It is no secret that Ricky Richards are stockists of an extensive range of textiles for diversified applications, and one core area of supply is to the sports and leisure industry. For many years our PVC fabrics have been converted into a variety of products from goal post pads, inflatable bouncing pads, trampolines and tennis court screens, to punching bags, tackling bags and jumping castles! While these are just some products Ricky Richards PVC fabrics have been converted into, the possibilities through our stocked fabric lines and our additional contract lines are endless!

We understand that some projects for the sports and leisure industry require custom colours to suit their existing surrounds or corporate identity, and sometimes colours are chosen for their inspirational or calming abilities. If you have a specific colour request, be sure to speak with one of the Ricky sales experts and they will happily help you colour match to your requirement.

Some of the most popular Ricky Richards fabrics used by the sports and leisure industry are CT1000, AK420, Sportsmat G2700 and G2759, Sio-Line B6501 and B6000. For tennis court screens and enclosures and SuperScreen 401 mesh shadecloth are ideal. Our team can even help you find a print partner that can print your corporate logo or message on these fabrics, to further enhance your customers project.

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