Harrod Nets a Snip for Barcelona at Wembley
8 Jun 2011 - Football - Press Release
Holding the Champions League Trophy aloft Barcelona were euphoric in their win at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, but centre-back Gerard Pique had his eye on another type of trophy altogether and wasn't leaving without it - a Harrod goal net, snipped right from the post!
No Urgent Soil Testing Required at Proposed Burswood Stadium Site
8 Jun 2011 - General News - Editor - 1 comment
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett doesn't see an urgent need for soil testing despite favouring a former industrial waste dump as the site for Perth's new stadium.
Greg Norman Interview at Stonecutters Ridge
8 Jun 2011 - Golf - Editor
Greg Norman Interview at Stonecutters Ridge. Sydney's First Greg Norman Designed Golf Course. The 18 hole championship golf course has been designed to be ranked in Australia’s Top 100 Courses.
Turf Alive Wrap Up
7 Jun 2011 - Shows and seminars - Rob Jenkins
Castle Hill Showgrounds played host to the event ‘Turf Alive’ on a perfect May Day. The joint event hosted by the STA, TGA of NSW and the NSWBGA went off without a hitch with plenty of delegates and companies from around Australia in attendance. Check out photos and a full wrap up inside.
World Cities Plotted by Climatological Normals, May & June
7 Jun 2011 - Consultancy - Micah Woods
Last week I created a bubble chart showing seventeen world cities where warm-season (C4) grasses are usually grown. The cities were plotted by average annual temperature on the x-axis, annual sunshine hours on the y-axis, and the size of each city's "bubble" on the chart was proportional to the city's average annual rainfall.
STA Tops All
7 Jun 2011 - Industry News - Rob Jenkins
The Pitchcare Oceania Buyer’s Guide has over 250 adverts categorised into different sections such as Line Marking and Hydroseeding to Machinery. The last few months one advert has been constantly coming out on top.
Two Games Going to Bellerive
7 Jun 2011 - A.F.L - Editor
AFL football will go to Bellerive Oval, but without any taxpayer money to prop it up. After a week of pressure from both ends of the state, Premier Lara Giddings announced that two games would be played at Cricket Tasmania's ground in the South.
Non Target Pesticide Impacts
7 Jun 2011 - Consultancy - Jerry Spencer
With the turf industry increasingly claiming to be becoming more aware of the environmental impact of its actions and awards such as the Claude Crockford Environmental Award being an annual event just how many Turf Professionals are actually aware of the impact of commonly used pesticides on what are termed “beneficial organisms”?
Hunter Venues Authority Sacked
7 Jun 2011 - General News - Editor
The state government has axed Ausgrid Stadium authority Hunter Venues, citing a budget blowout of between $2 million and $3 million in building the western grandstand.
John Deere Gator XUV VS The Real World
6 Jun 2011 - Industry News - Press Release
The engineering behind the new John Deere Gator VUX 825i. With 50 horsepower and the most advanced engine in its class, John Deere's new crossover utility vehicle is tackling expectations and the elements this year.
$3 billion Cobaki Development at Tweed Heads
6 Jun 2011 - Golf - Editor
Workwill start on the 916-lot first stage of the $3 billion Cobaki development at Tweed Heads in July after 20 years of work by Bob Ell and the Leda Group.
Parkes Golf Club Battles Administration
6 Jun 2011 - Golf - Editor
One of the town’s most prominent and respected clubs, the Parkes Golf Club, is currently experiencing difficult times as it battles voluntary administration.
Seeding is Believing
6 Jun 2011 - Consultancy - Simon Taylor
Is it possible to establish a hard wearing sports pitch in just ten weeks from seed? With the right conditions and the right materials, Simon Taylor of Euro Grass, one of Europe’s leading turf grass breeders, certainly believes so.
New Stadium at Subiaco is Problematic
6 Jun 2011 - General News - Editor
Constructing a new stadium at Subiaco would be "more problematic" than building at the government's preferred site of Burswood, West Australian Transport Minister Troy Buswell says.
Kawana Stadium Opening a Great Achievement
5 Jun 2011 - General News - Editor
Member for Fisher Peter Slipper has described the pending opening of the new Sunshine Coast Stadium as a wonderful achievement after many years of fighting for funds.
Dragons Games at Risk Due to WIN Stadium Delay
5 Jun 2011 - Rugby - Editor
NRL champions St George Illawarra could be forced to move their first two scheduled WIN Stadium home games back to Sydney because of construction delays on the western grandstand.
Queen Elizabeth Oval gets Green Light
4 Jun 2011 - A.F.L - Editor
A new-look Queen Elizabeth Oval will host its first football match next weekend. Bendigo Football League co-tenants South Bendigo and Sandhurst will feature in the first match at the $2.2-million redevelopment since September.
Wrong Decision on Rugby Park
3 Jun 2011 - Rugby - Editor
On Saturday we ran a story outlining the fact Southland Rugby League had a request turned down by Rugby Southland to play its club final at Rugby Park on June 19, writes Logan Savory in this week's Sav's Say.