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Angling match results for week ending 12 December 2021

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Angling Trust Teams of Ten Warwickshire Winter League, Final Round (6); Coventry Canal, Nuneaton, N. Warks. Sun. Dave Gill (3 Counties) 5-5-0 (big perch); Sam Bickley (Browning Central) 4-11-0 (big perch); Rob Parker (Drennan Leics. VDE) 4-1-0; Keith Brown (Browning Central) 4-0-8; Ben Sharratt (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 3-13-7; Darren Lewis (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 3-7-0. Teams: Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech 21; 3 Counties 25; Browning Central 27 (on section countback).; Drennan Leics VDE 27. Final league: Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech 8; Drennan Leics. VDE 15; Browning Central 18; 3 Counties 19.

Beverley Canal Open, Beverley Canal, Beverley, East Riding of Yorks. Sun. Shaun Lesko 7-6-0; Ian Raper 6-4-0; Steve Williamson 4-3-0; James Clay 3-6-0; Barry Sayer 3-5-0; David Pulford 3-4-0.

Crewe MG Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Long Length, Soudley, Shrops. Sun. Gordon Griffiths (Colmic NW) 6-0-0 (all roach); Davey Ellis (Team Les ‘O') 4-11-0 (all roach); Dave Richards (Four Ashes AC) 3-0-0 (few roach plus a 1lb plus perch).

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, 3 Hammers Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Sun. Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 8-7-0 (perch and roach); Tommy Cross (Goodyear AC) 5-9-0; Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 3-12-0; Mark Foster (Goodyear AC) 3-0-0; Michael Thomson (Goodyear AC) 2-14-9.

Hodnet AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Market Drayton Marina, Market Drayton, Shrops. Sun. Colin Roberts 11-0-0; Bob Parrish 4-9-0; Chris Hughes 4-4-8; Maurice German 3-14-0; Geoff Perkins 3-13-0; Roy Cooper 2-12-0.

Liverpool DAA Open, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Maghull, Merseyside. Sun 5th Dec. Gordon Griffiths 4-4-0; Rob Flude 3-8-0; Steve Simpkin 2-15-0.

Liverpool DAA Christmas Match, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Cricket Pitch & Walkover Sections, Maghull, Merseyside. Sun (26 fished). Dave Walmsley 21-10-0 (roach); Gareth Charnock 18-6-0 (roach); Colin Cliffe 17-9-0.

Long Eaton Fed. The Frank Posiak Memorial, Erewash Canal, Dockholme, Derbys. Sat. Simon Woodcliffe (Nathan's of Derby) 7-13-0 (two bream); Rob Parker (Drennan Leics. VDE) 3-15-0; Julian Garner (Long Eaton Fed.) 2-15-0; Wilson Sully (Long Eaton Fed.) 2-11-0; Colin Talbot (3 Counties) 2-9-0; Ron Scales (Bennetts MG) 2-8-0.

Marlborough & District AA Christmas Match, Kennet & Avon Canal, Brimslade, Wilts. Sun. Richard Banbury 36-6-0 (bream); Mick Abbot 19-9-0; Tony Sawyer 15-14-0; Tony Franklin 8-10-0; A. Bob 7-6-0; A. Alan 7-0-0.

Mirfield AC Autumn/Winter Series, Final Round (6), Aire & Calder Navigation, Altofts, W. Yorks. Sat. Ian Bowman (Drennan Barnsley) 30-6-0 (six bream and four roach); Karl Stephenson (Mirfield AC) 16-8-0 (four chub and six roach); Steve Newns (KI Tackle) 8-15-0; Steve Webster (Mirfield AC) 7-14-0; Mick Hughes (Tadcaster) 6-12-0. Final league: Trevor Rymer 71; Ian Bowman 68; Steve Newns 65; Andy Beech 63; Mick Hughes 58; Martyn Highe 57.

Sensas HanKat Superteam AS Open, Stourbridge Canal, Tank Section Boats, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. Sat., Micky Howell (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 2-15-15; Steve Worton (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 1-9-10; Ashley Poxton (Bloxwich) 1-6-12.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal, Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 7-10-8 (roach and bream); Gary Atkins (Sportsman AC) 6-4-10 (roach and skimmers); Doug Whitehouse (Sportsman AA) 6-2-0; Tony Lowe (Sportsman AA) 3-7-0; Mal Gallier (Sportsman AA) 3-4-0.

Stoke City D.A.A. Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Grub Street Section, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat. Dave Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 5-1-12; Glenn Law (Walsall) 5-0-0; Fred ‘the Bread' Cheetham (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-12-12; Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-15-8; Dave McCall (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 3-14-4; Carl Westwood (Four Ashes AC) 2-8-0.

