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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers


* Blundell’s, nr. Warrington, Cheshire. Sat, 35. Steve Parry (Daiwa Guru) 68-4-0, F1s to 3 lb & mirrors to 4 lb, pellet, 8m, peg 43, bonus peg jackpot; Dave Swain (Garbolino/Dynamite) 62-12-0; Tom Maiden (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 58-1-0; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 48-15-0; Kerry Kirkwood (Trafford Angling) 44-9-0; Andy Musgrove (Edgeley Sports) 35-6-0. Sun, 31. Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 60-14-0, carp to 10 lb, 8mm pellet, waggler, peg 53 Ash; Steve Parry (Daiwa Guru) 45-11-0; Dave Swain (Garbolino Dynamite) 41-7-0; Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 39-1-0.

* Cudmore Teams of Four, Cudmore Fisheries, Staffs. Sat, 48, Suez & Panama Canals, Arena, Pool 1 & Milo. Alex Hulme (Dynamite Stapeley Matrix) 120-2-0, carp to 6 lb, poled corn over pellet at 14m, peg 11; Dave Holman (Protak Barlows) 99-14-0; Charlie Moran (Protak Barlows) 72-10-0; Lewis Breeze (Drennan NW) 64-8-0; Greg Norris (Maver Gold Bag ‘Em Yew) 59-14-0; Chris Gorrell (Ted Carter Southport) 57-0-0. Teams: Protak Barlows 9; Ted Carter Southport 10; Trentham Lakes 11; Maver Gold Bag ‘Em Yew 11. League: Ted Carter Southport Blue 49; MAP Garbolino Bait Tech 53; Maver Gold Bag ‘Em Yew 56; Dynamite Stapeley Matrix 61.

* Hampton Springs, Malpas, Cheshire. Sun, 33, Silverfish-Only, Poplars, Alice Springs & Rock pools. John Woodrow (Chester Tackle Locker) 22-0-0, roach, caster and worm, 10m, peg 2 Alice; Peter Davies (Chester Tackle Locker) 21-15-0; Rob Denny (Rod’n’Reel) 21-4-0; Wendy Locker (Chester Tackle Locker) 22-10-0.

* Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, Staffs. Sun, 39, Bridge, Island and Match pools. Steve Williamson (Reddish AC) 106-8-0, carp to 10 lb, poled corn, 10m and margins, Match peg 1; Ken Oldham (Connect Tackle) 98-12-0; Paul Haynes (Ultimate Pellet) 83-11-0; Tommy Everill (Connect Tackle) 82-6-0; Ade Shepherd (Heronbrook) 64-14-0; Paul Gibson (Pickering’s Tackle) 51-15-0.

* Lancs WL, High Hayes, Eccleston. Sun, 48. Martin Liptrot (Eccleston) 39-0-0, three carp, corn, 14m, peg 14 Lake 3; Anthony Manson (Mosella NW) 33-4-0; Andy Davies (Izaaks MG) 32-10-0; Richie Moorcroft (BAS) 29-4-0. Teams: Eccleston 21; Izaaks MG 23; Burscough AS 29; Standish Sharks 30; St. Anthony’s 32; Mosella NW 34. League: Izaaks MG 9; Standish Sharks 10; Burscough AS and Eccleston both 18.

* Liverpool DAA Teams, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Running Horses and Drums, Lydiate, Merseyside. Sun, 32. Peter Gradwell (LAS Red) 6-15-0, roach, bread punch, 10m, peg 465; Jimmy Jeffers (LAS Black) 6-4-9; Rob Flude (LAS Blue) 5-10-6; Dave Moorcroft (MCA Blue) 5-3-4. Teams. LAS Blue 9; LAS Red 11; MCA Blue 13; LAS Green 19. Overall. LAS Blue 67; LAS Black 77; Wigan MG 78.

* North Wales WL, Heronbrook Fishery, Slindon, Staffs. Sun, 40, Meadow and Canal pools. Jason Brown (Maver Midlands) 138-2-0, carp to 10 lb, poled maggot, Meadow peg 26; Colin Mayor (Drennan NW) 92-0-0; Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands) 72-9-0; Darren Frost (Drennan NW) 65-4-0; Andy Bennett (Drennan NW) 63-2-0; Ben Roberts (Drennan NW) 59-11-0. Teams: Drennan NW 21; Maver Midlands 23; Oakengates Angling Centre 26; Matrix Total Angling 32. League: Drennan NW 7; Maver Midlands 8; Oakengates Angling Centre 19; Matrix Total Angling 22.

* Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Sat, 45, Covey Lake. Wayne Nolan (Partridge Lakes) 35-7-0, F1 carp, maggot, 11m, peg 104; Andy Middleton (Gratton AC) 34-10-0; Brian Conroy (Warrington Tackle & Gun) 31-2-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 27-1-0; Paul Cole (Preston Innovations) 26-13-0; Peter Tickle (St.Helens Tackle & Bait) 23-12-0. Sun, 52. Andy Middleton (Gratton AC) 40-5-0, F1 carp, white maggot, 10m, peg 2; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 33-7-0; Alan Dawson (Rochdale Angling) 30-7-0; Donny Gray (Lumb Angling) 29-8-0; Paul Keeley (Bait-Tech) 28-10-0; Rob Rigby (Rochdale Angling) 19-8-0 .

