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Angling match results for week ending 29 August 2021 (including Bank Holiday Monday)

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Bridgtown Social AC, Cannock Extension Canal, Yate's Boat Yard Section, Pelsall, Walsall, W. Mids. Sun. Colin Tillet (Bridgtown Social AC) 12-4-4 (4 tench plus rudd); Paul Caley (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-13-0; Hughie Blair (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-0-0.

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Soho Loop, Prison End, Winson Green, B'ham. Sun. John Brockway (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-0-0; Colin Wellings (Wednesbury) 3-6-4; Chris Rice (Sensas Black Country) 3-1-0; Dave Hughes (Sensas Black Country) 2-7-8; Neil Chapman (DT FLOATS/Sensas Smithy's/Cadence Fishing Tackle) 2-7-6; Mel Howard (Sportsman AA) 2-4-3.

Doggers AC, Wyrley & Essington Canal, Fingerpost Section, Pelsall, Walsall, W. Mids. Sun. G. Flint (Doggers AC) 4-6-0 (silvers); S. Griffiths (Doggers AC) 3-6-0; R. Jackson (Doggers AC) 2-15-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Back of 3 Hammers Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs PM, 4 hour Match. Barry ‘the Wizard' Jones (Goodyear AC) 7-5-7 (couple of good perch, skimmers and roach); Mal Boden (Goodyear AC) 2-11-4; Ray Campbell (Goodyear AC) 2-9-0.

Hodnet AC Open, Shropshire Union Canal, The Honesty Box Section, Soudley, Shrops. Sun. Steve Fogel (Crewe MG) 9-0-0 (skimmers, roach and perch); Paul Andrews (Team Les ‘O') 7-0-0; Bernie Leatherbarrow (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 6-10-0; Bob Yeomans (Hodnet AC) 6-2-0.

Liverpool & District AA, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Pilling Lane Section, Maghull, Merseyside. Wed. Jeff Stirratt 11-12-0; Colin Cliffe 9-15-0; Paul Charnock 7-15-0. Sun., Walkover & Gardens Sections. John Easton 5-5-0; Craig Dickinson 3-9-0; Paul Charnock 3-8-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA Senior Summer League, Round 2, Sankey (St. Helens) Canal, Havannah Flash, St. Helens, Merseyside. Sun 22nd Aug. Stan Roberts (Ashton) 6K 550g (tench and carp); Sean Dalby (Newton) 3K 300g; Chris Grehan (Warrington) 2K 900g; Tony Smith (Newton) 2K 760g.

Sensas HanKat AS Superteam Open, Dudley No.1 Canal, Link 51 Section, Merry Hill, W. Mids. Sat. Jason Cunningham (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 13-7-0; Lee Woodhouse (Sensas HanKat AS Superteam) 9-13-4; Merv ‘the Swerve' Rogers (Sensas Black Country) 8-15-0; Micky Howell (Sensas HanKat AS Superteam) 8-13-10; Dave Hughes (Sensas Black Country) 8-13-0; Steve ‘Lipsy' Hughes (Matrix Phil's Tackle) 8-0-0. Bank Holiday Mon., Dudley No.1 Canal, Woodside High Numbers Section, Merry Hill, W. Mids. Tony Bowen (Storey's) 4-3-8; Steve Dudley (Sensas Black Country) 3-14-10; John ‘the Viking' Browning (Midlands Match/Evolved Baits) 3-14-8; Darren Bolton (Sensas Black Country) 3-8-8; Shane Bassett (Sensas Black Country) 3-7-7; John Cartwright (Red Lantern) 3-6-8.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal, Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. Mel Howard (Sportsman AA) 7-3-10 (roach); Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 3-4-10; Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 2-14-0; Dave Sheaf (Canal Kings) 2-9-13; Dennis Sumner (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 1-15-13.

Sportsman AC Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Tipton, W. Mids. Wed PM. Dave Berrow (Carthy's Tackle) 9-11-0; Baz Buckley (Sportsman AC) 9-2-0; Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 6-12-0; Brian Callow (Sportsman AC) 4-13-0.

