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* Blundell’s, Cheshire. Sat, 41, Keith Leatherbarrow (Pilkington’s AA) 120-2-0, mirror carp and F1s to 2lb, pellet paste, 3m pole, peg 9 Trio Lake; John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 106-6-0; Dave Swain (Garbolino) 106-5-0; Andy Quarmby (Garbolino Elton) 96-8-0.

* Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Sat, 58, Canal , Meadow, Match and Bridge Pools,. Keith Owen (Ray’s Tackle) 133-8-0, F1s to 2 lb plus a handful of small carp, poled paste, peg 9 Canal; Sean Hill (Maver Gold) 105-7-0; Lee Murphy (Ted Carter, Southport) 93-8-0; Chris Gorrell (Ted Carter, Southport) 93-3-0; Alan Bruce (Ray’s Tackle) 91-15-0; John Brogden (Ted Carter, Southport) 91-8-0. Sun, 32, Meadow, Match and Bridge Pools. John Devine (Wigan) 130-0-0, F1s to 2 lb, poled pellet, Bridge Pool 30; Sean Hill (Maver Gold) 121-0-0; Rob Pennington (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 120-8-0; Steve Norris (Reddish AC) 110-2-0; Ian Sinker (Stoke-on-Trent) 101-0-0; Jez Goldthorpe (Stoke-on-Trent) 80-4-0.

* Mark Bottomley Memorial, Bannister House Match Canal. Merseyside. Sun, 54. Phil Alton (Ted Carter’s Southport) 77-12-0, carp to 8 lb, red maggot, 13m, peg 54; Lee Murphy (Ted Carter Southport) 74-14-0; Paul Bottomley (Coppull Angling Centre) 66-10-0; Neil Charnock (Bannister House) 60-2-0; Paul Hart (Preston) 46-0-0; Martin Bullock (Ted Carter’s Preston) 44-0-0.

* Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Sat, 37. Mickeh Barlow (Mosella Garbolino) 82-3-0, F1s and ide, worm and maggot, 12m pole, peg 46; Danny Ballan (Ashton Angling) 79-3-0; Craig Ebbrell (Maver Midland) 75-12-0; John Corless (Tonge Moore) 62-7-0.

* Stapeley Crewe Summer League, Shropshire Union Canal, Soudley and Goldstone, Shropshire. Sun, 90, Round One. Simon Nickless (Saints) 32-6-0, 27 skimmers and bream to 3 lb, poled chopped worm and caster, Palethorpes section; Richard Guest (Maver Midlands) 27-1-0; Dennis Jones (Birkenhead) 17-7-0; Ian Courteney (Birkenhead) 14-0-8; Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 12-6-0; Tony Barker (Shakespeare Superteam) 12-3-14. Teams: Sam’s Tackle 68; Wolverhampton AA Van den Eynde 67; Saints 64; Maver Midlands 59; Shakespeare Superteam 59; Frank’s 56.

Other match results

Angling Trust Anglers With Disabilities National, Capricious Pool, Blake Hall Fishery, Staffs. Sat, 19. Stephen Parker (Cheadle) 15 Kg 800 gr, carp, crumb feeder and pellet; Alan Norfolk (Thirsk) 13.260; Dave Chilton (Chesterfield) 11.580.

Blundell’s, Cheshire. Wed, 26, rover. Nick Rollinson (Fishing Republic) 252-13-0, mirror carp and F1s to 2lb, meat shallow, 4m pole, peg 31 Trion; Barry Bush (Lingmere Tackle) 218-7-0; Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 204-9-0; Andy Halliwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 166-9-0. Thurs eve, 21. Nick Rollinson (Fishing Republic) 129-5-0, F1s and small mirror carp, pellet shallow, 4m pole, peg 7 Trio; Andy Halliwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 108-11-0; Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 102-14-0; Dave Olly (Olly Motors) 74-10-0. Sun, Trio Pond. 28. Colin Mayor (Drennan NW) 100-1-0, carp to 3lb and F1s, pellet on shallow bar, 8m pole, peg 53; Keith Leatherbarrow (Pilkington’s AA) 83-1-0; Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 80-2-0; Dave Mellor (Manchester) 75-3-0.

Brookside. Snake Pit. Cheshire. Thu. 16. John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 83-0-0, carp and F1s to 3lb, caster and worm, 6m pole, peg 24; Dean Edwards (Fisherman’s Way) 76-6-0; Steve Carrier (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 70-6-0; Dave Whitehouse (Trafford Angling) 54-5-0. Sat. 22. Ian Ridgeway (Rochdale Angling) 73-8-0, carp and F1s to 2lb, meat and pellet paste, 8m pole, peg 4; Dean Edwards (Fisherman’s Way) 61-8-0; Alan Metcalfe (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 50-4-0; Dave Pollitt (Hirst Tackle) 49-12-0. Sun. 22. Mark Plevin (Deggies Tackle) 90-2-0, F1s and small carp, luncheon  meat, 5m pole, peg 42; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 80-2-0; Darren Mulheir (Last Cast) 76-4-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 67-4-0.

