Grand Slam and Polytan partner to deliver five new synthetic grass tennis courts for Northern Suburbs Tennis Association

Five new synthetic grass tennis courts have recently been completed at the Northern Suburbs Tennis Association – Naremburn. This has improved the overall appearance of the centre and is assisting in attracting new members to the tennis club. A major issue with the original courts was that tree roots were interfering with the court surface,…

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Grand Slam now a member of Sports Contractors Association

Grand Slam is proud to announce that we have recently become a member of the Sports Contractors Association. The Sports Contractors Association Limited is a not-for-profit industry association representing the most experienced, technically advanced sports surface builders and sporting equipment suppliers in Australia and New Zealand. The Sports Contractors Association binds its members to a…

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Randwick Council athletics field to be transformed into community park and sporting facility

  Quick Summary: Randwick City council is in the process of transforming Chifley’s former Women’s Athletics field into a new community park and multi-purpose sporting facility. Chifley Sports Reserve initially began as a household waste facility before it was cleaned up to become an Athletics field in 1955. But now the 7.7 hectare reserve will be…

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Battle for Funding as Stadium’s fight For Government Money

  Quick Summary:   Stadiums across Sydney are fighting for portions of the NSW Government’s $600 million infrastructure fund to upgrade and develop their facilities. This fund is part of a $1.2 billion Sport and Cultural fund and already has multiple claims to consider including enlarging Allianz Stadium, redeveloping ANZ stadium, and the need for a…

Tribute to Phil Hughes

Like most cricket lovers, we were deeply saddened to hear about about Phillip Hughes tragically passing away on the 27th of November, 2014. We wanted to express our respect for this incredibly talented sportsman by posting a video tribute. This video from Cricket Australia shows some of Phillip Hughes greatest moments as a cricketer. Hughes was born November 30,…

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Football NSW forum discusses facilities expansion

Quick Summary: Western Sydney’s Valentine Sports Park hosted Football NSW’s first Facilities Forum last week. There were over 100 delegates that attended, which included representatives from both metropolitan and regional associations, as well as local council and State Government members. Members and council representatives discussed a wide variety of facility topics, which include synthetic fields, grants, community…

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Adelaide Oval wins award for excellence in structural design

Quick Summary: The Adelaide Oval redevelopment has won the Institution of Structural Engineers award for excellence in structural design.  The win has shown that Adelaide Oval is a world leader in stadium design and was commended for the response to the unique challenges faced throughout the project. Previous winners of this award includes the London…