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* Barston Masters, Barston Lake, Solihull, West Mids. Sat, 60. Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 58-0-0, 28 skimmers, method feeder, peg 82; Mick Risby (Birmingham) 56-0-0; Greg Norris (Bag’em Matchbaits) 53-0-0; Andy North (Garbolino Elton); Ian Lilystone (Birmingham).

* Billy Lane Memorial, Coombe Pool, Cov. Sun, 76. Adam Rooney (Daiwa/Guru) 18-4-0, three bream, crumb feeder and worm, peg 6 in woods on public bank; Andy Whieldon (Lane’s Bait) 11-4-0; Gaz Davies (Tusses) 10-13-0; Mark Caxemore (Lane’s) 6-10-0; Carl Stephens (Lane’s) 6-9-0; Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 5-8-0.

* Bridgnorth AS, River Severn, Linley Bank, Salop. Sun, 40. Justin Checketts (Pedmore) 37-4-0, six barbel and one roach, maggot feeder, peg 1 top end; Derek Causer (Bridgnorth AS) 35-2-0; Dave Beecroft (Cambridge) 27-8-0; Barry Cooper (Matrix Total Angling) 22-6-0; Graham Burns (Wolverhampton) 20-15-0; Andy Ison (Cambridge) 18-3-0.

* Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Sat, 30, teams of three, Top, Canal and Jenny’s pools. Jason Neath (Banbury Gunsmiths) 188-6-0, mixed, caster shallow at 6m, peg 4 Jenny’s; Dave James (Bag’em Matchbaits) 176-6-0; Nigel Rimmer (Maver Gold) 144-1-0; Stu Palser (Banbury Gunsmiths) 139-15-0. Teams: Banbury Gunsmiths and Bag’em, both 27; Finedon 21; Maver Tipton 17. League: Bag ’em 127; Banbury Gunsmiths 115; Pasty Boys 87. Sun, 35, House Pool 1 and Top Pool. Adam Rumble (Fosters) 124-7-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, caster at 3m and down edge, peg 18 House Pool 1; Jack Harness (Hydrolastic) 119-9-0; Pete Rice (Bag’em Matchbaits) 109-14-0; Dave Crooklow (Decca AC) 104-13-0.

* Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Teams, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Radford to Deptmore Lock, Stafford. Sun, 80. Damian Parry (Browning Lifestyle) 21-3-10, bream to 3 lb plus skimmers, poled chopped worm/caster/red maggot, Stafford side of the stick-ups; Rob Lloyd (Maver Midlands) 17-10-14; Barry Lewis (Browning Lifestyle) 10-4-7; Jason Cunningham (Shakespeare Superteam) 9-0-0; Bruce Birch (Team GB Four Ashes) 8-12-0; Mick Hatchard (Shakespeare) 8-9-8. Teams: Shakespeare (Dave McCall, Jason Cunningham, Darren Massey, Darren Lewis) 22; Team GB Four Ashes AC 24; Browning Lifestyle Green 25.

* Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop. Sun (Jul 7), 32, Beech and Willow Pools. Gareth Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 156-10-0, carp to 8 lb and bream to 3 lb, poled maggot down edge, peg 18 Beech; Andy Kyte (Maver/Sonubaits) 151-3-0; Colin Wozek (Matrix Total Angling) 140-6-0; Mitch Davidson (Colmic) 102-9-0.

* Preston Innovations Absolute Station League, Woodland View, Worcs. Sun, 30. Paul Wedge (Woodlands) 148-12-0, carp to 9 lb, poled corn and pellet, peg 9; Carl Hopps (Redditch) 147-14-0; Danny Baker (Tredegar Angling Centre) 143-12-0; Ian Wood (Peg One Woodlands) 142-4-0; Danny Ludgate (Woodlands) 138-2-0; Mark Jones (Tredegar AC) 128-2-0.

