GreenFields USA is proud to announce the installation of Villa Duchesne’s new field hockey field, a replica of the 2014 Hockey World Cup stadium in The Hague, Netherlands.Villa Duchesne, a private, Roman Catholic all-girls school in Frontenac, Missouri USA, is home to one of the best known high school field hockey programs in the country.Read More›
On Sunday 20 September Dutch soccer club Vitesse will play its match against De Graafschap on a new, hybrid pitch, on which the natural grass has been reinforced with synthetic fibres in a woven backing. Both players and coaches are enthusiastic about XtraGrass™, on which they are already training at their training facility, Papendal, in Arnhem, the Netherlands.
GreenFields USA is proud to announce the installation of Twin Peaks Charter Academy stadium and practice fields. Twin Peaks recently installed a new stadium field for their football and soccer programs. A practice field for the boys’ and girls’ lacrosse and soccer teams was also installed. During the grand opening, Scott McNutt, Twin Peaks Dean of Athletics and Activities, received many compliments on the fields “The field is the most beautiful field they have ever seen,” and “I wish I had a playing field like this when I was in high school.”Read More›
Greenfields USA is proud to announce its decent on the US Diego Garcia Naval Base with their new Softball field for the US Navy personnel. Diego Garcia Naval Base is a US base situated in the Indian Ocean south of Sri Lanka. This base chose GreenFields turf so that the military men and women there could enjoy a great game of softball. “We appreciate the teamwork that we had with T3 in accomplishing the successful turf installation” said Mario Agsoy, project manager of Black Construction. Diego Garcia’s general contractor Black Construction choose GreenFields partner T3 Global Projects to come to their island Naval base and install this beautiful softball field. The GreenFields XP product was chosen as the turf to be installed which features extreme durability, comfort and safety.
GreenFields were selected by Maltby Academy, of Rotherham, Yorkshire, to install a new 3G Evolution XQ multifunctional pitch as part of a £10.9 million refurbishment for the whole school, including a business and enterprise centre. Maltby Academy had a very successful previous year regarding its football – the scholarship team were crowned winners of the Yorkshire and Humberside under 19’s British College’s League in their first season; and their year 9 football team recently reached the Rotherham School Cups Final.Read More›
Rugby club Wasps have played their first match on the newly installed XtraGrass pitch by our GreenFields UK office. Singha7 landed last Friday at the Ricoh Arena where Wasps played their first match against Harlequins. A special role for Christian Wade on the new pitch as he set a new try scoring record in the Premiership 7S with 7 to his name!
XtraGrass is a new product from GreenFields where artificial grass and natural grass are combined in one system. The natural turf is reinforced with artificial turf fibers a perfect combination between the playability of natural grass and the durability of synthetic turf. Aside from the new pitch, luck is on the side of the Wasps as the team will be in the finals of the Singha 7s Series for the first time since 2011. Friday the 28th of August the finals will be played at the Stoop. Good luck Wasps!
On Monday 3rd September, the excavation of the retractable pitch at the Gelredome, home of the Dutch Premier League team Vitesse began, with the construction of the new hybrid XtraGrass system commencing the following week. Vitesse are already pleased with the product: their training ground in Papendal is also home to an XtraGrass pitch, with the new pitch to be unveiled to Vitesse fans during their first game against De Graafschap. This latest generation of hybrid turf product not only has the visual attraction of natural grass, but also has the characteristics of synthetic turf: strength, resilience, and high playability requirements at the elite level of sport.
GreenFields is well on the way to building a rock-solid reputation for itself as a supplier of high-quality artificial grass systems in South America as well. Fourteen Slide Max XQ 50 fields were recently laid in Oruro in Bolivia. The order was awarded by the municipality and the work completed in collaboration with our distributor, Buitrón Rodríguez Maldonado (BRM).Read More›
Saturday august 9th the match between Coventry City and Wigan Athletic was the opening Sky Bet League One fixture of the 2015-16 season and also the first match played on the XtraGrass hybrid system. The XtraGrass system performed exceptionally well, after full time the field hardly looked like it had been played on, held up to all action and literally not a single scar on the surface. Both teams were very impressed as was the referee. Video shows highlights of the match.Read More›
Greenfields USA is proud to announce the installation of turf in the all new Sparta Dome in the Crown Point Sportsplex in Crown Point Indiana. The indoor field was built for soccer, rugby, softball, baseball, football, lacrosse, field hockey, frisbee football and more. Sparta Dome offers year round training and hosts tournaments for multiple sports. With the advanced technology of GreenFields synthetic turf they were able to make this dream a reality.Read More›
Hockey fans in the province had the luck to support and witness the GreenFields Elite Club challenge that took place from Friday 17th – Sunday 19th of July 2015, where six top South African teams at Riverside Sports Club in Durban North came in action. The event, started in 2013 by Riverside Sports and its Riverside Hockey Club, is targeted as an event for the whole family. “Pure hockey enjoyment at its best is our mission,” added RHC chairperson Wayne Phillips. And the line-up is impressive.Read More›
Telstar. another Dutch team playing in the First Division, also known as the Jupiler League will play on artificial turf from GreenFields as of next football season. The club from Velsen-IJmuiden will be installing a GreenFields Evolution XQ systemduring the summer period.The footballclubs it not alone in its choice for this system, FC Dordrect and MVV play their home matches on the exact same system. Dordrecht FC already plays on GreenFields since last year and MVV is currently having a GreenFields pitch installed.
In search of new ideas for natural grass surfaces, Growing Green Grass, a US based platform for Innovative Discussions and Solutions For Managing High Quality Turfgrass, visited JeffCo Schools Lakewood Memorial Stadium last week in Denver, CO. The Lakewood Memorial field features a new version of synthetic reinforcement for natural grass called XtraGrass. The field is a RPR/ HGT seeded field, and has had 60 soccer matches played in 60 days. The condition of the field was fantastic.
GreenFields USA is proud to announce the installation of GreenFields MX, its latest generation of artificial turf at prestigious Nickerson Field, home to the Boston University Terrier men’s and women’s soccer and lacrosse teams.
Pre-season preparations are well under way. By mid-July, the clubs’ pitches need to be ready to host SV Spakenburg and VV IJsselmeervogels’ top league Amateur home fixtures. This season, both teams get to enjoy the benefits of a new GreenFields MX pitch.
This summer, the Dutch football club AZ Alkmaar will have 4 new pitches installed at their new training facility. These pitches are going to be constructed with the synthetic turf fibres and primary backing of TenCate Grass. In these new pitches, the latest shock pad, TenCate Sine® will be installed under the toplayer.Read More›
Dutch hockey international, Jaap Stockmann has taken the initiative with ‘Chak de India’ to see of if there are possibilities to get children in India interested in hockey. “During my adventures in India with the Dutch team in the Hockey India League, I learned a lot about India, its culture, its people and learned the differences between both countries. In many areas there are a lot of differences, but not when it comes to playing hockey. Sport connects. It forgets. It makes people, and especially children, happy.
The Dutch hockey club MHV Maarssen is currently developing a complete new sport accommodation together with GreenFields. The MHV complex, which currently consists of three artificial turf sand will be extended to four pitches this summer.
Dutch football club, Vitesse, is having a new pitch laid at its home stadium, the GelreDome, as well as at its Papendal training facility. The prestigious Arhnem club came fifth in the 2014-15 Dutch Eredivisie. The club elected for revolutionary hybrid natural grass pitches, XtraGrass™, which will be laid during the season’s Summer break.