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Angling match results for week ending 24 February 2018

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Crewe Match Angling Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Goldstone, Market Drayton, Shrops. Sun. B. Campbell (Team Guinness) 7-15-4; C. Morris (Team Les ‘O’) 7-14-15; B. Leatherbarrow (Lifestyle MG) 3-8-10; D. Ellis (Team Les ‘O’) 2-15-10.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Railway, Boats & Basin Sections, Coven, Staffs. Sun. M. Spruce (Goodyear AC) 7-10-10; M. Bethell (Goodyear AC) 2-8-8; J. Dawes (Goodyear AC) 2-4-4; (Joint 4th) K. Hulland (Goodyear AC) 2-1-0; B. Jones (Goodyear AC) 2-1-0.

Halesowen RBL Individual League, Round 4, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Castlecroft, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sun. J. Babbington (Halesowen RBL) 3-11-0; M. Davies (Halesowen RBL) 3-1-0; B. Smith (Halesowen RBL) 2-9-0. League: B. Smith (Halesowen RBL) 15; (Joint 2nd) G. Garrish (Halesowen RBL) 12; G. Mason (Halesowen RBL) 12; A. Sloan (Halesowen RBL) 12; M. Davies (Halesowen RBL) 12.

Hodnet AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Market Drayton Marina, Market Drayton, Shrops. Sun. S. Fogel (Hodnet AC) 20-0-0; D. Yale (Hodnet AC) 15-0-0; B. Yeomans (Hodnet AC) 12-0-0.

Nottingham Federation Marukyu Winter League, Round 5, Nottingham Canal, London Road, Nottingham, Notts. Sun. R. Turner (Midlands AS) 2-4-8; G. Smith (Midland AS) 1-12-0; P. Tomlinson (Midland AS) 0-15-0; B. Sandom (East Leake AC) 0-13-0; P. Hemm (Calverton Colliery AC) 0-11-0; S. McLellan (Nott’s Castle AC) 0-9-0. League; (Joint 1st) J. Simpson (Nott’s Castle AC) 19; P. Tomlinson (Midland AS) 19; (Joint 3rd) L. Nightingale (Midland AS) 18; G. Smith (Midland AS) 18; S. McLellan (Nott’s Castle AC) 17.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Ocker Hill, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. M. Galliers (Sportsman AC) 3-12-10; D. Arnold (Sportsman AC) 1-12-8; C. Furnival (Sportsman AC) 0-0-4.

Stoke City DAA Individual Winter League, Round 3, Shropshire Union Canal, High Onn, nr. Church Eaton, Staffs. Sat. S. Cope (Four Ashes AC) 7-0-8; E. Gardner (Team Eclipse) 6-7-9; D. Richards (Four Ashes AC) 5-14-5; D. Conway (Carthy’s Tackle) 5-9-10. (no league placings supplied).

Towcester Vets, Grand Union Canal, Heyford, Northants. Sun. (Joint 1st) L. Goodridge 0-8-0; T. Hirst 0-8-0; R. Rawlins 0-8-0.


Bridgnorth Comrades AC, River Severn, East Bank, Winscote, above Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. R. Duke (Middle Severn Angling) 20-12-0; P. Stacey (Bridgnorth AS) 10-6-0; M. Traves (Mosella MGM) 7-4-0; J. Williams (KDAA) 6-2-0.

Calvert AC, River Ouse, Buckingham, Bucks. Sun. D. Lewis 6-12-0; A. Maddock 3-6-0; B. Witteridge 0-1-0.

Dave Hillier Memorial Upper Stour Open, River Stour, Highbridge to Double Ditch, Dorset. Sun. S. Lovell (Sensas M5 Angling) 16-12-0; T. West (Gillingham AA) 16-1-0; R. Fripp (Gillingham AA) 12-14-0; S. Hebditch (GBV) 11-14-0; G. Manton (N. Dorset) 10-8-0; P. Edwards (Gillingham AA) 10-6-0.

Finedon AC, River Nene, Thrapston, Northants. Sun. D. Roberts 5-13-0; T. Kirk 2-0-0; S. Amos 1-7-0.

MKAA Individual Winter League, Final Round, River Ouzel, Riverside Meadows, Newport Pagnell, Bucks. Sun. K. Osborne 10-9-0; D. King 4-13-0; D. Tysoe 4-5-8. Final league: S. Carr 74; K. Osborne 66; S. Tapp 64.

MK Vets, River Ouzel, Riverside Meadows, Newport Pagnell, Bucks. Wed. T. Richardson 7-3-0; B. Witteridge 4-12-0; M. Cunniffe 3-11-0.

