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* Match Fishing Team Champs, Warks Avon, Evesham. Sun, 70. Pete Morris (WB Clarke) 11-8-0, a 10 lb-plus barbus plus a few perch, maggot feeder, peg 19; Rob Perkins (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 9-14-0; Darren Massey (Shakespeare) 6-15-0. Teams: Daiwa Dorking 61; Shakespeare 52; Ultimate Barnsley 49.

* Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Sat, 32. Sid Julian (Moorlands) 180-15-0, carp, pellet at 2m, peg 2 Bank Pool; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 119-10-0; Danny Ludgate (Mosella) 111-12-0; Paul Addlington (Club 2000) 109-6-0; Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 104-6-0.

* Traditional Setting Two Day Summer Festival, Patshull Park, Pattingham, Shropshire. Sun, 60. Gareth Lambert (Leigh Angling Centre) 46-5-0, bream to 3 lb and skimmers, feedered worm, peg 63; Joe Brennan (Maver Midlands) 20-0-0; Ricky Teale (Matrix) 19-2-0; Billy Kelly (Bolton) 14-4-0; Lee Harris (Shakespeare) 13-2-0; Mike Flanagan (Connah’s Quay) 12-5-0. BH Mon, 60. Gareth Lambert (Leigh Angling Centre) 19-8-0, bream to 3 lb, feeder and worm, peg 51; Ricky Teale (Matrix) 17-2-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 15-13-0; Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley) 13-2-0; Lee Harris (Shakespeare) 12-5-0; Mick Slater (Shatterford) 12-3-0.

* Shakespeare Championship, Warks Avon, Evesham. Sat, 72. Rob Wootton (Shimano/Dynamite Baits) 13-1-0, perch to 2 lb plus a 3 lb chub, chopped worm at 13m, plus bits to waggler and maggot, peg 52, £6000; Gary Miller (Maver Image/Bait-Tech) 9-9-0; Michael Buchwalder (Prestons) 9-2-0; Dean Barlow (Octbox/Bait-Tech) 7-7-0; Alan Scotthorne (Drennan/Sensas) 7-4-0.

* Wychavon Championship, Warks Avon, Evesham. BH Mon, 72. Jon Arthur (Maver Midlands/Pole Fishing) 11-15-0, barbel to worm plus bits to bloodworm, peg 11; Sean Reidy (WB Clarke) 11-10-0; Jeff Spiers (Evesham Bait Box) 11-3-0; Sean Ashby (Sensas) 10-12-0; Tony Bench (Shakespeare) 8-14-0.



Results of smaller matches and midweekers


Aberglais, Pixley Pool, Ledbury. Sun, 18. Frank Davies (Tredegar) 169-12-0, 3-4 lb carp, corn over pellets in margins, pump peg; Ian Cathrew (Merthyr) 150-12-0; Paddy Payne (Merthyr) 136-12-0; Mark Williams (Abertysswg) 132-12-0.

Beechdale AC, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Sun, 13, Phase 3 Lake 7. Mick Cope (Beechdale AC) 37-5-0, carp to 3 lb, poled pellet, peg 3; Andy Sargeant (Beechdale AC) 36-8-0; Bill Bratt (Beechdale AC) 22-0-0.

Bilston Angling Centre, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Tettenhall, Wolves. Sun, 10. Tony Eagles (Kingwood AC) 6-14-0, roach and perch, poled maggot and worm, peg 2; Dennis Kneller (Angler’s Peg) 4-7-0; Martin Spruce (Bilston Angling Centre) 7-13-11.

Blackfords Progressive, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat, 15. John Burns (Blackfords Progressive) 30-0-0, bream to 3 lb, poled maggot and worm, peg 43; Mark Ryles (Chase Social) 15-5-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 11-7-0.

Bridgtown AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Slade Heath, Wolves. Sun, 15. Phil Blakemore (Bridgtown AC) 2-12-6, roach and one small chub, poled caster and maggot, peg 15; Cliff Harrison (Bridgtown AC) 2-0-8; Alan Homer (Bridgtown AC) 2-0-0.

Cardiff Nomads, Hendre Lake. Tues pm, 12. Clive Roberts (Sensas Nomads) 22-0-0, roach, poled tares over hemp, peg on railway side; Chris Murphy (Caerphilly AS) 13-5-0; Steve Ayers (Awa-Shima) 11-3-0.

