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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers




* Alders Farm WL, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sun, 40, Ash and Pines lakes. Ricky Quick (Chiltern Baits) 373-15-0, carp to 12 lb, top two and pellet, Ash peg 7; Martin Green (GOT Baits Black) 291-4-0; Gary Thorpe (GOT Baits Black) 279-3-0; George Kay (Vauxhall) 255-10-0; Steve Potter (Potter’s Wizards) 231-6-0; Derek Smith (Middy) 222-9-0. Teams: GOT Baits Black 34; Chiltern Baits 30; Middy 27.

* Angling Direct Essex Silvers WL, Blind Lane Lakes, Stock, Essex. Sun, 40. Chris Sale (Bills Tackle Black) 29-3-0, all roach, 5m whip with small waggler & maggot 2ft deep; Danny Mason (Bills Tackle Black) 28-11-0; Andy Barrow (Bardag) 26-14-0; Mick Vincent (JP Tackle) 26-13-0; Keith Gooderam (Browning Wickford) 24-4-0; Mark Campion (Purple Patch) 22-9-0. Teams: Bills Tackle Black 38; Browning Wickford 27; Bardag & Purple Patch both 26; Bills Tackle White 24; JP Tackle 23.

* Avon Valley WL practise, Wey Navigation, White Hart, Surrey. Sun, 60. Ollie Tilley (Arun Angling) 10-2-0; two bream plus numerous roach; pole, casters and worms; Dominic Allen (Tubertini Apollo) 7-0-0; Simon Kiefer (Milo Bordon) 6-11-0; Brett Cooper (Shakespeare Hansfords) 6-10-8; Graham Tappenden (Shakespeare Hansfords) 6-8-0.

* Gillingham AA, Dorset Stour, deep water, high bridge and Rectory Straight lengths. Sun, 31. Jason Randall (Garbolino BVMG) and Rich Fripp (Blandford Buccaneers) both 7-12-0, Randall a 4 lb bream plus roach from Rectory peg 8, Fripp roach on stick float from high bridge peg 15; Mike Trevis (Gillingham AA) 7-4-0; Rob Manns (Wilts AC) 6-10-8; Paul Henson (Thatchers MG) 6-9-0; Kev Harvey (Gillingham AA) 5-8-0.

* Kent League, Frant Lakes, nr Tunbridge Wells. Sun, 41. Robbie Williams (Sensas South East) 230-12-0, carp, meat down edge, Horseshoe Lake; Martin Trice(Sensas South East) 96-1-0; Dennis Price (Sport One) 68-14-0; Barry Williamson (Riverside) 68-6-0; Graham Clifford (Maver Cardinals Red) and Craig Palmer (Maver Cardinals Black) 62-10-0. Teams: Sensas South East 35; Preston Innovations Delcac and Sport One both 24; Maver Cardinals Black 21; Riverside and Advanced Pole Repairs both 20; Maver Cardinals Red 19. League: Sensas South East 162; Preston Innovations Delcac 133; Maver Cardinals Red 128; Advanced Pole Repairs 125; Maver Cardinals Black 120; Sport One 99; Riverside 60.

* Oakwood Angling, Grand Union Canal, Globe, Leighton Buzzard. Sun, 37. Paul Abbott (Garbolino Black Horse) 26-14-0, a 14 lb carp plus skimmers and perch, poled chopped worms; Keithy Austin (Maver Image) 22-15-0; Pete Vasey (Maver Image) 19-14-0; Butch Murphy (Sensas Oakwood) 15-4-0; Graham West (Garbolino Black Horse) 14-12-0.

* Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Sun, 46. Geoff Woods (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 103-14-0, carp to 8 lb, meat at 6/7m & maggot in margins, Snake peg 81; Alan Tuck (Daiwa Angling Direct Suffolk) 72-6-0; Graham Dack (Middy) 68-8-0; Martin Armfield (Bowlers) 64-4-0; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 62-10-0; Mo Brown (Bowlers) 59-8-0.

