The intensive team sport

The exact origin of modern rugby is complex. A first form was played in France in the Middle Ages called Soule or Sioule. At the beginning of the 18th century, a kind of football was played at a school in Rugby, Warwhickshire, where points had to be scored by holding the ball under the arm. Rugby was introduced to many schools in England in the 19th century and the sport gained worldwide fame.

Rugby is an intensive contact sport in which a good surface is important to prevent injuries. When talking about rugby, people mostly refer to Rugby Union, which is played in leading countries. Generally speaking, a rugby field always consists out of long grass fibers filled with sand and performance infill, built on a shock-absorbing sub-base.

Edel grass rugby products

Edel Grass artificial turf for rugby and American Football meets the required performance demands by official institutes worldwide. Our rugby field systems are designed and built to ensure that the highest possible player welfare and performance standards are achieved.

Due to intensive testing, Edel Grass ensures that installed pitches, which are built according to certified specifications, are safe to play on and meet the needs of rugby. Please let our sales department advise you in selecting the best yarn to build your perfect artificial grass rugby system. For more information or advice regarding your rugby field project, call +31 38 425 00 50 or email info@edelgrass.com.

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