Champion Gill wins final match in winter league

Gareth Gill landed 53lb 5oz.
Gareth Gill landed 53lb 5oz.

Fryston Angling Club’s winter league champion Gareth Gill fittingly won the final match in the series on Fox pond at Pollington’s Viking Fishery on Sunday.

Gill, who was already assured of top spot in the series, landed 53lb 5oz.

Paul Moran was second with 50lb 10oz, Richard Scott third with 49lb 3oz and Shaun Lupton fourth with 30lb 12oz.

Gill’s winning league total was 109 points.

Steve Varley was second with 98 and Lupton third with 95.

The Magnet AC match on Hawk pond was won by C Wilson with 34 lb 7 oz.

Saturday’s open match on Viking Fishery’s Deer pond was won by Richard Scott with 47lb 13oz on unfancied peg 23.

Terry Bullass of Sykehouse was second with 41lb 13oz.

This Saturday’s open match is on Hawk pond. To book a place ring 01405 785206.

Also on Saturday, the The Mighty Anglers (Pontefract) match on Fox pond was won by young angler John Batty with 35lb 4oz.