* Shakespeare Championship Qualifier, Warks Avon, Evesham. Sun, 74. Wayne Swinscoe (Maver Bait-Tech) 9-0-0, a 4 lb bream plus bleak and chublets, long poled maggot over groundbait then shallow, peg 67; Jamie Robbins (Shakespeare) 6-13-0; Dave Harris (Barford DAA) 6-4-0; Chris Smith (Evesham) 5-8-8; Andy Murphy (Tredegar Angling) 5-7-0.



Results from smaller matches

Aberglais, Staunton Court, Gwent. Sat, 20. Frank Davies (Tredegar) 222-8-0, carp to double-figures, poled corn,peg by the tree; Mark Williams (Abertysswg) 135-0-0; Graham Davies (Cefn Coed) 129-2-0. Sun, 20, Biddlestone Pool. Colin Rees (Merthyr) 118-13-0, carp, pellet waggler, middle of dam; Carl Davies (Caerphilly) 71-4-0; Mark Williams (Abertysswg) 59-7-0.

Barford Festival, Warks Avon, Barford. 40. Overall: Tony Marshall (Shakespeare) 20 pts; Adrian Narbeth (Sensas WB Clarke) 19; Dave Smith (Sensas WB Clarke) 18; Colin Talbot (Barford) 17; Spig Pawlowski (Shakespeare) 17; Dave Petch (Quorn) 16. Mon. Tony Marshall 21-6-0. Wed. Mike Bedding 24-2-0. Fri. Tony Marshall 51-9-0.

Beechdale AC, Solhampton Fisheries, Astley, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. Sun, 13, Partridge Pool. Bill Bratt (Beechdale) 62-8-0, carp to 1 lb, poled pellet, peg 1; Linden Pickett (Beechdale) 57-14-0; Richard Broomhall (Beechdale) 55-3-0.

Cardiff Nomads, Hendre Lake. Tues pm, 14. Clive Branson (Sensas Nomads) 12-8-0, all roach, waggler and maggot, peg in the rushes; Shaun Wilson (Trethomas) 12-4-0; Clive Roberts (Sensas Nomads) 10-0-0.

Cashmores Curse Series, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Sat, 18, Little Geary’s. Chris Dean (Cashmores) 54-12-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 26; John Jones (Cashmores) 40-1-0; Paul Vernon (Cashmore Cracks) 38-11-0.

Cefn Mably Lakes, Gwent. Wed, 21, over-50s. Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 59-9-0, all carp, poled corn over pellets, peg on Match Lake; John Mack (Newport) 56-6-0; Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably) 51-0-0; Iain Stuart (Glamorgan Rebels) 50-0-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs, 22, Heron Pool. Steve Avison (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 103-6-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 34; Martin Williams (Gornal Five Ways) 96-8-0; Steve Shorrack (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 84-4-0. Sat, 18, Heron. Brian Hodgetts (Elmbridge) 119-6-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 9; John Pulley (Elmbridge) 69-1-0; Carl Bennett (J and P Tackle) 68-2-0. Sun, 20, Pheasant. Tim Jones (Golden Maggot) 112-4-0, carp, poled maggot and worm, peg 7; Barry Ellis (Yardley Wood) 100-8-0; Andy Bentley (Golden Maggot) 90-6-0.

Furnace Mill, Wyre Forest, Bewdley, Worcs. Sat, 12, Mucky Meadow Pool, Paul Cook (Maver/Mark’s Tackle) 116-8-0, carp, poled corn, meat, maggot, worm or pellet over Marukyu EFG 131, peg 48; Andy Gwillam (WFR) 109-0-0; Ben Ashfield (Furnace Mill) 108-12-0.

Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 30, High Pool. Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 80-1-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, paste at 3m and down edge, peg 7; Rob Round (Maver Solihull Angling) 79-6-0; Dave Martin (Bailey’s of Warwick) 75-13-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 69-3-0. Tues. 68, Jenny’s and lost friends Memorial, House 1 and 2, Top and New pools. Pete Rice (Bag’em) 149-14-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled caster through slop at 2m and down edge, peg 12 Top; Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 137-3-0; Andy Jackson (Mosella) 121-13-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 110-10-0; Reg Davies (Tunnel Barn Farm Vets) 97-14-0; Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 97-8-0. Pairs: Pete Rice (Bag’em) and Dave Purvis (Tunnel Barn Farm Vets) 2pts; Alex Harper (Tunnel Barn Farm Colts) and Reg Davies (Tunnel Barn Farm Vets) 6. Wed, 16, Club Pool. Pete Rice (Bag’em) 104-15-0, F1s and carp, maggot through slop at 2m and down edge, peg 6; Richard Knowles (Shakespeare) 103-2-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 90-11-0. Thurs, 65, Veterans, Club, Jenny’s and Top pools. Dave Chapman 105-3-0, F1s and carp, paste at 4m and down the edge, peg 13 Club; John Berry 87-11-0; Chris Constable 81-9-0; Tony Maquire 68-8-0; Jim Cooksey 65-0-0; Dave Purvis 58-0-0 (all Tunnel Barn Farm Vets). Fri, 23, New Pool. Chris Neal (Rutlanders) 139-15-0, F1s and carp, poled paste down edge, peg 1; James Duckworth (Stalybridge Angling Centre) 112-15-0; Pete Rice (Bag’em) 101-4-0; Mark Rice (Bag’em) 97-13-0.


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Glamorgan, Cefn Mably Match Lake. Sun, 19. Nicky Parsons (Cardiff) 57-14-0, carp, poled pellets shallow, peg 25; Martin Giddy (Barry) 42-4-0; Jim Palmer (Cardiff) 42-0-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Slade Heath, Staffs. Thurs, 12. Barry Jones (Team GB Four Ashes) 7-7-0, roach, perch, gudgeon, small skimmers and a crucian carp, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 1; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 4-5-12; Graham Woolley (Goodyear AC) 3-12-0.

Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs, 10. Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 52-10-0, carp, poled meat, peg 34; Graham Wright (Hawkesbury) 51-4-0. Sat, 12. John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 54-3-0, mixed, poled pellet, peg 32; Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 46-8-0; Keith Walton (Hawkesbury) 43-4-0. Sun, 15. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 92-11-0, carp, method and pellet, peg 5; George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 90-15-0; Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 63-5-0.

Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, W. Wales. Sun, 18. Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 37-8-0, carp and bream, poled pellets to lilies, peg on crucian lake; Colin Bates (Haverfordwest) 29-12-0 ; Pete Edwards (Haverfordwest) 18-0-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffs. Wed, 24, Big Match Pool. Jordon Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag’em Matchbaits) 83-11-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet, peg 13; T. Thompson (King’s Pools) 82-2-0; Dave Mortlock (King’s Pools) 82-0-0.

