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Angling match results for week ending 12 September 2021

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Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2021 Qualifier, Kennet & Avon Canal, Upper & Lower Dunmill, Hungerford, Berks. Sat 4th Sept. Qualifiers: Thomas Boyce (Drennan Oxford) & Richard Head (Drennan Oxford) 22; 2nd Barry Smith (Colmic Northampton) & Ian Orbell (Colmic Northampton); 3rd Alan Donnelly (Daiwa Dorking) & Mark Goddard (Daiwa Dorking).

Angling Trust Division 2 National Championship 2021, Gloucester & Sharpness Canal, around Gloucester, Glos. Sat. Andrew Jane (Sensas Lobby's) 24K 480g; Jeremy Wiggett (Stroud Angling) 21K 420g; Gary Davis (South Cerney AC Gold) 20K 800g; Steve Ward (Browning West Midlands) 19K 870g; Colin Wise (Browning Central) 19K 420g; Geoff Knight (Evolved Baits/Midland Match) 17K 750g; Andy Powell (Sensas Lobby's) 17K 250g; Martin Price (Stoke-on-Trent AS) 17K 120g; Myles Tommy (Let's Fish Coaches Team Yellow) 15K 720g; Kerry Kirkwood (Saints) 14K 450g. Teams: Saints 335; Sensas Lobby's 311; Milo Bait-Tech Midlands 280; Scunthorpe Blue 274; Preston Innovations DELCAC 271; Browning West Midlands 268; Garbolino Blackmore Vale MG 263; Daiwa Tackle & Bates 247 (on weight); Barnstone AC 247; Team Mosella Selby 245.

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Soho Loop, Prison End, Winson Green, B'ham. Sun. Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 4-6-4; John ‘the Viking' Browning (Evolved Baits) 3-5-2; Mel Howard (Canal Kings) 2-12-4; Graham Clift (Wassell Grove) 2-10-10; Wayne Sharp (Sensas Smithy's) 2-6-6; Dave Sheaf (Canal Kings) 2-2-2.

Crewe MG Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Cianide Section, Middlewich, Ches. Sun. Bernie Leatherbarrow (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 9-7-0 (squatt-roach); Lewis Kenyon (Crewe MG) 8-14-4 (squatt-roach); Simon Preece (Cresta Gamakatsu) 8-0-0 (squatt-roach); Steve Fogel (Crewe MG) 7-5-0; George Cooke (Team Les ‘O') 6-2-4; Stef Johansen (Team Eclipse) 5-6-12.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Shawhall Lane New Length, Coven, Staffs. Thurs PM., 4 hour match. Barry ‘the Wizard' Jones (Goodyear AC) 27-7-0 (chub to 5lb, perch to 2lb 8oz, skimmers to 1lb plus roach) (NEW CLUB RECORD CANAL WEIGHT); Capt. Bruce Birch (Goodyear AC) 7-12-0; Ray Campbell (Goodyear AC) 5-7-0.

Huddersfield Broad Canal Championship, Huddersfield Broad Canal, Mirfield, W. Yorks. Sat 4th Sept. N. Storr (Matrix Halifax) 7-4-0; S. Faunthorpe (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 5-10-0; P. Duffy (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 5-8-0; J. Verbruggan (Saints) 5-1-0; G. Bennett (Leeds) 4-15-0; A. Ashworth (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 4-14-0.

Sensas HanKat AS Open, Dudley No. 1 Canal, Blowers Green Road to the sluice, Dudley, W. Mids. Sat. Graham Smith (Daiwa Dorking) 6-13-8; Chris Rice (Sensas Black Country) 3-2-0; Simon Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 2-2-8; Tony Bowen (Storey's) 2-0-14; Andy Welding (Matrix Midlands) 2-0-6; Steve ‘Minty' Jones (Lower Gornal) 1-15-10.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal, Ocker Hill, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 14-5-1 (bream and roach); Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 4-10-1; M. Isherwood (Sportsman AA) 3-6-7; L. Frazer (Sportsman AA) 3-5-7; Mal Galliers (Sportsman AA) 3-3-14.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat. Dean Williams (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 11-3-6; Dave Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 6-15-0; Fred ‘the Bread' Cheetham (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 6-6-4; Sam Rushton (Drennan NW) 5-10-7; Stef Johansen (Team Eclipse) 4-10-13; Paul Dobing (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-8-4.

