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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers




* Bob-Co Tackle Yorkshire Winter League, River Aire, Beal to Chapel Haddlesey, W. Yorks. Sun, 80. Ian Bates (The Glen) 13-1-0, roach, slider and maggot, peg 15 Beal; Bill Collier (Leeds) 12-13-0; Tony Peel (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) and Mick Doyle (Leeds Angling Centre) both 9-11-0; Stan Haigh (Angler’s World Holidays) 8-6-0; Dave Topham (Tackle 2U) 8-4-0. Teams: Mirfield 50; Tackle 2U 44; Angler’s World Holidays 42. League: Mirfield 2; Angler’s World Holidays 4; The Glen 5.

* Eastern WL, River Don, Sprotborough, S. Yorks. Sun, 48. Mick Lodge (Daiwa Dons) 13-5-0, roach, perch and skimmers, poled maggot, peg 2; Ian Littlewood (Sensas North) 11-4-0; John Dunnill (Ultimate Barnsley) 10-10-0; Ray Marklew (Daiwa Dons) 9-1-8; John Orwyn (Sensas Walton) 9-0-0; Chris Allun (Sensas Walton) 8-13-0. Teams: Daiwa Dons  16; Ultimate Barnsley 26; Sensas Walton 27; Mosella Selby 28. League: Ultimate Barnsley 5; Daiwa Dons 6; Mosella Selby 10; Sensas North 11; Sensas Walton 13; Tri-Cast Calder 18.

* Mirfield, Aire and Calder Navigation, Altofts, W. Yorks. Sat, 40. Paul Bennett (Tackle 2U) 18-12-0, roach, waggler and caster, Stanley Ferry; Nigel Hirst (Mirfield) 14-0-0; Brian Farrar (Altofts) 12-15-0; Arthur Benstead (Pontefract) 12-7-0; Andy Bradley (Mirfield) 12-2-0.

* North East Winter League, Oaks Fishery, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sun, 70. Ashley Clemence (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 79-8-0, carp, poled pellet, Alder 36; Johnny Maddison (Browning Quaker) 76-2-0; Geoff Douglas (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 73-8-0; Shane Atkins (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 67-0-0; Andy Simpson (Browning Quaker) 58-8-0; Tom Trenholme (Browning Quaker) 53-8-0. Teams: Browning Quaker 61; Daiwa Cleveland Angling 54; Maver Newman Scotts 51. League: Browning Quaker 3; Maver Newman Scotts 4; Daiwa Cleveland Angling 5.

* Pennine Winter League, Huddersfield Broad Canal, W. Yorks. Sun, 56. Graham Bateman (Tri-Cast Calder) 8-9-0, a bream plus skimmers and roach, poled punch, Incinerator Basin peg; John Harman (Slaithwaite) 5-6-0; Dave Balmforth (Maver NW) 5-2-8; Steve Webster (Tri-Cast Calder) 5-1-0; Warren McLeavey (Tri-Cast Calder) 5-0-0. Teams: Maver NW Red 46; Matrix Halifax Red 37; Tri-Cast Calder Gold 5-0-0. League: Maver NW Red 93; Matrix Halifax Red 73; Matrix Halifax White and Maver NW Black both 62.

* Ripon, River Ure, Ripon, N. Yorks. Sun, 32. Nick Smith (Aireborough) 17-8-0, five chub, bomb and worm; Don McAllister (Doncaster) 16-0-0; Steve Evans (Doncaster) 8-8-0; Steve Young (Helperby) 7-0-0.

* Woodlands, Carlton Miniott, N. Yorks. Sat, 39, Partridge, Skylark and Curlew lakes. Mark Britain (Woodlands Tackle) 138-4-0, carp to 11 lb, pellet, Partridge peg 3; Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech)  95-8-0; Chris Owers (Woodlands Tackle) 84-12-0; Andy Middleton (Sensas Walton) 82-2-0.


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Smaller fishing match results

Angel of the North, Northumberland. Wed, 10, Lookout Lake. Rob Emery (Newman Scotts) 77-2-0; Derrick Fox (Newman Scotts) 66-11-0; John Dryden (Angel) 37-8-0. Sat, 10, Bowes Lake. Chris Pine (Angel) 44-15-0; Colin Pine (Angel) 35-7-0; Richard Wildman (Angel) 28-6-0; rest DNW! Sun, 12, Lookout. Alan McGuire (Angel) 49-1-0, peg 29; Chris Pine (Angel) 46-10-0; Barry Evans (Angel) 35-9-0.

