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Angling match results for week ending 23 December 2017

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Abbey Lads, Grand Union Canal, Town North Section, Leighton Buzzard, Beds. Sun. K. Ward 18-11-0; C. Brooks 10-0-0; D. Smith 4-8-0; P. Deppe 3-14-0; D. Whillock 3-4-0.

Angling Trust Warwickshire Teams of Eight Winter League, Final Round (6), Coventry Canal, Atherstone, Warks. Sun. T. Barker (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 6-3-2; R. Marlow (Drennan Leics.) 4-8-0; P. Scott (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 3-15-0; D. Clayton (Drennan Leics.) 3-13-12; D. Jones (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 3-7-11; T. Yearby (Sensas Dams & Lock) 3-1-0. Teams: Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech 20; Drennan Leics. 27; Matrix Dynamite Trentmen 31; 3 Counties 37; Sensas Dams & Lock 39 (one section win); Sensas Black Country 39. Final league: Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech 12; Matrix Dynamite Trentmen 18; Drennan Leics. 20; Sensas Dams & Lock 23; Sensas Black Country 29; 3 Counties 32. Qualifiers: Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech; Matrix Dynamite Trentmen.

Crewe Match Angling Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Barbridge, Nantwich, Ches. Sun. S. Preece (Crewe Match Angling) 5-15-0; S. Fogel (Crewe Match Angling) 5-1-0; B. Clarke (Crewe Match Angling) 1-5-6.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Basin & Boats, Slade Heath, Coven, Staffs. Sun. M. Bethell (Goodyear AC) 3-3-0 (Golden Peg win); R. Campbell (Goodyear AC) 1-15-0; D. Holbrook (Goodyear AC) 1-14-0.

Hungerford Canal Angling Association Christmas Match, Kennet & Avon Canal, Tavern Stretch, Hungerford, Berks. Sun. J. Williams (Drennan Oxford) 9-1-0; J. Carty (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 7-6-0; M. Herbert (Drennan Bordon) 6-10-0.

Old Bank Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Mirfield, W. Yorks. Wed. L. Simpson (Octbox/Tri-Cast Calder) 8-15-0; R. Jackson (Maver NW) 7-7-0; K. Marshall (Octbox/Tri-Cast Calder) 3-14-0; W. McLeavy (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-10-0; P. Wilson (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-6-0; N. Burland (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-3-0.

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat. M. Sharpe (Thornhill AC) 1-15-0; B. Kellett (Thornhill AC) 1-13-0; G. Makin (Thornhill AC) 1-7-0; (Joint 4th) J. Needham (Thornhill AC) 1-2-0; C. Smith (Matrix Halifax) 1-2-0; R. Haigh (Thornhill AC) 1-1-0.

Towcester Vets, Grand Union Canal, Gayton Piggeries, Northants. Wed 6th Dec. G. Reed 1-7-0; G. Green 1-5-0; J. Balhatchett 1-1-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Old Fishery Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Tues. S. Purdy 8-10-0; D. Moore 1-5-0; S. Pavey 0-6-8; C. Howard 0-2-8; E. Sharman 0-0-8.


Derbyshire AF Winter League, River Derwent, Duffield, Derbys. Sun. A. Starkey 10-5-0 (Golden Peg win); W. Trueman 6-8-0; A. White 6-0-0.

Evesham & District AA Bottle & Prize/The Howard Norledge Memorial, Warks Avon, Evesham, Worcs. Sun. G. Robinson 5-10-0; R. Sreeves 5-4-0; J. Brockie 5-0-0; P. Morris 4-1-0; (Joint 5th) S. Reidy 3-12-0; H. Kaye 3-12-0.

March AC Christmas Open, Old River Nene, March, Cambs. Sun. D. Petch 32-0-0; S. Clark 22-14-0; R. Wright 22-8-0; A. Bates 22-7-0.

Northallerton AC, River Swale, Morton, Yorks. Sun. F. Hardcastle (Comic Woodlands/DH Angling) 37-0-0; K. Warburton (Daft Lads) 18-0-0; J. Cosgrove (Helperby) 17-0-0.

River Steeping Opens, Dovecote, Wainfleet, Lincs. Sun 17 Dec. (Joint 1st) M. Cook 3-14-0; B. Blackamore 3-14-0; A. Rawlings 3-4-0; A. Dilliamore 0-14-0. Wed 20 Dec. (Joint 1st) D. Skinner 4-4-0; A. Rawlins 4-4-0; M. Cook 4-1-0; B. Blackamore 3-14-0; N. Watson 3-1-0.

Rotherham UAF Fur & Feather Open, River Don, Sprotborough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. S. Gallagher (Team Normanton) 10-6-0; J. Bromilow (Maltby Mafia) 7-11-0; D. Scales (Sensas Walton) 6-14-0; P. Stevenson (Mexboro) 6-10-0; G. Brown (Rotherham Raiders) 5-7-0; P. Daley (Browning Ossett) 4-13-0.

Wellingborough & District Nene AC, River Nene, Ringstead, Northants. Sun. I. Stokes 11-0-0; T. Barber 8-8-0; I. Halliwell 8-6-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Codnor Park Reservoir Open, nr. Ripley, Derbyshire. Wed. J. Urruty 40-2-0; M. Bent 25-10-0; D. Clark 10-2-0; J. Hands 7-15-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, St. Helens, Merseyside. Sun. A. Harrison 11-8-0; J. Evans 10-4-0; M. Lever 7-8-0; C. Simpson 6-1-0; A. Sheridan 5-12-0.


