December 2010 (Page 1)

Melbourne Test Wrap Up

Melbourne Test Wrap Up

The Boxing Day test is over for another year and the Ashes are heading back to England, but what did you make of the action at the famous MCG?

in Cricket - on 31/12/10

England’s special wildlife sites show dramatic improvement

Over 95 per cent of England’s finest wildlife and geological sites, covering more than one million hectares of countryside, are now in favourable or...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 31/12/10


Bristol City Football Club has played at Ashton Gate for over a century. Now, a new stadium is planned, which has led to Bristol being nominated as a host...

in Football - on 31/12/10

Barlick stunned by sudden death of their club chairman

Players and officials of Barnoldswick Town have been stunned by the sudden death of club chairman Alverley Ashworth on Tuesday.

in Football - on 30/12/10

Pools pitch primed for Oldham clash

Hartlepool are confident that their League One home match against Oldham on New Year's Day will go ahead.

in Football - on 30/12/10

Hynes hails Blues club spirit

Blues forward coach Martin Hynes hailed the spirit of Bedford rugby club after 200 people turned up to help clear the pitch prior to their match with Bristol...

in Rugby - on 30/12/10

Andy Boyce + Club Committee

Communication is key

Consultant and former Head Greenkeeper, Andy Boyce, says it's good to talk. He explains how opening lines of communication with the members, whether out...

in Golf - on 30/12/10

Vollie Carr Wins IGCEMA's Budding Award

On December 24, 2010 the International Golf Course Equipment Managers Association (IGCEMA) announced its fourth annual winner of the Edwin Budding award,...

in Industry News - on 29/12/10


Movers and Shakers

Our editor meets Michael Curtis, Head Groundsman at Bury Football Club, to find out how they are saving money by purchasing their own equipment!

in Football - on 29/12/10

Snow problem! Volunteers praised for clearing Abbey pitch

Cambridge United groundsman Ian Darler has praised volunteers who helped him shift 200 tons of snow from the R Costings Abbey pitch to stage today's Blue...

in Football - on 28/12/10

League games are left out in the cold

The Festive Charity Trophy match between Leeds Rhinos and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, scheduled for yesterday, has been rearranged for New Year\'s Day....

in Rugby - on 28/12/10


Michael Curtis

Michael Curtis - prison for the idiot who brought the idea of cap cones and ladders into the pre-match warm up!

in People - on 28/12/10

OldTrafford MattMerchant2

In the first of a series of exclusive reports from Old Trafford cricket ground, Frank Fielding discusses the scale of the undertaking to turn the main...

in Cricket - on 28/12/10

The good, the bad and the Huggly

Forget that over-hyped Sports Review thingy on the Beeb, the one where they virtually ignore any of the ever-growing number of pastimes not covered by...

in Golf - on 27/12/10

Australia's day one crash in Melbourne tops the extremes of an extraordinary series

It is unlikely that the groundsman made a late switch of pitches ahead of the very first Test here at the MCG nor was then forced to deny that he was in...

in Cricket - on 27/12/10

Keane Disappointed By Postponement

Town boss Roy Keane says everyone at Portman Road is disappointed after the Blues’ home game against Watford was called off due to a frozen pitch.

in Football - on 27/12/10


Lebanon Seaboard Corporation of Pennsylvania, USA are introducing a range of professional turf fertilisers that offer advanced patented technology which...

in Industry News - on 26/12/10

Weather problems continue for UK sporting schedule

The cold weather is continuing to cause major problems for Britain's sporting schedule going into the festive period.

in Football - on 26/12/10

WaterVole Swimming

A vole in one!

Habitat destruction, pollution, isolation, American mink, barn owls and kestrels - the short life of ‘ratty’ is fraught with danger. Robyn Briggs,...

in Consultancy - on 26/12/10

Techneat Acuspray Pro crop 1210

Techneat’s range of self-propelled and pedestrian sprayers is designed to provide groundsmen and turf care professionals with solutions for fast, reliable...

in Industry News - on 25/12/10