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Green fields dst takes a bite out of THE BIG APPLE!
Green Fields DST introduced a taste of their new technology The Dynamic Sliotar during the penalties for the finals of the New York Hurling Classics at Citi Field NY on Saturday 16th of November.
Every Penalty that was struck by finalists Kilkenny and Limerick, the smart new technology measured speed and force of the sliotar on the big screen. Kilkenny won the champions cup with a convincing a 24 point win.
WHY THE YELLOW SLIOTAR?
In 2013 Green Fields DST commissioned a report on the merits of a yellow sliotar to enhance the player, spectator and TV visibility.
Click here to view the report.
Exciting Times Ahead For Green Fields DST In 2019!
Recent news that Sliotars are set to change colour for both club and county Hurling games, in not so distant future. The luminous colours will help with visibility, according to Niall McIntyre, of SportsJoe.ie .
The article goes on to mention that the new luminous Sliotar used at the recent Fenway Hurling Classic at Fenway Park Boston in November 2018 manufactured by GREEN FIELDS DST, looks set to become uniform for all hurling games!
Our luminous Sliotar contains a microchip which is readable pitched (see the video below from November;s 2018 News). The new Sliotar verifies that it complies with standards of the game.