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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers




* Blundell’s, nr Warrington, Cheshire. Sat, 40. Keith Padmore (Ted Carter Preston) 110-2-0, F1s, mirrors and common carp to 14 lb, meat, 7m down track, peg 23 West; Paul Coyle (Preston Innovations) 80-2-0; Keith Leatherbarrow (St. Helen’s Angling) 63-13-0; John Vernon (Garbolino Elton) 59-15-0; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 53-7-0; Andy Musgrove (Edgeley Sports) 51-2-0.

* Brookside. Snake Pit. Cheshire. Sun, 37. Mark Plevin (Deggy’s Tackle) 70-10-0, carp and silvers, maggot, 6m, peg 23; Stuart Conroy (Kamasan) 67-12-0; Andy Butler (Mosella) 52-10-0; Dean Edwards (Fisherman’s Way) 49-14-0; Brian Johnson (Widnes AC) 41-14-0; Ste Carrier (Widnes AC) 36-14-0 .

* Cudmore WL, Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Staffs. Sat, 48. Mark Fox (Maver Gold Bag ‘Em) 88-12-0, carp to 6 lb and skimmers, meat at 13m, peg 17; Greg Norris (Maver Gold Bag ‘Em) 70-2-0; Lewis Breeze (Drennan NW) 66-0-0; Paul Gibson (Maver Pickering’s) 61-2-0; Shaun Hill (Maver Gold Bag ‘Em) 55-8-0; Craig Ebbrell (Maver Midlands) 52-8-0. Teams: Cudmore Blue 9; Maver Pickering’s 9 (inferior weight); Maver Gold Bag ‘Em Yew 10; Ted Carter Southport 11. League: MAP Garbolino Bait-Tech 20; Maver Pickering’s 21; Ted Carter Southport and Maver Gold Bag ‘Em Yew both 22.

* Heronbrook, Slindon, Staffs. Sat, 33, Frank Cooke (Ray’s Tackle) 124-8-0, carp to 5 lb, poled corn, Meadow peg 27; Pete Price (Wigan Angling Centre) 115-3-0; Glyn Baker (Stafford) 101-0-0; S. Hanvey (Warrington) 95-5-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella Garbolino) 88-5-0; Keith Owen (The Wirral) 85-5-0.

* North Wales WL, Heronbrook Fisheries, Staffs. Sun, 96. Mark Kearns (Maver Gold Bag ‘Em Yew) 122-14-0, carp to 7 lb and F1s, poled pellet & method feeder in margins, Island peg 16; Paul Haynes (Ultimate Pellet) 118-12-0; Jake Robinson (Maver Midlands Bag ‘Em) 112-0-0; Dave White (Maver Midlands) 105-13-0; Trevor Robinson (Maver Midlands Bag ‘Em) 97-0-0; Jez Goldthorpe (Dynamite Matrix Stapeley) 95-4-0. Teams: Maver Midlands and Maver Midlands Bag ‘Em both 8; Dynamite Matrix Stapeley 9; Ted Carter Southport Blue 9; Team Norris 11; Ade’s Army 11.

* Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Sat, 56. Lee Addy (Drennan NW/Bait-Tech) 111-14-0, mirrors, F1s and chub, maggot and pellet, 8m and margins, Covey peg 110; Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 94-7-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 81-13-0; John Clapham (Complete Fisherman) 75-0-0; Andy Maitland (Complete Fisherman) 68-3-0; Wayne Nolan (Partridge Lakes) 67-7-0. Sun, 84. Colin Scott (Garbolino Elton) 88-2-0, F1 carp, white maggot, 11m plus margins, Covey peg 51; Peter Humphreys (Rochdale Angling) 79-8-0; Paul Keeley (Bait-Tech) 74-9-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru/Bait-Tech) 73-5-0; Chris Weeder jnr (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 70-5-0; Frank Cook jnr (Ray’s Tackle) 61-7-0.

