Laurence Gale MSC, MBPR
WINTER GAMES PITCHES
Essential maintenance required
by TurfPro Editor, Laurence Gale MSC, MBPR

Recently I attended an RFU Rugby Groundsman Connected seminar at Hinkley RFC where both Keith Kent, ex-Twickenham groundsman and Ed Mowe, current Leicester head groundsman, were on hand to give advice on winter maintenance of rugby pitches.

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