More big game experience will only benefit current Orchard crop

About two miles outside of Clones you start to notice the cars parked alongside the road. That feeling of excitement and nervous tension starts to creep in. You try to keep the journey from the Westenra Hotel in Monaghan to Clones as light-hearted as possible, but this is the moment when things start to get Read more about More big game experience will only benefit current Orchard crop[…]

Ticket price strategy doesn’t seem to add up

CREDIT: John Fogarty, GAA Correspondant, Irish Examiner   A price increase is never an easy sell but that’s what GAA president John Horan was tasked with doing on Monday. Yesterday, the man Horan appointed to be his medical, scientific and welfare committee chairman Dick Clerkin defended the rise on Newstalk’s Off The Ball AM. But Read more about Ticket price strategy doesn’t seem to add up[…]

The Pain of Losing Finals

Playing sport, one of the hardest things you have to face is losing in a final. It’s so tough because you experience a total change in emotions in such a short space of time and you can’t prepare yourself for it. You cannot go into a final expecting the worse. You have to be positive Read more about The Pain of Losing Finals[…]

Believe before you can achieve

One of the things most that I miss about playing county football is the drive into Croke Park on the team coach. The thought of playing in the best stadium in Ireland in front of thousands of supporters. The butterfly feeling in your gut getting more and more intense as you drive down Jones’s Road Read more about Believe before you can achieve[…]

Train hard, Play harder

If you’re involved in managing or coaching a team then you’re bound to have come across this type of player on a regular basis. The guy that trains like Tarzan but plays like Jane (famous quote from Mike McGurn). This is a common theme in football teams the length and breadth of the country and Read more about Train hard, Play harder[…]