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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers


*Bank End, Finningley, S. Yorks. Sun, 31. Phil Gullitt (Clay Lane) 146-13-0, carp, bubble and pole with pellet, peg 16; Steve Donoghue (Daiwa Dons) 125-0-0; Steve Rylance (Bank End) 120-9-0; John Lindsay (Bank End) 116-12-0; Steve Curtis (Bank End) 109-15-0; Dean Foster (Kerfoots Tackle) 100-9-0.

* Calder League, River Calder, Brighouse to Mirfield. Sun, 58. Paul Clarke (Mirfield) 36-6-0, chub and perch, waggler and caster, drawn at The Ship; Andy Bradley (Gomersal) 24-14-0; Keith Hobson (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 21-15-0; Dave Taylor (Gomersal) 20-4-0; Ian Fieldhouse (Bradford) 20-3-0; John Sedgewick (Tri-Cast Calder) 18-8-0.

*Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford, Notts. Sun, 37, Moat Lake. Jamie Masson (Maver/Marukyu) 134-12-0, 26 carp to 8 lb, banded 6mm pellet at 13m, peg 22 outer; Tony Butt (Sheffield) 124-12-0; Pete Miles (Doncaster) 119-0-0; Gordon Gibson (Worksop) 113-12-0; Brian Sullivan (Maltby) 95-12-0; Andy Oldham (Halkon Hunt) 94-10-0.

* Happy League, Aire and Calder Navigation, Pollington. Sun, 88. Sean Wright (Daiwa Dons) 3Kg 680gr, 80 roach, poled squatt, peg 5 at Rawcliffe; Mick North (Garbolino Ossett) 3.650; John Freestone (Sensas North) 3.420; Ian Melton (Sensas Walton) 3.300; Daz Hall (Team Normanton) 3.050; Mike Lee (Hull DAA) 2.860.

* Langwith Lakes, York. Sun (Jun.23), 31. Tom Bainbridge (Acomb) 64-9-0, carp, pellet, 4m, Anya’s lake peg 13; Tim Bell (York Tackle) 61-9-0; Lee Bramham (Otley) 60-6-0; John Brain (Harrogate) 56-13-0.

* Leeds, River Ouse, Nun Monkton. Sat, 35. Dave Armitage (Cleckheaton) 13-0-0, two barbel and a bream, feeder and maggot, peg 16; Phil Austin (Barlby Village Stores) 11-10-0; Denis White (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 6-13-0; Nick Smith (Aireborough) 5-9-0.

* Lincoln, Tidal Trent, North and South Clifton. Sat, 56. Alan Henry (Shimano Dynamite Trentmen) 23-14-0, skimmers, feeder and maggot, peg 46 South Clifton; Alan Dyer (Garbolino Harrison Lincs County) 13-12-0; Paul Golding (Worksop) 13-0-0; Mark Hawksworth (Leegem Angling) 8-6-0; Steve Edson (Leeds) 8-4-0; Mick Atkins (Chesterfield) 7-10-0.

* Oaks, Cedar Pool, Sessay. Sat, 34. Bert Poole (Oaks) 90-4-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet, 13m, peg 29; Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 86-14-0; Pete Whale (Oaks) 78-1-0; Jim Peverley (Border Match) 77-10-0. Sun, 33, Ash, Beech and Sycamore. Chris Hall (Oaks) 147-7-0, carp to 2 lb, Method feeder, Sycamore 24; Phil Sellars (Woodlands Tackle) 110-13-0; Bert Poole (Oaks) 109-5-0; Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech) 103-7-0.

* Ripon, River Ure, Ripon. Sun, 40. Steve Evans (Brotherton) 23-0-0, ten chub, bomb and bread, peg 28; Andy Scaife (Northallerton) 16-7-0; Chris Smith (Leeds) 12-2-0; Rob Pickles (KL Tackle) 7-4-0.

* Scunthorpe, Tidal Trent, Besthorpe to Laughteron, Sun, 84. Tom Pickering (Preston Innovations) 22-15-0, 6 bream, feeder and worm, peg 1 South Clifton; Mark Bond (Lincoln) 19-10-0; Louis Mackintosh (Browning Quaker) 18-10-0; Darren Bickerton (Kamasan Starlets) 10-3-0; Ray Head (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 9-3-0.

* Woodlands, Thirsk. Sat, 40, Partridge, Skylark and Curlew lakes. Bob Lee (Woodlands Tackle) 115-0-0, carp, bomb and pellet, Partridge 25; Tony Hopper (Birch Baits) 111-4-0; Phil Sellars (Woodlands Tackle) 108-5-0; Gareth Smith (Woodlands Tackle) 105-8-0.

* Yarm, River Tees, Yarm, Sun, 40. Ken Golightly (Shotton) 18-6-0, 15 skimmers, feeder and worm, peg 156; Ian Lumb (Maver Newman Scotts) 14-8-0; Rob Schindler (Yarm) 11-5-0; Russ Hodgson (Yarm) 8-0-0; Phil Noble (Darlington Angling Centre) 7-4-0.


