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Angling match results for the week ending 25 September 2022

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2022 Qualifier, Grand Union Canal, Loughborough, Leics. Sun 18th Sept (20 fished). Joff Woodgett 6-3-1; Asa Cooper 4-14-2; Dave Hughes 4-2-0; Martin Almen 3-15-0; Mark Eustace 3-13-0; Paul Greensmith 3-7-8. Qualifiers: Mark Eustace & Joff Woodgett 2; Paul Greensmith & Martin Almen 6.

Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2022 Qualifier, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Hirst Wood & Shipley, Saltaire, W. Yorks. Sun 18th Sept (26 fished). Top three in Hirst Wood: D. Turner 4-8-0; C. Lownes 3-14-0; N. Hirst 3-4-0. Top three in Shipley: Nigel Storr 2-1-8; Richard Thorne 1-11-0; Tim Noon 1-1-8. Qualifiers: D. Turner & J. Leeds; C. Lowndes & M. Savage; M. Helliwell & R. Thorne.

Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2022 Qualifier, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Appley Bridge, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Sun. Liam Killinger 7-5-14; M. Booth 5-12-0; S. Phipps 5-1-4; T. Richardson 4-8-0; K. Lavelle 4-4-8; S. Embery 3-14-12. Pairs: S. Embery & K. Lavelle 6; Y. Sephton & G. McHugh 8; K. Kirkwood & L. Killinger 11; A. Clegg & S. Phipps 15; D. Trafford & S. Bird 16 (already qualified); (Joint 6th) M. Wilson & C. Whalley 17 (5-6-12); P. Holding & J. Lloyd 17 (5-3-0).

Bridgtown Social AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Wheaton Aston, Staffs. Sun. Joe Athersmith (Bridgtown Social AC) 5-2-0 (a 2lb 8oz perch plus smaller samples and small skimmers); Terry Blyde (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-10-0 (a couple of decent perch, a skimmer and small silvers); Paul Deehan (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-2-6 (a couple of average perch plus small stuff); Hughie Blair Snr. (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-14-8; Roger Corbett (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-11-4; Dennis Jackson (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-0-13.

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Soho Loop, Clissold Street Section, Winson Green, B'ham. Sun. Mel Howard (Canal Kings) 6-5-10; Tony Lowe (Sportsman AA) 5-2-6; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 4-8-0; John Whitehouse (Canal Kings) 4-0-0; Dave Sheaf (Canal Kings) 3-11-2; Pete ‘Teabag' Taylor (Cornerstone AC) 3-11-0.

Darlaston AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Aldersley Junction, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sun. Dennis Baker (Darlaston AC) 5-7-0; Paul Minchin (Darlaston AC) 5-0-0; Tommy Cross (Darlaston AC) 5-0-0; Malcolm Davies (Darlaston AC) 4-6-8.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Boats Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs., 3½ hour match. Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Goodyear AC) 7-15-0 (perch to 1lb, roach and gudgeon); Ray Campbell (Goodyear AC) 3-1-8 (mainly gudgeon plus a couple of small roach); Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 2-13-13 (mixed silvers).

HanKat AS Black Country Teams of Four Championship 2022, Dudley No. 1 Canal, Dudley No. 2 & Stourbridge Canal, in and around the Dudley area, W. Mids. Sat (140 fished). Graham Smith (Daiwa Dorking) 19-10-2; Glenn Law (SR Richards) 16-12-12; Derek Hicklin (Soldiers & Sailors MG) 14-5-5; Mick Hatchard (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech Black) 14-3-11; Paul Tabron (Tri-Cast Rochdale Red) 13-11-6; R. Sands (Tri-Cast Rochdale White) 12-10-5. Teams: Daiwa Dorking 16 (33-12-6); Drennan NW Red 16 (20-5-11); Sensas HanKat Superteam AS 23; Matrix Phil's Tackle 24; Colmic Dynamite Trentmen 28; Drennan NW Blue 29.

