Success Stories: The Player Who Has Gone from Non-League to the Brink of the World Cup

By Daniel Weatherby | May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

From playing in the non-league he has become a household name. In 2016, he helped Leicester City make history by winning the Premier League, and this summer he will achieve the pinnacle of international football by playing in the World Cup. Born in 1987 in Sheffield, Vardy’s career began with Sheffield Wednesday. He was released…

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Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps are back

By Daniel Weatherby | April 11, 2018

Summer’s nearly here Teamer members and that can mean only one thing… The Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps are back! An action packed week of activities for children aged 6 to 13 throughout July and August. You’ll get to learn GAA games from qualified coaches in a safe and fun environment in your local GAA club.…

Team sports can aid career success for women – report

By Stewart Coggin | March 1, 2018

A new report has suggested that playing youth sport can help women achieve more in their careers. The Imagination Gap report commissioned by Atlassian, in partnership with the AFL Women’s League, aims to start a conversation about the link between team sports, role models and leadership success. According to the survey of 1000 respondents, 82%…

Irish sport to get funding boost

By Stewart Coggin | February 26, 2018

Sport in Ireland will be the beneficiary of major funding under the “Project Ireland 2040” initiative. Minister for Sport Shane Ross (pictured above) pledged funding across the country to boost facilities and help elite athletes flourish. Former Olympic boxing gold medalist Michael Carruth welcomed the news of the government funding. “The funding is great news,”…

The weather puts 1 in 8 children off playing football

By Stewart Coggin | February 23, 2018

A UK survey of parents reveals some interesting reasons their children aren’t on the field. Grassroots football is thriving in terms of initiatives, and recent statistics from the FA have shown positive increases in many areas, especially amongst girls/womens football. These initiatives mean there has probably never been a better time or environment in which…

Regional talent going to waste, says Sydney star

By Stewart Coggin | February 22, 2018

Western Sydney Wanderers defender Michael Thwaite believes a large number of regional youth footballers are being lost to the game. Thwaite hails from Cairns in northern Queensland, a region that has produced the likes of Frank Farina and Steve Corica over the years. But the 34-year-old believes many young players are not getting the chance…

Climate change threatening grassroots sport – report

By Stewart Coggin | February 15, 2018

Climate change and the rise in sea levels is posing an increasing threat to grassroots sport in the UK, according to a new report. Published by the Climate Coalition, and backed by the Priestley International Centre for Climate (PICC), the report is titled ‘Game changer: how climate change is impacting sports in the UK’ and…

How to reach your genetic potential for cricket

By PitchVision | January 19, 2018

By David Hinchcliffe, Director of Coaching, PitchVision Academy Is there anything more wasteful in cricket than the talented player who fails to make the most of his ability? This person plays effortlessly when everything is working, but too many days on the pitch are missed with low scores or average bowling spells. If you can…

FA to boost grassroots cash and diversity drive

By Stewart Coggin | January 16, 2018

The Football Association has announced a major increase in grassroots funding and several initiatives to boost diversity within the game. The new plan is in response to the Eni Aluko affair which eventually led to the sacking of England women’s team manager Mark Sampson and to soul-searching within the FA about why the organisation continues…

How to deal with negative teammates

By Alan Goldberg | January 9, 2018

So you’ve been practicing your mental toughness techniques, learning how to stay focused rather than being distracted by negative thoughts, and you’ve even gotten a handle on how to stay positive when you or your team are not winning. Great! You’re ahead of the curve and are setting yourself up for peak performance. The nature…

How to bowl faster… as a spinner

By PitchVision | January 5, 2018

Let’s talk about a dirty little secret of spin: Pace matters. As a spinner you don’t have any need to get the ball up the other end as fast as you can. You leave that to the real quick bowlers. But you also know there is a speed that is right for spin. Too slow…

Happy New Year – five tips to prepare your team for 2018

By Stewart Coggin | January 2, 2018

We’d like to wish all our users a Happy New Year and every success with your teams in 2018. At Teamer, we may not be able to help with performance but we can certainly aid you in your team’s preparation for the months ahead. With that in mind, here are five tips to get your…

Teamer & SNAP

By Stewart Coggin | December 27, 2017

A partnership to help your rugby club develop through sponsorship! Teamer is pleased to announce a new partnership with SNAP who are dedicated to helping clubs and businesses work together in a mutually beneficial way. SNAP has developed a business dedicated to helping grassroots clubs develop through sustainable sponsorship management and funding. Their website allows…