* Sid Roberts Memorial, Fennes Fisheries, Braintree. Sun, 41. Gavin Bridge (Cariers) 93-0-0, carp, Method feedered 8mm hard pellet, peg 5 Ash Grounds Lake; Dave Perry (Luton) 83-10-0; Dickie Carr (Drennan) 61-12-0; Bob Jarvis (Fennes) 50-0-0; Tim Sage (Earls Colne) 49-12-0; Steve Joslin (Earls Colne) 48-8-0.

* South West WL, Bristol Avon, Crane, Swinford and Jack Whites lengths. Sun, 50. Gerry Pocock (Amalgamation) 24-9-0, bream and roach, groundbait feeder, worm and maggot, Ash Tip field; Steve Priddle (Sensas Thyers) 20-12-0; Mark Broomsgrove (Sensas Thyers) 20-7-0; Shane Caswell (Amalgamation) 19-15-0; Sean Townsend (Maver Bathampton) 13-3-0. Teams: Maver Bathampton 34.5; Preston Innovations Thatchers 34; Amalgamation 30.5; Sensas Thyers 29. League: Maver Bathampton 3; Preston Innovations Thatchers 6; Sensas Thyers 10; Wilts AC and Amalgamation both 15.

* Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 30. Alec Roberts (Middy Lake John) 234-8-0, pellet at 5mtrs & meat in margins, Horseshoe peg 44; Graham Dack (Middy) 178-6-0; Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 174-2-0; Nick Darke (Got Baits) 153-4-0; Steve Copping (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 146-0-0; Mark Brown (Debden) 138-6-0. 13 anglers topped 100 lb.
* Upper Thames WL practice, Kennet and Avon Canal, Seend Park to Semington, Wilts. Sun, 48. Kev Abigail (Garbolino Blackmoor Vale) 19-12-0, skimmers, poled  maggot; Mick Nowicki (Garbolino Blackmoor Vale) 17-11-0; Neil Richards (Daiwa Gordon League) 13-2-0; Derek Jarman (Maver Lobby’s) 10-14-0; Alan Brown (Talisman) 9-14-0; Kevin Rowles (Devizes MG) 7-1-0.



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Smaller fishing match results

Avon Angling, Acorn Fishery, Somerset. Wed, 13. Mike Nicholls (Silverfox) 100-5-0, 25 carp plus 6 lb of silvers, poled caster and pellet, peg 9; Matt Tomes (MFS) 97-8-0; Harry Muir (Bristol) 92-1-0; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 85-5-0; Adrian Clark (Avon Angling) 69-12-0; Phil Harding (Avon Angling) 58-8-0. Silvers: Ziggy Slowinski (Avon Angling) 20-0-0.

Bait-Tech Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Thurs, 17, Campbell and Cary lakes. Dave Romain (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 202-3-0, carp on pole with pellet, peg 116 Campbell; Mark Wynne (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 167-14-0; Dan White (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 160-11-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) and Darren North (Bait-Tech Viaduct) both 154-4-0; Jamie Bowden (Swindon) 129-8-0. Silvers: Steve Crowford (Weymouth) 21-10-0. Sat, 18. Cary. Roland Lucas (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 219-11-0, carp to 20 lb, poled meat down edge, peg 102; Phil Cardwell (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 176-9-0; Steve Denmead (Keyford) 144-12-0; Terry Lenny (Sillybait) 101-4-0. Silvers: Gary O’Shea (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 34-0-0.

Bake Boys WL, Milemead, Tavistock, Devon. Sun, 17, Match lake. Jay Chapman (Bake Boys) 106-6-0, 30 carp to 8lb on pole shallow and corn in the margins, peg 12; John Howie (Bake Boys) 86-3-0; Ellis Trinder (Fishing Mayhem) 78-10-0; Paul Chapman (Bake Boys) 76-8-0; Barry Westley (Bake Boys) 55-1-0.

Bathampton AA, Hunstrete Fishery, Somerset. Thurs, 26, over-55s/disabled, Withy Lake. Martin Alexander (Bristol) 52-1-0, carp, poled maggot, peg 35; Ray Bazeley (Bristol) 29-4-0; Alan Jones (Bristol) 26-12-0; Rich Coles (Bridgwater) 26-2-0; Andy Shields (Midsomer Norton) and Mike Nicholls (Silverfox) both 23-3-0. Silvers: Andy Smith (Bristol) 13-0-0.

