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* Bannister House, Match Canal, Merseyside. Sun, 38. Alan Menzies (Elton Tackle) 107-10-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet, 6m down margins, peg 49; Keith Owen (Firswood Fisheries) 95-10-0; Phil Wilson (Macey’s) 93-8-0; Keith Wilson (Liverpool) 92-12-0; Barry Weaver (Macey’s) 74-8-0; Phil Alton (Ted Carter Southport) 71-0-0.

* Blundell’s, nr Warrington, Cheshire. Sat, 33. John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way) 114-3-0, mirrors and F1s to 2 lb, corn, 6m and 4m, peg 21 Trio; Cliff Noble (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 84-7-0; Keith Padmore (Ted Carter Preston) 82-10-0; Andy Musgrove (Edgeley Sports) 79-8-0; Paul Duffy (Trafford Angling Supplies) 79-4-0; Jeff Coulter (Gilders) 59-3-0.

* Brookside, Snake Pit, Cheshire. Sun, 31. Andy Butler (Mosella) 71-6-0, carp to 5 lb, maggot mid-water, 10-12m, peg 39; Dave Williams (Fisherman’s Way) 70-10-0; Mike Smith (Matrix) 70-10-0; Ste Carrier (Widnes AC) 64-2-0.

Preston MOTY* Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, Staffs., Sat, 56, Canal, Island & Meadow Pools. Jason Brown (Maver Midlands) 142-1-0, carp to 8 lb and F1s, poled pellet shallow, Canal peg 12; Barry Bush (Lingmere Fishery) 141-10-0; Jon Arthur (Pole Fishing/Maver Midlands) 138-4-0; Wayne Rook (Marukyu) 130-3-0; Richard O’ Connor (Drennan NW) 122-0-0; Dave McManus (Ted Carter Southport) 117-4-0. Sun, 96, Winter League, Match, Island, Bridge, Canal and Meadow Pools. Sean Hill (Maver Gold/Bag‘Em Yew) 121-14-0, F1s, poled corn, Meadow peg 2; Paul Williamson (Ade’s Army) 118-1-0; Daz Johnson (Maver Gold/Bag ‘Em Oak) 107-9-0; Stuart Carroll (Wigan Angling Centre) 99-7-0; Jamie Hughes (Maver Midlands/Bag ‘Em) 98-14-0; Pete Turner (Heronbrook) 95-4-0.

Teams: Maver Midlands/Bag ‘Em and Maver Gold/Bag ‘Em Yew both 6; Team Pickerings and Maver Gold/Bag ‘Em Oak both 8; Maver Midlands 10; Heronbrook 11.

* Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Sat, 43, Covey Lake. Danny Scott (Garbolino) 99-15-0, F1s and mirror carp, white maggot, 3m margins and 6m shallow, peg 8; Kerry Kirkwood (Trafford Angling) 96-2-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa/Guru/Bait-Tech) 75-10-0; Wayne Nolan (Partridge Lakes) 73-5-0; Peter Humphries (Rochdale) 73-4-0; Matthew Djucik (Maver Midlands) 70-10-0. Sun, 81, Covey. Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 93-6-0, F1s, white maggot shallow under footbridge, 10m, peg 1; Shaun Cook (MWS) 71-6-0; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere) 70-10-0; Steve Fleming (Liverpool) 69-0-0; Daren Gleave (Partridge) 66-9-0; Chris Preece (Ashton Angling) 66-1-0.

* Peter Taylor Memorial, Hall Lane Fishery, Lancs. Sun, 57. Andy Bennett (Daiwa/Guru/Bait-Tech) 156-0-0, carp to 3 lb, red maggot, 12m, peg 19; Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 67-12-0; Steve Parry (Daiwa/Guru) 61-0-0; Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 52-0-0; Peter Richmond (Ted Carter Preston) 42-0-0; Graham Carter (Ted Carter Preston) 39-0-0.

* Rudyard Lake Autumn Festival, Leek, Staffs. Fri (non-points), 35. Jason Leonard (Wigan) 51-6-0, bream and skimmers, tip and worm, peg 16; Tim Moores (TM Floats) 39-3-0; John Holmes (Edgeley Sports) 39-1-0. Sat, 35. Gareth Lambert (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 46-3-0, bream and skimmers, tip and worm, peg 22; Jason Leonard (Wigan) 29-0-0; Sam Pendlebury (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 26-14-0. Sun, 35. Sam Pendlebury (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 28-8-0, bream and skimmers, tip and worm, peg 32; Sean Bilsbury (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 24-0-0; A. Chuckie (Edgeley Sports) 19-8-0. Overall: Sam Pendlebury 18; Jason Leonard 16; Gareth Lambert, John Holmes and Gordon Simms Jnr. (Fishermans Way) all 15.

