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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers, June 28-29


* Avon Angling Float League, Shiplate Farm, Somerset. Sun, 40. Tom Mangnall (Mosella) 101-9-0, 24 carp on pellet waggler, peg 1; Glen Bailey (Avon Angling) 100-5-0; Shaun Townsend (Maver Bathampton) 87-9-0; Ed Wynne (Maver Bathampton) 74-8-0; Tim Ford (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 71-7-0; Gordon Canning (Avon Angling) 63-10-0. Silvers: Rich Lacey (Maver Veals) 10-14-0.

* Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Sun, 36. Gary Bell (Lakelands) 164-0-0, pellet feeder and maggot, peg 34; Reece Hearn (Bill’s Tackle) 154-0-0; Dave Vincent (Browning) 116-0-0; Kurt Choppin (Cariers) 113-0-0; Pete Joiner (Blue Circle) 105-0-0; Graham Linsell (Blue Circle) 100-0-0.

* Kent League, Royal Military Canal, College and Seaview, Kent. Sun, 36. Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations Delcac) 37-2-0, 11 bream plus skimmers and rudd, 6mm expanders over groundbait and micros at 16m, end peg by golf course; Graham Clifford (Maver Cardinals Green) 18-4-0; Jamie Grainger (Preston Innovations Delcac) 12-5-0; Barry Chapman (Maver Cardinals Black) 11-13-0; Kevin Baptiste (Sensas South East Marine) 11-12-0; Graham Docker (Advanced Pole Repairs) 11-1-0. Teams: Preston Innovations Delcac 12; Maver Cardinals Green 13; Maver Cardinals Black 13.5; Advanced Pole Repairs 17; Sensas South East Marine 20; Iden Wood Fishery 22.

* Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Sat, 32, Pairs. Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations Delcac) 179-0-0, all carp, pole and pellet, peg 117; Paul Hills (Medway Tackle) 172-8-0; Jim McDowell (Monk Lakes) 157-4-0; Gary Ledger (Garbolino Apollo) 152-8-0; Sean Clifford (Preston Innovations Delcac) 140-12-0; Bill Reynolds (Essex) 130-8-0. Pairs: Derek Gladwin/Len Goodwin 309-4-0; Paul Hills/Jim Mills 288-6-0; Mick Lock/Gary Ledger 282-0-0.

* Ockendon Bait and Tackle Pairs, Puddledock Farm, Essex. Sun, 32, Road and Snake lakes. Martin Armfield (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 169-0-0, mainly carp, method feeder to island, Road Lake peg 10; Graham Dack (Maver Marukyu) 156-6-0; Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 119-0-0; Mo Brown (Bowlers) 91-0-0; Gary Ford (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 82-0-0; Jason Collins (Preston Innovations Delcac) 75-14-0. Pairs: Martin Armfield and Mo Brown 4; Jason Collins and Ross Harold 5; Graham Dack and Pete Steward 9.
* Oxford Summer League, River Thames, Medley and Folly, West Oxford. Sun, 42. Andy Flint (Tubertini South) 20-5-0, bream and skimmers, feedered worms, peg C7 in Poplars; Paul Passmore (Turners) 17-0-0; Steve Townsend (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 12-11-0; John Taylor (Tubertini South) 11-15-0; Matt Herbert (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 11-2-0. Teams: Turners 33; Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths Red 29; Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths Blue 28. League: Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths Red 55; Sensas A4 53; Turners 52.

* Stafford Moor, Winkleigh, Devon. Sun (Jun 22), 31, Tanners and Woodpecker lakes. Chris Haines (Haines Angling) 287-8-0, 58 carp on waggler and pellet shallow, peg 32 Woodpecker; Tom Downing (Bideford) 244-11-0; Chris Morris (Plymouth) 207-13-0; Dave Stockton (Haines Angling) 206-14-0; Steve Pearce (Tamworth) 201-11-0; Andy Morrison (West Midlands) 198-9-0.

* SW Superleague, Bristol Avon, Staverton and Barton Farm, Wilts. Sun, 63. Andy Powell (Maver Lobby’s) 54-3-0, ten bream, feeder and pole, worm and caster, end peg on Barton Farm; Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 30-2-0; Phil Bendall (Daiwa Gordon League) 23-6-0; Ian Shepherd (Daiwa Gordon League) 17-11-0; Andy Britt (Sensas Thyers) 14-7-0; Mike Berntsen (Garbolino BVMG) 12-13-0. Teams: Preston Innovations Thatchers 48; Garbolino BVMG 44.5; Sensas Thyers and Daiwa Gordon League both 40; Team Frenzee 33. League: Preston Innovations Thatchers 90; Daiwa Gordon League 81.5; Maver Lobby’s 80; Garbolino BVMG 75; Sensas Thyers 73.5; Maver Cadbury Angling 66; Team Frenzee 55; Sensas Nomads 54.

* Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 34. Andy Flint (Tubertini South) 210-14-0, poled pellet, Horseshoe lake peg 25; Graham Dack (Maver Marukyu) 143-4-0; Cliff Adams (Browning Wickford) 123-8-0; Clive Nada (Tylers Common) 118-8-0; Alan Kuzacs (Tylers Common) and Dave Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) both 115-8-0.




Amalwhidden Farm. nr St Ives, Cornwall. Sun, 7. Marc Barden (Barns) 96-6-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet in margins, peg 1, new match record).

Back Arun, Arundel, West Sussex. Sun, 14, Carp Lake. Steve Speller 54-0-0, carp, poled meat, peg 23; Alec Bicknall 42-0-0; Terry Madden 40-0-0; Mick Pranskuss 33-0-0 (all Back Arun).

Bait Tech-Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Thurs, 14. Match lake. Jim Butcher (Wilts AC) 105-2-0, F1s on pellet feeder, peg 40; Matt Skymes (Wilts AC) 95-11-0; Dave White (Bait Tech Viaduct) 93-11-0. Silvers: Paul Blake (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 25-10-0. Sat, 12, Lodge. Geraint Powell (Maver) 172-12-0, carp, poled pellet and meat, peg 73; Ivan Oakey (Wiltshire Angling) 165-0-0; Roland Lucas (Wiltshire Angling) 164-9-0; Roy Worth (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 163-9-0. Silvers: Nick Merry (MFS) 41-13-0.

Bake Lakes, Devon. Sun, 19, Dunes Lake. Roy Booth (Bake) 86-2-0, carp on poled corn and pellet; Tom Blagdon (Bake) 78-14-0; Paul Carpenter (Burt Baits) 77-8-0; Mick Heacock (Barns) 61-2-0; Rich McMahon (Bake) 56-8-0.

Bathampton Over-55s/Disabled, Hunstrete Fishery, Somerset. Thurs, 25. Rich Coles (Bridgwater) 137-3-0, carp on poled worm, peg 16; Mike Key (Bristol) 79-6-0; Chris Rolfe (Portishead) 70-11-0; John Smith (Bristol) 58-14-0; Terry Bruton (Thatchers Tackle) 51-12-0; Dave Bacon (Bath) 42-6-0. Silvers: Barry Fitchew (Veals) 19-3-0.

BK Fisheries, St. Erth, Cornwall, Sun, 12, Bill’s Pool, silvers. Alex Bradley (BK Fisheries) 27-10-0, bream to 4 lb, skimmers and roach, maggot, worm and caster, peg 23; Bill Knott (BK Fisheries) 19-0-0.

Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Tues, 19. Barry Hatch (Burt Baits) 178-8-0, Wood Lake peg 14; Jim Trew (Matchpack Colemans Bait and Tackle) 168-0-0; Charly Styles (Army) 160-0-0; Andy Leroy (Colemans Bait and  Tackle) 140-0-0; Jeff Church (Matchpack Colemans Bait and Tackle) 135-8-0. Thurs, 15. Frank Thomas (Browning Wickford) 139-8-0 Pathfield lake peg 30; Glen Butler (Maver Marukyu Angling Direct)132-8-0; Ricky Spence (Maver Image) 131-0-0; Kurt Chopin (Cariers) 127-8-0.

Dynamite Oakfield, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sat, 27, Red Kite and Swallow lakes. Steve Nicholls (Dynamite Oakfield) 150-7-0, carp to 9 lb, meat down edge, Swallow peg 15; Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 121-12-0; Roger Young (DBO) 83-3-0; Ivan Graham (J and K Tackle) 79-12-0. Sun, 22, Red Kite. Joff Rogers (Frenzee GOT Baits) 145-6-0, carp to 4 lb plus F1s to 2 lb, banded pellet long on deck, peg 6; Barry Eddy (Dynamite Oakfield) 103-9-0; Derek Hammond (Oxford) 82-3-8; Andrew Quarmby (Middy) 81-15-0.

