Archive for the ‘Season 2008’ Category

Posted on October 20th, 2008 by by Admin

Y Generation Coaching?

Coaching in team sports has changed dramatically. The emphasis is now on dialogue, of constantly explaining and rationalizing your decisions, of positive reinforcement and nurturing. Young players now respond to positive messages and being made to feel valued, rather than being aggressively challenged about their performance.
Sport is not their life, most now have other interests […]

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Posted on August 5th, 2008 by by Admin

Short Term Pain for Long Term Gain

Collingwood has made the right decision and set the correct standards for it’s up and coming young players and next premiership team by making the tough call. It’s not about Alan Didak, Heath Shaw or Rhyce Shaw, it’s about the Collingwood Football Club, and this organization will be here for many years to come, individuals […]

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Posted on March 24th, 2008 by by Admin

Some Highlights and Lowlights

Great to have football back and what an exciting start to season 2008. Highlights included the Adelaide Western Bulldogs game which the Dogs won by 3pts in Brad Johnson’s 300th game. A real touch of class by Scott West and Simon Goodwin to get their players to form a guard of honour for Brad’s departure […]

Posted on March 21st, 2008 by by Admin

Traditional Rivals Kick Off 2008

AFL Football in 2008 got off to a great start with traditional rivals, Carlton and Richmond battling it out before a crowd of more than 72,000 fans at the MCG.
It was a great game.
Just before half time you would have thought that Carlton had taken control, leading by 25 points. However, Nathan Brown stemmed the […]

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Posted on March 21st, 2008 by by Admin

Welcome to the Denis Pagan Blog.

Well… here we are in AFL Season 2008. Those of you that know me well would know that I am never short of opinions when it comes to this great game of ours.
As I have said in the past “I listened to everybody……I just didn’t always take notice”
Well, I wouldn’t exactly say that I’m mellowing, […]

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