Angling match results for week ending 24 December 2016

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Abington AC, Christmas Match, Grand Union Canal, Bugbrooke, Northants. Sun. R. Coleman (Abington AC) 1-8-0; N. Westbrook (Abington AC) 1-3-4; R. Hawkes (Abington AC) 0-15-0.

Canal Kings Open, B’ham Main Line Canal, Soho Loop, Prison End, Winson Green, B’ham. Sun. D. Sheaf (Canal Kings) 12-13-13; C. Rice (Browning West Midlands) 9-12-0; A. Curless (Preston Innovations Black Horse) 8-0-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffs & Worcs Canal, Railway Section, Slade Heath, Coven, Staffs. Sun. G. Godfrey (Goodyear AC) 4-6-0 (Golden peg win); B. Jones (Goodyear AC) 1-14-15; J. Benness (Goodyear AC) 1-0-0.

MK Vets Memorial Christmas Sweep, Grand Union Canal, Bradwell, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed. B. Gales (MK Vets) 7-4-0; E. Sattler (MK Vets) 6-4-0; P. Chapman (MK Vets) 6-1-0.

Nene/Towcester AC, Grand Union Canal, Yardley Section, Towcester, Northants. Sun. B. Eaton (Nene/Towcester AC) 12-4-0; M. Goodridge (Nene/Towcester AC) 7-8-0; B. Beard (Nene/Towcester AC) 5-2-0.

Old Bank AC, Mirfield Canal, Mirfield, W. Yorks. Wed. K. Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 6-3-0; R. Haig (Thornhill AC) 2-8-0; M. Taylor (Matrix Halifax) 2-2-0.

Saltaire AA Open, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Saltaire, W. Yorks. Sun. P. McMillan (Matrix Halifax) 16-6-0; M. Bolderston (Eccleshill Angling) 9-10-0; T. Bowater (Saltaire) 8-13-0.

Sensas Canal Masters, Round 2, Loughborough Canal, Loughborough, Leics. Sun. D. Lewis (Shakespeare Superteam Team/Bait-Tech) 14-4-0; J. Cunningham (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 12-1-8; S. Baldock (Quorn AS) 10-15-0; D. Hughes (Sensas Black Country) 9-11-0; P. Slack (Rotherham) 8-4-0; I. Sharratt (Long Eaton Fed.) 7-10-8. Qualifiers: M. Hardman, I. Baker, J. Shuter, D. Lewis, M. Alman, R. Parker, S. Baldock, J. Cunningham.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. C. Taylor (Sportsman AC) 5-2-0; M. Robinson (Sportsman AC) 2-3-0; K. Perry (Dynamite Maver Midlands/CRT) 2-1-0.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, High Onn, Church Eaton, Staffs. Sat. D. McCall (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 16-4-0; D. Richards (Four Ashes AC) 11-9-0; M. Wood (Four Ashes AC) 7-5-5.

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat. A. Turner (Slaithwaite AC) 3-7-0; P. McMillan (Matrix Halifax) 3-2-0; B. Kellett (Thornhill AC) 2-10-0.

Wolverhampton AA Individual Winter League, Round 3, Shropshire Union Canal, Brewood, Staffs. Sun. N. Clayton (Browning Lifestyle) 7-7-12; D. McCall (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 6-7-1; P. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 4-13-0. League: B. Williams (Bilston Angling Centre) 9; D. Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 10; N. Clayton (Browning Lifestyle) 13; (Joint 4th) P. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 17; S. Cope (Four Ashes AC) 17.

Woodside AA Individual Winter League, Round 1, Dudley No.1 Canal, Woodside AA Section, Merry Hill, Dudley, W. Mids. Sun. A. Curless (Preston Innovations Black Horse) 4-3-4; M. Traves (Sensas Strike) 3-15-1; K. Clark (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 3-11-6.


Barford AA Teams of Three, Warks. River Avon, Barford, Warks. Sat. D. Partridge (Bailey’s of Warwick) 22-2-0; M. Blackburn (Attleborough) 17-6-0; A. Reynolds (Quorn) 16-14-0; P. Caswell (Sensas) 14-15-0; A. Lyndon (Rowley) 14-11-0; M. Davies (Match Box) 10-11-0. Teams: Bailey’s of Warwick 11; Sensas 11; Attleborough 16; Barford 17; Quorn 17; Bidford 19.

