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West Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for August 18/19 2012.

* Dams and Lock Summer League, Round Four, Birmingham Fazeley Canal, Minworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 67. Dave Brown (Maver Midlands/Bag ‘em Baits) 32-13-0, two carp, poled chopped worm and caster, peg 46, behind the Hare and Hounds pub; Dave Lloyd (Maver Midlands) 11-3-9; Bruce Birch (Team Four Ashes GB) 10-8-0; Tony Foster (Dams and Lock) 9-13-8; Simon Nickless (Saints) 9-3-0; Richard Guest (Maver Midlands) 8-7-0. Teams: Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Gold 19; Dams and Lock B and Mosella Black Country both 25; Shakespeare Superteam Green 26; Team Four Ashes GB 29; Shakespeare Superteam Blue 32. League: Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Red 88; Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Gold 89; Shakespeare Superteam Green 118; Dams and Lock B 120; Shakespeare Superteam Blue 124; Browning Lifestyle Red 126.


* Shakespeare Championship Qualifier, Warks Avon, Evesham, Sun. 78. Andy ‘Spud’ Murphy (Shimano Wales) 7-2-0, caster and chopped worm, eels and perch, peg 65; Tony Woodhouse (Evesham) 7-0-0; John Rafferty (Evesham) 6-6-8; Trevor Chalk (Portway) 5-11-0; Terry Parrott (Sensas WB Clarke) 5-0-0. Qualifiers: Tony Woodhouse, Simon tucker and John Rafferty.



Other matches

Ben Randall Memorial, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Gearys Level and Molands Mere, Sat. 47. Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 54-11-0, carp, Method and meat, peg 18, Gearys Level. Ray Durrant (Tornadoes) 47-14-0; Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 46-12-0; John Burchell (Packington) 43-15-0.


Bilston Angling Centre, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Sun. 10. Gordon Stocking (ZLT) 7-0-0, all roach, poled hempseed, peg 2; Dave Pinches (Goldthorn Social) 5-11-0; Martin Spruce (Bilston Angling Centre) 5-8-0.


Blackfords Progressive, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffordshire, Sat. 22. John ‘The Cake’ Seagrave (Stallion AC) 22-5-0, bream to 2 lb, feeder fished worm, peg 43; Mark Greening (Streetly) 17-10-0; Dave Ridgeway (Shifnal) 15-11-0.


Bob Brown Memorial, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Sun. 35. Pete Heaven (Greyhound Angling Club) 75-4-0, carp, pellet waggler, peg 42. Shane Whittaker (Tackle Shack Nuneaton) 65-14-0; Ray Quinney (Packington) 59-10-0; Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 50-2-0.


Bridgnorth AS, Severn, Linley Bank and Apley Bank, Sun. 37. Dave Dean (Billinghurst Sussex) 39-6-0, 10 barbel, pellet feeder, peg 47, Bridgnorth Bank. Brian Preece (Bridgnorth Angling Society) 37-3-0; Dan Shinton (Bridgnorth Angling Society) 32-14-0; Dave George (Bridgnorth Angling Society) 32-12-0; Dave Beecroft (Cambridge) 30-10-0; Roy Baker (Bridgnorth Angling Society) 29-14-0.


Cefn Mably Over-50s, Match Lake. Wed.12. Peter Meese (Cardiff) 88-0-0, all carp on long pole and pellets fished shallow, peg 15; Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably Lakes) 64-0-0; Phil Rawlings (Newport) 58-0-0.


Cradley Heath Labour, River Severn. Arley, Shropshire, Sun. Habour Waters, 20. Simon West (Cradley Heath Labour) 13-4-0, barbel/chub, feeder and maggot; S. Robson (Cradley Heath Labour) 4-9-0; J. Babbington (Cradley Heath Labour) 4-2-0.


Docklow Pools, Leominster, Herefordshire, Match Pool, Sun. 12. Keith Butler (Hereford) 82-1-0, carp, poled corn, peg 7. Simon Deakin (Ludlow) 64-11-0; Ron Gibbs (Wales) 61-3-0.


Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Kobra Feeders Affordables, Thames and Avon Pools, Thurs. 28. Sam Brown (Team Makins) 91-2-0, carp, poled corn, peg A3, Avon Pool. Charlie Shaw (Derby Fishermania) 68-0-0; Baz Smithson (Gedling Tackle) 62-12-0.


Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 18. Charlie Jeavons (Greenman) 117-1-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 9. Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 106-10-0; Trevor Burton (Baggeridge Angling Club) 91-0-0. Sat. 18, Heron Pool. John Pulley (Elmbridge) 106-10-0, carp, poled corn, peg 9. Terry Butler (Pro-Line) 104-2-0; Sam Parker (Mosella Black Country) 100-6-0. Sun. 14, Pheasant Pool. Sid Toroni (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 97-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 26. Mark Isherwood (West Bromich) 52-0-0; Terry Butler (Pro-Line) 51-8-0.


Four Crosses AC, Four Cross Pool, Cannock, Staffordshire, Thurs. 12. Wayne Jukes (Four Crosses AC) carp to 3 lb, poled paste, peg 2; George Poole (Four Crosses AC) 25-7-0; Gary Busby (Four Crosses AC) 24-6-0. Sun. 12. Richard Bye (Four Crosses AC) 37-5-0, carp to 3 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 9; George Poole (Four Crosses AC) 29-10-0; Gary Busby (Four Crosses AC) 21-4-0.


Furnace Mill Fishery, Wyre, Bewdley, Worcestershire, Sun. Mucky Meadow, 12. Paul Evans (Furnace Mill) 75-8-0, carp to 8 lb, poled maggot or meat, peg 37; Colin Matthews (Furnace Mill) 73-0-0; Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 69-10-0; Andy Gwillam (WFR) 44-1-0; Kevin Johnson (Furnace Mill) 40-0-0.


Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Canal Pool, Mon. 16. James Rock (Army/Hawkesbury) 111-9-0, carp, F1s and bream, open ended feeder and banded pellet, peg 7. Dennis lutwytche (Hawkesbury) 100-5-0; Graham Young (Youngs Tunnel Barn Farm) 96-1-0. Tues. 21, House Pool 2. Kevin Folwell (Drennan Oxford) 98-10-0, carp, F1s, bream, tench and roach, poled pellet at 4m, peg 2. John Berry (White Hart Coventry) 94-13-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 90-9-0; Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 82-12-0. Wed. 18, Jennys Pool. Paul Newell (Smithys Tackle) 244-1-0, F1s, new pool record, carp and bream, poled bread at 3 and 6m, peg 18. Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 159-11-0; Shaun Little (MAP) 138-9-0; James Rock (Army/Hawkesbury) 83-6-0. Thurs. 53 Veterans, Jennys, Club and Canal Pools. Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 129-5-0, F1s and bream, poled paste down the edge, peg 20, Jennys Pool. John Merchant (Quality Baits) 125-9-0; Barry Maquire (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 104-10-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 100-3-0; Alan Dawson (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 99-7-0; Reg Davies (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 92-15-0. Fri. 16, Club Pool. David James (Mosella) 184-7-0, carp, poled maggot down the edges, peg 15. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 168-8-0; Phil Moore (Litchfield) 150-8-0. Sat. 25, Top Pool. Paul Newell (Smithys Tackle) 153-1-0, carp, poled bread down the edge and at 7m, peg 3. Andy Jackson (Mosella) 123-8-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 97-8-0. Sun. 24, House Pool 2. Tony Shepherd (Banbury Gunsmiths) 117-9-0, carp, poled maggot down the edge, peg 12. Noel Wright (Finedon) 105-0-0; Andy Jackson (Mosella) 97-10-0.


Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Thurs. 14. Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 4-8-0, roach, poled caster, peg 6; Colin Upton (Goodyear AC) 2-15-0; Michael Thomson (Goodyear AC) 2-2-0.


