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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers




Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers, Sept 7-8

* Avon Valley summer league, Bough Beech Reservoir, Kent. Sun, 60. Dave Hughes (Sonubaits Passies) 40-7-0, bream, feedered worms; Geoff Vallance (PI Delcac) 37-13-0; Steve Holmeswood (PI Delcac) 37-8-0; Adam Lee (Garbolino Banstead) 36-11-0; Alex Clements (Milo Bordon) 36-11-0; Shaun Barnet (Milo Bordon) 33-7-0. Teams: PI Delcac 52; Milo Bordon Black 42; Team Passies 37; Milo Bordon Red 36; Garbolino Banstead 35; Tubertini South 34. Final League: PI Delcac 263; Milo Bordon Black 248; Tubertini South 243.

* Ginger Fletcher & Tony Trollope Memorial, Puddle Dock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Sun, 68. Graham Dack (Middy) 137-3-0, 32 carp to 10 lb, Method and maggot, meat at 5m and maggot in margins, Snake peg 23; Terry Edwards (Browning Wickford) 115-10-0; Jim Collins (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 89-8-0; Steve James (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 85-15-0; Mick Hood (Bowlers) 85-6-0; Jason Collins (Browning Wickford) 77-8-0; Dean Swift (Matrix Sonu Baits) 77-8-0. £1104 raised for Macmillan Cancer support.
* Kent Championships, River Rother, Blackwall upstream, Kent. Sun, 77. Bill Postlethwaite (Stanhope) 10-13-0, skimmers, poled worm over groundbait and feedered worm, end peg 82; Peter Blake (KAPS) 8-2-0; D. Bertram (Maidstone Victory) 7-13-0; Steve Palmer (Ashford AS) 7-11-0; Graham Clifford 6-3-0; Billy Usher 5-8-0 (both Cinque Ports). Team: Maidstone Victory 20-2-0. Over-60: Peter Blake (KAPS). Junior: Ryan Kennison (Maidstone Victory) 0-1-0; Lady: Charlotte Gore (Edenbridge) 1-2-0.

* Swan Hotel, River Thames, Radcot and Clanfield, Oxon. Sun, 39. Graham Godwin (Turners Tackle) 13-13-0, a tench plus roach and small perch, pole, chop & maggot over groundbait; Brian Sharples (Turners Tackle) 12-11-0; Mick Denton (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 11-0-0; John Beesley (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 10-13-0; Chris Bowen (Radcot) 10-8-0; Nigel Bearman (Radcot) 10-3-0.

* Tony Rixon float only league, Bait-Tech Viaduct, Somerset. Sun, 40. Shaun Townsend (Maver Bathampton) 228-14-0, carp, long and short poled meat, peg 111 Campbell; Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 196-5-0; Keith Masheder (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 180-6-0; Mike West (Landsend) 172-0-0; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 164-8-0; Scott Puddy (Somerset) 161-3-0. Silvers: Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 44-11-0. Final League: Craig Edmunds 25 (576-8-0) Shaun Townsend 25 (525-7-0); Paul Elmes (Flip Flops) 24 (548-7-0); Tony Rixon 24 (478-5-0).

* Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 34, Ash & Willow lakes. Alec Roberts (Middy Lake John) 270-6-0, margin pellet & corn, peg 2 Willow; Gary Burton (Tylers Common) 249-4-0; Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations Delcac) 241-6-0; Jordon Briant (Tylers Common) 235-6-0; Jim Collins (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 222-0-0; Nick Darke (Got Baits) 220-0-0.



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Smaller match results

Alders Farm, Great Brickhill, Bucks. Tues, 16, Pines Lake. Josh Blavins (GOT Baits) 384-0-0, carp, Stinky Stuff sprayed corn, new match record, peg 15; Trevor Price (GOT Baits) 348-0-0; Nick Darke (GOT Baits) 344-0-0; Jim Wilson (Corby) 296-0-0; Mal Talbot (GOT Baits) 275-0-0; Terry Lancaster (Alders Farm) 248-0-0.

