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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers




Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers. September 28/29.

* Bank End, Finningley, Doncaster. Sun, 30. Pete Smith (Daiwa Dons) 129-3-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 8; Steve Donoghue (Daiwa Dons) 125-2-0; John Lindsay (Bank End) 112-2-0; Mick Whitham (Sheffield) 104-1-0; Mark Kettle (Bank End) 102-7-0; Keith Vardy (Bank End) 102-6-0.

* Calder League, River Calder, Mirfield. Sun, 58. Andy Miller (Mirfield) 22-4-0, grayling and dace, waggler and caster, gravel pits peg; Dave Pitt (Gomersal) 18-9-0; Keith Hobson (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 15-14-0; Keith Collinson (Barnsley) 12-0-0. Teams: Mirfield 41; Barnsley 39. Final League: Barnsley 32; Mirfield 30; Punky’s 8 27.

*Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford, Notts. Sun, 47, Moat Lake. Steve Marshall (MAP Leegem) 106-10-0, carp and bream, short poled corn over pellet, peg 35 island; Andy Sellars (R & R Sports) 72-11-0; John Powell (Parkgate Angling) 68-0-0; Mick Brownell (Mosborough) 65-13-0; Matt Malia (Wickersley) 63-15-0.

* Garbolino Lindholme, Doncaster. Sun, 38, Bonsai Lake. Dale Sheppard (Maver) 141-12-0, carp, poled dead maggot, peg 26; Jamie Mellor (Lindholme) 126-6-0; Steve Rothery (Daylite Baits) 121-13-0; Jamie Snedker (Stainforth Angling) 117-4-0; Paul McIntyre (Bait-Tech) 116-12-0; Craig Elkin (Fox) 101-2-0.

* King of the Valley, Rochdale Canal, Sowerby Bridge & Mytholmroyd, W. Yorks. Sat, 66. Darren Taylor (Saints)  6-6-0, 150 roach, bread punch, Moderna section; Jim Doyle (Ryburn Blue) 6-0-0; Dave Massey (Wigan MG) 5-15-0; Andy Turner (Slaithwaite) 5-14-0; Anthony Marsden (Wigan MG) 5-1-0. Teams: Wigan MG  22; Maver NW Red 24; Saints 32.

* Leeds DASA, River Aire, Beal, W. Yorks. Sat, 40. Kevin Hartley (Tackle 2U) 12-0-0, roach, poled maggot three pegs above bridge; Ian Bowman (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 11-13-8; Ricky Bonas (Mirfield) and Mick Hughes (Tadcaster) both 10-13-0; Steve Whitfield (Sheffield) 9-5-0.

* Northallerton, River Swale, Scruton. Sun, 36. Graham Skirrey (Maver/Mary’s Tackle) 53-12-0, 14 chub, feedered wasp grub, peg B5; Barry Stephenson (Darlington) 43-2-0; Ian Swarbeck (Northallerton) 34-14-0; Andy Scaife (Northallerton) 25-13-0.

* Oaks, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sun, 31, Ash, Beech and Sycamore. Carl Wainwright (Garbolino Ossett) 89-11-0, carp and ide, worm over pellet, Beech 15; Andy Hampson (Oaks) 81-3-0; Chris Hall (Oaks) 81-2-0; Phil Sellars (Woodlands Tackle) 77-13-0.

* Thornaby, River Tees, Croft to Hurworth. Sun, 45. John Bainbridge (Darlington) 31-4-0, dace, stick float and maggot, peg 48; Ken Ovenden (Thornaby) 24-12-0; Ron Hopkins (Stockton) 19-4-0; Dave Firth (Darlington) 14-9-0; Tim Richardson (Darlington) 9-1-0.

* Woodlands, Carlton Miniott, N. Yorks. Sat, 32, Partridge and Skylark lakes. Steve Richards (Woodlands Tackle) 82-4-0, carp to 11 lb, poled pellet, Partridge 22; Paul Fletcher (Woodlands Tackle) 75-9-0; Glynn Horrocks (Woodlands Tackle) 75-2-0; Ken Wilson (Woodlands Tackle) 70-6-0. Sun, 31, Kestrel and Curlew. John Maddison (Browning Quaker) 106-15-0, carp and skimmers on pellet from Kestrel 2; Paul Fletcher (Woodlands Tackle) 97-1-0; Richard Darfield (Woodlands Tackle) 95-0-0; Ken Golightly (Shotton) 79-3-0.




