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Angling match results for week ending 19 December 2021

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Aire & Calder Open, Aire & Calder Navigation, Altofts, W. Yorks. Sat. Mick White (Leeds.) 11-10-0 (roach); Dave Miles (Leeds) 11-0-0; Stan Haigh (Anglers World) 10-10-0; Steve Allinson (Tri-Cast) 10-1-0; Dave Pollitt (Mirfield AC) 9-0-0; Martyn Highe (Mirfield AC) 8-10-0.

Crewe MG Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Barbridge, Nantwich, Ches. Sun. Davey Ellis (Team Les ‘O') 5-14-0 (roach); Fred ‘the Bread' Cheetham (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-14-0 (roach); Keith Hulland (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-6-0 (mixed bag); Maurice German (Team Les ‘O') 4-4-2 (roach).

DATS Christmas Match, Grand Union Canal, Castlethorpe, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 12th Dec. Paul Chapman 8-15-0 (inc. a 5lb bream); Bob Gale 5-1-0; Ernie Sattler 4-13-0.

Sensas HanKat Superteam AS Open, Dudley No.1 Canal, Woodside High Numbers, Merry Hill, W. Mids. Sat. Andy Curless (Browning Central) 4-8-14; Dave Hughes (Sensas Black Country) 3-15-0; John Cartwright (Sensas Black Country) 3-7-12; Ashley Poxton (Bloxwich) 3-6-12; Lee Woodhouse (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 3-5-0; Steve Worton (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 2-8-8.

Sensas Lobby's Christmas Match, Gloucester Canal, Monk Meadow Marina, Hempstead, Gloucester, Glos. to Rea Bridge, Quedgeley, Gloucester, Glos. Sun (54 fished). Andy Jane (Sensas Lobby's) 14-8-0; Tony Davis 11-13-0; Andy Powell 8-15-0; Andy Richings 8-3-0.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal, Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. Dave Anderson (Sportsman AC) 6-11-4; Mal Gallier (Sportsman AC) 5-9-0; Dave Evitts (Sportsman AA) 3-5-14; Owen Westwood (Sportsman AC) 2-14-4; Derek Hicklin (RIVE Fishermania) 2-13-6.

Sportsman AC Opens, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Tipton, W. Mids. Wed. Gary Atkins (Sportsman AC) 8-4-0; Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 6-4-0; Doug Whitehouse (Sportsman AA) 4-0-0. Sun. Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 4-0-0; Owen Westwood (Sportsman AC) 2-7-0; Pete Fellow (Sportsman AC) 2-3-0.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat. Kevin Perry (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 12-0-0; Mal Boden (Goodyear AC) 11-12-9; Phil ‘Jonty' Johnson (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 9-12-0; Dean Williams (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 8-11-4; Dave McCall (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 7-14-3; Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 7-13-0.

Tring Angling Christmas Match (The James Dandy Bowl), Grand Union Canal, Red Lion PH Section, Marsworth, , Bucks. Sun. Paul Hedges 2-2-0; Martin Rodwell 1-7-0 (Joint 3rd) Dave Moore 0-6-0; Andy Frankum 0-6-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Durrants Hill, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Tues. John Hasler 3-7-0; Tony Hales 2-10-0; Mick Gillings 2-2-0 (inc. one bream); Dave Moore 1-6-0.

Wiltshire Angling Christmas Open, Kennet & Avon Canal, Bradford-on-Avon & Melksham, Wilts. Sun 12th Dec (46 fished). Stan Keable 20-12-0 (roach); Lee Trive 14-14-0; Martin Barret 14-6-0; Colin Gittins 13-5-0.

Wolverhampton AA Opens, Shropshire Union Canal, Brewood, S. Staffs. Wed. Pete Chilton (Sensas Storey's) 11-2-8; Steve Dudley (Sensas Black Country) 9-3-5; Neil Turner (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 7-12-5; Dave Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 7-3-6; Simon Preece (Cresta Gamakatsu) 6-10-1; Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 5-3-2. Sun., Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Wombourne, S. Staffs. Neil Turner (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 10-9-0; Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 4-0-0; M. Styble 3-14-8; Neil Dale (Stafford) 1-13-4; M. Davies 1-12-10; John Cartwright (Sensas Black Country) 1-10-0.


