Grauvell Cod Championship 2015

The 3rd Grauvell Irish Cod Championships  were held by Sea Angling Ireland SAC on the evening of Saturday, November 21st in Youghal. A total of 56 anglers travelled to take part in this event. It was a cold clear evening with anglers stretched along Youghal Beach. 12290648_10153238705586398_502838440_o Fishing was slow as the tide dropped, and really only picked up as the tide turned in the darkness. At 9pm lines were reeled in and it was back to The Walter Raleigh to tally the score cards. There was a total of  165 fish caught by the anglers, the species caught were Cod, Whiting, Coalfish, Painted Ray, Dogfish, Conger, Rockling and Flounder.   12271080_10153238705456398_959957505_o (1)

The results were as follows:

Junior:

DAVID FARRELLY 6 Fish, 171 Points

Biggest Ray:

NOEL FOGARTY Painted Ray 87 cm

Biggest Round:

ZIGGY GLUCH Conger 53 cm

Biggest Flat:

PAUL ROCHE Flounder 35 cm

Match Scores:

  1.  1, BRENDAN WALL – 18 – 494
  2. 57, CRISS O’SULLIVAN – 8 – 443
  3. 37, RICHARD GORMLEY – 9 – 415
  4. 27, DERICK HENDRICK – 12 – 363
  5. 35, NEILL BURELL – 6 – 265
  6. 39, SEAN og McSHANE – 7 – 216

Cod Champion 2015

The Grauvell Cod Champion for 2015 was Troy Francis with his 67 cm Cod WINNING COD
Sea Angling Ireland SAC would like to thank the Sponsors, Grauvell and Waterford Angling Centre. We would like to also thank the Walter Raleigh Hotel for their hospitality during the weekend.
We will be back in Youghal next year on December 3rd for the fourth Irish Cod Championships.

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