One of the longest established pool leagues in London the Hackney pool league is open to pubs and clubs in Hackney and its surrounding areas in North East London
There will be a mid season meeting on October 31st. in the Wheatsheaf at 8 o'clock. The draws for the first round of singles and doubles plus the Quarter final of the cup will be made. It will also be the last chance for teams to declare and pay for their singles and doubles entries.
There is still a Place available to join the league. Anyone interested please leave your details on the contact us page.
As a result of the A.G.M. that took place the following changes will be made to the league taking effect from the start of next season.
Player transfers are not allowed unless a team folds from the league
Gamesmanship was highlighted with teams reminded that fair play should be adhered to, failing to call a foul on yourself is classed as cheating and if a foul is made and the referee has not seen it, it should still be called. Referees also need to concentrate on games.
There will be a change to match format. Matches will now be played 5 singles matches, 1 doubles match and 3 singles match. players can only play in either the doubles or final 3 singles matches. Points will be allocated 1 point per frame won and 3 points for winning the match. in the event of a team not having 5 players the doubles match must be played.
There will be a mid season meeting date to be Confirmed.
There will be an end of season tournament involving the top 2 players from each team according to the player stats.
No leniency on entry for the singles and doubles with draw to be made with any player in any venue
To register results take a photo of the completed teamsheets and Click Here to email them in. Alternatively you can upload the photo to the Hackney Pool League Facebook group.
Join our hackney pool league group on facebook.
The league incorporates the following competitions. Team League, Team knockout, Singles, Doubles, player of the season league, player of the season knockout and Captains Cup.
5 players are required to play a match although there is no limit to how many players you can register.
Entry fee this season is £100. if you wish to enter more teams from the same venue the entry fee is reduced to £60 for additional teams.
All teams need to pay a £40 deposit at the start of the season to cover any fees or fines that they may incur. Remaining deposits are refunded at the end of season presentation.
Anyone needing any pool accessories,cues or repairs call Mark Layton on 07985766923
Matches will take place on Wednesday evenings starting at 8.30pm.
Anyone interested in sponsoring a competition. We are looking for sponsorship for any of the competitions that we run.