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* Bannister House, Southport, Lancs. Sun, 39, Match Canal. Paul Hart (Cicely AC) 76-0-0, carp and silver fish, poled pellet, peg 54; Phil Alton (Ted Carter Southport) 57-10-0; Paul Bottomley (Coppull Anglers) 52-10-0; John Raby (Bannister House) 51-0-0; Mick Dewhurst (Ted Carter Preston) 48-8-0.

* Cudmore, Whitmore, Staffs. Sun, 40, Arena and Pool One. Ian ‘Tash’ Morrison (Ted Carter Southport) 117-0-0, carp to 8 lb and a few barbel, poled pellet, Arena Pool peg 1; Jon Brogden (Ted Carter Southport) 83-8-0; Steve Wilton (Ultimate Pellets) 80-2-0; Dave McManus (Ted Carter Southport) 75-2-0; Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 71-12-0; Perry Stone (Yorkshire Baits) 70-2-0.

* Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Sun, 86, Covey Lakes. Andy Bridge (Garbolino Elton) 83-8-0, mirror and common carp plus F1s to 3 lb, poled pellet, peg 49 Covey 2; Andy Geldart (Garbolino/Dynamite Baits) 78-4-0; Andy Middleton (Gratten) 77-12-0; Ron Buckley (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 77-9-0; Paul Balmforth (Maver) 74-9-0; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 73-15-0.


Other match fishing results

Blundell’s, Rixton, Cheshire. Wed, 24, rover. Derek Bibby (Warrington AA) 110-3-0, tench, bream and ide to 3 lb, mirror carp to 8 lb, meat, 14m, peg 9 East; Keith Leatherbarrow (Pilkington’s AA) 106-1-0; Mark Harris (Miracle Baits) 99-10-0. Thurs eve. Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 131-7-0, mirror carp and F1s to 2lb, pellet in margin, peg 21 Trio; Mitch Rollinson (Fishing Republic) 113-4-0; David Howard (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 93-1-0. Sat, 39, rover. Alan Sharman (Garbolino Elton) 115-8-0, mirrors and F1s to 2 lb, poled pellet down margins, Trio 7; Stuart Carroll (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 105-9-0; John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 90-1-0; Dave Swain (Garbolino Dynamite) 86-1-0. Sun, 28, rover. Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 144-11-0, mirrors and F1s to 2 lb, poled pellet, Trio peg 31; John Bradshaw (Mosella Garbolino) 109-13-0; John Broadbent (Tight Lines Shaw) 109-1-0; John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 105-14-0.

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Brookside. Snake Pit. Cheshire. Thurs, 25. Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 106-4-0, small carp and ide, worm and caster, 11m, peg 21; Mark Plevin (Deggies) 72-4-0; Dave Pollitt (Hirst Tackle) 55-4-0; Chris Ruscoe (Rod n’ Reel) 51-10-0.

Firswood Road, Lathom, Lancs. Tues, 16, £1000 Qualifier. Alan Bruce (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 66-4-0, carp, poled paste, peg 25; Steve Parry (Daiwa Guru) 65-4-0; Jeff Holland (St. Helens) 63-9-0. Wed, 21. Paul Mossman (Tri-Cast Highfield) 54-8-0, ide and F1s, poled caster, peg 14; Peter Tickle (St. Helens) 52-8-0; Keith Owen (Ray’s Tackle) 51-8-0.

Hanchurch, Stoke, Staffs. Wed, 11, Vets, Model Canal. John Rowley (J & A Windows) 18-7-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 21; Bert Bunker (Riverbanks) 17-7-0. Sat, 21, C & C Vehicle Repairs, Model Canal. D. Oakley (Hanchurch) 208-2-0, barbel and carp, poled pellet, peg 59, new venue record; Anthony Merrill (Simon-Hartley AC) 56-14-0; F. Fonad (JCB) 55-0-0.

Heronbrook, Slindon, Staffs. Sat, 30, Canal , Island and Bridge Pools. Tony Shelley (Trentside Angling) 80-12-0, F1s and small carp, poled pellet, peg 11 Canal; Will Crowder (Ultimate Pellet) 80-10-0; Paul Haynes (Ultimate Pellet) 78-12-0; Brian Clarke (Marukyu) 68-10-0.

Lingmere, Moreton, Wirral. Wed, 18, Vets. Sid Robinson (Lobal) 45-4-0, carp to 4 lb plus barbel, poled maggot and pellet, Match Lake peg 7; Dave Randles (Lingmere) 43-2-0; Mark Greasley (Maver Cheshire) 34-4-0. Sat, 20. Jay Cloney (Vine Baits) 73-4-0, carp to 4 lb, barbel and silver fish, poled pellet to island, peg 20; Alan Dewhurst (Lingmere) 67-4-0; Bob Griffiths (Connah’s Quay) 51-12-0; Kristian Jones (Matrix) 46-12-0.

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Liverpool DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Brewery Lane, Liverpool, Sun, 23. Garreth Charnock (Liverpool AS) 7-5-0 three tench, poled chopped worm, peg 520; Nick Davies (Sam’s Tackle) and Geoff Stirret (Ted Carter Southport) both 7-1-0; Mike Dixon (Liverpool Dockers) 6-15-0.

