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Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.
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Beverley Canal, East Riding, Yorks. Sun. S. Lesko 6-6-0; S. Brooks 6-4-0; M. Lee 5-6-0; C. Hirst 4-6-0; P. Caygill 4-0-0.
Goodyear AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Rye Hill, Staffs. Wed. M. Wood (Goodyear AC) 5-8-0; B. Williams (Goodyear AC) 4-12-0; B. Jones (Goodyear AC) 3-9-14.
Hodnet AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Market Drayton Marina, Shrops. Thurs. S. Fogel (Hodnet AC) 8-9-0; R. Yeomans (Hodnet AC) 6-12-0; R. Cooper (Hodnet AC) 2-13-0.
Long Eaton Federation Bottle Match, Erewash Canal, Dockholme, Derbys. Sat. N. Stone (Long Eaton Fed.) 5-0-0; J. Brockway (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-8-0; A. Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 2-12-0; B. Byrne (Derby) 2-9-0; K. Jessop (Long Eaton Fed.) 2-2-0; R. Scales (3 COunties) 1-5-0.
Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Boats Section, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat. K. Hulland (Team Eclipse) 7-0-0; D. Richards (Four Ashes AC) 3-8-0; D. McCall (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 3-6-0.
Gillingham AA Christmas Match, River Stour, Stour Provost to Fifehead, Dorset. Sun. R. Cake 10-4-0; J. Stamp 6-2-0; (Joint 3rd) P. Edwards 5-8-0; D. McCoy 5-8-0; D. Anders 4-6-0; J. Mills 4-4-0.
Kidderminster & District AA Open, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Wed. D. Harrell (DH Angling) 25-4-0; P. Evans (Halesowen) 23-14-0; J. Wiltshire (Barford) 14-10-0; P. Baker (Willow Creek) 14-2-0; J. Burton (Cadence) 9-10-0; A. Grimes (Worcs) 6-14-0; K. Tallet (DH Angling) 6-7-0.
Olney & Clifton FA Open, River Gt. Ouse, Olney, Bucks. Tues. N. Shearn (JL Tackle Stevenage) 13-13-0; A. Webster (Webster Tackle) 12-14-8; (Joint 3rd) A. Carr (Olney & Clifton FA) 11-14-0; P. Caton (JL Tackle Stevenage) 11-14-0. Sat., Christmas Open. P. Hawley (Olney & Clifton FA) 15-5-0; S. Brookes (Wellingborough) 13-8-0; J. Cebula (Wellingborough) 7-8-0.
Shrewsbury A.F. Open, River Severn, Shrewsbury, Shrops. Sat. B. Rigby (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 22-5-0; S. Christian 21-10-0; I. Winter (Sensas Smithy’s) 14-15-0; J. Owen 12-15-0; D. Ashington (Sensas Starlets) 12-12-0.
Drennan Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Wed., Ash Pool. G. Byfield (Minor AC) 59-2-0; P. Sutor (MFL) 26-4-0; S. Rich (Moaning Sods) 19-12-0. Thurs., Affordable, Windmill Pool. P. Seedhouse (philseedhouse.com) 64-8-0; P. Sutor (MFL) 47-8-0; I. Swanson (Milo/Bait-Tech) 41-10-0. Sat., Winter League, Round 3, Ash, Windmill, Island, Boundary & Middle Pools. F. Donachie (Colmic) 93-0-0; M. McDermot (Windmill AC) 85-6-0; B. Sutor (Astwood Bank) 60-1-0; T. Grigorjevs (Angling Times) 53-8-0; M. Burgoine (MFL) 53-4-0; R. Shaw (MFL) 46-12-0. League: (Joint 1st) F. Donachie (Colmic) 4; C. Rust (MFL) 4; B. Sutor (Astwood Bank) 4; N. McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 5; (Joint 5th) G. Picton (Garbolino) 6; M. Burgoine (MFL) 6; T. Grigorjevs (Angling Times) 6; G. Whyman (Team Fattys) 6.
