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Dad’s army take the flack

During a typical Friday in June, the final preparations would usually be being made to the square at The Victory Ground but, instead, it is routine mowing...

in Cricket - 4 days, 11 hours ago

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Investment in volunteers

As autumn takes hold, community playing fields and pitches have seen cricket make way for the likes of football and rugby union.

in Cricket - 1 week, 3 days ago

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Merchant receives award

Lancashire Cricket and Emirates Old Trafford Head Groundsman, Matt Merchant, has become the first recipient of the David Hodgkiss OBE award

in Cricket - 1 week, 4 days ago

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£20k equipment stolen

Thieves have stolen more than £20,000 worth of equipment from Kirkstall Educational Cricket Club (KECC)

in Cricket - 2 weeks ago

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Taking care of business

What do Westhoughton Cricket Club, Farnworth Cricket Club (in the Bolton League) and Littleborough Cricket Club (in the Lancashire League) all have in...

in Cricket - 2 weeks, 4 days ago

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Q&A with Mark Goddard

Come up and see me, make me smile!

in Cricket - 3 weeks, 6 days ago

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All smiles at Driffield

After a delayed meeting due to the Covid-19 crisis, Lee Williams, finally caught up with Mark Goddard, the club’s Head Groundsman and his right-hand...

in Cricket - 3 weeks, 6 days ago

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A superb innings

From historic matches to some of the greatest players to ever wear whites, Kidderminster Cricket Club’s Chester Road home has hosted them all.

in Cricket - 4 weeks ago

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"It's mindless"

"Mindless" vandals who drove across a cricket pitch causing extensive damage for the second time in 13 months have left the ground's owners feeling "angry...

in Cricket - on 20/9/20

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2020 not out!

After serious flooding at Blackfinch New Road, Worcestershire CCC’s head groundsman Tim Packwood faced new challenges as he prepared for the new season...

in Cricket - on 5/9/20

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Tributes paid to 'Fiti'

Tributes have been paid to a ‘cricket legend’ who dedicated himself to Boldon Cricket Club for over 60 years

in Cricket - on 16/8/20

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Passing down the skills

It’s had a long innings and moved a few times over the years but Holywood Cricket Club sure excels in the sport. Chris McCullough speaks to main groundsman...

in Cricket - on 29/7/20

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In mourning for Murray

Walberton CC approached their first match of the season at Watersfield with heavy hearts

in Cricket - on 25/7/20

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Relief for Stirlands CC

Stirlands Cricket Club aims to complete winter turf maintenance for the first time in years after the successful installation of a new drainage system...

in Cricket - on 24/7/20

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Spectators to return?

The UK government has announced that mass gatherings, including sporting events and conferences, will allow fans to return from 1 October with social distancing...

in Cricket - on 24/7/20

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Doo'cot will be perfect .

New groundsperson Greg Denton has a wealth of experience having spent 17 years at Sussex County Cricket Club

in Cricket - on 23/7/20

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WOO Architects delivers

As a part of their ongoing role with the 2020 season overlay on behalf of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), WOO Architects were appointed to aid...

in Cricket - on 19/7/20

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Hi-vis jackets con!

Members of the Winchelsea Cricket Club in East Sussex found five holes on the cricket square and a number of holes nearby last Saturday

in Cricket - on 12/7/20