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 135 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

 

Additional pre-season matches [posted 21/01/18]

We're pleased to have added two additional matches to the pre-season schedule, with home and away games against Dumfries CC having now been agreed.  A Poloc XI will travel south to Nunholm, whilst a Shawholm XI will host a Nunholm XI at Shawholm. 

 

Winter indoor cricket [posted 20/02/18]

Indoor cricket continues this Sunday, the 25th of February, at Hutchesons' Grammar School Sports Hall between 2pm and 4pm.  The two-hour session this week is split between players aged Under 14 and Under 16 (2pm to 3pm), and players aged over 16 (3pm to 4pm).  There will be a £3 per person charge to cover the sports hall hire charge.

 

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Roof replacement [posted 20/02/18]

Contractors C Hanlon were busy at work today, starting the work to replace the "Junior Pavilion" roof, damaged irrecoverably by a recent storm.  The work sees the roof replaced in its entirety as well as internal remedial work to address the consequential water damage that was caused.

 

Funding support for community coaching [posted 16/02/18]

We're delighted that independent financial planners, Capital Managers LLP, have continued their partnership with the club's sister Charity, The Community Coaching Initiative, for another year, the associated financial support for the Charity's work being invaluable as it introduces local children to cricket, both in schools and in the wider community. 

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Mackay_Corporate_logo_2018 Also continuing its partnership with the Charity is corporate insurance brokers, Mackay Corporate, who, like Capital Managers, is a long-time supporter of the its work.  The club is extremely grateful to both businesses for their ongoing support.

 

Winter indoor cricket [posted 15/02/18]

Indoor cricket continues this Sunday, the 18th of February, at Hutchesons' Grammar School Sports Hall between 2pm and 4pm.  The two-hour session this week is split between players aged Under 12 (2pm to 3pm), and players aged over 16 (3pm to 4pm).  There will be a £3 per person charge to cover the sports hall hire charge.

 

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The Pythons win again in the tapeball league [posted 13/02/18]

The Pythons saw off the challenge of hitherto [Ed: look it up in the dictionary!] league leaders, Govanhill, this evening.  You can read skipper Irfan Hanif's match report on the win, on the Tapeball page.

 

Winter indoor cricket [posted 08/02/18]

Indoor cricket continues this Sunday, the 11th of February, at Hutchesons' Grammar School Sports Hall between 2pm and 4pm.  The two-hour session this week is split between players aged Under 14 and Under 16 (2pm to 3pm), and players aged over 16 (3pm to 4pm).  There will be a £3 per person charge to cover the sports hall hire charge.

 

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Bounce-back win for the Pythons in the tapeball league [posted 07/02/18]

The Pythons bounced back from consecutive losses with a good win over The Greater Pollok Eagles on Tuesday evening.  You can read skipper Irfan Hanif's match report on the Tapeball page.

 

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Pythons slip to consecutive defeats in the tapeball league [posted 02/02/18]

The Asian Tigers defeated the Pythons last night in the tapeball league, a second consecutive loss.  You can read vice-skipper Zakir Siddiqui's match report on the Tapeball page.  As ever, the report's the usual amusing mix of the factual, the made-up, and the downright unintelligible!

 

Winter indoor cricket [posted 01/02/18]

Indoor cricket continues this Sunday, the 4th of February, at Hutchesons' Grammar School Sports Hall between 2pm and 4pm.  The two-hour session this week is split between players aged Under 12 (2pm to 3pm), and players aged over 16 (3pm to 4pm).  There will be a £3 per person charge to cover the sports hall hire charge.

 

 

Older news

Older news can be found in the news archive section.

 

 

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Poloc teams play as NVT Poloc, NVT Group being our main sponsor - more about it and the club's other funders and supporters can be found in the Sponsors and partners section. 

 

NVT Poloc plays in the Cricket Scotland League Premier Division administered by the Western District Cricket Union ("WDCU") and NVT 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 and no fewer than five junior sides play at five age-group levels in the West District Junior Cricket Union 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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