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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers




* Barston Lake, Solihull, W.Mids. Sat. 30. Trevor Wyse (Miracle Baits) 99-14-0, carp, Method and bread, peg 19. Darren Sanders (Ringers Baits) 80-10-0; Jack Eades (Ringer Baits) 70-12-0; Nigel Franklin (Barston) 56-9-0. League: Snowy Ashington, Geoff Ringer, Carl Barnfield and Kevin Wright, all 4pts.

* Izaak Walton Stafford WL, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sun, 66. Lewis Kenyon (Team Les ‘O’) 6-9-0, quality roach, poled caster at 11 metres, peg A1; Ian Saiger (Browning Lifestyle Blue) 6-4-0; Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle Red) 5-13-2; Paul Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 5-8-12; Lee Dorset (Pelsall) 5-3-8; Perry Follows (Team Eclipse Blue) 5-2-5. Teams: Eclipse Blue 50; Browning Lifestyle Blue 41; Maver Midlands 40; Shakespeare 38; Wolverhampton AA VDE 38; Eclipse Green 37. League: Browning Lifestyle Blue 130; Eclipse Blue 127; Shakespeare 126; Wolverhampton AA VDE 119; Eclipse Green 117; Browning Lifestyle Red 112.

* Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Sat, 31, Meadow and Moors pools. Lee Richards (Packington) 159-4-0, carp, wagglered corn, Meadow 53; Iwan Mills (Robin’s Timber) 136-6-0; Mick Lutwytche (Fosters) 135-12-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 101-7-0.

* Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Sun, 48, Molands Mere and Little Gearys. Dan Wooding (Solihull Angling Centre) 81-1-0, F1s, poled worm/caster, peg 21 Little Gearys; Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 68-4-0; Chris Newton (Smithy’s) 66-8-0; Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 65-4-0; Phil Canning (Packington) 53-12-0; Steve Bowen (Packington) 52-13-0.

* River Wye Championship, Hereford. Sun, 145. Rick Rogers (Barford AC) 30-4-0, five barbel, feedered pellets, peg 105 Eign downstream; Brian Rigby (Shakespeare) 29-12-0; Nigel Ball (DH Angling) 29-8-0; Dean Rutter (Willow Creek) 25-14-0; Dave Foxall (DH Angling) 25-5-0; Christopher Taylor (Worcester) 24-2-0.

* Stoke City DAS Staffordshire Canal Championships, Shropshire Union Canal, Gnosall, Staffs. Sat. 32. Bernie Leatherbarrow (Team Les ‘O’) 10-15-2, roach, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 186; Martin Owen (Browning Lifestyle) 10-9-8; Simon Mottram (Browning Lifestyle) 9-5-9; Paul Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 8-5-7; Stan Ward (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 7-6-2; Dean Williams (Team Eclipse) 6-9-0. Teams: Browning Lifestyle 25-2-0; Odd Ball 21-15-0; Four Ashes AC 21-5-9.


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Smaller fishing match results

Aberglais, Cefn Mably, Cardiff. Sun, 18. Mark Williams (Abertysswg) 123-4-0, carp, skimmers, roach and barbel, short poled casters, peg 16 Bridge Pool; Gary Miles (Merthyr) 112-4-0; Andrew Mumford (Tredegar) 88-6-0; Colin Rees (Merthyr) 71-14-0.

Bilston Angling Centre, Shropshire Union Canal, ‘Pendeford, Staffs. Sun, 14. Dave Wood (Bilston Angling Centre) 16-0-0, three large chub, skimmers and perch, poled chopped worm and caster, peg 8; Gary Ward (Bilston Angling Centre) 11-8-12; Barry Jones (Four Ashes AC) 11-8-12.

Bridgtown Social AC, Staffs & Worcs Canal, Moat House, Acton Trussell, Staffs. Sun. 14. Jason Edmunds (Bridgtown Social AC) 7-4-8, small chub and roach, poled caster, peg 13; Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 5-13-10; Dave Rayson (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-14-8.

Cefn Mably, Caerdidd, S.Wales. Wed, 18, over-50s. Dave Pike (Cardiff) 54-4-0, carp, poled meat, peg 20 Match Lake; Lyn Jones (Hengoed) 52-11-0; Phil Rawlings (Newport) 37-0-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs, 16, Heron Pool. Charlie Jeavons (Greenman) 145-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 36; Barry Hill (Pro-Line) 109-0-0; Trevor Burton (Baggeridge) 107-10-0. Sat, 12, Heron. Alan Perry (Elmbridge) 176-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 9; Keith Miller (New Willenhall) 171-8-0; Brian Perry (Elmbridge) 163-0-0. Sun, 14, Pheasant. Richard Buxton (Elmbridge) 120-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 2; Keith Miller (New Willenhall) 96-5-0; Wayne Ainsworth (Mid-City) 56-0-0.

