Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers

* Garbolino Lindholme, Doncaster. Sun, 49, Willows, Strip and Laurels lakes. Paul Yates (Drennan) 93-13-0, carp on pellet and corn from Strip peg 16; Paul Wright (Doncaster Tackle) 89-5-0; Paul McIntyre (Bait-Tech) 68-5-0; Craig Elkin (Fox) 48-14-0.

* Tom’s Ponds, Nr. York. Sun, 37, Ponds 1 and 2. Steve Thackwray (Tom’s Ponds) 41-12-0, carp to 6 lb on pellet from peg 12 on Pond 1; Alan Cooperwaite (Keighley) 40-12-0; Stewart Waterhouse (Keighley) 32-5-0; Neil Rymer (Kippax) 31-7-0.

* Valmaar Sideloaders, River Ouse, Hunters Lodge to Linton. Sat, 48. Martyn Highe (Mirfield) 7-8-0, 15 roach on lobworm from peg 261; Daz Taylor (Saints) 5-4-0; Dean Grace (Pontefract) 5-1-0; Stan Haigh (Angler’s World Holidays) 4-13-0; Denis White (Maver) 4-7-0.

* Woodlands, Nr. Thirsk. Sun, 33, Partridge, Curlew and Wagtail lakes. Tom Tidy (KL Tackle) 40-8-0, 7 carp on pellet at 13m from Wagtail 7; Adrian Bolton (Woodlands Tackle) 33-14-0; John Currie (Woodlands Tackle) 32-6-0; Steve Newberry (Woodlands Tackle) 25-1-0.

* Yarm, River Tees, Yarm. Sun, 35. Neil Waters (Darlington Angling Centre) 11-11-0, three bream on feeder and worm from peg 188; Gerry Bowes (Yarm) 7-9-0; Mark Arrowsmith (Maver Newman Scotts) 6-13-0; Rob Stubbs (Darlington Angling Centre) 5-9-0.

* Yorkshire WL, River Ouse, Hunters Lodge to Linton. Sun, 80. Denis White (Maver) 6-0-0, 22 roach on maggot over chopped worm from peg 249; Phil Austin (Barlby Village Stores) 5-3-0; Paul Clarke (Mirfield) 4-14-0; Eddie Bridon (Maver) 4-3-0; Ian Bowman (Angler’s World Holidays) 4-0-0; Carl Stephenson (Angler’s World Holidays) 3-14-0. Teams: Anglers World Holidays 63; Barlby Village Stores 48; Mirfield 44. League: Anglers World Holidays 8; Mirfield 11; Tackle 2U 14.



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Smaller fishing match results


Bank End, Finningley, S. Yorks. Sun, 26. Kev Holvey (Tri-Cast) 58-4-0, carp on pellet feeder, peg 3; Phil Gullitt (Clay Lane) 30-11-0; Colin Brown (Doncaster) 27-9-0; Steve Cawston (Bank End) 26-11-0; Keith Vardy (Bank End) 25-1-0; Trev Jordan (Bank End) 21-12-0.

Barnburgh, Doncaster. Tues, 15. Paul Brooks (Barnburgh) 41-8-0, F1s on poled pellet; Alf Head (Thurnscoe Coronation) 38-0-0; Andy Shaw (Wakefield) 28-0-0; Gary Jubb (Barnburgh) 27-8-0. Fri, 14. Dale Sheppard (Maver) 64-8-0, F1s on poled pellet; Gary Jubb (Barnburgh) 58-8-0; Jack Dye (Barnburgh) 42-0-0; John Kelly (Doncaster) 41-0-0. Sun, 16. Andy Stoner (Barnburgh) 42-4-0, F1s on poled pellet; Andy Sutton (Rotherham) 40-8-0; Alf Head (Thurnscoe Coronation) 32-4-0; Scott Buston (Barnburgh) 29-8-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft. Retford, Notts. Mon, 10, Vets, Moat island. Nigel Wood (MAP Leegem) 45-5-0, carp to 9 lb on bomb and meat, peg 64; Roger Holmes (Notts AA) 30-8-0; Dave Dare (Marukyu) 26-15-0. Tues, 18. Moat. Pete Bagshaw (Frenzee) 83-7-0, 15 carp on pellet feeder, peg 6 outer; Ian Jowell (MAP Leegem) 45-2-0. Silvers: Stuart Gray (Worksop) 13-12-0. Thurs, 27, Vets, Moat. Tony Brown (MAP Leegem) 48-5-0, carp on pellet cone, peg 64 island; Lee Hewison (MAP Leegem) 42-6-0; Steve Twigg (MAP Leegem) 37-2-0; Jack Hobson (Sheffield) 36-10-0; Arnie Payling (Peg One Tackle) 28-10-0. Sat, 17. Moat. Chris Line (Retford Angling Centre) 59-1-0, carp on feeder with corn and pellet, peg 48 island; Gordon Gibson (MAX Tackle) 52-8-0; Steve Robbins (MAP Leegem) 48-4-0; Alan Crouch (Garbolino) 47-8-0. Sun, 24. Moat island and Bridge. Neil Vernon (Gainsborough) 49-6-0, carp on pellet feeder, peg 49 Moat island; Nigel Wood (MAP Leegem) 44-10-0; Wayne Lomas (MAP Leegem) 33-12-0; Arnie Payling (Peg One Tackle) 31-2-0; Pete Bagshaw (Team Frenzee) 30-11-0.

