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Angling match results for week ending 22 August 2021

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Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2021 Qualifier, Shropshire Union Canal, Goldstone & Soudley, Shrops. Sun. Dave Berrow (Carthy's Tackle) 46-11-0; Ed Warren (Starlets) 32-8-0; Alan Crook (Maver NW) 18-14-0; Keith Deacon (Todmorden AS) 14-4-8; Shaun Birchall (Sensas NW) 12-7-0; Phil ‘Jonty' Johnson (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 11-3-0. Pairs: Steve Dudley & Ed Warren 33 (on weight) (already qualified); Paul Tabron & Mark Grimshaw 33 (qualified); Dave Berrow & Colin Talbot 28 (on weight) (qualified); Keith Deacon & John Gilbert 28 (qualified); Dave Holbrook & John Garbett 28 (already qualified); Shaun Birchall & Jan Verbruggen 24 (on weight) (qualified). Angling Trust Feeder National Championship 2021, Gloucester & Sharpness Canal, Gloucester, Glos. Sun. John Harvey (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 30K 890g; Matt Barnett (Drennan Bordon) 30K 530g; Doug Jackson (Rive Fishermania) 26K 530g; Tom Scholey (Browning Team Ossett) 15K 100g; James Andrews (Colmic A4) 15K 080g; Matt Powell (Milo Bait-Tech Midlands) 12K 910g. Teams Preston Innovations Thatchers 35; Drennan Bordon 39; Browning Team Ossett 42; Drennan Barnsley 45; Gloucester 46; Rive Fishermania 47; DGL Black 51; Evolved Midlands Match 56; Preston Innovations DELCAC 57 (16K 220g); Sensas Devizes MG 57 (14K 610g).

Bridgtown Social AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Goodyear AC Waters, Ball Lane Section, Coven, Staffs. Sun. Mark Whyton (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-5-9 (a big perch plus bits); Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-2-8; Stu Brailsford (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-15-6.

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Clissold Street Section, Soho Loop, Winson Green, B'ham. Sun. Gary Owen (Storey's) 11-5-0 (mainly skimmers); Neil Turner (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 10-0-8; Merv ‘the Swerve' Rogers (Sensas Black Country) 8-14-4; Ben Garbett (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 7-14-2; John Cartwright (Red Lantern) 7-10-4; John Whitehouse (Canal Kings) 7-5-4.

Codgers of Tring, Grand Union Canal, Canal Fields Section, Berkhamsted, Herts. Tues. Tim Watts 12-6-0; Steve Purdy 12-4-0; John Haseler 11-3-0; Andy Allday 10-11-0; Mick Fillings 9-11-0.

Crewe MG Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Middlewich, Ches. Sat. Danny Martin (Preston Innovations NW) 11-3-8 (roach); Simon Preece (Cresta Gamakatsu) 8-14-0 (roach); Steve Fogel (Hodnet AC) 8-3-4 (perch and roach); Lewis Kenyon (Crewe MG) 7-13-8; Bob Yeomans (Hodnet AC) 7-10-12; Paul Dobing (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 6-13-0; Ian Fewtrell (Wigan MG) 6-2-8.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Ball Lane Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs PM., 4 hour match. Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Goodyear AC) 3-8-12 (roach and perch); Paul Caley (Goodyear AC) 2-9-0; Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 2-1-3.

Luton AC, Grand Union Canal, Cooks Wharf, Cheddington, Bucks. Wed. Tim Watts 11-12-0 (83 fish, mainly roach); Dudley Frankland 7-2-0; Dennis Hunt 5-14-0; Kevin Chadfield 4-9-0; Steve Lathwell 2-13-0; (Joint 6th) Chris Howard 2-11-0; Bart Bonito 2-11-0; Colin Holmes 2-10-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA The St. Helens Tackle & Bait Trophy, Upper Pound, Sankey (St. Helens) Canal, St. Helens, Merseyside. Sun 15th Aug. Chris Grehan (Warrington) 15-6-0 (all silvers); Billy Aston (Ashton) 11-1-0; Alan Bennett (Newton) 4-7-0.