Forest of Dean, Lightmoor Pool and Steam Mills Lake, Cinderford, Gloucs. Sat, 22. Dennis Sherwood (Wye Angling) 72-8-0, carp, poled corn along margins, peg 35 near the lilies on Lightmoor; Glyn Sherwood (Wye Angling) and Andy Prosser (Iffers) both 35-0-0; Luke Burge (RFODAC) 23-8-0. Sun, 12. Andy Prosser (Iffers) 120-0-0, new venue record, 23 carp, feeder and poled expander pellets in margins; Mike Shields (RFODAC) 62-15-0; Dennis Sherwood (Wye Angling) 62-8-0.

Furnace Mill, Wyre Forest, Worcs. Sun, 12, Mucky Meadow and Mill pools. Max Galaszewski (Furnace Mill) 136-0-0, carp, poled pellet, Mucky Meadow 51; Ross Sheldon (Furnace Mill) 107-1-0; Dean Sheldon (Fosters) 102-1-0.

Goodyear AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Cowley, Staffs. Sun, 9. Lee Martin (Goodyear AC) 6-14-7, perch, poled chopped worm, peg 6; Gus Godfrey (Goodyear AC) 6-5-0.

Halesowen RBL, Warks Avon, Pershore. Sun, 19. John Billingham (Halesowen RBL) 14-0-0, all bleak, 3m whip and maggot, peg 1; Garry Mason (Halesowen RBL) 9-12-0; Martyn Yarsley (Halesowen RBL) 8-3-0.

Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks. Thurs, 14. Dave Reynolds (Hawkesbury) 88-12-0, carp and bream, poled meat and corn, peg 15; Dennis Lutwytche (Hawkesbury) 81-2-0; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 71-1-0. Sat, 16. James Rock (Army) 46-6-0, carp, Method and meat, peg 43; Grant Merritt (Hawkesbury) 42-12-0; Keith Walton (Hawkesbury) 36-2-0. Sun, 19. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 62-3-0, carp, poled meat, peg 28; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 50-4-0; Keith Walton (Hawkesbury) 48-11-0.

Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, W. Wales. Sun, 16. Kevin Roberts (Haverfordwest) 26-8-0, crucians to poled corn and skimmers on maggots, peg 28 Crucian Lake; Neil Daniels (Swansea) 21-10-0; Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 20-6-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, W. Mids. Wed, 21, Big Match Pool. Jordon Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag‘Em) 76-10-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 55; John Cockayne (King’s) 53-2-0; Ron Clarke (King’s) 50-10-0. Sat, 10, Big Match. Jordon Hall (Maver Midlands Bag ‘Em) 107-12-0, 70 lb of F1s plus 37 lb roach and ide, poled pellet, peg 7; Frank Rowley (King’s) 84-1-0; Gary Steele (WAC) 82-0-0.

Lydney and Yorkley, Cannop Ponds, Gloucs. Sun, 12. Brian Andrews (Lydney) and Keith Griffiths (Yorkley) 7-2-0, two bream and three bream on cage feeder and maggots; Mike Drew (Yorkley) 6-9-0.

Monk Hall, Monkhopton, Salop. Sun, 10, Lark Pool. Terry Homer (Monk Hall) 45-12-0, carp, poled corn, caster and pellet, peg 19; Ed Grey (Fosters) 43-6-0; Ben Stanford (Monk Hall) 39-8-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 16, Bank and Moors pools. Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 98-0-0, carp, poled pellet down edge, Moors 16; Bill Rathbone (St. Francis) 83-0-0; Brian Cawley (Moorlands) 67-0-0. Wed, 20, over-50s, Silver Pool. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 101-9-0, F1s, pellet at 8m, peg 46; George Reynolds (Colin Pace Academy) 89-12-0; Paul Little (Colin Pace Academy) 73-6-0. Thurs, 22, Meadow. Pete Mace (Autism Birmingham) 119-6-0, carp, poled maggot down edge, peg 22; Iwan Mills (Robin’s Timber) 104-3-0; Owen Boswell (Moorlands) 87-7-0. Sun, 29, Bank, Moors and Island. Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 115-8-0, carp, pellet at 5m, Moors 6; Iwan Mills (Robin’s Timber) 105-12-0; Ian Wood (Moorlands) 104-4-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 90-7-0.

