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Captains contact list weds league 2017-18 News Item


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Next Event News Item

 

"Presentation Night"

The...

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Kendal Tournament Champion 2017 News Item

 
The KDPL's Finest Tournament was here at last,, £500 prize money up for grabs

The entries we're slightly down but still attracted the usual suspects.. So many potential winners, it really was hard to call,...

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Winners list for Wednesday league 2016/17 & Thursday league 2017 News Item

Winners list for Wednesday league 2016/17 & Thursday league 2017
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A.G.M. NOTIFICATION 2017 News Item

 A.G.M.
NOTIFICATION 2017
The Annual General Meeting of
The Kendal & District Pool League
Will be held at
The Ivy Leaf Club @ 8pm Sunday 6th August...

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Thursday League 2017 8 Ball Clearances Final Table News Item

  8 Ball Clearance clarification

An 8 Ball clearance is defined as below

If you break, pocket ball/balls and clear your suit of coloured balls, then the...

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Thursday league 2017 congratulations go to :- News Item

Daily Mirror 3-Man Knockout News Item

 
The Final of this years Daily Mirror 3-Man Knockout will be played by

Zarky's Barmy Army v Ball Breakers

This Fixture Must Be Played By The End Of July



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All Captains please read re postponed games News Item

 We have had a lot of postponed/rearranged matches this season for various reasons.
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Thursday League Division 4 important news News Item

 I can confirm that The Fleece have decided to withdraw from division 4 this fixture will now be a bye and all previous points for teams and...

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Kendal Doubles Champions 2017 News Item

The new Kendal & District Pool League Doubles Champions are Terry Armitstead and Gary Kirkby

Terry and Gary were emphatic in the round robin stages and powered their way into the best of three semi final where they met Alan Gilpin...

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Thursday league 2017 Captains contact list Thursday league 2017 Captains contact list

 Thursday league 2017 Captains contact list...

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3-Man Team Knockout News Item

This year the Kendal & District Pool Leagues Annual 3-Man Knockout Event will run as normal one round per month starting from the 1st April2017..

Once again it will run on a Home and Away basis with the winners being the first to...

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Kendal Singles Champion 2017 News Item

The Kendal & District Pool League Champion for 2017 is Terry Armitstead

Terry had some tricky early rounds eventually meeting Paul Gott in the Semi, The nail biting match went to the wire with Terry edging it to reach the final
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14-1 Group Tables News Item

Group "A"

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Wednesday League Division 2 individual playoff News Item

 J.Leach Endmoor Club v S.Baldwin Castle A

After a well contested & hard fought playoff with some excellent potting & tactical play by both players, Stef Baldwin came back from 2-0...

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Wednesday league 2016-17 congratulations News Item

And Finally …

Congratulations go to …

 

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Wednesday League 2016/17 8 Ball clearances News Item

 8 Ball Clearance clarification

An 8 Ball clearance is defined as below

If you break, pocket ball/balls and clear your suit of coloured balls, then the black. If...

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Ladies Singles Champion News Item

After yet again another great event  were proud to say that the new Ladies Singles Champion is Dawn Wright..

Once again we produced a fantastic tournament which attracted a great attendance and support producing some excellent...

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The Spike Thwaites Memorial Trophy News Item


The Spike Thwaites Memorial Trophy will be held at The Ivy Leaf Club on Saturday 17th December

Registration at 3.30pm with the draw and start time around 4pm

The entry fee will be the same as always at £5...

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"John Strickland Memorial Shield" News Item


The "John Strickland" Memorial Shield

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"Captains Cup" Champion News Item

After a fantastic event were proud to say that the new "Captains Cup" Champion is Andrew Milliard..

Once again a super tournament attracted a great attendance and support producing some excellent pool throughout the day...

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Captains Cup News Item


The Kendal & District Pool League are proud to present the annual "Captains Cup"

This Is a one day event to be held at The Albion Social & Snooker Club on the 26th November..

The KDPL...

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Wednesday league division 3 important news News Item

 Unfortunately due to lack of players Union A have withdrawn from Wednesday league division 3 so this will now be a bye from start of season and all team and individual points will be removed please pass on to any division 3 teams you play....

