September 2015 (page 3)

England vs Fiji

Twickenham is ready

Twickenham head groundsman Keith Kent remains remarkably calm about the possibility that Friday's World Cup opening ceremony may damage his pristine pitch,...

in Rugby - on 18/9/15


Crown Green Bowls

This week’s Mens Handicap Finals at the traditional home of crown green bowls, the Waterloo Hotel in Blackpool, was an important milestone for the sport....

in Bowls - on 18/9/15

Complete Grounds Maintenance Logo

CWC launch at the NEC

Complete Weed Control will be launching a new service – Complete Grounds Maintenance, on stand A060 at SALTEX 2015, being held at the NEC Birmingham...

in Industry News - on 18/9/15

Murrayfield WhiteLine

BT Murrayfield

Chris Bennett visits BT Murrayfield to catch up with Head Groundsman, Jim Dawson, and discovers that working at Scotland’s largest stadium brings plenty...

in Rugby - on 18/9/15

toro finalists 2015

Toro Student Greenkeeper

Steve Thorne, Deputy Course Manager at Rushmore Golf Club, has been crowned Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year 2015.

in Industry News - on 17/9/15

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Wiedenmann's 5 stars

A relatively unassuming piece of kit has helped the greenkeeping staff at one of Glasgow’s top clubs present its fairways to their best ever standard....

in Industry News - on 17/9/15

Northumberland FA Pitch Perfect

Deere in Northumberland

The Northumberland Football Association, in conjunction with a pilot group of partner clubs and leagues, has developed a social enterprise initiative to...

in Industry News - on 17/9/15

Thin rough aids golf course playability and attraction

Natural look die back

Course managers and greenkeepers could effectively and unobtrusively control dense coarse grasses in rough with Rescue treatment now

in Golf - on 16/9/15

Nigel Wilson's drone over the Emirates Stadium

Man fined for drones

A man has admitted illegally flying drones over professional football matches and London landmarks.

in Industry News - on 16/9/15

Richard Sheppard Joins Limagrain

Limagrain's appointment

Limagrain UK has announced the appointment of Richard Sheppard, who joins the company as an amenity seed specialist, covering the south of England.

in Industry News - on 16/9/15

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Turf Groomers & Brushes

Ian Mitchell discusses the importance of cutting unit accessories, in particular turf groomers and brushes

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 16/9/15

Mark Harrod

Mark Harrod GoalFest

This year’s CarFest in aid of Children in Need had an extra sporty feel, thanks to Suffolk sports equipment manufacturer Mark Harrod Ltd.

in Industry News - on 15/9/15

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Wiedenmann at the NEC

Wiedenmann UK brings its widest ever product to Saltex but happily it folds to an easily transportable size. The Terra Rake, a perennial favourite, has...

in Industry News - on 15/9/15

Trimax Edenvale Turf Xwam

Trimax X-WAM at Edenvale

To help maintain its impressive 300 acre farm in the rolling hills of Devon, Edenvale Turf has recently purchased Trimax Mowers’ largest machine –...

in Industry News - on 15/9/15

Tony Sinclair main

Man U groundsman teased

Manchester United’s groundsman, Tony Sinclair, is getting stick from players because he is a dead ringer for the dancing builder in the MoneySupermarket...

in Industry News - on 14/9/15

George Tuckett

£6m Community Sports hub

The opening of a £6m community sports hub in Wootton Bassett has been described as the fulfillment of a “10-year journey”.

in Industry News - on 14/9/15

ManUtd Toro

Toro fleet grows at Man U

Manchester United F.C. has seen its Toro fleet grow thanks to the arrival of a new Toro ProCore 648 and four Reelmaster 3100-D ride-on mowers

in Industry News - on 14/9/15

Total Replay After refurb

End of season healthcheck

With the end of the playing season on the horizon, now’s the time to review both natural and non-turf cricket facilities with a view to upgrading or...

in Cricket - on 14/9/15


Pitches £335k boost

More than £335,000 is set to be spent on local sports facilities and pitches, courtesy of several local housing developments

in Football - on 13/9/15

Saltex MP Series

RJ to showcase MP series

Ransomes Jacobsen will be showcasing their latest Ransomes MP series on stand H090 at the NEC in November

in Industry News - on 13/9/15