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Angling match results for the week ending 17 April 2022

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Barford AA Opens, Grand Union Canal, Lure Anglers Club Waters, Knowle, W. Mids. Wed. John Hunt (Kingsbury AC) 6-15-8 (skimmers); Sean Reidy (Sensas Manor Angling) 5-5-5; Mike Wood (Kingsbury AC) 5-2-8. Sat., Grand Union Canal, Barford AA Waters, Knowle, W. Mids. Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 14-0-0 (bream); John Clegg (Browning West Midlands) 8-4-10; Nick Kirk (Readding A4) 7-0-0; Andy Swift (Browning Central) 6-11-0. Sections: Mark Hardman (Sensas Black Country) 6-8-8; Jon Walkden (Sensas Manor Angling) 4-6-0; Ian Hanna (Browning West Midlands) 6-8-8.

Cookley AS Three Club Challenge Match, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Cookley, Worcs. Sun. John Swain (Droitwich Spa AC) 2-8-12; Ian Dury (Cookley AS) 1-5-0; Bernie Partridge (Cookley AS) 1-3-12. Teams: Cookley AS 77; Barley Mow AC 66; Droitwich Spa AC 61.

Crewe Match Angling Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Bog Factory & Cyanide Sections, Middlewich, Ches. Sun. Mark Grimshaw (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 6-12-0 (all perch); Shaun Paddon (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 3-12-4 (all perch); Dave Walmsley (Wigan MG) 2-13-4; Derek Hicklin (Rive Fishermania) 1-14-10; Steve Watson (Colmic NW) 1-14-8; Phil ‘Jonty' Johnson (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 1-11-4.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Shawhall Lane Boats Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs PM., 3½ hour Match. Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 3-12-4 (roach and gudgeon on bread punch); Dave Smith (Goodyear AC) 2-13-0 (small silvers); Capt. Bruce Birch (Goodyear AC) 2-10-4. Sun., Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, The Anchor Inn Section, Coven, Staffs. Capt. Bruce Birch (Goodyear AC) 6-11-0 (roach, skimmers and gudgeon); Steve Dudley (Goodyear AC) 3-9-12 (mixed bag); Steve Cope (Goodyear AC) 3-5-0; Mark Foster (Goodyear AC) 2-9-0.

Kennet & Avon Teams of Four Spring League, Round 1, Kennet & Avon Canal, Milkhouse to Lady's Bridge, Pewsey, Wilts. Sun 10th Mar. John Williams (Garbolino Blackmore Vale Magic) 46-4-0 (bream and hybrids); Mark Kimber (DGL) 8-11-0 (seven skimmers); Charlie Sibley (Rive Homestores Red) 6-8-0; James Pitman (Rive Homestores Red) 4-13-0; Paul Passmore (Drennan Oxford) 4-9-0. Teams: Garbolino Blackmore Vale Magic 51 (1 section win); Drennan Oxford 51; Rive Homestores Red 49 (2 section wins); Daiwa Dorking 46; Garbolino Blackmore Vale Gold 46; Sensas Dynamite/Maver Gold Green 46; Sensas Dynamite/Maver Gold Black 44; Sensas West Sussex 43; DGL 39; Sensas Oakwood 35.

Kennet & Avon Teams of Four Spring League, Round 2, Kennet & Avon Canal, Pound Lane to Beehive Bridge, Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts. Sun. Vince Camilleri (Sensas West Sussex) 22-3-0 (bream and skimmers); Dan McDonald (Sensas Devizes Green) 13-15-0 (skimmers); Simon Hebditch (Garbolino Blackmore Vale Marine) 12-8-0; C. Robinson (Sensas Oakwood) 10-8-0; Nick Jones (Drennan Bordon Black) 9-9-0; Dave Pool (Rive Homestores Red) 9-6-0. Teams: Sensas Devizes Green 67; Rive Homestores Red 56; (Joint 3rd) Daiwa Dorking 46; Rive Homestores Aqua 46. League: Sensas Devizes Green 113; Rive Homestores Red 105; Garbolino Blackmore Vale Magic 93.

Liverpool DAA Good Friday Charity Match, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Maghull, Merseyside. Fri. Alex Clegg 11-10-0; Shaun Paddon 11-3-0; Paul Kennils 7-9-0; Alan Crooke 5-14-0.

