ANGLING TRUST RIVERFEST QUALIFIER (SUN)
Warks Avon, Warwick (48 pegs)
This final qualifier of 2016 saw three big names bag places in the final. England boss Mark Downes won the match, to be joined by fellow zone winners Ed Warren and Simon Fry. Mark drew peg 30 and pole fished a breadpunch and chopped worm line for roach and perch before changing to waggler and maggot to pick off roach and dace and weigh in 11-0-0. Result: 1 M Downes, Sensas, 11-0-0; 2 J Brooks, 9-6-0; 3 J Urruty, Alfreton Angling, 9-3-0. Qualifiers: M Downes, E Warren and S Fry.