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Angling match results for week ending 17 March 2018

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Cashmores MG, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Goodyear AC Waters, Slade Heath, Coven, Staffs. Sun. C. Dickson (Cashmores MG) 4-7-2; C. Dean (Cashmores MG) 2-13-8; P. Jeffery (Cashmores MG) 2-6-1.

Coors AC/Walsall AC Individual Winter League, Final Round (5), Trent & Mersey Canal, Rugeley, Staffs. Sun. D. Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 8-0-8; D. Williams (Lifestyle MG) 6-8-0; P. Dobing (Lifestyle MG) 5-0-4; K. Hulland (Team Eclipse) 4-7-4. Final league: K. Hulland (Team Eclipse) 12 (£100); D. Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) (2 section wins) 13 (£70); L. Kenyon (Lifestyle MG) 13 (£50); D. Williams (Lifestyle MG) 14 (£30).

Crewe Match Angling Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Sandbach, Ches. Sun. B. Campbell (Team Guinness) 10-0-0; N. Latham (Bettley’s Monsters) 5-15-0; P. Cross (Comic NW) 2-9-8; G. Martin (Team Les ‘O’) 1-8-4.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Shawhall Lane Boats, Coven, Staffs. Sun. M. Spruce (Goodyear AC) 6-0-0; R. Guest (Goodyear AC) 4-15-0; J. Benness (Goodyear AC) 4-14-0. 

Halesowen RBL Individual Winter League, Round 5, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Castlecroft, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sun. C. Whitehouse (Old Hill) 8-2-0; (Joint 2nd) J. Billingham (Halesowen RBL) 4-11-0; K. Clark (Halesowen RBL) 4-11-0. League: B. Smith (Halesowen RBL) 17; G. Mason (Halesowen RBL) 15; J. Babbington (Halesowen RBL) 14.

Hodnet AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Market Drayton Marina, Market Drayton, Shrops. Sun.  S. Fogel (Hodnet AC) 29-6-0; T. Nutt (Hodnet AC) 14-10-0; R. Cooper (Hodnet AC) 12-13-0.

MKAA Grand Slam, Grand Union Canal, Bradwell, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun. N. Bass 4-5-0; S. Tapp 1-13-8; (Joint 3rd) D. McLlennan 1-9-8; K. Osborne 1-9-8.

MK Vets, Grand Union Canal, Willowbridge Marina, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed. P. Chapman 5-2-0; D. McLlennan 2-2-0; M. Hefferon 1-14-0.

Nene/Towcester AC, Grand Union Canal, Heyford, Northants. Sun. L. Wallace 6-14-0; D. Gibbins 6-4-0; G. Martin 5-12-0.

Saltaire AA Open, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Shipley, Bradford, W. Yorks. Sun. P. Frazer (Saltaire AA) 1-5-8; J. Harman (Tri-Cast Calder) 1-1-8; J. Meredith (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 0-13-4.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Ocker Hill, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. A. Homer (ZLT Angling Products) 11-15-0; M. Galliers (Sportsman AC) 8-4-11; S. Sadler (Storey’s) 6-4-0.

Stoke City DAA Individual Winter League, Round 4, Shropshire Union Canal, Gnosall, Staffs. Sat. D. Williams (Lifestyle MG) 8-5-8; D. McCall (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 3-12-12; (Joint 3rd) M. Wood (Four Ashes AC) 3-3-4; D. Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 3-3-4. (No league placings supplied).

The Lamb Inn Open, Coventry Canal, Glascote, Tamworth, Staffs. Sun. J. Cunningham (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 30-11-0; D. Jackson (Sensas Dams & Lock) 7-9-2; R. Quinn (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 7-8-0; T. Barker (Shakespeare Superteam) 2-15-2; D. Bolton (Sensas Black Country) 2-13-3; B. Allsopp (Atherstone) 2-9-13.

Wellingborough Canal Winter League, Grand Union Canal, Honeypot Lane Section, Northants. R. Heeley (Wellingborough A) 4-1-0; D. Mawby (Wellingborough A) 3-6-9; N. Bradshaw (Browning Northants.) 3-5-8. Winning team: Wellingborough A. League: Wellingborough A 7; Browning Central Silverlight 6; Browning Grey 2.

Wolverhampton AA Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Penkridge, Staffs. Wed. R. Campbell (Goodyear AC) 4-13-0; A. Shaw (Wolverhampton AA/Rough Hay AC) 3-4-0; T. Nutt (Hodnet AC) 3-0-0; M. Wood (Four Ashes AC) 2-14-0.


