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Angling match results for the week ending 18 September 2022

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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A.J. Jewson Series, Stainforth & Keadby Canal, Thorne, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Tues (14 fished). Steve Crossley (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits NW) 15-5-0 (bream, skimmers, tench and roach); Martin Blagbrough (Tri-Cast Calder) 14-7-0 (bream, roach and skimmers); Tony Darson (Elland) 10-12-0; Lee Simpson (Tri-Cast Calder) 9-13-0; Pete Wilson (Tri-Cast Calder) 8-5-0; Ron Haigh (Thornhill AC) 7-11-0.

Bateman Vine AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Awbridge, nr. Wombourne, Staffs. Sun 4th Sept. T. Williams 5-3-0; M. Holmes 3-5-0; M. Ashmore 2-8-0; S. Checkitts 1-9-0.

Bibby's/Stone & District AC Wednesday Sweepstake Match, Trent & Mersey Canal, Stone, Staffs. Wed. Steve Smith 8-4-0 (bream to 3lb); Steve Askey (Bibby's/SDAC) 7-7-0 (mainly perch to 1lb); Maurice Pass (Goms Mill) 6-10-0 (one large bream); Neil Grocott (Audley) 3-8-0; Kim Jones (Bibby's/SDAC) 3-6-0; Albert Lawton (Goms Mill) 3-4-0.

Bridgtown Social AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, (Goodyear AC Waters) Ball Lane Section, Coven, Staffs. Sun. Hughie Blair Snr. (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-6-0 (small perch and mixed little silvers); Terry Blyde (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-0-15; Dennis Jackson (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-0-8; Paul Deehan (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-13-4; Roy Grosvenor (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-5-8; Joe Athersmith (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-1-3.

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Soho Loop, Prison End Section, Winson Green, B'ham. Sun. Ben Garbett (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 4-5-9; Mick Conlon (Smithy's) 4-2-8; (Joint 3rd) R. Evans 3-0-0; Gary Owen (Loop Match) 3-0-0; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 2-9-12; Chris Rice (Sensas Black Country) 2-7-2.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Basin & Boats Sections, Coven, Staffs. Thurs PM., 3½ hour match. Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Goodyear AC) 6-4-0 (skimmers, roach, perch and gudgeon); Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 4-6-9 (small perch, roach and gudgeon); Mark Foster (Goodyear AC) 4-4-4 (perch and roach); Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 3-6-14 (mixed bag).

Goodyear AC Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, 3 Hammers Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Sun. Steve Cope (Four Ashes AC) 5-6-6 (roach, perch, gudgeon and a few skimmers); Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 4-9-9 (perch, roach and gudgeon); Martin Spruce (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 3-8-12 (mainly gudgeon and blade roach).

Kings of the Valley, Calder & Hebble Canal, Copley, Calderdale, W. Yorks. Sat (90 fished). Simon Beswick (Tri-Cast Rochdale Red) 12-15-12 (bream); Steve Doolan (Sensas NW) 6-10-0; Pete Duffy (Preston Innovations NW) 5-10-9; Colin Mayor (Drennan NW) 5-9-0; Gary Charles 5-5-0. Teams: Drennan NW 24; Matrix Halifax 31; Saints 37; Sensas NW 38; Tri-Cast Rochdale Red 39; Tri-Cast Calder Black 42.

Sensas Lifestyle MG/Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Stafford Boat Club Section, Stafford, Staffs. Sun (30 fished). Simon Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 9-3-0 (skimmers and roach); Paul Dobing (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 6-7-12 (roach); Bob Yeomans (Team Les ‘O') 6-3-8 (a big perch plus smaller samples and a few silvers); Dave White (Wolverhampton) 5-0-12; Dave Richards (Four Ashes AC) 5-0-4; Dave Lloyd (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 4-10-8; Les Olszewski (Team Les ‘O') 4-9-4.

