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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers


Izaak Walton Stafford WL, Shropshire Union Canal, Soudley & Goldstone, Salop. Sun, 66. Paul Bick (Shakespeare Superteam) 17-0-0, skimmers and bream, poled chopped worm, caster and red maggot, peg A7; Tony Keeling (Eclipse Green) 16-0-12; Nigel Clayton (Browning Lifestyle Blue) 14-14-0; Jason Clegg (Browning West Midlands) 13-13-4; Mick Manson (Team Les ‘O’) 13-12-0; Dave McCall (Shakespeare Superteam) 13-8-8. Teams: Eclipse Green 49; Browning West Midlands 46; Maver Midlands 44; Shakespeare Superteam 41; Browning Lifestyle Blue 39; Browning Lifestyle Red 36; Wolverhampton AA VDE 36. League: Browning Lifestyle Blue 173; Shakespeare Superteam 167; Eclipse Green 166; Eclipse Blue 156; Wolverhampton AA VDE 155; Browning Lifestyle Red 148.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Sat, 30, Bank, Moors and Island Pools. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 99-7-0, F1s, pellet, 13m, peg 15 Moors; Ian Wood (Moorlands) 67-2-0; Mick Lutwytche (Fosters) 65-13-0; Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Academy) 65-8-0. Sun, 35, Meadow and Bank. Ian Wood (Moorlands) 135-14-0, carp, poled pellet down edge, peg 38 Meadow; Chris Hill (Mosella) 88-7-0; Paul Little (Colin Pace Academy) 72-6-0; Clive Richards (Moorlands) 65-6-0; Mick Henshall (Fosters) 57-12-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop. Sat, 32, Beech and Larch pool. Craig Ebbrell (Maver) 87-11-0, carp to 7 lb, maggot and pellet, 10m, peg 24 Beech; Richard O’Connor (Drennan North West) 84-6-0; Andy Kyte (Maver Sonu) and Mitch Davidson (Oakengates Angling Centre) both 82-8-0. Sun, 46, Larch, Oak and Beech. Colin Wozek (Matrix Total Angling) 90-14-0, carp to 6 lb, poled caster, peg 19 Larch; Craig Ebbrell (Maver) 82-3-0; Andy Amos (Drennan NW) 73-1-0; Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 72-9-0.


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Smaller fishing match results

Bilston Angling Centre, Monkhall Fishery, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed, 20, Owl Pool. Dave Horne (Bilston CD) 43-8-0, small carp, poled pellet, peg 20; Barry Williams (Bilston Angling Centre) 41-2-0; Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 23-5-0. Sun, 15, Staffs-Worcs Canal, The Bratch, Wombourne. Steve Broome (Bilston Angling Centre) 18-7-8, all chub, poled caster, peg 6; John Garbett (Bilston Angling Centre) 16-15-0; Gary Ward (Bilston Angling Centre) 13-8-0; Alan Jordan (Bilston Angling Centre) 12-13-0.

Blackford’s Progressive, Cannock, Staffs. Sat. Kingswood Lake, 12. Chris Brown (JCB) 27-14-0, fifteen bream, method feeder with brown pellet and dead red maggot, peg 45; Mark Greening (Streetly) 16-10-0; Dave Nicholls (Walsall) 12-10-0.

Bridgtown Social AC, Staffs & Worcs Canal, Section 5, Penkridge, Staffs. Sun. 18. Rod Spruce (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-0-0, roach and gudgeon, poled caster, peg 4; Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-13-5; Brian Lewis (Bridgtown AC) 1-0-13.

Cefn Mably, Cardiff. Wed, 19, Over-50s. Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably) 101-1-0, carp, poled pellets, peg 15 Willow Lake; Dave Pike (Cardiff) 86-0-0; Robert Michael (Cardiff) 74-0-0.

Elmbridge, Heron Pool, Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs, 16. Trevor Burton (Baggeridge) 180-12-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 29; Barry Hill (Pro-Line) 81-8-0; Tony Webb (Phils Tackle) 79-0-0. Sat, 19, Geoff Darlow (Redstone) 91-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 1; Steve Harris (Harris AC) 76-1-0; Brian Perry (Harris MG) 45-0-0. Sun, 15. Richard Buxton (Bilston Angling Centre) 85-6-0, carp, poled corn, peg 7; Sam Richards (Commercial Industries) 79-8-0; Dave Richards (Withall RBL) 74-6-0.

Furnace Mill Old Ghost WL, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun, 14, Mucky Meadow & Mill Pools. Steve Harris (Grant Albutt AS) 85-2-0, carp to 6 lb, roach and chub, poled micro pellet with 4mm expanders on the hook, at 16 metres and down the edge, peg 42; Max Galaszewski (Furnace Mill Fishery) 61-0-0; Daz Randle (Mosella B.C.) 48-11-0.

