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* Blackfords Progressive, Calf Heath Reservoir, Penkridge, Staffs. Sat, 35. Norman Carpenter (Walsall) 78-15-0, 30 bream to 3 lb, Method feedered pellet, peg 55; Gary Beardsmore (Blackfords) 61-5-0; Chris Brown (Gerry’s of Nottingham) 48-11-0; Steve McQueen (Cannock) 44-8-0.

* Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Sun, 45, Meadow, Bank and Island Pools. Pete Mace (Autism Birmingham) 124-14-0, carp, poled maggot down edge, peg 4 Meadow Pool; Ian Wood (Moorlands) 114-12-0; Dave Parry (Decca) 104-8-0; Brian Cawley (Moorlands) 99-7-0; Pete Hodge (Moorlands) 98-0-0; Martin Pettitt (Moorlands) 90-14-0.

Preston MOTY* Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Worcs. Sun, 42, Island and Middle Pools. Cameron Cross (Subfish) 125-6-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet, groundbait feeder and pellet waggler, peg 26 Middle Pool; Rob McKenzie (Gloucester Angling Centre) 108-0-0; Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 99-4-0; Ivan Mills (Banks and Burr) 85-0-0; Matt Chapman (Smithy’s) 82-0-0; Sam Slocket (Middy/Prestons) 81-8-0.

* Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Sun, 30, Molands Mere, silver fish only. Gary Powney (Packington) 21-12-0, mixed, poled maggot, peg 29. Dave Duggan (Dams and Lock) 18-10-0; Brian Burton (Packington) 18-2-0.

* Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Sun, 42, New and Top Pools. Pete Rice (Bag’em Matchbaits) and David James (Mosella UK) both 84-7-0, Rice with F1s, roach and skimmers at peg 44 New Pool and James (Mosella UK) with similar to maggot at 12m at peg 31 New Pool; Steve Chester (Shakespeare) 83-9-0; Paul Yates (Drennan) 82-9-0; Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 78-3-0; Pete Caton (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 72-11-0.

* Warwickshire WL, Ashby Canal, Snarestone, Leics. Sun, 40. Mick Hatchard (Shakespeare) 12-11-0, 4 lb  of roach plus eight skimmers, poled bloodworm, peg F4; Graham Neary (Dams & Lock) 5-4-7; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 4-15-0; Ted Yearby (Dams & Lock) 4-13-0; Darren Lewis (Shakespeare) 4-10-3; Johnny Johnson (Measham AC) 4-9-3. Teams: Shakespeare 12; Dams & Lock 23; Browning Central 25; Measham AC 28; Burton Shop 31.

 

 

 

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Smaller match results

Aberglais, Staunton Court, Gloucs. Sun, 18. Mark Williams (Abertysswg) 158-5-0, big carp, top three and casters shallow, middle of concrete bank; Frank Davies (Tredegar) 133-12-0; Graham Davies (Cefn Coed) 109-12-0; Gary Miles (Merthyr) 76-8-0.

Beechdale AC, PI Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth. Sun, 11, Willow Pool. Mick Appleby (Beechdale AC) 60-0-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet at 7m, peg 17; Bill Bratt (Beechdale AC) 40-2-0; John Bradley (Beechdale AC) 37-8-0.

Cefn Fforest Summer League, Tirley Court, Gloucs. Sun, 20. Adam Jones (Cefn Hengoed) 325-12-0, big carp on long poled 8mm pellets, peg 26 on stones; Dai Clarke (Cefn Fforest) 225-0-0; Tony Hilditch (Blackwood) 195-0-0; Nicki Miller (Green’s Tackle) 194-8-0.

Cefn Mably, Cardiff. Wed, 21, Over-50s. Paddy Payne (Merthyr) 76-6-0, carp, pole and corn, peg 33 Match Lake; Jim Palmer (Cardiff) 48-8-0; Neil Dibble (Cwmbran) 37-0-0; John Mack (Newport) 35-0-0.

Devon AC Cov, Warks Avon, Welford, Northants. Sun, 18. Chris Buckley (Swanns) 2-13-0, roach, perch, dace and bleak, poled bronze maggot over groundbait, Graham Brownlie (Devon AC) 2-4-0; Bob Dymond (Devon AC) 2-1-0.