The Stretton Fur & Feather Match, Trent & Mersey Canal, Stretton, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffs. Sun. Clive Lloyd 2-8-10; R. Harper 1-8-15; K. Murray 0-11-7; J. Gregory 0-11-0; M. Nixon 0-7-11; M. Williams 0-7-0.

The Three Musketeers Open, North Stratford Canal, Three Musketeers Waters Wharf Section, Solihull, W. Mids. Sun. James Poolton (Sensas Smithy's) 2-14-14 (mostly perch); John Brockway (Long Eaton Fed.) 2-8-5 (mostly perch). (only top two supplied).

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Bullbeggers Lane Section, Berkhamsted, Herts. Tues. Pete Leech 3-6-0 (a bream and a gudgeon); Andy Allday 1-10-0 (mostly roach); John Hasler 1-6-0.

Wolverhampton AA Opens, Shropshire Union Canal, The Bridge Inn Section, Brewood, Staffs. Wed. Neil Turner (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 8-5-0; Steve Dudley (Sensas Black Country) 4-4-10; Colin Talbot (Sensas Black Country) 3-14-10; John Cartwright (Sensas Black Country) 3-13-9; Pete Chilton (Sensas Storey's) 3-3-8; Dave Richards (Four Ashes AC) 2-0-5. Sun., Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford, W. Mids. Steve Dudley (Sensas Black Country) 6-12-13; Richard Buxton (Bridgnorth AS) 6-4-10; Richard Guest (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 6-4-7; Pete Cartwright (Bridgnorth AS) 5-9-9; Barry ‘the Wizard' Jones (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 5-9-0; Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 5-7-3.


Gillingham AA 4th Winter Championship, River Stour, Deepwater to Highbridge, Dorset. Sun. Jason Mills 38-0-0 (four perch to 2lb 8oz, six bream to 4lb, a hybrid and lots of roach); Pete Edwards 14-7-0 (mainly roach); Jason Randall 12-6-0; Neil Kerley 12-5-0; Richard Fripp 9-8-0; Adie West 9-7-0.

Northampton Nene AC, River Nene, Billing Aquadrome, Great Billing, Northants. Sun (21 fished). Brian Beard 6-7-0 (one bream); John Broughton 3-13-0 (one bream and a few small roach); Andy Kimpton 3-12-8 (one bream).

Olney & Clifton FA Christmas Match, River Gt. Ouse, Olney, Bucks. Sat (34 fished). Mark Pollard 10-4-0 (bleak); Joe Roberts 8-11-0; Dave Mawby 7-6-0; Nathan Flynn 6-0-0.

River Steeping Winter Series, Round 1, River Steeping, Wainfleet All Saints, Lincs. Sun 5th Dec. Mick Stamp 8-3-0 (inc. a big bream); Kev Wilson 7-12-0; Alec Rawlings 7-1-8; Beany Sawyer 6-14-0; Nige Butler 5-4-0; Richard Bond 4-9-0.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Sprotbrough, S. Yorks. Sun. B. Hague (Rotherham Raiders) 17-0-0; G. Watson (Selby Boland Baits) 11-14-0; (Joint 3rd) M. Peverley (Rotherham Raiders) 9-14-0; B. Butler (Rotherham Raiders) 9-14-0; A. Clarke (Gainsborough) 9-12-0.

St. Neots & District Fish Preservation & Angling Society, River Gt. Ouse, Riverside Park Backwaters, St. Neots, Cambs. Sun 5th Dec. Clive Cole 14-6-0; Stuart Gilbert 9-5-0; Allan Dyson 6-10-0. Sun. M. Dickerson 14-10-0; Gary Armiger 13-8-0; Graham McFiggins 12-7-0; Malcolm Gibbs 11-5-0.

The Colin Fouracre Memorial Christmas Match, River Tome, Taunton, Somerset. Sun. A Section - Steve Priddle 16K 650g (quality chub); Darren Webb 6K 900g (chub); Scott Elsley 5K 950g. B Section - Shawn Kittridge 11K 125g; Paul Purchase 8K 850g (chub); Kevin Williams 7K 700g.

The Ray South Memorial Match/Evesham Qualifier, Warwickshire Acon, Town & Ferry Waters, Evesham, Worcs. Sun. Jon Tochnell 13-3-12; Ivan Currie 10-7-12; Jason Cooke 7-10-0; Jim Brockie 5-15-12.

Tring AC, River Thames, Shabbington, Bucks. & Tring, Herts. Sun 5th Dec. Ian Horrocks 5-6-0; Pete Smith 4-8-0; Dave David Moore 3-3-0; Paul Hedges 2-3-0; Chris Plumb 1-2-8.