* St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Sun, 43. Lee Addy (Drennan NW/Bait-Tech) 22-11-0, bream and skimmers, worm, bread feeder, peg 88; Mark Talon (Swinton) 16-1-0; John Fletcher (Bury) 14-12-0; Steve Leyland (Warrington) 12-11-0; Mick Lever (St. Helens) 12-2-0; Danny Sixsmith (Sixsmith Pole Repairs) 11-11-0.

* Wigan DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Parbold. Sat, 36. Graham Dawes (Sensas NW) 9-12-0, skimmers to 1 lb 8 oz, bread and maggot, 14m, pegged in basin; Tommy Fairhurst (Mosella NW) 9-0-12; Norman Watson (Hindley MG) 7-8-12; John Easton (Liverpool AS) 5-7-8.

* Wigan MG Autumn Teams, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Wigan. Sun, 76. Liam Killinger (Saints) 10-0-0, skimmers and roach, bread, maggot and caster, 12.5m, peg A1 Rufford inlet; Keith Gillett (Mosella NW Red) 7-11-8; Anthony Marsden (Wigan MG Green) 7-0-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW Red) 6-14-8; Martin Johnston (Maver NW Blue) 6-12-0; Les Riding (Bread Heads) 6-10-0. Teams. Saints and Maver NW Red both 27; Mosella NW Red and Bread Heads both 30. Final League: Saints 93; Wigan MG Green 110; Wigan MG Blue 114; Sensas NW Red 126.

* Winsford Winter League, River Weaver. Sun, 40. Steve Watson (Atomic Baits) 11-0-0, 5 lb of roach and a 6 lb pike 6 lb, maggot, pole and feeder, peg 192; Kathan Shillito (Atomic Baits) 10-7-0; Gary Webster (Edgeley Sports) 9-9-0; Reg Evans (Edgeley Sports) 9-8-0.



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Smaller fishing match results

Bannister House,  Match Canal, Merseyside. Sun, 27. Phil Wilson (Macey’s Tackle) 131-4-0, carp to 7 lb, pellet, top two pole, peg 23; John Vernon (Garbolino/Elton Tackle) 86-12-0; Peter Richmond (Ted Carter Southport) 81-8-0; Barry Helliwell (Macey’s Tackle) 67-14-0; Alan Menzies (Elton Tackle) 58-8-0; Paul Bottomley (Coppull Angling) 56-8-0.

Blundell’s, Cheshire. Wed, 23. Mike Billingham  (Bag’em) 85-2-0, F1s and a few mirror to 3 lb, maggot, 4m, peg 13 Trio; Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 75-5-0; Andy Musgrove (Edgeley Sports) 71-8-0; Ricky Salmon (Twangers) 63-2-0; John Vernon (Garbolino Elton) 62-13-0. Sun, 25. Mick Rudd (Rochdale Angling Centre) 98-12-0, carp and F1s, pellet, 4m and margins, peg 31 Trio; John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way) 89-13-0; Mike Billingham (Bag’em) 87-3-0; Craig Herring (Rochdale Angling Centre) 87-1-0.
Brookside. Snake Pit. Cheshire. Thurs, 19. John Shellam (Stalybridge) 58-6-0, carp and silvers, maggot on deck, 10m, peg 21; Dave Williams (Fisherman’s Way) 51-12-0; Dave Whiteman (Trafford Angling) 51-0-0; Ray Thompson (Vale Royal Angling) 50-8-0; Andy Butler (Mosella) 49-12-0. Sat, 26. Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 63-8-0, silvers and carp to 3 lb, 14m, peg 23; Ste Carrier (Widnes AC) 56-12-0; Ross Whiteman (Cheshire Angling) 49-8-0; Stuart Taylor (Tackle Saver) 35-10-0; Peter Lowry (Tri-Cast Highfield) 34-4-0; Mike Corbett (Stalybridge) 31-10-0.

C & C Vehicle Repairs, Hanchurch Fisheries, Stoke, Staffs. Sat, 25. Peter Green (Hanchurch Fisheries) 58-7-0, barbel and carp, poled maggot, peg 1; P. Hulme (Hanchurch Fisheries) 51-13-0; Anthony Perrins (Hanchurch Fisheries) 38-5-0; Danny Lowndes (Hanchurch Silver) 33-13-0.

