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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers

* Aldershot WL, Gold Valley, Ash, Hants. Sun, 70. Lynas Neale (Gold Valley) 87-12-0, carp, bomb and corn; Mick Hughes (Springlakes) 73-14-0; Miles Levy (Preston Innovations Delcac) 58-0-0; John Light (Gold Valley) 56-2-0; Simon Wilsmore (Daiwa Dorking) 52-0-0; Rob Harvey (Farnborough) 46-14-0. Silverfish: Paul Holland (Daiwa Dorking) 28-0-0. Teams: Daiwa Dorking 59; Gold Valley 48; Farnborough 36; Preston Innovations Delcac 35. League: Daiwa Dorking 9; Preston Innovations Delcac 10; Gold Valley 17.

* Angling Direct Essex WL, Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sun, 39. Rob Durrant (Matchpack) 170-5-0, carp galore, red maggot, 14.5m, Horseshoe Lake undisclosed peg; Graham Childs (Does Angling) 137-0-0; Steve Barnett (Spectrum) 105-0-0; Pat Pike (The Faces) 88-1-0; Colin Darren (Bardag) 83-4-0; Chris Sale (Bills Tackle Black) 80-12-0. Teams: Matchpack 34; Spectrum 33; Bardag 25; Bills Tackle Black and Bills Tackle White both 24; Browning Wickford 23. Final League: Bills Tackle Black 119; Browning Wickford 108; Bills Tackle White 100; Bardag 99; Matchpack 93; Spectrum 80; Purple Patch 79; JP Tackle 77; Does Angling 69; The Faces 55. Individual: Danny Mason (Bills Tackle Black) 35; Reece Hearn (Bills Tackle White) 34.
* Kent WL Practice, Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Sun, 48, Lakes 1/2/3. Maurice Leask (Anchor Croydon) 97-8-0, carp, maggot, pole and feeder, drawn on Lake 3; Paul Udell (Maver Cardinals) 87-12-0; Nigel Stanley (Maver Cardinals) 71-4-0; Barry Ledger (Monks MG) 69-12-0; Fred Brown (Sensas SE) 67-4-0; Richard Hall (Sensas SE) 63-12-0.

* Oakwood Angling, Grand Union Canal, Milton Keynes. Sun, 30. Andy Mead (Maver Image) 8-8-0, roach and perch, poled bloodworm and joker; Graham West (Garbolino Black Horse) 8-2-0; Bill Mariner (Sensas Oakwood) 8-0-0; Gordon Curl (Sensas Oakwood) 8-0-0; Steve Joy (Maver Image) 8-0-0.

* Ockendon Bait and Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Sun, 48. Ian Hutchinson (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 185-6-0, carp to 6 lb, maggot, 11m, peg 10; Richard Thomas (Bowlers) 97-14-0; Ian Nash (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 85-0-0; Tony Todd (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 78-2-0; Martin Andrews (S and J Worms) 68-0-0; Tony Smith (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 61-0-0.
* Old Ghost Teams, Gold Valley, Ash, Hants. Sat, 36. Charlie Dalton (Springlakes) 116-1-0, carp, bomb and corn; Terry Harrison (Daiwa Dorking) 103-4-0; Jeb Attwood (Springlakes) 73-6-0; Simon Kiefer (BBC Elstead Forge) 37-8-0. Teams: Drawbags; Daiwa Dorking; Daiwa Old Ghost. Final League: Drawbags 16; Daiwa Dorking 21.

* Oxford, Oxford Canal, Wolvercote. Sun, 30. Colin Wainwright (Sensas A4) 11-14-0; Paul Passmore (Devizes Match Group) 10-13-0; Tony Hobbs (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 7-15-0; Alex Clements (Drennan Bordon) 6-8-0.

* Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 31. Jamie Mcguire (Rib Valley Angling) 117-10-0, double maggot at 10m, Horseshoe peg 30; Reece Hearne (Bills Tackle) 87-14-0; John Penhaligan (Oakwood) 73-8-0; Eddy Sugden (Tylers Common) 72-14-0; Steve Copping (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 71-2-0; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 62-7-0.

* White Acres Individual league, Jennys, Sycamore, Trelawney and Pollawyn, nr Newquay, Kernow. Carl Pender (White Acres) 62-4-0, F1’s on long pole and pellet, peg 9 Trelawney; Roy Booth (Barns) 53-8-0; Ricky Dennis (White Acres) 51-4-0; Steve Wragg (White Acres) 48-1-0; Clint Elliott (Preston Innovations) 46-12-0; Andy Dare (Garbolino Bolingey) 46-0-0.





