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The price of winter weather – how much is your pitch costing you?
February 2, 2017

With the weather having recently taken a colder turn, the inevitable flurry of abandoned…

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4 essential maintenance considerations before installing a new 3G pitch
January 30, 2017

So, you’ve seen a brand new 3G…

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Guest Blog: Maintenance Matters - William Watson, Head Groundsman at Hamilton Academical FC
January 27, 2017

Working as head groundsman for one of Scottish football’s early-adopters of artificial…

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How is artificial turf made?
January 19, 2017

With artificial grass pitches now thoroughly sewn into the UK’s way of life, the…

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How to maintain your artificial grass tennis court
December 19, 2016

For clubs and schools eager to offer year-round tennis, an artificial…

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The tennis court construction trends we’re set to see in 2017
December 16, 2016

The way sports facilities are designed and constructed are often influenced by changing technology…

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5 reasons to resurface your tennis court with artificial grass
December 13, 2016

With the tennis season over and most players planning to hang up their shoes until spring,…

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A guide to funding your MUGA
November 25, 2016

Budgets for new play facilities are often tight, not least when it comes to schools and local…

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Is a MUGA right for my school?
November 22, 2016

Multi-use games areas,…

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What is a MUGA?
November 14, 2016

A multi-use games area (MUGA) is a versatile…

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The three most common artificial grass lawn mistakes
October 26, 2016

Despite the rapid rise in the popularity of artificial lawns up and down the country,…

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One school’s secrets to perfect artificial grass maintenance
October 20, 2016

In November 2014, TigerTurf provided a full-size artificial grass pitch for The…

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Low maintenance, not no maintenance: the dos and don’ts of looking after your artificial grass pitch
October 18, 2016

Although the upkeep of artificial grass pitches is without doubt easier than their natural…

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Why October is maintenance month for your artificial grass lawn
October 11, 2016

The end of the summer and the looming start of the wet season generally makes October…

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Safe & surround with artificial grass
September 23, 2016

As far as the use of 3G pitches at elite level football and…

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5 reasons why 3G pitches are the future for grassroots rugby
September 19, 2016

Although 3G pitches may have played an important…

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Luck or good judgement?
September 12, 2016

From Bobby Moore ensuring he was always the last person to…

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Everything you need to know about FIFA and World Rugby testing for 3G pitches
September 8, 2016

With 3G surfaces under almost constant scrutiny, the need for manufacturers to comply with…

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Is hockey set for a post-Olympic boom?
September 2, 2016

When Team GB picked up the Olympic gold medal for women’s…

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Is hockey on the cusp of revolution?
August 22, 2016

With the FA estimating that anything from 1.5m people are playing 5-a-side football every…

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Four artificial grass reviews that will have you desperate to play hockey this summer
August 16, 2016

Forty years since the sport was first played on artificial grass, hockey…

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Wet or dry - which type of hockey pitch is right for you?
August 10, 2016

Most people who have played hockey  will know what it’s like to play on a…

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Most successful player-coach partnerships in modern tennis history
July 26, 2016

The curtain has only just closed on another Wimbledon Championships, but already the world's…

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What to include in your tennis court specification
July 21, 2016

John Pearce and Micky Coburn of TigerTurf tennis partners, Tennis…

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Why tennis drills will give you a Grand Slam winning game
July 18, 2016

With the grass court season in full swing, players around…

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Game, Set, & Match: Comparing the different types of tennis court surface
July 8, 2016

Whether you’re a tennis club…

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Going against the grain? A look at this year’s garden trends
July 5, 2016

With home and lifestyle fashions changing from one year to the next, three TigerTurf…

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Six reasons why homeowners are turning to artificial grass this summer
June 30, 2016

With the great British summer well underway, many will be harbouring hopes of spending long evenings…

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Artificial Grass: Your dog’s best friend
June 16, 2016

Anyone watching coverage of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show last month will, I’m sure, have taken…

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How to choose the best artificial grass for your garden
June 13, 2016

Lush and green all year round without the need for mowing, weeding, watering or fertiliser, artificial…

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Life begins at 40: Four decades of hockey on artificial grass
May 31, 2016

One of the lesser known pieces of 2016 sporting trivia is that this year marks 40 years since artificial…

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Five simple steps to maintaining the perfect hockey pitch
May 27, 2016

Whilst the upkeep of artificial turf is significantly less demanding than that of natural…

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A guide to buying the best hockey pitch
May 25, 2016

When it comes to investing in a new hockey pitch for your school, college, university or club, the…

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How does the FIH test a hockey pitch?
May 23, 2016

The International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) handbook on synthetic turf hockey pitches…

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Three reasons your AGP funding application could fail
April 29, 2016

