Oxford Men Through To Canal Pairs Final

Drennan Oxford anglers had a great weekend competing in the Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship qualifier held on the Birmingham-Fazeley Canal.

2nd place, Ian Young
2nd place, Ian Young
1st place, Mick Denton
1st place, Mick Denton

The match winner was Drennan Oxford captain Mick Denton with 20lb 13oz of skimmers from peg A9. His pairs partner Tony Hobbs also put in a tidy performance to help secure them 2nd place overall.

Individual second place went to Drennan Oxford’s Ian Young with 19lb 8oz of mostly skimmers from A20. He and his partner Tommy Boyce also took the last qualification spot for the prestigious final.

Qualifying Pairs:

  • 1st Les Waldron & Michael Gerry 77pts
  • 2nd Mick Denton and Tony Hobbs 73pts
  • 3rd Paul Cowern & Damien Green 68pts
  • 4th Simon Roberts & Derek Jackson 68pts
  • 5th Ian Young and Tommy Boyce 65pts