News article created on 30 April 2018

Angling match results for week ending 5 May 2018

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

If you would like your results included here, please contact Steve Cope on 01922 640247 or


Barford AA Open, Grand Union Canal, Knowle, W. Mids. Sat. I. Baker (Trentmen) 4-0-10; P. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 3-10-14; A. Curless (Preston Innovations Blackhorse) 3-7-4; N. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 3-0-4; M. Hardman (Sensas Black Country) 2-13-12.

Colmic Leicester Canal Championship 2018, Grand Union Canal, Glen Parva, Leics. Sun. P. Murrin (Browning West Midlands) 13-14-0; D. Ward (Browning West Midlands) 9-6-0; S. Kirton (Leicester) 8-7-0; C. Close (Colmic Soar Tackle) 6-2-0; P. Wills (Tackle & Bates) 5-13-8.

Erewash Canal Spring League, Round 6, Erewash Canal, Cotmanhay, Derbys. Sun. J. Johnson (Notts. AA) 7-0-0; D. Cade (Colmic Soar) 6-12-8; J. Brockway (Mosella MGM) 6-2-8; D. Hicklin (Mosella MGM) 6-1-0; (Joint 5th) N. Pitfield (Drennan Leics.) 3-10-0; R. Casterton (Drennan Leics.) 3-10-0. League: D. Hicklin (Mosella MGM) 20-7-0; T. Barker (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 20-3-0; J. Johnson (Notts AA) 16-10-0; A. Astle (Long Eaton Fed.)

Gloucester Canal Spring League, Round 2, Gloucester & Sharpness Canal, Castle Lane, Castle Up and Down Sections, Glos. Sun 22 Apr. D. Clapton (Misfits) 57-0-0; L. Trivett (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 51-14-0; T. Davies (Mix & Match) 32-11-0; S. Bryan (Daiwa Gordon League Blue) 16-6-0; D. Amos (Glevum AC) 10-14-0; J. Jones (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 9-10-0. Teams: Sensas 88 Gold 11; Daiwa Gordon League Gold 12 (more cumulative points); Mix & Match 12; Daiwa Gordon League Red 13; Sensas Lobby’s Green 15; Sensas 88 Silver 16.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, The Anchor PH Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs. M. ‘the Singer’ Wood (Goodyear AC) 5-14-12; M. Bethell (Goodyear AC) 4-10-4; B. Birch (Goodyear AC) 3-12-4.

Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Farmdown Road Section, Stafford, Staffs. Sat. B. Astbury (Pelsall Old Boys) 2-10-0; S. Haywood (Oswestry) 1-13-13; M. ‘the Singer’ Wood (Four Ashes AC) 1-11-10; D. Sumner (Bilton Angling Centre) 1-6-6.

Linford AC, Grand Junction Canal, Milton Keynes, Bucks. R. Hefferon 14-9-0; R. Dorrill 6-15-0; M. Hefferon 4-11-0.

Liverpool & District AA, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Maghull, Sefton, Merseyside. Sun. D. Meadows 9-15-0; M. Hargreaves 8-10-0; M. Dickson 6-8-0.

Nene/Towcester AC, Grand Union Canal, Piggeries Section, Gayton, Northants. B. Eales 8-4-0; J. Balhatchett 8-2-0; P. Minney 5-8-0.

Sensas M5 Angling Kennet & Avon Spring League, Round 2, Kennet & Avon Canal, Wooton Rivers to Trout Reach, nr. Marlborough, Wilts. Sun. R. Randall (Garbolino Blackmore Vale Gold) 16-10-0; M. Barnett (Drennan Bordon Red) 14-1-0; G. Williamson (Devizes White) 11-8-0; C. Telling (Devizes Black) 10-10-0; L. Pagesmith (Sensas A4 Black) 10-5-0; (Joint 6th) G. Smith (Preston Innovations Black Horse) 6-3-0; D. Scott (Drennan Oxford) 6-3-0. Teams: Garbolino Blackmore Vale 90; Devizes White 80; Drennan Bordon Red 78; Wyvern Angling Gold 77; Preston Innovations Thatchers B 76; Devizes Black 68. League: Garbolino Blackmore Vale Gold 175; Preston Innovations Thatchers B 160; Sensas A4 149; Preston Innovations Black Horse 139; Wyvern Angling Gold 133; Daiwa Gordon League 132.