The Phil Blakemore & Phil Eldershaw Memorial Match, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, The Cross Keys PH Section, Penkridge, Staffs. Sun. Roy Grosvenor (Bridgtown Social AC) 6-6-0 (mainly big perch); Dave Rayson (Bridgtown Social AC) 6-2-0; Dave Smith 5-13-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Dixon's Gap, Aylesbury Arm, Aylesbury, Bucks. Tues. John Haseler 7-5-0; Tony Gray 6-3-0; Andy Allday 5-11-0; Dave Moore 2-2-8.

Wellingborough Challenge Cup, Grand Union Canal, nr. Foxton, Leics. Sun 5th Sept. Steve Brooks 7-12-0 (roach); Norman Bradshaw 6-0-0; Andy Morris 5-3-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Goodyear AC Waters, Slade Heath, Coven, Staffs. Wed. Dave Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 4-12-4; Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 4-9-7; Joe Athersmith (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-15-7; Paul Caley (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-0-0; Hughie Blair (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-10-0; Ray Campbell (Sankey's) 2-9-2.


ABC Baits Midland River Masters 2021 Qualifier, River Severn, KDAA Waters, Bewdley, Worcs. Wed. Trevor Chalk 18-9-0 (30 perch); Rich Evans 18-8-0; Jim Burton 17-4-0; Geoff Brierley 15-5-0; K. Ellerby 13-13-0. Qualifiers: Steve Colwell, Dave Hollands, Rich Evans, Joe Holloway, Geoff Brierley, Brian Preece.

Bedford Hospital Cup Match (sponsored by Blunham AC), River Gt. Ouse, Willington, Beds. Sun 5th Sept. Tony Sinfield (Bedford) 13-6-0; Steve Drakulic (Blunham AC) 12-3-0; Neale Shearn (Blunham AC) 7-7-0; James Drakulic (Maver Image AC) 7-1-0; Alex Graham (Vauxhall) 7-0-0. (£500 raised for Bedford Hospital Charity).

Bridgnorth AS Members Match, River Severn, Linley Bank, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. Wayne Rolston 49-6-0; Richard Duke 33-12-0; John Webb 31-5-0; Dean Rutter 19-12-0; Dave Foxall 17-6-0; Ady Paddock 17-2-0.

Droitwich Spa Members Only, Warks. Avon, Twyning, Glos. Thurs. J. Bartlett 36-4-0; G. Seadon 21-11-0; J. Walters 19-7-0; R. Millward 8-14-0; L. Merrell 4-12-0.

Nene/Towcester AC, River Gt. Ouse, Olney, Bucks. Sun 5th Sept. Rob Pottinger 12-7-0; Joe Roberts 7-5-0; Mick Goodridge 6-12-0.

Newport AC, River Gt. Ouse, Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 5th Sept. Ivor Stokes 9-4-0 (mainly roach); Paul Caton 8-7-0; Steve Davies 8-0-0.

Northwich AA Open, River Weaver, Oak Tree Section, Northwich, Ches. Sat 4th Sept. Graham Sixsmith 10-6-8; Ian Henry 7-4-0; Wendy Locker 6-7-12.

Northwich AA Tackle Tarts and Tramps 2021, Round 5, River Weaver, Newbridge, Ches. Sun 5th Sept. Steve Walker 8-13-4; Wendy Locker 8-12-12; Rod Fraser 7-9-12. League: Tramps 13; Tarts 17.

Olney & Clifton F.A. Open, River Gt. Ouse, Olney, Bucks. Tues. Ivor Stokes 7-13-0 (mainly skimmers); Chris Howard 6-14-0; Paul Caton 6-10-0; Steve Poplett 5-4-0.

River Medway Wednesday Open, River Medway, Barming, Kent. Wed. Russell Chandler (Preston Innovations DELCAC) 10-14-0 (chub to 2lb); Fred Brown (South East Match Group) 8-1-4; Sean Clifford (Preston Innovations DELCAC) 7-13-0; Paul Wiltshire (Maver South East) 7-9-8; Steve Clark (Tackle & Bates) 7-0-12; Ben McGrath (Preston Innovations DELCAC) 6-6-0; Gary Flint 5-15-0; Mick Roberts (MVAS) 5-3-12.

Towcester Vets, River Gt. Ouse, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed 1st Sept. Graham Martin 6-0-0; Joe Roberts 5-6-0; John Broughton 4-10-0.

Turner 400, Upper River Thames, Grafham Lock to Tadpole, Faringdon, Oxon. Sun. John Aldridge (Evenlode Angling) 14-6-0; Gary Barclay (Drennan Oxford Blue) 12-3-0; Leon Blundell (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 11-14-0. Teams: Drennan Oxford Blue 99; Turners Tackle 95; Drennan Oxford Aqua 83; Preston Innovations Thatchers 82.

