Operations to complete in July:

  • Mowing.
  • Grooming/verticutting.
  • Irrigation.
  • Aeration - Carry out one operation when conditions allow.
  • Brushing/Sweeping - daily to remove dew and surface debris.
  • Disease - Check daily, keep an eye on fungal disease attack.
  • Fertiliser Application. 
  • Goal posts – Inspect and paint goal posts.
  • Check goal nets for damage – replace, if necessary.
  • Harrowing.
  • Irrigation.
  • Line marking – Service markers and order material for forthcoming season.
  • Repairs / Divotting / Overseeding - Seed bare and worn areas.
  • Initial setting and marking out of pitch/es.
  • Inspect and clean machinery after use - service and repair damaged machinery.
  • Marking out.
  • Machinery (Repairs and maintenance).
  • Selective Herbicide application – (if required).
  • Pre-match inspections - Inspect pitch surface and line markings & check post safety.
Post-match & training works should include:
  • Replace divots. 
  • Rotary Mow surface to clean up surface debris. 
  • Repair worn areas (goalmouths / linesman runs). 
  • Top dress to restore levels (localised).
  • Mow / lightly roll / using mower to firm up / presentation for next game.