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*Leeds DASA, River Ouse, Hunters Lodge to Linton. Sun. 62. Dave Miles (Aireborough) 10-2-0, a bream with roach on feeder and caster, peg 286; Phil Austin (Barlby Village Stores) 8-1-0; Craig Turbitt (Sensas Wibsey) 7-15-0; Colin Hardy (Sensas Wibsey) 6-13-0; Paul Bennett (Sensas Wibsey) 6-4-0; Tony Hewson (Leeds Angling Centre) 5-6-0.

*RSPS River Swale Team Masters, River Swale, Morton Bridge to Asenby. Sat. 204. Adrian Evans (Northallerton) 32-4-0, 21 chub on stick float and maggot at Holme; Stuart Tate (Helperby and Brafferton) 25-12-0; Ian Bates (Ouse Select) 24-3-0; Graham Skirrey (Derby) 19-8-0; Martin Dukes (Helperby and Brafferton) 19-6-0; Phil Cooper (Wilton) 18-1-0.

*Thorne and District Pairs, Stainforth and Keadby Canal, Thorne. Sun. 86. Mick Vials (Ultimate Barnsley) 14-8-0, skimmers on pole and caster, peg 167 Wykewell; Nigel Bull (Shakespeare) 12-14-8; Andy Geldart (Ultimate Barnsley) 12-5-0; Lee Harrison (Maver) 12-1-8; Cameron Hughes (Kamasan Starlets) 10-9-8; Dave Brooks Jnr (Ultimate Barnsley) 10-8-0. Pairs: Nigel Bull and Steve Hemingray 22-10-0. League: Steve Barraclough and Lee Kerry 69-13-0; Rich Pulford and Lee Harrison 69-6-0; Nigel Bull and Steve Hemmingray 68-6-0; Sean Ashby and Cameron Hughes 66-8-0.


Bank End Fisheries, Finningley, Doncaster. Sun. 26. Trev Bee (Bank End) 29-9-0, carp on pellet feeder, peg 20; Phil Gullitt (Clay Lane) 19-13-0; Steve Rylance (Bank End) 12-0-0; Kev Holvey (Bank End) 11-13-0; Dean Foster (Bank End) 10-1-0; Graham Housley (Bank End) 10-0-0.

Barnburgh Lakes, Doncaster. Wed. Top and Middle Lakes. 22. John Mills (Sheffield) 32-8-0, F1s on pole and pellet, peg 16; Andy Shoepack (Barnburgh) 31-0-0; Malc Bailey (Castleford) 26-8-0; Rich Clemence (Castleford) 25-0-0. Sun. Top Lake. 16. Ben Lindsay (Leeds) 47-8-0, carp to 10 lb on pole and pellet, peg 4; Malc Bailey (Castleford) 37-2-0; Dave Durrans (Barnburgh) 29-0-0; Andy Sutton (Barnburgh) 27-0-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford. Thurs. Veterans, Moat Pool. 32. Don Slaymaker (Bait-Tech) 40-9-0, skimmers on 10 m pole and maggot over groundbait, peg 39 Island; Malc Thompson (Sure Sheds) 28-4-0; Barry Rance (Retford Honda) and Dave Downes (Killamarsh) both 21-0-0; Brian Sullivan (Maltby) 19-3-0; N. Wood (Mansfield) 18-1-0. Fri. Croft. 8. Nick Speed (Shimano) 41-9-0, carp, skimmers and tench on pole and pellet, peg 20; Ken Pacey (Gainsborough) 25-12-0; Shaun Stockley (Vespé) 20-8-0. Sat. Moat. 23. Dave Boswell (Bryden AC) 67-4-0, carp and a few bream on bomb and corn, peg 61 Island; Steve Clark (Sensas Mansfield) 60-10-0; Steve Shepherd (Worksop) 52-6-0; Stuart Gray (Worksop) 40-2-0; Steve Robbins (MAP Leegem) 34-0-0; Andy Sellars (Bankside Tackle) 30-2-0. Sun. Silverfish Teams of Four League, Moat and Bridge. 40. Andy Oldham (Halkon Hunt) 16-12-0, skimmers on pole and pellet, peg 7 Bridge Island; Dave Dare (Marukyu) 15-10-0; Arnie Payling (Peg One) 13-0-0; Brian Sullivan (Maltby) 10-14-0; Steve Clark (Sensas Mansfield) 10-10-0; Jack Hobson (Veterans) 9-15-0. Teams: Peg One 8; Halkon Hunt 9. Sun. Reed and Croft. 25. Lee Wright (MAP Leegem) 42-4-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 14 Croft; Shaun Stockley (Vespé) 34-14-0; Mal Edgecombe (MAP Leegem) 30-8-0; M. Thorpe (MAP Leegem) 24-12-0.

Ferryboat Farm, Doncaster. Thurs. 10. Arthur Bullcroft (Ferryboat Farm) 14-11-0, skimmers and roach on pole and pellet, peg 32; Ray Pinder (Ferryboat Farm) 9-8-0; Paul Hunton (Rotherham) 8-7-0.

