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Coach's View

Coach’s View: October 2017

Preparations for the forthcoming season are in full swing now. It has been great to welcome yet more players into the team and encouraging to see them throw themselves into training right from the start.

With the push to move to 7’s this year, it has meant some changes to the playbooks as we incorporate new positions and rules into the game. However, given we had always looked forward to the 11-a-side game, the transition has been smooth as players are able to recognise quickly what we are looking to do.

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The Coach’s View – Part 5

So that is the end of Sapphire 2017. It went by so fast – too fast. Way too fast.

Looking back at the four rounds, they have to be some of my most enjoyable coaching moments. The amount of energy and enthusiasm on the sidelines is infectious. Everyone is completely into the game. Always looking  to the next play, how they can get better, how they can succeed. There is never a negative moment. They never have their heads down – it is always looking forward and that just makes them so much fun to coach.

There have been some great moments through the tournament…

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The Coach’s View – Part 3

It has been a little while since the previous Coach’s View – but things certainly have not been quiet.

The team is currently gearing up for the forthcoming Opal Series, the national flag tournament. This year sees the most teams ever enter, with several new teams joining – including the Valkyries. As such it promises to be a great event and a great chance for us to showcase what we have been doing on the national stage.

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