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Tigers pitch is a disgrace

Post by fortysix » Sat Feb 06, 2016 6:41 pm

Lots of money, time and effort has gone into filling seats..

Zero time and effort from the Management over having a pitch that is playable, excess rain or not

Bad drainage, and very very bad grass management

BOARD-get a blasted expert in pronto

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Re: Tigers pitch is a disgrace

Post by sapajo » Sat Feb 06, 2016 6:46 pm

We will just have to grin and bear it as we will have a new deso pitch for next season :smt023 I am more worried about our performance or should I say lack of it than the state of the pitch :smt013
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Re: Tigers pitch is a disgrace

Post by Gramps » Sat Feb 06, 2016 6:47 pm

Isn't it being ripped up in 4 months

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Re: Tigers pitch is a disgrace

Post by RagingBull » Sat Feb 06, 2016 7:26 pm

lots of prem pitches have struggled this year.

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Re: Tigers pitch is a disgrace

Post by trendylfj » Sat Feb 06, 2016 7:33 pm

As an ex county cricket 2's groundsman I have to say that I don't feel that the pitch is a disgrace. We have all seen much worse international and premiership pitches and I really do feel that this is an unfair thread. Yes last year we had problems but they have done a lot to sort them out and have succeeded to a large degree.
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Re: Tigers pitch is a disgrace

Post by Bowden Tiger » Sun Feb 07, 2016 10:41 am

My view is that we cut the grass far too short, and it looks shorter than the grass at the KP. I know the wear is different, but they treat it like it's their twelfth man.No one is allowed on that pitch, other than to play a match. We even allow the corporate people to wander across at will- what happened to the H&S rules incidentally on that, where real fans are not allowed to cross the players walkway, until every player is off the pitch, but these people are?

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Re: Tigers pitch is a disgrace

Post by LE18 » Sun Feb 07, 2016 11:13 am

I jokingly said at half time yesterday, there were more people on the pitch than in the stand! :smt001

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Re: Tigers pitch is a disgrace

Post by Big Dai » Sun Feb 07, 2016 11:33 am

Be fair. It's been exceptionally wet and mild with no real time to let the soil drain properly. If you played rugby on my back lawn today it'd soon all be mud soup!
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Re: Tigers pitch is a disgrace

Post by Sajerj » Sun Feb 07, 2016 11:44 am

We only have to look at Murrayfield yesterday to see the benefits of the new Hybrid pitch that Tigers will have next season.

Murrayfield has been transformed by the investment from an unplayable bog to a superb surface.

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Re: Tigers pitch is a disgrace

Post by fortysix » Sun Feb 07, 2016 12:25 pm

Didnt realise it was being dug up, but for speed merchants like Veainu, its no help for this season

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Re: Tigers pitch is a disgrace

Post by Darc Tiger » Sun Feb 07, 2016 1:48 pm

What do you want them to do? The weather has been dreadful. All the traditional pitches are going to be bit of a mess with that rainfall. Its just the way it is this time of year.

And I thought the new hybrid pitch was common knowledge by now?

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Re: Tigers pitch is a disgrace

Post by tigersince74 » Sun Feb 07, 2016 4:25 pm

Moan, moan, moan. Do you think that the head groundsman and his team don’t care? A pitch is a living organism that is subject of many uncontrollable influences. There is no precise science here but there is a lot of effort goes it to what is controllable. Don’t bother reading the link if you’d like to remain being ill informed.

https://www.pitchcare.com/magazine/stan ... 2b24c.html

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Re: Tigers pitch is a disgrace

Post by rocktop51 » Sun Feb 07, 2016 5:35 pm

The pitch, the coaches, the management, the players, the weather, the new stand, catering. Can't think of anything else left for some of you to moan about. May well be proved wrong though.
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Re: Tigers pitch is a disgrace

Post by WiggoTiger » Sun Feb 07, 2016 5:41 pm

rocktop51 wrote:The pitch, the coaches, the management, the players, the weather, the new stand, catering. Can't think of anything else left for some of you to moan about. May well be proved wrong though.
How about the weather!! :smt013 :smt013
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Re: Tigers pitch is a disgrace

Post by WhitecapTiger » Sun Feb 07, 2016 5:46 pm

WiggoTiger wrote:
rocktop51 wrote:The pitch, the coaches, the management, the players, the weather, the new stand, catering. Can't think of anything else left for some of you to moan about. May well be proved wrong though.
How about the weather!! :smt013 :smt013
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