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* Blackfords Progressive, Calf Heath Reservoir, Penkridge, Staffs. Sat, 34. Neil Pass (Mansfield) 60-8-0, bream to 3 lb, feeder and worm, peg 80; Gary Tyrrell (Salford) 58-13-0; Dave Ridgeway (Shifnal) 40-6-0; Terry Kettle (Salford) 37-6-0.

* Dams & Lock Summer League, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Minworth. Sun, 68. Richard Guest (Dams & Lock A) 13-0-0, skimmers to 2 lb, chopped worm and caster, peg 29; Neil Turner (Wolverhampton AA Van den Eynde) 12-3-1; Paul Hughes (Browning Lifestyle Red) 8-15-0; Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle Green) 8-3-13; Mark Hardman (Mosella Bait Tech Gold) 8-2-0; Dave Horton (Browning Lifestyle Red) 8-1-14. Teams: Browning Lifestyle Red 14; Dams & Lock A 17; Shakespeare Superteam and Browning Lifestyle Blue both 19; Moreton Arms Bottlers 28; Browning Lifestyle Green 31. League: Browning Lifestyle Red 72; Shakespeare Blue 101; Shakespeare Superteam 103; Dams & Lock A  104; Wolverhampton AA Van den Eynde 123; Browning Lifestyle Green 126.

* JCB Charity Classic, Rocester, Staffs, North Lake. Sat. 31. Chris Hill (Mosella) 120-0-0, carp to 10 lb, bream to 3 lb, poled pellet, corn and meat, peg 20; Nev Bailey (Cannock) 80-0-0; Ian Harnett (JCB) 83-12-0; Steve Conway (Lichfield) 69-10-0; Rob Danski (JCB) 79-3-0. Sun, 31. Chris Hill (Mosella) 260-0-0, carp-based, poled pellet, peg 20; Nev Bailey (Cannock) 169-9-0; Ian Harnett (JCB) 161-9-0; Steve Conway (Lichfield) 147-7-0; Rob Danski (JCB) 147-7-0. £600-plus raised for Cancer Research.

* Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Sat, 44, Meadow and Island pools. Lee Richards (Packington) 171-3-0, carp to 10 lb, pellet shallow at 12m, peg 51 Meadow; Pete Hodge (Moorlands) 146-3-0; Steve Pearce (ABC Baits) 144-2-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 126-5-0; Mick Henshall (Fosters) 125-7-0; Alan Cooper (Moorlands) 112-7-0.

* Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Warks. Sun, 38, Island and Windmill pools.  Rob McKenzie (Gloucester Angling Centre) 141-4-0, carp, bagging waggler and pellet, peg 18 Island; Steve Seabourne (Wye Angling) 128-12-0; Mark Hemming (Lodge Park) 120-0-0; Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 88-8-0; Mel Barker (Highfields) 78-8-0.

* Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Sun, 33, Molands Mere. Duncan Newton (Smithy’s) 80-6-0, carp, poled dead red maggot down edge, peg 2; Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 61-10-0; James Evans (Solihull Angling Centre) 55-14-0; Rob Ellis (Smithy’s) 50-3-0; Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 47-15-0; Dave Rudge (Smithy’s) 45-8-0.

* Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop. Sun, 30, Oak and Chestnut pools. Dave Hailey (Preston Innovations Boldings) 153-7-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet shallow, peg 30 Chestnut; Phil Taylor (Dams and Lock) 149-1-0; Andy Kyte (Maver Midlands/Sonubaits) 131-5-0; Gareth Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 119-5-0.

* Welsh National Championships, White Springs Fishery, Pontarddulais, Swansea. Sun, 90. Bob Giles (Frenzee Black) 112-9-0, carp, poled pellets, inlet peg on Pleasure Lake; Rob Wiltshire (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers Red) 73-12-0; Dan Bowden (White Springs); Phil Weaver (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers Red) 66-15-0; Andrew Rowbottom (ABC Baits) 60-1-0; Luke Richards (Sensas Nomads A ) 55-8-0. Teams: Cwmbran Angling Nobblers Red 19; Frenzee Orange 22; Maver Welsh Wizards 29; ABC Baits 31; Frenzee Black 34; Cwmbran Angling Nobblers Blue 35.

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Smaller match results

Aberglais, Biddlestone Orchard, Gwent. Sun, 18. Gary Miles (Merthyr) 61-0-0, carp averaging 3-0-0 on pole and pellets, peg on dam; Frank Davies (Tredegar) 53-13-0; Paddy Payne (Merthyr) 48-0-0.

Bilston Angling Centre, Monkhall Fisheries, Bridgnorth, Salop. Wed, 8. Steve Lovell (Mosella Bait-Tech) 101-14-0, F1s & carp to 10 lb, paste, Lark peg 21; Dennis Sumner (Bilston AC) 61-10-0; Pete Cartwright (Bilston AC) 47-3-0.

