Tag: gaelic pitch

01
Jun

Upgrades at Ballygalget GAC, Co Down

Specialist Fencing Contracts Ltd recently visited Co. Down to go back to one of our customers. 15 years ago Specialist Fencing Contracts Ltd erected a ball stop for Ballygalget GAC. The ball stop was not is great condition when we called over – a result of damage caused by storm Doris. 

Upgrades at Ballygalget GAC, Co Down

As you can see the damage was quite bad, leaving the ball stops useless. Specialist Fencing Contracts Ltd we asked to replace ball stop and net.

Here are pictures of the new Ball stop and net once they were installed.

Upgrades at Ballygalget GAC, Co Down

Upgrades at Ballygalget GAC, Co Down

As you can see the result is excellent and the club were delighted with the work. We hope that these net last for another 15 years. When on site we serviced the clubs other ball stop net and fitted new tensioner and protection pipes.

Here are the before and after pictures:

Upgrades at Ballygalget GAC, Co Down

Upgrades at Ballygalget GAC, Co Down

Specialist Fencing Contracts Ltd worked quickly ensuring that Ballygalget GAC were in working order as soon as possible.

If you require fencing of sports equipment for your Gaelic, Hockey, Rugby or soccer pitches then please give us a call at Specialist Fencing Contracts Ltd. Call us on 028 7938 6609 as we will be happy to talk to your about nets, ball stops or any other of your sports equipment needs.

01
Jun

Kevin Lynch Hurling Club Ireland – Ball Stops

Specialist Fencing Contracts Ltd recently completed work at Kevin Lynch’s hurling club. Kevin Lynch’s hurling club are a hurling club based in Dungiven, County Derry providing teams from u6 to senior. They are a busy club who require their pitch to be in the best of condition at all time. They got in touch with us here at Specialist Fencing Contracts Ltd and we were able to be onsite within a couple of hours.

We carried out a site inspection and together with the club chairperson we came to the agreement the a new net was needed. 

Specialist Fencing Contracts Ltd recently completed work at Kevin Lynch's hurling club. Kevin Lynch's hurling club are a hurling club based in Dungiven

The ball stop net was supplied and fitted by ourselves over 12 years ago, the club was delighted that it had lasted so long.

Kevin Lynch’s hurling club are annual customers, which is one of the reasons the net lasted so long. We offer support and advice on how to make our products perform to their fullest. 

Kevin Lynch Hurling Club Ireland – Ball Stops

Kevin Lynch Hurling Club Ireland - Ball Stops

Kevin Lynch Hurling Club Ireland - Ball Stops

The new ball stops were installed by Specialist Fencing Contracts quickly and efficiently. That meant that the club experienced a minimum of disruption and were able to keep their busy schedule. Practices and matches can now go ahead as usual in the knowledge that their pitch is up to date and well equipped.

At Specialist Fencing Contracts we pride ourselves on doing our very best to give our clients exactly what they need, even within tight time restraints. We understand that sports pitches, club and teams are very busy organisations and that our access to pitches can be difficult to plan ahead, so we want to make the whole process as easy as possible for all involved.

If you have a project which you would like to talk to us about please get in touch, even if you have a tight timeline, and we will do our best to meet your needs. Call Specialist Fencing Contracts on 028 7938 6609  for more information about Ball Stop Net Supply and Fit or any of our other services. We work in Belfast and throughout Ireland.

12
Dec

Specialist Sports Equipment – Gaelic Football

Specialist Sports Equipment can provide Gaelic Football goals, accessories and team shelters on you grounds. Whether you are building something new or refurbishing an existing pitch Specialist Sports Equipment are sure to have what you need. Here is what we have to offer:

Specialist Sports Equipment - Gaelic Football

Goals.
Gaelic football goals are available in steel and aluminium.
Specialist Sports equipment can install them as fixed goals or with hinged bases where the goals need to be removed after games.
They are available in 2 sizes –
11m high for Club standard,
13m high for Inter County standard,
General Specifications:
Gaelic football goals (pair)
Steel, Ø 102mm, white plastic-coated (RAL 9010)
Lugs “Net support” Ø32mm steel green (RAL 6005)
Dimensions:
Internal goal: 6500 x 2500mm
Posts height above ground: 11m
Assembly:
Posts supplied in 2 parts
Joint by sliding the upper part on the lower part by sleeving.
Removable crossbar to fit into the steel sliders fixed by screws.
Sealing : sleeve depth 800mm
Net mesh 120mm for football or 50mm for hurling , braided 3mm black (please consult us)

Ball stops

Ball Stops
Why install Ball Stop Nets at your sports ground?
Ball Stop nets can help with hassle of looking for lost balls during a game or after training.
They cut the cost of having to replace lost balls.
A great safety feature keeping balls within the grounds and not straying onto neighbouring property.
Also very useful where grounds are roadside and there’s a potential for stray balls to hit traffic
Ball Stop nets are made to the bespoke sizes the client needs.
Specialist Sports Equipment design and install each ball stop for each site, taking into account the club’s requirements, as no two sites are the same.
Ball stop range from –
4m high – 16m high
10m wide to as wide as the client needs.
Netting –
Ranges from 18 mm square – 150mm square.

Net Lifting System.
A net lifting system from Specialist Sports Equipment will allow your pitch to be easier maintained. They are quick and easy to fit. You can have your nets lifted in seconds when cutting the pitch, avoiding the hassle of cutting around the nets or worse still getting the lawnmower tangled in them.
They are made from 32mm steel galvanised tube and are adjustable to the depth of goal nets.

Team Shelters
Team shelters obviously provide much needed protection from adverse weather and give everyone on the side-lines more comfort.
Team shelters range in height from 1.6m -2m high & are available from 1-6m wide 
The frame is made from aluminium profile – plastic coated in white (other colours available on request)
3 options of rear protection:
Polycarbonate honeycomb 6mm (standard)
White Plastic coated ALU/PE/ALU sandwich plate 2mm
Transparent Polycarbonate 4mm
Other colours available on request
2 option of side protection:
Transparent PETG Veralite 2mm (standard)
White Plastic coated ALU/PE/ALU sandwich plate 2mm
Also Club or School logo sticker on sides on request.
2 option of seating:
Reinforced aluminium bench (standard) with PVC moulded seats
Anchor supplied
Wheels available

VIP TEAM Shelters

Characteristics that make this shelter a very high-end product:
Seats are arranged in 2 staggered rows to facilitate the vision (according to FFF regulation).
14 lengths are available: from 1 to 7.5 m
Up to 23 seats
Innovative design:
Structure made of grey plastic-coated aluminium profile (standard)
– Total height: 2100 mm.
– Total depth: 2175 mm.
You can customize the VIP shelters with your own colours:
White plastic-coated 2 or 3 mm aluminium rear panel, 14 colours to choose
Translucent coloured or fluo Plexiglas® side panel, 14 colours to choose
Possibility to install bucket seats “Sparaco” or any other brand on request
3 types of seat (see below):
“Elegance®” seat: blue plastic shell – ‘’Dynamic®” seat: blue plastic shell, up seat or
Bucket seat: shelter equipped with supports for bucket seat installation, available in leather or fabric.

Stitched Panorama

Stitched Panorama

To enquire about any Gaelic equipment for your Gaelic grounds in Ireland contact Dominic, office@specialistsportsequipment.com