Dave Roberts, an automotive engineer from Hereford, has become this years midland angler of the year.
After winning the event with 3 points. The first 3 hour match was on the pole, and Dave won his section from peg 16, and  caught 30.8lb of skimmers and F1s beating Phil Ringer on the next peg by just over a pound. Then after the mid point weigh in, the second match on the feeder saw Dave take 22lb of carp on the method to claim a second in section behind Tim Bull (33.08) on his other side.
Rob Cooksy took second after finishing on 4 points, tying with Danny Ashington also on 4, but taking runner up spot by having a greater weight.
Morning Sections.
A Phil Ringer 20.08lb
B Scott Geens 22.0lb
C Dave Petch 29.10lb
D Rob Lawrence 17.14lb
E Adam Wakelin 32.4lb
Afternoon Sections
A Tim Bull 33.08lb
B Rob Wooton 25.12lb
C Matt McDermott 20.9lb
D Steve Rotherly 15.9lb
E Jamie Hawkins 19.0lb
Dave receives his trophies from Barston’s Nigel Harrhy.