BRIAN Hutchings emerged victorious from Littlemore AS’ two-day Thames Shield at Donnington & Sandford.

He triumphed with three points, beating Bob Gosbee on weight advantage, while Wayne Gray was third.

On the first day, Anthony Tomkins with 19lb 6oz 0drms of skimmers roach and dace on the pole with caster and Pete Clarke, who caught 15.0.0 mixed net on the pole with worm, won their sections at Donnington.

Gosbee, 18.15.0 of roach on the hemp and tare, and Hutchings (15.6.0) triumphed at Sandford.

The second day saw Gray, with 22.5.0 of roach on the hemp and tares, and Jacob Oliver, roach on the whip with caster for 8.7.0, win at Donnington.

Gordon Collier, 19.6.0 of roach with hemp and tares, and Pete Oliver (17.10.0) were victorious in their sections at Sandford, but Hutchings emerged the overall winner.

Meanwhile, Rich Ives won the tenth round of the Oxford Carp League on Red Kite Lake at Oakfield Fishery.

He achieved 75.6.0 feeding casters with maggot hookbait.

Dave Wilson was second with 69.10.0 and Martin Page (69.2.0) third.


Oakfield Fishery (Wednesday, Red Kite, 17 fished): 1 J Brewster (Dynamite Oakfield) 137.13.0, 2 C Davis (Dynamite Oakfield) 134.5.8, 3 B Eddy (Dynamite Oakfield) 106.1.0.

Oakfield Fishery (Saturday, Red Kite & Brook, 12 fished: 1 G Thorpe (GOT Baits) 195.11.0, 2 P Arnold 141.15.0, 3 C Davis (Dynamite Oakfield) 133.3.0.

Oakfield Fishery (Sunday, Red Kite, 15 fished): 1 P Bennett 88.14.8, 2 S Waters (Drennan) 80.11.0, 3 C Davis (Dynamite Oakfield) 75.0.0.