*Ciara Grogan Players are regularly summoned to alleys/ball walls to improve their kicking/striking technique. Unfortunately, most deliberate practice occurs with little coaching or without a framework to develop technical proficiency. This principle, summarized by P-FACTS, can be implemented when practicing isolated skills to aid players.
Back-to-back Women’s National League champion Chloe Moloney is hoping to also nudge Galway WFC into title contention after re-signing for the club ahead of the new season lift-off this Saturday.
Uncharacteristic errors proved costly for Clare as a late seven point turnaround saw Kildare snatch the whip hand in Group 4 of the All-Ireland Intermediate Ladies Football Championship on Sunday afternoon.
A lightning hat-trick of sucker-punch goals in each half saw Kilmurry Ibrickane blitz neighbours St Joseph’s Miltown to capture the Intermediate honours in Shanahan McNamara Park in Doonbeg on Sunday afternoon.
*The Clare ladies football management, Ger Keane, James Murrihy, Enda O’Halloran & —. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill No Munster Intermediate Championship in 2020 means Clare’s ladies footballers are putting extra emphasis on their league bid which kicks off on Sunday.
In a fortnight where positive stories about soccer in Ireland have been few and far between, Chloe Moloney has predicted that if anyone is to suffer from the suspension of Sport Ireland funding to the FAI, it will be the women while she’s also optimistic of progressing her own football career.