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SMALLER MATCH RESULTS
Aberglais, Staunton Court, Gloucs. Sun, 18. Frank Davies (Tredegar) 243-13-0, 32 carp, poled corn in margins, peg between trees; Mark Williams (Abertysswg) 191-13-0; Ian Cathrew (Merthyr) 165-4-0.
Bridgnorth RBL, River Severn, Severn Park Meadows, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat, 9, Float-Only. Martin Spittle (Coseley) 7-0-0, a 3 lb chub plus dace, waggler and maggot, peg 5. Sun, 12. Brian Preece (Bridgnorth AS) 14-2-0, three barbel, pellet and meat, peg 23; Phil Stacey (Bridgnorth AS) 11-2-0.
Bridgtown Social AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Acton Trussell, Staffs. Sun, 14. Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 6-3-0, mainly perch plus bits, poled worm and caster, Moat House peg 1; Dave Rayson (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-10-10.
Cardiff Nomads, River Taff. Sat, 12. Martin Davies (Cardiff Nomads) 14-13-0, dace, stick float and maggots, peg on lower river; Clive Branson (Cardiff Nomads) 8-9-0.
Elmbridge, nr. Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs, 15, Heron Pool. Nick Howell (Black Country AC) 182-10-0, carp, pellet short, peg 11; Chris Carey (Steven’s Tackle) 144-6-0. Sat, 24, Heron. Neville Groves (Foster’s) 161-10-0, carp, pellet, peg 1; Lee Lewis (UK Angling) 97-8-0; Chris Phipps (Elwell Floats) 92-8-0. Sun, 14, Heron. Ashley Walker (Droitwich AC) 239-10-0, carp, banded pellet and meat up in water, peg 9; Pete Bailey (Frenzee OG) 200-10-0.
Forest of Dean Whitfield Cup, Lightmoor Pool, Cinderford, Gloucs. Sun, 10. Wayne Pearl (RFODAC) 74-6-0, all carp on pellets on pole and feeder, peg 19.
Furnace Mill OG Ind WL, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun, 18, Mucky Meadow and Mill pools. Chris Whitehouse (Steven’s Tackle) 66-8-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet at 14.5m and margins, Mucky peg 38; Kev Williams (Wolverhampton) 63-5-0.
Glamorgan, Treoes Lake, Bridgend. Sun, 20. Martin Giddy (Barry) 30-0-0, bream, method feedered corn, peg 2; Nicky Parsons (Cardiff) 27-8-0; Charlie Rawlings (Cardiff) 19-12-0.
Goodyear AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Cowley, Staffs. Sun, 11. Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 4-6-8, 181 roach and gudgeon, long pole and squatt, peg 5, £67 golden peg win.
Halesowen RBL, Warks Avon, Pershore, Worcs. Sun, 22. Kevin Clarke (Halesowen RBL) 40-9-0, five barbel to 8 lb and five chub, maggot feeder, peg 19; Mark Traves (Halesowen RBL) 15-3-0; Lawrie Mulheron (Halesowen RBL) 14-15-0.
Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Thurs, 15, Match Pool. Martin Brandist (Hawkesbury) 59-7-0, carp to 6 lb, meat and corn, peg 36; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 46-6-0. Sat, 15, Match. John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 91-0-0, carp to 10 lb, pellet and corn, peg 8; Dennis Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 71-13-0. Sun, 18, Match. Roland Sturdy (Hawkesbury) 71-4-0, mainly crucians to 2 lb, pellet, peg 15; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 63-9-0; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 61-0-0.
Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, W. Wales. Sun, 18, Carp Lake. James Thomas (Swansea) 71-0-0, carp, legered pellets legered to island and poled paste in margins, peg 23; Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 62-12-0; Scott Odam (Swansea) 43-6-0.
Kidderminster DAA, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Wed, 18, Float Only. Nick Cowling (Alcester Sports) 15-8-0, dace, 6m whip and maggot, peg 116; Trevor Chalk (Sensas WB Clarke) 15-1-0. Sat, 8. Steve Rowen (KDAA) 25-1-0, barbel, pellet feeder, peg 107.
Lydney and Yorkley, Lydney Lake, Gloucs. Sun, 18. Adrian Davis (Lydney) 43-12-0, 14 bream, method feedered pellets, peg 4; Colin Stevens (Yorkley) 15-0-0; Matt Grindle (Lydney) 14-15-0.
Mark’s Fishing Tackle, River Severn, Stourport, Worcs. Sat, 26. Andy Napthine (Mark’s Tackle) 16-11-0, roach, hemp and tares, peg 82; Mark James (Ludlow) 15-12-0; Mick Price (Mallards) 13-1-0; Paul Newell (Redditch) 12-2-0.
Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 24, Moors and Island pools. Bill Rathbone (St. Francis) 95-9-0, carp to 10 lb, pellet down the edge, Moors peg 5; Colin Pace (CPA) 95-6-0; Roger Hinton (CPA) 86-3-0; John Newton (Smithy’s) 61-6-0. Wed, 19, Over-50s, Bank and Middle. Terry ‘the Heron’ Homer (Club 2000) 190-1-0, 2 carp to 15 lb plus F1s to 3 lb, pellet, Middle peg 7; Paul Gadd (Air Ambulance) 132-2-0; Paul Hadlington (Club 2000) 105-1-0. Thurs, 20, Silver. Colin Pace (CPA) 75-6-0, F1s to 2 lb, pellet, peg 40; Keith Nock (CPA) 73-3-0; Roger Hinton (CPA) 61-2-0.
Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Worcs. Wed, 15, Island Pool. Barry Duggan (Baileys of Warwick) 71-8-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 17; Terry Winstone (Bonehill Mill) 69-4-0. Thurs, 9, Windmill and Ash pools. Bill Bryant (Witney Coffin Dodgers) 73-8-0, carp and F1s, pellet, Ash peg 7. Sat, 12, Island. Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 113-12-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and pellet feeder, peg 12; Steve Rich (Cotswold Angling) 84-0-0.
Newport Autumn Series, Morgans Pond, Gwent. Sun, 21. Chris Shephard (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 26-4-0, bream, poled pellets, point peg 86; Mark Guerra (Newport) 22-4-0; John Kelly (Newport) 18-8-0.
Nine Oaks, Oakford, West Wales. Sun, 11. Carl Worrall (Lampeter) 33-15-0, carp, roach and chub, wagglered maggots, peg on Main Lake; Mick Worrall (Lampeter) 26-9-0.
Nisa, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 23, Phase 1 Lake 2. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 64-4-0, carp and stockies, pellet, peg B2; Terry Sanderson (Angling Man) 58-10-0; Rob Mallabone (Cross Keys) 51-4-0; Paul Cook (Lutterworth) 51-0-0. Thurs, 19, Phase 2 Crater and Reptile. Terry Cockburn Snr. (Coalville) 104-6-0, carp, pellet and corn short, Reptile 13; Andy Searle (Angling Man) 79-10-0; Keith Hudson (Match Catch) 72-14-0.
Packington Somers, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed, 16, Little Gearys Pool. Jamie Clarkson (Packington) 81-0-0, F1s to 4 lb, pellet, peg 7; John Burchell (Packington) 63-4-0; Chris Newton (Smithy’s) 57-1-0. Sat, 16, Molands Mere. Max Higgott (Team Makins) 58-2-0, carp to 7 lb, method feeder with meat, peg 44; Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 55-9-0; Derek Hartshorn (Packington) 48-4-0. Sun, 11, Grats and Willow pools. Paul Amos (Packington) 47-0-0, tench to 2 lb, carp to 3 lb and crucians to 8 oz, bread, Grats peg 5, £100 Golden peg win); Danny Diment (Anchor/Pole Rigs) 44-10-0.
Patshull Park, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun, 10. Dave Morris (Blackfords) 42-6-0, bream to 3 lb, slider with pellet, peg 35 hotel bank.
Pontymister, Monmouthshire Canal, Cross Keys, Crumlin Arm. Sun, 22. John Cooper (Risca) 2-5-0, small roach, poled punch, peg on The Deeps; Dave Terrell (Cross Keys) 1-14-0; Richard Harley (Cross Keys) 1-5-0.
Poole Hall, Alveley, Shrops. Sun, 11, Heron Pool. Craig Newton (Poole Hall) 43-8-0, mainly carp to 5 lb, meat and corn, peg 31.
Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon, 13, Chestnut and Sycamore pools. Danny Boden (OAC) 99-7-0, carp to 8 lb and barbel to 3 lb, pellet at 4m, Chestnut 36; Mitch Davidson (OAC) 89-3-0. Wed, 15, Ash and Beech. Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings) 94-10-0, carp to 7 lb, pellet shallow, Ash 4; Harry Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 64-8-0. Thurs, 17, Willows and Sycamore. Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 86-12-0, carp to 6 lb, caster shallow, Willow 9; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 63-11-0. Sat, 24, Chestnut and Willows. Ken Humphreys (Oswestry) 83-11-0, carp to 8 lb, short poled maggot, Chestnut 14; Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings) 76-6-0; Harry Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 65-1-0; Mark Skelton (OAC) 64-13-0.
Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues, 14, Ghost Pool. Steve Wilson (Midland Bears) 115-8-0, carp, pellet feeder, peg 20; Phil Shergold (Bilston Angling Centre) 95-12-0. Sat, 18, Deans. Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 113-0-0, carp, pellet down edge, Front Deans peg 1; John Myatt (Chester) 90-8-0; Paul Sibley (Mosella) 81-4-0.
Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Wed, 14. Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 155-8-0, carp to 7 lb, poled maggots and corn, peg 12 Sophie’s Pond; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 68-14-0.
Rhymney, River Wye, Boughrood. Sun, 15. Brian Jones (Rhymney) 7-7-0, two chub, feedered maggots, peg by bridge; Brian Rees (Rhymney) 3-10-0; Carl Morgan (Rhymney) 3-4-0.
Rough Hay AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Calf Heath, Staffs. Sun, 13. Ade Askew (Rough Hay AC) 3-6-0, one 12 oz perch plus small silvers, poled pinkie, peg 4; Barry Sherrard (Rough Hay AC) 3-3-0.
Stan Crowley Memorial, Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Wed, 31. Shaun McCarthy (Tredegar) 105-5-0, carp, poled chopped worm and pellets, peg on Bridge Pond; Brian Protheroe (Merthyr) 93-0-0; Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably) 77-0-0.
Total Angling Shrewsbury, River Severn, Shrewsbury, Shrops. Sat, 24. Ian Ward (Frenzee/ABC Baits) 12-14-0, all roach, bolo and waggler with maggot, peg 80; Darren Frost (Drennan NW/Tri-Cast Weston Team Wales) 11-6-0; Rob Brennan (Stourport) 9-10-0; Adam Williams (Total Angling) 8-13-0.
Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 18, House Pool. Dave James (Mosella) 147-7-0, carp to 6 lb and F1s, maggot through slop down edges, peg 7; Graham Young (Young’s MG) 113-13-0. Tues, 40, Over-55s, New and Extension. Pete Rice (Bag’em) 118-3-0, carp to 5 lb and F1s, maggot through slop on top two, New peg 37; Ron Allam (TBF Vets) 77-8-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick’s of Portobello) 72-8-0; John Merchant (TBF Vets) 72-7-0; Dave Kingerley (TBF Vets) 70-2-0; Steve Johnson (Acorn Angling) 68-1-0. Thurs, 65, TBF Vets, New, Extension and House. Alan Higgs 88-10-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, maggot shallow, House peg 31; Steve Johnson 84-8-0; Dave Kingerley 63-4-0; Ron Notley 57-4-0; Dave Holmes 47-12-0; Jimmy Tonge 46-5-0 (all TBF Vets). Fri, 19, Canal. John Ashwell (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 129-12-0, F1s, carp, pellet down track, peg 3; Danny Dryhurst (DS Floats) 61-9-0.
Wassell Grove Autumn Pairs, Hagley, Worcs. Sat, 18, Brook and Match pools. Geoff Warmington (Wassell Grove) 45-8-0, carp to 5 lb plus silvers, pellet and maggot, Match peg 42; Kev Williams (Wolverhampton) 40-8-0; Dave Johnson Snr. (Club 2000) 36-12-0. Pairs: Ian Ross (Wassell Grove) and Geoff Warmington (Wassell Grove) 3; Andy Gorton (Club 2000) and Chris Bills (Wassell Grove) 3.
Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Tues, 14, Rover. Mike Philbin (Tri-Cast Weston) 156-10-0, F1s, pellet shallow at 5m, Clay Pit peg 29. Wed, 19, Over-55s, Canal and Weir pools. Chris Diamond (Eddie’s Bait) 73-12-0, F1s and carp, method feedered maggots at 6m, Canal 42; John Murdoch (Lavister) 63-8-0. Fri, 17, Canal. Phil Conde (Tri-Cast Weston) 57-2-0, carp to 7 lb, method feedered pellet, peg 10; John Dixon (Tri-Cast Weston) 55-12-0. Sat, 13, Rover. Mike Rough (Tri-Cast Weston) 136-9-0, F1s and ide, maggot shallow at 7m, Canal peg 19.
White Springs, Pontarddulais, nr Swansea. Sun, 18. Peter Williams (Neath) 92-12-0, bream and carp, poled pellets; Chris Bradley (Neath) 86-12-0; Nathan Edwards (Swansea) 62-6-0.
Wolverhampton Over-60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Penkridge, Staffs. Wed, 22. Wilf Robbins (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-5-11, eight perch to 1 lb, poled worm and caster, Cross Keys peg 20; Colin Tillet (CT Paper) 4-0-15; Bert Simmill (Bilston Angling Centre) 3-10-8; Phil Eldershaw (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-8-4.
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