BK Fisheries, St. Erth, Cornwall, Sun, 8, Bill’s Pool. Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 42-5-0, carp to 9 lb and silvers, poled paste and corn in margins, peg 6; Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) 31-4-0; Boz Phillips (BK Fisheries) 27-5-0.

Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Tues, 23. Gary Ford (Colemans Bait & Tackle) 123-8-0, peg 38 Wood Lake;   Chris Kelly (Sensas) 122-0-0; Rav Pisano (Galleywood) 120-0-0; Gavin Bridge (Cariers) 106-0-0.
Dynamite Oakfield, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sat, 20, Red Kite & Swallow lakes. Mark Sawyer (Bauer) 80-5-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet, Swallow peg 20; Tom Michaels (Dynamite Oakfield) 76-1-0; Josh Blavins (GOT Baits) 66-10-0; Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 66-4-0.

Essex Vets, Fennes Fishery, Braintree. Wed, 15. Ralph Larkin (Colchester APS) 42-8-0, carp to 14lb, bream & perch poled meat, Hobbs Croft Lake; Liz Larkin (Colchester APS) 20-4-0; Tony Cheeseman (Colmic) 14-0-0; John Sycamore (Braintree) 13-0-0.

Framfield Park, Sussex. Wed, 20, Spring Lake. Keith Harper (Rudgwick) 216-8-0, carp to 8 lb, corn and pellet down edge, peg 52; Bruce Scott (Hemmings Tackle) 184-6-0; Nobby Whiting (Hemmings Tackle) 176-5-0; Paul Mottram (Hemmings Tackle) 163-13-0; John Mott (Framfield) 161-12-0; Roy Liddle (Wylands) 121-15-0.

Garbolino Bolingey, White Acres residents. Fri, 15. Keiron Wood 100-0-0, carp on method feeder, peg 10; Chirs Kitchen 82-2-0; Andy Griffin 81-8-0.

Godalming, Marsh Farm, Surrey. Wed, 10. Ian Dixon (Milo Bordon) 55-0-0; tench; skimmers; pole; pellets; worms; Nobby Cooper (Apollo) 25-1-0; Brian Ward (Apollo) 20-8-0.

Guildford Angling Centre, Furnace Lakes, Surrey. Wed, 20, silvers-only, Skimmer Lake. Giovanni Barbato (Guildford Angling Centre) 48-11-0, skimmers, long pole, pellets and groundbait; Stevie Gardener (Milo) 48-1-0; Graham Marshall (Passies) 44-10-0; Gareth Phillips (Guildford Angling Centre) 35-6-0; Terry Harrison (Daiwa Dorking) 30-6-0. Sun, 25, Winter League, Miltons Lake, Old Bury Hill, Dorking, Surrey. Dan Cooper (Guildford Angling Centre) 37-15-0, tench and bream, long pole, pellets and groundbait; Swifty (Team Mercedes) 37-5-0; Stevie Gardener (Milo31-9-0; Luke Sheriff (Guildford Angling Centre) 24-2-0; Tony Corpes (Guildford Angling Centre) 22-9-0.

Gwinear, Newquay, Cornwall. Sun, 7. Harry Billing (Garbolino) 99-14-0, carp on pole and feeder, peg 47 Phase 2; Andy Partridge (Spro) 92-10-0.

Ivy House, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wilts. Tues, 15. Paul Ogbourne (New Century) 53-12-0, carp, short poled pellet, peg 14 Match Lake; Gary Dennis (Ivy House) 37-0-0; Mark Ogbourne (New Century) 35-12-0. Sat, 19. Geoff Fox (Ivy House) 55-15-0, four carp to 15 lb 4 oz plus two bream, short poled pellet, peg 12; Chris Davis (Avon Angling) 55-2-0; Matt Silvester (New Century) 43-4-0; Joe Thompson (Ivy House) 41-14-0. Silvers: Chris Davis 18-10-0. Sun, 10. Paul Dressler (Ivy House) 54-7-0, seven carp, pellet, 12m and margins, peg 24; Dick Young (Ivy House) 54-4-0; Jerry Cambridge (Ivy House) 34-12-0.