Essex Veterans, Oakford Farm, Chelmsford, Essex. Wed, 19, middle lake. Maurice Southall (Cariers) 72-0-0, carp to 12lb, krill paste, peg 14; Bob Cheeseman (Angling Direct) 62-0-0; Ken Rolfe (Bill’s Tackle) 52-12-0; John Sycamore (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 52-0-0.

Garbolino Bolingey, nr Newquay, Cornwall. Fri, 24, White Acres residents. Steve Prowse (Burt Baits) 219-4-0, carp on method feeder plus margin poled pellet, peg 18; Gary Norman (White Acres) 194-4-0; Chris Rust (Kernow) 171-8-0; Brett Nicholas (White Acres) 145-14-0.

Godalming, Marsh Farm, Surrey. Wed, 25.Darren Davies (Drennan) 44-2-0, tench and skimmers, poled casters, peg 11; Phil Worrell (Apollo) 38-0-0; Russ Berryman (Apollo) 37-8-0.

Guildford Angling Centre Summer League, Old Bury Hill, Dorking, Surrey. Sun, 20. Giovanni Barbato (Guildford Angling Centre) 81-4-0, bream and skimmers, long poled pellets then cage feedered worms, peg 1 Main Lake; Paul Taylor (Guildford Angling Centre) 71-10-0; Paul Williamson (Guildford Angling Centre) 66-0-0; Kris Northern (Guildford Angling Centre) 60-10-0; Stevie Gardener (Milo) 53-0-0.

Hartleylands Farm, Cranbrook, Kent. Sun, 20, Peartree Lake. Pete Upperton (Middy) 319-5-0, carp, poled pellet, meat and corn; Jeff Driscoll (Monk Lakes) 242-14-0; Jake Marshall (Garbolino Banstead) 185-8-0; Barry Upperton (Monk Lakes) 182-14-0.

KC Angling, River Thames, Molesey. Mon, 15. Tim Kaye (KC Angling) 6-7-8, skimmers and roach, poled maggots,peg 22; Dean Abberville (KC Angling) 6-4-8; Simon Duke (Apollo) 4-4-0.

Kingston Rodbenders, River Thames, Kingston, Middx. Thurs, 35. Dave Carter (Surbiton AC) 12-5-0, bream and skimmers, feedered maggots, peg 2; Tony Kent (Willingshurst) 10-4-0; Andy Rogers (Guildford AC) 9-10-0; Gary Offen (Molsey) 8-10-0; Andy Love (Love Machine) 6-12-0.

MBK Leisures Juniors, Coloured Ponds, Rake, Hants. Fri, 16. Under-9s: Ollie Kitchener (Storrington) 11-12-0, carp and silvers, pellet; Ryan Hinkley (Petersfield) 11-8-0. 9-12s: Ellie Hinkley (Petersfield) 25-6-0, carp and silvers, pellet; Connor Hinkley (Petersfield) 9-12-0. 13-17s: David Blackman (Hambledon) 29-12-0, carp and silvers, pellet; Karter Whittock (Froyle) 27-0-0.

Molesey League, Willinghurst Lakes, Surrey. Sun, 24. Terry Harrison (Preston Innovations) 105-0-0, carp, poled pellets, peg 4; Mick Kiefer (Willinghurst) 61-4-0; Don Garnish (Willinghurst) 59-7-0,Mark Price (Willinghurst) 45-8-0. Final League,Terry Harrison 34; Herbi Herbert 33; Don Garnish 32.

Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Wed, 20, Lake 3. John Robinson (Sensas South East) 162-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 127; Keith Borer (Vinal Signs) 142-8-0; Mun Phung (Redbridge Lakes) 133-2-0; Nick Gilbert (NG Floats) 125-2-0.

Newent AC, Bait-Tech Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sat, 16. Campbell. Jason Hale (Newent) 124-2-0, carp on pole and pellet waggler, peg 118; Tommy Smith (Newent) 111-4-0; Tim Davies (Newent) 105-15-0; Matt Davies (Newent) 102-7-0.

Ockendon Bait and Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Wed, 23. Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 131-6-0, pellet across plus corn and meat in margins, peg 49; Terry Edwards (Browning Wickford) 114-10-0; Dave Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 114-0-0; Jason Collins (Preston Innovations Delcac) 106-10-0.

