Below are Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers for Aug.16-17. This week's Angler's Mail has the biggest tables yet - the main leaderboard, plus rivers, canals and lakes categories - new for the best competition in match fishing this season!



* Angling Trust Commercial National, Cudmore and Heronbrook fisheries, Staffs. Sat, 180. Nick Speed (Drennan Barnsley Blacks) 57 Kg 550 gr, carp and F1s, pellet, Heronbrook Match Pool peg 2; Jon Arthur (Drennan/Maver Midlands) 56.000; Frankie Gianoncelli (Drennan Barnsley Blacks) 54.770; Mark Fox (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 54.410. Teams: Drennan Barnsley Blacks 161; Matrix Dynamite Trentmen 138; Matrix Dynamite Stapeley 136; Drennan NW 134; Maver Midlands 132.

* Blundell’s, nr Warrington, Cheshire. Sat, 36, rover. Stuart Carroll (Matrix Leigh Tackle) 132-7-0, carp to 8 lb, corn down edge and 4m, peg 69 Pine Lake; Andy Fairhurst ( 89-9-0; Alan Sharman (Garbolino Elton) 79-15-0; Steve Parry (Daiwa Guru) 79-10-0; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 73-7-0; Karl Webster (Urmston) 65-14-0.

* Bradshaw Hall, Bolton, Lancs. Sun, 40. Jon Jowett (Maver NW) 74-11-0, F1s, carp and barbel, banded pellet, 13m, peg 10 Lake 9; Rob Kinsley (Matrix) 67-7-0; Chris Butterworth (Bradshaw)  53-11-0; Neil Charnock (Bradshaw) 43-11-0.

* Brookside, Betley, Cheshire. Sun, 30, Snake and Willow lakes. John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 101-10-0, F1s, mirror carp and silvers, pellet, 4m and margins, peg 1 Willow; Stuart Conroy (Kamasan) 92-4-0; Carl Lane (Prescot Angling) 85-0-0; Mike Corbett (Ashton Angling) 77-0-0; Dave Williams jnr (Fisherman’s Way) 57-14-0; Mark Plevin (Lionel’s) 57-12-0.

* Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, Staffs. Sun, 31, Canal, Bridge and Meadow pools. Will Crowder (Ultimate Pellet) 145-8-0, carp to 8 lb, corn across then margins, Meadow 26; Steve Conway (Shakespeare) 138-12-0; Paul Sheehan (Mosella Garbolino) 138-12-0; Paul Haynes (Ultimate Pellet) 130-6-0; Steve Williamson (Reddish AC) 129-4-0.

* Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Sat, 51, Covey Lakes. Anthony Outlaw (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 100-2-0, F1s, worm and caster, 6m, peg 86; Ron Buckley (Garbolino Elton) 93-9-0; Graham Ramsdale (Wigan Angling Centre) 92-8-0; Chris Oliver (Rochdale Angling Centre) 81-15-0; Phil Walsh (Ashton Angling) 80-0-0; Paul Forber (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 74-0-0. Sun, 60, Covey. Nick Barlow (Ashton Angling Centre) 132-12-0, F1s and mirror carp, pellet, top 3, peg 59; Nick Crooks (Hemsworth) 128-2-0; Lee Harrison (Drennan Barnsley Blacks) 126-7-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 125-8-0; Dave Brown jnr (Poplars AC) 120-15-0; Barry Bush (Lingmere) 104-0-0.

* St. Helens AA Mick Walton Memorial, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Sat, 67. Steve Clegg (Saints) 32-0-0, skimmers to 1 lb 8 oz, crumb feedered single red maggot at 25 yards, peg 8; Derek Bennett (Preston Innovations) 31-7-0; Gedd Rigby (St. Helens) 25-10-0; Dave Pilgrim (Halifax) 23-14-0; Mark Goodwin (Chester) 22-4-0; Kieron Marsden (St. Helens) 22-3-0. £560 raised for McMillan Cancer Support.

* Stapeley Crewe SL, Shropshire Union Canal, Goldstone and Soudley, Salop. Sun, 70. Ben Garbett (Wolverhampton AA) 42-5-5, bream to 3 lb, skimmers and hybrids, poled red maggot, pegged in Hinstock Wood; Albert Malcolmson (Drennan NW) 17-11-0; Liam Killinger (Saints) 11-2-6; Danny Martin (Wigan MG Green) 11-0-12; Neil Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 10-2-0; Derek Bowers (Drennan NW) 9-5-0. Teams: Ted Carter Southport 55; Drennan NW 53; Wigan MG Green 49; Shakespeare Superteam 46; Browning Lifestyle Green 45; Wolverhampton AA VDE 43. League: Ted Carter Southport 196; Drennan NW 194; Wigan MG Green 185; Browning Lifestyle Green 173; Browning Lifestyle Red 164; Team Les ‘O’ 155.

* Wigan DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Parbold, Lancs. Sat, 50. Mick Hargreaves (Bolton) 6-15-0, bream and skimmers, caster, 14m, pegged at rose orchard; Wayne Kearney (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 6-14-0; John Walker (Bolton) 6-11-4; Alan Crook (Maver NW) 6-7-4; Mark Grimshaw (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 6-6-0; Danny Martin (Wigan MG) 5-13-8. Sun, 91, Div. 2 National Practice, Apply Bridge. Boyden Krupnicky (Maver NW) 12-10-4, skimmers, bread punch and pinkie, 10m, peg 334; Bernie McCann (Tri-Cast) 11-0-12; Lenny Stringfellow (Chorley Social) 9-6-0; John Gilbert (Tri-Cast) 8-3-8; Shaun Padden (Rochdale Angling) 7-12-0; Jeff Stirrup (LAS) 7-9-8.


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