ANGLING: Winner Waddle lets one fish slip through the net

Steve Bartrum with the three bream that saw him come out on top in Yarnton & District AC’s match

Steve Bartrum with the three bream that saw him come out on top in Yarnton & District AC’s match

First published in Sport

DESPITE losing a fish, Geoff Waddle won the Abingdon and Oxford Anglers Alliance’s first carp match of the series over the weekend.

Waddle triumphed with a 16lb 8oz mirror, but he also had a small common which escaped before weighing!

Five of the six anglers caught a fish, Gary Yates coming a close second with a 16.7.0 common. Matt Bailey was third with 12.8.0.

The next in the four-match series is on Friday July 25.

It was a case of keeping it in the Tomkins family when Marston AC FTBs fished their opening matches on the River Cherwell.

Steve Tomkins won their first Wednesday evening meeting with a weight of 3.15.0 of roach and from a fancied peg opposite the rollers.

Maurice Winstone was second of the 11 contestants with 2.8.0, while Mick Denton came third with 1.12.0.

On Sunday, Anthony Tomkins pushed his dad, Steve, into second place, catching roach and perch on the waggler for 5.7.0.

Tomkins senior recorded 3.9.0, while Wayne Rudman was third in the field of ten with 2.13.0.

Martin Robinson came out a clear winner when eight anglers fished the Masons AC points match at Lodge Farm, Fritwell.

Robinson collected 90.0.0 of carp, caught alternating between meat and paste on the pole.

Second came Dave Pether with 36.11.0, followed by Jason Smith with 32.8.0.

Tony Bailey landed five carp up to 13lb to record a winning weight of 35.7.0 in Littlemore AS’s first Aggregate Cup at Pimlico Farm, where 17 fished.

Runner.up Doug Robinson had three on the pole with maggot for 31.13.0, while Charlie Bishop nabbed a 15lb carp in his third.placed tally of 25.2.0.

Beehive AC fished their FA Cup first.round contest on a perfect Panshill, where more than 1,100lb of fish hit the scales from the 14 anglers.

Kevin Jeacock came out on top with with 133.0.0 of carp to pole and paste.

Dave Wilson, with 111.0.0 carp to pole and pellet, was second while third came Bob Alder with 96.00.

Steve Bartrum triumphed in Yarnton & District AC’s match on the Thames at Yarnton Meadow, Bartrum won with three bream, fishing worm on the feeder for 14.4.0.

Kieran Thorne was second on 10.1.0. Third was Pete Oliver with 5.13.0.

OTHER RESULTS

Benson AC 1st Rosebowl (Benson, 7 fished): 1 D Webster 4-13-0, 2 M Marriott 4-9.0, 3 I Fisher 3.15.0.
Oakfield Fishery (Wednesday, Red Kite and Swallow Lakes,15 fished): 1 B Eddy (Dynamite Oakfield) 135.9.0, 2 J Rogers (Frenzee GOT Baits) 124.6.0, 3 P Alland (Dynamite Oakfield) 86.09.8.
Oakfield Fishery (Saturday, Red Kite and Swallow Lakes, 20 fished): 1 J Rogers (Frenzee GOT Baits) 133.01.8, 2 M Giles ( RS Baits) 115.9.0, 3 D Stratful (Dynamite Oakfield) 111.07.0.
Oakfield Fishery (Sunday, Red Kite Lake, 17 fished): 1 G Thorpe (GOT Baits) 163.0.8, 2 M Brayfield (Miracle Baits) 141.15.8, 3 A Blackwell 89.12.8.

TOMORROW’S FIXTURES

Oxford Summer League round 2: Thames at Medley. Draw Green Rd, Kidlington 8am, fishing 10-3.
Oxford Carp League: Panshill. Draw 10.30, fishing 11.30-5.30.
North Oxford AS: Roach Cup. Thames at Godstow. Draw 8, fishing 9-2.
Oxford Waltonian: J Foster Memorial, Clifton. Draw 1, fishing 3-8.
Marston AC: Halls Cup. Cherwell. Draw 7, fishing 8-1.
Dorchester AS: B&O, Thames at Benson. 8-1.

Latest Sport news

Oxford United boss Michael Appleton says the season finished too early

Oxford Mail:

12:20pm Monday 4th May 2015

Michael Appleton wished the end of the season was still a month away after Oxford United continued their strong form with a 1-0 win at Newport County.

Teenager Sam Humphreys so happy to make his U's debut

Oxford Mail:

12:10pm Monday 4th May 2015

Sam Humphreys was thrilled to finally make his senior debut for Oxford United, 12 years after joining the club.

Oxford United fans' chat

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Monday 4th May 2015

Have your say on the main talking points at Oxford United in our final 60-minute interactive discussion of the season.

Oxford United stalwart Andy Whing hints at retirement

Oxford Mail:

11:50am Monday 4th May 2015

Andy Whing is contemplating hanging up his boots this summer, but the popular midfielder is in talks about staying at Oxford United in another role.

RUGBY UNION: Matt Corker signs new deal with London Welsh

Oxford Mail:

11:39am Monday 4th May 2015

CLUB captain Matt Corker will embark on a ninth season with London Welsh after signing a new deal with the Exiles.

CRICKET: Karl Penhale to the fore as Oxfordshire defy downpour to brush Bucks aside

Oxford Mail:

7:20am Monday 4th May 2015

OXFORDSHIRE cruised to their second commanding Group 4 victory when they beat Bucks by eight wickets in a weather-affected game at Wormsley yesterday, writes MICHAEL KNOX.

WEEKEND RESULTS: May 2-3

Oxford Mail: football generic

6:10am Monday 4th May 2015

Oxford Mail: Ox Mail senior football wob

MOTORSPORT: Bradley Smith is eighth home in Spanish test

Oxford Mail: Bradley Smith starred in practice

3:12pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

Oxfordshire's Bradley Smith came home eighth in today's Spanish MotoGP in Jerez.

VIDEO: Highlights from Oxford United's win at Newport County

Oxford Mail: oxford united logo 1200pix

12:09pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

WATCH Kemar Roofe's wonder goal as Oxford United finished the season with a 1-0 win at Newport County.

Who was Oxford United's man of the match at Newport?

Oxford Mail: oxford united logo 1200pix

5:54pm Saturday 2nd May 2015

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree