Rugby (page 2)


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 Rugby - on 9/10/20


First impressions count

Nigel Mortimore, Head Groundsman at Topsham Rugby Football Club, is a strong believer in first impressions – and his SISIS Quadraplay is helping him...

in Rugby - on 22/9/20


New pitch at Mold RFC

A Flintshire rugby club has opened a new £250,000 state-of-the-art playing facility

in Rugby - on 15/9/20

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It’s what’s underneath...

Ed Mowe, head groundsman at Leicester Tigers, believes that a good sand is integral to the performance and health of a sports pitch - and it is for this...

in Rugby - on 14/9/20

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Dartfordians RFC upgrade

Dartfordians RFC has upgraded their maintenance operation with a Trimax Striker and New Holland Boomer 40 from Campey Turf Care Systems

in Rugby - on 10/9/20


The ‘new’ matchday

Three weeks since the return of the Gallagher Premiership and the rugby world is now well-versed in the ‘new matchday’ experience

in Rugby - on 6/9/20


Tractor from a superfan

A Whitehaven RLFC diehard superfan, Shaun Drinkwater, has seen the club able to buy a new John Deere tractor for the groundstaff thanks to his fundraising...

in Rugby - on 30/8/20

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Allett - 2nd Uplift86

The new Uplift86 joins Ecosol's original rotary machine to help clear up debris quickly after matches at Bath Rugby REC, saving valuable man hours.

in Rugby - on 21/8/20

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Mansfield Sand difference

Since using products from Mansfield Sand, Stuart Vause, Head Groundsman at Castleford Tigers, claims that the pitch has resulted in a more free-draining,...

in Rugby - on 11/8/20


Wasps stung by decision

Coventry City Football Club and the University of Warwick have commenced planning for a partnership that would see the University provide land to the Club...

in Rugby - on 1/8/20


PRO 34R improves Tigers

Stuart Vause, head groundsman at Castleford Tigers RLFC, claims that his Dennis PRO 34R rotary mower has helped him make huge improvements to both the...

in Rugby - on 17/7/20


Q&A with Daniel Connor

Daniel Connor - I think we all wish hangovers would get put into Room 101

in Rugby - on 17/7/20


Stanningley SARLC

Regarded as one of the finest amateur sporting venues in the country, Stanningley Sports and Amateur Rugby League Club is located in the district of Pudsey...

in Rugby - on 17/7/20


Bears get approval

North Somerset Council has granted Bristol Bears permission to create an additional rugby pitch and training grids and to also build groundsman facilities...

in Rugby - on 2/6/20


Ilkley get £5,000 grant

Ilkley RFC have been awarded £5,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Community Asset Fund for emergency works, following flood damage...

in Rugby - on 25/5/20


Coffee Club's key role!

As much as Costa Coffee and Starbucks have been hit hard by coronavirus, Stuart Vause’s Coffee Club at Castleford Tigers has also been shut for business...

in Rugby - on 21/5/20


Northumbria Uni interview

Northumbria University is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. It is based in the...

in Rugby - on 18/5/20

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Grassroots investment

Latest report from the Grounds Management Association (GMA) reveals need for more investment, volunteers and resources to kick-start and boost grassroots...

in Rugby - on 17/5/20


Pitch perfect with Cheryl

Leicester Tigers’ longest-serving member of staff reflects on three decades in green, white and red – and why she’s determined to stick around for...

in Rugby - on 15/5/20

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73 sheep take over

A novel idea thought up by one shepherd has helped him get to work as a paramedic as well as raising much-needed funds for the NHS during these testing...

in Rugby - on 9/5/20