News article created on 23 April 2018

Angling match results for week ending 28 April 2018

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Erewash Canal Spring League, Round 5, Erewash Canal, Langley Mill, Notts. Sun. D. Massey (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 9-0-8; D. Cade (Colmic Soar) 4-7-0; A. Astle (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-15-8; S. Woodliffe (Nathan’s of Derby) 3-13-0; R. Parker (Drennan Leics.) 3-6-8. League: T. Barker (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 18-10-0; A. Astle (Long Eaton Fed.) 15-4-0; D. Hicklin (Mosella MGM) 14-11-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Railway Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs. B. Jones (Goodyear AC) 4-8-0; M. Wood (Goodyear AC) 3-9-0; T. Blyde (Goodyear AC) 3-7-2.

Halesowen RBL, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Hinksford, Staffs. L. Mulheron (Halesowen RBL) 10-8-8; J. Babbington (Halesowen RBL) 9-7-0; M. Yarsley (Halesowen RBL) 7-11-0.

Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, The Wheat Meadow to Farmdown Bridge, Radford Bank, Staffs. Sat. E. Gardner (Team Eclipse) 4-11-8; B. Jones (Goodyear AC) 4-5-7; K. Hulland (Team Eclipse) 4-3-14; D. Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 3-1-15.

Ridgeacre AC Open, Ridgeacre Canal, Hill Top, West Bromwich, W. Mids. Sat. P. Fellows (Sportsman AA) 8-11-0; R. Willetts (Sportsman AA) 8-6-0; G. Atkins (Sportsman AA) 1-12-0.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Moors Mill Lane, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. A. Swift (Browning Northants.) 8-8-14; D. Massey (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 8-5-0; S. Broome (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 6-7-0.

The Ken Buxton Memorial Match, Bridgewater Canal & Leeds & Liverpool Canal, around Leigh, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Sat. D. Massey 19-3-5; I. Cunliffe 15-14-8; D. Wompy 14-14-2; M. Dickson 13-1-2. (£300 raised for Cancer Research and the British Heart Foundation, peg fees donated to Leigh Junior Ospreys Club).

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat. J. Plows (Octbox/Tri-Cast Calder) 3-11-0; C. Smith (Matrix Halifax) 2-0-0; K. Marshall (Octbox/Tri-Cast Calder) 1-12-0; (Joint 4th) N. Burland (Tri-Cast Calder) 1-7-0; R. Jackson (Maver NW) 1-7-0; N. Pickett (Thornhill AC) 1-5-0.

Todmorden AS Open, Rochdale Canal, Summit Section, Gtr. Manchester. Sun. R. McKendry (Todmorden AS) 5-0-0; T. Price (Ted Carter Preston) 1-11-0; S. Padden (Team Tri-Cast) 1-10-0; A. Jagger (Ted Carter Preston) 1-9-0.

Trent & Mersey Championship 2018, Round 1, Trent & Mersey Canal, The Wood, Middlewich, Ches. Sun. L. Kenyon (Lifestyle MG) 9-13-0; S. Preece (Crewe MG) 8-11-8; S. Fogel (Crewe MG) 7-13-0; P. Dobing (Lifestyle MG) 7-11-8.

Tring Old Codgers AC, Grand Union Canal, Tesco’s Section, Aylesbury Arm, Bucks. Fri. S. Pavey 4-8-0; C. Bartlett Howard 1-3-0; A. Peter 1-0-0; E. Sharman 0-7-0.

Wolverhampton AA OpenStaffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Awbridge, nr. Wombourne, Staffs. Wed. B. Jones (Goodyear AC) 7-14-0; S. Broome (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 7-10-0; P. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 7-4-0; N. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 5-14-8.

Wolverhampton AA Spring League, Round 2, Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford, Staffs. Sun. B. Leatherbarrow (Lifestyle MG) 17-8-0; P. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 13-0-0; S. Haywood (Hodnet AC) 10-14-0; J. Benness (Goodyear AC) 7-10-5. League: (Joint 1st) J. Benness (Goodyear AC) 4; P. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 4; B. Leatherbarrow (Lifestyle MG) 5; C. Westwood (Four Ashes AC) 6; (Joint 5th) P. Cartwright (Bridgnorth AS) 9; B. Preece (Bridgnorth AS) 9.