Sportsman AC, Walsall Canal, Ocker Hill, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. P. Skidmore (Halesowen RBL) 11-9-0; S. Broome (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 4-3-4; A. Chandler (Steven’s Tackle) 3-13-12.

The Kev O’Hanlon Memorial Match/Prostate Cancer Charity Match, Shropshire Union Canal, Soudley area, Shrops. Sun. S. Mottram (Drennan NW) 47-8-0; N. Griffiths (Oswestry) 12-8-8; S. Broome (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 9-7-1; T. Nutt (Hodnet AC) 8-5-0; T. Fairhurst (Lancs. MG) 7-13-0. (£345 raised for Prostate Cancer Charity).

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat. (Joint 1st) M. Blagbrough (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-3-0; M. Sharpe (Thornhill AC) 3-3-0; C. Smith (Matrix Halifax) 1-15-0; K. Marshall (Octbox/Tri-Cast Calder) 1-8-0; G. Makin (Thornhill AC) 1-3-0.

Todmorden AS Open, Rochdale Canal, White House Section, nr. Littleborough, Rochdale, Gtr. Manchester. Sun. T. Price (Ted Carter Preston) 2-9-0; S. Paddon (Team Tri-Cast) 2-8-0; A. Jagger (Ted Carter Preston) 1-10-0; K. Deacon (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 1-6-0.

Towcester Vets, Grand Union Canal, Stowe Hill, nr. Weedon, Northants. Sun. J. Balhatchett 8-8-0; C. Howard 5-6-0; R. Rawlins 4-8-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Bullbeggars Lane, Berkhamsted, Herts. Sun. S. Pavey 4-5-8; D. Harlow 3-11-0; A. Allday 3-5-0; P. Leech 2-8-0; M. Rodwell 2-2-0; E. Sharman 1-6-0; M. McNamara 1-5-8; N. Williams 1-2-0.

Wolverhampton AA Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Acton Trussell, Staffs. Wed. J. Benness (Goodyear AC) 18-6-0; A. Round (Lifestyle MG) 9-2-0; B. Jones (Goodyear AC) 7-0-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60’s Club Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Chubb’s Water, Ball Lane, Coven, Staffs. Wed. T. Blyde (Four Ashes AC) 5-12-7; D. Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-6-8; D. Rayson (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-1-14.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Codnor Park Reservoir Open, nr. Ripley, Derbys. Wed. J. Spencer 14-2-0; L. Ward 10-7-0; A. Starkey 9-7-0; D. Clark 7-6-0.

Earlswood Lakes, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat., Slipways AC, Windmill Pool. R. Moon (Slipways AC) 23-12-0; R. Johnson (Slipways AC) 4-0-0; J. Cooper (Slipways AC) 0-3-0.

MK Vets, Clattercote Reservoir, Claydon, Banbury, Oxon. Wed. L. Smith 61-8-0; B. Harvey 10-0-0; P. Hamilton 8-0-0.


Castle AC, Canons, Northants. Sun., Silver Fish Only Open. J. Rice 18-1-0; G. Lewis 15-5-0; J. Lewis 13-3-0.

Elsecar Reservoir, Barnsley, S. Yorks. Thurs. A. White 7-13-0; E. Pym 6-6-0; G. R. Lindley 5-12-0.

Elsecar Reservoir Super Series Qualifier, Round 1, Barnsley, S. Yorks. Sun. J. Law 15-7-0; M. Smith 11-15-0; J. Urruty 11-7-0; P. Hunt 11-4-0. Qualifier: J. Law.

Preston Innovations Feedermasters 2018 Qualifier, JCB Lakes, Rocester, E. Staffs. Sun. Zone A – S. Ringer 72-0-0; Zone B – R. Wootton 48-0-0. Qualifiers: S. Ringer, R. Wootton, D. Webb.

Todmorden AS, Croft House Fishery, Littleborough, Rochdale, Gtr. Manchester. Sun. S. Heap 34-10-0; S. Buckley 31-0-0; S. Newsham 30-0-0; R. McKendry 28-0-0; J. Taylor 16-8-0.

