Match Results Seniors


2024 Results
League Table so far……
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Eddy wins back-to back!
1st Eddy Hegarty 27lb 6oz
2nd Roy Ashworth 24lb 5 oz
3rd Oliver Zebedee-Howard 22lb 5oz
Results 4 2024
Eddy 1st
Roy 2nd

Eddy wins the 3rd match of the season.
1st Eddy Hegarty 29lb 2oz
2nd Mick Gorton 28lb 10oz
3rd Dave Rigby 22lb 12oz
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Craig (Butty the draw bag) wins the Rochdale Trophy Plate from….you guessed it, peg1!
1st Craig Howarth (peg1) - 28lb 1oz
2nd Mark Ashworth & Pete Mottram (pegs 2 & 8) - 9lb 14oz
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The first match of the season was on Lane in very windy conditions. 17 fished for the Work Party trophy, and only those who had attended a work party scored points towards the league.
Top 3 on the day were:-
1st Nigel Ashworth (peg 18) - 20lb 0oz
2nd Mark Ashworth (peg 15) - 18lb 10oz
3rd Dave Rigby (peg 1) - 16lb 11oz
This is the full match sheet but ignore the points as these are being reviewed.
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This years pre-season warm-up match was held at Fir Tree Fishery on Nookey Hollow on Saturday 23rd March, and with some excellent weights for the time of year.
Well done to Tim with a great winning weight of 76lb. Also a mention for Paul smashing his PB with 59lb 2oz and 4th spot.
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2023 Results
A great result for Jason winning the final match of the season, the Fur & Feather, just pipping Fred by 4 ounces!
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In a very close run Winter League series, Steve wins the match and the Winter League Trophy. Mark just edged out Simon for 2nd place otherwise it would have been a cont back on weight with Steve.
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Nigel takes the penultimate winter league match.
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Great weight from Simon in peg 8.
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Steve takes the 2nd of the winter league matches in peg 14.
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Well done to Pete taking the win in the first of the Winter League series in peg 15.
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We have our NEW club champion, OLI !!!!
Well done to him and also Eddy in coming 2nd and running Oli right down to the wire.
Another win for Gary 'the drawbag' Walker, taking the match win on peg 1.
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Oli consolidates his lead in the championship league with one match to go. Having said that, it is still all to play for between him and Eddy on the 24th September at Lane Head.
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Rochdale Catholic Club win the 2023 challenge match which was held at Lane Head on the 2nd September.
Oggy 'The Defector' had the best weight on the day with 27lb.
Once again the Society would like to thank Rochdale Angling for their kindness in sponsoring the event.
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Gary takes the win at Fir Tree with a great weight of 107lb. Oli sneaks another point on the board to take a 3 point lead into the final 2 matches.
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Craig takes top spot on the day but at the top of the league we have changes again with Oli now at the top with a great 2nd place.
It is now getting interesting especially as only the best 9 results count towards the league!!! Oli has been really consistent scoring in 8 matches already and Eddy in 7 matches!!
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Eddy and John take the overall win and with Eddy getting 5 points he now goes top in the league.
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We decided to continue on with a few more Wednesday evening matches whilst we have still got the light on our side. Results so far (top 3 only)….
20th July 2023
Nigel Ashworth - 76lb 3oz
Andrew Ogden - 37lb 0oz
Eddy Hegarty - 30lb - 0oz

13th July 2023
Nigel Ashworth - 40lb
Mark Ashworth 25lb
Andrew Ogden & Lee Bramwell 19lb

Nigel wins from peg 1.
It's now all square at the top of the league with Oli and Eddy on 17 points a piece!
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Nigel wins Rudyard

Great fishing on Bradshaws Lake 3 with Eddy taking top honours.
It's now getting tight at the top of the league with only 1 point separating Oli and Eddy, and Callum coming up fast on the outside. Could Callum retain his title? Still 7 matches to go though. Time for a little wager between yourselves boys?
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Some good weights on Wednesday evening, 28th June resulting in a new 3 hour match record.
Nigel Ashworth - 68lb 1oz, Eddy Hegarty - 34lb, Mark Ashworth - 28lb and Paul Benson - 19lb 8oz.

