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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers


* Ancholme WL, River Ancholme, Cake Mills, N. Lincs. Sun, 41. Graham Bontoft (Scunthorpe Tackle) 9-13-0, roach on punch, peg 41; Graham Tock (Scunthorpe Tackle) 8-1-0; Laurence Jones (Grimsby Pelham) 6-13-0; Dean Parkinson (Scunthorpe Tackle) 6-12-0; Al Dyer (Garbolino Harrison Lincs County) and Steve Richardson (Scunthorpe Tackle) both 6-10-0.

* Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford, Notts. Sun, 35. Moat outer, Croft and Reed. Paul Ashley (Max Tackle) 50-4-0, carp on pole and bomb with pellet, peg 110 Moat outer; Dave Boswell (Bryden AC) 31-6-0; Lee Hodgkinson (Doncaster) 30-10-0; Steve Twigg (MAP Leegem) 25-4-0; Steve Spurr (Retford) 23-14-0.

* Leeds DASA, River Ouse, Hunters Lodge to Linton. Sun, 50. Denis White (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) and Phil Austin (Barlby Village Stores) both 4-2-0, roach on bomb and worm from pegs 219 and 286; Ian Exley (Daiwa Dons) 3-10-0; Ian Bowman (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 3-6-0; Bob Foster (Tackle 2U) 3-5-0; Steve Whitfield (Sheffield) 3-4-0.

* Mirfield, Mirfield Canal, W. Yorks. Sat, 40. Richard Clarkson (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 6-2-0, perch on red maggot from the boatyard; Pete Dawson (Mirfield) 4-14-0; Martyn Highe (Mirfield) 4-12-0; Warren McLeavey (Maver NW) 3-13-0; Steve Webster (Tri-Cast Calder) 2-10-0.

* Northallerton, River Swale, Morton. Sat, 31. Steve Beckwith (Leeds Angling Centre) 4-12-0, a chub on bomb and maggot from B11; Don McAllister (Northallerton) 4-0-0; Simon McArdle (Pontefract) 3-15-0; John Wilkinson (Aireborough) 2-10-0.

* North East WL, River Tees, Yarm to Bowesfield. Sun, 70. Russ Hodgson (Shotton) 8-13-0, skimmers on feeder and worm from peg 183; Graham Jones (Maver Newman Scotts) 6-14-0; Keith Jones (Shotton) 5-15-0; John Maddison (Browning Quaker) 5-7-0; Peter Rambow senior (Yarm) 5-4-0; Tony Leeming (Yarm) 5-0-0. Teams: Maver Newman Scotts 58; Browning Quaker 53; Yarm 38. League: Browning Quaker 8; Maver Newman Scotts 10; Daiwa Cleveland Angling 14.

* York Xmas Cheer, River Ouse, Fulford. Sun. 52. Tony Layfield (York) 6-15-0, 3 skimmers plus 9 roach on feeder and maggot from Palace Ings; Barbara Jeffries (Leeds Angling Centre) 4-14-0; Craig Turbitt (Tackle 2U) 4-8-0; Mick Doyle (Leeds Angling Centre) and Mick Wood (York) both 3-10-0.



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Smaller fishing match results

Bank End. Finningley, S Yorks. Sun, 28. Trev Bee (Bank End) 58-14-0, carp on pellet feeder, peg 20; Phil Gullitt (Clay Lane) 27-1-0; Dave Walker (Bank End) 25-13-0; Dave Masterman (Bank End) 24-6-0; Nige Goddard (Daiwa Dons) 22-14-0; Kev Holvey (Tricast) 22-11-0.

Barnburgh. Doncaster. Tue, 16. Over 50’s. John Mills (Barnburgh) 35-5-0, F1’s on pole and pellet, peg 14; Andy Sutton (Rotherham) 35-0-0; Ray Charlton (Barnburgh) 32-14-0. Fri, 14. Gary Jubb (Barnburgh) 46-0-0, F1’s on poled pellet, peg 15; Ryan Law (Barnburgh) 34-4-0; Chris Watson (Ackworth) 22-12-0; Alan Jones (Barnburgh) 21-10-0. Sun, 20. Andy Sutton (Rotherham) 45-0-0, F1’s on poled pellet, peg 4 Middle pond; Andy Stoner (Garbolino Elton) 40-0-0; Scott Little (Barnburgh) 37-0-0; Gary Jubb (Barnburgh) 34-4-0.

