Angling match results for week ending 9 May 2021

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Aire & Calder Spring League, Aire & Calder Canal, Rawcliffe to New Bridge, East Riding of Yorkshire, Yorks. Sun. M. Bowers (Browning Ossett) 45-8-0 (mostly roach); S. Crossley (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits NW) 33-0-0 (bream and roach); E. Bridon (Maver UK) 31-0-0; (Joint 4th) P. Goulding (Daiwa Dons) 30-10-0; A. Renton (Daiwa Dons) 30-10-0; S. Allinson (Tri-Cast Calder) 28-7-0.

Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Qualifier 2021, Moira Canal, Swadlincote, Derbys. Sun. Qualifiers: D. Gough & P. Middleton 5; B. Sharratt & J. Cunningham 8; B. Titmas & J. Jeenes 8; R. Scales & R. Marlow 13; P. Dayman & R. Hodson 14.

Barford AA Opens, Grand Union Canal, Knowle, W. Mids. Wed., B. Coles (Maver Midlands) 5-9-2; L. Blundell (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 4-14-0; J. Bean (Kidlington) 4-8-0; M. Galliers (Sportsman AC) 3-12-0. Sat., Grand Union Canal, Dolphin Waters, High Numbers, Knowle, W. Mids. A. Curless (Browning Central) 10-15-1; J. Clegg (Browning) 7-7-0; J. Cunningham (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 5-3-11; P. Turner (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 4-7-2.

Bridgtown Social AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Green Shed Sections 3 & 4, Penkridge, Staffs. Sun 2nd May. M. ‘Posh’ Wyton (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-15-8; D. Rayson (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-8-0; I. Davies (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-4-2. Sun., Shropshire Union Canal, Mucky Lane Section, Wheaton Aston, Staffs. M. ‘Posh’ Wyton (Bridgtown Social AC) 5-10-0; P. Dehan (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-9-11; D. Rayson (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-6-5.

Cradley Heath Labour AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Hinksford, Staffs. Sun. S. Waite (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 8-2-0; S. Horton (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 7-13-0; K. Clark (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 7-9-0; B. Smith (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 7-8-0; A. Sloan (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 6-1-0.

Erewash Valley Individual Spring League, Final Round 6, Erewash Canal, Langley Mill, Derbys. Sat. S. Posiak (Long Eaton Fed.) 10-9-0 (2 bream plus skimmers); D. Thornley (Matlock AC) 4-4-0; (Joint 3rd) S. Raynor (Matchman Supplies) 3-12-0; J. Brockway (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-12-0; (Joint 5th) T. Moroz (Chesterfield AC) 3-7-0; I. Sharratt (Drennan Leics. VDE) 3-7-0. Final league: J. Brockway (Long Eaton Fed.) 31-13-0; S. Shelton (Matchman Supplies) 23-15-8; J. South (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 18-14-0; I. Sharratt (Drennan Leics. VDE) 18-4-0; S. Posiak (Long Eaton Fed.) 17-13-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Coven Heath, Coven, Staffs. Thurs., 4 Hour Match. Capt. B. Birch (Goodyear AC) 4-11-0; J. Benness (Goodyear AC) 3-8-3; M. Foster (Goodyear AC) 3-4-4; G. Law (Goodyear AC) 2-10-10.

HanKat AS Open, Dudley No.1 Canal, Woodside Section, Merry Hill, W. Mids. Sat. T. Bowen (Canal Kings) 3-4-12; O. Westwood (HanKat AS) 2-14-4; S. Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 2-12-14; S. ‘Minty’ Jones (Gornal) 2-1-12; L. Woodhouse (HanKat AS) 2-0-0; D. Sheaf (Canal Kings) 1-9-8.

Leeds & Liverpool Canal Open, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Scout Hut Section, Maghull, Merseyside. Wed. C. Cliffe 3-0-0; D. Peterson 2-5-0; A. Lloyd 1-12-0.

Luton Wednesday Group, Grand Union Canal, Town South Section, Leighton Buzzard, Beds. Wed. N. Gray (Let’s Fish Coaches Yellow) 11-13-0 (bream); T. Bunnage (Let’s Fish Coaches Yellow) 10-5-0; R. Gibbs (Let’s Fish Coaches Yellow) 7-8-0; A. Bunnage (COlmic Boland Northants) 7-3-0; D. Frankland (Tring) 6-9-0; J. Gray (Let’s Fish Coaches Yellow) 4-12-0.

Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal Mini Winter League, Jockey Stretch, South Wales. Sun 2nd May. I. Driscoll 2-0-0; R. Skellett 1-1-0; M. Stewart 0-10-0; D. Mann 0-6-0. Final league: J. May 14.5; C. Murphy 16.5; R. Skellett 19; I. Driscoll 24.