Cefn Mably, Cardiff. Wed, 27, Over-50s. Phil Rawlings (Newport) 65-0-0, carp, long poled caster and meat, peg 23 Match Lake; Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 63-3-0; Brian Protheroe (Merthyr) 39-8-0.

Elmbridge, Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs, 22. Mitch Davidson (Colmic) 118-6-0, carp, poled pellet, Heron peg 31; Martin Williams (Gornal Five Ways) 110-4-0; Keith Miller (New Willenhall) 91-0-0. Sat, 20. Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 191-6-0, carp, poled pellet, Heron 25; Matt Prosser (Mosella Black Country) 130-13-0; Steve Lowe (Edward Howells) 115-0-0.

Furnace Mill, Wyre Forest, Worcs. Sun, 11, Mucky Meadow. Max Galaszewski (Furnace Mill) 146-2-0, carp to 6 lb, poled maggot over Old Ghost F1; Dan Bache (Maver/Bag’em) 78-6-0; Warren Jennings (Furnace Mill) 75-0-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffs- Worcs Canal , Slade Heath, Coven, Wolverhampton , Thurs, 14. Barry Jones (Team GB Four Ashes) 6-0-0, three crucians, skimmers and roach, poled maggot, peg 6; Mel Wood (Team GB Four Ashes) 4-15-0; Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear) 3-4-0. Sun, 15, Willowmarsh Fishery, Shenstone. Steve Gallacher (Goodyear AC) 136-10-0, carp to 7 lb, legered pellet, Dragonfly peg 38; Steve Thomson (Goodyear) 98-5-0; JJ Gallacher (Goodyear) 83-14-0; Paul Martin (Goodyear) 71-15-0.

Hawkesbury, Bedworth, Warks. Thurs, 14. Keith Hudson (Hawkesbury) 137-12-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 42; Rolly Sturdy (Hawkesbury/Tetley) 88-14-0; Graham Wright (Hawkesbury) 63-8-0. Sat, 16. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 98-2-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 44; James Rock (Army) 95-3-0; Charlie Merritt (Hawkesbury) 74-9-0. Sun, 24. Keith Hudson (Hawkesbury) 88-4-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 7; Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 80-1-0; Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 65-12-0; Brian Hill (Hawkesbury) 67-10-0. BH Mon. 15. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 107-3-0, carp, poled meat, peg 32; Paul Reynolds (Hawkesbury) 99-13-0; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 88-15-0.

John Teague Memorial, Lydney Lake and Cannop Ponds. Sun, 18. Mark Annis (Lydney) 27-0-0, bream and roach, feeder and poled maggots, peg 39 near entrance; Kevin Slater (Yorkley) 25-8-0; Dennis Sherwood (Wye Angling) 21-9-0. Pairs: Mark Annis and Sam Grindle.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire. Wed, 22, Big Match Pool. Gaz Willey (King’s Pools) 60-2-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 13; Dave Gowen (King’s Pools) 55-11-0; John Cockayne (King’s Pools) 46-11-0.

Maver Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Wed, 16. Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 72-1-0, carp and F1’s, method and dead red maggot, Molands Mere peg 8; Danny Tresigne (Packington) 68-11-0; John Burchell (Packington) 58-0-0.

Monk Hall, Monkhopton, Salop. Sun, 15. Andy Kyte (Maver Midlands/Sonubaits) 65-7-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and paste, peg 2 Swallow Pool; Cliff Stanford (Monk Hall) 57-10-0; Daz Randall (Mosella Black Country) 56-4-0; Ed Grey (Fosters) 51-14-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 21. Pete Hodge (Moorlands) 153-15-0, carp, poled catfood down edge, Meadow 22; Ryan Thacker (Moorlands) 145-3-0; Keith Wright (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 136-14-0. Wed, 22, over-50s. Pete Bailey (Ultima) 231-7-0, carp, poled corn down the edge, peg 20 Bank; Ian Wood (Club 2000) 157-3-0; John Round (Parks Hall) 115-11-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 97-12-0. Thurs, 25. Pete Bailey (Ultima) 115-6-0, carp and F1s, meat shallow at 10m, Silver peg 2; Dave Bartlett (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 61-2-0; Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 58-4-0. Fri pm, 18. Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 222-2-0, carp, poled pellet down edge, peg 10 Bank; Pete Mace (Autism Birmingham) 177-12-0; Pete Bailey (Ultima) 165-0-0. Sun, 27. Jeff Hodge (Moorlands) 93-7-0, carp, poled dogfood down edge, peg 26 Island; John Skidmore (Moorlands) 80-4-0; Carl Bennett (Mosella Black Country) 69-2-0. BH Mon, 26. Howard Kelly (Trafford Angling) 174-15-0, carp to 15 lb, poled pellet down edge, Meadow 47; Nigel Marchington (Golden Maggot) 160-3-0; Mick Henshall (Fosters) 151-1-0; Pete Wedge (Mosella) 105-4-0.

