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 summer league starting in June. Entry fee will be £30 per team. Match format will be 3 sets of 3 singles frames Teams will be a maximum of 6 players with 3 needed to make a team, with a restriction of one county player (B or above) per squad. The rules will be the same as the main season with the introduction of the rule that once the cue ball has hit the object ball any ball must then either hit a cushion or be legally potted.
Captains cup winner Adrian Delaney from the Wheatsheaf Allstars
The Yucatan v The Oaktree
Here is the results from the meeting held on Feb 27th.
Any threatening, abusive or insulting behavior will incur a 2 match suspension. If the offender re offends they will be banned for the rest of the season. This rule comes into effect immediately.
The summer league will require 3 players to make a team, with a maximum of 6 to a squad.
It will consist of 9 singles frames.
A new rule introduced for this league. This will be that a ball must either hit a cushion or be potted after the cue ball has hit the object ball, with the exception if you are totally snookered then you are only required to hit the object ball.
The venue for Captains Cup will be the Woodberry Tavern. The format will be best of 3 frames throughout the competition. The draw will be made on the night at 7.30 with matches starting straight away. Team Captains only are eligible for this competition.
The venue for player of the season cup will be the Anglia grove. The top 2 players from each team according to the league stats will be entered. This competition will be a frame shoot out.
Starting from the start of the next full season
The fine for table conditions will increase from £5 to £20.
Each venue will be required to provide a set of match balls.
There will be a £5 fine for any teamsheets not completed on the official forms.
The Dovecote have unfortunately withdrawn from the league. All results against them are now void.
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.