Sports

Karl McDermott begins role at Lord’s
12Dec
Karl McDermott has, this month, begun the role of Head Groundsman at the prestigious Lord’s Cricket Ground. Karl, who has joined Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC...
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Double Delight in Newark as two new all-weather pitches support development of Sports Community Village.
21Nov
Football participation in Newark, Nottinghamshire is set to flourish thanks to two new Football Foundation funded all-weather pitches which were opened on (M...
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Double delight in Handsworth as two lots of funding are presented by Clive Betts MP
08Nov
Clive Betts, MP for Sheffield South East, was on hand to present Handsworth Junior Sporting Club and Handsworth Parramore FC with two lots of funding from th...
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Astwood Bank Cricket Club – Not Breaking the Bank
05Oct
In his short grounds career to date, Brad Jefferies has already been an assistant to Gary Barwell at Warwickshire CCC’s Edgbaston and Tim Packwood at Worcest...
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Commonwealth Games brings Bowls to HQ
30Jul
Royal Leamington Spa’s historic Victoria Park was one of the first sports facilities to be named as a venue for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, after Birmingham...
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Double standards?
20Jun
News that the 2026 men’s World Cup will be played entirely on grass means an apology is in order to top female soccer players. So says the U.S. lawyer who re...
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Captains fantastic!
13Jun
It is said that it was at the University of Cambridge’s cricket ground Fenner’s that the very first ‘striping of grass’ was publicly conducted, making Lee De...
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World Cup Pitches Come To Salford Primary Schools
29May
Schoolchildren and football fans in Greater Manchester will now benefit from a safe and enjoyable place to participate in grassroots football, following the ...
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100% safe rubber crumb?
24Apr
A UK company claims that it has produced the first 100% safe rubber crumb infill for artificial surfaces and, if their website is to be believed, this trul...
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Ealing Cricket Club – Good turf requires labour
16Mar
The Head Groundsman at Ealing Cricket Club has two jobs – he is also a doctorate-educated, elected Councillor for the Walpole ward. Jake Barrow meets Gareth ...
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Replay travel to Iceland to deliver talk on synthetic surface maintenance
12Jun
A team from Replay Maintenance were recently invited to deliver a seminar, entitled ‘The Maintenance of Artificial Turf’, to a select congregation at t...
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Dennis and SISIS announce Cricket renovation event
05Jun
Dennis and SISIS have announced that they will be hosting a cricket renovation event at St Albans School, Woollam Trust Playing Fields on Tuesday 18 July 201...
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Environmental Centre and Nature Reserve application
26May
Tottenham Hotspur FC (THFC) is delighted to announce that its application to build a new education and environmental facility, on a site adjacent to our Trai...
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Pitchcare to Sponsor BCGBA World Club Championship
05May
KING GEORGE V collected the first piece of silverware of the BCGBA season to lift the PITCHCARE World Club Championship trophy at Leyland Fox Lane Sports & S...
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Fitz Park Bowling Club – Floods of praise
25Jul
There can't be many more picturesque settings than Fitz Park Bowling Club in Keswick in the heart of the Lake District.
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Groundsman Training in Southern England
05May
Martin Sampson, our Senior Instructor based on the South Coast, achieved a 100% pass rate with a group of PA1/PA6A candidates last week.
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Glasgow 2014 – Obsessed by the greens!
07Nov
One commentator compared the cityscape setting of Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre for the 2014 Commonwealth Games...
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Whatever happened to winter servicing?
01Nov
Demonstration and CPO Workshop Manager at Ransomes Jacobsen, Tom Stidder, has eighteen years of experience...
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Fleetwood dream job for Sportsturf Apprentice Ashley
14Aug
Myerscough College is delighted to have signed up their latest Apprentice in Sportsturf Groundsmanship at Fleetwood Town FC.
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