February 2009 (Page 3)

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Ransomes Jaconsen the Ipswich-based turf equipment manufacturer, has introduced a new batwing rotary mower, the Jacobsen R-311. This new wide area mower...

in Industry News - on 17/2/09


JSM Distribution is set to launch a new hydrostatic model line of heavy duty pedestrian turf cutters and a new hydrostatic drive pedestrian turf rake and...

in Industry News - on 17/2/09

Is it time for Neutral Groundsmen in cricket?

As far as is known, John Donne was no cricketer. Yet what he said in another context nearly four centuries ago applies to the game today. To adapt what...

in Cricket - on 17/2/09


Forest Green Rovers

With Setanta Sports agreeing a three year TV deal to cover the Blue Square Premier, FGRs Head Groundsman, Matt Rainey, believes it is important to highlight...

in Football - on 17/2/09

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The Grass Group, the sole importer and distributer for PROGRESSIVE, TYCROP and TRILO in the UK, has appointed Lee Ashcroft as their Northern Area Sales...

in Industry News - on 16/2/09


Amenity Technology launch new greener packaging

in Industry News - on 16/2/09

Sykes takes on his dream job

Pete Sykes is well aware he has his hands full as he starts his new job as the Wiltshire Cricket Board’s cricket development manager.

in Cricket - on 16/2/09

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Eric Kulaas, Equipment Manager at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort and Golf Club in St. Vincent, Florida, is the second winner of the International Golf Course...

in Industry News - on 16/2/09

Windswept Pebble Beach set for Monday finish

The final round of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am has been postponed until Monday after no play was possible on Sunday because of strong winds and heavy...

in Golf - on 16/2/09

 Heads buried in the sand

Like some neglected, forgotten old uncle suddenly invited to a function at Government House, the Antigua Recreation Ground (ARG) was being hastily prepared...

in Cricket - on 15/2/09


TV Times II

When it comes to televising sport, horse racing and cricket present differing challenges for grounds managers and staff.In part two of TV Times, Frank...

in Industry News - on 15/2/09


“Daisy control was superb. It was as if they had completely disappeared or had never been there.” That was the comment from Darren Woodward, golf course...

in Industry News - on 15/2/09

 England face a dangerous game in Antigua

The decision to stage on Sunday what is now the third Test at the Antigua Recreation Ground is laudable, a necessary placation of thousands of understandably...

in Cricket - on 14/2/09

Nottingham CC help Notts County

Nottingham Cricket Club has today responded to a call for help from Stadium Manager Greg Smith to get Notts County\'s pitch in order for tomorrow\'s home...

in Cricket - on 14/2/09

Criminal cash boost for sport

Cash seized from criminals is to be used for upgrading 19 sports facilities for youngsters across Scotland.

in Industry News - on 14/2/09


Sustainability is the key

The environment, and in particular its wellbeing, has become a major factor for all big businesses, especially the golf industry. Sustainability is now...

in Golf - on 14/2/09

Eirias Park Hosts First North West Show

Groundsmen and Greenkeepers from all over the North West will be converging on Eirias Park Stadium, Colwyn Bay next month (18th March) for the first one...

in Industry News - on 14/2/09

Motherwell hit by Fine

Motherwell hit with a £20,000 SPL fine after admitting their undersoil heating doesn’t work.

in Football - on 13/2/09

Test Match abandoned after 10 balls

Day one of the second Test between West Indies and England in Antigua was abandoned after 10 balls because of a dangerous outfield.

in Cricket - on 13/2/09

Walkers pitch such a boon for us, says Pearson

The new Walkers Stadium pitch has played its part in Leicester City's command of first place in the League One table.

in Football - on 13/2/09