Madejski Stadium opted for a dual-use pitch

By October 10, 2017

The Madejski Stadium is the first stadium in the UK with a dual-use pitch thanks to, ESSMA’s Corporate Partner, SIS Pitches. The Madejski Stadium, home of Reading FC and London Irish RFC, is now using the advanced SISGrass hybrid system that will support the turf to endure more than 250 hours of playing time.


SISGrass is an advanced reinforced turf system featuring patented fibre injections. Reading FC also has the added bonus of having SISGrass Universal at their disposal. The compact machine specializes in repairing high-use areas such as touchlines, goalmouths and penalty spots.

“With the Madejski Stadium staging so many fixtures during a season, Reading require the most durable and stable pitch on the market, which we firmly believe our award-winning SISGrass hybrid pitch technology provides.”

Phil Blackwell, SIS Pitches’ UK Projects Director




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