Welcome to Poloc Cricket Club





Please enjoy this virtual look round our club - but, better still, why not come and visit us?  Founded over 140 years ago, we're a family-centred club with our own ground on the Pollok Estate on Glasgow's southside, members coming from all backgrounds and from across ethnic and cultural spectra, all taking an active part in club life.  As well as year-round competitive and social cricket for juniors and adults, there are internal and outside seating areas and a well-appointed clubhouse.


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Latest news and club notices


Abtaha Maqsood to play in The Hundred [posted 20/01/21] 


Everyone is super-excited at the news that Abtaha Maqsood has been picked up by the Birmingham Phoenix, to play in this season's Hundred tournament.  Abtaha's drafting is just the latest step in her rise through the women's game, and - like the rest of the Maqsood family we are sure - we wish her all the best come the summer! 


More about how she's feeling about the challenge of playing in The Hundred can be read online, on the Cricket Scotland website, and you can see her on her Phoenix's player bio' page here.


142nd AGM - Notice [posted 14/01/21] 


Notice of the 142nd Annual General Meeting ("AGM") of the club was circulated to members today by email, and using the various members WhatsApp message groups.  Due to current and continuing Government restrictions in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic the AGM will be held virtually, on 27 January 2021 at 8pm, using the Zoom video communication application.  The AGM’s log-in meeting ID and passcode details were circulated with the Notice.  All members are encouraged to attend, as are parents of junior members who can attend as observers. 


Winter wonderland! [posted 08/01/21] 

Overnight snow left "Shawholm" looking beautiful under virgin snow and a clear blue winter sky.  Credit to Adam Richardson, too, as this didn't see either winter golf, or the "Shawholm Shack" takeaway, closed! 




The "Shawholm Shack" - takeaway hot drinks, soup, and snacks [posted 03/01/21] 




The club's great new takeaway service - offering coffees, teas, other hot drinks and soup, and a selection of snacks, has been doing a raring trade, providing much-needed warmth and sustenance to park visitors.  A new initiative in these COVID-19-restricted times, it's been a way of retaining the club's connection with its local community, and complements the revitalised Winter Golf section.  If you've not been down to "Shawholm" in recent weeks, why not pop along, say hello, and warm yourself with something from the "Shawholm Shack"! 




Happy New Year! [posted 01/01/2021]  

Happy New Year from all at "Shawholm"; here's hoping 2021 brings more relief from COVID-19, and we all enjoy a more normal twelve months! 


Club President update [posted 07/12/20] 


Club President Kenneth Robertson (pictured) has written to members again today, updating them on activities at the club.


Kenneth's November update has been emailed to members, and circulated to junior players' parents and senior players by WhatsApp today.  It can also be read, here online.



Older news  

Older news can be found in the news archive section.



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Poloc teams play under various playing names: Poloc, Shawholm, Poloc Panthers and Poloc Pythons


Poloc plays in the Cricket Scotland League Premier Division administered by the Western District Cricket Union ("WDCU") and Shawholm plays in that league's Premier Reserve Division.  


In addition, Poloc Panthers play in the WDCU Evening League, the Poloc Pythons compete in Cricket Scotland's winter tapeball league, and junior sides play at different age-group levels in the West District Junior Cricket Union soft- and hard-ball leagues and cups, as well as in national cup competitions.






Check out the weather at Shawholm before setting out - we like the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation site best!  To see what it's saying about the weather in G43, click on the logo below to go to its website.





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