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Bank End. Finningley. Sun, 22. Matt Grove (Bank End) 74-10-0, carp on pellet feeder, peg 5; Steve Rylance (Bank End) 59-14-0; Colin Brown (Doncaster) 52-1-0; Kev Holvey (Tricast) 47-7-0; Mick Gilliver (Bank End) 46-8-0; John Lindsay (Bank End) 45-1-0.

Barnburgh. Doncaster, S Yorks. Over 50’s. Tue, 43. John Mills (Barnburgh) 96-4-0, F1’s on poled pellet, bottom pond; Chris Dyson (Barnburgh) 55-2-0; S Burkinshaw (Barnburgh) 43-0-0; M Hall (Barnburgh) 42-0-0. Wed, 20. Bottom pond. Gary Jubb (Barnburgh) 170-8-0, F1’s on poled pellet; Andy Sutton (Rotherham) 137-10-0; M Carpenter (Barnburgh) 119-12-0; Paul Brunyee (Castleford) 117-12-0. Fri, 31. Glen Greasley (Barnburgh) 105-0-0, F1’s on poled pellet; Craig Leeland (Hemsworth) 102-0-0; A Harrison (Barnburgh) 101-0-0; M Bailey (Barnburgh) 94-0-0. Sun, 20. Scott Bufton (Barnburgh) and Stu Parkin (Barnburgh) both 72-0-0; Paul Jenkinson (Barnburgh) 68-10-0; Andy Sutton (Rotherham) 67-9-0.

Benlee Lakes, Sat. 23. Dave Lumb (Benlee) 50-4-0, carp on bomb and maggot from peg 3 on Ben; Steve Oddy (Benlee) 31-4-0; Jeff Brewer (Benlee) 23-0-0. Sun. 25. Stuart Oaks (Benlee) 27-0-0, carp onbomb and pellet from Ben 5; Lee Simspon (Benlee) 25-5-0; Joel Whiteley (Benlee) 24-15-0.

Bob-Co Spring League, Carpvale, Cyprio and Match Lake, 31. Graham Broadley (Bob-Co) 58-4-0, 10 carp on corn and meat from peg 3; Gary Miller (Bob-Co) 50-10-0; Paul Gallagher (The Willows) 43-8-0.

Calder Angling, Partridge Lakes, Covey 5 and 6, Sun. 33. John Holdsworth (Lowhills) 55-7-0, carp and chub on poled maggot from Covey 5 peg 103; Owen Jackson (Maver NW) 53-10-0; Mick Sykes (Bradford) 48-13-0; Graham Bateman (Tri-Cast Calder) 42-4-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft. Retford, Notts. Veterans costcutter. Mon, 19. Bridge. Ken Pacey (Gainsborough) 63-14-0, 7 carp and a few skimmers on 13m pole and pellet, peg 10 outer; Paul Schoof (Hallcroft) 30-7-0; Trev Furby (Notts AA) 30-1-0; Jack Hobson (Sheffield) 28-2-0; Ray Abbs (Notts) 27-4-0. Leegem open. Wed, 14. Moat outer. Rich Teigh (Handsworth) 51-14-0, carp and bream on 13m pole and expanders, peg 102; Nick Speed (Shimano) 43-12-0; Steve Robbins (MAP Leegem) 40-14-0. Veterans. Thurs, 38. Moat. Bob Poole (Bag Em Baits) 80-12-0, carp on long pole and expanders, peg 97 outer; Dick Clegg (Britannia) 43-12-0; Joe Simms (MAP Leegem) 42-2-0; Dave Sewell (James Maude Linden AC) 41-0-0. Sat, 28. Moat. Wayne Lomas (MAP Leegem) 71-8-0, carp on pellet cone with hair rigged corn and pellet, peg 57 outer; Gary Mumby (Retford) 47-12-0; Andy Oldham (Frenzee) 41-10-0; Andy Sellars (R & R Sports) 41-8-0; Lee Hewison (MAP Leegem) 40-7-0; Chris Line (Retford Angling Centre) 40-2-0. Sun, 60. Leegem League, Round 2. Steve Twigg (MAP Leegem) 103-2-0, carp on waggler and pellet shallow, peg 24 outer; Harry Barton (Sheffield) 90-3-0; Phil Wright (MAP Leegem) 76-10-0; Daz Oldham (Maltby) 67-14-0; Paul Elliott (MAP Leegem) 59-10-0.

Ferryboat Farm. Conisborough, S. Yorks. Sun, 20. Paul Bacon (Paul’s Tackle) 28-8-0, carp and bream on feeder and pellet, peg 37; Steve Foster (Ferryboat Farm) 22-14-0; Pete Johnston (Ferryboat Farm) 22-8-0; James Cameron (Clay Lane) 21-8-0.

Glen AC, River Ouse, Hunters Lodge and Widdington, Fri. 41. Gary Brown (Castleford) 22-5-0, 9 bream on feeder and worm from peg 220; Craig Turbitt (Tackle 2U) 21-8-0; Dave Pilgrim (Aireborough) 20-14-0; Stan Haigh (Angler’s World Holidays) 17-2-0.

Kiveton Hall. Sun, 20. John Forster (Kiveton Hall) 75-6-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 28; Mick Todd (Kiveton Hall) 61-2-0; Lee Holtham (Kiveton Hall) 56-8-0; Lee Hendley (Kiveton Hall) 55-0-0; Pete Ellis (Kiveton Hall) 51-0-0.