Todmorden Open, Rochdale Canal, Sandholme, Derdale, Bakehouse & Library Sections, East Riding of Yorkshire, Yorks. Sun. Denis Hill 7-3-0; Jim Newham 6-6-0; Dave Chadwick 5-12-0; Keith Deacon 4-6-0; Mark Lewis 4-4-0; Dean Turner 3-14-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Main Line Canal, Red Lion PH Bridge, Marsworth, Tring, Herts. Tues. Andy Allday 8-6-0 (bream, skimmers, roach, perch and a few gudgeon); Brian Elliott 7-9-0; John Sears 5-15-0; Martin Rodwell 5-6-0; Steve Purdy 5-5-0.

Wolverhampton AA August 2021 Three Day Festival, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat., Day One. Graham Smith (Daiwa Dorking) 12-6-3 (skimmers and hybrids); Dave Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 11-4-4; Simon Beswick (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 8-1-1; Kevin Perry (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 7-6-4; Mal Boden (Goodyear AC) 6-4-0; B. Clarke 6-1-0. Sun., Day Two, Shropshire Union Canal, High Onn, nr. Church Eaton, Staffs. Dave Lister 10-1-0 (roach); Paul Tabron (Matrix Halifax) 8-14-4; Chris Gorrell 8-10-0; Martin Owen (Sensas Black Country) 7-7-0; Ray Campbell (Sankey's) 7-3-4; Dave Lloyd (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 7-1-13. Bank Holiday Mon., Day Three, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Wombourne, S. Staffs. Wayne Kearney (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 12-10-0; Simon Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 11-2-0; Simon Mottram (Crewe MG) 8-9-0; Martin Owen (Sensas Black Country) 6-14-0; Kev Clarke (Wigan MG) 6-1-4; J. Leeds 6-0-4. Festival overall: Siimon Mottram (Crewe MG) 5; Martin Owen (Sensas Black Country) 6; Simon Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 9; Dave Lister 11; B. Clarke 12 (on weight); C. Robinson 12.

Wolverhampton AA Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Penkridge, Staffs. Wed. Neil Dale (Stafford) 6-9-10; Tony Walsh (Sensas) 5-13-0; Richard Hicklin (Evolved Baits) 4-1-0; Barry Williams (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 3-11-9; Ed Warren (Starlets) 2-14-10; Dave Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 2-11-11.

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Goodyear AC Waters, Slade Heath Basin Section, Coven, Staffs. Wed. Ray Campbell (Sankey's) 5-1-3; Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 4-4-12; Paul Caley (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-12-0; Mick Westwood (Norton Canes) 3-7-7; Bert ‘the Legend' Simmill (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 2-10-0; Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 2-8-8.


Bridgnorth Comrades AS Club Match, River Severn, Private East Bank, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. John Webb 12-14-0 (small chub); Mark Blackburn (KDAA) 11-14-0 (two bream plus a few perch); Dave George 11-9-0; Graham Ilic 8-8-0.

Bridgnorth AS Bank Holiday Team Challenge Match, River Severn, Linley Bank, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Bank Holiday Mon. Andy Price (KDAA) 95-0-0 (mostly chub); Tony Moreton (KDAA) 64-3-0; Joe Holloway (Milo MGM) 37-14-0; Nigel Davies (Barford AA) 24-10-0; Mike Davies (Barford AA) 22-5-0. Teams: KDAA 56; Milo MGM 52; Barford AA 50; Lifestyle 49; Rosa's Rebels 42; Wolves 41; Bridgnorth AS 34; Harry's Boys 28.

Cookley AS, River Severn, The Pitchcroft, Worcester, Worcs. Sun. Ian Dury (Cookley AS) 7-3-0; Ron Price (Cookley AS) 4-2-0; Keith Bunce (Cookley AS) 3-9-0.

Droitwich Spa AC Members Only, Warwickshire Avon, Twyning, Glos. Thurs. R. Millward 13-10-4; P. Simnett 13-5-2; J. Bartlett 11-0-12; P. Sanford 9-3-12; G. Seadon 7-6-0; G. Summers 6-8-8.

Kidderminster & District AA Open, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Sat. Dave Foxall 37-6-0; Martin Harrell 15-4-0; Jamie Naylor 11-4-0; Phil Coles 10-15-0; Ash Meekam 10-6-0.

Littlemore AC, Tony Perks Roach Cup, River Thames, Sandford, Oxon. Sun 15th Aug. Brian Hutchings 15-4-0 (roach); Martin Kirk 12-6-0; Alan Campbell 5-14-0.

