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West Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for August 25/26/27 2012.

* Bridgnorth Team Champions, Linley Bank, River Severn, Mon 72. Dan Shinton (Rosa’s Rebels) 34-5-0, barbel, pellet feeder, peg 105; Dave Beecroft (Rosa’s Rebels) 30-10-0; Tony Boukley (Mosella Wolves) 26-3-0; Ian Winter (Mosella Wolves) 24-1-0; Paul King (Rowley Regis) 23-10-0; Neville Bailey (Rowley Regis) 20-11-0.

Teams: Rosa’s Rebels 62; Team MAP 60; Mosella Wolves 59; Rowley Regis 55; Harrys Boys 52; Lifestyle 50; BAS 37; Mid 7 Angling 36; Matrix Total Angling 19.


* Match Fishing Team Championship,

Warks Avon, Evesham, Mon. 50. Martyn Howard (Daiwa Gordon League) 39-12-0, barbel, pellet feeder, peg 27; Tony Skinner (Shakespeare) 10-4-0; Mark Downes (Kamasan Starlets) 8-7-8. Teams: Kamasan Starlets 59; Daiwa Dorking 57; Ultimate Barnsley 52.

* Shakespeare Championship,

Warks Avon, Evesham, Sat. 78. Dave Harrell (DH Angling/Bait Tech) 14-0-0, barbel, pellet feeder, peg 27; Will Raison (Daiwa) 10-10-0; Gary Smith (Worcester Sports) 8-4-0; Alan Scotthorne (Drennan) 6-11-0.


* Traditional Settings Festival, Patshull Park Fisheries, Pattingham, Shropshire, Great Lake. Sun. Great Lake, 62. Darren Cooper (Patshull Park) 58-5-0, bream, feeder fished maggot; Lee Salisbury (Deeside Tackle) 57-0-0; Andy Amos (Deeside Tackle) 55-6-0; Neil Perry (Fitters AC) 48-0-0. Mon. Great Lake, 62. Barry Hall (Sensas) 72-3-0, bream, feeder fished worm; Kevin Thornton (Deeside Tackle) 63-12-0; Lee Salisbury (Deeside Tackle) 61-14-0; Pete Cartwright (Wolverhampton) 51-12-0. Overall: Darren Cooper (Patshull Park) 2 points, 99-4-0; Barry Hall (Sensas) 3, 102-0-0; Lee Salisbury (Deeside Tackle) 4, 118-14-0; Steve Jones (Deeside Tackle) 4, 86-2-0; Jim Gear (Wolverhampton) 6, 66-15-0; Paul Wheeler (Patshull Park) 7, 66-2-0.


* Wychavon Championship,

Warks Avon, Evesham, Sun. 78. Alan Scotthorne (Drennan) 23-7-0, bream, pole, bloodworm, peg 46; Wayne Swinscoe (Maver Bait Tech) 19-6-0; Rob South (Worcester Sports) 17-3-0; Dennis Lipscombe (Evesham) 14-8-0.



Other matches



Aberglais, Mathern Mill Fishery, Chepstow. Sat. 20. Mark Williams (Abertysswg) 180-5-0, carp averaging 6lb on pole and caster, peg 4 on Waterfall Lake; Paddy Payne (Cefn Coed) 167-6-0; Gary Miles (Merthyr) 152-9-0; Colin Rees (Merthyr) 121-8-0.


Beechdale AC, Larford Fisheries, Larford, near Stourport, Worcestershire, Sun. Specimen Lake, 12. Linden Pickett (Beechdale AC) 55-10-0, carp to 8 lb, poled fished sweetcorn, peg 7; Martin Whittaker (Beechdale AC) 46-1-0; Bill Bratt (Beechdale AC) 33-3-0.


Bilston Angling Centre, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, Sun. 9. Dave Pinches (Goldthorn Social) 5-5-0, roach and gudgeon, poled squatt, peg 1; Mel Wood (Team Four Ashes GB) 4-9-0; Wilf Kneller (Midleisure Angling) 3-1-0.