Glamorgan, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sun, 20. Jim Palmer (Cardiff) 64-8-0, carp to 7 lb, feedered corn, peg 7 Penny’s Pond; Dean Jay (Dinas Powys) 45-4-0; Lyn Villis (Cardiff) 36-12-0.

Goodyear AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Rye Hill, Staffs., Sun. 12. Colin Upton (Goodyear AC) 7-9-13, skimmers, perch, gudgeon and roach, poled bread punch and pinkie, peg 5; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 6-3-8; John Benness (Goodyear AC) 4-9-0; Ray Bates (Goodyear AC) 4-3-8; Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 3-9-0.

Halesowen RBL, Staffs & Worcs Canal, Castlecroft, Wolverhampton, Staffs., Sun. 24. Garry Mason (Halesowen RBL) 16-1-0, mainly perch, poled worm and caster, peg 23; Simon West (Halesowen RBL) 13-8-0; Sean Waite (Halesowen RBL) 12-5-0.

Hawkesbury, Bedworth, Warks. Thurs, 13. John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 57-13-0, carp and tench, poled meat \and corn, peg 43; Rolly Sturdy (Hawkesbury/Tetley) 45-9-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 39-11-0. Sat, 16. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 58-15-0, carp, wagglered maggot, peg 46; James Rock (Army) 45-13-0; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 41-7-0. Sun, 22. Tim Palmer (Hawkesbury) 56-7-0, carp, poled corn, peg 46; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 54-0-0; Dom Lanni (Hawkesbury) 45-14-0.

JCB Individual WL, North Lake, Rocester, Staffs. Sun, 24. Adam Brown (JCB) 37-13-0, bream to 3 lb, poled maggot over groundbait, peg 59; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 30-7-0; Tony Jeffery (JCB) 20-8-0; Ian Harnett (JCB) 18-7-0.

King of Tons Final, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Wed, 20. Bob Giles (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 127-4-0, carp, long poled pellets shallow then deck, peg 10 Penny’s; Ian Sutton (Iffers) 85-12-0; John Hannam (Tredegar) 84-12-0; Dai Crandon (Tredegar) 80-12-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Wolverhampton, W. Mids, Wed. Big Match Pool, 16. Tony Wollaston (Fatty’s Tackle) 72-0-0, F1’s, poled pellet, peg 31; Adam Rumble (Maver Midlands) 71-0-0; John Cockayne (King’s) 56-0-0. Sat. Big Match Pool, 13. Rob Hancox (Short Heath) 35-8-0, F1’s, poled pellet, peg 38; Matty Stockton (Maver Midlands) 35-6-0; Dave Doughty (Woodend) 33-10-0. Sun. Carp & New Match Pools, 10. Gary Steele (WAC) 57-2-0, F1’s, poled pellet, New Match peg 8; John Cockayne (King’s) 39-6-0; Icky Kull (King’s) 22-1-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 17. George Reynolds (Colin Pace Academy) 113-0-0, F1s, poled maggot at 2 and 3m, Silver peg 1; Bill ‘Basil’ Rathbone (St Francis) 100-4-0; Pete Truman (Colin Pace Academy) 89-1-0. Wed, 14, over-50s, Meadow. Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 53-10-0, carp, pellet at 2m, peg 58; Terry Homer (Club 2000) 52-14-0; Mark Sheldon (Moorlands) 50-14-0. Thurs, 19, Bank and Moors. George Reynolds (Colin Pace Academy) 50-15-0, F1’s, poled maggot at 3m, peg 12 Moors; Keith Wright (Colin Pace Academy) 42-8-0; Kevin Rodderick (Colin Pace Academy) 39-6-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Worcs. Wed, 16, Island Pool. Shaun Little (MAP Marukyu) 91-8-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 6; Mark Malin (Colmic Bait-Tech) 63-2-0; Colin Woodward (Smithys Tackle) 53-0-0. Thurs, 21, Boundary and Middle. Dave Curtis (Astwood Bank) 87-4-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 25 Middle; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 70-14-0; Chris Telling (Colmic) 61-2-0. Sat, 17, Island and Middle. Colin Perry (Sub-Fish) 55-6-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 25 Middle; Colin Woodward (Smithy’s Tackle) 52-8-0; Joe Thompson (Ivy) 48-4-0. Sun, 24, Island and Ash. Jason Morris (Shipston) 92-0-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 12, Island Pool; Don Chilton (Pensnett) 66-12-0; Chris Cameron (Middy/Old Ghost) 64-6-0.

Nisa Feeders, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 16, Lake 2. Fred Coxon (Ringer Baits) 70-8-0, carp, method and pellet, peg B11; Phil Hull (Lanes Baits) 44-4-0; Pete Wood (Makins Select) 39-0-0. Thurs, 18, Snake Pool. Sean Huggins (Dynamite Baits) 33-6-0, carp, poled bread, pellet and corn, peg 23; Phil Hull (Lane’s Baits) 25-10-0; John Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 21-10-0.

