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Airbus Festival, Bron Eifion Fishery. Fri.18. Jason Rogers (Hawarden) 100-5-0-, all carp on Method feeder with corn and pellets, peg 13. Sat. 18. Jason Rogers (Hawarden) 135-4-0, all carp on Method feeder with corn and pellets, peg 1; Sun. 18. Jason Rogers (Hawarden) 66-11-0, carp on pellets fished with pole and Method feeder. Overall: Jason Rogers (Hawarden) 3 points and 302-5-0; Lee Salisbury (Airbus) 6 points and 157-3-0; Lee Campion (Airbus) 7 points and 152-11-0; Matt Davies (Airbus) 7 points and 121-12-0.

Bilston Angling Centre, Shropshire Union Canal, Brewood, Staffordshire, Wed. 15. Mel Wood (Four Ashes Golden Boys) 8-14-12, roach, skimmers and gudgeon, poled squatt and pinkie; Dave McCall (Shakespeare) 6-4-14; Colin Cole (Bilston angling Centre) 4-13-6.

Buckley Summer Series, final match. Trap Pool. 20. Craig Stubbins (Buckley) 10-11-0, perch and ide on maggots and worms fished close in under overhanging trees, peg 12; Terry Rawlinson (Buckley) 7-11-0; Mike Ellis (Buckley) 7-8-0. Series: Mike Ellis (Buckley) 104 points; Graham Davidson (Buckley) 102 points.

Cefn Fforest, Redhill Fishery, Penny’s Pond. Sun. 33. Adam Jones (Cefn Hengoed) 112-4-0, carp on Method feeder, maggots and pellets, peg 38; Dai Clarke (Cefn Fforest) 83-12-0; Simon Jones (Oakdale) 82-12-0; Paul Morris (Cefn Fforest) 71-12-0.

Dams and Lock Harry England Memorial, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Minworth/Tyburn, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 38. Mick Hatchard (Shakespeare) 15-0-8, roach, poled caster and hemp, peg 154; Dave McCall (Shakespeare) 11-14-8; John Cartwright (Mosella Black Country) 11-8-8; Kevin Perry (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 10-2-0; Sam Rushton (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 8-14-0; Neil Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 8-5-0.

Dynamite Baits Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Lakes 2 and 4, Sun. 29. Daz Shaw (Team Makins) 134-2-0, carp, straight lead and pellet and Method feeder, peg B19, Lake 2. Mick Timson (Elton Tackle) 93-6-0; Fred Coxon (Ringer Baits) 80-12-0; Richard Evans (Makins) 72-6-0.

Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm,
Shrewley, Warks, House Pool 2, Mon. 24. Rob Swain (White Hart Birmingham) 112-9-0, F1s, skimmers, roach and perch, poled maggot at 7 and 9m fished shallow, peg 3. Dave callahan (Measham Redfins) 96-6-0; John Stone (Tunnel Barn Farm) 76-6-0; George Goergen (Sensas France) 68-14-0. Wed. 20, House Pool 2. Richard Knowles (MCM) 92-0-0, F1s, skimmers, roach and perch, poled pellet at 16m, peg 25. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 89-0-0; Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 61-9-0; Wayne Ainsworth (Mid-City) 60-12-0. Thurs. 18, Canal Pool. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 131-4-0, F1s and carp, poled pellet to the island and down the edge, peg 10. Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 83-8-0; Colin Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm) 79-11-0; Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm) 76-0-0. Thurs. 48 Veterans, Club Pool and House Pool 1. Brian Wright (Tunnel Barn Farm) 79-0-0, F1s and carp, poled pellet at 8m, peg 17, Club Pool. John Berry (Tunnel Barn Farm) 78-13-0; Cliff Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm) 77-0-0; Graham Wright (Tunnel Barn Farm) 71-15-0. Sat. 23, House Pool 2. Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 157-2-0, F1s, poled pellet at 3m and down the edge, peg 3. Paul Newell (Kings Mill Redditch) 123-2-0; Stu Palser (Shakespeare) 116-7-0; Richard Knowles (MCM) 113-3-0; Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 99-2-0. Sun. 30, New Pool. Paul Yates (Drennan) 88-12-0, F1s, skimmers, roach and bream, poled maggot at 12m, peg 1. Stu Palser (Shakespeare) 80-15-0; Mark Malin (Mosella) 76-13-0; Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 70-14-0, inc carp of 14-0-0 that snapped his top two.
Glamorgan, Cefn Mably Lakes. Silver fish. Sun. 16. Jim Palmer (Cardiff) 20-8-0, skimmers and roach on pole and chopped worm, peg at deep end of Spring Lake; Jon Taylor (Barry)16-4-0; Nicky Parsons (Caerphilly) 15-8-0.

