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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers

 

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* Bridgnorth Riverfest Qualifier, River Severn, Linley Bank, Shropshire. Sat, 58. Martin Taylor (Bromsgrove) 51-8-0, nine barbel to 6lb and two perch, pellet feeder across, peg 165 on golf course; Nigel Marchington (Stourport) 25-5-0; Gary Farmer (Fosters) 16-10-0; Scott Geens (Kamasan Starlets) 15-3-0; Dave Howl (Walsall) 14-5-0; Trevor Noke (Bewdley) 13-9-0. Qualifiers: Taylor, Geens, Marchington.

* Moorlands Farm King of Tons, Hartlebury, Worcs. Sat am, 32. Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 132-9-0, carp, poled maggot down edge, peg 54 Meadow Pool; Chris Hill (Mosella) 129-0-0; Richard Kings (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 128-4-0; Sid Julian (Moorlands) 100-13-0. Sat pm, 32. Warren Jennings (Moorlands) 228-14-0, carp, poled maggot down edge, peg 12 Meadow; Chris Hill (Mosella) 160-7-0; George Reynolds (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 152-5-0; Steve Pearce (ABC) 143-7-0. Overall: Warren Jennings 295-6-0; Chris Hill 289-7-0; Richard Kings 260-6-0.

* Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Sun, 32. Ade Mansfield (Shakespeare Superteam) 143-2-0, carp and F1s, pellet at 12m to island and down edge, peg 19 House Pool 2; Gary Cook (Mosella UK) 112-11-0; David James (Mosella) 111-9-0; Phil Watts (Bait-Tech) 105-5-0.


 

Smaller match results

Aberglais, Phocle Farm, Ross on Wye. Sun, 18. Ian Cathrew (Merthyr) 73-1-0, all carp, poled corn, peg 29; Gary Miles (Merthyr) 45-2-0; Mark Jones (Tredegar Angling Centre) 36-13-0; Graham Davies (Cefn Coed) 30-9-0.

Bilston Angling Centre, Monkhall Fisheries, Bridgnorth, Salop. Wed, 15. Lee Fidoe (Bilston Angling Centre) 56-14-0, F1s, poled pellet and corn, Kingfisher peg 5; Dave Sheaf (Dudley Bait & Tackle) 55-1-0; Barry Williams (Bilston AC) 53-11-0. Sun, 12, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Ball Lane, Coven. Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 7-12-0, mixed bag, poled caster and bread punch, peg 1; Gary Ward (Dudley Bait & Tackle) 7-0-0; Tony Eagles (Kingswood AC) 6-0-0.

Bridgtown AC, Wyrley & Essington Canal, Pelsall Common, W. Mids. Sun, 6. Dave Rayson (Bridgtown) 4-5-0, a 2 lb tench, a 1 lb perch plus bits, poled chopped worm, peg 3; Roy Grosvenor (Bridgtown) 0-14-10.

Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Wed, 21, over-50s. Phil Rawlings (Newport) 110-8-0, all carp, poled meat in margins, peg 20 Match Lake; Clive Roberts (Sensas Nomads) 74-4-0; Peter Meese (Cardiff) 69-0-0; Clive Branson (Sensas Nomads) 66-0-0.

Connah’s Quay, Llyn Tegid, Clwyd. Sun, 20. Dave Evans (Connah’s Quay) 8-12-0, roach and perch, feedered maggots; Dave Battisby (Connah’s Quay) 8-7-0; Alan Murray (Connah’s Quay) 7-4-0.

Cradley Heath Labour, River Severn, Ripple, Worcs. Sun, 17. Adrian Chowns (Cradley Heath Labour) 8-11-0, ten skimmers, feeder and worm over groundbait, peg 1; Barry Robson (Cradley Heath Labour) 5-11-8; John Billingham (Cradley Heath Labour) 5-3-0.

Earlswood Lake, Solihull, B’ham. Sun, 28, Yachter. John Thorpe (Lane’s Tackle & Bait) 33-10-0, bream to 3 lb, feeder & worm, peg 44; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 26-12-0; Dave ‘Budgie’ Bird (Lichfield) 18-10-0; Kevin Hill (Mosella) 17-10-0.