Parker’s Fishery, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 12. Graham Beano (Parker’s) 36-4-0, carp, pellet waggler and poled pellet, peg 1; Shane Whittaker (Parker’s) 35-2-0; Lee Marlow (Parker’s) 32-2-0. Sat, 12. Shane Whittaker (Parker’s) 53-8-0, small carp, pellet waggler, peg 1; Dom Znkerty (Parker’s) 37-2-0; Chris Allesley (Parker’s) 31-2-0.

Parkes’ Hall AC Fur & Feather, Greenhills Farm, Grimley, Worcs., Sun. Curlew Pool. 13. Jamie Trevis (Parkes’ Hall AC) 75-4-0, carp to 5 lb, poled red maggot on the deck, peg 13; Daryll Eagles (Parkes’ Hall AC) 73-5-0; Louis Worton (J & P Tackle) 73-2-0.

Patshull Park, Pattingham, Staffs., Sun. Great Lake. Simon Loyley (Chester Tackle Locker) 8-0-0, small skimmers, poled maggot, peg 35; Gary Johnson (Sensas) 4-0-0; Wendy Locker (Chester Tackle Locker) 3-10-0.

Pembroke DAC, Llyn Carfan, Whitland. Sun, 15. Geoffrey Horner (Pembroke) 18-12-0, three carp, Method feeder, corn/dead maggots, bottom lake; Dickie Brogden (Pembroke) 12-4-0; Jordan Murk (Pembroke Juniors) 5-5-0.

Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan. Sun, 20. Clive Branson (Sensas Nomads) 29-13-0, roach and bream, groundbait feedered maggots, peg 7 day ticket bank; Richard Candy (Sensas Nomads) 26-6-0; Mike Towler (Glamorgan Rebels) 23-15-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop. Mon, 12, Chestnut Pool. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 39-2-0, carp to 6 lb and barbel, maggot at 5 and 7m, peg 13; Mick Jameson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 32-0-0; Bob Tromans (Fiery Holes) 24-9-0. Wed, 12, Sycamore. Colin Wozek (Matrix Total Angling) 52-15-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet shallow, peg 39; Bob Tromans (Fiery Holes) 42-1-0; Mick Jameson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 35-6-0. Thurs, 20, Willow. Colin Wozek (Matrix Total Angling) 102-6-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet, peg 9; Ken Humphreys (Oswestry) 72-14-0; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 63-7-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs., Tues. Ghost Pool, 16. Gary Kirkham (Smithys) 77-5-0, carp, poled pellet, peg G22; John May Jnr. (Peg One Angling) 66-8-0; John May Snr. (Peg One Angling) 50-5-0; W.W. Burton (Woodlands) 48-8-0. Sat. Arles Pool, 17. Derek Brownhill (Woodlands) 58-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg A8; Phil Bishop (Woodlands) 48-12-0; S. Spruce (Woodlands) 38-5-0; W. Spruce (Woodlands) 35-10-0. Sun. Dean’s Pools, 18. Anthony Mansell (Frenzee) 66-6-0, carp, poled pellet, peg D27; Andy Taylor (Lobbie’s Tackle) 56-12-0; Oliver Corbett (Wythall Legion) 42-10-0; J. Astle (Woodlands) 40-12-0.

Rhymney, River Wye, Boughrood. Sun, 18. Colin Whitehouse (Rhymney) 17-10-0, two chub plus grayling, stick float and maggots, peg 16; Lloyd Davies (Rhymney) 6-4-0; Gary Lewis (Rhymney) 6-4-0.

Shakespeare Wye Festival, River Wye, Hereford. Wed, 60. Pete Golding (Hereford) 33-7-0, six barbel & a chub, feedered maggots, Tennis Courts section; Hadrian Whittle (Kamasan Starlets) 22-7-0; Darran Harper (Hereford) 18-0-0; Andy Burt (Wizards) 16-8-0. Thurs, 60. Dave Miles (Leeds) 18-9-0, 18 roach, feedered worm, railings at Belmont; Kevin Jones (Wolves) 18-6-0; Danny Ashington (Starlets) 16-8-0; Adrian Narberth (WB Clarke) 7-10-0. Fri, 60. Sean Gould (WB Clarke) 22-11-0, barbel, maggot feeder, top of Belmont; Peter Gilbert (Cirencester Cameras) 14-0-0; Ian Winters (DH Angling) 13-10-0; Ian Bates (Leeds) 9-7-0. Overall: Ian Winter (DH Angling) 4; Dave Roberts (Tri-Cast) 5; Dave Miles (Leeds) 7; Nigel Marchington (Worcester), Mike Broadley (Oxford) and Martin Challenger (Cwmbran) all 8.

