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* Bradford No.1 AA, River Nidd, Nun Monkton. Sun. 30. Alan Sugden (Bradford No.1) 36-0-0, 14 chub on stick and caster; Charlie Hardaker (Idle and Thackley) 5-11-0; Simon Foster (Bradford No.1) 4-10-0; Adie Lewis (Bradford No.1) 4-1-0.

* Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford, Notts. Sun, 36. Moat. Andy Oldham (Frenzee) 154-10-0, carp, long pole with worm over hemp, peg 80 outer; Adrian Higginbottom (Matrix Trentmen) 147-12-0; Steve Shepherd (MAP Leegem) 129-15-0; Jamie Masson (Maver/Marukyu) 128-6-0; R. Judson (KL Tackle) 115-8-0. Sat, 40, Clubman Semi Final, Moat outer and Canal. Will Corbett (Woodhouse EX) 86-6-0, carp to 3 lb, poled pellet, peg 14 Canal; Shane Pimperton (TNT) 73-8-0; Stuart Else (Newburgh) 72-10-0; Nigel Wood (Hallcroft) 67-9-0; R. Jenkins (New Packet Inn) 51-10-0

* Garbolino Lindholme, Laurels, Beeches and Bonsai lakes, Doncaster. Sat, 40. Chris Greenside (Dynamite Matrix) 171-13-0, carp, Method feeder, Bonsai 59; Andy Middleton (Grattan) 143-1-0; Brendan Fowler (Garbolino Lindholme) 136-11-0; Bob Hart (Garbolino Lindholme) 125-15-0. Sun, 38. Craig Elkin (Matrix) 188-5-0, carp, pellet up in water, peg 52 Willows; Ben Fisk (Middy) 172-14-0; Steve Barber (Maver) 149-8-0; Rich Allen (Kinky Pellet) 149-2-0.

* Happy League, Calder and Hebble Canal, Horbury, W. Yorks. Sun, 88, round six. Mike Lee (Hull DAA) 7 Kg 460 gr, skimmers, poled maggot at 8 and 14m, peg 38; Ian Exley (Daiwa Dons) 4.300; Graham Atwood (Sensas North) 4.000; Phil Morgan (Sensas North) 3.960; Richard Crispin (Sensas North) 3.310; Phil Turner (Team Normanton) 3.300. Teams: Hull DAA and Sensas North both 63; Daiwa Dons 55. League: Daiwa Dons 367; Sensas North 366; Garbolino Ossett 326.

* Leeds, River Aire, Beal, W. Yorks. Sat, 38. Ian Bates (Leeds) 16-10-0, roach, waggler and maggot below Beal bridge; Andy Miller (Tackle 2U) 14-13-0; Norman Thewliss (Mirfield) 14-9-0; Colin Hardy (Tackle 2U) 13-7-0; Mick Hughes (Tadcaster) 13-0-0.

* Mirfield, Huddersfield Broad Canal, W. Yorks. Sun, 41. Andy Bradley (Mirfield) 10-13-0, roach, poled maggot from the incinerator; George Colbran (Keighley) 9-3-0; Ricky Bonas (Mirfield) 8-9-0; Dave Miles (Leeds) 7-10-0; Nick Chaffer (Gomersal) 6-5-0.

* Oaks, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat, 33, Cedar Lake. Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 99-7-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet, 14m, peg 64; Tom Trenholme (Browning Quaker) 97-7-0; Chris Kendall (Middy) 95-9-0; Mark Wainwright (Colmic) 89-10-0. Sun, 33, Ash, Beech and Sycamore lakes. Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech) 160-0-0, carp to 4 lb, pellet down edge, Ash peg 21; Chris Hall (Oaks) 147-15-0; Mark Calvert (Garbolino Elton) 133-6-0; Chris Kendall (Middy) 110-2-0.

* Ripon, River Ure, Ripon. Sun, 38. Steve Young (Helperby) 17-4-0, 5 chub, bomb and caster, peg 14; Steve Mitchell (Aireborough) 14-12-0; Chris Foyles (Ripon) 14-7-0; Martin Hope (Ripon) 9-10-0.

* Thornaby, River Tees, Sockburn, Sun, 36. Jason Huitson (Thornaby) 12-12-0, dace, waggler and maggot, peg 11; Ant Smith (Thornaby) 12-4-0; Russ Willis (Thornaby) 11-0-0; Ken Ovenden (Thornaby) 10-14-0.