Elmbridge, Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs, 22. Gary Page (Allens Tackle) 132-10-0, carp, paste at 2m, Heron peg 10; Martin Williams (Gornal Five Ways) 115-8-0; Paul Gadd (AA) 111-6-0. Sat, 23. Darren Painter (Baggeridge) 130-6-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, Heron 39; Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 115-5-0; Gary Page (Allens Tackle) 95-0-0. Sun, 15. William Garrett (Park Hall) 147-6-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, Heron 27; Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 113-10-0; Alan Asbury (Red Lion) 112-10-0.

Forest of Dean, Steam Mills Lake, Cinderford, Glos. Sun, 11. Wayne Pearl (RFODAC) 11-3-0, roach and bream on maggots with pole and feeder, peg 3; Andy Crowden (RFODAC) 5-1-0; Rob Baldwin (RFODAC) 2-14-0.

Goodrich Fordhouses AC, Solhampton Fishery, Stourport, Worcs. Sat, 22. Pete Emery (Goodrich Fordhouses) 73-15-0, carp, poled maggot, Dragonfly Pool, peg 7; Simon Whittle (Goodrich Fordhouses) 60-4-0; Alan Parkes (Goodrich Fordhouses) 58-4-0. Sun, 15, Hawford Bridge Fishery, Worcs. Alan Parkes (Goodrich Fordhouses) 105-15-0, carp, poled worm, Reddings Pool peg 10; Gary Bloomfield (Goodrich Fordhouses) 61-4-0; Simon Whittle (Goodrich Fordhouses) 58-8-0.

Goodyear AC, Quarry Farm Pool, Bridgnorth. Sun, 15. Steve Gallagher (Goodyear) 139-5-0, carp to 7 lb, legered pellet, peg 12; Prev Portik (Goodyear) 134-0-0; John Taylor (Goodyear) 93-8-0; Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear) 91-8-0.

Hawkesbury, Bedworth, Warks. Thurs, 14. Keith Hudson (Hawkesbury) 146-1-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 13; Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 98-2-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 91-9-0. Sat, 19. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 92-0-0, carp, tench and bream, pellet feeder, peg 17; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 80-8-0; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 73-1-0. Sun, 24. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 100-0-0, carp, pellet feeder, peg 46; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 90-4-0; Keith Hudson (Hawkesbury) 75-11-0; Dennis Lutwytche (Hawkesbury) 64-6-0.

Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, W. Wales. Sun, 20. Kevin Roberts (Haverfordwest) 91-4-0, carp, poled pellet in margins, peg 24 Carp Lake; Andrew Wray (Carmarthen) 43-0-0; Colin Bates (Haverfordwest) 40-10-0.

Iffers, Hartleton Lake, Ross-on-Wye. Sun, 18. John Brico (Iffers) 31-11-0, all skimmers, feedered maggots, road bank; Alan Simmonds (Iffers) 31-7-0; Wayne Meek (Iffers) 30-11-0.

 

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King’s Pools, Shareshill, Wolves. Wed, 16. Gaz Willey (King’s) 94-0-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 16 Big Match Pool; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 80-2-0; David Doughty (King’s) 78-0-0. Sat, 12. Jordon Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag ‘Em) 108-12-0, F1s, poled pellet, BMP peg 21; Tony Wollaston (King’s) 80-6-0; Dave Swift (Swift & Co.) 77-11-0. Sun, 12. Adam Rumble (Maver Midlands) 110-7-0 F1s, poled pellet, BMP peg 55; Tony Wollaston (King’s) 71-5-0; Jordon Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag ‘Em) 67-11-0.

Lydney and Forest Of Dean, Lightmoor Pool, Cinderford. Sat, 25. Dennis Sherwood (Wye Angling) 30-6-0, carp, poled maggots in margins, peg 15; Seb Merrett (Lydney) 29-10-0; Terry Brain (RFODAC) 22-6-0.

Merthyr Coaches, Redhill Fishery, Gwent. Sat, 12. Bernard Farr (Merthyr) 72-10-0, carp, poled pellets, Molly’s Pond; Clive Roberts (Merthyr) 38-6-0; Mal Williams (Merthyr) 32-11-0.

Merthyr Ladies Bob Morgan Cup, Cyfartha Park Lake. Sat, 12. Catherine Brown (Merthyr) 4-14-0, roach, perch and bream, float fished maggots, road side; Dawn Sayce Jones (Merthyr) 4-8-0; Janice Farr (Merthyr) 3-8-0.