Sensas Southern Canal League, Final Round (6), Grand Union Canal, Ivinghoe, Bucks. & Slapton, Beds. Sun (35 fished). Paul Cowern (Matrix Image Red) 22-15-0 (bream, skimmers and roach); Richard Swan (Sensas Oakwood Purple) 12-13-0 (skimmers, roach and small perch); (Joint 3rd) Tommy Boyce (Bart's) 10-2-0; Gordon Curl (Sensas Oakwood Green) 10-2-0; Keith Austin (Matrix Image Blue) 9-10-0; Mick Shepherd (Sensas Oakwood Purple) 9-6-0. Teams: Sensas Oakwood Purple 28; Sensas Oakwood Green 26; Matrix Image Red 22; Matrix Image Blue 19; Bart's 16; Colmic Boland Groundbaits 15; Sensas Oakwood Black 13. Final league: Sensas Oakwood Green 140 (7 section wins); Matrix Image Red 140 (5 section wins); Sensas Oakwood Purple 127; Colmic Boland Groundbaits 118; Matrix Image Blue 107; Bart's 104; Sensas Oakwood Black 103.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal, Eyston Avenue Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 16-4-10; Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 4-6-5; Chris Taylor (Sportsman AC) 4-0-0; Dave Hughes (Sensas Black Country) 3-10-13; Dave Sheaf (Canal Kings) 2-14-10.

Sportsman AC Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Tipton, W. Mids. Wed. John Babbington (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 18-10-0; Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 6-11-0; Pete Fellows (Sportsman AA) 6-0-0; Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 5-0-0; Brian Callow (Sportsman AA) 4-0-0. Sun., Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Gower Branch, Brades Arm Section, Tividale, W. Mids. Sun. Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 17-5-0; John Horton (Sportsman AC) 14-0-0; Brian Callow (Sportsman AA) 10-14-0; Pete Hatton (ZLT) 7-7-0; Alan Price (Sportsman AC) 5-8-0; Trevor Dangerfield (Sportsman AC) 4-6-0.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Gnosall, Staffs. Sat (26 fished). Keith Holbrook (Rough Hay AC) 9-2-0 (skimmers and roach); Kevin Perry (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 8-0-0 (two decent perch plus skimmers and roach); Dave Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 7-6-1 (a couple of decent perch plus mixed small silvers); Paul Dobing (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-13-5 (roach and skimmers); Paul Murrin (Colmic Dynamite Trentmen) 4-6-4 (small roach, gudgeon and skimmers); Dave Lloyd (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 4-5-10 (mainly gudgeon and small roach).

The John Sherwood Memorial Match, Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Stoke Works, nr. Bromsgrove, Worcs. Sun (60 fished). Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 122-0-0 (bream); Jason Cunningham (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 107-10-0 (bream); Stu Cutler (Matrix) 33-11-0 (bream); Scott Foxall 26-15-0; Robin Ward 20-11-5.

Tring Anglers Sweepstake Match, Grand Union Canal, Red Lion Bridge Section, Dacorum, Herts. Sun 11th Sept (10 fished). Brian Elliott 8-10-0; Andy Allday 7-13-0; Richard Gibbs 6-11-0; Paul Hedges 6-2-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Winkwell, Herts. Tues (9 fished). Andy Allday 2-10-0; Dave Harris 1-12-8; Paul Hedges 1-8-0.

Wellingborough AC, Grand Union Canal, nr. Foxton, Leics. Sun 11th Sept. Jeff Rice 2-13-8; Dave Tyrell 2-11-8; Ed Clarke 2-8-0.

Wolverhampton AA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford, W. Mids. Wed. Steve Dudley (Sensas Black Country) 6-5-8; Dave Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 5-14-0; Carl Westwood (Four Ashes AC) 4-14-6; Pete Chilton (Sensas Storey's) 4-0-0; John Taylor (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 3-5-0; Joe Brennan (Wolverhampton AA) 2-0-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Little Onn, Staffs. Wed (24 fished). Phil ‘Jonty' Johnson (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 7-1-8; Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 6-6-6; Bob Yeomans (Team Les ‘O') 5-11-11; Keith Holbrook (Rough Hay AC) 5-10-13; K. Roberson 5-9-5; Barry Astbury (Pelsall Old Boys) 4-12-0.


