Coach warns of doomsday scenario for over-trained GAA players

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A top strength and conditioning coach fears training demands placed on leading GAA players are “not sustainable.”

Alan O’Connor, currently working alongside Wexford senior football manager David Power, predicts a doomsday scenario unless the situation is addressed.

O’Connor was involved with Loughmore-Castleiney as the Tipperary dual stars won three county senior titles in just two seasons.

Loughmore won an historic dual double in 2013 and retained their football crown last year but a fixtures pile-up meant that the champions had to replay their county SFC final on St Stephen’s Day, 2014.

O’Connor also served as strength and conditioning coach with Tipperary’s All-Ireland minor football winning team of 2011, when Power was in charge………. see more at :-

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