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Name: Competition Secretary
1/10/2015
Winner of the Heron Bros cup was Brian Bigmore on the spinner,he had too great Trout one at 1lb2oz & 1lb 8oz, in second place was Paul Fulton also on spinner,and in third was Tommy McGrath on the Fly. The Cristine Gray Junior Cup was won by Matthew Wilson so well done Matthew on winning his first competition.The league table is as tight as could be with Brian Bigmore and Paul Fulton both on 86 points,Tommy McGrath is on 83 points, so it's down to the last competition,Brian is on 11in trout,Paul is on 9in Trout,and Tommy is on 10in Trout, so the money would be on Paul going into the last. Our last competition is The Gerard Mclarnon Memorial Cup on the 10th of October, hopefully we get some water before that. The heaviest Trout and the heaviest Dollaghan is still up for grabs at this one,so hope to see a good few angles at the last.Tight Lines.
Name: Competition Secretary.
19/9/2015
The results of the Harold Hueston Cup  fished for last Saturday, in first place was Stanley Aspinall on worm,this was Stanley first win of the season so well done Stanley,in second place was Philip Maguire on the lure, and in third place was Matthew Doyle on bait.With just two competition to go This result leaves Paul Fulton on 78 points one ahead of Tommy McGrath on 77point and two ahead of Brian Bigmore on 76 points,Wesley McClenaghan is hanging in there on 73 points, and with an outside chance is Stanley Aspinall who is on 68 points. Matthew Doyle is way out in front in the junior league on 83 points,so it's far from over for the senior league table.Our next competition is the Heron Bros Cup on the 26th of September (next Saturday) starting at 10.30am at Castledawson road bridge.The Christine Gray Memorial Junior Cup will also be fished for on Saturday.So hope to see a few more juniors at this competition.Tight Lines.
Name: Jack Chapman
10/9/2015
Have you seen the planning applications in this weeks Mid Ulster Mail?
There is a planning application for a hydro turbine and fish pass at the Moyola Park weir.
Something for discussion at the next meeting!
Name: Competition Secretary.
9/9/2015
Our competition this Saturday is the Harold Hueston Cup starting a 10.30 in Castledawson at the bridge.Things are very tight at the top of the league with Brian Bigmore and Paul Fulton on 73 points each and both on 10 inch Trout.Tommy McGrath has 72 points and is on 10 inch Trout and is the inform angler at the minute, Wesley McClenaghan has 69 points and is on 10 inch Trout, and in with an outside chance is Stanley Aspinall he is on 58 points.Jonathon McCombe is also on 10 inch Trout. So could be a existing day.
Name: Down's Syndrome Assocation
9/9/2015
Dear Members,

On behalf of the Down's Syndrome Association I would like to thank you for your kind donation and congratulate you all on the success of you Angling Charity Day. Your kind donation will be put to immediate good use on our young people.  
Again thank you for your continued support and we wish all the members of Moyola Angling Club well for the future.

Best wishes

Fiona Wilson.
Name: Competition Secretary.
25/8/2015
The Moyola Club held there annual Charity competition last Saturday, 40 angers took part and a total of 630- was reased for the charity's Cancer Research UK & Down's Syndrome Association. Donations were made by Philip Maquire, Michael Brunton,Stanley Aspinall,Essential Designs ltd, Houston Shop in Castledawson, Toners shop in Castledawson, Crawfords Fishing tackle in Maghera,Gortgill Service Station in Moneyglass,Brian Bigmore,Tommy McGrath, and Patsy McCann,Food was sponsored by The Old Thatch Inn in Castledawson,soft drinks were sponsored by Costcutters Store in Newbridge and Vivo store in Castledawson. A big thanks to Fergal and Janice Diamond for cooking our B.B.Q.And also to Robert Kerr for all his help.Winners of the Moyola Charity senior cup was Tommy McGrath, second was Andrew Rainey,and third place went to Stanley Aspinall. Winners of The Francis McAuley junior Cup was Andrew Rainer,in second place was Cormac Rice,and in third place was Joseph Spiers.The league table has Paul Fulton and Brian Bigmore both on 73 points,Tommy McGrath just1behind on 72 points,Wesley McClenaghan is on 69 points,Stanley Aspinall is on 58 points,and Barry Diamond has 53 points, best junior is Matthew Doyle on 73 points. So with just three competitions to go it's couldn't be any tighter at the top of the table.Our next competition is the Harold Houston Cup on Saturday the 12 of September.Tight Lines.
            
