News article created on 24 April 2017

Angling match results for week ending 29 April 2017

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Allerton Bywater Victoria AC, Aire & Calder Canal, Fleet Lane Section, Woodlesford, Leeds, W. Yorks. Sun. P. Revis (Allerton) 10-11-0; C. Street (Allerton) 8-4-0; C. Musgrave (Allerton) 6-4-0; K. Akroyd (Mosella) 5-8-0.

Crewe & District MG Open, Llangollen Canal, Fenns Bank, Whitchurch, Shrops. Sun. M. German (Team Les ‘O’) 7-11-6; B. Leatherbarrow (Browning Lifestyle) 7-6-10; M. Manson (Browning Lifestyle) 6-12-0; N. Griffiths (Crewe & District MG) 5-10-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs PM. D. Smith (Goodyear AC) 6-1-0; R. Grosvenor (Goodyear AC) 4-15-2; B. Jones (Goodyear AC) 3-7-14.

Halesowen RBL Club, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Castlecroft, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sun. M. Whitmore (Halesowen RBL) 38-7-0; P. Skidmore (Halesowen RBL) 19-9-0; S. Horton (Halesowen RBL) 15-2-0.

Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Opens, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Green Gore Lane, Stafford, Staffs. Sat. M. Hatchard (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 3-6-0; A. Round (Browning Lifestyle) 3-3-5; K. Hulland (Team Eclipse) 2-12-4; D. Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 2-6-0. Sun., Shropshire Union Canal, High Onn, Church Eaton, Staffs.  S. Cope (Four Ashes AC) 18-10-0; L. Kenyon (Browning Lifestyle) 11-2-2; N. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 9-3-3; B. Astbury (Pelsall Old Boys) 8-13-7.

Linford AC, Grand Union Canal, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun. R. Dorrill 4-8-0; N. Barker 4-2-0; J. Hough 3-8-0.

Milton Keynes AA Spring League, Round 1, Grand Union Canal, Boatyard to Mill Road, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun. I. Young (Drennan Oxford) 9-6-0; A. Stokes (PI Black Horse Red) 9-5-0; M. Hodgetts (Browning Central) 7-13-0; R. Durrance (Browning Hot Rods) 7-12-0. Teams: PI Black Horse Black 15; Browning Northants Black 22; (Joint 3rd) Browning Central 25; Lakes Lane Lads 25.

Rough Hay AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Wheaton Aston, Staffs. Sun. C. Archbold (Rough Hay AC) 6-5-11; A. Askew (Rough Hay AC) 5-4-8; J. Meredith (Rough Hay AC) 4-9-0.

Sensas Kennet & Avon Canal Spring League, Round 2, Wooton Rivers to Competitions and Trout Reach, nr. Marlborough, Wilts. Sun. B. Kirk (Billy’s Boys) 17-7-0 (12 year old won his first open match); C. Opie (Browning Andover White) 15-2-0; M. Kirk (Sensas A4) 12-1-8; I. Madden (Browning Andover White) 10-3-0; M. Marsden (Devizes Black) 8-4-0; B. Cooper (Drennan Bordon Mellow) 6-13-0. Teams: Garbolino Blackmore Vale Gold 81; Garbolino Blackmore Vale Green 74; PI Thatchers A 69; Devizes Black 67; (Joint 5th) Sensas A4 65; DGL 65; Browning Andover White 65. League: Garbolino Blackmore Vale Gold 169; Garbolino Blackmore Vale Green 133; Browning Andover Red 132; Devizes Black 130; Sensas A4 127; PI Thatchers 124.

Sportsman AC, Walsall Canal, Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. J. Gennard (Sportsman AC) 21-14-0; K. Perry (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 17-13-13; B. Buckley (Sportsman AC) 9-6-0.

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat. M. Sharpe (Thornhill AC) 1-8-0; K. Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 1-6-0; N. Birchill (Thornhill AC) 1-1-0; (Joint 4th) D. Pierson (Thornhill AC) 0-15-0; B. Kellett (Thornhill AC) 0-15-0; R. Haigh (Thornhill AC) 0-14-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60s Club Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Rodbaston, Staffs. Wed. D. Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 6-0-0; M. Round (Telford) 5-0-0; A. Shaw (Wolverhampton AA/Rough Hay AC) 3-9-7.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Earlswood Lakes, Earlswood, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat., Bream Open, Windmill Pool. C. Hill (Earlswood) 22-2-0; M. Williams (Earlswood) 15-2-0; M. Carney (Earlswood) 12-0-0.


