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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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 reserve division.  In addition, Poloc Panthers and Poloc Academy play in both the WDCU Sunday and Evening Leagues, Poloc Women participate in Cricket Scotland leagues and cups, 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


Winter indoor cricket [posted 19/11/17]

The seventh winter indoor cricket takes place this Sunday, the 26th of November, at Hutchesons' Grammar School Sports Hall between 2pm and 4pm.  It's open to all players aged over 16, and there will be a £5 per person charge to cover the sports hall hire charge.


Bobby Hill [19/11/17]

The club was saddened to hear, today, of the passing of Bobby Hill.  Bobby, a stalwart of Kilmarnock Cricket Club, was both well known, and much liked, in west cricket circles and represented Scotland seven times in the 1960s.  After retiring as a player Bobby's involvement in the game continued, carrying out the roles of Team Manager and Selector of the national team in addition to serving on the Board of the national governing body.  The club's condolences go to Bobby's wider family, including his son Alan, and nephew Jim, both still actively involved at Kilmarnock. 


Winter indoor cricket [posted 17/11/17]

Indoor cricket continues this Sunday, the 19th of November, at Hutchesons' Grammar School Sports Hall between 2pm and 4pm.  There are two, one-hour sessions this week, 2pm to 3pm seeing players aged between 11 and 15 (inclusive) in action, before all players aged over 16 are invited for the second hour between 3pm and 4pm.  There will be a £3 per person charge to cover the sports hall hire charge.


Remembrance [posted 10/11/17]


The club, as it does annually at this time of year, remembers those of its former members, and their families and friends, who lost their lives in conflicts both at home and abroad.  The club's war memorial occuppies a prominent position in the entrance way to the clubhouse and lists the names of twenty people who fell in the Great War and in World War II. 


More on the memorial, and the names of the fallen, can be found online.



Western Warriors winter squad selections [posted 09/11/17]

The Western Warriors have announced a number of winter training squads, and the club's well represented.  In the Under 14 squad James Cathcart, Hassaan Mehmood and Samee Mehmood have been selected. 


The Development squad sees Taimoor Ahmad, Ahmed-Raza Hanif, Amaan Ramzan and Uzzair Shah all included.  And the senior Warriors training squad features Ihtisham Malik, Abdul Sabri, Owais Shah, Jurie Snyman, Hamza Tahir and Craig Young.  Congratulations to all these players.


Thriving Clubs programme [posted 07/11/17]


The club's General Committee met with Cricket Scotland's West Regional Participation Manager Tim Hart last night in the latest engagement between the club and the national governing body's participation team as part of our involvement in the Thriving Clubs initiative. 


Winter indoor cricket [posted 06/11/17]

The fifth winter indoor cricket takes place this Sunday, the 12th of November, at Hutchesons' Grammar School Sports Hall between 2pm and 4pm.  It's open to all players aged over 16, and there will be a £5 per person charge to cover the sports hall hire charge.


Muhammad Dar in action for KRL [posted 02/11/17]


Muhammad Dar is currently in Pakistan playing cricket over the winter period, and is action for Khan Research Labs in their latest Quaid-e-Azam Trophy Pool B match against Pakistan Television in Rawalpindi.  You can follow Mo's progress in the four-day game on ESPNcricinfo's scorecard page.



Older news

Older news can be found in the news archive section.



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