Saracens wants to put plastic pitch to Euro test | Bangkok Post: news

News > Sports

Saracens wants to put plastic pitch to Euro test

- +

Saracens are hoping to get local authority permission to play their European Cup quarter-final against Ulster at their new Allianz Park home in north-west London. 

Saracens's flanker Kelly Brown (R) celebrates with teammates after the European Cup rugby union match between Racing Metro and Saracens on January 12, 2013, at the Beaujoire Stadium in Nantes, western France. Saracens are hoping to get local authority permission to play their European Cup quarter-final against Ulster at their new Allianz Park home in north-west London.

Barnet Copthall stadium, previously best known as the home of Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers, one of England's leading athletics clubs, now boasts an artificial pitch which Saracens believe will boost community use while still providing an acceptable surface for top-flight rugby.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

0 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments