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3G sports pitch testing – FIFA guidelines Guidelines and testing for third generation sports pitches Third generation (3G) pitches are artificial sports pitches designed to mimic the look, characteristics and performance of real grass. 3G pitches are filled with both sand and rubber to keep the synthetic grass dense and upright. FIFA’s guidelines are in [...]

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Water Based Hockey Pitch
Hockey and the Rio Olympics The Rio Olympics Showcased Just How Great Water-Based Artificial Hockey Pitches Are Following the success of Team GB Women’s hockey team, where they won gold at Rio, there has been much hype around the sport and types of artificial hockey pitches available. Both Olympic hockey pitches, and the training pitch [...]

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Gareth Southgate Opens New Pitch at Burton Albion
England Manager, Gareth Southgate opens Burton Albion's new sports pitch Pirelli Stadium's new 3G Pitch opening Football Foundation Ambassador and England Manager, Gareth Southgate, was invited to open the newly constructed TigerTurf and McArdle Sport Tec football pitch in Burton today. We sent one of our team to the Pirelli Stadium to attend the Football Foundation’s [...]

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McArdle Sport Tec Ltd, Geo Turf Consulting & TigerTurf UK- finalists in the SAPCA Awards 2016 McArdle's complex design & build project at Aberystwyth Town FC was nominated The SAPCA Awards 2016 were held on the 6th February 2017 at SAPCA's annual conference and awards dinner, we were thrilled to have one of our projects nominated for the [...]

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Atheletics Track
McArdle Sport Tec are in the starting blocks at the University of Birmingham 8-Lane Athletics Track Installation After submitting a detailed design and tender for the installation of a new athletics track at University of Birmingham, McArdle Sport Tec Ltd were thrilled to have been awarded the project contract. The large scale project for the [...]

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How your team can embark on the artificial 3G rugby pitch construction journey The 3G artificial pitch construction process- With the recent statement from the RFU suggesting they are looking to fund the construction of artificial 3G rugby pitches as part of their “AGP Programme”, and having installed one of the pilot pitches ourselves, we [...]

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3g pitch installation
Get Active in January 3G football pitch construction lets you train and play all year round As Christmas becomes a distant memory, much of the nation will set and break their new year’s resolutions before January is over. Playing on a 3G football pitch can help you stick at being more active, enabling you to [...]

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Rugby Expo 2016 3rd & 4th November, Ricoh Arena McArdle Sport Tec Ltd will be exhibiting at the Rugby Expo 2016 on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th November at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Sports surface specialists will be available to provide the very best advice to aid sports construction and planning for both elite and [...]

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McArdle Sport Tec & TigerTurf selected for RFU’s Artificial 3G Rugby Pitch Construction Pilot Scheme McArdle Sport Tec and TigerTurf are pleased to have been selected as the contractor/manufacturer team appointed for the artificial 3G rugby pitch construction at major rugby club Hornets RFC, Weston-Super-Mare.  Working with TigerTurf, McArdle’s will be installing their new “Rugby [...]

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McArdle Sport Tec Installing 'Ecocept' at Aberystwyth Town FC After a competitive tender and interview process, 3G football pitch construction specialists, McArdle Sport Tec are delighted to have been awarded a contract by Welsh Premier League side Aberystwyth Town FC to install a state-of-the-art third-generation pitch at the club’s ground. McArdle Sport Tec offered the [...]

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Changes to FIFA's Pitch Certification At the end of 2015, the FIFA Quality Programme released a new Test Manual containing more stringent requirements for football turf installations. With the release of the new manual a set of new Quality Marks were introduced - FIFA QUALITY and FIFA QUALITY PRO, which will replace the FIFA Recommended [...]

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3G, 4G or 5G…? A question we get asked a lot here at McArdle Sport Tec is “What is 3G?”. To explain simply, 3G is short for Third Generation. Third Generation (3G) surfaces are the newest generation of artificial turf and are referred to as one of the major recent innovations in football. They are [...]

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