Blackfords Progressive Open, Kingswood Lake, Pegs 9 to 23, Cannock, Staffs. Sat. D. Ridgeway (Shifnal) 18-6-0; D. Nicholls (Walsall) 14-4-0; K. Tipton (Sensas) 12-11-0.

County Vets, Canons, Northants. Wed. A. West 18-0-0; J. Rice 13-11-0; B. Spencer 11-14-0.

Hodnet AC, Hammersley Spring Pools, Ashley, nr. Loggerheads, Staffs. Thurs. R. Yeomans (Hodnet AC) 26-1-0; J. Bullough (Hodnet AC) 4-12-0; R. Cooper (Hodnet AC) 4-8-0. Sun., Ryley’s Pool, Hodnet, Shrops. T. Gollins (Hodnet AC) 40-15-0; N. Cooper (Hodnet AC) 28-7-0; J. McCann (Hodnet AC) 27-8-0.

JCB Open, South Lake, Pegs 1 to 36, Rocester, E. Staffs. Sun. J. Spencer (Alfreton Angling Centre) 44-15-0; C. Brown (JCB) 27-5-0; S. McQueen (Cannock) 23-9-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, Bradwell Lake, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed. D. Peerless 8-10-0; B. Gale 8-8-0; S. Chilton 7-4-0.

Redditch Federation of Anglers Open, Arrow Valley Lake, Redditch, Worcs. Sat. P. Millard (Lodge Park) 30-0-0; G. Hemming (Worcester) 29-6-0; J. Bushell (Redditch Fed.) 18-8-0.


Audco AC Newport 2nd Series Match, Melverley Farm, nr. Rowton, Shrops. Sun. D. Matson (Audco AC) 56-11-0; P. Bowen (Audco AC) 39-8-0; D. Jones (Audco AC) 32-0-0; S. Miles (Audco AC) 31-0-0.

Bonehill Mill Fisheries, Fazeley, Tamworth, Staffs. Sat., Dale’s Pool. G. Beckworth (Bonehill Mill) 68-2-0; P. Jones (Colmic) 64-8-0; N. Smith (Bonehill Mill) 58-8-0.

Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Bank Holiday Mon., Brickyard Pool. C. Hewlett 49-10-0; M. Boddily 19-6-0; S. Smith 12-4-0. Sat., Brickyard Pool. C. Garratt 33-10-0; C. Hewlett 33-0-0; K. Garratt 17-8-0. Sun., Grendon Pool. R. Dunkley 28-6-0; K. Folwell 27-12-0 (145 silvers); K. Taylor 19-6-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffs. Sat., Suez Canal. M. Kearns (Browning Lifestyle) 54-9-0; G. Skerritt (Nathan’s Tackle) 44-9-0; J. Frost (Team Cudmore) 42-13-0. Sun., Arena Pool. M. Kearns (Browning Lifestyle) 52-12-0; I. Sinker (Hanchurch/Cudmore) 46-15-0; K. Roden (Hanchurch/Cudmore) 28-3-0.

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Wed., Island Pool. O. Robinson (Custom Tied Hooks) 133-4-0; P. Smith (Throckmorton AC) 86-13-0; S. Hemming (Alcester Sports) 71-9-0. Thurs., Affordable, Island Pool. B. Duggan (Bailey’s of Warwick) 85-2-0; B. McCauley (Droitwich) 64-6-0; N. Dean (Oxford) 57-4-0. Sat., Middle & Ash Pools. M. Howard (Ringer Baits) 156-8-0; S. Partington (Marukyu) 149-14-0; T. Shepherd (Banbury Gunsmiths) 96-2-0. Sun., Windmill Pool. T. Brooks (Stratford Fishing & Outdoors) 64-4-0; I. McCulloch (Brown’s Angling) 41-12-0; P. Southall (TRAC) 36-6-0.