Earlswood, Solihull, B’ham. Sun, 22, Yachter Pool. Dave ‘Budgie’ Bird (Tamworth) 63-8-0, bream to 4 lb, open-end feeder with caster and worm in groundbait, peg 44; Mark Bissett (Birmingham) 30-14-0; Mark Greening (Streetly) 18-8-0; Roger Bailey (Birmingham) 14-4-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs, 14, Heron Pool. Gary Page (Allens Tackle) 162-8-0, carp, paste at 2m, peg 13; Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 129-8-0; Rob Whitehouse (Elmbridge) 115-6-0. Sat, 18, Heron Pool. Brian Jones (Maver) 121-4-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 35; Darren Painter (Baggeridge) 110-6-0; Mark Brown (Elmbridge) 86-0-0. Sun, 20, Pheasant Pool. Sid Toroni (White Acres) 118-6-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 1; Simon Richardson (DS Floats) 91-0-0; John Priest (Air Ambulance) 85-3-0.

Glamorgan, Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Sun, 18. Dave Pike (Cardiff) 47-12-0, carp, poled meat, peg 16 Match Lake; Russell Palmer (Cardiff) 46-8-0; Nick Parsons (Cardiff) 37-8-0.

Goodyear AC, Willow Marsh, Shenstone, Worcs. Sun, 15, Dragonfly Pool. Steve Gallagher (Goodyear) 120-1-0, carp to 7 lb, pellet waggler and pellet on bomb, peg 12; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC87-11-0; J.J. Gallagher (Goodyear AC) 86-7-0.

Halesowen RBL, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Wolverley, Worcs. Sun, 19. John Billingham (Halesowen RBL) 12-8-0, chub and perch, poled worm and caster, peg 7; Simon West (Halesowen RBL) 5-3-0; Stewart Mulheron (Halesowen RBL) 5-0-0.

Hawkesbury, Bedworth, Warks. Thurs, 13. Keith Hudson (Hawkesbury) 90-0-0, carp, Method and pellet, peg 37; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 81-14-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 80-13-0. Sat, 19. James Rock (Army) 76-12-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 8; Keith Walton (Hawkesbury) 54-12-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 52-12-0. Sun, 22. Dennis Saunders (Hawkesbury) 76-11-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 9; Dennis Lutwytche (Hawkesbury) 65-10-0; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 51-6-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Wolverhampton. Wed, 18, Big Match Pool. Mel Davies (King’s) 59-1-0, F1’s, poled pellet, peg 51; Gaz Willey (King’s) 53-0-0; Tony Wollaston (King’s) 48-0-0.

Merthyr Tydfil, Penywern Top Pond. Sun, 16. Doug Neagle (Merthyr) 5-0-0, roach and bream, feedered maggots, dam peg; Clive Roberts (Gwent) 4-15-0; Steve Hall (Merthyr) 3-4-0.

Monk Hall, Monkhopton, Salop. Sun, 11, Kingfisher and Swallow Pools. Nige Clarke (Matrix Total Angling) 53-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 7, Swallow Pool. Sam Leach (The Croft) 48-0-0; Ben Stanford (Monk Hall) 44-15-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 14, , Silver Pool. Pete Truman (Colin Pace Academy) 53-2-0, F1s, pellet at 6m, peg 14; Roger Hinton (Colin Pace Academy) 52-11-0; Clive Smith (Colin Pace Academy) 50-0-0. Wed, 22, over-50s, Meadow Pool. Terry Homer (Club 2000) 103-5-0, carp, pellet at 4m, peg 13; Kevin Rodderick (Colin Pace Academy) 100-0-0; Keith Wright (Colin Pace Academy) 87-10-0. Thurs, 23, Bank and Moors Pools. Keith Wright (Colin Pace Academy) 102-5-0, carp, maggot at 5m, peg 26, Bank Pool; George Reynolds (Colin Pace Academy) 97-1-0; John Morgan (Moorlands) 95-14-0. Fri, 12, Bank Pool. Mark Churchill (Bloxwich Tackle) 151-14-0, carp, poled maggot down edge, peg 19; Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 123-14-0; Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Academy) 108-3-0. Sat, 26, Meadow Pool. Ian Wood (Moorlands) 167-15-0, carp, poled pellet down edge, peg 33; Paul Little (Colin Pace Academy) 129-5-0; Pete Hodge (Moorlands) 113-7-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Worcs. Wed, 13, Island Pool. Pete Bird (Coventry) 95-12-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 15; Colin Woodward (Smithys) 89-4-0; Tony Knight (Littleton AC) 86-14-0. Thurs, 13, Boundary and Middle Pools. Pete Bird (Coventry) 91-0-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 4 Middle Pool; Pete Dutton (Evesham Jubilee) 73-4-0; Dave Curtis (Astwood Bank) 69-0-0. Sat, 20, Middle Pool. Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 99-8-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and straight lead, peg 19. Bob West (Middy/Prestons) 73-4-0; Steve Rich (Cotswold Angling Centre) 70-12-0.

