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 south-side, 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, a unique winter Golf Section, spectator seating and well-appointed clubhouse with spacious bar, function room, pool, table tennis, darts and catering facilities.




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The club's sides play under the name, NVT Poloc and NVT Shawholm, NVT being the club's 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 administered by the Western District Cricket Union ("WDCU") and NVT Shawholm plays in that league's reserve division.  In addition, Poloc Panthers and an Academy XI both 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.



Latest news and club notices




Indoor coaching and practice [posted 27/03/15]


The nineteenth indoor winter coaching and practice session takes place this Sunday, and is for juniors aged Under 15 and 18, and Academy players.  The session is between 1pm and 3pm.  Anyone with any questions should get in touch with Keith Young (07802-951913).


More cup competition fixtures released [posted 26/03/15]


The draws for the WU 40 and Western Cups have been made, as has the draw for the Greenwood Trophy.  These can be found online,  


Sunday League fixtures [posted 25/03/15]

The Sunday League fixtures for the upcoming season are now out, and we've got them online.  The Panthers side will play in the Division 2, with the Academy side playing in Division 3.  Full fixtures online here and here.


"Long Hop Down Under" [posted 13/03/15]


The club's taking part in QTV Sports' web-based pre-match chat show - "Long Hop Down Under" - this evening, featuring in the programme's bowl out competition, as well as being in the studio audience.  The "Poloc 5" who are in the bowl out are Saqi', Anjum, Naeem, Motassim and Abhi' - no pressure guys, but one hit each wins it!    The show's being recorded from 8.30pm and all club members, young and old, are encouraged to get along to Clydesdale CC's "Titwood" clubhouse to be involved. 


Evening League fixtures [posted 11/03/15]

The Evening League fixtures for the upcoming season are now out, and we've got them online.  The Panthers side will play in the Division 1, with the Academy side playing in Division 3.  Full fixtures online here and here.



Funding support [posted 10/03/15]

The club's delighted that Primestaff, the specialist recruiters, have again generously supported the club's sister coaching Charity's Spring community coaching programme.  Without this kind of support the programme quite simply couldn't take place.


Winter golf [posted 27/02/14]

Tomorrow sees winter golf return to the club, with the annual game against Haggs Castle GC being played round the Policies. 


Vandalism [posted 25/02/15]

It was disappointing to discover, this morning, that the clubhouse has been vandalised.  Three of the front windows (see below) have been broken, with glass debris littering the spectator seating area.  Fortunately it appears that it was "just" an act of vandalism, and not a break-in, or attempted break-in, and in each instance only the outer of the two panes in the double-glazed unit was broken meaning that the clubhouse itself remains wind and water-tight.  Thanks to Russell Lauder and Kenneth Robertson for their work today in dealing with the matter, for liasing with the Police, and beginning the process of organising repair work. 





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Older news can be found in the news archive section.



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