Wakefield AC, Walker’s Dam, Alverthorpe, W. Yorks. Sun. M. Chapman (Wakefield AC) 35-0-0; G. Marson (Wakefield AC) 26-4-0; P. Townsley (Wakefield AC) 14-14-0.


Angling Trust Team Commercial Stillwater National Championship 2018, Garbolino Lindholme Lakes, West Carr, Doncaster, Yorks. & Woodhouse Grange Fishery, Hatfield, Doncaster, Yorks. Sat. Garbolino Lindholme Elite (100) 238K 160g; Maver NW Spotted Fin (95) 237K 610g; Browning Team Ossett (93) 200K 840g; Drennan Barnsley Blacks (93) 182K 110g; Matrix Halifax (89) 215K 530g; Marukyu Midlands 1 (87) 208K 330g; Guru Partridge (85) 211K 430g; Maver Gold Dynamite (81) 191K 320g; Mosella Dynamite NW (79) 177K 060g; Matrix LTB (75) 193K 680g.

Barnburgh Lakes, Doncaster, Yorks. Fri., Bottom Lake. G. Jubb 444-7-0; L. Cowlan 281-4-0; D. Shepherd 275-5-0; P. Turner 260-7-0; P. Nash 249-8-0; J. Clark 231-0-0.

Blundells Fishery, Rixton, Warrington, Ches. Sat. Pine, Trio, Ash & East Lakes. A. Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 88-10-0; C. Herring (Rochdale Angling Centre) 87-10-0; P. Roys (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 84-8-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fishery, Lakes 8 & 9, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat. G. Whalley 95-8-0; C. Oliver 87-10-0; R. Trees 70-0-0.

Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Wed., Brickyard Pool. A. Jones 39-8-0; P. Robinson 31-12-0; N. Baxter 29-12-0. Sat., Brickyard Pool. C. Hewlett 48-0-0; C. Garratt 27-8-0; S. Foster 26-4-0. Sun., Grendon Pool. G. Millward 22-4-0; S. Shakespeare 17-12-0; B. Reed 13-12-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffs. Sat., Suez & Moors Canals. A. Bruce (Firswood Fishery) 108-1-0; F. Cook (Firswood Fishery) 86-3-0; J. Glover Jnr. (Nathan’s) 85-12-0. Sun., Panama & Moors Canals. C. Day (Matrix) 93-5-0; M. Litherland (Cudmore) 82-4-0; D. Pickering (Nathan’s) 75-9-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC, Tofts Farm Fishery, Rugby, Warks. Sun. R. Rawlins 29-6-0; G. Cash 13-15-0; (Joint 3rd) S. Smith 10-12-0; P. Humphries 10-12-0.

Garbolino Lindholme Lakes, West Carr, Doncaster, Yorks. Sun. A. Dale 96-9-0; A. Waters 67-3-0; N. Fisher 60-3-0.

Gillingham AA Spring Open, Lodden Lakes, Gillingham, Dorset. Sun. M. Harper 39-12-0; G. Manton 24-12-0; R. Fripp 21-4-0; J. Stamp 20-10-0; K. Murchie 14-0-0; (Joint 6th) D. Roper 13-12-0; D. Anders 13-12-0.

Goodyear AC, Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Hawk & Lark Pools. R. Perks (Goodyear AC) 92-0-0; S. Thomson (Goodyear AC) 87-15-0; J. Taylor (Goodyear AC) 69-0-0; S. Darby (Goodyear AC) 56-0-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. C. Kidd (Hawkesbury) 65-12-0; V. Cziniscalko (Hawkesbury) 65-10-0; J. Kidd (Hawkesbury) 64-0-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Canal & Bridge Pools. B. Bush (Birkenhead) 139-8-0; A. Christie (B’ham) 134-15-0; A. Harman (Drennan NW) 116-10-0; A. Dawson (Stone) 108-12-0; C. Wojak (Telford) 88-8-0; K. Jones (Heronbrook) 84-4-0. Sun., Canal, Bridge & Island Pools. A. Hulme (Maver Gold Dynamite) 147-0-0; S. Sharrock (Preston) 130-2-0; T. Robinson (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 128-2-0; M. Barwell (Maver Gold Dynamite) 121-14-0; D. Childs (Rugeley) 117-7-0; S. Slockett (Preston) 112-4-0.