Mosella Manor Farm, Harvington, Worcs. Wed, 19, Middle Pool. Doug Littlewood (Littleton AC) 87-2-0, carp and skimmers, pole and bomb, pellet, peg 10; Gary Cotton (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 83-2-0; Ronnie Pharoah (Mosella) 73-4-0; Alex Rouveure (Milo France) 69-12-0. Thurs, 22, Island. Steve Wilson (Midland Bears) 85-2-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 18; Alex Rouveure (Milo France) 71-4-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 58-0-0; Chris Goergen (Milo France) 56-8-0. Sat, 17, Island. Phil Hardwick (Banbury Gunsmiths) 124-2-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 14; Terry Winstone (Bonehill Mill) 119-4-0; Adrian Perrins (Perrins Designs) 72-14-0; Steve Partington (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 68-2-0. Sun, 25, Island and Boundary. Mick Lane (Cotswold Angling) 121-0-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, Island 16; Ronnie Pharoah (Mosella) 100-8-0; Ade Mansfield (Shakespeare) 90-6-0; Mark Shepherd (Manor Farm Leisure) 89-6-0.

Newport Autumn Series, School Pool, Gwent. Sun, 19. Nicky Belcher (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 94-14-0, F1s and mirrors, poled pellets close in, peg 40 by lilies; Rob Skellett (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 74-8-0; Phil Weaver (Newport) 69-2-0; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 58-10-0.

Nisa Feeders, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 19, Lake 2. Sean Greenfield (Manchester) 98-2-0, carp and stockies, pellet feeder and poled pellet, peg B21; Andy Thompson (Burton-on-Trent) 72-0-0; Fred Coxon (Ringer Baits) 58-0-0. Thurs, 20, Thames Pool. Chris Neal (Rutlanders) 37-6-0, carp, poled corn, peg 15; Terry Cockburn jnr (Barnsley Juniors) 25-10-0; Tom Neal (Rutlanders) 22-14-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Sat, 12, Gearys Level. Derek Hartshorn (Swann Baits) 51-8-0, mixed, tip and pellet, peg 20; Dean Weston (Greyhound AC) 42-12-0; Ron Savage (Lanes Baits) 32-6-0.

Parkes’ Hall AC, Cob House Fisheries, Worcs. Sun, 14, New Oak Pool. Craig Jeavons (Parkes’ Hall AC) 169-3-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet at 3m, new club record, peg 5; Jamie Trevis (Parkes’ Hall AC) 164-15-0; Steve Worton (J & P Tackle) 120-15-0.

Poole Hall, Alveley, Salop. Sun, 11. Roy Abbis (Poole Hall) 104-12-0, carp and bream, poled maggot, caster and pellet, Heron peg 14; Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 90-0-0; Colin Mathews (Poole Hall) 41-10-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop. Mon, 12, Sycamore Pool. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 115-5-0, carp to 8 lb and barbel 3 lb, maggot at 5m and down sides, peg 50; Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 81-10-0; Ken Shaw (Irlam AC) 78-0-0. Wed, 12, Oak. Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 53-7-0, carp to 5 lb, maggot and caster at 8m and down sides, peg 16; Mick Jameson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 48-15-0; Harry Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 46-14-0. Thurs, 12, Willow, Chestnut and Sycamore. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 104-1-0, ghosties to 6 lb and barbel, pellet, Willow 19; Dave Doughty (Woodend) 77-11-0; Gareth Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 75-15-0. Sat, 12, Willow and Sycamore. Mitch Davidson (Oakengates Angling Centre) 120-9-0, carp to 7 lb, poled maggot shallow, Willow 18; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 120-3-0; Andy Williams (Colmic Vespe) 86-14-0. Sun, 25, Sycamore. Tim Probert (Preston Innovations Boldings) 108-0-0, carp to 8 lb and barbel, pellet and corn at 7m, peg 36; Mick Jameson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 96-14-0; Dave Craggs (Maver Midlands) 92-14-0; Mark Taylor (Shakespeare Vespe) 86-11-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues, 17, Ghost Pool. Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 79-6-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, peg G16; Alain Rouveare (Sensas France) 47-8-0; Wayne Burton (Midland Bears) 39-4-0. Sat, 14, High Pool. Andy Morrison (Fisherman’s Friend) 105-4-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, peg H28; J. Baker (Woodlands) 104-9-0; Derek Brownhill (Woodlands) 88-2-0; Paul Foster (Veterans) 87-10-0. Sun, 15, Ghost Pool. Richard Noakes (Fitters AC) 75-6-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, peg G5; Stu Hipkiss (Frenzee) 66-8-0; Wayne Panting (Midland Bears) 63-0-0. Sun, Woodlands Clubman’s Championship, All Pools, 107. J. Ruddock (Jug & Glass) 114-4-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, High peg 8; Matt Walker (Priory Northfield) 89-4-0; W.W. Burton (Woodlands) 84-0-0; Simon West (Woodlands) 84-0-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Wed, 14, pole-only. Alan Davies (Cardiff Nomads) 116-2-0, carp, pellets, peg 5 Sophie’s Pond; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 104-10-0; Andrew Williams (Tredegar) 100-0-0.

