Steven Poacher

Steven Poacher – RTE analysis is lazy

Steven Poacher says that RTE did a disservice to Galway coach Paddy Tally (right) with their inability to analyse his coaching of the Tribe in their win over Kerry

In his column in this week’s Gaelic Life Steven Poacher hits out at the analysis of RTE pundits on television.

Poacher explained that he had been watching the analysis of Galway’s game against Kerry.


Paddy Tally, from Tyrone, is coaching Galway this year.

“The respect Galway and Paddy Tally was given though when we heard ‘Galway have adopted a Tyrone-type defensive system’.

“I could accept this analysis if the next line from the same pundit was to describe in detail what a Tyrone-type defensive system was, but instead he just mumbled ‘they’ve turned a bit ugly’.

“It was downright lazy, unacceptable and pathetic analysis.”

Read the full article in the current issue of Gaelic Life.