News: Surfaces

Symbolic transfer of turf to Queensland Country Bank Stadium

A helicopter has transferred turf from 1300Smiles Stadium to Queensland Country Bank Stadium as a symbolic transfer of 25 seasons of history to the Cowboys’ new home ground. The…

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Jan 21, 2020 Events / Surfaces / Venues /


What court surfaces will the Australian Open be played on?

With the Australian Open tournament starting tomorrow, Australasian Leisure Management has learned of a number of issues relating to the surfaces being used for Tennis…

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Jan 19, 2020 ByNigel Benton Marketing / Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


Video shows renovation of Forsyth Barr Stadium’s playing surface

A recently released video from Dunedin Venues Management Ltd (DVML) has shown how the multi-use Forsyth Barr Stadium transforms its surface for sporting use in the aftermath of a concert.…

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Jan 14, 2020 Entertainment / Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


Upgrades to main community sporting field on Thursday Island now complete

Upgrades to Thursday Island’s Ken Brown Oval, Torres Strait’s home of rugby league, are now complete with the Queensland Government having invested almost $1 million in support…

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Jan 12, 2020 Finance / Sport / Surfaces /


New synthetic surface benefits athletes in Geelong

Athletes in Geelong’s northern suburbs now have access to a modern, state-of-the-art facility after a $1.3 million redevelopment of the Goldsworthy Reserve in the suburb…

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Dec 17, 2019 Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


Sport Group backs new World Athletics brand

With world athletics governing body the IAAF having been rolling out its World Athletics brand since the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Qatar, global surfacing specialists the Sport…

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Dec 13, 2019 Marketing / Sport / Surfaces /


Synthetic Grass and Rubber Surfaces launches scheme to recycle old playground rubber surfaces

Based on a belief that suppliers and users need to establish a way to recycle and reuse rubber wet pour from old playgrounds, NSW-based Synthetic Grass and Rubber Surfaces has launched a…

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Dec 10, 2019 Environment / Play / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces /


MCG Sheffield Shield game abandoned as pitch deemed unplayable

The Melbourne Cricket Club has today apologised for the state of the pitch at the MCG, which forced a Sheffield Shield match to be abandoned after attempts to make it playable for day two…

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Dec 8, 2019 Safety / Sport / Surfaces / Venues / Wellness /


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