John Morrison

John Morrison – The kick-pass is set to return

Enda Muldoon was one of the finest kick passers

Enda Muldoon was one of the finest kick passers

In his column in this week’s Gaelic Life, John Morrison charts the history of Gaelic Football and how it has adapted over the past three centuries.

He also predicts how he thinks it is currently adapting, and what coaches must focus on now.


“Managers no longer crave ‘pretty football’, or praise for ‘playing well’.

“They just want to deliver 18 scores per game, while ensuring opponents score less.

“So Gaelic football, by kicking on, could find that kicking skills are the best skill to deliver scores.

“Shooting practice sessions should be renamed ‘scoring practice’.

Read John Morrison’s suggestions on how to promote kick passing and kicking for scores in the current issue of Gaelic Life.

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