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CrokePark Marking

In Dublin’s fair city ...

The GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association) talk to Croke Park Head Groundsman Stuart Wilson about the challenges of maintaining the stadium’s wholly natural...

in Rugby - on 1/9/17

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GreenFields at Clifton FC

World Rugby Preferred Turf Producer, GreenFields has announced a new partnership with one of England’s oldest clubs, Clifton Rugby Football Club, formed...

in Rugby - on 29/8/17

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Brentford stadium plans

Brentford Football Club has revised plans for its new stadium, with the capacity set to decrease from 20,000 seats to 17,250.

in Rugby - on 18/8/17

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DW Stadium, Wigan

In the final part of the Wigan Athletic trilogy, Dave Saltman picks up the story after carrying out dimple seeding through the diamond of the pitch following...

in Rugby - on 9/8/17

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Lynx let loose

In 2013, Headingley Carnegie Stadium, the West Yorkshire home of Leeds Rhinos rugby club and Yorkshire County Cricket Club, was the first sports stadium...

in Rugby - on 8/8/17

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Carton House Resort

Carton House is a beautifully restored historic mansion in Kildare which has been discreetly converted into a modern luxury destination resort - the first...

in Rugby - on 31/7/17

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Knights stadium boost

York City Knights received a boost off the field this week as York Council announced that work to build York’s new community stadium should begin in...

in Rugby - on 24/7/17


Pontypridd's pitch update

With work now on-going to lay a new 3G pitch at Sardis Road in preparation for the coming season, relevant statements have been issued both by the pitch...

in Rugby - on 21/7/17

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First TLE4490 in Europe

East Grinstead Rugby Football Club located in West Sussex has taken delivery of the first Iseki TLE4490 tractor sold in Europe. The tractor was delivered...

in Rugby - on 20/7/17

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'Old school’ no longer!

A few years ago, the school report might have read: superb academic record and at the forefront of classroom innovation, yet a bit of an under achiever...

in Rugby - on 14/7/17

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Redevelopment timescale

Super League club Leeds Rhinos will partially demolish its Headingley Carnegie stadium this summer as part of a vast redevelopment project.

in Rugby - on 2/7/17

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Position statement on 3G

This position statement is the result of a collaboration between key stakeholders in response to questions and concerns regarding 'third generation' (3G)...

in Rugby - on 1/7/17


New Rodney Parade pitch

The Welsh region formerly known as Newport Gwent Dragons is now officially the Dragons with matching amendments to the clubs logo as the new WRU-owned...

in Rugby - on 26/6/17

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Tigers development plan

A 165-room hotel is at the centre of a £22m (US$28.1m, €25.1m) development being proposed by Leicester Tigers.

in Rugby - on 24/6/17

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Grounds Training

Grounds Training was established ten years ago to provide a complete and unique service delivering training courses for the sports turf industry. In addition...

in Rugby - on 21/6/17


Power of deep aeration

Lack of rainfall to date across many parts of the country has resulted in grass areas on golf courses, sports pitches, parks, amenity areas and domestic...

in Rugby - on 16/6/17

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Goalpost safety

We make no bones about repeating the message about goalpost safety. Indeed, all sports equipment needs to be checked regularly as being ‘fit for purpose’...

in Rugby - on 12/6/17


Melrose 3G campaign

Melrose Rugby Club have announced the launch of the first phase of their 1883 Legacy Project - to install a 3G pitch with floodlights at the...

in Rugby - on 10/6/17

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A level playing field

Medieval ridge and furrow farmland can prove a challenge in delivering sporting excellence. Greg Rhodes speaks to Head of Grounds, Craig Eccleston, a man...

in Rugby - on 24/5/17


Q&A with Chris Drury

Chris Drury - if you fail to indicate, make sure you have chocolate at the ready!

in Rugby - on 22/5/17