NEWTOWN A.C. held their match on the River Thames at Sonning where 14 anglers turned out for a 7.30am draw.

Things did not bode well with a low river level and very little flow along with bright sunshine and plenty of boat traffic.

The total match weight was 27lbs 6ozs with Terry Smith taking top spot with 8lbs 7ozs of mainly roach.

Second place was shared between John Clements and Rod Needs who both weighed in 3lbs 9ozs, again mainly roach.

Prestcold A.C. held their match on the Kennet at Beat Five (Berkeley Avenue Roadbridge) and it was the Holybrook outfall peg which turned up trumps again.

Mick Griffiths took top spot with 4lbs 7ozs of perch and roach.

Match secretary Mick Sheasby claimed the runner-up spot with 2lbs 5ozs of similar species, and a similar net which weighed in at 1lb 12ozs gave Paul Risi third place.

Beat 4B on the Kennet was the venue for the Reading Civil Service match.

Richard Munday had a good day in the first peg below Rose Kiln Lane bridge where he took 18lbs 9ozs to the scales.

Munday had three chub to 6lbs along with roach and perch.

The runner-up was Gordon McGee with 3lbs 6ozs of perch and roach and Les Hannington completed the top three with 2lbs 15ozs.

Tilehurst Royal British Legion held their match on the Calcot B stretch of the Kennet where Simon Couling found the roach shoaled up in front of him.

He took the top spot easily with 14lbs 13ozs. Andy Chapman took second spot with 2lbs 11ozs of silvers and Chris Humphreys took third place with 2lbs 9ozs of silvers.

RDAA are this coming Sunday hosting the Barney Barrington Memorial match at their Wallingford stretch of the Thames.

The draw will be at 8am in the Queens Head pub in Crowmarsh Gifford. Breakfast will be available from 7am.

You can book in with Mick Sheasby on 07802 414317. Numbers are limited.