News article created on 17 December 2018

Angling match results for week ending 22 December 2018

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Angling Trust Warwickshire Teams of Eight Winter League, Final Round (6), Coventry Canal, Atherstone, Warks. Sun. G. Smith (Drennan Leics.) 13-15-10; B. Wilkes (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 8-12-4; M. Hatchard (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 8-3-6; S. Brown (Browning Central) 7-11-8; R. Scales (Sensas Dams & Lock) 7-6-6; C. Smith (Browning Central) 7-2-0. Teams: Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech 23; Browning Central 31; Drennan Leics. 32 (two section wins); Sensas Black Country 32 (one section win); Matrix Dynamite Trentmen 33 (two section wins); 3 Counties 33 (no section wins). Final league: Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech 12; Drennan Leics. 22; Matrix Dynamite Trentmen 23; Sensas Black Country 25 (two match wins); Browning Central 25; Sensas Dams & Lock 27. Qualifiers: Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech; Drennan Leics.

Crewe Match Angling Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Middlewich, Ches. Sun. J. Shaw (Team Guinness) 14-7-5; D. Ellis (Team Les ‘O’) 6-6-6; M. German (Team Les ‘O’) 5-11-6; P. Shackleton (Dave’s of Middlewich) 5-1-4.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, 3 Hammers Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Sun. J. Hunter (Goodyear AC) 7-4-0; W. Kneller (Goodyear AC) 4-8-0; S. Thomson (Goodyear AC) 3-10-0.

Hodnet AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Market Drayton Marina, Market Drayton, Shrops. Sun. B. Yeomans (Hodnet AC) 21-0-0; T. Nutt (Hodnet AC) 7-14-0; N. Cooper (Hodnet AC) 7-7-0.

Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Wednesday Open, Shropshire Union Canal, High Onn Boats Section, High Onn, Church Eaton, Staffs. Wed. D. Conway (Carthy’s Tackle) 12-10-0; A. Round (Lifestyle MG) 9-15-15; D. Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 9-2-1.

Old Bank Open, Mirfield Canal, Mirfield, Kirklees, W. Yorks. Wed. W. McLeavy (Tri-Cast Calder) 12-5-0; G. Watson (Vespe) 12-2-0; L. Simpson (Octbox/Tri-Cast Calder) 11-9-0; B. Kellett (Thornhill AC) 9-13-0; D. Pitt (Mirfield AC) 9-6-0; S. Webster (Tri-Cast Calder) 7-11-0.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. M. Galliers (Sportsman AC) 4-6-8; D. Anderson (Sportsman AC) 3-6-5; D. Arnold (Sportsman AC) 3-6-4.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Grub St., Norbury, Staffs. Sat. D. McCall (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 3-14-0; K. Hulland (Team Eclipse) 2-14-0; D. Richards (Four Ashe AC) 1-14-10; F. ‘the Bread’ Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 1-13-10

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat. K. Marshall (Octbox/Tri-Cast Calder) 2-15-0; G. Makin (Thornhill AC) 2-4-0; R. Haigh (Thornhill AC) 2-2-0; R. Jackson (Maver NW) 1-14-0; B. Kellett (Thornhill AC) 1-11-0; C. Smith (Matrix Halifax) 1-8-0.

Towcester/Nene AC, Grand Union Canal, Castlethorpe, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 9th Dec. P. Laughton 8-7-0; L. Wallace 7-12-0; A. Webster 6-14-8.

Towcester Vets, Grand Union Canal, Blisworth, Northants. Wed 5th Dec. T. Hirst 6-8-0; J. Balhatchett 5-8-0; G. Martin 5-1-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Cooks Wharf, Cheddington, Aylesbury Vale, Bucks. Tues. D. Moore 5-8-0; M. Rodwell 3-3-0; C. Howard 1-10-0; P. Leech 1-7-0; A. Allday 1-3-0.

Wolverhampton AA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford, Staffs. Sun. L. Richards (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 12-2-0; M. Conlon (Canal Kings) 7-10-3; S. Cope (Four Ashes AC) 5-13-0.


