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

 

Sunday indoor cricket league action [posted 15/02/19]

As well as indoor cricket practice (see below) this Sunday also sees the first matches in the Tapeball League play-offs, Poloc Pythons taking on Scot's Strikers at 1.15pm.  Also in league action are the Under 14s who take on Ferguslie in the Indoor League at 5.2pm at  Hutchesons' Grammar School Sports Hall.  Good luck to both sides.

 

Indoor cricket [posted 13/02/19]

Our winter indoor cricket continues at Hutchesons' Grammar School Sports Hall this Sunday - the 17th of February - with a two-hour open net session, between 2pm and 4pm for players in the Under 16 age-group and above. 

 

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Tapeball League play-offs [posted 09/02/19] 

Cricket Scotland have made the draw for the end-of-season Tapeball League play-offs, the draw seeing the Pythons up against Scot's Strikers in the quarter-finals.  Being played on the 17th of February, the Pythons' match starts at 1.15pm. The other quarter-final ties are: Govanhill versus Renfrew 8, Motherwell versus I Passing Smiles and Rising Stars versus Asian All Stars.

 

Indoor cricket [posted 08/02/19]

Our winter indoor cricket continues at Hutchesons' Grammar School Sports Hall this Sunday - the 10th of February - with two, one-hour sessions.  First up - between 2pm and 3pm - is a session for younger players, with Keith Sheridan leading a group of Under 12s.  Then, from 3pm until 4pm there's another open net session, with Under 14s and Under 16s joining older players. 

 

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Under 16 Scottish Cup [posted 06/02/19] 

Cricket Scotland released the draw for this season's Under 16 Scottish Cup today.  The draw, that sees first round fixtures played before the 31st of May, resulted in the 'Loc being handed a home tie against Greeenock.

 

Tapeball [posted 04/02/19]

The Poloc Pythons play their final regular season indoor Cricket Scotland Tapeball League match tomorrow evening, taking on Govanhill CC at 7pm, after which the league moves in to the end-of-season play-offs. 

 

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Indoor cricket [posted 01/02/19]

Our winter indoor cricket continues at Hutchesons' Grammar School Sports Hall this Sunday - the 3rd of February - with a two-hour open net session, between 2pm and 4pm for players in the Under 16 age-group and above. 

 

AGM [posted 30/01/29]

The club's 2018 - and 140th - Annual General Meeting took place this evening in the clubhouse.  A wide range of matters were fully debated by the healthy number present.  In addition to the normal business of the club, a broader discussion about the future of the club took place.  Membership subscriptions for 2019 were agreed, as proposed, the new subscriptions to now be paid monthly.  Members will be contacted directly about this new payment process, the first monthly instalment now being due.  The election of office bearers and committee members was also successfully completed with Rashid Mehmood, Josh Sajjad and Hunnain Sohail joining the General Committee as Ordinary Members, and the Cricket Committee seeing Irfan Hanif remain on this committee, albeit in a new role as Shawholm Captain, and Saif Sajjad joining the committee.  The list of office bearers and committee members has been updated on the Contact us page of the website.

 

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Pythons' winning run continues [posted 26/01/19] 

The Poloc Pythons winning run in the Cricket Scotland Tapeball League continued on Thursday.  You read skipper Irfan Hanif's match report online, as the Pythons made it three consecutive wins, seeing off Asian All Stars, to follow up their good wins against Dynamic Dale and Greater Pollok Eagles.

 

More about the league, fixtures, results, etc. can be found on its Facebook page here.

 

Indoor cricket [posted 24/01/19]

Our winter indoor cricket continues at Hutchesons' Grammar School Sports Hall this Sunday - the 27th of January - with two, one-hour sessions.  First up - between 2pm and 3pm - is a session for younger players, with Keith Sheridan leading a group of Under 12s.  Then, from 3pm until 4pm there's another open net session, with Under 14s and Under 16s joining older players. 

 

Tapeball [posted 23/01/19]

The Poloc Pythons are back in indoor Cricket Scotland Tapeball League action tomorrow evening, taking on Asian All Stars at 8pm. 

 

Child protection [posted 20/01/19]

Two club members attended today's "In Safe Hands" child wellbeing and protection course run by Cricket Scotland in Glasgow.  Reflecting the club's commitment to best practice and ensuring the safest and welcoming of environments for children and young people, the course provided good and up-to-date advice and guidance in this important area. Thanks to Cricket Scotland, and it Child Wellbeing and Protection Officer Colin McDougall, for putting on and running, respectively, the course.

  

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Pythons' win again [posted 18/01/19] 

The Poloc Pythons improved form in the Cricket Scotland Tapeball League continued last night.  You read skipper Irfan Hanif's match report online, as the Pythons made it back-to-back wins, seeing off Greater Pollok Eagles, to follow up their good win last week against Dynamic Dale.

 

More about the league, fixtures, results, etc. can be found on its Facebook page here.

 

 

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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