Sensas Lifestyle MG/Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Teams of Six Winter League, Round 1, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Staffs. (78 fished). Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country Green) 7-2-8 (mainly skimmers); Jason Cunningham (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 6-6-12 (mixed bag); Scott Doodson (Sensas Storey's) 5-11-4; Dave Lloyd (Four Ashes AC) 5-10-14; Ben Garbett (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 5-9-7; Adam Firth (Drennan NW) 5-8-4. Teams: Bag'em/Maver Midlands 23; Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech 24; Drennan NW 35; Sensas Black Country Gold 36; Sensas Black Country Green 37; (Joint 6th) Sensas Lifestyle MG Red 40; Four Ashes AC 40.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal, Moors Mill Lane Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. Doug Whitehouse (Sportsman AA) 2-13-0; Tony Lowe (Sportsman AA) 2-12-6; Owen Westwood (Sportsman AC) 2-10-12; Chris Taylor (Sportsman AA) 2-7-0; Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 2-4-2.

Sportsman AC Opens, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Tipton, W. Mids. Wed. Doug Whitehouse (Sportsman AA) 3-14-0; John Taylor (Sportsman AC) 2-9-0; Brian Callow (Sportsman AA) 2-6-0; John Babbington (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 1-10-0; Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 1-7-0. Sun., Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Tunnel End Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Doug Whitehouse (Sportsman AA) 2-1-0; Nigel Ball (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 1-13-0; Alan Price (Sportsman AC) 1-10-0; Les Wardley (Sportsman AC) 1-6-0; (Joint 5th) John Babbington (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 1-5-0; D. Hamilton (Sportsman AC) 1-5-0.

The Ian Smith Memorial Match, Mirfield AC, Huddersfield Broad Canal, Huddersfield, Kirkless, W. Yorks. Sun (37 fished). Daz Kershaw (Boland Groundbait/GW Pumps) 8-8-8; Paul McMillan (MPW Groundbaits & MN Floats) 6-4 0; Steve Ashworth (Preston NW/ Sonubaits) 4-7-0; (Joint 4th) Dave Chadwick (Matrix Halifax) 3-4-0; Daz Womersley (Tri-Cast Calder Angling) 3-4-0 (£470 raised for the British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research).

Wigan DAA, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Slipway Section, Lydiate, Sefton, Merseyside. Sat. Colin Cliffe 7-11-4 (mainly hemp-roach); Mark Webb 7-4-8 (inc. a 2lb perch); Tommy Fairhurst 7-1-8.

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Farmdown Road Section, Stafford, Staffs. Wed (18 fished). John Hanna (Browning West Midlands) 5-4-7; Roger Hunter (Bridgtown Social AC) 5-0-8; K. Roberson 4-8-0; Mark Wyton (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-1-7; Ray Campbell (Sankey's) 4-1-0; Bernie Leatherbarrow (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-12-14.


Bridgnorth Comrades AS Match, River Severn, Private East Bank, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. John Gill (Wolves) 27-4-0; Pete Cartwright (Wolves) 26-12-0; Pete Bate (Bridgnorth AS) 20-4-0; Graham Ilic (Bridgnorth AS) 18-10-0.

Droitwich Spa Members Only Match, Warwickshire Avon, Twyning, Glos. Thurs. Mike Shellard 9-3-0; Gary Seadon 6-0-0; Richard Ford 5-4-0; Colin Jew 4-11-0; Les Sanders 4-4-0; Gary Summers 2-13-0.

Kidderminster & District Angling Association Open, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Sat. Phil Amos 23-2-0 (chub); Steve Maher 15-2-0; Joe Holloway 12-2-0; Tony Moreton 11-10-0; Richard Duke 11-5-0.

Northwich AA Open, River Weaver, Dredger Section, Northwich, Ches. Sat. Danny Sixsmith 11-12-8 (a couple of bream plus skimmers and roach); Rod Fraser 6-13-0; Ian Belfield 6-2-0.

The County Cup Teams of Eight Match, River Nene, Oundle, N. Northants. Sun (80 fished). Barry Smith (Colmic Northants.) 9-9-0; Steve Ashley (Nene Anglers) 7-10-0; Myles Phillips 7-9-0; John Broughton 7-6-0; Craig Bennett (Wellingborough Black) 7-3-0. Teams: Colmic Northants. 74; Browning Central 54.5; Nene Anglers 54; Preston Innovations Black Horse 53.5.

