6-0; Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 16-4-0. Wed/Thurs/Fri, Autumn Festival, 27. Tim Peters (ABC Baits Leeds) 6; Colin Miles (Essex) 7; Clive Wright (Wolverhampton) 7; Jim Boyle (Northampton) 8. Top weight: Kevin Roberts (Haverfordwest) 186-12-0, carp, poled pellets, peg 29 Carp Lake.
JCB Ind.WL, JCB South Lake, Rocester, Staffs. Sun, 24. John Shawcross (JCB) 32-10-0, bream to 4 lb, Method feeder, pellet and maggot, peg 16; Chris Brown (JCB) 25-1-0; Adam Brown (JCB) 22-14-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 20-0-0.
King’s Pools, Shareshill, Wolverhampton. Wed, 13, Big Match Pool. Ron Clarke (King’s) 72-0-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 41; Gary Steele (WAC Tackle) 57-0-0; Rich Mynnet (King’s) 56-0-0.
Monk Hall, Monkhopton, Salop. Sun, 12. Andy Newton (Monk Hall) 47-9-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and maggot, peg 13 Swallow Pool; Dave Hodnett (Monk Hall) 41-8-0; Nige Clarke (Matrix Total Angling) 28-13-0.
Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 17, Silver Pool. George Reynolds (Colin Pace Academy) 99-2-0, F1s, maggot at 2m, peg 20; Bill Rathbone (St Francis AC Walsall) 70-3-0; Pete Truman (Colin Pace Academy) 64-12-0. Wed. 19, over-50s, Meadow Pool. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 125-0-0, carp, poled pellet down edge, peg 13; Keith Finch (Starlet Veterans) 108-8-0; Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 84-3-0. Thurs, 23, Bank, Moors and Island. George Reynolds (Colin Pace Academy) 67-3-0, carp, pellet at 4m, peg 8 Bank; Pete Mace (Autism Birmingham) 63-3-0; Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Academy) 62-11-0. Sun, 24, Meadow and Silver. Chris Hill (Mosella) 140-13-0, F1s, pellet at 8m, peg 46 Silver Pool; Paul Little (Colin Pace Academy) 115-2-0; Colin Pace (Colin Pace Academy) 101-4-0.
Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Worcs. Wed, 15, Island Pool. Alan Rouveure (Milo France) 78-6-0, carpe et bremes, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 6; Chris Cameron (Middy Old Ghost) 70-2-0; Chris Harrison (Bailey’s Warwick) 66-14-0. Thurs, 19, Middle and Boundary Pools. Big Frank Donachie (Colmic) 95-0-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 25 Middle Pool; Dave Curtis (Astwood Bank) 82-12-0; Stuart Thomson (Evesham Jubilee) 75-6-0. Sat, 11, Boundary. Steve Rich (Cotswold Angling) 91-8-0, carp and skimmers, pole and bomb, pellets, peg 17; Phil Hardwick (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 90-10-0; Dan Varney (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 57-8-0. Sun, 14, Boundary. Phil Hardwick (Banbury Gunsmiths) 75-0-0, carp and skimmers, pole and pellet waggler, peg 10; Rich Hoskins (Daiwa Gordon League) 64-10-0; Steve Partington (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 62-0-0.
Newport, Woodstock Pond. Sun, 10. Giles Cochrane (Cwmbran) 63-8-0, F1s, poled pellets, peg 11 canal side; Nick Jones (Pontypool) 36-0-0; Matt Morgan (Blackwood) 31-0-0.
Nisa Feeders, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 20, Lake Two. Daz Walters (Team Makins) 105-14-0, carp, bomb and pellet, peg A5; Kev Walters (Team Makins) 77-14-0; Sean Smart (Ringers Baits) 64-10-0. Thurs, 23, Snake and Reptile. Daz Walters (Team Makins) 76-10-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled pellet and maggot, peg 17 Reptile; Terry Cockburn jnr (Barnsley Juniors) 57-14-0; Terry Cockburn snr (Coalville) 42-10-0.
Patshull Park, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun, 10. Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley) 28-2-0, bream to 3 lb, feeder, worm, maggot and caster, hotel bank peg 47; Wendy Locker (Chester Tackle Locker) 18-0-0; Gary Johnson (Sensas) 14-0-0.
Pontymister, Monmouthshire Canal, Risca. Sun, 20. Tristan Walters (Cross Keys) 3-4-0, roach, poled punch, peg at Woodview; John Cooper (Risca) 2-14-0; Haydn Noakes (Cross Keys) 2-10-0; Simon Thomas (Cross Keys) 2-1-0.
Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan. Sun, 20. Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 23-11-0, roach and skimmers, groundbait feeder, red maggots, peg 10 day ticket bank; Anthony Hogg (Glamorgan Rebels) 19-11-0; Shaun Parsons (Cardiff Nomads) 17-11-0; Steve Downs (Skewen) 17-7-0.
Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop. Mon, 12, Sycamore. Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 83-2-0, carp to 6 lb and barbel 3 lb, poled maggot down side, peg 3; Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 72-4-0. Wed, 12, Hawthorn and Middle. Ken Humphreys (Oswestry) 81-1-0, carp to 6 lb, maggot at 4m, peg 5 Hawthorn; Colin Wozek (Matrix Total Angling) 61-9-0. Thurs, 12, Chestnut and Sycamore. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 66-0-0, carp to 7 lb and barbel 3 lb, maggot at 5m and down side, peg 25 Sycamore; Dave Doughty (Woodend) 64-10-0. Sat, 12, Sycamore. Keith Powell (Preston Innovations Boldings) 55-4-0, carp to 6 lb and barbel 3 lb, maggot at 4m and into corner, peg 4; Martin Cassidy (Irlam AC) 54-6-0; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 106-4-0.
Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues, 17, Hay and Barley pools. Mike Edge (Peg One Woodlands) 74-0-0, carp to 10 lb, poled dead maggot and micro pellet down edge, Hay peg 11; Alain Rouveurb (Sensas France) 70-4-0; K. Williams (Fiery Holes) 66-0-0; Martin Oakley (Fiery Holes) 64-4-0. Sat, 18, Deans Pool. Del Brownhill (Peg One Woodlands) 137-6-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet shallow and margins, peg D39; Mike Edge (Peg One Woodlands) 128-8-0; Wayne Panting (ABC) 99-8-0; Graham Collett (Starlets Vets) 93-8-0. Sun, 19, Deans Pool. Ron Pharoah (Lobby’s Tackle) 124-8-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, peg D47; Steve Hipkiss (Frenzee) 104-6-0; M. Broadhurst (Fitters AC) 101-4-0; Gary Kirkham (Smithy’s) 87-2-0.
Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Wed, 14, Pole only. Luke Nixon (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 114-0-0, carp, pellets close in and 14m, peg 5 Sophie’s Pond; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 113-4-0; James Barnett (Blackwood) 91-12-0.
Rhymney, River Wye, Boughrood. Sun, 17. Lloyd Davies (Rhymney) 46-8-0, ten chub and two barbel, legered meat, peg 16; Ryan Mahoney (Fochriw) 17-1-0; Malcolm Heavens (Rhymney) 11-12-0.
Rough Hay AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Acton Trussell, Staffs. Sun, 12. Arthur Shaw (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 7-15-0, perch and roach, poled pinkie and caster, peg 12; Alan Gough (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 5-6-0; Alan Coley (Rough Hay) 4-11-6.
Sirhowy, White Springs Match Lake, Swansea. Sun, 20. Nigel Morris (Neath) 102-14-0, carp, poled pellets, peg 14; Mark Jones (Tredegar Angling Centre) 93-2-0; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 84-2-0; Wes Sheldon (Tredegar) 66-4-0.
Stirrup Cup, Birmingham & Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Warks. Sun, 10. Terry Fisher (Stirrup Cup) 6-4-0, a 2 lb bream, roach, perch and blades, poled caster, peg 8; Darren Barrett (Coleshill DAA) 6-0-0. Clark Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 4-10-14.
Stoke City DAS, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffs. Sat, 20. Nigel Clayton (Browning Lifestyle) 16-2-8, roach, poled caster down track, peg 85; Paul Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 9-11-6; Keith Hulland (Team Eclipse) 8-11-0; Dennis Sumner (Bilston AC) 6-12-10.
Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 18, Top Pool. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 68-15-0, F1s, ide, barbel and skimmers, pellet at 4m and down edges, peg 10; Wayne Sweetman (Tunnel Barn Farm) 62-15-0; Chris Neal (Rutlanders) 60-12-0. Tues. 17, over 50s, Club Pool. Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 69-9-0, carp, F1s and stockies, pellet at 6m, peg 5; Reg Davis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 58-1-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 56-1-0. Wed, 18, House Pool 1. Clive Nixon (Bag’em Matchbaits/Maver Gold) 58-7-0, carp and F1s, pellet at 6, 8 and 10m, peg 15; Shaun Little (MAP) 55-1-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em Matchbaits) 43-2-0. Thurs, 63, Veterans, House Pools 1/2 and New Pool. Alan Hemming 58-14-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, pellet at 8, 10, 12 and 14m, peg 6 House Pool 1; Dave Purvis 51-12-0; Ron Notley 44-0-0; Steve Johnson 39-15-0; Tony James 38-8-0; Ken Turner 31-7-0 (all Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans). Fri, 17, Canal Pool. Pete Rice (Bag ’em Matchbaits) 176-3-0, carp, F1s and barbel, poled maggot down edges, peg 7; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 102-8-0; Dave Parrish (Garbolino Guernsey) 82-0-0; Les Wetton (F1 Baits/Tunnel Barn Farm) 76-4-0.
White Springs, Pontarddulais, Swansea. Wed, 12. Chris Wells (Burry Port) 75-5-0, carp on pole and pellets, peg on New Canal; Alan Godrich (Swansea) 68-0-0; Steve Jones (Swansea) 64-0-0.
Wolverhampton Over 60’s Club, Shropshire Union Canal, Cross Keys, Penkridge, Staffs. Wed, 26. Wilf Kneller (Bilston AC) 7-12-4, three chub plus bits, poled worm and caster, peg 5; Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle) 7-1-8; Dave Pinches (Goldthorn Social) 5-15-10.
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