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



Pythons versus Glasgow Giants [posted 22/01/20]

The Poloc Pythons are back in Tapeball League action tomorrow evening, taking on Glasgow Giants at 8pm on matchday seven.


Scottish Cup draw [posted 17/01/20]


Cricket Scotland has released the draw for this season's Scottish Cup.  The draw for round one saw the 'Loc handed an away tie, Meigle the side's hosts on Sunday the 24th of May.  The full draw can be seen online, on Cricket Scotland's website.


Indoor cricket continues [posted 16/01/20]

This Sunday sees indoor practice at Hutchesons' Grammar School continue, with two separate sessions.  Between 2pm and 3pm Keith Sheridan will lead a session for Under 12 players before, from 3pm to 4pm Keith Young is managing a session for older players.


Indoor Under 11 "Kwik Cricket" [posted 16/01/20]

As well as junior indoor practice and coaching and indoor cricket continuing at Hutchesons' Grammar School Sports Hall, the club's Under 11s start their participation in another indoor, six-a-side, "Kwik Cricket" programme later this month.  A full programme, mirroring the pre-Christmas one, between then and the end of March has been scheduled by Cricket Scotland and details of the club's involvement can be found online


Indoor cricket [posted 10/01/20]

This Sunday sees the continuation of indoor practice at Hutchesons' Grammar School.  Coordinated by Josh Sajjad, this Sunday's session is a two-hour session (2pm to 4pm) and is for players aged Under 16 and older.


Pythons go down to defeat [posted 10/01/20]

The Pythons continued their Tapeball League results sequence of win-one, lose-won, going down last night to Govanhill in the Cricket Scotland Tapeball League, their Glasgow southside rivals winning by 57 runs on matchday five.  Last night's defeat means the Pythons have now played five, won two and lost three. 



Pythons versus Govanhill [posted 09/01/20]

The Poloc Pythons are back in Tapeball League action this evening, taking on Govanhill at 7pm on matchday five.


Special General Meeting [posted 08/01/20]

The agenda and papers for the Special General Meeting ("SGM") of the club have been circulated, by email and message group, to members and parents today by Secretary Keith Sheridan.  The meeting is being held on Sunday, the 19th of January 2020, at 4.30pm, in the clubhouse.  Members and parents are encouraged to read the papers carefully and attend the SGM. 


Club policies - annual review [posted 03/01/20]

The annual review of the club's formal policies and operating procedures has been carried out, and the updated documentation can be found online in three of the website sections: 1. General documents; 2. Junior documents; and 3. Clubmark documents.  Members, including the parents or carers of junior members, and supporters are encouraged to review all these documents as they govern much of club life and its activities.  Particular attention is drawn to the various codes of conduct, including the Social media code of conduct.


Indoor cricket continues [posted 02/01/20]

This Sunday sees indoor practice at Hutchesons' Grammar School continue, with two separate sessions.  Between 2pm and 3pm Keith Sheridan will lead a session for Under 12 players before, from 3pm to 4pm Josh Sajjad is managing a session for older players.



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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