Andy Bennett has lifted the 2013-2014 Angler's Mail Matchman of the Year title and also banked £5,000 from Preston Innovations.

Andy Bennett has lifted the 2013-2014 Angler’s Mail Matchman of the Year title and also banked £5,000 from Preston Innovations. Read his story in the Mail this week.

Beechdale AC, Solhampton Fishery, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. Sun, 14, Kingfisher Pool. Martin Whittaker (Beechdale AC) 104-8-0, carp to 5 lb, poled corn down edge, peg 23; Neil Hampton (Beechdale AC) 89-10-0; Linden Pickett (Beechdale AC) 71-8-0.

Browning Lifestyle Izaak Walton, Shropshire Union Canal, High Onn, Staffs. Sat. 17. Mel Wood (Team GB Four Ashes AC MG) 15-5-0, mainly roach, odd skimmer, poled caster, peg 1; Paul Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 13-14-0; Digger Conway (Browning Lifestyle) 7-5-0; Barry Jones (Four Ashes AC) 7-4-0; Barry Williams (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-9-0; Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle) 6-3-0.

Browning Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 16, House Pool 2. Graham Young (Youngs MG) 157-3-0, F1s, shallow maggot at 2m, peg 33; John Johnson (Nottingham AA) 115-10-0; Steve Nicholls (Banbury Gunsmiths) 109-0-0; Dave James (Mosella UK) 99-14-0. Tues, 28, over-50s, New Pool. Jim Wills (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 92-14-0, F1s and stockies, pellet and corn at 2m and down edge, peg 36; Pete Rice (Bag’em) 91-1-0; Ken Turner (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 89-1-0; Dave Kingerley (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 79-14-0. Wed, 16, Canal Pool. Dave James (Mosella UK) 126-3-0, F1s and mixed silvers, poled maggot through slop at 4m and down edge, peg 7; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 82-6-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em) 77-11-0; Phil Moore (Rugeley Power Station) 58-9-0. Thurs, 67, Veterans, Jennys, High and Club pools. Dave Chapman (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 84-2-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet down edge, peg 25 Jennys; John Eales (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 70-5-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 66-15-0; Chris Jordon (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 66-4-0; Dennis Lutwytche (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 57-7-0; Jim Wills (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 50-5-0. Fri, 16, High Pool. Brian Baker (Mosella Black Country) 115-5-0, F1s and mixed silvers,  pellet at 6m through slop, peg 32; Pete Rice (Bag’em) 106-0-0; Dave James (Mosella UK) 98-5-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 90-8-0. Sat, 28, House Pool 2. Dave James (Mosella UK) 88-9-0, F1s, poled maggot through slop at 6m, peg 39; Andy Jackson (Mosella UK) 74-9-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 56-3-0; Richard Knowles (Shakespeare Superteam) 53-10-0. Sun, 23, New Pool. Pete Rice (Bag’em) 150-11-0, F1s and mixed silvers, poled caster through slop at 2m, peg 25; Phil Moore (Rugeley Power Station) 96-8-0; Andy Jackson (Mosella UK) 88-6-0; Nathan Mathews (Rugeley Power Station) 84-6-0.

Buckley, Trap Pool, Clwyd. Sun, 12. Mark Foster (Buckley) 12-14-0, bream and orfe, peg 2; Mal Griffiths (Buckley) 11-6-0; Justin Westbrook (Buckley) 8-10-0.



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Cefn Mably, Cardiff. Wed, 23, over-50s. Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably) 67-7-0, carp, poled pellets, Match Lake; Brian Protheroe (Merthyr) 58-8-0; Steve Jones (Cardiff Nomads) 54-0-0.

Cradley Heath Labour AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Stewponey, Worcs. Sun, 16. Kevin Clark (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 17-4-0, bream to 3 lb and chub, poled caster, peg 4; Bob Evans (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 8-11-0; Lawrie Mulheron (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 6-13-0.