Bridgnorth AS Teams of Three, Round 2, River Severn, Linley Bank, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. Lee Lloyd (L.S.E.) 14-8-0 (two barbel); Andy Naptine (Mark's Tackle) 12-4-0 (two barbel and one chub); Joe Holloway (Milo Red) 9-3-0; Chris Atkinson (A.B.H.) 8-8-0. Teams: D.H. Moss Valley 33; L.S.E. 28; Middle Severn Angling 27; Milo Black 26. League: Middle Severn Angling 60; Bridgnorth AS 59; Milo Red 57; (Joint 4th) Vine 53; D.H. Moss Valley 53; Milo Black 53; K.D.A.A. 50; L.S.E. 45; Only here for the Beer 42; (Joint 10th) Foster's 41; Mark's Tackle 41; A.B.H. 40; Bell Otters 33.

Gillingham AA Christmas Match, River Stour, Highbridge to Catholics, Dorset. Sun. Jack Stamp 26-4-0 (seven chub to 3lb plus around 10lb of big dace); Dave Anders 23-0-0 (eleven chub and five chublets); Richard Fripp 16-10-0 (chub and chublets); Jason Mills 13-10-0; Simon Hebditch 12-0-0; Kev Harvey 11-3-0.

Luton AC, River Nene, Wellingborough & District Nene AC Waters, Ringstead, Northants. Wed. Dudley Frankland 6-5-0; Bart Bonito 5-10-0; Dave Abbott 4-15-0; Richard Gibbs 4-8-0; (Joint 5th) Terry Broad 4-7-0; Steve Lathwell 4-7-0; Dennis Hunt 3-13-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, River Ouzel, Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed 8th Dec. Paul Chapman 34-12-0 (roach); Don King 15-8-0 (bream); Paul Hamilton 12-2-0.

Nene/Towcester AC, River Nene, Billing, Northants. Sun 12th Dec. Brian Beard 6-7-0 (one bream); John Broughton 3-13-0 (one bream); Andy Kimpton 3-12-8 (one bream).

Northwich AA Open, River Weaver, Dredger Section, Northwich, Ches. Sat. Rod Fraser 5-11-0; Martin Lenihan 4-6-8. (only top two supplied).

Northwich AA Winter League 2021, Final Round, River Weaver, Northwich, Ches. Sun 12th Dec. Kaythan Shillito (Drennan NW) 5K 100g; Frank Slater (Rudheath) 3K 720g; Steven Mitchell (VR Reds) 3K 350g. Teams: Vale Royal Angling 16; Vale Royal Reds 17; Drennan NW 18; Colmic 21; (Joint 5th) Rudheath 22; Gloworms 22; Wizards 23. Final league: Vale Royal Angling 77; Drennan NW 96; Vale Royal Reds 116; Colmic 118; Wizards 123; Rudheath 149; Gloworms 153.

River Steeping Winter Series, Round 2, Wainfleet All Saints, Lincs. Sun. (Joint 1st) Dave Ashmore 13-3-0; Mick Stamp 13-3-0; Nathan Watson 12-9-0; Don Green 10-5-0; Nige Butler 9-15-0; Kev Wilson 9-14-0. League: Mick Stamp 2; Kev Wilson 4; Nige Butler 5; Dave Dean 6; (Joint 5th) Don Green 8; Derek Skinner 8.

Rotherham UAF Xmas Cheer Match, River Don, Sprotbrough, S. Yorks. Sun. (Joint 1st) J. Cameron (Normanton) 12-8-0; J. Bromilow (Daiwa Goldthorpe) 12-8-0; D. Edwards (Rotherham Raiders) 12-8-0; J. Murray (Rotherham Raiders) 11-14-0.

St. Neots & District Fish Preservation & Angling Society Knock-up, River Gt. Ouse, Riverside Park Back Waters, St. Neots, Cambs. Mon. John Warren 6-12-0; John Stride 2-10-0; Alison Currall 2-9-0.

St. Neots & District Fish Preservation & Angling Society Fur & Feather Match, River Gt. Ouse, Riverside Park Back Waters, St. Neots, Cambs. Sun. Ian Roffe 8-14-0; Graham MacFiggins 6-8-0; Allan Dyson 5-10-0; Clive Cole 5-4-0.

