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Angling match results for week ending 25 May 2019

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Aire & Calder Canal Spring League, Round 7, Aire & Calder Canal, Rawcliffe, East Riding of Yorkshire. Sun. K. Grainger (Daiwa Dons) 38-15-0; M. Bower (Browning Ossett) 24-5-0; D. Armitage (Cleckheaton) 20-10-0; N. Crooks (Browning/Drennan Barnsley) 18-9-0; I. Exley (Daiwa Dons) 15-0-0; K. Marshall (Octbox/Tri-Cast Calder) 12-0-0.

Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2019 Qualifier, Grand Union Canal, Foxton, Leics. Sat. J. Drakulic 14-3-0; M. Colver 8-5-0; J. Lewis 5-14-8. Qualifiers: J. Drakulic & D. Tebbutt 30; S. Mottram & S. Preece 28 (7-8-0 combined weight); B. Smith & I. Orbell 28 (5-14-8 combined weight). 

Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2019 Qualifier, Shropshire Union Canal, Soudley/Goldstone Area, Shrops. Sun. P. Murrin (Sensas Black Country) 36-1-8; L. Kenyon (Crewe) 25-5-12; T. Fairhurst (Wigan MG) 15-10-8; B. Sharratt (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 14-10-0; J. Evans (Browning West Midlands) 12-8-0; P. Turner (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 12-6-8. Qualifiers: P. Murrin (Sensas Black Country) & D. McCall (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 72; D. Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) & J. Garbett (Bilston Angling Centre) 71; T. Fairhurst (Wigan MG) & D. Walmsley (Wigan MG) 66; L. Kenyon (Crewe) & L. Breeze (Drennan NW) 64; J. Verburggen (Preston Innovations NW) & S. Birchill (Preston Innovations NW) 61; J. Evans (Browning West Midlands) & M. Roberson (Browning West Midlands) 58 (on weight).

Barford AA Teams of Three Canal League, Round 1, Grand Union Canal, Knowle, W. Mids. Sat. D. Massey (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 10-1-1; M. Hardman (Sensas Black Country) 8-11-0; M. Derry (Sensas Black Country) 7-12-4; M. Davies (Barford AA) 7-8-12; J. Cunningham (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 6-14-1; C. Talbot (Matchbox) 6-11-0. Teams: Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 8; Sensas Black Country 13; Attleborough 16; (Joint 4th) Matchbox 17; Browning West Midlands Red 17; Browning Central 17.

Bridgtown Social AC (sponsored by CT Paper Cannock), Shropshire Union Canal, Mucky Lane Section, Wheaton Aston, Staffs. Sun. T. Blyde (Bridgtown Social AC) 23-2-0; M. Sutton (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-9-10; H. Blair (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-9-10.

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal, Soho Loop, Clissold Street Section, Winson Green, B’ham. Sun. R. Francis (Sensas Droitwich) 11-10-4; M. Howard (Canal Kings) 9-4-2; D. Hickman (Milo MGM) 8-6-10; M. Rodgers (Sensas Black Country) 8-4-6.

Colmic/Bag’em Baits NW Teams of Four Spring League, Round 5, Trent & Mersey Canal, Rudheath, nr. Northwich, Ches. Sun. A. Crook (Preston Innovations NW) 10-10-0; M. Booth (Saints Blue) 10-8-8; T. Swindells (North Wales & Cheshire MG) 10-3-0; P. Hughes (Saints Red) 8-5-0; R. Yates (Wayne’s Tackle Matrix) 8-0-12; M. Kettle (Warrington Tackle) 8-0-0. Teams: Preston Innovations NW 45; Saints Red 44; Wayne’s Tackle Matrix 39; North Wales & Cheshire MG 37; Team Guinness 36. League: Preston Innovations NW 195; (Joint 2nd) Wayne’s Tackle Matrix 186; Saints 186; Sensas NW Green 181; Team Guinness 174; (Joint 6th) Tri-Cast Rochdale 165; Saints Blue 165.

Gobio Mania GUGGsters Gudgeon Match, Grand Union Canal, Berkhamsted, Herts. Mon. R. Gibbs 55 fish; A. Carter 33 fish; A. Allday 26 fish. (£50 raised for the Rennie Grove Hospice Care Charity).

