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* Daiwa Hallcroft Teams of Four Silvers League, Retford, Notts. Sun, 32, Bridge island and Moat lakes. Arnie Payling (Peg One) 27-1-0, roach and skimmers, pellet and maggot, 7m, peg 40 Moat island; Luke Sears (Daiwa Marukyu) 27-0-0; Iain Donaldson (Veterans) 25-7-0; Andy Sellars (R & R Sports) 25-6-0; Ben Holmes (Matrix Trentmen) and M. Burrell (Worksop Angling Supplies) both 21-14-0. Sun (Oct.20), 35, Moat Lake. Wayne Lomas (MAP Leegem) 121-0-0, 16 carp, poled corn, peg 61 outer; Kev Baxter (Mosborough Tackle) 97-2-0; Gordon Gibson (Worksop) 63-8-0; Pete Bagshaw (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 62-14-0; M. Corbett (MAP Leegem) 61-14-0.

* Eastern WL, Stainforth and Keadby Canal, Thorne, S. Yorks. Sun, 48. Matt Godfrey (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 18-2-0, roach and skimmers, poled bloodworm, peg 190 Bluewater Marina; Steve Barraclough (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 17-6-0; Craig Ellis (Tri-Cast Calder) 15-14-0; James Dent (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 15-3-0; Ian Littlewood (Sensas North) and Andy Geldart (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) both 14-12-0. Teams: Ultimate Barnsley Blacks 18; Sensas North 21; Daiwa Dons 28; Tri-Cast Calder 29. League: Ultimate Barnsley Blacks 6; Daiwa Dons 9; Sensas North and Mosella Selby both 15; Sensas Walton 19; Tri-Cast Calder 22.

* Garbolino Lindholme, Doncaster. Sat, 30, Bonsai Lake. Steve Rothery (Daylite Baits) 159-9-0, carp, bomb and pellet, peg 70; Brandan Fowler (Lindholme) 136-10-0; Dave Graham (Lindholme) 112-14-0; Les Marshall (Garbolino Lindholme) 111-10-0; Dale Sheppard (Maver) 104-10-0; Ben Fisk (Middy) 99-12-0. Sun, 33, Oasis and Strip lakes. Mick McIntyre (Garbolino Lindholme) 106-11-0, carp on poled maggot, peg 20 Strip; Dale Sheppard (Maver) 104-10-0; Rob Morris (Lincoln Whisby) 96-13-0; Steve Rothery (Daylite Baits) 95-13-0.

* Mirfield, Aire and Calder Navigation, Altofts, W. Yorks. Sat, 46. Dave Armitage (Cleckheaton) 17-10-0, 80 roach, wagglered maggot, peg 17; Phil Austin (Barlby Village Stores) 12-12-0; Dave Pollitt (Mirfield) 10-14-0; Brian Farrar (Altofts) 10-4-0; Ian Bowman (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) and Trevor Rayner (Altofts) both 9-14-0.

* North East WL, Woodlands Lakes, Thirsk. Sun, 70. Peter Close (Browning Quaker) 162-7-0, carp, poled pellet, Partridge peg 13; Ant Moore (Maver Newman Scotts) 113-9-0; John Maddison (Browning Quaker) 103-0-0; Gareth Smith (Darlington Angling Centre) 99-4-0; Dave Basnett (Darlington Angling Centre) 97-12-0; Steve Fern (Yarm) 94-1-0. Teams: Browning Quaker 56; Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre 52; Darlington Angling Centre 42. League: Browning Quaker 4; Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre 7; Maver Newman Scotts 8.

* Pennine WL, Huddersfield Narrow Canal, Slaithwaite, W. Yorks. Sun, 55. Tim Worsnop (Matrix Halifax) 6-6-0, three bream, caster at 10m, schools length; Andy Turner (Slaithwaite) 5-8-0; John Sedgewick (Tri-Cast Calder) 5-7-0; Martin Blagborough (Slaithwaite) 4-7-8; Richard Jackson (Matrix Halifax) 3-5-0; Jim Doyle (Matrix Halifax) 3-2-0. Teams: Maver NW Red and Slaithwaite both 36 Matrix Halifax Red and Matrix Halifax Green both 33. League: Maver NW Red 129; Matrix Halifax Red 106; Matrix Halifax Green 94.

* RSPS Middle Swale Championships, River Swale, Maundby to Skipton Bridge, N. Yorks. Sat, 40. Ian Parker (Leeds) 5-9-0, single barbel, bomb and worm, peg 40 at Maundby; Steve Evans (Doncaster) 4-4-0; Steve Young (Helperby) 1-11-0.

* Woodlands, nr Thirsk, N. Yorks. Sat, 39, Partridge, Skylark and Curlew lakes. Ken Gollightly (Shotton) 128-1-0, carp, pellet feeder from Curlew 7; Mick Buttle (Woodlands Tackle) and Rob Harbour (Browning Quaker) both 95-6-0; George Webb (Daiwa Cleveland Angling) 90-12-0; Neil Brown (Woodlands Tackle) 87-12-0.

