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* Colchester APS Charity Teams, Prestons Lake, Pebmarsh, Suffolk. BH Mon, 36. Martin Burt (Paxmans) 35-5-0, bream & skimmers, crumb feedered worm, peg 42; Geoff Foreman (Stebbo’s) 31-10-0;Chris Dyall (Chelmsford) 23-3-0; Brian Blackie (Chelmsford) 22-9-0; Pete Sargent (Colchester APS) 21-7-0; Mick Turner (Colchester APS) 20-14-0. Teams: Stebbo’s 31; Carpet Baggers 24; Colchester APS 23. £280 raised for Colchester St. Helena Hospice.

* Kent League, Bough Beech Reservoir, Kent. Sun, 42. Steve Palmer (Maver Cardinals Black) 55-7-0, bream, feeder with worm, maggot, corn and boilies, yacht club bank; Sean Clifford (Preston Innovations Delcac) 51-2-0; Ian Germaney (Maver Cardinals Black) 47-7-0; Fred Brown (Sensas South East) 38-12-0; Ivan Jacob (Maver Cardinals Red) 38-8-0; Kevin Pack (Maidstone Angling Centre) 34-4-0. Teams: Maver Cardinals Black 33; Preston Innovations Delcac 31; Maidstone Angling Centre and Sensas South East both 27; Maver Cardinals Red 24; Advanced Pole Repairs 16. League: Sensas South East 97; Maver Cardinals Red 83; Preston Innovations Delcac 79; Advanced Pole Repairs 77; Maver Cardinals Black 70; Maidstone Angling Centre 55.

* Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Sun, 47. Steve James (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 158-12-0, carp to 15 lb, long poled meat over groundbait, Snake peg 29; Mo Brown (Bowlers) 134-3-0; Mick Hood (Bowlers) 115-8-0; Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 112-12-0; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 89-12-0; Dean Swift (Matrix Sonubaits) 89-2-0. BH Mon, 35. Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 225-15-0, carp to 8 lb, banded pellet shallow then corn and paste in margins, Snake peg 10; Mark Brown (Debden) 192-0-0; Graham Dack (Middy) 175-14-0; Jim Collins ( Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 169-14-0; Jason Collins (Browning Wickford) 161-6-0; Dave Harold (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 156-12-0.

* Oxford and District Mayor’s Cup, River Thames, Abingdon. Sun, 40. Tom Hobbs (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 21-9-0, perch, poled chopped worms; John Beesley (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 19-14-0; Gary Pook (Daiwa Dorking) 19-1-0; Bobby Stewart (Isis Oxford) 17-10-0; Dave Kirk (Isis Oxford) 16-8-0; Mick Bradley (Turner’s) 16-4-0.

* Southern Canal League, Grand Union Canal, Manor Fields, Bucks. Sun, 84. Andy Curle (Garbolino Black Horse) 19-14-0, roach, poled pinkie and squatt; Tom Webster (Team Raiders) 19-10-0; James Meade (Maver Milton Keynes) 14-2-0; Mick Nowicki (Team Raiders) 13-1-0; John Wright (Old Boys) 11-2-0; Dave Flanagan (Team Raiders) 10-8-0. Teams: Garbolino Black Horse 67; Gone Fishing 60; Maver Image 54. Final League: Gone Fishing 368; Garbolino Black Horse 353; Sensas Oakwood 300; Maver Milton Keynes 294; Maver Image 293. Individual: Jack Jones (Gone Fishing) 77.

* South West Super League, Bristol Avon, Newbridge and Rotork. Sun, 72. Dave Micklethwaite (Daiwa Gordon League) 16-10-0, roach, poled hemp, peg 2 Rotork; Mick Berntsen (Garbolino BVMG) 15-10-0; Dean Bryan (Maver Lobby’s) 15-8-0; Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 11-6-0; Tim ‘Clucker’ Ford (Preston Innovations Thatchers) and Steve Long (Garbolino BVMG) both 10-13-0. Teams: Daiwa Gordon League 72; Preston Innovations Thatchers 59.5; Maver Lobbys 46; Garbolino BVMG 40.5. Final League: Daiwa Gordon League 318.5; Preston Innovations Thatchers 288; Sensas Thyers 266.5; Maver Lobbys 258; Maver Cadbury Angling 244; Garbolino BVMG 242.5; Maver Bathampton 188; Wiltshire AC 174; Nomads 155.5. Individual: Steve Long (Garbolino BVMG) 49.5.

* Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 30. Bruce Welfare (Bowlers) 185-2-0, carp, maggot & pellet in margins, Horseshoe peg 54; Alan Kuzas (Tylers Common) 175-8-0; Alec Roberts (Middy/Lake John) 149-12-0; Lee Edwards (Bowlers) 149-0-0; Steve James (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 145-8-0; Nick Darke (Got Baits) 140-12-0.


