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Angling match results for the week ending 2 July 2023

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Angling Trust Division 2 National 2023 Practise Match, Trent & Mersey Canal, Elworth (Sections J & K in the National), Sandbach, Ches. Sun (38 fished). Steve Fogel (Drennan NW) 5-3-0 (roach and gudgeon on 5 & 6 metre whip with squatt); Kev Carter (Browning Central) 4-13-0 (pole-caught squatt fish); Chris Harvey (Drennan NW) 4-10-0 (squatt-fish); Steve Hirst (Colmic NW) 4-8-12 (bread and caster-roach); Sam Bickley (Browning Central) 4-5-3 (squatt-fish); Steve Ashworth (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits NW) 4-4-10 (squatt-fish).

Bibby's/Stone & District AC Wednesday Evening Sweepstake, Shropshire Union Canal, Boats Section, Shebdon, Staffs. Wed Eve. Mick Round 17-10-0 (skimmers, roach and perch on maggot); Dave Mason 14-8-0 (bream to 3lb on worm); Paul Walkden 13-6-0 (roach and skimmers on hemp and bread); Albert Lawton 8-14-0 (hybrids on caster); Maurice Pass 8-8-0; Phil James 7-14-0; Andy Ibbs 6-11-0.

Bridgtown Social AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, The Boat PH & Boatyard Sections, Penkridge, Staffs. Sun. Paul Caley (Bridgtown Social AC) 10-7-6 (two quality bream to 3lb 8oz plus quality roach and silvers); Tony Beech (Bridgtown Social AC) 5-14-9 (all silvers); Paul Deehan (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-13-7 (all silvers); Joe Athersmith (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-5-5 (mixed silvers); Dennis Jackson (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-15-11 (mixed silvers); Vic Kelly (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-5-5 (mixed silvers).

C.T. Paper Sales/Wolverhampton AA 2023 Series, Match 3, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Penkridge, Staffs. Sun (66 fished). Perry Follows (Team Eclipse) 8-0-3; Dave Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 7-7-14; Barry Williams (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 7-4-4; Dean Williams (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 6-12-2; Martin Owen (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 5-5-12; Scott Geens (Garbolino) 4-15-5. (The top twenty anglers from each qualifier [who have not already qualified] go through to the Final in August 2023, anglers must fish two matches of the four-match series).

Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2023 Qualifier, Shropshire Union Canal (Port Sunlight AC Waters, Bridges 134-135), Wervin, Chester, Ches. Sun (26 fished). Jim Elms (Liverpool DAA) 7K 100g (poled caster for quality skimmers and bream); Ade Paddock (Cadence NW) 4K 850g (poled worm for quality skimmers and bream); Dave Jones (Trentside Angling) 3K 690g; Tony Fulton (Port Sunlight AC) 2K 530g (poled white maggot for quality skimmers and bream); (Joint 5th) Nick Roberts (Reel Elite) 1K 900g; Mike Heath (Dolphin Tackle) 1K 900g. Qualifiers: Dave Jones (Trentside Angling) & Mike Heath (Dolphin Tackle) 5; Peter Gradwell (Liverpool DAA) & Jim Elms (Liverpool DAA) 8 (7K 720g); David Hodson (Reel Elite) & Nick Roberts (Reel Elite) 8 (2K 880g).

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Soho Loop, Bridge Street North Section, Smethwick, W. Mids. Sun. Wayne Sharpe (Sensas Black Country) 5-9-8; Tony Bowen (Canal Kings) 3-13-0; Mark Hardman (Sensas Black Country) 3-9-8; Gary Owen (Mal Storey's) 2-13-0.

Cashmores MG Open, Cannock Extension Canal (Club Water), Boats Section, Pelsall, Walsall, W. Mids. Tues. Steve Griffiths (Harrisons AC) 2-8-0; Mike Elock (Cashmores MG) 2-5-0; Mick Hatchard (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 1-4-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Railway Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs PM., 4 Hour Match. Stuart Barrett (Goodyear AC) 5-6-6 (two decent bream plus skimmers and roach on caster); Joe Athersmith (Goodyear AC) 4-11-11 (a last minute 4lb 4oz chub plus bits); Dave Smith (Goodyear AC) 4-0-0 (mixed silvers); Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 3-1-14 (perch, roach and a few gudgeon on various baits).