National Express Walsall, Solhampton Fishery, Stourport, Worcs. Sun, 23. Rob Pemberton (National Express Walsall) 41-13-0, small carp, poled caster and 4mm pellet, peg 3; Andy Parkes (National Express Walsall) 31-9-0; Dave Brown (National Express Walsall) 30-12-0.

Newport, Morgans Pond, Gwent. Sun, 27. Shaun Wilson (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 24-10-0, bream and skimmers, long poled maggots, peg 28; Clive Roberts (Sensas Nomads) 19-14-0; Andis Schneider (Newport) 17-8-0; Chris Shepherd (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 17-0-0.

Nisa, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 18, Lake 2. Charlie Shaw (Derby Fishamania) 159-10-0, carp, poled pellet and pellet waggler, peg A20; Geoff Ringer (Ringer Baits) 145-6-0; Kev Walters (Team Makins) 139-4-0. Thurs, 20, Paddock and Crater Pools. Simon Skelton (Middy) 88-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 7 Paddock; Matt Skelton (Middy) 79-8-0; Terry Cockburn snr (Coalville) 74-6-0.

Old Ghost Furnace Mill WL, Bewdley Worcs. Sun, 12, Mucky Meadow. Dean Sheldon (Fosters AC) 117-6-0, carp to 8 lb, poled corn over groundbait, peg 47; Chris Whitehouse (Furnace Mill) 105-11-0; Daz Randle (Mosella Black Country) 97-6-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Sat, 20, Molands Mere. Derek Hartshorn (Swann Baits) 68-15-0, carp and F1s, pellet feeder, peg 44; Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 55-11-0; John Burchell (Packington) 38-9-0. Sun, 12, Gearys Level. John Johnson (Notts AA) 59-4-0, carp, straight lead and pellet, peg 19; Richard Jakymowytsh (Tussies) 49-7-0.

Patshull Park, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun, 15, Great Lake. Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley) 29-10-0, bream to 3 lb, feedered corn, peg 28; Simon Lawler (Chester Tackle Locker) 17-4-0; Steve Preece (M & S Joinery) 15-6-0

Pontymister, Monmouthshire Canal, Cross Keys. Sun, 20. Geoff Phillips (Cross Keys) 3-4-0, small skimmers, long poled punched bread, Hall’s Road slipway; John Cooper (Risca) 3-1-8; Paul Clarke (Cross Keys) 2-6-0.

Poole Hall, Alveley, Salop. Sun, 11, , Heron Pool. Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 61-0-0, carp, poled meat, corn and pellet, peg 16; Kevin Clarke (Cradley Heath Labour) 57-8-0; Steve Burrows (Pooe Hall) 35-8-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop. Mon, 12, Chestnut and Sycamore Pools. Clive Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 119-6-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet and maggot at 6m and close in, peg 47 Sycamore; Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 91-2-0; Dave Craggs (Maver Midlands) 83-2-0. Wed, 12, Beech Pool. Darren Cook (Preston Innovations Boldings) 60-10-0, carp to 5 lb, maggot at 6m, peg 18; Stuart Aston Swan Tackle) 54-1-0; Ken Humphreys (Oswestry) 49-8-0. Thurs, 12, Sycamore and Willow Pools. Mark Taylor (Shakespeare) 104-13-0, carp to 6 lb and barbel, pellet at 13m, peg 14 Willow; Pete Butler (Snead AC) 104-6-0; Paul Evans (Preston Innovations Boldings) 96-11-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Wed, 14. Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 138-2-0, carp, paste, corn and pellets close in, peg 29 Penny’s Pond; Andrew Williams (Tredegar) 114-12-0; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 102-14-0; Scott Hale (Sirhowy) 84-0-0.

Rhymney, Butetown Pond. Sun, 7. Terry Moss (Rhymney) 7-4-0, one bream with perch, maggot feeder, peg on shallows; Colin Whitehouse (Rhymney) 6-2-0.

Rough Hay AC, Shareshill, Wolverhampton, Sat, 16, Brookfields. Alan Gough (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 44-14-0, bream and carp to 3 lb, poled chopped worm and dead red maggot, peg 11; Steve Hitchens (Rough Hay AC) 31-12-0; Albert Hunt (Rough Hay AC) 24-0-0.

Skewen, Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan. Sun, 18. Nigel Evans (Porthcawl) 33-0-0, bream and roach, 12m, worm and casters, peg 6 day ticket bank; Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 22-8-0; John Clements (Swansea) 21-2-0; Peter Williams (Swansea) 19-10-0.

