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Angling match results for week ending 18 February 2017

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Erewash Valley Winter League, Round 5, Trent & Mersey Canal, Willington, Derbys. Sat. B. Sharratt (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 15-4-0; P. Turner (Matchman Supplies) 12-10-0; G. Smith (Matchman Supplies) 10-11-0; (Joint 4th) I. Sharratt (Team 1779) 5-10-8; P. Ashley (Matchman Supplies) 5-10-8; A. Powell (3 Counties) 5-8-8. Teams: Matchman Supplies 18; Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech 23; (Joint 3rd) Long Eaton Fed. 29; Team 1779 29; 3 Counties 33; Mill Tackle 35. League: (Joint 1st) Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech 12; Matchman Supplies 12; (Joint 3rd) Long Eaton Fed. 18; Team 1779 18; 3 Counties 19; Mill Tackle 21.

Frank Holding Memorial Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Town Section, Stone, Staffs. Sun. K. Hulland (Team Eclipse) 11-12-0; J. Stoll (Warrington) 5-12-0; R. Pedlar (Bibby’s AC) 3-9-0. (Proceeds to go to the Frank Holding Memorial Match on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in May 2017).

Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Hoo Mill, nr. Gt. Haywood, Staffs. Sun. D. McCall (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 8-14-8; A. Round (Browning Lifestyle) 4-4-0; D. Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 3-7-0; J. Hanna (Browning Lifestyle) 3-2-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, Grand Union Canal, Bradwell, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed. P. Chapman (MK Vets) 5-6-0; N. Hughes (MK Vets) 2-11-0; M. Cunniffe (MK Vets) 2-3-0.

Nene/Towcester AC, Grand Union Canal, Grafton Regis, Towcester, Northants. Sun. A. Kimpton (Nene/Towcester AC) 1-1-0; B. Eaton (Nene/Towcester AC) 0-14-0; D. Gibbins (Nene/Towcester AC) 0-10-0.

Saltaire AA Open, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Shipley, Bradford, W. Yorks. Sun. D. Price (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 14-2-0; A. Price (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 3-2-0; T. Guthrie (Matrix Halifax) 2-15-8; N. Storr (Matrix Halifax) 2-15-0; R. East (Matrix Halifax) 2-9-0; T. Bowater (Matrix Halifax) 0-12-0.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Bull Lane, Moxley, W. Mids. Sat. M. Galliers (Sportsman AC) 3-15-8; D. Conway (Carthy’s Tackle) 3-10-8; J. Botwood (Sportsman AC) 1-5-8.

Staffs. Individual Winter League, Round 3, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Anchor Length, nr. Norbury, Staffs. Sat. T. Blyde (Four Ashes AC) 5-14-3; P. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 4-9-5; D. Richards (Four Ashes AC) 4-3-6; D. Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 0-10-6. League: K. Hulland (Team Eclipse) 6; F. ‘’the Bread’ Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 8; P. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 9; P. Murrin (Browning West Midlands) 10.

Thornhill AC Pairs League, Final Round, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat. R. Jackson (Maver NW) 4-6-0; K. Ackroyd (Mosella Selby) 1-12-0; C. Storey (Matrix Halifax) 0-13-0; D. Pierson (Thornhill AC) 0-8-0; (Joint 5th) R. Schindler (Tri-Cast Calder) 0-5-0; K. Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 0-5-0. Pairs: C. Ellis (Tri-Cast Calder) & K. Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 12; R. Schindler (Tri-Cast Calder) & T. Guthrie (Matrix Halifax) 11. Final league: R. Schindler (Tri-Cast Calder) & T. Guthrie (Matrix Halifax) 51; M. Sharpe (Thornhill AC) & B. Kellett (Thornhill AC) 45; S. Crossley (Maver NW) & R. Jackson (Maver NW) 40; (Joint 4th) K. Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) & C. Ellis (Tri-Cast Calder) 37; J. Sedgwick (Tri-Cast Calder) K. Ackroyd (Mosella Selby) 37. Individual league: T. Guthrie (Matrix Halifax) 27; M. Sharpe (Thornhill AC) 25; S. Crossley (Maver NW) 23; C. Ellis (Tri-Cast Calder) 22.