* St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Sun, 30. Mick Birkhill (St.Helens AA) 10-2-0, skimmers to 1 lb 8 oz, red maggot, bread feeder, peg 81; Derek Bennett (Preston Innovations Saints) 9-9-0; Mark Tallon (Farnworth Tackle & Bait) 9-4-0; Bill Delves (St.Helens AA) 9-3-0.

* Wigan WL, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Farmers Arms to Heaton’s Bridge, Lancs. 78. Jon Jowett (Maver NW) 6-2-2, skimmers to 1 lb and roach to 10 oz, caster and bread punch, 11 and 12.5m, peg 790; Richard Yates (Ted Carter Preston) 5-5-10; Roger Priestley (Maver NW) 5-4-10; Lee Balshaw (Ted Carter Preston) 5-3-9; Martin Johnson (Mosella NW) 4-14-10; Darren Taylor (Saints) 4-9-15. Teams: Maver NW 26; Preston 27; Rochdale Red 32; Saints 36. League: Ted Carter Preston 12; Wigan MG 15; Maver NW 16; Saints 20.



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Smaller fishing match results

Bannister House, Match Canal, Merseyside. Sun, 27. John Vernon (Garbolino Elton) 75-12-0, carp, soft pellet, 14.5m, peg 16; Keith Owen (Firswood Fisheries) 67-11-0; Mark Halliwell (Bag’em Tackle Tarts) 61-4-0; Keith Wilson (Elton Tackle) 36-8-0; Martin Bullock (Ted Carter Preston) 31-4-0.

Brookside, Snake Pit, Cheshire. Thurs, 18. Dave Williams (Fisherman’s Way) 30-12-0, F1s, maggot, 7m, peg 43; Derek Bibby (Cheshire Angling) 29-2-0; John Shellam (Stalybridge) 24-10-0; Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 22-0-0. Sat, 19. Stuart Conroy (Kamasan) 46-2-0, F1s and silvers, double maggot, 13m, peg 32; Mark Plevin (Deggy’s) 40-12-0; Andy Butler (Mosella) 28-2-0; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 25-0-0. Sun, 23. John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 33-0-0, carp, ide and silvers, maggot, 11m, peg 17; Stuart Birchall (Cheshire Angling) 24-10-0; Andy Butler (Mosella) 20-4-0; Andy Grimes (Mosella) 17-4-0.

Firswood Fishery, Skelmersdale, Lancs. Wed, 19. Roy Tickle (St. Helens) 35-12-0, carp, red maggot, 10m, peg 15; Chris Picton (St. Helens) 26-10-0; Arther Quinn (Marketgate) 25-9-0; Steve Rimmer (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 24-8-0.

Hampton Springs, Malpas, Cheshire. Tues, 20. Chris Diamond (Eddie’s Bait Supplies) 23-15-0, F1s and common carp, pellet and meat, 14.5m pole and method feeder, peg 28 Rock Pool; Albert Galloway (Hampton) 22-12-0; Chris Hughes (Deggy’s) 21-13-0; Dave Furlong (Hampton) 18-7-0.

High Heyes Farm. Eccleston, Preston. Sat, 19. Dave Liston (Matrix) 31-0-0, carp and ide, maggot, 12m, peg 15 Lake 2; Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter Preston) 24-6-0; Adie Twist (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 16-12-0; Paul Meadows (Izaaks MG) 16-4-0.

Lingmere, Match Lakes, Cheshire. Wed, 16. Mark Greasley (Maver Cheshire) 28-15-0, carp and silvers, maggot, 9m, peg 43; Barry Carlson (Lobol) 28-14-0; Jimmy Bell (Birkenhead) 23-5-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes) 20-8-0. Sat, 20. Dave Woodworth (Lingmere) 43-7-0, F1s, expander pellet, 8m, peg 46; Alan Dewhurst (Lingmere) 34-9-0; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere) 33-4-0.

Meadow View, Marsh Pool, Cheshire. Tues, OAPs, 18. Dave Hancock (Meadow View) 47-0-0, carp and ide, corn and pellet, 14m, peg 42; Denis Hopwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 21-0-0; Steve Ashcroft (Meadow View) 16-8-0; Jimmy Colecliffe (Dannys Tackle) 12-8-0. Thurs, OAPs, Thrush Pool. Denis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 16-8-0, carp 3 lb and skimmers, pellet, 11m, peg 26; Ray Ignett (Shaws Tackle) 15-12-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 14-6-0; Peter Norfolk (Meadow View) 12-0-0. Sun, 29. Wayne Pollit (Tracker AC) 44-12-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet and maggot, 14.5m, peg 20; Paul Ledgerton (Meadow View) 44-10-0; Darren Catterall (Meadow View) 37-0-0; Barry Davis (Deeside Tackle) 29-0-0.