Cefn Mably Lakes Over-50s, Wed. 12. Phil Rawlings (Newport) 83-3-0, carp on pole and corn over pellets, peg 26 on Match Lake; Peter Meese (Cardiff) 72-0-0; Mark Guerra (Newport) 62-0-0.



Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Kobra Feeders Affordables, Lake 2, Wed. 19. Sam Brown (Dynamite Makins) 176-6-0, carp, pellet waggler and poled corn, peg A20. John Adamson (Kobra Feeders/Levas) 130-4-0; Charlie Shaw (Derby Fishermania) 65-8-0; John Oldham (Makins) 60-4-0; Terry Phillips (Attleborough Sports) 40-8-0. Thurs. 28, Snake and Reptile Pools. Andy Meadows (Redfin Angling Centre Measham) 101-0-0, carp, bream, tench, roach and perch, poled pellet and corn down the margins, peg 2, Reptile Pool. Steve Brindley (Force Baits) 91-0-0; Lee Westwood (Litchfield) 77-4-0; Craig Armes (West Lodge Match Group) 66-0-0; Terry Cockburn (Coalville) 52-0-0.


Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 22. Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 127-6-0, carp, poled pellet and paste, peg 4. Vic Prosser (Greenman) 117-0-0; Charlie Jeavons (Greenman) 92-8-0. Sat. 22, Heron Pool. Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 134-6-0, carp, poled pellet and paste, peg 8. Bob Cooke (Bilston Angling Centre) 102-8-0; Chris Hyde (Royal Oak) 97-0-0. Sun. 20, Heron Pool. Neil Gater (Bateman Vine) 105-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 36. Brian Jones (Maver) 104-0-0; Mark Skidmore (King William Angling Club) 103-7-0.


Four Crosses AC, Four Crosses Pool, Cannock, Thurs. 15. George Poole (Four Crosses AC) 32-2-0, carp to 3 lb and silvers, poled paste, peg 34; Andy Chapmen (Four Crosses AC) 30-14-0; Richard Bye (Four Crosses AC) 27-0-0. Sun. 15. Glen Poynter (Angler’s Peg) 30-2-0, carp to 3 lb and silver fish, poled pellet, peg 12; George Poole (Four Crosses AC) 30-1-0; Andy Chapman (Four Crosses AC) 23-9-0.


Furnace Mill Fishery, Wyre, Bewdley, Worcestershire, Sun. Willow Pool, 10. Paul Evans (Furnace Mill Fishery) 66-8-0, carp to 6 lb, poled maggot or caster over pellet, peg 74; Kevin Johnson (Furnace Mill Fishery) 32-4-0; Kevin Williams (Wolverhampton) 21-11-0.


Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Bottom Pool, Mon. 19. James Rock (Army/Hawkesbury) 116-5-0, carp, F1’s and bream, method and pellet and poled paste down the edge, peg 30. Kevin Folwell (Drennan Oxford) 83-14-0; Chris Horsley (Swann Baits) 83-10-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 83-0-0. Tues. 30 over 50’s, Canal and Club Pools. Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 141-14-0, carp and F1’s, poled paste at 5m and down the edge, peg 13, Canal Pool. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 130-9-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 106-15-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 106-6-0; Kevin Folwell (Drennan Oxford) 106-4-0; John Talbot (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterasns) 101-15-0. Thurs. 52 Veterans, House Pools 1 and 2 and New Pool. John Merchant (Quality Baits) 106-15-0, carp, F1’s, bream and roach, poled paste at 6m, peg 30, House Pool 2. John Davenport (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 95-6-0; Keith Turner (Starlet Veterans) 75-5-0; Dave Purvis (Starlet Veterans) 73-0-0; Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 65-3-0; Roger Martin (Coventry) 63-6-0. Fri. 17, Canal Pool. David James (Mosella) 179-13-0, carp and F1’s, poled paste at 4 and 6m and down the edge, peg 1. Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm/F1 Baits) 148-3-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 121-10-0; Tom Neale (Rutlanders) 104-2-0. Sat. 18, New Pool. Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 185-3-0, F1’s, poled bread at 7m and down the edge, peg 17. Andy Jackson (Mosella) 164-5-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 133-8-0; Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 129-3-0; Steve Bentley (LVS) 106-0-0; Paul Newell (Smithys Tackle) 102-11-0. Sun. 25, New Pool. Ade Mansfield (Maver Gold) 154-10-0, carp and F1’s, poled meat at 14m to the island and down the edge, peg 35. Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 125-10-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 114-5-0; David James (Mosella) 111-8-0; Richard Knowles (MCM) 106-10-0. BH Mon. 18, House Pool 1. Andy Jackson (Mosella) 150-6-0, carp and F1’s, poled bread at 7m, peg 12. Rob Round (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 114-2-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 95-3-0; Steve Martin (Haines Angling Wiltshire) 93-8-0.


Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Shaw Lane, Coven, Staffordshire, Thurs. 10. S. Smallman (Goodyear AC) 7-7-0, bream and crucian carp, poled pinkie, peg 7; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 5-8-0; Gus Godfrey (Goodyear AC) 2-15-0. Sat. Vineyard Fisheries, Bobbington, Staffordshire, Sat. 17. John Taylor (Goodyear AC) 60-15-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet, peg 10; Steve Gallacher (Goodyear AC) 59-7-0; Barry Lewis (Goodyear AC) 53-7-0.


Harry England Memorial, Birmingham Fazeley Canal, Minworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 49. Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 22-7-14; bream and skimmers to 2 lb, poled chopped worm and caster, peg 83 Forge Lane; Pete Hatton (ZLT) 20-0-0; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Federation) 17-9-0, Simon Preece (Browning Lifestyle) 14-7-15; Mark Hardman (Mosella Black Country) 10-7-0; Darren Massey (Shakespeare Superteam) 9-6-0.


Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 14. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 76-10-0, carp, poled meat, peg 28. Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 73-3-0; Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 60-5-0. Sat. 19. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 89-8-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 7. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 63-1-0; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 55-10-0. Sun. 26. Keith Hudson (Hawkesbury) 55-1-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 42. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 53-4-0; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 49-8-0; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 49-4-0. BH Mon. 16. Steve Bull (Hawkesbury) 88-1-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 7. Dave Ashdown (Hawkesbury) 72-7-0; Dennis Saunders (Hawkesbury) 63-8-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 60-0-0.


Holgan Farm, Llawhaden. Sun. 20. Tim Peachouse (Batley) 66-14-0, carp on double corn pole fished over pellets, peg on Match Lake; Johnathon Davies (Haverfordwest) 49-12-0; Paul Cook (Doncaster) 49-5-0.


Iffers, Hartleton Lake, Ross on Wye. Sat. 20. Sam Prosser (Iffers) 46-12-0, skimmers on pole and pellets, peg 53 in field; Glyn Sherwood (Wye Angling) 38-2-0; Darran Saunders (Iffers) 22-10-0; Mark Wellington (Iffers) 21-0-0.


King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. Carp Pool, 12. Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 90-12-0, F1s and carp, poled pellet; P. Barnes (King’s Pools) 69-0-0; Gary Steele (King’s Pools) 60-0-0. Wed. New Match Pool, 12. Les Willey (King’s Pools) 66-9-0, carp, including one of 14 lb 15 oz, poled sweetcorn, peg 17; Mel Davies (Angler’s Peg) 56-6-0; Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag ‘em Baits) and George Reynolds (King’s Pools) both 42-0-0. Sat. Carp Pool, 13. Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag ‘em Baits) 110-0-0, carp to 5 lb, poled pellet, peg 12; Icky Kull (Wood End) 99-15-0; Rod Arnold (King’s Pools) 89-0-0.


Mathern Mill Fishery, Chepstow. Sun.14. Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 231-4-0, carp to double-figures on pole and maggots, peg 22 on Waterfall Lake; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 219-4-0; Neil Morgan (Blackwood) 152-11-0.


Maver Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 16. Mick Bull (Dynamite Baits) 80-14-0, mixed, poled pellet and method feeder, peg 15. John Burchell (Packington) 54-3-0; Ray Quinney (Packington) 50-8-0.


Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Swallow and Lark Pools. Sun. 13. Bill Stone (Monk Hall) 49-7-0, complete mixture, poled pellet and paste, peg 58, Lark Pool. Brian Emms (Monk Hall) 39-0-0; Alan Westwood (Royal Oak) 21-0-0; Alan Parsonage (Monk Hall) 20-7-0. BH Mon. 14, Lark and Swallow Pools. Bill Stone (Monk Hall) 46-6-0, mixed, poled pellet and paste, peg 67, Lark Pool. Tony Cook (Royal Oak) 42-8-0; Keith Perrin (Tipton) 37-7-0; Dave Hanney (Monk Hall) 37-5-0.


Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Moors and Bank Pools, Tues. 24. Chris Senter (Browning Spa) 123-14-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 20, Bank Pool. Mark Blackburn (West Midlands Police/Maver) 100-8-0; Paul Hollis (Moorlands) 83-4-0. Wed. 19 over 50’s, Silver Pool. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 116-2-0, F1’s, poled pellet at 2m, peg 43. Ken Sherriff (Waters Edge) 81-10-0; Harry Ward (Starlet Veterans) 77-1-0. Thurs. 36, Meadow, bank and Middle Pools. Paul Gadd (Hunnington) 148-2-0, carp, poled paste down the edge, peg 17, Bank Pool. Mick Jones (Hunnington) 139-15-0; Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 99-15-0. Fri pm. 21, Meadow Pool. Rob Brennan (Stourport) 155-0-0, carp, pellet waggler, peg 53. Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 151-2-0; Roman Skura (Moorlands) 145-4-0; Rob costello (Kidderminster Angling) 131-2-0. Sat. 26, Bank, Moors and Island Pools. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 235-12-0, carp, poled meat down the edge, peg 25, Island Pool. John Bagley (Club 2000) 207-5-0; Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 202-12-0; Matt Djukic (Shimano) 148-13-0; Rob Brennan (Stourport) 146-7-0; Steve Pearce (ABC) 131-6-0. Sun. 40, Meadow, Island and Silver Pools. Pete Bailey (Ultima) 134-10-0, carp, poled corn down the edge, peg 43, Meadow Pool. Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 120-9-0; Mick Morley (St Davids Angling Club) 120-9-0; Matt Djukic (Shimano) 106-6-0; Simon Christian (Match Box/Maver Tipton) 99-9-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 97-1-0. BH Mon. 21, Meadow and Bank pools. John Jones (Fiveways) 155-1-0, carp to double figures, poled meat and corn down the edge, peg 20, Meadow Pool. Dave Gough (Moorlands) 144-2-0; Ray Lamb (Maver) 143-2-0; Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 138-11-0; Mark Tooze (Fosters) 134-309; Bob Jones (Moorlands) 121-0-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 107-0-0.


Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Island Pool, Wed. 15. Paul Newell (Smithys Tackle) 147-2-0, carp and tench, poled bread, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 37. Jason Cooke (WB Clarke) 111-4-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 82-8-0. Thurs. 17, Boundry Pool. Steve Rich (Cotswold Angling Centre) 96-0-0, carp, skimmers and tench, wagglered bicuit and method feeder, peg 32. Phil Tipton (Billy No Mates) 82-4-0; Danny Adey (Manor Farm Leisure) 62-8-0. Sun. 24, Boundry Pool. Rob McKenzie (Gloucester Angling Centre) 82-12-0, carp, F1’s, skimmers and tench, pellet waggler, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 9. Martin Ludlow (Manor Farm Leisure) 74-4-0; Chris Vandervilt (Bait Tech) 44-12-0; Chris Telling (Colmic) 44-0-0.


New City Anglers, Lliswerry Pond, Newport. Sun.14. David Wells (Newport) 15-12-0, one 5lb tench with roach, rudd and perch on float and maggots over casters; Colin Meredith (Newport) 13-4-0; Richie Witt (Newport) 12-14-0.


Newport, Woodstock Pond. Sun.19. Matt Morgan (Blackwood) 29-2-0, F1s on pole and pellets, peg by car park; Phil Rawlings (Newport) 28-0-0; Mitchell Weaver (Newport) 27-14-0; Martyn Truman (Newport) and Chris Murphy (Bargoed) 25-8-0.


Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Gearys Level, Sat. 27. Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 53-7-0, carp, method and pellet, peg 19. Wayne Carter (Packington) 42-9-0; Lee Richards (Packington) 42-2-0. Sun. 26, Molands Mere. John Burchell (Packington) 57-13-0, carp, method and pellet, peg 58, bonus peg £100; Dave Lighthowlers (Packington) 54-12-0; Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 48-10-0. BH Mon. 7, Little Gearys. Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 65-4-0, carp, pellet feeder and meat, peg 7. Dave Elliott (Packington) 60-12-0; Dave Hipkiss (Ridgemere) 58-0-0.


Patshull Park Fisheries, Pattingham, Shropshire, Tues. White Hart, Shifnal, Boats, 12. Phil Foster (White Hart, Shifnal) 55-13-0, bream to feeder fished worm, peg 55; John Leese (White Hart, Shifnal) 50-11-0; Duncan Biddle (Rod and Gun) 47-4-0; Gary Higgs (White Hart, Shifnal) 20-2-0.


Pontymister, Crumlin Arm of Monmouthshire Canal at Risca. Sun.22. Phil Thomas (Cross Keys) 19-6-0, roach, skimmers and perch on 5m pole and pellets, peg on narrow section at Woodview; Richard Harley (Cross Keys) 5-1-0; Steve Byatt (Risca) 4-13-0; Tyler Nash (Pontymister Juniors) 4-2-0.


Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Heron Pool, Wed. 12. Pete Hodge (Poole Hall) 46-1-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 48. Tom Murphy (Poole Hall) 31-12-0; Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 18-3-0. Sun. 10, Heron Pool. Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 80-4-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 46. Paul Bailey (Poole Hall) 61-0-0; Roy Jarvis (Poole Hall) 60-3-0.


Port Talbot Docks, Sunday. 20. Gary Martin (Sensas Nomads) 25-15-0, all bream on groundbait feeder and red maggots, peg 5 on day ticket bank; Steve Downs (Skewen) 24-9-0; Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 23-15-0; Sean Parsons (Sensas Nomads) 21-12-0.


Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Larch, Sycamore and Willow Pools, Sun. 44. Gareth Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 130-7-0, carp to 8lb, poled maggot close in, peg 15, Larch Pool. Carl Jones (Maver) 89-1-0; Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 88-4-0; Mitch Davidson (Maver Gold) 86-3-0; Nige Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 85-1-0; Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 83-7-0. Wed. 12, Hawthorn and Beech Pools. Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 83-11-0, carp to 5lb, poled pellet fished shallow, peg 3, Hawthorn Pool. Josh Humphreys (ABC) 81-14-0; Joe Brennan (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 71-10-0; Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 63-2-0. Thurs. 12, Chestnut Pool. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 125-8-0, carp to 8lb and barbel to 3lb, poled pellet close in and down the sides, peg 21. Paul Evans (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 117-5-0; Steve Owen (Mid-Leisure) 92-10-0; Dave Bernard (Rod and Gun) 85-6-0. Sat. 22, Hawthorn and Larch Pools. Gareth Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 155-15-0, carp to 8lb, poled maggot down the sides, peg 3, Hawthorn Pool. Andy Kyte (Maver Sonu) 125-14-0; Jason Benning (Little Dawley) 57-6-0; Brian Clark (Maruku Colmic) 53-0-0. Sun. 27, Chestnut and Willow Pools. Phil Taylor (Dams and Lock) 130-6-0, carp to 8lb and barbel to 3lb, poled pellet at 4m, peg 21, Chestnut Pool. Scott Doodson (Preston Innovations) 129-11-0; Dave Craggs (Maver Midlands) 123-3-0; Peter Plant (Maver Midlands) 116-5-0.


