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Junior Christmas match
Added on December 16, 2016

Junior Christmas match
Marsh Farm, Hill Pond, December 10th 2016


With a great turnout of a dozen, everyone managed to catch…some more than others. But there were no blanks, which was encouraging.

With the two top points scorers facing each other across the pond, they were able to keep their rivalry visible. After several matches dominated by Daniel Wallace, this match saw a timely reversal by Ethan Etherington.

The match was preceded with a demonstration by England’s Under 20 Youth team manager, Steve Sanders, himself a gold medallist with the England Veteran’s team. Steve demonstrated how to fish with joker in shallow water, such as Hill Pond, and after an instructed 5 minutes a sample each of bloodworm and joker was given to all competitors for there use in the match. A video of this can be viewed on our YouTube link.

It wasn’t long before Ethan and Daniel where starting to catch, but it was Ethan who switched to pinkie over the joker and began to pull away rapidly, ending the match with a magnificent 12lb 12ozs. Ethan had some nice tench, crucians, skimmers, roach and rudd in his impressive weight and secured top points on the day.

Coming up quietly was last years ‘Young Angler of the Year’, Michael Ewing, who finished with a respectable 3lb 2ozs, which included a bonus tench to add to his roach, perch and rudd. Just behind was Daniel Wallace who only managed to catch roach and rudd in his 2lb 13ozs net.

Specimen of the day was a good pound and three quarter crucian, which gave Ben an overall 4th place in the points league.

There is also another report of the prize and trophy presentations to read and see lots of photos in the Junior News section.

I hope you all have a great Christmas and gets lots of fishing presents!!! Hope to see many of you at the Academy day on the 29th… don’t forget to book in though!

Age Groups:

7-10 years
Michael Ewing 3-2-0

11-13 years
Daniel Wallace 2-13-0
Freddie Bacon 1-1-0
Ben Gregoriades 0-12-0
Tye Hackman 0-9-0
George Evans 0-4-0
Kane Hammond 0-2-0

14-16 years
Ethan Etherington 12-12-0
Ben Barnett 2-11-0
Daniel Casbon 0-3-0
James Buckley 0-3-0
Tom Stratford-Tuke 0-1-0

Junior Points League Table (After Final Round):
Dan Wallace                24pts
Ethan Etherington        17pts
James Buckley              6pts
Ben Gregoriades            6pts
Freddie Baker                5pts
George Evans                5pts
Charlie Heaton               4pts
Tye Hackman                 4pts
Ben Barnett                   3pts
Michael Ewing                3pts
Freddie Bacon                1pt

 

Junior Prize giving 2016
Added on December 16, 2016

Junior Prize & Trophy Presentations
Marsh Farm, December 12th 2016


All 12 competitors came into the pavilion at Marsh Farm cold and hungry and were treated to hot sausage rolls, pigs in blankets, sandwiches and chicken bites, which were demolished with relish!

Then the important business of awarding the Junior Points League prizes and Society trophies to those assembled. We started with the match itself and nobody was left out. Our special guest, England Veteran gold medallist and Under 20 Manager Steve Sanders, presented both the prizes for the league and the numerous trophies that where won during 2016.

The full list is below and will also be shown in next years permit.

Mayo Cup – Best bag of fish: Tye Hackman
Tidy Cup
– Best Specimen: Ben Barnett
Junior Centenary Cup – Specified Broadwater match: Ben Gregoriades
C-Light Trophy – Best Speciment at Broadwater: Jamie Burton (not present)
Junior Busbridge Trophy – Top Weight at Busbridge: Ethan Etherington
Osborne Cup – Top Junior over 12: Daniel Wallace
Osborne Cup – Top Junior under 12: George Evans
Richardson Merit Shield – Winner of night match: Kane Hammond
Johnsons Cup – Best performance at Johnsons Lake: Ben Barnett
Bramley Cup – Best overall performance at Bramley Lake: Daniel Wallace
Ray Tansley Trophy – Top weight at Busbridge Under 12: George Evans
Young Angler of the Year: Daniel Wallace

There are loads of pictures online from the prize and trophy presentations.

Hill Pond
Added on November 19, 2016

Hill Pond
12th November 2016


Just five turned out for this year’s penultimate round for another poor days fishing on Hill Pond! Current points leader Daniel Wallace showed another clean pair of heels to the field with a 3lb 2oz net of rudd and roach from peg 7.

Second again was Ben Gregoriades who was opposite Daniel on peg 13 and weighed in 4 roach for 1lb 2ozs.

Last match of the year on 10th December followed by ‘Party-Time’ and presentations

Age Groups:

11-13 years
Daniel Wallace 3-2-0
Ben Gregoriades 1-2-0

14-16 years
Daniel Casbon 0-10-0
James Buckley 0-8-0

Junior Points League Table (Round 8):
After rounds 1 to 7:

Dan Wallace               22pts
Ethan Etherington       13pts
James Buckley             6pts
Ben Gregoriades          6pts
Freddie Baker              5pts
George Evans              5pts
Charlie Heaton            4pts
Tye Hackman              4pts
Ben Barnett                2pts
Freddie Bacon             1pt 

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