Towcester Vets, Grand Union Canal, Bugbrooke, Northants. Wed. T. Saunders (Towcester Vets) 5-12-0 (including a 3lb perch); G. Reed (Towcester Vets) 4-11-0; B. Ayliff (Towcester Vets) 4-9-0.

Wellingborough Teams of Four League, Grand Union Canal, Foxton, Leics. Sun. L. Newson (P.I. Black Horse) 19-6-11; N. Bradshaw (Browning Grey) 14-7-11; C. Smith (Browning Central) 9-2-0. Teams: Browning Grey 45 (on weight); Browning Central 45; Wellingborough 34. League: (Joint 1st) Browning Central Xitan 5; Wellingborough 5.

Woodside AA Individual Winter League, Round 4, Dudley No.1 Canal, Woodside AA Section, Merry Hill, Dudley, W. Mids. Sun. J. Billingham (Halesowen RBL) 3-13-9; S. Birch (Old Hill) 2-4-4; J. Howell (Anchor AC) 2-2-5. League: T. Boyce (Drennan Oxford) 5; K. Clark (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 6; P. Hatton (ZLT Angling Products) 7.


Barford AA Open, Warks. River Avon, Barford, Warks. Sat. A. Griffin (Attleborough) 11-5-0; J. Stockton (Barford AA) 10-12-0; T. Avery (DGL) 9-8-0; D. Partridge (Bailey’s of Warwick) 8-4-0; P. King (Sensas Portway) 8-0-0.

Bridgnorth AS Association Match, River Severn, Linley Bank Section, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. I. Hingley (Sensas Strike) 8-8-0; G. Brierley (Willow Creek) 7-13-0; S. Lloyd (Bridgnorth AS) 6-10-0; N. Ball (Wednesfield Angling Centre) 4-5-0; (Joint 5th) J. Gill (Wolverhampton) 3-3-0; P. Stacey (Bridgnorth AS) 3-3-0.

Calvert AC, River Ouse, Buckingham, Bucks. Sun. C. Green (Calvert AC) 3-0-0; D. Lewis (Calvert AC) 2-15-0; B. Witteridge (Calvert AC) 1-1-0.

Gillingham AA Pairs, River Stour, Highbridge to Catholics, Dorset. Sun. D. Sealey 10-12-0; J. Stamp 9-14-0; J. Randall 9-9-0; R. Cake 6-10-0; P. Banfield 6-6-0; J. Searle 5-13-0. Pairs: J. Stamp & J. Searles 17; D. Sealey & M. Hunt 16; K. Harvey & R. Cake 16.

Kidderminster & District AA All Methods Open, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Wed. G. Brierley (Willow Creek) 6-14-0; B. Preece (Bridgnorth AS) 5-6-0; I. Hingley (Sensas Strike) 4-2-0.

Leeds Saturday Series, River Ouse, Hunters & Linton, Yorks. Sat. P. Baron (Tackle 2U) 8-0-0; P. Austin (Barlby) 4-14-0; Freddie (Colmic Woodlands) 4-5-0; A. Benstead (Pontefract) 4-4-0; K. Pybus (Yarm) 4-2-0; R. Bonas (Mirfield) 4-0-0.

Northallerton AC, River Swale, Morton & Scruton, Northallerton, N. Yorks. Sun. B. Stephenson (Darlington) 6-4-0; D. Robson (Selby) 4-4-0; B. Higgins (Pontefract) 3-1-0; N. Smith (Airebrough) 0-1-0.

Olney & Clifton FA Opens, River Great Ouse, Olney, Bucks. Tues. S. Cortese (Wellingborough) 8-0-4 (including one 6lb 3oz chub); A. Webster (Webster Tackle) 7-6-0; A. Carr (Olney & Clifton FA) 6-4-0. Sun., Two Brewers Cup. A. Lambert (Olney & Clifton FA) 4-6-0; P. Hawley (Olney & Clifton FA) 4-0-8; D. Partridge (Olney & Clifton FA) 2-5-8.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Sprotborough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. J. Cameron (Team Normanton) 6-8-0; S. Cloke (Jacks Lads) 2-10-0; J. Evason (Jacks Lads) 2-8-0; I. Exley (Daiwa Team Dons) 2-1-0.

