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Obituary: Tony Cundall

It is with great sadness that Campey Turf Care Systems announce the passing of Tony Cundall at the age of 75.

in Obituary - on 4/6/22


Obituary: Phil Weaver

Tributes have been paid to Phil Weaver, the former Chairman of The Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) of Great Britain & Ireland, who has passed...

in Obituary - on 7/5/22


Tommy Porter RIP

A former Sunderland AFC groundsman who shot to fame on a fly-on-the-wall documentary about the club has died at the age of 88

in Obituary - on 12/2/22


Obituary: Alan Sturgess

A passionate cricketer who was a member of his local club for over 60 years, taking on roles including president, treasurer and award-winning groundsman,...

in Obituary - on 15/11/21

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Davie Leitch RIP

Football clubs from across Fife have been paying tribute to a stalwart of the game in the kingdom

in Obituary - on 23/10/21


Obituary- Dave Bates

It is with a sad and heavy heart we write to confirm that our Head Groundsman Dave Bates has sadly passed away. Dave has been a huge part of everything...

in Obituary - on 24/8/21

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Jim Burroughs RIP

Billingshurst Cricket Club and the wider cricket community are deeply saddened by the passing of wonderful servant Jim Burroughs, club Chairman, Jon Alexander...

in Obituary - on 21/8/21


Warm tributes for Jim

Warm tributes have been paid to a popular Eastbourne sporting character who died suddenly last month. Father of four Jim Cumming died on Thursday July...

in Obituary - on 16/8/21


RIP Perry Dye, ASGCA

Perry Dye, ASGCA, died July 8, 2021 in Denver. He was age 68. A member of one of the most famous families in golf, Dye received his first experience building...

in Obituary - on 1/8/21


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