ONE-TWO FOR DRENNAN LADS Yellow squad show who’s boss on the Thames as Black settle for second spot
UPPER THAMES CHAMPS 2016 (SUN) River Thames, Radcot, Clanfield & Lechlade (132 pegs)
SEPTEMBER’S big-match calendar was rounded off by this team match, and top spot went to Drennan Oxford Yellow with 117 points, 23 clear of their Black counterparts.
Top rod was Starlets man Ed Warren, guesting for the Garbolino side. From peg 59 at Clanfield he took eight big chub on waggler and maggot fished off bottom for 26-14-0.
Paul Passmore secured second with a hard-earned
21-8-0 of dace and bleak using maggot on a 3m whip to hand.
Result: 1 E Warren, Garbolino, 26-14-0; 2 P Passmore, Turner’s Tackle & Bait, 21-8-0; 3 M Denton, Drennan Oxford, 18-14-0; 4 A Ottoway, Preston Innovations Thatcher’s, 18-10-0.
Teams: 1 Drennan Oxford Yellow, 117pts; 2 Drennan Oxford Black, 94; 3 Garbolino, 89; 4 Daiwa Dorking, 88; 5 Garbolino Blackmore Vale MG, 86.
The victorious Oxford Yellow side celebrate.