RFU Head Groundsman to visit Ormskirk RUFC

Keith Kent (right) will be visiting Ormskirk Rugby Club
©Ormskirk Rugby Club

Following the submission of a successful bid proposal, Ormskirk RUFC has been selected as one of only 48 clubs nationwide to have won a pitch consultation by Keith Kent, the RFU Head Groundsman.

The pitch consultation will take place in April and will last for approximately one hour where Keith Kent will visit the club and walk the pitch to discuss the issues and challenges that are being experienced.

The RFU Head Groundsman will then identify solutions to help and these will be outlined in a short report. The report will be used by the club to help plan and refine our programme for the NatWest RugbyForce weekend and identify items that the £2,000 grant will be spent on. 

Ormskirk President Nick Jacobs said; "Last year’s programme was a great success, with just over 600 clubs and 20,000 volunteers across England taking part in the DIY weekend in June. This year’s NatWest RugbyForce weekend will take place at the club from Saturday 25 to Sunday 26 June 2016 and promises to be another great weekend.

"If anyone has any links with any local organisations which can help us with our pitch development programme and if you can volunteer to help clean, paint, repair, arrange etc on the NatWest Rugby Force weekend in June please don’t hesitate to contact myself or our Match Day Manager Ritchie “Taff” Gibbon."

Nick's details are as follows:

Telephone: 07785 327146

Email: president@ormskirkrugby.com