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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers


* Alders Farm Teams of Four, Pines & Ash Lakes, Bucks. Sun, 40. Tony Wynnock (Potter’s Wizards) 195-12-0, carp to 8 lb, long poled pellet to the bush, Pines peg 31; Gary Page (Poles Apart) 159-4-0; Derek Smith (Middy) 153-9-0; Bernie Fraser (Middy) 139-8-0; Nick Darke (GOT Baits Black) 132-3-0; Paul Barnes (All Sorts) 126-7-0. Teams: GOT Baits Red 28; GOT Baits Black 27; Chiltern MG 25; Middy 25. League: GOT Baits Black 88; Chiltern MG 85; GOT Baits Red 80.

* Angling Direct Essex WL, Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Sun, 39. John Shepherd (Purple Patch) 79-2-0, mainly F1s 6mm pellet, 6 and 14.5m, Stepfield Lake; Paul Chambers (Browning Wickford) 64-10-0; Ken Rolfe (Bill’s Tackle White) 59-6-0; Reece Hearn (Bill’s Tackle White) 58-2-0; Russell Foulger (JP Tackle) 54-12-0; Keith Gooderam (Browning Wickford) 54-0-0. Teams: Bill’s Tackle White 30; Browning Wickford 29; Bill’s Tackle Black 28; Purple Patch & Matchpack both 24; Bardag 22. League: Bill’s Tackle Black 66; Browning Wickford 56; Bill’s Tackle White 54; Purple Patch 50; Bardag 48; JP Tackle 43.
* Avon Valley WL, Kennet and Avon Canal, Great Bedwin. Sun, 70. Paul Gibson (Arun Angling) 14-13-0, perch and roach, poled chopped worms and pinkies; Steve Beeby (Tubertini Apollo) 13-6-0; Len Arnold (Tubertini Apollo) 13-2-0; Mike Wooldridge (Bordon AC) 12-0-0; Alan Murchie (Shakespeare Hansfords) 10-11-0; Sean Barnet (Milo Bordon) 10-7-0. Teams: Shakespeare Hansfords 52; Tubertini Apollo 50; Browning Crowsports 44. League: Milo Bordon 10; Shakespeare Hansfords 12; Tubertini Apollo 13.

* Bait Tech Viaduct Silvers League, Somerton, Somerset. Sun, 53, Campbell, Cary and Lodge lakes. Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 26-11-0, skimmers, long poled caster, peg 94 Cary; Gary O’Shea (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 19-7-0; Adrian Jeffreys (Avon Angling) 18-4-0; Steve Tucker (Bait Tech) 18-3-0; Steve Jackson (Garbolino) 15-13-0; Mark Brennan (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 15-11-0. League: Tony Rixon 4; Mark Brennan 6.

* Cancer Research, Fennes Fisheries, Braintree, Essex. Sun, 30. Alan Lee (Bill’s Tackle) 60-8-0, two carp for 29 lb plus skimmers to 2 lb, poled pellet tip, Hobbs Croft peg 86; Peter Binks (Walton on the Naze) 38-8-0; Trevor Davis (Angling Direct) 23-12-0; Dean Field (Bill’s Tackle) 20-8-0; Tim Sage (Colne AS) 18-4-0; Pete Thomson (Fennes) 16-8-0. £136 raised for charity.
* Gold Valley, Ash, Hants. Sun, 45, Gold and Syndicate lakes. Giovanni Barbetto (Guildford AC) 101-8-0, carp, bomb with Old Ghost sausage; Jeb Attwood (Springlakes) 94-8-0; Zac Brown (Preston Innovations Delcac) 66-0-0; Stefan Gent (Springlakes) 65-4-0; Pemb Wrighting (Daiwa Dorking) 55-8-0; Jamie Grainger (Preston Innovations Delcac) 53-12-0.