Bob-Co Carpvale, Match Pool, Sun. 16. Mick Addinall (Spectrum Autos) 34-0-0, small carp on poled pellet from peg 40; Roy Worsnop (Bob-Co) 32-8-0; Andy Gallant (Bob-Co) 25-0-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford, Notts. Mon, 18. Veterans. Croft and Bridge island. Lee Hewison (MAP Leegem) 37-6-0, carp and silvers on poled pellet, peg 14 Croft; Nigel Wood (Hallcroft) 22-6-0; Roger Holmes (Notts AA) 17-6-0; Ian Donaldson (Notts AA) 16-6-0. Thur, 32. Veterans. Moat. Tony Brown (MAP Leegem) 74-14-0, carp on pellet cone with meat and corn,  peg 72 outer; Steve Twigg (MAP Leegem) 36-15-0; Jack Hobson (Sheffield) 36-0-0; Dick Clegg (Brittannia) 34-1-0; Roger Smith (Notts AA) 30-14-0; Pete Ware (Retford) 30-0-0. Sat, 14. Moat island. Gary Mumby (MAP Leegem) 69-0-0, carp to 8lb on 12m pole and pellet, peg 70; Pete Bagshaw (Barnsley Blacks) 64-7-0; Gordon Gibson (Max Tackle) 34-0-0.

Ferryboat Farm, Conisborough,  S Yorks. Thur, 14. Arthur Bullcroft (Ferryboat Farm) 22-0-0, carp on pellet feeder; Paul Hunton (Rotherham) 21-12-0; Gary Cooper (Ferryboat Farm) 11-4-0. Sun, 12. Paul Hunton (Rotherham) 34-0-0, carp on pellet feeder; Steve Foster (Ferryboat Farm) 9-4-0; Tom Bray (Doncaster) 6-0-0.

Idle & Thackley, River Swale, Swainby. Sun, 20. Ian Parker (Leeds)  9-6-0, 2 chub, bomb, meat & bread; John Leyland  (Bradford) 4-0-0; Brian Higgins( Pontefract) 2-15-0; Steve Evans (Doncaster) 2-5-0.

Kiveton Hall, Nr Sheffield. Sun, 18. Lee Hendley (Kiveton) 45-6-0, carp on bomb and meat, peg 13; John Forster (Kiveton) 25-8-0; Steve Gill (Kiveton) 23-8-0; R Mellor (Kiveton) 15-10-0; F Mellor (Kiveton) 15-0-0; Pete Ellis (Kiveton) 11-6-0.

Mouncey League, River Ancholme, Cake Mills, Sat. 26. Lee Harrison (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 8-10-0, roach on punch at 6m from peg 7; Pete Dimmock (Scunthorpe Tackle) 6-5-8; Rich Pulford (Hull) 5-9-0.

Oaks, Sessay. Thurs, 13, Cedar. Mal Bailey (Garbolino Elton) 47-7-0, carp to 4 lb on pellet from peg 10; Chris Kendall (Middy)  37-7-0; Dean Smith (Matrix Baitech)  26-12-0. Cedar, Sat. 18. Mal Bailey (Garbolino Elton) 34-12-0, carp to 3 lb on pellet and corn from peg 62; Bruce Poland (Oaks) 25-6-0; Dave Bouja (Oaks) 23-10-0. Ash, Beech and Sycamore, Sun. 14. Steve Keen (Woodlands Tackle) 47-14-0, carp to 4 lb on corn from Beech 9; Chris Hall (Oaks) 46-15-0; Dave Limbert (Oaks) 34-12-0.

