Rugby (page 5)


Change at the Kingsholm

Under relatively new ownership, it is all change at the Kingsholm Stadium, home of Gloucester Rugby. As well as a new corporate identity - including a...

in Rugby - on 18/7/18


Fans see Tigers plans

Castleford Tigers fans got a chance to view plans for their new Community Stadium as part of the wider Axiom retail development last week. Lateral Property...

in Rugby - on 3/7/18

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New machinery bank ...

Sports administrators are closely watching a revolutionary project at Thirsk & Northallerton Golf Club which, if it takes off, has the potential to be...

in Rugby - on 22/6/18


Long employment journey

Chris Long is now the Head of Grounds at the University of Leicester. But, as is the case for a surprising number, just to transfer from greens to grounds...

in Rugby - on 13/6/18

Edinburgh Rugby Stadium

SRU plan mini-Murrayfield

Scottish Rugby has today announced it has applied for planning permission to install a new playing venue in the grounds of BT Murrayfield, which will have...

in Rugby - on 3/6/18

Dorset & Wilts RFU award

Two awards have been handed out by the Dorset and Wiltshire Rugby Football Union to a pair of unsung heroes from Trowbridge RFC and Supermarine RFC

in Rugby - on 30/5/18

Scotstoun's 4G playing surface

Glasgow pitch 'shocking'

Scarlets say preparations for Saturday's Pro14 final against Leinster have been hampered by burns and blisters suffered by players in Friday's semi-final...

in Rugby - on 23/5/18


Munster install 3G

Major upgrade works have commenced at the province’s Cork-based stadium, Irish Independent Park, the home of Munster Rugby

in Rugby - on 20/5/18

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