Welcome to Poloc Cricket Club

  

 

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

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Latest news and club notices

 

Indoor Under 11 "Kwik Cricket" [posted 21/10/19]

As well as junior indoor practice and coaching and indoor cricket more generally starting at Hutchesons' Grammar School Sports Hall on 3 November, the club's Under 11s start their indoor, six-a-side, "Kwik Cricket" programme this coming Sunday.  A full programme between then and Christmas has been scheduled by Cricket Scotland and details of the club's involvement can be found online

 

Indoor winter cricket [posted 05/10/19]

This winter's indoor sessions have been booked and the full schedule of sessions can now be found on the "Upcoming events" page of the website.

 

Finishing touches to Autumn square work [posted 29/09/19]

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A small, but hard-working, work party assisted groundsman Scott McCutcheon today to put the finishing touches to the Autumn remedial work on the square.  After thorough scarification and solid tining, loams and seed were spread today. A good effort from those who came along to help: Ali, James, Nabeel, Robert and Ryan. 

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Indoor cricket, winter 2019-20 [posted 20/09/19]

The club has again secured bookings at Hutchesons' Grammar School Sports hall for winter indoor practice and coaching.  The winter programme, initially on Sunday afternoons and extending to a midweek evening in Spring 2020, starts on Sunday the 3rd of November.  More details of the sessions, and what age-groups will attend which sessions, will be announced nearer the date - watch this space. 

 

Website maintenance [posted 17/09/19]

The website might be a bit "quieter" over the next few days as its host server is changed - bear with us in the event we seem to have disappeared in to the ether!

 

Margaret Donaldson [posted 07/09/19]

The club was saddened to hear of the death of Margaret Donaldson.  Wife of Ernie, Margaret passed away earlier in the week.  The club's, and members', condolences are offered to Margaret's surviving family at this sad time.  The fineral will be at Linn Crematorium on Wednesday the 11th of February, at 11am.

 

Ground clear up day [posted 07/09/19]

Saturday the 14th of September is our annual ground clear up day that will see the ground and surrounds tidied after another season, ahead of the winter.  All members are asked to come along on the 14th, at 10am, prepared to put in a good shift - as they say, "many hands make light work".  Let's see a full turnout please.

 

 

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, Poloc Pythons and Poloc Academy. 

 

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 and Poloc Academy play in both the WDCU Sunday and Evening Leagues, the Poloc Pythons compete in Cricket Scotland's winter tapeball league, and no fewer than five junior sides play at five age-group levels in the West District Junior Cricket Union soft- and hard-ball leagues and cups, as well as in national cup competitions.

 

   


 

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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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