Ridgemere AC, Bait-Tech Viaduct, Somerset. Wed, 34, Campbell and Cary lakes. James Hipkiss (Ridgemere) 314-2-0, carp on poled pellet shallow and in the margins, peg 110 Campbell; Dave Hipkiss (Ridgemere) 213-10-0; John Mills (Ridgemere) 174-3-0; Paul Terry (Ridgemere) 168-15-0.

Rye DAS Charity, Northpoint Lake, Camber, Kent. Wed, 15. Nick Hyde (Maver Cardinals) 102-0-0, rudd, maggot, top three to-hand, peg 22; Tim Phillips (Iden Wood Fishery) 62-12-0; Richard Hall (Sensas South East) 62-4-0; Ray Hedges (Rye DAS) 49-8-0.

Stafford Moor, Winkleigh, Devon. Wed, 28, Woodpecker and Tanners. Andy Winters (Haines Angling) 194-5-0, 38 carp to 8 lb, waggler and pellet shallow, peg 24 Woodpecker; Kev Osbourne (Exeter Poledancers) 187-13-0; Steve Pearce (Tamworth) 176-2-0; Ken Heath (Tamworth) 168-9-0; Albert Pearce (Tamworth) 152-4-0; Kev Shears (Barnstaple Buccaneers) 143-0-0. Fri, 20, residents, Woodpecker. Steve Pearce (Tamworth) 158-0-0, 32 carp on waggler and pellet, peg 8; Bill Wallbank (Tamworth) 144-2-0; Brian Heath (Tamworth) 122-0-0; Ian Cathrew (South Wales) 106-11-0; Roger Abbotts (Berkshire) 104-4-0; Albert Pearce (Tamworth) 96-10-0.

Tillingbourne, Gomshall, Surrey. Tues, 15, over-55s. Fred Ravening (Ealing AC) 50-8-0, carp, poled prawns, peg 3; Brian Green (Chapmans Baits) 47-12-0; Tony Conway (Woking) 36-4-0.

Trewaters Farm, nr Truro, Cornwall. Sun, 21. Ben Lloyd (Liverpool AS) 75-8-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet shallow and pellet feeder, peg 30; Simon Gould (Daiwa) 73-8-0; Mick Woolvine (Liverpool AS) 67-12-0; Steve Parry (Daiwa Guru) 65-12-0; Steve Prowse (Burt Baits) 63-12-0.

White Acres, Newquay, Cornwall. Mon, 32. Mick Cook (Southam Twickenham) 107-12-0, carp on pellet waggler, peg 31 Pollawyn; Paul Haines (Liverpool AS) 91-0-0; Rob Meggs (Crewe) 71-8-0; Rupert Benyon (Haverhill AC) 66-15-0; Roy Penkethman (White Acres) 65-0-0; Alan Lord 62-0-0. Wed, 22. Dan Tandy (Elveck Church) 85-2-0, carp on 13m pole and pellet shallow, peg 23 Trelawney; Dan Hopkins (E57 AC) 61-2-0; Tony Campbell (Birmingham) 48-8-0; Andy Preedy 47-12-0; Matt Henry 44-8-0; Stu Davidson 43-10-0. Thurs, 75. Preston Innovations Rover, all lakes. Mick Cook (Southam Twickenham) 158-4-0, carp on pellet waggler, peg 27 Pollawyn; Andy Gardiner (Leigh) 120-6-0; Daniel Hopkins (E57 AC) 103-9-0; Mick Grayson (Bagem Sheffield) 89-6-0; Mick Powell (A1 Tackle) 80-10-0; Bob Megg snr (Crewe) 75-14-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 16, over-50s. Simon Duke (Apollo) 37-0-0, carp, waggler and poled pellets, peg 15; John Ward (Willow Park) 23-8-0; Colin Carr (Willow Park) 23-4-0. Fri, 13, over-50s. Mark Holland (Willow Park) 55-0-0, carp and F1s, poled pellets, peg 1; Neil Martin (Willow Park) 51-10-0; Graham Scott (Willow Park) 39-12-0. Sat, 18. Pemb Wrighting (Guru Bag’em) 109-6-0, carp and F1s, poled pellets, peg 27; Jake Gallagher (Willow Park) 108-0-0; Simon Duke (Apollo) 72-12-0.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun, 12, Old Snake Lake. Jonathan Watt (Shimano Dynamite) 111-10-0, carp, poled paste long and short, peg 9; Chris Pope (Iden Wood Fishery) 72-12-0; John Walton (Wylands) 71-4-0.





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