Bridgnorth AS Teams of Three Winter League, Round 2, River Severn, Linley Bank, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. K. Russell (Bell) 13-0-0; P. Sturmey (Mosella MGM White) 6-8-0; M. Traves (Mosella MGM Blue) 6-4-0; J. Checketts (The Only Way is Up) 5-10-0; L. Lloyd (L.S.E.) 5-1-0; M. Jones (Mosella MGM Blue) 4-14-0. Teams: Mosella MGM White 28; Mosella MGM Blue 23; Bell 22; The Only Way is Up 20; (Joint 5th) L.S.E. 13; C.A.B. 13. League: Mosella MGM Blue 51; Mosella MGM White 50; Bell 44; (Joint 4th) Middle Severn Angling 41; The Only Way is Up 41; Foster’s Arms 39.

Evesham DAA Howard Norledge Memorial Bottle & Prize Match, Warwickshire Avon, Evesham, Worcs. Sun. P. Bick 27-2-0; D. Partridge 23-7-0; P. Jackson 17-4-0; J. Price 14-5-0; S. Reidy 14-4-0; G. Smith 11-10-0.

Gillingham AA Xmas Match, River Stour, Deepwater to Stour Provost, Dorset. Sun. P. Leach 9-13-0; R. Manns 7-2-0; P. Edwards 3-14-0; R. Fripp 3-12-0; J. Randall 3-4-0; J. Mills 3-2-0.

Milton Keynes AA Christmas Match, River Gt. Ouse, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 9th Dec. D. King 12-11-0; S. Tapp 8-11-0; M. Phillips 8-5-0.

Olney & Clifton FA Pike & Perch Sweep, River Gt. Ouse, Olney, Bucks. Sun 9th Dec. S. Powell 18-12-0; I. Barnes 7-7-0; K. Lake 2-8-0.

Oxford DAA Match, River Thames, Oxford, Oxon. Sun 9 Dec. G. Miller 4-1-0; S. Foulkes 3-5-0; P. Smith 2-12-0; M. Rodwell 1-8-0; T. Beadle 1-4-0; A. Allday 1-0-8; D. Shaman 0-3-4.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Sprotborough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. P. Bacon (Rotherham Raiders) 6-0-0; J. Cameron (Team Normanton) 5-9-0; S. Gallagher (Team Normanton) 5-8-0; A. Anderson (Team Normanton) 5-0-0; D. Frost (Rotherham) 4-11-0.

Winsford DAA Open, River Weaver, Winsford, Ches. Wed. G. Webster 7-2-0; J. Warburton 6-10-0; D. Clarke 6-5-0; R. Fraser 5-13-0.

Drains & Rivers

Angling Trust East Midlands Teams of Ten Winter League, Final Round (6), 20ft. Drain, nr. March By-pass, Factory Bank at High Lode, Ramsey & Old River Nene, Benwick, Cambs. Sun. C. Oakman (Browning Hot Rods) 33-14-0; D. Tebbutt (Matrix Image) 26-9-0; G. Miller (Matrix Image) 24-1-0; A. Mead (Stanjay Gold) 23-8-0; P. Vasey (Matrix Image) 23-3-8; S. Northropp (Browning Hot Rods) 21-12-0. Teams: Browning Hot Rods 22; Matrix Image 24; Stanjay Gold 30; Stanjay Silver 43; Sensas Mark One White 44; Sensas Mark One Black 53. Final league: Browning Hot Rods 9; Stanjay Gold 12; Matrix Image 15; Sensas Mark One Black 27; Sensas Mark One White 28; Stanjay Silver 34. Qualifiers: Browning Hot Rods, Matrix Image.


Angling Trust Pike Championships Qualifier, Abbey Pits, Newport Pagnell, Bucks. Sun 9 Dec. R. Jackson 12-3-0; B. Goodwin 10-13-0; D. Westley 10-3-0.

