I finished a five-day grueller
in 40C heat but it's the army of volunteers who are the real heroes
"Tonight is a great win, but the players are tired, it was a real grueller
of an effort."
It was a testy 3 mile 5furlong, 18 fence grueller
.Raz De Maree (James Bowen 8-1), Alfie Spinner (Richard Patrick 9-1), Final Nudge (Aiden Colemean 15-1), and, Vintage Clouds (Danny Cook8-1), escaped many hazards, whilethe rest plodded along in extreme conditions.
Although it turned out to be a bit of a grueller
, with anglers facing the wet and cold, Dave Hambleton still amassed a winning weight of 57lb 10oz.
Sensibly some venues on Sunday cancelled their matches and I had to laugh when the Alliance & Leister result came in with the report that fourteen 'Idiots' had endured a grueller
on Chapel Pool.
Tomorrow's match, for the Adams Cup, could be another grueller
HATS off to the brave match anglers who fished the Browning West Midlands Pairs winter series, which concluded at the weekend with another grueller
on the Birmingham-Worcester Canal at Stoke Works.
The players understand where we are and it is what it is "It's certainly a grueller
but we'll get a chance to stretch our legs because the driver will have to take a break at some stage.
Curtis Wynne, of Pentre Broughton, near Wrexham, has been in training to tackle the 13-mile grueller
in Cardiff on October 18.
Davis now meets Irish World Cup skipper Ken Doherty for a place in the final - if old Nugget has the energy after his latest grueller
WACAC Winter League match no 8 on Horton Grange was a real grueller
fished in winds which turned into a 40 mph gale.
It was always a grueller
of a drive and I actually remember we once flew down for a league game!