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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers



* Absolute Station League, Preston Innovations Woodlands View. Sun, 30, Deans Pools, John May jnr (Woodlands) 175-10-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and corn, peg 58; Ian Wood (Peg One Woodlands) 135-8-0; Rob Brennan (Stourport) 128-8-0; Chris Senter (Browning West Midlands) 125-8-0; Nigel Plumb (Woodlands) 118-5-0; Rich Churchill (Woodlands) 114-6-0.

* Acorns Trust Charity, Kings Pools, Shareshill, Staffs. Sat, 53. Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 81-11-0, F1s to 1 lb, poled pellet, Carp Pool 5; Bob Baker (King’s Pools) 78-12-0; Dave Richards (King’s Pools) 51-9-0. Fourth and fifth currently undisclosed pending checks.

* Bridgnorth AS, River Severn, Linley Bank. Sun, 49. Chris Taylor (Bromsgrove) 60-2-0, 11 barbel, hemp and caster feeder with pellet hook bait, peg 46; Dave George (Bridgnorth AS) 26-14-0; Addy Paddock (Chester Tackle Locker) 21-15-0; Martin Taylor (Bromsgrove) 19-1-0; Tim Lee (Hyger Melbourn) 16-8-0; Richard Payne (Birmingham) 13-10-0.

* Burton Mutual AA, Trent & Mersey Canal, Burton Upon Trent, Staffs. Sun, 72. Colin Cliffe (Ted Carter Preston) 8-8-0, roach and skimmers, poled punched bread, peg 79 Princess Way; M. Davies (Gillow Angling) and Steve Brookes (Wellingborough AA) both 7-8-0; A. Crook (Maver North West) 7-0-0; Stef Johanson (Team Eclipse) 6-7-0; R. Priestley (Maver North West) 6-3-0.

* Dams & Lock Summer League, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Minworth, Birmingham. Sun, 64. Paul Turner (Wolverhampton AA Van den Eynde) 16-12-0, skimmers and a 5 lb tench, poled caster, peg 156 by the gate; John Garbett (Bilston Angling Centre) 14-3-3; Dave Horton (Browning Lifestyle Red) 12-10-7; Steve Dudley (Browning Lifestyle Red) 11-10-10; Ben Garbett (Wolverhampton AA Van den Eynde) 11-9-4; Rob Chambers (Browning Lifestyle Red) 11-4-7. Teams: Browning Lifestyle Red 11; Wolverhampton AA Van den Eynde 16; Shakespeare Superteam Blue 19; Browning Lifestyle Blue and Dams and Lock A both 25; Morton Arms Bottlers 29. League: Browning Lifestyle Red 58; Shakespeare Superteam Blue 67; Shakespeare Superteam 84; Dams & Lock A 87; Wolverhampton AA Van den Eynde 88; Browning Lifestyle Green 95.

* Earlswood Lakes, Earlswood, Birmingham. Sun, 32, Yachting Pool. Rich Hoskins (Daiwa Gordon League) 33-0-0, ten bream plus small fish, small feeder and maggot, peg 42; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 30-2-0; Simon Chidler (Redditch) 18-4-0; Bob Jones (Packington Somers) 14-0-8.

* Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Sun, 31. Richard Kings (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 121-8-0, carp, poled pellet at 2m, peg 9, Moors Pool; Dave Hill (Fosters) 103-6-0; George Reynolds (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 95-12-0; Jeff Hodge (Moorlands) 76-4-0.

* Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop, Larch and Chestnut Pools. Sun, 30. Scott Doodson (Preston Innovations) 140-4-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet fished shallow, peg 24, Larch Pool; Andy Kyte (Maver/Sonubaits) 128-7-0; Paul Evans (Preston Innovations Boldings) 109-6-0; Gareth Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 102-1-0.

