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Angling match results for week ending 3 February 2018

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Coors AC/Walsall AC Individual Winter League, Round 2, Trent & Mersey Canal, Walsall AC Waters, Handsacre/Kings Bromley, Staffs. Sun. D. Williams (Lifestyle MG) 5-1-2; P. Murrin (Browning West Midlands) 4-11-11; A. Round (Lifestyle MG) 3-0-14; G. Chalk (Brownhills) 2-6-14.

Crewe Match Angling Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Hassell Green, Sandbach, Ches. Sun. C. Morris (Team Les ‘O’) 13-0-0; G. Martin (Team Les ‘O’) 10-11-0; C. Hamer (Team Les ‘O’) 7-13-15; B. Campbell (Colmic NW) 7-9-8.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Shawhall Lane, Coven, Staffs. Sun. M. Spruce (Goodyear AC) 6-4-3; B. Williams (Goodyear AC) 5-12-0; B. Lewis (Goodyear AC) 4-11-4.

Halesowen RBL Individual Winter League, Round 3, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Castlecroft, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sun. J. Billingham (Halesowen RBL) 9-6-0; M. Merrick (Halesowen RBL) 6-1-0; B. Smith (Halesowen RBL) 5-2-0. League: B. Smith (Halesowen RBL) 11; (Joint 2nd) G. Garrish (Halesowen RBL) 9; G. Mason (Halesowen RBL) 9.

Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, The Wheat Meadow Section, Radford Bank, Staffs. Sat. B. Williams (Bilston Angling Centre) 13-3-0; M. Wood (Four Ashes AC) 2-11-0; B. Jones (Goodyear AC) 2-10-9; D. McCall (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 1-8-0.

LDAA Individual Winter League, Round 2, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Legion Cricket Pitch & Walkover Bridge Sections, Maghull, Merseyside. Sun. J. Irving 8-10-0; C. Robinson 8-3-0; G. Charnock 7-6-0; G. Griffiths 7-5-0.

Long Eaton Victoria Open, Erewash Canal, Trent Lock, Long Eaton, Derbys. Sun. P. Madeley (Sensas Dams & Lock) 4-12-8; R. Scales (Mosella MGM) 3-12-0; J. Peet (Drennan Leics.) 3-10-0; R. Parker (Drennan Leics.) 3-8-8; R. Casterton (Drennan Leics.) 2-15-8; I. Sharratt (Drennan Leics.) 2-14-0.

MK Vets, Giffard Park Canal, Great Linford, Milton Keynes. Sun. B. Witteridge 0-14-0; P. Hamilton 0-4-0; M. Hefferon 0-1-8.

Saltaire AA Canal Open, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Boats Section, Maghull, Merseyside. Sun. J. Meredith (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 9-12-0; G. Colbran (Keighley) 7-13-0; B. Mason (Saltaire) 7-1-0; R. Thorne (Matrix Halifax) 3-6-0; (Joint 5th) T. Price (Ted Carter) 2-15-0; C. Smith (Matrix Halifax) 2-15-0; D. Colbran (Keighley) 2-15-0. 

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Ocker Hill, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. J. Gennard (Sportsman AC) 11-2-0; D. Anderson (Sportsman AC) 3-15-0; J. Botwood (Sportsman AC) 1-8-0.

Thornhill AC Pairs, Round 4, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat. J. Sedgwick (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-12-0; N. Noon (Tri-Cast Calder) 1-12-0; Chris Smith (Matrix Halifax) 0-7-0; D. Pitt (Mirfield AC) 0-3-0; Colin Smith (Matrix Halifax) 0-2-8; M. Sharpe (Thornhill AC) 0-2-0. Pairs: (Joint 1st) C. Smith (Matrix Halifax) & T. Schofield (Matrix Halifax) 5; K. Ackroyd (Mosella Selby) & J. Sedgwick (Tri-Cast Calder) 5; P. McMillan (Matrix Halifax) & N. Storr (Matrix Halifax) 5. League: A. Turner (Maver NW) & M. Blagbrough (Tri-Cast Calder) 26; K. Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) & T. Noon (Tri-Cast Calder) 24; N. Pickett (Thornhill AC) & Chris Smith (Matrix Halifax) 22.

Towcester/Nene AC, Grand Union Canal, Long Pound Section, Stoke Bruerne, Northants. Sun. B. Eaton 6-9-0; M. Goodridge 5-4-0; L. Wallace 4-10-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Marsworth, Bucks. S. Pavey 10-0-0; R. Gibbs 7-9-0; S. Bartlett Howard 3-12-0; S. Foulkes 2-13-0; E. Sharman 0-13-0; M. Rodwell 0-12-0; S. Purdy 0-9-0; D. Moore 0-4-0.