Merthyr Hancock Cup, Cyfartha Park Lake. Sun, 18. David Davies (Merthyr) 27-7-0, carp, bream and roach, feedered maggots, road side; Steve Hall (Merthyr) 22-6-0; Bernard Farr (Merthyr) 10-4-0.

Monk Hall, Monkhopton, Salop. Sun, 9. Paul Hemming (Monk Hall) 34-15-0, F1s, poled pellet close in, Swallow peg 21; Russ Hartley (Harris MG) 33-11-0; John Knight (Willow Creek) 31-15-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 22, Silver Pool. George Reynolds (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 96-2-0, F1s, maggot at 2m, peg 13; Bill Rathbone (St Francis AC) 80-2-0; Mick McCabe (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 52-8-0. Wed, 28, Meadwo Pool, over-50s. Dave Powell (Phoenix) 144-10-0, carp, poled corn down edge, peg 57; Pete Hodge (Moorlands) 121-3-0; Pete Mace (Autism Birmingham) 120-5-0. Thurs, 17, Bank and Moors Pools. John Stone (Moorlands) 135-6-0, carp, poled paste down edge, peg 5 Bank; Tony Stead (West Midlands Police/Maver) 113-12-0; Clive Abbis (talkangling.com) 98-13-0. Fri pm, 14, Bank Pool. Steve Harris (Grant Albutt Angling Supplies) 165-2-0, carp, poled pellet down edge, peg 12; Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 143-6-0; Pete Mace (Autism Birmingham) 142-13-0. Sun, 24, Bank and Island Pools. George Reynolds (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 129-8-0, carp, poled maggot and pellet down the edge, peg 20 Bank; Dean Sheldon (Fosters) 123-12-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 101-4-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Warks. Thurs, 15, Boundary Pool. Chris Cameron (Middy/Old Ghost) 113-0-0, F1s, poled pellet shallow, peg 10; Terry Arnold (Swindon Tribe) 71-0-0; John Bench (Bait-Box) 52-8-0. Sun, 16, Island Pool. Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 128-4-0, carp, method feeder and poled pellet down edge, peg 37; Chris Cameron (Middy/Old Ghost) 125-4-0; Rich West (Shipston) 109-0-0.

Nisa, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 21, Lake 2. Richard Harvey (Bacchus and Rhone) 142-10-0, carp, method feeder and poled dead red maggot in margins, peg A20; Geoff Ringer (Ringer Baits) 115-6-0; Mick Timson (Team Makins) 102-8-0. Thurs, 15, Thames and Derwent Pools. Gaz Wood (Swann Baits/Sconezone Floats) 33-14-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 19 Thames; Lee Westwood (Lichfield) 23-2-0; Mick Timson (Team Makins) 21-0-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Sat, 21, Little Gearys. Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 44-14-0, F1s, pellet feeder, peg 7; Paul Hunter (Pools Fodder) 40-9-0; Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 36-0-0. Sun, 26, Gearys Level. John Newton (Smithy’s) 82-4-0, carp, poled maggot, peg 19, £100 bonus peg; Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 58-1-0; Richard Jakymowytsh (Tusses) 51-15-0.

Patshull Park, Pattingham, S. Staffs. Sun, 12. Wendy Locker (Chester Tackle Locker) 33-4-0, bream to 3 lb, feeder with maggot, Great Lake peg 30; Steve Preece (M & S Joinery) and Pete Cartwright (Wolverhampton) both 22-6-0.

