News article created on 15 May 2017

Angling match results for week ending 20 May 2017

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Allerton Bywater Victoria AC, Aire & Calder Canal, Fleet Lane Section, Woodlesford, Leeds, W. Yorks. Sun. M. Haigh (Leeds) 5-13-0; R. Gaunt (Leeds) 5-11-0; D. Beaver (Leeds) 3-13-0; S. Smith (Allerton) 3-4-0.

Black Country Teams of Four Canal Championship, Dudley No.1 Canal, Woodside AA & Link 51 Sections, Merry Hill, Dudley, W. Mids., Stourbridge Canal, Tank Section & Sensas Strike Waters, Brierley Hill, Dudley, W. Mids. Sun. G. Smith (Preston Innovations Black Horse) 50-12-2; D. Conway (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 14-1-0; K. Woodward (Sensas Black Country White) 11-12-0; P. Tabron (Lancashire MG) 10-3-9; P. ‘Jonty’ Johnson (Browning Lifestyle Red) 9-0-8. Teams: Sensas HanKat 19; Sensas Black Country White 36; Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech 40; Sensas Strike Green 44; Preston Innovations Black Horse 46; Browning Northants. Red 48. (£500 raised for Mary Stevens Hospice in Stourbridge, W. Mids. £3,000 raised for the Bradley Lowery Foundation)

Bridgtown Social AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Chubbs’ Water, Ball Lane, Coven, Staffs. Sun. J. Parton (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-9-13; R. Grosvenor (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-7-8; D. Jackson (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-14-5.

Crewe MG Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Market Drayton, Shrops. Sun. L. Olszewski (Team Les ‘O’) 14-15-0; M. Manson (Browning Lifestyle) 13-13-0; F. ‘the Bread’ Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 11-15-0; W. Locker (Chester Tackle Locker) 9-6-0.

Gloucester Canal Spring League, Round 3, Splatt and Purton, Glos. Sun 7 May. A. Jones (Daiwa Gordon League Gold) 86-10-0; M. Treasure (Daiwa Gordon League Red) 83-7-0; M. Nowicki (GBMV) 60-13-0; L. Stone (Misfits) 58-1-0; P. Bishop (Mix and Match) 48-15-0; M. Hook (Harescombe) 46-8-0. Teams: Daiwa Gordon League Red 48; Sensas Strike 43; Misfits 37; Mix and Match 37; Sensas Lobby’s 37; Harescombe 35. League: Daiwa Gordon League Red 135; Misfits 113; Preston Innovations Thatchers 110; Sensas Strike 103; Sensas Lobby’s 103; Sensas 88 100.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Boats Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs PM. B. Williams (Goodyear AC) 4-0-0; B. Jones (Goodyear AC) 2-10-3; M. Wood (Four Ashes AC) 2-7-0.

Kennet & Avon Canal Spring League, Round 3, Potters to Roadside, Wilts. Sun.  S. Wilson (Cwmbran Nobblers) 21-13-0; A. Chatterley (Garbolino Blackmore Vale Marine) 17-11-0; K. Daniels (Matrix Talismen Lime) 17-7-0; S. Drew (Bordon Angling) 15-0-0; C. Summerton (Sensas A4) 13-2-0; I. Stainer (Sensas Wiltshire Angling) 12-11-0. Teams: Devizes White 73; Cwmbran Nobblers 71; Sensas A4 70; Garbolino Blackmore Vale Marine 69; (Joint 5th) Drennan Bordon Blue 68; Mellow 68. League: Garbolino Blackmore Vale Gold 230; (Joint 2nd) Garbolino Blackmore Vale Green 197; Sensas A4 197; Devizes Black 193; (Joint 5th) Preston Innovations Thatchers B 182; Browning Andover Red 182.

May Open, Newry Canal, The Coalyard Section, Newry Town Centre, County Down, Northern Ireland. Sun. J. McKinley (Lurgan) 9-9-0; M. Cummings (Belfast) 9-7-0; J. Keith (Bangor) 7-14-0.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Ocker Hill, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. D. Anderson (ZLT Angling Products) 4-10-6; C. Taylor (Sportsman AC) 3-11-9; D. Arnold (Sportsman AC) 2-13-13.

