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This is the online home of the Universities Pool Council (UPC), recognised both by the English Pool Association (EPA) and by British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) as the governing body for university pool. Here you will find details for our upcoming events and results from past seasons, and regular news items below will keep you up-to-date with all things student pool….

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Review: UPC Irish Intervarsity Pool Championships 2015-2016

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The 5th-6th February 2016 saw the UPC Irish Intervarsities Eight-ball Pool Championships relocate to the Abbey Court Hotel and Spa in Nenagh, County Tipperary. This year saw 140 students and 34 teams from 12 institutions competing for titles in the Team … Continue reading

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Draw & Preview: Student Eight-ball Pool Home Internationals 2015-16

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The weekend of 29-30 April 2016 sees the culmination of the university pool season as the Student Eight-ball Pool Home Internationals descends on Belfast. Northern Ireland Students, under the guidance of manager James O’Hare and captain Andrew Maguire (Ulster), will be the team … Continue reading

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Student Eight-ball Pool Home Internationals 2015-16 – National Teams Unveiled

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The Student Home Internationals brings together the finest players currently playing pool in, and studying at, UK and Ireland universities. The students form national representative teams, based upon their country of study, from England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland, … Continue reading

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Draw: BUCS-UPC Eight-ball Pool Championships 2015-16

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It’s another record breaking year for the BUCS-UPC Eight-ball Pool Championships as Vauxhall Holiday Park prepares to welcome a total of 672 competitors from 25th to 28th February 2016. With 138 teams from 56 institutions playing across the men’s and women’s team and … Continue reading

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Student Eight-ball Pool Home Internationals 2015-16 – Nomination Forms

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The weekend of 29-30 April 2016 sees the culmination of the university pool season as the Student Eight-ball Pool Home Internationals descends on Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Northern Ireland Students will face fierce competition from their British and Irish counterparts … Continue reading

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