Sirhowy, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sat, 22. Mark Jones (Tredegar Angling Centre) 94-4-0, carp, poled corn over pellets, Penny’s Pond; Phil Rawlings (Newport) 73-2-0; Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 73-0-0; Mike Williams (Thatchers) 57-8-0.

Sirhowy, Cefn Mably, S. Wales. Sun, 20. Mike Williams (Thatchers) 49-5-0, carp, long poled pellets, Match Lake; Phil Weaver (Newport) 47-4-0; Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 45-7-0; Wes Sheldon (Tredegar) 36-12-0.

Spencer Works, Cefn Mably, S. Wales. Sat, 20. Karl Guerra (Newport) 30-12-0, skimmers, long poled pellets, peg 15 Horseshoe; Nicky Bevan (Newport) 24-0-0; Barry Jones (Newport) 22-4-0; John Mack (Newport) 22-0-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham & Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Warks. Sun. 13. Clark Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 5-0-6, skimmers, roach, perch and gudgeon, poled squatt, pinkie, chopped worm and caster, peg 35; Tony Parkes (Stirrup Cup) 3-7-12; Alan Price (Stirrup Cup) 3-4-8.

Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 17, Jenny’s Pool. Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 110-7-0, F1s, maggot at 4m, peg 20; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 89-3-0; Dave Chapman (Swann Baits) 84-1-0; Chris Neal (Rutlanders) 79-0-0. Tues, 18, over-50s, House Pool 2. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 58-6-0, F1s, roach, skimmers and barbel, pellet at 4m and down edge, peg 9; John Berry (Swann Baits) 48-2-0; Ron Notley (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 46-1-0; Steve Stokes (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 34-12-0. Wed, 16, Bottom Pool. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 85-14-0, carp and F1s, pellet at 6, 8 and 10m, peg 27; Lee Fidoe (Mosella Bait-Tech) 83-12-0; Steve Lovell (Mosella Bait-Tech) 78-9-0; Steve Conway (Shakespeare) 69-10-0. Thurs, 63 Veterans, Canal, Club and Jennys Pools. John Berry 59-7-0, carp and F1s, poled bread to island, peg 13 Jenny’s; Ron Notley 54-5-0; Dave Kingsley 38-2-0; John Stockton 26-1-0; Dave Chapman 23-8-0; Jimmy Hill 23-6-0 (all Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans). Fri, 17, Top Pool. Wayne Sweetman (Tunnel Barn Farm) 68-11-0, F1s, roach, skimmers and ide, pellet at 2m, peg 31; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 59-1-0; Martin Brown (Tunnel Barn Farm) 50-0-0.

Warwickshire WL Practise, Coventry Canal, Cov. Sun, 14. Jason Cunningham (Shakespeare) 17-4-0, all roach, poled bloodworm, peg 10; John Johnson (Notts AA) 13-5-8; Alex Powell (Dams & Lock) 12-3-0; Tony Foster (Dams & Lock) 11-10-4.

Wassell Grove Pairs WL, Hagley, Worcs., Sat, Match & Brook Pools, 18. Terry Homer (Club 2000) 49-4-0, F1’s and skimmers, poled pellet at 16 metres, Match peg 45; George Reynolds (CPA) 48-0-0; Trevor Hodges (Weathertech Roofing) 41-8-0; Alan Gethen (Club 2000) 29-6-0. League: Dave Johnson (Club 2000), Alan Gethen (Club 2000) 18; Sam Parker (Club 2000), Trevor Hodges (Weathertech Roofing) 19.

White Springs, Pontarddulais, Swansea. Wed, 12. Dan Bowen (White Springs) 51-15-0, bream, roach and carp, feeder, maggots and pellets, Pleasure Lake; Alan Godrich (Swansea) 48-8-0; Jim Hutton (Swansea) 28-0-0. Sun, 16. Chris Wells (Burry Port) 79-0-0, carp and bream, poled pellets, peg on New Canal; Steve Davies (Swansea) 31-8-0; Mick Halligan (Pembroke) 31-4-0.

Wolverhampton AA VDE, Staffs Worcs Canal, Penkridge, Staffs. Sat, 23. Pete Chilton (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 17-0-0, skimmers to 2 lb, poled chopped worm, peg 9; Steve Ashby (Stafford) 10-8-10; Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-12-12; Alan Jordan (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-8-8; Paul Murrin (Browning Lifestyle) 6-2-10; Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle) 5-13-9.

Wolverhampton Over-60s Club, Staffs Worcs Canal, Section 3 & 4, Penkridge, Staffs. Wed. 20. Stef Johansen (Team Eclipse) 8-12-10, decent roach and bits, poled squatt, peg 16; Terry Blyde (Lazy Hill) 8-0-12; Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle) 6-3-0.

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