Results of smaller matches and midweekers

Back Arun, Arundel, West Sussex. Sun, 22. Mick Pranskuss (Back Arun) 61-0-0, carp, poled maggot and meat, Match Lake peg 9; Dave Steer (MBK) 45-4-0; Steve Williamson 33-4-0; Alex Bicknall 31-8-0 (both Back Arun); Kevin Parker (Apollo) 28-8-0.

Bait-Tech Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Wed, 15, Campbell Lake. Lewis Greenwood-King (Bait-Tech Viaduct Juniors) 290-9-0, carp, long poled pellet in margins, peg 119; Dan White (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 247-1-0; Mash Masheder (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 227-14-0; Paul Greenwood (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 195-12-0. Silvers: Martin Preston (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 24-12-0. Thurs, 39, Campbell and Cary. Phil Canning (Birmingham) 226-8-0, carp, bomb and pellet, peg 98 Cary; Mark Cullerton (Milemead) 181-12-0; Chris Rolfe (Portishead) 153-12-0; Paul Stevens (Birmingham) 150-11-0; Steve Denmead (Keyfords) 149-6-0; Mash Masheder (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 144-6-0. Silvers: Roger Russell (Tackle UK) 27-11-0. Sat, 15, Cary. Mark Illingworth (Eastleigh) 235-5-0, carp to 15 lb, poled pellet, peg 80; Mark Wynne (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 206-10-0; Roy Worth (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 179-3-0; Paul Homewood (Sedges) 141-0-0. Silvers: John Green (Thatchers) 43-1-0.

Bathampton AA Over 55s/Disabled, Hunstrete Fishery, Somerset. Thurs, 27, Bridge Pool. Rich Coles (Bridgwater) 138-0-0, carp to 14 lb, poled paste, peg 24; Ray Bazeley (Topline Tours) 87-7-0; John Smith (Bristol) 72-8-0; Mike Jones (Claverham) 72-0-0. Silvers: Charlie Barnes (Thatchers) 28-2-0.

BK Fisheries, St. Erth, Cornwall, Sun, 12, Bill’s Pool, silver fish only. Graham West (Garbolino Black Horse) 18-10-0, roach to 1 lb, poled caster, peg 1; Bill Knott (BK Fisheries) 16-2-0; Sam Bawden (BK Fisheries) 15-8-0.

Bough Beech, Kent. Wed, 12. Jay Lay (Maver Cardinals) 30-15-0, roach, maggot over hemp, end peg on dam; Kevin Pack (Milo Bordon) 26-14-0; Fred Brown (Sensas South East) 25-10-0; Tony Bartholomew (Anchor Croydon) 25-2-0.

Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Tues, 30. Jeff Church (Angling Direct Matchpack) 145-0-0, carp, paste in margins, Wood lake peg 39; Pete Steward (Browning Wickford) 142-0-0; Rav Pisano (Galleywood) 139-0-0; Mark Brown (Debden) 137-0-0; Tony Lee (DH Floats) 133-0-0; Andy Leroy (Colemans) 131-0-0.

Dynamite Oakfield, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sat, 12, Red Kite and Swallow. Lee Ripper (GOT Baits) 191-2-0, carp to 6 lb, poled maggot with Stinky Stuff down edge, Swallow 2; Pate Allen (Dynamite Oakfield) 137-4-0; Anthony Flint (Dynamite Oakfield) 131-4-0; Ivan Graham (J & K Tackle) 129-15-0; Andrew Quarmby (Middy Match Legends) 119-9-0.

Framfield, Sussex. Wed, 22. Nobby Whiting (Hemmings Tackle) 180-3-0, carp to 10 lb, maggot, corn and pellet at 6m and down edge, Brookhouse Lake peg 7; Paul Lawton (Framfield) 163-9-0; Alistair Harvey (Marukyu) 144-9-0; T. Harper (Rudgewick) 140-12-0; Bob Hanscombe (Sonubaits Passies) 109-4-0.

Garbolino Bolingey, Cornwall. Fri, 15, White Acres residents. Ian Hudson (Maver Cadbury Angling) 200-8-0, carp, pellet feeder, peg 18; Andy Burrows 170-2-0; Liam O’Donoghue 159-6-0.

Godalming, Marsh Farm, Surrey. Wed, 14.Nick Stunt (Apollo) 53-8-0, tench, poled pellets; Gareth Phillips (Godalming) 52-4-0; Ian Dixon (Milo Bordon) 49-5-0.

Gwinear Two Day Festival, Cornwall. Sat, 14. John Dudley (Woodhouse Grange) 64-10-0, carp, poled corn in margins, peg 21; Chas Ward (Gwinear) 58-4-0; Chris Davis (Bristol) 45-15-0. Sun, 14. Andy Partridge (Spro) 70-12-0, carp, poled corn, peg 31; Neil Hurst (Ackworth) 63-4-0; Steve Prowse (White Acres) 52-14-0. Overall: John Dudley 3; Andy Partridge 4 (108-6-0); Neil Hurst 4 (104-6-0).

