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North East matches for March 31/April 1, 2012.

Angling Trust Winter League, Semi-final, Garbolino Lindholme, Doncaster. Sat. 90. Andy Bennett (Drennan NW) 50-780 kg, carp on pole and pellet, Willows Lake; Josh Newton (Browning Quaker) 37-850; Adie Trist (Tri-Cast Highfield) 35-350; John Maddison (Browning Quaker) 33-970; Pete Goodman (Chambers Champs) 33-540; Lee Harrison (Garbolino Ossett) 31-200. Teams: Drennan NW 75; Chambers Champs 66; Browning Quaker 62. Sun. Stainforth and Keadby Canal, Thorne. 80. Jason Cunningham (Shakespeare Superteam) 3-280, small roach and perch on pole and bloodworm; Simon Fields (Ultimate Barnsley) 3-210; Dave Brookes Jnr (Ultimate Barnsley) 2-850; Andy Geldart (Ultimate Barnsley) 2-380; Ian Blakeley (Saints) 2-370; Nigel Bull (Shakespeare Superteam) 2-340. Teams: Ultimate Barnsley 72; Saints 58; Shakespeare Superteam 57.

Bank End Fisheries, Finningley, Doncaster. Sun. 24. Dean Foster (Kerfoots Tackle) 90-0-0, carp on waggler and pellet, peg 13; Dave Masterman (Bank End) 75-10-0; Steve Curtis (Bank End) 69-6-0; Matt Grove (Bank End) 65-3-0; Phil Gullitt (Clay Lane) 56-4-0; Steve Cawston (Bank End) 54-10-0.

Barnburgh Lakes, Doncaster. Wed. Top Pond. 18. Craig Leeland (Hemsworth) 90-8-0, F1s on pole and pellet, peg 25; Les Peace (Barnburgh) 73-0-0; Malc Bailey (Castleford) 72-8-0; Steve Sherbourn (Barnburgh) 51-0-0. Thurs. ev. Gary Jubb (Barnburgh) 95-12-0, F1s on pole and pellet, peg 19; Les Peace (Barnburgh) 73-0-0; Alf Head (Thurnscoe Coronation) 54-0-0. Sun. Top and Middle Ponds. 28. John Watson (Honeywell) 106-0-0, F1s on pole and pellet shallow, peg 18 Middle; Craig Leeland (Hemsworth) 84-8-0; Howard Cutts (Hemsworth) 72-8-0; John Cunliffe (Goldthorpe) 69-0-0.

Bob-Co Spring League, Carpvale Pools, York. Sun. Match and Cyprio. 40. Oliver Hewitt (Bob-Co) 81-8-0, 16 carp on Method feeder and pole with pellet, peg 18; Andy Barker (Bob-Co) 59-4-0; Mick Green (Green’s Fisheries) 59-4-0; Andy Gallant (Bob-Co) 57-0-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford. Mon. Veterans, Croft Pool. 10. Mal Fellows (Sheffield) 38-0-0, carp to 5 lb with tench and skimmers to 2 lb on pole with corn and pellet, peg 3; Ian Temple (Retford) 31-14-0; Paul Schoof (Leeds) 27-12-0. Tue. Bridge Pool. 18. Steve Birkumshaw (Chesterfield) 134-12-0, 18 carp to double figures on 13 m pole with meat and pellet shallow, peg 11 Outer; Luke Sears (Daiwa/Marukyu) 60-12-0; Lee Wright (MAP Leegem) 57-15-0; Daz Oldham (Maltby) 39-12-0. Thurs. Veterans, Moat Pool. 45. Andy Sellars (Bankside Tackle) 46-12-0, ten carp to 8 lb on waggler and meat shallow, peg 2 Island; Len Pulford (Hull Fish Traders) 39-14-0; Chris Line (Hallcroft) 29-15-0; A. Parratt (Doncaster) and R. Walker (Sheffield) both 28-12-0. Fri. Moat Outer. 32. Pete Miles (Doncaster) 199-14-0, 29 carp to double figures on pole with corn and pellet, peg 62; Paul Elliott (MAP Leegem) 185-12-0; Nick Speed (Shimano) 98-14-0; Dave Dare (Marukyu) 84-14-0; Dave Fanthom (Chesterfield) 81-12-0. Sat. Moat Island. 25. Andy Sellars (Bankside Tackle) 115-14-0, carp on waggler and feeder with meat, peg 29; Derek Wolstenholme (Sheffield) 87-10-0; Daz Oldham (Maltby) 69-4-0; Rob Fackerall (MAP Leegem) 52-0-0; Paul McIntyre (Bait-Tech) 47-10-0; Dave Dare (Marukyu) 42-6-0. Sun. Croft and Canal. 18. Steve Clark (Sensas Mansfield) 90-12-0, 100 carp to 2 lb on pole and pellet, peg 7 Canal; Andy Cordall (Bryden) 87-4-0; M. Brownwell (Mosborough) 76-0-0; S. Stockley (Colmic) 70-4-0; Stuart Gray (Worksop) 66-14-0; Kev Baxter (Mosborough Tackle Box) 51-8-0. Sun. MAP Leegem League, Round Four, Moat. 60. Ken Pacey (Gainsborough) 143-8-0, carp to 10 lb on waggler and pellet, peg 42 Outer; Gordon Gibson (Worksop) 80-13-0; Pete Bagshaw (Barnsley Blacks) 67-2-0; T. Brown (MAP Leegem) 62-12-0; Arthur Beresford (MAP Leegem) 56-14-0; Don Slaymaker (MAP Ripley) 53-2-0.