Maver Match This, Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Staffs. Sat, 94, Milo, Suez , Pool One and Arena Pools. Jamie Hughes (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 111-4-0, carp to 8 lb, metod feeder and pellet to island, Milo 9; Greg Norris (Garbolino Elton) 93-0-0; Andy May (MAP/Marukyu) 79-14-0; Jason Law (W.Mids) 69-0-0; Darren Shaw (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 68-8-0; Neil Machin (Bag’em) 65-6-0.

Meadow View, Lymm, Cheshire. Tues, 19, OAPs. Wilf Griffin (Urmston) 31-8-0, carp to 4 lb, corn and pellet, 8m, Lark peg 35; Roy Morgan (Gosjak) 24-8-0; Tony Honey (Ashton Angling) 21-0-0. Thurs, 18, OAPs. Roger Peet (Oldham Owls) 19-10-0, carp to 3lb, red maggot, 3m, Thrush peg 3; Tony Honey (Ashton Angling) 17-8-0; Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 16-8-0. Sat, 16. Dave Hancox (Meadow View) 46-0-0, carp to 5 lb and a few silvers, caster, 14 m, Lark peg 13; Phil Barwell (Widnes) and Jim Garside (Danny’s Tackle) both 43-0-0. Sun, 18. Dave Hancox (Meadow View) 47-0-0, carp to 5 lb and a few silvers, caster, 14m, Lark peg 28; Sean Woodward (Danny’s Tackle) 40-0-0; Graham Stokes (Tri-Cast Highfield) 36-8-0.

Mescar, Lydiate, Merseyside. Sat, 16. Peter Gradwell (Liverpool AS) 32-8-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet over hemp, peg 52; Mark Halliwell (Highfield) 31-0-0; Andy Bridge (Market Gate) 24-14-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lake, Merseyside. Wed, 23. Peter Gradwell (Liverpool AS) 74-0-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet over hemp, 10m, peg 54; Colin Craven (Bob’s Tackle) 40-0-0; Mark Halliwell (Ted Carter’s Preston) 38-4-0.

Newton-le-Willows, Ladies Valley Trophy, Vulcan Reservoir, Merseyside. 20. Laura Hill (Newton) 4-4-0, roach and skimmers, maggot, 8m; Emma Hilton-Molloy (Leigh) 2-14-0; Dawn Hilton (Leigh) 1-8-0. Thurs, 25, Sankey Canal, over-60s. Frank Holding (Ted Carter Southport) 20-10-0, bream and skimmers, caster, 13m, Upper Pound peg 53; Raymond Shorrocks (Farnworth) 17-1-0; Eddie McLorie (Newton) 13-9-0. Sun, 20, Sankey Canal. Eddie McLorie (Newton) 13-5-8, bream and skimmers, poled caster, peg 41; Paul Isherwood (Newton) 9-5-0; Eddie Cook (Newton) 7-12-0.

Old Hough, Warmingham, Cheshire. Tues, 18, Upper Benbo Pool. Ian Mellor (Wyche Anglers) 65-5-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Alex Hulme (Stoke) 64-6-0; Paul Brandrick (Tackle Saver) 61-0-0. Thurs, 11, Big Max Pool. Dave Machin (Gilders) 43-15-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Ian Cox (Gilders) 27-9-0. Sat, 11, Prospect and Lucky Dip. Alex Hulme (Stoke) 38-14-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Dale Richardson (Old Hough) 36-7-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Mon, 30, OAPs. Alan Talbot (Wigan) 56-11-0, F1s and mirror carp, pellet, 11m, peg 8 Ribbon; Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 49-7-0; Dave Blears (Runcorn) 48-3-0; Roy Powell (Farnworth Angling) 47-14-0. Tues, 24, Covey Canal. Chris Weeder Jnr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 119-13-0, F1s to 3 lb, pellet shallow, 7m, peg 56; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru) 119-4-0; Chris Weeder Snr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 77-10-0. Wed, 33, OAPs. Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 60-10-0, ide and F1s, worm shallow, 7m, peg 17; Dave Olly (Olly Motors) 60-7-0; Barry Whittle (Dave’s Tackle) 54-0-0; Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 53-12-0. Thurs, 25. Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 126-9-0, carp to 4 lb and F1s, pellet shallow, 8m, peg 34; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru) 121-4-0; Barry Bush (Lingmere Tackle) 113-3-0. Sat, 49, Covey Lakes. Andy Middleton (Gratten) 83-0-0, carp & F1s to 3 lb, poled pellet, peg 100 Covey 4; John Corless (Garbolino Elton) 79-11-0; Danny Sixsmith (DS Pole Repairs) 58-15-0; Ian Ridgway (Rochdale Angling) 57-8-0.

Stoke City DAS, Shropshire Union Canal, Grubb Street and Saddle Bridge, Woodseaves, Staffs. Sat, 27. Jamie Edgerton (Wolverhampton AA Van den Eynde) 13-7-0, skimmers and roach, poled pinkie and maggot, peg 6; Dave McCall (Shakespeare) 8-6-13; Dean Williams (Team Eclipse) 8-6-4; Dave Richards (Team GB Four Ashes Globetrotters) 7-13-0.

Wigan DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Lancashire. Wed, 21. Carl Whalley (Gidlow Angling) 16-12-0, bream to 4 lb, maggot and soft pellet, 6m, peg 94; Steve Wilson (Ted Carter’s Preston) 12-10-0; Derek Fairhurst (Hindley MG) 8-9-8.


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