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Angling match results for the week ending 24 April 2022

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Barford AA Open, Grand Union Canal, Bridges 72-73 Section, Knowle, W. Mids. Sat. Mike Davies (Barford Superteam) 7-8-10; Phil Mattock (Browning West Midlands) 5-10-10; Paul Turner (Colmic UK) 5-5-0; Andy Curless (Browning Central) 5-0-10. Sections: Section A – Simon Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 3-0-0. Section B – Nick Cowling (Barford Superteam) 2-10-11. Section C – Paul Norledge (Sensas) 4-12-0. Section D – Andy Swift (Browning Central) 4-9-1.

Bateman Vine AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Wolverhampton AA Waters (The Bridge Inn Section), Brewood, S. Staffs. Sun. S. Checketts (Bateman Vine AC) 6-0-0; M. Holmes (Bateman Vine AC) 3-5-0; N. Gater (Bateman Vine AC) 2-15-0; M. Ashmore (Bateman Vine AC) 2-4-0.

Cashmores MG, Walsall Canal, Sportsman AA Waters, Eyston Avenue Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Sun. P. Jeffery (Cashmores MG) 7-3-3; R. Ashley (Cashmores MG) 4-10-0; I. Kent (Cashmores MG) 3-5-5.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, 3 Hammers Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs PM., 3 ½ hour match. Barry ‘the Wizard' Jones (Goodyear AC) 6-7-0 (skimmers, roach and perch); Ray Campbell (Goodyear AC) 5-2-0 (a 2lb bream, skimmers and roach); Capt. Bruce Birch (Goodyear AC) 4-12-15 (roach and skimmers); Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 3-1-0 (roach and skimmers).

Leigh DAA Two Day Festival, Bridgewater Canal (Leigh Branch), East Lancs. Bridge to Hall House Bridge, Leigh, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Day One. Danny Martin 10-1-8; Kev Clarke 9-14-8; M. Davies 8-11-0; C. King 7-1-0. Sun., Day Two, Bridgewater Canal, Butts Basin to the Waterside Basin, Leigh, Gtr. Manchester. R. Yates 53-1-1; A. Smith 25-14-0; Alan Crook 22-0-0; Danny Martin 21-9-0. Festival overall: Danny Martin 2 (31-10-8); M. Davies 2 (27-15-0); Simon Mottram 3; A. Smith 4.

Milton Keynes Teams of Four League, Round 1, Grand Union Canal, New Inn & Galleon Sections, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 17th Apr. Andy Swift (Browning Central) 36-13-0 (bream); Paul Chapman (Team Pick) 18-7-0; Wayne Robinson (Colmic Northants. Red) 14-15-0. Teams: Browning Central 25; Colmic Northants. Red 20 (on weight); Matrix Image 20.

Mirfield AC Bank Holiday Monday Open, Aire & Calder Canal, Whitley to Heck, nr. Eggborough, N. Yorks. Bank Holiday Mon. D. White (Maver Barnsley) 25-1-0; S. Edson (Leeds.) 17-13-0; A. Beech (Wakefield) 17-1-0; M. Hughes (Tadcaster) 16-8-0; N. Thewlis (Mirfield AC) 14-14-0; J. Deakin (Daiwa Dons) 12-12-0.

Nene AC, Grand Union Canal, Northampton Arm, Banbury Lane Section, nr. Gayton, Northants. Sun 17th Apr. Ian Drage 8-11-0; Dave Chamberlain 8-9-0; Richard Hearne 8-6-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA Newton Tackle & Bait Spring League, Round 4, Sankey (St. Helens) Canal, Havannah Flash, St. Helens, Merseyside. Sun 17th Apr. Ian Alexander (Tom Hardy Floats) 6-4-0 (bream & skimmers): Stan Roberts (Ashton in Makerfield) 6-3-0 (all silvers); Jack Birchall (Newton) 5-12-8 (all silvers); Ray Jacks (St. Helens) 5-8-0 (all silvers).

Northants. Nene AC Teams of Four League, Round 2, Grand Union Canal, Flore to Furnace Lane, Nether Heyford, Northants. Sun. Andy Swift (Browning Central Sphere) 32-12-0 (over 30 hybrids and skimmers to 2lb); Ian Drage (Chiltern Baits) 19-10-0; Martin Colver (Colmic Northants. Red) 18-11-0; Joe Roberts (Wellingborough Black) 15-8-0; Rob Quinn (Daiwa Dorking) 14-14-0. (21 weights over 6lb recorded). Teams: Browning Central Sphere 46-5-0; Chiltern Baits 36-6-0; Colmic Northants. Red 33-11-0. League: Chiltern Baits 5; Daiwa Dorking 7; Browning Central Silverlite 10; Matrix Image 11.