Ferryboat Farm, Conisborough, S. Yorks. Sun, 10. Paul Hunton (Rotherham) 12-8-0, skimmers on pole and maggot; Steve Billups (Ferryboat) 2-0-0; Les Billups (Ferryboat) 1-14-0.

Garbolino Lindholme, Doncaster. Thurs, 27, Bonsai Lake. Steve Rothery (Daylite Baits) 52-11-0, carp on bomb and pellet from peg 47; Steve Donaghue (Doncaster Tackle) 51-13-0; Johnny Kenning (Garbolino Lindholme) 50-2-0; John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 44-6-0. Sat, 29, Bonsai. Chris Reilly (Hull) 63-11-0, carp on bomb and corn from peg 44; Harry Bignall (Sunbeds Direct) 55-14-0; Dale Sheppard (Maver) 45-12-0; Alex Docherty (Garbolino Lindholme) 43-1-0.

Hebden/Ryburn, Rochdale Canal, Sowerby Bridge. Sat, 19. Dave Pilgrim (Angling Star/Aireborough) 4-11-0, roach on caster and pinkie at 9m; Keith Hennigan (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-6-0; Eric Green (Matrix Halifax) 3-5-8.

Kiveton Hall, Sheffield. Thurs, 16. Paul Massey (Kiveton) 53-8-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 59; Paul Burt (Kiveton) 45-8-0; John Forster (Kiveton) 38-6-0; Steve Beatson (Kiveton) 36-4-0; Steve Forster (Kiveton) 35-6-0; Col Hendley (Kiveton) 30-8-0. Sun, 15. John Forster (Kiveton) 26-6-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 65; Dave Stone (Kiveton) 19-10-0; Dave Briggs (Kiveton) 18-10-0; Paul Massey (Kiveton) 16-6-0; Chris Clark (Kiveton) 16-2-0; Paul Ellis (Kiveton) 12-0-0.

None Go Bye Farm, Nr. Leeds. Mon, 22, Middle Lake. Steve Michaels (Tri-Cast Highfield) 19-3-0, roach on caster at 12m from peg 10; Owen Jackson (Matrix Halifax) 13-13-0; Ian Sutcliffe (Tri-Cast Calder) and Kirk Grainger (Leeds) both 13-3-0. Sun, 22. Tim Peters (Leeds) 18-11-0, caster and pellet at 14m from peg 11 for skimmers and roach; Scott Weston (Bradford) 15-11-0; Steve Webster (Tri-Cast Calder) 14-10-0.

Oaks, Sessay, N. Yorks. Mon, 108, Poplar, Maple, Cedar and Firs lakes. Chris Watson (Oaks) 72-3-0, carp on bread and pellet from Maple 16; Chris Reilly (Oaks) 45-7-0; Adam Richards (Browning Quaker) 45-0-0; Lee McGuinley (Oaks) 44-9-0; Shane Atkins (Daiwa Cleveland Angling) 40-0-0.

