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Angling match results for week ending 9 December 2017

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Angling Trust Oxford Teams of Eight Winter League, Final Round (6), Oxford Canal, Kidlington to Oxford, Oxon. Sun. K. Holmes (Sensas A4) 10-15-0; D. Rogers (Sensas Reading) 5-14-0; S. Harwood (Drennan Oxford Blue) 5-4-0; P. Harrop (Sensas Reading) 4-11-0. Teams: Sensas Reading 40; Top Tackle 31; Sensas A4 30. League: Drennan Oxford Blue 15 (2 match wins); Drennan Oxford Aqua 15 (1 match win); Sensas Reading 18. Individual winner: S. Townsend (Drennan Oxford Aqua) 33. Winter league finalists: Drennan Oxford Blue; Drennan Oxford Aqua.

Angling Trust Warwickshire Teams of Eight Winter League, Round 5, Coventry Canal, Coventry City Centre, Coventry, W. Mids. Sun. S. Nickless (Sensas Black Coventry) 12-0-0; M. Hodgetts (Browning Central) 11-13-8; D. Massey (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 11-8-4; J. South (Sensas Dams & Lock) 11-3-6; M. Hatchard (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 9-7-0; J. Cunningham (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 9-2-8. Teams: Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech 26; Sensas Dams & Lock 29; Browning Central 30; Matrix Dynamite Trentmen 32; Drennan Leics. 33; Sensas Black Country 35. League: Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech 11; Matrix Dynamite Trentmen 15; (Joint 3rd) Drennan Leics. 18; Sensas Dams & Lock 18; Sensas Black Country 23; Browning Central 27.

Beverley Canal, East Riding, Yorks. Sun. S. Lesko 15-6-0; M. Lee 11-9-0; P. Danby 10-9-0; G. Hartley 9-2-0; D. Pulford 8-4-0.

Cradley Heath Labour AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Hinksford, Staffs. Sun. K. Whitmore (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 5-11-0; L. Mulheron (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 4-0-0; S. Waite (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 3-9-0.

Erewash Valley Winter League, Round 3, Erewash Canal, Dockholme, Derbys. Sat. A. Chisholm (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 9-14-0; A. Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-7-0; K. Perry (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 4-4-0; J. South (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 3-11-0; D. Jackson (3 Counties) 2-10-0; A. Beesley (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 2-8-0. Teams: Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech 13; 3 Counties 25; Long Eaton Fed. 30; Team 1779 32; Drennan Leicester 33; Mill Tackle 36. League: Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech 7; (Joint 2nd) 3 Counties 8; Drennan Leics. 8.

GT Bathroom Series, Round 3, Shropshire Union Canal, Albrighton Anglers Waters, Wheaton Aston, Staffs. Sun. P. Jeffery 3-3-1; D. Williams 2-2-8; D. Jeffery 1-15-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath, Coven, Staffs. Sun. B. Williams (Goodyear AC) 7-5-0; S. Cope (Goodyear AC) 6-8-2; M. Wood (Goodyear AC) 5-5-0; D. Holbrook (Goodyear AC) 4-5-0.

Hodnet AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Market Drayton Marina, Shrops. Sun. S. Fogel (Hodnet AC) 7-10-0; S. Parker (Hodnet AC) 3-13-0; R. Yeomans (Hodnet AC) 3-11-0.

Linford AC, Grand Union Canal, Captain Morgan PH Section, Hillingdon, London. Sun 26 Nov. N. Barker 2-12-0; R. Hefferon 1-8-0; M. Hefferon 1-7-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, Grand Union Canal, Willowbridge Marina, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed 22 Nov. K. Osborne 10-12-0; A. Maddock 10-0-0; C. Chart 8-12-0.

Nene AC, Grand Union Canal, Long Pound, Stoke Bruene, S. Northants. Sun 26 Nov. A. Kimpton 3-6-0; J. Balhatchett 2-9-0; K. Nightingale 1-12-0.

