Rugby (page 4)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

StadiumForBath

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

GrahamOsbourne Landscape

It takes two to tango!

Dual-use, council-run stadium ‘The Shay’ sits in the famous Calderdale Valley, and the quirks of its turfcare requirements derive from an oddly varied...

in Rugby - on 15/1/18

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Max Boyce honoured

Max Boyce, the great Bard of Welsh rugby, was honoured at the Rugby Union Writers' Club in London this week for his services to rugby

in Rugby - on 11/1/18

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RFU's record investment

The Rugby Football Union has put nearly £100m back into the sport this year – an increase of 11 per cent on 2016

in Rugby - on 19/12/17

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Bath stadium solution

Bath Rugby have gone back to the architectural drawing board and re-booted their approach to a stadium solution at The Rec.

in Rugby - on 13/12/17

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Kingsholm hybrid pitch

Gloucester Rugby have confirmed that they are set to invest up to £1m in a new playing surface at Kingsholm.

in Rugby - on 11/12/17

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Freedom Crusaders

Queensway Stadium is home to north Wales’ only paid rugby league team. The multi-sport venue is operated by Freedom Leisure and is run on a tight budget....

in Rugby - on 6/12/17