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.
It's tight at the top of Asti with three players still in the title hunt.
Posted: 09 December 2018 15:15
Daniel Englefield beats title rival Nigel Playford 8-1 to all but seal the title.
Posted: 09 December 2018 15:00
Andy Revie ends his season on 78 points giving the other title challengers their target.
Posted: 09 December 2018 14:30
David Feore and Jamie Whittaker are level on points at the top of Dom Perignon.
Posted: 09 December 2018 13:15
Review of Round 1 in the AIPL Knockout Cup, with QF draw.
Posted: 04 December 2018 16:30
Daniel Englefield wins 6-3 to move 2 points clear at the top of Cava with three matches left.
Posted: 23 November 2018 17:15
The top of Asti changes again with Nick Clark and Ryan May now occupying those places.
Posted: 23 November 2018 17:00
Last season's third placed Colin Rogan wins 7-2 to move into third place this season.
Posted: 22 November 2018 16:15
Two wins on the evening lifts James Wood into second place in Veuve Clicquot.
Posted: 22 November 2018 16:00
NZB go back top with a 9-3 win, while there are first wins for Honey Bee Stingerz and Shootpool Snipers this week..
Posted: 21 November 2018 09:15
Brick Slayers go top again after winning 8-4 against Daisy Dukes, while Blues slip to first defeat of season..
Posted: 21 November 2018 09:00
SP Bullets win 12-0 against Nomads as Cotton Wheel Krazies win 11-1 to move up into second place.
Posted: 21 November 2018 08:45