Northampton Nene AC Teams of Four League, Round 3, Grand Union Canal, Stoke Bruerne, W. Northants. To Grafton Regis, S. Northants. Sun. P. Laughton (Wellingborough Black) 20-14-0 (hybrids and perch to 3lb); A. Donnelly (Daiwa Dorking) 20-12-0; G. Prince (Wellingborough Red) 18-4-0; A. Swift (Browning Central Sphere) 14-3-0; M. Kirk (Colmic A4 Blue) 11-11-0; G. Smith (Daiwa Dorking) 11-5-0. Teams: Daiwa Dorking 36-15-0; Wellingborough Red 29-4-0; Browning Central Sphere 25-14-0. League: Browning Central Sphere 8; Tri-Cast Rochdale 16; Wellingborough Red 26.

Sensas Droitwich Spring League, Round 3, Droitwich Canal, around Salwarpe, Worcs. Sun. L. Davey 8-3-0 (two big bream and three small perch); R. Buxton 7-0-0. (only top two supplied). League: R. Quinn 12 (11-10-8); R. Buxton 12 (10-11-12); S. Christian 12 (9-12-13); R. Sreeves 12 (3-9-2).

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Moors Mill Lane Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. D. Anderson (Sportsman AC) 1-10-5; A. Genner (Sportsman AC) 1-0-9; K. Jones (Sportsman AC) 0-13-8; K. Haywood (Sportsman AC) 0-12-9; M. Garrett (Sportsman AC) 0-9-7.

Team Les ‘O’ Flyer, Shropshire Union Canal, Coole Pilate, Ches. Sun. S. Fogel (Crewe MG) 9-3-0; D. Ellis (Team Les ‘O’) 7-14-0; P. Andrews (Team Les ‘O’) 7-1-0.

Towcester Vets, Grand Union Canal, Heyford, Northants. Wed 28th Apr. J. Balhatchett 16-10-0 (bream); L. Goodridge 5-11-0; G. Cooke 3-14-8.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Bull Beggars Lane, Berkhamsted, Herts. Tues. S. Purdy 4-13-8; M. Gillings 2-12-8; S. Foulkes 2-9-0; D. Frankland 2-1-0; C. Howard 1-15-0.

Wolverhampton AA CT Paper Sales Qualifier No. 2, Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford, W. Mids. Sun. R. Guest (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 12-1-8; D. Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 11-0-0; S. Broome (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 10-13-5; L. Kenyon (Crewe MG) 9-13-0; D. Dale (Wolverhampton) 9-8-4; D. Webb (Milo MGM) 7-12-6. (Top twenty anglers qualify).

Wolverhampton Over 60’s Club Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Little Onn, nr. Church Eaton, Staffs. Wed. M. Westwood (Norton Canes) 3-7-8; W. Kneller (Goodyear AC) 3-3-14; H. Blair (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-6-12; M. ‘Killer’ Wood (Four Ashes AC) 2-2-12; S. Brailsford (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-12-12; K. Hulland (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 1-4-12.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Boddington Classic Qualifier No.1, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Sun 2nd May. C. Wood 18K 750g; 2nd placed O. Taylor (no weight recorded); M. Malin 13K 550g. Qualifiers: A. Carter; D. Smith; K. Forster; D. Perry; O. Taylor; L. Carver; J. Lewis; C. Wood.

Rudyard Lake, Leek, Stafford, Staffs. Sat., May Hope Match. G. Lambert 75-9-0; G. Owen 17-15-0. (only top two supplied).

Shipston AC, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Sat. S. Harris 50-7-0; P. Morgan 38-8-0; G. Wheeler 31-0-0.


Bibby’s Stone & District AC, Jono’s Pool, Rough Close, Meir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. Sun. R. Pedlar 41-4-0; N. Walters 21-0-0; D. Mason 9-6-0; K. Jones 4-6-0; D. Birmingham 4-4-0.

Blackfords Progressive Open, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat. C. Brown (Blackfords) 40-0-0 (bream): J. Hall (Middy/Adrenaline Baits) 34-13-0; B. Ashley (Telford) 19-8-0.

Cookley AS, BJAC Pool, Alveley, Shrops. Sun. N. Price (Cookley AS) 45-15-0; I. Dury (Cookley AS) 35-15-0; F. Penn (Cookley AS) 14-8-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, Stockton Reservoir, nr. Rugby, Warks. Wed 28th Apr. P. Swain 15-14-0 (crucians and silvers); M. Cunniffe 15-8-0; R. Lattimer 15-5-0.