Phoenix and Parkgate. Ravenfield Ponds, Rotherham. Sat, 16. Harry Booth 8-10-0, roach on pole with pinkie and caster, peg 69; Neil Gabbitas 7-12-0; Stuart Senior 6-15-0; Dave Griffiths 6-8-0; Kim Bywater 5-0-0 (all Phoenix and Parkgate).

Ripon, River Ure, Ripon, N. Yorks. Sun, 21. Fred Hardcastle (Woodlands Tackle) 2-4-0, 25 dace on poled maggot; Chris Robson (Northallerton), Chris Brown (Northallerton) and Keith Brown (Ripon) all 1-15-0.

Rotherham WL, River Don, Sprotborough. Sun, 24. Richard Vaughan (Daiwa Dons) 3-5-0, one decent skimmer plus bits on feeder and maggot, peg 31; Steve Corbett (Donsmen) 2-15-0; Steve Lowther (Daiwa Dons) 2-14-0; Paul Bacon (Rotherham) 2-8-0; R Singleton (Daiwa Dons) 2-7-0; James Harrison (Daiwa Dons) and Paul Rees (Jacks Lads) both 2-5-0. Teams: Daiwa Dons 5; Tippers 12; Rotherham and Jacks Lads both 14. League: Daiwa Dons 54; Jacks Lads 61; Tippers 65; Rotherham 70; Team Conisborough 72; Donsmen 92.

Scunthorpe, River Ancholme, Springs, N. Lincs. Tues, 18. Steve Nurse (Scunthorpe Tackle) 9-5-0, perch on worm from peg 26; Wayne Easter (Scunthorpe Tackle) 8-7-0; Phil Hirst (Hull) 7-11-0. Fri, 22, Cake Mills. Tony Hepburn (Brigg) 24-7-0, bream and tench on feeder and worm from peg 43; Steve Richardson (Scunthorpe Tackle) 23-4-0; Dave Ashmore (Grimsby) 17-7-0. Sun, 18, Springs. Graham Bontoft (Scunthorpe Tackle) 10-6-0, roach on punch from peg 10; Phil Hirst (Hull) 9-12-0; Graham Tock (Selby) 8-14-0.

Thornaby, River Tees, Croft, Cleveland. Sun, 23. Steve Chantry (Darlington) 8-3-0, a chub plus grayling on stick and maggot from peg 50; Barry Stephenson (Darlington) 4-13-0; Charlie Burnside (Darlington) 4-0-0.

Thornhill, Calder and Hebble Canal, Sat, 17. Stuart Campbell (Matrix Halifax) 4-12-0, roach on caster at 12m from peg 8; Eric Green (Matrix Halifax) 3-7-0; Neil Pickett (Thornhill) 2-13-0.

Wakefield, Calder and Hebble Canal, Wakefield. Sun, 12. Richard Crispin (Sensas Walton) 7-13-0, chopped worm and caster at 5 and 14m for perch and roach; Warren McLeavey (Tri-Cast Calder) 4-1-0; Mick Sharpe (Thornhill) 3-13-0.

Woodhouse Grange, Doncaster, S Yorks. Wed, 11. Dog Kennel. Dave Swift (Woodhouse Grange) 47-11-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 17; Baz Walton (Thorne) 46-7-0; Shane Law (Woodhouse Grange) 28-0-0. Thurs, 14. Ghost. Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 154-6-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 4; John Dudley (Medusa) 85-1-0; Stef Huntington (Goole) 81-10-0. Sat, 18. Heron. Steve Clegg (Woodhouse Grange) 113-4-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 23; Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 74-3-0; Geoff Barker (Woodhouse Grange) 71-2-0. Sun, 19, WL, Heron. Mal Scott (Goole) 35-7-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 33; Dave Swift (Woodhouse Grange) 30-7-0; Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 21-8-0.

Woodlands, nr. Thirsk. Sat, 28, Curlew, Wagtail and Partridge. Adrian Bolton (Woodlands Tackle) 30-11-0, carp on poled pellet from Wagtail 3; Steve Keene (Woodlands Tackle) 24-13-0; John Currie (Woodlands Tackle) 23-12-0.

Yorkshire Groundworks, Beverley Canal, E. Yorks. Sun, 15. Darren Sullivan (Yorkshire Groundworks) 9-2-0, 120 roach on punch at 7m from peg 47; Graham Hartley (Hull Works Sports) 9-0-0; Nigel Beamson (Hull) 5-8-8.



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