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Andy Fogarty interview

Andy Fogarty, Head Groundsman at Yorkshire County Cricket Club, has a trophy cabinet full of accolades including ECB ‘Groundsman of the Year’ four...

in Cricket - 6 days, 12 hours ago

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New oval in Abu Dhabi

With the United Arab Emirates preparing to host the relocated Indian Premier League and T20 World Cup later in the year, Abu Dhabi Cricket has advised...

in Cricket - 2 weeks, 4 days ago

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UAE double up pitch focus

On Tuesday (June 29), the T20 World Cup was officially shifted outside India to the Middle East by the International Cricket Council (ICC) following a...

in Cricket - 3 weeks, 3 days ago

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Premier Wicket for Ageas

A break in play caused by the first COVID lockdown provided Ageas Bowl Head Groundsman Simon Lee with a window of opportunity to conduct a full renovation...

in Cricket - on 24/6/21


Lancs CCC get green light

Lancashire Cricket have announced that following a planning meeting held at Trafford Town Hall, the Club has received approval from Trafford Council for...

in Cricket - on 19/6/21

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Lee aims for even contest

Both the teams have high-quality pace bowlers and the groundsman wants them to be in the game at all times. Head groundsman at Southampton Simon Lee is...

in Cricket - on 16/6/21


New mobile wicket covers

East Huntspill Cricket Club has installed new mobile cricket wicket covers thanks to a successful grant funding application to Viridor Credits

in Cricket - on 12/6/21


Where there’s a Wells ...

Lytham Cricket and Sports Club is situated a stone’s throw away from the Fylde coastline and is primarily the home of Lytham Cricket Club. Over the years,...

in Cricket - on 7/6/21

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GMA £3.9M boost

The Grounds Management Association (GMA) announces a £3.9M investment from the Premier League, The FA, and Government’s Football Foundation with Sport...

in Cricket - on 5/6/21


Q&A with Sam Dutton

Sam Dutton - always trust your gut feeling!

in Cricket - on 25/5/21


Blackpool Cricket Club

Blackpool Cricket Club’s Stanley Park is a 5,000-seater ground that is regularly used for county cricket matches by Lancashire County Cricket Club. It...

in Cricket - on 25/5/21


Army of mowers and rakers

Two years of no play left Goblin Ha Cricket Club’s pitch far from fit for purpose – until 14 members of the club joined forces and brought along their...

in Cricket - on 6/5/21


Q&A with Gary Barwell

Gary Barwell - if you see Christian Bale walking around Birmingham, look again!

in Cricket - on 6/5/21

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Edgbaston Stadium

The previous twelve months have proved difficult for the turfcare industry. In this article, Gary Barwell, Head of Sports Turf and Grounds at the Edgbaston...

in Cricket - on 6/5/21


Measuring soil strength

The Adams and Stewart soil binding test (ASSB) or Motty test as it is commonly known is still a very good method for measuring soil strength. Particularly...

in Cricket - on 25/4/21

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55 years of dedication

Mick Oldfield turned 80 in March and for the last 55 of those years he has been a cornerstone of one cricket club. From player to captain, and now chairman...

in Cricket - on 11/4/21


Auto-Roller's 100th year

Auto-Roller - the world famous cricket roller - is celebrating its 100 year anniversary, the first design finalised in 1921, manufactured and delivered...

in Cricket - on 11/4/21

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Crowdfunder offsets loses

Doncaster Town Cricket Club have raised more than £18,000 after launching a Crowdfunder campaign to offset losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

in Cricket - on 28/3/21

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Saints invest for future

Taunton St Andrews Cricket Club has invested more than £50,000 in an impressive three-lane artificial net complex which has been built in the south east...

in Cricket - on 27/3/21


Timperley Sports Club

Timperley Sports Club in Altrincham, Cheshire, is one of the country’s oldest remaining community sports clubs. The large site includes two cricket outfields...

in Cricket - on 26/3/21