Rowell’s quality roach pushes Watling into second

A round-up of last week’s angling and this week’s fixtures with Stan and Fizz.

Angling with Stan and Fizz


THERE was a small open match on Sunday in preparation for the winter league which starts in two weeks. Garbolino Peterborough’s Dave Rowell caught quality roach to finish just ahead of Stanjay’s Anthony Watling.

RESULT: 1. Dave Rowell Garbolino Peterborough 9lb 12oz; 2. Anthony Watling Fox Match Stanjay 9lb 5oz.


EIGHT anglers fished in Sunday’s match in Dolphin Meadow, won by Mick Andrews with 6lb 3oz.

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RESULT: 1. Mick Andrews 6lb 3oz; 2. Colin Leach 5lb 5oz; 3. Tony McGregor 4lb 10oz.


BOTH end pegs took the top two places in Sunday’s match on the Narrows. Ray Steels was the winner with 10lb 10oz, with Paul Kilby in second place and George Coles third.

RESULT: 1. Ray Steels 10lb 10oz; 2. Paul Kilby 7lb 3oz; 3. George Coles 3lb 11oz.

In a very successful junior match at Factory Bank on Saturday, Lewis Kilby weighed in 12lb 2oz to win.

RESULT: 1. Lewis Kilby 12lb 2oz; 2. Lewis Martin 5lb 1oz; 3. Ryan Judd 2lb 2 � oz.


SUNDAY’S match was fished at Burtons Bank, with Dick Denson the winner.

RESULT: 1. Dick Denson 6lb 13oz; 2. Tony Ingram 4lb 3oz; 3. Dave Jarrett 3lb 14oz.


MAX Rush won Saturday’s junior match, the Pinkie Challenge, with 48 fish. It was his first ever match success after a number of near misses.

RESULT: 1. Max Rush 48 fish; 2. Charlie Rush 28 fish; 3. Anna Gaunt 23 fish.


THE two-day final took place last weekend, with Warren Martin victorious.

The match is decided on overall weight and Warren, the winner of Saturday’s match, was the clear winner, almost 20lb ahead of Sunday’s victor Simon Easey.

RESULT: Saturday: 1. Warren Martin Lewis’s Anglers World 66lb; 2. Neil Parkinson Dynamite Middy 46lb 5oz; 3. James Heaps Chestnut Pool 37lb 14oz; 4. Richard Bond Bury 37lb 3oz.

Sunday: 1. Simon Easey Fox Match Stanjay 55lb 2oz; 2. Mark Pollard Fox Match Stanjay Dynamite 47lb 6oz; 3. Dave Reeve Cross Drove 45lb 12oz; 4. John Shephard Cross Drove 44lb 3oz; 5. Paul Goldstraw Fox Match Stanjay 39lb 5oz.

Overall: 1. Warren Martin 98lb 2oz (�1,000); 2. Simon Easey 80lb 9oz (�500); 3. Neil Parkinson 75lb 14oz.


SATURDAY’S qualifier was fished on Snake Lake.

RESULT: 1. Sammy McSpadden Wisbech 64lb 8oz; 2. Rob Anstey Cambridge 63lb 10oz; 3. Dave Priestley Shipshape Tackle 58lb 2oz.


DENNIS Holliday won last Tuesday’s Golden Rod match on Honeysuckle Lake.

RESULT: 1. Dennis Holliday Biggleswade 43lb 8oz; 2. John Millard Newmarket 40lb oz; 3. Malcolm Theakstone Letchworth 38lb 8oz.


SUNDAY sees the final round of the King of the Pond.

Steve Webb heads the field by 6lb from Ken Hannan. Stanjay Sports have stepped in after the withdrawal of the original sponsors and the presentation has been moved to the Golden Knight after Sunday’s match.

Weights with one match to be fished: 1. Steve Webb 20lb; 2. Ken Hannan 13lb 11oz; 3. Graham Marsh 10l 5oz; 4. Stuart Gilbert 9lb 5oz.