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Crowsports take an early lead in winter league
12:04am Thursday 11th October 2012 in Sport
Browning Crowsports took an early lead in this year’s Avon Valley Winter League, comfortably winning the first round on the Basingstoke Canal at Fleet with 50 points, which included three section winners.
Shakespeare Hansfords Green (36 points) and Shakespeare Hansfords Blue (34 points) followed them home. Others: Tubertini South 33, Arun Angling and Allans Marine 28. Individually Pete Salmon (Tubertini South) took 6lb 6oz of skimmers and roach on a mixture of bread punch and caster from behind the Fox and Hounds to shade Shakespeare Hansfords Greens’ Den Rowden (6lb 5.5oz of roach, perch and skimmers on the pole, pinkie and ground bait from Malthouse Bridge). Others: N Foreshaw (Arun Angling) 5lb 11oz, G Guntripp (Browning Crowsports) 5lb 4oz, D Howe (Browning Crowsports) 5lb 3oz, D Cooper (Shakespeare Hansfords Green) 5lb and D Stratfordwey (Tubertini South) 5lb. Section winners, A: B.Cooper (Shakespeare Hansfords Blue) 3lb 8oz. B: N Foreshaw (Arun Angling) 5lb 11oz, C: T Woodford (Browning Crowsports) 4lb 12oz, D: P Gibbson (Arun Angling) 3lb 13oz, E: D Rowden (Shakespeare Hansfords Green) 6lb 5.5oz, F: D Stratfordwey (Tubertini South) 5lb, G: D Howe (Browning Crowsports) 5lb 3oz, H: P Salmon (Tubertini South) 5lb, J: A.Davis (Allans Marine) 3lb 11oz, K: D.Guntripp (Brownings Crowsports) 5lb 4oz.
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