Sensas HanKat AS Superteam Opens, Stourbridge Canal, Tank Section, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. Sat 16th Apr. Steve Worton (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 11-0-0; Tim Poole (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 7-7-8; John Furness (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 5-5-5; Lee Woodhouse (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 5-2-0. Sat., Stourbridge Canal, Old Strike Waters, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. Lee Woodhouse (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 4-14-3; Steve Worton (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 3-6-0; Steve ‘Minty' Jones (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 3-5-13; Alex Watts (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 2-2-0.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal, Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 0-15-15; Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 0-12-6; Doug Whitehouse (Sportsman AA) 0-10-7.

Sportsman AC Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Tipton, W. Mids. Wed. Mike Hawkins (Sportsman AC) 18-14-0; Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 8-4-0; Pete Fellows (Sportsman AA) 6-9-0; Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 6-2-0; (Joint 5th) Brian Callow (Sportsman AA) 5-7-0; John Babbington (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 5-7-0.

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, Kirklees, W. Yorks. Sat. Daz Womersley (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-5-0 (roach and perch plus a 2lb 8oz eel); Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 2-1-0 (roach and perch to 3oz); Jonny Plows (Tri-Cast Calder) 1-9-0; Simon Walton (Rochdale Angling) 0-15-0; Brian Kellett (Thornhill AC) 0-14-8; Gary Makin (Thornhill AC) 0-14-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal (Aylesbury Arm), Dixon's Gap, Wilstone, Herts. Thurs. Tony Gray 13-10-0; Pete Leech 9-14-0; Mick Gillings 8-14-0; Anthony Hales 6-9-0.

Wigan AA, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Navigation PH Section, Shevington, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Wed. Graham Kennerley 11-6-0 (skimmers); Johnny Walker 7-12-8; Mark Rimmer 7-11-4. Sections: Kevin Stothers 5-10-4; Bernard McCann 7-2-4; Paul Robinson 5-10-4.

Wolverhampton AA CT Paper Sales First Qualifier, Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford, W. Mids. Sun (66 fished). Lee Woodhouse (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 23-8-0 (bream, skimmers and hybrids); Tony Walsh (Sensas) 17-3-5; Derek Owen (Rough Hay AC) 13-9-1; Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 12-13-0; Bob Yeomans (Hodnet AC) 12-10-0; Hughie Blair Snr. (Bridgtown Social AC) 11-7-0. (Top 20 anglers qualify for the final).

Wolverhampton AA Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Awbridge, Staffs. Wed. Steve Dudley (Sensas Black Country) 3-15-5; Ray Campbell (Sankey's) 2-11-6; Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 2-10-2; Martin Owen (Sensas Black Country) 1-11-8; Neil Turner (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 1-9-0; Glyn Bagley (Goodyear AC) 1-8-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Chubbs Water & Goodyear AC Waters, Shawhall Lane Section, Coven Heath, Staffs. Wed. T. Beech 3-6-3; Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 2-10-8; Glenn Law (Sparks MG) 1-14-9; Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 1-13-13; Stuart Brailsford (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-12-12; Dave Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 1-11-13.


Earlswood Lakes Silvers Open, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat., Windmill ‘Yachter' Lake. Maurice Williams (Bishop's Bowl) 16-0-0; Charlie Wheelwright (Earlswood) 13-14-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 8-6-0; Mark Dowery (Earlswood) 7-6-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC, Canons Ashby, Northant.s Sun 17th Apr. Terry Smith 9-14-0; Graham Sturridge 8-4-0; Rob Rawlins 5-7-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Keith Mears (Soldiers & Sailors) 14-5-0 (tench); Jim Marcer (Belper) 11-15-0; John Lock (Loughborough MG) 9-6-0; Chris Wright (Dynamite Derby Angling Fed.) 8-7-0; Rob Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 7-6-0; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 6-14-8.

Luton AC Codgers, Beckerings Reservoir, Steppingley, nr. Flitwick, Beds. Wed. Steve Lathwell 4-2-0 (roach and perch); Colin Holmes 4-1-8; Ash Bunnage 4-1-0 (inc. a good ide); Kevin Miller 3-9-0 (inc. a good roach); Dennis Hunt 2-0-0; Steve Osmond 1-14-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, Canons Ashby, Northants. Wed 13th Apr. Paul Chapman 14-2-0; Nigel Steel 13-12-0; Ernie Sattler 11-3-0.

Patshull Park Dedicated Perch Pairs Contest, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sat. Trevor Gunning & Matthew Gayle – 9 metres (inc. a perch of over 40cm); Steve Williams & Stefan Williams – almost 4 metres; Chris Hunter & Alex Crow – 1 metre 63cm.

Patshull Park Open, The Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun., The Shallows. Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley AC) 42-0-0 (twelve bream and two skimmers); Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 24-14-0 (seven bream and a 3lb carp); Eliot Johnson (Devon) 14-2-0 (five bream); Gary Johnson (Sensas) 9-12-0 (three bream).