The demand for artificial grass pitches (AGPs) is higher than ever, and competition for…

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How to maximise ROI from an artificial grass pitch
April 28, 2016

When it comes to investing in a new artificial grass

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6 Games are better than 1: Why cross play is key to any successful AGP application
April 27, 2016

When is an artificial football pitch not an artificial football pitch? It may sound like…

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What exactly is a Framework agreement?
April 26, 2016

If you’ve recently invested in a new artificial grass…

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Get in the swing with artificial golf surfaces
March 30, 2016

When golf’s elite tee off at the Augusta National on 4th April, they will be doing…

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Q & A with our cricket partner: Stuart Canvas
March 28, 2016

We caught up with Edward Stoddart, CEO at sports facilities specialists Stuart…

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TigerTurf’s Definitive Guide to Padel
March 24, 2016

Despite the sport’s growing popularity, we’re aware that not everyone will…

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What do cricket, golf and padel have in common?
March 23, 2016

Cricket, golf and padel. Three sports with three very different objectives for those players involved.…

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What makes a 3G pitch
March 3, 2016

Artificial grass pitches are a concept many will be familiar with, having first become popular as…

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The Ecocept Story: Q&A with Robbie Craven, Head of R & D
February 22, 2016

With the first generation of artificial grass pitches coming to the end of their life…

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TenCate Ecocept in numbers
February 16, 2016

The launch of TenCate Ecocept™ is expected…

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5 Reasons why Ecocept will revolutionise the future of artificial grass pitches
February 12, 2016

Launched by TigerTurf, TenCate Ecocept™

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A New Strategy For Sport
January 22, 2016

Amidst all the pre-Christmas festivities, you’d be forgiven for missing Sports Minister Tracey…

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FA Grassroots Survey has left 3G with a vital role to play
December 17, 2015

To baited breath, the outcome of the FA's…

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New FIFA testing to put improved play high on the agenda
December 4, 2015

In September’s blog,…

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Turf’s quirks highlight versatility of synthetic surfaces
November 2, 2015

While constant innovation means that the practical benefits of artificial turf are being continually…

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Artificial Turf: Back To Its Roots
September 30, 2015

The last 12-18 months may have been some of the most significant in the history of synthetic…

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Natural Pitches Under Pressure
September 7, 2015

On 18th September, England will kick off the Rugby World Cup 2015 against Fiji. Something interesting…

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Making Gardens Greener with Artificial Turf
August 17, 2015

The mild evenings and long weekends of the summer months may be giving many of us that added incentive…

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ECOCEPT™: THE FUTURE OF ARTIFICIAL TURF SYSTEMS
June 23, 2015

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Don’t let the weather ruin your game!
May 11, 2015

A…

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The Future of Tennis Surfaces?
April 2, 2015

Following Great Britain’s success in the recent Davis Cup matches, we thought we’d take…

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The Benefits of an Omni-directional™ Product
March 18, 2015

Our Research & Development department at TigerTurf have introduced a revolutionary omni-directional™…

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The Quest for Perfect Pitches
January 28, 2015

It’s only when you look back at last year that you realise just how significant 2014 was in…

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Extending the life of your pitch
December 22, 2014

Extending the life of your pitch

One of the key benefits of opting for a synthetic surface…

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Cold Weather Maintenance Tips
November 18, 2014

With the weather slowly becoming decidedly gloomier, it’s time to start thinking about how…

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Football League Should Rue “Huge Missed Opportunity”
November 10, 2014

The Football League’s decision not to permit 3G surfaces from next season means the owners…

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Synthetic Turf Maintenance – Top Tips
October 17, 2014

Whether you play on a synthetic sports surface or on natural grass, you get the same amount of fulfilment…

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Soccerex 2014
October 8, 2014

Earlier this month we exhibited at the Soccerex Global Convention, which this year took place at…

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Design vs. Application
September 15, 2014

The decision to install a synthetic sport surface should not be taken lightly, and given the fact…

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Always Consider Cross play
August 21, 2014

For clubs or communities looking to invest in a synthetic surface, the initial purchase cost can…

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3G Making Headway into Modern Football
August 21, 2014

  "I was delighted to hear the news earlier this month that the Football Conference had…

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Emerging Markets
July 29, 2014

From the ground up: The growing global market for artificial turf



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Investing in a 3G
June 27, 2014

Investing in 3G turf installation – things to take into consideration


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Why should you choose artificial turf over natural grass for your garden?
May 27, 2014

With summer on the way and the promise of fine weather (or so the weathermen would have us believe),…

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Artificial Turf: The Number One Choice for Tennis Courts
February 24, 2014

When you choose artificial grass for your tennis courts, you are making a decision which will benefit…

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