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Angling match results for week ending 7 April 2018

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Bob Warden Memorial Match 2018, Kennet & Avon Canal, Malthouse to the George, Bath, Somerset. Sun. G. Bailey (Stand & Deliver Promotions) 10-8-0; R. Whitmarsh (Sensas Nomads) 8-10-0; 3rd A. Britt (Mosella Bathampton) (no weight supplied); T. Ford (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 8-6-0; V. Lunn (Mosella Bathampton) 7-10-0; (Joint 6th) D. Gillman (Mosella Bathampton) 6-10-0; M. Barrett (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 6-10-0. (£304.10 raised for lung research)

Crewe Match Angling Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Below Market Drayton, Shrops. Sun. B. Clarke (Wyche Anglers) 1-0-0; P. ‘Jonty’ Johnson (Dave’s of Middlewich) 0-9-8; G. Griffiths (Colmic NW) 0-7-10; C. Morris (Team Les ‘O’) 0-6-12.

Erewash Canal Spring League, Round 2, Erewash Canal, Cotmanhay, Derbys. Sun. S. Posiak (Long Eaton Fed.) 6-11-8; T. Barker (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 5-11-8; D. Clayton (Drennan Leics.) 5-3-8; N. Pitfield (Drennan Leics.) 4-5-8; I. Sharratt (Drennan Leics.) 4-0-8.

Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Opens, Trent & Mersey Canal, Fruit Farm Section, Stafford, Staffs. Sat. S. Dudley (Sensas Black Country) 6-4-9; B. Jones (Goodyear AC) 5-9-4; D. Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 5-1-3; S. Broome (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 3-7-9. Sun., Shropshire Union Canal, Little Onn, nr. Church Eaton, Staffs. A. Round (Lifestyle MG) 10-8-0; B. Williams (Four Ashes AC) 3-6-8; M. Hatchard (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 2-12-4; D. Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 2-0-0.

Rough Hay AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Acton Trussell, Staffs. Sun. J. Meredith (Rough Hay AC) 3-14-0; A. Gough (Wolverhampton AA/Rough Hay AC) 2-14-8; S. Hartop (Rough Hay AC) 2-11-6.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Leabrook Rd., Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. T. Grainey (Browning Northants.) 4-9-6; M. Sztybel (Good Intent) 3-13-9; D. Anderson (ZLT Angling Products) 3-7-0.

Wolverhampton AA Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, The Boat PH Section, Penkridge, Staffs. Wed. P. Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 10-1-8; M. Wood (Four Ashes AC) 6-4-0; S. Broome (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 3-4-0.


Blackfords Progressive Open, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat. D. Nicholls (Walsall) 10-2-0; D. Ridgeway (Shifnal) 7-13-0; K. Tipton (Sensas) 7-12-0.

JCB Silvers Only Open, South Lake, Rocester, E. Staffs. Sun. K. Tipton (Sensas) 16-1-0; J. Spencer (Alfreton Angling) 8-4-0; N. Bailey (S-O-T AS) 3-15-0.

Todmorden AS Trophy Match, Croft House Fishery, Littleborough, Rochdale, Gtr. Manchester. Sun. S. Heap 38-4-0; S. Newsham 26-4-0; A. Kitson 25-0-0; P. Eastwood 20-8-0; P. Fitton 12-0-0.


Aston Park Fisheries Good Friday Open, Aston, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Fri., Split & Lanta Lakes. P. Turner 71-12-0; (Joint 2nd) J. Cotterill 53-12-0; D. Hooper 53-12-0; K. Baxter 39-0-0.

Blundells Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Pine & Trio Lakes. L. Cooper (Salford) 61-7-0; L. Clancy (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 47-3-0; D. Catterall (Warrington Wolves) 46-11-0. Sun., Trio Lake. R. Parker (Warrington Guns & Tackle) 58-8-0; A. Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 58-2-0; S. Giblin (Widnes Angling Centre) 53-3-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat. J. Knightingale 98-0-0; J. Jowett 92-0-0; P. Cookson 90-6-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffs. Sat., Moors Canal. M. Kearns (Cresta) 48-10-0; L. Capewell (Carthy’s Tackle) 35-8-0; C. Harley (Cudmore) 30-0-0. Sun., Suez Canal. M. Kearns (Cresta) 47-8-0; C. Dale (Team Army) 41-4-0; S. Loyley (Chester Tackle Leicester) 38-0-0.

Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, nr. Chorley, Lancs. Sat., S Canal & Hawk Lakes. M. Goulding 72-3-0; S. Milne 69-15-0; S. Kay 67-12-0.

