ANGLING: FRANK Green enjoyed a runaway victory in Saturday's Holt and Farndon AC match on the River Dee at Holt.

Drawn just above the bridge, Green landed quality chub to provide the bulk of his 44-10-0. Adrian Piggott was way back in second with a dace catch weighing 10-0-0 with third-placed Ron Evans including a 2-8-0 chub and roach for his 5-12-0.

Tuesday Rovers AC fished on the Milton Green Fishery, where their winner was Alan Jones with carp weighing 37-0-0.

Wendy Locker was second with 21-0-0 and Martin Holding third with 19-14-0 of carp.

Lingmere Fishery managed to stage both of their open matches, with Robbie Woods coming out on top in the Thursday contest.

He took carp and chub to weigh 19-6-0, ahead of Martin Dewhurst with similar for 16-15-0.

Leader in their Saturday match was Gary Bough with 43-8-0 of carp and barbel. He beat Martin Dewhurst on 40-10-0 and Jimmy Dewhurst with more of the same for 34-6-0.

Willaston AC braved the weekend's wintry weather conditions

In a Jack Purchase Winter League match on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal at Maghull, they finished seventh.

Their top rod of the day, Keith Wilson, was runner-up in his section with roach weighing 8-1-3.

Barry Davies supported with 1-8-0 of roach as did Tony Churchill with 1-1-0.

Wirral Borough Council AC won through to the next round of Sunday's knockout match in the Angling Times Super Cup series on the River Weaver at Meadowbank.

Their opponents were Warrington's Richmond and Penketh teams.

Wirral won in grand style, amassing 15 points to finish well clear of Richmond with 11 and Penketh on nine.

Leaders for Wirral BC were Kenny Stuart, who was second on the day with roach weighing 2-6-0, followed by his son Jamie in third on 5-0-0 of roach. Mark Greasley was section winner with 1-8-0 of roach. nThe Shimano Winter League match - one of the biggest casualties of the week's bad weather - has been rearranged for Saturday, April 22. nChatsworth Angling Fair will be held this year at Chatsworth House, near Bakewell in Derbyshire, on Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21.

The event caters for all aspects of the sport, including sea, game and coarse fishing, and there will be many famous names in attendance. Details of the event can be obtained by e-mailing