HanKat Superteam AS Open, Stourbridge Canal, Tank Section (behind the tackle shop down to the boats), Brierley Hill, W. Mids. Sat. Andy Curless (Drennan NW) 11-15-0 (roach); Steve Broome (Maver Midlands) 10-5-13; Dave Gough (Sparks MG) 9-10-0; Lee Woodhouse (HanKat Superteam AS) 5-12-8; Andy Swift (Browning Central) 4-13-4; Paul Skidmore (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 4-6-7.

Sensas Oakwood Teams of Five Summer League, Round 2, Grand Union Canal, Tiddenfoot straight through, Leighton Buzzard, Beds. SUn (50 fished). Chris Ives (Drennan Bordon) 22-15-0 (bream and skimmers); (Joint 2nd) Lol Breach (Colmic Black) 15-10-0 (bream and skimmers plus a few roach); Damian Green (Matrix Image Red) 15-10-0 (bream and skimmers plus a few roach); Jason Cunningham (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 13-7-0 (bream, skimmers and hybrids plus bits); Brett Cooper (Drennan Bordon) 11-7-0; Bart Bonito (Bart's) 10-14-0. Teams: Drennan Bordon 40; Colmic Black 35; Matrix Image Red 33; Sensas Oakwood Green 32; Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech 30; Bart's 29; Sensas Oakwood Purple 26; Colmic Blue 23; Matrix Image Blue 12; Sensas Oakwood Black 11. League: Sensas Oakwood Green 70; Colmic Black 68; Matrix Image Red 67; Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech 65; Drennan Bordon 63; Colmic Blue 46; Sensas Oakwood Purple 45; Matrix Image Blue 41; (Joint 9th) Bart's 40; Sensas Oakwood Black 40.

South Wales Canal Fishing Open, Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal, Brecon, Powys, Wales. Sun. Iain Swanson 5-12-0; Tony Hopkins 5-7-0; Peter Phillips 4-5-0; Paul Grist 4-2-0.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal (BCN), Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. Malc Robinson (Sportsman AA) 4-9-8; Sir David Sheaf (Canal Kings) 2-6-0; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 1-7-9; Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 1-4-12; Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 1-0-10.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Gnosall, Staffs. Sat (18 fished). Simon Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 13-6-0 (decent perch, skimmers, hybrids and roach); Keith Hulland (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-7-4 (roach and hybrids); Dave McCall (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 4-7-0 (mixed small fish); Keith Holbrook (Rough Hay AC) 4-2-4 (mixed small fish); Bob Yeomans (Team Les ‘O') 3-6-4 (a couple of decent skimmers plus bits); Dean Williams (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-5-0 (mixed small squatt fish).

Stoke-on-Trent Angling Society Academy Match, Caldon Canal, Denford, Staffs. Sat 24th June. Overall: Brandon Sumner 4-12-0 (inc. a 2lb 15oz hybrid and a 1lb 8oz perch); Jonathan Cave 1-6-0; Oliver Flanaghan (no weight supplied). Full Juniors Category Winner: Brandon Sumner. Young Juniors Category Winner: Oliver Flanaghan. Cadets Category Winner: Jonathan Cave.

The Frank Holding Memorial Match, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, The Saracens Head PH, Halsall to Eager Lane Stretch, Liverpool, W. Lancs. Sun 25th June. Andy Mantova 15-11-0 (tench, bream and skimmers on maggot over groundbait); Paul Keeley 11-11-0; Alan Smith 9-11-0; Colin Cliffe 8-9-0; Gordon Griffiths 8-5-0. Optional Pairs on weight on the day: Roger Gardom & Colin Cliffe 14-11-0; (Joint 2nd) Paul Keeley & Ste Fleming 14-4-0; Gordon Griffiths & Peter Keenan 14-4-0. (£280.00 raised in the raffle for Alder Hey Children's Hospital). (Bit of fun at the raffle with Paul Kennils weighing in, in last place and Kenny Smith winning dinner for two).

Towcester Vets, Grand Union Canal (Leicester Arm), Northampton, Northants. Wed 21st June. Mick Goodridge 9-0-0; Paul Minney 8-10-0; Brian Ayliff 6-13-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Denby Walk Section, Aylesbury, Bucks. Tues. Mick Billings 3-0-0; Pete Leech 2-7-0; Tony Gray 1-14-0. (fish caught included perch, roach and rudd plus the odd skimmer).