Liverpool DAA League Final, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, The Running Horses PH Section, Maghull, Merseyside. Sun 10th Mar. Colin Cliffe 8-9-0; Shaun Paddon 6-10-0; Ross Wightman 5-5-0. Final league: Colin Cliffe 8; Jeff Stirrat 10 (on weight); John Leeds 10; Dave Walmsley 10; Shaun Paddon 11.

Long Eaton Fed. Open, Erewash Canal, Dockholme, Derbys. Sat. Sat. Dave Clayton 14-10-8 (three tench and two bream early on); Graham Sheffield 11-6-0 (inc. a 3lb ide). Sections: Derek Jackson 4-1-8 (one bream); Chris Close 2-11-0 (inc. a 2lb+ eel); Mark Harrison 6-6-8 (inc. a 4lb bream and a big perch); Ian Sharratt 9-11-0 (two bream, one which weighed 6lb).

Newton-le-Willows AA Newton Tackle & Bait Spring League, Round 3, Sankey (St. Helens) Canal, Havannah Flash, St. Helens, Merseyside. Sun 10th Mar. Mark Brown (Newton) 10-1-8 (all silvers); Ray Jacks (St. Helens) 8-2-8 (all silvers); Stan Roberts (Ashton in Makerfield) 7-11-0 (all silvers); Ian Wilson (Newton) 5-14-0 (all silvers).

Sensas Droitwich Canal Spring League, Round 3, Droitwich Canal, Droitwich, Worcs. Sun. D. Anderson 9-1-7; Roger Evans 6-9-13; Phil Sinnet 5-11-3; Jason Grant 4-10-13; Simon Ryan 4-7-13; Leon Blundell 4-4-6.

Sensas HanKat Superteam AS Easter Bank Holiday Monday Open, Dudley No.1 Canal, Link 51 Section, Merry Hill, W. Mids. & Waterfront Inn Boats Section, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. Mon (30 fished). Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 22-8-7 (bream); Dick Tranter (WMP Maver/Spotted Fin) 15-2-0; Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 11-6-0; Ryan Hardman (Sensas Black Country) 11-6-0; Andy Curless (Browning Central) 8-1-0; Owen Westwood (Sportsman AC) 6-7-0.

Sensas Lifestyle MG/Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, BMW Garage Length, Radford Bank, Stafford, Staffs. Sat. Keith Hulland (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-2-8 (skimmers inc. one weighing 1lb 8oz plus roach); Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 2-15-15 (a 1lb skimmer plus bits); Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 1-7-3 (mainly small skimmers).

Sensas Smithy's Angling Centre Spring League, Round 3, Droitwich Canal, Mildenham, Worcester, Worcs. Sun. Neil Chapman 22-1-10; Tim Biddle 18-8-2; Richard Buxton 17-13-0; Lee Brisker 14-1-2; Glenn Law 14-1-0; Martin Wilcockson 13-9-3.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal, Moors Mill Lane Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. John ‘the Viking' Browning (Sensas Mal Storey's) 5-11-7; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 3-8-12; Tony Lowe (Sportsman AA) 2-15-0.

Sportsman AC Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Back op in the Co-op Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Sun. Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 9-8-0 (tench, skimmers and roach). Sections: John Babbington (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 5-10-0; Alan Price (Sportsman AC) 5-14-0; Trevor Dangerfield (Sportsman AC) 6-8-0.

The Bait-Tech Three Musketeers Good Friday Open, Stratford-on-Avon Canal, The Bait-Tech Three Musketeers Waters, School Road Section, Warstock, B'ham. Fri. Dave Berrow (Sparks MG) 3-8-9; Colin Talbot (Sensas Black Country) 2-7-5; Wayne Sharpe (Sensas Smithy's) 2-3-7. Sections: Jenny Walters (Worcester) 2-0-2; James Poolton (Sensas Smithy's) 1-7-5; Tom Boulton (Sensas Smithy's) 0-13-12.

Wigan DAA Opens, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Adlington Marina, Adlington, Lancs. Wed. Paul Robinson 2-15-0 (perch); Kev Clarke 2-4-8 (perch and roach); Ken Legg 1-14-0. Sat., Leeds & Liverpool Canal, The Saracen's Head PH Section, Halsall, W. Lancs. Mick Hargreaves 21-10-0 (bream and hybrids; both species to over 4lb); Dave Trafford 17-8-0; Kevin Garry 16-9-0. Sections: Tony Richardson 8-10-0; Steve Wilson 11-14-0

Wolverhampton AA Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Wombourne, S. Staffs. Wed. Colin Talbot (Sensas Black Country) 5-4-2; Lee Woodhouse (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 3-2-0; Ray Campbell (Sankey's) 2-4-10; Martin Owen (Sensas Black Country) 2-4-0; Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 2-3-6; Sam Rushton (Drennan NW) 1-3-4.

