ANGLING: Horncastle AC’s Hardy claims his first trophy


Horncastle Angling Club’s latest junior match was the P. Pogson Trophy on Wednesday.

And winning his first piece of silverware, having only come to the club this season, was Keiran Hardy with a catch weighing in at 9lb in the 12-and-over age category. Runner-up with 4lb 13oz was Jake Claues.

Under-12 results: 1 Rosie Gowshall 5.09, 2 Olivia Summers 4.08, 3 Elsie Gowshall 2.06.

l A field of 16 anglers contested the seventh leg of the Market Rasen AA Jackson Buildbase Aggregate Shield and Fox Cup.

Victory went to Jake Bennett who fished shallow from peg one and caught a mixed bag of fish weighing in at 4:07, including a couple of decent skimmers.

Second place went to ever present Dave Appleyard with 2:15 from peg 29, whilst Bud Chambers claimed the last podium place from peg four with 2:07.

With league leader Sam Appleyard failing to earn any points, Bud closed the gap to five fives with 46 points. Mick Manning is third with 42.