Rugby (page 7)

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Rovers Return?

Jake Barrow reports that rugby league fans in Featherstone are preparing yet again for a possible promotion to top-tier Super League. And when one talks...

in Rugby - on 22/5/17

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Don't swallow!

When the European Chemicals Agency published its ‘must read’ report on the safety of rubber crumb infill, certain quarters saw this as a green light...

in Rugby - on 3/5/17

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Loan for Headingley

Leeds City Council’s executive board has approved a proposal for a third-party investor to provide up to £35m to fund the redevelopment of Headingley...

in Rugby - on 23/4/17

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Pirates and Truro City

The Cornish Pirates and Truro and Penwith College have announced that they are joining forces with Truro City Football Club and the club’s developer...

in Rugby - on 17/4/17

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Mower for kit in Final

Rhys Cleverly was on the pitch for Wales' 2012 Grand Slam and the 2014 Heineken Cup final - but he's never played a minute of rugby at Cardiff's Principality...

in Rugby - on 16/4/17

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Moved from Sardis Road

The WRU have announced that day one of the 2017 U18 International Series will now be held at Taffs Well and the BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park rather than...

in Rugby - on 9/4/17

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Newcastle economic boost

Newcastle will land a £17.4m (US$21.8m, €20.4m) windfall after being selected to host three European rugby union finals in May.

in Rugby - on 9/4/17

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A marriage made in heaven

It is often said that wedded couples need to put in some hard work to avoid a divorce but, when two sports clubs in Northern Ireland merged to share their...

in Rugby - on 5/4/17

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New courses launched

Pitchcare are delighted to add two further online courses to our portfolio; Winter Sports and Autumn/Winter Cricket Renovations.

in Rugby - on 3/4/17

New £35m funding plan for Headingley stadium announced

Headingley funding plan

An investor prepared to invest £35m in Leeds' Headingley stadium has been found, the city council says

in Rugby - on 30/3/17


Merthyr players burnt

A Welsh rugby coach has posted photographs on social media of burns his players received playing on an artificial pitch

in Rugby - on 29/3/17

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Battling dual use ...

Five months of unpredictable weather and dual use at the DW Stadium has meant that Dave Saltman and the Wigan team have had to pull out all the stops to...

in Rugby - on 17/3/17

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Tigers self-sufficient

After having to rely on outside assistance for the past few years, Castleford Tigers RLFC are now able to keep all of their turf maintenance tasks in-house...

in Rugby - on 13/3/17

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Cheadle Hulme School

Its pledge to boost pupil participation underpins Head Groundsman Ian Barber’s mission to deliver prime provision at Cheadle Hulme School, reports Greg...

in Rugby - on 3/3/17


York get stadium boost

York City Knights have been given a double boost with the news that they’ll be back playing at Bootham Crescent ground this season and that the new community...

in Rugby - on 21/1/17


Headingley projected!

Leeds City Council has approved planning officers’ recommendations to go ahead with the redevelopment of Headingley stadium - although funding has to...

in Rugby - on 18/1/17


Headingley re-think

After detailed dialogue with Leeds City Coucil, Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Leeds Rhinos have withdrawn residential planning applications

in Rugby - on 26/12/16

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Keeping in shape!

With grammar schools firmly back on the Government’s agenda, one such establishment has been educating the youngsters of Northern Ireland - and further...

in Rugby - on 21/12/16

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ICL aid Leigh Sports

Keith Porter, Head Groundsman at Leigh Sports Village in Greater Manchester, has praised ICL for meeting his exceptionally high standards

in Rugby - on 16/12/16

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Government 3G pressure!

Pressure is growing on the Government to stop the building of 3G football pitches until more research is carried out into the chemicals contained in crumb...

in Rugby - on 12/12/16