Doing better for our Communities: how SPORTENG’s tailor-made sports Fields of Play transform the game

May 13th, 2024

At SPORTENG, we understand the power of sport, and we're committed to doing better to enhance the sporting experience for communities.

Play without limits: SPORTENG's journey to inclusive fields

January 14th, 2024

We take pride in creating state-of-the-art sports fields that push the boundaries of performance and prioritise inclusivity in sports field design.

In the zone: navigating sports field design with SPORTENG at Cricket Central NSW

November 29th, 2023

SPORTENG hosted an event at Cricket Central NSW to highlight the intricacies of natural turf sports field design, while providing behind-the-scenes access.

What is a Field of Play Team's role in sportsfield design delivery?

April 19th, 2023

Our Field of Play team is a diverse group of industry professionals with experience and qualifications covering a wide range of sports of various levels.

Revolutionising performance tracking at Sandringham Athletics Track

March 23rd, 2023

Polytan and SPORTENG have collaborated in designing the Sandringham Athletics Track and implementing the SmarTrack system for athletics tracks.

Revitalising Allianz Stadium: the renovation of an icon's profile

February 01st, 2023

The agronomic expert John Neylan discussed the challenges the new Allianz Stadium turf had to overcome before its grand reopening in September.

What are the effects of flood waters on synthetic turf Fields of Play?

June 27th, 2022

Synthetic grass fields can be affected by floods. Knowing this, we can design Fields of Play surface to mitigate or minimize the damage floods will cause.

What are the best practices when building a sport Field of Play?

March 10th, 2022

Our turf agronomist John Neylan writes about the vital best practices to adopt when it comes to a construction project to ensure an optimal outcome. 

SPORTENG have been approved as LGAT Procurement Supplier

February 03rd, 2022

We are pleased to advise that SPORTENG have been approved as a LGAT Procurement Supplier!

What pavement base should I construct for my acrylic hard court?

December 07th, 2021

An acrylic surface's performance is dictated by the bond's strength between the acrylic system and the underlying pavement. Read more!

Can recycled glass sand be used as growing medium for natural turf?

November 25th, 2021

We are undertaking a trial to test whether recycled glass sand can be used as a growing medium for natural turf Fields of Play.

How to use site investigations to mitigate the risk of your project?

September 15th, 2021

A Field of Play design goes through multiple stages before the design engineers deliver documentation ready for the contractor to construct the works.

Why do hard-court pavements fail?

August 19th, 2021

The reasons for hard-court Field of Play pavements failure vary from bad construction practices to poor subgrade characteristics. Read more.

How designing Field of Play looks in a post-2020 environment?

August 17th, 2021

Sport has always been at the heart of Australians' life. 2020 brought challenges that reinforced this culture, creating new expectations towards sport. 

Preparing to meet net zero carbon emissions by 2050

July 30th, 2021

Learn about possible actions for reducing a project's carbon emissions and how to design Fields of Play projects to meet net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

What are cricket wicket soils?

May 31st, 2021

Cricket wicket soils represent a challenging soil from a turf agronomy perspective. They need compaction and hardness for high performance. Learn more.

Synthetic grass is a solution to urban densification

March 16th, 2021

Urban densification negatively impacts our transport networks and places some of our existing Fields of Play under unsustainable stress and strain.

What is the best surface for a tennis court?

February 09th, 2021

Choosing the right court surface for your tennis court is essential. Learn which options would bring the best experience to tennis players.

What is 3D visualisation in civil engineering design?

September 28th, 2020

3D modelling in civil engineering is an essential tool, both for engineers and clients. It helps clients get the best outcome for their Field of Play.

How to design a pavement for a difficult subgrade?

May 01st, 2020

Learn how SPORTENG developed a bespoke pavement design to address the soil conditions of the Perry Park in Brisbane.

What is proof rolling?

February 21st, 2020

Why is it important to carry out a proof roll when building out a field of play? Learn what to look for and what to do if a surface fails the proof roll.

Who is SPORTENG? A boutique engineering company

February 21st, 2020

Jarrod Hill, CEO, talks about why he and Gray Canning (COO) brought SPORTENG, a boutique engineering company, into existence.