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* Angling Trust Heronbrook WL, Slindon, Staffs. Sat, 80, all pools. Sean Barber (Maver Midlands) 96-0-0, carp to 6 lb and F1s to 2 lb, maggot at 13m, Meadow peg 15; John Chapman (Ted Carter Southport) 90-12-0; Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands) 90-5-0; Paul Gibson (Maver Pickerings) 77-12-0; Harry Rushton (Maver Midlands) 75-8-0; John Brogden (Ted Carter Southport) 72-0-0. Teams: Maver Midlands 15; Maver Pickerings 30; Ted Carter Southport 35; Drennan NW 39; Maver Gold 45; Kinky Pellet Club 46. League: Drennan NW 14; Ted Carter Southport 15; Maver Pickerings 16; Maver Midlands 17; Kinky Pellet Club 26; Maver Gold 34.

* Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Lancs. Sun, 40. Rob Kinsley (Rossendale/ Matrix) 53-5-0, carp and F1s, pellet, 12m, peg 5 Lake 3; Lee Thornton (Middy Bag’em) 51-0-0; Ian Wilson (Bradshaw) 45-5-0; Mick Booth (Tri-Cast Highfield) 37-10-0 .

* Lancs WL, High Heyes Farm, Eccleston, Lancs. Sun, 48. Keith Anders (Standish Sharks) 42-10-0, carp to 8 lb, bomb and pellet, peg 8 Lake 2; Jay Brooks (Eccleston) 37-8-0; Gareth Talbot (Eccleston) 34-10-0; Danny Maguire (Eccleston) 32-8-0; Ryan Davies (Standish Sharks) 32-8-0. Teams: Standish Sharks 20; St. Anthony’s 24; Eccleston 27; Matrix Leigh Tackle 27. League: Matrix Leigh Tackle 11; St. Anthony’s 12; Standish Sharks 12; Gone Fishing 21.

* Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Sat, 35, Covey Pools 5 & 6. Rob Pennington (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 38-9-0, F1s, pellet, 10m, peg 172; Simon Beswick (Maver NW) 34-2-0; Paul Eckersley (Elton Tackle) 33-14-0; Bryan Gregory (Gilders) 27-3-0. Sat, 44, WL. Shaun Cook (NWS/Garbolino Elton) 98-12-0, F1s and carp to 8 lb, maggot and bread, 6m down track, peg 4; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 67-9-0; Dave Pimlott (Garbolino Elton) 60-11-0; James Howarth (Tri-Cast Highfield) 57-2-0. Teams: Garbolino Elton 7; Team Horse 17; Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech 18. League: Daiwa Guru/Bait-Tech 25; Garbolino Elton 28; Team Horse 32. Sun, 86, Covey 1-6. Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 60-5-0, F1s and carp, maggot, 11m and margins, peg 112; Steve Rimmer (Matrix Leigh Tackle) 58-13-0; Rob Parker (Warrington Tackle & Gun) 53-11-0; Mike Rogerson (Ashton Angling/Preston Innovations) 50-11-0; Kevin Bennett (Partridge) 49-10-0; Lee Riley (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 48-9-0.

* St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Sun, 38. Richard Pennington (Harry’s Tackle) 20-6-0, skimmers, pellet and red maggot, method feeder, peg 12; Jimmy Hines (Saints) 14-0-0; Derek Bennett (Preston Innovations) 13-11-0; John Fletcher (Fisherman’s Way) 12-9-0.

* Wigan DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Burscough Slipway, Lancs. Sat, 40. Kevin Gary (Hindley MG) 7-14-0, roach, bread punch and hemp, 5 and 10m, pegped on slipway short length; Liam Killinger (Sensas NW) 6-5-8; Alan Whalley (Sensas NW) 6-5-8; Mark Grimshaw (Lancashire MG) 5-11-4.

* Wigan WL, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Leyland Mill, Lancs. Sun, 90. Dave Wells (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 6-1-0, roach, bread punch, 8-12m, peg 325; Ian Lathom (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 4-12-4; Andy Pearcey (Sensas NW) 4-12-0; Mick Charnley (Lancashire MG) 4-8-0; Bernard McCann (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 3-14-10; Dave Edgerley (Wigan MG) 3-12-6. Teams: Tri-Cast Rochdale 41; Maver NW 45; Matrix Halifax and Saints both 47. League: Wigan MG 210; Saints 214; Ted Carter Preston 224; Maver NW 234.

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Bannister House, Preston, Lancs. Sun, 18. Martin Kaye (Elton Tackle) 71-12-0, carp to 6 lb, punch bread, 16m, peg 21; Keith Wilson (Elton Tackle) 57-8-0; Lee Murphy (Ted Carter Preston) 35-0-0.

