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* Bannister House, Match Canal. Merseyside. Sun, 47. Kevin Scott (Ted Carter Preston) 91-0-0, carp to 8 lb, worm and maggot, 13m, peg 4; Steve Burgess (Garbolino Elton) 86-14-0; Mick Dewhurst (Ted Carter Preston) 80-2-0; Paul Coyle (Preston Innovations) 73-8-0; Lee Murphy (Ted Carter Southport) 69-9-0; Mark Halliwell (Bag’em) 67-2-0.

* Blundell’s, Warrington, Cheshire. Sat, 40. Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 193-06-0, 60 lb of ide to 12 oz, rest mirrors and F1s to 2 lb, maggot shallow, 6m, peg 25 Trio; Cliff Noble (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 109-10-0; Mike Billingham (Bag’em) 106-03-0; John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way) 91-06-0; Steve Parry (Daiwa Guru) 89-01-0; Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 82-5-0.

* Hall Lane, Bess’s Lake, Lancashire. Sun, 33. Gary Gunn (Ted Carter Preston) 98-4-0, carp to 3 lb, red maggot, 11m, peg 68; Simon Sheppard (Ted Carter Preston) 92-8-0; Jimmy Hines (Saints) 81-8-0; Wayne Kearny (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 77-8-0; Paul Griffiths (Gerry’s Morecambe) 76-8-0; Chris Mellor (Preston) 72-4-0.

* Heronbrook, Slindon, Staffs. Sun, 49, Meadow, Match, Island and Bridge pools. Pete Turner (Ted Carter Southport) 133-15-0, F1s plus three 3 lb carp, poled pellet, Match Pool 7; Ken Oldham (Connect Tackle) 133-8-0; Will Crowder (Ultimate Pellet) 106-2-0; Jake Robinson (Maver Midlands/Bag’em) 95-0-0; Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 94-10-0; Matt Barwell (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 91-0-0.

* Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Sun, 66. Ian Lathom (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 117-4-0, F1s and carp, white maggot shallow, 6m, peg 7; Craig Grant (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 117-4-0; Lee Harrison (Maver/Ultimate Barnsley) 112-12-0; Sam Slocket (Wayne’s Tackle) 104-8-0; Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 105-2-0; Simon Beswick (Maver NW) 89-6-0.

* St. Helens AA Mick Walton Memorial, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Sat, 71. Billy Kelly (Tri-Cast) 49-10-0, 15 bream to 2 lb 8 oz plus hand-sized skimmers, worm, crumb feeder, peg 42, £300; Ron Ranson (Harry’s Tackle) 28-2-0; Phil Holland (St. Helens) 27-13-0; Mathew Forster (Halifax) 27-12-0; David Rigby (St. Helens) 25-13-0; Bob Smith (St. Helens) 24-6-0. £1018 raised for Macmillan Nurses Cancer Support.


Results of smaller matches and midweekers

Bannister House, Match Canal. Merseyside. Sat, 26. Martin Kaye (Elton Tackle) 192-0-0, carp to 10 lb, pellet and meat, 3m, peg 25; Steve Burgess (Garbolino Elton) 127-2-0; Phil Wilson (Macey’s) 104-12-0; Jay Holland (Macey’s) 89-4-0.