Avon Angling, Sedges, Bridgwater, Somerset. Sun, 20. Craig Edmunds (Avon Angling) 123-7-0, carp to 10 lb, poled meat, 14m, Brick Lake peg 11; Glen Bailey (Maver Bathampton) 116-14-0; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 94-0-0; Tom Mangnell (Mosella) 75-2-0; Phil Harding (Avon Angling) 69-11-0; Joe McMahon (Avon Angling) 67-15-0. Silvers: Tony Rixon 44-12-0.

Back Arun, Arundel, West Sussex. Sun, 15. Dave Self (Eastleigh) 79-8-0, all carp, pole with maggot and corn, peg six; Mick Pranskuss (Back Arun) 49-0-0; Andy Potter 47-0-0; Mick Fitzgerald 45-12-0 (both Eastleigh); Alec Bicknall (Back Arun) 44-8-0; John Geddings (Bognor and Petworth) 38-8-0.

Bait-Tech Viaduct. Somerton, Somerset. Costcutter. Thurs, 30. Lodge and Match. Scott Russell (Tackle UK) 133-2-0,  carp on long pole and pellet, Lodge 53; Alan Oram (Shimano Dynamite Baits) 101-1-0; Phil Cardwell (Bait Tech Viaduct) 92-0-0; R Brimble 88-12-0; Steve Tucker (Garbolino) 83-9-0. Silvers: Rich Coles (Bridgwater) 33-10-0. Sat, 15. Lodge. Mark Wynne (Bait Tech Viaduct) 151-0-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 66; Steve Denmead (Keyfords) 134-6-0; Matt Parsons (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 88-13-0; Paul Jackson (Maver Royal Navy) 79-6-0. Silvers: Mash Masheder (Bait Tech Viaduct) 23-9-0.

BK Fisheries, Bill’s Pool, St. Erth, Cornwall. Sun, 12. Bill Knott (BK Fisheries) 190-12-0, carp to 7 lb, poled caster, peg 21, new venue record; Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) 86-12-0; Adrian Holland (BK Fisheries) 53-6-0; Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 37-2-0.

Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Tues, 34. Jack Capper (Mats Angling) 215-0-0, carp to 10lb plus 47 lb of silvers, 6mm expander over 4mm feed pellet, top two, peg 2 Wood Lake; Jeff Church (Colemans) 167-0-0; Danny Mason (Bills Tackle) 145-0-0; Frank Thomas (Browning Wickford) 130-0-0; Jim Dodkins (Colemans) 126-0-0; Gavin Bridge (Cariers) 121-8-0.

Dynamite Oakfield, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sat, 20, Red Kite and Swallow Pools. Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 160-0-0, carp to 6 lb, poled corn and pellet, Swallow peg 15; Joff Rogers (Frenzee GOT Baits) 149-3-0; Paul Hanlon (Dynamite Oakfield) 147-14-0; Derek Hammond (Oxford) 116-13-0; Lee Ripper (GOT Baits) 108-10-0; Stef Trevelyan (Jet) 94-15-0.

Framfield, Brookehouse Lake, Sussex. Wed, 20. Nobby Whiteing (Hemmings Tackle) 247-13-0, maggot and corn at four metres, and close in for larger carp, peg 83; Eddie Green (Milo Borden) 139-8-0; Bob Anscombe (Sonubaits Passies) 102-13-0; Bruce Scott (Hemmings Tackle) 90-11-0; Bob Bradford (Dench MG) 81-1-0; Keith Harper (Rudgewick) 68-15-0.

Garbolino Bolingey. White Acres Residents. Fri, 25. Brett Nicholas (White Acres) 222-12-0, carp on short pole and pellet, peg 11; M Rawlinson 219-2-0; R Cole 184-10-0.

Godalming, Marsh Farm, Surrey. Wed, 14. Dave Lewis (Milo Bordon) 47-7-0, tench and skimmers; poled pellets; Dave Johnson (; Brian Marchant (Apollo) 33-12-0.