Blundell’s, Rixton, Cheshire. Wed, 15, Rover. Andy Musgrove (Edgeley Sport) 91-13-0, carp and F1s, maggot on deck, 4m, peg 15 Trio; Gary Wills (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 88-9-0. Sat, 26, Rover. Cliff Noble (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 69-6-0, carp and F1s to 4 lb, maggot, method feeder and pole down edge, peg 47 Trio; Karl Webster (Urmston) 63-13-0, Martin Stokes (Marukyu) 63-5-0; Dave Jowett (Fisherman’s Way) 39-13-0. Sun, 28, Rover. Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 62-15-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet, waggler, peg 55 Ash; Dean Edwards (Fisherman’s Way) 59-4-0; Steve Peplow (Hazelgrove Angling) 47-11-0; Jim Rodgers (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 34-8-0.

Border Fisheries, Bay Malton, Crewe. Thurs, 15, Veterans. Peter Ingram (Bay Malton) 35-0-0, carp, pellet, method feeder, peg 25; Fran Robinson (Bay Malton) 25-0-0; Connor Edwards (Bay Malton) 25-15-0. Sat, 10, Meridian Canal. Dave Holland (UA) 34-14-0, F1 carp, maggot, 8m pole, peg 29.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Lancs. Wed, 33, Lakes 8/9. Alan Lord (Ossis Tackle) 62-6-0, carp, maggot and pellet, 8m, peg 11 Lake 9; Mark Morris (Bradshaw) 39-10-0; Tony Nolan (Bradshaw) 36-5-0; Lee Addy (Drennan/Bait-Tech) 35-0-0.

Brookside, Warrington, Cheshire. Thurs, 18, Snake Pit. Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 55-4-0, F1s, carp and silvers, maggot and bread, 14m, peg 9; Chris Ruscoe (Rod n’Reel) 24-0-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 23-4-0. Sat, 25, Snake. Dave Brierley (Maver NW) 33-0-0, F1s and silvers, maggot, 6m, peg 53; Paul Farquhar (Bob’s Tackle) 29-8-0; Mark Plevin (Lionel’s) 25-0-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 21-4-0. Sun, 20, Snake and Willow. Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 49-4-0, F1s and silvers, maggot, 14m, peg 59; Allan Metcalfe (Ray’s Tackle) 29-2-0; Stuart Birchall (Cheshire Angling) 26-4-0; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 25-14-0.

Hampton Springs, Malpas, Cheshire. Wed, 25, Over-50s, Meadow and Long Island lakes. Les Picken (Holywell) 51-12-0, carp, skimmers and ide, bomb and meat then pole in margins, peg 18 long island; Ian Hughes (Egremont Ferry) 38-12-0; Mick Keens (ABC Baits) 35-5-0; Dave Furlong (Hampton Springs) 31-0-0.

Heronbrook Teams of Four WL, Slindon, Staffs. Sun, 116, all pools. James Howarth (Tri-Cast Highfield) 102-14-0, 80 F1s, pellet at 6m, Match peg 2; Gary Skerritt (Maver Pickerings) 90-0-0; Ken Oldham (Connect Tackle) 88-2-0; Trevor Robinson (Maver Midlands/Bag’em) 83-14-0; P. Holmes (Warburton’s) 81-14-0; Andy Lees (Preston Innovations) 80-4-0. Teams: Tri-Cast Highfield 7; Maver Gold Oak 11; Maver White 12; Maver Red 12; ABC Shrewsbury 16; Maver Midlands/Bag’em 16. Final league: ABC Shrewsbury 72 (£500); Maver Midlands/Bag’em 79 (8 Section wins, £300); Maver White 79 (6 Section wins, £250); Tri-Cast Highfield 81 (£110); Maver Gold Yew 97; Maver Pickerings 98.

Lingmere, Moreton, Cheshire. Wed, 21, OAPs. Mark Greasley (Maver Cheshire) 86-11-0, F1s, maggot, 13m, peg 31; Phil Barwell (Widnes) 66-0-0; Jim Edwards (Lobol) 42-10-0; Tommy Redington (Port Sunlight) 34-14-0. Sat, 18. Alan Dewhurst (Lingmere) 94-2-0, carp and barbel, maggot, 14m, peg 4; Jimmy Dewhurst (Lingmere) 75-4-0.

Liverpool DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Scarsbrick Arms and Eagar Lane, Merseyside. Sun, 24. Paul Porter (LAS Blue) 5-7-2, roach and skimmers, bread, 12m, peg at cottages; John Easton (LAS Blue) 4-5-8; Jimmy Phillips (LAS Blue) 4-2-0; Stan Phillips (LAS Red) 3-15-8. Teams: LAS Blue 8; LAS Red 9; Barry’s Four 12. League: LAS Blue 37; Barry’s Four 38; LAS Red 50.