Preston Innovations Woodland View Fishery, Hadley, Worcestershire, Wed. Club Korum Junior match, Arles Pool, 12. Jordon Holloway (Club Korum) 52-4-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 23; George King (Club Korum) 30-12-0; Alex Holloway (Club Korum) 24-4-0; Sam Gallacher (Club Korum) 11-7-4; Kelvin Wormington (Club Korum) 10-10-0. Tues, Deans Pool, 15. Gary Prestage (Fiery Holes AC) 111-4-0, carp and silvers, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 57; J. May jr (Woodlands) 111-3-0; D. Hicken (Peg One Woodlands) 100-5-0; Wayne Panting (ABC Baits) 91-12-0. Sat. Deans Pool, 15. Phil Edmunds (Woodlands) 175-10-0, carp to 10 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 63; M. Edge (Peg One, Woodlands) 134-12-0; Phil Bishop (Woodlands) 126-11-0. Sun. Deans Pool, 20. Mark Westwood (Bilston Angling Centre) 152-3-0, carp to 10 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 33; Chris Cameron (Middy) 144-2-0; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 143-2-0; Wayne Panting (ABC Baits) 141-4-0; Rob Camden (Peg One, Woodlands) 139-8-0.


Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only. Wed.14. Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 227-12-0, carp to 6lb on pellets close in, peg 12 on Sophie’s Pond; Simon Jones (Rhymney) 177-7-0; Brian King (Ebbw Vale) 174-8-0; Brian Jones (Rhymney) 136-0-0.


Reedswood AC, Reedswood Pool, Walsall, West Midlands, Tues. 18. Clive Poole (Maver Gold/Bag ‘em Baits) 31-12-0, carp and silver fish, poled luncheon meat, peg 15; Steve Arnold 9Foster’s) 28-4-0; Dennis Taylor (Beechdale AC) 26-8-0.


Rhymney, River Wye at Bronydd. Sun. 18. Brian Rees (Rhymney) 10-4-0, two chub on legered meat, top peg in middle field; Keith Price (Tredegar) 9-14-0; Ray McDonald (Cefn Fforest) 4-1-0.


Rough Hay Social, Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, Sat. Chestnut Pool, 13. David Taylor (Rough Hay Social) 67-8-8, carp t0 12 lb 8 oz, poled sweetcorn; Arthur Shaw (Rough Hay Social) 56-13-0; Roy Horton (Rough Hay Social) 45-0-0.


Sirhowy, White Springs, Pontarddulais. Sun. 22. Rob Jones (Neath) 123-11-0, carp on method feeder and pellets to the lilies, peg 11 on Match Lake; Ian Exall (Blackwood) 110-0-0; Bob Giles (Cefn Fforest) 94-4-0; Andrew Crocker (Neath) 86-0-0.


Spencer Works, Bullocks Farm. Sat. 22.Phil Weaver (Newport) 31-2-0, small carp on pole and pellets, peg on Match Lake; John Mack (Newport) 25-12-0; Dave Turberville (Newport) 25-6-0; Russell Palmer (Cardiff) 18-0-0.


Stirrup Cup, Birmingham Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 13. Colin Lane (Attleborough Sports) 12-9-12, bream to 2 lb plus small fish, poled worm and caster, peg 69; Alan Newman (Stirrup Cup) 6-13-8; Derek Reaney (Attleborough Sports) 5-13-8; Tony Parkes (Stirrup Cup) 5-0-4; Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 4-11-8; graham Massey (Dams and Lock) 4-3-8.


White Springs, Pontarddulais. Match Canal. Sun. 17. Chris Jones (Swansea) 64-12-0; carp and beam on pole and pellets to the island; Alan Godrich (Swansea) 32-11-0; Lou Spinks (Swansea) 27-12-0.


Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Acton Trussell roadside, Staffordshire, Mon. 19. Kevin Perry (Browning Lifestyle) 10-10-0, roach and skimmers, poled caster, pinkie and squatt, peg 1; Fred Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 8-4-0; Eric Gardner (Team Eclipse) 7-11-0; Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 7-2-0.


Wolverhampton Over 60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Round House, Gailey, Staffordshire, Wed. 16. Dave Smith (Bridgtown) 9-12-0, perch and roach, poled worm and caster, peg 7; John Benness (Goodyear AC) 9-8-12; Dave Pinches (Goldthorn Social) 6-12-12.











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