* Shakespeare Championship Qualifier, Warks Avon, Evesham. Sat, 64. Ian Sutherland (Land Rover) 8-7-0, perch, maggot feeder two-thirds across, peg 2; Gary Seadon (Evesham and District) 8-1-0; Martyn Howard (Ringer Baits) 7-11-0; Chris Smith (Ringer Baits) 5-7-0; John Curtis (Daiwa Gordon League) 5-5-0. Qualifiers: Ian Sutherland, Mark Newman, Gary Seadon.

* Tony Parker Memorial, Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Sat, 48. Ian Wood (Club 2000) 235-15-0, carp, poled pellet down edge, peg 26 Bank Pool; Paul Addlington (Club 2000) 206-4-0; Tim Hodges (Moorlands) 188-11-0; Dave Parry (Moorlands) 150-10-0; Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 138-2-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 133-8-0.

* Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Sat, 30. Pete Rice (Bag’em Matchbaits) 197-11-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled caster through slop at 2m, peg 24, Canal Pool; David James (Bag’em Matchbaits) 190-5-0; Matt Prosser (Maver Tipton) 187-2-0. Teams: Bag’em Matchbaits 30; Banbury Gunsmiths 24; Finedon 20. Final League: Bag’em Matchbaits 157; Banbury Gunsmiths 139; Pasty Boys 103. Sun, 65. Pete Rice (Bag’em Matchbaits) 136-0-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled caster through slop at 2m, peg 17 House Pool 2; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 131-15-0; David James (Mosella UK) 123-14-0; Andy James (Mosella UK) 122-10-0; John Boyle (Finedon) 120-6-0; Rob Anstey (Hooked Newmarket) 115-4-0.

* Wychavon Championship Qualifier, Warks Avon, Evesham. Sun, 68. Colin Wilkins (Weston-super-Mare) 8-5-0, silver bream, wagglered maggot plus short pole over groundbait, peg 2; Dave White (Maver Midlands/Bag’em Matchbaits) 8-0-0; Cameron Hughes (Rive) 5-11-0; Leigh Gardner (Shakespeare Superteam) 5-7-0; Rob South (Sensas WB Clarke) 5-5-0. Qualifiers: Colin Wilkins, Michael Buchwalder, Guy Lawrence.


Results of smaller matches and midweekers

Aberglais, Mathern Mill, Chepstow, Gwent. Sat, 18. Ian Cathrew (Merthyr) 228-6-0, carp to 12 lb, corn, top two in margin, peg 12 Waterfall Lake; Gary Miles (Merthyr) 214-13-0; Colin Rees (Merthyr) 183-3-0; Mark Williams (Abertysswg) 160-11-0.

Bilston Angling Centre, Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford. Sun, 12. Bert Simmill (Bilston Angling Centre) 9-2-0, roach and skimmers, poled squatt and hemp, peg 2; Gary Ward (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 8-1-0; Dave Wood (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 7-0-0.

Cashmores Curse, Coppice Lane Pools, Hammerwich, Staffs. Sat, 22, Becket’s Pool. Paul Jeffrey (Cashmores) 76-12-0, carp, poled pellet, shallow; Mark Stanaway (Cashmores) 60-10-0; Keith Lewis (Cashmores) 52-0-0; Chris Dean (Cashmores) 40-0-0.

Cefn Mably, Cardiff. Wed, 21, Over-50s. Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 96-7-0, carp, pole, chopped worm and caster, pegged on car park side of Match Lake; Mick Frazer (Cardiff) 74-0-0; James Smithson (Cardiff) 71-6-0; John Cox (Barry) 66-0-0. Sat, 15. Richard Candy (Sensas Nomads) 106-6-0, carp, poled meat over pellets in margins, pegged on cottage bank of Match Lake; Shaun Wilson (Cardiff Angling Centre) 99-0-0; Craig Challengeworth (Llanrumney) 96-0-0.