Bridgnorth AS Three Aside Winter League, Round 2, River Severn, Linley Bank Section, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. J. Webb (Bridgnorth AS) 26-2-0; C. Holmes (Middle Severn Angling) 26-0-0; N. Ball (Four Wise Men) 24-12-0; W. Rolston (The Only Way Is Up) 22-4-0; N. Pitt (L.S.E.) 17-8-0. Teams: Middle Severn Angling 28; Four Wise Men 24; C.A.B. 23; Riverside 22. League: Bridgnorth AS 47; C.A.B. 42; Four Wise Men 41; The Vine Inn 38; Bell Otters 38; Riverside 38.

Gillingham AA 4th Winter Championship, River Stour, Deepwater at Highbridge to Rectory Straight, Dorset. Sun. J. Stamp 23-8-0; A. West 7-11-0; (Joint 3rd) P. Knight 5-4-0; R. Knight 5-4-0; D. Anders 5-0-0; K. Harvey 3-13-0.

Kidderminster & District AA, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Wed., Float Only Open. M. Martin-Davies (Sensas Nomads) 28-4-0; M. Maginnis (KDAA) 21-6-0; T. Moreton (Preston Innovations) 19-0-0; M. Traves (Sensas Strike) 16-5-0; M. Wilkes (Barford) 15-3-0; M. Blackburn (WMP Maver) 14-5-0. Sat., Open. T. Moreton (Preston Innovations) 64-10-0; G. Brierley (Willow Creek) 35-14-0; M. Taylor (Bromsgrove) 26-13-0; N. Lawrence (Cannock) 22-5-0; D. Foxall (KDAA) 16-2-0; B. Cooper (Whitchurch) 13-4-0.

Kingfisher AC, River Ouse, Brush Mill, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun. C. Chart (Kingfisher AC) 7-13-0; J. Robinson (Kingfisher AC) 3-11-0; J. White (Kingfisher AC) 2-10-0.

Rotherham UAF Fur & Feather Open, River Don, Sprotborough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. P. Goulding (Team Diawa Dons) 23-1-0; A. Yates (Clay Lane) 16-2-0; M. Peverley (Rotherham Raiders) 13-12-0; P. Bromwell (Team Normanton) 12-12-0.

Shrewsbury AF Open, River Severn, Shrewsbury, Shrops. Sat. H. Whittle (Kamasan Starlets) 65-10-8; S. Geens (Preston Innovations) 57-12-8; C. Fletcher (Notts.) 49-12-0; B. Rigby (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 48-6-0; R. Brennan (Stourport) 46-14-0 (over 1,000lb in weight of fish caught by the 45 anglers).

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Carr Mill Dam Open, St. Helens, Merseyside. Mon. M. Harris 21-4-0; D. Alsop 18-10-0; J. Farrell 16-4-0; M. Element 12-14-0.

Ringer’s Pairs Series, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Sun. Pairs: S. Hodgkinson & N. Bailey 3; C. Singleton & M. Hightower-Reeves 7; C. Senter & M. Jankoski 11.


Blackfords Progressive Bi-Monthly Open, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat. J. Burns (Blackfords) 10-15-0; B. Harris (Blackfords) 9-12-0; M. Greening (Blackfords) 9-4-0.

Castle AC, Fur & Feather Match, Canons, Northants. Sun. J. Lewis (Castle AC) 9-10-0; G. Rice (Castle AC) 9-10-0; M. Faulkner (Castle AC) 8-12-0.

County Vets, Canons, Northants. Sun. A. West (County Vets) 16-3-0; C. Barley (County Vets) 15-12-0; J. Lewis (County Vets) 7-6-0.

Worsborough Reservoir, Barnsley, S. Yorks. Wed. P. Wright 18-0-0; G. Owen 15-0-0; J. Kelly 14-0-0.


Angling Trust Heronbrook Teams of Eight Winter League, Final Round (6), Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sun., Canal, Bridge & Meadow Pools & Match Lake. S. Williamson (Heronbrook Gold) 74-12-0; R. Griffiths (Drennan NW) 74-6-0; D. Johnson (Maver Gold Dynamite) 71-13-0; A. Cattell (Browning Lifestyle) 69-2-0; A. Rumble (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 67-7-0; P. Gibson (Kenny’s Boys) 63-5-0. Teams: Dynamite Maver Midlands 25; Maver Gold Dynamite 26; Kenny’s Boys 28; Drennan NW 29 (on section countback); Heronbrook Gold 29; Browning Lifestyle 39; Heronbrook Red 48. Final league: Dynamite Maver Midlands 10; Drennan NW 17; Maver Gold Dynamite 18; Kenny’s Boys 25; Browning Lifestyle 26; Heronbrook Gold 34; Heronbrook Red 38. Qualifiers for the Grand Final: Dynamite Maver Midlands; Drennan NW.