Bridgtown AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Penkridge. Sun, 19. Tony Wardley (Bridgtown) 4-7-8, mainly roach, poled caster and hemp; Roy Wells (Bridgtown) 3-15-1; Jason Edmunds (Bridgtown) 3-14-0.

Cardiff Nomads, Hendre Lake, Cardiff. Tues, 11. Clive Branson (Sensas Nomads) 18-12-0, all roach on waggler and maggots, peg in the rushes; Sean Parsons (Sensas Nomads) 18-2-0; Clive Roberts (Sensas Nomads) 15-8-0.

Cefn Mably Lakes, Gwent. Wed, 23, Over-50s. Dave Pike (Cardiff) 65-5-0, carp on pole and meat, peg 39 Match Lake; Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably) 55-0-0; Martyn Truman (Newport) 52-0-0; Peter Meese (Cardiff) 49-9-0.

Connah’s Quay, Milton Green Fishery, Tattenhall, Cheshire. Kevin Thornton (Connah’s Quay) 24-6-0, carp on pole and paste; Dave Hodson (Connah’s Quay) 16-15-0; Graham Bell (Connah’s Quay) 16-6-0.

Earlswood Lakes, Yachter Pool, Solihull. Sun, 24. Paul Grainger (Earlswood) 28-10-0, bream to 3 lb, feeder and worm, peg 43; John Thorpe (Lane’s Bait & Tackle) 22-2-0; M. Dowery (Earlswood) 19-6-0; Mark Bissett (Birmingham) 18-8-0.

Elmbridge, Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs, 20, Heron Pool. Steve Lovell (Mosella Bait-Tech) 153-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 9; Vic Prosser (Green Man AC) 129-0-0; Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 121-6-0. Sat, 20, Heron. Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 118-10-0, carp, poled paste, peg 10; William Garrett (Park Hall AC) 114-6-0; John Priest (AA) 96-8-0. Sun, 17, Pheasant Pool. Mike Brookes (Elmbridge) 79-6-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 25; William Garrett (Parks Hall AC) 77-6-0; Keith Miller (New Willenhall) 71-4-0.

Goodyear AC, Preston Innovations Boldings, Salop. Sun, 16, Sycamore Pool, Prev Portik (Goodyear) 36-0-0, barbel, small carp, skimmers and F1s, long and short poled maggot, peg 30; JJ Gallagher (Goodyear) 32-11-0; Colin Upton (Goodyear) 31-13-0.

Hawkesbury, Bedworth, Warks. Thurs, 14. Keith Hudson (Hawkesbury) 99-15-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 7; Tim Johnson (Hawkesbury) 89-9-0; Stuart Johnson (Hawkesbury) 75-9-0. Sat, 17. Keith Hudson (Hawkesbury) 123-4-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 17; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 102-15-0; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 90-0-0. Sun, 23. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 103-11-0, carp, pellet feeder, peg 5; Keith Hudson (Hawkesbury) 79-9-0; Terry Reynolds (Hawkesbury) 77-14-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 73-11-0.

Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, W. Wales. Sun, 18. Keith Moore (Haverfordwest) 55-8-0, carp on corn with top three, peg 12 Carp Lake; George Woodhead (Saundersfoot) 53-8-0; Mick Booth (Birmingham) 34-0-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Wolverhampton. Wed, 17, Carp and New Match pools. Les Willey (King’s) 57-6-0, F1s, poled pellet, Carp peg 12; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 57-5-0; John Cockayne (King’s) 57-0-0. Sat, 12, Big Match Pool. Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 119-0-0, small carp, poled pellet, peg 39; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 107-3-0; Jordon Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag’em) 105-12-0. Sun, 11, New Match Pool. Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 50-1-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 14; Jordon Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag’em) 49-9-0; Gaz Willey (King’s) 34-9-0.

Monk Hall, Monkhopton, Salop. Sun, 17. Ed Grey (Fosters) 46-2-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet, peg 21 Lark Pool; Les Thompson (Matrix/Bait-Tech) 45-1-0; Mark Bedford (Black Country Tackle) 39-14-0.



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Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 17. Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 99-1-0, carp, pellet at 10m, peg 9 Moors; Keith Wright (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 91-5-0; Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 89-6-0. Wed, 20, over-50s. Terry Homer (Club 2000) 151-9-0, carp, pellet at 5m, Meadow peg 11; Steve Wright (Miracle Baits) 149-15-0; Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 143-15-0; Clive Wright (Mosella UK) 133-12-0; Keith Wright (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 127-2-0. Thurs, 17. Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 75-15-0, F1s, pellet at 5m, Silver Pool peg 6; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 69-5-0; Steve Wright (Miracle Baits) 65-11-0. Fri pm, 14. Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 95-0-0, carp, poled pellet down edge, Bank peg 20; Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 81-8-0; Pete Mace (Autism Birmingham) 78-8-0. Sun, 24. Chris Hill (Mosella UK) 102-11-0, carp, pellet at 10m, peg 4 Island; Richard Kings (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 90-7-0; Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 85-4-0.