Shipston AC & ADDAC Winter League, Round 3, River Stour, Stratford-on-Avon, Warks. Sun. Halford Bridge: A. Wheildon 13-11-0; P. Wedgebrow 8-2-0; A. Bruce 7-4-0. Clifford Chambers: C. Hallows 6-12-0; T. Avery 3-2-0; S. Fleming 2-0-0.

Shropshire FA Open, River Severn, Shrewsbury, Shrops. Sat. I. ‘Speedy’ Ward (ABC/Frenzee) 36-13-0; D. Frost (Tri-Cast Team Wales) 31-6-0; S. Price (Deggy’s Tackle) 31-2-0; I. Winter (Sensas Smithy’s) 26-1-0; P. Williams (Foster’s) 22-0-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Doncaster & District AA Opens, Southfield Reservoir, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Wed.  G. Owen 5K 000g; D. Ward 1K 980g; M. Axon 1K 860g; W. Fieldsend 1K 760g; P. Holmes 1K 500g; A. Renton 1K 200g; D. Renshaw 1K 180g. Sat. S. Rispin 14-12-0; A. Beach 5-15-0; J. Atkinson 5-13-0.


County Vets, Canons, Northants. Wed. J. Lewis (County Vets) 10-1-0; D. Cantrell (County Vets) 8-4-0; J. Richardson (County Vets) 6-3-0.

Hodnet AC Opens, Common Pool, Goldstone, Shrops. Thurs. T. Nutt (Hodnet AC) 2-11-0; B. Peake (Hodnet AC) 0-3-0. (only two anglers caught). Sun., Ryley's Pool., Goldstone, Shrops. R. Yeomans (Hodnet AC) 5-12-0; T. Gollins (Hodnet AC) 3-0-0; R. Cooper (Hodnet AC) 0-3-0.

Worsbrough Reservoir, Barnsley, S. Yorks. Wed. N. Speed 5-0-0; G. Holland 3-0-0; J. Kelly 2-8-0.


Alders Farm Opens, Gt. Brickhill, Bucks. Tues 7th Feb. T. Price (GOT Baits) 83-0-0; G. West (P.I. Black Horse) 72-0-0; L. Newson (P.I. Black Horse) 69-0-0. Sun 12th Feb. T. Price (GOT Baits) 63-0-0; C. Fosdyke (GOT Baits) 25-0-0; R. Brian (GOT Baits) 20-0-0. Tues 14th Feb. R. Brain (GOT Baits) 75-0-0; L. Cox (Frenzee) 59-0-0; K. Taylor (Chiltern Baits & Tackle) 47-0-0.

Beechdale AC, Coppice Lane Pools, Hammerwich, Staffs. Sun. L. Willey (Beechdale AC) 14-6-0; R. Broomhall (Beechdale AC) 11-8-0; L. Parr (Beechdale AC) 8-6-0.

Castle Ashby Opens, Grendon, Northants. Sun., Brickyard Pool M. Bodilly (Castle Ashby) 54-2-0; M. Moody (Castle Ashby) 14-10-0; F. Pizamenti (Castle Ashby) 11-8-0. Sun., Scotland Pool. M. Tottingham (Castle Ashby) 22-10-0; R. Lattimer (Castle Ashby) 14-14-0; P. Patton (Castle Ashby) 12-10-0. Sun., Grendon Pool. C. Garratt (Castle Ashby) 21-8-0; P. Lovell (Castle Ashby) 15-10-0; R. Dunkley (Castle Ashby) 11-12-0.

Chester Tackle Locker Silver Fish Only Open, Hampton Springs, Hampton Malpas, Ches. Sun. Oasis, Alice, Meadow & Rock Pools. A.Spencer (Chester Tackle Locker) 20-8-0;M.Davies (Lymm AC) 20-4-0;R.Denny 19-6-0.