Maver Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Wed, 18, Molands Mere. Lee Davies (Maver Solihull Angling) 46-0-0, 10 carp, pellet feeder to island, peg 54; Suzi Smith (Kobra) 42-14-0; Ray Quinney (Packington) 34-14-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 35, Meadow and Island Pools. Pete Truman (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 118-5-0, carp, shallow pellet at 10m, peg 43 Meadow; Ryan Thacker (Moorlands) 144-8-0; George Reynolds (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 96-12-0; Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 82-6-0. Wed, 22, over-50s, Bank and Moors Pools. Danny Ludgate (Mosella) 116-6-0, carp, shallow meat at 13m, peg 17 Bank; Terry Homer (Club 2000) 107-1-0; Dave Gough (Wolverhampton) 100-11-0. Thurs, 33, Silver and Middle Pools. George Reynolds (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 77-13-0, F’s and skimmers, paste at 4m, peg 9 Middle; Clive Wright (Mosella) 70-2-0; Clive Munslow (Moorlands) 57-4-0; Dave Gough (Wolverhampton) 44-10-0. Fri pm, 19, Meadow Pool. Kevin Rodderick (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 137-7-0, carp, shallow meat at 6m, peg 15; Ryan Thacker (Moorlands) 118-8-0; Mark ‘Magic’ Johnson (Grant Albutt Angling Supplies) 108-2-0. Sat, 27, Meadow. George Reynolds (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 174-9-0, carp, shallow bread at 13m, peg 59; Ian Wood (Club 2000) 138-8-0; Mick Henshall (Fosters) 106-9-0. Sun, 27, Silver Pool. Iwan Mills (Robin’s Timber) 81-5-0, F1s, shallow pellet at 8m, peg 24; Pete Hodge (Moorlands) 80-14-0; Richard Kings (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 65-4-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Island Pool, Harvington, Warks. Mon pm, 14. Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League/Old Ghost) 110-4-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 25; David Howard (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 99-12-0; Martin Goodall (Arthur’s Angling Supplies) 90-0-0. Wed, 14. David Howard (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 167-8-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 38; Scott Smith (Smithy’s) 120-8-0; Doug Littlewood (Littleton AC) 112-0-0. Thurs, 17. Colin Webster (Ted Carter Preston) 145-6-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 38; Andy Stone (Arthur’s Angling Supplies) 131-8-0; Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 104-8-0. Sun, 15. Chris Telling (Colmic) 193-8-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and method feeder, peg 12; Rob McKenzie (Gloucester Angling Centre) 190-12-0; Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 155-4-0.

New City Anglers, Lliswerry Pond, Newport . Sun, 21. Steve Cowhen ( Newport ) 19-2-0, four tench, float fished corn, peg on railway sign; Steve Hughes ( Newport) 15-12-0; Richard Luffman (Newport) 13-14-0; Dave Walls (Newport) 12-4-0 .

Nisa, Dynamite Makin’s, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 16, Lake 2. Geoff Ringer (Ringer Baits) 85-2-0, carp, bream and roach, poled pellet, peg A20; John Adamson (Nisa) 79-8-0; Richard Harvey (Burton-on-Trent) 70-0-0. Thurs, 22, Snake and Reptile Pools. Baz Smithson (Team Makin’s) 151-4-0, carp, poled dead red maggot, peg 17 Reptile; Rob Mathers (West Lodge MG) 69-10-0; John Adamson (Nisa) 63-8-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Sat, 13, Molands Mere. Paul Hunter (Pools Fodder) 86-4-0, 18 carp, pellet waggler with 8mm pellet, peg 25; Wayne Carter (Packington) 27-15-0; Suzi Smith (Kobra) 22-7-0. Sun, 13, Gearys Level. Wayne Carter (Packington) 70-15-0, 20 carp, candle and pellet, peg 27; Steve Edwards (Packington) 32-11-0; Suzi Smith (Kobra) 30-12-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop. Mon, 12, Chestnut Pool. Clive Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 139-12-0, carp to 8 lb and skimmers to 2 lb, poled pellet down sides, peg 40; Josh Humphreys (ABC) 117-0-0; Carl Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings) 107-11-0. Wed, 12, Ash and Beech. Dave Matson (Rod and Gun) 82-5-0, carp to 5 lb and skimmers to 2 lb, poled maggot and corn down sides, peg 16 Ash; Josh Humphreys (ABC) 71-9-0; Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 69-14-0. Thurs, 12, Oak and Sycamore. Gareth Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 87-4-0, carp to 6 lb and barbel to 2 lb, poled maggot down side, peg 13 Oak; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 74-0-0; Paul Evans (Preston Innovations Boldings) 68-13-0. Sat, 12, Sycamore. Dave Matson (Rod and Gun) 79-12-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet, peg 8; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 78-1-0; Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings) 62-4-0. Sun, 24, Sycamore and Willow. Dave Hailey (Preston Innovations Boldings) 178-14-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet shallow, peg 21 Sycamore; Scott Doodson (Preston Innovations) 142-11-0; Gareth Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 120-9-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues, 20, Deans Pool. C. Grant (Woodlands) 81-0-0, carp to 8 lb, poled corn and pellet, peg 33; S. Addison (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 65-8-0; Jason Stone (Woodlands) 58-8-0. Fri, 20, Deans. Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League) 233-0-0, carp to 10 lb, poled corn and pellet, peg 60; Alan Tait (Woodlands) 112-4-0; Phil Edmunds (Woodlands) 81-4-0; Jon Stone (Woodlands) 70-0-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Wed, 16, pole-only. James Thomas (Browning West Wales) 139-12-0, carp, paste in margins, peg 4 Penny’s Pond; John Hannan (Cwmbran) 138-2-0; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 119-14-0.

