3 Modern Cricket Maintenance

Modern Cricket Maintenance

Wednesday, 27th September 2006

At Exeter Cricket Club.

A day of lectures and demonstrations of modern cricket square maintenance and redevelopment practices, to help solve many of the common issues and problems.

Lectures will be presented by STRI Regional Agronomists, R&K Kensett and demonstrations from leading industry suppliers. Refreshments and Lunch included.

Cricket Seminar Programme

Welcome and coffee 9.15-10.00
Replacing the surface of a cricket square (Keith Kensett) 10.00-10.30
Demonstration 1 Use of a Koro Field top maker 10.30-10.45
Demonstration 2 Flicx roll out wickets 10.45-11.05

Coffee

Soils Loams and their properties (John Lockyer) 11.20-12.05
Effective cricket rolling (Steve Gingell) 12.05-12.30
Demonstration 3 Square development 2 12.30-12.45

Lunch

Renovation (Steve Gingell) 13.30-13.50
Demonstration 4 Deep scarifying during renovation 13.50-14.10
Demonstration 5 Aeration and specialist tools 14.10-14.30
Demonstration 6 Fertiliser, Grass Seed 14.30-14.45
Square performance and resolving problems (Steve Gingell) 14.45-15.30
Tea and open forum 15.30-16.15

Close of day 16.15

Location: Behind Devon & Exeter Squash Club, Prince of Wales Road, EX4 4PR
From A30

Exit A30 and follow signs for Exeter on the A377 until you reach Alphington roundabout. Take the fourth exit off the roundabout into Frog Street.

At the next set of traffic lights continue straight into Western Way and keep going until you reach Paris Street roundabout. Take the first exit off Paris Street roundabout. Go straight on at the next set of traffic lights and turn immediately right into Longbrook Street (behind Debenhams). Continue up
the hill, until you reach the next set of lights. Turn left and Devon and Exeter Squash Club will be on your left.

From M5

Exit M5 at junction 29 towards A30 and Exeter airport. Head towards Exeter town centre until you reach Paris Street roundabout. Take the first exit off Paris Street roundabout. Go straight on at the next set of traffic lights and turn immediately right into Longbrook Street (behind Debenhams).
Continue up the hill, until you reach the next set of lights. Turn left and Devon and Exeter Squash Club will be on your left.


Cost £40 (non subscribers), £35 (subscribers)

Contact Steve Gingell, Tel: 01392 834949 or e-mail to steve.gingell@stri .co.uk
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