Goodyear AC Evening Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Shaw Hall Lane, Coven, Staffs. Thurs. M. ‘Killer’ Wood (Four Ashes AC) 4-6-15; B. Birch (Four Ashes AC) 3-15-12; P. Turner (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 2-11-12; M. Bethell (Goodyear AC) 2-5-0.

Luton Old Boys Over 55’s, Grand Union Canal, Grove Church, Leighton Buzzard, Beds. Wed. S. Purdy 7K 700g; E. Sharman 5K 420g; D. Bishop 4K 860g.

Ryburn/Hebden Thursday League Match, Calder & Hebble Canal, Copley, Calderdale, W. Yorks. Thurs Eve. D. Chadwick (Matrix Halifax) 2-3-8; R. Thorne (Matrix Halifax) 2-0-0; G. Hudson (A.J. Jewson) 1-9-8; P. Duffy (Preston Innovations NW) 1-6-8; (Joint 5th) D. Balmforth (Preston Innovations NW) 1-6-0; S. Harrison (A.J. Jewson) 1-6-0.

Sensas Kennet & Avon Spring League, Final Round (4), Kennet & Avon Canal, Hungerford-Marsh, Church, Tavern, Upper & Lower Dunmill, , Berks. Sun. P. Giddings (Matrix Talismen Yellow) 13-9-0; A. Pickett (Matrix Talismen Purple) 12-4-0; A. Gregory (Drennan Bordon Blue) 11-13-0; P. Phillips (Matrix Talismen Purple) 10-7-0; A. Donnelly (Daiwa Dorking) 10-4-0; S. Drew (Drennan Bordon Pink) 9-7-0. Teams: Drennan Bordon Blue 30; Daiwa Dorking 29; Drennan Bordon Pink 25. Final league: Drennan Bordon Blue 104 (£1000); Daiwa Dorking 100 (£700); Garbolino Blackmore Vale Gold 94 (£400); Garbolino Blackmore Vale Marine 87 (£200) (3 section wins); Preston Innovations Thatchers Sonubaits 87 (2 section wins); Sensas West Sussex 86. Individuals: L. Bradell (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 32; S. Pawson (A4 Black) 31; A. Gregory (Drennan Bordon Blue) 29; B. Cooper (Drennan Bordon Blue) 27.

Sportsman AA Open, Tame Valley Canal (BCN), Holloway Bank Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sun. A. Price (Sportsman AA) 8-14-0; M. Hawkins (Sportsman AA) 7-13-0; A. Curless (Preston Innovations Black Horse) 7-1-0.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. M. Howard (Canal Kings) 14-11-0; B. Powell (Sportsman AC) 6-6-5; S. Cope (Four Ashes AC) 6-0-2.

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat. K. Marshall (Octbox/Tri-Cast Calder) 21-12-0; B. Kellett (Thornhill AC) 11-13-0; M. Sharpe (Thornhill AC) 11-1-0; S. Parkinson (Thornhill AC) 7-4-0; L. Simpson (Octbox/Tri-Cast Calder) 7-0-0; R. Jackson (Tri-Cast Calder) 6-6-0.

Todmorden AS Open, Rochdale Canal, Dead Length, Rochdale, Gtr. Manchester. Sun. B. Hill 3-10-0; K. Wright 3-5-0; P. Jones 3-1-0.

Tring AC, Grand Union Canal, The Red Lion PH Section, Marsworth, Tring, Herts. Sun 12 May. D. Moore 10-10-0; R. Darbon 7-4-0; T. Beadle 5-4-0; S. Foulkes 5-3-0. Sun., Grand Union Canal, Manor Farm, Marsworth, Tring, Herts. A. Allday 6-15-8; D. Frankland 5-12-0; M. Rodwell 5-10-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Gamnel Bridge, Wendover Arm, Aylesbury, Bucks. Tues. M. Rodwell 3-2-0; A. Allday 2-13-0; M. Sibley 1-15-0; C. Bartlett Howard 0-7-8; D. Moore 0-5-8; D. Frankland 0-1-0.  

Wolverhampton AA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Brewood, S. Staffs. Wed. N. Turner (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 9-9-0; P. Turner (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 7-12-0; M. Derry (Sensas Black Country) 7-5-9; E. Warren (Maver UK) 6-5-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60’s Club Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Railway & Basin Sections, Slade Heath, Coven, Staffs. Wed. R. Jarvis (Telford) 5-15-7; M. Round (Telford) 4-4-0; M. Wood (Four Ashes AC) 4-2-0; W. Kneller (Bilston Angling Centre) 3-9-14.