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Wed., Island Pool. M. Bull (Frenzee) 95-8-0; T. Winstone (Bonehill Mill) 63-2-0; M. Burgoine (MFL) 51-4-0. Thurs., Affordable, Boundary & Windmill Pools. F. Donachie (Mosella UK) 57-4-0; D. Wellavise (MFL) 43-4-0; G. Dovey (Dove Metalworks) 40-0-0. Sat., Island, Middle & Boundary Pools. L. Dennick (Marukyu) 64-4-0; L. Newton (Smithy’s) 63-2-0; D. Howard (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 60-10-0. Sun., Boundary & Island Pools. T. Davies (Newent AC) 83-8-0; M. Bull (Frenzee) 68-8-0; D. Howard (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 50-4-0. Mon., Bank Holiday Monday Open, Island, Middle & Windmill Pools. S. Partington (MFL) 111-8-0; J. Cooke (Sensas Smithy’s) 109-6-0; L. Harrison (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 60-0-0.

Feeder Masters Qualifier, Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Sat. N. Speed 82-11-0; T. Pickering 77-2-0; S. Clarke 68-2-0; S. Freeman 66-9-0; L. Munro 65-14-0. Qualifiers: N. Speed, L. Munro, H. Murphy.

Gillingham AA Spring Open, Lodden Lakes, Gillingham, Dorset. Sun. J. Shepherd (Gillingham AA) 15-0-0; M. Hunt (Gillingham AA) 14-12-0; R. Kiernan (Gillingham AA) 13-10-0; J. Moody (Garbolino Blackmore Vale) 9-0-0; G. Manton (Gillingham AA) 6-10-0; R. Fripp (Gillingham AA) 4-10-0.

Hackett Lakes Two Day Spring Festival, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, Notts. Wed., Day One. A Section: N. Bailey (S-O-T AS) 18-0-0; R. Perkins (Shimano/Dynamite Baits) 9-8-0; M. Blackwell (Hackett Lakes) 9-4-0.  B Section: K. Tipton (Sensas) 7-2-0; T. Bintliff (Hackett Lakes) 5-2-0; M. Mac (Hackett Lakes) 3-12-0. Thurs., Day Two. A Section: K. Tipton (Sensas) 7-13-0; B. Campbell (Hackett Lakes) 6-0-0; R. Bradley (Hackett Lakes) 5-0-0. B Section: M. Blackwell (Hackett Lakes) 12-4-0; R. Perkins (Shimano/Dynamite Baits) 10-2-0; J. Hardwick (Hackett Lakes) 10-0-0. Festival overall: N. Bailey (S-O-T AS) 24-0-0; M. Blackwell (Hackett Lakes) 21-8-0; R. Perkins (Shimano/Dynamite Baits) 19-10-0; K. Tipton (Sensas) 14-15-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sat., Match Pool. R. E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 40-7-0; I. Shirley (Hawkesbury) 32-5-0; W. Harris (Hawkesbury) 32-4-0. Sun., Match Pool. R. E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 62-14-0; C. Kidd (Hawkesbury) 50-8-0; J. Galloway (Hawkesbury) 42-9-0. Mon., Bank Holiday Monday Open, Match Pool. C. Kidd (Hawkesbury) 42-8-0; R. E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 25-0-0; V. Cziniscalko (Hawkesbury) 19-8-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries Three Day Easter Festival, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Day One. A. Davies (Maver Gold Dynamite) 111-4-0; R. Randall (Rugeley) 103-12-0; P. Brandrick (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 98-15-0. Sun., Day Two. D. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 129-2-0; D. McManus (Sonu Baits/Drennan NW) 112-0-0; M. Colclough (Heronbrook) 106-11-0. Bank Holiday Mon., Day Three. C. Gorrell (Ted Carter Southport) 94-9-0; B. Bush (Liverpool) 79-4-0; J. Goldthorpe (Matrix Dynamite) 67-2-0. Festival overall: D. McManus (Sonu Baits/Drennan NW) 5 (£800); A. Christie (B’ham) 6 (£650); D. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 7 (on weight) (£500); R. Bestwick (Heronbrook) 7 (£400); B. Rush (Liverpool) 8 (on weight) (£300); P. Truman (Rugeley) 8 (£250); R. Orme (Heronbrook) 8 (£200); K. Oldham (Nathan’s Youth) 9 (£150); J. Brogden (Ted Carter Southport) 9 (£100); P. Brandrick (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 9 (£64).

Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Nisa Feeders Opens, Phase 1-Lake Two. A. Grewcock (Earl Shilton) 72-2-0; T. Sanderson (Leicester) 34-12-0; M. Smith (Cross Keys AC) 28-8-0. Thurs., Nisa Feeders Opens, Phase 2-Crater, Snake & Reptile Lakes. E. Yeomans (Makins) 73-4-0; S. Skelton (Maver / Dynamite Baits) 66-4-0; A. Searle (Leicester) 54-0-0.

Mathern Mill Silvers League, Round 3, Mathern, nr. Chepstow, Monm., S.E. Wales. Sun., Motorway Lake. N. Sterry (Cresta) 16-1-0; A. Gard 12-14-0; J. Tobin 9-8-0; I. Driscoll 9-2-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues., Costcutter, Island Pool. S. Julian (Moorlands) 43-0-0; M. Watson (DGL) 40-13-0; A. Newton (Moorlands) 39-13-0. Wed., Over 50’s Open, Meadow Pool. R. Kings (Mosella) 59-15-0; K. Wright (Moorlands) 47-12-0; L. Connelly (Moorlands) 44-2-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Silver Pool. R. Kings (Mosella) 124-1-0; B. Tandy (Moorlands) 89-10-0; C. O’Keeffe (Moorlands) 69-9-0. Fri., Good Friday Open, Meadow Pool. P. Bailey (Colmic) 95-5-0; S. Julian (Moorlands) 89-7-0; D. Highfield (DHA) 88-9-0. Sat., Silver Pool. D. Highfield (DHA) 65-13-0; R. Kings (Mosella) 58-7-0; N. Groves (Foster’s) 58-3-0. Sun., Bank, Moors & Island Pools. I. Mills (Robin’s Timber) 105-8-0; K. Roderick (Moorlands) 85-10-0; R. Kings (Mosella) 78-13-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. P. Canning (Frenzee) 111-11-0; I. Crossman (Browning Central) 66-7-0; C. Newton (Smithy’s) 60-15-0. Sat., Big Geary’s Pool. L. Richards (Packington) 97-13-0; B. McGann (Packington) 53-11-0; I. Keywood (Solihull Angling Centre) 48-2-0. Sun., Siblings A & B Pools. L. Richards (Packington) 45-5-0; N. Groves (Foster’s) 40-10-0; A. Thomson (Packington) 33-1-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Oak & Beech Pools. T. Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings) 102-5-0; S. Davies (Shrewsbury) 54-4-0; C. Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 48-2-0. Wed., Willows & Larch Pools. C. Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 95-3-0; D. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 83-8-0; D. Going (Walsall) 75-7-0.

Rookery Waters Tri-Cast Spring/Summer Two Day Festival Qualifier, Pidley, Cambs. Sat. Raven Lake: R. Bond (VDE/Tri-Cast) 56-8-0; W. Hadley (Tackle & Bates) 53-7-0; (Joint 3rd) A. Kleen (Spotted Fun) 44-8-0; G. Arnold (Hooked Newmarket) 44-8-0. Jay Lake: R. Anstee (Tackle & Bates) 59-10-0; M. Pollard (Matrix/Hinder’s) 51-13-0; T. McGregor (Tackle & Bates) 49-11-0; D. Page (Tackle & Bates) 38-14-0. Final results: 1st R. Anstee; 2nd R. Bond; 3rd M. Pollard; 4th W. Hadley.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Fri., Good Friday Open. J.J. Gallagher (Goodyear AC) 47-15-0; W. Harris (Ironbridge AC) 41-2-0; N. ‘Tyson’ Park (Little Dawley AC) 22-5-0. Sun., Brewood British Legion. D. Wilkes (Brewood British Legion) 43-8-0; N. Crowther (Brewood British Legion) 35-4-0; S. Richardson (Brewood British Legion) 28-0-0. Mon., Bank Holiday Monday Open. S. Walters (Chestnut Tree AC) 84-0-0; J. Watkins (Brewood British Legion) 53-10-0; N. ‘Tyson’ Park (Little Dawley AC) 32-0-0.

Townsend Lakes Fishery, Upwell, Cambs. Sun., Kingfisher Lake. D. Hull 55-10-0; S. McSpadden 39-0-0; J. Whitcombe 23-8-0.

Viaduct Fisheries, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Campbell, Cary & Lodge Lakes. R. Lucas 123-6-0; T. Gilbert 115-9-0; C. Wojtyla 88-12-0. Silvers: P. Cardwell 27-5-0; D. Sullivan 27-0-0; B. Hagg 25-14-0.

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