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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers, July 5/6

* Avon Angling, Landsend Farm, Somerset. Sun, 39. Paul Elmes (Avon Angling) 155-10-0, carp, poled paste, peg 27; Shaun Townsend (Maver Bathampton) 131-14-0; Martin Rayet (Maver Bathampton) 123-10-0; Tom Mangnall (Mosella) 99-13-0; Bob Gullick (Garbolino BVMG) 98-7-0; Neil Mercer (Avon Angling) 95-11-0. Silvers: Paul Faires (Sensas Thyers) 32-0-0.

* Avon Valley SL, Gold Valley, Ash, Hants. Sun, 60, Middle and Syndicate lakes. Richard Hicks (Tubertini South) 54-0-0, 11 carp, bomb and pellet to the rope, Middle peg 99; John Clarke (Arun Angling Red) 53-3-0; Harry Marsh (Sensas A4) 52-8-0; Dave Lewis (Drennan Bordon Blue) 45-4-0; Alex King (Drennan Bordon Green) 44-0-0; Anthony Flint (Tubertini South) 43-12-0. Teams: Sonubaits Apollo 50; Arun Angling Red 48; Drennan Bordon Blue 43; Tubertini South 40; Sensas A4 39; Bordon Rive White 31. League: Drennan Bordon Blue 143; Drennan Bordon Green and  Arun Angling Red both 121; Sensas A4 110; Shakespeare Hansfords and Arun Angling Black both 92.

* Bridgwater AA. River Huntspill, Woolavington to Gold Corner. Sun, 57. Andy Richens (Maver Lobby’s) 37 Kg 050 gr, bream on groundbait feeder with worm and casters, peg 17 Gold Corner; Mark Harper (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 30.000; Neil Richards (Daiwa Gordon League) 27.900; Chris Parr (Sensas Thyers) 26.400; Luke Sorokin (Frenzee South Wales) 24.650; P. Bendall (Glaston Manor) 19.600.

* Maver Mega Match This! Qualifier, Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Sat, 90, all lakes. Mike McMillan (Preston Innovations Delcac) 355-0-0, carp, poled pellet short, peg 53 Lake 2, new venue record; Bradley Gibbons (Daiwa Dorking) 203-2-0; Mick Locke (Garbolino Apollo) 200-6-0; Bruce Welfare (Bowlers) 194-2-0;  Myles Levy (Preston Innovations Delcac) 188-0-0; Sean Clifford (Preston Innovations Delcac) 180-12-0.

* Ockendon Bait and Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Sun, 53. Mo Brown (Bowlers) 143-12-0, lassoed pellet across and corn in margins, Snake peg 22; Gavin Bridge (DH Floats) 136-6-0; Jason Collins (Preston Innovations Delcac) 134-4-0; Alan Tuck (Angling Direct Suffolk) 121-4-0; Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 113-0-0; Steve Spooner (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 110-0-0.

* Reading DAA Festival and Chronicle Cup, River Kennet, Calcot to Beat Five, Berks. Sun, 55. Mick Fairey (Reading FC) 30-15-0, chub, wagglered maggots, peg 60; Rob Stephens (YOTAC/21 Club) 4-14-0; Gordon McGee (Reading Civil Service) 4-4-0; Mick Donohoe (King Heron AC) 4-2-0; Phil Allen (Reading Civil Service) 3-5-0.



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Back Arun, Arundel, West Sussex. Sun, 21, Carp Lake. Dave Self (Eastleigh) 57-4-0, carp, poled caster, peg 13; Mick Keeper (Guildford) 49-8-0; A. Criss (Guildford) 48-0-0; R. Allen (Greenridge Farm) 40-8-0; Paul Romaniuk (Back Arun) 35-0-0.

