Xtragrass gets the treatment at Murrayfield

Sports Labs Ltd, performed a series of performance tests on the Xtragrass hybrid surface at Murrayfield training pitch in Edinburgh. Greenfields the manufacturer of the hybrid synthetic/natural turf system, planned to have testing carried out on the surface at various points in the season and under different conditions of wear so comparison of the values obtained could be made with industry standards. Sports Labs Ltd, assessed the playing surface using a series of tests which included the AAA (shock absorption), ball roll, ball bounce, HIC, traction all with a view to characterise the performance of the surface which was in good condition at this time. The Xtragrass system will be installed very soon in the Ricoh Stadium, home of Coventry FC and Wasps Rugby.