Nene/Towcester AC, River Nene, Billing, Northants. Sun. A. Kimpton 20-4-0; M. Goodridge 17-0-0; P. Minney 7-4-0.

River Steeping Opens, Old School House Area, Dovecote, Wainfleet, Lincs. Thurs. D. Skinner 13-12-0; P. Andrews 12-6-1; N. Watson 12-4-0; P. Harker 10-7-0. Sun. D. Skinner 8-10-0; (Joint 2nd) P. Harker 7-4-0; M. Cook 7-4-0; P. Andrews 7-0-0; I. Brodie 4-14-0; A. Rawlings 4-6-0.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Sprotborough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. J. Bromilow (Maltby Mafia) 9-6-0; J. Murray (Maltby Mafia) 7-9-0; M. Peverley (Rotherham Raiders) 6-12-0; J. Margetts (Roy Trueman Select) 5-14-0; S. Whitfield (Cadence/Bag'em Baits) 4-0-0. 

Shrewsbury AF Open, River Severn, Shrewsbury, Shrops. Sun. M. Wedley 28-4-0; B. Cooper 26-13-0; K. Jones 25-13-0; S. Geens 24-15-0; I. Courtney 23-14-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwater

Codnor Park Reservoir Open, nr. Ripley, Derbyshire. Sun. L. Coupe 12-6-0; G. Hiley 9-9-0; J. Urruty 6-0-0; J. Spencer 4-15-0.


Blackfords Progressive Open, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat. M. Greening (Streetly) 14-10-0; R. Nicholls (Walsall) 6-12-0; I. Davies (Blackfords) 4-15-0. Final league: C. Brown (JCB) 14; N. Bailey (S-O-T AS) 24; I. Davies (Blackfords) 27; B. Harris (Blackfords) 31.

Elsecar Reservoir Open, Barnsley, Yorks. Sun. G. Reeson 4-10-0; J. Kelly 3-10-0; D. Parker 2-13-0.

Todmorden AS Trophy Match, Croft Head and Townhouse Fishery, Littleborough, Lancs. Sun. C. Lett 63-0-0; C. Oliver 58-8-0; R. Billing 27-2-0; M. Clegg 26-9-0.


Beacon AC Charity Pike Match, Mount Farm Fishery, Milton Keynes, Bucks.  P. Deverick 20-13-0 (two fish); D. Harvey 14-14-0; (Joint 3rd) S. Frankum 13-2-0; R. House 13-2-0.

Castle Ashby Opens, Grendon, Northants. Wed., Brickyard Pool. M. Hewlett 34-10-0; C. Camplin 27-12-0; N. Baxter 20-10-0. Sat., Brickyard Pool. C. Hewlett 53-12-0; K. Garrett 31-8-0; L. Haynes 28-14-0. Sun., Grendon Pool. M. Davies 85-8-0; M. Hewlett 33-14-0; I. Drage 25-12-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffs. Sat., Suez Canal. A. Cattell (Ian’s Tackle) 29-2-0; G. Kirby (Cudmore) 27-15-0; S. Warrender (Trentham Lakes) 18-8-0. Sun., Moors Canal. R. Mynett (Cudmore) 22-8-0; D. Brassington (R. Beswick & Sons) 19-1-0; M. Litherland (Atomic Baits) 18-7-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC Silver Fish Teams of Three League, Barby Banks Fishery, Barby, Warks. Sun. K. Barratt (Nubold) 3-6-8; A. Bolton (Nubold) 2-9-0; D. Bolton (TT) 1-10-0. League leaders: TT.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. C. Kidd (Hawkesbury) 40-0-0; D. Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 26-4-0; R. E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 26-0-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Rover, All Pools. P. Brandrick (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 96-12-0; D. Childs (Rugeley) 89-6-0; D. Bracken (Nathan’s Youth) 68-8-0. Sun., Individual Winter League, Round 5, Meadow, Canal & Match Pools & Match Lake. A. Davies (Maver Gold Dynamite) 121-14-0; A. Everill (Lifestyle) 83-2-0; P. Bowyer (Barlow’s Tackle) 74-7-0; P. Owen (Heronbrook) 71-4-0; W. Crowder (Ultimate Pellet) 69-4-0; P. Williamson (Lifestyle) 68-14-0. League: J. Goldthorpe (Matrix Goldthorpe) 11; (Joint 2nd) J. Chapman (Maver Gold Dynamite) 12; A. Davies (Maver Gold Dynamite) 12; (Joint 4th) A. Christie (B’ham) 13; M. Barwell (Maver Gold Dynamite) 13; A. Hulme (Maver Gold Dynamite) 15.