Mill House, Mistral Lake, Merseyside. Sun, 16. Farky (Liverpool AS) 116-0-0, carp to 4 lb, pellet, 14m, peg 3; Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle) 87-0-0; Mick Woolvine (Ted Carter Southport) 74-8-0; Steve Parry (Daiwa Guru) 64-0-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Yew Tree Reservoir, Lancs. Thurs, 21, Over 60s. Eddie Cook (Warrington) 3-7-8, skimmer bream and roach, pinkie, 10m, peg 23; Ray Shorrocks (Farnworth) 3-2-8; Bob Wrench (Farnworth) 2-15-0. Sun, 29, Vulcan Reservoir. Terry Speakman (Newton-le-Willows) 6-2-0, carp and roach, maggot, waggler, peg 7; Eddie Cook (Warrington) 4-10-0; Harry Newton (Warrington) 2-10-0.
Northwich, River Weaver, Cheshire. Sat, 24. Alex Clegg (Vale Royal Angling) 9-6-0, skimmer bream, maggot, bread feeder, peg 37; Andy Insley (Vale Royal Angling) 9-2-0; Malcolm Liptrot (Bolton) 8-8-0; Kevin Ashurst (Leigh) 7-1-0; Frank Slater (Vale Royal Angling) 7-1-0. Sun, 21, Mayor’s Charity. Keith Smith (Vale Royal Angling) 8-2-0, roach and skimmers, maggot, straight lead,  peg 39; Andy Insley (Vale Royal Angling) 6-6-0; Kevin Simpson (Vale Royal Angling) 5-13-0; Malc Liptrot (Bolton) 5-6-0.

Old Hough, Warmingham, Cheshire, Tues, 6, Boulders Pool. Barry Holmes (Old Hough) 14-4-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Paul Walsh (Old Hough) 13-0-0. Thurs, 8, Big Max. Ken Power (Tri-Cast Highfield) 57-11-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Lewis Breeze (Sensas) 35-4-0. Sat, 16, Prospect & Lucky Dip. Steve Butler (Old Hough) 40-0-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Ken Power (Tri-Cast Highfield) 30-3-0; Mal Dawes (Old Hough) 24-12-0; Dave Holland (Old Hough) 24-1-0; Dale Richardson (Old Hough) 14-12-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Mon, 23, Spay Marsh & Ribbon lakes. Tommy Aspinall (Atherton Tackle) 39-12-0, skimmers, F1s and common carp, pellet, 6m, peg 8 Marsh; Alan Talbot (Daves Tackle) 39-11-0; Dave Briers (Widnes AC) 26-1-0; Roy Powell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 26-0-0. Tues, 22, Covey. Lee Addy (Drennan NW/Bait-Tech) 38-3-0, F1s and ide, maggot, 9m, peg 99; Conor Barlow (Drennan NW) 35-10-0; Ian Burly (North West Baits) 34-1-0; Gavin Vernon (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 31-15-0. Wed, 23, OAPs, Covey. Roy Powell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 23-5-0, F1s, maggot, 4m, peg 45; Ian Bentham (Coppull Angling) 18-0-0; Dave Olly (Olly Motors) 16-1-0; Denis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 15-0-0. Thurs, 27, Willow, Piper & Spay. Albert Williams (Ray’s Tackle) 27-3-0, roach, skimmers & F1s, maggot, 13m, peg 30 Piper; Keith Dixon (North West Baits) 22-14-0; Connor Barlow (Drennan NW) 20-13-0; Stuart Taylor (Tackle Saver) 18-12-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Mon, 19. Gedd Rigby (St.Helens) 10-2-0, skimmer bream, red maggot, bread feeder, peg 157; Lee Addy (Drennan NW/Bait Tech) 9-1-0; Ron Rance (Harry’s Tackle) 8-13-0; Roy Baldwin (Wigan) 7-12-0.

St. Helens Tackle & Bait WL, Partridge Lakes. Sun, 80 (placing anglers system operates, hence non-Matchman of the Year points-eligible). Alan Feeney (Wayne’s Tackle) 50-2-0, F1s and mirror carp, maggot, 11 and 7m, peg 50; Kevin Lees (Vine Baits) 45-2-0; Fred Wright (Partridge Black) 41-9-0; Barry Garrish (Mrs Browns Boys) 41-6-0; Jack Howarth (Mosella/Patricroft) 37-8-0; John Green (Wigan Gold) 33-10-0. Teams: Partridge Black 7; Vine Baits 10; Rays Tackle 14; Plank Lane A.S. 17. League: Partridge Black 5; Leigh Tackle & Bait Gold 6; Partridge Silver 8; Waynes Tackle 10; Misfits 12.

Wigan DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Poolstock Lane, Lancs. Wed, 21. Sean Wharton (Gidlow Angling) 9-14-12, roach and skimmer bream, bread punch caster, pole 11m; Anthony Marsden (Wigan MG) 7-14-0; John Hall (Chorley Socials) 7-4-0.




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