Angling Trust Division 2 National Championship Final 2022, Warwickshire Avon, Warwick, Barford, Seven Meadows, Luddington, Bidford, Marlcliff, Twyford, Evesham Common, Evesham Ferry & Twyning (Worcs., Warks. & Glos.). Sat 10th Sept (320 fished). Teams: Stroud Angling 108; Sensas Manor Angling 110; Drennan NW 112 (23K 665g); Peterborough 112 (23K 265g); Cadence NW 118 (25K 765g); Calder 118 (20K 295g); Wagglers 120; Colin Barlow 130; Loughborough Soar 133; Future Fishing 135. Individuals: Greg Wood (Stroud) 12K 000g; Brian Bygrave (Colin Barlow) 7K 910g; Alan Barnes (Cadence NW) 7K 820g; Sean Reidy (Sensas Manor Angling) 7K 660g; Kelvin Tallett (Wagglers) 6K 680g; Steve Goodrum (Peterborough) 5K 580g.

Angling Trust Riverfest 2022 Two Day Final, River Trent, Burton Joyce, Notts. Sat., Day One (78 fished). Lee Edwards 88-13-0; Toby Bunting 69-9-0; Cameron Hughes 28-14-0; Jordan Holloway 26-0-0; Mark Turner 24-12-0; Sean Ashby 21-11-0. Sun., Day Two (78 fished). Paul Passmore 45-1-0; Chris Hallows 43-14-0; Sean Ashby 25-8-0; Cameron Hughes 25-2-0; Martin Hallford 22-3-0; Tony Marshall 21-3-0. Overall: Lee Edwards 103-12-0; Toby Bunting 73-2-0; Paul Passmore 57-5-0; Chris Hallows 54-13-0; Cameron Hughes 54-0-0; Sean Ashby 47-3-0; Jordan Holloway 41-4-0; Matt Hodgetts 38-15-0; Tony Marshall 33-6-0; Rich Offler 30-14-0.

Bridgnorth AS Members Match, River Severn, Linley Bank Stretch, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun (36 fished). Tony Moreton 34-12-0; Chris Taylor 28-6-0; Keith Russell 26-13-0; Pete Bate 23-13-0; Dave George 23-2-0.

Droitwich Spa AC. Members Only, Warwickshire Avon, Twyning, Glos. Thurs. Colin Jew 8-12-12; Gary Seadon 6-14-4; Ten Merrell 5-2-12; Jon Swain 5-0-8; Richard Ford 4-6-12; Dennis Evans 3-3-0.

Fazeley AC, Warwickshire Avon, Wasperton, Warks. Sun. Brian Siviter 3-0-0; Les Burden 1-12-0; (Joint 3rd) Andy Barr 1-4-0; Mark Stevens 1-4-0.

Newport AC, River Gt. Ouse, Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 11th Sept. Paul Caton 16-7-0; Alex Graham 12-0-0; Myles Phillips 11-11-0.

Northwich AA Open, River Weaver, Newbridge, Northwich, Ches. Sat. Rod Fraser 13-7-0 (skimmers and perch); Gareth Lambert 11-3-12; Kaythan Shillito 10-0-0.

River Medway Open, River Medway, Barming, Kent. Wed. Andy Baker 8-6-0 (mainly roach and perch); Fred Brown 8-0-0; Mick Roberts 7-2-0 (a bream, perch and small silvers); Doug Botley 6-15-0; Andy Abbott 6-6-0; Graham Mitchell 6-3-0.

River Severn Float Championship 2022, Final Round (6), River Severn (KDAA Waters), Bewdley, Worcs. Wed. Pete Edwards 24-4-0; Phil Davies 24-0-0; Geoff Brierley 20-2-0; Mick Wilkes 16-2-0; Martin Challenger 14-14-0; Trevor Chalk 14-10-0; Adam Slade 14-0-0. Final league: Dave Foxall 230; Ian Hughes 221; Pete Morris 214; Mick Wilkes 209 (82-15-0; Trevor Chalk 209 (78-3-0); Joe Holloway 208 (85-2-0).

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Denaby, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. Kev Vickers (Sheffield) 17-9-0; Alan Spencer (Rotherham) 11-8-0; Steve Lowther (Daiwa Dons) 7-4-0; Glynn Brown (Rotherham) 6-9-0.

Sensas Commercial House League, Round 2, Bristol Avon, Swineford to Jack Whites, S. Glos. Sun. Rich Lacey (Mosella Bathampton) 66-7-0 (sixteen bream); Paddy Merrett (Crown) 33-10-0 (six big bream plus smaller samples); Lee Warden (M&N Electrical) 30-13-0 (151 roach, dace and chublets); Kev Dicks (Mosella Bathampton) 25-2-0; Nick Coles (Mosella Bathampton) 19-6-0; Jeff Surmon (Midland Spinner) 15-8-0. Teams: Mosella Bathampton 23; M&N Electrical 19; Midland Spinner 18; (Joint 4th) Sensas Nomads 15; Crown 15. League: Mosella Bathampton 45; M&N Electrical 38; Midland Spinner 37; Sensas Nomads 36; Crown 22.