Meadowlands Teams of Three, Round 4, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun. T. Wickham (Carpetbaggers) 108-4-0; N. Russell (Tornadoes) 75-8-0; D. Cox (Garbolino) 75-5-0. Top team: Carpetbaggers. League leaders: Garbolino.

Mill Cotton Open, Mill Cotton Fishery, Ringstead, Northants. Sun., Snake Lake. C. Rose 17-8-0; J. Rice 15-2-0; J. Lewis 12-13-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues., Costcutter, Silver Pool. R. Kings (Mosella) 37-2-0; T. Stead (WMP Maver) 23-9-0; B. Tandy (Moorlands) 14-10-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Meadow Pool. M. Watson (DGL) 27-2-0; S. Parker (Steven’s Tackle) 19-10-0; G. Reynolds (Moorlands) 19-8-0. Sat., Bank, Moors & Island Pools. N. Colcombe (Moorlands) 51-14-0; J. Bagley (Steven’s Tackle) 33-6-0; D. Highfield (Moorlands) 32-0-0. Sun., Silver & Moors Pools. P. Nash (Bromsgrove) 63-4-0; N. Groves (Foster’s) 53-3-0; G. Morris (Moorlands) 48-1-0.

Osprey AC, Lakeside Fishery, Duncote, Northants. Sun. A. Boocock 65-0-0; J. Cosby 63-12-0; J. Carthy 48-12-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. J. Shirley (Solihull Angling Centre) 21-0-0; S. Edwards (Packington) 18-13-0; J. Newton (Smithy’s) 14-11-0; D. Smith (Packington) 6-12-0. Sat., Big Geary’s Pool. I. Keywood (Solihull Angling Centre) 12-13-0; G. Lakin (Packington) 10-2-0; P. Hunter (Pool Fodder) 7-9-0; R. Beasley (Packington) 5-14-0. Sun., Cadence Fishing UK Individual Winter League, Round 9, Molands Mere, Big Geary’s, Little Geary’s & Siblings A&B Pools. P. Canning (Frenzee) 68-0-0; B. McGann (Packington) 62-2-0; T. Hougham (Packington) 43-8-0; J. Newton (Smithy’s) 42-8-0; L. Richards (Packington) 40-0-0; D. Tresigne (Smithy’s) 37-4-0. League: P. Canning (Frenzee) 19 (308-0-0); J. Shirley (Solihull Angling Centre) 30 (270-0-0); C. Newton (Smithy’s) 30 (193-13-0); I. Crossman (Browning Central) 30 (185-7-0); P. Fox (Foster’s) 31 (187-15-0).

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Thurs., Chestnut & Oak Pools. S. Owen (Monkhall) 44-9-0; D. Mortlock (Shifnal) 42-3-0; C. Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 37-12-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Sat., Silver Fish League, Round 7, Front & Back Deans, High & Ghost Pools. A. Powell (Lobby’s) 30-7-0; I. Whealdon (Maver) 23-8-0; D. Jarman (Lobby’s) 23-0-0; L. Thompson (Preston Innovations) 21-8-0. League: A. Powell (Lobby’s) 10; (Joint 2nd) D. Jarman (Lobby’s) 11; K. Woodfield (Sensas Black Country) 11; G. Townsend (Sensas) 12. Sun., High Pool. S. Tibbits (Golden Maggot) 50-0-0; C. Senter (Mosella/Burt Baits) 46-0-0; W. Panting (Peg One Angling) 40-4-0; R. Camden (Peg One Angling) 36-0-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sun., Holmedale Lake. L. Hassett (Gateford Angling Supplies) 90-11-0; A. Picton (KP Club) 88-10-0; C. Tomlinson (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 68-8-0.

The Chris Hill Flyer Silver Fish & Feeder Only Open, Barston Lakes, Solihull, W. Mids. Sun. R. Pullen (Peterborough) 12-10-0; M. Renshaw (Notts. AA) 10-7-0; C. Hobbs (Redditch) 10-6-0; L. Haldron (Wolverhampton) 9-14-0.

Townsend Lakes Fishery, Upwell, Cambs. Sun., Kingfisher Lake. S. Hillman 34-10-0; J. Whitcombe 29-2-0; J. Bourne 28-8-0.

White Hart Flore AC, Flecknoe Farm Fisheries, nr. Daventry, Northants. Sun. T. Grifiths 96-4-0; D. Griffiths 45-12-0; S. Johnson 30-1-0.

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