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Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire; Wed. Arena Pool, 16. Steve Edwards (Cudmore Fisheries Gold) 122-6-0, carp to 8 lb plus a few barbel, poled pellet and paste, peg 26; Alex Hulme (Bay Malton) 115-6-0; Garreth Gibbons ( Trentham Lakes ) 79-0-0; Andy Leathers (Browning Hot Rods) 76-12-0. Sat. Suez Canal, 22. Andy North (Garbolino Elton) 102-0-0, carp to 4 lb plus a few ide and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 35; Dave Darlington (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 79-0-0; Andy Rogers (Cudmore Fisheries) 69-8-0; Simon Jones (Trentham Lakes) 69-0-0; Craig Whittaker (Protak Barlow’s) 64-8-0.

Firswood. Lancashire. Tues, 16. Mark Lucas (Mosella) 94-2-0, ide and carp, worm, 7m pole, peg 3; James De Clouet (Ted Carter’s Southport) 85-12-0; Peter Tickle (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 65-7-0; Paul Mossman (Ted Carter’s Preston) 65-0-0. Wed, 20. Steve Parry (Ted Carter Southport) 117-3-0 new match record, carp to 3lb, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 25; Dennis Peterson (Ted Carter’s Southport) 74-1-0; Paul Mossman (Ted Carter’s Preston) 70-15-0; Vinnie Smith (Tri-Cast Highfield) 65-2-0.

Hall Lane, Bess’s Lake. Lancashire. Thurs. 23. Mark Howarth (Wigan Angling) 39-12-0, carp to 2lb, red maggot, 6 and 13m pole, peg 23; Damo Brierley (Maver NW) 39-4-0; Bob Watson (Ted Carter’s Preston) 38-6-0; Bob Hillier (Ted Carter’s Preston) 35-14-0.

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Hanchurch Fishery, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Wed. Veterans, Model Canal , 7. M. Rhodes ( Stoke-on-Trent ) 43-2-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 29; D. Pemberton (Pickering’s of Burslem) 40-8-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire. Fri, 23, Meadow Pool. Sean Hill (Maver Gold) 116-4-0, F1s to 2 lb and a few carp, poled meat, peg 5; Steve Daniels (Stoke-on-Trent) 111-2-0; Chris Jones (Crewe Carp & Match) 105-0-0; Mark Lloyd (Telford) 91-10-0; Steve Hughes (Heronbrook) 89-4-0; Tony Weightman (Ted Carter Southport) 87-10-0.

Lingmere. Match Lake. Cheshire. Wed, 16, OAPs. Peter Cooper (Birkenhead) 68-12-0, carp and F1s, pellet along near bank, 12m pole, peg 17; Peter Delmaine (Birkenhead) 64-15-0; George Edwards (Lobol AC) 60-0-0; Dave Randles (Moreton) 56-8-0. Sat, 19. Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 118-0-0, carp to 5lb and F1s, peg 17; Jamie Hughes (Maver) 75-14-0; John Powers (Hoylake) 57-12-0; Colin Doran (Widnes AC) 55-6-0.

Liverpool DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Maghull. Sun, 17. Glynn Jones (Liverpool AS) 10-12-0, roach to 10 oz, hemp, 9-12m, pegged on Double Garden; John Easton (Liverpool AS) 10-10-0; Peter Baker (Mersey Dockers) 9-14-0; Peter Gradwell (Liverpool AS) 7-13-0.

Meadow View. Cheshire. Tue OAPs. Lark Pool. 18. Bill Fairclough (Widnes & District) 26-4-0, carp to 5lb and roach, pellet, 8m pole, peg 29; Wilf Griffin (Urmston) 25-2-0; Roy Smith (Manchester) 15-12-0; Geoff Wilson (Turnover Tackle) 13-12-0. Thu OAPs. Thrush Pool. 16. Paul Finlay (Northwich) 34-4-0, carp to 4lb, pellet and worm in the margins, 10m pole, peg 26; Roger Peet (Oldham Owls)  33-8-0; Jim Holmes (Woodhouse Park) 28-4-0; Danny Campbell (Danny’s Tackle) 20-4-0. Sat. Lark Pool. 18. Phil Barwell (Widnes Angling Centre) 70-2-0, carp to 6lb, pellet and corn, 14m pole, peg 35; Barry Davies (Deeside Tackle) 43-8-0; Sean Woodward (Danny’s Tackle) 42-0-0; Ricky Salmon (Meadow View) 38-0-0. Sun. 24. Dave Hancox (Cheshire Angling) 43-14-0, carp to 9lb, caster and worm, 14m pole, peg 39; Barry Davies (Deeside Tackle) 38-2-0; Phil Chung (Matrix) 28-0-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes Angling Centre) 28-14-0.

