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Angling match results for week ending 6 August 2016

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope. A report on this weekend's match activity will be published later this week.

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Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championships 2016, Grand Canal, Toberdaly & Killeen Sections, Edenderry, County Offaly, Ireland. Sun. P. Bartley (Daingean Match Anglers) 4K 510g; P. Kelly (Edenderry CAC) 3K 330g; B. Kane (Edenderry CAC) 2K 930g. Qualifying pairs: C. Browne & P. Bartley (Daingean Match Anglers) 37 (on weight); B. Kane & P. Kelly (Edenderry CAC) 37; J. Walker & M. Allcock (East Belfast CAC) 34; F. Holding & P. Holding (Liverpool) 32; P. McLoughlan & P. Walsh (Naas & District Anglers) 30.

Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championships Qualifier 2016, Grand Union Canal, Aylesbury Arm & Buckland Sections, Bucks. Sat. R. Durrant 21-4-0; L. Hills 11-11-0; S. Davis 11-8-0. Qualifying pairs: G. Smith & L. Newson 96; D. Stoddart & A. Allday 94; S. Davis & P. Speakman 90; L. Hills & S. Gunner 88; P. Durrant & R. Durrant 87.

Goodyear AC Open, Staffs & Worcs Canal, The Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs Eve. B. Jones (Goodyear AC) 8-0-0; M. Bethell (Goodyear AC) 6-4-0; J. Benness (Goodyear AC) 4-7-10.

Hodnet AC Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Hinstock Wood, Soudley, Shrops. Sun. L. Kenyon (Browning Lifestyle) 10-4-0; P. Dobing (Browning Lifestyle) 8-14-0; J. Shaw (Warrington AA) 8-11-8.

Long Eaton Federation Summer League Final, Erewash Canal, Dale Avenue Section, Long Eaton, Derbys. Sat. S. Posiak (Long Eaton Fed) 11-12-0; N. Ellis (Matlock AC) 9-7-0; A. Chisholm (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 8-13-0. Final league: D. Fowler (Matlock AC) 6; W. Sully (Long Eaton Fed.) 7.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Moors Mill Lane, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. D. Anderson (ZLT Angling Products) 5-6-0; B. Williams (Bilston Angling Centre) 4-8-0; D. Arnold (Sportsman AC) 4-6-0.

Stafford Izaak Walton Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Little Onn, Church Eaton, Staffs. Sun. D. Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 17-13-4; S. Cope (Four Ashes AC) 10-10-8; M. Wood (Four Ashes AC) 7-6-13.

Stirrup Cup Open, Birmingham & Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Warks. Sun. A. Price (Stirrup Cup) 10-1-7; G. Massey (Dams & Lock) 6-0-0; M. Connell (Stirrup Cup) 2-15-8.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, 2nd Aqueduct, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat. P. Dobing (Browning Lifestyle) 8-6-2; E. Gardner (Team Eclipse) 8-5-6; D. Hicklin (Long Eaton Fed./Stirrup Cup) 6-5-0.

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat. K. Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 7-10-0; L. Wroszek (Dino Floats) 6-6-0; N. Pickett (Thornhill AC) 5-12-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60’s Club Open, Staffs & Worcs Canal, Rodbaston, Staffs. Wed. P. ‘Fizza’ Blakemore (Bridgtown Social AC) 11-5-0; W. Kneller (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-2-0; C. Tillet (Bridgtown Social AC) 5-12-15.

Woodside AA Open, Dudley No.1 Canal, Link 51 Section, Merry Hill, Dudley, W. Mids. Sun. S. Robson (ZLT Angling Products) 9-1-0; M. Howell (Sensas Black Country) 8-14-3; P. Hatton (ZLT Angling Products) 7-13-13.


Barford AA Open, Warks. River Avon, Barford, Warks. Sat. C. Harrison (Attleborough) 23-9-0; P. King (Sensas Portway) 23-5-0; T. Marshall (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 20-0-0.

