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Welcome to the Market Promotions Stafford Sunday Pool League Web site. This site has been up and running since November 2004. If you are interested in joining the League or have a general question you can send an email to the League Secretary.

summer league 2017


All New & Existing teams are invited to enter the forthcoming Summer league 2017

The Format will be determined by how many Teams enter.

Groups will be mixed with 1st, 2nd & 3rd division teams plus the new teams into groups.

1st div teams will be seeded into each group

There will be TWO Competitions - Main Team KO & Summer Plate KO

The Cut Off date for registering a team will be -

SUNDAY 21st MAY 2017. @Kennys Sportsbar, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Fees can be paid by cash/cheque and must be handed to one of the main officers

Ms L Simpson, Mr D Whitfield & Mr K Brown

ENTRY FEES for this years SUMMER LEAGUE are £30.00 per team.

It is anticipated that the Summer League will start in June 2017


interleague match two



Played on Friday 10th March 2017 @Kennys Sportsbar.

  Stafford welcomed Stoke Plaza in their latest Interleague match and came out with a draw after some fine pool was played by both teams on the night. Pete Sandhar, Dave Whitfield & Duncan Sunderland were the absentees on the night but Irene Wood returned to the side after missing match ONE.

  Captain Alan Mason threw on Mark Shaw and Mike Barker for the first two frames and it was Barker who took his chance to give Stafford the lead, unfortunately Shaw couldnt follow suit as his opposite player cleared the table to level the scores. Simon Key then lost to an impressive 8 ball clearance by his opponent to fall 2-1 behind but before Stafford had time to lick there wounds Paul Loughead pulled of a great win to bring the scores level at 2-2. Frame 5 saw Mick Addison lose a close encounter. However like before, Stafford responded in style with an outstanding 8 ball clearance by Chris Broomhall to level the scores yet again at 3-3. Robbie Jenkinson then was fortunate in his frame and give Stafford a 4-3 lead. Alan Mason looked in complete control in his frame, but a slice of luck by his opponent saw him snatch the frame after potting the black off 4 cushions. Dave Barker showed his recent good form and won convincingly to give Stafford a 5-4 lead at the break 

  Captain Mason brought in Irene Wood for Shaw for the second half. Both Mike Barker and Si Key lost their games narrowly but a great pot on the black by Irene Wood pulled the scores level. Addison unfortunately lost to give the visitors the lead but Loughead picked up his 2nd win of the night with another fine clearance. Broomhall continued his fine performance on the night with a clinical finish in his game to give Stafford again an 8-7 lead.  Unfortunately Jenkinson didnt have the luck in his 2nd game as he did in his 1st game and lost from a winnable position to give his opposite number a win to level the scores. Mason in the penultimate game had other ideas and punished his opponent with a fine clearance to give the Stafford team an 9-8 lead. However Dave Barker never really had a chance and had to watch his opponent pull off a fine clearance to give the visitors a deserved draw. A fair result between two sides who look likely to be challenging for the crown this season.

  Man of the Match goes to Chris Broomhall for 2 fine displays of potting and positional play in both games

stan bent team knockout quarter finals

Played Sunday 12th March 2017

Kings Horse  2-4  JOINERS ARMS
KENNYS BEAR  4-2  Institute SC
The Kennys Cue  1-4  METRO BAR A
HOP POLE C  4-3  Highfields Club B

   Division One leaders Joiners Arms reached the semi finals with a hard fought 4-2 win at 3rd div Kings Horse. Wins for Paul Loughead, Brendon Ruttledge and Simon Davies (2 wins) and an '8 ball' saw them through. Chris Rose won 2 on the night for the Horse.
   Last years runners up Kennys Bear were drawn against runaway 2nd div side Institute SC and ran out 4-2 winners. Gav Davies (2), Jim Simpson '8 ball' and Andy Rawlinson all won for the Bear. Rob Wharne and Mark Billingsley were the winners for the Institute.
   Metro Bar A pulled off a fine win over The Kennys Cue winning 4-1. Fine play by Alan Farrow, Dave Ashton, Andy Palin and Warren Jesney all won for the Met. Dave Barker was the sole winner for the Cueists.
   Hop Pole C had to come back from 3-0 down to win their quarter Final over 2nd division Highfields B. Mike Challinor, Kev and Aaron Lewis got the Highfields off to a great start. However Alan Mason (2), Si Key and Kev Brown all won to pull off a remarkable escape. Mason capped it off with an 8 ball in the deciding frame.

Well done to all winning teams and commiserations to the losers!

about stafford sunday pool league

The League is affiliated to the English Pool Association and has two periods of competition. The Winter League currently runs with 3 divisions and also includes a team knockout competition. This is followed by the Singles and Doubles Knockout competitions. The Summer League follows where teams of all abilities compete against each other during the group stage.

The main sponsor of the League is Market Promotions, a local business that runs Car Boot Sales across the Midlands. Kennys Sports Bar sponsors the Summer Pool League as well as providing a venue for the later stages of the Knockout competitions in the Winter and Summer. More information can be found on the Sponsors page.

Trophies are awarded to all winners and runners-up at the annual presentation evening. See the Roll of Honour page for a full list of the current trophy holders as well as the winners from past years.

The Stafford Sunday Pool League currently has one team in the Staffordshire Inter-league competition. The Inter-league offers 2 opportunities (through League and Cup) for teams to play in the National Finals at Great Yarmouth.