The AIPL started in 1978 as the R.T. Major Pool League and has run every year since, featuring many teams and venues.
The 2017 - 2018 season is underway featuring three divisions (Premier Division, Division 1 and Division 2). There are also the two team cup knockout competitions - Knockout Cup and Plate Cup - and two player competitions: (Singles and Doubles.
The Anytime Singles will return in November 2018.
Played exclusively at Shoot Pool & Snooker on Mondays Nights from 8pm the league is open to anyone who wants to play or learn. Season 11 started in June 2018.
Played exclusively at Shoot Pool & Snooker on Sunday afternoons from 3pm the league is open to anyone who wants to play or learn. Season 7 begun in October 2018.
And in September 2017 Big League begun with the competition involving weekly round robin tournaments where players try to win the weekly tournament for cash prizes, but also gain points towards qualification to the final tournament, where only the top 8 players from the weekly round robins qualify.
The Summer League is a new competition started in June 2013 to offer a League competition through the summer months with an alternative match format. In it's inaugural season it ran for 7 weeks with 8 teams.
The Grapes Trophy, inaugurated in 2009 by the former landlord of the Grapes Pat Carroll, was a knockout cup competition played on Wednesday evenings in the summer months during the break from the AIPL. The competition ran through to 2014.
The IPA World Championships are designed to find the best player in the World – its as simple as that. If you want to test yourself against the best, this is the place to do it. Long races, big prize money – can you handle the heat in front of a global audience, courtesy of the sport leading live stream the IPA offers?
The E.P.C.F. (now the E.B.P.F) was originally formed in 1995 by Tony Batch, with the intention of providing national teams to take part in the E&U.K.P.F international competitions played to their rules (more commonly known as BAPTO rules).
The demand for pool being played to these rule proved so great that in 1998 Mike Leavens formed the EPCF County structure, in the first year with 9 counties and the second year doubling to 18 Counties and holding the first ever EPCF County finals in Hengar manor in 1999.
The current 2018-2019 season sees counties participating in 8 regions and more information can be found at their website.
Q-Academy is a club offering pool, darts and poker situated near Newport Pagnell just outside Milton Keynes that opened on 1 April 2017.
The Big Friday Flyer League starts on Friday 5th October 2018 and is a series of weekly round robin tournaments with prizes for each weekly tournament alongside points gained towards qualification for the Finals Week where the Top 8 from the season of weekly tournaments qualify.
Dukes win 10-2 against Cotton Eyed Joes to move up to second, behind runaway leaders SP Bullets.
Posted: 12 October 2018 18:30
Danny Mobey is the new leader in Asti with the in-form Ryan May just behind.
Posted: 12 October 2018 16:15
Daniel Englefield increases his Cava lead to 15 points after his title rivals postpone their match.
Posted: 12 October 2018 16:00
Andy Revie bounced back from defeat last week as he beat title rival Richard Herring.
Posted: 09 October 2018 21:45
Defending champion David Feore returns to the top of the table in Dom Perignon.
Posted: 09 October 2018 21:30
Review of the Preliminary Round of the AIPL Knockout Cup.
Posted: 08 October 2018 16:30
Nigel Playford wins twice to move up to third in Cava.
Posted: 05 October 2018 16:15
Danny Mobey beats Asti leader Nick Clark 5-4 to narrow the gap at the top to just a single point.
Posted: 05 October 2018 15:00
The two New Zealand teams share top spot in Premier after 3 games, with SP Blacks in third.
Posted: 02 October 2018 10:45
The Brick Slayers and Shootpool Blues share top spot in Division 1 after both winning their third match in three.
Posted: 01 October 2018 15:45
SP Bullets move 8 points clear in Div 2, as four teams share 2nd place.
Posted: 01 October 2018 10:45
Jack Mason withdraws from Dom Perignon and that helps increase Jamie Whittaker's lead at the top.
Posted: 26 September 2018 15:15