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  • Green Bay Packers take delivery of their bespoke MacLeod Pitch Protection System

    August 2019 saw the Green Bay Packers take delivery of a bespoke MacLeod Pitch Protection System from Sports & Stadia Services Ltd.  The system was installed to the ground staff's specification and training took place to enable the team at Lambeau Field to get the most out of the system during the harsh Green Bay winter.

    Posted at September 17, 2019 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Green Bay Packers take delivery of their bespoke MacLeod Pitch Protection System
  • A few miles covered that week!!

    The Sports & Stadia team covered a good number of miles last week as the wintry weather took hold of the UK. Jobs included Cowdenbeath in Scotland for the Scottish Cup working on behalf of the Scottish Football Association, the Totally Wicked Stadium at St Helen's for Rugby League/BetFred Super League opening match, along with Worcester Warriors, Bath Rugby and Sale Sharks ready for the Premiership Rugby Cup. Not to mention deliveries of frost covers to ...

    Posted at February 4, 2019 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on A few miles covered that week!!
  • Winter 2017 is coming

    Winter is definitely on it's way and so that means the Sports & Stadia crew have been busy this week covering football, rugby and racing. It was a wet north west last week when AFC Fylde played at home in the FA Cup on December 1st and managed to get themselves a well deserved replay at the DW Stadium. The MacLeod Cover was installed to ensure no chances were taken with their pitch which has had ...

    Posted at December 8, 2017 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Winter 2017 is coming
  • 4th installation of the MacLeod Cover into the North American market

    Sports & Stadia are pleased to announce the 4th installation into the North American market of the MacLeod Pitch Protection System. The MacLeod System was installed at the StubHub Center, Los Angeles in late September and will enable the groundstaff at the StubHub to manage turnrounds, during wet weather, from hosting LA Galaxy MLS matches to Los Angeles Chargers NFL matches within 24 hours.              

    Posted at October 10, 2017 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4th installation of the MacLeod Cover into the North American market
  • Looking for germination sheets or frost covers ready for the new season?

    Getting ready for the new season and looking to buy or hire germination sheets or frost covers? - then give us a call at Sports & Stadia for a competitive quote. We can advise you on the best sheets for your use - whether that be black germination/frost covers or the Evergreen™ range of covers. Call Nigel on +44 1604 626216 or +44 7885 078785.

    Posted at August 2, 2017 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Looking for germination sheets or frost covers ready for the new season?
  • BMO Field utilise the MacLeod Cover with SGL grow-lights with great results

    Robert Heggie and the team at the BMO Field in Toronto re-turfed their pitch in January in the depths of the Canadian winter. Following this they have utilised the MacLeod Cover, that they took delivery of a few months prior, in conjunction with the SGL grow-lights with fantastic results. First MLS home game of the season will soon be here on March 31st.       

    Posted at March 16, 2017 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on BMO Field utilise the MacLeod Cover with SGL grow-lights with great results
  • KV Oostende make use of their MacLeod cover as temperatures drop in Belgium

    Sports & Stadia staff travelled to Belgium over the weekend to successfully help retrain Joost Depreux and his staff at KV Oostende prior to their key match against Charleroi tonight (Tuesday 24th January). What was a frozen playing surface on arrival is now fit for play after redeploying the MacLeod Pitch Protection system with warm air from Sunday evening. The pitch and KV Oostende staff are now ready to go.  

    Posted at January 24, 2017 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on KV Oostende make use of their MacLeod cover as temperatures drop in Belgium
  • Havant & Waterlooville FC use covers to save their game

    Fantastic feedback received from Havant & Waterlooville FC after they purchased frost covers and inflatable air rollers to manage them with - Hi Nigel Once again... the fantastic covers you supplied us saved the day. As you can see the pitch was in perfect condition. Please see attached the lads removing the covers last Friday afternoon after Thursdays 20mm of rain and sleet downpour, without the covers we had no chance of playing against Burgess Hill on the ...

    Posted at January 24, 2017 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Havant & Waterlooville FC use covers to save their game
  • Busy week for Sports & Stadia

    Last week saw a busy week for Sports & Stadia as crews were on site at a number of rugby clubs and racecourses ensuring that the cold weather and frost did not jeopardise fixtures. Harlequins Rugby - Warwick Racecourse - Northampton Saints -

    Posted at January 18, 2017 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Busy week for Sports & Stadia
  • BMO Field, Toronto take delivery of a MacLeod Pitch Protection System

    The BMO Field, Toronto, Canada have today taken delivery of the MacLeod Pitch Protection System that they have purchased. A team from Sports & Stadia Services are in Canada watching the system be installed and training the BMO grounds team on how to deploy, use and remove the system to it's full potential.

    Posted at January 12, 2017 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on BMO Field, Toronto take delivery of a MacLeod Pitch Protection System
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