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* Angling Trust Heronbrook WL, Slindon, Staffs. Sat, 80. Paul Richmond (Ted Carter Southport) 105-14-0, 12 carp to 6 lb plus F1s, pellet and maggot, Meadow peg 26; Paul Williamson (Maver Gold Bag’em) 92-9-0; Dave Pickering (Maver Pickerings) 83-3-0; Ade Cattell (Maver Gold Bag’em) 71-12-0; Sean Barber (Maver Midlands) 66-14-0; W. Rook (Mosella NW) 66-13-0. Teams: Ted Carter Southport 32; Maver Pickerings 33; Maver Gold Bag’em 37; Drennan NW 41 (on weight); Rugeley Miners 41; Mosella NW 43. League: Drennan NW 10; Ted Carter Southport 12; Maver Pickerings 14; Maver Midlands 16; Kinky Pellet Club 20; Mosella NW 28.

* Blundell’s, Rixton, Cheshire. Sat, 31, Rover. Jim Rodgers (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 64-2-0, carp to 3 lb and ide to 1 lb, pellet and maggot, bomb to island and 6m pole, peg 51 Trio; Lee Thornton (Middy Bag’em) 62-2-0; Karl Webster (Urmston) 59-12-0; Dave Jowett (Fisherman’s Way) 53-4-0. Sun, 31, West, Ash, Pine and Trio. Dean Edwards (Fisherman’s Way) 101-9-0, carp and F1s to 3 lb, pellet, 4m pole down edge, peg 15 Trio; Mick Rubb (Rochdale Angling Centre) 84-6-0; Lee Clancy (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 73-4-0; Mitch Rawlinson (Fishing Republic) 69-6-0.

* Bradshaw Hall, Bolton, Lancs. Sun, 45. Mick Booth (Tri-Cast Highfield) 81-8-0, F1s and common carp, maggot, 8m, peg 25 Lake 8; Lee Thornton (Middy Bag’em) 51-0-0; Chris Woodruff (Bradshaw) 42-5-0; Paul Lines (Bradshaw) 34-6-0; Dave Jowett snr (Fisherman’s Way) 27-13-0.

* Izaak Walton Stafford WL, Shropshire Union Canal, Goldstone and Soudley, Shrops. Sun, 78. Simon Mottram (Drennan NW/ABC Baits) 13-13-12, roach to 10 oz plus hybrids, poled bread, peg C8; Paul Dobing (Browning Lifestyle Red) 13-11-0; Simon Preece (Browning Lifestyle Red) 13-7-0; Andy Ball (Pelsall Old Boys) 12-10-12; Dave Lloyd (Maver Midlands) 12-6-0; Tom Grainey (Middy Dams & Lock) 12-4-0. Teams: Maver Midlands 62; Shakespeare Superteam 59; Browning Lifestyle Red 52; Wolverhampton AA VDE 50; Four Ashes AC 48; Middy Dams & Lock 46. League: Shakespeare Superteam 280; Wolverhampton AA VDE 263; Maver Midlands 255; Browning Lifestyle Red 236; Browning Lifestyle Blue 235; Team Eclipse 224.

* Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Sat, 55, Covey 1-4. Joe Cartwright (Tameside Matrix) 67-9-0, F1s and ide, maggot, 8m pole, peg 68; Stuart Carroll (Matrix/Leigh Tackle) 59-10-0; Martin Enthwistle (NT Floats) 56-4-0; Peter Tickle (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 53-0-0; James Howarth (Tri-Cast Highfield) 51-13-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 47-8-0. Sun, 62, Covey 1-6. Rob Rigby (Gilders Tackle) 77-12-0, F1s and carp, dobbing bread, 8m down track, peg 73; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 64-10-0; Lee Riley (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 55-9-0; Paul Selvedge (Partridge Lakes) 50-4-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 50-0-0; Peter Humphreys (Rochdale Angling) 49-13-0.

* St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Sun, 62. Jimmy Corkish (St. Helens AA) 17-0-0, skimmers, red maggot, bread feeder, peg 146; Jimmy Evans (Garbolino) 14-15-0; Steve Ward (St. Helens AA) 13-1-0; Jimmy Hines (Saints) 12-11-0; Dave Allsop (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 12-10-0; John Flecture (Fisherman Way) 12-6-0.

* Wigan DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Apply Bridge, Lancs. Sat, 46. Lee Addy (Drennan/Bait-Tech) 6-13-8, skimmers to 12 oz and roach, bread punch, 14m, pegged in basin; Dave Trafford (Ted Carter Preston) 5-14-0; Mick Hargreaves (Sensas NW) 5-13-8; Les Riding (Hindley) 4-13-4; Sean Wharton (Gidlow Angling) 4-7-8.