Blake Hall Fishery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. Sun 11th Dec., Peninsula Lake. N. Edwards (Blake Hall Fishery) 24-0-0; K. Hammonds (Blake Hall Fishery) 21; A. Burt (Blake Hall Fishery) 20-0-0.

Calvert AC Fur & Feather Match, Hill Cottage Farm, Fordingbridge, Hants. Sun. D. Lewis (Calvert AC) 32-3-0; J. Lewis (Calvert AC) 29-8-0; B. Witterridge (Calvert AC) 11-11-0; J. Weatherall (Calvert AC) 10-12-0.

Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Sun., Brickyard Pool. S. Pizamenti (Castle Ashby) 23-14-0; M. Moody (Castle Ashby) 22-12-0; F. Pizamenti (Castle Ashby) 15-12-0.

Chester Tackle Locker Silver Fish Only Open, Hampton Springs, Hampton Malpas, Ches. Sun., Meadow, Long Island,Rock & Poplars Pools. A. Spencer (Chester Tackle Locker) 23-0-0; M. Davies (Lymm AC) 18-8-0; D. Brooks (Drennan Barnsley Blacks) 17-8-0; I. Ritchie 17-0-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffs. Sun., Arena Pool & Suez Canal. M. Rushton (Trentham) 23-0-0; Melvin Kearns (Chessy Boys) 17-5-0; G. Billinge (Cudmore) 16-7-0.

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Wed., Island & Middle Pools. P. Smith (Throckmorton AC) 55-6-0; A. Taylor (Mosella) 39-0-0; M. Burgoine (MFL) 38-4-0. Thurs., Affordable, Boundary, Middle & Island Pools. B. Duggan (Baileys of Warwick) 57-8-0; M. Davies (Ridgemere AC) 49-0-0; R. Rose (MFL) 48-6-0. Sat., Island Pool. C. Telling (Colmic) 56-14-0; S. Rhodes (Clampets) 19-10-0; T. Winstone (Bonehill Mill) 18-14-0. Sun., Boundary & Island Pools. C. Cameron (Middy/Old Ghost) 77-6-0; G. Watts (MFL) 67-12-0; N. KcKinnon (Preston Innovations) 46-14-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC, Dennett’s Heyford Fishery, Nether Heyford, Northants. Sun. P. Humphries (Flore & Brockhall AC) 12-12-0; T. Smith (Flore & Brockhall AC) 6-15-0; S. Smith (Flore & Brockhall AC) 6-7-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. D. Lanni (Hawkesbury) 64-8-0; D. Armstrong (Hawkesbury) 34-2-0; J. Kidd (Hawkesbury) 22-14-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Meadow Pool. R. Randall (Rugeley) 48-8-0; A. Hulme (Maver Gold Dynamite) 43-4-0; A. King (Maver Gold Dynamite) 35-10-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat., Hawk & Swallow Pools. B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 107-15-0; P. Gregory (Swan AC) 66-12-0; A. Price (OAC) 64-14-0. Sun., Lark Pool. L. Haldron (Sensas Strike) 28-0-0; J. Nichols (Foster’s Army) 27-5-0; D. Cook (Dog & Partridge) 20-0-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues., Costcutter, Meadow Pool. A. Stone (Stratford Angling) 48-3-0; D. Coates (Moorlands) 41-3-0; T. Stead (WMP Maver) 25-4-0. Wed., Over 50’s, Bank & Island Pools. T. Homer (Moorlands) 46-13-0; P. Hadlington (Moorlands) 46-7-0; D. Highfield (Moorlands) 31-13-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Silver Pool. C. Pace (CPA) 78-7-0; M. Watson (DGL) 72-10-0; T. Stead (WMP Maver) 52-13-0. Sat., Silver & Middle Pools. C. Pace (CPA) 74-10-0; M. Watson (DGL) 71-12-0; I. Mills (Robin’s Timber) 55-11-0. Sun., Meadow & Island Pools. C. Pace (CPA) 56-0-0; R. Kings (Mosella) 50-7-0; A. Gethen (Steven’s Tackle) 45-5-0.