Solhampton Fisheries, Stourport, Worcs. Wed, 10, Buzzard Pool. D. Lodge (Starlets Vets.) 94-8-0, carp to 6 lb, poled maggots, corn and pellet, peg 15; B. Drew (Solhampton) 86-2-0. Wed, 10, Dragon. T. Williams (Solhampton) 149-12-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet and corn, peg 8; A. Welding (Solhampton) 83-12-0. Sun, 16, Partridge. Burgess Homer (Solhampton) 94-0-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet and corn, peg 10; G. Evason (Solhampton) 89-6-0.

Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Warks. Wed, 23, Molands Mere. Lee Richards (Packington) 92-11-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet, peg 4; Jack Harness (Daiwa/Old Ghost) 87-0-0; Dan Wooding (Solihull Angling Centre) 79-7-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham Fazeley Canal, Curdworth. Sun, 9. Dave Freestone (3M’s) 8-5-14, all skimmers to 12 oz, poled caster down the track, peg 8; Terry Fisher (Stirrup Cup) 7-0-9.

Stoke City DAS, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction. Sat, 23. Dave Hughes (Browning Lifestyle) 11-6-2, a chub plus perch and roach, poled caster and chopped worm, peg 36; Jamie Edgerton (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 10-7-6; Dean Williams (Team Eclipse) 8-9-8; Kevin Perry (Browning Lifestyle) 7-7-11.

Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 18, , Club Pool. Chris Neal (Rutlanders) 90-12-0, carp and F1s, pellet at 6m and down edge, peg 19; Wayne Sweetman (TBF) 83-4-0; John Johnson (Notts AA) 83-4-0. Tues, 28, over-50s, New Pool. Steve Cain (Alliance and Leicester) 60-2-0, F1s, poled meat, peg 27; Ron Allan (TBF Vets) 43-3-0; John Johnson (Notts AA) 35-0-0; Reg Davis (TBF Vets) 34-10-0. Wed, 16, Top Pool. Pete Rice (Bag ’em) 245-15-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, pellet at 2m and down edge, peg 29; Dave Elliott (Shakespeare) 103-3-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 94-3-0. Thurs, 60, Veterans, House Pools 1 and 2 and New Pool. Dave Purvis 137-7-0, F1s, barbel, roach and skimmers, pellet at 2m and down the edge, peg 2 House Pool 2; Bill Weale 92-2-0; Ron Notley 77-8-0; Steve Johnson 76-4-0; Dave Rowberry  62-5-0; Tony Robinson 50-8-0 (all TBF Vets). Fri, 18, Club Pool. Pete Rice (Bag ’em) 106-12-0, carp and F1s, pellet at 6m, peg 11; Ian Shirley (TBF) 101-1-0; Dennis Lutwytche (Hawkesbury) 83-4-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 62-1-0. Sat, 27, House Pool 2. Stu Palser (Middy) 101-12-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, maggot at 16m, peg 27; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 99-4-0; Gary Cook (Mosella UK) 91-7-0; Jamie Jones (Maver Gold) 82-12-0.

Wassell Grove, Hagley, Worcs. Sat, 17. Terry Homer (Club 2000) 61-12-0, F1s and carp to 4 lb, long pole and pellet, peg 20; Darren Dukes (Wassell Grove) 58-12-0; Paul Hadlington (Club 2000) 44-12-0; Linden Budworth (Club 2000) 42-8-0.

WFCA Veterans Welsh National, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sat, 25. Lyn Jones (Cefn Hengoed) 140-8-0, carp to 8 lb, poled paste fished close in over light pellet feed; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 92-6-0; John Mack (Newport) 49-6-0; Frank Davies (Tredegar) 45-12-0; James Smithson (Cardiff Nomads) 43-8-0; Martyn Truman (Newport) 42-14-0.

White Springs, Pontarddulais, Swansea. Sun, 18. Dan Bowden (White Springs) 108-14-0, carp and bream, poled pellets, peg on New Canal; Lew Spinks (Swansea) 91-0-0; Chris Wells (Swansea) 79-8-0; Alan Godrich (Swansea) 66-4-0.

Wolverhampton AA VDE, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Penkridge, Staffs. Sat, 28. Mel Wood (Four Ashes AC) 25-5-0, bream to 3 lb 8 oz & roach to 1 lb, poled caster and red maggot, peg 12; Digger Conway (Armitage) 17-2-6; Jamie Edgerton (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 16-6-0; John Garbett (Dudley Bait & Tackle) 13-10-0; J. Young (Penkridge) 13-0-0; Gary Ward (Dudley Bait & Tackle) 11-4-4.

Wolverhampton Over-60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Ball Lane, Coven. Wed, 22. Wilf Robbins (Chase Social) 9-13-15, dumpy perch plus a bream, poled chopped worm and caster, peg 22; Stef Johansen (Team Eclipse) 7-12-7; Roy Grosvenor (Bridgtown Social) 7-10-13.

 

 

 

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