Angling Trust Heronbrook Teams of Eight Winter League, Final Round (6), Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sun., All Pools. P. Williams (Browning Lifestyle) 70-5-0; D. McManus (Drennan NW) 57-7-0; A. Cattell (Browning Lifestyle) 27-12-0; K. Dennis (Sink or Swim) 24-14-0; (Joint 5th) A. Everill (Browning Lifestyle) 20-0-0; A. North (Maver Gold Dynamite) 20-0-0. Teams: Browning Lifestyle 19; Drennan NW 28 (on section wins); Dynamite Maver Midlands 28; Sink or Swim 35; Maver Gold Dynamite 44; Heronbrook Red 45; Heronbrook Gold 47; Stoke MG 59. Final league: Dynamite Maver Midlands 11; Drennan NW 17 (on accumulated points from each round 175); Browning Lifestyle 17 (177); Heronbrook Gold 24; Maver Gold Dynamite 28; Sink or Swim 34; Stoke MG 40; Heronbrook Red 43. Qualifiers: Dynamite Maver Midlands; Drennan NW.

Blundells Fisheries, Rixton, Warrington, Ches. Sun., Pine, Ash, East, West & Willow Pools. A. Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 63-6-0; P. Roys (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 55-11-0; L. Clancy (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 39-4-0; D. Williams (Warrington Guns & Tackle) 20-13-0; L. Gibbon (Matrix/Leigh Tackle & Bait) 12-1-0; S. Woodward (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 6-7-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Lancs. Sun. D. Gray 27-8-0; S. Hunt 20-2-0; J. Battersby 17-8-0.

Cadence Fishing UK Winter League, Round 5, Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Sun., Molands Mere, Big Geary’s, Little Geary’s, Siblings A&B Pools. C. Lee-Hopps (Peg One Angling) 12-0-0; D. Tresigne (Smithy’s) 8-8-0; I. Crossman (Browning Central) 7-3-0; C. Toal (Solihull Angling Centre) 6-12-0.

Carney Pools, Wolseley Bridge, Stafford, Staffs. Sat., Silver Fish Only Open, Dragon Pool. M. Capewell (Carthy’s Tackle) 18-10-0; D. Pratt (Carthy’s Tackle) 8-14-0; E. Warren (Maver) 6-3-0.

Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Wed 6th Dec., Brickyard Pool. M. Hewlett 36-8-0; F. Pizzimenti 22-12-0; C. Camplin 21-2-0.

Clevedon & District Freshwater AC Christmas Match, Acorn Carp Fishery, Clevedon, N. Somerset. Sun. I. Currie 71-4-0; A. Baker 66-15-0; K. May 60-10-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. G. Merritt (Hawkesbury) 15-2-0; I. Shirley (Solihull Angling Centre) 12-8-0; D. Armstrong (Hawkesbury) 11-0-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, Alders Farm, Gt. Brickhill, Bucks. Wed 6th Dec. R. Lattimer 55-15-0; I. Halliwell 54-6-0; S. Dzialak 54-1-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat., Hawk Pool. G. Steele (Monkhall) 28-8-0; T. Edwards (Swan Elite) 17-0-0; J. Schofield (Hooked On Fishing) 15-0-0. Sun., Burntwood Clutch & Brakes Winter League, Round 1, Lark, Hawk, Swallow & Owl Pools. S. Owen (GASPS) 28-8-0; A. Kyte (Never Ever) 17-12-0; P. Sibley (Mosella/ABC) 17-10-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Thurs., Costcutter, Middle & Moors Pools. M. Watson (DGL) 56-11-0; B. Tandy (DHA) 47-0-0; T. Mort (Smithy’s) 22-7-0. Sat., Middle Pool. C. Pace (CPA) 39-4-0; P. Ali (Moorlands) 31-11-0; P. Hodge (DHA) 28-10-0. Sun., Bank, Moors & Island Pools. A. Jones (Marukyu Strike) 33-14-0; S. Burns (Club 2000) 32-14-0; R. Kings (Mosella) 28-8-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Tues., Starlets Vets Match., Molands Mere, Big Geary’s, Little Geary’s & Willow Pools. J. Roberts 16-1-0; D. Atkins 14-10-0; K. Deaner 14-5-0; E. Keene 13-10-0. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. P. Heaven (Greyhound AC) 18-14-0; J. Burchell (Packington) 17-9-0; D. Coates (Matchbox) 15-10-0; P. Hull (Tusses Tackle) 15-7-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Sat., Fur & Feather Match, Back Deans Pool. G. Kirkham (Mosella) 14-2-0; J. Astle (Fisherman’s Friend) 12-4-0; A. Morrison (Fisherman’s Friend) 9-12-0. Sun., Front & Back Deans Pools. R. Wilson (St. Stephens) 34-8-0; J. Booth (Liverpool) 31-4-0; R. Phero (Peg One Angling) 26-10-0; P. Bailey (Middy) 16-12-0.

Rushfield Lakes, Potterhanworth, Lincoln, Lincs. Sun. S. Gregory 29-6-0; C. Plums Panton 15-3-0; S. Moss 9-10-0; G. Watson 9-1-0; A. Wilson 5-8-0; S. Turner 3-12-0.

Viaduct Fisheries Silver Fish Open, Somerton, Somerset. Wed., Spring Lake. D. Shipp 18-9-0; N. Easton 17-3-0; S. Kedge 15-13-0; M. Harper 12-12-0; D. Romain 10-10-0.

Wassell Grove Fisheries Fur & Feather Match, Hagley, Worcs. Sat. P. Padmore (Wassell Grove/Phoenix AC) 23-9-0; G. Clarke (Mosella) 22-5-0; D. Johnson Jnr. (Wassell Grove) 11-12-0; P. Lawrence (Wassell Grove) 8-5-0.

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