New City Anglers, Lliswerry Pond, Newport. Sun, 16. Richie Luffman (Newport) 23-7-0, one carp, two tench and some roach, float fished maggots, peg 20; Steve Hughes (Newport) 17-12-0; Sean Jordan (Newport) 13-0-0.

Newport, Morgans Pond, Newport, Gwent. Sun, 15. Dallis Schneider (Newport) 55-10-0 new venue record, carp of 11-10-0 with bream on pole fished chopped worm over casters, peg 1; Mark Guerra (Spencer Works) 26-4-0; Giles Cochrane (Cwmbran) 24-12-0.

Nisa, Dynamite Makins Fishery, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 23, Phase 1 Lake Two. John Adamson (Nisa) 110-0-0, 20 carp to 11 lb & three bream, Method feeder and pellet, peg A20; Dave McDowell (Coventry) 69-8-0; Pete Wood (Whitwick) 63-12-0; Sean Greenfield (Manchester) 60-12-0; Stuart Emery (Burton-Upon-Trent) 51-10-0. Thurs, 27, Phase 2 Snake & Reptile pools. Jason Lebosquet (Garbolino) 111-0-0, carp to 10 lb, long pole and pellet, peg 4; Chris Neil (Oakham) 86-4-0; Andy Inglesant (Lanes Bait) 74-10-0; Andy Meadows (Redfin Angling Centre) 71-8-0; Baz Smithson (Team Makins) 61-4-0; Daz Walters (Team Makins) 60-10-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Sat, 20, Gearys Level. Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 55-3-0, carp, pellet feeder, peg 31, bonus peg £100; Phil Canning (Packington) 53-10-0; Jack Harness (Packington) 34-5-0.

Patshull Park, Pattingham, Shropshire. Sun, 14. Pete Cartwright (Wolverhampton) 14-4-0, perch and skimmers, maggot, 7m to-hand, Great Lake peg 31; Wendy Locker (Chester Tackle Locker) 13-10-0; Ricky Teale (Matrix) 11-6-0; Jim Gear (West End) 11-6-0.

Pontymister, Cefn Mably Match Lake. Sun, 24. John Cooper (Risca) 41-4-0, carp, poled paste close in, peg 21; Phil Croker (Cross Keys) 32-0-0; Steve Edwards (Cross Keys) 15-6-0.

Poole Hall, Alveley, Salop. Sun, 10. Tom Murphy (Poole Hall) 65-8-0, carp and bream, poled, pellet, meat and corn, Heron peg 44; Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 49-8-0; Mick Morley (Poole Hall) 43-6-0.

Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan. Sun, 11. Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 20-12-0, roach and skimmers, groundbait feeder and red maggots, peg 11 on day ticket bank; Steve Down (Skewen) 20-11-0; Gary Martin (Glamorgan Rebels) 20-3-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop, Mon, 12. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 87-6-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet at 5m and into corner, peg 5 Middle Pool; Josh Humphreys (ABC Baits) 76-13-0; Mick Jameson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 68-13-0. Wed, 12. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 105-1-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 16 Chestnut Pool; Keith Miller (New Willenhall) 76-15-0; Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 74-5-0. Thurs, 29, Sycamore Pool. Steve Roberts (Oakengates Angling Centre) 100-13-0, carp to 8 lb and skimmers, poled maggot and corn down sides, peg 8; Gareth Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 75-8-0; Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 67-8-0; Mick Jameson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 66-6-0. Sat, 12. Les Thompson (Matrix) 97-10-0, carp to 5 lb, poled pellet and caster, peg 20 Ash Pool; Colin Wozek (Matrix Total Angling) 77-13-0; Andy Kyte (Maver Midlands/Sonubaits) 70-9-0; Dave Matson (Rod and Gun) 62-14-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues, 18, Deans Pool. Rob Camden (Peg 1 Woodlands) 148-8-0, carp to 10 lb, 8mm pellet over pellet and corn down edge, peg 38; Jason Stone (Bilston Angling Centre) 128-0-0; Phil Shergold (Bilston Angling Centre) 97-1-0. Fri, 17, Arles Pool. Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League/Old Ghost) 188-2-0, carp to 10 lb, corn and dead maggot down edge, peg 16; A. Slade (Woodlands) 137-6-0; Mark Taylor (Shakespeare) 118-4-0; Mac Cox (Fiery Holes) 108-0-0. Sat, 20, Deans Pool. Andy Morrison (Fisherman’s Friend) 152-6-0, carp to 10 lb, worm and caster shallow at 11m, peg 63; Paul Foster (Starlets Vets) 142-8-0; C. Cook (Woodlands) 136-4-0; Mac Cox (Fiery Holes) 119-8-0. Sun, 23, Hay Pool. Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 250-6-0; carp to 10 lb, 8mm pellet over 4mm feed down edge, peg 12; Wayne Panting (ABC Baits) 175-10-0; T. Thorn (Frenzee) 161-14-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only. Wed, 16. Ian Sutton (Iffers) 124-0-0, carp, corn over pellets in margins, peg 8 Penny’s Pond; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 106-4-0; Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 105-0-0.