Ferryboat Farm, Conisborough, Doncaster. Thurs. 10. Les Billups (Ferryboat Farm) 21-10-0, bream on pole and caster; Dave Cutts (Rotherham) 18-12-0; Dave Careless (Rotherham) 18-5-0. Sun. 19. Derek Jackson (Rotherham) 32-14-0, a carp with bream and tench on pole and caster, peg 24; Stu Parkin (Ferryboat Farm) 23-10-0; Jimmy Cole (Ferryboat Farm) 19-2-0.

Garbolino Lindholme, Doncaster. Thurs. Bonsai. 32. John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 155-5-0, small carp on pole and pellet, peg 52; Alan Scotthorne (Drennan) 148-3-0; Mark Booth (Garbolino Lindholme) 142-11-0. Sat. Strip and Loco. 38. Matt Pillay (Maver) 89-6-0, carp on pole and meat, Strip 9; Steve Rothery (Garbolino Lindholme) 58-7-0; Pete Rilley (Garbolino Lindholme) 48-6-0; Dave Collier 43-2-0. Sun. Bonsai. 28. Steve Rothery (Garbolino Lindholme) 162-13-0, small carp on bomb or waggler with pellet, peg 68; Craig Thompson (Garbolino Lindholme) 123-3-0; Steve Cooke (Garbolino Lindholme) 89-6-0; Greg Norris (Garbolino Lindholme) 87-5-0.

Jim Hirst Memorial, Carpvale Pools, York. Wed. Front Pool. 16. Dayne Browning (Fishermania) 108-0-0, carp to 6 lb on pellet waggler or 12 m pole and pellet up in the water, peg 67; Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 48-0-0; Philip Dalgleish (Hebden Bridge) 29-0-0.

Kiveton Hall Farm, Sheffield. Sun. 16. Steve Gill (Kiveton) 37-6-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 21; Barry Gay (Kiveton) 31-4-0; Roy Gorman (Kiveton) 29-0-0; Colin Hendley (Kiveton) 27-10-0; Adie Picton (Kiveton) 22-14-0.

Langwith Lakes, York. Sun. Kevin’s and Bethany’s. 28. Scott Rispin (Hull) 46-12-0, carp to 3 lb on 13 m pole and pellet, Kevin’s 2; Lee Smith (Langwith) 41-4-0; Pip Snaith (York Tackle) 40-9-0.

Mirfield AC, Huddersfield Broad Canal. Sun. 42. Pete Barron (Tackle 2U) 19-7-0, five chub and a perch on pole and caster, match length; Daz Kershaw (Trabucco Halifax) 5-12-0; John Sedgewick (Calder Anglers) 4-15-0; Paul Booth (Trabucco Halifax) 4-14-0.

Oaks, Thirsk. Tues. Maple. 11. Pete Whale (Woodlands Tackle) 63-4-0, carp to 5 lb on pole and pellet, peg 40; Chris Kendall (Yanglers) 61-4-0; James Wood (Oaks) 51-13-0. Wed. Sycamore. 10. Chris Hall (Oaks) 75-5-0, small carp on 13 m pole and pellet, peg 2; Richy Newton (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) and Josh Newton (Browning Quaker) both 74-1-0. Thurs. Cedar. 18. Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech) 98-14-0, carp to 3 lb on pellet, peg 42; Ian Bailey (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 75-11-0; Cliff Douglas (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 61-1-0. Sat. Cedar. 30. Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech) 89-11-0, carp to 4 lb on pellet, peg 13; Ray Singh (Garbolino Elton) 82-2-0; Simon Beswick (NW Worms) 81-3-0. Sun. Ash, Beech and Sycamore. 24. Richy Newton (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 77-3-0, carp to 2 lb on 14 m pole and pellet, Beech 25; Chris Hall (Oaks) 74-12-0; Ray Singh (Garbolino Elton) 61-6-0.