Meadow View, Lymm, Cheshire. Tues, 19, Lark Pool. Dave Hancox (Team Dallam) 30-0-0, carp and chub, worm, 12m, peg 6; Bob Brander (Meadow View) 28-6-0; Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 18-0-0. Thurs, 18, Linnet. Ken Jeffries (Edgeley Sport) 15-8-0, chub and carp, maggot, 12m, peg 22; Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 13-5-0; Peter Owen (Meadow View) 7-4-0. Sun, 23, Lark. Shaun Woodward (Meadow View) 107-0-0, carp to 9 lb and bream to 4 lb, pellet, 4m, peg 3; Bob Brander (Warrington AC) 71-0-0; Paul Ledgerton (Meadow View) 53-0-0; Darren Catterall (Team Dallam) 41-4-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lakes, Merseyside. Sun, 24, Mistral Lake. Mick Woolvine (Ted Carter Southport) 66-6-0, carp to 4 lb, maggot, 14m, peg 40; Andrew Molyneux (Mescar Scoopers) 59-2-0; Mark Halliwell (Tackle Tarts) 53-0-0; Paul Haynes (Kirkby) 47-10-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Yew Tree Reservoir, Merseyside. Thurs, 20, Over-60s. Alan Tickle (Newton-le-Willows) 16-12-0, carp and silvers, worm, bread feeder, peg 12; Eddie Marcroft (Golborne Tackle and Bait) 12-4-0; Dennis Bait (Warrington) 10-0-0; Paul Hill (Widnes) 7-4-0. Sun, 25, Lyme and Wood pools. Carl Speakman (St. Helens) 10-3-8, skimmers and F1s, maggot, 12m, peg 21 Wood; Chris Geehan (Warrington) 9-2-0; Bill Aston (Leigh) 6-13-0; Nigel Letford (St. Helens) 5-0-0.

Northwich, River Weaver, Cheshire. Sat, 25, weedbeds and boats. Frank Slater (Vale Royal Angling) 38-0-0, bream and skimmers, red maggot and worm, crumb feeder, peg 44; Dave Williams (Northwich) 21-3-0; Dave James (Bolton AC) 19-6-0; Stuart Brown (Vale Royal Angling) 18-3-0.

Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Tues, 15, Prospect and Lucky Dip pools. Richard Rawsthorne (Old Hough) 56-11-0, carp, pellet; Mal Dawes (Old Hough) 40-14-00. Thurs, 15, Boulders and Goose. Richard Rawsthorne (Old Hough) 17-6-0, carp, pellet; Ray Rigby (Widnes Angling) 17-4-0. Sat, 18, Upper & Lower Benbo. Richard Rawsthorne (Old Hough) 54-6-0, carp, pellet; Ken Potts (Old Hough) 52-0-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Mon, 22, OAPs, Spey, Marsh and Ribbon lakes. Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 59-6-0, F1s and mirrors, pellet and maggot, 11m, peg 2 Spey; Ron Kinsella (Widnes) 46-13-0; John Ormisher (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 40-15-0. Tues, 25, Covey. Robert Rigby (Gilder’s) 49-7-0, F1s and ide, maggot, 8m, peg 39; Gary Wills (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 48-10-0; Ian Burly (NW Baits) 46-9-0; Mike Rogerson (Ashton Angling/Preston Innovations) 45-4-0. Wed, 52, OAPs, Covey. Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 36-2-0, Barry Whittle (Dave’s Wigan) 33-7-0; Ian Blakeley (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 29-15-0; Peter Leigh (Patricroft) 29-3-0; Harry Fairhurst (Crown Tackle) 29-1-0. Thurs, 32. Franek Staniuszko (Ted Carter Southport) 58-15-0, F1s and ide, maggot, 7m, peg 88; Ian Burly (NW Baits) 56-9-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 53-2-0; Paul Brandrick (Partridge) 41-0-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Mon, 26. Ged Rigby (St. Helens AA) 26-3-0, bream, skimmers and roach, red maggot, method feeder, peg 80; Dennis Knight (Wigan) 21-15-0; Lee Addy (Drennan/Bait-Tech) 18-12-0; Ron Ranson (Harry’s Tackle) 12-2-0.

Stoke City DAA, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Shrops. Sat, 24. Paul Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 17-8-0, nine bream and five perch, poled caster and maggot, end peg 24; Ray Jarvis (Norbury) 9-10-0; Paul Murrin (Browning Lifestyle) 6-12-8; Dave Hughes (Browning Lifestyle) 6-3-4.

Whitmore East Canal, Kirkham, Lancs. Sat, 21. Phil Bird (Leyland) 30-14-0, carp, corn, 15m, peg 16; Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter Preston) 28-0-0; Graham Simpson (Blackpool Angling Centre) 22-6-0; Graham Carter (Ted Carter Preston) 19-0-0.

Wigan DAA, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Crook, Lancs. Wed, 28. Kenny Sharples (Hindley MG) 5-7-4, roach to 12oz, hemp seed at 9m, peg 147; Mark Ellement (Ted Carter Preston) 3-11-8; Kevin Stothers (Gidlow Angling) 3-10-8; Shaun Birchall (Wigan MG) 3-8-8. Sun, 18. Addlington laybys, Derek Walker (Bolton) 22-5-0, bream and skimmers, punched bread, 11-14m, pegged at Rawlinson Lane; Kevin Garry (Hindley) 7-7-8; Laurence Clayton (Hindley) 6-14-8.