Oaktree Leisure, Pond Four, Sun. 21. Alan Norfolk (Woodlands Tackle) 31-4-0, carp to 4 lb on maggot from peg 49; John Kerry (Woodlands Tackle) 30-0-0; Steve Hodson (RSPS) 20-4-0

Pool Bridge Farm, Horseshoe and Normans, nr York. Sun. 20. Jeff Clay (Boston Spa) 36-10-0, carp on pole and pellet from Horseshoe 17; Chris Kendall (Middy) 27-8-0; Ian ‘Dogger’ Dawson (Tri-Cast Calder) 22-10-0

Rotherham UAF. Winter league teams of 4, Round 2. River Don, Sprotborough. Sun, 24. Jamie Harrison (Daiwa Dons) 10-4-0, skimmers and roach on groundbait feeder and maggot, peg 45; Ian Lee (Team Conisborough) 8-4-0; Steve Lowther (Daiwa Dons) 7-14-0; Joe Murray (Rotherham) 7-13-0; Ian Starbuck (Tippers) 7-12-0; James Cameron (Rotherham) 7-4-0. Teams: Daiwa Dons 11; Rotherham 12; Jacks Lads and Team Conisborough both 13. League: Daiwa Dons 19; Rotherham 24; Jacks Lads 26; Team Conisborough 27; Tippers 30; Donsmen 40.

South Yorks Navigation and Thorne Canal League. Sun, 24. Daz Hall (Sensas North) 18-12-0, all roach on poled bloodworm, peg 300 Stanilands Marina, Thorne; Gordon Smith (Sensas North) 18-0-0; Richard Crispin (Ossett) 15-8-0; Gary Charles (Silstar Stainforth Angling Centre) 14-8-0.

Sykehouse fishery. Wed, 14. Barry Owen (Kilnhurst) 48-0-0, carp on pole with pellet and corn, peg 24 match lake; Arthur Bullsford (Sykehouse) 47-4-0; Len Pulford (Hull) 45-0-0. Sun, 24 Stock pond. Paul Burrow (Silstar Stainforth Angling) 52-1-0, carp on poled meat, peg 7; Neil Owen (Kilnhurst) 50-2-0; R Hall 47-0-0. Stainforth Angling practice open. Match lake. Sun, 21. Matthew Holston (Silstar Stainforth Angling) 59-2-0, carp on pole and bomb with corn, peg 16; Mick Glaister (Silstar Stainforth Angling) 38-0-0; Nige Rumney (Silstar Stainforth Angling) 35-2-0.

Thornhill, Calder and Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, Sat. 15. Mick Sharpe (Thornhill) 5-2-0, roach, punch and caster, 9 and 13m, peg 27; Simon Wain (Matrix Halifax) 1-15-0; Brian Kellett (Thornhill) 1-6-0.

Viking fishery. Pollington, E Yorks. Sat, 20. John Hooks (Leeds) 30-12-0, carp on poled maggot, peg 11; Garth Sykes (Viking) 23-15-0; Laurie Tones (Viking) 20-11-0; Derek Lawson (Leeds) 11-1-0; Lawrence Fenwick (Howden) 10-9-0.

Woodhouse Grange, Doncaster, S Yorks. Wed, 11. Ghost. John Dudley (Medusa) 88-13-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 17; Bert Goodwin (Woodhouse Grange) 29-0-0; Keith Sanders (Woodhouse Grange) 25-13-0. Thur, 9. Dog Kennel. Steve Clegg (Woodhouse Grange) 69-11-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 35; Keith Sanders (Woodhouse Grange) 17-11-0; John Dudley (Medusa) 17-2-0. Sat, 14. Kingfisher. Paul Ellis (Goole) 110-0-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 21; Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 39-12-0; Malc Scott (Goole) 12-7-0. Sun, 22. Winter league, Ghost and Dog Kennel. Anthony Smith (Woodhouse Grange) 64-5-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 14 Ghost; Steve Gertsmar (Woodhouse Grange) 41-0-0; Steve Clegg (Woodhouse Grange) 33-8-0.





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