Bait-Tech Viaduct. Somerton, Somerset. Costcutter. Thur, 39. Campbell and Cary. Lee Werritt (Bait-Tech Frenzee) 234-2-0, 26 carp on bomb and pole with pellet, peg 94 Cary; Mark Wynne (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 167-8-0; Tom Ward (Sheffield) 165-6-0; Scott Russell (Tackle UK) 160-8-0; Lee Johnson (Sheffield) 159-14-0; Steve Rolfe (Bristol) 154-8-0. Silvers: Steve Long (Bait Tech Viaduct) 52-4-0.

BK Fisheries, St. Erth, Cornwall, Sun, 12, Billy’s Pool. Sam Bawden (BK Fisheries) 178-8-0, carp to 8 lb, top two with 8mm pellet short and shallow, peg 26; Brenden Issacs (BK Fisheries) 108-2-0; Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 95-14-0.

Bristol PO. Shiplate Farm. Sun, 11. Hawthorns lake. Rich Hawkins (Bristol PO) 95-12-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 5; Julian Pinkett (Bristol PO) 89-1-0; Leigh Haberfield (Bristol PO) 61-8-0; John Hawkins (Bristol PO) 60-6-0.

Colemans Bait and Tackle, Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Tues, 25. Frank Thomas (Browning Wickford) 115-0-0, Wood Lake peg 28; Tony Day (Colemans) 111-0-0; Barry Hatch (Burt Baits) 101-0-0; Gavin Bridge (DH Floats) 92-0-0; Steve Riley (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 91-0-0. Sat, 23. Alan Lee (Bill’s Tackle) 251-8-0 140 lb of carp to 3 lb plus F1s, paste in margins, Stepfield peg 111; Simon Levey (Jordon) 172-0-0; Jeff Church (Matchpack/Colemans Bait and Tackle) 155-0-0; Dave Cooper (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 140-0-0; Steve Daniels (Maver Marukyu Angling Direct) 130-0-0. Sun, 22. Jeff Church (Matchpack/Colemans Bait and Tackle) 111-0-0, paste, peg 2 Old Stepfield; Rob Heath (Chestnut) 110-0-0; Dave Vincent (Cariers) 100-0-0; Jim Heaps (Colemans) 90-8-0; Paul Franklyn (Colemans) 79-8-0.

Dynamite Oakfield, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sat, 28, Red Kite & Swallow Lakes. Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 150-0-0, 80 carp to 6 lb on banded pellet, 70 lb F1s to 2 lb, shallow on pellet, Red Kite peg 12; Steve Nicholls (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 144-10-0; Gary Keetley (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 142-8-0; Neil Kiddier (Kamasan) 90-6-0. Sun, 20, Red Kite Lake. Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 121-15-0, 30 carp to 8 lb, banded pellet, peg 10; Joff Rogers (Frenzee GOT Baits) 108-8-0; Matt Brayfield (Miracle Baits) 81-3-0.

Gillingham AA. Wed eve, 11. Lodden lakes. Rob Manns (Wilts Angling) 31-4-0, bream and skimmers on pole and maggot, peg 28; Ken Murchie (Gillingham AA) 24-6-0; Mark Harper (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 15-4-0.  Avalon Fishery. Sun, 24. Alfie Dyke (Gillingham AA) 49-8-0, 8 carp on pellet waggler; Ricky Searle (Gillingham AA) 47-0-0; Rob Manns (Wilts AC) 46-8-0; Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 39-12-0; Tony West (Gillingham AA) 36-1-0; Joe Searle (Gillingham AA) 25-11-0. Juniors: Two Counties lake. Sat, 19. Intermediates: Gabriel Bell 22-12-0, carp on feeder and pellet; Yousif Davis 18-0-0; Dan Ponting 10-9-0. Juniors: Paddy Bendall 29-8-0, carp on feeder and pellet; Jack Allard 11-4-0; Travis Samuels 10-2-0.

Godalming, Marsh Farm, Surrey. Wed, 22. Russ Berryman (Apollo 2) 84-5-0, tench and skimmers, poled casters, peg 41; John Taylor (Tubertini South) 53-6-0; Darren Dodge (Apollo 2) 45-14-0.

