April 2002 (Page 1)

Cricket pitch off critical list - Glamorgan CCC

Gearing up to the new season, Len Smith, Head Groundsman of Glamorgan County Cricket Club, is putting the finishing touches to his pitches - which won...

in Cricket - on 1/5/02

The Famous Waterloo

It has been dubbed the Wembley of crown green bowls. Up to 2,000 bowlers enter the open handicap at Blackpool’s famous Waterloo green, hundreds watch...

in Bowls - on 1/5/02

Horrocks Bowls

Horrocks Bowls

Have equipment will travel is Ray Horrocks’ motto as he travels around the Huddersfield and Wakefield areas maintaining bowling greens.It is unusual...

in Bowls - on 1/5/02

New Jobs this week

Fancy a change of routine or a new challange,there are regular new jobs posted in our jobs section, this weeks selection includes two Contract Manager...

in Industry News - on 29/4/02

The End is in Sight

Well, with the two finalists of the FA cup now known and the Nationwide league all but finished bar the play offs, it is nearly time to get down to the...

in Football - on 26/4/02

New signing for Pitchcare

Pitchcare are very lucky to welcome on board Dave Bracey, the Industry's very own 'Mr Bowls'. Dave's expertise and life long experience in this important...

in Industry News - on 25/4/02

Harrod UK win Gold as Official Suppliers

Harrod UK track records earns them gold at Commonwealth Games. The Lowestoft based company have been chosen as the preferred supplier for all the sports...

in Industry News - on 25/4/02

Bowls maintenance at the Warren

Bowls maintenance

I recently sprayed the green to remove Clover and Parsley Piert, there were also a few patches of moss, not enough to warrant spraying the whole area,...

in Bowls - on 25/4/02

Charity Match in aid of Cancer Research

On Friday 3rd May, a charity football match is taking place at the home of Northampton Town's, Sixfields Stadium. The match, in aid of Cancer Research,...

in Industry News - on 22/4/02

Season start at Lords

With the first game on Wednesday, Mick and the team are getting on with last minute preparations. One of the jobs under way is the weeding out of some...

in Industry News - on 22/4/02

Lords Update (22/04/02)

With our first Championship game starting on Wednesday, it is very much all hands to the pump, doing our final preparations to the pitch. As with the...

in Cricket - on 22/4/02

Too much Pressure?

Too much Pressure?

Too much Pressure?

in Editorial - on 22/4/02

Pitch Pounding

Craig Wooding, Head Groundsman at the Spotland Stadium, Rochdale, talks about the joint use of the stadium by both the Rugby League and Football Clubs

in Industry News - on 20/4/02

Pitch Pounding at Rochdale

The Spotland stadium plays host to both Rochdale Football Club and The Hornets Rugby League team, since May last year the pitch has seen in excess of sixty...

in Rugby - on 20/4/02

Wimbledon Update 13/04/02

Wimbledon Update

Very little mowing has been done this week because the temperatures have remained quite cold and growth has been slow.We had left the grass longer in the...

in Tennis - on 20/4/02

Summer work in place for Saints

Inside: Head Groundsman Dave Roberts is prepared for the end of season works planned at St Mary's and the Southampton FC training ground. Also Richard...

in Industry News - on 19/4/02

Another winner for Pitchcare members

Unbeatable – Tiger Woods - and the prices of the SISIS hand tools and machines now on sale in the Pitchcare shop. To celebrate their addition to the...

in Industry News - on 19/4/02

Summer works at Southampton

The current mood is very good within the club at the moment. There are no worries about relegation as we've had in the past. It's a great weight off everybody's...

in Football - on 19/4/02

Shade Problems at the Reebok

Shade at the Reebok

The design of the Reebok stadium is undoubtedly fascinating, but the problems that it creates for the ongoing management of the grass surface have been...

in Football - on 19/4/02

What a difference a year makes!

This time last year Lancashire County Cricket Club Head Groundsman Pete Marron, was, like so many other Groundsmen, living a nightmare. This year with...

in Industry News - on 18/4/02