Sensas Commercial House Xmas Match, Kennet & Avon Canal, Malt House to the George Inn, Bathampton, Bath, Somerset. Sun. V. Lunn (M&N Electrical) 13-4-0; R. Chave (M&N Electrical) 8-13-0; A. Cranston (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 6-10-0; J. Pocock (Stand & Deliver) 6-7-0; (Joint 5th) A. Britt (Mosella Bathampton) 3-8-0; J. Surmon (Stand & Deliver) 3-8-0; C. Malin (M&N Electrical) 3-0-0; C. Hook (Maver) 2-6-0.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Eyston Avenue Section, Ocker Hill, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. D. Anderson (Sportsman AC) 2-0-8; C. Taylor (Sportsman AC) 0-11-3; G. Clark (Sensas MGM) 0-9-3.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Grub Street Section, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat. D. McCall (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 4-13-8; S. Cope (Four Ashes AC) 4-6-2; A. Round (Browning Lifestyle) 4-2-1; D. Richards (Four Ashes AC) 3-3-8.

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat. K. Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 0-8-0; G. Makin (Thornhill AC) 0-6-0; T. Schofield (Matrix Halifez) 0-3-8.

Towcester/Nene AC, Grand Union Canal, Blisworth Tunnel Section, Stoke Bruerne, Northants. Sun. K. Nightingale 5-13-0; G. Martin 4-13-0; P. Minney 4-0-0.

Towcester Vets, Grand Union Canal, Heyford, Northants. Wed 22nd Nov. G. Martin 17-0-0; C. Howard 8-14-0; R. ‘Rambo’ Rawlins 6-16-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Aylesbury Arm, Bucks. Wed. E. Sharman 8-2-0; S. Pavey 0-2-0. (only two weighed in).


Kingfisher AC, River Ouse, Toombes, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun. S. Chilton 9-8-0; J. White 1-6-0; P. Hack 0-7-0.

Milton Keynes AA Christmas Match, River Ouse, Toombes, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sat.  S. Chilton 8-11-0; D. King 3-4-0; R. Hefferon 3-3-0.

Milton Keynes Golden Peg, River Ouzel, Riverside Meadows, Newport Pagnell, Bucks. Sun 26 Nov. A. Ford 8-1-0; S. Tapp 6-1-0; B. Gale 4-13-0.

Olney & Clifton FA Open, River Gt. Ouse, Olney, Bucks. Tues. N. Shearn (JL Tackle Stevenage) 13-13-0; A. Webster (Webster Tackle) 12-14-8; (Joint 3rd) A. Carr (Olney & Clifton FA) 11-14-0; P. Caton (JL Tackle Stevenage) 11-14-0.

River Ouse Open, Radwell, Bedford, Beds. R. Hickman 3-4-0; N. Shearn 2-15-0; M. Burrell 1-8-0.

River Steeping Open, Dovecote, Wainfleet, Lincs. Sun. A. ‘End Peg’ Rawlings 11-4-0; D. Skinner 10-12-0; B. Smith 10-7-0; A. ‘Beany’ Sawyer 8-9-0; C. Lamek 7-14-0; B. Blackamore 7-5-0.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Sprotborough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. S. Lowther (Daiwa Team Dons) 12-12-0; P. Stevenson (Mexboro) 11-12-0; (Joint 3rd) J. Murray (Maltby Mafia) 10-10-0; P. Goulding (Daiwa Teams Dons) 10-10-0; J. Bromilow (Maltby Mafia) 10-9-0; D. Frost (Rotherham) 10-6-0.

Wellingborough AC, River Nene, Ringstead, Northants. Sun. B. Underwood 15-10-0; R. Johnson 13-13-0; I. Stokes 10-1-0.

Drains & Rivers

East Midlands Winter League Practice Open, Factory Bank, High Lode & Old River Nene, Benwick, Cambs. Sun. A. Bates (Tackle & Bates) 20-15-0; A. Ogilvie (Sensas Mark One White) 14-14-0; D. Tebbutt (Matrix Image) 14-12-0; R. Martin (Stanjays) 14-10-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Codnor Park Reservoir Open, nr. Ripley, Derbyshire. Wed. A. Butler (Mill Tackle) 26-2-0; T. Goulder (Codnor Park) 11-12-0; D. Clarke (Alfreton Angling) 9-9-0; R. Caserton (Nathan’s) 6-14-0.

