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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 - 1 week, 1 day ago

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In mourning for Murray

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

in Cricket - 1 week, 5 days ago

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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 - 1 week, 6 days ago

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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 - 1 week, 6 days ago

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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 - 2 weeks ago

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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 - 2 weeks, 4 days ago

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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 - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

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Spitfires grounded

Cricket is our summer game; just not this summer. The frustration is most apparent at county level, where all 18 clubs are without income, yet having to...

in Cricket - 1 month ago

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Tom Flintoft passes away

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of former Durham County Cricket Club Head Groundsman, Tom Flintoft.

in Cricket - on 4/7/20

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Mannofield opens doors

Aberdeenshire Cricket Club have welcomed the announcement from the Scottish Government that clubs will be able to use outdoor cricket facilities for the...

in Cricket - on 29/6/20

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Lowly Village Green

Wivelsfield Green CC is a small club in East Sussex which has had just a Sunday friendly team for the last 100 years and l am the current groundsman. We...

in Cricket - on 27/6/20

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A delayed start ...

With the Covid-19 crisis pushing back the potential start of the season, David Bates, MD of cricket pitch specialist total-play, looks at what maintenance...

in Cricket - on 25/6/20

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Gold Standard at Newclose

Back in 2008 it cost around £1.7m to build Newclose on the outskirts of Newport — a magnificent ground adopted by Hampshire and one which has put the...

in Cricket - on 24/6/20

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Uncertainty and shock

Doubts surround the future of a popular sports ground used by hundreds of people after the landlords moved in this week to close the facility and change...

in Cricket - on 18/6/20

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Turf post lockdown

Sport facilities at clubs, schools and in open spaces were off-limits for a number of weeks due to COVID 19, but as we come out of lockdown Tom Shinkins,...

in Cricket - on 17/6/20

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Vaughan slams pitches

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has branded the standard of some county cricket pitches as “appalling”.

in Cricket - on 16/6/20

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SISIS helps deliver

Clive Brown, a volunteer groundsman, has praised the SISIS Auto Rotorake Mk. 5 after it helped him pick up an award for the best ground in the Lincolnshire...

in Cricket - on 16/6/20

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Johnsons delivers

Delivering the strongest coverage, density and recovery Head Groundsman Andy Ellett has seen in his 13 seasons at the club, J Nitro Premier Wicket is taking...

in Cricket - on 12/6/20