Wellingborough Teams of Four Winter League, Round 1, Grand Union Canal, around Lubenham, S. Leics. Sun. K. Brown (Browning Central Silverlite) 7-6-0; A. Curless (Browning Central Cenex) 6-12-8; M. Collerson (Browning Black) 6-9-8. Teams: Browning Central Silverlite 33; Browning Black 30; Browning Central Cenex 28.

Wolverhampton AA Opens, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, The Bratch, Wombourne, S. Staffs. Wed. N. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 11-4-0; B. Williams (Bilston Angling Centre) 5-12-0; A. Gough (Wolverhampton AA/Rough Hay AC) 3-11-0. Sun., Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Awbridge (below Awbridge Lock), Wombourne, Staffs. P. Taylor (Cornerstone AC) 4-8-0; P. Cartwright (Bridgnorth AS) 3-15-8; P. Sturmey (Mosella MGM) 3-8-8.

Canal & Stillwater

Todmorden AS, Croft Head and Townhouse Fishery, Littleborough, Lancs. Sun. Section A - D. Chadwick 35-5-0; Section B - M. Clegg 32-14-0; Section C- C. Lett 7-4-0; Section D - P. Mottram 21-0-0. Sun., Rochdale Canal, Lorry Park, Smithy Bridge, nr. Littleborough, Greater Manchester. Section E - S. Walton 2-0-4; Section F - G. Smith 0-7-0.


Drennan RAF EWAL Match, Old River Nene, Leisure Centre, March, Cambs. Thurs. M. Dalziel (Drennan RAF) 29-13-0; G. Welton (RAF Old Lag) 28-14-0; P. Wray (RAF Old Lag) 26-15-0; S. Pointer (RAF Old Lag) 22-8-0; C. Shaw (Drennan RAF) 16-8-8; I. Hutton (Individual) 14-1-0.

Gillingham AA Winter Championship, Round 5, River Stour, Deepwater to Rectory Straight, Dorset. Sun. J. Stamp 12-8-0; R. Fripp 7-0-0; R. Manns 6-1-0; B. Taylor 5-3-0; S. Collings 4-15-0; R. Cake 4-7-0.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Sprotborough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. J. Evason (Jack's Lads) 13-7-0; M. Peverley (Roterham Raiders) 12-0-0; J. Cameron (Team Normanton) 9-2-0; A. Yates (Clay Lane) 6-11-0; S. Gallagher (Team Normanton) 6-3-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Codnor Park Reservoir Opens, nr. Ripley, Derbyshire. Wed. L. Payling 28-14-0; J. Drabble 16-2-0; G. Sheffield 10-7-0. Sun. R. Ball 15-8-0; C. Dyson 10-4-0; G. Hiley 8-2-0.

Ringer Pairs Series, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Sun. P. Ringer & S. Ringer 3; G. Morris & J. Morris 4; G. Johnson & P. Johnson 5.


Blackfords Progressive Open, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat. D. Ridgway (Shifnal) 3-12-0; J. Burns (Blackfords) 3-8-0; B. Harris (Blackfords) 2-13-0.

Castle AC, Canons, Northants. Sun. S. Bettis 6-10-0; J. Lewis 6-5-0; B. Spencer 5-0-0.

Elsecar Reservoir Open, Barnsley, Yorks. Thurs. J. Kelly 10-2-0; M. Smith 7-1-0; J. Urruty 5-13-0.

Hodnet AC Opens, Ryley’s Pool, Goldstone, Shrops. Thurs. T. Gollins (Hodnet AC) 2-15-0; T. Nutt (Hodnet AC) 2-14-0; D. Davies (Hodnet AC) 1-7-0. Sun. D. Matsun (Hodnet AC) 2-14-0; N. Cooper (Hodnet AC) 1-15-0; B. Peake (Hodnet AC) 1-10-0.

Shipston & ADDAC Winter League, Round 2, Clifford Chambers & Aston Magna Pools, Warks. Mon. Clifford Chambers: A. Bruce 53-9-0; P. Wedgebrow 20-10-0; N. Schumann 19-4-0. Aston Magna: B. Weatherhead 38-8-0; J. Walkden 10-2-0; G. Finch 8-4-0.


Barston’s Feeder-Only League, Barston Lakes, Solihull, W. Mids. Sun. W. Sharman 46-4-0; D. Sanders 33-12-0; C. Mullen 23-8-0.

Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Wed., Brickyard Pool. M. Wheeler 64-0-0; A. West 37-12-0; C. Camplin 28-6-0. Sat., Brickyard Pool. F. Pizzimenti 29-6-0; K. Garratt 23-12-0; M. Wheeler 21-4-0. Sun., Teams of Three, Brickyard, Scotland & Grendon Pools. Brickyard: S. Pizzimenti 37-6-0; C. Payne 29-14-0; P. Robinson 19-12-0. Scotland: M. Wheeler 37-12-0; A. Stokes 25-9-0; G. Howie 24-8-0. Grendon: A. West 34-6-0; M. Hewlett 28-12-0; K. Garrett 26-8-0. League leaders: Team Pizzimenti 3.

Dennetts Heyford MG, Makins Fishery, Nuneaton, Warks. Sun. D. Oakley 25-6-0; G. Blenco 16-10-0; D. Jackson 15-8-0.

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Thurs., Affordable, Middle & Windmill Pools. G. Whyman (Fatty’s Bait & Tackle) 55-2-0; T. Brooks (Stratford Fishing & Outdoors) 47-2-0; S. Hemming (MFL) 36-12-0. Sat., Winter League, Round 5, Ash, Windmill, Island, Boundary & Middle Pools. I. McCulloch (Brown’s Angling) 49-2-0; G. Watts (MFL) 48-2-0; B. Sutor (Astwood Bank) 43-0-0. League: (Joint 1st) F. Donachie (Mosella) 7; B. Sutor (Astwood Bank) 7; (Joint 3rd) N. McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 9; T. Grigorjevs (Angling Times) 9; G. Whyman (Fatty’s Bait & Tackle) 11. Sun., Windmill, Ash, Boundary & Island Pools. B. Duggan (Bailey’s of Warwick) 77-12-0; J. Read (MFL) 67-14-0; N. McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 57-6-0.

Drennan Messingham Sands Silver Fish Winter League, Final Round, Scunthorpe, Lincs. Sat. G. Mumby (Scunthorpe) 30-7-0; S. Richardson (Scunthorpe) 28-4-0; C. Swetnam (Rotherham) 26-11-0; D. Mountford (Grimsby) 25-13-0. Final league: K. Hartley (Scunthorpe) 98; D. Mountford (Grimsby) 96; S. Richardson (Scunthorpe) 94; (Joint 4th) P. Riley (Scunthorpe) 91; P. Seed (Grimsby) 91.

Flore & Brockhall Silver Fish Teams of Three, Barby Banks Fishery, Rugby, Warks. Sun. D. Boulton (TTs) 6-14-0; M. Baker (TTs) 5-4-0; K. Barratt 5-3-0. League: TTs 27; Nubold 23; Regulars 14.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. R. E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 31-4-0; C. Merritt (Hawkesbury) 27-15-0; D. Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 26-13-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries Individual Winter League, Round 2, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sun., Meadow, Canal & Match Pools & Match Lake. J. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 96-12-0; M. Barwell (Maver Gold Dynamite) 77-11-0; P. Denny (Heronbrook) 65-14-0; A. Hulme (Maver Gold Dynamite) 60-13-0; A. Davies (Maver Gold Dynamite) 58-12-0; S. Williamson (Edgeley Sports) 56-8-0. League: M. Barwell (Maver Gold Dynamite) 2; (Joint 2nd) P. Williamson (Lifestyle MG) 3; R. Dale (Stafford) 3; J. Goldthorpe (Matrix Dynamite) 3; (Joint 5th) K. Oldham (Connect Tackle) 4; J. Chapman (Maver Gold Dynamite) 4.

Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Nisa Feeders Open, Phase 1-Lake Four. P. Eden (Syston Casters) 24-0-0; A. Edgington (Tusses Tackle) 22-0-0; J. Robertshaw (Leicester Gas) 14-0-0. Thurs., Nisa Feeders Open, Phase 2-Lizard Pool. T. Sanderson (Leicester) 54-4-0; B. Rowlands (The Glebe) 49-6-0; N. Badge (Makins Select) 29-0-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Wed., Owl Pool. S. Owen (Monkhall) 41-15-0; D. Brown (Monkhall) 34-6-0; B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 31-14-0. Sat., Swallow & Owl Pools. D. Brown (Monkhall) 51-6-0; J. Cork (Mosella MGM) 46-8-0; S. Lovell (Mosella UK) 41-12-0. Sun., Owl & Kingfisher Pools. G. Steele (Monkhall) 53-7-0; K. Hayes (Monkhall) 49-4-0; R. Knowles (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 45-1-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues., Costcutter, Silver Pool. R. Kings (Mosella) 82-13-0; P. Hadlington (Moorlands) 58-1-0; J. Fox (Moorlands) 50-0-0. Wed., Over 50’s Open, Moors Pool. D.J. Williams (Halesowen RBL) 41-2-0; T. Stead (WMP Maver) 36-3-0; K. Roderick (Moorlands) 28-9-0. Sat., Silver & Middle Pools. L. Richards (Packington) 54-4-0; C. Pace (CPA) 36-8-0; N. Colcombe (Moorlands) 33-4-0. Sun., Bank, Island & Moors Pools. P. Rice (Mosella) 67-0-0; M. Watson (DGL) 53-13-0; P. Mace (Autism B’ham) 42-4-0.