Sirhowy, Staunton Court, Gloucs. Sat, 20. Richie Thompson (Docklow) 206-4-0, carp, poled pellets in margin, peg 10; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 203-12-0; Mark Jones (Tredegar Angling Centre) 172-0-0; Wes Newton (Frenzee South West) 166-8-0.

Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Wed, 10. Derek Hartshorn (Swann Baits) 126-5-0, F1’s, poled dead maggot at 2m down the side, Molands peg 43; Chris Newton (Smithys) 102-8-0; Mark Blackburn (Packington) 92-6-0.

Spencer Works, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sat, 22. John Mack (Newport) 72-8-0, carp, feedered pellets, peg 31 Penny’s Pond; Mark Guerra (Newport) 64-4-0; Phil Weaver (Newport) 55-8-0; Les Turberville (Newport) 42-2-0.

Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 18, Bottom Pool. Chris Goergen (Milo France) 108-4-0, carp, maggot at 6m on deck and down edges, peg 14; Wayne Sweetman (Tunnel Barn Farm) 77-14-0; Chris Neal (Rutlanders) 76-0-0. Tues, 19, over-50s, House Pool 2. Wayne Sweetman (Tunnel Barn Farm) 77-13-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, maggot at 2 and 6m, peg 4; Ron Allen (TBF Vets) 68-3-0; Dave Chapman (Swann Baits) 58-4-0. Wed, 19, New Pool. Pete Rice (Bag ’em) 122-3-0, F1s, ide, roach and skimmers, maggot through slop at 2m, peg 36; Matt Godfrey (Pole Fishing) 117-0-0; Jon Arthur (Match Fishing) 94-12-0. Thurs, 60, Veterans, Canal, Club and Jenny’s pools. Jim Wills 84-14-0, carp, F1s and skimmers, pellet at 6m and down the edge, peg 2 Jenny’s; Dave Purvis 83-15-0; Alan Hemming 68-0-0; Steve Johnson 63-8-0; Dave Chapman 60-9-0; Chris Haille 46-8-0 (all Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans). Fri, 18, Top Pool. Pete Caton (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 94-2-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, pellet down edge, peg 31; Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 89-0-0; Les Wetton (F1 Baits/Tunnel Barn Farm) 74-11-0; Wayne Sweetman (Tunnel Barn Farm) 70-2-0. Sat, 26, New Pool. Pete Caton (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 74-0-0, F1s, ide, roach and skimmers, maggot at 9m and down edge, peg 7; Stu Palser (Middy Banbury Gunsmiths) 72-10-0; Clive Nixon (Maver Gold) 68-1-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em) 65-8-0.

Wassell Grove Pairs WL, Hagley, Worcs. Sat, 18, Match & Brook pools. Sam Parker (Club 2000) 83-8-0, F1s to 1 lb 8 oz and carp to 4 lb, poled meat in margins, Brook peg 15; Terry Homer (Club 2000) 57-4-0; Jack Jones (Wassell Grove) 54-8-0; George Reynolds (CPA) 49-4-0; Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 49-0-0; Alan Gethen (Club 2000) 46-12-0. League: Sam Parker (Club 2000)/Trevor Hodges (Weathertech Roofing) 5; Dave Johnson/Alan Gethen (Club 2000) and Cliff Richards/Jack Jones (Wassell Grove) both 6.

White Springs, Pontarddulais. Swansea. Wed, 15. Chris Bradley (Neath) 108-10-0, carp and bream, feedered pellets, peg on Match Lake; Jim Hutton (Swansea) 73-5-0; Dan Bowen (White Springs) 66-6-0. Sun, 18. Rob White (Swansea) 97-11-0, carp, poled pellets, peg on New Canal; Jeff Walker (Llandeilo) 42-3-0; Gordon Furlong (Swansea) 40-0-0.

Wolverhampton Over-60’s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Shaw Hall Lane, Coven. Wed, 26. Bob Edgerton (Izaak Walton Stafford) 7-15-11, roach, gudgeon and perch, poled squatt and bread, peg 9; Terry Blyde (Lazy Hill) 5-7-0; Dave Rayson (Bridgtown Social) 4-11-0.




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