Bridgnorth AS Teams of Three Winter League, Final Round (5), River Severn, Linley Bank Section, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. K. Russell (Bell) 9-2-0; J. Gill (Likely Lads) 9-1-0; L. Freeth (JMR Tackle) 6-6-0; S. Lloyd (Bridgnorth AS) 5-8-0; D. Howard (JMR Tackle) 5-0-0. Teams: JMR Tackle 36; Bridgnorth AS 24; Bell 15; (Joint 4th) Riverside 14; Likely Lads 14; In it to Win it 13; Vine Inn 12. Final league: Bridgnorth AS 76; JMR Tackle 65; (Joint 3rd) Riverside 63; Bell 63; Mosella MGM 57; Vine Inn 53; Likely Lads 42; LSE 41; Middle Severn Angling 38; In it to Win it 33; Only Way is Up 25; CAB 21.

Calvert AC, River Ouse, Buckingham, Bucks. Sun. A. Maddock 2-2-0; D. Lewis 1-4-0. (only two weighed in).

Kidderminster & District AA Two Day Spring Festival, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Tues/Wed. C. Taylor 8-11-0; S. Colwell 8-10-0; P. Baker 7-9-0; A. Wridley 6-15-0; G. Maguire 6-13-0; D. Williams 4-9-0.

Kidderminster & District AA Open, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Sat. A. Price (Mark’s Tackle) 19-7-0; D. Shinton (Bridgnorth AS) 14-12-0; G. Brierley (Willow Creek) 5-7-0.

River Steeping Opens, Crow’s Bridge, Dovecote, Wainfleet, Lincs. Thurs. D. Skinner 3-15-0; K. Wilson 3-14-0; N. Watson 3-7-0; A. Rawlings 3-2-0; K. Hutchinson 2-14-0; M. Cook 2-6-0. Sun. B. Blackamore 7-9-0; K. Hutchinson 1-1-0; M. Cook 0-13-0; D. Dean 0-11-0; K. Wilson 0-7-0.

Rotherham UAF, River Don, Sprotborough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. B. Hague (Rotherham Raiders) 1-10-0; J. Margetts (Roy Trueman Select) 1-6-0; J. Murray (Maltby Mafia) 1-1-0.

Vauxhall AC Open, River Ouse, Bedford Town Centre, Beds. Sun. D. Bowler 3-14-0; N. Bass 2-8-0; K. Osborne with a tiny daddy ruffe.

Willen Hospice Charity Match, Olney & Clifton FA, River Gt. Ouse, Olney, Bucks. Sat. M. Farey (Reading) 7-12-0; P. Caton (JL Tackle Stevenage) 5-8-0; N. Porter (Vauxhall AC) 4-1-0; D. Partridge (Olney & Clifton FA) 3-3-8. (£40 raised so far for the charity).

Canal & River Trust Stillwater

Boddington Pairs, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Sun. S. Ringer & P. Ringer 3 (on weight); N. Russell & G. Maxwell 3; A. Smith & T. Lawton 4.

Codnor Park Reservoir Open, nr. Ripley, Derbyshire. Sun. (Joint 1st) C. Dyson 17-14-0; B. Ball 17-14-0; G. Sheffield 11-11-0; T. Baxter 10-1-0.


Castle AC Silver Fish League, Round 1, Canons, Northants. Sun. C. Rose 8-14-0; N. Antonacci 7-12-0; G. Rice 7-4-0.

County Vets, Canons, Northants. Sun. P. Lafflin 6-12-0; D. Cantrell 5-10-0; B. Spencer 4-14-0.

Hodnet AC Open, Preeswood Pool, Hodnet, Shrops. Thurs. B. Peake (Hodnet AC) 40-2-0; D. Davies (Hodnet AC) 14-1-0; R. Cooper (Hodnet AC) 4-0-0.

JCB Open, Rocester, E. Staffs. Sun., North Lake. T. Gilbert (B’ham) 12-10-0; D. Shaw (JCB) 10-11-0; C. Brown (JCB) 9-1-0.

Todmorden AS Trophy Match, Croft Head and Townhouse Fishery, Littleborough, Lancs. Sun. S. Hall 67-0-0; J. Taylor 56-14-0; S. Buckley 32-0-0; P. Fitton 19-4-0; C. Lett 9-0-0.

Ulley Reservoir Open, Ulley, nr. Rotherham, S. Yorks. Sat. R. Palmer 10-2-0; S. Whitfield 9-12-0; K. Hammonds 4-11-0; W. Bartholomew 4-10-8.

Wakefield AC, Newmillerdam, Wakefield, W. Yorks. Sun. B. Reah 12-3-0; T. Bishop 6-12-0; G. Hampshire 6-3-0.


