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Lord's hunt replacment

Lord’s have begun looking for a replacement for Mick Hunt as head groundsman, with several names from the first-class circuit in the frame

in Cricket - 4 days, 7 hours ago

Manchester ... united

The contrasts of tending natural and synthetic surfaces could not be greater than across the acres that the University of Manchester runs for its students...

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Mick awarded for service

In what was a wonderful gesture, Mick was also awarded the MCC honorary lifetime membership

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Renovate Your Renovation

The Dennis/SISIS Cricket Renovation Day 2018 threw up some challenges the groundspersons present: ‘are you missing out on vital modern techniques?’...

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Watering The Pitch Key

As the players from the Indian and English camp drew praise for an exciting first Test, the real heroes were the ground staff at Edgbaston, who, battling...

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Golden age innings

A Sussex country estate mentioned in the Domesday Book a thousand years ago, and world famous for its Capability Brown gardens, has an indelible and lasting...

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Groundsmen don't know!

For Stuart Broad, every ground from Trent Bridge to Lord’s will pose different challenges, and the bowling unit that adapts quickly will have the upper...

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Mick Hunt set to retire

MCC has announced that Head Groundsman Mick Hunt is to retire at the end of the 2018 season

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Cricket renovation day

Dennis and SISIS have announced the date for their popular cricket renovation day for 2018. The event will be held at Cheltenham College on 7 August and...

in Cricket - on 17/7/18

Drought Stress

With prolonged heat and drought conditions causing challenges to turf managers up and down the country, Penn Cricket Club have reaped the rewards of using...

in Cricket - on 10/7/18

April showers!

The Professional Grounds Team of the Year (Cricket) 2014, are experts in flood management. At Worcestershire County Cricket Club, nobody is a stranger...

in Cricket - on 4/7/18

Old school - new school

Maintaining the grounds at the Royal Grammar School Worcester holds unique pressure, not just due to the acreage but because the school is the sixth-oldest...

in Cricket - on 25/6/18

New machinery bank ...

Sports administrators are closely watching a revolutionary project at Thirsk & Northallerton Golf Club which, if it takes off, has the potential to be...

in Cricket - on 22/6/18

Slaughter United CC win

As proud supporters of the England and Wales Cricket Board, Autoguide Equipment - manufacturers of the Auto-Roller - asked cricket clubs nationwide to...

in Cricket - on 15/6/18

Razor tops the list

After Richard Ayling, grounds manager at Merchant Taylors’ School, drew up a shortlist of new potential machinery to purchase, the Dennis Razor fine...

in Cricket - on 14/6/18

SISIS TM1000 recommended

David Hodgson, groundsman and president at the Kirkstall Educational Cricket Club in Headingley, Leeds, believes that a lot more local cricket clubs would...

in Cricket - on 13/6/18

Long employment journey

Chris Long is now the Head of Grounds at the University of Leicester. But, as is the case for a surprising number, just to transfer from greens to grounds...

in Cricket - on 13/6/18

In like Flint!

It’s official. Newlands is the best cricket ground in South Africa! Not only is the venue one of the most picturesque in the world - sitting at the foot...

in Cricket - on 9/6/18