Oaktree Leisure, York. Sun. Pond Four. 20. Gaz Pawlett (Oaktree Leisure) 40-0-0, carp to 4 lb on 10 m pole and pellet, peg 46; Barry Richardson (Black Horse) 37-4-0; Ray Orr (Oaktree Leisure) 26-0-0.

Phoenix & Parkgate AC, Ravenfield Ponds, near Rotherham. Sat. 14. Trev Parkin (Pheonix and Parkgate) 23-12-0, bream, ide and tench on pole and caster, peg 82; Stuart Senior (Rotherham) 20-0-0; Barry Heapey (Pheonix and Parkgate) 19-2-0; Alan Banks (Rotherham) 12-12-0; Dave Griffiths (Pheonix and Parkgate) 11-4-0; Dave Smith (Rotherham) 11-0-0. Final league: Harry Booth 92; Barry Heapey 91; Stuart Senior 90.

R&R Sports Spring League, Lakeside Fishery, Ranskill, Notts. Sun. 41. John Forster (Kiveton) 109-11-0, two carp with skimmers on pole and caster, peg 29a; Phil Morgan (Triana North) 75-8-0; Roger Prior (R&R Sports) 49-3-0; Ian Taylor (South Kirby) 47-14-0.

Scunthorpe & Dist AA, Marshland Fishery, Barton-Upon-Humber, Lincolnshire. Sun. 25. Wayne Easter (Scunthorpe Tackle) 20-5-0, bream and skimmers on feeder and maggot, peg 32; Paul Moutrey (Scunthorpe Tackle) 9-13-0; Andy Barff (Barton) 8-5-0.

Thornhill AC, Calder and Hebble Navigation, Dewsbury. Sat. 23. Andy Perkins (Sensas Walton) 6-6-0; a chub on 12 m pole and caster and roach on 10 m pole and squatt, peg 73; Eric Green (Trabucco Halifax) 4-6-0; Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-13-0.

Woodhouse Grange, Doncaster. Wed. Heron Lake. 17. Adie Spick (Woodhouse Grange) 152-6-0, carp on waggler and pellet, peg 33 (new lake record); Rod Pilkington (Woodhouse Grange) 72-9-0; Colin Hallpart (Woodhouse Grange) 69-15-0. Thurs. Cobble. 14. Andy Bailey (Daiwa Dons) 55-3-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 51; Dean Richmond (Ackworth AC) 45-9-0; John Dudley (Woodhouse Grange) 35-15-0. Sat. Kingfisher. 20. Mick Rodgerson (Woodhouse Grange) 95-0-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 9; Paul Ellis (Woodhouse Grange) 76-2-0; Keith Deller (Woodhouse Grange) 74-7-0. Sun. Dog Kennel. 14. Mal Scott (Goole) 46-15-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 17; Steve Clegg (Woodhouse Grange) 38-8-0; Paul Ellis (Woodhouse Grange) 35-1-0.

Woodlands, Thirsk. Sat. Partridge, Kestrel, Wagtail and Curlew. 45. Dave Wright (JT Rogers) 144-0-0, carp to 11 lb on pellet, Partridge 24; Stuart Fotheringham (Woodlands Tackle) 137-7-0; Phil Sellars (Woodlands Tackle) 108-10-0; James Dent (MAP) 108-9-0. Sun. Partridge, Kestrel and Curlew. 47. Barry Flynn (Woodlands Tackle) 133-10-0, carp to 12 lb on 14 m pole and pellet, Partridge 16; Luke Hawksworth (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 111-7-0; Mick Lovelass (Browning Quaker) 102-7-0; Martin Holmes (Woodlands Tackle) 97-3-0.

Wortley AC, Aire and Calder Navigation, Woodlesford. Sun. 24. Steve Foster (Westwood Roofing) 8-0-0, a chub and a bream with roach, 16 m pole and maggot; Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 6-14-0; Rob Tyler (Mosella Selby) 6-2-0.