Canal & Trust Stillwaters

Earlswood Lakes Open, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat., Windmill ‘Yachter’ Lake. P. Downes (Sensas) 34-10-0; K. Tipton (Sensas) 31-0-0; J. Roberts (Sensas/Guru) 30-8-0; J. Snelson (Warwick) 26-0-0.


Redditch FA/Rubicon Leisure Open, Arrow Valley Lake, Redditch, Worcs. Sat. S. Little (Matrix) 35-4-0; R. Greenway (Tamworth) 12-6-0; D. Nosworthy (Bidford AC) 10-15-0.

Rough Hay AC, Dan’s Pool, Featherstone, S. Staffs. Sun. P. Humpage (Rough Hay AC) 57-1-0; D. Owen (Rough Hay AC) 50-10-0; C. Archbold (Rough Hay AC) 46-2-0. Blind pairs: D. Owen (Rough Hay AC) & J. Meredith (Rough Hay AC) 94-4-0.

Wakefield AC, Walkers Dam, Wakefield, W. Yorks. Sun. G. Marson 69-7-0; G. Hampshire 30-1-0; J. Wrzosek 26-14-0.


A.J. Jewson Open, McCallums Fisheries, Finningley, Doncaster, Yorks. Tues., West Lake. W. Mcleavy (Tri-Cast Calder) 118-7-0; T. Darson (Elland) 97-5-0; I. Sutcliffe (Tri-Cast Calder) 87-7-0; D. Kershaw (Matrix Halifax) 83-11-0; S. Mitchell (Brighouse AA) 58-2-0; M. Sharpe (Thornhill AC) 57-15-0.

Abbots Bromley MG, Fisherwick Lakes, Whittington, nr. Lichfield, Staffs. Sat., Bridge Pool. G. Salt (Jubilee AC) 42-12-0; D. Jeffery (Cashmores MG) 40-8-0; P. Wassell (Cashmores MG) 32-12-0; H. Jeffery (Aged 7) 29-14-0; D. Wassell (Cashmores MG) 21-14-0.

Angling Trust Fish ‘O’ Mania XXVI 2019 Qualifier, Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Wed. L. Riley (Bait-Tech) 233-8-0; D. Brown Snr. (Browning Crowsport) 231-2-0; S. Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 211-11-0; B. Bush (Birkenhead) 176-0-0; J. Redgrave (Trabucco UK Match) 166-14-0. Qualifier: L. Riley (Bait-Tech).

Angling Trust Fish ‘O’ Mania XXVI 2019 Qualifier, Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Sat. V. Cross 252-10-0; M. Wiles 245-13-0; R. Harold 220-12-0; J. Gill 210-7-0. Qualifier: V. Cross.

Blundells Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Pine, Trio & Ash Lakes. C. Garlick (MW Roofing) 156-8-0; M. Kaye (Elton Tackle) 123-5-0; K. Richards (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 113-14-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Lake 9 & 8 Loop. R. Trees 116-2-0; J. Knightingale 112-2-0; D. Keenan 101-0-0.

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Sat., Island, Windmill & Ash Pools. S. Page (Drennan Oxford) 140-4-0; S. Partington (Manor Angling) 113-4-0; S. Atkins (MFL) 100-4-0. Sun., Island Pool. C. Cameron (Middy/Bait-Tech) 110-8-0; S. Partington (Manor Angling) 88-4-0; S. Ford (Mosella/Bag’em Baits) 81-4-0.

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure Spring Fishing Festival 2019, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Mon., Day One, Island, Middle, Ash, Windmill & Boundary Pools. P. Royds (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 163-2-0; L. Richards (Packington) 114-12-0; M. Bull (Frenzee) 105-14-0. Tues., Day Two. P. Royds (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 109-8-0; M. Bull (Frenzee) 96-2-0; F. Reynolds (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 93-2-0. Wed., Day Three. C. Telling (Mosella/Spotted Fin) 145-0-0; D. Howard (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 105-8-0; G. Watts (MFL) 99-4-0. Thurs., Day Four. S. Rhodes (Clampits) 135-10-0; D. Howard (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 99-10-0; I. McCulloch (Browns Angling/Walker’s Floats) 98-2-0. Fri., Day Five. S. Rich (Moaning Sods) 13-4-0; P. Smith (Throckmorton AC) 82-2-0; T. Winstone (Bonehill Mill) 77-10-0. Festival overall: C. Telling (Mosella/Spotted Fin) 12; D. Howard (Leigh Tackle) 13; (Joint 3rd) S. Rich (Moaning Sods) 14; M. Bull (Frenzee) 14; L. Richards (Packington) 14.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. D. Markham (Hawkesbury) 106-8-0; R. Wells (Leicester) 86-2-0; R. E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 83-0-0.

