The Irish Institute of Sports Surfaces (www.irishsportsurf.ie) wishes to inform you that St Lachtains GAA Club Freshford Co. Kilkenny have won the Irish Institute of Sports Surfaces Leinster GAA Club playing surface of the year award 2010.
This award was proudly sponsored by Barenbrug sportsturf grass seed specialists, who will provide a very prestigious prize of 1000 euros worth of specialist grass seed for sports pitches.
Each assessed playing surface had industry recognised performance standards used to objectively assess and the following assessment tests were undertaken.
Grass Coverage, Bareness, Weeds/moss, Desirable grass species, Compaction, Soil pH, Root depth, Rootzone profie depth, Thatch depth, Pests/Diseases
Presentation for this award will take place later this month at a GAA members awards function night