Below are Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers for Aug.16-17. This week's Angler's Mail has the biggest tables yet - the main leaderboard, plus rivers, canals and lakes categories - new for the best competition in match fishing this season!



* Angling Trust Riverfest, River Yare, Langley, Norfolk. Sun, 55. Mick Vials (Preston Innovations/Drennan Barnsley) 21-10-0, roach, poled caster over groundbait, peg 145; Steve Nadin (Garbolino Blackmore Vale) and Will Freeman (Preston Innovations/Browning Hotrods) both 15-14-0; John Southgate (Sensas Oakwood) 14-9-0; Kev Rowles and Steve Sadler (both Daiwa Gordon League) both 14-2-0. Qualifiers: Vials, Freeman and Rowles.

* Barford Festival, Barford Lakes, Norfolk. Sat, 54, Colton, Match, Pleasure and Railway lakes. Ray King (Barford Tackle) 137-10-0, carp, poled banded pellet up in and pellet waggler, Colton peg 1; Lee Carver (Berghaus Tackle) 133-4-0; Matt Wiles (Attleborough MG) 127-6-0; Robert Walton (Fakenham) 124-10-0; Jack Gill (Barford Tackle) 122-8-0; Alan Tuck (Angling Direct Suffolk) 120-9-0. Sun, 54. Kevin Orr (All Seasons) 126-8-0, carp to 8 lb, sweetcorn in margins, Match peg 24; John Pearson (Doncaster) 100-10-0; Chris Knights (Harleston) 100-7-0; John Spencer (London) 99-9-0; Lee Carver (Berghaus Tackle) 94-10-0; Gary Britton (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 78-7-0.
* Coors AC, River Trent, Burton, Staffs. Sun, 66. John Harper (Coors AC) 17-14-0, all roach, stick float, maggot and caster, Sherratts peg 2; Paul Bick (Shakespeare Superteam) 15-12-0; Tom Lane (Lane’s Bait and Tackle) 12-6-0; Tony Moreton (Preston Innovations) 11-12-0; Wayne Swinscoe (Maver Bait-Tech) 10-4-0; Steve Lowther (Daiwa Dons) 10-4-0.

* Nisa Feeders, River Yare, Langley, Norfolk. Sat, 62. Kevin Rowles (Devizes MG) 23-8-0, roach, poled maggot over groundbait, peg 105; John Coote (Breakaway Tackle) 22-4-0; Steve Clarke (Maver Image) 16-4-0; Karl Gibson (Daiwa Angling Direct) 15-0-0; Will Freeman (Preston Innovations) 13-8-0; Mal Runacres (Deben) 12-12-0.
* Sensas Soar Masters, River Soar, Sutton Bonington, Notts. Sun, 46. Mark Eustace (Team Sensas) 8 Kg 500 gr, four tench plus a few perch, chopped worm feeder, peg 4; Sam Merry (Maver Bait-Tech) 6.300; Tony Marshall (Quorn AS) 6.250; Chris Buckingham (Long Eaton Fed) 5.350; Pete Jayes (Wigston AS) 4.680; Mark Perkins (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 4.260.

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