Blundell’s, Warrington, Cheshire. Wed, 23. Sam Slocket (Wayne’s Tackle) 194-13-0, mirrors and F1 carp to 2 lb, pellet shallow, 7m, peg 39 Trio; Sam Sharrock (Wayne’s Tackle) 187-08-0; Mitch Rawlinson (Fishing Republic) 170-7-0; Cliff Noble (Stalybridge Angling Centre) 162-9-0; Daz Gleave (Trafford Angling) 162-9-0. Sun, 27. Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 193-7-0, 65 lb of ide to 2 lb, rest mirrors and commons, maggot shallow, 6m, peg 59; Lee Thornton (Middy/Bag’em) 147-9-0; Lee Kavanagh (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 98-2-0; Cliff  Noble (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 96-5-0.
Brookside, Snake Pit, Cheshire. Thurs, 17. Andy Hartley (Widnes AC) 113-2-0, carp and F1s, caster and pellet shallow, 14m, peg 43; Ian Ridgeway (Warrington) 67-0-0; Mike Corbett (Stalybridge) 58-0-0; Steve Burns (Widnes AC) 54-2-0; Derek Bibby (Cheshire Angling) 53-6-0. Sat, 21. Stuart Taylor (Tackle Savers) 89-6-0, carp and F1s, pellet on deck, 12m, peg 43; Sean Mulheir (Last Cast) 80-12-0; Peter Mulheir (Last Cast) 60-14-0; Ross Whiteman (Cheshire Angling) 59-4-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 56-6-0; Ste Carrier (Widnes AC) 55-14-0. Sun, 26. Dean Edwards (Fisherman’s Way) 82-0-0, carp to 4 lb and F1s, pellet, 5m, peg 46 Snake; Stuart Taylor (Tackle Saver) 69-2-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 59-6-0; Mark Plevin (Deggy’s Tackle) 58-14-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Staffs. Wed, 13, Arena Pool. Carl Shaughnessy (Cudmore Fisheries Gold) 104-0-0, carp to 8 lb, barbel and skimmers, poled paste, peg 25; Adam Barnes (Oaks Tackle) 92-4-0; Mel Kearns (Cudmore Fisheries Gold) 89-6-0; John Hulston (Cudmore Fisheries Gold) 87-2-0. Sat, 24, Suez Canal. Alex Hulme (Bay Malton) 129-0-0, carp to 6 lb plus ide, poled pellet, peg 48; Sam Bates (Leek Fishing Centre) 113-0-0; Andy Gregory (Matrix) 112-2-0; Carl Lane (Prescott Angling Supplies) 105-4-0; Paul Williamson (Cudmore Fisheries Gold) 88-6-0; Alex Langton (Stapeley Angling Centre) 87-14-0.

Hampton Springs, near Chester. Wed, 30, over-50s. Lol Butler (Meadows) 79-4-0, carp, crucians and barbel , corn and meat, 6m down margins, peg 24; Ian Hughes (Egremont Ferry) 78-4-0; Chris Diamond (Eddies Bait Supplies) 78-3-0; Gary White (Hampton), 72-8-0. Thurs. Jamie Hughes (Maver Bag’em) 172-0-0, carp and barbel, peg 20; Ray Rigby (Ted Carter Southport) 111-0-0; Ricky Salmon (Twangers Matrix) 101-0-0.

Hanchurch Fishery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. Wed, 10, Veterans, Model Canal. Lionel Hancock (Pickering’s of Burslem) 77-15-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 7; John Causer (Stafford) 67-10-0; John Rowley (J & A Windows) 61-5-0. Sun, 17, Northwood Garden Centre Aggregate, Model Canal. Danny Lowndes (Hanchurch Silver) 115-10-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 49; Pete Green (Hanchurch) 93-9-0; Vinnie Smith (Tri-Cast Highfield) 84-6-0; John Fellows (Hanchurch) 79-9-0.

Heronbrook Bagem Matchbaits Annual Festival, Slindon, Staffs. Mon, 89. Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands/Dynamite Baits) 203-4-0; John Brogden (Ted Carter Southport) 195-10-0; Neil Machin (Garbolino/Bag’em) 175-14-0; Matt Barwell (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 170-6-0; Frank Cooke (Ray’s Tackle) 169-14-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella Garbolino) 166-0-0. Tues, 89. Chris Gorrell (Ted Carter Southport) 231-10-0; Daz Johnson (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 199-8-0; Gary Skerritt (Maver Pickering’s) 199-0-0; Phil Ashdown (Heronbrook) 180-6-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru) 169-7-0; Jez Goldthorpe (Stapeley Angling Centre) 153-14-0. Wed, 89. Ian Sullivan (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 207-1-0; Ian ‘Tash’ Morrison (Ted Carter Southport) 203-11-0; Jake Robinson (Maver Midlands/Bag’em) 191-8-0; Trevor Robinson (Maver Midlands/Bag’em) 169-10-0; Simon Allen (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 161-4-0; Stuart Carroll (Wigan Angling Centre) 151-2-0. Thurs, 89. Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru) 187-14-0; Stuart Carroll (Wigan Angling Centre) 151-1-0; Sean Hill (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 150-5-0; Clive Nixon (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 140-8-0; John Birchall (Gilders Tackle) 139-9-0; John Myatt (Cheshire) 136-12-0. Fri, 89. Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands/Dynamite Baits) 146-0-0; John Bradshaw (Mosella Garbolino) 144-12-0; Paul Conroy (Wigan Angling Centre) 132-3-0; Simon Allen (Maver Gold/Bag’em) and Ian Sullivan (Leigh Tackle) both 125-0-0; Ian ‘Tash’ Morrison (Ted Carter Southport ) 122-0-0. Overall: Mark Fox (Matrix/Dynamite Trentmen) 8 points (£1,500); Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands/Dynamite Baits) 10 (4 section wins, £1,200); Jake Robinson (Maver Midlands/Bag’em Baits) 10 (3 section wins, £1000); Chris Gorrell (Ted Carter, Southport) 10 (1 Section win, £900);