Taunton AA Sweep, River Tone, Athelney, Sedgemoor, Somerset. Sun. Dan Baldwin 25-2-0; Kev Williams 22-3-0; Joe Gillespie 19-1-0; Richard Bradley 17-1-0; A. Gappy 16-1-0; Tony Goodland 16-0-0; Tony Cinicola 14-1-0.

Winsford Open, River Weaver, Rilshaw Lane Length, Winsford, Ches. Wed. S. Walton 6-10-0; K. Bell 4-15-0; M. Ledwards 0-4-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Earlswood Lakes, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat., Open, Windmill ‘Yachter' Pool. A Section – Rob Ellis 12-13-0; Kevin Tipton 7-4-0. B Section – Martin Cox 13-4-0; Mick Blackmore 11-0-0.


Tydd Gote AC, North Level Drain, Tydd Gote, Lincs. Wed. Pete Emery 6-12-0; Dave Lee 6-9-0; Bob Bates 5-12-0; John Taylor 5-10-0; Ian Benton 5-0-0; Dave Simmonds 2-8-0.


Flore & Brockhall AC, Canons Ashby Lakes, Daventry, Northants. Sun 12th Dec. Steve Smith 7-10-0; Terry Smith 6-9-0; Gil Corn 5-12-0.

Fur & Feather Match, Trimpley Reservoir, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun. Steve Berry 22-0-0 (eleven bream); Chris Gale 20-0-0; Adam Vaughn 18-0-0.

Hodnet AC, Common Pool, Goldstone, Shrops. Thurs. Tom Gollins 33-10-0; Terry Blyde 14-15-8; Colin Roberts 10-3-0.

Hodnet AC Fur & Feather Match, Ryley's Pools, Goldstone, Shrops. Sun. Bob Parrish 14-13-0; Dave Davies 10-9-0; Tom Gollins 9-4-8; Roy Cooper 7-12-0; Colin Roberts 7-2-0; Chris Hughes 7-0-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Ron Scales (Bennetts MG) 6-1-0 (caster roach); Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-0-8; Steve Till (Long Eaton Fed.) 2-11-0; Ivan Carrier (Long Eaton Victoria) 2-10-0; Pete Swainston (Nottm. Deaf) 2-9-0; (Joint 6th) Jim Marcer (Belper) 2-8-8; Rob Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 2-8-8.

Patshull Park Fur & Feather Match, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sat. Les Thompson 12-0-0; Jordan Hall 11-7-0; A. Richie 11-3-0.


Aston Park Fisheries, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sat., Open, Split Lake. Andy Stoner 59-2-0; Rob Jagger 31-0-0; Matt Thompson 24-12-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Pine, Ash, Trio & East Lakes. Chris Davies (Gary Melling Special) 61-11-0 (carp to 5lb); Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 35-4-0; Steve Winstanley 30-2-0.

Blundell Fishery Silvers Open, Rixton, Ches. Thurs., Willow & Oak Lakes. Jamie Hughes (Matrix) 42-3-0 (roach and skimmers to 1lb); Stuart Holmes (Rochdale Angling Centre) 32-2-0 (skimmers and roach to 1lb 12oz); Jack Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 27-12-0; Mark Davies (Lymm Anglers) 25-3-0; Jim Garside 20-4-0; Mike Risby 17-3-0.

Bostrom AC, Spring Pools, Rugby, Warks. Sun 12th Dec. Mick Reynolds 57-0-0; Chris Freeman 37-0-0; Ken Hazel 25-0-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Lake 8. Gary Whalley 52-0-0; Geoff Ogden 32-0-0; Tom Cunliffe 31-8-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Snake Lakes 1 & 2. Steve Williamson 59-3-0; Stuart Conroy 39-15-0; Mark Pleavin 31-1-0.

Glebe AC, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Sun 12th Dec. Vince Battams 13-7-0; Russ Colton 4-2-0; Dave Haddon 2-7-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool. Jamie Galloway (Hawkesbury) 25-11-0 (four carp); Ian Shirley (Hawkesbury) 18-2-0 (bream and roach); Vincent Cziniscalko (Hawkesbury) 12-0-0 (two carp).