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Mucky Lane Section, nr. Wheaton Aston, Staffs. Wed. Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-8-0 (mainly roach plus a few gudgeon); Dave Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 4-1-4 (mainly roach); Barry Astbury (Pelsall Old Boys) 3-12-2; Mark Wyton (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-13-8; Colin Tillet (CT Paper Cannock) 2-13-6; Stuart Brailsford (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-10-10.

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Blackfords Progressive Association Match, Calf Heath Reservoir, nr. Gailey, Staffs. Sat. Mark Greening (Streetly) 56-4-0 (bream); Dave Ridgeway (Shifnal) 29-4-0 (bream and skimmers); Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 18-0-0 (skimmers and tench); Chris Brown (JCB) 17-8-0 (six bream).


Haydock Park Farm Disabled & Over 60's Members Weekly Match, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside. Thurs., The Lagoon & Cow Hay Dam. Lagoon: Billy Holden (Golborne) 17-10-0 (carp and silvers); Stan Roberts (Ashton in Makerfield) 11-14-0; Jimmy Corkish (St. Helens) 5-9-0. Cow Hay Dam: Joe Brennan (St. Helens) 5-12-0 (silvers); Paul Hill (Widnes) 4-2-0; Eddie Marcroft (Newton/Golborne Tackle & Baits) 4-1-0.

Hodnet AC, Ryley's Pools, Goldstone, Shrops. Thurs. Steve Neale (Hodnet AC) 8-8-0; Tom Gollins (Hodnet AC) 7-15-8; Bob Parrish (Hodnet AC) 6-11-0. Sun., Common Pool, Goldstone, Shrops. Bob Parrish (Hodnet AC) 27-6-0; Terry Nutt (Hodnet AC) 11-8-0; Steve Booth (Hodnet AC) 10-15-8.

Loch Ken Three Day Easter Festival 2022, Kirkcudbrightshire, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. Festival overall: Steve Embury 4; Mac Stephens 6; John Rogers 7 (on weight); Mike Gillespie 7.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 14-4-0 (bream and skimmers); Mark Harrison (Soldiers and Sailors) 10-11-0; Chris Wright (Dynamite Derby Angling Federation) 10-3-0; Jim Marcer (Belper) 8-3-0; Ivan Carrier (Long Eaton Victoria) 7-1-0; Pete Swainston (Nottm. Deaf) 6-13-0.

Reel Elite Easter Bank Holiday Match, Patshull Park, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Bank Holiday Mon., Upper & Lower Shallows Sections. Rich Lawson 21-4-0; Len Waters 15-3-0; Stuart Cutler 11-10-0.

Tring AC, Wilstone Reservoir, nr. Marsworth, Tring, Herts. Tues. Dave Harris 59-0-0 (bream); Pete Leech 38-9-0 (bream); Tony Gray 5-2-0.


A.J. Jewson Tuesday Series, Forest Lane Fisheries, York, Yorks. Tues. Owen Jackson (A.J. Jewson) 131-8-0 (chub, barbel and carp); John Holdsworth (Tri-Cast Calder) 115-14-0 (carp and barbel); Steve Warriner (Ryburn AC) 109-11-0; Andy Elliott (Lowhills AC) 109-8-0; Ronnie Goldwater (West Yorks. Fire) 104-15-0; Andy Lumb (Lowhills AC) 102-2-0.

