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Angling match results for week ending 14 October 2017

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Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2017 Qualifier, Trent & Mersey Canal, Middlewich, Ches. Sun. S. Johansen (Team Eclipse) 9-12-0; P. Dobing (Browning Lifestyle) 9-7-12; S. Mottram (Drennan NW/ABC) 8-10-6; C. Harvey (Wem) 8-10-0. Pairs: S. Johansen (Team Eclipse) & E. Gardner (Team Eclipse) 5 (on weight); S. Preece (Crewe Match Angling) & S. Mottram (Drennan NW/ABC) 5; L. Kenyon (Browning Lifestyle) & P. Dobing (Browning Lifestyle) 10; J. Green (Warrington) & M. Bibby (Warrington) 11. Qualifiers: S. Johansen (Team Eclipse) & E. Gardner (Team Eclipse); L. Kenyon (Browning Lifestyle) & P. Dobing (Browning Lifestyle); J. Green (Warrington) & M. Bibby (Warrington).

Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Qualifier 2017, Llangollen Canal, Whixall, Shrops. Sat. A. Bebbington 10-10-0; P. Dobing 5-13-0; A. Crook 5-8-8; S. Mottram 5-7-12; P. ‘Jonty’ Johnson 5-7-8; J. Irving 4-11-8. Qualifiers: M. Davies & D. Massey 31; S. Parker & A. Bebbington 28; P. ‘Jonty’ Johnson & M. Manson 27 (on weight); K. Clarke & D. Edgerley 27; J. Verbruggen & J. Irving 26.

Angling Trust Warwickshire Teams of Eight Winter League, Round 1, Beeston Canal, Nottingham, Notts. Sun. M. Hall (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 9-14-5; S. Woodliffe (3 Counties) 8-13-8; M. Hatchard (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 8-0-0; C. Smith (Browning Central) 7-14-0; C. Dyde (Browning Central) 6-13-12; J. Scrivener (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 6-11-8. Teams: Matrix Dynamite Trentmen 23; Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech 24; Drennan Leics. 25; 3 Counties 33; Sensas Black Country 35; Browning Central 38.

Bridgtown Social AC, Staffordshire & Worcester Canal, Goodyear AC Waters, Shaw Hall Lane, Coven, Staffs. Sun. R. Grosvenor (Bridgtown Social AC) 6-0-0; B. Boothby (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-13-0; P. ‘Fizza’ Blakemore (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-10-12.

Erewash Valley Teams of Eight Winter League, Round 1, Erewash Canal, Cotmanhay, Derbys. Sat. D. Jackson (3 Countries) 11-1-8; J. Garner (Team 1779) 11-1-0; S. Woodliffe (Drennan Leics.) 10-6-0; J. Johnson (3 Countries) 6-10-0; R. Stanton (3 Counties) 6-7-0; D. Clayton (Drennan Leics.) 8-5-0. Teams: 3 Counties 18; Drennan Leicester 20; Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech 21; Team 1779 27; Long Eaton Fed. 38; Mill Tackle 40.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcester Canal, Slade Heath Boats Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs.  B. Williams (Goodyear AC) 6-13-3; R. Campbell (Goodyear AC) 4-2-0; B. Birch (Goodyear AC) 3-2-3. Sun., Fox & Anchor PH Section, Coven, Staffs. S. Broome (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 8-6-8; B. Simmill (Goodyear AC) 6-7-10; D. Holbrook (Goodyear AC) 4-13-0.

Halesowen RBL, Staffordshire & Worcester Canal, HRBL Waters, Castlecroft, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sun. M. Merrick (Halesowen RBL) 19-12-0; G. Mason (Halesowen RBL) 11-15-0; S. Waite (Halesowen RBL) 11-8-0.

