A peg to peg battle between Browning Ossett team mates, Chris Greensides and Ben Taylor eventually saw Chris edge in front by just 10oz and book his place in the big money November final on the Severn at Shrewsbury.
The two anglers were pegged on the Viaducts section and both pole fished with maggots over groundbait. Chris weighed 18-14-0 of roach and perch. Ben just missed out on a final place but finished runner up with 18-4-0.
Steve Lowther maintained his excellent form and won the Earth Centre zone with 10-9-0 and
Steve Whitfield won the Sprotbrough zone with 13-2-0.
1st Chris Greensides, Browning Ossett 18-14-0 (peg 39 Viaducts)
2nd Ben Taylor, Browning Ossett, 18-4-0 (peg 40 Viaducts)
3rd Steve Whitfield Bag Em/Cadence 13-2-0 (peg 60 Sprotbrough)
4th Daz Hall, Browning Ossett, 11-13-0
5th Kev Hall 11-13-0
6th Steve Lowther Daiwa Dons 10-9-0
Anglers are reminded that as people qualify their remaining tickets go back into the computerised system for re-sale. The website is updated with all tickets available every Monday after a qualifier at 1pm. This week it will be updated on Tuesday due to the Bank Holiday.
September 1st – River Severn, Bewdley.
September 2nd – River Trent, Burton Joyce.