Storey's Halesowen RBL, River Severn, (BAA Waters) Blackstone, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun. Sean Waite 18-9-0 (double figure barbel along with perch); Geoff Garrish 4-4-0; Malcolm Merrick 2-1-0; Steve Horton 1-5-0.

The Mark Lewis Memorial Match, Kidderminster & District AA, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Sat. Barry Cooper 46-8-0; Rich Evans 20-0-0; Tony Moreton 15-8-0; Gary Parker 14-12-0; Geoff Brierley 12-6-0.

The Ron Bull Open, Olney & Clifton FA, River Gt. Ouse, around Olney, Bucks. Sun. Myles Phillips 18-8-0 (roach, dace and a couple of bonus chub) (£650); Tony Sinfield 17-0-0; Sam Cortese 16-7-0; Martin Ward 15-7-0.

Wellingborough Teams of Six Open (In Memory of George Shepherd), River Nene, Oundle, Northants. Sat 10th Sept (72 fished). Josh Newman (Matrix Image) 18-2-0 (bream and roach to 1lb 4oz); Craig Bennett (Preston Innovations Black Horse) 16-2-0 (chub to 2lb 8oz); Stu Cheetham (Wellingborough) 13-4-0; Mark Davis (Wellingborough) 12-15-0. Teams: Preston Innovations Black Horse) 55-15-0; Matrix Image 48-11-0; Wellingborough Blue 43-11-8; Olney & Clifton FA 40-14-0; Wellingborough Black 35-7-8.

Winsford DAA Open, River Weaver, Marina Length, Winsford, Ches. Wed. T. Lovell 7-12-0; S. Flood 7-10-0; D. Hodson 7-9-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Blackfords Progressive Association Match, Calf Heath Reservoir, nr. Gailey, Staffs. Sat. Nev Bailey Snr. (Blackfords) 63-14-0; Bob Harris (Blackfords) 36-6-0; Mick Tonks (Patshull) 27-14-0; Dave Ridgeway (Shifnal) 26-6-0; Brian Nicholls (Dudley) 20-9-0; Trevor Hope (Telford) 16-8-0.


Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Alec Whitmore (Nathan's of Derby) 7-7-0 (tench); (Joint 2nd) Derek Jackson (3 Counties) 5-4-0; Rob Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 5-4-0; Bill Hanley (Stanton) 4-8-0; Jim Marcer (Belper) 4-6-0; Wilson Sully (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-2-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, Lodge Lake, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed 7th Sept. Steve Chilton 13-0-0; Ernie Sattler 10-12-0; Simon Cordingley 10-7-0.

Patshull Park Fishery, Great Lake 24-hour Pairs Carp Match, Pattingham, Staffs. Sat/Sun. Mike Gater & John Oxford 69-13-0 (nine carp); Steve Cotton & Andy Dunning 46-1-0 (four carp); Dave Fletcher & Brett Fletcher 14-2-0.

Towcester Vets, Canons, Northants. Wed 7th Sept. John Broughton 18-8-0; Les Goodridge 14-10-0; Mick Goodridge 13-0-0.

Trimpley Anglers Association Match, Trimpley Reservoir, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun (13 fished). Pete Davis (Trimpley) 32-10-0; Ron Barnfield (Trimpley) 23-8-0; Trevor Wyse (Trimpley) 21-10-0; Kevin Tipton (Trimpley) 20-8-0.


Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Ash, Trio, Pine & West Lakes (30 fished). Shaun Woodward (Trafford Tackle & Bait) 134-3-0 (carp to 10lb); Cliff Noble (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 116-10-0 (carp to 8lb); Kevin Marler (Rochdale Angling Centre) 105-5-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC, Barby Mill, Barby, Warks. Sun 11th Sept. Gil Corn 62-0-0; Terry Smith 57-0-0; Pete Chambers 46-0-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool (14 fished). Grant Woodfield (Hawkesbury) 65-8-0 (carp to 8lb); Ricky Welborn (Hawkesbury) 63-7-0 (carp to 8lb); Richard E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 48-9-0 (carp to 8lb).