Loughborough Soar AS Teams of Four Soar Championship, Sutton Bonington, Notts. Sun. D. Kimber (Loughborough Soar) 15-5-8 (winner two years in a row); M. Harrison (Bennett's Tackle & Bait) 9-9-0; J. Marcer (Long Eaton Fed.) 9-0-8; R. Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 8-3-0; M. Parker (Long Eaton Fed.) 8-1-0; C. Buckingham (Long Eaton Fed.) 7-9-0. Teams: Long Eaton Fed. 32-14-8; Colmic Soar Valley Tackle 20-5-8; Sensas Bennett's Green 16-8-0; MAS Probables 16-0-8. The match raised £190 for Prostate Cancer UK.

Pennine Winter League, Rochdale Canal, Sandholme, Derdale, Bakehouse, White House & Summit Sections, Todmorden, nr. Littleborough, Greater Manchester. Sun. R. East (Halifax Black) 17-12-0; C. Roberts (Halifax Black) 12-11-0; S. Ashworth (Maver Red) 7-14-0; R. Priestley (Maver Red) 7-0-0. Teams: Halifax Black 34; Maver Red 32; Rochdale 31; Maver Black 30. League: Maver Red 103; Halifax Black 93; Maver Black 90; Rochdale 90.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Ocker Hill Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. D. Sheaf (Canal Kings) 5-10-0; M. Galliers (Sportsman AC) 3-2-0; D. Arnold (Sportsman AC) 3-1-7.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Saddle Bridge Section, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat. S. Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 8-13-7; S. Cope (Four Ashes AC) 7-12-4; P. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 6-8-8; B. Birch (Four Ashes AC) 6-7-11.

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat. C. Smith (Matrix Halifax) 7-3-0; B. Kellett (Thornhill AC) 4-11-0; R. Haigh (Thornhill AC) 3-12-0; S. Parkinson (Thornhill AC) 3-11-0; N. Pickett (Thornhill AC) 1-15-0; T. Schofield (Matrix Halifax) 1-14-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60’s Club Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Albrighton Anglers Waters, Wheaton Aston, Staffs. Wed. D. Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 20-5-0; D. Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 12-4-0; B. Boothby (Bridgtown Social AC) 9-7-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Newmount AC, Earlswood Lakes, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat., Engine Pool. Sat. K. Wooden (Newmount AC) 12-2-0; G. Boughen (Newmount AC) 4-5-0; K. Hadley (Newmount AC) 1-3-0.


Bridgnorth AS Open, River Severn, Linley Bank Section, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. S. Tunney (Yarm, Teesside) 52-4-0; J. Checketts (Pedmore) 26-12-0; J. Webb (Wombourne) 20-14-0; I. Hingley (Sensas Strike) 17-4-0; S. Lloyd (Bridgnorth AS) 16-12-0; D. Causer (Jackfield) 16-8-0.

Clive Smith Memorial Open, KDAA Waters, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Wed. S. Maher (Maher Floats) 28-5-0; M. Wilkes (Barford) 18-7-0; C. Branson (Branson Angling) 12-7-0; T. Chalk (Cadence Tackle) 10-14-0; P. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 10-8-0; S. Reidy (Sensas Smithy’s) 10-0-0.

Drennan Coors Trent Masters Final 2017, River Trent, Burton-on-Trent, E. Staffs. Sat. T. Marshall (Shakespeare) 25-0-0 (£500); P. Hamilton (Mill Tackle) 19-7-0 (£300); J. Harper (Fishermania) 12-2-0 (£200); D. Cade (Mill Tackle) 10-11-0; L. Gardner (Shakespeare) 10-4-0.

Kidderminster & District AA Open, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Sat. S. Tripp (Brighton) 19-8-0; T. Quarterman (KDAA) 17-10-0; P. Baker (Willow Creek) 10-8-0; D. Beecroft (Cambridge) 9-8-0; D. Rutter (Rowley) 7-2-0.

Newport AC Open, River Ouse, Sherington Bridge, Lathbury, nr. Newport Pagnell, Bucks. Sun. K. Osborne 10-15-0; A. Carr 10-1-0; D. King 9-6-0.