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Ivy House, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wilts. Tues, 15. Mick Robbins (Ivy House) 75-12-0, carp and silvers, feedered pellet, peg 41; Paul Ogbourne (New Century) 62-8-0; Robin Cope (Royal Wootton Bassett AC) 61-4-0. Tues pm, 6. Ian Millichip (Ivy House) 75-14-0, carp, poled pellet in margins, peg 7. Sat, 16. Andy Lord (Glenfall AC) 66-0-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet in margins, peg 43; Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 55-10-0; Ian Millichip (Ivy House) 47-11-0. Silvers: Dick Young (Ivy House) 29-10-0. Sun, 16. Ryan Shipp (Westerleigh) 142-6-0, carp, corn over groundbait in margins, peg 8; Alan Smith (New Century) 89-0-0; Dick Young (New Century) 75-4-0; Jerry Cambridge (New Century) 64-12-0. BH Mon, 18. Ryan Shipp (Westerleigh) 98-12-0, carp, poled caster in margins, peg 13; Vince Shipp (Westerleigh) 91-2-0; Paul Connor (Ivy House) 82-1-0. Silvers: Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 23-6-0.

KC Angling, River Thames, Molesey, Middx. Mon, 13. Mark Lynsey (KC Angling) 7-7-0, roach and dace, poled maggots; Simon Duke (Apollo) 6-2-0; Andy Rogers (Guildford AC) 6-2-0.

Kingston Rodbenders Ray Mumford Memorial, River Thames, Kingston, Middx. Thurs, 18. Darren Carter (Surbiton Angling) 79-1-0, bream, feedered maggots; John Colvin (KC Angling) 58-5-0; Andy Love (Love Machine) 27-4-0; Ron Poole (KC Angling) 19-3-0; Ian Wetherall (Surbiton Angling) 15-8-0.

Marazion AC, St Erth Pool, Cornwall. Wed eve, 6. Barry Little (Marazion) 9-12-0, two carp, wagglered corn, peg 21. Final League: Todd Wright 25 (78-4-0); Barry Little 25 (60-5-0).

MBK Leisures, Coloured Ponds, Rake, Sussex. Thurs, 6. John Alexander (Grant Baits) 53-12-0, carp, poled pellet; Tom Arnot (Milo Bordon) 40-10-0.

Mid Cornwall Fishery, Summercourt. Thurs, 10, Neil’s Lake. Andy Dare (Garbolino Bolingey) 71-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 7; Tom Peters (Daiwa Angling Direct) 52-1-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 51-12-0. Sun, 12, Joan’s. Denny Prout (Barns) 59-12-0, carp, poled corn, peg 6; Gordon Maeers (Barns) 40-7-0; Mick Heacock (Barns) 35-14-0.

Sonubaits Passies, Lancing, West Sussex. 20. Ollie Tilley (Fox Match) 107-11-0, carp, pole and paste, Match Lake peg 39; Steve Turner (Sonubaits Passies) 103-8-0; Anthony Parker 91-8-0; John Clarke 73-12-0 (both Apollo); Lee Perry (Sonubaits Passies) 59-10-0.

White Acres, Newquay, Cornwall. Mon, 25, Twin Oaks. Dan Simper (Bag’em) 138-10-0, carp, method feeder and corn in margins, peg 8; Simon Watson (Summerhayes) 134-0-0; Jack Heath (Stoke) 133-0-0; Dave Heaton (Harrys Tackle) 110-0-0. Wed, 28, Twin Oaks. Louise Brittle (Tardis Tackle) 130-15-0, carp, poled worm and maggot in margins, peg 17; Josh Scarrott (Upton) 99-15-0; Andrew Sunley (Manchester) 71-5-0; Scott Cousins (Somerset Majik) 69-0-0. Thurs, 65, Marukyu Rover, all lakes. Ian Hudson (Maver Cadbury Angling) 166-13-0, carp, long poled pellet, peg 45 Pollawyn; Simon Watson (Summerhayes) 151-4-0; Kev Hale (Tardis) 145-9-0; Dan Simper (Bag’em) 136-4-0; Keith Pentland (Darlington) 135-6-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 19, over-50s, Small Lake. Danny Edwards (AEC) 49-12-0, carp, poled paste; Eddy Rippon (Willow Park) 38-8-0; Gary Clifford (Willow Park) 33-8-0. Sat, 11, Middle Lake. Tom Morretti (Matrix) 35-2-0, carp and bream, poled pellets; Chris Love (Willow Park) 33-4-0; John Ward (Willow Park) 28-12-0.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun, 13. Anthony Ellis (Wylands) 105-4-0, carp, Old Snake Lake; Mick Wells (Sensas South East) 81-2-0; Tony Guillan 71-4-0; John Walton 62-4-0; Rob Ware 54-8-0 (all Wylands). BH Mon, 20. Jonathan Watt (Southern Angler) 141-8-0; Paul Lawton (Marukyu) 112-4-0; Pete Grounds (Banstead) 69-0-0; Pat Helder (Wylands) 84-4-0; Steve Groiunds (unattached) 69-0-0; Rob Ware (Wylands) 67-6-0.



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