Goodyear AC, Willow Marsh Fishery, Shenstone, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, Sun. Dragonfly Pool, 15. Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 59-9-0, nine carp, straight bomb and pellet, peg 3; Barry Lewis (Goodyear AC) 29-2-0; JJ Gallacher (Goodyear AC) 19-8-0.

Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 14. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 72-9-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 34. Paul Reynolds (Hawkesbury) 57-14-0; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 54-6-0. Sat. 19. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 64-8-0, carp and tench, poled meat, peg 1. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 52-14-0; Andy Edgington (Hawkesbury) 45-15-0. Sun. 21. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 71-9-0, carp, bream and tench, poled meat and corn, peg 46. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 56-6-0; Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 45-10-0. 3 out of three for the cigar chomping farmer, Richard Grant.
Holgan Farm, Llawhaden. Match Lake. Neil Daniels (Neath) 105-0-0, carp on corn poled in the margins, peg 6; James Young (Haverfordwest) 104-6-0; Colin Bates (Haverfordwest) 88-12-0.

Iffers, Phocle Farm, Ross on Wye. Sun. 18. Sam Prosser (Iffers) 73-12-0, carp on corn fished with top two sections, peg 29 on corner of island; Darran Saunders (Iffers) 57-12-0; Andy Reed (Iffers) 55-12-0; Craig Brown (Iffers) 44-0-0.

Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, near Stafford, Staffordshire, Five Day Festival. Mon. 21. Carl Moon (Frenzee) 106-6-0, carp, poled pellet, Canal 7; Paul Carnwell (Garbolino Bait Tech) 70-7-0; Jez Goldthorpe ( 60-1-0; Steve Edwards (Izaak Walton Fishery) 53-13-0. Tues. 21. Paul Carnwell (Garbolino Bait Tech) 118-9-0, carp, poled pellet; Jez Goldthorpe ( 85-12-0; Carl Moon (Frenzee) 65-0-0; Chris Jones (Crewe Carp and Match) 59-14-0. Wed. 21. Paul Carnwell (Garbolino Bait Tech) 162-8-0, carp, poled pellet, Top Pool 7; Steve Edwards (Izaak Walton Fishery) 127-7-0; Ian Overton (Dove Valley AC) 113-9-0; Mark Colclough (Izaak Walton Fishery) 88-11-0. Thurs. 21. Jez Goldthorpe ( 229-3-0, all carp, poled pellet, Bottom Pool 3; Paul Carnwell (Garbolino Bait Tech) 180-1-0; Alex Longton ( 120-1-0; Chris Jones (Crewe Carp and Match) 99-4-0. Fri. 21. Chris Jones (Crewe Carp and Match) 166-9-0, carp, poled pellet, peg Bottom Pool 25; Carl Moon (Frenzee) 107-3-0; Ian Overton (Dove Valley AC) 106-3-0; Jez Goldthorpe ( 96-2-0. Overall: Paul Carnwell (Garbolino Bait Tech) 8 pts, 575-5-0; Carl Moon (Frenzee) 9, 401-3-0; Jez Goldthorpe ( 10, 549-2-0; Alex Longton ( 11, 351-5-0. Wed. Top Pool, 11. Carl Moon (Frenzee) 59-12-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 15; Chris Robson (Bilston Angling Centre) 49-15-0; Paul Smith (Northwood Inn) 48-14-0; Dave Barnard (Gnosall) 39-9-0. Sat. Top and Middle Pools, 21. Geoff Thomas (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 68-12-0, carp, poled pellet, Top Pool 5; Dave Barnard (Gnosall) 62-9-0; Neil Edwards (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 60-4-0; Dave Coleman (Northwood Inn) 59-14-0.