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Gwinear, Newquay, Cornwall. Tues, 27. Andy Jackson (Mosella) 68-12-0, carp on pole with pellet and corn, peg 3; Dean Richmond (Cats and Dogs) 65-4-0; Mark Layzell (Gwinear) 61-2-0; Andy Partridge (Spro) 49-12-0; Tony Reeves (Cats and Dogs) 47-10-0; Pete Rice (Tunnel Barn/Bag’Em) 46-8-0. Fri, 10. Andy Partridge (Spro) 100-12-0, carp on pole and corn, peg 43; Dean Richmond (Cats and Dogs) 98-0-0; Harry Billing (Garbolino) 97-12-0; Steve Nattrass (Notts AA) 89-6-0; Sam Morgan (Ackworth AC) 84-6-0; Neil Hurst (Ackworth AC) 82-2-0. Sun, 20. Harry Billing (Garbolino) 72-0-0, carp on feeder and pole with corn and pellet, peg25; Andy Dare (Garbolino Bolingey) 68-12-0; Andy Partridge (Spro) 61-4-0; Chris Hancock (Gwinear) 47-14-0; Jim Standish (Lancs) 46-12-0.

Ivy House, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wilts. Tues, 19. Match lake. Justin Ogbourne (New Century) 41-0-0, carp and a few silvers on pole and pellet, peg 43; Mick Rozier (Ivy House) 38-8-0; Robin Cope (Ivy House) 31-0-0. Sat, 12. Small lake. Paul Connor (Ivy House) 37-0-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 1; Ian Millichip (Ivy House) 36-7-0; Mick Gale (Ivy House) 25-14-0. Silvers: Mick Gale 25-14-0. Sun, 6. Old Canal. Vince Shipp (Westerleigh) 44-10-0, carp on poled corn, peg 9; Paul Dressler (Ivy House) 31-0-0. Silvers: Mick Gale (Ivy House) 15-6-0.

KC Angling, River Thames, Molesey, Surrey. Mon, 12. Tony Kent (Willingshurst) 4-2-0, roach & perch; poled maggots; Ray Tingley (KC Angling) 3-8-0; Mark Lindsey (Weybridge Guns & Tackle) 3-2-0. Sun, 16. Bubsey Molesey (Molesey Thamesiders) 7-13-0, perch, poled  maggots; Mark Lindsey 7-5-0; Pete Sandford (KC Angling) 4-2-0.

Lanes Bait, Bait-Tech Viaduct. Mon, 38. Campbell and Cary. James Hipkiss (Ridgemere) 251-7-0, carp on long pole and pellet shallow, peg 96 Cary; Gaz Morgan (Lanes Bait) 238-4-0; Dave Hipkiss (Ridgemere) 229-11-0; D Marston (Lanes Bait) 183-5-0; M Ireland (Lanes Bait) 179-9-0.

MBK Leisures, Coloured Ponds, Rake, Sussex, Tues, 4. John Alexander (Grant Baits) 64-8-0, carp to 10 lb, poled corn and pellet, Pond 3, peg 11. Sat, 27, Juniors. Under-9s: Tobias Sanders (Clanfield) 15-14-0, poled corn and pellet; Adam Dummer (Fernhurst) 12-6-0; Ollie Kitchener (Storrington) 7-14-0. 9–12 years: Jacob Fleet (Bordon) 7-9-0, poled corn and pellet; Dylan Orriss (Liss) 6-0-0; Ethan Sanders (Clanfield) 4-2-0. 13–16 years: James Bonnett (Waterlooville) 11-10-0, poled corn and pellet; Dan Perry (Petersfield) 9-4-0; Darren Habgood (Croydon) 8-2-0.

Mid Cornwall fishery. Summercourt. Thurs, 9. Joans lake. Ryan Gendall (Barns) 120-13-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 19; Gareth Ball (Barns) 89-7-0; Mick Heacock (Barns) 80-11-0; Nigel Hicks (Barns) 67-13-0. Sun, 17. Joans and Neils lakes. Gordon Maeers (Tackle Barn) 64-11-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 24 Joans; Christina Booth (Barns) 54-6-0; Tony Williams (Burts Baits) 50-9-0; Pete Walker (Barns) 46-4-0; Denny Prout (Barns) 45-1-0; Roy Booth (Barns) 43-14-0.