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Stafford Boat Club Section, Stafford, Staffs. Wed. Steve Askey (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 7-6-13; Hughie Blair Snr. (Bridgtown Social AC) 6-4-0; Carl Westwood (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 5-12-9; Bernie Leatherbarrow (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-15-0; Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-4-14; Bob Yeomans (Team Les ‘O') 4-0-14.


Angling Trust Riverfest 2023 Qualifier, River Trent, Caythorpe, Notts. Sat. Qualifiers: Tom Noton; Alistair Ogilvie; Brian Rigby. (no further information received yet).

Angling Trust Riverfest 2023 Qualifier, River Medway, Barming, Kent. Sun (34 fished). Gary Flint 7-10-0; Simon Willsmore 7-9-0; Gary Filler 7-5-0; Ben Bray 6-11-0; Michael Crimp 6-10-0; Scott Denton 5-7-0. Qualifiers: Zone A – Gary Fuller; Zone B – Gary Flint.

Angling Trust Riverfest 2023 Qualifier, River Trent, Newark, Notts. Sun (80 fished). Paul Cannon 41-10-0 (bream on ground bait feeder with various hook baits); Grant Howie 27-2-0 (bream); (Joint 3rd) Darrell Taylor 20-4-0 (skimmers); Tony Watling 20-4-0; James Robbins 19-7-0; John Small 14-8-0. Qualifiers: Zone A – Grant Howie; Zone B – Darrell Taylor; Zone C – Stu Gray; Zone D – Paul Cannon.

Bateman Vine AC, River Severn, Brook Section (BAA Waters), Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun 25th June. M. Holmes (Bateman Vine AC) 7-5-2; C. Hariss (Bateman Vine AC) 3-5-0; D. Lester (Bateman Vine AC) 2-12-0.

Bridgnorth AS PM Open, River Severn, Linley Bank Stretch, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat PM (34 fished). Lee Lloyd (Bridgnorth AS) 98-0-0 (16 barbel and around 10 chub to pellet, caster and hemp; although unfortunately he did lose another half a dozen barbel); Jim Wilson (KDAA) 51-7-0 (around six barbel plus chub on float and feeder); Adam Vaughan (KDAA) 35-2-0; Dave George (Bridgnorth AS) 34-4-0; Ian Hughes (Moss Valley DH Angling) 33-8-0. Sections: Section A – John Gill 20-10-0; Section B – Jordan Holloway 19-12-0; Section C – Steve Colwell 16-4-0.

Cadence Prostate Screening River Championship 2023 Qualifier, River Severn (Bridgnorth AS Waters), Linley Bank Stretch, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed (48 fished). Dave Foxall (KDAA) 32-0-0 (mostly chub from ounces to 3lb plus silvers and one small barbel); Kevin Jones (KDAA) 26-13-0 (silvers plus the odd small chub); Sam Lloyd (Bridgnorth AS) 24-8-0 (five bream on feeder plus a bonus chub and bits on waggler); Ian Hughes (Moss Valley DH Angling) 20-13-0. Qualifier: Dave Foxall; Kevin Jones; Rich Evans; Mark Blackburn; Sam Lloyd; Rick Rogers.

Cashmores MG, River Severn (Bridgnorth British Legion Waters), Severn Park, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat. Paul Vernon 10-6-0; Paul Jeffery 8-1-0; Tony Kulik 7-2-0.

Northampton Nene/Towcester AC, River Gt. Ouse, Stony Stratford, Bucks. Sun 25th June. Les Goodridge 2-2-0; Mick Goodridge 2-1-0; John BalHatchett 2-0-0.

Northwich AA Open, River Weaver, Red Lion PH Section, Barnton, nr. Northwich, Ches. Sat. Stephen Roy Taylor 26-0-0 (bream); Alan Turton 18-6-0 (bream); Peter Keenan (Liverpool AS) 11-3-0 (roach); Reg Evans 10-12-0 (skimmers).

Olney & Clifton FA Evening Points Series, Round 1, River Gt. Ouse, Olney, Bucks. Wed 21st June. Dave Tebbutt 7-3-0; Colin Moss 6-5-0; Neale Shearn 6-2-0; Andy Webster 6-1-0; Gary Underwood 6-0-0. Wed 28th June., Round 2. Joe Roberts 8-11-0; Gary Underwood 7-2-0; Paul Caton 5-1-0. Sections: Mill Upper – Kev Osborne 4-5-0; Mill Lower – (Joint) Andy Webster 3-3-0 & Dave Tyrell 3-3-0; Brocks – (Joint) Neale Searn 4-9-0 & Graham Prince 4-9-0.

