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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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Draw & Preview: Student Eight-ball Pool Home Internationals 2016-17

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The weekend of 29-30 April 2017 sees the culmination of the university pool season as the Student Eight-ball Pool Home Internationals descends on Nottingham. Ireland Students, under the guidance of manager Fearghal Cotter and captain David McQuillan (IT Blanchardstown), will be the team … Continue reading

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Student Eight-ball Pool Home Internationals 2016-17 – 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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Review: BUCS-UPC Eight-ball Pool Championships 2016-17

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The weekend of 23rd – 26th February saw 677 students from 48 institutions descend upon Vauxhall Holiday Park, Great Yarmouth to compete for the Men’s and Women’s titles. This year saw Leeds take the Men’s Team Championship with a 6-1 win in … Continue reading

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Review: UPC Irish Intervarsity Pool Championships 2016-17

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The 3rd-5th February 2017 saw the UPC Irish Intervarsities Eight-ball Pool Championships return to the Abbey Court Hotel and Spa in Nenagh, County Tipperary. This year saw 162 students and 31 teams from 14 institutions competing for titles in the Team Championship, Team … Continue reading

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Draw: BUCS-UPC Eight-ball Pool Championships 2016-2017

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Vauxhall Holiday Park prepares to welcome another huge field for the BUCS-UPC Eight-ball Pool Championships as a total of 667 competitors will descend on the venue from 23rd to 26th February 2017. Despite a slight decrease in the total number of institutions … Continue reading

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