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat. T. Hoare (Thornhill AC) 11-15-0; P. Allott (Tri-Cast Calder) 9-5-0; K. Ackroyd (Mosella Selby) 8-11-0; G. Makin (Thornhill AC) 7-3-0; J. Needham (Pudsey Angling) 6-5-0; D. Pierson (Thornhill AC) 5-14-0.

Wolverhampton AA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford, Staffs. Sat. D. Conway (Carthy’s Tackle) 21-8-3; B. Williams (Four Ashes AC) 21-5-5; D. Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 18-13-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60’s Club Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Albrighton Anglers Waters, Wheaton Aston, Staffs. Wed. M. Wood (Four Ashes AC) 6-5-4; A. Shaw (Wolverhampton AA/Rough Hay AC) 6-1-12; D. Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 4-11-7.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Earlswood Lakes, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat., Silvers Only Open, Windmill Pool. C. Hill (Earlswood) 4-0-0; C. Hobbs (Earlswood) 3-4-0; J. Snelson (Earlswood) 3-2-0. Sun., Silvers Only Open, Engine Pool. C. Hill (Earlswood) 20-6-0; R. Brewer (Earlswood) 18-6-0; M. Williams (Earlswood) 16-15-0; B. Cheese (Earlswood) 16-10-0.


Blackfords Progressive Open, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat. C. Brown (JCB) 52-10-0; K. Tipton (Sensas) 25-10-0; I. Davies (Blackfords) 20-0-0.

Castle AC, Canons, Northants. Sun. G. West 45-2-0; A. West 41-4-0; B. Spencer 33-8-0.

Glebe AC, Rocla Lake, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun. R. Lay 15-4-0; D. Haddon 8-6-0; R. Lay Jnr. 6-8-0.

Hodnet AC, Ryley’s Pool, Hodnet, Shrops. Thurs. T. Gollins (Hodnet AC) 31-1-0; R. Cooper (Hodnet AC) 20-4-0; D. Davies (Hodnet AC) 7-1-0. Sun. I. Ellis (Hodnet AC) 11-6-0; T. Jackson (Hodnet AC) 11-2-0; J. McCann (Hodnet AC) 8-6-0.

Rough Hay AC, Dan’s Pool, Featherstone, nr. Wolverhampton, S. Staffs. Sun. S. Hitchens (Rough Hay AC) 62-8-0; A. Shaw (Wolverhampton AA/Rough Hay AC) 56-9-0; C. Archbold (Rough Hay AC) 47-5-0.

Wakefield AC Sweepstake Match, Newmillerdam, Wakefield, W. Yorks. Sun. P. Townsley 39-11-0; T. Massey 14-0-0; B. Reah 10-13-0.

Wakefield AC Vets, Walker’s Dam, Alverthorpe, W. Yorks. Wed. M. Wright 47-12-0 (venue record); B. Reah 40-4-0; R. Reah 31-4-0.


Abington AC, Park Lake, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun. A. Lee 9-12-0 (Golden Peg Win); R. Hawkes 8-13-0; D. Huth 6-1-0.

Bonehill Mill Fishery, Fazeley, Tamworth, Staffs. Sat., Dale’s Pool. A. Jackson (Bonehill Mill) 79-9-0; N. Smith (Bonehill Mill) 75-2-0; M. Powell (Cresta) 70-8-0.

Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Wed., Brickyard Pool. C. Hewlett 19-12-0; M. Hewlett 17-4-0; M. Wheeler 14-12-0. Sat., Brickyard Pool. K. Garrett 37-8-0; A. Jones 29-4-0; C. Hewlett 27-12-0.  Sun., Grendon Pool. C. Garrett 39-6-0; C. Hewlett 29-14-0; K. Folwell 27-12-0.

Charity Boat Match, Pitsford Fishery, Pitsford, Northants. Sun. B. Church 17-6-0; G. Pearson 15-14-0; N. Woolnough 15-11-0; G. Hutchins 14-12-0. (£800 raised for Northampton General Talbott Butler Ward – to be matched by Barclaycard).

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffs. Sat., Suez & Moors Canals. H. Rushton (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 57-8-0; A. Cattell (Browning Lifestyle) 45-6-0; D. Hallam (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 44-2-0. Sun., Edwards Pool. M. Kearns (Browning Lifestyle) 40-2-0; G. Skerritt (Nathan’s) 28-11-0; J. Frost (Team Cudmore) 28-4-0.