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High Heyes Farm. Eccleston, Lancs. Sat, 29. John Leeds (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 38-4-0, ide, worm, 14m, peg 8; Gavin Platt (Wayne’s Tackle) 35-6-0; Paul Banks (Adams Worms) 34-12-0; Adie Twist (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 30-12-0.

Lingmere. Match Lake. Cheshire. Wed, 22, OAPs. Ray Jackson (55th Division AC) 61-4-0, carp and skimmers, pellet, 6m, peg 8; George Edwards (Lobol) 52-8-0; Barry Carlson (Lingmere) 49-8-8; Dave Randles (Lingmere) 49-4-0. Sat, 19. Phil Ashdown (Lingmere) 85-8-0; James Howson (Lingmere) 60-0-0; Steve Balson (Moreton) 58-1-0; Joe Oulton (Lingmere) 51-2-0.

Liverpool DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Lydiate Drums, Merseyside. Sun, 17. Graham Charnock (Liverpool AS) 9-5-0, roach, hemp, 12m; Neil Killinger (Wigan) 5-6-0; Keith Tierbuck (Mersey Dockers) 5-1-0.

Meadow View. Lark Pool. Cheshire. Tues, 18, OAPs. Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 87-12-0, carp to 8 lb, worm and caster, 12m, peg 29; Steve Hobbin ( Meadow View) 59-10-0; Roy Davis (Salemore) 40-4-0; Roy Morgan (Meadow View) 38-0-0. Thurs, 18, OAPs, Lark. Don Bruce (Edgeley Sports) 70-6-0, carp to 6 lb and skimmers, caster and pellet, 8m, peg 11; Jeff Wilson (Edgeley Sports) 63-8-0; Rodger Peet (Oldham Owls) 33-0-0; Tony Honey (Ashton Angling) 30-0-0. Sun, 25, Lark. Ricky Salmon (Meadow View) 67-0-0, carp to 8 lb, corn and pellet, 3m pole in the margins, peg 11;  Barry Davis (Deeside Tackle) 44-6-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 36-0-0; Paul Ashhead (Friends of Fishing) 32-12-0.

Mill House.  Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed, 16.  John Easton (Liverpool AS) 73-2-0, carp to 6 lb, paste over hemp seed, 10m pole, peg 42; Paul ‘Farky’ Farquhar (Liverpool AS) 60-8-0; Toby Gill (Mescar Scoopers) 56-6-0; Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle) 54-2-0.  Sun, 22, Mistral Lake. Andrew Molyneux (Mescar) 73-8-0, carp to 4 lb, worm over hemp, 9m, peg 33; Mick Woolvine (Ted Carter Southport) 71-0-0; John Raby (Elton Tackle) 56-4-0; Stan Philips (Mersey Dockers) 56-2-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Vulcan Reservoir, Merseyside. Thurs, 28, Over 60s. David Boyle (Newton-le-Willows) 10-10-0, crucians, roach and skimmers, poled caster, peg 22; Raymond Shorrocks (Farnworth) 5-13-0; Eddie Cook (Warrington) 4-10-0; John McCulloch,(Whiston) 4-8-0. Fri, 20. Adam Buckley (Golborne) 14 Kg 440 gr, carp and silver, pole and pellet, peg 1; Krystian Bryan (Golborne) 10.300; Steve Bryan (Golborne) 4.240gr; Paul Hill (Widnes) 4.020. Sun, 20, Sankey Canal lower pound. John Mallet (Bolton) 3-13-8, roach and perch, pole, peg 8; Bob Wrench (Farnworth) 3-8-0; Ian Alexander (Newton-le-Willows) 2-10-0.

