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Bill Clutterbuck RIP

It is with much sadness that we report the passing of Bill Clutterbuck, a highly respected member of the cricket groundsmen community

in Obituary - on 16/3/21


Obituary-Stephen Campbell

Tributes have been paid to Stephen Campbell ­— Appleby Golf Club head greenkeeper for 40 years ­— who has died aged 65

in Obituary - on 5/3/21


We remember Dave Harvey

As any sportsman will attest, it’s hard to be objective in the aftermath of a heavy loss. ALS Contracts Manager Dave Harvey’s untimely passing is a...

in Obituary - on 23/2/21


Ron Harrod Obituary

It is with much sadness that we report the recent passing of Ron Harrod, who founded Harrod UK Ltd in 1954. An exceptional entrepreneur and industry leader,...

in Obituary - on 27/1/21

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David Briggs RIP

It is with deepest regret that Campey Turf Care Systems announce the passing, just before Christmas, of David Briggs, who had been suffering with Parkinson’s’...

in Obituary - on 18/1/21


RIP Tony Shiner

Eastleigh Football Club’s popular former groundsman Tony Shiner has died aged 83.

in Obituary - on 11/11/20

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RIP Arthur Harrison

Former SISIS sales director Arthur Harrison has sadly passed away earlier this month, aged 88.

in Obituary - on 7/11/20


Danny Rigby Death

My experience of Danny a fellow Lobby Gobbler from Leigh, over the last few years was that of a kind man who was always up for a laugh and would put a...

in Obituary - on 12/10/20


Tributes pour in for John

Tributes from England stars past and present poured in as Blaydon Rugby Club lost a playing member of some 50 years’ service as John Davidson passed...

in Obituary - on 9/10/20


Bill Elwood RIP

Scottish Rugby is saddened to learn of the death of its former Head Groundsman and Stadium Manager Bill Elwood. He passed away last month aged 80

in Obituary - on 6/9/20

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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 Obituary - on 16/8/20


Punjab rename ground

Southern Counties East side Punjab United have renamed their ground in memory of their former groundsman

in Obituary - on 9/8/20


Search called off

Tributes have been pouring in following the tragic death of a popular League of Ireland groundsman on Sunday

in Obituary - on 28/7/20

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In mourning for Murray

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

in Obituary - on 25/7/20


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 Obituary - on 4/7/20


Tributes to John Marston

Tributes have been paid to a groundsman who devoted his life to the football and cricket clubs he lovingly served

in Obituary - on 23/5/20


Tributes paid to Roger

Fontwell Park have announced the death of Roger Mant - the man who kept the racecourse in fine condition for more than 40 years

in Obituary - on 15/5/20

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Former Toro CEO dies

Kendrick “Ken” B. Melrose, former chairman and chief executive officer of The Toro Company, passed away Sunday, May, 3, 2020, at the age of 79.

in Obituary - on 12/5/20

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True son of Warton

A cricketing stalwart described as a ‘true son of Warton’ has died aged 88.

in Obituary - on 2/5/20


John O'Conner RIP

Tributes have poured in for a "much loved" family man and businessman who died after contracting coronavirus

in Obituary - on 30/3/20