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure Annual Five Day Spring Festival, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Mon., Ash, Boundary, Windmill, Island & Middle Pools. A. Bruton (Sensas Smithy’s) 112-4-0; M. Bull (Frenzee) 103-8-0; C. Cameron (Middy/Old Ghost) 103-0-0. Tues. J. Hudson (Colmic/Marukyu) 98-6-0; D. Hudson (Marukyu) 97-0-0; S. Ford (Daiwa/Old Ghost) 88-12-0. Wed. C. Cameron 156-6-0; M. Bull 121-0-0; F. Reynolds (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 97-6-0. Thurs. A. Bruton (Sensas Smithy’s) 158-14-0; C. Cameron 110-12-0; N. Dean (Oxford) 103-8-0. Fri. J. Hudson (Colmic/Marukyu) 109-7-0; T. Shepherd (Banbury Gunsmiths) 104-0-0; T. Winstone (Bonehill Mill) 101-7-0. Festival overall: (Joint 1st) F. Donachie (Colmic) 11; C. Cameron (Middy/Old Ghost) 11; (Joint 3rd) N. Dean (Oxford) 13; J. Hudson (Colmic/Marukyu) 13. Sat., Middle Pool. A. Oakley (Longacre Lakes) 87-8-0; S. Atkins (MFL) 71-2-0; I. McCulloch (Browns Angling) 66-12-0. Sun., Island & Ash Pools. S. Partington (Marukyu) 85-4-0; B. McCaulay (Droitwich) 77-1-0; A. Oakley (Longacre Lakes) 63-8-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Elmbridge, nr. Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs., Heron Pool. T. King (Elmbridge) 96-4-0; D. Kennedy (Elmbridge) 90-8-0; B. Whitley (JMR Tackle) 86-0-0. Sat., Heron Pool. B. Perry (Harris AC) 59-10-0; S. Lowe (Edward Howells AC) 58-5-0; B. Drew (Churchhill AC) 55-8-0. Sun., Peacock Pool. K. Miller (New Willenhall) 61-9-0; A. Tudor (Fiery Holes AC) 41-6-0; J. Pulley (Elmbridge) 39-7-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC, Barby Banks, Barby, Warks. Sun. G. Cash 22-0-0; B. Prowse 21-0-0; T. Ward 20-0-0.

Goodyear AC, Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Beech Pool. S. Thomson (Goodyear AC) 35-10-0; J. Instone (Goodyear AC) 28-6-0; D. Cheetham (Goodyear AC) 26-0-0.

Halesowen RBL AC, Furnace Mill Fishery, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun., Furnace & Mill Pools. P. Evans (Halesowen RBL AC) 75-0-0; M. Yarsley (Halesowen RBL AC) 57-0-0; B. Smith (Halesowen RBL AC) 53-12-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. A. Findlay (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 56-14-0; J. Kidd (Hawkesbury) 48-9-0; D. Markham (Hawkesbury) 46-4-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Maver Mega Match This Qualifier, All Pools. D. Bracken (Garbolino) 166-14-0; J. Hughes (MAP) 153-13-0; A. Christie (Birmingham) 138-4-0; M. Arnold (Heronbrook) 129-10-0; M. Fox (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 111-2-0; G. Lees (Manchester) 103-0-0. MMMT Qualifier: D. Bracken (Garbolino) British Pole Champs Qualifiers: D. Bracken (Garbolino); J. Hughes (MAP); A. Christie (Birmingham). Sun., Meadow, Island, Canal & Match Pools. M. Parkin (Sensas Starlets) 166-8-0; A. Harman (Drennan NW) 137-8-0; D. Taylor (Lichfield) 137-1-0; T. Weightman (Maver Gold Dynamite) 131-14-0; C. Jones (Crewe) 131-12-0; C. Goldstraw (Middy) 125-2-0.

Mill Lane AC, Lakeside, Duncote, Northants. Sun. S. Johnson 45-11-0; J. Malory 41-15-0; G. Abrahams 33-10-0.

