Below are Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers for Aug.16-17. This week's Angler's Mail has the biggest tables yet - the main leaderboard, plus rivers, canals and lakes categories - new for the best competition in match fishing this season!



* Bank End, Finningley, S. Yorks. Sun, 33. Steve Donoghue (Daiwa Dons) 201-1-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 8; John Lindsay (Bank End) 180-2-0; Trev Jordan (Bank End) 173-15-0; Mick Whitham (Sheffield) 166-9-0; Phil Gullitt (Clay Lane) 158-4-0; Alan Buffon (Bank End) 139-9-0.

* Calder League, River Calder, Brighouse to Mirfield, W. Yorks. Sun, 64. Dave Pollitt (Mirfield) 20-8-0, dace, stick float and caster, pegged at Calder Bank Road; Tom Gausden (Punky’s 8) 20-6-0; Colin Hardy (Bradford) 18-6-0; Trevor Hewitt (Punky’s 8) 18-0-0; Norman Thewliss (Mirfield) 17-14-0; Paul Clarke (Mirfield) 17-0-0. Teams: Punky’s 8 44; Mirfield 40; Willy Worms 36. League: Mirfield and Punky’s 8 both 24 Drennan Barnsley Blacks 22.

* Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford, Notts. Sun, 37, Moat Lake. Bob Poole (Maver Gold Bag’’em) 134-8-0, carp and bream, paste at 6m, peg 74 outer; Daz Newman (Leegem) 129-3-0; Steve Clark (Sensas Mansfield) 112-2-0; B. Dales (Tuxford) 109-0-0; Andy Sellars (R & R Sports) 108-0-0.

* Happy League, Calder and Hebble Navigation, Horbury, W. Yorks. Sun, 72. Ray Brockwell (Sensas Walton) 14 Kg 200 gr, six bream to 5 lb plus roach, maggot at 12m, peg 100; Andy Geldart (Ossett Ringers) 9.750; Paul Slack (Sensas North) 5.400; Craig Singleton (Normanton) 4.600; Ian Exley (Daiwa Dons) 4.100; Steve Addy (Mosella Selby) 3.900. Teams: Sensas North 51; Daiwa Dons 47; Ossett 45. League: Ossett 292; Daiwa Dons 291; Hull DAA 288.

* Leeds DASA. River Aire, Beal, North Yorks. Sun, 38. Pete Baron (Tackle 2U) 14-1-0, 50 roach, poled maggot, peg 145; Ian Bates (Leeds) 11-11-0; Roy Knox (Aireborough) 10-2-0; John Mather (Leeds) 9-3-0.

* Leeds Summer League, River Aire, Chapel Haddlesly, N. Yorks. Sat, 35. Denis White (Drennan Barnsley Blacks) 19-3-0, 100 roach, poled maggot, peg 35; Chris Burton (Angler’s World Holidays) 18-10-0; John Cyrowski (Barlby Village Stores) 11-13-0; Dave Armitage (Cleckheaton) 11-3-0.

* Maver Mega Match This! Qualifier, Oaks, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat, 60, Ash, Beech and Sycamore pools. Chris Hall (Oaks) 158-2-0, carp to 6 lb, Method feedered dead maggot, peg 68; Chris Kendall (Middy) 144-3-0; Dean Smith (Maitrix Bait-Tech) 134-12-0; Phil Sellars (Woodlands Tackle) 133-0-0; Lee Thornton (Middy Bag’em) 123-6-0; Roy Bennett (Oaks) 127-8-0.

* Northallerton, River Swale, Scruton, North Yorks. Sun, 31. Cliff Robson (Northallerton) 18-14-0, three chub plus loads of dace, stick float and maggot, peg 41; Ian Kirton (Yarm) 17-12-0; Steve Beckwith (Leeds Angling Centre) 14-6-0; Chris Brown (Northallerton) 13-4-0.

* Oaks, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sun, 31, Ash, Beech and Sycamore pools. Chris Hall (Oaks) 189-3-0, Method feeder and 14m pole with maggot, Ash 19; Chris Kendall (Middy) 180-4-0; Tim Peters (Tri-Cast Calder) 166-1-0; Phil Sellars (Woodlands Tackle) 14-15-0.

* Woodlands, Carlton Minniot, N. Yorks. Sun, 34, Skylark, Curlew and Wagtail lakes. James Gadd (Woodlands Tackle) 177-8-0, carp to 17 lb, poled pellet, Curlew 16; Danny Scott (Garbolino) 146-13-0; Ken Gollightly (Woodlands Tackle) 141-14-0; Mark Longhurst (Woodlands Tackle) 137-3-0.

* Yarm, River Tees, Bowesfield, Co. Durham. Sat, 30. Andy Nelson (Mosella Quaker) 33-4-0, bream and skimmers, feeder and 13m pole, peg 121; Alan Kent (Yarm) 25-1-0; Graham Jones (Maver Newman Scotts) 23-5-0; Neil Warters (North Ormesby Institute) 22-6-0; Derick Fox (Maver Newman Scotts) 21-1-0. Sun, 33, River Tees, Yarm, Co. Durham. Richie Bezemer (Daiwa Cleveland Angling) 22-15-0, skimmers, feedered worm, peg 193; Neil Milstead (Yarm) 15-6-0; Steve Alderson (Yarm) 14-11-0 ; Ian Lumb (Maver Newman Scotts) 14-4-0.




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