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Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Warks. Wed, 16. Scott Smith (Smithy’s) 145-4-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 10 Middle Pool; Frank Donachie (Browning Cotswold) 133-4-0; Steve Beard (Shipston AC) 81-12-0. Thurs, 20. Steve Seaborn (Wye Angling) 153-4-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, Island peg 6; Andy Beasley (RAF Garbolino) 141-4-0; Courtney Ray (Smithy’s) 101-8-0; Will Spruce (Wordsley WMC) 95-14-0. Sun, 18. Chris Lewis (Tackle Locker Chester) 157-12-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, Island peg 26; Stuart Davies (Tackle Locker Chester) 151-0-0; Phil Hardwick (Banbury Gunsmiths) 136-0-0; Rob McKenzie (Gloucester Angling Centre) 131-8-0.

National Express Walsall, Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Shropshire. Sun, 22, Oak Pool. Mark Betteridge (National Express) 45-12-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 1; Dave Williams (National Express) 38-14-0; Andy Parkes (National Express) 33-14-0.

New City Anglers Summer League, Lliswerry Pond, Newport. Sun, 19. David Prouse (Newport) 40-0-0, an 11 lb 4 oz carp, a 6 lb 8 oz bream plus tench and roach, float fished maggots and corn, peg 12 on railway side; Dave Wells (Newport) 12-9-0; Colin Merick (Newport) 8-0-0; Steve Cowhen (Newport) 5-6-0. Final League: Steve Hughes 48; Dave Wells 41; Colin Merick 39.

Newport, Woodstock Pond, Gwent. Sun, 21. Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 61-5-0, carp, poled pellets, peg 27 by bailiff’s hut; Rob Wiltshire (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 59-0-0; Phil Weaver (Newport) 54-6-0; Rob Skellett (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 50-12-0.

Nisa, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 23, Lake 2. Pete Wood (Whitwick) 121-10-0, carp, method and pellet, peg A8; John Adamson (Nisa) 115-8-0; Phil Hull (Lane’s Baits) 113-8-0. Thurs, 26. Andy Meadows (Measham Redfins Angling Centre) 97-0-0, carp, poled pellet and dead red maggot, peg 16 Reptile; Craig Armes (Nisa) 89-14-0; Chris Waite (Coalville) 74-2-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Sat, 17, Little Gearys. Ray Quinney (Packington) 82-4-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 11; Steve Porter (Knighton Angling Club) 79-6-0; Dave Elliott (Packington) 63-8-0. Sun, 29, Molands Mere. Lee Richards (Packington) 82-11-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet, peg 10’ Duncan Newton (Smithy’s) 66-0-0; Dave Duggan (Dams and Lock) 55-6-0. BH Mon, 15. Lee Richards (Packington) 85-0-0, carp, pellet waggler, Geary’s peg 9; Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 52-10-0; John Adamson (Packington) 32-12-0.

Pontymister, Monmouthshire Canal, Crumlin Arm, Cross Keys. Sun, 22. John Cooper (Risca) 5-4-0, roach and skimmers, poled punch, peg on straight; Steve Byatt (Cross Keys) 3-5-0; Phil Croker (Cross Keys) 1-14-8; Steve Cooper (Risca) 1-12-8.