Pete wins a very close match to take the Homewaters Trophy. 'The hand of God' strikes twice in one day! Much better weights now being seen from various pegs around the lake, and yes, Colin did draw peg 1 again to make it 3 times in a row!!!!
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On the Wednesday night match Chris Egerton had the best weight so far this year on Lane Head! Bearing in mind that this is only a 3 hour match, his weight of 57lb 11oz on peg 10 is the second best ever recorded for an evening match, so well done to Chris.
Eddy was second with another good weight of 39lb
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Colin, with 'the hand of God' draws peg 1 again!! Well done again for taking full advantage. Oli in 2nd place maintains his position at the top of the league.
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Colin takes advantage of the flyer, peg 1 with a nice weight.
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Callum with a great weight at Bradshaws takes top spot.
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Simon wins the Rochdale Trophy plate. Much lower weights all round but very tight for the points. Oli now takes top spot in the league with a 3 point lead.
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The best weight on the day was Matt's but unfortunately he hadn't done a work party so, the trophy and top points go to Oli with the second best weight.
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2022 Results
Nigel wins the last match of the season.
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Pete finally turned up for the last match of the winter league and won with a great weight for this time year.
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Well done to Craig taking top spot in the winter league for 2022.
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Our 4th Match of the winter series was held at Bradshaws so as usual, several guest joined us to make up the numbers.
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Well done to Oli taking the win. Still some good weights coming out for this time of year. Next up is Bradshaws Lake 4.
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Colin just pips Craig in the 2nd match in this Winter League series.
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Eddy was back in peg 1 (again!!!) to take the first win in the Winter League series.
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Well done to Eddy taking the last match of the season and the 'Shoot The Moon' Trophy.
However, there was a bit more at stake in this last match. Eddy could still catch Callum for the league title and it was a nail biter until the last two to weigh.
With Eddy on the in-form peg 1, he managed to take advantage with the win. Callum had to at least come 3rd to take the title and that's just what he diid. Commiserations to Eddy but a huge well done to Callum in his first season at the club!
There is also a little matter of a £100 side bet with Matt which I am sure will be the most important part of it!!

Your Club Champ for 2022
Callum League Champ

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Eddy wins Shoot Moon

A brilliant win for Colin in peg 6. However, in future he just needs to keep an eye on his keep net at the end of the match to avoid having to wade in to look for it in his 'Y' fronts! Luckily Oli had already secured it for him and very kindly placed it in his peg!!! Well done Oli, but next time just remember to let Colin know that, to avoid any more embarrassment! A video is available on our facebook page for you pleasure!
Also well done to Callum, sneaking another point closer to the League Title!
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Craig winds two in row at Bradshaws!
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With another new match record at Lane Head, Craig takes the Arthur Cooper Mem. Shield. Tim also beat the last match record set only a month ago!
It should be a cracking finish in the league with 3 matches remaining and only 1 point separating the top 3, closely followed by couple of others.
100lb+ weights here we come!!!
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Mick and Callum win the Bob Harris Pairs Trophy.
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Nigel wins the Rudyard cup in style with a new match record at Lane Head!
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Big weights today at Bradshaws with Tim coming out on top with his PB and first ton up!! What a way to smash a ton!
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Callum takes the Calvin Clarkson Trophy at Lane Head to put him in top spot in the league table by 4 clear points! The lad's on fire!
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Well done to Craig winning at Moss Farm with the best weight of the year so far.
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The Work Party Trophy was won by Nigel Ashworth…..out of…. peg 1…Again!
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Nigel wins again
Colin 2nd

Fred wins the G.A. Electrical Trophy at Bradshaws.
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Nigel takes the 2nd match of the season. Again peg 1 does the damage!
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Nigel wins 2nd

Well done to Roy winning the first match of the season fishing feeder in peg 1.
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Roy wins

2021 Results
Tim wins the last match of the season, The Fur & Feather.
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After a nice start to the last of the winter series the weather made a turn for the worse. Snow moved in and it was extremely cold. By mutual agreement the match was shortened after around 3 hours had been fished. Only Mark and Craig had caught so it was a 'weigh off' with Mark coming out on top!
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These are the final positions in the Winter League. A big well done to Colin taking the title and also to Mark and Eddy in 2nd and 3rd places.
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Well done to Gary winning the 4th winter league on lake 4 at Bradshaws.
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Mathew, with his first win, takes the 3rd of the winter league series.
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Nigel wins the second of the winter league series in peg 15.
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Well done to Colin winning the first of the winter league series (and thanks go to Bruno for providing the bait!!).
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Tim wins the final match of the summer season to top the league table and become Club Champion for 2021!!!! A massive well done to Tim.
On the day a big well done to Matt coming 2nd and Michael coming 3rd, both fishing only their 2nd match ever!!
In second place in the final league positions was Eddy, with Olly in 3rd, so well done to both of them.
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Tim wins the league

