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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers


* Barford & Railway Gold/Silver Pairs, Barford Pleasure & Railway Carp lakes, near Norwich, Norfolk. Sat, 34. Gold: Warren Martin (Matrix Barford Tackle) 107-9-0, F1s & small carp, maggot, 5m, Railway peg 50; Ray King (Barford Tackle) 72-4-0; Jim Randell (Sensas) 59-6-0. Silvers: Ben Smith (Stalham) 22-3-0; Rod Finch (Deben) 21-4-0; Scott Norfield (Shrublands) 18-0-0. Pairs: Ben Smith (Stalham) & Kevin Ford (Barford Tackle) 2; Warren Martin & Dan Brydon (Matrix Barford Tackle) 5; Jim Randell & Dave Pike (Sensas) 6, 72-11-0; Rod Finch & Steve Kindleysides (Deben) 6, 53-3-0.
* Castle Ashby WL, Northants, Sun, 70, Scotland, Grendon & Brickyard Lakes. B. Bright (Garbolino RAF) 34-10-8, 3 carp to 14 lb plus silvers, long pole and worm, Brickyard peg 18; Chris Campling (Post Office) 24-8-0; Roger Clutton (Maver Milton Keynes) 15-12-0; Nick Wheeler (Team Guru) 13-1-8; Gary Underwood (Maver Milton Keynes) 12-12-0; Phil Bardell (Post Office) 12-5-8. Teams: Maver Milton Keynes 52; Team Guru 45; Post Office 41; The ‘A’ Team 40; Kamasan Starlets 40; Garbolino RAF 33. League: Kamasan Starlets 10; Team Guru 12; Maver Milton Keynes 13; Post Office 24; The ‘A’ Team 26; Castle Ashby Youth 27; Garbolino RAF 27.

* East Midlands WL, Old River Nene, March, Cambs. Sun, 60. Colin Oakman (Browning Hot Rods) 15-3-0, six skimmers plus loads of roach, poled bread and pinkies at 6 metres, peg B3; Steve Welford (Browning Hot Rods) 14-14-0; Richard Martin (Stanjay Gold) 13-15-0; Josh Pace (Sensas Mark One White) 12-7-0; Martin Caldecoat (Stanjay Gold) 10-12-0; Lindsay Naylor (Browning Hot Rods) 10-12-0. Teams: Stanjay Gold 22; Browning Hot Rods 29; Maver Bait Tech 31; Sensas Mark One White 33; Sensas Mark One Black 45; Stanjay Red 49. League: Stanjay Gold 7; Maver Bait Tech 10; Browning Hot Rods 10; Sensas Mark One White 13; Stanjay Red 22; Stanjay Black 22.

* Soar Valley WL,  River Soar, Mountsorrel to Kegworth, Leics. Sun, 70. Ady Reynolds (Quorn AS) 7 Kg 775 gr, roach to 3 oz, long pole, bread punch and hemp, Greens peg 9; Ant King (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 7.150; Mark Godfrey (Leicester Sensas) 5.650; Ant Smith (Loughborough Soar) 5.550; Pete Hamilton (Loughborough Soar) 5.540; Pete Jayes (Wigston AS) 5.360. Teams: Leicester Sensas 29; Dynamite Matchman Supplies 37; Wigston AS 41; Quorn AS 42; Long Eaton Fed 43; Matrix Dynamite Trentmen 43. League: Leicester Sensas 6; Quorn AS 17; Wigston AS 17; Dynamite Matchman Supplies 19; Loughborough Soar 24; Matrix Dynamite Trentmen 26.



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Smaller fishing match results

Aldercar Lane, Langley Mill, Notts. Tues. Snipe Pond, 10. Pete Warren (Middy) 59-6-0, carp to 3 lb, feeder and pellet, peg 22; Lee Palin (Peg One Angling) 25-2-0; Kev Albrighton (Peg One Angling) 24-7-0; Eric Nelson (Aldercar Lane) 16-12-0; Tony Bevan (Stanton) 12-0-0; Dave Perry (Stanton) 9-14-0. Wed. Veterans, Railway & Acorn Ponds, 26. Dave Bartram (Aldercar Lane) 34-2-0, carp to 7 lb, poled caster and maggot, Railway peg 26; Vic Pye (Aldercar Lane) 22-13-0; Ted Newman (Aldercar Lane) 20-10-0; John Pilmore (Aldercar Lane) 18-2-0; Dennis Placket (Aldercar Lane) 16-4-0;Tony Bevan (Aldercar Lane) 16-4-0; Ted Bear (Aldercar Lane) 15-3-0. Sun. Railway Pond, 20. Lee Palin (Peg One Angling) 63-0-0, carp to 7 lb, poled maggot and pellet, peg 18; Dennis Placket (Aldercar Lane) 37-2-0; Kev Albrighton (Peg One Angling) 28-12-0; Eric Nelson (Aldercar Lane) 25-6-0; Ian Veasey (Notts AA) 24-2-0; Ian Robinson (Nathan’s of Derby / Sensas) 22-9-0.