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries) Open, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Ash Hartley 75-8-0; Martin Jennings 62-8-0; Alix Kirwan 61-4-0.

Lagoon AC, Furtho Manor Farm, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 11th Sept. Dave Lewis 26-4-0; Barry Witteridge 21-7-0; Mark Penwell 18-7-0.

Millpool AC, Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Sun 11th Sept. Grant Merrett 171-6-0; Wayne Sharman 92-12-0; A. Jacko 74-0-0.

Monkhall Fishery, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Open, Owl Pool. Mel Davies (Angler's Peg) 172-0-0; James Woodfine (Tarporley Anglers) 151-10-0; Darren Dobson (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 128-8-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Tues., Starlets Vets Match, Big Geary's, Siblings A & B & Willow Pools (40 fished). Kevin Perry 59-10-0; Keith Manners 57-3-0; Phillip Barran 53-4-0. Sat., Open, Big Geary's Pool (18 fished). Martin Wood 164-14-0 (£100 bonus peg) (carp); Stephen Bellion 115-10-0; Trevor Hodges 69-8-0. Sun., Open, Molands Mere Pool (22 fished). Phil Canning 152-12-0 (carp and F1s); Carl Barnfield 84-13-0; Lee Davis 58-6-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Covey Lakes 1, 2, 4 & 6 (47 fished). Ryan Parr 100-11-0; Adam Tollitt 81-15-0; Dave Riggers 68-14-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Tues., Drop Outs Angling Club, Sycamore Pool. Bill Ansell 76-13-0; Bob Cooke 62-5-0; John Stone 53-7-0; Phil Whitehouse 51-7-0; Trevor Gee 51-4-0; Peter Whitehouse 46-8-0. Sat., Tony Foster Open, Oak Pool. Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings) 93-4-0; Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 92-0-0; Dave Cole (Preston Innovations Boldings) 64-11-0; Mark Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings) 57-5-0. Sun., Gaz Willey Open, Willows & Larch Pools. Adam Jones (Maver) 106-2-0; Gareth Emlyn (OAC) 104-8-0; Gaz Willey (Walsall) 101-3-0; Rich Emlyn (OAC) 95-11-0.

Quarry Pool Fishery, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs., Open. Neil Jones (Wrexham) 197-13-0; Steve Walters (Chestnut Tree AC) 151-5-0; Terry Edwards (Pool Hayes) 137-15-0; Keith Turner (Swan AC) 119-12-0; Mike Henshaw (Wrexham) 104-12-0. Sat., Chestnut Tree AC. D. Swift (Chestnut Tree AC) 143-14-0; N. Clark (Chestnut Tree AC) 117-15-0; G. Whyman (Chestnut Tree AC) 115-8-0; J. Roe (Chestnut Tree AC) 109-14-0; S. Walters (Chestnut Tree AC) 107-1-0. Sun., Green Man AC. A. Cox (Green Man AC) 187-5-0; M. Bennett (Green Man AC) 166-2-0; K. Pitts (Green Man AC) 143-10-0; S. Morgan (Green Man AC) 102-4-0. Bank Holiday Mon., Open. Matty Dawes (Preston Innovations) 200-10-0; Steve Roberts (OAC) 194-14-0; Gary Smith (Maver Elite) 191-14-0; Steve Owen (Quarry Pool) 180-2-0; Wayne Harris (Ironbridge) 163-13-0; Neil ‘Tyson' Park (Little Dawley) 160-12-0; Simon Harris (Little Dawley) 144-4-0; Nigel Clark (Quarry Pool) 139-7-0; Scott Doodson (OAC) 121-15-0; Mal Dawes (Matty Dawes Angling) 121-11-0; Terry Edwards (Pool Hayes) 100-9-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Open, Goose, Boulders, Lucky Dip & Prospect Pools. Andy Dyson (Old Hough) 172-10-0; Carl Day (Frenzee) 159-5-0; Connor Edwards (Frenzee) 150-15-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Sat., Open, East Canal (21 fished). Nick Jenkins 110-11-0; Harry Campbell 105-15-0; Louis Mower 88-10-0.

Last Edited: 20 September 2022

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