Angling Trust Fish ‘O' Mania Qualifier 2022, Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Covey Lakes 1-5, Spey, Marsh, Willow & Piper Pools (100 fished). Wayne Kearney 218-5-0; Shaun Cooke 217-6-0; Andy Bennett 199-10-0; David Brown Snr. 194-10-0; Connor Barlow 191-11-0; John Gorman 158-14-0. Qualifier: Wayne Kearney.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Fri., Good Friday Open, Trio, Pine, East & Ash Lakes. Chris Smith (Maver Midlands) 142-1-0 (carp to 6lb); Chris Davies 138-11-0; Steve Norris (Edgeley Sports) 121-0-0. Sat., Open, Pine, Trio, West & Ash Lakes. Andy Fairhurst (Angling Direct Wigan) 138-7-0 (carp to 17lb); Harry Billing 111-14-0; Kieran Richards (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 106-4-0; Sean Berry (Maver NW) 99-1-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Fri., Good Friday Open, Lakes 8 & 9. Tony Cunliffe 99-14-0; Ashley Hartley 95-8-0; Carl Harvey 86-6-0. Sat., Easter Saturday Open, Lakes 8 & 9. Colin Mulholland 77-13-0; Paul A. Jones 76-5-0; Brian Jones 72-4-0.

Carney Pools Easter Festival 2022, Wolseley Bridge, Stafford, Staffs. Good Fri., Day One. Ryan Burgwin 128-5-0; Jake Robinson 127-2-0; Jase Jones 109-10-0. Sat., Day Two. Ryan Burgwin 199-2-0; Jake Robinson 124-14-0; Kevin Gear 103-10-0. Festival overall: Ryan Burgwin 327-7-0; Jake Robinson 252-0-0; Jason Elwell 171-14-0; Mike Mold 156-6-0; Jase Jones 152-3-0; Ricky Ratcliffe 146-12-0.

Fazeley AC, Makins Fishery, Nuneaton, Warks. Sun., Phase 2-Reptile Pool. Les Burden (Fazeley AC) 60-4-0; Brian Siviter (Fazeley AC) 47-12-0; Mark Rice 40-0-0; John Wilkinson 34-0-0.

Golden Reel 2022 Qualifier, Drennan Lindholme Lakes, Doncaster, Yorks. Sat., Bonsai, Benny's & Willows Lakes. Dale Shepherd 319-8-0; John Alexander 257-7-0; Matt Godfrey 256-6-0; S. Naylor 239-7-0; Oliver Scotthorne 233-12-0. Qualifier: Dale Shepherd.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool. Ian Shirley (Hawkesbury) 73-15-0 (carp to 5lb plus 50lb of bream to 3lb 8oz); Luke Makepeace (Hawkesbury) 64-4-0 (carp to 8lb); Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) (two carp plus 40lb of bream to 3lb 8oz).

Maver Bonehill Mill Fishery Big Money Good Friday Match, Fazeley, Tamworth, Staffs. Fri. Richard Chapman 239-0-0; Jamie Hughes 116-0-0; Rikki Richards 108-0-0; Gary Smith 103-0-0.

Maver Mega Match This 2022 Qualifier, Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Sat. Jimmy Brooks 236-11-0; Joe France 221-10-0; Dean Lock 219-11-0; Sean Higginbottom 203-7-0; Robert Taylor 195-1-0. Qualifier: Jimmy Brooks.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Open, Swallow & Lark Pools. Daniel Dougherty (Reel Elite) 134-10-0; Paul Lawrence (Bell's Mill) 113-1-0; James Woodfine (Tarporley Anglers) 108-2-0. Sat., Open, Buzzard Pool. Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 148-2-0; Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 146-2-0; Neil ‘Tyson' Park (Little Dawley AC) 97-8-0. Sun., Open, Owl Pool. Brian Clarke (Vespe) 140-2-0; Tim Cadwallader (Monkhall) 109-8-0; Tony Price (Swan AC) 107-14-0.