River Severn ‘All Method' League, Round 3, River Severn (KDAA Waters), Bewdley, Worcs. Sat. Geoff Brierley 24-8-0 (six barbel on feeder); Gary Farmer 17-2-0; Trevor Chalk 17-0-0; Chris Taylor 16-12-0; Adrian Griffin 16-4-0; Kevin Jones 16-2-0. League: Andy Price 24 (109-3-0); Trevor Chalk 24 (94-12-0); Adrian Griffin 23; Brian Jones 21 (50-4-0); Brett Poole 21 (49-14-0); Steve Maher 21 (36-4-0).

Rotherham UAF Opens, River Don, Denaby, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun 25th June. Paul Holmes (Daiwa Dons) 33-9-0; Kev Vickers (Browning Ossett) 12-10-0; Gary Brown (Leeds) 10-3-0. Sun., River Don, Cadeby, S. Yorks. Arthur Benstead (Pontefract) 8-2-0; Gary Brown (Pontefract) 6-4-0; Dean Grace (Pontefract) 5-5-0; Steve Hurst (Rotherham) 3-1-0.

Spilsby AA, River Steeping, Pegs 9-14, Spilsby, Lincs. Wed. Dave Ashmore 5-0-0; Alan Slater 3-15-0; Dave Dean 3-13-8; Don Green 3-5-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Angling Trust Free Spirit Match/Boddington Classic 2023 Qualifier No. 5, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Wed. Damian Green 128K 700g; Gareth Horley 101K 300g; Lee Horbury 81K 190g; Darren Sanders 73K 480g. Qualifiers: Damian Green; Gareth Horley; Darren Sanders.

Blackfords Progressive Association Match, Calf Heath Reservoir, nr. Gailey, Staffs. Sat (24 fished). Jordan Hall (Middy/Adrenaline) 72-11-0 (bream to 4lb on Method feeder); Simon Tweddell (Stoke-on-Trent) 56-14-0 (bream to 4lb on conventional feeder with worms); Neville Bailey Jnr. (Blackfords) 50-10-0 (Method feeder for bream to 3lb); Bob Harris (Blackfords) 45-12-0; Kevin Tipton (Fatty's Bait & Tackle/Sensas) 38-4-0; Brian Nicholls (Gornal) 33-15-0.


Boston DAA, Bargate Drain, Boston, Lincs. Sun 25th June., Horncastle Road Section, Pegs 118-132. K. Cook 7-1-8 (small skimmers); Dave Dean 5-13-0 (almost 200 fish); Mark Griggs 5-4-0 (bits).


Blisworth Fishing Club Thursday Evening League, Round 4, Abington Park (Club Water), Northampton, Northants. Thurs 22nd June. Graham Smith 12-13-0; Andy Weatherley 12-0-0; Dave Rose 9-9-0. League: Dave Rose 56; Andy Weatherley 46.

Castle AC Silvers Match, Canons, Northants. Sun 25th June. John Lewis 18-8-0; John Broughton 11-10-0; Dick Cullen 8-12-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Chris Wright (Dynamite Derby Angling Federation) 11-8-0 (tench and perch); Bill Varney (Long Eaton Fed.) 9-5-0; John Lock (Loughborough Soar MG) 7-15-8; Chris Close (Loughborough Soar MG) 6-11-0; Rob Pembridge (Soldiers & Sailors) 5-7-0; Rob Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-15-8.

Milton Keynes Vets, Lodge Lake, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed 21st June. Mick Harnett 16-0-0; Paul Hack 14-4-0; Bruce Harvey 12-5-0.

Port Sunlight AC, May & June Pond (Club Water), Willaston, Ches. Tues Eve., 3 Hour Match. Frank Duckers 14-10-0; Brian Allen 6-8-0; John Davies 4-4-0.

South West Super League, Round 1, Upper Tamar Lake, Kilkhampton, Bude, Cornwall. Sat 24th June., Devon & Cornwall Banks. Adam Palmer (DGL Gold) 16K 050g (a few early perch then a small Method feeder to catch 49 skimmers); Nigel Evans (DGL) 15K 550g; Nigel Franks (Sensas Devizes Black) 14K 825g; Stewart Lister (Garbolino Blackmore Vale) 14K 050g; Phil Bendall (DGL Gold) 13K 650g. Teams: DGL Gold 34; Sensas Devizes Black 27.5; Thatchers/Sonubaits 25.