Bridgnorth AS Open, River Severn, Linley Bank Section, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. C. Jones (Gornal) 39-1-0; G. Wade (Smethwick) 33-1-0; R. Duke (Middle Severn Angling) 25-5-0. Biggest barbel caught in a match so far this season: Brian Preece (Bridgnorth AS) 9lb 14oz (in his fifth placed 21-9-0 weight from peg 64 on the fallen ash).

Drennan Coors Trent Masters 2016 Qualifier, River Trent, Burton-on-Trent, E. Staffs. Sun. H. Clapham (Coors AC) 14-9-0; M. Cobb (Fishermania) 13-13-0; T. Marshall (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 13-12-0. Qualifiers: M. Cobb; S. Ashby; A. White; R. Reynolds; D. Limbert; P. Salt; J. Fell.

Kidderminster & District AA Three Day Summer Festival 2016, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Mon., Day 1. G. Brierley (Willow Creek) 25-1-0; J. Williams (KDAA) 23-6-0; B. Cheese (Earlswood) 18-10-0. Wed., Day 2. J. Williams (KDAA) 26-6-0; B. McAulay (Droitwich) 25-0-6; S. Rowen (KDAA) 24-11-0. Fri., Day 3. A. Patchett (Halesowen) 23-5-0; B. Cheese (Earlswood) 20-13-0; S. Rowen (KDAA) 19-2-0. Overall: J. Williams (KDAA) 57-1-0 (£1,500); S. Rowen (KDAA) 55-5-0 (£1,000); G. Brierley (Willow Creek) 52-9-0 (£700). Best barbel: M. Williams (Lifestyle) 9lb 12oz (£200).

Oxford Teams of Six Summer League, Round 4, River Thames, Medley and Sandford, Oxon. Sun. D. McDonald (Devizes MG) 20-10-0; G. Pook (Drennan Oxford Blue) 18-13-0; J. Williams (Matrix Talismen) 16-9-0. Teams: Drennan Oxford Yellow 39; Devizes MG 38; Isis 35. League: Drennan Oxford Yellow 151; Drennan Oxford Blue 137; Sensas A4 127.


Wakefield AC, Kettlethorpe Hall, Lincs. Sun. G. Hampshire (Wakefield AC) 8-0-0; P. Townsley (Wakefield AC) 5-7-0; R. Reah (Wakefield AC) 4-8-0.


Angling Trust Veterans National Championships 2016, Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Wed. K. Folwell (Drennan Oxford) 61K 300g; H. Billing (Garbolino) 49K 150g; D. Sixsmith (Drennan) 45K 650g; P. Mason (Hereford) 45K 600g; T. Watling (Stanjay’s) 42K 550g; B. Greenbury (Leicester) 41K 450g.

Beechdale AC, Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Willows Pool. M. Shillam (Beechdale AC) 85-12-0; D. Parr (Beechdale AC) 82-4-0; T. Bird (Beechdale AC) 75-12-0.

Bonehill Mill, Fazeley, Tamworth, Staffs. Thurs., Mill Pool. G. Wright (Bonehill Mill) 93-15-0; M. Powell (Team Wales) 73-10-0; A. Jackson (Bonehill Mill) 69-0-0. Sat., Dale’s Pool. S. Conway (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 120-13-0; M. Hammond (Bonehill Mill) 88-0-0; M. Powell (Team Wales) 80-13-0. Sun Eve., Dale’s Pool. L. Capewell (Maver Gold) 166-8-0; A. Davis (Bonehill Mill) 132-15-0; A. Nicholls (Bonehill Mill) 106-4-0.

Bridgtown Social AC, Rugeley Road Pool, nr. Hednesford, Staffs. Sun. M. Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 14-12-0; D. Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 11-9-0; C. Tillet (Bridgtown Social AC) 9-8-0.

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Wed., Windmill Pool. S. Wildman (RAF) 85-8-0; P. Edwards (RN RM AA) 68-8-0; P. Bennett (Banbury Gunsmiths) 59-4-0. Thurs., Boundary Pool, Affordable. S. Liston (Moaning Sods) 67-8-0; C. Woodward (Smithy’s) 61-2-0; N. Finch (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 57-8-0. Sat., Island Pool. T. Winstone (Bonehill Mill) 147-0-0; G. Waldron (Smithy’s) 126-8-0; M. Bull (Frenzee) 95-12-0. Sun., Island Pool. J. Morris (Stratford Fishing & Outdoors) 132-8-0; M. Hemming (Lodge Park) 84-10-0; N. McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 64-0-0.