Blackfords Progressive Open, Kingswood Lake, Cannock. Staffs. Sat. C. Brown (JCB) 7-3-0; D. Ridgeway (Shifnal) 0-13-0; G. Johnson (Sensas) 0-11-0.

Castle AC League Final, Canons, Northants. Sun 9 Dec. S. Tomlinson 12-0-0; B. Moore 10-6-0; J. Lewis 9-6-0. League winner: J. Rice.

Hodnet AC, Preeswood Pool, Hodnet, Shrops. Thurs. T. Nutt (Hodnet AC) 5-15-0; R. Cooper (Hodnet AC) 5-7-0; G. Perkins (Hodnet AC) 5-4-0.


A.J. Jewson Silvers Match, Sykehouse Fishery, Twin Isles Lake, Goole, S. Yorks. Tues. M. Dobson (A.J. Jewson Tackle) 23-2-0; K. Marshall (Octbox/Tri-Cast Calder) 15-4-0; G. Hudson (A.J. Jewson Tackle) 13-7-0; W. McLeavy (Tri-Cast Calder) 12-15-0; J. Krstic (A.J. Jewson Tackle) 12-4-0; S. Micheals (Team Tri-Cast) 10-12-0.

Barnburgh Lakes Al Foster’s Open, Doncaster, Yorks. Sat., Top Pond. L. Cowlan 31-8-0; L. Rowland 22-14-0; M. Owen 14-6-0.

Blundells Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Ash, Willow, East & West Pools. H. Billing (Garbolino) 28-9-0; L. Gibbon (Matrix Leigh Tackle & Bait) 25-13-0; S. Woodward (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 23-8-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Snake Lakes 1 & 2. S. Carrier (Widnes AC) 33-15-0; J. Barker 17-15-0; K. Wilson (Elton Tackle) 14-4-0.

Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Wed 5 Dec. M. Hewlett 39-8-0; F. Pizzimenti 15-14-0; A. West 14-12-0. Sun 9 Dec. C. Garratt 17-4-0; A. West 13-8-0; F. Pizzimenti 11-6-0.

Dave Watkins Open, Tern Fisheries, Market Drayton, Shrops. Sat. D. Kent 62-4-0; D. Watkins 52-3-0; D. Yale 26-1-0.

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Sat., Ash & Windmill Pools. C. Cameron (Middy/Bait-Tech) 57-2-0; N. McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 48-10-0; M. Wakeman (MFL) 34-10-0. Sun., Middle & Windmill Pools. S. Ford (Mosella UK/Bag’em Baits) 93-14-0; J. Dixey (Drennan) 77-0-0; L. Dennick (MFL) 54-10-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC Silver Fish Match, Barby Banks, Barby, Warks. Sun 9th Dec. T. Smith 8-5-0; N. Chambers 8-3-0; F. Johnson 7-9-0.

Frenzee/Spotted Fin Winter League, Round 5, Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Sun., Molands Mere, Big Geary’s, Little Geary’s, Siblings A & B Pools. J. Arthur (Drennan) 66-4-0; P. Canning (Frenzee) 43-8-0; J. Morris (Solihull Angling Centre) 32-14-0; C. Lee-Hopps (Packington) 32-4-0; J. Nicholls (Packington) 29-3-0; A. Comforth (Beaufort AC) 27-10-0; K. Winn (Lane’s Bait & Tackle) 25-0-0. League: P. Canning (Frenzee) 11; J. Burchell (Packington) 12; D. Tresigne (Smithy’s) 14; J. Newton (Smithy’s) 17; D. Lewis (Packington) 19 (on weight); K. Winn (Lane’s Bait & Tackle) 19.