Nathan’s/Cudmore Winter League, Final Round (6), Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffs. Sat., Suez, Moors & Panama Canals & Arena Pool. C. Gorrell (Ted Carter Southport) 37-7-0; Mark Kearns (Browning Lifestyle) 36-2-0; N. Machin (Cudmore Garbolino) 29-13-0. Teams: Ted Carter Southport 8; Cudmore Garbolino 9; MAP Drennan 18. Final league: Ted Carter Southport 85; Browning Lifestyle 94; Nathan’s Tackle 108.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Tues., Starlets Vets Christmas Match, Molands Mere, Little Gearys, Willow & Siblings ‘B’ Pools. J. Burt McGann (Packington) 41-0-0; R. Savage (Lane’s Bait & Tackle) 23-12-0; D. Longford (Packington) 17-10-0. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. J. Burchell (Packington) 112-15-0; J. Newton (Smithy’s) 80-6-0; C. Newton (Smithy’s) 46-12-0. Sat., Molands Mere Pool. D. Tresigne (Packington) 52-0-0; L. Richards (Packington) 39-6-0; J. Adamson (Packington) 27-4-0. Sun., Individual Winter League, Round 5, All Pools. D. Tresigne (Packington) 45-0-0; J. Burchell (Packington) 38-3-0; D. Elliott (Packington) 32-7-0. League: P. Canning (Solihull Angling Centre) 8; D. Elliott (Packington) 13; T. Hougham (S.H.A) 17.

Partridge Lakes, Warrington, Lancs. Tues., Covey Lakes 5 & 6. H. Billing (Garbolino UK) 37-9-0; M. Rogerson (Preston Innovations Ashton Angling Supplies Ltd) 35-6-0; C. Mulholland (Burt’s Baits) 31-10-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Sycamore & Beech Pools. D. Lloyd (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 53-6-0; J. Atwell (Kingswinford) 44-10-0; T. Kibble (Swan) 37-4-0. Thurs., Chestnut, Sycamore & Willows Pools. T. Edwards (Swan Elite) 50-10-0; D. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 42-10-0; N. Spain (Total Angling) 41-12-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues., Ghost Pool. T. Whitcher (Peg One Angling) 80-6-0; T. Taylor (Woodlands) 45-6-0; N. Faulkner (Worcester) 40-11-0. Sat., Fur & Feather Open, Front & Back Deans Pools. L. Capewell (Maver Gold Dynamite) 50-8-0; G. Kirkham (Mosella) 43-4-0; S. Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 41-8-0. Sun., Fur & Feather Open, Front Deans & Arles Pools. W. Panting (Midland Bears) 65-0-0; G. Kirkham (Mosella) 57-8-0; S. Tibbits (Golden Maggot) 40-8-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Tues., Sherwood Lake. M. Malia (Worksop Angling Supplies) 46-5-0; G. Hiley (Woodhouse Angling Supplies) 20-7-0; (Joint 3rd) D. Round (Woodhouse Angling Supplies) 20-5-0; J. Stevenson (Bait-Tech) 20-5-0. Wed., Holmedale Lake. N. Shipman (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 73-8-0; M. Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 45-7-0; G. Mawby (Gateford Angling Supplies) 37-14-0. Sun., Holmedale Lake. M. Thackery (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 47-14-0; D. Higgins (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 43-10-0; A. Birkin (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 39-15-0. Sun., Silver Fish League, Round 2. J. Urruty (Alfreton Angling) 20-8-0; M. Bailey (Kinky Maggot Club) 17-15-0; M. Elliott (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 13-15-0. League: M. Bailey (Kinky Maggot Club) 2; (Joint 2nd) M. Bower 3; J. Urruty (Alfreton Angling) 3.

‘Smitffy’s’ Open, Chapman’s Lake, Cranford, Northants. Sun. P. Brand (‘Smiffy’s’) 30-10-0; P. McGrath (‘Smiffy’s’) 20-3-0; C. Yeowl (‘Smiffy’s’) 16-9-0.

Thrapston AC, Wold Farm Fisheries, Podington, Northants. Sun. D. Harvey (Thrapston AC) 12-4-0; M. Page (Thrapston AC) 9-0-0; P. Schneiderite 6-8-0.

Tove Valley MG Silver Fish Match, Lakeside Fishery, Duncote, Northants. Sun. I. Smith (Maver Milton Keynes) 20-5-0; D. Pannell (Tove Valley MG) 19-5-0; R. Lattimer (Tove Valley MG) 19-3-0.

Towcester Vets, Astwell Mill, Helmdon, S. Northants. Wed. T. Saunders (Towcester Vets) 6-7-0; G. Martin (Towcester Vets) 6-2-0; D. Prodger (Towcester Vets) 4-14-0.

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Last date edited: 22 December 2016

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