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Smaller fishing match results


Acorn Fishery. Somerset. Tue, 14. Dave Wride (Sensas Thyers) 52-13-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 12; Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 29-4-0; Rich Heatley (Acorn) 26-11-0; Brian Hadley (Acorn) 23-1-0; Barry Fitchew (Mosella) 16-7-0.

Back Arun, Arundel, West Sussex,. Sun, 15. Bruce Goulding (SAS Chichester) 38-4-0, all carp, pole and maggot, peg 9; Ken Norman (Back Arun) 36-0-0; Steve Stenniford (Back Arun) 20-0-0; Mark Holland (Monks MG) 16-8-0.

Bathampton AA, Over 55’s and Disabled. Hunstrete fishery. Thur, 24. Mike Nicholls (Silverfox) 37-1-0, 5 carp on pole and maggot in the margins, peg 33; Paul Dicks (Bristol) 28-6-0; John Smith (Bristol) 21-0-0; Pete Greenslade (Bristol) 20-4-0; Rich Coles (Bridgwater) 16-5-0; John Fry (Bristol) 12-10-0. Silvers: John Smith 13-9-0.

BK Fisheries, St. Erth, Cornwall, Sun. Bill’s Pool, 13. Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 27-0-0, 5 carp plus silvers, quiver tip, straight lead, peg 8; Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) 11-8-0; Bill Knott (BK Fisheries) 9-8-0; Adrian Holland (BK Fisheries) 9-1-0.

Carpenters Arms. Bait Tech Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sun, 21. Campbell and Cary. Phil Terry (Carpenters Arms) 84-10-0, carp on bomb and maggot, peg 119 Campbell; Neil Carter (Carpenters Arms) 83-11-0; Keith Palmer (Carpenters Arms) 59-8-0; Roger Boulton (Carpenters Arms) 50-0-0.

Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Tues, 26. Bernie Fraser (Colemans) 100-8-0; Mark Brown (Debden) 99-0-0;Jim Trew (Matchpack) 98-0-0; Nick Fleming (Colemans) 92-0-0; Jim Barrowman (PW Angling) 84-0-0; Trevor Hayden (Matchpack) 75-0-0.
Dynamite Oakfield Fishery, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sat. Swallow & Red Kite Lakes, 20. Martin Warrell (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 55-10-0, 14 carp, bomb and luncheon meat, Swallow peg 4; Ivan Graham (J & K Tackle) 46-8-0; Gary Keatley (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 31-13-0; Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 30-12-0; Gordon Warrell (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 22-13-0; Roger Young (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 22-11-0.

Garbolino Festival. White Acres. Mon to Fri. 71. Lee Klimczuk (Bait-Tech) 28 (140-7-0); Wayne Swinscoe (Drennan) 27 (136-10-0); Nathan Hughes (Nathans of Derby) 26 (157-10-0); Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 25 (116-0-0); Harry Billing (Garbolino) 25 (129-3-0); Jon Arthur (Pole Fishing) 25 (170-9-0).

Gillingham AA. 6th Winter championships. Dorset Stour, Highbridge to Catholics. Sun, 29. Pete Leach (Gillingham AA) 8-10-0, two chub plus bits on stickfloat and maggot, peg 23 Stour Provost; Joe Searle (Gillingham AA) 7-8-0; Rob Manns (Sensas Wilts Angling) 7-5-0; Pete Edwards (Heron) 7-3-0; Paul Henson (Thatchers MG) 5-14-0; Alan Rendall (Gillingham AA) 4-10-0. League: Rob Manns 392; Paul Henson 385; Pete Leach 382.

Gold Valley, Ash, Hants. Wed, 14, over-50s, syndicate lake. Grant Helyer (Bracknell AC) 48-2-0, carp, method feedered meat; Jimmy Archer (KC Angling) 26-8-0; Mike Halstead (Bracknell Herons) 23-14-0.

Ilminster AA. Xmas Fayre. Sun, 14. River Isle, Somerset. Graham Field (Taunton) 15-3-0, roach on float and maggot, peg 128 Isle Brewers; Robin Cox (Ilminster AA) 13-5-0; Jamie Rich (Against Men and Fish) 8-10-0.

Ivy House, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wilts. Sat, 8. Match lake. Paul Connor (Ivy House) 18-14-0, 3 carp plus silvers on poled maggot, peg 6; John Williams (Ivy House) 13-7-0. Silvers: Ian Millichip (Ivy House) 5-7-0.

Landsend Fishery. Somerset. Wed, 14. Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 82-0-0, 10 carp on poled iwth caster and maggot, peg 18; Martin Lenaghan (Avon Angling) 61-0-0; Adrian Jeffery (Avon Angling) 35-0-0; John Thompson (Avon Angling) 21-0-0; Phil Harding (Avon Angling) 20-0-0. Silvers: Adrian Jeffery 15-0-0.

Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Wed, 31, Silvers, Bridges Lake. Mark Holland (Monks MG) 57-0-0, tench and bream, long poled maggot, peg 13; Jim Milus (Blean Angling) 32-10-0; Charlie Lovell (Preston Innovations Delcac) 30-4-0; Maurice Leask (Anchor Croydon) 30-0-0; Nick Warren (Redbridge Lakes) and San Phung (Bowlers) both 24-6-0. Sat, 18, Lake One. Jim Wilson (Ockenden Tackle) 93-5-0, mostly carp, long pole and maggot; Dave Wilson (Ockenden Tackle) 89-4-0; Jordan Bryan (Maver Cardinals) 76-4-0; Mick McMillan (Preston Innovations Delcac) 48-10-0; Steve Davis (West Malling Angling) 42-12-0.

More House Farm, Surrey. Sat, 12, Sidewinder Lake. Robert Harman (MHFF) 28-12-0, maggot over pellet, far bank and down track, peg 16; Tony Sneyd (Three Kings) 28-2-0; Ray Warren (Leatherhead) 26-0-0; Norman Cragg (Hassocks) 21-14-0.

NG Floats Silverfish Series, Frant Lakes, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Sun, 15, Snags Lake. Chris Jones (Maidstone Angling Centre) 16-12-0, skimmers and perch, feeder; Dennis Price (Maidstone Angling Centre) 9-10-0; Martin Charnock (Carpshop) 9-3-0; John Robinson (Sensas South East) 6-6-0; Bill Short (Matrix Invicta) 5-0-0.

Ockendon Bait and Tackle, Puddledock Snake, Upminster, Essex. Wed, 28. Attilla Scezeres (Oakwood Angling) 159-3-0 carp to 12 lb, bread to far bank, peg 11; Eddy Feever (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 120-3-0; Mick Elson (White Hart) 89-8-0; Albert Bowers (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 82-2-0.

Ridgeway Fisheries. South Cerney. Sun, 20. Red Section. Paul Dressler (New Century) 19-13-0; Joe Thompson (New Century) 17-8-0. Green Section: Mark Ogbourne (New Century) 16-8-0; Dick Young (New Century) 16-0-0.

Shiplate Farm. Weston, Somerset. Sun, 24. Westpool and Hawthorns. Dom Sullivan (Maver Cadbury Angling) 49-0-0, carp on poled maggot at 13m, peg 9 Hawthorns; Dean Malin (Shimano Dynamite Baits) 47-15-0; Dave Cockayne (Shiplate) 40-5-0; Julian Pinkett (Bristol PO) 35-6-0; Alan Healey (Frys MG) 35-6-0; Pete Sivell (Shimano Dynamite Baits) 33-6-0. Silvers: Hawthorns: Pete Sivell 10-0-0. Westpool: Julian Pinkett 8-10-0.

Tillingbourne over-55s, Gomshal, Surrey. Tues, 15. Gordon Chapman (Woking AC) 47-12-0, carp, poled corn; Brian Green (Willingshurst) 37-2-0; Dave Steer (MBK) 27-1-0.

Westerleigh WL. Sun, 20. Old and New Lakes. Simon Belcham (Westerleigh) 18-5-0, 5 carp on poled maggot, peg 14 Old lake; Brian Shanks (Avon Angling) 11-10-0; Martin McMahon (Avon Angling) 10-5-0; Martin Alexander (Avon Angling) 7-13-0; Phil Harding (Avon Angling) 7-0-0; Dave Downton (Veals) 6-3-0. Silvers: Brian Shanks 8-3-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 14, over-50s, middle lake. Chris Love (Willow Park) 23-8-0, skimmers, poled pellets; Eddy Rippon (Willow Park) 18-4-0; Brian Stevens (Willow Park) 16-0-0. Fri, 6, small lake. Ian Turner (Farnham AS) 24-10-0, F1s, wagglered pellets. Sat, 24, WL, small and middle lakes. Nick Crabbe (Section Eight) 22-15-0, carp, skimmers, poled pellets; Alex King (Drennan Bordon Youth) 22-8-0; Doug Graves (Willow Black) 18-8-0; Chris Love (Willow Black) 18-8-0. Teams: Drennan Bordon Youth 21; Section Eight 19; Willow Black 13. League; Drennan Bordon Youth 91; Willow Bits 72; Willow Black 72.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun, 16, Snake Lake. Simon Dixon (Rye DAS) 70-6-0, carp, pole and maggot in middle to weed patch; Henry Ecclestone (Wylands) 28-6-0; Ron Newman (Wylands) 23-0-0; Tony Guillen (Wylands) 22-4-0; Steve Grounds (Wylands) 20-0-0.




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