One of the most common problems we come across here at Morgan Sports Solutions is the perception people have of artificial grass is that one size fits all no matter what sport you are participating in. I have lost count how many variations of artificial grass there are depending on quality, pile height, pile weight, […]
One of the major concerns in Ireland at the moment is the rising level of obesity among our children. Children are staying indoors more often than my own generation, there are many more distractions to amuse them such as computers, computer games, smart phones and television. Children find it difficult to rouse themselves to get out of […]
Nowadays you turn on the television to view a premier league football match or a heineken cup rugby match to see beautiful straight glowing white lines. So has the art of line marking changed dramatically over the past 50 years?? Well the technology of line marking machines and line marking paint have certainly been improved […]
The History of Artificial Turf The origins of artificial turf lie in the United States of America when in 1960 the Ford Foundation worked with Monsanto, who are a chemical company, to develop synthetic fibres for indoor sports carpets. In 1964, ‘Chemgrass’ was introduced in Providence, Rhode Island. In 1965 the Houston Aerodome was completed […]
How it began… Was the thought always there? Why had I not acted upon it before? After all, I had been drawing golf courses on bits of paper since I started playing the game at the age of 11. I had left school at 17 and had gone on to college, after 2 years I […]
Ireland’s award winning cricket groundsman Karl McDermott and now curator at Hampshire County Cricket Club has taken the time out to take part in our first Q&A Blog. 1. How and where did you start out as a cricket groundsman? I started at Clontarf CC over 20 years ago!! The great Podge Hughes was groundsman […]
The sigh of disappointment as the footballer is notified that the pitch he was due to play on at the weekend has water lying on it and is unplayable. An all too familiar sight in this beautiful country that we live in but is it freely accepted and there is nothing we can do?? There’s […]
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Sticky Wicket Monthly tips and advice on the care and maintenance of your cricket pitch with Morgan Sports Solutions. February February brings a month of unpredictable weather for groundsmen across the country, so keeping one eye on the weather and another on the conditions of your cricket ground is certainly a juggling process. Depending on […]
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We set up this blog to allow people from the sportsturf industry, horticulture, GAA, Football, Rugby, Cricket, Hockey, Tennis, Bowling, Croquet clubs, volunteers, club members, this blog is open to everyone who wants to discuss problems, solutions, recommendations or would like to post about a particular product.