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Refereeing & Timekeeper standards & competency News Item

 Refereeing & Timekeeper standards & competency

 

As per rule A of the world pool rules it is...

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List of Wednesday League trophies News Item

 List of Wednesday League trophies

Congratulations to all Wednesday League 2015/16 winners listed below

There are 6 individual trophies awarded per team...

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List of Thursday League trophies News Item

 List of Thursday League trophies

Congratulations to all Thursday League 2016 winners listed below

There are 5 individual trophies awarded per team for...

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Thursday League 2016 8 Ball Clearances News Item

8 Ball Clearance clarification

An 8 Ball clearance is defined as below

If you break, pocket ball/balls and clear your suit of coloured balls, then the black. If you are the...

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Knockout Champions News Item

 
Knockouts:

This fantastic event really went down to the wire.. Bridge B had a slender 5-4 advantage over the Fleece A after the first leg, The Fleece needed to start well and that they did, getting their noses in front...

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Presentation Night News Item

 
Presentation Night:

This year the annual presentation night will once again be held at The Ivy Leaf Club on Friday 19th August

Once again there will be a fantastic array of trophies aswell as prize draws,...

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Tony Roscoe News Item

International comedian pretty much sums up the career of Tony Roscoe. Originating from Liverpool, Tony started out life as an comic on the alternative scene winning many prestigious awards...

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Wednesday league Division 3 runners-up & individual playoff News Item

 Congratulations to Last Orders on winning the Wednesday league Division 3 runners-up play off beating...

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Dates For Your Diary News Item

Dates For Your Diary:

28/11/15 - "Captains Cup"
A one day knockout event for all Wednesday and Thursday League captains to be held at the Albion Social & Snooker Club with the eventual winner being awarded the...

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Wednesday League 2015/16 final news News Item

After a thrilling final week & the closest Division 1 for a while.
Congratulations go to Fleece A Division 1 team & doubles champions 2015/16.
Congratulations also to Division 3 winners Castle A.

There will be...

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Wednesday League 2015/16 8 Ball clearance News Item

8 Ball Clearance clarification

An 8 Ball clearance is defined as below

If you break, pocket ball/balls and clear your suit of coloured balls, then the black. If you are the...

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Thursday League 2016 AGM News Item

This years Thursday League AGM will be held at 8pm 6th March at The Ivy Leaf Club. At least 1 representative from each venue is required to attend with fees & completed registration form...

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14-1 Champion: News Item

The New 14-1 Champion is Andrew Milliard

After losing only one game in this seasons tournament Andrew was drawn against lasy years Runner Up Barry Thomas in the Semi-Final

Milli came out of the blocks the quickest...

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"Spikes" Memorial Pool Comp News Item

The "Spike Thwaites Memorial Comp" had a great turn out which produced a great final between Phil Wilkinson and Alan Gilpin, Phil took the first frame only for Alan to level it, Phil stepped on the power to win this years comp 4-1
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All Division 3 teams News Item

 All Division 3 teams
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Castle B Change of Venue News Item

To all Wednesday Div 1 teams, please note that the Castle Inn B team (Division 1) will be playing their home fixtures from the Ivy Leaf Club until further notice.
Please contact Davey Armstrong (team captain) or League Secretary Chris Ferris,...

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Ladies Singles Comp 2015 News Item

A return of the Kendal & District Pool Leagues Ladies Tournament..

This one day event will be held at The Albion Social & Snooker Club on the 18th January 2015

Primarily this will be on a Round Robin basis with...

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Reminder on rules of rearranging fixtures News Item

League & Knockout matches shall be played on specified nights. 1 match, per team, per season may be rearranged with a minimum Read More >>
Clarification on use of wildcards News Item

  2 wildcards are available for use by teams in division 3 these may be used in either singles or doubles

Every available player should be included in each wildcard draw
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"Spikes" Memorial Pool Comp News Item

This years annual "Spikes" Memorial Pool Comp will be held at the Ivy Leaf Club on Sunday the 22nd of November at 1pm

In memory of Phil "Spike" Thwaites the Kendal & District Pool League are proud to help and...