Alders Farm, Gt. Brickhill, Bucks. Sun. S. Wain 42-2-0; M. Newbold 38-12-0; A. Leathers 38-11-0.

Aston Park Fisheries, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sun., Split & Lanta Lakes. P. Turner 59-8-0; J. Cottam 36-4-0; K. Parkes 35-12-0.

Bannister House Fishery, Mere Brow, Preston, Lancs. Sun. S. Hall 140-2-0; K. Owen 115-12-0; P. Fletcher 91-0-0; D. Almond 55-12-0.

Blundells Fishery, Rixton, Warrington, Ches. Sat. A. Bruce (Ray’s Tackle) 95-4-0; L. Gibbon (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 56-3-0; A. Sheridan (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 47-12-0; D. Swain (Garbolino/Dynamite) 43-4-0; J. Raby (Tong Moore) 42-15-0; S.Woodward (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 39-13-0. Sun. B. Dowd (Homeguard AS) 59-8-0; L. Gibbon (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 52-14-0; M. Hassall (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 44-5-0; L. Clancy (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 37-8-0; A. Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 35-3-0; T. Maiden (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 35-1-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester, Sun. J. Nightingale 44-0-0; K. Crowshaw 37-10-0; S. Beswick 36-6-0.

Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Wed., Brickyard Pool. C. Hewlett 38-8-0; N. Baxter 37-0-0; F. Pizzimenti 28-4-0. Sat., Brickyard Pool. G. Millward 47-8-0; C. Hewlett 37-12-0; K. Garratt 35-6-0. Sun., Grendon Pool. C. Hewlett 58-8-0; K. Garratt 51-8-0; R. Dunkley 49-0-0.

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Sat., Windmill, Ash & Middle Pools. C. Telling (Marukyu) 74-12-0; N. McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 72-8-0; M. Malin (MAP/Bait-Tech) 62-14-0. Sun., Windmill, Middle, Boundary & Island Pools. S. Partington (MFL) 91-12-0; B. Sutor (Astwood Bank) 67-8-0; G. Watts (MFL) 62-9-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC, Dennetts Heyford Fishery, Northampton, Northants. Sun. B. Prowse 11-8-0; S. Smith 8-8-0; R. Rawlins 8-0-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. C. Kidd (Hawkesbury) 52-15-0; R. E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 41-4-0; J. Kidd (Hawkesbury) 37-13-0.

Heronbrook Teams of Four Spring League, Round 1, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sun., All Pools.S. Roberts (Leigh Tackle & Bait/Matrix Dynamite) 224-4-0; N. Machin (Nathan's Youth) 214-9-0; M. Rogerson (Tri-Cast Guru) 139-12-0; S. Rogers (Oakengates) 116-4-0; P. Truman (Gallimore's Giants) 111-3-0; B. Parkes (Dynamite Maver Midlands Mango) 99-9-0. Teams: Tri-Cast Guru 18; Nathan's Youth 20; Stoke MG 30; Ultimate Pellet 32; (Joint 5th) Leigh Tackle & Bait/Matrix Dynamite 33; Total Angling Shrewsbury 33.

Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Nisa Feeders Opens, Phase 1-Lake Two. J. Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 40-0-0; (Joint 2nd) C. Wayte (Coalville) 20-8-0; M. Jaques (The Tackle Shack) 20-8-0. Thurs., Phase 3-Thames & Derwent Lakes. A. Searle (Leicester) 27-6-0; M. Skelton (Leicester) 22-8-0; S. Greenfield (Manchester Angling Club) 18-0-0.