Heronbrook Fisheries Teams of Four Winter League, Final Round (6), Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sun., All Pools. R. O’Connor (MAP) 69-4-0; G. Bowers (Heronbrook Red) 67-2-0; M. Kearns (Browning Lifestyle Red) 61-12-0; J. Chapman (Maver Gold Dynamite Oak) 54-12-0; P. Haynes (Ultimate Pellet) 53-0-0; K. Oldham (Nathan’s Youth) 46-0-0. Teams: Maver Gold Dynamite Oak 10; Smith’s Bait & Tackle 12; (Joint 3rd) MAP 13; Ultimate Pellet 13; Nathan’s Youth 13; Dynamite Maver Midlands Mango 14. Final league: Tri-Cast Guru 69 (£700); Dynamite Maver Midlands White 79 (£600); MAP 81 (£460); Nathan’s Youth 83 (£300); Maver Gold Dynamite Oak 84 (£200); Dynamite Maver Midlands Mango 99 (£170).
Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues., Costcutter, Silver Pool. P. Bailey (DHA) 73-5-0; D. Highfield (DHA) 73-4-0; M. Watson (DGL) 69-13-0. Wed., Meadow Pool. R. Jones (Red Lion) 22-3-0; T. Stead (WMP Maver) 15-11-0; M. Morley (Redditch) 14-4-0. Sat., Rover, All Pools. C. Cameron (Middy/Old Ghost) 73-1-0; C. Hill (Mosella) 66-4-0; G. Reynolds (CPA) 59-7-0.
Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Little Geary's Pool. P.. Heaven (Greyhound AC) 37-9-0; D. Tresigne (Smithy's) 35-9-0; D. Wooding (Solihull Angling Centre) 34-0-0; N. Jukes (Smithy's) 31-12-0. Sat., Molands Mere Pool. I. Keywood (Solihull Angling Centre) 16-5-0; T. Hougham (Packington) 15-12-0; D. Hartshorn (Swann Baits) 8-1-0.
Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Oak Pool. M. Jameson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 47-3-0; C. Lane (Preston Innovations Boldings) 42-4-0; D. Mortlock (Shifnal) 37-5-0. Thurs., Sycamore Pool. J. Bridgwood (Wolverhampton) 49-0-0; T. Edwards (Swan Elite) 40-5-0; S. Owen (Monkhall) 32-4-0.
Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Wed., Holmedale Lake. N. Shipman (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 107-0-0; S. Storey (Gateford Angling Supplies) 94-4-0; M. Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 47-3-0.
Silver Fish Only Winter Series, Carney Pools, Wolseley Bridge, Rugeley, Staffs. Wed., Dragon Pool. J. Harper (Fishermania) 14-14-0; I. Saiger (Carthy’s Tackle) 14-9-0; M. Capewell (Carthy’s Tackle) 12-10-0.
Todmorden AS, Croft Head and Townhouse Fishery, Littleborough, Lancs. Sun. W. Richmond 19-6-0; J. Nightingale 15-3-0; P. Mottram 8-9-0; S. Hall 8-0-0; D. Nightingale 6-6-0; P. Eastwood 6-0-0; R. McKendry 5-3-0; D. Howarth 4-7-0; J. Taylor 3-15-0; M. Clegg 3-14-0.
The Chris Hill Flyer, Barston Lakes, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat. S. Willsmore (Rive) 39-0-0; K. Tipton (Sensas) 29-8-0; C. Hill (Sensas) 25-4-0; S. Ringer (Ringer Baits) 19-10-0.
Wassell Grove Fisheries, Hagley, Worcs. Sat., Match & Specimen Pools. T. Homer (Wassell Grove) 2-14-0; P. Padmore (Wassell Grove/Phoenix AC) 2-4-0; D. Johnson Jnr. (Wassell Grove) 1-8-0.
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Angling match results from around the country brought to you by Steve Cope. This regular blog features detailed match results. If you would like your results included here, please contact Steve Cope on 01922 640247 or firstname.lastname@example.org