Olney & Clifton FA, The Les Wallis Teams of Four Charity Match, River Gt. Ouse, Olney, Bucks. Sun 22nd Aug. Colmic Northants. 38-15-0; Mixed Bag 32-7-0; Gone Fishin' 27-5-0; Wellingborough Green 23-2-0; Wellingborough Black 21-2-0; Wellingborough Red 19-15-0. (£400 raised for the British Heart Foundation).

River Medway Open, Barming, Kent. Wed. Graham Saunders (MVAS) 39-4-0 (bream); Steve Clark (Tackle & Bates) 12-6-0; Mick Roberts (MVAS) 11-4-8; Fred Brown (SEMG) 8-6-0; Mick Wright (MVAS) 7-12-8; Steve Wilson (MVAS) 7-2-4; Steve Sanders (Preston Innovations) 7-2-0; John Gore (Maver South East) 6-10-8.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Sprotbrough, S. Yorks. Sun. Andy Anderson (Team Normanton) 15-8-0; James Cameron (Team Normanton) 15-4-0; Brian Hague (Rotherham Raiders) 12-9-0; John Deakin (Daiwa Dons) 10-11-0; Jay Goulding (Daiwa Dons) 10-0-0.

Sensas Smithy's Evesham Youth AC, Warwickshire Avon, The Common Stretch, Evesham, Worcs. Sat 21st Aug. Juniors: Sam Moulton 6-1-0; Preston Rusher 2-8-4; Jacob Lees 1-14-0. Adults: Glenn Robinson 5-15-0; Pete Jones 5-6-0; Jon Lees 3-15-0.

Canal & River Stillwater

Northants/Nene AC, Clattercote Reservoir, Claydon, Banbury, Oxon. Sun 22nd Aug. John Broughton 94-14-0 (carp); Paul Keal 64-0-0; Peter Fish 30-8-0.


Buckley AA, The Trap Pool, Buckley, Wales. Wed. Pete Evans 15-2-0 (F1s and skimmers); Chris Ellis 14-12-0; Kev Carr 13-4-0; Ken Edwards 9-14-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. R. Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 10-9-0; S. Till (Long Eaton Fed.) 8-1-0; P. Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 6-11-0; D. Guess (Soldiers & Sailors) 6-4-0; J. Marcer (Belper) 4-13-0; P. Swainston (Nottm. Deaf) 4-3-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA The Disabled & Over 60's Members Weekly Match, Yew Tree Reservoir, nr. St. Helens, Merseyside. Wed. Paul Hill (Widnes) 30-4-0 (silver fish and carp); Billy Aston (Golborne) 28-13-0; Bernie Breese (St. Helens) 27-3-0; Eddie Marcroft (Golborne/Newton Tackle & Bait) 18-15-0.

Patshull Park Fishery, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Wed., Deeps Section. Steve Preece (M&S Joinery) 16-1-0 (bream and skimmers); Tim Cadwalleder (Garbolino) 12-10-0; Ian Giddins (Maver/Bag'em) 8-4-0.


Blundell Fisheries, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Trio, West, Pine & Ash Lakes. Alan Sharman 121-0-0 (carp to 8lb); Cliff Noble (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 120-10-0; Mark Hassall (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 112-2-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Lake 9. Micky Barlow 84-8-0; Danny Keenan 77-14-0; Carl Harvey 71-14-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Snake Lakes 1 & 2. John Shellam 73-6-0; Steve Carrier 71-4-0; Allan Isherwood 62-2-0.

Chris Hill Silvers Open, Larford Lakes, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. Sat., Burr Bank Section. Charlie Wheelwright (Earlswood) 72-0-0; Jack O'Sullivan (Sonubaits) 67-13-0; Sean Connelly (Earlswood) 65-6-0; Chris Hill (B'ham) 61-10-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 105-2-0 (carp to 9lb); Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 74-3-0; Richard E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 66-6-0. Bank Holiday Mon., Match Pool. Richard Wells (Leicester) 115-11-0 (carp to 10lb); Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 82-12-0; Jamie Galloway (Hawkesbury) 74-11-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Thurs., Costcutter, Canal & Bridge Pools. A. Adams 197-1-0; G. Dodd 150-9-0; B. Myatt 117-2-0; S. Hughes 98-9-0; P. Shone 97-9-0; R. Young 97-3-0. Sat., Island Pool & Match Lake. Dylan Taylor 188-3-0; Jake Robinson 165-15-0; John Myatt 138-13-0; John Chapman 132-13-0; Sam Slocket 130-13-0; Steve Edwards 110-14-0.

