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43 MIKE REED (Garbolino Elton).

31 ANDY BENNETT (Daiwa Guru).

28 ROSS HAROLD (Sensas Angling Direct).

24 STEVE JAMES (Ockendon); NEIL MACHIN (Garbolino Bag’em Baits).

23 STUART PALSER (Daiwa Gordon League).

22 BRIAN BENNETT (Garbolino Elton); MICHAEL BUCHWALDER (Shakespeare); MIKE ROGERSON (Last Cast). 20 ANDREW MURPHY (Shimano Wales).

19 ALASTAIR OGILVIE (Maver Bait Tech); ALEC ROBERTS (Middy); DEAN SWIFT (Fox Match Dynamite Baits).

18 LEWIS BREEZE (Sensas North West); ANDREW GELDART (Garbolino Elton); PETE HUMPHRIES (Tight Lines Shaw); MARK POLLARD (Dynamite Baits); DES SHIPP (Daiwa Dorking); WAYNE SWINSCOE (Maver Bait Tech).

17 PHIL CHESTERTON (Stapleford Angling); KEITH HOBSON (Maver Barnsley).

16 CLIVE NIXON (; PETE SCOTT (Sensas Leicester); DANNY SIXSMITH (Drennan).

15 DARRAN BICKERTON (Kamasan Starlets); LEE THORNTON (Sensas Mark One).

14 JON ARTHUR (Maver Midlands); JASON CUNNINGHAM (Fox MG Tipton Van den Eynde); JAMES DENT (Daiwa Cleveland Angling); PAUL KEELEY (Drennan North West); RICHIE REYNOLDS (Shakespeare); DALE SHEPPARD (Hemsworth).

13 PAUL CASWELL (Shakespeare); MARK EUSTACE (Killen’s Commandos); DAVE HAROLD (Angling Direct); JAMIE HUGHES (Maver Midlands Bag ’em); IAN NASH (Ockendon); MATT SMITH (West Midlands); CRAIG TURBITT (Tackle 2 U Sensas).

12 DAVE ARMITAGE (Hirst Tackle); SHAUN BARNET (Milo Bordon); ARTHUR BENSTEAD (Ferrybridge); ROB BISHOP (MAP); DAVE BROWN (Maver Midlands); MARTIN CALDECOAT (Browning Hot Rods); PAUL COYLE (Daiwa Wigan); GRAHAM DACK (Maver Image Van den Eynde); LEIGH GARDNER (WB Clarke Van den Eynde); STAN HAIGH (Anglers World); ANTONY KING (Protak Barlow’s); ANDY MIDDLETON (Oaks); STEVE PARRY (Gas Wise Liverpool); STEVE RINGER (Shimano); ALAN SCOTTHORNE (Maver Barnsley); STU TAYLOR (Hazelgrove).



North East Angler’s Mail matches for March 16/17, 2013.


Bank End, Finningley, Doncaster. Sun. 24. Kev Feast (Daiwa Dons) 42-10-0, carp on Method feeder and pellet, peg 15; Mark Kettle (Bank End) 36-9-0; Dave Masterman (Bank End) 34-2-0; Mick Whitham (Sheffield) 29-10-0; Fred Maxwell (Bank End) 23-3-0; Reg Fearn (Daiwa Dons) 22-15-0.

Barnburgh Lakes, Doncaster. Sun. 30. Joe Simms (Barnburgh) 45-0-0, F1s on pole and pellet, peg 18; Andy Stoner (Barnburgh) 42-0-0; Malc Bailey (Castleford) 32-0-0; D. Poker (Barnburgh) 26-0-0.

Blue Swan Printers, Beverley Canal. Sun. 21. Graham Hartley (Hull Works Sports) 3 kg 990 gr, perch on 10 m pole and caster, peg 44; Dave Brooks Jnr (Cheshire Angling) 3.980; Steve Williamson (Hull) 1.600.