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Meet The Committee News Item

Chairman - Dave Armstrong
Vice Chairman - Kevin Jenkinson
Treasurer - Ian Smith
League Secretary - Chris Ferris
Competition Secretary - Gary Kirkby
County Rep - Ian Preston
LVA Rep - Bud Jackson
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Division 3 the Globe withdrawn News Item

 Unfortunately I have had a call today from the landlord of the globe to say they are withdrawing from the...

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Presentation Night News Item


The Kendal & District Pool League proudly present the annual "Presentation Night" to be held at the Ivy Leaf Social Club on Saturday 22nd August at 7.30pm..

This year were proud to showcase a top uk comedian and...

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A.G.M. News Item

 The K.D.P.L. A.G.M.
Will be held at The Ivy Leaf Club on Sunday 9th August 8pm
1 representative from each venue must attend to enter teams
all perpetual trophys from wednesday 2013/14 & Thursday league 2014 seasons
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The Kendal Tournament 2015 News Item

 
6.30am, The sun was shining, This was always going to be the perfect day for a fantastic Tournament

The 49 entries brought us some early round exciting ties.. Last years winner Andrew Armitstead beaten by Graham Sill,...

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Thursday League winners News Item

Congratulations to all winners in the Thursday League who can collect their trophies at the presentation night 22nd...

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14-1 Quarter Final Results News Item

 
14-1 Quarter Final Results:

Barry Thomas 75 - 74 Terry Armitstead
Paul Robinson 75 - 32 Mike Wilkinson
Adrian Procter 75 - 47 Glyn Burrow
Angus Dobson 75 - 31 Alan Crane...

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The Kendal Tournament News Item


The Kendal & District Pool League present the annual Kendal Tournament to be played at Albion Social & Snooker Club on Saturday July 25th..

Entry will be open to all Kendal & District pool players with one entry...

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'Super Cup' News Item

 
'The Super Cup'

WOW, It just gets better and better.. What a fantastic match these Two heavyweights gave us.. Bridge B v Netherfield CC A

Netherfield were calm and collected from the off.. Easing to a 3-0...

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14-1 Quarter Finals News Item

 
The 14-1 Tournament has reached the Quarter Final Stage

Adrian Procter v Andrew Armitstead or Glyn Burrow
Alan Crane v Angus Dobson
Terry Armitstead v Barry Thomas
Paul Robinson v Mike Wilkinson
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'Brian Sharpe' News Item


Brian Sharpe has been a comedian for over ten years, working in almost any enviroment from pubs and clubs, up to more recently, theatres and hotels.

A fairly laid back approach, he is noted for his quick fire wit wherever...

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Premier League Champion 2015 News Item


The Premier League Champion for 2015 is Andrew Armitstead.. 

Andrew started this campaign with an unusual draw but then turned it on winning three consecutive matches 7-1 along with a couple of 8-0.

A plan...

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Championship Winner 2015 News Item


The Championship Winner for 2015 is Keith Singleton..

Keith was a debutant to this seasons Championship Campaign but not once looked out of place

Winning his first match against a title contender, then drawing...

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Wednesday League Division 3 Doubles Playoff News Item

 Wednesday League Division 3 Doubles Playoff
Congratulations go to Sola Sports Bar B on winning 3-0 against Netherfield CC B in a well contested playoff
A big thank you to The Albion for providing the venue
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"The Lag" News Item

Definition Of "The Lag"

If competition or tournament rules require a lag for break then the following procedure should be used:

Each player should use balls of equal size and weight. With the balls in baulk,...

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Wednesday League Women’s Individual Playoff News Item

Well done to Dawn Wright Becky Low & Debbie Halliwell who provided & enjoyable playoff with an excellent standard of pool.

Congratulations to Dawn Wright on winning 3-0 & 2-1 to retain the women’s individual title.
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Wednesday League Division 3 Individual Playoff News Item

Congratulations go to Will Carter on winning 3-1 against Carl Williams in a well contested playoff.

A big thank you to Passion IDOLS for providing the venue....

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14-1 Tournament News Item

£320 Prize money awaits The Finalists

The first matches of this seasons "14-1 Tournament" will commence from the 31st May..

Eight Players in each group will face each other over Seven weeks with the...