Winsford Wednesday Open Match, River Weaver, Marina Length, Northwich, Ches. Wed. Simon Preece (Cresta Gamakatsu) 6-6-0; Ben Clarke 5-0-0; Kev Ashurst 4-14-0; Ian Henry 4-13-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Kingfisher AC, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Sun 5th Sept. Neil Richardson 52-8-0; Chris Simpkins 47-10-0; Jonny White 25-12-0.


Blackfords Progressive Open, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat. Bob Harris (Blackfords) 31-10-0 (ten bream); Jordan Hall (Middy) 27-11-0; (Joint 3rd) Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 19-11-0; Clive James (Gt. Wyrley) 19-11-0.

Castle AC Silvers Only Match, Canons, Northants. Sun 5th Sept. Dave Smart 26-8-0; Dave White 19-12-0; John Lewis 17-12-0.

Lagoon AC Vs. Brackley, St. James Lake, Brackley, Northants. Sun 5th Sept. John Weatherall (Lagoon AC) 4-6-0; Kevin Godwin (Brackley) 3-9-0; Paul Swain (Lagoon AC) 3-8-0.

Long Eaton Fed. Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. P. Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 10-13-0; P. Swainston (Nottm. Deaf) 8-15-0; S. Till (Long Eaton Fed.) 7-7-0; R. Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 7-5-0; J. Marcer (Belper) 6-11-0.

Milton Keynes Summer League, Final Round, Lodge Lake, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 5th Sept. Overall league: Ex-Tackle Hub 67; Mk Black 61; (Joint 3rd) MK Green 56; MK White 56.

Patshull Park Opens, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Wed., Deeps Section. Dan Chetwood (Telford) 23-0-0; Ben Stanfford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 17-9-0; Tim Cadwalleder (Garbolino) 11-4-0; Barry ‘the Wizard' Jones (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 9-8-0; Steve Preece (M&S Joinery) 7-1-0; Pete Waters (Sedgley) 6-6-0. Sun., Shallows Section. Rich Lawson (Vespe) 25-15-0 (skimmers); Pete Black (Garbolino) 12-5-0; Barry ‘the Wizard' Jones (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 10-4-0.

Pete Patton's Continental Open, Furzton Lake, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sat 4th Sept. Winner: Neil Richardson 138-0-0 (bream). Winning pair: Neil Richardson & Keith Harrison 163-0-0 (over £200 raised for Willen Hospice).

The Frank Swan Memorial Match (sponsored by Gone-Fishin'), Furzton Lake, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Bank Holiday Mon 31st Aug. Gary Underwood 129-0-0 (bream); Ian Smith 30-5-0; Graham West 27-0-0. (£715 raised for Willen Hospice).

The MK Vets Ken Ball Memorial Match, Furzton Lake, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 30th Aug. Mick Harnett 67-2-0; Austin Maddock 33-9-0; Dave Lewis 22-4-0. (£150 raised for Willen Hospice).


Blundell Fisheries, Rixton, Ches. Sat., East, Trio, Ash, Pine & West Lakes. Jack Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 198-12-0; Andy Dyson (Middy) 151-13-0; Lee Clancy (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 114-15-0.

Bostrum AC, Home Farm Fishery, Lubenham, Market Harborough, S. Leics. Sun 5th Sept. Mike Reynolds 92-0-0; Ken Hazel 89-0-0; Simon Jackson 51-0-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Lake 9. Danny Keenan 122-4-0; Lee Ganderton 92-10-0; John Bradshaw 92-0-0.

Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Wed 1st Sept., Open, Brickyard Pool. Trevor Dunk 35-9-0; Paul Robinson 24-8-0; Jeff Rice 18-12-0. Sun 5th Sept., Open, Grendon Pool. James Lewis 34-12-0; Mick Hewlett 29-2-0; Jamie Minter 27-8-0.

Glebe AC, Green Farm Fishery, Towcester, Northants. Sun 5th Sept. Russ Lay 85-2-0; Alan Barnes 60-2-0; Dave Haddon 57-3-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 123-10-0; (carp to 8lb); Dennis Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 95-13-0; Grant Woodfield (Hawkesbury) 73-12-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Tues., Vets, Island & Canal Pool & Match Lake. J. Myatt 179-9-0; B. Baker 140-13-0; K. Oldham 111-11-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Match Lake & Meadow Pool. J. Myatt 182-13-0; M. Taylor 143-0-0; G. Baker 139-5-0. Sat., Open, Island & Meadow Pools & Match Lake. P. Brandrick 287-14-0; S. Williamson 181-14-0; D. Taylor 175-5-0.