Glebe AC Christmas Match, Mill Cotton Fishery, Ringstead, Northants. Sun 9th Dec. V. Battams 3-6-0; D. Haddon 3-5-0; M. Annable 2-6-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. S. Woodfield (Hawkesbury) 35-0-0; D. Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 29-0-0; J. Kidd (Hawkesbury) 19-8-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries Teams of Four Winter League, Final Round (6), Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sun., All Pools. A. Hulme (Maver Gold Dynamite Oak) 84-7-0; S. Davies (Total Angling Shrewsbury) 67-8-0; L. Simpkins (Graham’s Heroes) 66-11-0; M. Keene (Total Angling Shrewsbury) 58-8-0; D. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands Youth) 55-4-0; K. Marsden (Maver NW) 44-6-0. Teams: Tri-Cast Guru 13; Total Angling Shrewsbury 14; Trentmen 16; Graham’s Heroes 19; (Joint 5th) Maver Gold Dynamite Oak 21; Smith’s Bait & Tackle 21. Final league: Tri-cast Guru 73 (£800); Dynamite Maver Midlands Mango 103 (£600) (five section wins); Maver Gold Dynamite Oak 103 (£500) (four section wins); Nathan’s Youth 114 (£400); Maver Gold Dynamite Yew 117 (£300); Drennan NW 121 (£250); OAC 125 (£200).

Lingmere Fishery, Birkenhead, The Wirral. Sat. T. Gollins 37-12-0; P. Barwell 29-6-0; A. Dewhurst 25-12-0.

Loco AC, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, nr. Lutterworth, Leics. Wed 5 Dec. D. Smith 47-0-0; D. Sharman 29-0-0; T. Smith 18-0-0. Sat 8 Dec., Barby Marshes, Barby, Warks. B. Lee 35-0-0; S. Billing 22-0-0; D. Sharman 19-0-0.

Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Nisa Feeders Open, Phase 1-Lake Four. P. Eden (Syston Casters) 17-4-0; S. Skelton (Maver & Dynamite Baits) 12-13-0; M. Chapman (Leamington Spa) 10-8-0; (Joint 4th) J. Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 10-4-0; M. Hincks (Ajax Angling Club) 10-4-0; T. Lamb (Jaguar Angling Club) 9-3-0. Thurs., Phase 3-Severn Lake. D. Ross (The Tackle Shack) 43-15-0; W. Greenfield (Manchester Angling Club) 42-3-0; K. Knight (Makins) 26-15-0; M. Betteridge (Team Makins) 23-0-0; P. Twigger (Attleborough Angling) 16-0-0.

Matrix F1/Silverfish Two Day Festival, Lindome Lakes (Bonsai Lake), Doncaster, Yorks. Sat 8th Dec & Sun 9th Dec. Overall: C. Butterfield (Matrix) 76-14-0; L. Marshall (Dynamite/Elite Hallow) 75-4-0; M. Rogerson (Preston Innovations) 74-11-0; J. Newton (Frenzee) 65-9-0; A. Scotthorne (Drennan) 65-6-0; R. Lidgard (Gizmo Angling) 53-1-0; F. Staniuzko (Maver NW) 52-13-0.

Meadowlands Fishery Winter League, Final Round, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun 9 Dec. G. Watling 114-2-0; A. Walton 77-6-0; B. Byrd 67-12-0. League winner: P. Caton.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Hawk Pool. K. Miller (Greenman AC) 71-4-0; M. Cox (Fiery Holes AC) 54-4-0; B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 53-2-0. Sat., Owl Pool. M. Davidson (Monkhall/MH Floats) 24-8-0; P. Gregory (Swan Elite) 16-11-0; A. Welding (Matrix Midlands) 13-4-0. Sun., Lark & Owl Pools. G. Steele (Monkhall Blue) 63-8-0; G. Gollins (Swan Elite) 60-3-0; K. Hayes (Monkhall Red) 57-13-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues., Costcutter, Island Pool. A. Stone (Moorlands) 60-12-0; M. Watson (DGL) 55-7-0; S. Julian (Moorlands) 45-2-0. Wed., Over 50’s Open, Silver & Middle Pools. T. Homer (Moorlands) 61-4-0; L. Connelly (Moorlands) 61-2-0; P. Bailey (Moorlands) 48-1-0. Sat., Silver Pool. C. Pace (CPA) 30-0-0; J. Hodge (Moorlands) 25-2-0; P. Hodge (Moorlands) 15-12-0. Sun., Island & Moors Pools. M. Watson (DGL) 45-14-0; K. Roderick (Moorlands) 42-9-0; M. McGinley (PR Floats) 26-7-0.

