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National award recognises Rouse’s Edgbaston work

Steve Rouse has bowed out as Warwickshire’s head groundsman with a prestigious national award. The former Warwickshire seamer stepped down recently after 17 years in charge at Edgbaston to be replaced by Gary Barwell, who was previously assistant to Steve … Continue reading

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Barwell to succeed Rouse as Edgbaston head groundsman

Warwickshire have appointed Gary Barwell, current assistant groundsman at Trent Bridge, as their new head groundsman. Barwell, 39, will succeed the long-serving Steve Rouse, who is to retire after 17 years in charge of Edgbaston’s pitches at the end of … Continue reading

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Edgbaston head groundsman Rouse to retire

Steve Rouse has announced that he will retire as Warwickshire’s head groundsman at the end of the season after 17 years in charge at Edgbaston. But Rouse, 62, hopes to continue an involvement with the county that stretches back to … Continue reading

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Giles cannot hide unhappiness with Edgbaston pitch

Warwickshire’s director of cricket Ashley Giles is hoping for an improvement in the pitches at Edgbaston after his side were skittled for 97 by Lancashire slow left-armers Simon Kerrigan and Gary Keedy. The pair took eight wickets for nine runs … Continue reading

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