High Heyes Farm (The Catteries), Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., Open. J. Brooks 46-12-0; Steve Bamford 46-4-0; Paul Banks 33-4-0.

Lingmere Fishery Xmas Match, Birkenhead, The Wirral. Sat. J. Hughes 72-4-0; S. Boyd 56-2-0; A. Dewhurst 47-0-0.

Meadowlands Fishery Fur & Feather Match, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun 12th Dec. Adam Wakelin 59-8-0; Mick Bull 58-0-0; Darren Cox 46-12-0.

Midlands Winter Classic Qualifier, Birch House Lakes, Ednaston, Derbys. Wed. Qualifiers: Tom Scholey 19-11-0; Wayne Swinscoe 11-13-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Open, Lark & Owl Pools. Andy Varden (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 70-12-0; Darren Painter (Baggeridge AC) 68-0-0; Adam Rumble (Preston Innovations Sonubaits) 59-12-0. Sat., Open, Lark & Buzzard Pools. Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 120-0-0; Bob Baker (Swan AC) 112-8-0; Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 94-10-0.

NISA Feeders Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Wed., Lambsdown Pool. Shaun Weed (Old Works AC) 47-1-0 (bream and roach); Allan Neale (Stratford Fishing & Outdoors) 31-4-0 (three carp and four bream); Stuart Gould (Rugby) 27-6-0; Rob Lowe (Old Works AC) 27-4-0; Terry Sanderson (Leicester) 23-14-0; Trevor Wyse 19-12-0; Martin Hincks (Ajax AC) 17-14-0; John Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 17-11-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Rover, All Pools. Martin Wood 94-8-0 (F1s); Derek Hartshorn 51-8-0; John Burchell 39-0-0. Sat., Open, Rover. Burt McGann 96-7-0 (carp and F1s); Lee Richards 56-1-0; Noel Wright 45-13-0. Sun., Sonubaits Packington Somers Winter League, Round 7, Molands Mere, Siblings A & B, Little Geary's & Big Geary's Pools (60 fished). Stephen Bellion 51-11-0 (F1s) Allan Dolby 45-12-0; Steven Pearce 45-0-0; John Khan 38-1-0; Jack Shirley 37-0-0; James Morris 35-11-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Covey Lakes 1-4 (42 fished). Jack Howarth 62-2-0; Steve Physick 56-15-0; Colin Scott 51-3-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Dave Mortlock Over 60's Open, Sycamore Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 68-9-0; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 62-11-0; Pete Sawyer (Preston Innovations Boldings) 59-6-0. Thurs., Dave Mortlock Over 50's Open, Sycamore Pool. Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 57-6-0; Paul Edwards (Preston Innovations Boldings) 53-2-0; Bart Uko 51-7-0. Sat., Steve Owen AC Open, Sycamore Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 68-13-0; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 55-5-0; Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 55-4-0.

Suffolk Water Park Silvers Match, nr. Ipswich, Suffolk. Sat. John Southgate 26-14-0; Gerry Bell 18-4-0; Darren Culmer 12-0-0.

The Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., Open, S Canal & Old Lake. Bernard Wall 44-14-0; Mick Lloyd 44-11-0. (only top two supplied).

The Oaks Lakes Silvers Open, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Cedar Lake. Dan Bennett 24-0-0; Ryan Bennett 20-1-0; Tim Peters 18-1-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Open, Hillview & Ash Lakes. Henry Smith 146-8-0; Nick Ewers 113-0-0; Mark Wynne 105-8-0. Silvers: Lee Woodhouse 19-8-0; Tony Day 14-12-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery Individual Winter League, Round 4, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Upper & Lower Benbo, Goose & Lucky Dip Pools. Connor Edwards (Burt Baits/Crewe MG) 56-3-0; Martin Steele (Maver Gold) 52-0-0; Ben Hanley (Maver Gold) 33-8-0.

Weston Pools Silvers Open, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Belvedere Pool. Stephen Parry (Tackle Guru) 101-13-0; Andy Griffiths (Maver Weston) 79-10-0; James Berry (Carlsberg Tetley) 62-10-0.

Last Edited: 21 December 2021

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