Poole Hall, Alveley, Salop. Sun, 10. Tom Murphy (Poole Hall) 77-11-0, carp, poled meat and corn, Heron peg 40; Steve Burrows (Poole Hall) 71-8-0; Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 56-14-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop. Mon, 12. Mick Jameson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 131-8-0, carp to 8 lb and skimmers, pellet at 5m and down the edge, peg 5 Beech Pool; Josh Humphreys (ABC) 99-7-0; Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 97-7-0. Wed, 12. Gareth Emlyn (Oakengates) 127-1-0, carp to 7 lb and barbel 3 lb, poled maggot down side, peg 9 Willow; Matt Stobbs (Oakengates Angling Centre) 126-9-0; Dave Matson (Rod and Gun) 115-12-0; Andy Williams (Colmic/Vespe) 114-11-0. Thurs, 27, Sycamore Pool. Graham Roberts (Preston Innovations Boldings) 72-3-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet and maggot down side, peg 36; Josh Humphreys (ABC) 67-1-0; Harry Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 58-14-0; Bob Tromans (Fiery Holes) 56-3-0. Sat, 12. Colin Wozek (Matrix Total Angling) 118-11-0, carp to 8 lb and barbel, poled pellet down side, Sycamore 24; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 97-0-0; Harry Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 96-15-0. Sun, 12. Andy Williams (Colmic/Vespe) 97-2-0, carp to 8 lb, poled maggot and corn down side, Oak peg 8; Scott Doodson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 95-14-0; Shane Rogers (Oakengates Angling Centre) 70-11-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues, 21. Steve Pearce (Woodlands) 122-12-0, carp and silvers, poled worm, caster & pellet, Deans 45; S. Mountain (Haines Angling) 113-12-0; K. Smith (Woodlands) 96-12-0; Chris Haines (Haines Angling) 87-4-0. Fri, 17, Ghost Pool. Mark Taylor (Shakespeare) 270-0-0, carp to 10 lb, corn and pellet in margins, peg 4; Mike Edge (Woodlands) 139-0-0; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 128-2-0; Mac Cox (Fiery Hoes AC) 123-0-0. Sat, 18, Ghost Pool. Chris Senter (Woodlands) 262-8-0, carp, poled corn and pellet, peg 9; John Newton (Smithy’s) 202-8-0; Phil Edmunds (Woodlands) 196-5-0; Chris Newton (Smithy’s) 174-2-0. Sun, 22, High and Arles Pools. Mike Edge (Woodlands) 140-8-0, carp to 10 lb and silvers, poled worm and caster, High Pool 27; Phil Taylor (Bilston Angling Centre) 124-12-0; C. Greenside (Matrix/Dynamite Trentmen) 114-12-0; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 102-0-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Wed, 12, pole-only. Ian Sutton (Iffers) 110-8-0, carp, corn in margins, peg 12 Penny’s Pond; Richie Thompson (Docklow) 105-0-0; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 97-4-0.

Reedswood AC, Reedswood Pool, Walsall. Tues, 11. Steve Arnold (Foster’s) 30-0-0, carp to 3 lb, poled worm and caster, peg 1; Gary Page (Allen’s Tackle Leamore) 17-12-0; Dennis Taylor (Beechdale AC) 13-10-0.

Ridgeway Fishery, Cotswolds. Sun, 16. Frank Donachie (Browning/Cotswold Angling) 356-4-0, carp, peg 12 Whites, bonus ball win; Chris Telling (Colmic) 336-7-0; Martin Iles (Cotswold Angling) 173-9-0; Jamie Dixie (Cotswold Angling) 127-0-0.

Rhymney, Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan. Sun, 18. Gary Lewis (Rhymney) 24-0-0, roach and bream, pole and groundbait feedered maggots, peg 14 day ticket bank; Brian Rees (Rhymney) 17-9-0; John Hancock (Rhymney) 11-8-0.

Rough Hay AC, Vineyard Pool, Halfpenny Green, Staffs. Sun, 19. Steve Hitchens (Rough Hay) 21-9-0, carp to 1 lb, poled pinkie, peg 8; Barry Sherrard (Rough Hay) 14-8-0; Cliff Archbold (Rough Hay) 13-4-0.

Sirhowy, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sun, 22. Luke Sorokin (Neath) 82-12-0, carp, poled corn in margins, Penny’s Pond; Mark Jones (Tredegar Angling Centre) 80-4-0; Andrew Mumford (Tredegar) 68-2-0; Matt Jackson (Newport) 67-4-0.