Firswood Road, Latham, Skelmersdale. Wed, 20.  Paul Mossman (Tri-Cast Highfield) 65-10-0, carp, 4mm pellet, 13m, peg 4; Peter Tickle (St. Helens) 61-12-0; Chris Weeder jnr (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 47-10-0; Ian Allison (Firswood) 41-3-0.

Hall Lane, Bess’s Lake, Lancashire. Sun, 17. Frank Yardley (Ted Carter Preston) 86-12-0, carp to 3 lb, red maggot, 14m pole, peg 31; John McFarland (Rochdale Angling) 82-8-0; Chris Elmet (Ingle Preston) 82-4-0; Mark Haliwell (Bagem Baits) 75-8-0.

Hampton Springs, Malpas, Cheshire. Tues, 24, over-50s. Rob Smith (Rod n Reel) 72-15-0, carp, skimmers and crucians, corn and pellet, 8m, peg 28 Rock Pool; Albert Galloway (Hampton) 56-3-0; John Tyman (Chester Tackle Locker) 44-12-0; Jim Standish (Tyldesley Anglers) 41-12-0.

High Heyes Farm. Eccleston, Preston. Sat, 24. Martin Liptrot (Saints) 66-12-0, barbel to 5 lb, maggot, 14m, peg 31; Paul Banks (Izaaks MG) 34-4-0; Ian Brogden (Ted Carter Southport) 34-4-0; Cliffy Arnold (Burscough AS) 30-0-0.

Jon Farrer Memorial, Rudyad Lake, Leek, Staffs. Sat, 25. Jason Leonard (Wigan Hot Rods) 20-3-0, bream and skimmers, tip and worm, peg 28; Phil Darwin (Edgeley Sports) 17-15-0; Brian Tatler (Edgeley Sports) 17-10-0.

Lingmere, Match Lake, Cheshire. Wed, 15, OAPs. Peter Cooke (Lobol) 57-12-0; F1 carp and silver fish, caster and worm, 9m, peg 5; Ian Hughes (Egremont Ferry) 41-5-0; Richie Hughes (Jacobs) 34-12-0; Piet Delmaine (Egremont Ferry) 29-12-0. Sat, 19. Alan Dewhurst (Lingmere) 42-0-0; silvers and F1s, maggot, 10m, peg 11; Steve Balson (Lingmere) 32-4-0; Dave Woodworth (Lingmere) 29-10-0.

Liverpool DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Scarisbrick, Lancs. Sun, 17. Jeff Stirrat (Ted Carter Southport) 6-9-0, roach and skimmer bream, bread, pole 10m; Peter Nelson (Liverpool AS) 4-12-0; Joe Farrell (Liverpool AS) 4-12-0; Barry Thomas (Ted Carter Southport) 4-1-0; Phil Walters (Liverpool AS) 4-0-0.