Winsford DAA Open, River Weaver, Marina Length, Winsford, Ches. Wed. B. Clarke 13-3-0; M. Taylor 6-12-0; T. Lovell 6-3-0; D. Hodson 5-15-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

The David Hinch Memorial Match, Kiveton Waters, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sun. Hollin Bush AC 250-14-0; Manor Castle AC 234-2-0; Windsor AC 229-12-0.


Loch Ken Three Day Festival 2022, Kirkcudbrightshire, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. Day One: (Joint 1st) Lee Addy 24-0-0; Paul Hughes 24-0-0; Steve Woods 20-4-0. Day Two: Lee Sydall 25-4-0; Gary Webster 23-4-0; (Joint 3rd) Lee Addy 23-0-0; Mark Phillips 23-0-0. Day Three: Paul Hughes 24-0-0; Shaun Bilsbury 23-0-0; Martin Kieveny 22-14-0. Festival overall: Lee Addy 66-8-0; Paul Hughes 63-8-0; Mark Phillips 59-4-0; Shaun Bilsbury 55-10-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. John Brockway (Long Eaton Fed.) 9-10-0 (bream and tench); Ivan Carrier (Long Eaton Fed.) 8-6-0; Jim Marcer (Belper) 5-12-0; Rob Pembridge (Soldiers & Sailors) 5-10-0; Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 5-4-0; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-12-8.

Patshull Park Fishery, The Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Wed., Open, Shallows Section. Mike Careless 23-14-0 (inc. some quality bream); Danny Chetwood 16-6-0. (only top two supplied). Sun., Open, Shallows Section (22 fished). Phil Davies 15-3-0; Pete Black 13-9-0; Adam Rumble 13-2-0; Mike Careless 12-10-0.

Trimpley AA Two Day Festival, Trimpley Reservoir, Bewdley, Worcs. Sat/Sun (20 fished). Festival overall: John Payne 74-12-0; Pete Davis 52-2-0; Adam Vaughn 41-10-0; John Godwin 40-8-0; Dave Martin 40-0-0; Kevin Tipton 39-0-0; Roger Brown 37-4-0; Mick Price 33-2-0; Derek James 29-12-0; Ian Driscoll 29-4-0.


A.J. Jewson Tuesday Series, Sykehouse Fishery, Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, Yorks. Tues., Match Lake (23 fished). Andy Lumb (Lowhills AC) 183-5-0 (carp to 10lb); Warren Mcleavy (Tri-Cast Calder) 180-3-0 (carp to 10lb); Pete Dwyer (Drake Floats) 132-10-0; Tony Darson (Elland) 93-13-0; Terry Hooson (Ryburn AC) 92-0-0; John Holdsworth (Tri-Cast Calder) 91-9-0.

Bateman Vine AC, Furnace Mill Fishery, Wyre Forest, Kidderminster, Worcs. Sun., Furnace Pool. M. Ashmore (Bateman Vine AC) 76-10-0; N. Gater (Bateman Vine AC) 52-3-0; D. Jester (Bateman Vine AC) 24-2-0; M. Holmes (Bateman Vine AC) 22-4-0.

Blundells Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Pine, Trio, East & Ash Lakes (22 fished). Andy Musgrove (Edgeley Sports) 194-14-0 (carp to 16lb); Stuart Carroll (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 182-0-0 (carp to 8lb); Will Rimmer 159-11-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Snake Lake 1. Stuart Conroy 86-14-0; Gary Sullivan 86-2-0; Ryan Smith 44-7-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool (16 fished). Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 93-13-0 (carp to 10lb); Richard E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 81-11-0 (carp to 10lb); Ricky Welborn (Hawkesbury) 74-3-0 (carp to 4lb).

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries) Open, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Alix Kirwan 93-12-0; Kieran Hodgson 84-8-0; Martin Liptrot 76-4-0.

Lingmere Fishery, Moreton, The Wirral. Sat. S. Boyd 70-8-0; J. Traynor 65-8-0; S. Bampton 64-4-0.

Monkhall Fishery, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Open, Hawk Pool. Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 264-10-0; Simon Woodfine (Tarporley Anglers) 180-0-0; Andy Griffiths (Monkhall) 172-2-0.