Oxford & District AA Open, River Thames, Medley and Folly, Oxon. Sun. G. Pook (Daiwa Dorking) 19-2-0; C. Eland (Drennan Oxford) 18-12-0; S. Townsend (Drennan Oxford) 17-5-0; (Joint 4th) J. Beesley (Drennan Oxford) 16-12-0; T. Hobbs (Drennan Oxford) 16-12-0.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Sprotborough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. P. Stevenson (Mexboro) 14-2-0; D. Frost (Rotherham) 13-14-0; J. Murray (Maltby Mafia) 10-4-0; P. Goulding (Daiwa Dons) 10-4-0; P. Slack (Sensas North) 9-11-0.

Shropshire AF Open, River Severn, Quarry Park, Shrewsbury, Shrops. Sun. K. Jones (Foster’s) 12-9-0; A. Williams (Shrewsbury) 11-3-0; P. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 10-12-0; A. Round (Browning Lifestyle) 9-3-0; P. Williams (Wrexham) 8-3-0.

Tring Vs Wycombe Thames, River Thames, Shillingford, S. Oxon. Sun. M. Camden (HWTAC) 11-12-0; C. Howard (Tring AC) 11-2-0; B. Edwards (HWTAC) 8-0-0; A. Camden (HWTAC) 7-4-0; (Joint 6th) T. West (HWTAC) 6-8-0; N. Reid (HWTAC) 6-8-0. Teams: Wycombe Thames 74-8-0; Tring 43-9-0.

Drains & Rivers

East Midlands Winter League Practise, 20ft. Drain & Old River Nene, March, Cambs. Sun. D. Grimsey (Matrix Image) 38-6-0; A. Palmer (Sensas Mark One) 33-9-0; T. Bates (Tackle & Bates) 30-2-0; R. Malle (Sensas Mark One) 29-9-0; J. Price (Tackle & Bates) 28-15-0; D. Rowell (Stanjay’s) 28-4-0.


Blackfords Progressive Bi-Monthly Open, Calf Heath Reservoir, nr. Gailey, Staffs. Sat. I. Davies (Blackfords) 32-7-0; K. Tipton (Sensas) 22-2-0; C. Brown (JCB) 19-8-0.

Calvert AC, Itters Pit, Calvert, Bucks. Sun. A. Maddock 9-2-0; B. Witteridge 6-7-0; D. Lewis 6-1-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, Brackley Lake, Northants. Wed. C. Simkins 21-0-0; E. Sattler 12-15-0; D. Ridgeway 10-2-0.

Patshull Park Open, Great Lake, Hotel Bank & Deeps Sections, Pattingham, S. Staffs. Sun. G. Johnson (Sensas) 14-6-0; S. Preece (M&S Joinery) 11-5-0; T. Hope (Telford) 8-11-0.

Rough Hay AC, Brookfields Fishery, Shareshill, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sat. J. Meredith (Rough Hay AC) 49-12-0; C. Archbold (Rough Hay AC) 46-2-0; D. Payne (Rough Hay AC) 45-14-0.

Towcester AC, Furzton Lake, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun. J. Balhatchett 14-10-0; M. Goodridge 12-1-0; B. Beard 10-11-0.


Alders Farm Open, Gt. Brickhill, Bucks. Sun. L. Newson 129-2-0; T. Price 128-14-0; P. Archer 124-14-0.

Angling Trust Heronbrook Teams of Eight Winter League, Round 1, Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sun., All Pools. A. Hulme (Maver Gold Dynamite) 145-0-0; T. Jolly (Stoke MG) 137-11-0; S. Brown (Heronbrook Gold) 130-15-0; N. Dimmock (Stoke MG) 129-14-0; C. Wojak (Browning) 126-4-0; D. White (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 124-0-0. Teams: Drennan NW 24; Dynamite Maver Midlands 32; Stoke MG 35 (on sections); Heronbrook Gold 35; Maver Gold Dynamite 35; Browning 37; Sink or Swim 43; Heronbrook Red 47.

Beechdale AC, Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Willows Pool. A. Sargent (Beechdale AC) 51-10-0; T. Bird (Beechdale AC) 36-2-0; L. Pickett (Beechdale AC) 32-12-0.