Graham Jones AC, Preston Innovations Woodland View Fishery, Hadley, Worcestershire, Sat. Front Deans Pool, 15. Harry Robinson (Graham Jones AC) 55-4-0, carp and bream to 5 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 21; Lee Jones (Graham Jones AC) 51-12-0; Matthew McCabe (Graham Jones AC) 42-0-0.


Greenaways Pool, Pattingham, Shropshire, Sun. 17. John Taylor (Goodyear AC) 62-0-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet waggler, peg 17; JJ Gallacher (Goodyear AC) 42-0-0; Derek Cheetham (Goodyear AC) 39-0-0; Bob Cook (Goodyear AC) 38-0-0.


Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 18. James Rock (Army) 77-12-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 30. Luke Johnson (Hawkesbury) 66-2-0; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 60-14-0. Sat. 18. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 71-10-0, carp, poled meat, peg 46. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 68-8-0; Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 56-7-0. Sun. 26. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 98-3-0, carp, poled meat, peg 28. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 80-7-0; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 75-0-0; Keith Hudson (Hawkesbury) 66-4-0.


Holgan Farm, Llawhaden. Sun.18. Yorkie Jones (Haverfordwest) 88-13-0, pellets on straight lead to island and in margins, peg on Match Lake; Steve Collins (Holgan Farm) 71-2-0; Tony Jackson (Telford) 68-13-0.


King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. Big Match Pool, 27. Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag ‘em Baits 111-0-0, carp to 8 lb, poled paste, peg 65; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 88-1-0; Mel Davies (Anglers Peg) 84-11-0. Thurs. New Matchj Pool, 18. Bob Tandy (King’s Pools) 83-9-0, F1s to 3 lb, poled pellet, peg 15; Alf Slater (King’s Pools) 59-9-0; Mick Stone (King’s Pools) 48-0-0. Sat. Big Match Pool, 21. Gaz Willey (King’s Pools) 112-11-0, carp to 4 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 5; Rob Hancock (Short Heath Starlets) 107-12-0; Les Willey (King’s Pools) 105-3-0. Sun. Carp Pool, 12. Dave Doughty (Wood End) 182-3-0, carp to 7 lb, poled meat and sweetcorn; Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag ‘em Baits) 134-11-0; Tony Woollaston (Wolverhampton Post Office) 77-9-0.


Llanrumney Summer League, round 3. Cefn Mably Lakes. Sun.14. Jon Calli (Cardiff) 57-8-0, carp on worm over pellets at 8m, peg on Willow Pool; Andy Washington (Cardiff) 50-8-0; Matthew O’Neill (Cardiff) 31-0-0.


Lydney, Lydney Lake, Sat. 24. Graham Smith (Lydney) 50-12-0, bream to 4lb on feeder and pellets, peg 6; Adrian Davies (Gloucester) 45-1-0; Paul Grindle (Lydney) 42-13-0; John Macklin (Lydney) 30-3-0.


Lydney and Forest of Dean, Steam Mills Lake. Sun. 32. Bernie Fraser (RFODAC) 15-4-0, five good bream with skimmers on waggler and maggots up in the water, peg 16 on the point; Mike Shields (RFODAC) 15-2-0; Sam Grindle (RFODAC) 10-9-0.


Maver Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 12. Derek Hartshorn (Swann Baits) 76-12-0, carp, Method and pellet, peg 52. Ian Keywood (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 31-4-0; Martin Wood (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 29-6-0.


Merthyr, Penywern Top Pond. Sun.18. Brian Haynes (Merthyr) 19-0-0, good bream on feeder and maggots, peg on dam; Steve Crowley (Merthyr) 17-6-0; Will Morecroft (Merthyr) 13-8-0; Doug Neagle (Merthyr) 12-11-0.


Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Lark Pool, Wed. 10. Bill Stone (Monk Hall) 39-4-0, mixed, poled maggot and paste, peg 47. Keith Perrin (Tipton) 38-8-0; Tony Cook (Royal Oak) 34-8-0. Sun. 15, Swallow and Lark Pools. Keith Perrin (Tipton) 70-0-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 20, Swallow Pool. Alan Parsonage (Monk Hall) 29-0-0; Tony Cook (Royal Oak) 24-10-0; Gerald Westwood (Royal Oak) 23-5-0.


Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Silver and Middle Pools, Tues. Ian Wood (Club 2000) 103-14-0, carp, poled paste down the edge, peg 10, Silver Pool. Dave Bartlett (Solhampton) 80-4-0; Mick Barker (Moorlands) 75-10-0. Wed. 19 over 50’s, Meadow Pool. Dave Jordan (Fosters) 190-8-0, carp, poled pellet at 4m, peg 35. Ian Wood (Club 2000) 173-10-0; Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 124-10-0; Des Ravenall (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 124-9-0. Thurs. 24, Bank, Moors and Island Pools. Ian Wood (Club 2000) 187-15-0, carp, poled paste down the edge, peg 24, Bank Pool. Pete Short (Mid-Leisure) 107-11-0; Bill ‘Basil’ Rathbone (St Francis All Comedians, Shelfield, Walsall) 94-4-0. Fri pm. 17, Bank and Moors Pools. Clive Poole (Maver Gold) 157-4-0, carp, poled paste down the edge, peg 16, Moors Pool. Danny Ludgate (Mosella) 121-4-0; Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 104-12-0. Sat. 20 pairs, Moorlands Championship Pairs, 2×4 hour matches, Meadow, Moors and Bank Pools. AM. Clive Wright (Mosella) 106-8-0, carp, pellet waggler, peg 52, Meadow Pool. Richard Chatwin (Browning Spa) 87-15-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 77-0-0; Clive Munslow (Moorlands) 73-2-0. PM. Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 154-2-0, carp, poled pellet down the edges, peg 12, Bank Pool. Mark Tooze (Fosters) 125-12-0; Clive Munslow (Moorlands) 121-7-0; Steve Pearce (Willis Worms) 112-7-0. Pairs: Mark Tooze (Fosters) and Steve Pearce (Willis Worms) 12pts; Iwam Mills (Robins Timber) and Paul Cartwright (ABC) 13pts; Chris Hill (Mosella) and Mick henshall (Fosters) 14pts. Sun. 37, Silver and Moors Pools. Kevin Baxter (Mosborough Tackle) 113-8-0, F1s, poled pellet at 6m fished shallow, peg 31, Silver Pool. Steve Harris (Grant Albutt Angling Supplies) 110-1-0; Dean Sheldon (Fosters) 102-9-0.


Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Middle Pool, Wed. 12. Kevin Giles (Manor Farm Leisure) 146-0-0, carp and tench, poled biscuit, pellet and bread, peg 24. Terry Winstone (Bonehill Mill) 93-12-0; Barry Duggan (Warick Portobello) 91-10-0. Thurs. 14, Boundry Pool. Phil Tipton (Billy No Mates) 223-4-0, carp, skimmers and tench, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 30. Rob Dawber (Platt Bridge Tackle) 127-4-0; John Newton (Smithys Tackle) 74-4-0. Sun. 15, Island Pool. Kevin Giles (Manor Farm Leisure) 158-0-0, carp, F1s and skimmers, poled biscuit and pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 12. Rob McKenzie (Gloucester Angling Centre) 139-4-0; Rob Avery (Kingfisher Redditch) 131-4-0; Mark Hemming (Lodge Park) 124-12-0.


Newport, Woodstock Pond. Sun.24. Rob Wiltshire (Trethomas) 66-2-0, F1s on feeder and pellets to the lily pads, peg 28 by bailiff’s cabin; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 55-4-0; Rob Skellett (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 44-4-0; Phil Weaver (Newport) 41-12-0.


Parkes Hall AC, Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, Chestnut Pool, Sun. 16. William Garratt (Parkes Hall AC) 58-9-0, carp and barbel, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 32; David Mills (Parkes Hall AC) 50-13-0; Jamie Trevis (Parkes Hall AC) 50-6-0; Paul Cartwright (Parkes Hall AC) 48-15-0; Craig Jeavons (Parkes Hall AC) 41-9-0; John Clarke (Parkes Hall AC) 31-12-0.


