Scottish Premiership side Hamilton Academicals FC needed to protect the synthetic pitch at New Douglas Park from freezing in sub-zero temperatures. Snow is a regular visitor every winter. Matchsaver Air Roller Covers were the chosen solution.

Hamilton FC - Matchsaver Demo Day
Matchsaver demo day at Hamilton FC
Air Roller Demo Day at Hamilton FC - Matchsaver

All the covers definitely stopped the pitch from freezing it was sub-zero for 4 days. And the hard work of the staff and fans helped remove the snow

William Watson, Head Groundsman, Hamilton Academicals
Hamilton FC protected from inclement weather by Matchsaver covers

The Solution
Eight air roller football pitch covers were delivered pre-assembled and ready to be deployed at New Douglas Park to keep the synthetic pitch snow and frost free. When needed the eight covers are inflated and deployed side-line to sideline. Sandbags are used to keep the covers in place.

Hamilton FC Air Roller Demo Day Matchsaver

Storage
After use, Hamilton deflate the air roller covers and keep them next to the pitch ready the next time they are needed.

Hamilton Academical's FC pitch Protected by Matchsaver Air Roller Covers

Synthetic Pitch Protection
Matchsaver air roller covers protect Hamilton’s synthetic pitch from the worst of the weather. Synthetic pitches need to be looked after, however with careful maintenance they can provide many years of excellent service.

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