STEVEN POACHER: Empower players to problem solve

By Steven Poacher THIS Saturday morning at 10am, we have our annual Coach Education Day at St Joseph’s in Newry. The four guest coaches presenting on the day provide arguably one of the finest line-ups we have had to date. Colm Collins, former Clare senior football manager, will kick-start the day with an indoor talk […]

STEVEN POACHER: How to coach the tackle

MOST teams are now entering into club championships across the province and, as coaches, it’s important we remember that Gaelic football has clearly defined rules. It is amazing how many of us probably don’t familiarise ourselves with those rules, particularly surrounding contentious issues such as the tackle. It’s also important to remember that it’s a game […]

PAURIC GRIMES: Community and connection is key

THIS Saturday morning, October 29, the second Reignite Challenge Day kicks off at 10.30am in Level Up Home of Coaching Augher. We’re currently sat at 12 brave souls who are ready to step into the fire. If you follow my on my socials – pg_levelupcoaching – you might have caught the videos of the team […]

PAURIC GRIMES: Don’t get caught in retirement limbo

I WATCHED a fair bit of football at the weekend. Tip of the cap to all the county streaming services up and down the country, it’s done wonders for getting eyes on games. A potentially unintended consequence of that, is that it’s in turn multiplied the “better in my day” crowd. After being treated to […]