Poole Hall, Alveley, Salop. Sun, 11. Steve Burrows (Poole Hall) 118-4-0, carp and bream, poled meat, corn and pellet, Heron Pool peg 4; Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 108-0-0; Paul Bailey (Alveley) 106-8-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues, 18, Deans Pool. Mike Edge (Peg One Angling) 147-12-0, carp to 8 lb and silver fish, poled dead red maggots and worms down edge, peg 52; Alan Taylor (Lobby’s Tackle) 121-4-0; K. Malpass (Woodlands) 72-10-0. Fri, 21, Ghost Pool. Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 251-10-0, carp to 12 lb, poled 8mm pellet and corn in margins, peg 11; Mike Edge (Peg One Angling) 148-11-0; Jason Stone (Bilston Angling Centre) 137-12-0. Sat, 21, Ivan Leigh Memorial, Hay and Barley Pools. Peter Hodge (Woodlands) 233-8-0, carp to 12 lb, feeder, pellet and corn, far bank, Hay peg 12; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 118-10-0; Tim Guise (Veterans) 114-8-0; Jason Stone (Bilston Angling Centre) 101-0-0. Sun, 24, Front Deans. Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 253-0-0, carp, poled 8mm pellet down edge, peg 24; Mat Walker (Woodlands) 159-0-0; Simon Farmer (Dams & Lock) 96-0-0; S. Hilton (Woodlands) 75-0-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Wed, 14, Pole-only. Andrew Mumford (Tredegar) 210-4-0, carp in margins, corn over pellets, peg 16 Sophie’s Pond; John Hannam (Heads of the Valleys) 176-10-0; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 174-0-0. Sun, 21. Steve Harris (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 130-12-0, carp, pole and pellets in margins, peg 4 Sophie’s; Rob Skellett (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 121-0-0; John Gibbs (Ebbw Vale) 112-9-0.

Rhymney, Fochriw Feeder Pond. Sun, 16. Brian Rees (Rhymney) 11-2-0, roach, rudd, perch and gudgeon, waggler and maggots, car park bank; Dave Forest (Rhymney) 9-7-0; Colin Whitehouse (Rhymney) 9-4-0.

Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Wed, 18, Molands Mere. Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 88-15-0, carp, method and pellet, peg 46; Ray Quinney (Packington) 83-7-0; Joe Roberts (Kamasan Starlets) 81-14-0.

Spencer Works, Redhill Fishery. Sat, 22. Andy Price (Garry Evans Tackle) 114-10-0, carp, poled corn over pellets in margins, peg 24 on Penny’s Pond; Barry Jones (Newport) 73-0-0; Ashley Greaves (Newport) 69-4-0; Warren Beard (Cwmbran) 58-12-0.

Stirrup Cup, Curdworth, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal. Sun, 8. Graham Massey (Dams & Lock) 3-10-12, 100-plus roach and a skimmer, poled squatt, peg 35; Terry Fisher (Stirrup Cup) 3-5-0; Sam Lewis (3M’s) 2-4-8.

Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Tues, 28, over-50s, New Pool. Kevin Folwell (Bag’em) 69-11-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled maggot through slop at 2m, peg 5; Reg Davis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 66-2-0; Ron Allan (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 55-11-0; Ken Turner (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 51-5-0. Wed, 16, Jenny’s Pool. Pete Rice (Bag ’em) 178-7-0, carp and F’s, poled maggot through slop, peg 21; Les Wetton (F1 Baits) 132-13-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 114-4-0. Thurs, 60, Veterans, Canal, Club and Jenny’s Pools. Dave Purvis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 136-8-0, carp and F1s, paste at 2m, peg 11 Club Pool; John Berry (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 110-4-0; Clive Hadley (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 106-7-0; Paul Lewis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 100-12-0; Alan Higgs (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 97-11-0; Dave Chapman (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 89-7-0. Fri, 16, Canal Pool. Les Wetton (F1 Baits) 144-0-0, carp, F1s, ghosties and barbel, poled paste down edge, peg 5; Pete Rice (Bag ’em) 143-5-0; Bob Greenbury (Leicester Sensas/ABC) 126-1-0. Sat, 22, New Pool. David James (Mosella) 147-14-0, carp and F1s, poled maggot through slop at 2m, peg 27; Richard Knowles (Shakespeare) 87-9-0; Shaun Barnett (Milo Borden) 71-6-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 69-15-0.

Wassell Grove, Hagley, Worcs. Sat, 16, Brook Pool. Sam Parker (Club 2000) 81-4-0, carp to 9 lb, long poled pellet & meat in margins, peg 26; Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 69-4-0; Trevor Hodges (Weathertech Roofing) 59-12-0; Bill Hill (Dudley Bait & Tackle) 50-8-0; Terry Homer (Club 2000) 48-0-0.

Wolverhampton Over-60’s Club, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Slade Heath, Staffs. Wed, 19. Wilf Kneller (Bilston AC) 6-13-10, perch and roach, poled worm and caster, peg 7; Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle) 6-1-12; Bert Simmill (Bilston AC) 5-9-14.

 

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