Rugby, by the sheer nature of the game, is brutal not only on players but also on the pitches it is played on. Rugby is played during the winter months, when grass growth is at its minimal level, rainfall is generally at its highest and temperatures are low.
Often a lack of drainage can cause major problems, resulting in mud baths with little or no grass sward cover. A rugby pitch in this state is not only poor for actual playing, but is also not aesthetically pleasing and can result in cancellations that affect club incomes.
A full fixture list that many clubs have means that poor conditions are tolerated due to a variety of reasons be it lack of a maintenance plan, lack of resources such as time or finances or just poor education on basic methods of pitch care. A badly maintained rugby pitch can be a problem both during and after the season, and can sometimes prove to be impossible to repair back to its original perfect condition.
Want to know more about our rugby pitch construction services? You can call us on 01277 353686.
Grassform’s expertise in rugby pitch design, construction and maintenance can help solve these issues. We are able to offer a planned maintenance or remedial works schedule to avoid this occurring in the future. Expert advice and solutions for all requirements and budgets are available for all levels of rugby clubs.
Working with a designer, we can plan a new rugby pitch layout, calculate your drainage needs and then construct to that specification. We install primary and secondary drainage systems to suit all soil types, advising on further maintenance procedures that will avoid losing playable days and further damage to the surface.
As approved contractors of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) we have extensive expertise, experience and knowledge to ensure that your rugby pitch playing surface can be brought up to standard.
We can do all the groundworks for you or if you are doing the work yourselves why not hire some of our specialist Construction Machinery with or without a driver.
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