And the mix is also being successfully used, in conjunction with lighting rigs, to help overcome serious shade issues on some areas of the pitch.
Head Groundsman, Keith, explains:
"Light levels are low in certain areas, so we are using this hard-wearing mix and lighting rigs to help ensure we have excellent coverage on all the pitch."
Delighted with the establishment of R14 and its wearability, other RFU clubs have been advised to try this premier winter games renovation mix.
Developed and extensively trialled by Rigby Taylor, together with specialist seed breeder Top Green, the top Perennial Ryegrass cultivars include: Action, which produces a close-knit sward, Hugo for its advantages of high wear and visual merit, Greenfair for its excellent shoot density and Greenway, which has the ability to establish well under low temperatures to extend the growing season.
With an eye on the environment, leading seed agent Rigby Taylor now supplies its comprehensive range of dedicated Mascot seed mixtures in newly designed, in newly designed, fully recyclable 10kg and 20kg bags.