Reedswood AC, Reedswood Pool, Walsall. Tues, 11. Dave Webb (Allen’s Tackle Leamore) 24-5-0, carp to 6 lb, poled paste, peg 1; Brian Rigby (Shakespeare) 20-12-0; Steve Lawrence (Midland Express) 9-13-0.

Rhymney, Butetown Pond, Wales. Sun, 15. Lloyd Davies (Rhymney) 3-8-0, one small carp with roach and rudd, groundbait feeder, peg on shallow bank; Terry Moss (Rhymney) 1-11-0; John Hancock (Rhymney) 1-8-0.

Rough Hay AC, Brookfields Pool, Shareshill, Staffs. Sat, 16. David Payne (Rough Hay) 40-13-0, carp to 4 lb, poled luncheon meat, peg 7; Shaun Hartop (Rough Hay) 30-12-0; Jez Meredith (Rough Hay) 21-10-0.

Shakespeare Championship Qualifier, Warks Avon, Evesham. Wed, 57. Roger Clutton (Maver Milton Keynes) 15-0-0, four bream, poled maggot and groundbait, peg 64 above Ferry; Michael Dcaccia (RAF) 13-4-0; John Whitehouse (Evesham) 9-5-0; Dave Thornton (Lane’s Baits) 7-13-0; John Price (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 7-12-0. Qualifiers: Mark Brush, Dave Thornton, Roger Clutton.

Sirhowy, Staunton Court. Sun, 20. Mike Williams (Cross Hands) 138-6-0, carp to double-figures, poled pellets shallow, peg on grass bank; Richard Watkins (Tredegar) 114-0-0; Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 99-8-0; Ian Exall (Blackwood) 92-8-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham. Sun, 10. Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 8-10-12, two 2 lb bream, skimmers and perch, poled worm, peg 8; Alan Homer (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 5-15-8; Darren Barratt (Coleshill DAA) 2-15-4.

The Devon AC (Cov), Stockton Reservoir, Warks. Sun, 19. Chris Buckley (Swanns) 91-12-0 carp, method feeder and poled paste, peg 16; Alex Ford (Tusses Tackle) 88-7-0; Graham Brownlie (Devon AC) 50-5-0; Chris Alcock (Devon AC) 49-13-0.

Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Acton Trussell, Stafford. Wed. 12. Arthur Shaw (Wolverhampton Van den Eynde) 8-3-0, one chub, roach and perch, poled pinkie and caster, peg 12; Alan Jordan (Wolverhampton Van den Eynde) 6-9-0; Steve Cope (Team GB Four Ashes) 5-15-8.

Wolverhampton Over 60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal , Four Ashes, Staffs. Wed, 19. Bert Simmill (Bilston Angling Centre) 7-5-12, roach, poled hemp, peg 17; Phil Eldershaw (Bridgtown) 5-11-12; Paul Andrews (Birkenhead) 4-0-0.



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