* Kent WL, Frant Lakes, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Sun, 50. Richard Hall (Sensas South East) 104-9-0, all carp, short poled pellet, Horseshoe Lake; Jerry Morgan (Sensas South East) 91-4-0; Graham Clifford (Maver Cardinals Red) 80-9-0; Ivan Jacobs (Maver Cardinals Black) 78-9-0; Tony Laton (Matt’s Tackle) 68-0-0; Lawrie Webster (Advanced Pole Repairs) 64-6-0. Teams: Maver Cardinals Black 33; Sensas South East 31; Advanced Pole Repairs 31 (inferior weight); Matt’s Tackle 30; Maver Cardinals Red 25. League: Maver Cardinals Black 6; Sensas South East 8; Advanced Pole Repairs 13; Matt’s Tackle 15; Maver Cardinals Red 18.

* London WL, Grand Union Canal, Three Locks, nr. Luton. Sun, 50. Simon Colclough (Maver Image) 12-13-0; roach, poled squatts; Lawrence Breach (Browning Northants) 10-0-0; John Davies (Sensas Oakwood) 9-12-0; Tom Graving (Browning Northants) 9-6-0; Chris Vandervleit (Maver Image) 9-5-0; Rob Dzialak (Garbolino Black Horse) 8-13-0. Teams: Maver Image 35; Sensas Oakwood 33; Garbolino Black Horse 28. League: Maver Image, Sensas Oakwood and Garbolino Black Horse all 8.

* More House Farm, Surrey. Sun, 37. Robert Harman (More House Farm) 49-12-0, carp to 6 lb, long poled meat and corn, peg 33; Ben Cooke (Sonubaits Passies) 43-12-0; Jack Italian (Leatherhead) 41-0-0; Jim Smith (Leatherhead) 34-8-0; Mark Smith (Leatherhead) 34-4-0.

* Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Sun, 53. Dave Reeve (Angling Direct Suffolk) 109-10-0, carp to 5 lb, maggot shallow across, Snake lake peg 21; Don Fresa (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 87-8-0; Brian Rowden (Andy’s Mob) 65-1,0-0; Jim Collins (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 65-8-0; Attila Szekeres (Oakwood) 52-8-0; Mo Brown (Bowlers) 45-10-0.
* Oxford WL, Kennet and Avon Canal, Avington, Berks. Sun, 36. Martin Phipps (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 10-10-0, roach, poled pinkies; Dave Kirk (Isis) 10-8-0; Darren Wright (Sensas A4) 10-2-0; Kevin Holmes (Sensas A4) 9-14-0.

* South West WL, Kennet and Avon Canal, Darlington Wharf. Sun, 50. Andy Britt (Maver Bathampton) and Shaun Townsend (Maver Bathampton) both 10-9-0, both skimmers and roach on poled punch and bloodworm from Wharf section; Nathaniel Johnson (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 10-0-0; Liam Braddell (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 9-13-8; Roy Carter (Sensas Thyers) 9-9-0; Martin Barratt (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 7-11-0. Teams: Preston Innovations Thatchers 43; Maver Bathampton 40; Sensas Thyers 33. League: Preston Innovations Thatchers 8; Maver Bathampton 9; Sensas Thyers 16; Amalgamation 20; Wilts AC 22.

* Wessex WL, Kennet and Avon Canal, Pewsey, Wilts. Sun, 35. John Swan (Radcot AC) 4-1-0, roach, poled pinkies; Paul Giddings (Swindon Isis) 3-2-0; Brian Shuttler (Pewsey) 3-0-0; Lee Pollard (Lechlade and Clanfield) 2-15-0; Steve Bull (Swindon Isis) 2-10-0. Teams: Pewsey A 25; Radcot 23; Pewsey B 22. Final League: Pewsey A 120; (109-1-0); Radcot 120 (102-11-0); Swindon Isis A 117; Lechlade and Clanfield 109; Pewsey B 85; Swindon Isis B 81. Individual: Lee Pollard 24.