Lingmere Fisheries, Birkenhead, The Wirral. Sat. A. Dewhurst 149-4-0; S. Taylor 123-4-0; B. Griffiths 84-12-0.

Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Nisa Feeders Open, Phase 1-Lake Two. T. Sanderson (Leicester) 101-6-0; D. Forrest (Raygill Angling) 68-8-0; M. Jaques (Tackle Shack) 68-4-0. Thurs., Nisa Feeders Open, Phase 3-Thames, Avon & Inner Avon Pools. B. Smithson (Team Makins) 136-11-0; G. Wood (Swann Baits/Sconezone Floats) 109-11-0; A. Searle (Leicester) 97-10-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Swallow Pool. B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 280-14-0 (new pool record); B. Sutor (Corn Stores) 245-8-0; A. Jones (Mosella Select) 166-8-0. Sat., Hawk Pool. M. Davidson (Monkhall/MH Floats) 239-10-0; J. Hall (Middy/Bag’em) 196-14-0; J. Attwell (Stevens Tackle) 120-12-0. Sun., Owl & Buzzard Pools. D. Sheldon (Matrix Midlands) 148-2-0; A. Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 130-9-0; L. Thompson (Garbolino/Bag’em) 120-4-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues, Costcutter, Moors Pool. R. Kings (Mosella) 78-9-0; R. Hinton (Moorlands) 77-0-0; P. Bailey (Moorlands) 60-4-0. Wed., Over 50’s Open, Island Pool. M. Morley (Moorlands) 60-4-0; T. Homer (Moorlands) 48-0-0; (Joint 3rd) D. Hill (Foster’s) 46-8-0; D. Jordan (Moorlands) 46-8-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Moors Pool. D. Highfield (Moorlands) 107-4-0; P. Hadlington (Moorlands) 104-6-0; R. Kings (Mosella) 100-2-0. Sat., Meadow, Bank & Island Pools. C. Pace (Moorlands) 139-4-0; S. Tibbetts (ProGen) 117-0-0; D. Wood (Post Office) 109-4-0. Sun., Silver Pool. P. Rice (Broad Acres) 85-2-0; N. Groves (Top Fours) 77-8-0; A. Morrison (Fisherman’s Friend) 75-7-0.

Norman Sterry’s Open, Viaduct Fishery Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Campbell & Cary Lakes. S. Shaw 202-15-0; G. Cochrane 156-12-0; G. O’Shea 156-4-0. Silvers: M. Bendall 55-9-0; G. Skarba 40-8-0; P. Hardwick 30-10-0.

Old Hough Fisheries, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Big Max, Lucky Dip & Prospect Pools. A. Dyson (Middy/Spotted Fin) 87-12-0; D. Pimlott (Garbolino Elton) 85-14-0; A. Williams (Old Hough) 54-4-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. P. Newell (Smithy’s) 153-11-0; D. Smith (Packington Vets) 137-3-0; M. Sumners (Packington) 117-6-0. Sat., Big Geary’s Pool. S. Bellion (Milo MGM) 80-15-0; R. Durant (Packington Vets) 73-13-0; M. Higgott (Team Makins) 59-3-0. Sun., Siblings A & B & Willow Pools. L. Richards (Packington) 68-8-0; M. Sidwell (Packington) 65-0-0; D. Eaton (Packington) 60-4-0.

Parkes Hall AC, Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. Oak Pool. C. Westwood (Parkes Hall AC) 23-0-0; D. Jeavons (Parkes Hall AC) 21-3-0; C. Jeavons (Parkes Hall AC) 19-6-0.