Rochdale Canal Open, Todmorden, W. Yorks. Sun. Dave Chadwick 6-10-0; Brian Hilton 5-7-0. Sections: Adam Jagger 3-7-0; Mark Lewis 4-0-0.

Sensas HanKat Superteam AS Open, Stourbridge Canal, Tank Section, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. & Dudley No.1 Canal, Link 51 Section, Merry Hill, W. Mids. Sat. Wayne Kearney (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 20-5-0 (mainly tench); Robert Coles (Maver Midlands) 16-0-0; Rob Quinn (Daiwa Dorking) 10-12-0; (Joint 4th) Mark Hardman (Sensas Black Country) 10-1-0; Lee Woodhouse (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 10-1-0; Simon Beswick (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 9-11-0.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal, Ocker Hill, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 6-2-13 (skimmers); Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 4-11-13; D. White (Sportsman AA) 3-13-1; D. Nicklin (Sportsman AA) 3-5-0; John ‘the Viking' Browning (Midlands Match/Evolved Baits) 3-0-0.

Sportsman AC Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), John's Lane Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Sun. Gary Atkins (Sportsman AC) 4-11-0; Tony Walters (Sportsman AC) 4-5-0; Dave Anderson (Sportsman AC) 3-7-0; Mal Galliers (Sportsman AC) 3-4-0.

St. Neots & District Fish Preservation & Angling Society Open/Coneygeare Shield, River Great Ouse, Treasure Island & Riverside Park, St. Neots, Cambs. Sun. Colin Walkling 5-7-0; Malcolm Gibbs 5-1-0; Dave Edwards 4-3-0.

Stoke City DAA Open, 1st Aqueduct Section, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat. Bruce Birch (Four Ashes AC) 7-8-8; Dean Williams (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 6-13-8; Ivan Davies (Wolverhampton AA) 4-14-8; Paul Murrin (Sensas Black Country) 4-10-8; Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 4-8-6; Dave Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 3-14-4.

Storey's Halesowen RBL, Warwickshire River Avon, Bidford-on-Avon, Warks. Sun. Andy Sloan (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 9-12-0 (mainly perch); Gary Weaver (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 3-14-0; Geoff Garrish (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 3-5-0; John Babbington (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 2-12-0.

Tring AC, Grand Union Canal, Aylesbury Arm, Wilstone, Bucks. Sun. Dave Stoddart 9-4-0 (two 4lb bream plus roach and perch); Andy Allday 9-1-0; Tim Watts 4-12-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Mucky Lane Section, Wheaton Aston, Staffs. Sat. Paul Andrews (Crewe MG) 7-0-0 (two chub plus bits); Dave Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 6-4-14; Mick Westwood (Norton Canes) 6-2-14; Stu Brailsford (Bridgtown Social AC) 5-13-9; Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 5-12-14; Colin Tillet (CT Paper Cannock) 4-10-10; Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-3-2.

Wybunbury Juniors, Shropshire Union Canal, Coole Pilate, Ches. Sun. Lewis Mayne 1-15-11 (inc. 9oz 12dr bream); Zach Enderby 1-5-4; Bruce Simpson 1-4-15; Spencer Wright 1-2-7 (inc. 7oz 14dr bream); Jadan Millington 1-2-2; Phoebe Sellers 1-1-0.


Bateman Vine AC, Warwickshire Avon, BAA Waters, Pershore Right Bank, Pershore, Worcs. Sun. P. Doyle (Bateman Vine AC) 10-15-0; C. Hariss 5-10-0; R. Ashmore 4-9-0; M. Holmes 3-6-0.

Bridgnorth AS Members Only Match, River Severn, Linley Bank, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. Matt Hamilton (Droitwich) 27-8-0 (five barbel); John Gill (Wolverhampton) 26-10-0; Wayne Rolston (Milo) 21-11-0; Nick Young 16-0-0; Joe Holloway (Milo) 15-3-0.

Droitwich Spa Members Only. Warwickshire Avon, Twyning, Glos. Thurs. G. Owen 10-1-0; G. Seadon 9-13-0; J. Barlett 8-1-0; (Joint 4th) D. Evans 7-2-0; R. Millward 7-2-0; J. Maloney 5-9-0.

