Rugby (page 5)


Connacht Rugby's plans

Connacht Rugby has revealed historic redevelopment plans for its home ground, the Sportsground Stadium, which will see a brand new, 12,000-seat stadium...

in Rugby - on 13/10/18

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RFU: Serious questions!

The Rugby Football Union is halting the AGP Programme amid a financial crackdown - but the injuries being reported by players both amateur and professional...

in Rugby - on 9/10/18

Finborough School - Rory Ferguson Head And Shoulders 2

Better Never Stops

Son of Alan and owner of perhaps the most handsome beard ever to feature in Pitchcare, Finborough School’s Head Groundsman, Rory Ferguson, is excited...

in Rugby - on 28/9/18

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AJ Bell MLP award

Salford’s AJ Bell Stadium has scooped August’s MyLocalPitch Outstanding Sports Venue Award.

in Rugby - on 20/9/18

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AJ Bell - Binary Codes

Hosting two professional rugby clubs at AJ Bell Stadium, one of the 13-man code and one of the 15-, Dan Huffman, 50, has studs and scrums on his surface...

in Rugby - on 12/9/18

The Minster School After

Replay restore surface

The Minster School in Southwell may be one of the oldest schools in England, having been founded in 956, but its sports facilities are up to date.

in Rugby - on 7/9/18


The rubber crumb debate

The sad passing of twenty-year-old Lewis Maguire in March of this year has, yet again, triggered the debate surrounding the safety of rubber crumb infill...

in Rugby - on 3/9/18

AMS Belrobotics

AMS pitch mowing

Automated Managed Services Ltd (AMS) is the UK’s official distributors for Belrobotics robots and offers a contract based robotic maintenance service...

in Rugby - on 26/8/18


New Emerald Stand

The redevelopment of Emerald Headingley Stadium is the most exciting and highly anticipated improvement in over a century. The home of Leeds Rhinos, Yorkshire...

in Rugby - on 25/8/18


Pride and quality

Established in 1879, St Lawrence College sits on the edge of the Kent coastal town of Ramsgate. It is home to 650 day and boarding pupils from local, UK...

in Rugby - on 24/8/18


What lies beneath

With cost, permeability, and performance all key contributing factors in the construction of 3G pitches, and specification largely governed by carpet manufacturers,...

in Rugby - on 23/8/18


ECHA backtracking?

Cancer-causing chemicals in artificial grass pitches could be slashed to almost one sixtieth of current levels under plans drawn up by regulators

in Rugby - on 21/8/18


First for Rugby ...

Cub Cadet INFINICUT® mowers make it a ‘first’ for Emerald Headingley Stadium in Leeds. Home to both Rugby Union and Rugby League, the club is currently...

in Rugby - on 20/8/18


Groundwork to begin

Work is set to start on the Stadium for Cornwall site later this month. Cornwall Council approved £3 million of public funding towards the project four...

in Rugby - on 17/8/18

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Irrigation finance first

Finance on turfcare machinery has been something golf clubs have been taking advantage of for years and of course the concept of finance is widely available...

in Rugby - on 17/8/18


Manchester ... united

The contrasts of tending natural and synthetic surfaces could not be greater than across the acres that the University of Manchester runs for its students...

in Rugby - on 13/8/18

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Q&A with Iain Athersmith

Iain Athersmith - Big eater, big bodied and big beard

in Rugby - on 6/8/18


Just like a big garden

The principal volunteer groundsperson at Willenhall Rugby Union Football Club is 44-year-old Iain Athersmith. He’s a big guy with an even bigger beard....

in Rugby - on 6/8/18

Terrain Aeration Terralift

Deep aeration video

The concept of one metre deep aeration, to relieve compaction and improve drainage, really needs to be seen in action to appreciate the long-term...

in Rugby - on 1/8/18


Q&A with Dave Balmer

Dave Balmer - No more heroes anymore. Well, perhaps Kirsty Alsopp - he forgets!

in Rugby - on 18/7/18