John Mac Memorial, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Sun. 40. Dave Elliott (Packington) 48-14-0, carp, pellet feeder, peg 60. Max Higgott (Rods and Reels hinkley) 45-8-0; Lee Richards (Packington) 42-7-0; Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Korum) 38-0-0.
King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. Big Match Pool, 24. Steve Lawrence (West Midlands Travel) 59-5-0, carp to 5 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 10; John Taylor (King’s) 52-12-0; John Cockayne (Wednesfield AC) 34-2-0. Sat. Carp Pool, 14. Mattie Stockton (Mosella) 51-7-0, carp to 4 lb and tench, poled pellet, peg 19; Gwyn Jones (Swan AC) 47-13-0; Rob Hancox (Swan AC) 47-0-0.

Kobra Feeders,
Dynamite Baits Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Lake 2, Wed. 18. Chris Harrison (Baileys of Warwick) 182-0-0, carp, straight lead and pellet, peg A20. Pete Wood (Coalville) 69-4-0; Terry phillips (Attleborough Angling) 55-10-0. Thurs. Crater Pool. Dave Kent Long Eaton Victoria) 58-12-0, carp, poled meat in the margins, peg 6. Dave Hicken (Disco) 44-6-0; John Adamson (Kobra Feeders) 31-0-0.

Lydney and Yorkley, Cannop Pond and Lydney Lake. Sun. 35. Matt Peters (Butcher’s Hook) 25-8-0, bream on Method feeder and corn. Peg 24 on Lydney Lake; Derek Hale (Yorkley) 21-2-8; Simon Glover (Butcher’s Hook) 19-4-8; Mark Hastings (Newent) 14-9-8.

Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Lark Pool, Sun. 12. Brian Emms (Monk Hall) 37-7-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 61. Alan Parsonage (Monk Hall) 36-3-0; Dave Hodnett (Bridgnorth) 34-14-0; Bill Stone (Monk Hall) 30-14-0.

Moorlands Farm,
Hartlebury, Worcs, Moors and Bank pools, Tues. 19. Paul Cartwright (Moorlands) 89-2-0, carp, poled paste down the edge, peg 18, Moors Pool. Chris Clemson (Dudley Angling Club) 76-0-0; Pete Mace (Moorlands) 64-10-0; Jeff Clarke (Moorlands) 64-8-0. Wed. 19 over 50’s, Silver and Middle Pools. Trevor Hodges (Weatherton Roofing) 127-2-0, F1s, poled pellet at 2m, peg 14, Silver Pool. Barry Chesson (Park Inn) 110-12-0, Paul Foster (Starlet Veterans) 107-4-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 89-8-0. Thurs. 18, Meadow Pool. Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 103-8-0, carp, poled pellet at 6m, peg 47. Ziggy Lees (Severn Trent) 74-6-0; Roger Finch (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 65-2-0; Paul Foster (Starlet Veterans) 63-8-0. Fri pm. 15, Meadow Pool. Roman Skura (Moorlands) 157-2-0, carp, poled mussel down the edge, peg 12. Glyn Clarke (Browning Spa) 122-7-0; Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 121-4-0; Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 113-14-0. Sat. 39, Bank, Moors and Island Pools. Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 109-6-0, carp, poled paste at 6m, peg 13, Meadow Pool. Mick Henshall (Fosters) 109-0-0; Brett Wilkes (Dudley) 98-8-0; Mick Lutwytch (Fosters) 98-6-0. Sun. 29, Meadow and Bank Pools. Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 120-4-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 20, Bank Pool. Richard Kings (St Davids Angling Club) 118-8-0; Des Ravenall (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 85-2-0; Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands) 81-14-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure,
Harvington, Middle pool, Wed. 12. Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 67-10-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 25. James Berry (Manor Farm Leisure) 50-6-0; lee Rich (Manor Farm Leisure) 45-4-0. Thurs. 16, Island Pool. Chris French (Swindon) 86-6-0, carp and tench, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 17. George Goergen (Sensas France) 82-4-0; Barry Saunders (Manor Farm Leisure) 77-0-0. Sun. 28, Island Pool. Steve Seabourne (Wye Angling) 110-2-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 16. Horace Davis (Rover ford Radiators) 96-8-0; Colin Woodward (Smithys Angling) 82-8-0; Aaron Britnell (Mosella Lobbies) 64-8-0.
Newport Charity Open, Woodstock Pond. Sun. 28. £260 raised for Chernobyl Children’s Fund. Rob Skellett (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 65-8-0, carp and bream on pole and paste inside and Method feeder and mini boilies to the island, peg 33; Andy Price (Garry Evans Tackle) 64-4-0; Glyn Reynolds (Awa Shima) 38-8-0; Phil Weaver (Newport) 37-12-0.

