Rugby (page 4)

Leicester Tigers Ed Mowe

It's been a tough winter

Ahead of the final home fixture of the season, Head Groundsman Ed Mowe spoke to Leicester Tigers TV about the challenges he and the groundstaff faced this...

in Rugby - on 2/5/18


£3m stadium boost

A stadium which would provide a new home for the Cornish Pirates rugby club is a step closer to being built after Cornwall Council agreed a £3m funding...

in Rugby - on 28/4/18


Wessex teams up with RFU

Wessex International, one of Britain’s leaders in groundcare equipment, has become a partner in Rugby Groundsmen Connected. The rugby club pitch maintenance...

in Rugby - on 24/4/18

Stadium for Bath Existing site

Stadium for Bath brief

Following an extensive 12-month pre-design consultation, Stadium for Bath published its draft Development Brief for public consultation, signalling the...

in Rugby - on 21/4/18

Stuart WIlson, Croke Park

Croke Park interview

Stuart Wilson, Pitch Manager at Croke Park Stadium, discusses the challenges of retaining the pitch.

in Rugby - on 18/4/18

JamieSmart Landscape

James and the Giant Pitch

Jake Barrow headed to Newtown, the largest town in Powys, but with a population hovering around 12,500. Surrounded by difficult to pronounce villages (unless...

in Rugby - on 16/4/18

Ampleforth Aerial2

Colin is having a Ball!

It’s a tough job, but somebody has to do it. Arriving every day to absorb the sheer scale and spectacle of Ampleforth Abbey and College spurs a highly...

in Rugby - on 30/3/18

Infinity sprinkler[2]

Technoly can cut costs

Robert Jackson, irrigation field sales manager for Reesink Turfcare, has witnessed a marked change in attitudes towards irrigation in the past decade

in Rugby - on 21/3/18


MM60 is key for Rhinos

Ryan Golding, head groundsman at the Emerald Headingley Stadium - home to Leeds Rhinos rugby league and Yorkshire Carnegie rugby union clubs, believes...

in Rugby - on 14/3/18

keith kent advice

NatWest RugbyForce

The country’s grassroots rugby pitches are struggling to cope with the heavy rain that marked the start of 2018 and clubs risk losing crucial income....

in Rugby - on 5/3/18

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PGI Welsh Beef search ...

As part of its continued support for grassroots rugby, PGI Welsh Beef is launching its Groundsman of the Year Awards

in Rugby - on 25/2/18


Saints extend Kubota deal

Kubota UK has announced it is extending its elite sponsorship of Aviva Premiership club Northampton Saints until 2020.

in Rugby - on 14/2/18

ShawsBridge Bank

Banking on success...

It’s quite unique these days for two opposing rugby clubs to share the same playing fields, but that’s exactly what is happening at the Shaw’s Bridge...

in Rugby - on 14/2/18

telford match

NatWest help Hornets

Telford Hornets RUFC added girls’ teams and hosted junior tournaments thanks to grants and sterling work by volunteers that improved the pitch and other...

in Rugby - on 13/2/18


Mini Murrayfield plan!

Edinburgh Rugby is looking to build its own home in a new arena next to the BT Murrayfield stadium, The Scotsman can reveal

in Rugby - on 12/2/18

Myerscough JohnBerryPortrait

School for Groundrels

At Myerscough College in Preston, John Berry leads the way. Not many Head Groundsmen are also Head Greenkeepers. And not many Head Greenkeepers get the...

in Rugby - on 12/2/18

Saints v Castleford 2 Feb 2018 (49)

Saints' pitch needs rest

Justin Holbrook says there is one positive to Saints having a blank weekend and just one home game in the opening month of Betfred Super League 2018 -...

in Rugby - on 8/2/18

RDSDublin Main Arena

Royal Dublin Society

The RDS is Dublin’s premier venue; slightly smaller in size than the Harrogate Exhibiton Centre, but with the addition of a main stadium arena where...

in Rugby - on 26/1/18

Kings Alex&Steve

Crowning vision for sport

In 2020, a major school sporting hub will rise in Cheshire Green Belt land to replace provision currently dotted around three sites. Greg Rhodes reports...

in Rugby - on 19/1/18


Bath appoint architect

Bath Rugby moved a step closer to its new home as the Stadium for Bath project confirmed Grimshaw as lead architect

in Rugby - on 16/1/18