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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers




* Bannister House, Match Canal, Merseyside. Sun, 32. John Vernon (Garbolino Elton) 46-12-0, carp to 5 lb, soft pellet, 14m, peg 26; Mark Halliwell (Bag’em) 27-3-0; Frank Ross (Blue Mood) 26-12-0; Dave Morgan (Elton Tackle) 24-0-0; Jay Holland (Macey’s) 23-4-0; Keith Owen (Firswood) 22-12-0.

* Blundell’s, nr Warrington, Cheshire. Sat, 32. Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 98-8-0, mirrors and F1s, maggot, 6m, peg 13 Trio; Lee Thornton (Middy Bag’em) 91-7-0; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 88-4-0; Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 69-6-0; John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way) 67-3-0.

* Brookside, Snake Pit, Cheshire. Sun, 30. Mark Plevin (Deggy’s Tackle) 59-2-0, F1s and common carp, maggot, 16.5m, peg 14; Dean Edwards (Fisherman’s Way) 34-2-0; Paul Cunliffe (Gilders Tackle) 25-0-0; Ste Carrier (Widnes AC) 23-0-0; Stuart Birchall (Cheshire Angling) 23-0-0.

* Heronbrook WL, Slindon, Staffs. Sun, 95. Andy Everhill (Pickering’s Tackle) 135-5-0, F1s to 2 lb, pellet shallow at 8m, Island peg 12; Matt Djukic (Maver Midlands) 108-4-0; Stuart Carroll (Wigan Angling Centre) 101-4-0; Matt Barwell (Maver Gold Bag’em Oak) 99-2-0; Mark Kearns (Maver Gold Bag’em Oak) 97-2-0; Gary Skerritt (Maver Pickering’s) 96-2-0.Teams: Maver Midlands Bag’em and Maver Midlands both 9; Ted Carter Southport Blue, Ted Carter Southport Red, Maver Pickering’s and Matrix Dynamite Stapeley all 10. League: Maver Midlands Bag’em 28; Maver Midlands 36; Maver Pickering’s 38; Ted Carter Southport Blue 42; Matrix Dynamite Stapeley 43; Ade’s Army 46.

* Lancs WL, High Hayes, Preston. Sun, 48. Pete Richmond (Izaaks MG) 28-8-0, ide plus a 5 lb carp, maggot, 14m, peg 15; Steve Hargreaves (Burscough AS) 28-0-0; Ian McManus (St. Anthony’s) 24-12-0; Jay Brooks (Eccleston) 24-4-0. Teams: Standish Sharks and Izaaks MG both 22; Eccleston 27. League: Standish Sharks 3; Izaaks MG 5; Burscough AS 11; St. Anthony’s and Eccelston both 12; Mosella NW 18.

* Liverpool DAA Teams, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Saracens Head. Sun, 32. Gareth Charnock (LAS Blue) 8-9-0, roach, hemp and bread, 11m; Jeff Stirratt (Ted Carter Southport) 8-3-8; Paul Kennels (Ted Carter Southport) 6-10-0; Alan Morris (Wigan MG) 6-6-8. Teams. Wigan MG 10; LAS Blue 14; Ted Carter Southport 15. League: LAS Blue 24; Wigan MG 30; Ted Carter Southport 35; LAS Black and LAS Red both 35.

* Northwich, River Weaver, Cheshire. Sat, 30.  Stuart Phipps (Vale Royal Angling) 28-2-0, bream and skimmers, worm and maggot, bread feeder, peg 436; Dave Williams (Vale Royal Angling) 21-8-0; Martin Lenihan (Warrington) 21-0-0; Pete Williams (Chester) 20-15-0.

* North Wales WL, Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Staffs. Sun, 50. Jon Arthur (Maver Midlands) 97-12-0, carp to 7 lb, poled maggot, Suez peg 32; Stephen Giles (Oakengates Angling Centre) 88-12-0; Wayne Rook (Lingmere) 71-2-0; Clive Wynn (Matrix Total Angling) 47-10-0; Robbie Griffiths (Matrix Total Angling) 46-10-0; James Howarth (Maver Midlands) 44-10-0. Teams: Drennan NW 23; Maver Midlands 29; Lingmere 32; Oakengates 33; Matrix Total Angling 33. League: Drennan NW 4; Maver Midlands 5; Lingmere 9; Oakengates 12; Matrix Total Angling 15.

* Partridge Lakes, Culcheth,Cheshire. Sat, 55, Winter League. Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 81-7-0, carp, poled pellet down edge, peg 79; Stuart Carroll (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 74-4-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru/Bait-Tech) 66-14-0; Wayne Kearney (Tri-Cast) 64-4-0; Stuart Conroy (Kamasan) 63-5-0; Keith Dixon (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 62-5-0. Teams: Drennan NW 19; Andy Geldart 22; Mike Reed & Dream Team both 23. Sun, 40. Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 65-7-0, ide, F1s and mirror carp, poled maggot down track, peg 52; Lee Thornton (Middy Bag’em) 50-10-0; Ian Wilson (Stalybridge) 45-5-0; Brian Bennett (Garbolino Elton) 44-10-0; John Nugent (Ashton Angling) 43-4-0.

* St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Sun, 39. Jimmy Hines (Saints) 21-5-0, roach, caster, 12m, peg 85; Mick Lever (Collins Green) 16-14-0; Phil Holland (St. Helens) 14-11-0; Denis Knight (Wigan) 12-6-0; Jimmy Corkish (St. Helens) 11-7-0; Steve Halliwell (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 9-14-0.

* Wigan DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Ring O’Bells, Lancs. Sat, 33. Anthony Marsden (Wigan MG) 4-3-0, roach and hybrid, bread, 10 and 13m, peg 618; Colin Cliff (Ted Carter Preston) 3-10-8; Tony Prescott (Chorley Social) 3-8-4; Mark Webb (Saints) 3-5-12.

* Wigan Winter League, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Top Lock to Senicar Bridge, Wigan. Sun, 78. Mattie Glover (Wigan MG) 17-13-0, bream and roach, bread and caster, 13m, peg 110; Steve Doolan (Ted Carter Southport) 12-7-4; Wayne Kearney (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 9-1-0; Darren Taylor (Saints) 6-9-12; Mark Rimmer (Mosella NW) 6-6-8; Paul Smith (Rochdale) 5-6-0. Teams: Wigan MG 28; Preston 30; Saints and Sensas both 34. League: Wigan MG 3; Ted Carter Preston 6; Saints and Maver NW both 7.

* Wirral WL, Macclesfield Canal, Congleton, Cheshire. Sun, 36. Mark Griffiths (Team Guinness) 8-15-0, perch, roach and skimmers, poled bread, caster and pinkie, pegged at Booth’s Wides; Steve Dudley (Browning Lifestyle Blue) 7-13-0; Simon Mottram (Browning Lifestyle Red) 6-7-0; Nigel Clayton (Browning Lifestyle Blue) 5-15-6; Tim Robinson (Frank’s) 5-13-0; Paul Andrews (Cheshire MG) 5-0-3.

Teams: Team Guinness 29; Browning Lifestyle Blue 24; Browning Lifestyle Red 21; Frank’s and Cheshire MG both 19. League: Browning Lifestyle Blue 78; Browning Lifestyle Red 71; Team Guinness 70; Frank’s 63; Eclipse 50; Cheshire MG 47.




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Smaller fishing match results

Blundell’s, nr Warrington, Cheshire. Wed, 17. Paul Coyle (Preston Innovations) 80-4-0, mirrors and F1s, corn over micro pellet on bar in front and down edge, peg 43 Trio; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 72-2-0; Ray Shaw (Wigan Angling Centre) 66-14-0; Mark Harris (Miracle Baits) 52-9-0; Dave Simpson (Home Guard) 52-9-0. Sun, 16. Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 100-5-0, mirrors and F1s to 3 lb, pellet, 12m, peg 51 Trio; Craig Herring (Rochdale Angling Centre) 85-6-0; John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way) 77-15-0.
Brookside, Snake Pit, Cheshire. Thurs, 18. Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 53-0-0, peg 38; Jimmy Wilson (JW Pole Repairs) 47-14-0; Dave Williams (Fisherman’s Way). Sat, 22. Dave Eastwood (Marukyu) 38-2-0, peg 2; Pete Lowry (Tri-Cast Highfield) 36-6-0; Mike Smith (Matrix) 31-10-0; Ste Carrier (Widnes AC) 31-0-0.

C & C Vehicle Repairs, Hanchurch Fishery, Staffs. Sat, 23, Model Canal. J. Fellows (Hanchurch) 65-1-0, carp and barbel, poled maggot, peg 29; P. Hulme (Patricroft AC) 58-3-0; Danny Lowndes (Hanchurch Silver) 51-0-0; C. Parker (Pickering’s of Burslem) 48-1-0; N. Kinnersley (Pickering’s of Burslem) 46-0-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Staffs. Sat, 22, Suez Canal. Craig Goldstraw (Maver Midlands 95-8-0, carp to 6 lb, tench and skimmers, pellet at 14m, peg 28; Andy Amos (Drennan) 88-2-0; Jon Arthur (Maver Midlands) 87-2-0; Dave Holme (Crewe) 85-4-0.

Firswood Road, Latham, Lancs. Wed, 20. Peter Tickle (St. Helens) 55-15-0, F1s and mirrors, red maggot, 10m, peg 10; Chris Piston (St. Helens) 45-10-0; Albert Williams (Ray’s Tackle) 36-8-0; Jeff Bowden (Firswood) 32-12-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, Staffs. Sat, 24. Darren Heath (Pickering’s) 138-12-0, ten carp for 50 lb, small mirrors to 1 lb, poled pellet, Meadow peg 45; Chris Gorrell (Ted Carter Southport) 133-14-0; Gary Skerritt (Pickering’s Tackle) 102-10-0; John Brogden (Ted Carter Southport) 100-6-0; Craig O’ Conner (Congleton) 96-14-0; Mark Lucas (Garbolino) 96-12-0.