Lingmere Fisheries, Birkenhead, The Wirral, Merseryside. Sat. G. Bough 82-0-0; P. Barwell 81-3-0; S. Boyd 78-11-0.

Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Nisa Feeders Open, Phase 1-Lake Two. T. Sanderson (Leicester) 75-14-0; M. Chapman (Leamington Spa) 58-4-0; P. Cooke (Lutterworth) 56-8-0. Thurs., Phase 2-Snake & Reptile Lakes. P. Eden (Syston Casters) 58-2-0; A. Searle (Leicester) 55-4-0; D. Gaczymski (Devon Angling Club) 48-0-0.

Mill Pond Open, Husborne Crawley, Beds. Sun. K. Osborne 3-7-0; (Joint 2nd) S. Chilton 1-14-0; D. Tysoe 1-14-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Lark Pool. B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 103-7-0; R. Gamblin (Monkhall) 78-8-0; J. Schofield (Monkhall Blue) 78-5-0. Sat., Owl Pool. J. Hall (Middy/Bag’em) 124-6-0; B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 120-0-0; M. Davison (Monkhall) 114-3-0. Sun., Owl Pool. J. Hall (Middy/Bag’em) 130-3-0; A. Rowbottom (ABC) 121-7-0; K. Hayes (Monkhall) 111-12-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues., Costcutter, Silver Pool. R. Kings (Mosella) 88-0-0; B. Tandy (Moorlands) 66-8-0; P. Bailey (Moorlands) 59-6-0. Wed., Over 50’s Open, Meadow Pool. L. Boden (Central Trains) 135-14-0; S. Parker (Steven’s Tackle) 110-0-0; B. Drew (Proline) 109-15-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Bank & Island Pools. L. Boden (Central Trains) 110-11-0; S. Parker (Steven’s Tackle) 91-11-0; K. Roderick (Moorlands) 82-14-0. Fri PM., Bank Pool. S. Wright (Moorlands) 133-7-0; L. Boden (Central Trains) 107-12-0; S. Parker (Steven’s Tackle) 95-7-0. Sat., Meadow Pool. S. Rocke (Marukyu) 125-1-0; M. Jones (Proline) 91-15-0; C. Hill (Mosella) 85-11-0. Sun., Bank, Moors & Island Pools. I. Mills (Robin’s Timber) 186-0-0; C. Gethen (Moorlands) 132-7-0; A. Mitchell (Evesham Jubilee) 91-6-0.

Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Lower, Big Max & Boulders Pools. A. Sharman (Old Hough) 76-12-0; J. Butler (Ted Carter Preston) 69-9-0; K. Potts (Old Hough) 57-13-0.

Osprey AC, Rookery Waters, Pidley, Cambs. Sun. D. Proud 58-0-0; S. Webb 37-0-0; D. Diller 35-0-0.

Packington Somers Fishery, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. P. Heaven (Greyhound AC) 149-7-0; S. Whittaker (Middy/Bag’em) 139-3-0; P. Newell (Redditch) 138-10-0. Sat., Molands Mere Pool. D. Elliott (Packington) 67-10-0; I. Keywood (Solihull Angling Centre) 47-8-0; G. Beckwith (Packington) 46-12-0. Sun., Big Geary’s Pool. P. Murray (Packington) 57-1-0; I. Keywood (Solihull Angling Centre) 54-12-0; M. Wood (Packington) 33-4-0.

Parkes Hall AC, Cob House Fisheries, Wichenford, Worcs. Sun., Chestnut Pool. S. Warmer (Parkes Hall AC) 87-8-0; P. Bowdley (Parkes Hall AC) 61-7-0; J. Trevis (Parkes Hall AC) 45-11-0.

Partridge Lakes, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Covey Lakes 1, 2, 3 & 4. J. Rigg Jnr. 78-2-0; K. Gallagher 66-4-0; M. Derbyshire 56-6-0.

Phoenix AC, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun. D. Flatman (Phoenix AC) 54-6-0; T. Davies (Phoenix AC) 43-5-0; S. Flatman (Phoenix AC) 38-3-0.