Patshull Park Open, Gt. Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sat., Shallows Section. P. ‘Budgie’ Bird (Tamworth) 81-7-0 (bream); L. Gough (Wolverhampton) 53-6-0; W. Brooks (Maver Gold Dynamite) 44-1-0; K. Tipton (Sensas) 27-10-0; M. Tonks (Wolverhampton) 18-15-0; B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 14-1-0. Sun., Shallow, Deeps & Boats Sections. P. Bucknall (Little Dawley) 102-0-0 (bream); W. Pennington (Highfield) 45-11-0; D. Ridgeway (Shifnal) 45-6-0; P. Pritchard (Oswesty) 42-8-0; P. Davies (DH Angling) 22-12-0; S. Thorpe (Shrewsbury) 12-15-0. (best weights from the Shallows).

Ringer Baits Two Day Festival, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, Cambs. Sun 2nd May & Bank Holiday Mon 3rd May. Festival overall: S. Farmer 137-15-0 (£2,000); D. Martin 115-0-0; A. Wakelin 109-4-0; J. Morris 107-4-0; P. Ringer 106-0-0.


Alders Farm Open, Gt. Brickhill, Bucks. Sun 2nd May. N. Dean 126-0-0; T. Price 100-0-0; J. Rogers 74-0-0.

Angling Trust Fish ‘O’ Mania 2021 Qualifier, Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat. J. Hughes (Matrix) 98-0-0; A. Scotthorne (Drennan Barnsley Blacks) 74-0-0; A. Southgate 66-7-0; M. Gallimore 61-6-0; K. Kirkwood 61-4-0; R. Swan 59-11-0. Qualifier: Jamie Hughes.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Trio, West, Ash & Pine Pools. D. Sayers 137-9-0; A. Pickles (Izaak Walton) 106-11-0; A. Greaves (Elton Tackle) 92-9-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat. G. Whalley 47-6-0; P.A. Jones 42-12-0; D. Shaw 41-4-0.

Cashmores MG, Hilton Park Fishery, Essington, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sun. P. Jeffery (Cashmores MG) 36-14-0; D. Jeffery (Cashmores MG) 32-13-0; P. Vernon (Cashmores MG) 30-10-0.

Castle Ashby Opens, Grendon, Northants. Wed 25th Apr. F. Pizzimenti 29-12-0; G. Millward 25-14-0; M. Hewlett 16-14-0. Sat 2nd May. F. Pizzimenti 8-8-0; A. West 7-12-0; N. Antonacci 4-12-0. Sun 3rd May. A. West 17-12-0; M. Morgan 14-10-0; G. Millward 12-14-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC, Barby Marshes, Barby, Warks. Sun 2nd May. G. Corn 10-3-0; T. Smith 9-4-0; R. Rawlins 6-3-0.

Glebe AC, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Sun 2nd May. D. Haddon 130-2-0; V. Battams 96-2-0; D. Goledie 82-9-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. D. Arnhem (Hawkesbury) 88-0-0; J. Kidd (Hawkesbury) 77-2-0; C. Kidd (Hawkesbury) 72-13-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Tues., Vets Open, Island, Bridge & Canal Pools. M. Lefevre (Heronbrook) 121-1-0; S. Edwards (Heronbrook) 105-14-0; V. Heath (Telford) 91-8-0; E. Quinn (Manchester) 76-5-0; T. Bates (St. Francis) 70-11-0; B. Rathbone (St. Francis) 61-11-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Canal, Meadow Pools & Match Lake. D. Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 116-10-0; J. Hanna (Browning West Midlands) 113-12-0; D. Deakin (Heronbrook) 108-14-0; M. Steele (Stoke) 90-9-0; J. Rowan (Fitton Hill) 90-0-0; R. Blease (Heronbrook) 73-10-0. Sat., Match Lake & Match Pool. C. O’Connor (Smith’s Bait & Tackle) 82-9-0; B. Travis (Shrewsbury Bait Centre) 65-9-0; S. Williamson (Maver Gold Dynamite) 62-4-0; D. Kent (Heronbrook) 58-8-0; J. O’Sullivan (Sonubaits) 56-2-0; K. Oldham (Nathan’s Youth) 50-2-0.

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries), Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. M. Jennings 44-0-0; P. Banks 40-4-0; A. Twist 32-8-0.

Lingmere Fishery, Birkenhead, The Wirral. Sat. S. Boyd 84-7-0; A. Kirk 68-2-0; J. Lyth 61-4-0.

