Cricket (page 3)


Legend can still cut it!

A cricket legend now in his mid-80s has been showing he can still manage a perfect cover drive and an excellent cut

in Cricket - on 7/3/20


On your bike!

So that’s it; no more sitting on a roller in the Aberdeen sunshine. Kenny McCurdie is retiring after twenty years tending the Mannofield Park Cricket...

in Cricket - on 28/2/20

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Dennis & SISIS inspire

The aptly named Storm Dennis certainly didn’t prevent the annual Dennis and SISIS groundcare seminar from going ahead and, by all accounts, it once again...

in Cricket - on 24/2/20

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Groundcare Awards 2020

The Cricket World Groundcare Awards 2020 were officially launched at the Dennis and SISIS Groundcare seminar at Durham CCC on Tuesday February 18th

in Cricket - on 20/2/20


Finding Nemo!

Volunteers from Carlisle Cricket Club are in a desperate race against time to save the fish trapped on the field

in Cricket - on 19/2/20


Keeping a lid on turfcare

Durham University ’s scale of participation in sport demands a highly regimented grounds team. Greg Rhodes met up with Paul Derrick, the facility’s...

in Cricket - on 15/2/20


Counting the cost

Bridgeholme Cricket Club is counting the cost of being flooded again, but this time it is worse than ever, according to groundsman Keith Hudson

in Cricket - on 12/2/20

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Flood relief fund release

Sports pitches and facilities destroyed or damaged by Storm Ciara will be able to apply for emergency grants of up to £5,000 through a new fund set up...

in Cricket - on 12/2/20


Marquee cricket nets

TurfCareBlog talks to Stuart Kerrison, Head Groundsman at Essex County Cricket Club, about netting in marquees in the winter months and how the idea came...

in Cricket - on 7/2/20


Rotherham "under attack"

Rotherham Cricket Club say they are "under attack" after vandals damaged their playing surface for a second time in seven months

in Cricket - on 29/1/20

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Ken is standing down

He has become one of the recognisable figures in north-east cricket over the last twenty years. But now, Kenny McCurdie, the head groundsman at Aberdeenshire...

in Cricket - on 28/1/20

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King's Ely keeping busy

King’s Ely sits in the shadows of the city’s splendid cathedral and its location and history demands high standards are maintained at all times. Blair...

in Cricket - on 24/1/20


Foundation for success

A new state-of-the-art sporting hub was officially opened by Swindon Town FC legend, John Trollope and the High Sheriff of Wiltshire, Nicky Alberry, on...

in Cricket - on 18/1/20


GKB Vstrong impresses

The reliable GKB Vstrong machine encompasses powerful scarifying for the Suffolk based sports turf management company

in Cricket - on 13/1/20


Calmore's double award

Calmore Sports Club’s Loperwood Park ground received an impressive double by scooping both the Southern Premier League and Hampshire Cricket League’s...

in Cricket - on 12/1/20


A Snowball's chance

Warwickshire County Cricket Club has confirmed that Neil Snowball, Chief Executive, has been selected as the new Managing Director of County Cricket at...

in Cricket - on 11/1/20


Working in most cases

New figures show that Sport England's playing field safeguarding measures, designed to protect sports provision in planning applications affecting playing...

in Cricket - on 2/1/20


RIP Geoff Gardner

Geoff Gardner, a Newborough Cricket Club man for 68 years, has passed away at the age of 82

in Cricket - on 24/12/19


Guidance to flooding

Floods can have a devastating impact on a cricket club, causing damage to both pavilions and grounds. The ECB provides advice and support for affected...

in Cricket - on 22/12/19


Q&A with Rob Saxton

The cricket season may be over and an amazing summer of cricket seems like it was a lifetime ago, but for the grounds staff who prepare the pitches there...

in Cricket - on 17/12/19