Poole Hall Fisheries, Alveley, nr. Brigdnorth, Shrops. Sun., Heron Pool. M. Powell (Milo MGM) 126-12-0; C. Jones (Stourbridge) 99-0-0; R. Duke (Middle Severn Angling) 62-2-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Sycamore & Willows Pools. P. Hemming (Monkhall) 128-12-0; E. Bancroft (Preston Innovations Boldings) 115-11-0; S. Owen (Monkhall) 94-10-0. Wed., Oak & Larch Pools. P. Hemming (Monkhall) 89-13-0; P. Evans (Preston Innovations Boldings) 77-10-0; B. Tromans (Preston Innovations Boldings) 77-7-0. Thurs., Sycamore Pool. E. Bancroft (Preston Innovations Boldings) 101-12-0; R. Pedlar (Preston Innovations Boldings) 78-10-0; P. Hemming (Monkhall) 75-14-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Wed., Ghost Pool. S. Tibbetts (ProGen) 266-8-0; P. Rutter (Catshill) 103-8-0; C. Stringer (M.O.D.) 100-0-0. Sat., Teams of Four, Front & Back Deans Pools. P. Postin (Matrix) 116-14-0; P. Auger (Maver Harescombe) 93-10-0; S. Harris (Milo) 86-12-0. Teams: Maver Harescombe 27; Matrix Midlands 30; Matrix Youth 37. Sun., Arles Pool. K. Slade (Peg One Angling) 71-6-0; C. Haines (Haines AC) 54-2-0; S. Tibbetts (ProGen) 44-0-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs. K. Mills (Greenman AC) 164-4-0; M. Pritchard (Highley) 122-4-0; G. Wyman (Fatty’s Bait & Tackle) 88-8-0. Sat., Pole Pushers AC. G. Jones (Pole Pushers AC) 90-0-0; M. McHugh (Pole Pushers AC) 74-8-0; S. Garbett (Pole Pushers AC) 65-0-0. Sun. S. Roberts (OAC) 168-0-0; S. Harris (Little Dawley AC) 159-0-0; L. Pickett (Allen’s Tackle Leamore) 151-8-0.

SANDS Charity Match, The Cunneries, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. S. Physick 96-13-0; P. Welding 96-1-0; P. Andrew 93-8-0. (£545 raised for charity).

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Wed., Holmedale Lake. D. Staley (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 165-5-0; M. Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 118-12-0; S. Renshaw (Dynamite Derbyshire) 115-0-0. Thurs Eve., Sherwood Lake. M. Elliott (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 90-8-0; J. Paling (Woodhouse Angling/Dynamite) 41-8-0; W. Evans (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 39-6-0. Sun., Holmedale Lake. J. Ashwell (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 160-8-0; W. Evans (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 137-11-0; P. Hill (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 135-2-0.

Storey’s Halesowen RBL, Lower Park Fishery, nr. Redditch, Worcs. Sun., Abbey & Willow Pools. P. Evans (Storey’s Halesowen RBL) 68-0-0; G. Mason (Storey’s Halesowen RBL) 60-0-0; K. Clark (Storey’s Halesowen RBL) 50-0-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, Thirsk, N. Yorks. Sat., Cedar Lake. J. Silver 117-9-0; M. Calvert 106-4-0; M. Baker 94-15-0.

The Old Codgers, Solhampton Fishery, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. Sat., Buzzard Pool. J. Hill 20-8-0; A. Crosby 19-7-0; P. Ward 14-8-0.

The Terry Bruton Memorial, Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Hill View, Ash & Homeground Lakes. S. Hutter 193-4-0; J. McMahon 176-12-0; M. Rayet 164-12-0. Silvers: R. Shipp 66-0-0; M. Harper 43-4-0; N. Collins 43-3-0.

Townsend Lakes Fishery, Upwell, Cambs. Sat., Woodpecker Pool. S. Hawkes 145-14-0; B. Chivers 109-4-0; M. Roberts 67-8-0.

Wassell Grove Fisheries, Hagley, Worcs. Sat., Lower Shenley AC, Match Lake. P. Mander (Lower Shenley AC) 25-11-0; E. Jones (Lower Shenley AC) 17-8-0; S. Blake (Lower Shenley AC) 17-6-0; A. Davies (Lower Shenley AC) 13-6-0.

Wassell Grove Fisheries Summer League, Round 1, Hagley, Worcs. Fri., Match Lake. A. Penn (Wassell Grove) 47-10-0; P. Watts (Bait-Tech) 45-6-0; K. Williams (Wolverhampton) 44-3-0; J. Cork (Milo MGM) 42-10-0.

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