Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers




* Angling Trust Riverfest, River Calder, Altofts. Sat, 50. Martyn Highe (Mirfield) 4-2-0, 52 roach, waggler and maggot, peg 44; David Jones (Nottingham) 3-4-8; Paul Clarke (Mirfield) 2-11-0; Dave Pollitt (Mirfield) 2-6-0; Norman Thewliss (Mirfield) 2-5-8; Eric Wright (Bradford No.1 AA) 2-4-0. Qualifiers: Martyn Highe (Mirfield); Mick Hughes (Tadcaster); David Jones (Nottingham).

* Bank End. Finningley, S. Yorks. Sun, 31. Keith Vardy (Bank End) 114-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 19; Graham Lavender (Bank End) 105-10-0; Pete Smith (Daiwa Dons) 103-9-0; Phil Gullitt (Clay Lane) 102-2-0; Dave Masterman (Bank End) 97-11-0; Mark Kettle (Bank End) 96-14-0.

* Calder Championships, River Calder, Brighouse to Mirfield, W. Yorks. Sun, 69. Andy Bradley (Mirfield) 16-7-0, grayling plus a bonus barbel, stick float and maggot, pegged at corn mill; Mick Hughes (Tadcaster) 15-6-0; Neil Riley (Bradford No.1 AA) 14-4-0; Chris Gowling (Yarm) 13-13-0; Arthur Benstead (Pontefract) 13-0-0; Martyn Highe (Mirfield) 12-8-0.

* Daiwa Hallcroft. Retford, Notts. Sun, 42, Moat and Bridge island lakes. Steve Clark (Sensas Mansfield) 123-12-0, 15 carp and a few skimmers, poled meat, pellet and maggot in margins, peg 30 Moat island; Steve Shepherd (Worksop) 99-12-0; Chris Wharton (Mitchells) 91-7-0; Brian Sullivan (Maltby) 90-8-0; Steve Robbins (MAP Leegem) 84-12-0.

* Garbolino Lindholme, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun, 38, Oasis Lake. Paul Yates (Drennan) 130-14-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 2; John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 124-13-0; Ryan Lidguard (Lindholme) 110-9-0; Ben Fisk (Middy) 79-10-0; Graham Lindley (Lindholme) 59-2-0.

* Happy League, River Don, Sprotborough, S. Yorks. Sun, 88. Joe Murray (Dunlop Worksop) 5Kg 400gr, skimmers, waggler and maggot, peg 56; David Steel (Sensas Walton) 4.980; Craig Singleton (Team Normanton) 4.960; Dave Pulford (Hull DAA) 4.850; Ray Marklew (Garbolino Ossett) 4.660; Carl Henigan (Dunlop Worksop) 4.450. Teams: Hull DAA 65; Sensas North 64; Daiwa Dons 54. League: Sensas North 533; Daiwa Dons 519; Hull DAA 503.

* Keadby Canal Championship, Stainforth and Keadby Canal, Crowle to Godnow, N. Lincs/S. Yorks. Sun, 42. Ian Kent (Sensas Boston) 14-4-0, roach, hemp, 11 and 13m, peg 272; Steve Nurse (Scunthorpe Tackle) 12-13-0; Ben Brighton (Sensas Boston) 12-12-0; Andy Gillamore (Sensas Boston) 12-8-0; Stuart Campbell (Matrix Halifax) 12-2-0.

* Oaks, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat, 30, Cedar Lake. Ray Singh (Garbolino Elton) 99-2-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet, 13m, peg 79; Chris Reilly (Garbolino Ossett) 95-14-0; Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 92-0-0; Pete Whale (Oaks) 91-3-0

* Ure Championships, River Ure, Ripon, Sun, 56. Nathan Proctor (Northern Angling) 44-12-0, 13 chub, bomb, meat and caster, peg 7; Alan Miller (Leeds) 28-11-0; Graham Skirrey (Maver) 19-12-0; Lee Furness (Northallerton) 18-8-0; Ian Curtin (Yarm) 14-4-0; Kevin Wright (KL Tackle) 13-4-0.

* Woodlands, Carlton Minniot, N. Yorks. Sat, 45, Partridge, Skylark and Kestrel lakes. Dave Hudson (Woodlands Tackle) 165-3-0, carp, pellet shallow at 14m, Partridge 2; James Gadd (Woodlands Tackle) 128-2-0; Keith West (Woodlands Tackle) 123-1-0; Steve Keane (Woodlands Tackle) 121-1-0; Tony Robertson (Woodlands Tackle) 117-12-0. Sat, 32, Wagtail and Kestrel. Vince O’Connor (Woodlands Tackle) 154-10-0, carp, paste, Kestrel 2; John Maddison (Browning Quaker) 125-3-0; Andy Dargue (Browning Quaker) 124-13-0; James Gadd (Woodlands Tackle) 95-2-0.

* Yarm, River Tees, Yarm, Sun, 37. Mal Dunlop (Browning Quaker) 18-9-0, skimmers on feeder and worm from peg 169; Dereck Fox (Maver Newman Scotts) 14-0-0; Phil Noble (North Ormesby Institute) 10-5-0; Scott Lister (Browning Quaker) 9-6-0.