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3-Man Semi-Final Draw News Item

Semi-Final:

Dayvanpeteanken v Beltor
Flower Pot Men v The Old Farts

All matches must be played by 30th June...

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Wednesday League Congratulation go to :- News Item

 Congratulations go to :-
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Kendal Doubles Competition News Item

This year, The Kendal & District Pool League Doubles competition will be held at the Albion Social & Snooker Club on Saturday the 14th March 2015..

Entry is open to any registered players in the Kendal & District Pool...

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K.D.P.L. Thursday league fixtures 2015 News Item

The copies & results sheets for each venue will be left at The Albion for your collection tomorrow night 8.pm.

Due to two teams from Division 1 & one team from Division 2 dropping out;
Thursday League AGM 2015 News Item

Registration for the KDPL Thursday league 2015 will be held at The Ivy Leaf Club at 8pm, Sunday 1st March 2015. One person from each venue wishing to enter teams is required to attend.

Entry fee is £35 per team.

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Kendal Singles Competition News Item

This year, The Kendal & District Pool League Singles competition will be held at the Albion Social & Snooker Club on the 21st Feb 2015..

Entry is open to any registered player in the Kendal & District Pool League with an...

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2 Points of clarification on the lag rules News Item

2 Points of clarification on the lag rules 1. Failure to strike the ball before the opposing players ball has hit the top rail is automatic loss of the lag. e.g. Player A & B address the table to lag player A hits strikes the ball which hits...

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Important Division 3 News Item

The Wheatsheaf pool team will now be playing their home games at The George & Dragon...

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Fleece teams News Item

 Regrettably while I have been on holiday it would appear The Fleece has closed & The Fleece A have decided not to continue elsewhere so this fixture in Division 3 will become yet another bye and all points...

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The George & Dragon A have withdrawn from Division 3 News Item

  The George & Dragon A have withdrawn from Division 3 so this fixture will now be a bye & all matches will be subtracted as if it was a bye from the start of the season...

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"Thank You" News Item

From all the Committee we would just like to say a massive thank you to all Landlady's, Landlords, Managers and Sponsors for the raffle prizes, Annette and Alec from the Ivy Leaf Club, Sue and Eddie from Kendal Trophies and Comedian Lester Crabtree...

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"Lester Crabtree" News Item

Lester Crabtree is an outstanding, dynamic comedian with his own unique, cheeky, yet attacking style.. Lester Crabtree has undoubtedly emerged as one of the most sought after comedians on the UK comedy and corporate after dinner circuit today..
...

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Thursday 2nd Division Winners News Item

The Thursday 2nd Division winners playoff took place at the Albion Social & Snooker Club between Smokehouse A and Ibis A.. After finishing the season with the exact same matches won, games won, games lost and total points this eagerly awaited...

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Thurs 2nd Division Individual Winner News Item

The Thursday 2nd Division Individual playoff took place at the Albion Social And Snooker Club between Keith Robinson And Andrew Davies.. Keith took the 1st frame with a very attacking game, Andy claimed the 2nd with a calm and controlled frame, Keith...

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Thurs 1st Division Individual Winner News Item

The Thursday 1st division Individual playoff took place at the Albion Social and Snooker Club Between Ian Smith and Dave Watson.. Ian stormed in to a 2-0 lead only for Dave to take the 3rd frame, he really should have taken the 4th frame to level it...

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Super Cup News Item

The "Super Cup" lived up to Its name, What a super match it was, These two top teams attracted some great support in the final match of the season.. The Bridge looked focused and wanted this new trophy to add to their haul but the Riflemans...

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Thursday League Final Tables News Item

 All the final results are now on website & facebook
Congratulations to Netherfield CC B on winning the 1st Division
There is a playoff to arrange between I.Smith Netherfield CC B & D.Watson Burneside CC A to decide...

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Thursday league final week News Item

 Well done to everyone who played in this years Thursday league which again has been played in a good spirit & i hope all those who participated enjoyed the season.
i will post final results as...

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The Kendal Tournament 2014 News Item

The Kendal Tournament 2014 was held at Sola Sports Bar and attracted a record number of players.. There was some great pool on display eventually leading to Andrew Armitstead up against Ady Hall in an eagerly awaited best of seven frame final.....