Poole Hall Fisheries, Alveley, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Kingfisher Pool. N. Parkes (Poole Hall) 47-10-0; A. Goode (Poole Hall) 41-9-0; R. Duke (Middle Severn Angling) 38-12-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Sycamore & Chestnut Pools. J. Atwell (Kingswinford) 177-15-0; C. Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 170-0-0; E. Bancroft (Preston Innovations Boldings) 166-15-0. Wed., Oak & Willow Pools. B. Tromans (Preston Innovations Boldings) 111-15-0; D. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 109-14-0; R. Johnson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 81-19-0. Thurs., Sycamore Pool. C. Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 159-1-0; K. Miller (Greenman AC) 135-6-0; R. Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 131-0-0. Sat., Willows & Chestnut Pools. M. Stevens (Steven’s Tackle) 79-5-0; B. Baker (Preston Innovations Boldings) 77-3-0; P. Nelson (Irlam) 74-4-0. Sun., Larch & Sycamore Pools. C. Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 69-15-0; E. Bancroft (Preston Innovations Boldings) 66-9-0; R. Guest (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 61-5-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues., Ghost Pool. P. Edmonds (Preston Innovations Woodland View) 172-8-0; G. Kirkham (Mosella) 123-4-0; T. King (Worcester) 93-12-0. Sat., Ghost Pool. J. May (Bilston) 107-4-0; K. Slade (Cannock) 78-4-0; C. Robson (Preston Innovations Woodland View) 50-5-0. Sun., Back Deans & High Pools. S. Rocke (Hereford) 92-14-0; K. Slade (Cannock) 78-0-0; P. Taylor (Peg One Angling) 69-10-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Sat., Ironbridge AC. S. Richardson (Ironbridge AC) 170-8-0; R. Cambridge (Ironbridge AC) 112-1-0; S. Evans (Ironbridge AC) 101-6-0. Sun., The Grapes AC. I. Haynes (The Grapes AC) 120-5-0; R. Thomas (The Grapes AC) 85-3-0; M. Chard (The Grapes AC) 71-1-0.

Royal Oak AC, Barby Banks Fishery, Barby, Warks. Sun. R. Durrant 74-8-0; G. Merritt 50-0-0; W. Sharman 42-10-0.

Sam Hosticks Fishery, Beverley, E. Yorks, Sat., Moat Pool. I. Ralph 80-3-0; J. Griffin 64-5-0; R. Brooke 48-0-0; T. Lynn 43-5-0.

Townsend Lakes Fishery, Upwell, Cambs. Sun., Cuckoo Canal-Silver Side. J. Whitcombe 36-4-0; S. Hillman 32-12-0; C. Begbie 28-6-0.

Wassell Grove Fisheries, Hagley, Worcs. Wed., Match Pool. A. Varden (Marukyu Strike) 29-10-0; P. Waters (Wassell Grove) 26-12-0; N. Partridge (Wassell Grove) 23-6-0. Fri Eve., Match Pool. M. Djukic (Guru) 66-7-0; M. Pincher (Mosella MGM) 46-4-0; S. Burrus (Poole Hall) 34-6-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Rover. M. Philbin (Tri-Cast Weston) 172-4-0; R. O’Connor (Tri-Cast Weston) 87-0-0. (only top two supplied).

White Hart Flore AC, Barby Banks Fishery, Barby, Warks. Sun., D. Griffiths 57-0-0; G. Muddiman 53-8-0; D. Cleaver 48-8-0.

White Hart Flore AC Vets, Spring Pools Fishery, Rugby, Warks. Wed., J. Wiggins 44-12-0; T. Griffiths 28-14-0; R. Collins 25-10-0.

Wigmore Lakes, Wattlesborough, Shrewsbury, Shrops. Sun 22 Apr. K. Arnold 33-0-0; B. Tinman 31-8-0; N. Bistock 23-12-0.

Click here for forthcoming matches and events

About this blog

Angling match results

Angling match results from around the country brought to you by Steve Cope. This regular blog features detailed match results. If you would like your results included here, please contact Steve Cope on 01922 640247 or

See more blogs from this author