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Smaller match results

Barnburgh, Doncaster, S Yorks. Tues, 15, Over-50s. Norman McGill (Barnburgh) 48-1-0, silvers on waggler and maggot; J. Simms (Barnburgh) 40-14-0; Paul Brunyee (Castleford) 35-4-0; Denis McDonald (Barnburgh) 34-8-0. Wed, 16. Les Peace (Barnburgh) 102-0-0, F1s, poled pellet; Dave Durrans (Barnburgh) 83-0-0; Chris Wright (Barnburgh) 78-8-0. Sun, 25. Chris Day (Doncaster) 262-8-0, F1s, poled pellet; Andy Stoner (Barnburgh) 189-0-0; Daz Taylor (Barnburgh) 170-0-0; Kev Worth (Barnburgh) 157-0-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft. Retford, Notts. Mon, 18, Veterans, Bridge Lake. Dave Whiting (Buttonhole AC) 81-10-0, carp, caster over groundbait at 6m, peg 22 island; Roger Holmes (Notts AA) 68-10-0; Iain Donaldson (Notts AA) 59-14-0; J. Wooff (Sherwood Forest) 55-12-0; Ron Brooks (Sheffield) 52-0-0. Tues pm, 20, Bridge. Andy Bailey (Daiwa Dons) 130-8-0, carp, poled corn and pellet, peg 10 island; Dave Whiting (Buttonhole AC) 129-0-0; Nigel Wood (Hallcroft) 112-0-0; Paul Schoof (MAP Leegem) 99-2-0; Howie Gambles 92-14-0; Pat Christie 81-12-0. Thurs, 36, Veterans, Moat. Brian Sullivan (Maltby) 110-10-0, 21 carp, pellet cone and paste in margins, peg 9 island; Jack Hobson (Sheffield) 93-4-0; Iain Donaldson (Notts AA) 81-12-0; Andy Sellars (Bankside Tackle) 78-12-0; Dick Clegg OBE (Britannia) 71-10-0. Fri pm, 30. Steve Clark (Sensas Mansfield) 144-2-0, 20 carp to 10 lb, short poled meat in margins, peg 109; Gavin Leversidge (Marukyu) 140-8-0; Dave Whiting (Buttonhole AC) 137-0-0; Pete Miles (Doncaster) 134-12-0; Luke Sears (Marukyu) 124-12-0. Sat, 24. Moat island. Andy Oldham (Frenzee) 140-2-0, 21 carp and a few skimmers, long and short poled pellet, peg 38; Andy Sellars (Bankside Tackle) 110-12-0; Jamie Masson (Marukyu) 99-4-0; John Kelly (Doncaster) 75-13-0; Wayne Plant (Subfish) 73-0-0.

Ferryboat Farm. Conisborough, S. Yorks. Sun, 12. Steve Foster (Ferryboat) 49-4-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 44; Andy Sutton (Ferryboat) 41-8-0; Ray Pinder (Ferryboat) 25-8-0.

Garbolino Lindholme, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Thurs, 18, Willows Lake. Mick Brumpton (Miracle Baits) 149-5-0, carp, pole and pellet, peg 50; Craig Elkin (Fox) 135-7-0; John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 133-13-0; Paul Wright (Halkon Hunt) 129-9-0. Sat, 26, Laurels Lake. Kayleigh Smith (Bag’em) 148-10-0, carp to 10 lb & F1s, dampened micros with 4mm Bag’em pellet at 2+2 then corn over pellet in edge, point peg 63; Paul Wright (Halkon-Hunt) 138-9-0; Steve Dyson (Garbolino Lindholme) 120-3-0; John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 112-12-0; Paul McIntyre (Bait-Tech) 100-12-0.

Kiveton Hall, Sheffield. Sun, 19. Pete Ellis (Kiveton) 70-10-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 72; Adie Pickton (Kiveton) 68-12-0; Les Kemp (Kiveton) 64-10-0; Steve Robinson (Kiveton) 56-8-0; Paul Burt (Kiveton) 45-8-0; John Forster (Kiveton) 42-0-0.

Langwith Lakes, York. Sun, 22. Tom Bainbridge (Acomb Tackle) 152-7-0, carp, poled pellet, Emma’s 16; Chris Riley (Langwith) 135-10-0; Shane Wagstaff (Langwith) 120-7-0; Jake Duckworth (Strayside) 119-8-0; Harry Bignell (Beverley) 116-2-0; Lee Bramham (Otley) 108-10-0.

Oaks, Sessay, N. Yorks. Wed, 13. Pete Whale (Oaks) 153-11-0, carp, pellet, Beech peg 18. Thurs, 18. Mal Bailey (Garbolino Elton) 99-13-0, carp to 3lb, maggot, 13m, peg 53; Pete Whale (Oaks) 96-13-0; Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 95-5-0. Sun, 24. Pete Whale (Oaks) 121-8-0, carp, maggot and corn at 10m, Beech 13; Simon Medd (Daiwa Cleveland Angling) 120-2-0; Andy Hampson (Oaks) 114-2-0.

Oaktree Leisure, Pond Four,  York. Sun, 14. Mike Babb (Oaktree Leisure) 56-0-0, carp to 4 lb, caster, 10m, peg 1; Shaun Walker (Strayside) 51-12-0; Ian Farrington (Oaktree Leisure) 47-0-0.

Woodhouse Grange, Doncaster. Wed, 11, Kingfisher Lake. Stef Huntington (Goole) 104-12-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 3; Paul Carling (Woodhouse Grange) 93-0-0; Andy Spick (Woodhouse Grange) 74-12-0. Thurs, 10, Heron. Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 92-0-0, carp, poled paste, peg 29; Dave Ford (Woodhouse Grange) 77-4-0; Andy Spick 74-12-0. Sat, 11, Cobble. Paul Ellis (Goole) 60-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 5; Shane Trower (Woodhouse Grange) 57-8-0; Paul Carling (Woodhouse Grange) 49-4-0. Sun, 17, Kingfisher. John Pearson (Kingfisher Angling) 103-9-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 21; Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 88-12-0; Graham Martin (Sheffield) 88-4-0.



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