Final league positions:-
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Well done to Craig winning the penultimate match of the summer league. This leaves one match left with Tim and Eddy on equal points at the top of the league! Hopefully we have great turn out like this match (15 fished).
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Mark wins using his 'Top Secret' pellets to catch 4 good carp down the edge. The only person who can catch Tim in the league, with 2 matches remaining is Eddy. Big battle to come for 3rd place!!
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Craig bags up on Brads with the best weight of the year so far!
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Colin and Lee take the win in the pairs!
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Tim bags up on the F1s in peg 1 with the best weight of the season so far on Lane Head. Tim caught shallow on caster and now heads up the table on 16 points.
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Tim wins the Homewaters Cup

Jimmy wins the 3rd away match of the season. Eddy, Mick and Olly top the league, all on 10 points each.
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Eddy moves to the top of the League with a nice win at Whitmore on the Donut lake.
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Nigel wins the Ronnie Bartrum Memorial Shield at Lane Head in peg 1. The league is starting to take shape but is very tight at the top with Mick Gorton still heading up affairs.
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With low weights on todays match, Mick bags his first win of the season to take an outright lead in the League table!
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Gary wins the Rochdale Trophy Plate up at Lane Head.
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Well done to Simon Newsham winning the season opener at Moss Farm fisheries. Also, well done to Olly coming 2nd. He takes the maximum points and the trophy having done one of the work parties.
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2020 Results
Well done to Mark winning the Fur & Feather in pouring rain out of peg 2!
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Mark Fur Feather 2020

2nd Winter League result to follow.
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Eddy wins the first of the winter league series.
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Eddy takes the final match of the summer league at Wrightington Fishery.
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Well done to Eddy winning the Chairmans Cup up at Lane Head. With only one match remaining, Eddy now has an unassailable lead making him the club champion for 2020!!
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Tim takes the honours this week, winning the Canal Cup at Lane Head.
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Congratulations to Tim as he wins at Partridge!
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The second of the challenge matches against Todmorden was held on Croft on the 16th August. Tim won the match individually with a weight of 38lb but Tod took the match overall on on points. This means that over the two legs, Todmorden ran out the winners.
Tod 2 results
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Well done to Simon winning the Bob Harris Pairs Trophy. With an odd number fishing, Simon was left on his own so his weight was doubled. Full results to follow.
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Craig smashes the best weight this year to win the Rudyard Cup at Bradshaws.
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Eddy with a good weight takes the Homewaters Cup.
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With the carp feeding again, we had a 'ding dong' of an evening match on the 8th July at Lane Head! Simon Newsham won with 44lb, Aaron Beresford 2nd with 43lb 8ox, Craig Gorton 3rd with 43lb and Pete Mottram 4th with 38lb.
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Craig wins the 4th evening match at Lane Head with 27lb 4oz. Pete Mottram was second with 7lb 4oz and Gary Walker 3rd with 7lb.
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Tim wins the 3rd evening match just pipping Aaron. Tim had 18lb 6oz on peg 3 while Aaron had 18lb off peg 15.
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Eddy wins the Calvin Clarkson Trophy held at Lane Head.
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Well done to Aaron Beresford winning the second evening match on the 17th June out of peg 7. Again no exact weights but Aaron had 6lb, Gary Walker 5lb in peg 1 and Andy Ogden 3lb odd.
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WVAS take a 14 point lead into the final leg of the challenge matches against Todmorden Angling Society. It was a tough day with the carp still spawning and not showing. Well done to Simon Newsham who had the best weight on the day fishing for Tod.
Tod result at Lane Head
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The first of our evening matches was held on Wednesday, 10th June and was won by Craig Gorton. We do not have precise weights but Craig weighed 6lb odd, Fred Prudham 2nd with 4lb odd and Aaron Beresford was in 3rd.
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Finally we managed to hold our first match of the 2020 season! After fishing brilliantly since lockdown, Lane Head decided that it was its turn to go on lockdown!
Well done to Fred on peg, winning the first match.
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2019 Results
The Fur & Feather was the final match of the season and was won by Lee Bramwell. A weigh-in did not take place but Lee had one carp of approximately 4lb, whilst Colin Whitehead had 14 fish for about 2lb and in 3rd place was Eddy Hegarty with 8 fish about 1lb.
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Pete wins the final winter League match and with it, the Winter League title!
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Great weights again up at Lane Head with Pete coming out on top.
Only one match left of the Winter League and its between Pete and Craig for the trophy. Pete has 15 points to Craig's 12, with Nigel in 3rd on 9 points.
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Pete 4th WL
Nigel 4th WL
Tim 4th WL
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With a fantastic weight for the time of year, Craig wins at Bradshaws on Lake 4.
This puts Craig in top spot in the winter league with 11 points and Pete Mottram in second with 10 points.
Check out the full league table in the side bar.
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Pete wins again! Another great weight, this time on the feeder out of peg 18.
The league table will be added after the next match which is at Bradshaws on Lake 4, but after two matches, that puts Pete Mottram leading on 10 points, Craig Gorton in 2nd place on 6 points and Martin Duffy in 3rd place on 4 points.
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Martin with a beautiful ghosty caught on peg 12 during the match.
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What a cracking start to the Winter League! Pete Mottram wins the first match with a new match record for Lane Head from peg 4. Craig also had a cracking weight out of peg 15.
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In the final match of the summer league, Simon wins the Shoot The Moon Trophy at Partridge Lakes on Covey 5.
Once again, congratulations go to Craig, winning the league for the second year running.
I reported on the last set of results that Mick Gorton had already secured runner up in the league. However, as Mick pointed out, the summing up of the points was reported incorrectly and Simon Newsham had a further 2 points and with his win, this actually gives him runner up spot! Sorry Mick for that error but well done on 3rd spot.