Castle Ashby Teams of 9 Winter League, Round 1, Grendon, Northants. Sun., Brickyard Pool. F. Pizamenti (Castle Ashby Youth) 78-10-0; M. Hales (Sensas Oakwood) 47-10-0; M. Shepherd (Sensas Oakwood) 45-2-0; K. Garrett (Castle Ashby) 40-12-0; M. Dalziel (Drennan RAF) 35-14-0; G. Smith (Preston Innovations Black Horse) 35-11-0. Teams: Preston Innovations Black Horse 52 (2 section wins); Royal Mail 52 (1 section win); Drennan RAF 50; Sensas Oakwood 39; Browning Northants. 37; Castle Ashby Youth 36; Maver Milton Keynes 35; The A Team 24.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffs. Sat., Edwards Pool. L. Averden (Cudmore) 58-3-0; K. Roden (Hobbits Anonymous/Trentside) 33-15-0; R. Crane (Cudmore) 30-1-0.

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Thurs., Affordable, Ash Pool. P. Hurl (MFL) 57-12-0; A. Talbot (Guru/Burt Baits) 51-8-0; P. Pargeter (MFL) 38-0-0. Sat., Windmill & Ash Pools. F. Donachie (Colmic) 120-8-0; S. Atkins (MFL) 62-14-0; D. Plumber (MFL) 53-0-0. Sun., Boundary & Ash Pools. M. Malin (MAP) 118-6-0; G. Picton (Garbolino) 69-4-0; L. Dennick (Colmic Marukyu) 59-12-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Elmbridge, nr. Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs., Heron Pool. R. Smith (Allen’s Tackle Leamore) 128-6-0; G. Page (Allen’s Tackle Leamore) 100-4-0; B. Drew (Proline) 96-7-0. Sat., Heron Pool. B. Whitley (JMR Tackle) 118-5-0; B. Perry (Harris AC) 106-8-0; J. Russell (Elmbridge) 82-4-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC, Barby Banks Fishery, Barby, Warks. T. Smith 37-0-0; B. Isle 23-0-0; T. Ward 21-0-0.

Furnace Mill Fishery, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun., Furnace Pool. D. Sheldon (Pet’s Pantry) 115-9-0; C. Whitehouse (Stevens Tackle) 86-2-0; K. Williams (Wolverhampton) 67-8-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Canal & Meadow Pools. S. Williamson (Edgeley Sports) 166-6-0; D. Childs (Heronbrook) 153-0-0; N. Spain (Total Angling) 147-4-0; T. Robinson (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 144-10-0; (Joint 5th) I. Jones (Mosella) 143-6-0; P. Truman (Rugeley) 143-6-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat., Lark Pool. B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 146-4-0; A. Welding (Marukyu Strike Angling) 135-14-0; A. Rowbottom (ABC) 112-8-0. Sun., Swallow Pool. M. Dawes (Drennan NW) 102-12-0; T. Frowen (Charlemont) 80-14-0; G. Jones (Monkhall) 79-6-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues., Costcutter, Bank, Moors & Island Pools. M. Keene (Total Angling/ABC) 101-15-0; M. Watson (DGL) 94-11-0; J. Fox (Moorlands) 89-0-0. Wed., Over 50’s Open, Silver Pool. G. Reynolds (CPA) 174-6-0; T. Homer (DHA) 145-7-0; P. Bailey (DHA) 118-13-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Meadow Pool. L. Boden (Central Trains) 109-11-0; K. Nock (KN Floats) 93-14-0; J. Holloway (Browning) 89-1-0. Fri PM., Moors Pool. L. Boden (Central Trains) 149-9-0; K. Roderick (DHA) 123-0-0; D. Pritchard (DHA) 104-2-0. Sat., Meadow, Bank & Middle Pools. K. Roderick (DHA) 138-4-0; C. Hill (Mosella) 129-8-0; G. Clarke (Browning) 128-6-0. Sun., Meadow Pool. K. Roderick (DHA) 145-6-0; I. Mills (Robin’s Timber) 135-4-0; C. Hill (Mosella) 126-12-0.