Bob-Co Spring Series, Round One, Carpvale, York. Sun. 36. Johnny Haw (Acomb Tackle) 74-1-0, 19 carp on pellet waggler, peg 13; Keith Larkin (Bob-Co) 67-12-0; Gary Watson (Bob-Co) 58-4-0; Steve Sharples (Bob-Co) 51-6-0; Andy Barker 50-10-0; Dave Wright (Leeds) 49-8-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford. Thurs. Veterans, Moat. 28. Jack Hobson (Sheffield) 43-10-0, carp on bomb and corn, peg 96 Outer; Barry Rance (Retford Honda) 38-12-0; Pete Tatley (MAP Leegem) 27-8-0; Steve Twigg (MAP Leegem) 21-0-0; Reg Turner (Retford) 16-10-0. Fri. Croft. 7. Andy Lakey (Gateford) 38-6-0, carp, skimmers and tench on pole and pellet, peg 6; Jamie Masson (Maver/Marukyu) 34-4-0; Andy Favill (Tuxford) 27-0-0. Sat. Moat. 20. Steve Clark (Sensas Mansfield) 36-14-0, carp on pellet feeder with corn and meat, peg 7 Outer; Paul McIntyre (Bait-Tech) 26-14-0; Andy Oldham (Halkon Hunt) 19-10-0; Jason Thomas (Subfish) 19-0-0. Sun. Croft. 10. Mick Brownell (Mosborough Tackle Box) 68-9-0, carp, tench, bream and roach on pole and pellet, peg 5; Daz Oldham (Maltby) 60-0-0; Jason Thomas (Subfish) 47-4-0; Andy Oldham (Halkon Hunt) 46-2-0.

Garbolino Lindholme, Doncaster. Sat. Bonsai. 38. Martin Holmes (Garbolino Lindholme) 89-6-0, carp on bomb and pellet, peg 44; Dale Sheppard (Hemsworth Tackle) 76-11-0; Adam Harrison (Garbolino Lindholme) 69-12-0; Steve Rothery (Garbolino Lindholme) 67-14-0; Paul Wright (Halkon Hunt) 67-10-0. Sun. Bonsai. 34. Dale Sheppard (Hemsworth Tackle) 108-13-0, F1s on bomb and pellet, peg 65; Steve Rothery (Garbolino Lindholme) 88-6-0; Tim Moran (Grattan) 70-13-0; Martin Holmes (Garbolino Lindholme) 68-15-0; D. Thompson (Doncaster Tackle) 68-2-0; T. Thompson (Morley) 65-12-0. Final League: Nick Speed 9 points (£850); Steve Rothery 11 (£500); Mark Jones 13 (£350).

Kiveton Hall, Sheffield. Sun. 18. Pete Ellis (Kiveton) 28-0-0, carp on bomb and meat, peg 34; Mick Todd (Kiveton) 24-0-0; Steve Robinson (Kiveton) 22-10-0; Paul Massey (Kiveton) 22-6-0; Steve Till (Kiveton) 18-14-0; Ken Bownes (Kiveton) 17-0-0.

MAP Leegem Spring League, Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford. Sun. Moat. 60. Mark Hazelwood (MAP Leegem) 81-6-0, carp on bomb and meat, peg 9 Outer; Paul Elliott (MAP Leegem) 76-12-0; Rich Fox (MAP Leegem) 74-2-0; Steve Marshall (MAP Leegem) 58-4-0; D. Annetts (MAP Leegem) 58-7-0.

Marshlands Fishery, Barton-Upon-Humber, Lincolnshire. Sun. 20. Wayne Easter (Scunthorpe Tackle) 8-5-0, three perch on feeder and worm, peg 35; Steve Nurse (Scunthorpe Tackle) 6-12-0; Pete Alexander (Marshlands) 2-4-0.

None Go Bye, Horsforth, Leeds. Sun. Silverfish League, Middle Lake. 22. Chris Kendall (Middy) 23-4-0, skimmers to 1 lb, 11 m pole with pellet and caster, peg 2; Ian Dawson (Tri-Cast Calder) 22-2-0; Ian Exley (Daiwa Dons) 20-3-0; John Sedgewick (Tri-Cast Calder) 19-9-0.

Oaks, Thirsk. Wed. Beech and Ash. 19. Chris Hall (Oaks) 61-4-0, carp on 8 m pole and corn, Beech 15; Ray Singh (Garbolino Elton) 38-0-0; Josh Newton (Browning Quaker) 35-12-0. Thurs. Cedar. 12. Chris Kendall (Middy) 49-3-0, F1s on 9 m pole and pellet, peg 65; Lee Simpson (Oaks) 20-14-0; Paul Brunyee (Oaks) 20-5-0. Sat. Cedar. 32. Mal Bailey (Garbolino Elton) 54-8-0, carp to 3 lb on pole and pellet, peg 64; Rob Harbour (Oaks) 46-5-0; Steve Dunlop (Oaks) 43-9-0; Dave Edmonds (Oaks) 38-6-0. Sun. Ash, Beech and Sycamore. 31. Rich Sowerby (Knaresborough) 61-1-0, carp to 2 lb on waggler and maggot, Beech 15; Chris Hall (Oaks) 60-14-0; Dave Cheetham (Firenzee) 59-0-0; John Clarke (Oaks) 58-12-0.