Name: Competition Secretary.
18/8/2015
24 Anglers headed to Fermanagh last weekend to fish for the Spectrum Cup for heaviest fish, and the Moyola Still Water Cup for heaviest bag. A total of 118 Trout where caught and most were returned.The heaviest bag of Trout with a total of 12lb 9oz went to Brian Bigmore,in second with 8lb 5oz was Adrain McKay,and in third place was John Mckay with 6lb 2oz. The heaviest Trout of the weekend at 1lb 2oz went to Jonathan McCombe,in second place was Michael Brunton,and in third place was Robert Paul.The pairs competition was won by Adrain McKay and Jonathan McCombe. Patsy Harkin, Paul Fulton, Jonny Hurl,three renowned (Fly) Anglers, Wesley McClenaghan and Rusty Steele (to spinning experts) all received Mars bars for failing to land a single Trout.All in all another good weekends Was had by all. The Moyola Charity Cup and the Francis McAuley Memorial Junior Cup is up for grabs at our annual Charity competition and B.B.Q.this Saturday starting at 10.00am and over at 5.00pm so hope to see a good few out for this. This competition is open to none members.The league table has Paul Fulton on 70 points just 2 points ahead of Brian Bigmore on 68 points,Wesley McClenaghan is hinging in there on 64 points,Tommy McGrath is on 62,Stanley Aspinall is on 52 points,and Barry Diamond is on 50 points,our best junior is Matthew Doyle he is on 68 points.
Name: Competition Secretary.
28/7/2015
The river was starting to rise last night and this did not suit the fly and the spinning angler at all, but Trout were still caught on the worm. In first place in the Tommy Maguire Cup was Paul Fulton, in second place was Damian Doyle, and in third place was Stanley Aspinall, our best junior was Matthew Wilson. This puts Paul back in front in the league 6 points ahead of Wesley McClenaghan who is on 60 points,Brian Bigmore & Tommy McGrath are both on 54 points,Barry Diamond is on 50 points, and Stanley Aspinall is on 44 points, way ahead in the junior league is Matthew Doyle on 60 points,Eimhear McClenaghan is in second place on 18 points. Our weekend away trip to Fermamagh is our next competitions on the 15 & 16 of August,this will sort out those (bait) boys.Then after that is our Charity competitions and B.B.Q on the 22nd of August with the Francis McAuley Memorial Junior Cup also up for grabs that day.Tight Lines.
Name: Competition Secretary.
22/7/2015
The Colin & Hannan Doherty Momorial Cup was fished for last Monday evening and with 21 anglers out and good water conditions the fly men did better than the bait men,in first place was junior angler Matthew Doyle on both fly & spinner,in second place was Tommy McGrath on the dry fly,and in joint third place was Paul Fulton on the fly& Rusty Steele on spinner. Our next competition and last evening one is the Tommy Maguire Cup so hope to see a good turnout for this one.Tight Lines.
Name: Competition Secretary.
15/7/2015
The Watterson cup was fished for on Monday the 6th of July and in first place was Wesley McClenaghan on the spinner,in second place was Tommy McGrath on the fly, and in third place was Rusty Steele on the spinner.This result puts moves Wesley to the top of the league on 52 points 2 points clear of Paul Fulton and 3 clear of Brian Bigmore, next on 47 points is Barry Diamond, and myself on 44 points.Our next competition is the Colin & Hannah Doherty Memorial Cup this Monday evening the 20th of July,so hope to see a good few at this one. Still waiting on a few people to pay for there trip to Fermanagh.Tigth Lines.
Name: Eilish Keenan
15/7/2015
On behalf of St.Malachy's GAC Castledawson Camogie and Hurling club I would like to express our sincere gratitude to those who helped with our Duck Race a couple of weeks ago. This was a smooth running event with one only duck lost!!! A special thank you to Tommy McGrath for being the main organiser and cooperating with our club in arranging times and dates. Eilish Keenan- Camogie Secretary
Name: Competition Secretary
1/7/2015
Last Saturday the Moyola and the MidUlster angling club had there annual Charity competition for Charis up at lough Fea, we had a total of 45 anglers out and collected a total of 1156-00 which was up 430- from last year.So a big thanks to everyone for being so generous.I would like to thank Robert Paul for all his help,also to Dcal for giving us the fish for the the day,and also a big thanks to Christies  printers for printing our posters for free.I would like to thank all those people who donated prizes for our winners and for our raffle.Donations were made by Denis Ferusson,George Gourely,The Elk bar in Toomebridge ,The old Thatch inn Castledawson,Mrs Browns chippy in Magherafelt ,Costcutters stores in Newbridge,Charlie Keenan in Toomebridge,Pens from Charis,Huestons in Castledawson,Crawfords in Maghera,P.M.G tackle,Stanley Aspinall,Vincent Brunton,Michael Brunton,Moyola Angling Club,Willie McGuckin,and John Webster.A big thanks to Philip Maguire who lifted 100- from the people he works with, and to Tobermore concrete who give us 100- also.Prize winners on the day were for best junior was Joseph Spiers, best boat angler was Philip Maguire, best bank angler was Ivan Leacook,heaviest fish went Brian Bigmore, and best overall bag of fish Robert Paul. our next competition is the Watterson cup on Monday evening the 6th of July Tight Lines.
Name: Tommy McGrath
1/7/2015
Don't forget we need some help with the Duck race Tomorrow (Thursday) at 6.30 for Castledawson Camogie Club, at Castledawson road bridge, there will be over 800 ducks so bring a big net.🐥
Name: Competition Secretary.T
25/6/2015
The Jack Lennox cup was fished for last Monday evening the 22 nd of June.In first place was Philip Maguire lure fishing.In second place was Wesley McClenaghan on spinner,and in third place was Brian Bigmore spinning, our best junior out was Matthew Doyle. Paul Fulton is just 1 point ahead of Brian Bigmore in our league on 47 points,next is Barry Diamond on 44 points, Wesley McClenaghan is on 42,Tommy McGrath has 36 points, and wee Stanley Aspinall has 32 points,so things are very tight at the top.Our next competition on the Moyola is the Watterson cup on Monday the 6th of  July.This Saturday is our annual Charis Charity competition at Lough Fea with the MidUlster angling club, starting at 1.00 to 6.00' so hope to see a lot of The Moyola anglers there.The competition is open to non members and is fly fishing only. Next Thursday  evening the 2nd of July Castledawson camogie Club are finally having their annual Duct race starting at the road bridge at 6.30, so will need some help with this. Anyone who has said they are going on our away trip to Fermanagh could you please get your fees to me as soon as possible.Tight Lines.
Name: Tommy McGrath.
22/6/2015
The blood transfusion service is back at Castledawson Presbyterian Church New Hall on Thursday the 25th of June,starting at 2.15pm - 4.00pm & 5.15pm - 8.00pm,I am going at 4.00,if any first timers want to go give me a call.
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