Patshull Park Fishery, Pattingham, Shropshire, Sun. Hotel Bank and Boats, 37. Jeff Leader (Salford) 65-13-0, bream to 4 lb, poled sweetcorn, Boat 59; Graham Hallows (Salford) 65-4-0; Dave Mander (Wolverhampton) 58-11-0; Andy Amos (Connah’s Quay) 58-10-0; Trevor Portnik (Wolverhampton) 58-7-0; Phil Williams (Much Wenlock) 53-5-0. Tues. White Hart AC, Shifnal, Boats, 15. Gary Higgs (White Hart, Shifnal) 54-15-0, bream to 5 lb, poled sweetcorn and worm, peg 59; Duncan Biddle (White Hart, Shifnal) 49-1-0; Phil Foster (White Hart, Shifnal) 29-13-0; Martin Farraday (White Hart, Shifnal) 28-6-0. Sat. Reman Sevices, Hotel Bank, 20. K. Speake (Reman Services) 49-8-0, bream and skimmers; R. Marjerison (Reman Services) 36-0-0; R. Taylor (Reman Services) 23-13-0; D. Bound (Reman Services) 13-9-0. Sun. Dawley, Shallows, 15. Jack O’Sullivan (Dawley) 45-12-0, bream and skimmers, peg 11; Ian Tong (Dawley) 36-6-0; Mike Lee (Dawley) 32-8-0; Steve Brown (Dawley) 25-4-0.


Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Heron Poole, Wed. 10. Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 118-6-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 44. Pete Hodge (Poole Hall) 90-12-0; Tom Murphy (Poole Hall) 84-4-0. Sun. 9, Heron Pool. Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 82-8-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 48. Tom Murphy (Poole Hall) 56-0-0; Tommy Thompson (Poole Hall) 54-14-0.


Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Ash and Beech Pools, Mon. 12. Richard Duke (Mid Severn Angling) 120-12-0, carp to 4lb, poled pellet fished shallow, peg 18, Ash Pool. Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 114-12-0; Dave Matson (Rod and Gun) 93-3-0; Bob Tromans (Fiery Holes) 85-14-0. Wed. 12, Chestnut and Sycamore Pools. Josh Humphreys (ABC) 131-5-0, carp to 8lb, poled pellet fished shallow and poled corn down the sides, peg 40, Chestnut Pool. Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 112-12-0; Matt Stobbs (Oakengates Angling Centre) 108-5-0; Brian Clark (Maruku Colmic) 101-4-0. Thurs. 24, Sycamore and Willow Pools. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 109-7-0, carp to 8lb and barbel to 3lb, poled pellet and corn down the sides, peg 37, Sycamore Pool. Richard Duke (Mid Severn Angling) 91-11-0; Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 76-15-0; Josh Humphreys (ABC) 71-3-0. Sat. 17, Ash and Hawthorn Pools. Dave Craggs (Maver) 134-3-0, carp to 3lb, poled pellet fished shallow, peg 18, Ash Pool. Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 61-10-0; Dave Matson (Rod and Gun) 56-10-0; Jason Benning (Telford) 56-8-0.


Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Ghost Pool, 15. Mark Westwood (Bilston Angling Centre) 120-6-0, carp to 10 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 14; J. May jr (Woodlands) 104-0-0; J. Stone (Woodlands) 75-10-0; Wayne Panting (Midland Bears) 64-12-0. Sat. High Pool, 15. Mac Cox (Fiery Holes) 108-9-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 15; Harry Summers (Fiery Holes) 71-0-0; John Heald (Owls) 70-14-0; T. Homer (Woodlands) 63-11-0. Sun. Club Korum Junior match, Woodlands Pool, 15. Alex Holloway (Club Korum) 36-0-0, mixed bag, maggot and pellet, peg 9; George King (Club Korum) 29-4-0; Kelvin Wormington (Club Korum) 27-3-0; Sam Gallacher (Club Korum) 26-2-0; Jordan McCarthy (Club Korum) 18-12-0; Brandon Hadley (Club Korum) 18-12-0. Sonu Baits Final, Front and Back Deans, 30. Jim Pendry (Northfield) 145-1-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 62; Stuart Hipkiss (Frenzee) 142-8-0; Anthony Mansell (Frenzee) 137-5-0; Lee Edwards (Preston Innovations) 129-4-0; Nigel Plumb (Woodlands) 119-2-0; Mark Jones (Tredegar Angling) 109-15-0.


Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only. Wed.13. Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 123-8-0, carp to 8lb on corn over pellets, peg 6 on Penny’s Pond; Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 114-0-0; Ian Exall (Blackwood) 104-2-0; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 98-8-0.


Reedswood AC, Reedswood Pool, Walsall, West Midlands, Tues. 20. Mick Hazel (Beechdale AC) 34-8-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet, peg 24; Phil Watts (Foster’s) 23-14-0; Kevin Guest (Beechdale AC) 19-0-0.


Rhymney, Cwm Darran Park Lake. Sun. 20. Gary Lewis (Rhymney) 16-10-0, small carp on feeder and pellets; Ian Jones (Fochriw) 14-15-0; Andy Lavelle (Caerphilly) 12-12-0.


Rough Hay Social, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Cross Keys, Penkridge, Staffordshire, Sat. 12. Cliff Archbold (Rough Hay Social) 7-8-0, roach, poled squatt, peg 1; Roy Horton (Rough Hay Social) 5-11-0; Arthur Shaw (Rough Hay Social) 5-2-0.


Sirhowy, Cefn Mably Lakes. Sun. 22. Rob Jones (Neath) 95-4-0, carp on worms over casters pole fished in the margins, peg 24 on Match Lake; Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 91-0-0; Luke Sorokin (Neath) 77-12-0; Andrew Crocker (Neath) 74-0-0.


Stirrup Cup, Birmingham Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 10. Alan Price (Stirrup Cup) 9-6-4, three bream, roach and perch, poled red maggot, peg 8; Tony Robertson (Stirrup Cup) 6-6-2; Alan Newman (Stirrup Cup) 5-6-12; Tony Parkes (Stirrup Cup) 5-0-8; Graham Massey (Dams and Lock) 3-8-12; Martin Lane (Attleborough Sports) 3-5-12.


Tom Dury Shield, Trap Pool, Buckley. Sun. 22. Graham Davison (Buckley) 23-0-0, roach and ide, peg 20; Pete Evans (Buckley) 16-4-0; Mike Griffiths (Buckley) 12-15-0.


Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Cross Keys, Penkridge, Staffordshire, Wed. 20. Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 14-4-0, skimmers and roach, poled maggot and caster, peg 4; Richard Guest (Maver Midlands) 11-12-0; Ben Garbett (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 8-6-0; Dave Holbrooke (Brownhills) 7-15-0; Bob Edgerton (Goodyear AC) 7-10-0; Paul Murrin (Browning Lifestyle) 5-14-8.


Wolverhampton Over 60s Club, Shropshire Union Canal, Little Onn, Church Eaton, Staffordshire, Wed. 21. Dave Rayson (Bridgtown) 17-3-2, bream, skimmers and one chub, poled caster, peg 11; Roy Grosvenor (Bridgtown) 13-7-8; Dave Smith (Bridgtown) 9-4-2.


Wychavon Championship Qualifier, Eveshams Town and Ferry Waters, Wed. 67. Clive Branson (Cardiff Nomads) 15-12-0, roach, poled hempseed, peg 45. Andy Murphy (Shimano Wales) 12-8-0; Trevor Chalk (Portway) 9-5-0; Dave Harris (Evesham) 8-14-0; Daniel Smith (Evesham) 8-1-0. Qualifiers: Andy Murphy, Clive Branson and Dave Kirk.






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