Ringer Pairs, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Sun 26th Nov. G. Ringer & S. Cooke 3; P. Ringer & S. Ringer 4 (on weight); M. Williams & C. Barnfield 4.


Blackfords Progressive Silver Fish Only Individual Winter League, Round 3, Calf Heath Reservoir, nr. Gailey, Staffs. Sat. C. Brown (JCB) 3-8-0; I. Davies (Blackfords) 2-8-0. (only two weighed in). League leader: C. Brown (JCB) 3.

County Vets, Canons, Northants. Sun. J. Lewis 10-5-0; P. Lafflin 5-6-0; B. Spencer 5-5-0.

JCB Silver Fish Only Individual Winter League, Round 5, South Lake, Rocester, E. Staffs. Sun. R. Abnett (JCB) 36-2-0; J. Spencer (Alfreton Angling Centre) 25-8-0; A. Brown (JCB) 19-1-0. League: (Joint 1st) J. Spencer (Alfreton Angling Centre) 5; R. Fryer (Dynamite Baits) 5; (Joint 3rd) A. Brown (JCB) 7; K. Tipton (Sensas) 7.

MK Vets, Canons, Northants. Sun. D. Cantrell 16-11-0; K. Osborne 6-8-0; L. Smith 3-10-0.

Splinters AC, Canons, Northants. Sun. T. Griffiths 20-7-0; G. Muddiman 16-8-0; D. Walker 14-11-0.


Abington AC, Park Lake, Milton Keynes Bucks. Sun. A. Weatherley 16-4-0; P. Scrivener 5-3-0; R. Coleman 0-3-0. League winner: V. Battams.

Alders Farm Open, Gt. Brickhill, Bucks. Tues. G. West 60-0-0; T. Price 55-0-0; D. Wallace 49-0-0.

Angling Trust Castle Ashby Teams of Nine Winter League, Final Round (6), Grendon, Northants. Sun., All Pools. M. Moody (Royal Mail) 55-6-0; A. Donnelly (Preston Innovations Black Horse) 31-4-0; B. Smith (Browning Northants.) 18-15-0; T. Cassidy (Sensas Oakwood) 15-5-0; Lloyd (The A Team) 14-14-0; I. Pretty (Maver Milton Keynes) 14-12-0. Teams: Maver Milton Keynes 58; Preston Innovations Black Horse 51; Royal Mail 43; Sensas Oakwood 39; Browning Northants. 38; Drennan RAF 33. Final league: Preston Innovations Black Horse 10; Maver Milton Keynes 19; Royal Mail 20; Sensas Oakwood 27; Drennan RAF 28; Browning Northants. 35.

Angling Trust Heronbrook Teams of Eight Winter League, Round 5, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sun., All Pools. J. Goldthorpe (Browning Lifestyle) 96-14-0; M. Rushton (Stoke MG) 96-2-0; J. Chapman (Maver Gold Dynamite) 95-14-0; M. Fox (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 90-3-0; M. Barwell (Maver Gold Dynamite) 82-1-0; S. Hughes (Heronbrook Gold) 80-4-0. Teams: Browning Lifestyle 29; Dynamite Maver Midlands 31 (on section wins); Drennan NW 31; Maver Gold Dynamite 33; Heronbrook Gold 34; Heronbrook Red 39; Stoke MG 45 (on section wins); Sink or Swim 45. League: Dynamite Maver Midlands 8; Drennan NW 15; Browning Lifestyle 16; Heronbrook Gold 17; Maver Gold Dynamite 25; Sink or Swim 30; Stoke MG 32; Heronbrook Red 37.

Calvert AC, Hill Cottage Farm, Hogshaw, Bucks. Sun. B. Witteridge 12-15-0; A. Franklin 10-4-0; J. Hewison 5-15-0.

Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Wed 22nd Nov., Brickyard Pool. C. Camplin 91-6-0; F. Pizzimenti 54-12-0; S. Pizzimenti 34-8-0. Sat 25th Nov., Brickyard Pool. I. Hutton 18-6-0; M. Moody 13-0-0; C. Garratt 11-8-0. Sun 26th Nov., Grendon Pool. P. Robinson 33-10-0; M. Hewlett 31-8-0; K. Garratt 18-4-0.

Cudmore Fisheries Silver Fish League, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffs. Sun., Milo Pool. B. Lowe (Cudmore AC) 16-1-0; M. Reynolds (Cudmore AC) 12-15-0; K. Stevenson (Cudmore AC) 7-5-0.

Drennan RAF EMAL Christmas Fur & Feather Match, Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, nr. Boston, Lincs. Tues., Falcon Lake. S. Davies (RAF Old Lag) 67-6-0; L. Kilcoyne (RAF Waddington) 39-14-0; R. Bentley (RAF Old Lag) 34-2-0; B. Bright (Drennan RAF) 27-3-0; S. Johonson (Guest) 24-6-0; G. Welsh (Cran) 23-1-0.

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Wed., Ash Pool. I. McCulloch (Browns Angling) 39-0-0; R. Ballard (Evesham Jubilee) 21-4-0; T. Winstone (Bonehill Mill) 18-2-0. Thurs., Affordable, Windmill & Ash Pools. O. Robinson (Custom Tied Hook Lengths) 56-2-0; P. Sutor (MFL) 30-4-0; G. Dovey (Dovey Metalworks) 26-2-0. Sat., Boundary & Middle Pools. S. Partington (MFL) 58-14-0; M. Wakeman (Astwood Bank) 49-6-0; B. Sutor (Astwood Bank) 39-2-0. Sun., Island, Windmill, Boundary & Ash Pools. S. Rhodes (Clampits) 55-8-0; M. Burgoine (MFL) 49-0-0; S. Atkins (MFL) 46-10-0.

Finedon AC, Shearsby Valley Lakes, Lutterworth, Leics. Sun. D. Roberts 15-5-0; R. Brain 8-6-0; M. Clemmett 6-11-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC Silver Fish Only Match, Barby Banks Fishery, Rugby, Warks. Sun 26 Nov. T. Smith 1-9-0; R. Rawlins 1-8-0; R. Ayres 1-4-0. Sun., Hill View Fishery, Newnham, nr. Daventry, Northants. F. Johnson 1-4-0; R. Rawlins 0-12-0; G. Cash 0-8-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. K. Walton (Hawkesbury) 32-8-0; V. Cziniscalko (Hawkesbury) 24-13-0; P. Harris (Hawkesbury) 19-6-0.

