11 Mar 2021

MX Elite pitch at new Edinburgh Rugby Stadium

Scotland, Edinburgh

In February 2021 Edinburgh Rugby and Scottish Rugby opened their new and dedicated rugby stadium. The stadium is equipped with a GreenFields MX Elite pitch and holds around 7,800 supporters (around 5,800 seated and around 2,000 safe-standing), close to the action and under covered stands on all four sides.

The club opted for a woven GreenFields MX Elite pitch, because of the proven success at the similar facility in Scotstoun (home to the Glasgow Warriors). MX Elite will offer the club a top-class playing surface, which is aesthetically pleasing and very durable. To get the best possible player-surface interaction with slidings and tackles, Edinburgh Rugby installed an irrigation system; which is also great to cool the surface during warm weather.

About GreenFields MX Elite:
 MX Elite is a high-tech woven system providing the ultimate in performance. The patented woven technology results in an extremely high yarn bind, making the fibres stand even straighter. The combination of our top performing fibres results in a highly wear resistant, long lasting, and consistent playing pitch. Even spacing between the bundles in both the length and width ensures consistent performance in every direction and less compaction of infill.

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