Elmbridge Fisheries, Elmbridge, nr. Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs., Heron Pool. G. Page (Allen’s Tackle Leamore) 178-5-0; T. King (Hillview) 118-3-0; T. Walton (Elmbridge) 105-8-0. Sat., Heron Pool. B. Hodgetts (Elmbridge) 134-9-0; K. Miller (New Willenhall) 127-6-0; S. Harris (Maver) 124-8-0. Sun., Peacock Pool. C. Bennett (JMR Tackle) 81-10-0; T. Probert (Rod & Reel) 72-8-0; J. Russell (Elmbridge) 63-10-0.

Goodyear AC, Dan’s Pool, Featherstone, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sun. J. Taylor (Goodyear AC) 64-12-0; J.J. Gallagher (Goodyear AC) 57-6-0; C. Upton (Goodyear AC) 47-12-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sat., Match Pool. R. E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 112-5-0; I. Shirley (Hawkesbury) 89-4-0; C. Merritt (Hawkesbury) 76-10-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Maver Mega Match This 2016 Qualifier, Canal, Bridge, Island, Match & Meadow Pools. A. Richards (Garbolino Lindholme) 198-13-0; F. Gianoncelli (Preston Innovations) 151-7-0; M. Dawes (Drennan NW) 150-2-0. Qualifier: Adam Richards (Garbolino Lindholme). Sun., Bridge, Match & Island Pools. F. Gianoncelli (Preston Innovations) 222-3-0; J. Millington (Heronbrook) 217-2-0; A. Hulme (Maver Gold) 208-10-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat., Lark Pool. M. Davidson (Monkhall/OAC) 137-15-0; B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 115-7-0; J. Langford (Preston Innovations Boldings) 82-10-0. Sun., Hawk Pool. C. Jones (Monkhall) 115-10-0; A. Jones (Black Country Misfits) 113-14-0; K. Hayes (Monkhall) 86-9-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues., Costcutter, Silver Pool. M. Watson (DGL) 101-10-0; G. Clarke (Newton Angling) 77-4-0; B. Tandy (DHA) 64-15-0. Wed., Over 50’s, Meadow, Island & Middle Pools. P. Eden (DHA) 97-10-0; D. James (Mosella) 96-7-0; T. Homer (DHA) 95-0-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Bank & Island Pools. M. Wentworth (Moorlands) 202-14-0; P. Hodge (DHA) 162-9-0; P. Ali (Moorlands) 109-12-0. Fri PM., Meadow Pool. D. James (Mosella) 186-10-0; D. Pritchard (DHA) 161-9-0; L. Boden (Central Trains) 140-6-0. Sat., Bank, Moors, Island & Middle Pools. C. Hill (Mosella) 152-11-0; R. Brennan (Stourport) 125-5-0; C. Pace (CPA) 113-9-0. Sun., Meadow & Moors Pools. D. James (Mosella) 164-13-0; D. ‘Dillon’ Johnson Snr. (Steven’s Tackle) 136-0-0; C. Hill (Mosella) 124-3-0.

National Express Walsall AC, Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Swallow Pool. M. Betteridge (National Express Walsall AC) 96-13-0; R. Pemberton (National Express Walsall AC) 74-13-0; A. Parkes (National Express Walsall AC) 68-2-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. J. Burchell (Packington) 128-9-0; S. Cobb (Solihull Angling Centre) 82-11-0; N. Carless (Ridgemere AC) 78-4-0. Sat., Big Geary’s Pool. B. Rowland (Mallory AC) 69-5-0; G. Lakin (Fishing Lodge) 61-13-0; D. Duggan (Dams & Lock) 54-15-0. Sun., Siblings A & B Pools. K. Folwell (Drennan/Bag’em) 49-5-0; M. Hatchard (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 47-9-0; C. Chapman (Packington) 44-5-0.