Sensas Lifestyle MG Invitation Only Match, Izaak Walton (Stafford AA Water)/The ‘Uni' Pool, nr. Weston, Staffs. Sat. Nigel Clayton (Sensas Black Country) 1-10-4 (one tench on dead maggot); Keith Lewis (Pelsall Old Boys) 0-15-7 (one tench); Fred ‘the Bread' Cheetham (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 0-12-8; Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 0-12-0; Barry Astbury (Pelsall Old Boys) 0-9-9; Dave Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 0-7-0.

Somersham AC Vs. St. Neots AC Silvers Match, Somersham Lake, Huntingdon, Cambs. Sun. Section 1: Brian Hedge 16-4-0; Colin Leach 15-14-0; Tim Palmer 15-3-0; Neil Kidd 13-14-0; Dave Bowman 12-12-0; Steve Mobbs 12-8-0. Section 2: Dave Chandler 17-8-0; Gary Armiger 17-4-0; Nigel Pankhurst 14-4-0; Maurice Mobbs 12-4-0; Mike Ingham 12-2-0; Alison Currall 7-14-0. Overall: Somersham AC 34 (101-5-0); St. Neots 38 (96-4-0).

Stoppo's Fishery Silvers Open, Coton-in-the-Elms, Derbys. Sat. Darren Massey (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 16-0-0 (roach, rudd and crucians); Ian Saiger 13-2-0 (roach, perch and skimmers); Ian Foster 10-4-0.

The Newton-le-Willows AA Disabled & Over Sixties Members Weekly Match, White Door Dam, Golborne, St. Helens, Merseyside. Thurs., Oak & Beech Pools. Oak Pool: Dave Harden (Haydock) 26-8-0 (carp and skimmers); Billy Aston (Golborne) 17-8-0 (carp and skimmers); Jeff Holden (Newton-le-Willows) 16-12-0 (carp and skimmers). Beech Pool: Chris Grehan (Warrington) 21-10-0 (carp, skimmers and ide); Joe Brennan (St. Helens) 12-1-0 (two carp); Keith Holden (Newton-le-Willows) 9-3-0 (one carp).

Towcester DAA, Silver Lake, Wappenham, Northants. Sun 17th Apr. Mick Goodridge 13-12-0; Les Goodridge 13-8-0; Dave White 10-0-0.


Anglers Choice (Middlesbrough) Spring League, Final Round (6), The Oaks Lakes Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Sycamore Lake. Mick Leech 106-4-0; Jimmy Hegadus 95-1-0; Phil Cooper 89-12-0. League winner: Harry Wintersgill.

Angling Trust Fish ‘O' Mania 2022 Qualifier, Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat. Andrew Dyson 103-14-0; Jamie Cook 94-3-0; Daniel Rigby 76-2-0; John Glover 68-4-0; Kieran Allen 67-2-0; Rob Swan 67-1-0. Qualifier: Andrew Dyson.

Angling Trust Stillwater Team Commercial National Championship 2022, Drennan Lindholme Lakes, Doncaster, Yorks. Sat. Drennan Barnsley Blacks 104; Daiwa Tackle & Bates 88; Preston Innovations/Sonubaits NW 86.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Trio, Pine, East & West Lakes (39 fished). Darran Catterall (Woolston AC) 90-15-0 (carp to 7lb); Allan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 82-1-0; Andy Pickles (Izaak Walton) 77-13-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Lake 9. Harry Campbell 67-10-0; Paul A. Jones 64-1-0; Phil Simpson 61-8-0.

Carney Pools, Wolseley Bridge, Stafford, Staffs. Sat., Open, Dragon Pool. Jason Elwell 161-13-0; Mark ‘Sticky' Wilton 96-8-0; Warren Russon 80-12-0; Rich Pedlar 74-7-0; Tom Cunningham 71-6-0. Silvers: Jason Elwell 31-11-0; Kev Gear 22-10-0.

Castle Ashby Opens, Grendon, Northants. Wed 13th Apr. Matt Elson 17-12-0; Courtney Hewlett 14-15-0; Trevor Dunkley 12-12-0. Sun 17th Apr. Paul Abbott 28-6-0; Ken Bee 15-12-0; Chris Camplin 10-11-0.

Dynamite Baits Ladies Three Day Festival 2021, Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Lincs. Easter Sat/Easter Sun/Bank Holiday Mon. Festival overall: Lisa Ford 4 (on weight); Wendy Locker 4; Sofie Moss 4; Paige Wardle 6 (on weight); Sam Sim 6; Gaynor Mills 7 (on weight).

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool. John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 54-8-0 (carp to 8lb); Vincent Cziniscalko (Hawkesbury) 45-14-0 (mainly bream to 3lb); Dennis Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 43-4-0 (carp to 8lb).