Wolverhampton Over 60’s Club OpenShropshire Union Canal, Wheaton Aston, Staffs. Wed. P. ‘Fizza’ Blakemore (Bridgtown Social AC) 9-3-8; R. Campbell (Sankey’s) 6-7-12; B. Simmill (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-7-2.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Codnor Park Reservoir Opens, nr. Ripley, Derbys. Wed. A. White 10-10-0; S. Degg 8-6-8; A. Starkey 7-7-0; M. Bent. 6-9-0. Sun. M. Hall 14-11-0; I. Utting 11-1-0; R. Dowding 10-1-0; R. Offler 9-13-0.

Earlswood Lakes Two Day Spring Festival, Solihull, W. Mids. Tues., Day One, Windmill Pool. K. Tipton (Sensas) 32-12-0; P. Downes (Sensas Starlets) 30-0-0; C. Harvey (Cadence) 24-10-0. Wed., Day Two, Windmill Pool. M. Bissett (Earlswood) 51-0-0; C. Hill (Sensas) 32-8-0; P. Downes (Sensas Starlets) 28-10-0. Festival overall: P. Downes (Sensas Starlets) 58-10-0; M. Bissett (Earlswood) 51-0-0; K. Tipton (Sensas) 47-10-0; C. Harvey (Cadence) 45-0-0; C. Hill (Sensas) 43-0-0.


Blackfords Progressive Open, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat. G. Johnson (Sensas) 14-4-0; J. Currie (Oswestry) 9-13-0; J. Burns (Blackfords) 7-2-0.

Rough Hay AC, Brookfields Fishery, Shareshill, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sun. P. Humpage (Rough Hay AC) 62-11-0; R. Hunter (Rough Hay AC) 60-14-0; S. Hitchens (Rough Hay AC) 57-7-0.

Wakefield AC, Kettlethorpe Hall, Wakefield, W. Yorks. Sun. R. Reah 11-10-0; D. Keyes 11-4-0; G. Hampshire 8-13-0.


Acorns Children’s Hospice Charity Match, Old Oak Farm Fishery, Rugby, Warks. Sat. B. White 45-15-0; S. Oswick 25-9-0; J. Goymer 17-8-0. (£462 raised for the Charity).

Aston Park Fisheries, Aston, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sat., Split Pond. A. Batham 111-0-0; S. Chumley 103-13-0; I. Chadburn 95-10-0.

Barnburgh Lakes, Doncaster, Yorks. Sat., Bottom Lake. P. Turner 235-10-0; E. Dalton 220-7-0; L. Cowlan 207-4-0.

Blundells Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Trio, Pine & East Lakes. A. Musgrove (Edgeley Sports) 218-1-0; C. Noble (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 211-14-0; A. Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 176-8-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. S. Beswick 174-8-0; G. Whalley 158-8-0; D. Keenan 157-4-0.

Brookside Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Snake & Kingfisher Pools. R. Smith (Stockton Heath AC) 143-12-0; B. Conroy 113-14-0; S. Conroy (Kamasan) 113-4-0.

Cob House Fishery, Worcester, Worcs. Sat., Wyatts Pool. L. Round 100-12-0; N. Moore 94-15-0; S. Moore 86-12-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffs. Sat., Suez Canal. M. Kearns (Cresta) 200-8-0; J. Glover Jnr. (Nathan’s) 108-5-0; P. Williamson (Cresta) 92-14-0. Sun., Panama & Moors Canals. G. Skerritt (Nathan’s) 144-4-0; J. Frost (Cudmore) 127-11-0; P. Carnwell (Garbolino/Bait-Tech) 118-14-0.

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Wed., Island Pool. N. Finch (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 68-4-0; T. Winstone (Bonehill Mill) 55-0-0; M. Bull (Frenzee) 54-4-0. Thurs., Affordable, Island & Middle Pools. B. Foster (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 183-14-0; L. Ayres (Alvechurch Fishery) 148-12-0; B. Duggan (Bailey’s of Warwick) 99-8-0. Sat., Middle & Windmill Pools. M. Bull (Frenzee) 156-4-0; N. Dean (Oxford) 126-4-0; C. Perry (Sherward Farm Park) 121-6-0. Sun., Windmill & Ash Pools. G. Watts (MFL) 110-6-0; C. Mulford (Hungerford AA) 70-8-0; C. Harrison (Bailey’s of Warwick) 69-2-0.

Fish ‘O’ Mania XXV 2018 Qualifier, Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Sat. S. Ford 179-0-0; S. Collett 133-4-0; C. Small 130-7-0. Qualifier: S. Ford.

Furnace Mill Fishery, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun., Mucky Meadow Pool. C. Shurmer (Marukyu) 121-4-0; E. Gray (Furnace Mill) 70-12-0; D. Randle (Furnace Mill) 69-12-0.

Gold Valley Lakes, Aldershot, Hants. Sat. N. Howell 136-4-0; J. Radford 128-0-0; D. Churchwood 110-4-0.

Golden Reel 2018 Qualifier, Partridge Lakes, Warrington, Ches. Sat. L. Marshall 266-11-0; S. Openshaw 231-15-0; R. Lidguard 201-5-0. Qualifier: L. Marshall.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. R. Harris (Hawkesbury) 52-10-0; I. Shirley (Hawkesbury) 47-6-0; D. Armson (Hawkesbury) 37-2-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries Teams of Four Spring League, Final Round (6), Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sun. J. Howarth (Tri-Cast Guru) 322-7-0; B. Travis (Total Angling Shrewsbury) 310-0-0; M. Gallimore (Gallimore’s Giants) 262-10-0; C. Barlow (Tri-Cast Guru) 242-13-0; H. Rushton (Maver Midlands Mango) 238-5-0; A. Rumble (OAC) 205-10-0. Teams: Maver Midlands Mango 10; Tri-Cast Guru 20; Maver Gold Dynamite Yew 22; Nathan’s Youth 24; Gallimore’s Giants 29; Maver Gold Dynamite Oak 32. Final league: Tri-Cast Guru 154; Maver Midlands Mango 175; Maver Gold Dynamite Oak 186; (Joint 4th) Maver Midlands/Bag’em 189; Nathan’s Youth 189; Gallimore’s Giants 214.

Kippax Park Fishery, Kippax, Leeds. Sat., Osprey Lake. S. Holmes 129-4-0; S. Raper 96-13-0; T. Hewson 90-7-0.

Lingmere Fisheries, Birkenhead, The Wirral, Merseryside. Sat. P. Barwell 107-1-0; G. White 83-7-0; C. Doran 76-15-0.

Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Nisa Feeders Open, Phase 1-Lake Two. B. Mallabone (Cross Keys AC) 56-0-0; A. Robertshaw (Leicester) 55-8-0; S. Tilson (Foster’s Team Army) 53-4-0. Thurs., Nisa Feeders Open, Phase 3-Thames, Avon & Inner Avon Pools. M. Checkley (Stockingford) 122-0-0; A. Searle (Leicester) 111-14-0; B. Simpson (Makins Select) 110-14-0.

Maver Mega Match This 2018 Qualifier, Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., All Pools. C. Ebbrell (Tri-Cast Guru) 358-4-0; A. Davies (Maver Gold Dynamite) 335-2-0; J. Benning (Heronbrook) 206-4-0; J. Howarth (Tri-Cast Guru) 192-9-0; C. GoldStraw (Middy/Bag’em) 192-8-0; A. Kirk (Liverpool) 188-0-0. Qualifier: C. Ebbrell (Tri-Cast Guru).

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Hawk Pool. B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 91-4-0; S. Owen (Monkhall) 85-5-0; R. Gamblin (Monkhall) 77-14-0. Sat., B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 166-4-0; Mitchell Davidson (Monkhall) 137-12-0; Morgan Davidson (Monkhall/MH Floats) 127-10-0. Sun., Hawk Pool. K. Hayes (Monkhall) 138-5-0; Mitchell Davidson (Monkhall) 128-15-0; J. Schofield (Hooked on Fishing) 105-4-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues., Costcutter, Meadow Pool. A. Newton (Mosella) 97-9-0; R. Finch (Starlets Vets) 93-7-0; J. Bagley (Chesnut Sheds) 92-5-0. Wed., Over 50’s Open, Silver & Middle Pools. A. Newton (Mosella) 87-4-0; P. Kruckow (Decca’s) 86-13-0; J. Clewes (Moorlands) 81-13-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Bank Pool. K. Roderick (Moorlands) 148-14-0; D. Wood (Post Office AC) 95-0-0; A. Newton (Mosella) 76-11-0. Fri PM., Meadow Pool. M. Jones (Old Bear) 148-11-0; P. Mace (Autism B’ham) 115-8-0; D. Bowater (Moorlands) 101-2-0. Sat., Silver, Bank & Middle Pools. P. Mansell (Honeywell) 161-6-0; P. Rice (Mosella) 132-13-0; L. Webster (PR Floats) 121-13-0. Sun., Meadow, Bank & Island Pools. M. Tooze (Foster’s) 226-7-0; C. Pace (CPA) 184-0-0; I. Mills (Robin’s Timber) 170-0-0.

