The Eccleshill Games League is a local friendly pool & dominoes league played on Monday evenings weekly. The teams / venues are situated closely in and around the Eccleshill and Idle areas, including Greengates, Undercliffe & Shipley (Bradford North).
Download the new ‘preview’ Android App. Click here from your Android Phone browser to download the ‘.apk’ file (note you will need an file unzip tool to install (there are plenty of free unzipping apps on the Google Play Store)). For now this is a trial, however if enough people wanting to use the app going forward, then we will polish and publish to the Play Store.
Important News: The Alma have withdrawn from the league. This fixture will now be a bye going forward with all scores versus them to date being null.
New for 2018 - The league is fully affiliated with the West Yorkshire County Pool Association (which in turn is a regional member of the EPA (English Pool Association)). Head on over to the WYCPA website for information on all things related to pool, including regional and national scheduled events and news.
The league would like to highlight the following key league rules and guidelines:
Game rules (Pool)
The Minute Rule (Pool) - Although we do not enforce the rule all the time, it is still a rule. It is up to the Referee’s discretion to call in the rule if they deem the player to be unreasonably taking too long to take their shots. The referee must warn the player they may invoke the rule and then of their final decision to invoke the minute rule. Once invoked, any further breach will result in a foul with two visits handed to the opponent as per a standard foul.
Deliberate Foul (Pool) - A deliberate foul is a loss of frame foul. We play to the old EPA rules and not the World Rules. If a Referee deems the player to have deliberately played a foul shot (beyond reasonable doubt), then the Referee can award the game away. Note the Referee can advise if a player appears to be playing a shot that could be construed as a deliberate intention to foul. Referees must be careful when using this rule as players must be aware they are not allowed to deliberately foul.