Drennan RAF EWAL Match, Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Wed., Beastie Lake. C. Saunders (RAF Old Lag) 151-8-0; S. Reid (Wittering A) 109-14-0; A. Owen (RAF Old Lag) 109-0-0; D. Thorpe (Henlow A) 88-1-0; C. Shaw (Drennan RAF) 88-0-0; R. Whincup (RAF Old Lag) 86-14-0.

Elmbridge Fisheries, Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs., Heron Pool. T. King (Elmbridge) 117-8-0; S. Lowe (Elmbridge) 117-0-0; D. Roberts (Lifestyle Windows) 77-10-0. Sat., Heron Pool. M. Duffey (Maer) 92-3-0; B. Drew (Dudley AC) 71-4-0; L. Lawton (Elmbridge) 65-9-0. Sun., Pheasant Pool. D. Kennedy (Elmbridge) 63-10-0; C. Day (MAD) 54-7-0; J. Russell (Elmbridge) 52-4-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC, Barby Banks, Barby, Warks. Sun. R. ‘I’m a star’ Rawlins 61-0-0; J. Tanser 43-0-0; T. Smith 42-0-0.

Forty Four Club AS, Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Holly Pool. A. Frazer (Forty Four Club AS) 50-8-0; L. Prince (Forty Four Club AS) 45-6-0; D. Baker (Forty Four Club AS) 28-6-0; J. Marsh (Forty Four Club AS) 20-4-0.

Furnace Mill Fishery, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun., Mucky Meadow Pool. D. Taylor (Furnace Mill) 97-10-0; K. Williams (Wolverhampton) 75-10-0; D. Randle (Furnace Mill) 66-2-0.

Gillingham AA Spring Opens, Whitepost Lakes, Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, Sun., Top Lake. J. Randall (Garbolino Blackmore Vale) 44-8-0; K. Harvey (Gillingham AA) 44-2-0; R. Fripp (Gillingham AA) 42-4-0. Sun., Bottom Lake. M. Harper (PI Thatchers) 34-14-0; J. Stamp (Gillingham AA) 22-5-0; A. West (Gillingham AA) 19-4-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. R. E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 76-2-0; G. Merritt (Hawkesbury) 72-2-0; D. Markham (Hawkesbury) 64-12-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Golden Reel Qualifier, All Pools. C. Goldstraw (Middy/Bag’em) 155-14-0; S. Brown (Smith’s Bait & Tackle) 151-14-0; B. Bush (Lingmere) 122-0-0; M. Dawes (Drennan NW) 115-14-0; J. Chapman (Maver Gold Dynamite) 112-0-0; J. Hughes (MAP) 111-10-0. Qualifier: C. Goldstraw (Middy/Bag’em). Sun., Canal, Bridge, Meadow & New Match Pools. S. Avison (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 162-0-0; M. Lloyd (Newport) 146-10-0; L. Riley (Bait-Tech) 134-4-0; C. O’Connor (Smith’s Bait & Tackle) 131-0-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Thurs., Swallow Pool. B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 136-1-0; P. Evans (Monkhall) 91-14-0; S. Owen (Monkhall) 64-3-0. Sat., Owl Pool. B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 89-0-0; J. Hall (Middy/Bag’em) 84-15-0; D. Humphries (Monkhall) 81-8-0. Sun., Hawk Pool. J. Hall (Middy/Bag’em) 126-10-0; N. Spain (ABC) 104-10-0; K. Hayes (Monkhall) 99-11-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Bank Holiday Mon., Bank, Moors, Island & Meadow Pools. N. Groves (Foster’s) 122-15-0; I. Mills (Robin’s Timber) 104-10-0; R. Kings (Mosella) 99-10-0. Tues., Costcutter, Meadow & Island Pools. M. Watson (DGL) 87-10-0; L. Coldrek (Moorlands) 76-10-0; C. Gethen (Steven’s Tackle) 73-10-0. Wed., Over 50’s, Silver & Middle Pools. C. Munslow (Moorlands) 100-15-0; G. Thomas (Moorlands) 100-12-0; C. O’Keeffe (Moorlands) 96-5-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Bank, Moors & Island Pools. A. Esprey (Moorlands) 112-6-0; A. Evans (Moorlands) 103-0-0; C. Richards (Wassell Grove) 94-0-0. Fri PM., Meadow Pool. A. Evans (Moorlands) 133-7-0; L. Boden (Central Trains) 117-15-0; D. Pritchard (Moorlands) 116-9-0. Sat., Bank, Moors & Island Pools. P. Nash (Bromsgrove) 110-8-0; N. Groves (Foster’s) 96-5-0; J. Bagley (Steven’s Tackle) 89-7-0. Sun., Meadow, Island & Middle Pools. J. Astle (Fisherman’s Friend) 105-10-0; P. Rice (Mosella) 92-13-0; N. Groves (Foster’s) 86-10-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. D. Wooding (Solihull Angling Centre) 80-8-0; M. Russell (Packington) 73-6-0; S. Whittaker (Packington) 72-7-0. Sat., Big Geary’s Pool. R. Savage (Lane’s Bait & Tackle) 102-5-0; J. Johnson (Packington) 84-11-0; I. Crossman (Browning Central) 74-5-0. Sun., Mick Varley Memorial Open, Molands Mere Pool. D. Tresigne (Packington) 48-7-0; S. Edwards (Packington) 43-1-0; M. Leadbitter (Packington) 38-7-0.