Earlswood Lakes, Solihull, W. Mids, Sun, 15, Yachter Tins. Tom Lane (Lane’s Baits) 19-4-0, bream, feeder and worm, peg 21; Chuck Hobbs (Earlswood Lakes) 7-0-0; Budgie Burgess (Tamworth) 5-10-0.

Forest of Dean Final Aggregate, Lightmoor Pool, Cinderford, Gloucs. Sun, 10. Mike Shields (RFODAC) 77-4-0, carp, poled pellets, peg 30 by island; Bernie Fraser (RFODAC) 41-0-0; John Jeffries (RFODAC) 28-2-0.

Furnace Mill, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun, 12, Mucky Meadow. Ian Ward (Angling Bait Club Frenzee) 70-12-0, carp and barbel, poled worm and caster, peg 21; Andy Rowbottom (Angling Bait Club) 30-12-0; Denzel Thorpe (Angling Bait Club) 23-8-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Fox and Anchor, Coven, Staffs. Sun. 10. Barry Lewis (Goodyear AC) 4-0-0, roach, perch and gudgeon, poled bread punch and pinkie, peg 1; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 3-6-8; Bob Davies (Goodyear AC) 2-6-0.

Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Sat, 17. Charlie Merritt (Hawkesbury) 81-6-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 15; Greg Evans (Army) 69-8-0; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 66-7-0. Sun, 23. Dominic Lanni (Hawkesbury) 309-1-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 5, new match record; Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 80-1-0; Grant Merritt (Hawkesbury) 75-6-0; Charlie Merritt (Hawkesbury) 55-7-0.

Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, W. Wales. Sun, 19. Pete Edwards (Swansea) 36-8-0, crucians, long poled maggots along margins, peg 7 Crucian Lake; Neil Daniels (Swansea) 19-0-0; Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 15-10-0.

Iffers, Manor Farm, Worcs. Sun, 20. Sam Prosser (Iffers) 59-0-0, carp, corn at 16m and down edge, peg 1; Darran Saunders (Iffers) 49-0-0; Ian Sutton (Iffers) 48-12-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, W. Mids. Wed, 19, Big Match Pool. Gary Steele (WAC) 78-2-0, F1s to 10 oz, poled pellet, peg 37; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 46-3-0; Dave Mortlock (King’s) 41-4-0. Sat, 14, Carp and New Match pools. Gaz Willey (King’s) 70-4-0, F1s to 1 lb, poled pellet, New Match peg 15; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 66-0-0; Les Willey (King’s) 65-6-0. Sun, 21, Big Match Pool. Dave Powell (King’s) 53-0-0, carp to 1 lb 8 oz, poled pellet, peg 2; Rob Wolverson (King’s) 43-12-0; Nigel Ball (King’s) 34-12-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 1, Silver Pool,. Basil Rathbone (St Francis AC) 71-15-0, F1s, pellet at 5m, peg 25; Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 60-11-0; George Reynolds (KingsPools) 56-8-0. Wed, 16, over-50s, Bank and Island. Pete Mace (Autism Birmingham) 55-14-0, carp, wagglered meat, peg 23, Bank Pool; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 53-2-0; Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 52-15-0. Thurs, 19, Meadow. Dave Roberts (Colin Pace Academy) 65-9-0, carp, poled pellet down edge, peg 12; Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 62-4-0; Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 49-10-0. Sat, 34, Bank, Moors and Island. Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 65-7-0, F1s, poled pellet down edge, peg 11 Moors; Chris Hill (Mosella) 64-2-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 63-8-0; Mick Henshall (Fosters) 51-4-0. Sun, 41, Meadow and Moors. Rob Avery (Redditch Kingfisher) 68-0-0, carp, poled pellet down edge, peg 16 Moors; Daz Randall (Mosella Black Country) 61-8-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon Leaguer) 61-2-0; George Reynolds (Kings Pools) 59-10-0; Sid Julian (Moorlands) 59-7-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 53-15-0.




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