Obituary (page 1)


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 - 1 week, 6 days ago


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 - 2 weeks, 2 days ago


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


Reg Lomas dies aged 88

Reg Lomas, former head groundsman at Stratford and Cheltenham racecourses, has died at the age of 88

in Obituary - on 21/3/20

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Obituary: John Shepherd

It is with great sadness we announce that John Shepherd has passed away after an 18 month battle with cancer. John fell asleep peacefully for the last...

in Obituary - on 18/2/20


Dye: a lifetime in golf

Pete Dye - one of the most influential course designers of his generation, who brought us venues like TPC Sawgrass and Whistling Straits - has died, aged...

in Obituary - on 10/1/20


RIP Geoff Gardner

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

in Obituary - on 24/12/19


Tributes pour in for Alan

Tributes have been paid to Alan Roberts, the man who tended to the Brewers' pitch for 30 years. Alan sadly died at home, aged 88, on 4th November

in Obituary - on 8/12/19