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries) Open, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Mike Anderson 67-0-0; Paul Wharton 57-4-0; Ian Burns 46-8-0.

Lake View Fishery Bank Holiday Monday £1,000 Match, Melton Mowbray, Leics. Bank Holiday Mon., River, Stream & Canal Lakes. Michael Elliott 190-9-0; Steve Nattrass 124-12-0; (Joint 3rd) Rich Mazur 119-15-0; Rich Bacon 119-15-0; Pete Exton 115-6-0; Jimmy Fowkes 109-11-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Open, Buzzard Pool. Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 119-10-0; Nathan Spain (Monkhall) 117-0-0; Brian Clarke (Vespe) 110-4-0.

NISA Feeders Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Wed., Lambsdown Pool. Oliver Sleath 86-13-0 (carp and skimmers); John Ritchie 74-1-0; Martin Payne (Elephant & Castle) 64-4-0; Mick Bull (Frenzee) 48-2-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, Staffs. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool (22 fished). Mark Sumners 115-5-0 (carp); Jon Newton 107-6-0; Lee Richards 72-6-0. Sat., Open, Big Geary's Pool (23 fished). John Nicholls 88-2-0 (carp); Trevor Hodges 68-15-0; Ian Mayo 63-15-0. Sun., Open, Big Geary's Pool (25 fished). Daniel Lewis 91-5-0 (carp); John Burchell 78-2-0; Stephen Bellion 74-12-0. Sun., Little Geary's & Willow Pools (25 fished). Paul Truman 100-8-0 (F1s) (£100 bonus peg); Stephen Bellion 89-12-0; Jack Shirley 78-12-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Covey Lakes 1-5 (56 fished). Dave McDowall 82-6-0; Matt Olsson 77-3-0; Mark Derbyshire 76-0-0; Ste Park 74-10-0; Ste Gallacher 71-4-0; John Turner 68-0-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Bank Holiday Mon., Bank Holiday Monday Open, Willows Pool. Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 152-2-0; Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 123-6-0; Steve Owen (Monkhall) 122-11-0. Wed., Brett Billingham Open, Sycamore Pool. Rich Pedlar (Bibby's Stone & District AC) 120-14-0; Matt Stobbs (OAC) 79-5-0; Steve Lovell (Maver) 69-0-0; Adam Jones (Maver) 65-12-0; Brett Billingham (Preston Innovations Boldings) 53-13-0. Thurs., Ron Clarkes Over 50's Open, Larch & Chestnut Pools. Mick Jamieson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 139-6-0; Ralph Johnson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 112-1-0; Rob Hancox (MH Floats) 105-11-0; Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 103-6-0; Dave Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 94-0-0. Sun., Gaz Willey Open, Beech Pool. Steve Lovell (Maver) 130-0-0; Gareth Emlyn (OAC) 107-10-0; Gaz Willey (Walsall) 107-3-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs., Open. Tony Price (Graham Jones AC) 104-2-0; Paul Onions (Little Dawley AC) 98-15-0; Steve Walters (Chestnut Tree AC) 98-14-0. Sat., Darlaston AC. J. Mullinder (Darlaston AC) 101-8-0; S. Bant (Darlaston AC) 55-9-0; M. Penn (Darlaston AC) 43-8-0. Sun., Baggeridge AC. S. Gayden (Baggeridge AC) 137-7-0; K. Bradnick (Baggeridge AC) 111-1-0; N. Gayden (Baggeridge AC) 110-8-0.

Splinters AC, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Wed 13th Apr. Tom Griffiths 97-11-0; Pete Meagan 92-0-0; Gary Muddiman 78-12-0. Sun 17th Apr. Dave Griffiths 105-15-0; Trev Griffiths 102-3-0; Steve Johnson 67-1-0.

The Cunneries Fishery Open, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Paul Hart 61-3-0; Martin Wall 40-13-0; Bernard Wall 32-12-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Open, Cedar Lake. Ryan Bennett 103-12-0; Mark Calvert 88-4-0; Charlie Young 72-5-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Open, Hill View Lake (27 fished). Ash Tomkins 251-6-0; Jonny Grey 175-10-0; Tony Gilbert 155-0-0.

Towcester Vets, Barby Banks, Barby, Warks. Wed 13th Apr. Dave White 25-11-0; Brian Ayliff 20-11-0; Les Goodridge 20-14-0.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake. Phil Hardwick 130-12-0; Paul Greenwood 121-6-0; Jeb Attwood 112-4-0. Silvers: Paul Greenwood 58-2-0; Steve Rolfe 54-7-0; Steve Denmead 34-5-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Open, Weir Pool. Dave Wrench 96-4-0; Paul Reynolds 74-4-0; Paul Casson 70-9-0.

Last Edited: 25 April 2022

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