Monkhall Fishery, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Open, Swallow & Hawk Pools. J. Millard (Monkhall) 166-4-0; B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 125-2-0; P. Biggs (Rod & Gun) 124-2-0. Sat., Owl Pool. Morgan Davidson (Maver Midlands) 129-6-0; M. Kalvert (Monkhall) 104-0-0; A. Firth (Matrix) 91-14-0. Sun., Lark Pool. Morgan Davidson (Maver Midlands) 207-12-0; D. Sheldon (Matrix Phil’s Tackle) 138-12-0; J. O’Sullivan (Sonubaits) 138-10-0.

NISA Feeders Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Wed., Lambsdown Pool. S. Weed (Old Works AC) 49-8-0; T. Bull (Meadowlands) 40-12-0; M. Chapman (Leamington Spa) 40-8-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. L. Richards 80-12-0; P. Heaven 74-6-0; K. Burchell 64-2-0. Sat., Big Geary’s Pool. R. Durant 73-2-0; T. Hodges 69-8-0; I. Keywood 65-10-0. Sun., Siblings A and B Pools. P. Canning 112-7-0; M. Wood 67-0-0; S. Pearce 57-6-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Covey Lakes 2, 3, 4 & 6. A. North 82-7-0; R. Priestly 81-8-0; M. Lucas 73-8-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Tues., Drop Outs AC, Chestnut Pool. N. Crowther (Drop Outs AC) 104-1-0; D. Oliver (Drop Outs AC) 62-2-0; R. Biddulph (Drop Outs AC) 46-3-0. Wed., Mick Keene Open. C. Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 104-6-0; G. Willey (Walsall) 101-9-0; S. Lovell (Fatty’s Bait & Tackle) 85-0-0. Thurs., Ron Clarke Over 50’s. C. Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 127-0-0; R. Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 114-3-0; R. Johnson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 94-14-0. Sun., Gaz Willey Open, Sycamore Pool. G. Emlyn (OAC) 142-15-0; M. Taylor 130-2-0; D. Emlyn (OAC) 117-0-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Bank Holiday Mon., Open. T. Kibble (Poets AC) 106-3-0; M. Evans (Weston Pools) 97-8-0; A. Griffiths (Quarry Pool) 96-2-0. Thurs., Open, Rover. N. Jones (Wrexham) 104-13-0; C. Jeavons (Green Man AC) 89-9-0; R. Cox (HT Angling) 69-0-0. Sat., Poets AC. N. Cotterell (Poets AC) 150-12-0; M. Pettifer (Poets AC) 110-4-0; S. Brant (Poets AC) 85-8-0. Sun., Charlemont Social AC. D. Norriss (Charlemont Social AC) 118-9-0; R. Glasby (Charlemont Social AC) 78-4-0; S. Lester (Charlemont Social AC) 62-3-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Bank Holiday Mon. A. Birkin 124-1-0; W. Evans 71-0-0; P. Unwin 60-12-0. Wed., Holmedale Lake. M. Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 109-13-0; W. Evans (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 76-3-0; S. Morgan (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 73-5-0. Sun., Holmedale Lake. I. Palfreman (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 116-13-0; M. Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 80-3-0; P. Margison (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 72-5-0.

Splinters AC, Toft Farm Fishery, Kytes Hardwick, Rugby, Warks. Sun 2nd May. S. Johnson 118-1-0; D. Chapman 102-1-0; T. Griffiths 78-7-0.

Stoppo’s Fishery Silvers Match, Coton-in-the Elms, Derbys. Thurs. C. Talbot 5-10-0; T. Taylor 5-8-0; T. Scott 4-12-0.

The Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. A. Ditch 86-8-0; A. Feeney 80-1-0; (Joint 3rd) I. Irvine 54-11-0; B. Peggs 54-11-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Cedar Lake. L. Hawkesworth 90-6-0; D. Smith 83-5-0; B. Sinclair 81-6-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Ash & Homeground Lakes. N. Chedzoy 224-4-0; A. Tomkins 204-6-0; G. O’Shea 196-6-0. Silvers: S. White 21-0-0; A. Rocky 19-0-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Lucky Dip, Prospect, Goose & Lower Benbo Pools. C. Day (Matrix) 76-15-0; D. Pimlott (Tri-Cast Old Hough) 42-1-0; B. Dodd (Tri-Cast Old Hough) 39-12-0. Golden Pot Qualifiers: M. Austin, C. Edwards, D. Pimlott; D. Richardson.

Wellingborough AC Pairs, Willowbrook Fisheries, Islip, Northants. Sun 2nd May., Rysons & Willowbrook Lakes. S. Bettis 7-2-0; P. Lee 6-11-0; A. Stokes 5-11-0. Winning pair: A. Stokes & P. Laughton (10-11-0).

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Last date edited: 11 May 2021

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