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Well done to Mick winning the Chairmans cup at Lane Head.
With one match remaining, Craig Gorton holds an unassailable lead in the league and means that he takes the Senior title for the 2nd year running. Congratulations go to Craig. Also, well done to Mick Gorton coming runner-up in the league as he also cannot be caught with Gary Walker being unable to fish the last match at Partridge Lakes.
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With the best weight of the year so far, and a Personal Best, Pete wins the Arthur Cooper Memorial Shield at Whitmore.
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With a fantastic weight and a NEW match record on home waters, Mick wins the Rochdale Trophy Plate at Lane Head. Great weights also from Pete Mottram and Pete Fitton but also great back-up weights all round.
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Mick Record at Lane Head
Well done to Pete and Andy winning the Bob Harris Pairs Trophy.
Some great weights today with over 200lb of fish caught by 11 anglers! Also 3 great weights over 30lb. Pete with 38lb 12oz, Eddie with 37lb and Jimmy with 31lb 8oz.
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Pete pairs
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Well done to Craig, winning the Rudyard Cup at Lane Head.
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Craig wins Rudyard
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Pete wins again on the second of the 3 hour evening matches at Lane Head.
Pete Mottram 46lb 6oz
Oliver Z-H 26lb 12oz
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Pete 2nd eve match
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Well done to all those who fished in the challenge matches against Rochdale Waltons.
Over the two legs, WVAS came out winners by 172 points to 100 points.
Waltons result 2019
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Congratulations to Jimmy winning the Homewaters Cup at Lane Head.
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Attached are the results from the challenge match against Rochdale Waltons on the 30th June. WVAS take a commanding lead into the second leg and Craig does it again with a great weight away from home.
Resultons at Waltons 2019
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Craigs on fire!!! Two in a row now winning the Calvin Clarkson Trophy at Bradshaws.
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The first of our 3 hour evening matches was held at Lane Head on the 19th June. Our new member Pete Mottram won it in style breaking previous match records for Lane Head with a cracking weight of 50lb 6oz. Craig Gorton was 2nd with 31lb. Fred 3rd - 19lb 8oz, Billy 4th - 16lb and Tim 5th with 10lb 8oz.
Pete Mottram record
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Well done to Craig taking the Stanley Pell Cup with the best weight so far this year at Lane Head.
Craig Stanley Pell
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Congratulations to Eddy winning the Ronnie Bartrum Memorial Shield with a the top weight of the year so far with 70lb.
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Martin wins the G.A. Electrical Trophy at Lane from peg 2 on the feeder.
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Well done to Olly winning the 2nd match of the season held at Lane Head, the Canal Cup.
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Congratulations to Simon winning the first match of the season, the Work Party Trophy.
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