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Smaller match results

Barnburgh. Doncaster. Tues, 15. Over 50’s. Paul Brunyee (Castleford) 105-4-0, F1s on pole and pellet shallow; John Simms (Barnburgh) 66-8-0; Denis McDonald (Barnburgh) 57-0-0. Wed, 16. Bottom pond. Les Peace (Barnburgh) 189-8-0, F1s on pole and pellet; Howard Milleu (Barnburgh) 142-12-0; Dave Durrans (Barnburgh) 135-10-0. Sun. Top Pond. Andy Stoner (Barnburgh) 135-8-0, carp and F1’s on pole and caster in the margins; Les Peace (Barnburgh) 124-8-0; Ian Heywood (Barnburgh) 102-12-0; Chris Bentley (Barnburgh) 97-4-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford, Notts. Mon, 27. Veterans. Bridge and Croft. Dave Whiting (Buttonhole AC) 86-6-0, carp and bream, poled paste and corn, peg 4 Bridge island; Roger Holmes (Notts AA) 80-14-0; Reg Turner (Retford) 79-4-0; Alan Tait (New Packet Inn) 73-2-0; Paul Schoof (Hallcroft) 72-6-0. Tues pm, 30. Moat outer. Dave Whiting (Buttonhole AC) 46-10-0, six carp and a few skimmers, poled worm and caster, peg 47; Dean Smith (Bait-Tech) 44-12-0; Andy Bailey (Daiwa Dons) 39-14-0; Nigel Wood (Hallcroft) 39-12-0; Jamie Masson (Marukyu) 38-12-0. Thurs, 37. Veterans. Bridge and Croft. Mark Cordall (New Packet Inn) 58-10-0, carp and tench, poled maggot over groundbait, Croft peg 0; Joe Simms (MAP Leegem) 50-3-0; Geoff Hiley (Mansfield) 47-6-0; Dick Clegg (DJK Fishing Floats) 46-14-0; M. Fellows (Hallcroft) 41-12-0. Fri pm, 30. Moat. Steve Clark (Mansfield) 152-5-0, 15 carp to 12 lb, short poled meat and maggot, peg 15 island; Dave Whiting (Buttonhole AC) 128-8-0; Andy Bailey (Daiwa Dons) 114-8-0; Alan Tait (New Packet Inn) 106-10-0; Pete Miles (Doncaster) 86-0-0. Sat, 18. Moat island. Lee Hewison (MAP Leegem) 170-1-0, carp, pellet, 6m, peg 38; Dave Whiting (Buttonhole AC) 101-13-0; Steve Clark (Mansfield) 94-6-0; Wayne Lomas (MAP Leegem) 86-4-0; Pete Miles (Doncaster) 75-10-0.

Dynamite Baits Scunthorpe DAA, Tidal River Trent, South Clifton, Lincs. Thurs, 19. James Cameron (Clay Lane) 9-13-0, flatties, worm feeder & lob tail, peg 35; Roly Moses (Brigg) 9-1-0; Jim Evans (Clay Lane) 8-4-0; Dave Norwood (Winterton) 6-7-0; John Wisenewski (Brigg) 5-13-0; Maurice Thacker (Whisby) 5-9-0.

Ferryboat Farm. Conisborough, S. Yorks. Sun, 10. Andy Sutton (Rotherham) 67-5-0, carp, bream and tench on pole pellet, peg 27; Tony Brown (Ferryboat) 36-9-0; Graham Eblett (Ferryboat) 36-5-0.

Garbolino Lindholme, Doncaster. Thurs, 23. Bonsai. Phil Chapman (Garbolino Ossett) 174-4-0, carp on pole and soft pellet, peg 21; John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 169-3-0; Dave Shires (West Yorks Police) 149-9-0; Ryan Lidguard (Lindholme) 139-3-0. Sat, 28. Oasis. Steve Dyson (Garbolino Lindholme) 117-13-0, carp, poled soft pellet, peg 18; Dale Sheppard (Maver) 79-6-0; Ryan Lidguard (Lindholme) 70-4-0; Alex McLeod (Garbolino Lindholme) 69-1-0.

Jim Hirst Memorial, Carpvale, York. Wed, 16. Tony Lees (Hebden Bridge) 101-2-0, carp to 6 lb, bread at 12m, Match Lake peg 31; Jason Wainwright (Ryburn) 85-6-0; John Daykin (Hebden Bridge) 84-3-0.

Kilnhurst AA, South Yorkshire Canal Champs, Kilnhurst. Sun, 17. Stuart Senior (Pheonix and Parkgate) 9-14-0, roach and skimmers, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 60; Ray Howitt (Kilnhurst) 6-0-0; Glyn Senior (Pheonix and Parkgate) 5-9-0; Mick Hospodyniuk (Pheonix and Parkgate) 3-12-0; Steve Billups (Kilnhurst) 3-10-0; Glyn Hodd (Kilnhurst) 3-6-0.