Winsford Open, River Weaver, Rilshaw Lane Length, Winsford, Ches. Wed. P. Watson 9-11-0; S. Walton 9-7-0; S. Preece (Cresta Gamakatsu) 3-2-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Kiveton Waters, Kiveton Park, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sun. Shane Sykes 85-12-0; Shane Hodkin 61-9-0; Martin Watson 61-6-0; John Allen 60-11-0.


Hodnet AC, Betton Pool, Market Drayton, Shrops. Thurs. Colin Roberts 15-1-0; Tom Gollins 11-13-0; Steve Neale 11-8-0.


Aston Park Fisheries Silver Fish Winter League, Aston Park Fisheries, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sat., Open, Split & Stable Lakes. Steve Forster 36-12-0; Rob Jagger 23-7-0; Leon Hardwick 20-2-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Pine, Trio & East Lakes. Alan Sharman 55-5-0 (carp to 1lb 8oz); Allan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 41-1-0; Dave Swain (Garbolino Dynamite Baits) 30-3-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Snake Lakes 1 & 2. Stuart Conroy 35-2-0; Bob Brander 27-12-0; Keith Wilson 25-7-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 24-11-0 (three carp and bream to 2lb); John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 22-4-0 (four carp); Ian Shirley (Hawkesbury) 21-1-0 (six bream and caster-roach).

Ladies Christmas Match, Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sun., Spey Lake. 1st Lindsay Sheriden-New; 2nd Izzy Gibbins; 3rd Sarah Taylor. (no weights supplied).

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat., Open, Swallow Pool. Cody Ruston (Matrix Phil's Tackle) 43-10-0; Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 41-10-0; Andy Welding (Matrix Phil's Tackle) 40-0-0. Sun., Open, Hawk Pool. Mick Cope (Swan AC) 54-10-0; Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 47-6-0; Andy Bishop (Mal Storey's) 45-14-0.

NISA Feeders Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Wed., Warren Pool. Tony Lamb (Jaguar AC) 38-0-0 (five carp plus skimmers); Shaun Weed (Old Works AC) 9-0-0; John Adamson (NISA Feeders) 5-11-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Open, Rover. John Burchell 31-5-0 (carp and F1s); Peter Murray 20-11-0; Steve Brindley 12-10-0. Sat., Open, Rover. Roy Beasley 50-15-0 (F1s); Keith Winn 37-4-0; Paul Truman 37-0-0. Sun., Open, Little Geary's Pool. Gary Lakin 33-10-0 (F1s); Phil Canning 31-11-0; Steve Atkins 31-10-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Covey Lakes 1-4 & 6. Stuart Carroll 107-15-0; Mike Gabbitas 87-12-0; William Sutton 47-8-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Dave Mortlock Over 60's Open, Sycamore Pool. Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 71-8-0; Mick Jamieson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 64-1-0; Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 61-12-0. Thurs., Dave Mortlock Over 50's, Sycamore Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 51-6-0; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 51-4-0; Dave Doughty (Preston Innovations Boldings) 32-0-0.

Sensas Evesham Youth AC, Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Sat 4th Dec., Boundary Pool. Juniors: Jacob Lees 90-0-0 (quality F1s); Kyran Johnson 56-8-0; Jack Martin 51-0-0. Intermediates winner: Dan Chalk 12-0-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sat., Open, Cavendish Lake. Mark Bower 19-10-0; Dan Harding 19-3-0; Roy Butterfield 17-1-0.

The Chris Hill Silver Fish League, Round 3, Larford Lakes, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. Sat. Andrew Grimes (Evolved Baits) 17-14-0; Dave Boyle (Birmingham) 16-11-0; Scott Poynton (Rive) 15-4-0; Richard Lawson (Vespe) 14-14-0; Simon Farmer (Browning) 14-11-0; Mick Finn (Birmingham) 14-2-0.

The Oaks Lakes Silver Fish League, Round 3, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Alders Lake. Karl Heptonstall 34-10-0; Andy Barker 30-0-0; Adam Richards 23-13-0.

Todber Manor Christmas Open, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Hill View, Ash, Homeground, White Post, Firs & Wadmill Lakes (82 fished). Steve Denmead 261-8-0; Steve Crawford 152-14-0; Mark Poppleton 145-4-0; Matt Rowe 139-12-0; Steve Nadin 139-4-0; Dan Squire 131-2-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery Individual League, Round 3, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Lucky Dip, Prospect & Goose Pools. Mick Pass (Old Hough) 61-0-0; Martin Steele (Maver Gold) 40-14-0; Nigel Boulton (Smith's Bait & Tackle/Old Hough) 30-14-0.

Last Edited: 13 December 2021

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