Below are Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers for Aug.16-17. This week's Angler's Mail has the biggest tables yet - the main leaderboard, plus rivers, canals and lakes categories - new for the best competition in match fishing this season!



* Bob Brown Memorial, Molands Mere, Packington Somers, Warks. Sun, 45. Alan Wooding (Packington) 110-11-0, carp to 8 lb, Method and pellet to island, peg 55; Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 107-2-0; Danny Tresigne (Packington Alvechurch) 89-12-0; Paul Turner (Packington) 89-9-0; Max Higgott (Kobra Feeders) 82-10-0; Martin Wood (Packington) 71-12-0.

* Bridgnorth AS Poppy Appeal, River Severn, Linley Bank, Salop. Sun, 33. Brian Preece (Bridgnorth AS) 24-13-0, five barbel, pellet feeder, mudflats peg 46; Andy George (Bridgnorth AS) 20-8-0; Keith Russell (Bell Otters) 18-8-0; Wayne Rolston (Bridgnorth AS) 17-8-0; Dave Jones (Lower Gornal) 16-15-0.

* Evesham Championship Qualifier, River Avon, Evesham, Warks. Sun, 75. Tony Bench (Shakespeare Superteam) 13-0-0, a 10 lb 13 oz barbel plus silvers, 8mm halip and bloodworm, town peg 2; Michael Buchwalder (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 8-12-0; Paul Priday (Tubertini Ludlow) 8-3-0; Martyn Howard (Daiwa Gordon League) 8-2-0; Darren Cox (Garbolino) 6-10-0; Hadrian Whittle (Kamasan Starlets) 6-10-0.

Qualifiers: Bench, Mark Brush (Daiwa Gordon League), Ian Bullock (Carpenter’s Surveyors).

* Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Sat, 34, Pairs Championships (2 x 4 hr matches). AM: Syd Julian (Moorlands) 106-6-0, carp to 8 lb and F1s, corn at 2m, Moors peg 15; Neville Groves (Foster’s) 97-0-0; Rob Avery (Redditch Kingfishers) 85-4-0; Warren Jennings (Moorlands) 84-4-0; Paul Cook (Maver) 80-5-0. PM: Chris Hill (Mosella) 181-1-0, carp to 10 lb, pellets at 4m, Meadow 3; Neville Groves (Foster’s) 149-14-0; Lee Richards (Packington) 145-11-0; Syd Julian (Moorlands) 145-5-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 143-10-0. Overall:  Neville Groves/Lee Richards 6 pts; Ronnie Biggs/Rob Avery 7; Warren Jennings/John Watson 9. Sun, 42, Island, Moors and Middle pools. Chris Hill (Mosella) 116-0-0, carp to 6 lb, corn down edge, Island peg 2; Lee Richards (Packington) 98-3-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 94-9-0; Syd Julian (Moorlands) 87-11-0; Clive Wright (Mosella ABC) 85-13-0; Andy Morrison (Fisherman’s Friend) 85-11-0.

* Preston Innovations Woodland View SL, Hadley, Worcs. Sun, 35, Arles and Deans pools. Alan Tait (Leegem) 200-12-0, carp, top kit and white maggot, Arles peg 4; Chris Senter (Alan’s Tackle) 169-5-0; Rich Edmunds (Cwmbran Nobblers) 152-15-0; John Hanna (Woodlands) 134-2-0; Carl Hopps (Peg One Angling) 128-0-0.

* Wychavon Championship Qualifier, River Avon, Evesham, Warks. Sat, 78. Ian Sutherland (Land Rover) 13-8-0, chub, maggot feeder, peg 83; Joe Oakes (Middy) 12-3-0; Tony Skinner (Shakespeare) 11-13-0; Steve Townsend (Drennan) 11-9-0; Tony Marshall (Shakespeare) 10-5-0. Qualifiers: Townsend, Sutherland and Robert Mackenzie (Gloucs).




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