A BIG bream took Pete Clarke to the top in Littlemore AS’s Sumner Cup on the Thames at Sandford.

Clarke beat off his 16 rivals to finish first with 11lb 9oz 0drms.

Steve Pitson was second with a net of roach for 8.4.0, while Thomas Need came third with 7-14.0.

Steve Johnson walked away with the honours as Yarnton & District kicked off their Winter League campaign with the Ron Cox Memorial Cup at Bishops Bowl Fishery in Warwickshire.

Johnson caught 16.11.0 of silvers and 14 carp. The carp counted as eight ounces each because of the ‘silver match’ rule, giving him a total of 23.11.0.

Runner-up Harry Oliver managed 11.10.0 of silvers and ten carp for 16.10.0, while Jamie Godfrey was third with 8.13.0 of silvers and 11 carp for a 14.5.0.

Kidlington held their La Patisserie Cup (seventh points match) on the Cherwell, Bransons End, along with North Oxford AS.

Maurice Winstone (North Oxford|) won with 4.11.8, from Ron Hiller (Kidlington) on 3.4.0 and Martin Robinson (North Oxford ) on 2.7.0.


Oakfield (Wednesday, Red Kite, 17 fished): 1 A Quarmby, 68.15.8, 2 P Alland (Dynamite Oakfield) 65.10.0, 3 K Thornton, 58.7.8.

Oakfield (Saturday, Red Kite, 15 fished): 1 P Alland (Dynamite Oakfield) 114.4.0, 2 J Rogers (Frenzee GOT Baits) 97.8.0 3 D Smith (GOT Baits) 84.11.0.

Oakfield (Sunday, Red Kite, 16 fished): 1 R Young (Dynamite Oakfield) 93.11.0, 2 A Rayment, 87.4.0, 3 K Thornton, 84.12.0.


Oxford & District AA: Swan Open, Upper Thsmes, draw Swan Inn, Radcot. Masons AC: Donnington, draw 7.30, fishing 8.30-1.30.

Beehive AC: Pairs match, Lower Court, draw 9, fishing 10-4.

North Oxford AC: Foster Cup, Cherwell, draw 8, fishing 9-2.