Poole Hall Fisheries, Alveley, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Kingfisher Pool. R. Duke (Middle Severn Angling) 125-8-0; A. ‘Tojo’ Hickman (Poole Hall) 84-6-0; C. Holmes (Middle Severn Angling) 50-12-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Bank Holiday Mon., Sycamore & Chestnut Pools. H. Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 152-11-0; A. Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 126-15-0; D. Hailey (Preston Innovations Boldings) 109-3-0. Wed., Sycamore & Chestnut Pools. D. Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 49-4-0; S. Christian (Sedgley) 48-8-0; M. Stobbs (OAC) 45-11-0. Thurs., Willows & Ash Pools. E. Bancroft (Rod & Gun) 76-6-0; M. Keene (Tri-Cast Weston) 73-15-0; M. Stobbs (OAC) 72-12-0. Sat., Sycamore & Larch Pools. A. Price (OAC) 93-5-0; A. Naylor (OAC) 66-12-0; M. Jameson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 58-5-0. Sun., Beech Pool. R. Guest (Maver) 153-10-0; D. Lloyd (Maver) 121-14-0; T. Edwards (Swan Elite) 112-6-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Bank Holiday Mon., Back Deans Pool. J. Harvey (Preston Innovations) 88-4-0; P. Wedge (ABC) 75-4-0; B. Humphries (Woodlands) 74-1-0. Tues., Ghost Pool. W. Panting (Peg One Angling) 152-1-0; R. Billcher (Northfield AC) 116-4-0; T. Taylor (Peg One Angling) 82-8-0. Sat., Hay & Barley Pools. R. Camden (Peg One Angling) 135-12-0; T. Robson (C Joe) 100-2-0; W. Panting (Peg One Angling) 97-12-0. Sun., Hay & Barley Pools. K. Slade (C. Joe) 125-12-0; M. Westley (WM Travel) 116-4-0; I. Kull (Woodlands) 108-4-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs. K. Arrowsmith (Wrexham) 145-5-0; J. Harston (Wrexham) 100-14-0; S. Walters (Chestnut Tree AC) 96-8-0. Sat., Ironbridge AC. A. Jones (Ironbridge AC) 118-4-0; S. Richardson (Ironbridge AC) 96-10-0; S. Evans (Ironbridge AC) 91-8-0. Sun., New Willenhall AC. T. Gee (New Willenhall AC) 100-6-0; C. Walters (New Willenhall AC) 82-4-0; A. Morton (New Willenhall AC) 64-12-0.