* Wigan WL, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Heaton’s Bridge, Lancs. Sun, 90. Bernard McCann (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 10-12-1, skimmers and roach, bread punch, 9 and 11m, peg 458; Steve Wilson (Lancashire MG) 9-1-0; Lee Balshaw (Ted Carter Preston) 8-3-10; Alan Sagar (Lancashire MG) 6-13-7; Mark Grimshaw (Lancashire MG) 6-3-8; Paul Hughes (Saints) 5-15-8. Teams: Wigan MG 35; Saints 37; Ted Carter Preston 38; Maver NW 55. League: Wigan MG 155; Saints 167; Ted Carter Preston 169; Maver NW 189.

match results



Bannister House, Preston, Lancs. Sun, 22. Phil Cookson (Elton Tackle) 49-0-0, carp to 8 lb, curried baked beans, 16m, peg 37a; Peter Beardsworth (Chorley AC) 30-3-0; Lee Murphy (Ted Carter Preston) 28-10-0.

Blundell’s, Rixton, Cheshire. Wed, 15, Rover, Dave Simpson (Homeguard AC) 85-2-0, carp and F1s to 3 lb, maggot, 5m, peg 7 Trio pools; Jim Rodgers (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 70-0-0.

Bradshaw Hall, Bolton, Lancs. Wed, 31, Lakes 8/9. Jon Jowett (Maver NW) 111-1-0, F1s, pellet, 11m, peg 3 Lake 9; Dave Brierley (Fisherman’s Way) 77-11-0; Dean Edwards (Fisherman’s Way) 60-12-0; Lee Addy (Drennan/Bait-Tech) 60-7-0.

Brookside, Warrington, Cheshire. Thurs, 14, Snake Pit. Andy Butler (Mosella) 51-6-0, carp to 3 lb, maggot, 12m, peg 20. Sat, 23. Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 56-10-0, F1s and carp to 3 lb, maggot and bread, 12m, peg 4; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 45-0-0; Paul Farquhar (LAS) 35-0-0; Allen Metcalfe (Ray’s Tackle) 31-8-0. Sun, 29, Snake and Willow. John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 59-0-0, F1s and carp, maggot, 6m, peg 59; Mark Plevin (Deggy’s) 48-8-0; Andy Butler (Mosella) 47-14-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 36-4-0.

Hampton Springs, Malpas, Cheshire. Tues, 24, Over-50s, Meadow and Long Island lakes. Mick Keene (Hampton Springs) 63-14-0, carp to 10 lb and F1s, pellet and corn, method feeder and margin pole, Long Island peg 18; Ray Rigby (Ted Carter Southport) 54-0-0; Chris Highes (Deggy’s Tackle) 52-12-0; Ian Hughes (Egremont Ferry) 48-12-0.

Heronbrook Teams of Four WL, Slindon, Staffs. Sun, 114. Sean Barber (Maver White) 134-7-0, carp to 10 lb and F1s to 3 lb, maggot at 6 and 13m, Meadow peg 10; Mike Rough (ABC Shrewsbury) 123-3-0; Jake Robinson (Maver Midlands Bag’em) 110-0-0; Simon Allen (Maver Gold Yew) 108-15-0; Simon Richardson (Bonehill Mill) 104-12-0; Matt Dawes (ABC Shrewsbury) 95-11-0. Teams: ABC Shrewsbury 9; Maver Gold Yew 12; Ultimate Pellet 12; Tri-Cast Highfield 13; Maver Midlands Bag’em 15; Maver Gold Oak 15. League: ABC Shrewsbury 56; Maver Midlands Bag’em 63; Maver White 67; Tri-Cast Highfield 74; Maver Pickerings 77; Maver Blue 80.

High Heyes Farm, Eccleston, Lancs. Sat, 25. Martin Liptrot (Gone Fishing) 44-0-0, F1s and commons, sweetcorn, 14m, peg 29 lake 3; Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter Preston) 39-0-0; Chris Ball (Ted Carter Preston) 25-6-0; Dave Bowman (High Heyes) 20-0-0.

Lingmere, Moreton, Cheshire. Wed, 26, OAPs. Peter Cooke (Lobol) 61-12-0, carp and silver fish, chopped worm and caster, 6 and 12m, peg 44; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 57-10-0; Marl Greasley (Maver Cheshire) 52-2-0. Sat, 18. Dave Woodworth (Lingmere) 57-8-0, F1s and skimmers, maggot, 12m, peg 19; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere) 55-10-0.