Meadowlands Individual Winter League, Round 5, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun 26 Nov. W. Sharman 104-4-0; M. Stibbs 68-1-0; I. Lillystone 64-12-0. League leader: W. Sharman. Sun., Final Round. S. Daly 82-14-0; T. Wise 50-8-0; P. Caton 45-12-0. Final League: W. Sharman 8; G. Maxwell 12.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Lark Pool. S. Owen (Monkhall) 22-2-0; D. Brown (Monkhall) 19-2-0; G. Steele (Monkhall) 16-1-0. Sat., Hawk Pool. P. Wedge (Mosella/ABC) 54-0-0; G. Clarke (Mosella/ABC) 43-4-0; P. Gregory (Swan Elite) 41-2-0. Sun., Lark & Hawk Pools. G. Gollins (Swan Elite) 62-11-0; D. Cox (Mosella MGM) 49-2-0; C. Watkiss (Mosella MGM) 49-0-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues., Costcutter, Moors Pool. T. Stead (WMP Maver) 60-8-0; S. Julian (DHA) 46-11-0; J. Fox (DHA) 24-7-0. Wed., Over 50’s Open, Silver Pool. P. Bailey (DHA) 32-9-0; B. Tandy (DHA) 24-7-0; B. Weaver (BJ Club) 15-4-0. Thurs., Rover, All Pools. K. Hayes (Decca’s) 81-10-0; S. Julian (DHA) 56-11-0; M. Watson (DGL) 35-0-0. Sat., Meadow Pool. C. Hill (Mosella) 46-0-0; P. Kruckow (Decca’s) 33-4-0; I. Mills (Robin’s Timber) 22-5-0. Sun., Bank, Moors & Island Pools. I. Mills (Robin’s Timber) 84-11-0; B. Rathbone (St. Francis) 49-8-0; C. Pace (CPA) 41-13-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. D. Wooding (Solihull Angling Centre) 66-0-0; S. Whittaker (Middy/Bag’em) 50-12-0; J. Shirley (Solihull Angling Centre) 39-7-0; J. Burchell (Packington) 20-11-0. Sat., Molands Mere Pool. M. Downes (Sensas) 43-8-0; J. Newton (Smithy’s) 36-7-0; I. Keywood (Solihull Angling Centre) 20-9-0; K. Wooding (Solihull Angling Centre) 18-1-0. Sun., Cadence Fishing UK Winter League, Round 4, Molands Mere, Big Geary’s, Little Geary’s, Siblings A&B Pools. M. Wood (Solihull Angling Centre) 50-0-0; D. Tresigne (Smithy’s) 46-8-0; S. Little (Matrix) 41-14-0; I. Crossman (Browning Central) 40-1-0; M. Sidwell (Packington) 38-7-0; P. Hull (Tusses Tackle) 25-6-0. League: C. Newton (Smithy’s) 8; J. Newton (Smithy’s) 9; P. Canning (Frenzee) 10; J. Shirley (Solihull Angling Centre) 11.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues., Ghost Pool. H. Scott (Woodlands) 42-8-0; I. Swanson (Milo) 37-12-0; G. Hill (Woodlands) 30-0-0. Sat., Front Deans Pool. K. Slade (Cannock) 21-1-0; A. Buchanan (PR Floats) 17-5-0; T. Homer (Woodlands) 13-6-0. Sun., Front Deans Pool. P. Bailey (Colmic) 48-0-0; M. Williams (Guru) 47-8-0; G. Clark (Mosella ABC) 46-4-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Sun. S. Healey (Little Dawley AC) 87-4-0; P. Mason (Docklow Pools) 69-2-0; D. Wilkes (Dudley Bait & Tackle) 46-8-0; I. Kull (Chestnut Tree AC) 34-6-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sun., Holmedale Lake. R. Allen (Kinky Pellet Club) 82-4-0; L. Plackett (Alfreton Angling Centre) 75-4-0; N. Shipman (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 28-15-0; P. Carline (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 25-14-0.

Silver Fish Only Winter Series, Carney Pools, Wolseley Bridge, Rugeley, Staffs. Wed., Dragon Pool. D. Gough (Swadlincote) 6-6-0; D. Pratt (Carthy’s Tackle) 6-3-0; P. Boothby (MAP) 4-14-0.

Splinters AC, Flecknoe Farm, Daventry, Northants. Sun 26th Nov. Tom Griffiths 66-7-0; Trevor Griffiths 53-13-0; K. Lowe 40-7-0.

Wassell Grove Fisheries, Hagley, Worcs. Sat., Match & Brook Pools Open. Brook Pool: M. Hingley (Wassell Grove) 30-5-0; D. Doran (Wassell Grove) 5-2-0. Match Pool: P. Lawrence (Wassell Grove) 11-4-0; P. Padmore (Wassell Grove/Phoenix AC) 5-2-0.

White Hart Flore AC Vets, Spring Pools Fishery, Rugby, Warks. Wed 22nd Nov. D. Walker 25-4-0; J. Wiggins 19-13-0; T. Adams 11-0-0.

White Hart Flore AC Vets, Dog Lane Fishery, Napton-on-the-Hill, Warks. Wed. G. Tilson 71-2-0; E. Kelly 44-3-0; T. Perrin 37-0-0.

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