[Tagging] adding sport detail to sport=multi using sport=x; multi

John Willis johnw at mac.com
Mon Jul 11 21:47:46 UTC 2016

> On Jul 11, 2016, at 6:35 PM, Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at rushpost.com> wrote:
> sport=multi
> sport:rugby=no
> sport:american_football=no
Sounds good!

> and maybe even
> pitch:turf=fragile

The field is standard grass pitch- they just don't accept the eventual damage that American football (and rugby, sometimes) causes because of people pushing against each other while wearing cleats. This makes a muddy patch in the centerline of the field, as opposed to Soccer, where people just run around. They even use our local pitch as a firefighter helicopter refilling spot, so helicopters are okay too! 

So the field isn't fragile (any more than any other grass pitch), cleats are okay, and usage is encouraged - but "pitch destroying" sports are forbidden, as the damage is not seen as an acceptable tradeoff to allowing American Football playing, as it would be in America. 

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