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Wed., Island Pool. B. Sutor (Astwood Bank) 104-14-0; C. Woodward (Smithy’s) 40-0-0; P. Smith (Throckmorton AC) 36-10-0. Thurs., Affordable, Island Pool. D. Carter (Golden Oldies) 38-8-0; M. Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 35-4-0; G. Whitmore (Golden Oldies) 33-4-0. Sat., Island Pool. S. Partington (Marukyu) 30-4-0; N. McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 13-12-0; T. Shepherd (Banbury Gunsmiths) 10-4-0. Sun., Island, Ash & Middle Pools. S. Ford (Daiwa/Old Ghost) 47-10-0; (Joint 2nd) S. Partington (Marukyu) 45-8-0; C. Woodward (Smithy’s) 45-8-0; G. Organ (Daiwa) 42-14-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC Teams of Three Silver Fish League, Round 3, Barby Marshes, Rugby, Warks. Sun. S. Barratt (Biltons) 6-14-0; T. Smith (Regulars) 4-10-0; F. Johnson (George) 4-0-0. (Biltons are league leaders at the halfway stage, no points supplied).

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Rover, All Pools. S. Brown (Congleton) 54-2-0; G. Lees (Heronbrook) 49-4-0; G. Hodson (Newport) 26-6-0. Sun., Individual Winter League, Round 4, All Pools. A. Dyson (Maver Gold Dynamite) 59-12-0; D. Hallam (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 58-0-0; S. Williamson (Edgeley Sports) 52-4-0; S. Brown (Congleton) 47-12-0; C. Wojak (Browning) 46-4-0; P. Brandrick (Mosella) 44-2-0. League: (Joint 1st) C. Shelley (Trentside Angling Centre) 11; J. Rowan (Fitton Hill) 11; (Joint 3rd) I. Sinker (Stoke) 12; D. Lockett (Stoke) 12; A. Dyson (Maver Gold Dynamite) 12; P. Shone (Stoke) 13.

Meadowlands Teams of Three League, Round 3, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun. I. Lillystone (Tornadoes) 85-10-0; P. Bardell (Milton Keynes) 49-9-0; S. Fry (Garbolino) 49-6-0. (Tornadoes were top team on the day and are currently league leaders, no points supplied).

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Affordable, Lark & Owl Pools. S. Mottram (ABC/Drennan NW) 41-6-0; D. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 38-0-0; P. Davis (Poets AC) 36-6-0. Sat., Swallow & Kingfisher Pools. A. Rowbottom (ABC) 51-14-0; A. Jones (Wednesfield Angling Centre) 36-5-0; J. Schofield (Hooked On Fishing) 32-8-0. Sun., Winter Pairs League, Round 3, Hawk & Lark Pools. J. O'Sullivan (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 16-3-0; P. Hemming (Monkhall) 15-8-0; A. Rowbottom (ABC) 11-4-0. Winning pair: A. Rowbottom (ABC) & M. Dawes (Drennan NW) 2. League: S. Owen (Monkhall) & P. Hemming (Monkhall) 11; A. Rowbottom (ABC) & M. Dawes (Drennan NW) 13; K. Hayes (Monkhall) & D. Parry (Decca AC) 14.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues., Costcutter, Silver Pool. M. Watson (DGL) 85-5-0; P. Hodge (Moorlands) 75-7-0; C. Pace (CPA) 68-15-0. Wed., Over 50’s, Bank, Moors & Island Pools. M. Watson (DGL) 72-11-0; A. Varden (Sensas Strike) 56-8-0; R. Kings (Mosella) 43-13-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Meadow Pool. J. Watson (Old Ghost) 22-1-0; C. O’Keeffe (Moorlands) 18-8-0; J. O’Keeffe (Moorlands) 9-5-0. Sat., Silver Pool. G. Reynolds (CPA) 23-4-0; M. Henshall (Foster’s) 16-14-0; D.J. Williams (Halesowen RBL) 16-11-0. Sun., Meadow & Bank Pools. P. Bailey (Moorlands) 24-2-0; K. Turner (Red Lion) 11-11-0; M. Watson (DGL) 11-1-0.

