Congratulations to Ireland regular Dave Brettel on his win at the 2016 Killeshandra Festival. Fished on local County Cavan venues including Derries, Derreskit & Rockfield this was a four day match on 3 different venues by rotation with a final open draw.

Dave Brettell
Dave Brettell


The festival takes place annually from 03-06 May additionally supported with sponsorship from the local community.

Well done to Donal and Killeshandra Coarse & Pike on your first event.

Day 3 at the Derries weigh in
Day 3 – Brian Bohan at the Derries weigh in

Results of competition

Heaviest weights

  • Tuesday : Stewart Lear 9.050kg
  • Wednesday : Dave Brettell 9.350kg
  • Thursday : Francis McGoldrick 8.250kg
  • Friday : Dave Brettell 10.800kg

Overall winners

  • 1st – Dave Brettell 29.850kg
  • 2nd – Stewart Lear 25.950 kg 
  • 3rd – Nick Harrison 19.790kg
  • 4th – Francis McGoldrick 19.320kg
  • 5th – Andy Jackson 19.300kg