Marazion AC, Oakside Fishery, Cornwall. Sun, 6. Ian Johnson (Marazion AC) 17-0-0, bream and silvers on pole and maggot, peg 13; Barry Little (Marazion AC) 16-1-0.

Mid-Cornwall Fishery, Summercourt. Wed, 6. Pete Bennett (White Acres) 94-9-0, carp, pole and feedered pellet, peg 7 Neil’s; M. Crowder (White Acres) 53-6-0. Thurs, 7. Pete Bennett (White Acres) 57-9-0, peg 14; Alan Wright (White Acres) 37-4-0. Sun, 9. Mick Walsh (Gwinear) 30-14-0, carp, pole and feedered pellet, peg 4; Dave Hodge (Barns) 24-13-0; Sean Drinkwater (Barns) 21-9-0.

Milemead WL, Tavistock, Devon. Sun, 18. Sam Powell (Tackle Trader) 113-1-0, 55 lb of bream plus carp to 10 lb, waggler and corn; Mark Layzell (Gwinear) 104-4-0; Mark Cullerton (Milemead) 97-11-0; Andy Dare (Garbolino Bolingey) 90-11-0.

Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Sat, 18, Lake Three. Len Goodwin (Medway Tackle) 154-5-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 113; Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations Delcac) 127-14-0; Jim McDowell (Monk Lakes) 112-14-0; Bruce Welfare (Bowlers) 107-10-0; Jim Sene (Maver Cardinals) 104-4-0; John Clark (Sonubaits Passies) 85-13-0.

Oxford WL practise, River Thames, Radley, Oxon. Sun, 28. Darren Wright (Sensas A4) 23-10-0, roach, poled casters; Nigel Bearman (Sensas A4) 21-3-0; Martin Kirk (Sensas A4) 21-0-0; John Beesley (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 19-12-0; Richard Rosinski (Sensas A4) 19-4-0.

Shiplate Farm, Weston Super Mare, Somerset. Sun, 20. Dean Malin (Dynamite Baits) 73-4-0, carp, poled maggot and corn, peg 1 Main Lake; Brian Shanks (Avon Angling) 69-2-0; Alan Hembrow (Shiplate) 61-10-0; Steve Howell (Shiplate) 58-0-0; Paul Chapman (Shiplate) 53-8-0. Silvers: Ray Cooper (Bristol) 21-3-0.

V.E.S Precision League, Taunton-Bridgwater Canal, Ilminster. Sun, 8. Graham Field (Taunton) 4-9-0, one decent tench plus skimmers, peg 1; Jamie Rich (Against Men and Fish/Burt Baits) 4-6-0; Justin Charles (Ilminster) 4-3-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 17, over-50s. Ian Turner (Farnham AS) 34-12-0, carp, pole, chop and caster; Simon Duke (Apollo Marsh Farm) 29-4-0; Chris Love (Willow Park) 21-12-0.

Sat, 24, Winter Lg. round two. Jamie Burt (Middlesex MG) 92-6-0, carp, wagglered pellets; Russ Grimes (Milo Bordon) 82-6-0; Mark Burroughs (Willow Park) 55-0-0; Alex King (Milo Bordon Youth) 51-10-0; Dougie Graves (Willow Park) 51-0-0. Teams: Milo Bordon Youth 20; Section 8 18; Middlesex MG 14. League: Milo Bordon Youth 40; Middlesex MG 31; Willow Black 28.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun, 18, Old Snake Lake. Rob Ware (Wylands) 69-4-0, carp, pole and paste; Mick Wells (Sensas South East) 64-0-0; Richard Lovewell (Wylands) 55-4-0; Tim Relf (Clive Vale) 47-6-0; Carlton Easter (Iden Wood Fishery) 46-2-0; Ernie Rogers (Wylands) 43-0-0.




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