Here's how our pitch has developed while you've been watching Euro 2016
11 July 2016

Here's how our pitch has developed while you've been watching Euro 2016

It looks in superb shape but there's plenty of growing to go


While the world was glued to Euro 2016 our summer pitch renovation at Dragon Park has developed apace in the last month.
After being dug up and reseeded in June, the new flatter surface is starting to look green and lush.
The team at South Wales Sport Ltd have worked exceptionally hard to ensure the pitch is top standard for the Wales age groups to play on next season.

Take a look at its impressive progress…


Tuesday, June 28, 2016


Nearly two weeks after the grass seeds were first planted, you can see some of them starting to sprout, resulting in a few green patches in the brown soil.




Thursday, June 30, 2016


Two days later, the growing process was really starting to accelerate and much more grass can be seen on the surface.




Monday, July 4, 2016

After a solid weekend of growth, the pitch starts to resemble a playing surface that young players could enjoy playing on,




Tuesday, July 5, 2016

The grass continues to grow and look stronger and greener.




Friday, July 8, 2016

Two days after Wales' heroic Euro 2016 semi final exit at the hands of Portugal, our pitch shows no sign of slowing up its growth. With a good mix of sun and rain over Dragon Park, and a course of treatment, it starts to look playable.




Monday, July 11, 2016

Nearly four weeks after the initial seeds were planted, we have a surface that we can all be proud of. But there's plenty of growing and cutting to be done yet.


Here's how our Dragon Park pitch has developed while you've been watching Euro 2016
Here's how our Dragon Park pitch has developed while you've been watching Euro 2016
Here's how our Dragon Park pitch has developed while you've been watching Euro 2016
Here's how our Dragon Park pitch has developed while you've been watching Euro 2016
Here's how our Dragon Park pitch has developed while you've been watching Euro 2016
Here's how our Dragon Park pitch has developed while you've been watching Euro 2016