Old Hough Fishery, Warmingham, nr. Middlewich, Ches. Sat. A. Sharman (Old Hough) 92-13-0; C. Shaw (Team Richardson) 89-8-0; B. Asher (Old Hough) 71-4-0.

Packington Somers Fishery, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. L. Simcox (Packington) 128-8-0; D. Smith (Packington) 118-2-0; D. Tresigne (Smithy’s) 114-4-0. Sat., Molands Mere Pool. P. Newell (Redditch) 100-2-0; R. Savage (Lane’s Bait & Tackle) 83-4-0; D. Tresigne (Smithy’s) 82-13-0. Sun., Siblings A & B Pools. D. Lightowers (Packington) 72-8-0; S. Edwards (Packington) 70-3-0; R. Hopkins (Packington) 68-13-0.

Poole Hall Fisheries, Alveley, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Heron Pool. A. Welding (Strike Angling) 118-10-0; R. Duke (Middle Severn Angling) 84-8-0; L. Willey (Poole Hall) 78-12-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Larch & Chestnut Pools. M. Keene (Shrewsbury) 162-6-0; D. Mortlock (Shifnal) 145-6-0; S. Davies (Shrewsbury) 90-13-0. Wed., Ash & Willows Pools. D. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 141-14-0; B. Tromans (Preston Innovations Boldings) 78-9-0; G. Palmer (Preston Innovations Boldings) 75-9-0. Thurs., Chestnut, Sycamore & Oak Pools. J. Humphreys (ABC Baits) 189-13-0; B. Travis (Total Angling Shrewsbury) 119-9-0; E. Bancroft (Preston Innovations Boldings) 103-5-0. Sat., Sycamore, Willows & Oak Pools. K. Miller (Green Man) 181-7-0; P. Davidson (OAC) 172-1-0; S. Christian (Sedgley) 160-13-0. Sun., Oak, Larch & Beech Pools. E. Bancroft (Preston Innovations Boldings) 149-4-0; S. Healey (Preston Innovations Boldings) 117-11-0; C. Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 109-12-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Sun., Arles Pool. J. Holloway (Guru Daiwa) 126-14-0; M. Taylor (Guru Dynamite) 102-2-0; I. ‘Wonkey’ Whealdon (Maver) 79-4-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Sat., Dudley Sports AC. R. Whitehall (Dudley Sports AC) 93-11-0; G. Woodfield (Dudley Sports AC) 80-0-0; D. Portor (Dudley Sports AC) 76-14-0. Sun., S.D.K. AC. K. Pedley (S.D.K. AC) 98-10-0; J. Hill (S.D.K. AC) 85-4-0; S. Plant (S.D.K. AC) 79-0-0.

Sam Hosticks Fishery, Beverley, E. Yorks, Sat., Kingfisher Pool. C. Boyce 88-12-0; S. Jeffery 64-8-0; M. Dicko 58-15-0; B. Wright 53-10-0.

The Stewart Herald Memorial Match, The Cunneries, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. M. Dale 233-7-0; P. Jaggar 126-7-0; A. Rambo 121-6-0. (£175 raised).

Townsend Lakes Fishery, Upwell, Cambs. Sun., Kingfisher Lake. C. Begbie 124-4-0; J. Whitcombe 82-2-0; A. Owen 73-2-0; A. Callaby 70-11-0.

Viaduct Fisheries, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Cary Lake. R. Lucas 175-6-0; J. Mills 143-7-0; J. Bowden 126-3-0. Silvers: N. Bartlett 26-13-0; M. Hanham 17-9-0.

Wassell Grove Fisheries, Hagley, Worcs. Sat., Plough & Harrow AC, Match Pool. D. Hancock (Plough & Harrow AC) 62-0-0; A. Hadley (Plough & Harrow AC) 10-14-0; D. Kendrick (Plough & Harrow AC) 8-8-0. Sat., Brook Pool. P. Lawrence (Wassell Grove) 51-4-0; J. Attwell (Post Office AC) 45-13-0; G. Gelder (Wassell Grove) 45-2-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Rover. M. Dawes (Weston Gold) 124-14-0; R. O’Connor (Tri-Cast Weston) 108-10-0; A. Jones (Rake n’ Pikel) 102-10-0.

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