Meadow View, Lark Pool, Cheshire. Tues, 24, OAPs. Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 67-0-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet, pole 14m, peg 20; Pete Robinson (Altrincham) 61-12-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 47-12-0; Reg White (Bob’s Angling) 46-8-0. Thurs, 18, OAPs, Thrush. Denis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 31-8-0, carp to 6 lb, corn and pellet, 12m, peg 21; Roy Davis (Salemore Angling) 28-8-0; David White (Edgeley Sport) 24-0-0; Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 21-4-0. Sun, 23. Graham Stokes (Tri-Cast Highfield) 62-0-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet and maggot, method feeder, peg 5; Paul Leadgerton (Meadow view) 39-0-0; Shaun Woodward (Danny’s Tackle) 33-8-0; Dave Hancock (Meadow View) 33-0-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed, 16. Colin Craven (Bobs Tackle) 64-6-0, all carp to 6 lb, pellet, 10m pole, peg 20; Jimmy Faulkner (Norris Green) 52-0-0; Peter Gradwell (Liverpool AS) 42-2-0; John Easton (Liverpool AS) 41-8-0. Sun, 17, Mistral Lake. Ken Dooley (Liverpool AS) 119-4-0; 53 carp to 8 lb, worm, 12m, peg 32; Mick Woolvine (Ted Carter Southport) 98-8-0; Ian Cowie (Kirkby) 80-8-0; Ben Lloyd (Liverpool AS) 79-12-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Yew Tree Reservoir, Lancs. Thurs, 20, over-60s. Harry Newton (Warrington) 16-1-0, bream & roach, pellet, 11m, peg 9; Mike Collins (Newton-le-Willows) 14-7-0; Eddie Marcroft (Newton-le-Willows) 11-4-0; Eddie Cook (Warrington) 9-1-0. Sun, 20, Sankey Canal, upper pound. Ray Shorrocks (Farnworth) 5-0-0, carp and roach, maggot, 10m, peg 22; Tim Griffiths (Ashton in Makerfield) 2-15-0; Paul Isherwood (Newton-le-Willows) 1-10-0.
Old Hough, Warmingham, Cheshire. Tues, 14, Lucky Dip & Prospect Pools. Lewis Breeze (Sensas) 65-13-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Matt Dawes (Old Hough) 49-11-0; Ian Mellor (Wyche Anglers) 30-10-0. Thurs, 13, Upper Benbo Pool. Ian Mellor (Wyche Anglers) 28-14-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Dave Holland (Old Hough) 25-15-0; Ben Clarke (Old Hough) 23-10-0. Sat, 17, Big Max. Ken Potts (Old Hough) 64-2-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Dave Holland (Old Hough) 59-8-0; Shaun Paddon (Old Hough) 53-8-0; John Pearson (Gilder’s Tackle) 48-12-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Mon, 32, OAPs. Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 42-13-0, F1 carp and ide, caster, 11m, peg 9 Marsh; Martin Knox (Whitebull) 32-2-0; Dave Blears (Widnes AC) 31-6-0; Alan Talbot (Dave’s Wigan) 30-3-0. Tues, 21, Covey. Keith Dixon (NW Baits) 77-13-0, ide and F1 carp, white maggot, 6m down track, peg 34; Ian Burley (NW Baits) 73-0-0; Mike Rogerson (Drennan North West) 65-4-0; Chris Weeder snr (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 58-8-0. Wed, 48, OAPs, Covey. Keith Blakeley (Partridge Lakes) 58-1-0, F1s and ide, white maggot, 11m, peg 56; Martin Kershaw (Dave’s Wigan) 53-10-0; Roy Powell (Partridge Lakes) 49-9-0; Stuart Brian (Partridge Lakes) 43-10-0; Dave Brighouse (Izaak Walton) 42-11-0; Steven Lee (Wigan) 42-0-0. Thurs, 27. Barry Bush (Lingmere) 117-1-0, carp, corn, 6m in margins, peg 21; Mike Rogerson (Drennan North West) 107-14-0; Derek Bibby (Cheshire Angling) 102-13-0; Mick Reed (Garbolino Elton) 86-3-0.

Northwich, River Weaver. Sat, 25. Des Dingwall (Fflint AA) 9-9-0, roach, maggot, peg 429; Simon Wilkinson (Dave’s of Middlewich) 8-11-0; Andy Insley (Vale Royal Angling) 8-11-0; Keith Smith (Vale Royal Angling) 8-7-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Mon, 24. Kevin Hall (St. Helens) 19-4-0), bream and skimmers, mini boilie, method feeder, peg 73; Alan Brooks (St. Helens AA) 16-5-0; Denis Knight (Wigan) 13-1-0; Danny Sixsmith (Sixsmith Pole Repairs) 10-4-0.

Wigan DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Adlington, Lancs. Wed, 20. Alan Crook (Maver North West) 6-9-4, roach and skimmers to 6oz, maggot and pinkie, 12.5m, pegged in marina; Gary Marchant (Mosella NW) 4-0-4; Dave Wells (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 3-14-8. 




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