South West Super League, Round 2, Upper Tamar Lake, Kilkhampton, Bude, Cornwall. Sun 25th June., Devon & Cornwall Banks. Adam Palmer (DGL Gold) 20K 175g (a few early perch, then feeder with worm for 60 skimmers); Nigel Franks (Sensas Devizes Black) 19K 125g (mostly skimmers on open end and Method feeder); Nigel Evans (DGL Gold) 18K 650g; David Healey (RIVE Homestores) 17K 750g; Mike Marsden (Thatchers/Sonubaits) 16K 774g; John Brown (RIVE Homestores) 16K 000g. Teams: DGL Gold 34; Sensas Devizes Black 28; RIVE Homestores 25. League: DGL Gold 68; Sensas Devizes Black 55.5; Thatchers/Sonubaits 46.

The Mick Perry Memorial Match, Patshull Park Fishery, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun., Shallows & Hotel Bank Sections (30 fished). Paul Boothby (Ian's Tackle) 22-11-0 (small skimmers on the pole); Mark Leonard (Bolton) 20-1-0 (bream on the conventional feeder with worms); Mike Ellis (Oswestry) 18-5-0 (bream on the conventional feeder with worms); Lee Harries (Cadence) 16-11-0 (pole and caster for skimmers); Andy Amos (Wrexham) 15-12-0 (bream and tench); Wally Pennington (Bury) 14-14-0 (bream on conventional feeder with worms). (almost £400 for The Roy Castle Cancer Foundation).


A.J. Jewson Tuesday Series, Viking Fishery, Pollington, E. Yorks. Tues., Fox & Hawk Ponds. Tom Barrow (Dynamite/Drennan Barnsley) 164-0-0 (Pole-fished maggot for carp to 8lb); Karl Rowley (Four Sons) 128-15-0 (pellet for carp to 8lb); Ian Sutcliffe (Tri-Cast Calder) 117-3-0; Peter Dwyer (Drake Floats) 106-6-0; Nathan Holroyd (Elland) 102-8-0; John Holdsworth (Tri-Cast Calder) 91-7-0.

Angling Trust Fish ‘O' Mania 2023 Qualifier, Monk Lakes, nr. Maidstone, Kent. Sat 24th June (100 fished). Ross Harold 202-4-0; Richard Bedford 201-10-0; Pete Upperton 197-14-0. Qualifier: Ross Harold.

Aston Park Fisheries, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sat., Open, Lanta Lake. Matt Bingham 135-13-0; Steve Forster 112-3-0 (net penalty); Jake Wilson 87-6-0.

Barlborough Springs Fishery Open, Chesterfield, Derbys. Sat. Neil Lindley 91-1-0; Simon Jarvis 83-8-0; Danny Glaves 44-0-0.

Bateman Vine AC, Court Farm Fishery, Worcester, Worcs. Sun., New Pool. N. Gater (Bateman Vine AC) 113-4-0; M. Holmes (Bateman Vine AC) 100-6-0; S. Checkitts (Bateman Vine AC) 75-15-0; D. Lester (Bateman Vine AC) 57-2-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Snake Lake 1. Steve Conroy 109-15-0; Steve Carrier 67-1-0; Stuart Conroy 59-11-0.

Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Wed 21st June. Nigel Woodley 48-12-0; John Pearce 37-10-0; Trevor Dunkley 27-2-0. Sun 25th June. Max Higgott 75-8-0; Paul Robinson 57-2-0; Paul Abbott 53-4-0.

Cotton Outcasts AC, Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Sun 25th June. Vince Battams 135-0-0; Paul Jackson 113-15-0; Russ Lay 92-7-0.

Cradley Heath Labour AC, Lower Park Fisheries, Redditch, Worcs. Sun., Highland Pool. Simon West (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 149-8-0 (pole-fished meat for mainly F1s); Brian Smith (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 136-0-0; Jon Baker (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 106-8-0; Mark Farley (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 92-0-0; Pete Sanford (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 87-0-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC, Barby Marshes, Barby, Warks. Sun 25th June. Rob ‘I was on fire!' Rawlins 17-4-0; Gary Maynard 10-15-0; Steve Smith 4-11-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool (18 fished). Ricky Aston (Hawkesbury) 135-10-0 (100lb of carp to 10lb plus quality bream to 4lb 8oz on corn and pellet); Dennis Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 95-6-0 (all carp to 14lb on Method feeder with yellow wafters); Lee Raynor (Hawkesbury) 83-10-0 (carp to 7lb on pellet).