* Tidal Trent Championship, River Trent, North and South Clifton & Laughterton, Lincs. Sun, 40. Dr. Jamie Mills (Nathan’s of Derby) 25-8-0, barbel and skimmers, feeder and maggot, Laughterton 31; Dave Padley (Brigg) 12-4-0; Wayne Bartholomew (Ultimate Barnsley) 11-10-0; Nigel Truman (Dynamite Baits) 11-2-0; Terry Moroz (Chesterfield) 10-8-0.

* Yarm, River Tees, Yarm, Sun, 38. Peter Close (Browning Quaker) 11-4-0, roach, poled maggot, peg 88; Ron Robertson (Yarm) 10-4-0; Peter Rambow junior (Darlington Angling Centre) 10-1-0; Mal Dunlop (Browning Quaker) 9-8-0.


Results of smaller matches and midweekers

Bank End, Finningley. Sun, 29. Dean Richmond (Cats and Dogs) 186-8-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 13; Steve Donoghue (Daiwa Dons) 175-15-0; Tony Reeves (Woodhouse Grange) 173-10-0; Reg Fearn (Daiwa Dons) 167-10-0; Trevor Jordan (Bank End) 147-3-0; Kev Feast (Daiwa Dons) 137-4-0.

Barnburgh Fishery, Doncaster. Tues, 25, Over-50s. Chris Dyson (Barnburgh) 78-5-0, F1s, poled pellet; Arthur Law (Barnburgh) 69-4-0; Les Peace (Barnburgh) 60-3-0. Wed, 15. Rob Hitchens (Yorkshire Baits) 135-3-0, F1s on pole and pellet; Paul Brunyee (Castleford) 120-11-0; Chris Dyson (Barnburgh) 79-15-0. Fri eve, 14. John Cook (Barnburgh) 100-1-0, F1s on poled pellet; Les Peace (Barnburgh) 89-2-0; Ryan Law (Barnburgh) 55-3-0. Sun, 20. Leon Hardwick (Worksop) 159-2-0, F1s on poled pellet; Paul Jenkinson (Barnburgh) 113-12-0; Steve Mazza (PF1 Pellets) 113-4-0.

Border Angling, Oaks. Wed, 13. Andy Regan (Border Angling) 67-14-0, carp, corn and worm down the edge; Kev Penfold (Border Angling) 56-1-0; Kevin Aitken (Border Angling) 54-0-0.
Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford, Notts. Mon, 20, Veterans, Bridge Lake. Roger Holmes (Notts AA) 102-10-0, carp, pellet at 10m, peg 42 outer; Ian Donaldson (Notts AA) 92-14-0; Rob Bell (Doncaster) 65-12-0; D. Evans (Retford) 48-8-0; Ray Brooks (Sheffield) 45-5-0. Tues pm, 14. Moat island. Dave Dare (Marukyu) 127-14-0, 30 carp to 7 lb, pole and maggot over groundbait, peg 5; Andy Bailey (Daiwa Dons) 107-10-0; Ken Talbot (Hallcroft) 107-0-0; Adrian Higginbottom (Matrix Trentmen) 99-6-0. Wed, Juniors, Croft Lake. Luke Woodcock (Worksop) 33-12-0, tench and skimmers on short pole and maggot, peg 27; Jake Amedola (Hallcroft) 31-10-0; Rosie Muxloe (Hallcroft) 22-8-0. Thurs, 38, Veterans, Moat. Bri Sullivan (Maltby) 83-14-0, 25 carp to 10 lb on pellet cone and pole shallow, peg 110 outer; Bob Poole (Retford) 71-12-0; Ian Temple (Retford) 70-12-0; Jack Hobson (Sheffield) 59-14-0; Pete Bagshaw (Barnsley Blacks) 48-15-0. Fri pm, 26. Moat. Mick Hall (Tuxford) 152-10-0, 23 carp to 14lb on pole and corn, peg 40 island; Jamie Masson (Marukyu) 132-10-0; Chris Line (Retford) 128-10-0; Rich Teigh (Handsworth) 111-2-0; Adrian Higginbottom (Matrix Trentmen) 89-0-0. Sat, 24. Moat island. Jamie McMasson (Marukyu) 107-10-0, carp, long poled paste, corn and maggot in margins, peg 43; Gordon Gibson (Worksop) 79-12-0; Martin Leck (Doncaster) 74-12-0; Andy Sellars (Bankside Tackle) 72-2-0.