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Smaller fishing match results

Acorn Fishery, Paddocks Lake, Somerset. Tues, 12. Dave Wride (Sensas Thyers) 98-4-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 27; Kev Perry (Sensas Thyers) 92-8-0; Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 87-10-0. Silvers: Mike Chapman 17-4-0.

Back Arun, Arundel, West Sussex. Sun, 19. Bruce Goulding (SAS Chichester) 55-4-0, all carp, poled meat and pellet; Mick Halls (Sonubaits Passies) 50-0-0; Andy Potter (Greenridge Farm) 49-0-0; Steve Spelling (Bognor) 38-4-0.

Bait Tech Viaduct. Somerton, Somerset. Wed, 12, silvers, Cary lake. Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 22-2-0, skimmers, long poled caster over groundbait, peg 94; Anton Paige (GOT Baits) 20-1-0; Andy Neal (Bait Tech/Frenzee) 16-14-0; Paul Greenwood (Bait Tech Viaduct) 14-8-0; Nick Collier (GOT Baits) 14-6-0; Dick Bull (Bait Tech Viaduct) 13-8-0. Sat, 20, Campbell and Cary. Paul Greenwood (Bait Tech Viaduct) 85-13-0, carp on waggler and maggot, peg 115 Campbell; Gary O’Shea (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 71-13-0; Luke Hancock (Sensas A4) 70-0-0; R. Rock (Vespe Army) 62-0-0. Silvers: Roland Lucas (Bait Tech Viaduct) 30-1-0.

Barns WL, Mid Cornwall Fishery, Summercourt. Sun, 14. Tony Williams (Burt Baits) 39-7-0, carp on pole and feeder with pellet, peg 1 Neils; Roy Booth (Barns) 34-10-0; Mike Ashcroft (Barns) 30-0-0; Mick Walsh (Gwinear) 23-1-0; Keith Rowlandson (Barns) 22-2-0.

BK Fisheries, St. Erth, Cornwall. Sun, 6, Bill’s Pool. Ade Holland (BK Fisheries) 25-8-0, roach, poled maggot up in water, peg 2; S. Bratt (BK Fisheries) 20-8-0.

Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex .Tues, 19. Trevor Hayden (Matchpack) 138-0-0, Wood Lake peg 36; Frank Thomas (Browning Wickford) 131-8-0; Pete Steward (Browning Wickford) 130-8-0; Gary Bell (Lakelands) 125-0-0; Cliff Adams(Browning Wickford) 120-0-0.

Essex Veterans, Lakeland Fishery, Witham, Essex. Wed, 15. Ted Ward (Cariers) 38-0-0, mainly carp, poled pellet, Front Lake; Dennis Paine (Wass Tackle) 22-0-0; John Sycamore (Braintree) 19-12-0; Maurice Southall (Cariers) 19-4-0.

Framfield Park, Brookhouse Lake, Sussex. Wed, 20. Antonio Poynter (Faulkners) 81-11-0, carp to 10 lb, pellet and corn close in; Lee Perry (Carpshop) 77-5-0; Mark Parrett (Carpshop) 68-11-0; Nigel Greenwood (Isfield) 55-14-0; Bob Anscombe (Sonubaits Passies) 37-0-0.

Gillingham AA Juniors. Dorset Stour, Stour Provost. Sat, 6. Ryan Keirnan 2-14-0, two chub plus roach, float and maggot, peg 10; Dan Ponting 1-6-0; Jacob Pope 1-2-0.

Godalming, Marsh Farm, Surrey. Wed, 6. Gareth Philips (Guildford AC) 17-11-0, tench, poled casters.

Gold Valley, Ash, Hants. Wed, 14, over-50s, Syndicate Lake. Mike Halstead (Bracknell Herons) 79-0-0, carp; method feeder, maggots; Geb Cooper (Guildford AC) 34-0-0; Barry Diamond (Basingstoke) 31-10-0. Sat, 24, Syndicate. Will Raison (Daiwa Old Ghost) 89-8-0, carp, bomb, Old Ghost meat; Paul Holland (Preston Innovations) 68-6-0; Perry Stone (Yorkshire Baits) 61-14-0; Andy Leith (Farnborough) 39-10-0.