Mill Pond Open, Husborne Crawley, Beds. Sun. P. Hamilton 29-4-0 (inc. a 22lb 4oz mirror PB); P. Chapman 19-8-0; P. Abbott 14-5-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Swallow Pool. B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 145-14-0; P. Gregory (Swan Elite) 99-9-0; S. Owen (Monkhall) 98-7-0. Sat., Owl Pool. J. Hall (Middy/Bag’em) 93-12-0; B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 84-10-0; G. Gollins (Swan Elite) 82-9-0. Sun., Hawk Pool. J. Hall (Middy/Bag’em) 115-1-0; K. Hayes (Monkhall) 90-15-0; S. Williams (Hare & Hounds) 73-6-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues., Costcutter, Moors & Island Pools. G. Reynolds (CPA) 119-8-0; D. Wood (Hillcroft) 96-1-0; D. Gough (Wolverhampton) 72-0-0. Wed., Over 50’s, Silver Pool. B. Tandy (Moorlands) 184-15-0; P. Cahill (Moorlands) 166-0-0; T. Stead (WMP Maver) 138-3-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Meadow Pool. P. Hodge (DHA) 187-11-0; S. Julian (DHA) 167-11-0; L. Boden (Central Trains) 112-6-0. Sat., Meadow, Silver & Bank Pools. B. Jones (Maver) 111-13-0; A. Jackson (TBF) 102-5-0; D.J. Williams (Halesowen RBL) 102-2-0. Sun., Meadow, Silver, Moors & Island Pools. L. Marshall (Honeywell) 130-11-0; B. Jones (Maver) 92-0-0; P. Mansell (Honeywell) 86-1-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open. P. Heaven (Greyhound AC) 107-8-0; D. Wooding (Solihull Angling Centre) 105-10-0; M. Sidwell (Packington) 87-14-0. Sat., Big Geary’s Pool. P. Hull (Lane’s Bait & Tackle) 46-7-0; J. Johnson (Packington Vets) 43-13-0; P. Fox (Packington) 43-7-0. Sun., Anniversaries Pool. J. Roberts (Sensas Kamasan Starlets) 50-12-0; T. Thorne (Packington) 46-8-0; M. Gibbs (Packington) 45-8-0.

Poole Hall Fisheries, Alveley nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Heron Pool. R. Duke (Middle Severn Angling) 86-3-0; G. Morgan (Poole Hall) 83-1-0; K. Millard (Poole Hall) 58-6-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Willows, Chestnut & Ash Pools. D. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 93-5-0; B. Tromans (Fiery Holes AC) 74-7-0; S. Owen (Monkhall) 73-11-0. Wed., Ash & Beech Pools. D. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 137-13-0; D. Olly (Irlam) 68-13-0; B. Tromans (Fiery Holes AC) 62-13-0. Thurs., Chestnut Pool. H. Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 140-0-0; R. Johnson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 85-15-0; A. Williams (Vespe) 84-14-0. Sat., Sycamore & Chestnut Pools. N. Clarke (Monkhall) 92-11-0; R. Pedlar (Preston Innovations Boldings) 64-15-0; B. Baker (Wolverhampton) 62-1-0. Sun., Larch & Chestnut Pools. G. Roberts (Preston Innovations Boldings) 111-2-0; D. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 101-0-0; D. Lloyd (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 93-3-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues., Ghost Pool. P. Edmonds (Vets) 120-10-0; D. Webster (Woodlands View) 98-4-0; A. Stone (Peg One Angling) 78-0-0. Sat., Back Deans Pool. I. Kull (Chestnut Tree AC) 133-8-0; D. Johnson (Maver Gold Dynamite) 102-0-0; J. May (Bilston Angling Centre) 84-8-0. Sun., Back Deans Pool. R. Camden (Peg One Angling) 142-0-0; K. Slade (Cannock) 131-12-0; C. Robson (Chicken Joe’s) 126-2-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Sun., Charlemont AC. G. Hedges (Charlemont AC) 54-10-0; A. Thomas (Charlemont AC) 51-0-0; G. Nock (Charlemont AC) 46-1-0. Sun AM., Excelsior Loco AC. S. Walton (Excelsior Loco AC) 104-6-0; D. Cole (Excelsior Loco AC) 82-9-0; K. Johnson (Excelsior Loco AC) 62-10-0. Sun., Open. W. Harris (Ironbridge AC) 137-14-0; N. ‘Tyson’ Park (Little Dawley AC) 134-4-0; S. Harris (Little Dawley AC) 114-12-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Tues., Sherwood Lake. J. Urruty (Alfreton Angling Centre) 26-8-0; K. Ryder (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 20-8-0; A. Nowakowski (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 15-10-0. Wed., Holmedale Lake. N. Shipman (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 130-6-0; P. Unwin (Gateford Angling Supplies) 111-0-0; J. Langdon (6am Angling) 98-4-0. Sun., Holmedale Lake. R. Evans (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 128-7-0; K. Powers (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 119-11-0; D. Staley (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 112-10-0.