Garbolino Lindholme, Doncaster. Thurs. Bonsai. 19. Alan Scotthorne (Drennan) 49-5-0, small carp on bomb and pellet, peg 28; Mark Booth (Garbolino Lindolme) 40-2-0; Nick Speed (Shimano) 37-4-0; Steve Barraclough (Ultimate Barnsley) 32-1-0. Sat. Bonsai. 26. Andy Whitehouse (Scunthorpe Tackle) 93-13-0, small carp on pole and pellet, peg 72; Kev Holvey (Tri-Cast) 66-4-0; Ben Fisk (Middy) 53-11-0; Mark Booth (Garbolino Lindholme) 48-4-0; John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 47-3-0; Sean Cameron (Marukyu) 46-14-0. Sun. Oasis. 22. Neil Fisher (Dynamite Baits) 58-14-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 57; Steve Rothery (Garbolino Lindholme) 56-9-0; John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 53-14-0; John Maddison (Browning Quaker) 44-1-0; Greg Norris (Garbolino Lindholme) 39-3-0; Tim Moran (Oaks) 35-12-0.

Group 35 Shuttlers, Chesterfield Canal, Clayworth. Sun. 16. David Frost (Gp 35) 4-11-0, small roach on pole and bloodworm; Ray Howitt (Gp 35) 3-14-0; Dave Howitt (Gp 35) 2-13-0; Roy Waddington (Gp 35) 2-11-0.

Kiveton Hall, Sheffield. Sun. 24. Andy Allett (Kiveton) 22-4-0, carp on bomb and meat, peg 60; Tony Roden (Kiveton) 19-8-0; Paul Burke (Kiveton Hall) 14-1-0; K. Davis (Kiveton) 9-14-0; A. Turner (Kiveton) 9-0-0; Steve Gill (Kiveton) 8-10-0.

Knaresborough Pisc, River Nidd, Sawmills. Sun. 15. Eddie McEvoy (Knaresborough) 6-10-8, three chub on bomb and bread, peg 68; Brian Sowerby (Darlington) 4-11-0; Dave Whitehouse (Albert Hill) 3-12-8.

Oaks, Thirsk. Thurs. Cedar. 11. Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 45-5-0, carp to 6 lb on 10 m pole and pellet, peg 61; Pete Whale (Woodlands Tackle) 34-14-0; Chris Robson (Oaks) 27-2-0. Sat. Cedar. 19. Mal Bailey (Garbolino Elton) 44-4-0, carp to 2 lb on 11 m pole and pellet, peg 45; Chris Watson (Ackworth) 28-9-0; Ray Singh (Garbolino Elton) 14-0-0. Sun. Ash, Beech and Sycamore. 17. Chris Robson (Oaks) 26-8-0, carp to 2 lb on maggot and pellet, Beech 7; Bob Sinclair (Oaks) 23-8-0; Ray Singh (Garbolino Elton) 17-3-0.

Pheonix/Parkgate, Ravenfield Ponds, Rotherham. Sat. 16. Harry Booth (Rotherham) 11-2-0, skimmers on pellet feeder, peg 79; Ray Hamshaw (Pheonix and Parkgate) 9-7-0; Owen Brown (Pheonix and Parkgate) 5-0-0; Stu Senior (Pheonix and Parkgate) 4-8-0.

Ripon Pisc, River Ure, Ripon. Sun. 38. John Taylor (Ripon) 18-4-0, five chub on feeder and steak, peg 8; Mark Foyle (Ripon) 8-9-0; Fred Hardcastle (Woodlands Tackle) 4-12-0; Nick Smith (Aireborough) 3-10-0.

Riverside Financial Services, River Ouse, Hunters Lodge to Linton. Sat. 35. Daz Taylor (Saints) 13-12-0, roach on maggot feeder, peg 292; Dean Grace (Pontefract) 10-8-0; Ian Bowman (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 10-4-0; Paul Burton (Anglers World Holidays) 9-5-0.

Rotherham UAF, River Don, Sprotborough. Sun. 15. Paul Golding (Worksop) 16-6-0, seven bream to 4 lb on groundbait feeder and maggot, peg 1; Brian Haigh (Tippers) 12-13-0; Paul Bacon (Paul’s Tackle) 6-9-0; Paul Rees (Paul’s Tackle) 3-0-0; Ian Turner (Worksop) 2-8-0.

Scunthorpe & Dist AA, River Ancholme. Sun. 25. Dave Bell (Scunthorpe Tackle) 13-0-0, roach on 7 m pole and punch, peg 5; Dave Mountford (Scunthorpe Tackle) 10-11-0; Graham Bachelor (Brigg) and Pete Dimmock (Scunthorpe Tackle) both 9-9-0.

Thornhill Leggers, Thornhill Canal, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. Sat. 24. Pete Thurlow (Tri-Cast Calder) 4-4-0, roach and skimmers, 11 m pole. bloodworm and caster, peg 1a; John Holdsworth (Maver NW) 3-5-0; Ray Reah (Wakefield) 3-0-0; Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 2-13-0.

Woodhouse Grange, Doncaster. Thurs. Heron. 9. Brian Molineux (Woodhouse Grange) 22-12-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 23; Paul Ellis (Woodhouse Grange) 22-10-0; John Holvey (Cats and Dogs) 16-11-0. Sat. Heron. 10. Andy Bailey (Daiwa Dons) 31-12-0, carp on pellet feeder with corn, peg 23; Ian Taylor (South Kirby) 31-7-0; Bernie Larder (Woodhouse Grange) 29-5-0. Sun. Dog Kennel. 15. Ian Taylor (South Kirby) 14-14-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 30; Keith Sanders (Woodhouse Grange) 13-5-0; C. Mitchell (Woodhouse Grange) 12-10-0.

Yarm AC, River Tees, Yarm. Sun. 37. Andy Dargue (Browning Quaker) 36-9-0, five bream with perch to 2 lb on feeder and worm, peg 145; Dave Waterson (Darlington Angling Centre) 28-11-0; Paul Healey (Yarm) 28-3-0; Geoff Douglas (Yarm) 26-0-0.