Smaller matches and midweekers

Barnburgh, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Tues, 16, Over-50s. J. Mills (Barnburgh) 95-8-0, F1s, pole and pellet; Denis McDonald (Barnburgh) 70-0-0; Phil Larkin (Barnburgh) 64-8-0. Wed, 18. Gavin Watson (Barnburgh) 129-8-0, F1s, pole and pellet; Ian Haywood (Barnburgh) 108-0-0; Daz Taylor (Barnburgh) 112-12-0; John Priestley (Barnburgh) 84-8-0. Fri eve. Gary Jubb (Daiwa) 107-0-0, barbel, pole and pellet; Stuart Gray (Worksop) 106-0-0; Rob Hitchens (Yorkshire Baits) 89-0-0. Sun, 22. Rob Hitchens (Yorkshire Baits) 189-0-0, F1s and carp, pole and paste; Pete Gosney (Barnburgh) 188-0-0; Daz Taylor (Barnburgh) 150-0-0; Stuart Waterman (Barnburgh) 131-0-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford, Notts. Mon, 20, Veterans, Bridge Lake. Paul Schoof (Hallcroft) 56-6-0, 10 carp to 7 lb, paste over pellet and hemp at 11m, peg 26 island; Dave Farr (Hallcroft) 54-12-0; Reg Turner (Retford) 50-12-0; Chris Line (Retford) 50-8-0; Dave Sewell (James Maude AC) 49-12-0. Tues pm, 27, Moat outer. Jamie Masson (Maver/ Marukyu) 110-2-0, carp to 8 lb, pole and paste, peg 18; Craig Owen (Doncaster) 99-10-0; Dave Whiting (Buttonhole AC) 88-12-0; Wayne Plant (Subfish) 68-12-0; Steve Cook (Garbolino) 68-9-0. Thurs, 40, Veterans, Moat. Barry Rance (Retford Honda) 107-2-0, carp to 17 lb, poled pellet short and in margins, peg 67 outer; Ian Temple (Retford) 97-10-0; Brian Sullivan (Maltby) 89-6-0; Nigel Wood (Hallcroft) 85-6-0; Ray Abbs (Notts) 75-9-0. Fri pm, 32, Moat outer. Gavin Tomlinson (Retford) 189-12-0, 30 carp to 12 lb, poled catmeat and pellet, peg 41; Andy Oldham (Halkon-Hunt) 144-1-0; Dave Dare (Marukyu) 131-6-0; Rich Teigh (Handsworth) 99-10-0. Sat, 26. Moat island. Daz Oldham (Maltby) 145-6-0, carp to 9 lb, paste at 13m, peg 26; Paul Ashley (Worksop) 127-4-0; Gordon Gibson (Worksop) 114-12-0; Jason Thomas (Subfish) 110-12-0; John Powell (Doncaster) 107-13-0.

Dynamite Baits/Scunthorpe DAA League, Tidal Trent, South Clifton, Lincs. Thurs, 38. Paul Goulding (Daiwa Dons) 15-2-0, bream and skimmers, groundbait feeder and double red maggot over worm and caster, peg 15; Mark Booth (Goole Avengers) 13-8-0; Lee Newson (Garbolino Black Horse) 13-7-0; Bob Pearson (Brigg) 9-0-0; Colin Batchelor (Brigg) 8-8-0; Dave Padley (Brigg) 7-14-0.

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Jim Hirst Memorial League, Carpvale, York. Tues, 18. Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 54-8-0, carp to 4 lb, pellet, 16m, peg 53; Tony Darson (Ryburn) 52-2-0; John Dakin (Hebden Bridge) 45-3-0.

Kiveton Hall, Sheffield. Sun, 15. Mick Todd (Kiveton) 107-2-0, carp, pole and pellet, peg 72; Adie Pickton (Kiveton) 58-10-0; Roy Howes (Kiveton) 55-12-0; Les Kemp (Kiveton) 46-12-0; Steve Robinson and Dave Oldfield (both Kiveton) both 46-6-0.

Langwith Lakes, Kevin’s and Bethany’s, Sun. 28. John Brain (Harrogate) 92-8-0, carp to 3 lb, maggot at 13m to island, Bethany’s peg 30; Lee Bramham (Otley) 70-8-0; Tom Bainbridge (Langwith) 67-10-0; Shane Wagstaff (York Tackle) 64-9-0.

Oaks, Sessay. Wed. 19. Pete Whale (Oaks) 51-15-0, carp to 4lb on pellet and corn from peg 55; Ant Stock (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 47-12-0; Bert Poole (Oaks) 34-10-0. Ash and Beech, Wed pm. 11. Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech)  150-3-0, carp to 4lb on pellet in the edge from Beech 20; Pete Whale (Oaks) 115-9-0; Andy Hampson (Oaks) 110-14-0. Sat, 17, Cedar. Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 123-9-0, carp to 4 lb on pellet, peg 29; Chris Hall (Oaks) 119-11-0; Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech) 118-7-0.

Oaktree Leisure, Pond Four, Sun. 12. Steve Buchanan (Oaktree Leisure) 57-6-0, carp to 4lb on meat at 12m from peg 30; Dave Wilson (Oaktree Leisure) 51-4-0; Alan Murray (Oaktree Leisure) and Dave Bargewell (Miracle Baits) both 43-4-0.

Thornhill, Calder and Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, Sat. 16. Stuart Campbell (Trabucco Halifax) 6-3-8, a bream plus skimmers on worm and caster at 12 and 16m from peg 71; Mick Sharpe (Thornhill) 5-2-0; Simon Wain (Trabucco Halifax) 4-10-8.

Viking Fishery, Pollington, Yorks. Sat, 14, Hawk Pond. Paul Jenkinson (Ackworth) 54-0-0, carp, pole and pellet, peg 11; Laurie Tones (Viking) and Craig Leeland (Hemsworth) both 40-2-0; Dave Cheetham (Frenzee) 39-0-0.

Woodlands, Thirsk. Sun. 16. Steve Keene (Woodlands Tackle) 74-15-0, carp up in the water on pellet, Wagtail peg 3; Shaun Walker (Woodlands Tackle) 73-11-0; Tony Hopper (Birch Baits) 63-3-0.

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