A stitch in time at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff

The major pitch revamp at the Millennium Stadium saw two giant sewing machines working on the new turf at the home of Welsh rugby. The Desso GrassMaster machines have begun stitching artificial fibre into the fresh shoots of grass to complete the new hybrid surface which debuted November 8. After a fortnight of ‘sowing’ grass seed at Cardiff’s iconic rugby venue, the ‘sewing’ of natural grass and its artificial counterpart is expected to be finished by the end of the week, one month before Wales take on Australia, Fiji, New Zealand and South Africa.

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