Issue Number 50 (Page 1)

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A more modern approach

The challenge, for pitch cover manufacturers has been to redevelop the systems and to broaden the product range to showcase the product and the advantages...

in Football - on 31/10/13

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Go west young man

Exeter University’s sports facilities are spread over four sites in and around the city. Charged with maintaining these surfaces is Kevin Byrne and his...

in Football - on 30/10/13

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A triple edged sword!

Wigan Athletic became the first club to win the FA Cup and be relegated from the Premier League in the same season. Head Groundsman, Ian Forshaw, talks...

in Football - on 29/10/13

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Why is ecology important?

Antony Wainwright, a previous winner of Conservation Greenkeeper of the Year, continues his series of articles on conservation and the ecology

in Conservation & Ecology - on 28/10/13


Inspiring a Generation

As the 2012 Olympic legacy reached its inaugural anniversary, the mission to ‘inspire a generation’ burns brightly

in Training & Education - on 27/10/13

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Polo for all seasons!

A new facility to allow polo to be played 365 days a year - and host other prestigious sporting events - is the crowning glory on developments at the Dallas...

in Synthetics - on 26/10/13

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Rugby goes cricket mad!

After two years of planning and a lot hard work, Rugby School hosted its first ever first class county cricket fixture, a Twenty20 match between the Warwickshire...

in Cricket - on 24/10/13

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Volunteer at the US Open

When Kirkby Lonsdale greenkeeper, Chris Hodgkinson, discovered that the 2013 US Open was to be staged at the Merion Golf Club in Pennsylvania, he immediately...

in Golf - on 23/10/13

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Graco - what's in a name?

The name Graco, for the parents amongst us, immediately conjours up pushchairs and buggies. But this article is about another company that enjoys the same...

in Industry News - on 22/10/13


London park improvements

A partnership between local government, a community group and a charity is transforming a West London park with the development of state-of-the-art sports...

in Cricket - on 20/10/13

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Forest go green

What happens when a green energy tycoon takes over a football club? It goes green, of course. Stewart Ward guides us through all the ‘greenness’ at...

in Football - on 18/10/13


Golf course agronomist David Stansfield looks at the innovations that have come to the fore since the Pitchcare magazine was launched in 2005 and suggests...

in Golf - on 16/10/13

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Castle Stuart Golf Links opened for play in 2009 and, just two years later, hosted its first Scottish Open, testament to Course Manager, Chris Haspell...

in Golf - on 14/10/13

Terry, Yvonne and Matthew Phillips

Mike Bird visits a company that has been successfully providing a dedicated greens-care solution to bowls clubs for more than twenty years

in GAA - on 12/10/13

Tony Stones

With the FA celebrates its 150th anniversary this year - it has been ‘supporting football since 1863' - Pitchcare went to talk to the man whose job it...

in Football - on 10/10/13

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A chance to see the Aussies in action ahead of the Ashes series was one not to be missed, so our editor grabbed his camera and headed for New Road to meet...

in Cricket - on 8/10/13


Golf journalist, Bob Ryan, called Glen Gorse “a passion, an obsession, a romance, a nice acquaintanceship with trees, sand and water”, and the first...

in Golf - on 7/10/13

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Southwell suffered a meet and ‘greet’ that no one wanted as the local river burst its banks, causing miliions of pounds worth of damage, some of which...

in Equestrian - on 5/10/13


Martin Evans has worked at Malvern College for the past thirty-two years, the last six as Head Groundsman. In this article, he talks about life at the...

in Cricket - on 3/10/13

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When our editor called in unannounced at Builth Wells Golf Club, it was something of a shock to the system for Head Greenkeeper Matt Horton to see our...

in Golf - on 1/10/13