Sports & Social AC, Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Sun. D. Childs 100-0-0; M. Ellison 67-0-0; N. Antonacci 64-12-0.

Towcester AC, Wappenham Water, Northants. Sun. K. Nightingale 24-0-0; M. Goodridge 12-12-0; B. Eales 2-8-0.

Townsend Lakes Fishery, Upwell, Cambs. Sat., Townsend Lakes ‘Vs’ Wicklewood Challenge Match, Woodpecker Pool. H. Morgan (Townsend Lakes) 87-2-0; C. Begbie (Townsend Lakes) 67-6-0; G. Smith (Wicklewood) 62-0-0. Teams: Townsend Lakes 31; Wicklewood 32. Sun., Kingfisher Lake. M. Wadas (Townsend Lakes) 38-6-0; S. Hillman (Townsend Lakes) 38-2-0; A. Owen (Townsend Lakes) 30-0-0.

Wassell Grove Fisheries, Hagley, Worcs. Wed., Affordable, Match pool. T. Homer (Steven’s Tackle) 66-14-0; R. Knowles (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 58-14-0; R. Neath (Wassell Grove) 30-8-0. Fri PM., Match Pool. L. Haldron (Sensas Strike) 77-0-0; P. Watts (Bait-Tech) 54-8-0; A. Jones (WAC) 53-4-0. Sat., Match Pool. R. Knowles (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 39-1-0; D. Johnson Snr. (Steven’s Tackle) 38-8-0; T. Homer (Steven’s Tackle) 32-3-0. 

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Mon., Canal Pool. W. Jones (Weston Pools) 57-10-0; M. Tarbuck (Weston Pools) 50-14-0; L. Smith (Weston Pools) 53-14-0. Tues., Open, Rover. A. Amos (Drennan NW) 110-11-0; D. Evans (Deeside Tackle) 103-2-0; T. Traynor (Weston Pools) 83-10-0. Wed., Over 50’s Open, Weir & Canal Pools. P. Derbyshire (Weston Pools) 67-12-0; J. Tatton (Weston Pools) 64-10-0; M. Kitson (Rod & Gun) 59-14-0. Thurs., Weston Veterans, Canal Pool. J. Dixon (Weston Pools) 54-12-0; A. Wood (Weston Pools) 53-0-0; M. ‘The Bomb’ Ellis (Weston Pools) 50-8-0. Fri., Over 50’s Open, Rover. R. Gamblin (Weston Pools) 104-0-0; C. Roberts (Weston Pools) 100-9-0; M. Williams (Weston Pools) 77-14-0. Sat., Open, Rover. J. Holloway (Weston Pools) 109-12-0; M. Calvert (Weston Pools) 96-8-0; K. Jones (Bag’em) 96-0-0. Sun., Jack’s, Weir & Belvedere Pools. T. Wilson (Weston Pools) 155-2-0; K. Marsden (Weston Pools) 88-0-0; J. Holloway (Weston Pools) 85-2-0.

White Hart Flore AC, Bishops Bowl, Bishops, Itchington, Leamington Spa, Warks. Sun. J. Shirley 118-15-0 (new Walworths Lake record); S. Bull 63-12-0; P. Barnes 52-4-0.

White Hart Flore AC Vets, Toft Farm Fishery, Kites Hardwick, Rugby, Warks. Wed. G. Muddiman 151-0-0; T. Griffiths 102-8-0; T. Adams 72-3-0.

Willowbrook Fisheries, Islip, Northants. Sun. P. Hawley 27-10-0; R. Heeley 17-3-0; C. Howard 16-0-0.

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