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries) Open, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Dave Bolton 84-4-0; Adie Twist 77-4-0; Danny Lynch 73-12-0.

Lagoon AC, Furtho Manor Farm, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 25th June. Nigel Steel 16-9-0; Barry Witteridge 3-11-0; Austin Maddock 3-9-0.

Lingmere Fishery Open, Moreton, The Wirral, Merseyside. Sat. A. Dewhurst 154-0-0; S. Boyd 122-8-0; M. Owens 106-12-0.

MAP Marston Fields Fishery, Sutton Coldfield, W. Mids. Sat., Open, Laurels & Sycamore Pools. Dan Deakin 85-0-0; Richard Chapman 69-0-0; James Borton 68-0-0.

Matrix Commercial Championship 2023, Round 3, Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Sun 25th June. Wayne Sharman 228-0-0 (F1s on short pole with pellet, then caster down the edge); Phil Canning 214-0-0; Adam Rumble 211-0-0; Ray Lamb 209-0-0. League: Phil Canning 3; Jimmy Brooks 4.

Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Tues Eve., Open, Warren Pool. Michael Bull 226-8-0; Pete Caton 152-2-0; John Burchell 131-8-0; Neil Carless 130-10-0; Wayne Sharman 110-6-0; Simon Jones 109-13-0.

Millpool AC, Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Sun., Molands Mere Pool. John Nicholls 181-12-0; Wayne Sharman 154-0-0; Charlie Merrett 115-14-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat 24th June., Open, Owl Pool. Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 270-10-0; Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 175-12-0; Jason Attwell (Monkhall) 165-10-0. Sun 25th June., Open, Hawk Pool. Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 263-12-0; Tim Cadwallader (Monkhall) 173-8-0; Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 164-6-0. Wed., Open, Buzzard Pool. Carl Cook (Monkhall) 206-0-0; James Woodfine (Maver) 190-6-0; Simon Woodfine (Tarporley Anglers) 162-8-0.

Nisa Feeders Open, Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Phase One-Lake Two. George Robinson (MAP) 203-12-0 (carp on Method feeder, long pole, pellet waggler then short pole and margins – fishing his first ever Nisa Open); John Adamson (Nisa Feeders Products) 191-0-0 (carp on Method feeder); Ricky Arms (Hinckley) 165-7-0 (carp on Method feeder then pole in margins with paste); Shane Sayer (Bennett's Tackle & Bait/Bait-Tech) 130-13-0 (carp on Method feeder then pole and paste in the margins); Tom Calladine (Mansfield) 114-2-0; Oliver Sleath 102-10-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Little Geary's Pool. Scott Smith 99-3-0 (carp and F1s); Paul Truman 74-8-0 (F1s); Paul Hastings 63-10-0 (carp and F1s); Mark Sumners 45-2-0 (carp and F1s). Sat., Open, Big Geary's Pool (17 fished). Stephen Bellion 103-15-0 (carp); Jimmy Daley 100-7-0 (carp); Max Higgott 83-4-0 (carp); Paul Terry 71-12-0 (carp). Sun., Open, Anniversaries Pool. Sam Brown 69-7-0 (carp and F1s); Martin Wood 42-10-0 (carp and F1s); Peter Murray 37-8-0 (carp and F1s); Andy Christie 35-3-0 (carp and F1s).

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Covey Lakes 1-4 (38 fished). John Nugent 128-6-0; Mark Derbyshire 109-0-0; Harry Billing 107-8-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Over 60's Open, Sycamore Pool. Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 99-2-0; Bob Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 84-11-0; Eric Bancroft (Preston Innovations Boldings) 82-6-0; Terry Edwards (Pool Hayes) 71-12-0. Thurs., Over 60's Open, Sycamore Pool. Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 152-11-0; Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 111-2-0; Tony Price (Preston Innovations Boldings) 84-6-0; Ron Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 67-11-0; Ralph Johnson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 59-3-0. Sat., Over 60's Open, Willows Pool. Tony Price (Preston Innovations Boldings) 172-11-0; Bob Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 160-8-0; Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 148-2-0; Terry Edwards (Pool Hayes) 138-4-0. Sun., Open, Larch Pool. Gaz Willey (Walsall) 168-12-0; Ziggy Lees (Preston Innovations Boldings) 152-14-0; Gareth Unwin (Big C) 132-1-0; Les Willey (Walsall) 130-0-0. Sun., Swan AC, Sycamore Pool. Bob Baker (Swan AC) 214-5-0; Chris Standing (Swan AC) 134-5-0; Rob Hodgson (Swan AC) 128-6-0; Craig Bott (Swan AC) 124-0-0.