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Weds 1st Division Individual Winner News Item

The wednesday 1st division individual play off took place at the Sola Sports Bar between Ian "Wizard" Smith and David "The Tinker Man" Holmes.. Ian fought back from 2-0 down to win 3-2.. You can see Ian being awardedthe individual...

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AGM Notification 2014 News Item

The Annual General Meeting of the Kendal & District Pool League will be held at The Albion @ 8pm, Sunday 10th August 2014.


One person from each venue wishing to enter teams is required to attend, with entry fee of £35...

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3 Man Team Final News Item

Congratulations to "Piff Paff Puff" Netherfield C.C. (A.Procter, T.Procter & S Turner) on winning the 3 Man Team Final for the second successive year against "The Good, The Bad & The Welsh" Albion (A Armitstead, M Taylor...

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Premier League/Championship News Item

 After A Succesful 2nd Season The KDPL Are Welcoming Applications For New Entries For 2015.. Simply Let Us Know Your Interested Through The Website, Facebook Or Contacting Gary Kirkby On 07787 507599...

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Premier League Winner 2014 News Item

 Premier League Winner 2014 Is Andrew Armitstead...

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Championship Winner 2014 News Item

 The New Chamionship Winner Is Ian Smith...

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Thursday League Fixtures 2014 News Item

The Thursday league fixtures are now available through the site. There are 4 divisions again this year with only divisions 2, 3 and 4 needing a 'Bye'.

We are having a week off dated Thursday 19th June 2014, to allow those who wish to...

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Singles and Doubles Competiton News Item

Thank you to everyone who entered & supported the singles & doubles competitions on Saturday. A great day with some really good pool played.

Congratulations go to K.Singleton on winning the singles comp & to A.Burrows &...

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THURSDAY LEAGUE AGM 2014 News Item

The Thursday League AGM is taking place at the Albion on Sunday 2nd March 2014 at 8:00pm.

Each team must have a representative attending the AGM.

The cost per team is...

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Singles Doubles & 3 Man Team Competitions 2014 News Item

This year, the KDPL Singles and Doubles Knockout competitions will be played on Saturday 22/02/2014. We will be splitting the competitions between 2 venues, so those who have entered both competitions should check the draw to find out when and...

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3-Man team Competition Draw 2014 News Item

The draw has been made for the 3 man team competition 2014. Take a look below for the full draw.

We have a few matches in a preliminary round, so make sure you check to see when you're playing your first match.


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Rules News Item

"The Spirit of the Game"
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'SPIKE' Comp update News Item

K&DPL committee member Gary Kirkby won the recent event at the Sawyers, and was happy to report that 'a grand day was had by all'....

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SINGLES PREMIER LEAGUE 2014 News Item

Following tonight's committee meeting, some changes are beng made to next year's competition.
Priority will be given to entries from competitors in last year's league.
Entries are not limited to website only.(call Gary Kirkby...

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'Spike's' memorial pool competition News Item

This Saturday (26/10/13) at the Sawyers Arms, a pool competition is taking place in memory of Spike.Entry is £5, with £2.50 going to charity and the rest going into the prize fund.
Further details available from the good folks at...

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Rule 17, Amendment News Item

 For anybody who hasn't spotted my deliberate mistake, the chages to rule 17 are as follows:
17.
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WEDNESDAY LEAGUE AGM 2013 News Item

The Wednesday League AGM will be taking place at The Albion at 8:00pm on Sunday 04 August 2013.

Each team must have...

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3-MAN TEAM FINAL - RESULTS News Item

The 3-Man Team final took place over 2 legs - home and away and the results are as follows:-

NETHERFIELD CC 'A'   4 -V- 5   BRIDGE 'B'
BRIDGE 'B'   3 -V- 6  ...

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PREMIER LEAGUE CHAMPION 2013 News Item

We held a Singles Premier League Competition for the first time this year and all players who have taken part...

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KENDAL COMPETITION 2013 - RESULTS News Item

I want to start by saying a big THANK YOU to all the pool players who attended the Kendal Competition 2013 yesterday at The Albion, because without  your support we wouldn't be able to run these competitions and be as...

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