Kidderminster & District AA Open, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Sat. Norman Wilson 42-6-0 (mainly chub); Mark Blackburn 36-8-0; Martin Harrell 18-12-0; Geoff Brierley 14-2-0; Ash Meekom 12-14-0.

Olney & Clifton FA (postponed 2020) Grand Final, The Arthur Knight Shield, River Gt. Ouse, Olney, Bucks. Sun 15th Aug. Neale Shearne 11-14-0 (silvers); Paul Caton 10-3-0; Dave Tebbutt 9-13-0.

River Severn Float Championship 2021, Round 4, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Wed. Dave Foxall 20-14-0; Geoff Brierley 18-12-0; Ian Hughes 16-12-0; Dean Young 16-4-0; Ian Courtney 15-9-0; Adam Slade 13-4-0. League: Dave Foxall 167; Matt Powell 165; Ian Hughes 158; Paul Skidmore 156; Adam Slade 154; Dean Young 153.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Blackfords Progressive Open, Calf Heath Reservoir, nr. Gailey, Staffs. Sat. Neville Bailey (Blackfords) 59-4-0 (golden peg win); Jordan Hall (Middy) 31-14-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 22-0-0.

Dennetts MG, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Sun. Alan Knight 17-11-0; Darren Oakley 17-8-0; Ian Wills 13-7-0; Bryan Osborne 11-0-0; David Pontin 4-5-0; Gordon Smith 3-11-0.


Buckley AA, The Trap Pool, Buckley, Wales. Wed Eve. Peter Evans 12-4-0; Mike Sedgwick 11-12-0; Mal Griffiths 7-6-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. R. Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 8-15-0; P. Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 7-9-0; J. Marcer (Belper) 7-6-0; J. Brockway (Long Eaton Fed.) 6-0-0; P. Swainston (Nottingham Deaf) 4-8-0; I. Carrier (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-14-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA Disabled and Over 60's Members Weekly Match, White Door Dam, St. Helens, Merseyside. Thurs., Oak & Beech Pools. Oak Pool: Dave Boyle (Newton-le-Willows) 30-6-0 (carp and skimmers); Phil Barton (Haydock) 19-3-0; Keith Holden (Newton-le-Willows) 13-2-0. Beech Pool: Bernie Breese (St. Helens) 13-11-0 (carp and silvers); John Austin (Gortini Floats) 12-7-0; Chris Grehan (Warrington) 8-5-0.

Patshull Park Fishery, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Wed., Shallows Section. Ben Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 15-14-0 (silvers); Martin Cartridge (Angling Direct) 13-14-0; Steve Preece (M&S Joinery) 13-11-0. Sun., Shallows Section. Elliot Johnson (Little Dawley AC) 16-0-0; Dan Chetwood (Little Dawley AC) 13-10-0; Len Waters (Sedgley) 13-4-0; Trevor Hope (Patshull) 11-2-0.


Blundell Fisheries, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Pine, Trio & West Lakes. Jack Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 177-0-0 (carp to 14lb); Darren Mottershead (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 143-13-0; Jon Davies (Ashton Angling) 127-9-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Snake Lakes 1 & 2. Stuart Conroy 94-0-0; Bob Brander 89-12-0; Steve Conroy 78-1-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Lake 9. Jack Grundy 118-0-0; Geoff ‘Bagger' Ogden 110-8-0; Danny Keenan 107-2-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 156-7-0 (carp to 9lb); Ian Shirley (Hawkesbury) 78-0-0; Craid Kidd (Hawkesbury) 60-14-0.

High Heyes Farm Fishery, (The Catteries), Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Paul Banks 96-12-0; James Declouet 94-4-0; Dave Bolton 73-4-0.

Lingmere Fisheries, Birkenhead, The Wirral. Sat. P. Cooper 146-1-0; C. Doran 127-14-0; J. Lyth 126-5-0.

Moathouse Angling Academy Annual Mixed Pairs Match, Sycamore Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Silver Birch Pool. Alex Glover & Richard Mathews 44-0-0; Harry Mathews & Tash Whitley-Price 30-14-0; Morgan Brown & Tanya Whitley-Price 15-3-0.