Old Hough Fishery Individual Winter League, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Lucky Dip Prospect, Lower Benbo & Goose Pools. M. Longshaw (Old Hough) 37-4-0; G. Birks (Old Hough) 16-2-0; D. Tomkinson (Cresta Gamakatzu) 13-0-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Rover. D. Elliott (Packington) 61-12-0; T. Houghton (Solihull Angling Centre) 49-10-0; I.R. Maltby (Lane’s Bait & Tackle) 45-15-0. Sat., Molands Mere & Big Geary’s Pools. T. Musticone (N.E.C. AC) 24-6-0; P. Canning (Frenzee) 11-13-0; C. Barnfield (Barston Lakes) 8-0-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Covey Lake 5. M. Rogerson 26-13-0; S. Carroll 21-8-0; A. Stoner 18-3-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Ash & Beech Pools. I. Hughes (Drennan NW) 56-7-0; S. Owen (Monkhall) 54-7-0; G. Tate (Welshpool) 46-5-0. Wed., Sycamore & Chestnut Pools. R. Hancox (MH Floats) 45-4-0; G. Palmer (Preston Innovations Boldings) 44-14-0; B. Tromans (Preston Innovations Boldings) 33-5-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View Silver Fish League, Round 3, Hadley, Worcs. Sat., Front & Back Deans & High Pools. (Joint 1st) I. Swanson (Milo) 9-0-0; K. Woodfield (Sensas Black Country) 9-0-0; C. West (Mosella) 8-4-0; K. Slade (Team Peg One) 6-8-0; M. Taylor (Guru) 5-8-0. League: K. Woodfield (Sensas Black Country) 4; (Joint 2nd) C. West (Mosella) 5; I. Swanson (Milo) 5; A. Powell (Lobby’s) 5.

Riverside Fisheries Silvers Match, Scrooby, Doncaster, Yorks. Sat. (Joint 1st) D. Knot 13-12-0; D. Olery 13-12-0; R. Wiltshire 13-8-0.

Sensas Chris Hill Silvers & Feeder Only Open, Barston Lakes, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat. S.R. Taylor (Burton Mutual AS) 15-12-0; R. Teale (Telford) 9-14-0; M. Cooper (Burton Mutual AS) 8-10-0; M. Williams (Starlets) 8-4-0; K. Tipton (Sensas) 7-8-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Wed., Holmedale Lake. G. Mawby (Gateford Angling Supplies) 52-12-0; P. Unwin (Gateford Angling Supplies) 43-0-0; M. Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 34-15-0. Sun., Holmedale Lake. C. Brown (Tackle Shack) 124-6-0; M. Bower (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 34-11-0; I. Palfreman (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 23-3-0.

Sykehouse Fisheries Winter League, Round 4, Goole, S. Yorks. Sat., Match Lake. O. Taylor 97-5-0; P. Burrows 70-3-0; D. Neale 68-0-0. (no league placings supplied).

Todber Manor Xmas Match, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Hill View, Ash, Homeground, Whitepost & Firs Pools. N. Ewers 154-8-0; D. Shipp 105-8-0; P. Lancaster 102-0-0; A. Oram 95-4-0. (Top four and all of the seven section winners qualify for the King of the Manor Final).

Townsend Lakes Fishery, Upwell, Cambs. Sun., Woodpecker Pool. A. Rose 49-3-0; S. Hawkes 32-2-0; C. Begbie 20-2-0.

White Hart Flore AC, Peatling Pools, nr. Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Sun 9 Dec. D. Griffiths 104-1-0; D. Chapman 66-14-0; G. Muddiman 60-7-0.

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