* Wigan DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Burscough Slipway, Lancashire. Sat, 55. Gareth Charnock (Liverpool AS) 14-9-0, bream, bread punch, 13m, pegged at Gorse Lane; Sean Wharton (Gidlow Angling) 11-6-0; Kevin Clarke (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 7-3-0; Stefan Gent (Maver NW) 7-4-0; Anthony Marsden (Wigan MG) 6-10-8; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 6-6-8.

* Wigan MG Autumn League, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Parbold, Lancs. Sun, 76. Carl Blurton (Mosella NW Blue) 11-9-0, skimmers and roach, bread punch and maggot, 11m, pegged at dog kennels; Daz Shaw (Maver NW Red) 9-12-0; Gary Marchant (Maver NW Blue) 7-14-0; Mattie Glover (Wigan MG Blue) 7-4-0; Danny Martin (Wigan MG Green) 6-14-0; Paul Hughes (Saints) 6-6-5. Teams. Saints 27; Liverpool AS 27; Sensas NW Green 28; Wigan MG Blue 30; Maver NW Red 30. League: Saints 66; Wigan MG Green 74; Wigan MG Blue 76; Sensas NW Red 89.

* Wirral WL, Shropshire Union Canal, Little Onn, Staffs. Sun, 36. George Cooke (Frank’s) 22-2-0, bream to 2 lb 8 oz, poled maggot and caster, peg E6; Simon Preece (Browning Lifestyle Blue) 19-4-0; Damian Parry (Browning Lifestyle Red) 12-2-0; Kevin Perry (Browning Lifestyle Blue) 10-7-0; Tim Robinson (Frank’s) 9-11-0; Gordon Griffiths (Team Guinness) 9-7-9. Teams: Browning Lifestyle Blue 28; Browning Lifestyle Red and Frank’s both 24; Team Guinness 20. League: Browning Lifestyle Blue 54; Browning Lifestyle Red 50; Frank’s 44; Team Guinness 41; Team Eclipse 35; Cheshire MG 28.




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Smaller match results

Blundell’s, nr Warrington, Cheshire. Wed, 24. Wayne Rooke (Twangers) 153-7-0, carp to 6 lb, maggot, 10m down edge, peg 69 Pine; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 132-2-0; Simon Fadden (Frenzee) 118-11-0; Cliff Noble (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 114-13-0. Sun, 23. Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 118-4-0, ide, mirrors and F1s, white maggot, 4m down margins, peg 57 Trio; Dave Brierley (Maver NW) 88-12-0; Danny Maguire (Mosella) 84-3-0; Mark Wright (Gilders) 79-8-0.
Brookside, Snake Pit, Cheshire. Thurs, 16. Andy Butler (Mosella) 110-4-0, carp to 5 lb, maggot mid-water, 10-12m, peg 43; Ray Thompson (Vale Royal Angling) 100-6-0; John Shellam (Stalybridge) 77-8-0; Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 76-2-0; Chris Ruscoe (Rod n Reel) 51-8-0. Sat, 25. John Shellam (Stalybridge) 60-4-0, carp to 3 lb plus silvers, maggot, 6m, peg 50; Stuart Conroy (Kamasan) 57-2-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 56-6-0; Mark Plevin (Deggy’s Tackle) 54-2-0; Stuart Taylor (Tackle Saver) 48-14-0; Richie Dean (Avago Tackle) 47-6-0.

C & C Vehicle Repairs, Hanchurch Fisheries, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffs. Sat, 21, Model Canal. Anthony Merrill (Hanchurch) 76-8-0, carp and ide, poled red maggot, peg 19; Pete Green (Hanchurch) 61-11-0; A. Perrins (Hanchurch) 51-13-0; N. Kinnersley (Hanchurch) 42-4-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Staffs. Sat, 20, Suez Canal. John Frost (Cudmore Gold) 77-10-0, carp to 4 lb, ide and tench, poled pellet, peg 24; Carl Lane (Prescott AS) 69-8-0; John Hulston (Cudmore) 69-6-0; Keith Stevenson (Trentham Lakes) 61-4-0; Gary Skerritt (Maver Pickerings) 58-8-0. Sun, 21, Suez Canal. Paul Carnwell (Garbolino Bait-Tech) 141-10-0, carp to 6 lb, ide and tench, poled pellet and corn, 13m, peg 33. Carl Lane (Prescott AS) 125-12-0; Dave Coleman (Matrix) 107-12-0; John Nugent (Ashton AS) 83-4-0; John Hulston (Cudmore) 78-0-0.