Rhymney, Butetown Pond. Sun, 17. Brian Rees (Rhymney) 11-10-0, a 4 lb bream with roach and perch, groundbait feeder and maggots, peg on dam wall; Colin Whitehouse (Rhymney) 10-0-0; Terry Moss (Tredegar) 6-4-0.

Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Warks. Wed, 17. Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 92-15-0, carp, poled dead red maggot in side, Molands peg 4; Ian Keywood (Solihull Angling Centre) 57-14-0; John Burchell (Packington) 57-11-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Sun, 13. Martin Lane (Attleborough Sports) 11-5-0, bream to 1 lb 8 oz and roach, red maggot and caster, peg 12; Dave Freestone (3Ms) 10-5-8; Graham Massey (Dams & Lock) 8-3-0; Derek Reaney (Attleborough Sports) 6-8-4; Sam Lewis (3’s) 5-7-12.

Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 18, Jennys Pool. Dave Chapman (Swann Baits) 102-11-0, carp and F1s, poled paste down edge, peg 24; Alex Harper (Tunnel Barn Farm Colts) 97-2-0; Kevin Folwell (Drennan/Bag ’em Matchbaits) 96-4-0. Tues, 24, over-50s, House Pool 2. Steve Stokes (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 79-4-0, carp and F1s, pellet at 9m to island, peg 17; John Berry (Swann Baits) 78-10-0; Jim Wills (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 61-13-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 61-2-0. Wed, 16, Club Pool. David James (Mosella UK) 196-4-0, carp and F1s, poled maggot through slop down edge, peg 16; Wayne Sweetman (Tunnel Barn Farm) 163-11-0; Richard Knowles (Shakespeare) 132-6-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 99-12-0. Thurs, 58, Veterans, House Pools 1/2 & New Pool. Steve Johnson (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 95-2-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, pellet at 6m and down edge, peg 21 House Pool 1; Dave Purvis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 89-7-0; Dave Rowberry (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 82-15-0; Barney Eade (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 79-14-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 73-9-0; Paul Lewis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 67-3-0. Fri, 17, Bottom Pool. Chris Neal (Rutlanders) 98-1-0, carp and F1s, paste at 4m and down edge, peg 14; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 97-10-0; Ian Shirley (Tunnel Barn Farm) 86-14-0; Bubber Gray (Rutlanders) 79-12-0. Sat, 18, House Pool 2. Pete Rice (Bag’em Matchbaits) 104-11-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled maggot through slop at 2m, peg 22; Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm/F1 Baits) 83-2-0; Wayne Sweetman (Tunnel Barn Farm) 78-15-0. Sun. 28, New Pool. David James (Mosella UK) 131-2-0, carp and F1s, poled maggot through slop at 2m and down edge, peg 21; Pete Rice (Bag ’em Matchbaits) 88-2-0; Pete Caton (Drennan/Banbury Gunsmiths) 78-11-0; Steve Cantwell (Atomic) 69-15-0.

Wassell Grove, Hagley, W. Mids. Sat, 16. Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 87-4-0, carp to 6 lb, poled meat, Match Pool peg 37; Terry Homer (Club 2000) 74-0-0; Paul Hadlington (Club 2000) 68-0-0; Alan Gethen (Club 2000) 45-4-0; Trevor Hodges (Weathertech) 40-12-0.

Wolverhampton AA, Shropshire Union Canal, Brewood, Sat, 13. Dave Richards (Four Ashes) 6-2-13, chub, poled caster, peg 7; Dennis Kneller (Angler’s Peg) 6-0-0; Mel Wood (Four Ashes) 5-13-0; Bert Simmill (Bilston AC) 5-5-10; Tony Eagles (Kingswood AC) 5-4-6.

Wolverhampton Over-60’s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Roundhouse, Gailey. Wed, 27. Dave Pinches (Goldthorn Social) 9-0-0, roach, gudgeon and perch, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 26; Stef Johansen (Team Eclipse) 7-8-0; Terry Blyde (Lazy Hill) 6-4-5.


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