Rugby (page 5)

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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

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Stoop redevelopment

Harlequins has confirmed the appointment of a professional team with the brief to develop a concept which imagines a new and improved stadium on their...

in Rugby - on 2/12/17

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Gloucs taking advice

There's been a 40 per cent improvement in the city's grass pitches - but not everyone is happy

in Rugby - on 26/11/17


"Damaged our reputation"

The University of Edinburgh have refused to allow groundsmen to speak about a controversial incident which saw the Australian rugby team thrown off their...

in Rugby - on 24/11/17


Wessex cut Cambridge

Cambridge University RUFC is an amateur student rugby club offering a professional rugby environment. The club has a great tradition of touring and attracts...

in Rugby - on 22/11/17

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Liberty Stadium expansion

Swansea City FC has agreed in principal to lease Liberty Stadium home from the council on a long-term contract allowing them to have more control, expand...

in Rugby - on 16/11/17

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Wakefield Trinity sue

The stadium saga continues in Wakefield as Wakefield Trinity have threatened to sue Wakefield Council for failing to deliver on their agreement to provide...

in Rugby - on 12/11/17

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Stadium of the future?

Architecture practice Bear Stadiums and Italian timber manufacturer Rubner Holzbau have joined forces to produce wooden sports venues that can be built...

in Rugby - on 11/11/17

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Stones in the House!

The Rolling Stones have officially opened one of the largest indoor sports stadiums in Europe, Paris’s U Arena.

in Rugby - on 8/11/17


UK’s biggest club survey

The Sports & Recreation Alliance (SRA) are big believers in developing a strong and credible evidence base to help inform both their work and their member’s...

in Rugby - on 30/10/17

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£40m funding confirmed

The mystery backer helping fund the multi-million pound redevelopment of Headingley Stadium has been revealed as insurance and investment management group...

in Rugby - on 22/10/17

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MJ Abbott a year on ...

The past 12-months has seen MJ Abbott complete a number of hybrid pitch re-constructions in the UK and Europe across football and rugby.

in Rugby - on 3/10/17

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Groundsman on the wing!

Hartpury winger Harry Cochrane knows the Gillman’s Ground pitch better than anyone else from both his rugby experience and his day job...

in Rugby - on 30/9/17


Try time for Kubota UK

Back in the late 1960s ex-military man, Granville Morgan, had a vision to bring rugby to his hometown of Oswestry in Shropshire. To this day, the same...

in Rugby - on 21/9/17

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XtraGrass pitch at hotel

Rugby renowned hotel, The Lensbury situated in Teddington, London has selected GreenFields to maintain their two full-sized rugby pitches, one of which...

in Rugby - on 14/9/17