Ivy House Lakes, Grittenham, Wilts. Sat, 18. Chris Timms (Cotswold Angling) 99-13-0; Elick Payne (Ivy house) 69-7-0; Chris Telling ( Colmic Airon) 69-4-0. Sat, 26. Chris Telling (Colmic Airon) 126-5-0; Terry Hicks (South Cerney AC) 98-7-0; Derek Young (Cotswold Angling) 74-1-0.

Kingston Rodbenders, River Thames, Canbury Gardens, Kingston. Thurs, 25. Ian Wetherall (Surbiton Angling) 24-4-0, bream, feedered maggots, peg 4; Dave Hurry (Middx) 22-6-0; Gary Offen (Molsey) 8-6-0.

KC Angling, River Thames, Molesey. Mon, 15. Tim Kaye (KC Angling) 4-5-0, roach, poled maggots, peg 16; Steve Sanders (Preston Innovations) 2-13-0; Andy Rogers (Guildford AC) 2-4-0.

Lake John, Epping, Essex. Wed, 20, Top Lake. John Southgate (Sensas Oakwood) 168-0-0, skimmers and carp, 1ft deep at 6m, peg 14, best weight so far in 2014; Mark Parris (Lake John) 121-12-0; Kevin O’Brien (Lake John) 114-4-0; Steve Reynolds (Lake John) 113-8-0.

Marazion AC. Nance Farm Fishery, Hayle, Kernow. Sun, 8. Jon Wykes (Marazion AC) 56-0-0, carp on pellet waggler and pole and paste, peg 8 Middle lake.

MBK Leisures Juniors, Coloured Ponds, Rake, Hants. Fri, 20. Under-9s: Barney Eastman (Petersfield) 34-4-0, carp and silvers, pellet; Jake Stevens (Clanfield) 22-8-0; Ryan Hinkley (Petersfield) 17-0-0. 9-12s: Nathan Blackwell (Farnborough) 28-14-0, carp and silvers, pellet; Callum Spiers (Petersfield) 14-12-0. 13-17s: Karter Whittock (Froyle) 27-2-0, carp and silvers, pellet; Dan Parry (Petersfield) 16-7-0.

Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Wed, 22, Lake 2. Mike McMillan (Preston Innovations Delcac) 198-14-0, carp, F1s and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 67; Nick Gilbert (NG Floats) 178-0-0; Jim McDowell (Monk Lakes) 150-8-0; Nigel Mills (Anglers Kabin) 140-0-0; Jeff Driscoll (Monk Lakes) 139-4-0.

More House Farm, Surrey. Sat, 18, Sidewinder Lake. Steve Gardener (Milo) 140-8-0, carp, poled meat, peg 16; Terry Malloy (Willinghurst) 132-4-0; Adam Lee (Willinghurst) 113-8-0; Matt Hooper (MHFF) 109-12-0.

Oxford DAA, River Thames, Radley, Oxon. Sun, 28. Steve Bibby (Tubertini South) 23-12-0, chub, feedered sweetcorn, peg 25; Steve Townsend (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 23-0-0; Paul Passmore (Devizes) 19-2-0; Gary Barclay (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 15-7-0; Dickie Rosinski (Sensas A4) 14-9-0.

Rob Dowdens, Bait-Tech Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sun, 23. Campbell. Eric Searle 168-2-0, carp on bomb and pellet, peg 124; Terry Orr 161-15-0; Rob Dowden 111-1-0; Rob Coombes 105-14-0. Silvers: Bob Parstow 34-4-0.

Shiplate Farm, Somserset. Sun, 12. Main lake. Simon Ryall (Shiplate) 107-12-0, carp on poled pellet shallow, peg 15; Ray Bass (Shiplate) 63-4-0; Russ Peck (Thatchers Tackle) 45-8-0. Silvers: Ron Stark (Weston Super Mare) 37-2-0.