Parkside AC, Little John Lakes, New Ollerton, nr. Newark, Notts. Sun., Maid Marian Lake. T. Turner (Parkside AC) 125-8-0; M. Turner (Parkside AC) 106-4-0; S. Stafford (Parkside AC) 89-2-0.

Poole Hall Fisheries, Alveley, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Kingfisher Pool. S. Burrows (Poole Hall) 120-3-0; J. Webb (Stourbridge) 77-10-0; A. Goode (Poole Hall) 55-0-0. Sun., K. William AC, Heron Pool. C. Billingham (K. William AC) 53-6-0; T. Booth (K. William AC) 21-4-0; M. Hopkins (K. William AC) 17-10-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Willows & Oak Pools. S. Davies (Shrewsbury) 157-9-0; P. Hemming (Monkhall) 142-13-0; P. Shaw (Preston Innovations Boldings) 98-12-0. Wed., Larch & Sycamore Pools. D. Brown (Maver Midlands) 162-6-0; A. Williams (Vespe) 131-15-0; B. Tromans (Fiery Holes AC) 84-3-0. Thurs., Willows & Sycamore Pools. D. Brown (Maver Midlands) 151-12-0; J. Hall (Middy) 146-4-0; C. Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 87-5-0. Sat., Willows & Oak Pools. P. Hemming (Monkhall) 114-14-0; M. Stobbs (OAC) 90-15-0; R. Johnson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 86-7-0. Sun., Larch & Sycamore Pools. K. Melville (Shrewsbury) 92-5-0; H. Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 90-4-0; R. Johnson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 79-5-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues., Ghost Pool. S. West (Angling Direct) 122-6-0; C. Gorgeon (France) 120-0-0; J. Stone (Bilston Angling Centre) 104-8-0. Sat., Back Deans Pool. C. Vallender (Lobby’s Tackle) 179-2-0; T. Weaver (DGL) 86-4-0; A. Pollard (DGL) 84-6-0. Sun., Arles & High Pools. C. Newton (Smithy’s) 229-9-0; M. Pritchard (Bilston Angling Centre) 12312-0; J. Newton (Smithy’s) 122-3-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Sat., Polepushers AC. B. Podmore (Polepushers AC) 88-8-0; D. Podmore (Polepushers AC) 74-8-0; T. Eurdley (Polepushers AC) 68-8-0. Sun., Chubb AC. A. Jones (Chubb AC) 94-1-0; J. Watkins (Chubb AC) 92-1-0; M. Jackson (Chubb AC) 77-1-0.

Rough Hay AC Individual/Pairs Match, Horns Pool, Slitting Mill, nr. Rugeley, Staffs. Sun. R. Hunter (Rough Hay AC) 40-10-0; A. Meredith (Rough Hay AC) 27-5-0; S. Hitchens (Rough Hay AC) 23-5-0. Winning pair: R. Hunter (Rough Hay AC)  & A. Gough (Rough Hay AC) 45-7-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sun Eve 24th July., Holmedale Lake. R. Allen (KPC) 81-12-0; S. Skelton (Maver/Dynamite Baits) 79-2-0; N. Shipman (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 63-15-0. Tues., Sherwood Lake. F. Bispham (Peg One Angling) 111-5-0; D. Round (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 62-7-0; C. Brazier (Gateford Angling Supplies) 53-2-0. Wed., Holmedale Lake. N. Shipman (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 108-15-0; C. Brazier (Gateford Angling Supplies) 96-12-0; M. Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 96-10-0.

Wassell Grove Fisheries, Hagley, Worcs. Sat., Match Pool. G. Clarke (Team Mako) 57-0-0; S. Parker (Black Country Misfits) 53-12-0; M. Hingley (Steven’s Tackle) 48-0-0.

Willows Lakes, St. Albans, Herts. Thurs. D. Carr (Willows) 166-14-0; L. Higgins (Willows) 142-12-0; S. George (Willows) 129-8-0.

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