Meadow View, Lymm, Cheshire. Tues, 31, Lark and Thrush pools. Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 50-8-0, chub and car p, pellet, 12m, peg 10; Dave Hancox (Team Dallam) 41-12-0; Don Bruce (Edgeley Sport) 41-12-0; Joe McNab (Meadow View) 37-5-0. Thurs, 18, Thrush. Steve Leaff (Meadow View) 52-8-0, carp to 6 lb and chub to 2 lb, poled corn in margins, peg 23; Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 25-8-0. Sun, 21, Lark. Bob Brander (Meadow View) 96-2-0, carp to 8 lb and bream to 3 lb, corn, 12m, peg 26; Bob Dac (Edgeley Sport) 33-12-0; Shaun Woodward (Meadow View) 32-4-0; Vic Trees (Ted Carter Preston) 26-12-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lakes, Merseyside. Sun, 21. Mark Halliwell (Bag’em Baits) 75-8-0, carp to 3 lb, pellet, 18m, Mistral Lake peg 22; Andrew Molyneux (Mescar Scoopers) 59-4-0; John Raby (Elton Tackle) 40-4-0; Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle) 39-8-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Vulcan Reservoir, Merseyside. Thurs, 18, Over-60s. Paul Hill (Widnes) 16-9-0, carp, pellet, method feeder, peg 17; Bill Aston (Leigh) 9-6-0. Sun, 20. Haydock Park Farm. Ian Alexander (Oldham) 10-8-0, skimmers and roach, caster, 11m, peg 2 Cowhay Dam; Karl Speakman (St. Helens) 7-8-0; Steve Slone (Astley) 7-2-0.
River Weaver, Cheshire. Sat, 25, Blackboards and Boats. Kevin Simpson (Vale Royal Angling) 25-5-0, bream to 3 lb, red maggot, bread feeder, peg 38; Ben Lloyd (Ted Carter Southport) 23-1-0; Stuart Brown (Vale Royal Angling) 22-8-0; Martin Lenerhan (Warrington) 17-1-0.

Old Hough, Middlewich, Cheshire. Tues, 12, Prospect and Lucky Dip pools. Richard Rawthorne (Old Hough) 62-5-0, carp, pellet. Thurs, 10, Big Max. James Cantello (Old Hough) 52-0-0, carp, pellet. Sat, 17, Boulders and Goose. Mike Rowlands (Old Hough) 35-12-0, carp, pellet; Mick Potter (Old Hough) 23-9-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Mon, 19, OAPs, Spey and Covey 6. Barry Whittle (Dave’s Wigan) 52-7-0, carp, caster at 10m in margins, peg 15 Covey; Roy Powell (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 41-14-0; Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 39-11-0; John Ormishire (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 37-13-0. Tues, 21. Covey 1, 3 & 4. Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 114-2-0, F1s and carp, pellet and maggot, pole margins and 11m, peg 31; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere) 88-2-0; Gavin Vernon (Matrix Leigh Tackle) 87-11-0. Wed, 48, OAPs, Covey 1-4. Des Greenhough (Partridge) 80-13-0, F1s and ide, maggot, 8m down track, peg 50; Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 40-15-0; Martin Kershaw (Dave’s Wigan) 37-7-0; Ron Smith (Widnes AC) 33-14-0; Graham Broughton (Bait-Tech) 33-0-0; Bobby Slater (Oldham Owls) 32-12-0. Thurs, 30, Covey 1-4. Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 116-5-0, carp and ide, pellet and maggot, pole 6 to 10m, peg 97; John Unsworth (North West Angling Centre) 63-13-0; Mike Rogerson (Ashton Angling/Preston Innovations) 59-4-0; Paul Eckersall (Garbolino Elton) 54-13-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Mon, 24. Paul Swift (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 23-10-0, bream and skimmers, worm, pellet feeder, peg 78; Mick Lever (Collins Green) 19-6-0; Steve Ward (St. Helens) 16-14-0; Steve May (St. Helens A.A.) 14-6-0.

Stoke City DAA, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Shrops. Sat, 17. Paul Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 6-3-9, 311 squatt fish, peg 132; Kevin Perry (Maver Midlands) 4-5-14.

Whitmore East Canal, Kirkham, Lancs. Sat, 24. Phil Alton (Ted Carter Preston) 33-14-0, seven carp plus ide, dobbing bread, 6m down track, peg 16; Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter Preston) 29-12-0; Mick Dewhurst (St. Anthony’s) 24-8-0; Arthur Hargreaves (Ted Carter Preston) 24-0-0.

Wigan DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Wigan Pier, Lancashire. Wed, 18. Tony Prescott (Chorley Socials) 12-4-0, bream to 2 lb, caster at 6m, peg 10; Gordon Houlibecq (Bolton) 9-12-8; Steve Powley (Ted Carter Preston) 8-3-0. Sun, 22, Burscough. Ken Sharples (Hindley MG) 3-7-8, roach, hemp, 16m, peg 673; Tony Prescott (Chorley Social) 3-5-8; Dave Benson (Chorley Social) 3-3-0; Jack Rodgers (Bolton) 2-10-0.


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