Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Cricket Groundsman (LRACG): Seminar 12th March 2015

The Leicestershire  & Rutland Cricket Groundsman Association have organised a day seminar at the County ground at Grace Road on Thursday March 12th. The event has been sponsored by Rigby Taylor Ltd and is free of charge and includes a free buffet lunch. We have some interesting speakers including Chris Woods  from the ECB who has been for many years responsible for the pre- match testing of the Test Match wickets.

There will also be the opportunity to talk to Andy Ward the County Groundsman and there will a demonstration from Lloyds Mowers of their fine turf range.

You will find this day interesting and if you wish to attend please contact John Upton (07867 785200—  j.e.upton@btinternet.com ) to confirm a place. 

An Invitation!

Cricket Pitch Groundsmen Seminar


John Upton– ( ECB Pitch Advisor Leics & Rutland) – Introduction & Welcome

Chris Wood – (ECB Pitch Consultant) – Test Match Pitch Inspections and Q & A

Alan Roden –( Lloyds Mowers) – A review of the Lloyds range

Jayne Leyland – Seed Research Development Manager- Rigby Taylor

Andrew Macmahon – Fertilizer Product Manager


Pitch and wicket – walk, talk & demonstration

Andy Ward – Head Groundsman LCCC

Alan Roden – Lloyd’s mowers

Venue: Leicestershire County Cricket Club – Charles Palmer Suite -Pavilion

Date: 12th March 2015

Time: 09:30 for 10 am start – 3- 3:30 finish

Buffet lunch provided and sponsored by Rigby Taylor Ltd.

Free attendance and places are limited.

To book your place please contact:

John Upton (Hon. Chair/Sec LRACG) Tel: 07867 785200

Email: j.e.upton@btinternet.com


Carl Chamberlain – Tel: 07785 952150

Email: c.chamberlain@rigbytaylor.com