NISA Feeders Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Wed., Lambsdown Pool. Martin Payne 109-12-0 (carp to 10lb); Tony Lamb (Jaguar AC) 86-5-0; Alex White 58-8-0; Oliver Sleath 52-2-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool (25 fished). Jon Arthur (Matrix) 138-4-0 (carp and F1s); Lee Myers 134-5-0; John Khan 104-7-0. Fri., Good Friday Open, Siblings A & B Pools. Steve Brindley 98-7-0 (carp and F1s); Phil Canning 89-8-0; Peter Murray 86-15-0. Sat., Open, Big Geary's Pool (26 fished). Dave Elliott 133-6-0 (carp); Stephen Bellion 109-12-0; Ian Lines 108-2-0. Sun., Open, Molands Mere Pool (15 fished). Dave Roberts 114-13-0 (carp); Alan Hill 103-12-0; Andy Christie 78-13-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery Good Friday Pairs Match, Warrington, Ches. Fri. Pairs: Ben Harrison & Ian Welsh 319-6-0; Chris Weeder Jnr. & Dave Chesterton 247-5-0; Lee Thornton & Neil Machin 226-11-0; Arthur Hilmi & John Alexander 223-4-0; Kristian Jones & Kieran Marsden 222-6-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Over 60's Open, Sycamore Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 143-2-0; Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 104-11-0; Dave Doughty (Preston Innovations Boldings) 102-6-0; Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 96-12-0. Wed., Brett Billingham Open, Chestnut Pool. Graham Palmer (Preston Innovations Boldings) 135-11-0; Rich Pedlar (Bibby's Stone & District AC) 103-6-0; Adam Jones (Maver) 101-11-0; Steve Lovell (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 97-6-0. Thurs., Ron Clarke Over 50's Open, Willows Pool. Dave Cowburn (Wolverhampton) 108-2-0; Will Bull (Dudley) 78-1-0; Ralph Johnson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 76-7-0; Rob Hancox (MH Floats) 75-6-0. Sun., Gaz Willey Open, Larch & Chestnut Pools. Dave Emlyn (OAC) 131-3-0; Adam Jones (Maver) 127-0-0; Colin Wozek (OAC) 124-4-0; Steve Lovell (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 114-1-0.

Quarry Pool Three Day Easter Festival 2022, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs., Day One. Simon Richardson 118-5-0; Pete Westwood 103-5-0; Shane Rogers 98-5-0. Good Fri., Day Two. Rob Cammidge 148-0-0; Steve Roberts 126-0-0; Andy Griffiths 89-0-0. Sat., Day Three. Brian World 108-10-0; Calr Hobbs 98-9-0; Simon Richardson 97-7-0. Festival overall: Simon Richardson 8; Rob Cammidge 14; Pete Westwood 19; Shane Rogers 20; Steve Roberts 21; Carl Hobbs 22.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Sun., Shrubbery AC. C. Holmes (Shrubbery AC) 68-0-0; M. Moore (Shrubbery AC) 67-0-0; R. Shaw (Shrubbery AC) 59-0-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Fri., Good Friday Open, Holmedale Lake. Shane Sykes 137-15-0; Nigel Shipman 120-12-0; Carl Brown 116-9-0.

Stoppo's Fishery Silvers Open, Coton-in-the Elms, Derbys. Sat. Jason Cunningham (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 18-6-0 (small skimmers and roach); Paul Nixon 9-4-0 (a 2lb bream plus quality roach); Carl Yeomans 8-8-0 (roach and skimmers).

The Cunneries Fishery Open, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Robert Trees 184-14-0; Mick Lloyd 46-2-0; Martin Wall 42-10-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Fri., Good Friday Open, Hill View, Ash & Homeground Lakes (45 fished). Martin Rogers 374-6-0; Eddie Green 292-10-0; Sam Powell 245-4-0; Mark Cannings 240-0-0; Tony Gilbert 238-4-0. Silvers: Nick Chedzoy 27-8-0; Simon Stacey 25-0-0; Nigel Bartlett 21-4-0. Sat., Open, Hill View & Ash Lakes (29 fished). Jack Stamp 246-2-0; Ash Tomkins 211-12-0; Martin Preston 191-10-0. Silvers winner: Tony Day.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Fri., Good Friday Open, Lower Benbo, Prospect & Lucky Dip Pools. Connor Edwards (Old Hough) 95-1-0; A. Wafter (Crewe MG) 77-3-0; Will Boulder (Old Hough) 66-7-0. Sat., Open, Goose, Boulders, Upper & Lower Benbo Pools. Connor Edwards (Old Hough) 117-0-0; Andy Dyson (Middy) 80-15-0; Gareth Gibbons (Old Hough) 79-10-0.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake. Roland Lucas 236-5-0; Mark Hayman 183-1-0; Phil Hardwick 156-11-0. Silvers: Steve Denmead 57-12-0; Matt Skyme 29-6-0; Ian Teague 24-13-0.

Wassell Grove Fisheries, Hagley, Worcs. Sat., Open, Brook Pool & Front Match Lake. Pete McClintick 90-0-0 (£120); Andy Morrison 85-11-0; Norman Carpenter 51-4-0. Silvers winner: Kev Williams 21-12-0.

Last Edited: 19 April 2022

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