High Heyes Farm, Eccleston, Preston. Sat, 17. Ian Brogden (Ted Carter Southport) 70-0-0, barbel to 6 lb, maggot, 10m, peg 35; Adie Twist (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 38-13-0; Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter Preston) 30-0-0; Dave Bolton (Coppull Anglers) 27-12-0.

Lingmere, Match Lake, Cheshire. Wed, 21, OAPs. Barry Carlson (Lobol) 27-15-0, carp and skimmers, caster and worm, 6m, peg 17; Mike Turley(Lingmere) 27-14-0; Mark Greasley (Chester Telecom)21-0-0; Steve Crawford (Lingmere) 20-2-0. Sat, 21. Alan Dewhurst (Lingmere) 48-5-0, carp and silvers, caster, 13m, peg 17; Tony Moran (Vine Baits) 39-3-0; Jimmy Dewhurst (Messers) 38-6-0; Dave Kline (Ray’s Tackle) 38-4-0.

Meadow View, Lark Pool, Cheshire. Tues, 20, OAPs. Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 62-10-0, carp to 6 lb & ide to 2 lb, corn, 14m, peg 34; Peter Robinson (Meadow View) 62-4-0; Paul Ledgerton (Meadow View) 41-12-0. Thurs, 18, OAPs, Thrush Pool. Denis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 48-12-0, carp and chub, pellet & corn, 12m, peg 26; Ken Jefferies (Edgeley Sport) 45-6-0; Rodger Peet (Oldham Owls) 33-4-0. Sun, 23. Dave Williams (Fisherman’s Way) 49-8-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet and maggot, 8m, peg 16; Dave Campbell (Danny’s Tackle) 38-0-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 26-8-0; Gordon Perry (Meadow View) 26-0-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lake, Merseyside. Wed, 16. Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle) 102-14-0, carp to 15 lb, pellet, 10m, peg 55; Paul Farquhar (Liverpool AS) 47-10-0; Dave Phillips (Ted Carter Southport) 45-8-0; Colin Craven (Bobs Tackle) 32-0-0. Sun, 16, Mistral Lake. Steve Parry (Fazakerley) 52-0-0, carp to 3 lb, pellet, 6m, peg 36; Paul McCarthy (Ted Carter Southport) 36-0-0; Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle) 33-0-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, White Doors Dam, Lancs. Thurs, 20, Over-60s. Ray Sharrocks (Farnworth) 10-2-0, carp and silvers, pellet, 10m, peg 13; Harry Newton (Warrington) 9-7-0; Dave Williams (Warrington) 8-2-0; Eddie Cook (Warrington) 6-4-0.
Old Hough, Warmingham, Cheshire. Tues, 5, Boulders Pool. Stef Brown (Old Hough) 32-7-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet. Thurs, 11, Big Max Pool, Ken Power (Old Hough) 57-1-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Gareth Gibbons (Team Matrix) 34-12-0; Russ Amos (Old Hough) 33-13-0. Sat, 8, Upper Benbo. Dave Holland (Tri-Cast Highfield) 43-11-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Ken Potts (Old Hough) 34-9-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Tues, 31, Covey Lake. Dave Olly (Olly Motors) 103-3-0, F1s and carp, pellet, 6m, peg 3; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru/Bait-Tech) 101-13-0; Paul Coyle (Preston Innovations) 69-4-0; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 67-7-0. Wed, 55, OAPs, Covey. Des Greenough (Partridge Lakes) 53-1-0, F1s, white maggot, 11m, peg 72; Ian Allcock (Partridge Lakes) 49-10-0; Gordon Pemberton (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 47-3-0; Ernie Pilkington (Ted Carter Preston) 47-0-0; Chris Weeder snr (St. Helens Tackle& Bait) 46-0-0; Ian Bentley (Coppull Angling) 45-14-0. Thurs, 31, Covey. Ian Burley (North West Baits) 91-2-0, F1s & carp, white maggot, 10m, peg 83; Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 89-5-0; Barry Bush (Lingmere) 86-0-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 85-10-0. Sat, 28, Covey. Daniel Hopwood (Partridge Lakes) 66-13-0, carp and F1s, pellet, top two, peg 115; John Nugent (Ashton Angling) 45-10-0; Dave Ebrell (Partridge Lakes) 42-12-0; Chris Weeder snr (St. Helens Tackle& Bait) 42-10-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Mon, 18. Lee Addy (Drennan NW/Bait-Tech) 26-11-0, roach and hybrids, maggot and pinkie, 7m, peg 72; Denis Knight (Wigan) 19-0-0; Mick Lever (Collins Green) 16-11-0.

Wigan DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Adlington, Lancs. Wed, 30. Rob Porter (Gidlow Angling) 4-6-0, roach and perch, bread and squatt, 10m; David Hill (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 4-5-0; Steve Powley (Ted Carter Preston) 4-4-12, Wayne Kearney (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 4-2-8.



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