Mill House.  Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed. 20. Matt Higgins (Maghull) 126-10-0, carp to 7lb, pellet shallow, 14m pole, peg 54; Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 55-0-0; Colin Craven (Bob’s Tackle) 54-8-0. John Easton (Liverpool AS) 42-10-0. Sat. 16. Paul Haines (Kirkby) 55-10-0, carp to 5lb, corn, method feeder, peg 54; Colin Craven (Bob’s Tackle) 39-8-0; Simon Waller (Liverpool AS) 38-6-0; Paul Farquhar (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 36-12-0. Sun. Mistral Lake. 17. Andy Molyneux (Liverpool AS) 40-4-0, carp to 3lb, worm, cage feeder, peg 26; Ian Kelly (Kirkby) 36-0-0; Dave Cheetham (Ted Carter’s Preston) 34-8-0; Andy Wilson (Mersey Dockers) 31-0-0.

Newton le Willows AA,  Sankey Canal , Upper Pound, Newton le Willows, Merseyside, Thurs. 20. Ivor Brown ( Newton le Willows) 3-9-0, skimmers and roach, poled maggot, peg 3; Eddie Cook (Newton le Willows) 3-5-0; Derek Littler (Garswood) 3-4-0. Sun. Edward Jolley Trophy, 25. Mark Brown (Newton le Willows) 14-0-0, tench and bream, poled pellet, peg 41; Mark Van den Hoek (Newton le Willows) 7-11-0; Paul Brown ( Newton le Willows) 7-3-0; Frank Holding (Ted Carter Southport ) 5-12-0.

Old Hough Fishery, Warmingham, Middlewich, Cheshire , Thurs. Prospect Pool, 6. Stef Brown (Old Hough Fishery) 39-15-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Dave Booth (Congleton) 26-6-0; George Iver-Keeler (Barlows Tackle) 23-2-0; Pete Sheckleston (Cheshire MG) 21-11-0. Sat. Big Max Pool, 6. Ken Potts (Old Hough Fishery) 43-15-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Ben Clarke (Old Hough Fishery) 35-0-0; John Pearson (Gilders Tackle) 29-7-0; Dale Richardson (Old Hough Fishery) 28-6-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Mon, 37, OAPs. Ribbon, Spey & Marsh. Danny Sixsmith (St. Helens) 48-13-0, ide, tench, skimmers and F1s, worm, 6m pole, peg 1 Marsh; Chris Weeder Snr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 46-13-0; Richard Sergeant (Atherton) 38-10-0; Dave Timmis (Warrington) 36-13-0. Tues, Covey Canal, 31. Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 121-6-0, F1s to 2lb, shallow pellet, 6m pole, peg 46; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 92-6-0; Lee Bennett (Trafford Angling) 91-0-0; Ron Buckley (Fisherman’s Way) 76-10-0. Wed OAPs, 58. Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 87-6-0, F1s and ide, vaster and worm, 6m pole, peg 31; Gordon Pemberton (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 62-14-0; Alan Provost (Trafford Angling) 60-5-0; Ian Alcock (Cheadle) 59-9-0. Thurs, 25. Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 100-2-0, mirror carp to 5lb and Fi1s, caster shallow, 8m pole, peg 75; Ron Buckley (Fisherman’s Way) 84-9-0; Barry Bush (Lingmere Tackle) 80-4-0; Chris Weeder Snr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 78-4-0.

Stoke City DAS, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Stafford. Sat, 20. Steve Broome (Bilston Angling Centre) 10-0-0, a couple of eels, perch and skimmers, poled chopped worm and caster, peg 73; Dean Williams (Team Eclipse) 8-6-6; Dave McCall (Shakespeare Superteam) 7-0-10; Nigel Clayton (Wolverhampton AA Van den Eynde) 6-11-8; Mel Wood (Team GB Four Ashes) 6-1-0; Keith Ward (Kamasan Starlets) 4-11-7.

St. Helens AA. Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Sat. 21. Kieron Marsden (St Helens) 24-12-0, skimmers and bream, worm and maggot, groundbait feeder, peg 42; Shaun Fletcher (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 11-12-0; Kevin Hall (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 8-12-0; Dave Rigby (St. Helens) 8-11-0.


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