Cross Drove, Hockwold, Norfolk. Wed, 14. Tim Dabrowa (Hooked Newmarket) 95-3-0, carp to 15 lb, bread, 13m, peg 63; Richard Bond (Bury St Edmunds) 80-11-0; Pete Waslthew (Cross Drove) 46-1-0; Mark Pollard (Shimano Stanjays) 45-8-0. Sat, 23. Neil Parkinson (Dynamite Middy) 83-0-0, carp to 8 lb, F1s & brown goldfish, maggot & bread, 14.5m, peg 32; James Heaps (Poplett’s) 71-6-0; Dave Reeve (Angling Direct Suffolk) 53-14-0; Richard Bond (Bury St Edmunds) 43-2-0. Sun, 12. Richard Bond (Bury St Edmunds) 59-8-0, four carp to 15 lb plus F1s, bread, 13m, peg 33; Jim Barrowman (PW Angling) 55-5-0; Tony Evans (Dynamite Middy) 47-13-0.
Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Tues. Beastie Lake, 12. Andy Leathers (Browning Hot Rods) 131-11-0, F1’s to 2 lb, poled pellet at 7 metres, peg 12; Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 112-13-0; Danny Carlton (Decoy) 94-10-0; Chris Barley (Finedon) 80-12-0. Sat. Oak & Yew Lakes, 20. Chris Barley (Finedon) 188-0-0, carp to 8 lb, poled maggot at 13 metres, peg 5; Oak peg 21; Tom Wilson (Decoy) 140-3-0; Jon Whincup (Bait Tech) 119-7-0; Sean Waterfall (Decoy) 99-9-0. Sun. Beastie Lake, 21. Simon Godfrey (Decoy) 92-12-0, carp to 6 lb, waggler, maggot and pellet at 13 metres; Steve Clark (Maver Image) 89-15-0; Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 82-4-0; Andy Leathers (Browning Hot Rods) 82-3-0.

Garbolino RAF East Midlands Summer League, Fen Lakes, Metheringham, Lincs. Tues. 15. Craig Brown (Garbolino RAF / Waddington ‘A’) 87-1-0 carp to 4 lb, poled maggot over dead maggot at 16 metres, peg 3; Baz Bright (Garbolino RAF / Digby) 58-2-0; Ian Ward (Garbolino RAF / Waddington ‘A’) 51-3-0; Jimmy Thomas (RAF Conningsby) 39-4-0; Dougie Goddard (RAF Wittering) 35-1-0; Steve Davis (RAF Old Lag) 33-3-0.

Graham’s Pond, Huntingdon, Cambs. Sat. 12. John Hurley (Graham’s Pond), small carp, 4mm expander pellet, peg 13; Nick Ohlemann (Graham’s Pond) 8-11-0; Nigel Marshall (Graham’s Pond) 8-3-0.

Harleston Silvers Series, Weybread Pits, Norfolk. Sat, 18. Club Pit: Rob Hubbard (Daiwa Angling Direct) 14-8-0; Ken Taylor (Harleston) 14-4-0; Malcolm Runacres (Deben) 11-2-0. Middle Pit: Mac Collett (Nisa Waveney) 10-0-0; Paul Cooper (Harleston) 7-15-0; Karl Dowse (Harleston) 7-0-0. League: Rob Hubbard (Daiwa Angling Direct) 50-8-0; Chris Knights (Harleston) 44-0-0.
Head Fen, near Ely, Cambs. Sun, 15. Marcus Bailey (Head Fen) 65-10-0, 22 carp to 6 lb, long poled maggot, Snake peg 17; Dave Rodwell (Shipshape Tackle) 52-0-0; John Millard (Newmarket) 30-0-0; Dave Priestley (Shipshape Tackle) 26-4-0; Nigel Wright (Littleport) 26-0-0.
Jansons Fishery, nr Redmile,  Notts. Tues. Match Pool, 19. Brian Sandom (Janson Fishery) 155-3-0, carp, poled maggot, shallow at one metre, peg MP31; Brian Elliot (Janson Fishery) 80-11-0; Robin Soar (Janson Fishery) 60-0-0; John Larder (Janson Fishery) 53-0-0; P. Defusto (Janson Fishery) 43-0-0; E. Waterfall (Janson Fishery) 40-6-0. Thurs. Match Pool, 13. Nigel Ballaam (Janson Fishery) 105-15-0, carp, poled maggot, peg MP34; Brian Sandom (Janson Fishery) 67-1-0; Alan Sharpe (Janson Fishery) 60-9-0; K. Sentence (Janson Fishery) 38-13-0; B. Elliot (Janson Fishery) 28-9-0; H. Smith (Janson Fishery) 27-2-0. Sat. Match Pool, 14. Roy Bexon (Janson Fishery) 76-4-0, carp, poled white maggot, peg MP32; Steve Natrass (Janson Fishery) 74-15-0; Phil Orton (Janson Fishery) 69-13-0; Rob Taylor (Janson Fishery) 32-14-0; D. Lacey (Janson Fishery) 28-10-0; H. Smith (Janson Fishery) 19-12-0.

Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Leics., Sun. Canal & Lagoon Pools, 22. Martin Thackery (Woodhouse Angling) 36-5-0, carp, poled pellet, Lagoon peg 20; Steve Haywood (Middy) 33-1-0; Neil Barlow (LVS) 32-9-0; Steve Draper (LVS) 21-8-0; Brian Nicholls (LVS) 21-1-0; Dean Clare (LVS) 20-5-0.

Market Rasen AA Lincolnshire Keyline & Wavin WL,  Willingham Road Lake, Lincs. Sun, 10. Stuart Cash (Market Rasen AA) 6-7-0, bream and skimmers, feeder and maggot, peg 12: Dave Appleyard (Market Rasen AA) 3-10-0; Barry De’Ath (Market Rasen AA) 1-10-0; Jim Hewson (Market Rasen AA) 1-7-0; Dave Humphreys (Market Rasen AA) 1-6-0.

Norfolk & Suffolk Veterans, Topcroft Lake, Suffolk. Tues, 15. Dick Brand (Beccles) 85-2-0, carp to 8 lb, method feeder maggot; John Catchpole (Lowestoft) 64-0-0; Dave Reynolds (Angling Direct) 61-7-0. Thurs, 11, River Waveney, Beccles Quay. Tony Gibbons (Norwich) 10-2-0, all roach, caster; Lol Higgins (Standard Bait) 9-12-0; Joe Beckham (Beccles) 8-14-0.
Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sun. Holmedale Lake, 24. Carl Brown (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 201-12-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet on the deck and up in the water, peg 31; Phil Carline (Subfish) 95-4-0; Lee Parker (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 91-15-0; Norman Powers (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 88-15-0; Pete Hodgetts (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 79-14-0; Andy Gaunt (Leegem Tackle) 78-1-0.

Suffolk Water Park, near Ipswich. Sat, 15, silvers. Bob Fuller (Breakaway Tackle) 12-15-0, mixed silvers, maggot pellet & caster, peg 29 Match Lake 1; Sam Kernard (Suffolk County Youth) 12-2-0 including 9-6-0 bream; Phil Bloxham (Purple Patch) 11-4-0; Keith Gooderam(Browning Wickford) 10-4-0.
Townsend Lakes, nr. Wisbech, Cambs. Sun. Woodpecker Pool, 11. Ashley Kinsley (Townsend) 51-0-0, carp, long pole and pellet, peg 9; Colin Begbie (Townsend) 47-13-0; Ray Cook (Townsend) 24-0-0.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs. Wed. Ash & Hawthorn Lakes, 12. Terry Marhshall (Dynamite Matchman’s Supplies) 52-12-0, twelve carp, poled pellet, Hawthorn peg 15; Mark Westleby (Newark) 27-4-0; Paul Arndt (Grantham) 22-8-0; Lenny Burton (Mansfield) 18-4-0; Colin Spencer (GOT Baits) 18-0-0; Neil Fisher (Dynamite Matchmen’s Supplies) 15-4-0. Sat. Ash, Chestnut and Hawthorn Lakes, 16. Terry Marshall (Dynamite Matchman’s Supplies) 35-8-0, four carp plus F1’s and bits, poled pellet, Chestnut peg 21; Jim Meakin (Victoria Tackle) 32-0-0; Phil Morris Jnr. (Notts AA) 30-10-0; Andy Birkin (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 24-8-0; Ian Palfreyman (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 23-8-0; Paul Kimberley (Team Zimba) 21-10-0.



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