Firswood Road, Latham, Skelmersdale, Lancs. Wed, 20. Dennis Peterson (Ted Carter Southport) 62-12-0, ide and mirror carp, double red maggot, 10m, peg 2; Peter Tickle (St. Helens AA) 57-14-0; Paul Mossman (Tri-Cast Highfield) 57-10-0; Chris Weeder jnr (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 48-14-0.

Hall Lane, Bess’s Lake, Lancs. Sat, 21. Bruce Peggs (Ted Carter Preston) 78-0-0, common carp, red maggot, 4m, peg 23; Mark Howarth (Wigan) 71-12-0; Mark Halliwell (Bag’em) 71-6-0; Bob Watson (Ted Carter Preston) 58-0-0.

Hampton Springs, Malpas, Cheshire. Tues, 20, over-50s. Ray Rigby (Ted Carter Southport) 147-2-0, carp and barbel, Method feeder and pole in margins, maggot and corn, peg 4 Meadows lake; Dave Furlong (Cheshire) 60-15-0; Linda Cooke (Lobol AC) 54-7-0; Phil Ellis (Cheshire) 51-12-0.

High Heyes Farm. Eccleston, Lancs. Sat, 24, Lake 3. Danny Maguire (Mosella) 48-80; carp and ide, worm, 10m, peg 6; Alex Feeney (Matrix/Wayne’s Tackle) 44-0-0; Neil Smith (Mosella NW) 37-8-0; Cliffy Arnold (Burscough AS) 25-2-0.

Lingmere, Match Lake, Cheshire. Wed, 17, OAPs. Richie Hughes (Jacobs) 53-2-0, commons and F1s, maggot, 6m, peg 3; Steve Crawford (Jacobs)43-0-0; Keith Fishwick (Lingmere) 38-6-0; Mark Greasley (Chester Telecom) 34-12-0. Sat, 20. Carl Fletcher (Lingmere) 56-2-0, commons, F1s and silvers, caster, 10m, peg 5; Jamie Hughes (Maver) 55-14-0; Alan Dewhurst (Lingmere) 55-8-0; Phil Ashdown (Lingmere) 52-8-0.

Liverpool DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Docks section. Sun, 17. Ken Smith (Liverpool Dockers) 7-8-0, bream skimmers and tench, worm, 11m; Jeff Stirrup (Ted Carter Southport) 5-15-0; Frank Holding (Ted Carter Southport) 4-11-0; Dave Nichols (Liverpool Dockers) 4-7-0.

Meadow View, Lark Pool, Cheshire. Tues, 21, OAPs. Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 73-12-0, carp to 10 lb, corn and meat, 14m pole and method feeder, peg 36; Denis Hopwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 72-0-0; Jeff Wilson (Meadow View) 39-4-0; Bill Ashcroft (Meadow View) 32-8-0. Thurs, 18, OAPs, Thrush Pool. Jeff Wilson (Meadow View) 45-12-0, carp to 4 lb & chub 2 lb, corn and pellet, 14m peg 26; Rodger Peet (Owls) 33-0-0; George Osborne (Penketh Old Hall) 17-0-0; John Appleby (Sale Angling) 16-12-0. Sun, 23, Lark. Shaun Woodward (Danny’s Tackle) 83-0-0, carp to 12 lb, corn and pellet, 14m and 6m, peg 25; Barry Davis (Deeside) 81-0-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 51-0-0; Paul Ledgerton (Meadow View) 40-14-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lake, Merseyside. Wed, 17. Paul Farquhar (Liverpool AS) 60-2-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet, 12m, peg 52; John Easton (Liverpool AS) 56-14-0; Colin Craven (Bob’s Tackle) 50-0-0; Dave Philips (Ted Carter Southport) 42-4-0. Sun, 16, Mistral Lake. Mick Woolvine (Ted Carter Southport) 76-10-0, carp to 5 lb, worm over hemp, 14m, peg 8; Ritchie Wilson (Bolton Angling Centre) 68-4-0; Jimmy Elms (Liverpool AS) 65-8-0; Dave Cheetham (Bolton Angling Centre) 65-8-0; Steve Parry (Fazakerley) 62-4-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Sankey Canal, Wood Pool. Thurs, 20, over-60s. Harry Newton (Warrington) 10-2-0, skimmers, roach and chub, worm, 10m, peg 4; Dave Boyle (Newton-le-Willows) 5-5-0; Eddie Marcroft (Newton-le-Willows) 4-7-0; Barry Holbrook (Warrington) 3-4-0. Sun, 25. Mark Van Den Hoek (Newton-le-Willows) 9-5-0, carp and tench, maggot, 10m, peg 14; Steve Sloan (Astley Leigh) 4-8-0; Ray Shorrocks (Farnworth) 3-13-8.
Northwich, River Weaver, Cheshire. Sat. 25. Des Deanwall (Flint AA) 19-6-0, bream, skimmers and roach, maggot, 11m, peg 380; Roy Brown (CB’s Manchester) 13-10-0; Andrew Insley (Vale Royal) 13-1-0; Bob Meggs (Northwich AA) 12-3-0.