High Heyes Farm Fishery, (The Catteries), Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Ian Brogden 93-4-0; Dave Rose 82-4-0; Paul Banks 73-12-0.

Lingmere Fisheries, Birkenhead, The Wirral. Sat., Steve Openshaw 108-15-0; C. Smith 95-11-0; J. Armour 64-8-0.

Moathouse Angling Academy, The Howard Family Trophy, Mere Lane Fishery, Preston, Lancs. Sat., Doughnut Pool. Juniors: Warren Jones 65-3-0 (carp and ide); Alex Glover 39-10-0; Ava Taylor 33-0-0. Ladies: Tanya Whitley-Price 17-5-0; Lisa Mason 8-1-0; 3rd placed Carole Maughan (no weight supplied).

Monkhall Fishery, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Open, Swallow Pool. Chris Lewis (Weston Pools) 145-6-0; Clive Woodham (Weston Pools) 125-12-0; Andy Griffiths (Weston Pools) 124-8-0. Sat., Open, Buzzard Pool. Warren Jennings (Monkhall) 263-8-0 (NEW POOL RECORD); Jason Attwell (Monkhall) 159-0-0; Steve Penwright (Goodyear AC) 144-8-0. Sun., Open, Owl Pool. Morgan Davidson (Maver Midlands) 229-0-0; Ty Woods (Chester Tackle Locker) 162-10-0; Ash Davies (Maver Gold Dynamite) 144-0-0.

Moss Farm Fisheries, Irlam, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Madison's Lake. John Pearson 111-6-0; Mark Whiteside 102-4-0; Alan Wakefield 92-4-0.

NISA Feeders Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Wed., Lambsdown Pool. Barry Byrd (Casemore Baits) 193-13-0; Pat Finucane 135-11-0; Martin Payne (Jaguar AC) 99-13-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. Thomas Charters 97-1-0-0; Pete Heaven 71-15-0; Des Jarvis 59-8-0. Sat., Open, Molands Mere Pool. Trevor Hodges 66-10-0; Phil Beveridge 61-4-0; Keith Deaner 37-12-0. Sun., Open, Little Geary's Pool. Stephen Bellion 90-10-0 (12 F1s); Jon Newton 80-14-0; Phil Canning 69-8-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Covey Lakes 2-4 & 6. Mark Davies 111-3-0; Lee Thornton 109-11-0; Alan Falzon 92-11-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs., Open. Scott Doodson (Drennan NW0 129-14-0; Matt Stobbs (OAC) 120-13-0; Graham Pountney (Button Oak) 114-9-0; Charlie Jeavons (Green Man AC) 113-15-0. Sat., Woodstone AC. K. Addiss (Woodstone AC) 118-9-0; F. Cook (Woodstone AC) 105-0-0; (Joint 3rd) C. Hobbs (Woodstone AC) 88-6-0; L. Hewitt (Woodstone AC) 88-6-0. Sun., Baggeridge AC. K. Bradnick (Baggeridge AC) 124-4-0; J. Biggs (Baggeridge AC) 112-0-0; S. Gayden (Baggeridge AC) 108-12-0.

Stoppo's Fishery Silvers Only Open, Coton-in-the Elms, Derbys. Sat. Tony Scott 31-0-0 (skimmers, roach, rudd and crucians) (NEW SILVERS RECORD); Ashley Chesters 21-4-0; John Stevens 12-4-0.

The Old Codgers, Arden Lakes Fishery, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warks. Sat., Alistair's Bridge Lake. John Eales 180-10-0; Steve Stokes 161-9-0; Paul Rowberry 100-7-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Homeground Lake. Ash Tomkins 320-0-0; Pemb Wrighting 254-10-0; Simon Stacey 248-10-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Upper & Lower Benbo, Boulders & Goose Pools. Matt Goulding (Maver NW) 108-12-0; Connor Edwards (Burt Baits/Crewe MG) 107-9-0; Carl Day (Matrix) 104-15-0.

Last Edited: 31 August 2021

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