Osprey AC, Lakeside Fishery, Duncote, Northants. Sun. A. Griffiths 47-0-0; E. Blane 42-0-0; G. Prince 41-0-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. P. Heaven (Greyhound AC) 33-7-0; I. Keywood (Solihull Angling Centre) 30-5-0; S. Edwards (Packington) 16-11-0; G. Lakin (Packington) 15-12-0. Sat., Molands Mere Pool. D. Tresigne (Smithy’s) 27-6-0; S. Edwards (Packington) 23-0-0; R. Hartley (Packington) 20-12-0; G. Waldron (Packington) 13-3-0. Sun., Little Geary’s Pool. I. Crossman (Browning Central) 76-11-0; D. Tresigne (Smithy’s) 30-11-0; S. Edwards (Packington) 26-8-0; M. Leadbetter (Packington) 22-13-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Oak Pool. M. Jameson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 45-10-0; K. Robinson (Proline) 31-10-0; P. Evans (Preston Innovations Boldings) 25-1-0. Thurs., Larch & Willows Pools. S. Davies (Shrewsbury) 50-7-0; M. Keene (Shrewsbury) 43-12-0; J. Bridgwood (Wolverhampton) 40-3-0. Sat., Winter League, Sycamore, Willows & Oak Pools. C. Haines (Wolverhampton) 63-2-0; G. Gollins (Swan Elite) 34-1-0; D. Craggs (Maver) 31-10-0. Sun., Oak, Larch & Sycamore Pools. S. Owen (Monkhall) 64-10-0; D. Joiner (Bilston Angling Centre) 53-1-0; M. Keene (Shrewsbury) 46-14-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Wed., Arles Pool. A. Darling (PIWV) 70-15-0; T. Whitcher (Peg One Angling) 49-3-0; E. Foster (PIWV) 41-12-0; I. Dawes (PIWV) 27-14-0. Sat., Silver Fish League, Round 4, Front & Back Deans & Arles Pool. A. Powel (Lobby’s Tackle) 16-8-0; S. Nicholas (Sensas) 15-14-0; C. Valender (DGL) 13-0-0; T. Troth (Fisherman’s Friend) 11-2-0. League: (Joint 1st) A. Powell (Lobby’s Tackle) 6; C. Valender (DGL) 6; J. Troth (Fisherman’s Friend) 7; (Joint 4th) K. Woodfield (Sensas Black Country) 8; G. Townsend (PIWV) 8; D. Jarman (Glos.) 8. Sun., Pairs League, Round 4, Front & Back Deans, High & Arles Pools. S. Brown (Maver Harescombe) 73-0-0; S. Tibbits (Golden Maggot) 68-8-0; J. Astle (Fisherman’s Friend) 61-0-0; M. Massey (Maver Harescombe) 60-0-0. Pairs: M. Massey & A. Taylor 5; D. Silk & S. Dobbs 6; S. Tibbits & T. Jones 6. League: O. Boswell & G. Clark 25; P. Wedge & P. Sibley 30; A. Stone & J. Astle 34; S. Lawrence & M. Westley 36.

Quarry Pool Open, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Sun. S. Healey (Little Dawley AC) 63-0-0; M. Jones (Little Dawley AC) 52-8-0; P. Warner (BBL) 48-4-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Wed., Holmedale Lake. S. Storey (Gateford Angling Supplies) 111-14-0; P. Carline (Alfreton Angling Centre) 92-9-0; C. Hendly (Gateford Angling Supplies) 66-11-0. Sun., Holmedale Lake. T. French (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 78-4-0; N. Madagin (Barnsley Central AC) 65-10-0; A. Duff (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 65-4-0.

Townsend Lakes Fishery, Upwell, Cambs. Sun., Cuckoo Canal. J. Whitcombe 111-8-0; D. Upson 63-12-0; N. Hyde 31-4-0.

Wassell Grove Fisheries, Hagley, Worcs. Sat., Match Pool. R. Neath (Wassell Grove) 73-14-0; K. Clarke (ZLT Angling Products) 28-6-0; K. Smith (Wassell Grove) 20-4-0.

Willow Marsh Fishery, Kidderminster, Worcs. Sat., Sandpipers Pool. A. Penn (Wassell Grove) 64-4-0; L. Workman (Willow Marsh) 58-0-0; T. Homer (Steven’s Tackle) 49-0-0.

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