National Express Black Country, Solhampton Fishery, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. Sun., Kingfisher Pool. M. Betteridge (Walsall) 97-14-0; T. Poxon (Pensnett) 76-8-0; M. Westley (Walsall) 55-4-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. J. Shirley (Solihull Angling Centre) 77-9-0; S. Whittaker (Middy/Bag’em) 74-0-0; L. Myers (Packington) 63-2-0. Sat., Molands Mere Pool. C. Newton (Smithy’s) 26-1-0; R. Savage (Lane’s Bait & Tackle) 24-2-0; J. Newton (Smithy’s) 23-6-0. Sun., Big Geary’s, Willow & Siblings ‘B’ Pools. D. Hartshorn (Swann Baits) 115-6-0; J. Newton (Smithy’s) 80-1-0; S. Bellion (Packington) 63-6-0.

Parkes’ Hall AC, Cob House Fisheries, Wichenford, Worcs. Sun., Oak Pool. J. Trevis (Parkes’ Hall AC) 95-1-0; J. Round (Parkes’ Hall AC) 93-1-0; L. Worton (Parkes’ Hall AC) 86-7-0.

Poole Hall Fisheries, Alveley, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Heron Pool. D. Hobbis (Poole Hall) 97-6-0; K. Millard (Poole Hall) 93-8-0; S. Burrus (Club 2000) 77-12-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Chestnut & Beech Pools. D. Warden (Preston Innovations Boldings) 109-12-0; E. Bancroft (Preston Innovations Boldings) 99-5-0; P. Shaw (Preston Innovations Boldings) 87-0-0. Wed., Willows & Larch Pools. S. Aston (Swan AC) 66-9-0; G. Palmer (Fitters AC) 56-8-0; P. Sawyer (Bronx) 53-11-0. Thurs., Chestnut & Sycamore Pools. D. Lee (Ludlow) 105-6-0; B. Travis (Shrewsbury) 87-8-0; E. Bancroft (Preston Innovations Boldings) 79-4-0. Sat., Beech & Oak Pools. A. Jones (Wrexham) 90-3-0; M. Stobbs (OAC) 87-11-0; H. Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 59-14-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues., Back Deans Pool. A. Buchanan (PR Floats) 79-0-0; D. Webster (Woodlands) 75-4-0; C. Billingley (Dunlop) 48-8-0. Sat., Front & Back Deans Pools. G. Kirkham (Mosella) 139-4-0; D. Jordon (Peg One Angling) 116-5-0; P. Foster (Starlets Vets) 109-8-0. Sun., High Pool. D. Johnson (Stevens Tackle) 68-14-0; P. Taylor (Peg One Angling) 63-4-0; T. Homer (Woodlands) 62-4-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs. T. Slater (Greenman AC) 105-14-0; C. Jeavons (Greenman AC) 97-14-0; M. Griffiths (S. Jones AC) 80-14-0. Sat., Graham Jones AC. P. Homer (Graham Jones AC) 92-4-0; L. Jones (Graham Jones AC) 80-14-0; M. Tew (Graham Jones AC) 72-14-0. Sun., Brunswick AC. P. Postin (Brunswick AC) 144-6-0 (19lb 6oz mirror included); D. Elsmore (Brunswick AC) 130-4-0; C. Rushton (Brunswick AC) 112-11-0.

Townsend Lakes Fishery, Upwell, Cambs. Sun., Woodpecker Pool. J. Whitcombe 135-4-0; C. Begbie 113-8-0; A. Owen 67-12-0.

Wassell Grove Fisheries, Hagley, Worcs. Sat., Match Pool. M. Hingley (Wassell Grove) 44-9-0; K. Williams (Wolverhampton) 36-10-0; D. Johnson (Stevens Tackle) 33-7-0; P. Padmore (Phoenix AC/Wassell Grove) 29-11-0.

White Hart Flore AC Vets, Barby Banks Fishery, Barby, Warks. Wed. M. Griffiths 107-8-0; P. Jackson 69-8-0; D. Chapman 64-0-0.

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