Kiveton Hall. Sheffield. Sun, 29. Top lake. Mick Todd (Kiveton) 80-8-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 28; Chris Lee (Kiveton) 48-10-0; Steve Robinson (Kiveton) 46-10-0; Gary Matthews (Kiveton) 42-10-0; Paul Massey (Kiveton) and Malc Dawes (Mansfield) both 41-4-0.

Langwith Lakes, York. Sun, 22. Jake Duckworth (Strayside) 87-3-0, pellet, 13m, Bethany Lake peg 12; Norman Dixon (Gazunder Floats) 73-2-0; Neil Rymer (Kippax) 65-12-0; Andy Barker (Kippax) 57-3-0; Wayne Fawthrop (Langwith) 51-13-0; Mick Webb (Leeds) 47-8-0.

Mosella Westwoodside, Doncaster. Tues, 15. Dave Richardson (Thorne) 71-4-0, carp on poled meat; Mick Burns (Mosella Westwoodside) 66-12-0; Shane Trower (Doncaster) 49-8-0; Arthur Bead (Mexborough) 36-8-0.

Oaks, Sessay, N. Yorks. Tues, 11. Maple. Ian Bayley (Woodlands Tackle) 125-14-0, carp to 6 lb, corn in edge, peg 16; Chris Routledge (Daiwa Cleveland Angling) 111-15-0; Chris Hall (Oaks) 100-4-0. Wed, 11, Ash, Beech and Sycamore. Pete Whale (Oaks) 151-4-0, carp to 3 lb, maggot down edge, Beech 15; Chris Hall (Oaks) 135-0-0; Simon Medd (Daiwa Cleveland Angling) 127-15-0. Thurs, 14, Cedar. Chris Kendall (Middy) 108-3-0, carp, maggot up in water to aerator; Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech)  96-14-0; Tom Bainbridge (Oaks) 83-9-0. Sat, 27, Cedar. Andy Barker (Oaks) 78-4-0, carp to 4 lb, pellet, peg 29; Stuart Stott (Starbeck) 74-8-0; Chris Kendall (Middy) 63-15-0.

Oaktree Leisure, York. Sun, 29, Pond Four. Barry Richardson (Oaktree Leisure) 5-0-0, carp, maggot, peg 18; Jason Gilbert (Strayside) 43-8-0; Steve Hodson (RSPS) 40-0-0.

Rotherham UAF, River Don, Earth Centre, Denaby Main. Sun, 15. Phil Stevenson (Daiwa Dons) 14-6-0, skimmers, pole and feeder, peg 56; Ian Turner (Worksop) 10-0-0; I. Lee (Rotherham) 9-9-0; Paul Bacon (Paul’s Tackle) 8-11-0; Sean Rampling (Paul’s Tackle) 8-0-0; Mick Peverley (Conisborough) 7-12-0.

Viking Fishery, Pollington. Sat, 16. Hawk Pond. Sam Morgan (Ackworth AC) 51-9-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 33; Tony Reeves (Cats and Dogs) 42-14-0; Chris Watson (Ackworth AC) 42-11-0; Garth Sykes (Knottingley) 33-6-0; Gary Henderson (Pontefract) 30-3-0.

Woodhouse Grange, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Wed, 8. Heron. Graham Martin (Sheffield) 82-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 7; John Dudley (Woodhouse Grange) 77-0-0; Paul Carling (Woodhouse Grange) 70-0-0. Thurs, 11. Kingfisher. John Pearson (Kingfisher Angling) 102-0-0, carp on poled maggot, peg 7; John Dudley (Woodhouse Grange) 93-4-0; Mick Rodgerson (Woodhouse Grange) 90-0-0. Sat, 14. Heron. Steve Cross (Majestic Angling) 55-0-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 7; Neil Hurst (Ackworth AC) 46-12-0; Martin Wood (Woodhouse Grange) 42-0-0. Sun, 20. Kingfisher. Bernie Larder (Woodhouse Grange) 114-6-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 19; Paul Ellis (Goole) 70-2-0; Craig Sutton (Woodhouse Grange) 62-2-0.

Yarm, River Tees, Yarm. Sun, 27. Peter Rambow junior (Darlington Angling Centre) 12-13-0, a bream plus skimmers, feedered worm, peg 190; Scott Lister (Browning Quaker) 12-11-0; Dave Hanson (Darlington Angling Centre) 10-10-0.





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