* Yorkshire Ouse Championships, River Ouse, York. Sun, 92. Nick Smith (Aireborough) 19-6-0, four bream and two skimmers, feedered worm, palace bend; Peter Hyde (Aireborough) 17-5-0; Chris Smith (Leeds) 16-10-0; Adam Brown (York) 15-10-0; Dave Armitage (Cleckheaton) 15-3-0; Bill Collier (Union) 15-1-0.


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Smaller fishing match results

Angel of the North, Northumberland. Wed, 14, Bowes Lake. Derrick Fox (Newman Scotts) 40-4-0, peg 34; Rob Emery (Newman Scotts) 36-7-0; Geordie Atkin (Angel Lakes) 31-6-0. Sat, 10, Bowes. Chris Pine (Angel) 66-2-0, carp, worm and corn, peg 16; Mike Babbs (Angel) 45-15-0; Tom Barnes (Angel) 19-6-0. Sun, 12, Lookout Lake. John Foster (Angel) 76-10-0; Tom Barnes (Angel) 49-9-0; Alan McGuire (Angel) 43-2-0; Jackie Nelson (Adlington) 28-0-0.

Bank End, Finningley, S. Yorks. Sun, 29. Trev Jordan (Bank End) 94-2-0, carp, bubble and pellet, peg 27; Keith Vardy (Bank End) 88-9-0; Dave Masterman (Bank End) 83-4-0; Kev Holvey (Tri-Cast) 79-2-0; Len Squire (R & R Sports) 78-2-0; Martin Williams (Sheffield) 76-8-0.

Barnburgh, Nr. Doncaster. Tues, 18, over-50s. Steve Sherburn (Barnburgh) 48-2-0, F1s, poled pellet; Denis McDonald (Barnburgh) 35-9-0; John Simms (Barnburgh) 31-6-0. Fri, 15. Ryan Law (Barnburgh) 135-0-0, F1s, poled pellet; Kev Worth (Barnburgh) 114-8-0; A. Harrison (Barnburgh) 109-0-0. Sun, 20. Les Peace (Barnburgh) 128-8-0, F1s, poled pellet shallow; Andy Stoner (Garbolino Elton) 108-4-0; Kev Worth (Barnburgh) 106-0-0; Andy Sutton (Rotherham) 95-12-0.

Calder Angling, Tollerton Ponds, York. Mon, 21, Coot and Kingfisher. Ronnie Goldwater (West Yorkshire Fire) 74-9-0, carp to 6 lb, bomb and corn, Kingfisher 2; Tony Darson (Ryburn AC) 66-1-0; John Sedgewick (Tri-Cast Calder) 43-6-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford, Notts. Mon, 16, Veterans, Bridge and Croft lakes. Nigel Wood (MAP Leegem) 62-2-0, carp and bream, poled maggot over groundbait, peg 49 Bridge outer; John Wooff (Sherwood Forest) 47-10-0; Ray Bowers (Notts AA) 47-0-0; Geoff Hiley (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 38-8-0. Tues, 12, Moat island. Arthur Beresford (MAP Leegem) 88-0-0, carp, double corn, 10m, peg 68; Keith Crummey (Retford) 54-7-0; Ray Abbs (Notts) 38-9-0. Thurs, 35, Moat. Jack Hobson (Sheffield) 61-0-0, carp and skimmers, pellet, 6m, peg 37 island; Reg Turner (Retford) 56-6-0; Lee Hewison (MAP Leegem) 51-9-0; Arnie Payling (Peg One) 43-0-0; Ray Brooks (Sheffield) 42-4-0. Fri, 12, Moat island. Andy Lakey (Worksop Angling Supplies) 109-9-0, carp and bream on long pole with corn and pellet, peg 52; Mick Hall (MAP Tuxford) 91-12-0; Arthur Beresford (MAP Leegem) 86-8-0. Sat, 22, Moat. Steve Clark (Mansfield Sensas) 115-0-0, carp, pole and feeder, corn and pellet, peg 43 island; Andy Oldham (Frenzee) 108-10-0; Gordon Gibson (Worksop) 91-4-0; Steve Robbins (MAP Leegem) 82-5-0; Mick Brownell (Parkgate AS) 78-11-0.

Darlington Brown Trout, River Tees, Conniscliffe. Sun, 20. Gary Nicholson (Darlington Brown Trout) 8-1-0, grayling, stick and maggot, peg 4; Terry Langstaff (Darlington Brown Trout) 6-0-0; Dave Alderson (Darlington Brown Trout) 5-6-0.

Ferryboat Farm, Conisborough, S. Yorks. Sun, 6. Andy Bacon (Pauls Tackle) 40-8-0, carp and bream on pole and feeder; Paul Hunton (Rotherham) 34-8-0.

Garbolino Lindholme, Doncaster. Thurs, 23, Bonsai Lake. John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 113-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 44; Steve Rothery (Daylite Baits) 110-12-0; Dave Collier (Garbolino Lindholme) 103-14-0; Steve Dyson (Garbolino Lindholme) 100-1-0.