Dynamite Baits/Scunthorpe DAA, Tidal Trent, South Clifton, Lincolnshire. Thurs, 21, round 8. Colin Williams (Brigg AC) 9-14-0, roach and perch, waggler and maggot, peg 25; Roly Moses (Brigg AC) 9-13-0; Tony Tarff (Daiwa Dons) 9-0-0; Malc Firmstone (Whisby AS) and John Wisenewski (Whisby AS) both 7-14-0; Dave Ashmore (Grimsby) 7-0-0.

Ferryboat Farm, Conisborough. Sun, 15. Tony Brown (Ferryboat) 72-0-0, carp, method feeder and pellet, peg 11; Paul Hunton (Rotherham) 36-0-0; Phil Henderson (Ferryboat) 32-0-0.


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Garbolino Lindholme, Bonsai Lake. Thurs, 21. Dale Shepherd (Frenzee) 207-15-0, carp, meat, peg 70; Craig Elkin (Matrix) 178-6-0; John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 139-11-0. Fri, 18, Oasis and Willows. Pete Turner (Garbolino Lindholme) 211-0-0; Kieran Holt (Garbolino Lindholme) 209-1-0; Adam Harrison (Kinky Pellet) 203-1-0.

Kiveton Hall, Sheff. Sun, 18, Bottom lake. John Forster (Kiveton) 86-0-0, carp, poled paste, peg 60; Mick Todd (Kiveton) 75-0-0; Brian Todd (Kiveton) 55-14-0; Mal Dawes (Mansfield) 55-4-0; Pete Ellis (Kiveton) 50-4-0; Mick Bownes (Kiveton) 47-0-0.

Langwith Lakes, York. Sun, 23, Anya’s and Emma’s. Shane Wagstaff (Langwith) 148-6-0, carp, pellet, Anya’s 9; Tim Bell (York Tackle) 144-12-0; Tom Bainbridge (Langwith) 139-10-0.

Oaks, Sessay. Tues, 13, Maple Lake. Chris Kendall (Middy) 163-1-0, carp to 6 lb, paste and pellet, peg 62; Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 139-10-0; Ian Bayley (Woodlands Tackle) 137-7-0. Wed, 12, Ash, Beech and Sycamore. Chris Kendall (Middy) 218-5-0, carp on pellet to 2 lb from Sycamore 26; Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech) 191-11-0; Chris Hall (Oaks) 189-3-0. Thurs, 18, Cedar. Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 150-14-0, carp to 2 lb, pellet, 14m, peg 2; Chris Kendall (Middy) 96-12-0; Chris Hall (Oaks) 96-5-0.

Pheonix and Parkgate, Ravenfield ponds, S. Yorks. Tues pm, 9. Mick Barry 42-12-0, mixed bag on pole and caster, peg 62; Trev Parkin 31-0-0; Stu Senior 30-12-0; Derek Jackson 30-4-0 (all Pheonix and Parkgate). Sat, 26. Ray Hamshaw 21-8-0, skimmers on groundbait feeder, peg 84; Owen Brown 17-4-0; Derek Jackson 16-9-0; Ian Jeffries 15-6-0; Nick Barker 15-4-0; Tom Senior 14-12-0 (all Pheonix and Parkgate).

Thornhill, Calder and Hebble Canal, Dewsbury. Sat, 14. Chris Storey (Thornhill) 4-3-0, roach and perch to 4oz, squatt at 6 and 12m, peg 126; Brian Kellett (Thornhill) 4-2-0; Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-9-0.

Viking Fishery, Pollington. Sat, 14, Hawk Pond. Steve Pulford (Hull) 83-1-0, carp, poled caster, peg 32; Andrew Scott (Hull) 70-5-0; Gary Henderson (Pontefract) 56-13-0; Terry Bullass (Sykehouse) 50-10-0.

Woodhouse Grange, Doncaster. Wed, 19, Kingfisher. John Dudley (Woodhouse Grange) 107-0-0, carp, poled corn in margins, peg 16; Tony Marshall (York Nomads) 93-12-0; Jason Oliver (Woodhouse Grange) 78-14-0. Thurs, 10. Heron. Tony Briscoe (Woodhouse Grange) 63-8-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 41; Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 60-0-0; John Dudley (Woodhouse Grange) 58-0-0. Sat, 12. Cobble. Stef Huntington (Goole) 68-4-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 25; Paul Ellis (Goole) 65-14-0; John Dudley (Woodhouse Grange) 49-2-0. Sun, 25. Heron. Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 59-0-0, carp, poled paste, peg 37; Bernie Larder (Woodhouse Grange) 55-0-0; John Dudley (Woodhouse Grange) 48-0-0.

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