High Heyes Farm Fishery, (The Catteries), Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. James Declouet 121-0-0; Mick Hodgson 114-8-0; Kieran Hodgson 91-12-0.

Lane's Bait & Tackle League, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Tues 31st Aug., Warren Pool. Neil Carless 236-0-0; Michael Bull 176-0-0; Pete Caton 154-0-0; Wayne Sharman 148-0-0. League leader: Neil Carless.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Hawk Pool. Chris Lewis (Weston Pools) 197-4-0; Ash Davies (Maver Gold Dynamite) 167-2-0; Clive Wynn (Weston Pools) 152-10-0. Sat., Owl Pool. Warren Jennings (Monkhall) 165-14-0; Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 155-10-0; Glen Hawkins (Monkhall) 122-4-0.

Moss Farm Fisheries, Irlam, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Lily's Lake. Gaz Leicester 80-14-0; Alan Wakefield 66-8-0; Rod Collier 58-11-0.

NISA Feeders Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Wed., Lambsdown Pool. Simon Skelton (Dynamite Baits & Melton Tackle) 356-8-0; Tom Martin (Team Martin) 240-0-0; Oliver Sleath 175-2-0; Baz Bird (Casemore Baits) 69-5-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. Martin Wood 75-6-0 (carp and F1s); John Burchell 70-8-0; Nick Jukes 38-14-0. Sat., Big Geary's Pool. Trevor Hodges 102-10-0 (carp); Noel Wright 47-11-0; Dave Elliott 41-8-0. Sun., Little Geary's & Willow Pools. Phil Canning 167-8-0; Noel Wright 120-0-0; Ben Lockwood 71-14-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Covey Lakes 1-4 & 6. Paul Jones 129-11-0; Mickey Rogerson 107-6-0; John Nugent 93-1-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Steve Lovell Open, Chestnut Pool. Gary Keys (Preston Innovations Boldings) 72-0-0; Dave Craggs (Derby) 67-15-0; Steve Lovell (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 44-1-0. Thurs., Ron Clarke Over 60's, Sycamore Pool. Dave Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 82-3-0; Ron Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 69-12-0; Bob Tandy (Preston Innovations Boldings) 69-8-0. Sun., Gaz Willey Open, Oak & Larch Pools. Gaz Willey (Walsall) 140-6-0; Colin Wozek (OAC) 122-12-0; Kelvin Emlyn (OAC) 125-10-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs., Open. Bob Baker (Swan Elite) 142-5-0; Vance Heath (Newport) 134-10-0; Steve Walters (Chestnut Tree AC) 133-11-0; Neil Jones (Weston Pools) 124-15-0; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 113-3-0. Sat., Pool Hayes AC. T. Edwards 160-13-0; G. Gollins 137-2-0 (inc. 17lb 5oz carp); D. Stokes 135-10-0; G. Cooper 126-2-0; W. Harris 121-11-0; I. Hewkiss 116-8-0; N. Clark 109-3-0. Sun., Phoenix AC. G. Glasby 245-1-0; J. Meakin 143-0-0; T. Davies 127-0-0; K. Finch 110-0-0.

Splinters AC, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterwoth, Leics. Wed 1st Sept. Tom Grifiths 117-15-0; John Payne 117-4-0; Kenny Andrews 116-15-0. Sun 5th Sept., Toft Farm Fisheries, Kites Hardwick, Rugby, Warks. Dave Griffiths 144-11-0; Pete Scott 52-14-0; Gary Muddiman 51-3-0.

The Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., Hawk Pool. Robert Trees 166-12-0; Martin Wall 68-8-0; Bernard Wall 50-10-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Upper & Lower Benbo, Boulders & Goose Pools. Connor Edwards (Burt Baits/Crewe MG) 148-0-0; Adam Martin (Matrix LTB) 145-5-0; Mike Anderson (Matrix LTB) 140-14-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Ash Pool. Ash Tomkins 381-4-0; Pemb Wrighting 242-0-0; Tony Gilbert 195-4-0.

Tollerton Ponds, Tollerton, N. Yorks. Sat., Kingfisher Pond. Bert Poole 153-4-0; Mick Addisal 141-3-0; Vince O'Connor 106-12-0.

Last Edited: 13 September 2021

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