Gwinear. Newquay, Cornwall. Sun, 12. Harry Billing (Garbolino) 52-0-0, F1’s and odd carp on poled pellet, peg 3 Phase 1; Chris Hancock (Sensas/Gwinear) 48-10-0; Pete Byrne (Gwinear) 38-2-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 26-0-0.

Mid Cornwall Fishery. Summercourt, Cornwall. Thurs, 12. Joans lake. Harry Billing (Garbolino) 32-10-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 16; Roy Booth (Barns) 25-0-0; Alan Brown (Barns) 24-13-0; Andy Dare (Garbolino Bolingey) 22-2-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 17-7-0.

Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Wed, 15, Lake Two. Barry Upperton (Meatbashers) 76-14-0, barbel and carp, short poled meat, peg 47; Jordan Bryan (Maver Cardinals) 74-12-0; Nick Delahay (Nick’s Tackle) 71-2-0; Jay Lay (Maver Cardinals) 65-2-0. Sat, 18, Lake One, 18. Mike McMillan (Preston Innovations Delcac) 78-4-0, carp and silvers, long pole with maggot and pellet, peg 23; Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations Delcac) 78-2-0; Jordan Bryan (Maver Cardinals) 76-12-0; John Larraman (Preston Innovations Delcac) 76-8-0; Sean Clifford (Preston Innovations Delcac) 69-4-0

More House Farm, Surrey. Sat, 12. Stuart Williamson (MHFF) 69-1-0, carp, corn and meat over pellet; Robert Harman (MHFF) 45-8-0; Ray Head (Leatherhead) 31-6-0; Charles Luvoski (MHFF) 31-4-0.

NG Floats Silverfish Series, Chequertree Fishery, Bethersden, Kent. Sun, 15. Martin Charnock (Carpshop) 51-9-0, 600 small fish, whip and maggot; Dennis Price (Maidstone Angling Centre) 42-1-0; Bill Postlethwaite (Matrix Invicta) 35-6-0; Derek Willis (Iden Wood Fishery) 34-7-0.

Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Wed, 26. Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 86-8-0, carp to 10 lb, bread tight to far bank, Snake peg 11; Mick Waghorn (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 53-2-0; Mo Brown (Bowlers) 52-8-0; Dennis Lipscombe (Oakwood) 47-4-0.
Royal Oak WL. River Isle, Somerset. Sun, 6. Bruce Hunt (Tiverton) 19-4-0, roach, stick float and maggot, peg 128; Steve Parker (Ilminster) 8-9-0; Jamie Rich (Against Men and Fish) 6-8-0.

Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 25. Steve Copping (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 100-4-0, dead maggot on bomb, Horseshoe peg 14; Geoff Foreman (Matchpack) 94-12-0; Dave Harold (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 91-0-0; George Manoli (Bowlers) 82-10-0; Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 79-0-0; Mick Hood(Bowlers) 78-4-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 18, over-50s, Middle Lake. Simon Duke (Byfleet Apollo) 17-8-0, carp, poled maggot; John Ward (Willow Park) 9-0-0; Rod Carroll (Farnham AS) 8-0-0. Fri, 15, over-50s WL, Small Lake.Tony Frost (Colmic Apollo) 41-15-0, carp, poled pellets; Dave Green (Bracknell Herons) 20-8-0; Graham Scott (Willow Park) 19-15-0. League: Eddy Rippon 5pts. Sat, 8, Middle Lake. Ade Blackwell (Willow Park) 36-0-0, carp, poled pellets.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun, 19, Old Snake Lake. Tony Guillan (Wylands) 64-8-0, all carp, pole with maggot and corn, peg 15; Pat Helder (Wylands) 37-8-0; Anthony Page (Wylands) 34-8-0; John Oliver (Wylands) 32-2-0; Lew Nightingale (Wylands) 28-8-0.




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