Old Hough Fishery, Warmingham, Cheshire. Tues, 11, Boulders Pool. Dennis Jones (Birkenhead Centre) 39-6-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Steve Fogel (Crewe Match) 28-13-0; Ken Potts (Old Hough) 27-3-0. Thurs, 10, Prospect & Lucky Dip. Ken Potts (Old Hough) 35-11-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Frank Bradley (Old Hough) 32-12-0; Ian Cox (Gilder’s Tackle) 32-2-0. Sat, 20, Big Max. Dave Holland (Tri-Cast Highfield) 60-5-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Dale Richardson (Old Hough) 59-11-0; Steve Butler (Ted Carter Southport) 44-9-0; Ken Potts (Old Hough) 32-7-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Mon, 30, OAPs, Spay, Marsh & Ribbon lakes. Philip Oaks (Garswood Hall) 40-13-0, F1s and carp, pellet, 3m in 5 ft water, peg 7 Marsh; Alan Talbot (Dave’s Wigan) 35-3-0; Roy Powell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 34-14-0; Barry Whittle (Dave’s Wigan) 34-4-0. Tues, 28, Covey. Keith Dixon (North West Baits) 80-7-0, carp, F1s & ide, maggot, 6m, peg 93; Simon Fadden (Frenzied Bait) 75-6-0; Mike Rogerson (Drennan North West) 69-14-0; Peter Johnson (Ted Carter Preston) 65-5-0. Wed, 49, OAPs, Covey. Des Greenhough (Partridge) 106-11-0, carp, maggot shallow, 6m, peg 53; Philip Oaks (Garswood Hall) 99-11-0; Dave Olly (Olly Motors) 80-9-0; John Wilson (Coppull Angling) 73-11-0; Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle) 69-4-0; Kenny Ogden (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 68-4-0. Thurs, 30. Andy Bennett (Daiwa/Guru/Bait Tech) 215-12-0, F1s and mirror carp, white maggot shallow, 6m, peg 51; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 148-0-0; Mike Rogerson (Drennan North West) 138-11-0; Keith Dixon (North West Baits) 137-7-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Mon, 23. Lee Addy (Drennan NW/Bait-Tech) 20-2-0, roach, hybrids and perch, maggot, 8m, peg 70; Steve Wooding (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 18-12-0; Shaun Fletcher (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 15-6-0; Gedd Rigby (St. Helens AA) 14-13-0. Sat, 25. Kevin Hall (St. Helens AA) 25-15-0, skimmers, pellet, maggot and boilie, Method feeder, peg 82; Shaun Flecture (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 16-12-0; Derek Bennett (Preston Innovations) 13-3-0; Matthew Forster (Bolton) 12-15-0.

Wigan DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Botany Bay section, Lancashire. Wed, 22, Gary Marchant (Mosella NW) 4-12-0, roach and skimmers, bread punch and worm, 11 and 13m, pegged on car park; Carl Whalley (Gidlow Angling) 3-11-12; Gordon Houlibecq (Bolton) 3-10-0; Sean Wharton (Gidlow Angling) 3-0-0.



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