Meadowlands Feeder League, Final Round, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun. M. Hudson 86-0-0; F. O’Reilly 74-8-0; C. Mullen 53-8-0. Final league: C. Mullen 123-2-0; D. Saunders 103-2-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Wed., Owl Pool. B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 46-6-0; S. Owen (Monkhall) 42-2-0; D. Brown (Monkhall) 30-8-0. Sat., Owl Pool. A. Rowbottom (ABC) 61-5-0; A. Morgan (Dot’em Down) 56-8-0; B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 54-3-0. Sun., Hawk Pool. A. Rowbottom (ABC) 60-14-0; A. Morgan (Dot’em Down) 47-10-0; P. Gregory (Swan Elite) 45-12-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues., Costcutter, Silver Pool. M. Watson (DGL) 33-15-0; T. Stead (WMP Maver) 25-0-0; G. Reynolds (CPA) 19-3-0. Wed., Over 50’s Open, Meadow Pool. S. Parker (Steven’s Tackle) 24-12-0; T. Homer (Steven’s Tackle) 21-11-0; P. Mace (Autism B’ham) 14-2-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Middle Pool. R. Street (Smithy’s) 23-12-0; M. Chard (Moorlands) 20-8-0; J. Fox (Moorlands) 19-7-0. Sat., Silver & Middle Pools. C. Pace (CPA) 96-0-0; P. Bailey (Colmic) 73-7-0; P. Hadlington (Moorlands) 70-2-0. Sun., Meadow Pool. P. Nash (Bromsgrove) 64-5-0; P. Ali (Lavender Hall) 61-10-0; C. Senter (Mosella) 60-8-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Sat., Little Geary’s Pool. S. Whittaker (Middy/Bag’em) 125-5-0; S. Little (Colmic) 66-10-0; S. Allen (Packington) 62-11-0. Sun., Molands Mere Pool. L. Richards (Packington) 63-1-0; J. Burchell (Packington) 60-0-0; C. Merritt (Hawkesbury) 56-12-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Oak Pool. M. Jameson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 34-4-0; N. Clarke (Monkhall) 30-2-0; D. Doughty (Preston Innovations Boldings) 24-3-0. Thurs., Chestnut & Sycamore Pools. S. Owen (Monkhall) 33-15-0; N. Clarke (Monkhall) 33-6-0; D. Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 28-10-0. Sat., Chestnut Pool. I. Kull (Preston Innovations Boldings) 49-7-0; S. Hall (Oswestry) 48-12-0; S. Owen (Monkhall) 47-13-0. Sun., Chestnut & Sycamore Pools. C. Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 107-9-0; G. Darlow (Redstone AC) 104-0-0; G. Emlyn (OAC) 92-7-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues., Ghost Pool. G. Hill (Woodlands) 33-4-0; C. Bickerley (Peg One Angling) 19-5-0; T. Taylor (B’ham) 15-5-0. Sat., Ghost Pool. S. Tibbits (Commercial Indications) 93-0-0; T. Jones (Golden Maggot) 57-8-0; G. Clark (Mosella ABC) 44-12-0. Sun., Front Deans Pool. G. Clark (Mosella ABC) 49-12-0; G. Kirkham (Mosella) 36-4-0; S. Brown (Maver) 33-0-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Sun. D. Swift (Chestnut Tree AC) 53-14-0; D. Wilkes (Black Country Tackle) 24-6-0; N. Crowther (BBL) 24-0-0.

The Don Sutherland Memorial Match, Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Spring Lake. Sun. G. O’Shea 38-2-0; I. Currie 24-5-0; (Joint 3rd) R. Worth 24-3-0; R. Shipp 24-3-0; S. White 24-0-0; J. Page 21-11-0.

The Riddings Silvers Only Open, Grendon, nr. Atherstone, Warks. Sat., Match Pool. S. Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 32-10-0; K. Tipton (Sensas) 28-2-0; L. Johnson (The Riddings) 25-14-0.

Townsend Lakes Fishery, Upwell, Cambs. Sun., Woodpecker Pool. B. Lawrence 49-4-0; A. Dams 36-4-0; S. Hillman 36-2-0; J. Whitcombe 35-10-0.

Wassell Grove Fisheries Winter League, Final Round, Hagley, Worcs. Sat., Match Pool. A. Penn (Wassell Grove) 39-12-0; T. Homer (Steven’s Tackle) 29-2-0; M. Hingley (Wassell Grove) 23-8-0. Final league: R. Neath (Wassell Grove) 11 (£175); T. Homer (Steven’s Tackle) 12 (£100); D. ‘Dillon’ Johnson Snr. (Steven’s Tackle) 13 (£70). Winner of largest fish competition: D. ‘Dillon’ Johnson Snr. (Steven’s Tackle) 10-10-0 (£30).

Webbo’s Knock-Up, Barnburgh Lakes, Ludwell Hill, Barnburgh, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun., Bottom Pond. A. Foster (Wickersley Angling) 94-9-0; C. Roberts (Barnburgh Lakes) 91-5-0; D. Cheetham (Barnburgh Lakes) 74-13-0; B. Foster (Barnburgh Lakes) 74-9-0.

White Hart Flore AC, Toft Farm, Kites Hardwick, Rugby, Warks. Sun. T. Griffiths 95-0-0; B. Beard 67-0-0; T. Ward 30-0-0.

White Hart Flore AC Vets, Barby Banks Fishery, Barby, Warks. Wed. G. Muddiman 27-0-0; T. Perrin 14-11-0; M. Hawkins 14-6-0.

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