Cradley Heath Labour, Woodside Fishery, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire. Sun, 14, Woodside Lake. Martin Yarsley (Cradley Heath Labour) 148-14-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet, peg 8; Simon West (Cradley Heath Labour) 139-8-0; Chris Robson (Cradley Heath Labour) 101-0-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs, 24. Gary Page (Allens Tackle) 110-6-0, carp, paste at 2m, Pheasant  peg 6; Alan Fleet (Elmbridge) 96-4-0; Steve Lovell (Mosella Bait-Tech) 66-10-0. Sat, 20. Rob Cooksey (Maver) 102-2-8-0, carp, poled pellet, Pheasant peg 32; Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 100-8-0; William Garrett (Park Hall AC) 93-0-0. Sun, 19. Carl Bennett (J and P Tackle) 100-8-0, carp, pellet waggler, Peacock peg 4; Ivan Laight (Red Lion) 66-8-0; William Garrett (Park Hall AC) 44-6-0.

Forest of Dean, Steam Mills Lake, Cinderford, Gloucs. Sat, 18. Mike Shields (RFODAC) 13-12-0, bream on feeder and maggots, peg 29; Chris Davies (RFODAC) 12-0-0; Andy Wilks (RFODAC) 11-0-0.

Furnace Mill, Wyre Forest, Worcs. Sun, 12, Furnace Pool. Kevin Johnson (Johnson Dry Wall) 70-3-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet, peg 20; Paul Cook (Maver Midlands/Mark’s Tackle) 60-8-0; Bill Cook (Mark’s Tackle) 54-4-0.

Garbolino RAF Championships, Maver Larford, Stourport, Worcs. Thurs, 45, Match Lake. Baz Bright (Garbolino RAF East Midlands League A) 71-12-0, carp, F1s and skimmers, Method feeder and poled meat, burr bank; Mark Collinson (Garbolino RAF East Midlands League A) 69-5-0; Graham Welton (Garbolino RAF East Midlands League A) 68-12-0; Chris Saunders (Garbolino RAF East Anglian League A) 65-10-0; Luke Butterworth (Garbolino RAF Vale of York League) 60-10-0; Steve Hutter (Garbolino RAF Chiltern League B) 60-6-0. Teams: Garbolino RAF Chiltern League B 11; Garbolino RAF East Midlands League A 12; Garbolino RAF East Anglian League A 20; Garbolino RAF East Midlands League B 22. Fri, 62, Match and Specimen lakes. Steve Reid (Garbolino RAF Waddington A) 131-3-0, carp to 8 lb, poled bunches of dead maggot, Match Lake ; Steve Perham (RAF Northolt) 113-11-0; Mark Collinson (Garbolino RAF Waddington A) 96-14-0; Mike Dalziel (Garbolino RAF Leeming) 90-2-0; Andy Beasley (Garbolino RAF Odiham A) 82-2-0; Gary Deakin (RAF Brize Norton B) 76-7-0. Teams: RAF Waddington A 9; RAF Waddington B 11; RAF Odiham A 16; RAF Benson A 17; RAF Brize Norton B 20; RAF Odiham B 20.

Glamorgan, Mathern Mill, Chepstow, Gwent. Sun, 20. Claire Giddy (Barry) 113-0-0, carp to double-figures, legered corn, peg 2 Waterfall Lake; Robert Michael (Cardiff) 112-12-0; Martin Giddy (Barry) 97-0-0; Russell Palmer (Cardiff) 89-4-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal , Coven. Sat, 13. Dave Smith (Bridgtown) 7-0-0, perch to 1 lb plus one chub, poled caster and worm, peg 8; Joe Hewitt (Goodyear) 3-1-0; Wilf Kneller (Bilston Angling Centre) 2-15-0; Bruce Birch (Team GB Four Ashes) 2-10-0. Sun, 15, Vineyards Fishery, Top Pool, Halfpenny Green. Gary Jackson (Goodyear AC) 114-11-0, F1s and carp to 1 lb 8 oz, poled corn, peg 6; John Taylor (Goodyear AC) 112-1-0; Gus Godfrey (Goodyear) 76-9-0; Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear) 73-0-0.

Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks. Sat, 16. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 112-1-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 43; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 96-2-0; James Rock (Army) 88-14-0. Sun, 23. James Rock (Army) 109-8-0, mixed, poled meat and corn, peg 5; Stuart Johnson (Hawkesbury) 84-6-0; Dominic Lanni (Hawkesbury) 82-12-0; Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 80-10-0.

Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, West Wales. Sun, 17, Carp Lake. Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 178-2-0, carp, pellet on short pole and towards island on straight lead, peg 6; Keith Moore (Haverfordwest) 100-0-0; Scott Odam (Bridgend) 93-8-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffs. Wed, 22. Dave Mortlock (King’s Pools) 64-2-0, carp to 4 lb, poled maggot, Big Match peg 13; Jordon Hall (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 63-14-0; Rob Hancox (Short Heath Starlets) 62-14-0. Sun, 12. Jordon Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag’em) 46-8-0, F1s, poled pellet, Big Match peg 55; Mattie Stockton (Maver Midlands) 36-9-0; Rob Hancox (Short Heath Starlets) 32-11-0.

Lydney and Forest of Dean, Lydney Lake, Gloucs. Sun, 25. Paul Grindle (Lydney) 48-11-0, bream, groundbait feeder, corn and maggots; Matt Grindle (Lydney) 32-14-0; Andy Davis (RFODAC) 26-8-0; Mike Shields (RFODAC) 24-8-0.

Maver Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Wed, 21. Wayne Carter (Packington) 64-4-0, F1’s, candle and pellet, Little Gearys, peg 15; Danny Tresigne (Packington) 54-8-0; Neil Carless (Packington) 51-7-0.

Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop. Sun, 8. Ben Stanford (Monk Hall) 78-15-0, carp and F1’s, poled pellet, Swallow peg 7; Mark Bedford (Black Country Tackle) 54-5-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 14. George Reynolds (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 149-8-0, F1s, poled corn at 2m, peg 19; Keith Wright (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 109-4-0; Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 89-13-0. Wed, 28, over-50’s. George Reynolds (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 125-6-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, Meadow peg 2; Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 114-6-0; Alan Warmer (Moorlands) 109-4-0. Thurs, 21. Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 205-0-0, F1s, shallow pellet at 3m, peg 11 Moors; Bill Drew (Bewdley) 133-2-0; Clive Richards (Moorlands) 124-12-0. Fri pm. 20. Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 138-11-0, carp, poled pellet down edge, Meadow 17; Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 138-0-0; Harry Ward (Starlets Veterans) 119-3-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Warks. Mon eve, 15. Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League/Old Ghost) 100-0-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and pellet waggler, peg 17; Gary Whyte (Ted Carter Preston) 84-14-0; Mike Robinson (MAP/Marukyu) 82-8-0. Wed, 12. Shaun Little (MAP Marukyu) 198-4-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet, Middle Pool peg 24; Nigel Seabright (Cheltenham) 180-4-0; Phil Zahra (South Manchester) 163-14-0; Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 153-12-0. Thurs, 14. Kevin Lloyd (Frampton Cotterell Angling) 118-4-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet, Island peg 8; Steve Spruce (Wordsley WMC) 78-0-0; Martin Goodall (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 58-8-0. Sat, 12. Pete Upton (Banbury Gunsmiths) 157-12-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 29 Windmill; Steve Partington (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 124-0-0; Gaynor Mills (Banks and Burr) 110-0-0. Sun, 23. Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 138-0-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, Island peg 14; Chris Cameron (Middy/Old Ghost) 133-12-0; Nigel Seabright (Cheltenham) 88-0-0.

New City Anglers, Lliswerry Pond, Newport, Gwent. Sun, 20. Steve Hughes (Newport) 20-0-0, small carp, roach, rudd and bream, float fished pellets and maggots, peg 12; Dave Wells (Newport) 17-12-0; Colin Merrick (Newport) 13-0-0.


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Newport Juniors, School Pool, Newport. Sat, 15. Morgan James (Newport) 31-0-0, F1s, pole and pellets, peg 42 by lily pads; Charlie Dempsey (Newport) 24-6-0; Aiden Williams (Newport) 22-5-0.