Osprey AC, Lawn Farm Fishery, Cambourne, Cambs. Sun. M. Faulkner (Osprey AC) 57-0-0; S. Carthy (Osprey AC) 31-0-0; C. Drage (Osprey AC) 26-0-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Tues., Starlets Vets, Grats, Willow, Anniversaries & Siblings A & B Pools. K. Deaner (Starlets Vets) 34-10-0; B. McGann (Starlets Vets) 33-2-0; D. Hartshorn (Starlets Vets) 30-8-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Beech Pool. E. Bancroft (Rod & Gun) 49-9-0; M. Jameson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 48-8-0. (only two weighed in). Wed., Willows & Chestnut Pools. G. Palmer (Fitters AC) 37-5-0; S. Hall (Oswestry) 29-5-0; S. Aston (Swan AC) 18-4-0. Thurs., Oak Pool. S. Davies (Shrewsbury) 56-6-0; S.Hall (Oswestry) 50-1-0; D. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 44-4-0. Sun., Oak & Willows Pools. N. Clarke (Monkhall) 52-15-0; (Joint 2nd) G. Palmer (Fitters AC) 48-10-0; G. Gollins (Swan AC) 48-10-0; T. Woolaston (Monkhall) 39-9-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Sat, Preston Innovations Absolute Silver Fish League, Round 6, Front & Back Deans & Arles Pools. M. Capewell (Browning Lifestyle) 14-0-0; C. Vallender (Gloucester) 13-3-0; A. Powell (DGL) 12-2-0. League: (Joint 1st) C. Hopps (Peg One Angling) 9; J. Harvey (Preston Innovations) 9; S. Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 10. Sun., Winter Pairs League, Round 6, Front & Back Deans & Arles Pools. T. Whitcher (Peg One Angling) 84-8-0; O. Boswell (Mosella ABC) 57-6-0; E. Gray (Woodlands) 53-0-0. Pairs: G. Clark (Woodlands) & E. Grey (Woodlands) 3; P. Sibley (Mosella ABC) & P. Wedge (Mosella ABC) 5. League: E. Gray (Woodlands) & G. Clark (Woodlands) 41; M. Westley (WM Travel) & S. Lawrence (WM Travel) 49; I. ‘Wonky’ Wheldon (Maver Harescombe) & E. Bryant (Maver Harescombe) 55.

Risby Park Fisheries, Beverley, E. Yorks. Sun., Folly Pool. K. Fisher 10-8-0; N. Robinson 6-14-0; T. Belton 6-0-0; J. Fletcher 5-12-0; A. Scott 4-11-0.

Sam Hosticks Open, Moat Lake, Woodmansey, Yorks. Sat. C. Hirst 97-11-0; B. Stevens 44-13-0; S. Iverson 39-5-0.

Severn Sports & Leisure Larford Lakes, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. Sun. J. Harrison (Matrix/Bait-Tech) 35-8-0; C. Senter (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 33-7-0; G. Albutt (Drennan) 32-5-0; R. Lawson (Matrix Total Angling) 29-12-0; A. Crocker (Tredegar) 26-13-0; P. Bucknall (Little Dawley) 23-2-0. (Paul Bucknall qualifies for the May 2017 final).

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Tues., Sherwood Lake. K. Ryder (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 13-4-0; P. Ashley (Gateford Angling Supplies) 10-11-0; A. Nowakowski (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 10-10-0. Wed., Holmedale Lake. P. Hodgetts (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 88-7-0; S. Storey (Gateford Angling Supplies) 65-5-0; N. Shipman (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 37-10-0. Sun., Holmedale Lake. L. Plackett (Alfreton Angling Centre) 10-6-0; C. Brazier (Gateford Angling Supplies) 8-2-0; G. Mawby (Gateford Angling Supplies) 7-12-0.

Tern Fisheries Pairs League, Round 3, Market Drayton, Shrops. Sun., Richard’s & Hook Pools. T. Armitage 29-5-0; D. Moore 23-9-0; T. Jackson 22-14-0; R. Butler 22-10-0. Pairs: R. Butler & D. Moore 3; D. Matson & R. Mullinder 6; T. Armitage & R. Martin 8 (on weight); P. Burrell & T. Nutt 8; T. Jackson & D. Minshall 9. League: R. Butler & D. Moore 12; D. Matson & R. Mullinder 21; T. Jackson & D. Minshall 23; P. Burrell & T. Nutt 24; K. Faulkner & L. Martin 28.

Walkley AJS & Hoskers Winter League, Candy Corner Fisheries, Finningley, Doncaster, S.Yorks. Sat. J. Shilitoe (Hoskers) 107-8-0; C. Lee (AJS) 59-12-0; R. Lavender (AJS) 45-0-0; M. Hanson (AJS) 44-12-0; S. Robinson (AJS) 42-8-0; P. Murphy (AJS) 42-0-0.

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