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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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Pythons go back-to-back in the tapeball league [posted 22/01/18]

We've got a report on the Poloc Pythons win over The Classic Tigers in the tapeball league online now.  You can read skipper Irfan Hanif's musings on the Tapeball page.

 

Winter indoor cricket [posted 22/01/18]

Indoor cricket continues this Sunday, the 28th of January, 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.

 

Scottish Cup draw [posted 16/01/18]

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Cricket Scotland has released the draw for this season's Scottish Cup.  The draw for round one saw the 'Loc handed a home tie, East Kilbride the visitors on Sunday the 13th of May.  The full draw can be seen online, on Cricket Scotland's website.

 

Winter indoor cricket [posted 15/01/18]

Indoor cricket continues this Sunday, the 21st of January, 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.

 

Junior cricket restructured [posted 13/01/18]

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The WDJCU Committee has circulated details of the new junior league structure for 2018.  2018 will see Under 11 cricket played with a softer ball, in two formats.  A new Under 12 hardball league has been introduced.  The Under 13 and Under 18 leagues have both been disbanded, with the Under 14 and Under 16 leagues the remaining main leagues.  Only the Under 16 League is eleven-a-side, with nine-a-side being the format for the Under 14 League, and the Under 11 and Under 12 leagues both being eight-a-side.  A summary of the changes is online.

 

Saturday league fixtures, 2018 [posted 06/01/18] 

The WDCU has published the Saturday league fixtures for season 2018.  These see the 'Loc start the season with home and away matches against north side rivals West of Scotland.  The Poloc side will be over at Hamilton Crescent, the Shawholm side entertaining Partick at Shawholm.  You can see the 'Loc's two side's fixture lists online (here and here), and the full fixture lists on the WDCU's website

 

Saturday league structure, 2018 [posted 31/12/17]

The WDCU Competition Management Committee published the league structure for 2018 yesterday.  The structure is much-changed from that in force in 2017, with only one Reserve division now in existence, the Premier Division Reserve.  NVT Shawholm will play in this division, and NVT Poloc will compete in the Premier Division.  Aside the ten teams playing in the Pemier Division Reserve, the other 2nd XIs of clubs have been "slotted in" to a singular pyramid league structure.  To accommodate promotion and relegation to/from the Premier Division Reserve, and promotion and relegation more generally in the larger pyramid, new promotion and relegation rules have been introduced, in the main - but not exclusively - to address the now more complicated issue of avoiding two or more XIs from the same club being in the same division, and only 1st XIs progressing in to the top two divisions.  More information on the changes can be found online.

 

Success in the Indoor Super 8s [posted 30/12/17]

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The Under 15s finished runners-up today in the Indoor Super 8s, winning one and losing one on their Finals Day.  However the Under 19s, pictured left, went one better and ran out winners of their age-group tournament.  Congratulations to them on their success!

 

 

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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Weather

 

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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