Shakespeare Veterans, Warks Avon, Evesham. Thurs, 77. Keith Kite (Ibstock) 18-14-0, two barbel, legered Sonubaits Spicy Sausage pellets, peg 8; Tony Atkins (CEFAS) 8-0-8; Terry Pitcher (Evesham) 7-9-0; Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed) 6-4-8; Gary Seadon (Evesham) 5-13-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, West Midlands. Sun, 8. Clark Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 7-4-4, a 2 lb bream, skimmers and roach, poled chopped worm and caster, peg 67; Alan Price (Stirrup Cup) 5-15-4; Alan Newman (Stirrup Cup) 5-5-1.

Stone Firms Challenge Cup, Cannop Ponds, nr Lydney. Sat, 20. Chris Peters (Coleford) 8-8-0, two bream plus small roach, feedered maggots, peg 1, £170; Matt Grindle (Lydney Juniors) 5-14-0; Barry Smith (Yorkley) 5-5-0; Mark Annis (Lydney) 4-8-0.

Swansea, Fendrod Lake. Sun, 20. Chris Bradley (Neath) 45-5-0, six big bream plus perch, crumb feeder and worms, road side; Rob Jones (Browning West Wales) 31-9-0; John Smith (Swansea) 22-10-0.

Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 19. Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 122-7-0, F1s, method and dead red maggot to island, House Pool 1 peg 6; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 71-9-0; Brian Edwards (Young’s MG) 67-13-0. Tues, 28, over-50s. Pete Rice (Bag ’em Matchbaits) 147-13-0, carp and F1s, poled maggot through slop at 2m, peg 17 Club Pool; John Berry (White Hart Coventry) 118-1-0; Dave Purvis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 107-12-0; Ron Notley (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 66-9-0. Wed, 18. David James (Mosella UK) 169-14-0, carp and F1s, poled maggot through slop down the edge, Jenny’s 2; Richard Knowles (Shakespeare) 149-8-0; Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm/F1 Baits) 136-10-0. Thurs, 60, Veterans. Barney Eade 69-1-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled corn at 4m, peg 23 House Pool 2; John Berry 67-12-0; Dave Waldron 67-8-0; Pete Green 66-12-0; Dave Purvis 63-12-0; Dave Chapman 62-11-0 (all TBF Veterans). Fri, 17. Pete Rice (Bag ’em) 143-0-0, carp and F’s, poled maggot through slop at 2m, Club peg 13; David James (Mosella UK) 132-3-0; Phil Moore (Lichfield) and Chris Neal (Rutlanders) both 111-3-0. Sat, 19. Stu Palser (Middy) 174-12-0, carp and F1s, poled maggot to the island, House 2 19; Pete Rice (Bag ’em) 118-5-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 107-14-0. Sun, 26. David James (Mosella UK) 109-1-0, carp and F1s, poled maggot through slop, New 17; Stu Palser (Middy) 101-8-0; Pete Caton (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 89-5-0; Gary Cook (Mosella) 84-10-0. BH Mon, 18. Stu Palser (Middy/Banbury Gunsmiths) 172-8-0, carp, F1s and barbel, maggot at 13m and down edge, Jenny’s peg 26; David James (Mosella UK) 172-2-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em Matchbaits) 149-15-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 128-0-0; Gary Cook (Mosella UK) 125-7-0; Pete Caton (Drennan/Banbury Gunsmiths) 119-5-0.

Wassell Grove, Hagley, Stourbridge, Sat, 16. Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 120-8-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, peg 20 match Pool; Alan Gethen (Club 2000) 78-4-0; Terry Homer (Club 2000) 78-0-0; Sean Smith (Club 2000) 72-8-0; Chris Bills (Wassell Grove) 72-4-0; Trevor Hodges (Weathertech Roofing) 71-4-0.

Wolverhampton Over-60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Ball Lane, Wolverhampton. 10. John Young (Chase Social) 9-5-12, one 4 lb chub and caster roach, peg 3; Roy Grosvenor (Bridgtown) 6-14-4; Cliff Harrison (Bridgtown) 6-0-12.

Young’s MG, Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. BH Mon, 18. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 86-14-0, F1s, pellet and paste at 3m, Top Pool peg 27; Wayne Sweetman (Tunnel Barn Farm) 68-1-0; Rob Round (Maver Solihull Angling) 66-9-0.


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