Nisa Feeders, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 16, Lake 2. Adam Rooney (Guru/Shimano/Dynamite Baits) 178-4-0, carp, method/bomb and pellet, peg A12; John Adamson (Nisa) 76-0-0; Phil Hull (Lane’s Bait) 75-6-0. Thurs, 24, Paddock, Crater and Reptile Pools. Chris Neal (Rutlanders) 76-8-0, carp, poled paste down the edge, peg 4 Reptile; Andy Searle (Middy) 67-14-0; Baz Smithson (Team Makins) 57-14-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Tues pm, 12. Phil Canning (Packington) 80-4-0, carp, straight lead and pellet, Geary’s peg 21; Danny Tresigne (Packington) 64-14-0; John Burchell (Packington) 53-14-0. Sat, 18. Danny Tresigne (Packington) 71-15-0, carp, pellet waggler, Geary’s peg 11; Ian Keywood (Maver Solihull Angling) 60-3-0; Jason Thomas (Packington) 57-0-0. Sun, 25. John Newton (Smithys) 103-15-0, carp and F1s, chopped worm and caster down the edge, Molands Mere peg 2; Mick Bull (Dynamite Baits/Shimano) 89-7-0; Pete Heaven (Greyhound Angling Club) 81-11-0.

Pontymister, Redhill Fishery. Sun, 20, Sophie’s Pond. John Cooper (Risca) 126-4-0, carp, paste and pellets, peg 1; Steve Byatt (Cross Keys) 96-4-0; Steve Nash (Cross Keys) 69-0-0.

Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan. Sun, 16. Mike Towler (Glamorgan Rebels) 26-4-0, bream, groundbait feeder and chopped worm, peg 15 on day ticket bank; Alan Hamblin (Glamorgan Rebels) 20-14-0; Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 19-7-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop. Wed, 12. Colin Wozek (Matrix Total Angling) 178-5-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet fished shallow, peg 1 Larch; Josh Humphreys (ABC) 119-10-0; Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings) 116-0-0. Thurs, 12. Shane Rogers (Oakengates Angling Centre) 163-6-0, carp to 10 lb and barbel 3 lb, poled maggot down side, peg 33 Sycamore; John Wild (Stafford) 154-8-0; Josh Humphreys (ABC) 121-4-0. Sat, 12. Dave Craggs (Maver Midlands) 118-10-0, carp to 7 lb and barbel to 3lb, poled caster down the sides, Chestnut peg 23; Steve Owen (Wolves) 111-9-0; Shane Rogers (Oakengates Angling Centre) 106-2-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues, 15, Deans Pool. Nick Hancock (Daiwa Gordon League) 129-8-0, carp, bream and other silvers, poled worm and caster, peg 56; C. Griffiths (Peg One. Woodlands) 112-2-0; Mark Owen (Bilston Angling Centre) 89-0-0. Fri, 18, Hay and Barley. Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League/Old Ghost) 257-4-0, carp to 10 lb and silvers, poled pellet, Hay 12; Chris Cameron (Middy) 173-12-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 163-10-0. Sat, 20, Deans. Andy Jones (Daiwa Gordon League) 105-0-0, carp and silvers, long pole, worm and caster, peg 24; A. Christie (Peg One Woodlands) 79-0-0; Phil Edmunds (Woodlands) 70-4-0; G. Collett (Starlets Veterans) 69-10-0.

Redditch Federation, Arrow Valley Lake. Sat, 17, pole only. Gaz Smith (Fishermans Friend) 56-3-0, bream and skimmers, poled maggot, peg 55; Ian Didcote (Garbolino) 49-15-0; Dean Boswell (Birmingham) 44-8-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Wed, 14, pole-only. Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 143-5-0, carp, shallow pellets, peg 27 Penny’s Pond; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 126-0-0; Graham Davies (Cefn Coed) 112-14-0.