Nisa Feeders Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Thurs., Warren Lake. Rich Tommo 186-14-0; Liam Lynott (Potters Green AC) 176-1-0; Rob Mallabone (Cross Keys AC) 170-12-0; Dave Portas (Scunthorpe) 148-10-0; Terry Hill (Anvil Fishing Club) 144-6-0; Terry Sanderson (Leicester) 110-7-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. Nick Jukes 169-11-0 (£100 bonus peg) (carp); John Burchell 119-5-0; Dave Roberts 86-11-0. Sat., Open, Little Geary's Pool. John Burchell 135-15-0 (carp and F1s); Mark Russell 100-8-0; Jack Shirley 60-12-0. Sun., Open, Siblings A & B Pools (18 fished). Steve Daley 81-15-0 (carp and F1s); Neil Carless 75-0-0; Pete Heaven 60-3-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Covey Lakes 1-5. Rob Orme 88-4-0; Frank Cooke 77-7-0; (Joint 3rd) Paul Jones 69-9-0; Brian Conroy 69-9-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat 17th Sept., KH Open, Sycamore Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 113-3-0; Josh Humphreys (Oswestry) 79-13-0; Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 62-11-0; Kenny Humphreys (Oswestry) 53-9-0. Sun 18th Sept., KH Open, Oak Pool. Paul Hemming (Monkhall) 168-6-0; Steve Owen (Monkhall) 145-1-0; Josh Humphreys (Oswestry) 137-2-0; Gary Hick (Oswestry) 106-6-0. Wed., Brett Billingham Open, Chestnut Pool. Steve Lovell (Maver) 191-6-0; Brett Billingham (Preston Innovations Boldings) 148-15-0; Rich Pedlar (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 146-12-0; Gary Morris (Preston Innovations Boldings) 127-6-0. Thurs., Ron Clarke Open, Oak Pool. Ron Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 180-6-0; Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 116-11-0; Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 104-2-0. Sat., Tony Foster Open, Willows Pool. Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings) 75-14-0; Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 64-4-0; Harry Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 63-15-0. Sun., Gaz Willey Open, Oak & Larch Pools. Dave Emlyn (OAC) 137-14-0; Gaz Willey (Walsall) 111-13-0; Gareth Emlyn (OAC) 111-4-0; Kelvin Emlyn (OAC) 110-15-0.

Quarry Pool Fishery, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs., Open. Bob Baker (Swan Elite) 149-10-0; Steve Owen (Quarry Pool) 115-1-0; Tony Price (Graham Jones AC) 106-0-0; Steve Woodhall (Quarry Pool) 100-0-0. Sat., Woodstone Warriors AC. W. Harris (Woodstone Warriors AC) 120-7-0; A. Cooper (Woodstone Warriors AC) 91-10-0; F. Cook (Woodstone Warriors AC) 91-4-0. Sun., Vine AC. P. Howell (Vine AC) 146-13-0; M. Walters (Vine AC) 132-11-0; D. Payne (Vine AC) 96-1-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Open, Cedar Lake. Chris Hall 68-8-0; C. Weddell 52-15-0; J. Leeson 49-5-0.

The Old Codgers, Lower Park Fishery, Alvechurch, Redditch, Worcs. Sat., Park Lake. Paul Rowberry 94-6-0; John Eales 78-7-0; Mick Chapman 72-14-0. Winning pair: Mick Chapman & Jim Hill 133-13-0. Silvers: Mick Chapman 35-1-0; Tony Thomas 29-12-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Open, Hillview Lake (12 fished). Ash Tomkins 617-14-0; Tony Gilbert 595-8-0; Simon Stacey 575-10-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Open, Lucky Dip, Prospect, Boulders, Goose & Lower Benbo Pools. Jamie Hughes (Matrix) 155-3-0; Mike Anderson (Matrix LTB) 112-11-0; Andy Dyson (Old Hough) 112-6-0.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake (21 fished). Dave White 185-14-0; Phil Wilkins 184-13-0; Sam Powell 178-3-0. Silvers: Ben Hagg 44-2-0; John Mills 38-8-0; Nigel Easton 37-2-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Open, Claypit Pool. Rob Parker 100-2-0; Steve Openshaw 90-7-0; Allan Hughes 87-8-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Sat., Open, East Canal. Arran Thomas 78-4-0; Peter Richmond 74-11-0; Harry Campbell 69-14-0.

Last Edited: 26 September 2022

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