Steven Poacher

Steven Poacher – what’s the chain pass?

The chain pass attempts to move a structured dfensive block out of position

In his column in the current issue of Gaelic Life, Steven Poacher looks at some of the more modern terms used in Gaelic Football.

One of those is the ‘chain pass’.


He says: “The Chain pass is described as moving the ball from one side of the field to the other.

“Rather than miss a link in the chain, look for longer passes that stay in the air longer giving defenders time, keep moving the ball to the next player in the chain in turn hopefully you will stretch and move a defensive structure around which will create holes for your line breakers to penetrate.”

Not sure what a line breaker is? The definition is in the current issue of Gaelic Life.

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