Reedswood AC, Reedswood Pool, Walsall. Tues. 9. Steve Arnold (Foster’s) 79-12-0, carp to 8 lb, poled worm, peg 24; Ricky Small (Beechdale) 17-10-0; Richard Broomhall (Beechdale) 17-0-0.

Rhymney, Fochriw Pond, Mid-Glamorgan. Sun, 10. Colin Whitehouse (Rhymney) 14-1-0, one tench plus roach and rudd, waggler and maggot, peg 10; John Hancock (Rhymney) 11-10-0; Malcolm Heaven (Rhymney) 8-3-0.

Rough Hay, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Cross Keys, Penkridge. Sat, 11. Arthur Shaw (Rough Hay AC) 18-12-0, bream to 3 lb 8 oz, poled caster, peg 2; Barry Sherrard (Rough Hay Social) 9-1-0; Cliff Archbold (Rough Hay AC) 6-15-0.

Sirhowy, Cefn Mably Match Lake. Sun, 24. Bob Giles (Browning West Wales) 118-8-0, carp, pole and pellets, car park bank; Tony Worgan (Tredegar) 112-0-0; Mark Jones (Tredegar Angling Centre) 85-5-0; Mike Williams (Browning West Wales) 82-0-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham. Sun, 11. Pete Hatton (Dudley Bait & Tackle) 9-15-0, skimmers to 1 lb, roach and perch, poled caster, peg 64; Derek Hicklin (Stirrup Cup) 7-13-12; Tony Parkes (Stirrup Cup) 5-12-0; Alan Homer (Dudley Bait & Tackle) 4-11-12.

The Devon AC, Mayne’s Fishery, Stoke Golding, Warks. Sun, 23. Barry Hilton (New Inn) 156-3-0, carp to 2 lb, poled paste in margins, peg 43; Chris Buckley (Swanns) 116-9-0; Graham Brownlie (Devon AC) 111-4-0; Pete Ball (New Inn) 97-0-0; Gavin Webb (Devon AC) 71-3-0.

Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 23, New Pool. Chris Neal (Rutlanders) 185-0-0, carp and F1s, poled paste in margins, peg 24; Kevin Folwell (Drennan/Bag ’em) 147-0-0; Derek Martin (Baileys of Warwick) 127-0-0. Tues, 18, over-50s, House Pool 2. Pete Rice (Bag’em) 185-4-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled caster through slop at 2m, peg 39; Ron Allan (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 97-14-0; Dave Waldren (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 95-13-0. Wed, 19, New Pool. Pete Rice (Bag ’em) 206-15-0, F1s, poled maggot and caster through slop at 2m, peg 1; David James (Mosella UK) 145-11-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 143-7-0. Thurs, 67, Veterans. John Merchant (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 190-4-0, carp and F1s, poled paste at 6m, peg 1, Club Pool; Dave Purvis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 128-2-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 123-13-0; John Berry (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 99-15-0; Jim Wills (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 96-7-0. Fri, 18, Top Pool. Pete Rice (Bag’em) 123-5-0, F1’s, roach and skimmers, poled banded pellet through groundbait slop, peg 26; Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm/F1 Baits) 114-3-0; Mark Rice (Bag’em) 106-8-0.

White Springs, Pontarddulais, nr Swansea. Sun, 17. John Smith (Swansea) 77-8-0, bream and carp, pole and pellets, peg on Old Canal; Tim Cox (Swansea) 68-8-0; Alan Godrich (Swansea) 44-0-0.

Wolverhampton Over-60s Club, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Staffs. Wed, 23. Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle) 7-0-0, roach to 6 oz, poled maggot, peg 18; Wilf Kneller (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-10-13; Tony Wardley (Bridgtown) 6-8-6.

Wolverhampton AA Van den Eynde, Shropshire Union Canal, Brewood, Staffs. Wed, 12. Alan Jordan (Bilston Angling Centre) 9-14-0, skimmers and roach, poled pinkie and caster, peg 1; Mel Wood (Team GB Four Ashes AC) 8-15-12; Bob Edgerton (Goodyear AC) 5-13-7.



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