Leeds, River Ouse, Hunters Lodge to Linton, Weds. 42. Craig Turbitt (Tackle 2U) 23-10-0, 120 roach on poled maggot at 11m from peg 282; Denis White (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 21-15-0; Arthur Benstead (Pontefract) 17-2-0; Paul Clarke (Mirfield) 15-2-0.

None Go Bye Silvers League, Middle Pond, Sun. 22. Steve Michaels (Tri-Cast Highfield) 28-2-0, skimmers on maggot over ground bait from peg 19; Chris Kendall (Middy)  28-0-0; Kirk Grainger (Guiseley Angling) 27-0-0; Ian Exley (Daiwa Dons) 25-8-0.


Full coverage of the match scene, plus amazing end of season catches are in this week's Angler's Mail magazine - in shops from Tuesday, March 18.
Full coverage of the match scene, plus amazing end of season catches are in this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine – in shops from Tuesday, March 18.

Oaks, Cedar, Sat. 41. Shane Atkin (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 90-4-0, F1’s on pellet from peg 8; Chris Reilly (Oaks) 90-2-0; Ian Bayley (Woodlands Tackle) 73-8-0; Dave Birdsall (Oaks) 73-7-0. Ash, Beech and Sycamore, Sun. 37. Phil Sellars (Woodlands Tackle) 86-5-0, carp to 2 lb on paste from Sycamore 2; Dean Smith (Matrix Baitech)  80-13-0; Steve Richards (Woodlands Tackle) 78-9-0; Andy Barker (Oaks) 75-7-0.

Oaktree Leisure, Pond Four, Sun. 17. Tom Bainbridge (Strayside) 62-0-0, carp on maggot from peg 20; Alan Hattee (Drawbags) 31-0-0; Gary Pawlett (Oaktree Leisure) and Steve Buchanan (Oaktree Leisure) both 30-0-0.

Phoenix and Parkgate. Ravenfield Ponds, Rotherham. Sat, 17. Harry Booth 16-8-0, skimmers on feeder and pellet, peg 81; Stuart Senior 13-14-0; Don Senior 7-8-0; Trev Parkin 6-11-0 (All Phoenix and Parkgate).

Scunthorpe, River Ancholme, Cake Mills, Fri. 17. Colin Batchelor (Grimsby) and Graham Bontoft (Scunthorpe Tackle) both 11-4-0, bream, tench and perch on poled worm from pegs 40 and 42; Steve Williamson (Hull) 10-0-0.

Stainforth Angling Centre. Winter league pairs, Final round. Sykehouse fishery. Sun, 26. Match lake. Jim Evans (Clay Lane) 35-8-0, carp on bomb and bread, peg 26; Jamie Snedker (Stainforth Angling) 35-0-0; Andy Mundell (Stainforth Angling) 27-12-0. Pairs: John Worthington and Jamie Snedker 3; Jim and Danny Evans 7; Final League: John Worthington and Jamie Snedker 41; Jim and Danny Evans 46; Lee Saville and Matt Holsten 47; Lee Hall and Steve Jones 55.

Sykehouse fishery. Doncaster. Wed, 26. Nick Chad (Hull) 126-7-0, carp on pole and corn, peg 22 match lake; Jim Evans (Clay Lane) 88-1-0; Mick Glaister (Stainforth Angling) 58-1-0. Sun, 26. Len Pulford (Hull) 60-0-0, carp on pole and corn, peg 19 Stock pond; Ray Lane (Sykehouse) 34-3-0; Neil Yates (Hull) 31-1-0.

Thornhill, Calder and Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, Sat. 21. Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 9-6-0, roach on caster and pinkie at 6 and 12m from peg 24; John Needham (Leeds Angling Centre) 8-3-0; Donald Pierson (Thornhill) 7-6-0.

Tom’s Ponds, Ponds One and Two, Sun. 31. Eddie Storey (Bob-Co) 48-8-0, trout on short pole and caster from peg 17 on Pond Two; Ross Pickles (KL Tackle) 44-8-0; Andy Rawson (Tackle 2U) 38-12-0

Woodhouse Grange. Doncaster. Wed, 15. Ghost. Malc Scott (Goole) 72-3-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 3; Craig Thompson (Woodhouse Grange) 61-12-0; Derek Ford (Woodhouse Grange) 54-4-0. Thur, 12. Dog Kennel. Keith Pears (Woodhouse Grange) 73-9-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 2; Nigel Cook (Woodhouse Grange) 37-1-0; Paul Stevenson (Woodhouse Grange) 28-2-0. Sat, 28. Heron. Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 35-3-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 25; John Dudley (Medusa) 26-12-0; Baz Walton (Thorne) 23-13-0. Winter league, Final round. Sun, 22. Kingfisher. Paul Ellis (Goole) 65-8-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 3; Bernie Larder (Woodhouse Grange) 46-10-0; Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 42-5-0. Final League: Bernie Larder 32; Mal Scott 30; Ian Taylor 47.

Woodlands, Partridge, Skylark and Kestrel, Sat. 47. Steve Richards (Woodlands Tackle) 109-2-0, carp on pellet and corn from Skylark 4; Gary Smith (Woodlands Tackle) 105-12-0; Mark Longhurst (Woodlands Tackle) 100-3-0; Derek Hudson (Woodlands Tackle) 92-8-0. Partridge, Skylark and Curlew, Sun. 42. Alan Norfolk (Woodlands Tackle) 111-5-0, carp on pellet at 6m from Skylark 29; Ant Murray (Woodlands Tackle) 94-3-0; Matthew Button (Woodlands Tackle) 89-0-0; Dave Barnett (Woodlands Tackle) 88-6-0.




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