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Ball retention systems are prevalent in this sport, involving suspended netting behind elevated posts.
Normally 30m wide & 12m high.Substantial run off areas are also common in Rugby grounds, with spectator fencing used to marshal spectators when at pitch level.


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Areas To Think About

Below read frequently asked questions and have a look at our illustration to help you with areas to think about.

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  • What height of fence do I require?

  • This depends on the sport & usage of the fencing system:
  • Spectator Areas : 1.2m
  • Soft Perimeter: 2.4 – 3.0m
  • Hard Perimeter: 3.0 - 6.0m
  • What must I consider in the specifications of a sports system?

  • This depends on the complexity of the project, however common points are:
  • Proximity of fence line to the playing area
  • Height of fence
  • Sport being played (hard ball or soft ball sports)
  • Is the fence also acting as a security perimeter?
  • Are there minimum performance criteria to apply?
  • What are fence protection nets?

  • Protection nets are nylon nets used to absorb the energy from a high speed ball and thus reduce the impact forces on rigid fencing systems. These are particularly relevant behind goal areas & more so for installation serving semi / professional teams (one hopes practise leads to accuracy).
  • What are Ballcatches and how are they different from Ballstops?

  • Ballcatches are used to retain high flying balls, preventing them from leaving the pitch area and so limit nuisance and damage to neighbouring properties.
  • Heights typically range from 8.0 to 12.0m.
  • Ballstops are used to retain low level balls from leaving the pitch boundary. Ballstops are available in varying levels of rigidity – the suitability of which is governed by the assessment of the frequency and force of impact.
  • Heights typically range from 3.0 – 6.0m.

Previous Installations

Previous locations we have installed our NK Sports Tennis range at, along with related products are below:

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