Monkhall Fishery, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat., Owl Pool. Mitch Davidson (Bag'em) 180-10-0; Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 139-12-0; Simon Healey (Little Dawley AC) 139-4-0. Sun., Hawk Pool. Stu Campbell (Monkhall) 179-0-0; Chris Taylor (MCFC Crew) 175-2-0; Josh Millard (Monkhall) 147-14-0.

Moss Farm Fisheries, Irlam, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Lily's Lake. Dave Whitehouse 146-9-0; Paul Leonard 87-4-0; Alan Wakefield 77-7-0.

NISA Feeders Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Wed., Lambsdown Pool. Phil Lee (Charles Moore Angling) 210-7-0; Chris ‘Oggy' Horsley (Meadowlands) 173-5-0; Mick Timson (Guru) 135-9-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. John Burchell 87-0-0; Stephen Bellion 68-6-0; Grant Merrett 66-2-0. Sat., Big Geary's Pool. Carl Barnfield 98-15-0 (carp); Stephen Bellion 88-3-0; Derek Hartshorn 69-6-0. Sun., Big Geary's Pool. Roy Beasley 99-2-0; Lee Myers 96-10-0; Jon Newton 72-15-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Covey Lakes 1-5. Mark Tregear 164-3-0; Andy Bennett 151-2-0; Dave Brown Snr. 144-3-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Bob Tromans Memorial, Chestnut & Sycamore Pools. Harry Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 148-1-0; Steve Owen (Monkhall) 118-6-0; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 113-7-0. Wed., Mick Keene Open, Sycamore Pool. Steve Lovell (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 126-15-0; Ziggy Lees (Preston Innovations Boldings) 93-2-0; Mick Keene (Shrewsbury) 73-5-0. Thurs., Ron Clarke Over 50's, Chestnut & Oak Pools. Harry Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 152-7-0; Eric Bancroft (Preston Innovations Boldings) 124-6-0; Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 116-2-0. Fri., Open, Willows Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 194-6-0; Ron Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 188-4-0; Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings) 128-10-0. Sun., Oak & Willows Pools. Gaz Willey (Walsall) 210-3-0; Tony Woolaston (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 159-7-0; Gareth Emlyn (OAC) 154-3-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Wed., West Bromwich Senior Citizens AC. K. Haynes 121-8-0; J. Hickman 107-8-0; S. Groucutt 91-7-0. Thurs., Open. Neil Jones (Weston Pools) 171-5-0; Martin Griffiths (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 151-1-0; Darren Painter (Baggeridge) 149-0-0; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 136-14-0; Carl Stevens (Green Man AC) 126-11-0; Charlie Jeavons (Green Man AC) 125-0-0. (8 ton-up weights). Sat., Graham Jones AC. K. Roderick 146-12-0; T. Price 136-0-0; L. Jones 128-14-0. Sun., Green Man AC. T. Slater 154-3-0; A. Westwood 134-8-0; D. Painter 128-13-0.

Sensas Smithy's Evesham Youth AC, Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Sat 14th Aug. Juniors: Ollie Harvey 48-8-0; Zak Brotherton 34-12-0; Jack Martin 31-8-0; Oliver Robinson 28-10-0. Intermediates: Mike Cross 69-8-0; Callum Jenninggs 46-14-0; Dan Chalk 34-0-0.

Stoppo's Fishery Silvers Match, Coton-in-the Elms, Derbys. Sat. Tony Scott 14-10-0 (skimmers, rudd, roach and perch); Ben Sharratt (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 14-6-0; Dave Giles 11-12-0; Ash Chester 9-6-0.

The Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., S Canal. Tom Cunliffe 79-7-0; Raymond Shaw 76-14-0; Peter Bates 70-15-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Cedar Lake. John Bussy 146-4-0; Peter King 87-12-0; Ian Wilton 76-5-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Hill View & Homeground Lakes. Andy Power 647-8-0; Mark Cannings 416-12-0; Dan Squire 408-14-0; Ash Tomkins 382-8-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Lucky Dip, Prospect, Lower Benbo & Goose Pools. Connor Edwards (Burt Baits/Crewe MG) 127-10-0; Carl Day (Matrix) 108-9-0; Mike Rough (Royal Marines) 108-0-0.

Last Edited: 25 August 2021

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