Steven Poacher

Steven Poacher – How to measure scoring efficiency

Dublin’s scoring efficiency is frighteningly good

In his column in this week’s Gaelic Life, Steven Poacher celebrates the devestating scoring ability that Dublin have.

“In one game last year I watched the Dublin team rattle up 24 scores, with an efficiency of one score in every 1.8 attacks, a phenomenal statistic and maybe just one of the many reasons why the current All-Ireland champions look unstoppable.


“That ruthless efficiency in front of goal is a key component of their play.

“So if we define an attack as crossing the opposition’s 45 with the ball in possession then the next time you play a game, look at your teams scores and wides and address the number of opportunities that you had.”

Poacher then goes on to explain a number of drills that can help improve your team’s scoring efficiency.

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