Risby Park Fisheries, Beverley, E. Yorks. Sat., Folly Pool. R. Edmond 85-4-0; A. Trevor 70-0-0; M. Wood 67-5-0; T. Belton 43-0-0. Silvers: J. Fletcher 23-0-0; S. Pulford 16-13-0; P. Sonley 14-8-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Mon., Sherwood Lake. D. Round (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 106-1-0; M. Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 104-5-0; D. Staley (Woodhouse Angling Supplies) 91-4-0. Tues., Sherwood Lake. P. Turner (Poolsbrook AC) 54-4-0; J. Urruty (Alfreton Angling Centre) 28-5-0; S. Richards (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 24-8-0. Wed., Holmedale Lake. N. Shipman (Drennan Sherwood Fishery) 82-7-0; S. Shepherd (Gateford Angling Supplies) 80-13-0; M. Langton (Drennan Sherwood Fishery) 75-15-0.

Sports & Social AC, Biggin Lake, Oundle, Peterborough, Cambs. Sun. M. Grant 205-0-0; S. Cheetham 71-0-0; J. Broadbent 66-0-0.

Tove Valley Open, Lakeside, Duncote, Northants. Sun. P. Barnes 91-0-0; D. Gibbins 49-0-0; T. Davis 43-0-0.

Towcester Vets, Flecknoe, Rugby, Warks. Wed. J. Balhatchett 42-12-0; G. Reid 32-10-0; B. Aycliffe 29-12-0.

Townsend Lakes Fishery, Upwell, Cambs. Sun., Cuckoo Canal. H. Morgan 126-4-0; C. Begbie 98-0-0; M. Pollard 94-14-0.

Wassell Grove Fisheries, Hagley, Worcs. Sat., Brook Pool. S. Street (Wassell Grove) 67-0-0; M. Keen (Wassell Grove) 35-0-0; A. Green (Wassell Grove) 28-8-0. Sun., Dave Powell 60th Birthday Celebration Match, Match Pool. A. Martin (Wassell Grove) 38-10-0; A. Glen (Wassell Grove) 31-2-0; R. Powell (Wassell Grove) 29-10-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Bank Holiday Mon, Drennan Sponsored Open, Belvedere, Weir, Stretton & Canal Pools. M. Taylor (Guru/Dynamite Baits) 132-6-0; R. O'Connor (Drennan NW) 80-14-0; N. Diblle (Cwmbran Nobblers/Peter's Pies) 76-5-0. Bank Holiday Mon, Clay Pit Pool. M. Philbin (Tri-Cast Weston Pools) 124-15-0; D. Evans (Weston Pools) 112-8-0. (only top two anglers supplied). Tues., Open, Rover. K. Jones (Maver)137-10-0; T. Wilson (Sandbank) 133-8-0; I. Hughes (Drennan NW) 126-10-0. Wed., Over 50’s, Stretton & Weir Pools. J. Grantham (Mosella NW/Dynamite Baits) 83-14-0; I. Simpson (Mosella NW/Dynamite Baits) 79-0-0; M. Dawes (Weston Pools) 68-4-0. Thurs., Weston Veterans, Belvedere Pool. T. McManus (Weston Oswestry Veterans) 63-8-0; M. ‘The Bomb’ Ellis (Weston Oswestry Veterans) 55-1-0; B. Rowlands (Weston Oswestry Veterans) 45-10-0. Fri., Over 50’s Open Rover. S. Davis (Guru/Dynamite Baits) 106-11-0; I. Simpson (Mosella NW/Dynamite Baits) 96-2-0; T. Davidson (Weston Pools) 88-10-0. Sat., Open Rover. R. Griffiths (Preston Innovations) 111-2-0; M. Philbin (Tri-Cast Weston Pools) 100-3-0; C. Pugh (Weston Pools) 98-14-0. Sun., Stretton & Clay Pit Pools. K. Marsden (Guru/Dynamite Baits) 118-6-0; B. Roberts (Tri-Cast Weston Pools) 112-0-0; M. Taylor (Guru/Dynamite Baits) 91-12-0.

White Hart Flore AC, Bishops Bowl, Bishops Itchington, Leamington Spa, Warks. Sun. D. Griffiths 36-0-0; M. Wheeler 29-0-0; A. Sibley 26-8-0.

White Hart Flore AC Vets, Dog Lane Fisheries, Napton-on-the Hill, Warks. Wed. Trevor Griffiths 62-8-0; Tom Griffiths 38-10-0; G. Tilson 29-0-0.

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