Kiveton Hall, Nr Sheffield. Sun, 20, Top Lake. Adie Pickton (Kiveton) 71-8-0, carp, bomb and meat, peg 32; John Forster (Kiveton) 48-10-0; Mick Todd (Kiveton) 47-6-0; Ian Ward (Kiveton) 37-8-0; R Annats (Kiveton) 35-2-0.

Langwith, Kevin’s and Bethany’s Lakes, E.Yorks. Sun, 20. Wayne Fawthrop (Langwith) 126-5-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet, margins, Bethany’s peg 10; Lee Bramham (Otley) 61-15-0; Norman Dixon (Gazunder Floats) 44-15-0; Shane Wagstaff (Sonubaits) 44-0-0; Jake Duckworth (Strayside) 43-2-0; Lee Smith (Bob-Co) 39-2-0.

Oaks, Sessay, N. Yorks. Tues, 18, Maple Lake. Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech)  99-12-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet, peg 1; Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 98-4-0; Pete Whale (Oaks) 84-3-0. Weds, 10, Ash and Beech. Andy Hamspon (Oaks) 135-15-0, carp to 2 lb, pellet and corn, Ash 10; Chris Hall (Oaks) 131-9-0; Daniel Doyle (Oaks) 106-0-0. Thurs, 16, Cedar. Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech) 110-0-0, carp to 3 lb, pellet, peg 25; Mal Bailey (Garbolino Elton) 96-14-0; Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 86-3-0. Sat, 19, Cedar. Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech)  114-8-0, carp to 4 lb, pellet in edge, peg 34; Chris Kendall (Middy)  101-10-0; Chris Hall (Oaks) 78-13-0. Sun, 21, Ash, Beech and Sycamore. Andy Hampson (Oaks) 95-13-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet and corn, Beech 9; Phil Sellars (Woodlands Tackle) 86-9-0; Ray Singh (Garbolino Elton) 78-14-0.

Oaktree Leisure, York. Sun, 17, Pond Four. Shaun Walker (Strayside) 58-4-0, carp to 4 lb, pellet at 10m, peg 37; Steve Buccanan (Oaktree Leisure) 54-8-0; Steve Cromie (Tollerton) 44-6-0.

Phoenix and Parkgate, South Yorkshire Navigation, Wharf Rd, Kilnhurst. Sun, 12. Stuart Senior 12-8-0, roach and perch on poled squatt and pinkie, peg 16; Harry Booth 10-13-0; Don Senior 8-14-0; Alan Banks 7-15-0 (All P&P).

Pool Bridge Farm, nr York. Sun, 20, Normans & Horseshoe Lakes. Jeff Clay (Pool Bridge) 91-8-0, carp, hard pellet, peg 6 Normans; Mick Hibbert (Tri-Cast Guiseley) 79-4-0; Jay Barnes (Tackle2U) 66-4-0; I. Asquith (Colton AC) 43-4-0.

Rotherham UAF Autumn League, River Don, Earth Centre, S. Yorks. Sun, 21. Joe Murray (Maltby) 12-14-0, roach, long rod and stick float with maggot, peg 66; James Cameron (Clay Lane) and Andy Anderson (Clay Lane) both 10-13-0; Paul Goulding (Worksop) 7-10-0; John Bromilow (Maltby) 6-14-0; Jack Evason (Rotherham) 6-13-0. League: Joe Murray 36; James Cameron 23; Paul Goulding 20.

Thornhill, Calder and Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat, 17. Luke Wrzosek (Wakefield) 5-1-0, roach and perch, squatt, pinkie and chopped worm, peg 125; John Wrzosek (Wakefield) 3-4-8; Stuart Campbell (Matrix Halifax) 3-4-0.

Viking Fishery, Hawk Pond, E. Yorks. Sat, 17. Stu Fotheringham (Leeds) 77-15-0, carp, poled caster, peg 15; Garth Sykes (Viking) 72-9-0; Sam Morgan (Ackworth) 70-5-0; Chris Watson (Ackworth) 58-11-0; Phil Jennings (Hull) 52-0-0.

Woodhouse Grange, Doncaster. Wed, 8. Stef Huntington (Goole) 52-0-0, carp, poled pellet, Heron peg 31; Keith Sanders (Woodhouse Grange) 44-0-0; Paul Ellis (Goole) 23-0-0. Thurs, 12. Paul Ellis (Goole) 131-0-0, carp, poled pellet, Kingfisher peg 11; Steve Clegg (Woodhouse Grange) 104-0-0; Ryan Bennett (Woodhouse Grange) 100-0-0. Sat, 15. Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 47-0-0, carp, poled pellet, Heron 41; Jason Smith (Woodhouse Grange) 46-0-0; Ken Talbot (Doncaster) and S Gertsmar both 44-0-0. Sun, 11. Dave Swift (Stainforth) 63-14-0, carp on pole and pellet, Cobble peg 46; Bernie Larder (Woodhouse Grange) 45-10-0; Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 41-5-0.

Woodlands, N. Yorks. Sun, 19, silvers only, Mallard and Swallow lakes. Graham Skirrey (Maver/Mary’s Tackle) 22-0-0, small roach, poled maggot, Mallard peg 1; Keith Pentland (Woodlands Tackle) 21-4-0; Malc Dunlop (Browning Quaker) 19-2-0.



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