Bank End, Finningley, Doncaster. Sun, 27. John Lindsay (Bank End) 110-12-0, carp, poled pellet; Matt Grove (Bank End ) 85-4-0; Dave Masterman (Bank End) 81-4-0; Phil Gullitt (Clay Lane) 76-8-0; Glen Greasley (Barnsley Baits) 68-0-0; Len Squire (R & R Sports) 65-10-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford, Notts. Mon, 19. Veterans. John Wooff (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 120-6-0, 15 carp to 10 lb, short poled corn over pellet, peg 15 Bridge island; Joe Simms (MAP Leegem) 69-12-0; Roger Holmes (Notts AA) 50-10-0; Iain Donaldson (Notts) and Dave Sewell (James Maude AC) both 41-12-0. Tues, 12. Mick Hall (MAP Tuxford) 73-7-0, carp, short poled corn, Moat island 23; Nigel Wood (Hallcroft) 68-10-0; Jack Hobson (Sheffield) 41-14-0. Thurs, 28, Veterans, Pete Topham (Retford) 51-14-0, seven carp plus skimmers, pellet cone with corn and meat, peg 43 Bridge outer; Dave Downes (Killamarsh) and Pete Bagshaw (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) both 43-4-0; Roger Holmes (Notts AA) 43-0-0. Fri, 22. Steve Pretty (Retford) 71-2-0, 14 carp and a few skimmers, poled corn, Moat island 29; Mick Hall (MAP Tuxford) 61-2-0; Nigel Wood (Hallcroft) 53-12-0; Andy Sellars (R & R Sports) 48-8-0.

Kiveton Hall, Sheffield. Sun, 18. Paul Burt (Kiverton Hall) 34-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 6; Col Hendley (Kiveton Hall) 34-6-0; Ady Picton (Kiverton Hall) 32-8-0; Derek Oldfield (Kiveton Hall) 32-0-0.

Langwith Lakes, York. Sun, 21. Lee Smith (Bob-Co) 97-2-0, carp, maggot in margins, Anya peg 10; Bill Brown (Langwith) 88-6-0; Shane Wagstaff (Sonubaits) 83-6-0; Mick Herrington (Pudsey Angling Centre) 73-2-0; Lee Bramham (Otley) 41-12-0.

Oaks, Sessay, N. Yorks. Tues, 10. Maple Lake. Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech)  103-1-0, carp, pellet, 13m, peg 16; Chris Kendall (Middy) 82-1-0; Pete Whale (Oaks) 79-13-0. Wed, 12, Ash and Beech. Pete Whale (Oaks) 110-1-0, carp and ide, maggot and corn, Ash 10; Danny Doyle (Oaks) 90-10-0; Minikin (Sonubaits) 84-12-0. Thurs, 16, Cedar. Chris Kendall (Middy) 98-8-0, F1s, pellet, peg 25; Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 68-11-0; Mal Bailey (Garbolino Elton) 59-4-0. Sat, 24, Cedar. Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 104-3-0, carp to 7 lb, pellet; Chris Kendall (Middy) 95-12-0; Mal Bailey (Garbolino Elton) 87-2-0. Sun, 12, Ash, Beech and Sycamore. Chris Hall (Oaks) 158-1-0, carp to 4 lb, pellet and corn, 13m, peg 54; Andy Barker (Oaks) 138-13-0; Mal Dunlop (Browning Quaker) 138-10-0.

Oaktree Leisure, York. Sun, 16, Pond Four. Tom Bainbridge (Oaktree Leisure) 109-0-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet, 10m, peg 49; John Kerry (Woodlands Tackle) 61-8-0; Mike Babb (Oaktree Leisure) 61-0-0.

Pool Bridge Farm, nr York. Sun, 18, Horseshoe Lake. Cliff Lofthouse (Pool Bridge) 112-4-0, carp, meat to island, peg 13; Tony Marshall (Pool Bridge) 82-8-0; Chris Kendall (Middy) 52-8-0; Dennis Whitenor (Pool Bridge) 39-4-0.

Thornhill, Calder and Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat, 17. Lee Simpson (Tri-Cast Calder) 6-0-8, roach, perch and a chub, pinkie, 12m, peg 45; Eric Green (Matrix Halifax) 3-14-0; Brian Kellett (Thornhill) 3-5-0.

Woodhouse Grange, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Wed, 10. Stef Huntington (Goole) 96-0-0, carp, poled pellet, Kingfisher peg 3; Graham Martin (Sheffield) 94-0-0. Thurs, 11. Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 75-0-0, carp, poled paste, Heron 29; Malc Scott (Goole) 49-0-0; Paul Carling (Woodhouse Grange) 48-0-0. Sat, 17. Keith Sanders (Woodhouse Grange) 61-0-0, carp, poled pellet, Heron 39; Ken Talbot (Doncaster) 52-0-0; Ryan Bennett (Woodhouse Grange) 44-0-0.

Woodlands, Carlton Miniott, N. Yorks. Sun, 14, Skylark Lake. Gordon Poole (Woodlands Tackle) 88-5-0, carp, pellet, peg 5; Stuart Newberry (Woodlands Tackle) 77-13-0; Neil Carr (Woodlands Tackle) 69-5-0.



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