Milemead, Tavistock, Devon. Sun, 20. Paul Carpenter (Burts Baits) 108-14-0, 25 carp to 9 lb, poled corn in the margins; Andy Wilkinson (Milemead) 99-4-0; Barry Westley (Tackle Barn) 85-12-0; Mark Cullerton (Milemead) 65-12-0; Phil Watters (Milemead) 65-8-0.

Oxford DAA 3 Day Thames Festival, Medley and Abingdon. Tues, 41, Medley. John Williams (Sensas A4) 25-9-0, bream, feedered worms; Paul Passmore (Turner’s) 19-5-0; Steve Clarke (Maver Image) 18-10-0. Wed, 41, Abingdon. Tom Hobbs (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 20-13-0, roach, perch and skimmers, poled maggots; Simon Willsmore (Milo) 19-5-0; Colin Wainwright (Sensas A4) 17-3-0. Thurs, 41, Medley. Dave Kirk (Isis) 13-15-0, perch, poled chopped worms; Simon Willsmore (Milo) 13-9-0; Tony Hobbs (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 12-12-0. Overall: Simon Wilsmore 4; Paul Passmore 6; Matt Herbert (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 6; Steve Clarke 7; Tony Marshall (Shakespeare) 10.

Ridgemere AC. Bait-Tech Viaduct. Sun, 19. Cary. Don Suckling (Ridgemere) 203-5-0, carp on bomb and pellet, peg 100; James Hipkiss (Ridgemere) 196-10-0; Steve Daly (Ridgemere) 194-6-0; P Perry (Ridgemere) 192-5-0; Matt Parsons (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 171-13-0; A Mansell (Ridgemere) 141-3-0. Silvers: Matt Parsons 25-2-0.

West Tackle, Bait-Tech Viaduct. Sun, 20. Campbell. Mark Poppleton (MFS) 188-0-0, carp on pole with worm, peg 123; Steve Ince (West Tackle) 137-13-0; Tom Ince (West Tackle) 133-4-0; Roland Lucas (Wilts AC) 123-7-0.

White Acres, Newquay. Mon, 31. Andy Jackson (Mosella) 136-15-0, carp on pole and bread shallow, peg 21 Twin Oaks; Andy Gardner (Gidlow Angling) 128-4-0; Neil Hurst (Ackworth) 113-4-0; Mark Rice (Bag’Em) 112-6-0; Dean Richmond (Cats and Dogs) 112-5-0; Richard Brittain (PSV Bristol) 104-11-0. Wed, 49. Sam Hawkes (Fred’s MG Cambridge) 106-4-0, carp, Method and pole and worm in margins, peg 18 Twin Oaks; Ben Lord (Angling Man) 76-3-0; Robin Dale (Holts Tackle) 70-13-0; Darrell Starr (Nottingham) 69-10-0; Bill Price 60-8-0; Lee Pawson (Wakefield) 58-0-0. Marukyu Rover. Thurs, 76. Sam Allen (Nottingham) 158-6-0, carp on short pole and pellet, peg 17 Twin Oaks; Steve Nattrass (Notts AA) 123-8-0; Andy Jackson (Mosella) 111-3-0; Martin Williams (Sheffield) 110-12-0; Brian Searle 107-10-0; Neil Hurst (Ackworth AC) 99-0-0. Ladies: Michelle Webster 65-1-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 20, Middle Lake. Dave Winterbourne (Tumbling Bay) 24-15-0, carp and bream, poled chopped worms; John Ward (Willow Park) 20-8-0; Eddy Ripon (Willow Park) 20-2-0. Sat, 14, Small Lake. Ian Dixon (Dinos Floats) 68-0-0, carp, poled pellets; Nick Crabbe (Catch 22) 53-12-0; Chris Love (Willow Park) 48-0-0.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun, 12, Old Snake Lake. John Walton (Wylands) 74-10-0, carp and silvers,  paste fished to far bank tree; Kevin Fuller 63-14-0; Pete Growns 55-0-0 (both Wylands); Paul Lawton (Marukyu) 53-4-0.



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