Phoenix & Parkgate AC, Ravenfield Ponds, near Rotherham. Sat. 14. Alan Banks (Sheffield) 161-0-0, skimmers, ide and tench on pole and maggot, peg 79; Harry Booth (Phoenix & Parkgate) 14-10-0; Trev Parkin (Phoenix & Parkgate) 11-10-0; Stu Senior (Phoenix & Parkgate) 5-12-0; Dave Hawkridge (Phoenix & Parkgate) 5-8-0.

Stainforth Angling Centre, Winter League, Final Round, Sykehouse Fisheries, Doncaster. Match Lake. 26. John Worthington (Stainforth Angling Centre) 34-8-0, carp on pellet feeder, peg 19; Lee Hall (Stainforth Angling Centre) 34-6-0; Jim Evans (Clay Lane) 30-0-0. Pairs: Jim and Danny Evans 4; Jamie Snedker and John Worthington 7. Final league: Steve Jones and Lee Hall 44; Jamie Snedker and John Worthington 59; Danny and Jim Evans 60; Mark Price and Mick Glaister 64.

Sykehouse Fisheries, Doncaster. Sun. Stock Pond. 21. K. Wilson 37-6-0, carp on bomb and popped-up bread, peg 16; Rich Ferrett (Sykehouse) 31-4-0; Nigel Cook 29-7-0.

Thornhill AC, Calder and Hebble Canal, Dewsbury. Sat. 14. Warren McLeavey (Heckmondwike) 2-12-0, roach to 4 oz on 13 m pole and punch, peg 1a; Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 1-10-0; Mike Sharpe (Thornhill) 1-5-0.

Trabucco Teams of Four, Calder and Hebble Canal, Brighouse to Elland. Sun. 36. Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 12-9-0, roach and skimmers on 6 and 11 m pole with worm and 14 m pole with caster; George Colbran (Trabucco Halifax) 5-6-8; Derek Bowers (Maver NW) 4-15-0; Steve Avinou (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-2-0.

Viking Fishery, Pollington, East Yorkshire. Sat. Deer Pond. 16. Rob Green (Selby) 63-7-0, carp on pole and bread, peg 16; Roger Summerscales (Ossett) 63-3-0; Tom Wilson (Bowman) 52-15-0; Laurie Tones (Viking) 31-8-0; Phil Morris 22-9-0; James Scott 21-0-0.

Woodhouse Grange, Doncaster. Wed. Heron. 10. Stef Huntington (Goole) 11-0-0, one carp with silver fish on pole and maggot, peg 7; Graham Martin (Sheffield) 5-8-0; Sean O’Mally (Woodhouse Grange) 3-0-0. Thurs. Cobble. 8. Steve Clegg (Woodhouse Grange) 24-0-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 3; John Dudley (Woodhouse Grange) 7-0-0; Ian Green (Woodhouse Grange) 5-0-0. Sat. Kingfisher. 10. Mal Scott (Goole) 45-0-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 19; Paul Richardson (Woodhouse Grange) 29-12-0; Bernie Larder (Woodhouse Grange) 25-8-0. Sun. Winter League, Final Round, Heron. 15. Les Wray (South Kirby) 32-12-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 33; Graham Martin (Sheffield) 32-8-0; Paul Ellis (Goole) 32-0-0. Final league: Dean Richmond (£200); Ian Taylor; Stef Huntington. Biggest fish: Sean O’Mally 9-8-0 carp (£200).

Woodlands, Thirsk. Wed. Curlew. 13. Barry Flynn (Woodlands Tackle) 59-10-0, carp on bomb and maggot, Curlew 3; Steve Newberry (Woodlands Tackle) 55-14-0; Paul Fletcher (Woodlands Tackle) 38-9-0. Sat. Curlew, Wagtail and Partridge. 31. Luke Hawksworth (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 59-9-0, 20 carp on Method feeder and maggot, Curlew 15; Paul Fletcher (Woodlands Tackle) 43-9-0; Tommy Hanson (Barnsley Baits) 42-8-0; Brian Armstrong (Browning Quaker) 35-6-0. Sun. Partridge, Curlew and Wagtail. 33. Dave Foster (Woodlands Tackle) 51-2-0, carp and silver fish on 14 m pole and maggot, Partridge 24; Peter Rambow Jnr (Darlington Angling Centre) 42-12-0; Mick Lovelass (Browning Quaker) 41-6-0; Phil Noble (Woodlands Tackle) 41-4-0.


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