Old Hough Fishery, Warmingham, Cheshire, Tues, 13, Big Max Pool. Pete Clements (Barlow’s Tackle) 47-2-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Carl Baguley (Old Hough) 45-3-0; J. Sinclair (Old Hough) 42-7-0. Thurs, 14, Boulders and Goose Pools. Pete Clements (Barlow’s Tackle) 49-8-0, carp and silver fish, poled pellet; Ian Cox (Gilders Tackle) 49-0-0; J. Pearson (Gilders Tackle) 46-5-0. Sat, 22, Upper Benbo Pool. Dave Holland (Old Hough) 52-2-0, carp and silver fish, poled pellet; Andy Pickles (Old Hough) 50-5-0; Ken Potts (Old Hough) 42-11-0; Ken Power (Old Hough) 40-13-0; Pete Clements (Barlow’s Tackle) 32-1-0; Gary Billinge (Sensas) 30-13-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Mon, 28, OAPs. Kevin Darber (Oldham Owls) 89-3-0, carp and F1s, pellet, 11m, peg 6 Ribbon; Irving Melling (Harry’s Tackle) 66-15-0; Barry Little (Dave’s Tackle & Bait) 56-7-0; Vinnie Smith (Tri-Cast Highfield) 54-8-0. Tues, 25. Mick Rogerson (Drennan NW) 134-12-0, ide, common carp and F1s, red maggot shallow, 7m, Covey peg 57; Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 105-10-0; Barry Bush (Lingmere) 104-6-0; Ian Burley (North West Baits) 104-4-0. Wed, 66, OAPs. Eddy Battersby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 99-14-0, F1s, carp and ide, caster shallow, 6m, peg 45; Des Greenhough (Partridge Lakes) 92-11-0; Chris Weeder snr (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 83-12-0; Graham Broughton (Bait Tech) 79-1-0; Vinnie Smith (Tri-Cast Highfield) 76-15-0; John Wilson (Partridge Lakes) 73-13-0. Thurs, 38. Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 169-9-0, ide, F1s and common carp, maggot shallow, 8m, peg 61; Barry Bush (Lingmere) 140-5-0; Adrian Twist (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 130-11-0; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere) 128-8-0; Ian Burley (North West Baits) 126-10-0. Sat, 28. Andy Bennett (Bait Tech/Diawa Guru) 258-11-0, F1 carp, white maggot, 6m, Covey peg 52, new venue match record; Simon Beswick (Maver N.W.) 118-12-0; Chris Weeder snr (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 117-3-0; Ron Buckley (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 116-4-0.

Rudyard Lake, Leek, Staffordshire, Wed, 19. John Priors (Farnworth Tackle and Bait) 58-15-0, bream and skimmers, tip fished worm; Tim Moores (Sensas North West) 32-14-0; Gary Lambert (Salford) 30-15-0; Andy Baker (Tongmoor Angling) 30-5-0. Sat, 25. Russ Dowding (Mill Tackle) 30-0-0, bream and skimmers, tip fished worm; Carl Fawley (Edgeley Sports) 28-4-0; Brian Tatler (Edgeley Sports) 25-8-0; Spud Taylor (Vale Royal) 25-5-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Mon, 18. Mark Harris (Miracle Baits) 17-11-0, bream and skimmer bream, Miracle Baits red boilie, Method feeder, peg 101; Gary Hogan (St. Helens) 17-9-0; Alan Brooks (St. Helens) 16-10-0.

Wigan DAA, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Crook, Lancs. Wed, 24. Carl Broughton (Maver North West) 7-11-8, hand-sized skimmers, roach and perch, white maggot, 14m, peg 153; Shaun Birchall (Gidlow Angling Centre) 6-6-8; Alan Whally (Gidlow Angling Centre) 4-8-12; Peter Goodwell (Burscough) 4-4-12. Sat, 22, Leeds Liverpool Canal, New Springs. Dave Massey (Gidlow Angling Centre) 6-1-12, skimmers and roach, red maggot, 13m, peg 4; Vin Walsh (Hindley) 4-14-8; Steve Mayoh (Gidlow Angling Centre) 4-4-0; Ken Sharples (Hindley MG) 3-11-8.



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