Packington Somers,
Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 17. Lee Richards (Packington) 69-3-0, carp, pole and wagglered pellet, peg 2. John Adamson (Youngs Tunnel Barn Farm) 61-0-0; John Burchell (Packington) 52-8-0. Sat. 27, Gearys Level. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Korum) 89-9-0, carp to 17 lb, Method and meat, peg 18. Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 41-8-0; Lee Richards (Packington) 41-4-0.
Parkes Hall AC, Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Sun. 16. Paul Cartwright (Parkes hall) 78-15-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet, peg 62; William Garratt (Parkes Hall) 60-9-0; Jamie Trevis (Parkes Hall) 52-14-0.

Patshull Park, Pattingham, Shropshire, Great Lake, Tues. White Hart AC, Boats, 15. Duncan Biddle (Rod and Gun) 38-7-0, bream and skimmers, feeder fished worm, peg 57; Andy Buckley (White Hart AC) 28-3-0; Kelvin Bates (White Hart AC) 25-2-0; Martin Farraday (White Hart AC) 22-14-0. Tues. White Hart AC, boats, 15. John Leese (White Hart AC) 35-4-0, bream and skimmers, feeder fished worm, peg 57; John Malin (White Hart AC) 34-11-0; Gordon Guest (White Hart AC) 33-1-0; Duncan Biddle (Rod and Gun) 32-3-0. Sat. Reman Servies, Boats, 15. N. Lawson (Reman Services) 15-15-0, bream and skimmers, feeder fished worm and maggot, peg 51; C. Harris (Reman Services) 12-11-0; G. Jones (Reman Services) 10-0-0; K. Speake (Reman Services) 9-3-0. Sun. Hotel Bank, 20. Graham Davidson (Chester) 42-13-0, bream and skimmers, slider fished sweetcorn, peg 36; Stuart Perry (Fitters AC) 39-3-0; Neil Perry (Fitters AC) 36-3-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 31-5-0; Barry Hall (Sensas) 25-8-0. Sun. 17. Barry Hall (sensas) 35-9-0, skimmers to 2 lb, feeder fished worm, peg 33; Neil Perry (Fitters AC) 27-10-0; Tony Davidson (Chester) 24-4-0. Sun. Shifnal AC, Boats, 15. ohn Malin (Shifnal AC) 24-4-0, bream and skimmers, feeder fished worm, peg 55; Sean Plant (Shifnal AC) 23-15-0; Andy Buckley (Shifnal AC) 20-0-0.

Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Heron Pool, Wed. 13. Brian Wakelin (Poole Hall) 42-13-0, carp and bream, poled meat and corn, peg 51. Dave Sheaf (Poole Hall) 41-12-0; Dave Taylor (Poole Hall) 30-0-0. Sun. 11, Heron Pool. Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 83-11-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 28. Tom Murphy (Poole hall) 47-12-0; Jack Wakefield (Poole Hall) 43-8-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools,
Bridgnorth, Salop, Willow Pool, Mon. 10. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 80-10-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet at 8m and down the sides, peg 5. Colin Wozak (Telford) 65-6-0; Kevin Melville (Maver Total Angling) 47-6-0; Carl Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 41-5-0. Wed. 10, Beech Pool. Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 88-9-0, carp to 8 lb, poled paste at 5m and close in, peg 7. Mark Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 84-10-0; Gary Morris (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 82-9-0; Howard Williams (Weston Pools) 60-4-0. Thurs. 10, Sycamore Pool. Ed Turner (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 88-0-0, carp to 9 lb and bream to 3 lb, poled pellet and corn at 5m and down the sides, peg 48. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 84-5-0; Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 78-13-0; Dave Barnard (Rod and Gun) 77-4-0. Sat. 12, Beech and Sycamore Pools. John Francis (Rod and Gun) 137-15-0, carp, including ‘wideload’ a commom at 25-1-0, poled pellet at 5m and down the sides, peg 11, Beech Pool. Peter Plant (Maver) 87-12-0; Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 86-0-0; Andy Price (Oakengates Angling Centre) 85-0-0. Sun. 12, Willow Pool. Dave Jones (Weston Pools) 51-15-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet fished shallow, peg 9. Ed Turner (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 49-3-0; Chris Hyde (Wolverhampton) 45-10-0; John Newton (Wolverhampton) 33-10-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Deans Pool, 18. Mark Taylor (Shakespeare) 124-0-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, peg 57; Phil Taylor (Dams and Lock) 71-10-0; Jim Greenaway (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 62-8-0; J. May jr (PI Woodlands) 52-14-0; R. Finch (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 50-0-0. Sat. Deans Pool, 20. J. Hodge (Woodlands) 74-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 7; Chris Senter (Alan’s Tackle, Worcester) 73-0-0; P. Hodge (Woodlands) 72-0-0; B. Hobbs (Woodlands) 68-8-0; Les Thompson (Fox Match) 67-0-0; L. Hems (Woodlands) 50-0-0. Sun. Deans Pool, 20. Phil Taylor (Dams and Lock) 123-10-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, peg 40; Mark Taylor (Shakespeare) 108-10-0; Ronnie Phero (Gloucester) 78-0-0; P. Bishop (Gloucester) 54-12-0; Stuart Farmer (Woodlands) 52-8-0; C. Plumb (Woodlands) 52-8-0. Tues. Ghost Pool,15. P. Norris (Woodlands) 127-6-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, peg 6; C. Corbrgen (France) 96-12-0; M. Owen (Bilston Angling Centre) 79-6-0; A Stone (Posties) 73-4-0. Sat. High Pool, 26. Les Thompson (Fox Match) 72-1-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet, peg 27; C. Corbrgen (France) 67-2-0; K. Childs (Woodlands) 52-14-0; Wayne Panting (Midland Bears) 48-4-0; Phil Edmunds (Woodlands) 40-8-0; K. Turner (Woodlands) 40-0-0. Sun. Deans Pool, 21. Phil Taylor (Dams and Lock) 82-12-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet, peg 29; Ronnie Phero (Mosella) 81-10-0; P. Bishop (Gloucester) 65-14-0; A. Taylor (Gloucester) 64-0-0; S. Lawrence (National Express) 61-4-0; A. Parkes (Woodlands) 59-6-0.
Rough Hay AC, Greenhills Fishery, Worcester, Top Pool, Sun. 20. Jez Meredith (Rough Hay AC) 103-10-0, carp to 3 lb, poled sweetcorn, [peg 24; Cliff Archbold (Rough hay AC) 90-9-0; Roy Horton (Rough Hay AC) 72-0-0.
Sirhowy, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sun.18. Simon Jones (Rhymney) 160-6-0, carp on pellets poled shallow, peg 14 on Sophie’s Pond; Rob Jones (Neath) 142-2-0; Nigel Morris (Neath) 141-2-0; Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 114-0-0.

Spencer Works, Mathern Mill Fishery, Chepstow. Sat. 20. Alan Davies (Trealaw) 192-4-0, carp to 8 lb on pole fished pellets and corn, peg 9 on Waterfall Lake; Daniel Driscoll (Spencer Works Juniors) 126-13-0; Phil Weaver (Newport) 111-12-0; Phil Rawlings (Newport) 110-11-0.
Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, Sun. 12. Alan Newman (Stirrup Cup) 7-3-8, bream and small fish, poled punched bread, peg 24; Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 5-8-8; Glen Morris (Stirrup Cup) 4-1-8; Darren Barratt (Stirrup Cup) 3-12-0; Graham Massey (dams and Lock) 3-11-8; Mal Howard (Cornerstone AC) 3-4-12.

Wassel Grove Fishery, Summer League, Round Six, Brook Pool, Sat. 16. Trevor Hodges (Weathertech Roofing) 94-8-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet, peg 4; Kevin Williams (Wolverhampton) 76-15-0; Terry Homer (Wassel Grove) 63-8-0; Paul Hadlington (Beech Tree Miners) 54-3-0; Bill Hill (Wassel Grove) 42-15-0.
White Springs, Pontarddulais. Match Canal. Sun. 20. Gordon Furlong (Swansea) 41-3-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets, peg 6; Keith Brannigan (Swansea) 38-3-0; Geoff Walker (Llandeilo) 29-6-0.
Wolverhampton Over 60s Club, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Boat Inn, Penkridge, Stafford, Wed. 22. Dave Pinches (Goldthorn Social) 6-9-0, gudgeon, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 1; Roy Grosvenor (Bridgtown) 5-6-6; Barry Lewis (Bridgtown) 5-3-14.