Stafford Moor. Winkleigh, Devon. Wed, 28. Tanners and Woodpecker lakes. Matt Rosevear (Sheffield) 216-5-0, 38 carp to 8lb on waggler and pellet shallow, peg 34 Tanners; Dave Walters (Birmingham) 202-3-0; Vic Nugent (GOT Baits) 152-8-0; Keith Needham (London PO) 138-0-0; Simon McCarthy (Summerlands) 136-1-0; Dave Smith (Barnstaple Buccaneers) 113-9-0. So Simple Round 3. Sun, 29. Tanners and Woodpecker. Danny Maxfield (Birmingham) 205-8-0, 33 carp on waggler and pole in the margins with pellet, peg 16 Woody; Paul Davies (Walsall) 179-3-0; Tom Downing (Barnstaple) 169-12-0; Joe Lonegan (London PO) 158-12-0; Dave Stockton (Haines Angling) 156-5-0; Kev Osbourne (Exeter Poledancers) 145-7-0.

Tillingbourne, Gomshall, Surrey. Tues, 12, over-50s. Brian Green (Chapmans Baits) 59-14-0, carp, poleed corn; Brian Wallin (Free Spirit) 38-4-0.

Trewaters Farm, Nr Truro, Cornwall. Sun, 11. Andy Partridge (Spro) 69-8-0, F1’s, carp and skimmers on poled corn and pellet, peg 23; Wayne Ibbotson 67-6-0; Chris Hancock (Sensas/Burt Baits) 58-12-0; Simon Gould (Daiwa) 58-4-0.

Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 26. Alan Kuzas (Tylers Common) 238-8-0, pellet feeder in margins, Horseshoe Lake peg 6; Jordon Briant (Maver) 203-0-0; Colin Fuller (Lake John) 191-8-0; Ivan Coleman (Tylers Common) 177-8-0; Paul Beck (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 176-8-0; Steve Copping (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 172-8-0.

White Acres. Newquay, Cornwall. Mon, 62. Twin Oaks, Trelawney and Acorn. Paul Edwards (Ians Tackle) 107-8-0, carp on poled worm in the margins, peg 21 Trelawney; Jimmy Garside (Dannys Tackle) 100-4-0; Ian Fisk (Complete Angling) 96-12-0; Greg Roberts (Iffers) 85-5-0; Kev Goldenburg 82-4-0; Steve Boyd (Mersey Dockers)  and Martyn Howard (Ringers Baits) both 81-1-0. Wed, 61. Twin Oaks, Trelawney and Acorn. Chris Ward (Billericay) 95-8-0, carp on pole and pellet shallow and bomb and pellet, peg 23 Trelawney; Harry Mottram (Barnsley Juniors) 87-10-0; Fran Robinson (Daves of Middlewich) 80-2-0; Chris Peet (Banbury Gunsmiths) 76-11-0; Alan Symons (Iffers) 74-0-0; Lee Monington (Mansfield) 64-5-0. Preston Innovations Rover. Thur, 113. All lakes. Martyn Howard (Ringers Baits) 143-2-0, carp on poled maggot in the margins, peg 1 Twin Oaks; David Meaney (St Theresas) 116-13-0; Martin Wellington (Iffers) 105-14-0; Dave Duggan (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 102-0-0; Brett Nicholas (White Acres) 99-8-0; Leanne Knott (Dynamite Baits) 99-2-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 17, over-50s, Middle Lake. John Ward (Willow Park) 34-12-0, carp and bream, poled pellets, peg 18; Dave Winterbourne (Willow Park) 21-7-0. Fri, 12, over-50s, Small Lake. Mark Burrows (Willow Park) 61-4-0, carp, pellet waggler, peg 11; Rod Carroll (Farnham AS) 39-4-0. Sat, 13, Middle Lake. John Light (Willow Park) 51-0-0, carp and F1s, feedered pellets, peg 4; John Ward (Willow Park) 42-4-0.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun, 17, Old Snake Lake. Rob Ware (Wylands) 79-10-0, carp, paste across and margins; Pat Helder (Wylands) 71-0-0; Lew Nightingale (Wylands) 68-10-0; Paul Lawton (Wylands) 60-0-0; Danny Wynne (Garbolino Apollo) 54-8-0.






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