Quarry Pool Fishery, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Sun 25th June., Charlemont AC. D. Norriss 149-13-0; P. Mason 108-7-0; P. Howy 107-14-0. Sun PM 25th June., Wayne Harris Open. Steve Roberts (OAC) 208-13-0; Josh Humphries (Oswestry) 202-13-0 (net penalties); (Joint 3rd) Wayne Harris (Ironbridge AC) 197-15-0; Steve Owen (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 197-15-0; Andy Cooper (Pool Hayes) 159-1-0; Shane Rogers (OAC) 157-6-0. Mon., Syston Casters AC, Leicester. D. King 180-10-0; B. Sibson 88-9-0; B. Bothin 60-9-0. Tues., Syston Casters AC, Leicester. B. Boivin 93-4-0; T. Smith 78-9-0; B. Sibson 69-2-0. Thurs., Open. Terry Edwards (Pool Hayes) 156-3-0 (net penalties); Neil Jones (Wrexham) 130-11-0; Terr Slater (Green Man AC) 91-4-0. Fri., Hyde Park AC, Sheffield. P. Eyre 136-7-0; D. Lythall 130-10-0; C. Bell 121-7-0. Sat., Summerhill AC. R. Ward 221-2-0; B. Robbins 105-8-0; J. Ward 90-3-0. Sun., Ironbridge AC. Chris Lane 215-13-0; Ade Westwood 196-1-0 (two net penalties); Adam Rumble 123-13-0; Jack O'Sullivan 114-7-0; Steve Owen 113-11-0 (one net penalty); Fred Cook 103-10-0; Josh Humphries 102-15-0.

Shearsby Valley Lakes, Shearsby, Lutterworth, Leics. Sat., Open, Willow Lake. Mark Bower 251-12-0; Kev Sargent 178-14-0; Kev Folwell 169-15-0. Sat., Open, Tornado Lake. David Pontin 129-11-0; Steve Couves 112-4-0; Steven Sargent 99-12-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sat., Open, The New Langdale Pool. David Tomlinson 79-5-0; Richard Tomlinson 78-2-0; Mick Langton 64-1-0.

Spilsby AA Tuesday Evening Series, Round 8, Toad Hall Fishery, Candlesby, nr. Spilsby, Lincs. Tues Eve. Dennis Houghton 36-3-0; Neil Williams 34-5-0; Tony Hancock 25-5-0; Don Green 18-13-0; Alec Rawlings 17-10-0; Dave Andrew 16-10-0.

Splinters AC, Peatling Pools Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Wed 21st June. Trev Griffiths 187-10-0; Tom Griffiths 135-3-0; Gary Muddiman 131-13-0. Sun 25th June. Eddie Kelly 177-0-0; Tom Griffiths 149-0-0; Pete Scott 140-9-0.

The Old Hough Coarse Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Open, Upper & Lower Benbo Pools. Mike Anderson 164-10-0; Connor Edwards 93-6-0; Alan Lamb 90-15-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Open, Homeground Lake (15 fished). Pemb Wrighting 346-6-0; Ash Tomkins 320-8-0; Mark Wynne 311-6-0. Master of the Manor 2023 Qualifier: Pemb Wrighting.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake (21 fished). Ben Hagg 232-10-0; Dave Brittain 157-0-0; Howard Webb 152-10-0. Silvers: Mark Wenn 66-9-0; Nick Ewers 60-15-0; Pete Ziemniak 48-12-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Open, Belvedere Pool. Phil Barwell 143-9-0; Rob Palmer 132-14-0; Richie O'Connor 123-13-0; Mal Dawes 112-2-0; Stu Davies 104-9-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Sat., Open, East Canal (16 fished). Paul Livesey 82-6-0; Stu Kennedy 81-13-0; Carl Liddle 73-3-0.

Last Edited: 03 July 2023

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